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Friday

Q: 18% of people voted this the most annoying sound...what is it?

 

A: Sniffling 

Thursday

Q: About 38 million Americans use these every day, two-thirds of them are women. What are they? 

A: Contact lenses 

Wednesday 3/25

Q: People who nap for at least half an hour a day feel less tired and feel less of this. 

A: Pain

Tuesday 3/24

Q: 1 in 13 people do this when the go to the movies, what is it?

A: Stay and Watch the Credits

Monday 3/23

Q:  6% of American drivers do this while parking their cars while 88% of drivers in China do it. 

A: Back into a space

Friday 3/20

Q: Although this spring activity dates back thousands of years, the first mention of it in history dates back to 1857, what is it?

A: Spring Cleaning

Thursday 3/19

Q: Only 19% of office workers do this during lunch, what is it?

A: Go out for lunch

Wednesday 3/18

Q: This injury causes emergency room visits for about 1 million Americans a year.  What is it?

A: Dog bites!

Tuesday 3/17

Q: The first person called after a breakup, man or woman, is a close female friend, who is the second?

A: Mom

Monday 3/16

Q: 16% of people keep these around their house just for show...what are they?

A: Books

Friday 3/13

Q: 1 in 6 married men do this several times a year without telling their wife...what is it?

A: Gamble

Thursday 3/12

Q: 70% of parents today still believe in doing this while raising their children, what is it?

A: Spanking them

Wednesday 3/11

Q: According to a new study of high school and college students, the higher their use of smartphones is, the lower this is. 

A: Their grade point average

Tuesday 3/10

Q: According to a new study, this is the most addictive food. What is it?

A: Chocolate

Friday 3/6

Q: 1/3 of kids going to school this morning have this in their backpack, what is it?

A: Hand Sanitzer

Thursday 3/5

Q: The average man owns 11 of these, while the average lady only has 5… what is it?

A: Hats

Wednesday 3/4

Q: If they could change anything about their man, 1 in 5 women said it would be...what?

A: Their Hairstyle

Tuesday 3/3

Q: 16% of drivers on the road this morning are doing this. What is it?

A Eating breakfast

Monday 3/2

Q: Nearly 15% of people have skipped out on this because they were afraid. What is it? 

A: Dental Visit 

Friday 2/27

Q: The Average woman does this 19 times before getting married, what is it?

A: Kiss 19 Different Men

Thursday 2/26

Q: 59% of adults say they have trouble doing this, what is it?

A: Falling asleep

Wednesday 2/25

Q: A survey asked, 'What non-traditional thing do you usually have for breakfast?' Almost a third of people said this

A: Soda

Tuesday 2/24

Q: Only 19% of kids do this every day before school. 

A: Make their bed

Monday 2/23

Q: A little over 70% of adults admit they're guilty of doing this, even though they know they shouldn't...what is it?

A: Speeding 

Friday 2/20

Q: 86% of dog owners do this at least once a month…
 
A: Tell their dog “I love you”

Wednesday 2/18

Q: The Average price of one of these is $149- and one in six of us will pay it this year. What is it?

A: Speeding ticket

Tuesday 2/17

Q: 39% of people say this was their latest big money purchase. What is it?
 
A: Mattress

Monday 2/16

Q: The average guy will do this 6 times on a first date. What is it? 

A: Lie

Friday 2/13

Q: It takes the average person about 5 1/2 hours to do this...what is it?

A: Read a Book

Thursday 2/12

Q: 1 in every 50 kids born in America this year will go through life with out one of these...

A: Middle Name

Wednesday 2/11

Q: 47% of dog owners plan to do this this weekend. 

A: Buy a Valentine's gift for the Dog

Tuesday 2/10

Q: If they could go back in time and do it all over again, 1 in 6 adults say they would learn...what?

A: To Play an Instrument

Monday 2/9

Q: Almost one in five meals served in restaurants today in America have this in common.  What is it?

A: Served with french fries

Friday 2/6

Q: Almost 90 percent of Americans, when asked to describe themselves in one word, said they’re… what?

A: Shy!

Thursday 2/5

Q: The average adult will only wait one minute before giving up on this. What is it?

A: Waiting on hold on the phone

Tuesday 2/3

Q: 52% of American workers wish their employer had a better quality of this. What is it?

A: Coffee

Monday 2/2

Q: The Average one of these falls at 3mph, what is it?

A: Snowflake

Friday 1/30

Q: 184 million Americans plan to do this this weekend. 

A: Watch the Super Bowl

Thursday 1/29

Q: Women who check up on or look at this each morning have 21% less stress than women who do not. what is it?

A: Facebook

Tuesday 1/27

Q: The price of this went up 36% more this year, what is it?

A: Road Salt

Monday 1/26

Q: 74% of American employees say this is the worst thing about their job.  What is it?

A: Their boss

Friday 1/23

Q: 38% of people say they do this everyday at work. What is it?

A: Dress Casually

Thursday 1/22

Q: 95% of the people who are eligible to do this, don't.  What?
 
A:  Donate blood

Wednesday 1/21

Q: You will own 30 of these before you turn 40.  What are they?
 
A:  Sunglasses.

Tuesday 1/20

Q: The average cost of one of these this year is $4066.98, that’s a 21% increase from last year. 
 
A: Super Bowl ticket

Friday 1-16

Q: It's probably frowned upon, 5% of American doctors have admitted to doing this at some point in their career.  What is it?

