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  Reply # 1966299 1-Mar-2018 08:55
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kiwifidget:

 

100 years from now, your descendants trying to work out their family tree will be very grateful you completed a census.

 

 

I can't say I care about that at all. I'd still rather use the time for any other things.  Besides which - isn't it supposed to be anonymous with uber-awesome privacy.  How will my distant ancestors trace me if that is the case.

 

The census is not required for family tree mapping exercise. There is a birth certificate and one day will be a death certificate bearing my name.  Another example of the redundancy of aspects of the mighty census.





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  Reply # 1966300 1-Mar-2018 08:56
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DarthKermit:

 

kiwifidget:

 

100 years from now, your descendants trying to work out their family tree will be very grateful you completed a census.

 

 

I don't have any descendants.

 

 

Well, me neither, but my wider family will, and they may find it very useful.

 

 





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  Reply # 1966304 1-Mar-2018 09:01
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How many censuses could have been filled in based on the post writing time in this thread?


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  Reply # 1966356 1-Mar-2018 09:57
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I don't think they will... 100 years from now, your descendants would be more interested in your birth, death and marriages information and I would think (if it still exists) whatever remains of your digital footprint - especially information about your family (ie links on social media) and imagery...

 

kiwifidget:

 

100 years from now, your descendants trying to work out their family tree will be very grateful you completed a census.

 


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  Reply # 1966394 1-Mar-2018 10:34
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DaveDog:

I don't think they will... 100 years from now, your descendants would be more interested in your birth, death and marriages information and I would think (if it still exists) whatever remains of your digital footprint - especially information about your family (ie links on social media) and imagery...


kiwifidget:


100 years from now, your descendants trying to work out their family tree will be very grateful you completed a census.




At the rate we're going we'll be all lying on couches hooked up to VR and physically doing nothing. That is if we're not forced into mass extinction by rogue AI induction.

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MikeAqua:

 

kiwifidget:

 

100 years from now, your descendants trying to work out their family tree will be very grateful you completed a census.

 

 

I can't say I care about that at all. I'd still rather use the time for any other things.  Besides which - isn't it supposed to be anonymous with uber-awesome privacy.  How will my distant ancestors trace me if that is the case.

 

The census is not required for family tree mapping exercise. There is a birth certificate and one day will be a death certificate bearing my name.  Another example of the redundancy of aspects of the mighty census.

 

 

You are showing a true lack of maturity here man.

 

Census is essential to have a democracy as it determines electorates/electoral boundaries as well as many other things such as government expenditure etc.

 

You truly need to do some research on what the main uses of Census data is for.


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  Reply # 1966427 1-Mar-2018 11:29
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DaveDog:

 

I don't think they will... 100 years from now, your descendants would be more interested in your birth, death and marriages information and I would think (if it still exists) whatever remains of your digital footprint - especially information about your family (ie links on social media) and imagery...

 

kiwifidget:

 

100 years from now, your descendants trying to work out their family tree will be very grateful you completed a census.

 

 

 

I don't know what census information descendants might get. But one of my relatives did one branch of my family tree, and it was fascinating to see what my ancestors did and owned. The birth, deaths, marriages stuff was just a dry-as-dust skeleton to hang the interesting stuff on.

 

 


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  Reply # 1966430 1-Mar-2018 11:31
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tdgeek:

 

How many censuses could have been filled in based on the post writing time in this thread?

 

 

Obviously he prefers arguing to filling out forms.

 

 


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  Reply # 1966504 1-Mar-2018 13:58
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tdgeek:

 

How many censuses could have been filled in based on the post writing time in this thread?

 

 

Again it's about free choice of use of time.  Time and life are irreplaceable things. 





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  Reply # 1966510 1-Mar-2018 14:07
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Finally had our paperwork left by the RD guy.

 

 

 

Oddly it says to fill it in on the day "or earlier if you prefer" which I thought was odd....I thought it was supposed to be a snapshot of a particular date?






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  Reply # 1966518 1-Mar-2018 14:23
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Geektastic:

 

Finally had our paperwork left by the RD guy.

 

 

 

Oddly it says to fill it in on the day "or earlier if you prefer" which I thought was odd....I thought it was supposed to be a snapshot of a particular date?

 

 

Come now, you obviously know what that means, you are being picky!  If you are a person who is not off the to International Space Station, or Mt Everest, and you expect to be home, you can fill it in now


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MikeAqua:

 

tdgeek:

 

How many censuses could have been filled in based on the post writing time in this thread?

 

 

Again it's about free choice of use of time.  Time and life are irreplaceable things. 

 

 

 

 

You're right in that time and life are irreplaceable things, but to be sensible about all this - the statistical data gathered can be used for planning roading, public facilities and the like. The few minutes spent here could at some point save you several hours waiting in a hospital waiting room or could lead to a roading project that could save you minutes or hours every week...


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  Reply # 1966596 1-Mar-2018 16:31
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DarthKermit:

 

We just got the letter addressed to our household on Friday. Got yours yet?

 

 

I just checked the bin and, no, it appears I haven't received one yet.

 

Starscream122:

 

What happens if people don't bother?

 

 

They use the time saved as they otherwise see fit. Works for me!

 

DaveDog:

 

MikeAqua:

 

tdgeek:

 

How many censuses could have been filled in based on the post writing time in this thread?

 

 

Again it's about free choice of use of time.  Time and life are irreplaceable things. 

 

 

 

 

You're right in that time and life are irreplaceable things, but to be sensible about all this - the statistical data gathered can be used for planning roading, public facilities and the like. The few minutes spent here could at some point save you several hours waiting in a hospital waiting room or could lead to a roading project that could save you minutes or hours every week...

 

 

It can be. But it appears it isn't.


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  Reply # 1966610 1-Mar-2018 16:41
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I better send my data before Tuesday.


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dwelling form - done

 

Individual form - done

 

time taken about 10 minutes max :)

 

 

 

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