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  1. Argument to only allow 1 response per voter

    At times it would be nice to only allow 1 response per voter. "Radio Button" style instead of "Checkbox" style

    As it is now people occasionally choose multiple responses when it's not appropriate.

    7 votes
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    • As a user when I type a single number into chat after a poll has been posted I would expect it to vote on that option in the poll

      When I type a single number into chat after a poll has been posted I would like it to vote on that option in the poll.

      2 votes
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      • Allow a poll to be included as a comment in a code or text snippet

        An easy way to post code samples and a vote for a team style standard

        2 votes
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        • an option to close a poll so it is still visible but nobody can vote

          There is only a way to delete a poll but nothing to close a vote.

          1 vote
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          • show who hasn't voted

            Can you make it so when a poll starts, all members are listed as "not voted yet"?

            Then as they vote, they're moved to their actual vote.

            6 votes
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            • Allow for poll to be created inside of a thread.

              Allow for a poll to be created in a thread, currently threads do not support /poll.

              8 votes
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              • Poll library

                I would be useful to have a library of polls to recall on demand, or schedule when to appear on a channel.
                (i.e. you could have polls for several food delivery menus. You could schedule the poll to chose where to eat and then based upon the votes you would recall just the poll for the menu of the restaurant most people voted)

                2 votes
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                • Be notified on each vote / end of poll

                  Be notified on each vote / end of poll

                  1 vote
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                  • Make the poll allow for a secret setting

                    Allow us to create polls that make the voting anonymous

                    17 votes
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                    • Time limit for a poll

                      A poll should have an optional end time.

                      When a poll has ended everyone could be notified of the results and people should no longer be able to modify their responses.

                      16 votes
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                      • Allow to change poll options

                        Allow to change name of poll options

                        1 vote
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                        • Make different voting weights possible

                          If you want to come to decision in a team of entrepreneurs, who have different voting weights according to their company statute.

                          3 votes
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                          • able to add your opinion

                            i'm trying to give my teammates some options, but they can have their own opinions too, like a question in survey:
                            Which fruit do you like?
                            1. Apple
                            2. Orange
                            3. Others (you can type the actual name)

                            8 votes
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                            • Clickable choices!

                              Make the poll choices themselves clickable instead of 1,2,3,4..

                              3 votes
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                              • spaces in options

                                Allow spaces in the options. The example in slack shows that you put the options as strings inside of quote marks. I don't need the quote marks to show. I want them to be containers for the option text strings. anything inside the quotes is a string that shows up as an option.

                                3 votes
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                                  • Remind about poll / repost

                                    In my team people sometimes forget to respond to a poll, it then ends up somewhere in far history. It's difficult to remind people about it because it's not easy to find back. Pinning doesn't help (only shows the text, not possible to actually vote). Would be great to be able to repost the existing poll.

                                    13 votes
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                                    • option to reveal poll results only after facilitator closes polls

                                      in order to avoid the problem of anchor bias,
                                      offer am option when creating poll to reveal poll results only after originator closes the poll

                                      3 votes
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                                      • Disable Legacy Polls globally

                                        Disable Legacy Polls globally

                                        2 votes
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                                        • Combine /poll with /remind

                                          I would like to have the same poll (reset to zero) post every weekday at 9am

                                          12 votes
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