Assignment America


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url += "&q1=2";

if (pollForm.q1[3-1].checked)
url += "&q1=3";


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var windowname = winname.replace(/ /g, "_");
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window.open(loc+url+"&&", windowname, "width=280,height=280");
}

function closed(){
alert("Sorry, voting is now closed");
}


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