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Posted on August 29, 2006 | Comments (2) | TrackBack (0)


Fascinating research, but I'm concerned about drawing conclusions based on the information presented. How were the data collected? Did you use a random sample of MMPORG players, or did you allow people to self-contact you? The latter is like those polls on TV where people answer questions by calling in, and are not "scientific" in the sense of being representative of the population.

Posted by: Tom on November 24, 2006 1:59 PM

Tom - See this article for responses to common critiques on sampling issues.

Posted by: Nick Yee on November 24, 2006 2:16 PM
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