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Vacations, Holidays and Grooming

Some random poll questions as my last few days on Maui wind down...



Poll #1260080 Vacation Mode

Assume that you have just won a contest which will provide you with an all-expense paid 10 day vacation to one of the resort locations listed below. Which destination do you select? (Yes, maybe your ideal spot isn't on there, but the contest is what it is.)

Miami, Florida
4(4.0%)
Georgetown, Grand Cayman Islands
12(12.1%)
Cabo San Lucas, Mexico
5(5.1%)
Varadaro Beach, Cuba
13(13.1%)
Maui, Hawaii
45(45.5%)
I give the trip away either to a relative, friend, loved one or a charity
2(2.0%)
I sell the trip or take the cash instead
18(18.2%)

If you find (or found) yourself in a tropical destination with a warm sunny climate, would you suntan?

Yes, I'd want a golden brown tan to show for it!
11(10.9%)
I'd get some sun, but only with a lot of sunscreen
46(45.5%)
Very little sun. I'd wear a protective hat and spend a lot of time in the shade.
17(16.8%)
No, sun bad!!!
22(21.8%)
Other (what?)
5(5.0%)

Holiday or not, which of the following personal grooming habits do you follow on a daily or almost daily basis? (Select as many as apply)

Shampooing your hair
0(0.0%)
Using a conditioner for your hair
0(0.0%)
Using hair gel or hair spray on your hair
0(0.0%)
Using a face scrub or exfoliant
0(0.0%)
Using a face protector or moisturizer
0(0.0%)
Using a separate facial soap
0(0.0%)
Some form of shaving (e.g. face, legs, pits, etc.)
0(0.0%)
Applying facial makeup of some sort
0(0.0%)
Applying a cologne or after-shave
0(0.0%)
Using a body scrub or liquid soap
0(0.0%)
Flossing your teeth
0(0.0%)
Brushing your teeth
3(3.0%)
Rinsing with mouthwash
0(0.0%)
Using a deodorant or antiperspirant
2(2.0%)
Taking multi-vitamins or other herbal medicine
0(0.0%)
Some other daily hygiene practice (what?)
0(0.0%)

Which of the following do you pack on a holiday? (Select as many as apply)

Digital Camera
0(0.0%)
Laptop
0(0.0%)
MP3 player, Ipod or Zune, etc.
0(0.0%)
Cell phone
1(1.0%)
Video camera
0(0.0%)
Personal gaming system (DS, PSP, etc.)
0(0.0%)
One or more books to read
0(0.0%)
Something else electronic (what?)
0(0.0%)
Something else for entertainment (what?)
0(0.0%)

Do you generally access the internet while on vacation?

Hell yes, that's why I brought a laptop!
23(23.0%)
Yes, but only for personal stuff and/or touristy information, but nothing work-related
25(25.0%)
Yes, for personal and work, but on local internet connections, not on a laptop
5(5.0%)
Very rarely if ever
34(34.0%)
Nope, it's supposed to be a vacation.
13(13.0%)

Do the terms "vacation" and "holiday" have different meanings for you?

Yes, they mean completely different things to me
51(52.0%)
I suppose they do, but I tend to use them interchangeably
29(29.6%)
Nope, they mean the same thing to me
18(18.4%)

Which of the following do you bring back for the peeps at home? (Select as many as apply)

I don't go one vacations or don't bring back stuff for people at home if I do
28(28.3%)
T-shirts
0(0.0%)
Fridge magnets
3(3.0%)
Necklaces
0(0.0%)
Tacky knick-knacks
7(7.1%)
Hats (e.g. ball caps, sombreros, etc.)
0(0.0%)
Chocolates
2(2.0%)
Liquor
0(0.0%)
Cigars
0(0.0%)
Something else (what?)
8(8.1%)

Among those listed below, the oscar for best vacation movie goes to: (the nominees are)

National Lampoon's Vacation
13(17.6%)
The Great Outdoors
1(1.4%)
Summer Rental
1(1.4%)
EuroTrip
13(17.6%)
Planes, Trains and Automobiles
9(12.2%)
Beavis and Butthead Do America
14(18.9%)
The Sure Thing
2(2.7%)
Weekend at Bernie's
8(10.8%)
Club Paradise
0(0.0%)
I'm writing in my own choice, which I'll name in a comment
13(17.6%)
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