Mini Poll: Whom do you see in the mirror?


Being reflective, which of the following was (or is) the happiest time of your life?


When I was a child:
 15%
When I was in school:
 19%
When I was single:
 12%
When my kids were still kids:
 26%
When I was still working:
 13%
When I retired:
 11%
When my spouse/partner was still alive:
 5%

 


Which of the following events would be the most boring for you?


Watching a movie with subtitles:
 10%
Sitting through an overtime sporting event:
 11%
Spitting through a wine tasting:
 9%
Vacationing on the Jersey shore:
 10%
Waiting for a flight with a dead computer:
 19%
Going to an art museum:
 2%
Listening to a political speech:
 21%
Dining alone:
 18%

 


Which of the following culinary activities describes you best?


Cooking an elaborate meal for the sheer pleasure of it:
 41%
Picking fresh veggies from my own organic garden:
 11%
Measuring portions and calories to keep to a diet:
 7%
Zapping the box in the microwave:
 19%
Being greeted as a regular at the Straub's prepared food counter:
 9%
Dialing for dinner:
 12%

 


How are you most likely to re-attach a button on a shirt?


Ask my partner or parent to do it:
 16%
Ask the dry cleaner to do it:
 9%
Do it myself with a needle and thread:
 61%
Do it myself with a stapler:
 2%
I'd probably not wear the shirt again:
 6%
I'd wear the shirt without the button:
 7%

 


What are you most likely to do if your car is making a weird sound?


Take it to the mechanic immediately:
 51%
Pop the hood open and fix it myself:
 12%
Ask my parent, partner, or spouse to deal with it:
 11%
Keep driving until it makes a weirder sound:
 23%
Keep driving until the car dies:
 3%

 


Which of the following audio activities describes you best?


Installing speakers in my car that will rock the block:
 4%
Giving my life a soundtrack:
 18%
Pirating music off the Internet:
 2%
Listening to talk radio:
 37%
Keeping my radio dial pointed to KDHX:
 13%
Having an IPod earbud attached to my ear:
 12%
I never really listened:
 12%

 


What is the most romantic gift you could imagine giving someone?


Flowers:
 8%
Tickets to see their favorite band:
 3%
Jewelry:
 6%
A trip together:
 74%
A trip without me:
 3%
A photo of the two of us:
 4%
A babysitter for the evening:
 1%
A gift certificate for a cleaning service:
 3%

 


What would most shock you to learn about your best friend?


My friend is gay:
 12%
My friend is straight:
 1%
My friend is my enemy's friend, too:
 8%
My friend is a Republican:
 30%
My friend is moving away:
 28%
My friend has fleas:
 22%

 


Which of the following video activities describes you best?


My Netflix list is longer than my Christmas card list:
 13%
I spend so much time at movies the ushers all know me:
 3%
My TV is practically a family member:
 37%
I'm always the one with the camera:
 15%
I am blinder than I let on:
 8%
Someone has to turn on the DVD player for me:
 19%
YouTube rules my life:
 4%

 


If you weren't (or aren't) in a relationship right now, which of the following photos of yourself would you be most likely to put in an Internet dating ad?


A recent picture of me!:
 66%
A picture of me standing on a box:
 2%
A picture of a younger me:
 6%
A picture of a skinnier me:
 12%
A picture of a much better dressed me:
 8%
A picture of an undressed me:
 1%
A picture of someone other than me:
 5%

 


Which of the following gambling activities describes you best?


Buying a lottery ticket when the pot is huge:
 42%
Going to a casino boat with the mortgage money:
 1%
Drawing to an inside straight:
 3%
Playing a couple of bingo cards with my friends:
 4%
Betting on a sporting event with my co-workers:
 8%
Wagering my socks off in a friendly game of strip poker:
 3%
Walking right past a slot machine without putting in a nickel:
 40%

 


Which is the boldest fashion statement you'd personally make?


I'd skip the tie!:
 25%
I'd wear the stilettos:
 11%
I'd pierce a few (more) places:
 4%
I'd color my hair:
 27%
I'd get hair:
 5%
I'd wear a bikini:
 4%
I'd get a tattoo:
 25%

 


Bonus Question:
Which of the following 2011 Cardinals are you most like?


Tony La Russa:
 21%
Albert Pujols:
 5%
Dave Duncan:
 4%
Chris Carpenter:
 8%
David Freese:
 18%
Bill DeWitt II:
 4%
Jose Oquendo:
 8%
John Mozeliak:
 5%
Lance Berkamn:
 22%
Skip Schumaker:
 5%

 


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