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Friday, December 12, 2014
What do you expect from the coming winter?

  • Colder than usual: 55.8% (110 votes)
  • Warmer than usual: 9.1% (18 votes)
  • About the same: 35.0% (69 votes)

197 votes cast


Friday, November 28, 2014

Do you expect to spend more, less, or about the same amount on Christmas gifts this year compared to 2013?

  • More this year than last year: 10.9% (32 votes)
  • About the same: 46.1% (135 votes)
  • Less this year than last year: 40.3% (118 votes)
  • Not sure yet: 2.7% (8 votes)

293 votes cast


Saturday, November 22, 2014

Favorite part of the Thanksgiving meal?

  • turkey: 13.3% (22 votes)
  • dressing: 57.6% (95 votes)
  • cranberry sauce: 3.0% (5 votes)
  • mashed potatoes: 0.6% (1 vote)
  • sweet potatoes: 3.6% (6 votes)
  • turnip greens: 1.8% (3 votes)
  • pie: 3.0% (5 votes)
  • cake: 0.6% (1 vote)
  • other dessert: 0.6% (1 vote)
  • congealed salad: 1.8% (3 votes)
  • yeast rolls: 1.2% (2 votes)
  • macaroni & cheese: 3.0% (5 votes)
  • dumplings: 3.0% (5 votes)
  • ham: 4.2% (7 votes)
  • other (leave in comments): 2.4% (4 votes)

165 votes cast


Sunday, November 2, 2014

How early is too early for Christmas-related advertising?

  • October: 43.7% (206 votes)
  • First week of November: 8.1% (38 votes)
  • Second week of November: 10.0% (47 votes)
  • Third week of November: 10.0% (47 votes)
  • Fourth week of November: 8.5% (40 votes)
  • First week of December: 8.3% (39 votes)
  • It doesn't bother me at any time: 9.8% (46 votes)
  • Other: 1.7% (8 votes)

471 votes cast


Tuesday, October 28, 2014

Favorite Halloween candy?

  • Three Musketteers: 4.4% (11 votes)
  • Kit-Kat: 4.0% (10 votes)
  • Smarties: 3.6% (9 votes)
  • Skittles: 0.8% (2 votes)
  • Reese's Peanut Butter Cups: 19.8% (49 votes)
  • Tootsie Rolls: 7.7% (19 votes)
  • Life Savers: 0.4% (1 vote)
  • Snickers: 20.2% (50 votes)
  • Homemade candy: 0.8% (2 votes)
  • M&Ms: 4.8% (12 votes)
  • Candy corn: 4.8% (12 votes)
  • Milk Duds: 3.2% (8 votes)
  • Hershey bars: 4.8% (12 votes)
  • Starburst: 1.6% (4 votes)
  • Now & Later: 0.0% (0 votes)
  • Lollipops: 0.0% (0 votes)
  • Bubble gum: 0.8% (2 votes)
  • Nerds: 0.0% (0 votes)
  • Pixy Stix: 0.8% (2 votes)
  • Baby Ruth: 3.6% (9 votes)
  • Butterfinger: 6.9% (17 votes)
  • Jawbreakers: 0.0% (0 votes)
  • Tootsie Pops: 4.4% (11 votes)
  • Other (leave in comments): 2.4% (6 votes)

248 votes cast


Tuesday, October 14, 2014

What's your level of awareness / knowledge about the amendments to the state constitution on the November election ballot?

  • I know about all four of them, and know how I plan to vote on each one: 43.1% (122 votes)
  • I know that there are amendments on the ballot, but am not fully informed about them: 25.1% (71 votes)
  • I am primarily aware of one amendment and don't know about the others: 20.8% (59 votes)
  • I did not know there were any amendments on the ballot: 11.0% (31 votes)

283 votes cast


Tuesday, September 16, 2014

Are you interested in a smartwatch like the recently announced Apple Watch, the Pebble, or the Samsung Galaxy Gear?

  • Yes: 4.2% (25 votes)
  • Yes, but only at a lower price than current models: 5.0% (30 votes)
  • No: 82.7% (498 votes)
  • Don't know; I want more information: 6.8% (41 votes)
  • I already own one: 1.3% (8 votes)

602 votes cast


Monday, September 8, 2014

Has the construction project on North Main Street changed your shopping or dining habits?

