Sophie (soph) wrote in polloftheday,
Sophie
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Teddy bears!

I have a few teddies at home, and I got to wondering how many other people on LJ also had teddies, so I figured I'd make a poll for them. :D Click the cut to answer the poll, consisting of 9 questions.

Poll #1052684 Teddies!

How old are you?

13 or under
1(1.1%)
14-17
15(16.0%)
18-20
20(21.3%)
21-25
23(24.5%)
26-30
15(16.0%)
31-35
9(9.6%)
36-40
6(6.4%)
41-45
2(2.1%)
46-50
3(3.2%)
51 or over
0(0.0%)

Do you have a teddy bear?

No, and I've never had one.
1(1.1%)
No, but I've had one or more in the past.
19(20.2%)
If I did, I wouldn't tell you.
0(0.0%)
Yes, I have one teddy bear.
14(14.9%)
Yes, I have more than one teddy bear.
54(57.4%)
I collect teddy bears!
6(6.4%)

Do/did you name your teddy bears?

I've never had any teddy bears to name.
5(5.6%)
I used to name them, but don't any more because I don't have any now.
13(14.6%)
I used to name them, but don't any more because I grew out of it.
31(34.8%)
Yes, my teddy bears have always had names.
37(41.6%)
I never used to name them, but I do now.
3(3.4%)

How has your desire for teddy bears, if any, changed over the years?

Never wanted a teddy bear, still don't.
6(6.6%)
I used to want teddy bears, but don't any more.
32(35.2%)
I never used to want teddy bears, but I do now.
8(8.8%)
I've always wanted teddy bears.
45(49.5%)

What size do you like your teddy bears? (Tick all that apply.)

I like the kind that fit in your hand, or pocket.
3(3.4%)
I like them about the size of the side of my face.
2(2.2%)
I like them not too large, but not too small.
15(16.9%)
I like my teddies large - something I can really cuddle with - but not overly large.
11(12.4%)
I like teddies that are about a quarter of my own size.
1(1.1%)
I like teddies that are about half as large as I am.
0(0.0%)
I like teddies about three quarters my size.
0(0.0%)
I like teddies that are as big as me.
0(0.0%)
I like teddies *bigger* than me.
0(0.0%)
Other - please comment. :)
3(3.4%)

What kind of texture do you like for your teddies? (Tick all that apply.)

Plush.
14(15.7%)
Very short, smooth fur.
9(10.1%)
Fur that's large enough to feel individual strands, but not large enough to run your fingers through it.
3(3.4%)
Very furry, large enough to run your fingers through it and get tangled up.
0(0.0%)
Other - please comment. :)
1(1.1%)

Do you like your bears doing, holding or wearing anything? (Tick all that apply.)

I like plain bears, just for cuddling.
58(65.2%)
I like bears that hold flowers.
1(1.1%)
I like bears that hold hearts.
1(1.1%)
I like bears that wear ribbons.
1(1.1%)
I like bears that play a sound or do something else when you squeeze their foot/stomach.
0(0.0%)
Other - please comment. :)
3(3.4%)

Do you mind it when people see you cuddling your teddies?

I don't have any teddies.
14(15.1%)
I don't cuddle my teddies.
25(26.9%)
Yes, I do mind; I always try to cuddle them without anybody seeing, and if anybody sees me I quickly put the bear away.
4(4.3%)
I do mind somewhat; I feel a little embarrassed when people see me doing so.
10(10.8%)
I don't mind close people seeing, but if anybody else saw me I'd be embarrassed.
17(18.3%)
I'm okay with anybody seeing.
21(22.6%)
I like it when people see me cuddling my teddies.
2(2.2%)

Do your bears, if any, travel with you? (Note: If you only have one or two bears that travels with you, answer as if it was referring only to those bears.)

I don't have any bears.
16(17.4%)
My bears stay in one place, hidden out of sight.
12(13.0%)
My bears sit somewhere in view in one room, but don't get moved from that spot unless it's to cuddle them.
43(46.7%)
I sometimes take my bears with me moving to other rooms in the place I live, but I keep them hidden.
1(1.1%)
I sometimes take my bears with me moving to other rooms in the place I live, and I usually keep them in sight.
9(9.8%)
My bears travel with me when visiting friends, or people who I know don't mind.
9(9.8%)
My bears go with me wherever I go.
2(2.2%)
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