Mini Poll Results

Christmas Habits 2015

With which of these December holidays do you most identify?
  • 1%
    First Day of Hanukkah
  • 2%
    National Brownie Day
  • 7%
    John Combest's birthday/Winter Solstice
  • 0%
    Mawlid an-Nabī
  • 9%
    Festivus
  • 74%
    Christmas Day
  • 0%
    First Day of Kwanzaa
  • 1%
    Boxing Day (O Canada!)
  • 2%
    New Year's Eve
  • 3%
    End of 4Q15
Which of these is your favorite St. Louis holiday tradition?
  • 17%
    Going to church or temple
  • 6%
    Getting a concrete while picking up the tree
  • 13%
    Decorating the tree/yard/house/dog
  • 0%
    Listening to the KMOX holiday show
  • 7%
    Baking
  • 32%
    Exchanging gifts with loved ones
  • 3%
    Bailing out a family member
  • 1%
    Ice skating at Steinberg
  • 1%
    Staging chocolate wars between Crown Candy and Bissinger’s Santas
  • 2%
    Sledding at Art Hill
  • 3%
    Last-minute shopping at Walgreens
  • 5%
    Watching college football bowl games
  • 10%
    Snuggling
Which of these is your least favorite holiday tradition?
  • 11%
    Fruitcake
  • 0%
    Getting the kids to pose for the holiday card
  • 29%
    Flu/cold season
  • 1%
    Being caught under the mistletoe by the office creeper
  • 4%
    Texts from ghosts of Christmas Past
  • 0%
    The neighbor's outdoor display
  • 12%
    Shopping during the last week before Christmas
  • 17%
    My bank account post-Christmas shopping
  • 10%
    The Elf on the Shelf
  • 11%
    Over-indulging
  • 2%
    Cleaning up wrapping paper
  • 3%
    Kids’. Toys. Everywhere.
Do you like eggnog?
  • 49%
    Yes
  • 23%
    Gag me
  • 19%
    Is it spiked?
  • 9%
    Never had it
What about candy canes?
  • 56%
    Yes
  • 41%
    No
  • 3%
    I can’t feel my face when I’m with you after I've eaten a box of Spangler’s
What do you think about office holiday parties?
  • 38%
    Don't skip them; something juicy always happens
  • 9%
    Avoid them at all costs; people get fired later
  • 10%
    They were much more fun before I had kids
  • 4%
    They were much more fun before I had Twitter
  • 26%
    I don't work in an office
  • 9%
    I don’t like parties/people
  • 4%
    I've been banned from my office party
Name your favorite reindeer
  • 1%
    Dasher
  • 1%
    Dancer
  • 5%
    Prancer
  • 16%
    Francis
  • 11%
    Vixen
  • 5%
    Comet
  • 3%
    Cupid
  • 4%
    Donner
  • 8%
    Blitzen
  • 47%
    Rudolph
Which of these is the best Christmas-themed movie?
  • 10%
    A Christmas Story
  • 6%
    A Christmas Carol
  • 23%
    It’s a Wonderful Life
  • 14%
    Miracle on 34th Street
  • 3%
    Elf
  • 5%
    Die Hard
  • 3%
    Home Alone
  • 10%
    National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation
  • 3%
    The Nightmare Before Christmas
  • 3%
    The Santa Clause
  • 4%
    Love Actually
  • 1%
    Star Wars: The Force Awakens
  • 3%
    How the Grinch Stole Christmas
  • 9%
    A Charlie Brown Christmas
  • 3%
    Bad Santa
Would you be willing to reach out right now to one person who you think might be having a tough holiday season?
  • 96%
    Yes
  • 4%
    No
Will you be getting coal in your stocking this year?
  • 7%
    Yes
  • 60%
    No
  • 33%
    Maybe…