Live Poll: Married to the Job

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Working in law enforcement jobs can cause a person to get separated from his domestic life. Which of these men/women do you think handled more job-related stress than the others?

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Poll: https://www.imdb.com/poll/sM-AW06d_wg/
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Abdullah Alothman

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Interesting list.

Please make sure to include your question in the list description, with a question mark:

Working in law enforcement jobs can cause a person to get separated from his domestic life. Which of these men/women do you think handled more job-related stress than the others?
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තරිඳු ධනංජය/Thorin

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Interesting.
Maybe you could embed their Wikipedia page links to their names since most people don't know a lot about them.
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Ibrahim Akhtar

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My Vote: Steve Murphy from Narcos.
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Hi Abdullah Alothman,
Thank you for your poll suggestion and implementing Peter's suggestion in your list. I've updated your original post accordingly.
This is an interesting list. I will have to think about my choice, since each of these characters have significant problems with work-life balance.
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Hi Abdullah, this is a good poll and offers a lot of good choices so I'm not sure who'd get my vote. 

You include a lot of interesting information on the characters but a whole lot of text probably tends to overwhelm voters, who are probably just going to vote for a character they've seen and "know." It looks like you put a lot of work into the character profiles, though, so maybe just making a few edits might help: omitting any unnecessary information perhaps, and cleaning up some typos and such. For example:

DEA agent Stephen Murphy, married with one daughter, was involved in the successful manhunt for narcotics kingpin Pablo Escobar. Escobar used terror to get his way, his terror campaign claimed the lives of politicians, civil servants, journalists and ordinary citizens, and his net worth at the time estimated to $30 billion.

(Getting rid of the extra spaces would also be helpful: it saves space and makes it look like there's not actually that much to read, which might prompt more voters to read the text.)
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Abdullah Alothman

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i've read somewhere that having articles written in separate paragraphs promotes people to read more, i also think that writing the names of family members is unnecessary, so thanks anyway.
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I think you need to rewrite this - Working in law enforcement jobs can cause a person to get separated from his domestic life. I think most people (no matter) want their job want to keep their work life separate from their domestic life. I think what you're trying to say is that people who work in law enforcement can let their work life OVERWHELM their domestic...or their work life negatively effects their home life.
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May I suggest a few edits to the intro? They're below in bold.  

It's hard sometimes to find balance between work and family time.  Jobs can cause a person to get separated from his domestic life. Which of these men and women do you think handled more job-related stress than the others?
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Thank you for making the edits. You seemed to have missed one:

The "w" in "Which" still needs to be capitalized. 

Thank you! : )
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Hi Abdullah, 

I think that this poll has a great chance of going live. Perhaps if you make the one last edit to the introduction, suggested above (capitalizing the "w" in "which" because it begins a new sentence), it would be ready to go live. :)
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I noticed you have a new title. This would be the recommended capitalization:

Married to the Job
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rubyfruit76, Champion

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I love the new title! 'Very witty and succinct. 
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Abdullah Alothman,

I updated the title of this thread to match the update to the title of your list.

I also love the new title. It is a nice counterpoint to "Married to the Mob" and makes use of a common colloquialism to succinctly communicate to concept of your poll.
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තරිඳු ධනංජය/Thorin

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Copy-paste this :)<br><br>[link=http://boardwalkempire.wikia.com/wiki/Nelson_Van_Alden] Read more [/link]<br>[link=https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Stephen_Murphy_(civil_servant)]Read more [/link]

[link=https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Joseph_D._Pistone]Read more [/link]

[link=http://homeland.wikia.com/wiki/Carrie_Mathison]Read more [/link]

[link=https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Russell_Poole]Read more [/link]

[link=http://theamericans.wikia.com/wiki/Stan_Beeman]Read more [/link]

[link=http://true-detective.wikia.com/wiki/Martin_Hart]Read more [/link]

[link=https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Greg_Kading]Read more [/link]

[link=http://hero.wikia.com/wiki/Sean_Archer]Read more [/link]

[link=http://thekilling.wikia.com/wiki/Sarah_Linden]Read more [/link]

[link=http://mindhunter.wikia.com/wiki/Bill_Tench]Read more [/link]

[link=https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Valerie_Plame]Read more [/link]

[link=http://thewire.wikia.com/wiki/Jimmy_McNulty]Read more [/link]
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Abdullah Alothman

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i like how the spoilers are covered, its like classified documents sanitization.
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