  • No, I'm still going to all the same businesses: 55.5% (178 votes)
  • Yes, I've been trying to avoid the area and that's kept me from shopping or dining there: 44.5% (143 votes)

321 votes cast


Wednesday, September 3, 2014

When, for you, does fall start?

  • Right after Labor Day: 12.1% (34 votes)
  • Astronomical start of fall (Sept. 23): 18.1% (51 votes)
  • When I first notice leaves changing color: 39.0% (110 votes)
  • Kickoff of first football game: 9.6% (27 votes)
  • First cool evening: 16.7% (47 votes)
  • When my favorite TV show starts its new fall season: 1.8% (5 votes)
  • Other (leave in comments): 2.8% (8 votes)

282 votes cast


Tuesday, August 19, 2014

How many nights do you plan to attend the Celebration, either as a spectator or to work?

  • Every night: 7.1% (72 votes)
  • Most nights: 5.4% (55 votes)
  • 4-5 nights: 2.3% (23 votes)
  • 2-3 nights: 5.9% (60 votes)
  • One night: 7.3% (74 votes)
  • Not at all: 71.9% (728 votes)

1012 votes cast


Friday, August 1, 2014

What makes an effective teacher? Parade magazine provides five suggestions from researchers in this weekend's edition. Which do you think is most important?

  • They know how students arrive at a wrong answer to a problem and how to help the student overcome that.: 21.5% (59 votes)
  • They redirect talking students by reminding them of what they are supposed to be doing instead of simply saying "Shhh!": 3.6% (10 votes)
  • They encourage deeper thinking.: 44.5% (122 votes)
  • They call on students who have not raised their hands so students will pay attention.: 2.6% (7 votes)
  • They explain complicated tasks clearly.: 27.7% (76 votes)

274 votes cast


Saturday, May 24, 2014

Do you own a color screen, app-compatible tablet, such as an iPad or Kindle Fire?

  • Yes: 52.5% (310 votes)
  • No: 47.5% (281 votes)

591 votes cast


Tuesday, May 13, 2014

This question is only for families with school-age children: Will your kids be attending Vacation Bible School this summer?

  • Yes, at the church where our family attends regularly: 51.0% (77 votes)
  • Yes, at another church: 9.3% (14 votes)
  • Yes, at more than one church: 7.3% (11 votes)
  • No: 32.5% (49 votes)

151 votes cast


Monday, April 21, 2014

Favorite movie superhero:

  • Batman: 16.5% (57 votes)
  • Superman: 30.6% (106 votes)
  • Iron Man: 11.6% (40 votes)
  • Spider-Man: 5.8% (20 votes)
  • Captain America: 5.5% (19 votes)
  • Thor: 3.5% (12 votes)
  • Hulk: 4.3% (15 votes)
  • X-Men (as a team): 4.9% (17 votes)
  • Wolverine (as an individual): 6.9% (24 votes)
  • Fantastic Four: 0.9% (3 votes)
  • The Incredibles: 2.6% (9 votes)
  • Other (leave in comments): 6.9% (24 votes)

346 votes cast


Thursday, April 10, 2014

Do you suffer from seasonal allergies?

  • Yes: 82.6% (199 votes)
  • No: 17.4% (42 votes)

241 votes cast


Thursday, March 27, 2014

Do you plan a vacation trip this summer?

  • Yes, within Tennessee: 10.3% (38 votes)
  • Yes, outside Tennessee but within the U.S.: 45.4% (167 votes)
  • Yes, to a foreign country: 10.1% (37 votes)
  • No: 34.2% (126 votes)

368 votes cast


Wednesday, March 12, 2014

Do you know in which party primary you plan to vote in the May election?

  • Yes - the Democratic primary: 32.7% (164 votes)
  • Yes - the Republican primary: 51.5% (258 votes)
  • No, I'm not sure: 15.8% (79 votes)

501 votes cast


Tuesday, March 4, 2014

Have you ever given something up for Lent?

  • Yes: 25.0% (52 votes)
  • No: 75.0% (156 votes)

208 votes cast


Tuesday, February 25, 2014

How often do you eat fast food each week?

  • I don't eat fast food: 23.4% (68 votes)
  • 1-3 times: 59.1% (172 votes)
  • 4-6 times: 12.4% (36 votes)
  • 7-10 times: 3.4% (10 votes)
  • More than 10 times: 1.7% (5 votes)

291 votes cast


Friday, February 14, 2014

Who was our greatest president?

