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Q - A recent parents magazine said that just over 42% of parents do this when their kid starts Kindergarten.
A - Start them a bank account
Q - A new office study says that workers get more work done and are in better health if they do this at the office.
A - Have a plant at their desk
Q - A recent magazine article says that a woman will do this in her lifetime just under 45,000 times.
A - Try on clothes
Q - A new survey says that about a quarter of us have never done this even though those in "the know" say we should do it at least once a year.
A - Check our credit score
Q - A new survey says that just under 45% of people admit they still have this even though it does not work anymore.
A - Air freshener
Q - A parents magazine shows that just under 45% of kids now a days have one of these.
A - A nickname!
Q - A new survey said that of people that couldn't find their cell phones just under a quarter found it here.
A - Laundry Basket Congrats to Diane Nichols winner of $45!
Q - A recent survey says that the average person will spend about $600 on this in their lifetime.
A - Their 30th Birthday
Q - A new survey of animal lovers says that just under 15% would do this for their pet.
A - Get a tattoo of their pet
Q - A new consumer report says that we will spend around 5 billion on this in the next 2 to 3 months.
A - Graduation gifts
Q - A new online survey found that a quarter of men and a third of women have always wanted to try this but never have.
A - Drive across the country
Q - A new survey has been released and it says that 1 on 10 people have done this...and that 1 person will do it about once a year.
A - Moon someone!!
Q - A new office survey says that only a third of people do this even though everyone is encouraged to do it.
A - Give 2 weeks when quitting
Q - A recent survey of car owners says that just over 5% of people did this over the weekend.
A - Took a selfie in their car
Q - A new survey is out about purchases for the home and according to it, over the past 10 years sales of this have gone up 80%.
A - Toaster ovens
Q - A new article says when it's cloudy outside we are more likley to purchase this.
A - Lotto Tickets! Congrats to Sue Kizrsey winner of $5!
Q - If you are an average person according to a new article, in your lifetime you will do this about five times.
A - Lock your keys in your car Congrats to Ashley Boeke winner of $100!
Q - In an average week a new survey says this will happen to you about three times.
A - Your computer will freeze up
Q - A new survey report is out and it says that four out of ten people that have one of these don't ever use it.
A - Twitter
Q - A recent magazine article says just over two decades ago about a third of people owned one of these.
A - Blacklight
Q - Most people go to the movies on the weekend and a new survey shows that just over 85% of movie goers have done this at the movies.
A - Cried during a movie
Q - Last year according to a new study here in the U.S. we spent just over 2.5 Billion dollars on this activity.
A - On-line gambling sites
Q - The right amount of time for this to take place according to a new study is just under 4 minutes.
A - To make toast
Q - A mens magazine tood a survey and asked men about their cleaning habits. As it turns out, just over 60% of men admitted to doing this.
A - Leaving dirty dishes under their bed!
Q - A new survey says that just under 15% of us here in the U.S. do this often. In fact 30% don't remember the last time they did it.
A - Upgrade their cell phone
Q - A womans magazine shows that women will do this more during the summer than any other season.
A - Laundry
Q - A recent study shows that about 20% of parents don't do this. In fact the more money they make the lease likely they are to do it.
A - Driving a car without buckling up their kids
Q - A new home survey says that just under 30% of houses still have there in them.
A - Ice cube trays
Q - A new study shows that here in the U.S this will happen about a thousand times per second.
A - A load of laundry is started
Q - A recent article from "Experts" say you should do this at leat once every 12 months.
A - Change your ATM pin
Q - A new consumer report is out and it shows that this industry accounts for just over 6 billion dollars for the economy in the U.S.
A - Country Music
Q - A recent womans magazine says that just over 45% of women wanted their man to do this more.
A - Wear Cologne
Q - A survey about recognition is out and it says that even though most everyone has heard of this...only just under 25% have ever used it.
A - Cavier
Q - A new consumer survey shows that just under 80% of these that are purchased are not ever used.
A - Cell phone minutes
Q - A recent study says that in 7 days the average person will do this just over 60 minutes.
A - Use the snooze feature on the alarm clock for just over 60 extra minutes of sleep!
Q - A recent survey says it has been at least a decade since 80% of us have done this.
A - Gone to the Library
Q - Here in the U.S. a new study says you will do this just under 19 times in your life.
A - Change doctors Congrats to Diane Nichols winner of $10!
