Mini Poll: Are Dates In The City Just Better?


In general, are City residents more fun to date than county residents?


Yes:
 70%
No:
 30%

Males Only:

Yes:
 71%
No:
 29%

Females Only:

Yes:
 69%
No:
 31%

 


How many of your dates are to places in the City, rather than in the county?


All or most of them:
 55%
Many of them:
 20%
Some of them:
 18%
None or hardly any of them:
 6%

Males Only:

All or most of them:
 55%
Many of them:
 22%
Some of them:
 18%
None or hardly any of them:
 5%

Females Only:

All or most of them:
 54%
Many of them:
 19%
Some of them:
 19%
None or hardly any of them:
 8%

 


To which of the following places do you go on dates most often?


To a movie:
 9%
To a fast food restaurant:
 1%
To a fine dining restaurant:
 50%
To a gallery or museum:
 5%
To a sports event:
 8%
To a park:
 6%
To a concert or show:
 11%
To a club:
 2%
To a mall:
 0%
Somewhere else:
 6%

 


Who picked the restaurant on your most recent dinner date?


I did:
 59%
My date did:
 30%
My parent did:
 1%
A dinosaur must have, because that's the last time I had a date for dinner:
 10%

 


Where did you sit in relation to your last date?


Across the table:
 60%
Across the booth:
 15%
On the same side of the table:
 10%
On the same side of the booth:
 4%
Side by side at the bar:
 10%

 


Who should pay on the first date?


The male:
 39%
The female:
 1%
The other male:
 1%
The other female:
 1%
The asker:
 39%
The asked:
 1%
The idiot who fixed us up:
 1%
Split the check:
 17%

Males Only:

The male:
 47%
The female:
 1%
The other male:
 2%
The other female:
 1%
The asker:
 35%
The asked:
 1%
The idiot who fixed us up:
 1%
Split the check:
 12%

Females Only:

The male:
 30%
The female:
 1%
The other male:
 1%
The other female:
 1%
The asker:
 44%
The asked:
 1%
The idiot who fixed us up:
 1%
Split the check:
 21%

 


To which of the following restaurants would you most like to be taken for a first date?


Prime 1000 on Washington Avenue:
 4%
1111 Mississippi:
 25%
Everest on Manchester:
 2%
The Boathouse in Forest Park:
 22%
Hodak's on Gravois:
 2%
Olympia on McCausland:
 5%
Niche on Sidney:
 11%
Pi in the Loop:
 8%
Giovanni's on The Hill:
 8%
Wei Hong on S. Grand:
 4%
O'Connell's on Shaw:
 3%
Aya Sofia on Chippewa:
 5%
Cha Cha the food truck:
 1%

 


Which of the following would be the worst kind of restaurant for a first date?


Pasta place: I'd probably slurp:
 11%
Late night diner: I'd rather get home:
 18%
Custard stand: Save my real vices for a second date:
 9%
Middle Eastern restaurant: Garlic scares more than vampires:
 18%
Mexican taqueria: Beans can be explosive:
 14%
Dinner theater: I'd rather be the show:
 30%

 


To which of the following great St. Louis activities would you be least likely to take a first date?


City Museum: Too many kids:
 11%
The North Riverfront Trail: No mirrors in portapottys:
 15%
The Primate House at the Saint Louis Zoo: Date might see a resemblance:
 12%
The Moolah for a movie: Ssshhh:
 6%
Scottrade Center for a hocky game: It's all a blur:
 21%
Upper Limits Rock Climbing: Don't wear a skirt:
 35%

 


To which of the following great St. Louis activities would you be most likely to take a first date?


City Museum: Those caves are pretty dark:
 13%
The North Riverfront Trail: Spandex on the first date:
 4%
The Primate House at the Saint Louis Zoo: Our children together would certainly be better looking:
 5%
The Moolah for a movie: Popcorn and thin mints on a leather sofa:
 43%
Farmers Market in Soulard: Localvores are hot:
 17%
Scottrade Center for a hocky game: Non-stop action, with beer:
 13%
Upper Limits Rock Climbing: Great chance to hang around together:
 4%

 


Which of the following qualities would you most appreciate in your date?


Humor:
 50%
Intelligence:
 29%
Patience:
 5%
Affluence:
 2%
Artistic ability:
 2%
Agility:
 1%
Skates:
 1%
Appearance:
 6%
Height:
 3%

Males Only:

Humor:
 41%
Intelligence:
 37%
Patience:
 4%
Affluence:
 2%
Artistic ability:
 3%
Agility:
 1%
Skates:
 1%
Appearance:
 10%
Height:
 1%

Females Only:

Humor:
 57%
Intelligence:
 23%
Patience:
 7%
Affluence:
 3%
Artistic ability:
 1%
Agility:
 1%
Skates:
 1%
Appearance:
 2%
Height:
 5%

 


Which of the following places is the best place in the City to break up with a soon-to-be-ex significant other?


In the office of a divorce attorney (handy):
 15%
At the River Des Peres (symbolic):
 14%
At a coffee shop (caffeinated consolation):
 53%
In a public library (no yelling):
 7%
On Facebook (no scene):
 10%

 


Which of the following places is the worst place to break up with a soon-to-be-ex significant other?


Near the bears at the Zoo (dangerous):
 5%
On a paddleboat in Forest Park (can't swim):
 19%
On the top of the Arch (confined space):
 31%
Over breakfast at Goody Goody Diner when he/she drove (out of the way):
 10%
On Facebook (scene):
 34%

 


At which of the following places would you be most likely to meet a soulmate?


Saint Louis University's law library:
 9%
Busch Stadium:
 16%
Frontyard Features summer movie:
 9%
Just Johns on Manchester:
 5%
Dog run in Lucas Park:
 15%
A meeting of the Saint Louis Rehabbers Club:
 9%
St. Louis Social Media Club meeting:
 5%
Mandarin in the CWE:
 3%
Straub's Market on N. Kingshighway:
 20%
New Cathedral:
 9%

 


What is your gender?


Male:
 51%
Female:
 49%

 


Note: Due to rounding, results for some questions may not total 100%.