Mini Poll Results

Thanksgiving Countdown

What do you value most about Thanksgiving?
  • 7%
    The food
  • 48%
    My family
  • 10%
    My friends
  • 5%
    No work/school
  • 2%
    Football—all day long
  • 1%
    Thanksgiving Day parades
  • 2%
    The National Dog Show
  • 0%
    BackStoppers Guns 'N Hoses
  • 0%
    Shopping
  • 10%
    The opportunity to help those in need
  • 3%
    The start of the holiday season
  • 11%
    The time to reflect on the good in my life
Main course: what will you be eating?
  • 94%
    Turkey, of course
  • 2%
    Ham
  • 1%
    Beef
  • 0%
    Fish are turkeys, too.
  • 1%
    Tofurky
  • 2%
    Some other variety of yard bird
How about a turducken?
  • 9%
    Yes!
  • 70%
    No, thanks
  • 14%
    What’s a turducken?
  • 6%
    I’m a turducken
Best way to prepare turkey?
  • 77%
    Brined and basted, 325 for 4-5 hours, just like Grandma and butterball.com taught me
  • 4%
    Broiler
  • 5%
    Deep fried. I have the St. Louis Fire Department on stand-by.
  • 1%
    Crock pot
  • 6%
    Grilled
  • 0%
    Microwaved
  • 6%
    Take out
Show me your best side.
  • 17%
    Mashed potatoes and gravy
  • 46%
    Stuffing
  • 8%
    Corn bread
  • 6%
    Pass the green bean casserole
  • 5%
    Yams, I am
  • 6%
    Brussels sprouts
  • 2%
    Macaroni & cheese
  • 7%
    Cranberry sauce
  • 0%
    Crab legs
  • 2%
    Potstickers
  • 1%
    Enchiladas
Dessert, anyone?
  • 56%
    Pumpkin pie
  • 16%
    Pecan pie
  • 12%
    Apple pie
  • 2%
    Cobbler gobbler
  • 3%
    Bread pudding
  • 5%
    Pumpkin cheesecake
  • 0%
    Heavenly hash from Crown Candy
  • 6%
    I’m stuffed
Who’s celebrating?
  • 23%
    My immediate family
  • 38%
    My immediate and extended families
  • 6%
    My friends
  • 21%
    A mixture of friends and family
  • 3%
    Just me
  • 7%
    I’ll be volunteering at a shelter/food pantry/church
  • 2%
    I don’t celebrate Thanksgiving
What’s your favorite Thanksgiving-themed movie?
  • 32%
    Planes, Trains & Automobiles
  • 4%
    Spectre
  • 3%
    Pocahontas
  • 41%
    A Charlie Brown Thanksgiving
  • 11%
    Home For The Holidays
  • 1%
    Son in Law
  • 8%
    YouTube performance of Adam Sandler’s The Thanksgiving Song
Will you be traveling?
  • 47%
    Yes, within the St. Louis region
  • 13%
    Yes, outside the St. Louis region
  • 39%
    No, my family comes to me
What do you dread most about Thanksgiving?
  • 12%
    My in-laws
  • 48%
    Kitchen clean-up
  • 1%
    Getting the kids to actually eat. Is Rooster open?
  • 10%
    The hangover from the night before Thanksgiving
  • 29%
    The season’s advent of that Chipmunks song. Over and over and over…
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?
  • 58%
    More
  • 42%
    Less
What are you most thankful for this year?
  • 20%
    My health
  • 8%
    My happiness
  • 43%
    My family
  • 13%
    My friends
  • 2%
    My career
  • 2%
    My home
  • 10%
    My faith
  • 1%
    IKEA
  • 2%
    Emojis