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[1010] Poll (35): May Poll

Poll #1837994 May Poll

What summer movie are you most excited about?

"The Avengers"
4(40.0%)
"Dark Shadows"
3(30.0%)
"The Dark Knight Rises"
3(30.0%)
"Men in Black III"
0(0.0%)
"The Amazing Spider-Man"
0(0.0%)

What is usually on in your car during your drive to work?

Radio, radio
2(18.2%)
News radio
3(27.3%)
iPod (or mp3 player)
5(45.5%)
Silence except for my shouting at traffic
1(9.1%)
No radio or mp3 player or shouting
0(0.0%)

A recent article says that the Baby Boomer generation is currently helping the current younger generation (i.e., twentysomethings) financially. Which of the below choices might describe your reaction to this article's argument?

"Oh yeah, I agree. I see that happen all the time!"
2(20.0%)
"I've seen this a number of times but not always."
1(10.0%)
"I've seen a few instances where this happened but only a few."
2(20.0%)
"The argument is complete bunk. I've never seen it happen."
0(0.0%)
"Why is there even an article about this?"
5(50.0%)

Come on, be honest. As far as tabloid information goes, rate your real interest in this sort of stuff.

Mean: 3.60 Median: 3 Std. Dev 2.29
1
2(20.0%)
2
1(10.0%)
3
3(30.0%)
4
2(20.0%)
5
0(0.0%)
6
1(10.0%)
7
0(0.0%)
8
0(0.0%)
9
1(10.0%)
10
0(0.0%)

What say you today?

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[995] Poll (34): April Poll

Poll #1830829 April Poll

Did someone get you with an April Fool's Day prank yesterday?

Yep, they did.
0(0.0%)
No, thank goodness.
7(100.0%)

Please tell us what you like about Easter.

Easter bunny!
1(7.1%)
Egg hunts
3(21.4%)
Religious aspects
1(7.1%)
Chocolate!
5(35.7%)
Jelly beans
3(21.4%)
All of the above
0(0.0%)
None of this stuff
1(7.1%)

Which of the following things might you have done if you had won a share of the Mega Millions jackpot (~230 million)?

I'm rich! I'm independently wealthy! I need to spend money! NOW!
2(28.6%)
Well, I would buy stuff for myself and some family, then I would keep the rest of it in a bank.
2(28.6%)
I would start a foundation to help manage that money (and tax shelter it).
0(0.0%)
Huh. I have some ideas but I'm not sure.
2(28.6%)
Shit, I won? Now what do I do?
1(14.3%)

The major league baseball season starts again this week. Please rate your interest or excitement of this news.

Mean: 3.00 Median: 1 Std. Dev 3.16
1
5(71.4%)
2
0(0.0%)
3
0(0.0%)
4
0(0.0%)
5
0(0.0%)
6
0(0.0%)
7
0(0.0%)
8
2(28.6%)
9
0(0.0%)
10
0(0.0%)

What do you have to say today?




I'll talk about the weekend tomorrow...

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[605] Poll (33): April Poll

Poll #1391806 April Poll

How concerned are you about the 'swine flu' (10 being pretty darned concerned)?

Mean: 4.07 Median: 4 Std. Dev 2.55
1
3(21.4%)
2
3(21.4%)
3
0(0.0%)
4
2(14.3%)
5
1(7.1%)
6
2(14.3%)
7
2(14.3%)
8
0(0.0%)
9
1(7.1%)
10
0(0.0%)

Which of the following do you like about spring?

Longer daylight
0(0.0%)
Trees/flowers blooming
1(7.1%)
Warmer temps!
0(0.0%)
Rain...vs. snow
0(0.0%)
All of these
3(21.4%)

Which of the following do you need most when taking a driving trip somewhere unfamiliar?

Maps
5(33.3%)
GPS!!
4(26.7%)
Explicit directions!
5(33.3%)
Cell phone to ask for directions
0(0.0%)
None of these
1(6.7%)

Even with being in the middle of spring, are you looking ahead already to summer plans?

