Mini Poll Results

Thanksgiving 2016

What do you value most about Thanksgiving?
  • 6%
    The food
  • 62%
    My family
  • 6%
    My friends
  • 3%
    No work/school
  • 0%
    Football all day long
  • 0%
    Thanksgiving parades
  • 1%
    The National Dog Show
  • 2%
    BackStoppers Guns 'N Hoses
  • 1%
    Shopping
  • 0%
    The opportunity to help those in need
  • 1%
    The start of the holiday season
  • 20%
    The time to reflect on the good in my life
Main course: what will you be eating?
  • 83%
    Turkey, of course
  • 3%
    Ham
  • 1%
    Fish are turkeys, too
  • 1%
    Tofurky
  • 13%
    Something else
How about a turducken?
  • 13%
    Yes!
  • 70%
    No, thanks
  • 13%
    What's a turducken?
  • 3%
    I'm a turducken
Best way to prepare a turkey?
  • 75%
    Brined and basted 325 for 4-5 hours, just like Grandma and butterball.com taught me
  • 3%
    Broiler
  • 9%
    Deep fried. I have the St. Louis Fire Department on stand-by.
  • 1%
    Crock pot
  • 7%
    Grilled
  • 1%
    Microwaved
  • 5%
    Take out
Show me your best side:
  • 24%
    Mashed potatoes and gravy
  • 40%
    Stuffing
  • 2%
    Corn bread
  • 0%
    Spoonbread
  • 1%
    Biscuits/bread/rolls
  • 5%
    Pass the green bean casserole
  • 3%
    Yams, I am
  • 7%
    Brussels sprouts
  • 3%
    Macaroni & cheese
  • 7%
    Sweet potatoes and marshmallows
  • 5%
    Cranberry sauce
  • 1%
    Indian pudding
  • 2%
    Crab legs
  • 1%
    Potstickers
  • 1%
    Enchiladas
Dessert anyone?
  • 41%
    Pumpkin pie
  • 24%
    Pecan pie
  • 10%
    Apple pie
  • 0%
    Cakepie
  • 2%
    Cobbler gobbler
  • 2%
    Bread pudding
  • 4%
    Pumpkin cheesecake
  • 4%
    Cake. I don't care if it's Thanksgiving. Give me cake.
  • 2%
    Heavenly hash from Crown Candy
  • 3%
    Is Ted Drewes open?
  • 8%
    I'm stuffed
Who's celebrating?
  • 31%
    My immediate family
  • 44%
    My immediate and extended families
  • 6%
    My friends
  • 14%
    A mixture of friends and family
  • 4%
    Just me
  • 0%
    I'll be volunteering at a shelter/food pantry/church
  • 1%
    I don't celebrate Thanksgiving
What do you dread most about Thanksgiving?
  • 7%
    My in-laws
  • 64%
    Kitchen clean-up
  • 1%
    Getting the kids to actually eat. Again, is Ted Drewes open?
  • 6%
    The hangover from the night before Thanksgiving
  • 21%
    That Chipmunks song. I hear it now.
Do you have more or less to be thankful for this year than last?
  • 90%
    More
  • 10%
    Less
Does St. Louis have more or less to be thankful for this year than last?
  • 74%
    More
  • 26%
    Less
Does the country have more or less to be thankful for this year than last?
  • 40%
    More
  • 60%
    Less
Choose all the things for which you are thankful this year:
  • 84%
    My health
  • 75%
    My happiness
  • 89%
    My family
  • 46%
    My career
  • 47%
    My pets
  • 77%
    My friends
  • 75%
    My home
  • 51%
    My faith