A: Dated a patient

 

Thursday 1-15

Q: 23% of us say we have faked doing this...what is it?

A: Being on the Phone

 

Wedneday 1-14

Q: 60% of employees think their boss should not let their co-workers take breaks to do this, what is it?

A: Smoke

 

Tuesday 1-13

Q: 55% of people who own one of these, say it relaxes them after a hard day at work.  What is it?

A: A dog

 

Monday 1-12

Q: Couples will do this for a total of four hours over the month of January, more than any other month of the year. 
 
A: Argue

 

Friday 1-9

Q: 62% of people say they feel good about themselves when this happens on social media. 

A: When someone “Likes” their post

 
 
Thursday 1-8

Q: 25% of married people say if they won the lottery big, they would do this. What is it?

A: Get a divorce

 
 
Wednesday 1-7

Q: While this is a popular food item in America, Sweden actually consumes more of it than any other country, What is it?

A: Ketchup

 

Tuesday 1-6

Q: More than a third of all adults do this at least 3 times every morning… especially if you’re aged 25 to 34… What is it?

A: Hit the snooze button!

 
 
Monday 1-5

Q: Over half of people who have this on their car do not use it, what is it?

A: Sunroof

 
 
Friday 1-2

Q: 8% of people say they were able to keep these this last year. what are they?

A: New Years Resolutions

 
 
Wednesday 12-31

Q: 13% of people say they are always the first ones to do this at a party and the vast majority of them are women, what is it?

A: Dance

 

Tuesday 12-30

Q: A majority of people said they would switch to a new cellphone if it had this feature.  What is it?  

A: Longer battery life


Monday 12-29

Q: 40% of Americans have a secret one of these. What is it?

A: An email account

 

Tuesday 12-23

Q: It is estimated that the average employee only spends about 45% of their workday doing this? 
 
A: Working

 

Monday 12-22

Q: This year 13% of employees will get this from their company at Christmas...

A: Gift Card

 

Friday 12-19

Q: This is the number one thing Americans say is their favorite thing about  the holiday season, what is it?

A:Christmas music

 

Thursday 12-18

Q: This will happen 150,000 times on Christmas morning. What is it?

A: proposal 

 

Wednesday 12-17

Q: The average family sends out 26 of these every year. 

A: Christmas cards

 

Tuesday 12-16

Q: These happen more than 18,000 times per year in Las Vegas.  What are they?
 
A:  Conventions

 

Monday 12-15

Q: Instead of a company Christmas party, 76% of American workers would rather have this around the holidays. 

A: A cash bonus

 
 
 
Friday 12-12

Q:  More than 10% of the American workforce has been warned to stop doing this at work…. What is it?

A:  Shopping online

 
 
Thursday 12-11

Q:There are around 38,000 towns in the U.S. that don't have one of these. What is it?

A: A stop light!

 

Wednesday 12-10

Q: 59% of women will do this before the holidays. What is it?
 
A: Go on a diet
 

Tuesday 12-9

Q: Almost a quarter of men refer to their wife by this name when talking to other guys.  What is it?
 
A:  The Boss
 

Monday 12-8

Q: 95% of Americans do this every night at their house before going to bed. 

A: Lock the doors

 

Friday 12-5

Q: 1-in-6 people are afraid to ride on one of these.  What is it?

A: Elevators

 

Thursday 12-4

Q: About half of the population believes this is their most attractive feature. What is it?

A: Their hair!

 

Tuesday 12-2

Q: 25% of Americans say they have one in their bedroom.  What is it?
 
A:  A stuffed animal
 
 
Monday 12-1

Q: 24% of cell phone owners say this is the place they use their cell phone the most… Where is it?

A: The bathroom

 

Wednesday 11-26

Q: 13% of people say this is what they look forward to the most at Thanksgiving...

A: Leftovers

 

Tuesday 11-25

Q: 33% of workers will do this on a Friday, what is it?

A: Leave Early

 

Monday 11-24

Q: According to a new survey, 43% of Americans will be doing this for thankgiving...what is it?
 
A: Traveling somewhere

 

Friday 11-21
 
Q: What do you do too much? 8% of people said it was this, what is it?

A: Curse

 

Thursday 11-20

Q: 28% of men do this at least once a year without telling their wife. What is it?
 
A: Gamble
 

Wednesday 11-19

Q: 2% of people claim to do this household chore everyday... What is it?

A: Change their Sheets

 

Tuesday 11-18

Q: 1/3 of adults say they'd do it at work, if it was allowed.  What is it?
 
A:  Take a nap
 

Monday 11-17

Q: According to a new survey, the more of these a woman has at home, the more productive she is at work. 

A: Kids

 

Friday 11-14

Q: 4 out of 5 pet owners have done this with their pet...What is it?

A: Taken a selfie

 
Thursday 11-13

Q: According to a new survey, 76% of married people say they would do this if they ever won the lottery. 

A: Stay married

 
Wednesday 11-12

Q: Almost 1/4 of fatal car accidents are caused by this.  What is it?

A:  Falling asleep at the wheel
 
 
Tuesday 11-11

Q: Two thirds of women under the age of 35 will do this between now and Christmas...what is it?

A: Diet

 

Monday 11-10

Q:  42% of Americans, or 95 million people, identify themselves as fans of this.

A: Country Music