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  Reply # 1966801 1-Mar-2018 22:21
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clinty:

 

dwelling form - done

 

Individual form - done

 

time taken about 10 minutes max :)

 

 

 

Clint

 

 

 

 

Ah but it's not 6th March...! surprised






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  Reply # 1966803 1-Mar-2018 22:32
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Do all the forms for a household/individual have to be completed on line in the same session, or can the code be used to log in more than once?






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  Reply # 1966817 1-Mar-2018 23:18
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Geektastic:

Do all the forms for a household/individual have to be completed on line in the same session, or can the code be used to log in more than once?



The first form after you log in gets you to list all people in the house on the 6th

Then each of them gets a start form link beside their names

Once the form is completed the link goes away

I assume you can log back in multiple times and add new names and complete forms that haven't been completed

For what it's worth I found the site very quick, responsive and nicely laid out

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  Reply # 1966916 2-Mar-2018 09:58
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clinty:
Geektastic:

 

Do all the forms for a household/individual have to be completed on line in the same session, or can the code be used to log in more than once?

 



The first form after you log in gets you to list all people in the house on the 6th

Then each of them gets a start form link beside their names

Once the form is completed the link goes away

I assume you can log back in multiple times and add new names and complete forms that haven't been completed

For what it's worth I found the site very quick, responsive and nicely laid out

Clint

 

 

 

I figured that ought to be so, but oddly "can I log back in to complete forms" was a question to which I could not find an obvious answer.






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  Reply # 1967213 2-Mar-2018 18:17
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Took me just a few minutes to do on-line.   Chromium Version 64.0.3282.167 (Official Build) is not a supported browser so had to use Firefox.     Apart from this glitch no problem at all.


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  Reply # 1967703 4-Mar-2018 01:27
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Geektastic:

 

clinty:
Geektastic:

 

Do all the forms for a household/individual have to be completed on line in the same session, or can the code be used to log in more than once?

 



The first form after you log in gets you to list all people in the house on the 6th

Then each of them gets a start form link beside their names

Once the form is completed the link goes away

I assume you can log back in multiple times and add new names and complete forms that haven't been completed

For what it's worth I found the site very quick, responsive and nicely laid out

Clint

 

 

 

I figured that ought to be so, but oddly "can I log back in to complete forms" was a question to which I could not find an obvious answer.

 

 

How many more hours of time do you need to spend discussing/exploring the '5 to 10 minute census form' before you finally fill it in, Tex?

 

And you will fill it in, people like you always do, you just need to have a long hard w(h)ine before you do.

 

The h is optional in your case, isn't it?


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  Reply # 1967706 4-Mar-2018 02:10
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dwilson:

 

How many more hours of time do you need to spend discussing/exploring the '5 to 10 minute census form' before you finally fill it in, Tex?

 

And you will fill it in, people like you always do, you just need to have a long hard w(h)ine before you do.

 

The h is optional in your case, isn't it?

 

 

No. I am virtually teetotal and hardly ever drink wine, in fact.






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  Reply # 1967823 4-Mar-2018 11:05
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Well, had a question and called their help line. The answer was ok but not very clear as I don't have the online form in front of us - won't do it until Tuesday.

 

Basically daughter in intermediary school will be away the whole week at school camp. How do we report? Three people live here (household form) and only two individual forms (as per the example in the census letter (as in daughter shouldn't not be reported here by us)?

 

They say we should fill the household form with "Three live here but not everyone is here now" and then proceed with three individual forms...

 

Strange, it's the opposite of the letter.





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  Reply # 1967884 4-Mar-2018 14:00
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Geektastic:

 

dwilson:

 

How many more hours of time do you need to spend discussing/exploring the '5 to 10 minute census form' before you finally fill it in, Tex?

 

And you will fill it in, people like you always do, you just need to have a long hard w(h)ine before you do.

 

The h is optional in your case, isn't it?

 

 

No. I am virtually teetotal and hardly ever drink wine, in fact.

 

 

So no excuse then for your appalling behaviour? This is all you, huh?

 

 


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  Reply # 1967932 4-Mar-2018 15:55
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FFS folks. It's a census. It's a ten minutes form that (in theory) collects data that allows the government to take informed decisions.

 

Can you folks just stop bitching or I will just simply give everyone in this thread a week holiday from Geekzone?





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  Reply # 1967933 4-Mar-2018 16:03
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Be careful filling it out, once submitted it can't be changed :-)
I rushed through it while chatting with my partner, and one of the first questions was "How are you related to [blood family member]" and I put Spouse which is definitely not the case. Figured that out when I saw partner filling his out. 

 

Called the 0800 number who said nothing can be done, and they have to mail me out a paper copy instead. 

 

 

 

Aside from that, I think this was wayyyyy easier than earlier years, the site is also really nice so I think most people will have no trouble working through it. 


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  Reply # 1968386 5-Mar-2018 19:19
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My partner and I completed ours a few days ago, but since then she has had to change some travel plans and will no longer be home on the night of the 6th. No way to change the forms once completed.

This seems to be quite an oversight as they are encouraging people to complete it early, but sometimes unforeseen things happen.

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  Reply # 1968444 5-Mar-2018 20:06
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Paul1977: My partner and I completed ours a few days ago, but since then she has had to change some travel plans and will no longer be home on the night of the 6th. No way to change the forms once completed.

This seems to be quite an oversight as they are encouraging people to complete it early, but sometimes unforeseen things happen.

 

Agree. I may be wrong, but if I went to Ubekistan or Lithuania for a couple of weeks, I am excluded?     


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  Reply # 1968467 5-Mar-2018 20:28
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Did anyone else notice that it asks you to tick if your household has a 'mobile phone' and then 'a telephone' as seperate options? To me a mobile phone is a telephone so I was wondering if I should tick both, but then I thought that maybe 'a telephone' is supposed to refer to a wired phone.

 

I can vaguely recall seeing the same question last census and thinking that it wasn't very well thought through.


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telephone = landline yes


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