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Poll Results: Larks and Ravens

At the April 2nd dance, we ran a trial of using Larks / Ravens instead of Gents / Ladies, and the polled people at the break:

Poll, not a vote: How did you like dancing to
“Larks and Ravens”? (Circle a number.)

I hated it!.................. I loved it!
1         2         3         4         5

___ I like the idea but prefer different terms

Comments:

We received 129 responses:
As you can see, more dancers liked Larks / Ravens than disliked it.
Twenty four dancers (19%) checked "I like the idea but prefer different terms", and fifteen (12%) wrote that they preferred lead / follow terms.  No other alternate wording term was suggested by more than one person.  Notably, no one suggested Jets / Rubies.
The people who disliked Larks / Ravens were mostly concerned that it was confusing, especially for newcomers.
Sixty-five dancers (50%) left comments, so if you'd like to understand more how people were thinking you can look at the full data.
We're still trying to figure out what w…

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