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  1. Limit choice in poll

    Sometimes it may be desired to restrict voting to only 1 vote per person.

    41 votes
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    • Anonymous voting

      A setting that would allow for anonymous voting in the polls.

      38 votes
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      • Private Results

        In some cases it may be best to keep the results of the poll private, and to not make them public to everyone as-it-happens.

        22 votes
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        • Make the poll allow for a secret setting

          Allow us to create polls that make the voting anonymous

          18 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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            • Pin the pool / relaunch the same pool

              If you create a pool on a busy channel and people keep writting on that channel, the pool will no longer be easily accessible... imagine someone does not vote right away, then he would need to scroll quite a bit to get to the pool (and everyone else to keep checking for pool results).
              My suggestion is that you could add a command that would relaunch the pool with previous results already in it so that people wouldn't have to scroll to reach it.

              15 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

                14 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.

                  14 votes
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                  • Show Poll Author

                    At the moment the author of the poll is not displayed anyway.
                    It might add some information to the poll, but it may also make it less _simple_.

                    13 votes
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                    • 12 votes
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                      • 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.

                        12 votes
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                        • Schedule recurring polls

                          It would be cool to have a feature that would allow for automatic poll creation every day/week/month.

                          11 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)

                            9 votes
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                            • Open response section

                              Sometimes polls need to be open and not have set options.

                              9 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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                                • Be able to review all previous polls in a consolidated place

                                  I would like an easy way to review all polls that have been done in the past

                                  8 votes
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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.

                                    8 votes
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                                    • Change the emojiis

                                      I think it is considerable to choose other emojis/change the emojis in the poll (sth like bulletpoints - options).

                                      7 votes
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                                      • Image Options

                                        Would like to be able to append images to each option if a visual queue is necessary.

                                        6 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

                                          4 votes
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