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The Eleventh Poll of Christmas: The Christmas Blahs



Poll #1656137 Christmas Blahs

Do you get depressed at Christmas time?

Yes (actual clinical depression)
5(7.7%)
Yes (not clincal depression, but I feel sad this time of year)
8(12.3%)
Sometimes, I do this year
12(18.5%)
Sometimes, but not this year
7(10.8%)
Hardly ever
13(20.0%)
No, never, I love this time of year!
13(20.0%)
Something else (what?)
7(10.8%)

What are your stresses at this time of year? (Select as many as apply)

Money
38(13.4%)
My relationship
13(4.6%)
My kids
5(1.8%)
My family (other than kids)
27(9.5%)
Friends
12(4.2%)
Work
19(6.7%)
Lack of work
12(4.2%)
School
14(4.9%)
Christmas Shopping
24(8.5%)
Company/visitors
9(3.2%)
Travel
6(2.1%)
My health
17(6.0%)
Alcohol or drugs
1(0.4%)
Not being able to be someplace I'd like for Christmas
11(3.9%)
My weight/food
27(9.5%)
Social anxiety
20(7.1%)
Loneliness
19(6.7%)
Something else (what)
5(1.8%)
Nothing stresses me at this time of year
4(1.4%)

What supports do you rely on to help you meet your stresses at this time of year? (Select as many as apply)

My spouse/boyfriend/girlfriend/significant other
23(12.3%)
My family
24(12.8%)
Friends
25(13.4%)
My best friend
14(7.5%)
Co-workers
3(1.6%)
My faith
9(4.8%)
A therapist or counsellor
5(2.7%)
A support group (e.g. AA, NA, Weight Watchers)
1(0.5%)
My church or a clergyman
2(1.1%)
My pet(s)
23(12.3%)
The internet
33(17.6%)
Alcohol or drugs
10(5.3%)
Doing charity work
4(2.1%)
Someone else (who?)
1(0.5%)
Something else (what?)
6(3.2%)
I have no stress, so this doesn't apply to me
4(2.1%)

When I find myself feeling sad at Christmas time, a good way to make myself feel better is to ______________

Sorry that I've brought you down with this poll, so on a lighter note, which is your favourite reindeer?

Dasher
2(3.3%)
Dancer
0(0.0%)
Prancer
3(4.9%)
Vixen
6(9.8%)
Comet
4(6.6%)
Cuper
0(0.0%)
Donder
3(4.9%)
Blitzen
2(3.3%)
Wolf Blitzer
6(9.8%)
Rudolf
10(16.4%)
Olive, the other reindeer
11(18.0%)
Some other reindeer (which one?)
1(1.6%)
Bah, humbug!
13(21.3%)

Finally, scroll down to the Christmas Card pictures below and tell me which ones you find funny:

Santa needs to Wii (#1)
21(16.8%)
The Obamanable Snowman (#2)
15(12.0%)
Three Wise Women (#3)
31(24.8%)
Santa is Quick (#4)
12(9.6%)
Santa's Sponge Bath (#5)
8(6.4%)
Santa does hip hop (#6)
19(15.2%)
Johnny gets excited (#7)
8(6.4%)
I like them all!
3(2.4%)
Bah humbug, none of them are funny!
8(6.4%)


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