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Wednesday, Aug. 20, 2014
Tuesday, August 19, 2014
How many nights do you plan to attend the Celebration, either as a spectator or to work?

  • Every night: 9.7% (14 votes)
  • Most nights: 6.9% (10 votes)
  • 4-5 nights: 3.4% (5 votes)
  • 2-3 nights: 4.1% (6 votes)
  • One night: 10.3% (15 votes)
  • Not at all: 65.5% (95 votes)

145 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


Thursday, January 9, 2014

Do you agree with the government's decision to ban incandescent light bulbs in favor of more energy-efficient models?

  • Yes, saving energy is in the national interest: 20.7% (62 votes)
  • No, it's an unfair intrusion into my options as a consumer: 79.3% (237 votes)

299 votes cast


Monday, January 6, 2014

Do you normally receive a flu shot?

  • Yes: 63.3% (150 votes)
  • No: 36.7% (87 votes)

237 votes cast


Thursday, January 2, 2014

The top local story of 2013:

  • 49 dogs taken from house: 4.1% (8 votes)
  • SCHS locked down after prank call: 9.7% (19 votes)
  • Seniors give homecoming to Scotty Maloney: 9.2% (18 votes)
  • Audit hits former E-911 director: 3.6% (7 votes)
  • Martha Fisher named Principal of the Year: 3.6% (7 votes)
  • One seriously hurt in gas explosion: 23.6% (46 votes)
  • Local native killed in UPS plane crash: 8.7% (17 votes)
  • Pursuit ends in death; chase policies discussed: 6.7% (13 votes)
  • Detectives win lawsuit vs. county, sheriff: 10.8% (21 votes)
  • Don Embry chosen as school superintendent: 0.5% (1 vote)
  • Horse industry troubles: 15.9% (31 votes)
  • School security: 3.6% (7 votes)
  • Other (leave in comments): 0.0% (0 votes)

195 votes cast


Thursday, December 26, 2013

How do you think 2014 will compare to 2013 for you personally?

  • I think 2014 will be better: 41.1% (86 votes)
  • I think 2014 will be about the same as 2013: 29.7% (62 votes)
  • I think 2014 will be worse: 29.2% (61 votes)

209 votes cast


Friday, December 6, 2013

What are your holiday travel plans?

  • I will travel to visit relatives over the Christmas / New Years holiday period: 18.0% (77 votes)
  • Relatives will travel to visit me over the holiday period: 18.5% (79 votes)
  • Both: 11.0% (47 votes)
  • Neither: 52.6% (225 votes)

428 votes cast


Monday, December 2, 2013

If the technical problems are solved, do you think mobile phones should be allowed on commercial airlines?

  • Yes: 32.5% (64 votes)
  • No: 67.5% (133 votes)

197 votes cast


Tuesday, November 26, 2013

Which best describes your expected holiday spending this year?

  • I'll spend more than last year: 8.0% (18 votes)
  • I'll spend about the same as last year: 34.4% (77 votes)
  • I'll spend less than last year: 51.8% (116 votes)
  • I'm not sure yet: 5.8% (13 votes)

224 votes cast


Monday, November 18, 2013

Favorite part of the Thanksgiving meal?

  • turkey: 12.6% (47 votes)
  • dressing: 59.2% (221 votes)
  • cranberry sauce: 2.4% (9 votes)
  • mashed potatoes: 2.9% (11 votes)
  • sweet potatoes: 6.2% (23 votes)
  • turnip greens: 1.1% (4 votes)
  • pie: 2.9% (11 votes)
  • cake: 0.5% (2 votes)
  • other dessert: 0.3% (1 vote)
  • congealed salad: 1.3% (5 votes)
  • yeast rolls: 1.9% (7 votes)
  • other (Leave in comments): 8.6% (32 votes)

373 votes cast


Wednesday, November 6, 2013

What is your attitude towards the trend in recent years of major chain stores opening on Thanksgiving?

  • I am opposed and don't think people should be expected to work that day: 74.2% (411 votes)
  • It bothers me -- but not enough to keep me from shopping that day if given the chance: 4.3% (24 votes)
  • I have no problem with it; the stores are simply responding to demand: 20.0% (111 votes)
  • Other: 1.4% (8 votes)

554 votes cast