  • Thomas Jefferson: 4.0% (22 votes)
  • John F. Kennedy: 14.3% (79 votes)
  • Abraham Lincoln: 16.1% (89 votes)
  • Ronald Reagan: 39.9% (221 votes)
  • Franklin D. Roosevelt: 10.1% (56 votes)
  • Theodore Roosevelt: 1.4% (8 votes)
  • Harry S. Truman: 4.2% (23 votes)
  • George Washington: 7.0% (39 votes)
  • Woodrow Wilson: 0.2% (1 vote)
  • Other (leave in comments): 2.9% (16 votes)

554 votes cast


Thursday, February 6, 2014

Who is your favorite late-night talk show host?

  • Stephen Colbert: 2.0% (7 votes)
  • Jimmy Fallon: 19.3% (67 votes)
  • Craig Ferguson: 2.0% (7 votes)
  • Chelsea Handler: 3.7% (13 votes)
  • Jimmy Kimmel: 4.9% (17 votes)
  • Jay Leno: 49.4% (172 votes)
  • David Letterman: 13.2% (46 votes)
  • Conan O'Brien: 3.2% (11 votes)
  • Jon Stewart: 2.3% (8 votes)

348 votes cast


Tuesday, February 4, 2014

If the wine-in-grocery-stores bill passes the General Assembly, and a local referendum is held in Shelbyville, would you vote in favor of wine in grocery stores?

  • Yes: 66.0% (140 votes)
  • No: 30.7% (65 votes)
  • Not sure: 3.3% (7 votes)

212 votes cast


Sunday, February 2, 2014

Favorite Super Bowl ad:

  • Bud Light: 8.2% (8 votes)
  • Movie "Draft Day": 1.0% (1 vote)
  • Intuit (small business contest winner): 0.0% (0 votes)
  • Oikos yogurt: 3.1% (3 votes)
  • Doritos: 11.3% (11 votes)
  • Audi: 1.0% (1 vote)
  • WeatherTech: 0.0% (0 votes)
  • TurboTax: 0.0% (0 votes)
  • CarMax: 0.0% (0 votes)
  • Hyundai: 0.0% (0 votes)
  • Cheerios: 1.0% (1 vote)
  • Budweiser: 53.6% (52 votes)
  • Movie "Transformers: Age of Extinction": 0.0% (0 votes)
  • Pepsi: 0.0% (0 votes)
  • M&Ms: 3.1% (3 votes)
  • Kia: 1.0% (1 vote)
  • Wonderful Pistachios: 2.1% (2 votes)
  • Chevrolet: 1.0% (1 vote)
  • Heinz: 0.0% (0 votes)
  • Toyota: 1.0% (1 vote)
  • H&M: 0.0% (0 votes)
  • Movie "The Amazing Spider-Man": 1.0% (1 vote)
  • GoDaddy: 0.0% (0 votes)
  • Squarespace: 0.0% (0 votes)
  • Coca-Cola: 3.1% (3 votes)
  • Jaguar: 0.0% (0 votes)
  • Chobani: 1.0% (1 vote)
  • SodaStream: 0.0% (0 votes)
  • Butterfinger: 0.0% (0 votes)
  • Volkswagen: 3.1% (3 votes)
  • Bank of America: 0.0% (0 votes)
  • Movie "Captain America: The Winter Soldier": 1.0% (1 vote)
  • Axe: 0.0% (0 votes)
  • Other (leave in comments): 3.1% (3 votes)

97 votes cast


Thursday, January 23, 2014

Favorite TV singing competition:

  • American Idol: 31.1% (65 votes)
  • The Voice: 57.4% (120 votes)
  • The X Factor: 3.8% (8 votes)
  • Other (leave in comments): 7.7% (16 votes)

209 votes cast


Wednesday, January 15, 2014

What do you think would be the most effective way and feasible of improving your own personal financial situation?

  • Cut household costs: 21.0% (52 votes)
  • Pay off debt through more-disciplined budgeting: 49.2% (122 votes)
  • Get a better-paying job: 10.5% (26 votes)
  • Get a second job or other additional income: 11.7% (29 votes)
  • Other: 7.7% (19 votes)

248 votes cast