Mini Poll: 13-Year Cicadas


Do you like cicadas (not to eat)?


Yes:
 10%
Yes, but not on my person:
 15%
Yes, cicadas make the most recognizable sound of summer:
 29%
No:
 46%

 


Be honest: have you had any cicada-related freak-outs?


Yes:
 33%
No:
 67%

 


Have you seen or heard a cicada recently?


Seen, but not heard:
 7%
Heard, but not seen:
 11%
Seen and heard:
 72%
Neither seen nor heard:
 10%

 


Are there currently cicadas in your neighborhood?


Yes:
 49%
No:
 51%

 


Do you think cicadas will eventually find their way to the City?


Yes:
 76%
No:
 24%

 


Do you remember the cicadas from 13 years ago?


Yes:
 56%
No:
 32%
No, I don't remember anything at all from 13 years ago:
 12%

 


Would you rather have cicadas or cicada killer wasps in your yard?


Cicadas:
 89%
Cicada killers:
 11%

 


On the ascending Scale of Nuisance, how would you rate the return of the 13-Year cicadas?


Justin Bieber:
 27%
Fail Whale:
 1%
Movie talkers:
 15%
Stop signs on every block:
 27%
TSA:
 9%
Smoking scofflaws:
 7%
Cincinnati Reds:
 14%

 


Which of these actual recipes we found on the Internet would you be most willing to try (i.e, eat)?


Cicada-Portobello Quiche:
 11%
Cicada Pizza:
 23%
Cicada Saurbraten with Spaetzle:
 6%
Curried Cicadas and Chickpeas:
 15%
German Chocolate Cicada Cake:
 30%
Cicada Cheese Wontons:
 15%

 


Which of the following is the best bug movie?


The Beast Within (actually has a cicada in it):
 2%
The Swarm:
 5%
Them!:
 7%
The Fly (any version):
 30%
Joe's Apartment:
 5%
The Ten Commandments:
 9%
A Bug's Life:
 43%

 


If cicadas were in the City, would you be less likely to go to Forest Park?


Yes:
 28%
No:
 72%

 


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