As much as chairsofting can be a bad thing, sometimes it's simply a matter of Real Life taking priority over available times to play a game. And a game is what it is.
So this poll cant lead anywhere constructive.
The other flaw with the 6 month time limit... winter. If you are lucky enough to live in a part of Canada where the weather is not royal crap all the time, fine. If your health happens to allow this type of running around in the cold, fine. But this is far from being the norm.