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    The world's "most honest" cities? Really? What the HELL is wrong with this study???

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    This is utter nonsense, people. GROW a brain.
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    I'm impressed that so many folks dropped a dollar in the kitty.

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    Wow! I am actually impressed that so many people did drop in a dollar. Gives me hope.

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    I'm surprised noone took the iPad..............


    But I agree that 100% honesty is a rare thing and that maybe there is hope for this country. Wont hold my breath though.

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    1. Oakland, Calif. (100%)

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    Nothing in the Midwest (flyover country)?
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    Quote Originally Posted by cabledawg View Post
    I'm surprised noone took the iPad..............


    But I agree that 100% honesty is a rare thing and that maybe there is hope for this country. Wont hold my breath though.
    The only reason no person took the iPad is because of coercion, period!
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    Quote Originally Posted by Beretta92FSLady View Post
    The only reason no person took the iPad is because of coercion, period!

    Reading comprehension less than that of a sea slug!

    A custom iPad application was used by undercover observers to collect the data
    The iPad was never out in the open to be up for grabs!

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    While that story is interesting, I don't trust it. There's simply too many potential variables all relating to where the stands were set up, and how those spots compare to the overall city.

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    The study originators were profiling.....
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    Quote Originally Posted by skidmark View Post
    Reading comprehension less than that of a sea slug!



    The iPad was never out in the open to be up for grabs!

    I sincerely hope none of you are ever chosen to be on the jury trying the facts of any trial I might be involved in. You folks would conclude from the evidence presented that the Three Little Pigs stole Red Riding Hood's basket of goodies when she went to eat porrige at the home of the Three Bears.

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    My thoughts exactly.

    And the authors of the "study" obviously aren't very scientific about it. Of the multitude of variables, the specific location within the various cities is a major one. Also giving the percentage differences for sex and hair color is well within what standard deviation should be (for a study like this, I would guess close to 10-15%), and thus should not have even been mentioned. IMO, this whole thing was a waste of time, but whatever, they're free to do what they want. just don't claim to have invented a new, revolutionary "national honesty index."
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    Quote Originally Posted by skidmark View Post
    Reading comprehension less than that of a sea slug!



    The iPad was never out in the open to be up for grabs!

    I sincerely hope none of you are ever chosen to be on the jury trying the facts of any trial I might be involved in. You folks would conclude from the evidence presented that the Three Little Pigs stole Red Riding Hood's basket of goodies when she went to eat porrige at the home of the Three Bears.

    stay safe.
    I understand that the iPad was never out in the open. But it's not like these tables magically appeared; what if someone was watching the setup and saw the iPad or at least the cameras/sensors they used for data collection? Probably didnt think of that, did ya?

    BTW, it was a rabbit that stole Red's basket of goodies.

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    They list Sturgis, SD as a city? Have you ever been to Sturgis?

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