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Starting your week by jumping the gun!



Poll #1091114 Pre-Holiday Poll #3, Starting your week by jumping the gun.

WHEN DOES YOUR TOWN OR LOCALITY START PUTTING UP XMAS DECOR, OR AT LEAST SEASONAL LIGHTING?

Before Halloween
8(11.4%)
Before Thanksgiving
40(57.1%)
In December
15(21.4%)
they don't do that here
0(0.0%)
Other (please comment)
7(10.0%)

INTO WHICH RANGE DOES YOUR PERSONAL AGE FALL?

Under 18
7(10.0%)
18-25
36(51.4%)
25-35
20(28.6%)
35-45
4(5.7%)
45-55
2(2.9%)
over 55
1(1.4%)
Other (not of the timespace realm)
0(0.0%)
I'd rather not reveal my age.
0(0.0%)

GOT A FAVORITE RECORDING OF AVE MARIA, OR DO YOU KNOW THE SONG?

WHERE DO YOU LIVE? (sorry it's so ameri-centric)

In the midwest
12(17.1%)
East Coast
15(21.4%)
Southern US
8(11.4%)
Texas
2(2.9%)
New England
3(4.3%)
Rocky Mountain area
4(5.7%)
American Southwest
2(2.9%)
West Coast
8(11.4%)
Pacific Northwest (as opposed to Atlantic Northwest?)
1(1.4%)
Canada (O, Canada!)
3(4.3%)
Mexico
0(0.0%)
Europe
8(11.4%)
Asia
0(0.0%)
Africa
0(0.0%)
Somehere else (PLEASE comment--- this poll doesnt give me unlimited answer spaces)
4(5.7%)

FAVORITE EPISODE OR SCENE IN A TV SERIES THAT HAD HOLIDAY CONTENT (SERIES ONLY; SPECIALS WILL BE ASKED LATER!)

DOES (OR DID) YOUR FAMILY OF ORIGIN OPEN PRESENTS :

Xmas morning only
31(44.9%)
each night of Hanukkah
0(0.0%)
another winter holiday occasion
0(0.0%)
one present Xmas eve, the rest Xmas morning
21(30.4%)
all on Xmas eve
10(14.5%)
We ship and/or receive presents through the mail only
0(0.0%)
Our family didnt/doesnt exchange presents.
0(0.0%)
Other (please comment)
7(10.1%)

YOUR TOP HOLIDAY SONG(S)

IS THIS A RELIGIOUS HOLIDAY?

We go to church regularly and moreso during Christmas time.
7(10.1%)
We only go to church on xmas or xmas eve.
5(7.2%)
We go to church regularly but not any more during this season.
3(4.3%)
We don't go to church ever, but it is a religious holiday.
10(14.5%)
It's about gifts and a big meal and family gatherings, not religious at all.
33(47.8%)
We don't observe the holidays.
1(1.4%)
I perform in / organize the holiday pageant at my church, and it's religious as all get-out.
0(0.0%)
Other (please comment)
10(14.5%)

DO YOU RE-GIFT (REWRAP AN UNWANTED GIFT YOU RECEIVED AND GIVE IT TO SOMEONE ELSE)?

Only if I know someone else who would like it.
13(18.8%)
Yes, with most things I receive
0(0.0%)
Only if I think the giver won't find out.
2(2.9%)
Rarely
21(30.4%)
Never
30(43.5%)
No one ever gives me anything, which is FINE.
0(0.0%)
Sometimes, I donate stray gifts to charity or throw them out
2(2.9%)
Other (please comment)
1(1.4%)

FAVORITE HOLIDAY TV SPECIAL(S)

SEASONAL GREETING CARDS

I buy them.
18(26.1%)
I make my own cards.
5(7.2%)
Buy or make... Depends on what mood I'm in that year/ how much time I have.
15(21.7%)
Some years I don't send cards, some years I do.
19(27.5%)
I never send cards.
12(17.4%)

FAVE HOLIDAY MOVIE (OR MOVIE WITH HOLIDAY SCENE YOU LIKE)

HOLIDAYS ARE *MOSTLY* ABOUT

Family gatherings
14(20.0%)
gifts
1(1.4%)
a feast
1(1.4%)
religion
1(1.4%)
family and religion
4(5.7%)
family and feasts
6(8.6%)
gifts and feast and family
12(17.1%)
stress and overspending and obligation
5(7.1%)
conflicts with family
1(1.4%)
just a day off from work
1(1.4%)
time-and-a-half, double-, or triple-time pay at work
0(0.0%)
lots of decorations and lights
0(0.0%)
all of the above
15(21.4%)
none of the above
1(1.4%)
Other (please comment)
8(11.4%)





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