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A more serious poll this time.

Poll #183388 [Restricted]

If you read a post which is locked (as indicated by the padlock symbol), what do you think/feel/assume?

The poster doesn't want people they don't know reading the post or knowing its contents.
1(3.1%)
The poster only wants a select group of people reading the post or knowing its contents.
0(0.0%)
There are specific individuals whom the poster actively doesn't want reading the post or knowing its contents.
0(0.0%)
Everybody on the poster's "friends" list can read the post.
0(0.0%)
I shouldn't mention the contents of the post to people who aren't on the poster's friends list.
0(0.0%)
I shouldn't mention the contents of the post to anybody.
0(0.0%)
I shouldn't even mention the existence of the post to anybody.
0(0.0%)
I should ask the poster before mentioning the post's contents to anybody else.
0(0.0%)
I should ask the poster before mentioning the post's existence to anybody else.
0(0.0%)
It may be okay to pass on some of the facts but it's not okay to show the actual post to anybody else.
0(0.0%)
I can show the post to people I really trust.
0(0.0%)
If I believe that somebody else needs to know the contents of the post, it's okay to tell them.
0(0.0%)
If I believe that somebody else needs to know the contents of the post, it's okay to show them the post.
0(0.0%)
Most "friends-only" posts are made that way for a reason.
0(0.0%)
Most "friends-only" posts are made that way because people make that the default and then don't really think about it for individual posts.
0(0.0%)
It's impossible to generalise about people's reasons for making posts "friends-only".
4(12.5%)
I rarely notice whether a post's locked or not unless it's made explicit in the content.
0(0.0%)
ASSUME NOTHING.
2(6.2%)

Other?

If you read a post which is marked "[Restricted]", but doesn't say to whom it is restricted, what do you think/feel/assume?

The poster doesn't want people they don't know reading the post or knowing its contents.
0(0.0%)
The poster only wants a select group of people reading the post or knowing its contents.
1(3.3%)
There are specific individuals whom the poster actively doesn't want reading the post or knowing its contents.
0(0.0%)
Everybody on the poster's "friends" list can read the post.
0(0.0%)
I shouldn't mention the contents of the post to people who aren't on the poster's friends list.
0(0.0%)
I shouldn't mention the contents of the post to anybody.
0(0.0%)
I shouldn't even mention the existence of the post to anybody.
1(3.3%)
I should ask the poster before mentioning the post's contents to anybody else.
0(0.0%)
I should ask the poster before mentioning the post's existence to anybody else.
0(0.0%)
It may be okay to pass on some of the facts but it's not okay to show the actual post to anybody else.
0(0.0%)
I can show the post to people I really trust.
0(0.0%)
If I believe that somebody else needs to know the contents of the post, it's okay to tell them.
0(0.0%)
If I believe that somebody else needs to know the contents of the post, it's okay to show them the post.
0(0.0%)
Most "friends-only" posts are made that way for a reason.
0(0.0%)
Most "friends-only" posts are made that way because people make that the default and then don't really think about it for individual posts.
0(0.0%)
It's impossible to generalise about people's reasons for making posts "friends-only".
3(10.0%)
I rarely notice whether a post's locked or not unless it's made explicit in the content.
0(0.0%)
ASSUME NOTHING.
3(10.0%)

Other?

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