Mini Poll: Happy Holidays, Naughty/Nice

Overall, how do you think Santa Claus will rate you on his list this year, naughty or nice?

Naughty:
 11%
Nice:
 89%

With which of these December holidays do you most identify?

Christmas:
 38%
Hanukah:
 3%
Kwanzaa:
 21%
Boxing Day:
 2%
New Year's Eve:
 2%
Winter Solstice:
 7%
Maggie Crane's birthday:
 26%

What is your most likely season's greeting this year?

Merry Christmas:
 29%
Happy Holidays:
 18%
Happy New Year!:
 1%
Season's Greetings:
 22%
Bah, humbug!:
 30%

With which statement about Nativity scenes on public property do you more agree?

Nativity scenes should not be on public property because the display violates the separation of church and state:
 41%
Nativity scenes are OK on public property because the display is part of the historical celebration of Christmas:
 59%

If a Nativity scene is placed on public property, do you think a Jewish holiday symbol, such as a Menorah, and other religious symbols, should also be displayed -- or can Christmas decorations be displayed even if symbols from other religions are not?

If Christian symbols are displayed on public property, so should the symbols of other religions:
 58%
It's OK to display just Christian symbols:
 41%

Do you think it would be a good idea to ban the observance of all religious holidays in the public schools?

A good idea:
 33%
A bad idea:
 66%

Which of the following is your family's favorite holiday tradition?

Attending "The Nutcracker":
 2%
Going to church or temple:
 9%
Going to a movie:
 4%
Checking out holiday lights:
 11%
Getting the tree:
 7%
Decorating our yard/home:
 10%
Bailing a family member out of jail:
 23%
Ice skating at Steinberg:
 2%
Sledding at Art Hill:
 1%
Shopping Downtown:
 1%
Watching college football bowl games:
 30%

What is your least favorite holiday tradition?

Being caught under the misletoe by the office letch:
 3%
The neighbor's Griswold-esque outdoor display:
 5%
Looking at ugly holiday sweaters:
 6%
Shopping during the last week before Christmas:
 25%
Shopping at the convenience store or gas station on December 24th:
 60%

What do you think about holiday office parties?

Don't skip them; something juicy always happens:
 25%
Avoid them at all costs; people get fired later:
 8%
I don't work in an office:
 37%
I've been banned from my office party:
 29%

Which of the following recipes is most likely to describe your holiday eating this year?

Eat and drink whatever I want:
 36%
Eat and drink whatever I want, but hit the gym hard later:
 7%
I'll try to eat healthy, but I just have to include some holiday treats:
 26%
I'll stick to the healthy diet (that elf costume is pretty tight):
 31%

Which of the following is the best portrayal of Scrooge?

Jim Backus in Mr. Magoo's Christmas Carol (1962):
 7%
Albert Finney in Scrooge (1970):
 11%
George C. Scott in A Christmas Carol (1984):
 22%
Bill Murray in Scrooged (1988):
 7%
Michael Caine in The Muppet Christmas Carol (1992):
 53%

Will you commit to adding a Christmas song to your karaoke routine, introducing it with the phrase “Mayor Slay asked me to do this”?

Yes:
 8%
No:
 25%
No, karaoke for me:
 66%

Would you be willing to reach out right now to one person who you think might be having a tough holiday season?

Yes:
 49%
No:
 50%

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