Because once you've voted 'Don't Know', you cannot make your mind up and decide to vote for an option.
It's so you don't waste your vote.
That makes no sense, if you are voting 'Don't Know', then you aren't wasting your vote because you aren't going to decide on one anyway. Although you have to wonder on TV programmes when there is an option 'Don't Care' and people call in and spend 50p voting for it.
I would like to vote for `Meridian` -
I`ve always liked this station, its the best ITV station, but not as good as when it started in 1993.
Nice, local and friendly.
I agree InTune, I've seen other regions and their sense of community spirit is so lacking.
Meridian seem to be one of the only stations to use their own name, they play numerous 'Spirit of the South' ad-bumpers, they display the logo with pride (during the news, for example). Anyway, we've got Fred Dineage, that says it all - superb!
Asa, can't you add more options to the polls as there is never enough room for all the regions.
I mean, even HTV Wales is totally different to HTV West (wales is much better!) and is even more different to Carlton!
If you'd asked me about five years ago, I would have said Central - mostly because it was (well, still is) my home region. I've seen most of the other regions on holiday apart from London over the years.
Even now, I've got to be honest and say Carlton. I like the presentation - it's probably the most professional of all the stations in the ITV network, and whilst they have sort of killed a bit of the regional feel of my local ITV, I think from what people have been saying on here this is more just a general trend of the ITV Network (especially in England) than Carlton in particular.