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Opinion Poll:

Why Do You Perform Publicly?


Why do you perform publicly? Vote in this opinion poll, and compare your own motives against those of other users. Only one vote per visitor, please!

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1) What is the PRIMARY reason you like to perform in public?
I love being the center of attention.
I need the money.
It's fun to make people laugh, smile, or nod to the music.
I hope to attract private party gigs.
I want to provide education to the public about this dance.
I don't ever plan to perform in public.
None of the above.


The above poll includes responses submitted since October 26, 2002.

Thanks for submitting your own vote! Please come back and check periodically to see how your vote compares to other users!



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