Hell yes!
2(13.3%)
A little bit
8(53.3%)
Not so much, really.
3(20.0%)
Oh no, not yet!
2(13.3%)

Say what ya gotta say right here



~avec plaisir~

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[593] Poll (32): March Poll

Poll #1376226 March Poll

Please rate the recent switch in my journal style (10 being most approved).

Mean: 8.00 Median: 9 Std. Dev 3.02
1
1(14.3%)
2
0(0.0%)
3
0(0.0%)
4
0(0.0%)
5
0(0.0%)
6
0(0.0%)
7
1(14.3%)
8
0(0.0%)
9
2(28.6%)
10
3(42.9%)

Do you partake in April Fool's Day jokes or pranks?

Yes, I do!
0(0.0%)
Sometimes.
2(25.0%)
Not really.
2(25.0%)
No, I don't!
4(50.0%)

Since spring has started off rather sluggish, are you ready for the summer to get here?

Yes, summer is my favorite time of the year!
1(12.5%)
Summer would mean half a year's gone by...
1(12.5%)
Hey, spring's alright.
4(50.0%)
No way, spring is my favorite time of the year!
2(25.0%)

Which of the below "supernatural" entities do you this exist?

Ghosts/Spirits
2(25.0%)
Psychics
0(0.0%)
Haunted house
0(0.0%)
Other
1(12.5%)
I don't believe any of these exist.
1(12.5%)

Say what you have to say right here!



~avec plaisir~

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[579] Poll (31): February Poll

Poll #1355299 February Poll

Please rate your concern with the current economy (10 being pretty darned worried).

Mean: 7.86 Median: 8 Std. Dev 1.55
1
0(0.0%)
2
0(0.0%)
3
0(0.0%)
4
0(0.0%)
5
2(14.3%)
6
1(7.1%)
7
1(7.1%)
8
5(35.7%)
9
3(21.4%)
10
2(14.3%)

Even with said economy above, do you plan on vacationing this year?

Hell yeah!
5(35.7%)
I'm thinking about it.
1(7.1%)
I'm not really sure.
3(21.4%)
Probably not.
5(35.7%)

Being a longtime fan of GS cookies--and recently purchasing my share--which of the below choices do you like?

Thin Mints
5(38.5%)
Tagalongs
0(0.0%)
Somoas
0(0.0%)
Chocolate Chip
0(0.0%)
Trefoils
0(0.0%)

Daylight Savings comes up in about a week. Do you think this idea works to "manage time"?

Yes, I think so.
1(7.1%)
I guess it does. *shrug*
3(21.4%)
I'm not so sure it does.
4(28.6%)
No! (give me my sleep dark back!)
6(42.9%)

Say something right here!



~avec plaisir~

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[566] Poll (30): Janurary Poll

Poll #1339799 January Poll

How's our new President doing so far (10 being quite good)?

Mean: 9.17 Median: 9.5 Std. Dev 0.90
1
0(0.0%)
2
0(0.0%)
3
0(0.0%)
4
0(0.0%)
5
0(0.0%)
6
0(0.0%)
7
0(0.0%)
8
2(33.3%)
9
1(16.7%)
10
3(50.0%)

Who do you think will win the the Oscar for Best Picture?

"The Curious Case of Benjamin Button"
2(25.0%)
"Frost/Nixon"
0(0.0%)
"Milk"
0(0.0%)
"The Reader"
0(0.0%)
"Slumdog Millionaire"
6(75.0%)

Who do you think will win the Super Bowl?

Pittsburgh Steelers
3(37.5%)
Arizona Cardinals
1(12.5%)
I don't care.
4(50.0%)

What factors keep you at the same job for any amount of time?

Salary
0(0.0%)
The work itself
0(0.0%)
The people I work with
0(0.0%)
The company/organization as a whole
0(0.0%)
None of these
0(0.0%)
All of these
3(37.5%)

What are you thinking about today?



~avec plaisir~

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[560] Poll (29): (Overdue) December Poll

Poll #1330972 (Overdue) December Poll

Do you plan to watch Obama's inauguration on TV?

