Mini Poll Results

What's My Line?

Did you participate in Black Friday week this year?
  • 1%
    Yes--woke up early and got in line at my favorite stores!
  • 10%
    Yes, but I waited until the lines died down
  • 14%
    Yes, but I shopped online
  • 74%
    Nope!
What is the longest you would wait in line for something you wanted to buy for the holidays?
  • 45%
    Ten minutes or less
  • 39%
    About twenty minutes
  • 15%
    About an hour
  • 1%
    A couple hours
  • 0%
    Most of the day
  • 0%
    As long as it took, even if I had to camp out overnight
What is the longest you would wait in line for a table at a restaurant?
  • 5%
    Ten minutes or less
  • 66%
    About twenty minutes
  • 27%
    About an hour
  • 2%
    A couple hours
  • 0%
    Most of the day
  • 0%
    As long as it took, even if I had to camp out overnight
What is the longest you would wait to see a celebrity/concert/president?
  • 16%
    Ten minutes or less
  • 18%
    About twenty minutes
  • 38%
    About an hour
  • 23%
    A couple hours
  • 2%
    Most of the day
  • 1%
    As long as it took, even if I had to camp out overnight
What is the longest you would wait in line to vote?
  • 3%
    Ten minutes of less
  • 11%
    About twenty minutes
  • 22%
    About an hour
  • 4%
    A couple hours
  • 0%
    Most of the day
  • 60%
    AS LONG AS IT TAKES
Which of the following is the most frustrating place to wait in line?
  • 3%
    Fast food restaurants
  • 15%
    Doctors' and dentists' offices
  • 2%
    Stores
  • 2%
    Sporting events
  • 23%
    Traffic
  • 14%
    Airports
  • 15%
    Government offices
  • 25%
    Bathrooms
At which of the following places would you expect to encounter the longest line?
  • 22%
    Lambert Airport
  • 31%
    BJC Emergency Room
  • 1%
    The Pageant
  • 33%
    Metro after a playoff Cardinals' game
  • 7%
    Ted Drewes
  • 0%
    City Museum
  • 6%
    Crown Candy Kitchen
Which of the following actions is the best way to avoid a line?
  • 31%
    Shop online
  • 4%
    Pay extra for the ability to go to the front of the line
  • 50%
    Go at a time when the line should be the shortest
  • 14%
    Don't go at all
Have you ever cut in line?
  • 14%
    Yes
  • 32%
    No
  • 46%
    Not intentionally...
  • 8%
    When I was in Kindergarten