Footpath Experience

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11/02/2013 at 17:24

Hey guys I have a favour to ask. I am doing a marketing research about exercising and would like to ask you guys if you could spare a sec and complete the survey.

 

http://www.surveymonkey.com/s/97VYY2G

 

There is just 9 questions and most of them are 'yes/no' so it won't take too much of your time. 

 

Thx very much guys I appreciate that.

11/02/2013 at 17:26

What benefit are you bringing to the forum?

11/02/2013 at 17:29

the entertainment value of pulling the survey apart afterwards?

11/02/2013 at 17:35
I wouldn't say that. The thing is that I have an idea of a product which might enhance your running/jogging experience but first I would like to do the survey before I will start anything.
You know guys if I have a product for runners I won't go to swimmers, right.
11/02/2013 at 17:48

Is it an alarm thingy that you wear onj your wrist, like a watch, that you can use to let people know you're coming?  A bit like using your voice but more intrusive and less polite.

11/02/2013 at 17:53
I wouldn't say that it is intrusive and less polite, it gives you an opportunity to let people know that you are coming rather then shouting at them from a distance.
11/02/2013 at 17:54

People will buy it.  People buy all sorts of crap for their sport, especially newbies.

11/02/2013 at 17:58

So it's something like a horn worn on your wrist???  Think a polite shout would be just as good............cheaper too!

11/02/2013 at 17:59

I dunno, though, when riding my bike on shared bike/footpaths/bridleways I find some walkers want you to ring your bell, other people get massively offended by the bell because they take it as a 'get out of my way' signal rather than a polite 'here I am' signal.

11/02/2013 at 17:59
Thx for your opinion Intermanaut appriciate it but unfortunately I can't rely just on one opinion.
11/02/2013 at 18:03
Greg Schultz wrote (see)
I wouldn't say that it is intrusive and less polite, it gives you an opportunity to let people know that you are coming rather then shouting at them from a distance.

what do you think is wrong with shouting at them?? has worked for me for years and costs me nothing

11/02/2013 at 18:09

I guess you can't say how other people will react but still I think that shouting is less polite.

11/02/2013 at 18:10

I think shouting is more polite because you can say 'please'. However, I have done the survey.

11/02/2013 at 18:12
literatin wrote (see)

I dunno, though, when riding my bike on shared bike/footpaths/bridleways I find some walkers want you to ring your bell, other people get massively offended by the bell because they take it as a 'get out of my way' signal rather than a polite 'here I am' signal.

you know it it is about safety really. No suprieses, no injuries on both sides.

11/02/2013 at 18:13
literatin wrote (see)

I think shouting is more polite because you can say 'please'. However, I have done the survey.

thx

11/02/2013 at 18:44

Luckily thanks to a misspent youth boxing and playing rubgy I snuffle like a pig when I run and the noise emanating from me sends people jumping into hedgerows in fear. I therefore doubt I would require any device.

Also as I am always telling Mrs Oirish any gadget that replaces a human is only a bad thing no matter how more effective it is but enough of our problems.

I am willing to volunteer to be recorded for your product for a small fee, 100% effectiveness guaranteed

I too will do your survey though.

11/02/2013 at 18:59
I think people can hear my heavy breathing and thumping steps from miles off...
11/02/2013 at 19:11

Will it have a hologram on it?

Not interested if it hasn't got a hologram on it.

11/02/2013 at 19:12
I never know what to shout ... I'm still trying to think of something polite but effective by the time I've overtaken them

I also agonise over how and when to ring my bell on my bike - too close and it scares the life out of them, too far and they won't hear it. So I try and time it to a tentative tring ... I'm-right-behind-you-on-my-bike-and-if-you-just-move-over-a-tad-I -can-get-past-without-sounding-like-I'm-shouting-at-you-to-get-out-of-my-way ... sort of thing.

Life can be so complicated sometimes ...
11/02/2013 at 19:32

I have noticed quite a few newbies whilst out training recently.                     

 Any warning device would have to be very loud because most of them are wearing..........dare I say it......HEADPHONES. 

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