Of course!
4(33.3%)
I will if I can.
6(50.0%)
Probably not.
2(16.7%)
No, I won't.
0(0.0%)

Have you set any goals (neé "resolutions") for this year?

Yes, a bunch!
1(8.3%)
I do have a few.
7(58.3%)
I have a hard time with these.
0(0.0%)
I don't generally do this.
4(33.3%)

Please rate how much you like the winter season (10 being highest).

Mean: 5.50 Median: 5 Std. Dev 3.95
1
3(25.0%)
2
2(16.7%)
3
1(8.3%)
4
0(0.0%)
5
0(0.0%)
6
0(0.0%)
7
1(8.3%)
8
0(0.0%)
9
1(8.3%)
10
4(33.3%)

What of the below qualities in individual films most attracts you to watching them?

Who's starring in it
0(0.0%)
Who directed it
0(0.0%)
The story
1(8.3%)
The genre
0(0.0%)
It has great music.
0(0.0%)
All of these.
3(25.0%)
None of these.
0(0.0%)

What's on your mind today?



~avec plaisir~

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[538] Poll (28): November Poll

Poll #1304598 November Poll

What do you like best about Thanksgiving?

Getting together with family
3(25.0%)
The food!
4(33.3%)
The parade on TV
1(8.3%)
The football games
0(0.0%)
I'm not really into Thanksgiving
4(33.3%)

Please rate your likelihood of participating in the pre-Christmas shopping frenzy starting Friday (10 being most likely).

Mean: 2.08 Median: 1 Std. Dev 2.43
1
10(83.3%)
2
0(0.0%)
3
0(0.0%)
4
0(0.0%)
5
0(0.0%)
6
0(0.0%)
7
1(8.3%)
8
1(8.3%)
9
0(0.0%)
10
0(0.0%)

The No.1 thing on your wish list for this coming holiday is:

something expensive and satisfying.
0(0.0%)
something inexpensive but satisfying.
2(16.7%)
something that does not cost anything and shared with someone else.
3(25.0%)
I'm not sure exactly.
5(41.7%)
oh wait, I don't keep lists like this.
2(16.7%)

Besides LJ, what other social network "places" do you hang out online?

MySpace
0(0.0%)
LinkedIn
1(8.3%)
Twitter (or Twitter-like thing)
0(0.0%)
Ning
0(0.0%)
Facebook
3(25.0%)

What's on your mind?



Happy Thanksgiving, y'all! :)

~avec plaisir~

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[530] Yes We Can



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[527] Poll (27): October Poll

Poll #1287244 Oct. Poll

Please rate your concern about the outcomes of the upcoming election (10 being most concerned).

Mean: 9.00 Median: 10 Std. Dev 1.21
1
0(0.0%)
2
0(0.0%)
3
0(0.0%)
4
0(0.0%)
5
0(0.0%)
6
0(0.0%)
7
2(18.2%)
8
2(18.2%)
9
1(9.1%)
10
6(54.5%)

Have you thought about--or even started!--Christmas shopping yet?

"Why yes, I have planned and purchased stuff already!"
0(0.0%)
"I've done a little planning about it."
2(16.7%)
"I've thought a little bit about it but done nothing so far."
2(16.7%)
"Christmas??"
8(66.7%)
None of these
0(0.0%)

A friend of mine suggested that Madonna's dumping Guy Ritchie for the younger Alex Rodriguez seemed a lot like the Demi Moore/Ashton Kutcher situation. Do you agree with this statement?

Oh yes, I'll buy that argument.
0(0.0%)
They're similar yes, but not the same.
1(8.3%)
No, but I can see how some people might think that.
2(16.7%)
Oh no, that argument makes no sense at all.
3(25.0%)
I have no opinion on this.
6(50.0%)

It's getting to that time of year where the house can get a bit chilly. Which manner of heating do you like to use in your house?

Central air/furnace
5(41.7%)
Fireplace
0(0.0%)
Space heater
1(8.3%)
Radiator heating
0(0.0%)
Other
1(8.3%)

What do you have to say?



~avec plaisir~

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