Q - A new article shows that last year just over 1.4 million women did this. 5 years ago it was only 1 million.
A - Hunting
Q - A recent survey of adults says that just under 60% of them did this when they were kids...and their parents were furious!
A - Gave themselves haircuts! Congrats to Curt Kriegel winner of $60!
Q - A new study shows that just over 50% of people in the world have on of these.
A - A Cavity!
Q - Here in America, over two decades ago just over 95% of people regularly used this. Now it's down to just under 40%.
A - The Postal Service
Q - A magazine article says that 50 years ago women did this more than men. Today men do it twice as much as women.
A - Buy Hats
Q - A recent study shows when temps are below zero we will spend more time doing this.
A - Talking on the phone
Q - A new work place survey says that just over 60% of women like this at work while under half of men do. What?
A - Getting a text message
Q - A recent survey shows that just under 11% of us have one of these in our vehicle.
A - A french fry
Q - A recent womans magazine says that an average guy will do this 1.2 times today.
A - Say I Love You Congratulations Ilene Barger winner of $5!
Q - A recent work place survey says that this will happen about 20 times a day.
A - You will be interrupted! Congrats to $15 winner Barb Brown!
Q - A recent survey shows that about a third of parents will do this for their kids today.
A - Send them to school with hand sanitizer
Q - A new article says that an average man can save about $5000 in his lifetime if he does this.
A - Ask for directions
Q - A new workplace survey says that this will typically happen twice a year at your office.
A - The office refrigerator is cleaned!
Q - A new study found that annually we will do this for a total of just over 10 days.
A - Listen to voicemail
Q - A recent article says that around 20% of women have one of these...while at the same time 40% of men have one. What?
A - An Apron
Q - A new survey found that just under 7% of people have cried in the past year because of this.
A - Traffic
Q - A new survey says that just over 50% of us will do this at least 3 times a day.
A - Have a snack
Q - A new article says that just over two decades ago the cost of this was about four times less than it is now...but you got more of it.
A- The bikini!
Q- A new consumer survey shows that we will throw out just over 20% of this even though it's good to use.
A - Toothpaste
Q - A recent Family article is out and it says just under a quarter of families biggest arguments in 2013 was about this.
A - Board or video games
Q - A recent article says that just under 55% of us have done this. While not illegal, some say it is against the rules.
A - Sneak food onto the movies
Q - A recent survey shows that just under 7% of people have not done this at their house in about a year.
A - Mop the floor
Q - A recent survey found that just over 20% of women say this is not attractive on a man.
A - Too many muscles
Q - A new study shows that just under 40% people have shopped here.
A - The bathroom (online shopping)
Q - About a decade ago, the average person bought just over ten of these a year. Now, it's down to just under 5 a year.
A - DVDs
Q - A new article says that just under 25% of people have a phobia about doing this.
A - Drinking from a water fountain
Q - A new article shows that two decades ago, there were six times less Americans with one of these.
A - Passport Congrats to Bill Kolsrud, winner of $5!
Q - Even though most people say it is a common thing, just under 1% of people say they can't do this. What?
A - Blow bubbles with gum Congrats to Diane NIchols, winner of $65!
Q - A recent article asked women, what is the toughest thing to get your husband to do? About a third of them said this.
A - Go to the doctor
Q - A new survey of women, that are going to get married, says that just under 15% are worried about this.
A - An embarrassing guest
Q - A recent survey says that about every 30 days, just over 30% of people do this, most of the time in their kitchen.
A - Sanitize the trash can
Q - A recent article says that just under 2500 people are hurt in the home by this annually.
A - Plants
Q - A recent article says that about 60% of us have done this to a perfect stranger.
A - Intentionally damaged their car
Q - According to a new study, on average, every hour this will happen just over 30,000 times.
A - A new internet domain name is registered
Q - A recent article says that of homes here in the US, just over 30% of them have one of these tucked away.
A - Board game scrabble
Q - Just under 45% of people say they will spend just over 10 hours between Christmas and New Years doing this.
A - Talking to family on the phone
Q - According to a survey, over three-quarters of us don't trust our significant other to do this.
A - Wake them in the morning.
Q - Just under 10% of children born in the past 5 years had one of these.
A - An email account set up by their parents
Q - A generation ago, a majority of househoulds had these. Now, very few, if any have them.
A - Popcorn popper
Q - A new survey says that just under three-quarters and half of men say they judge people based on this.
A - Their cell phone
Q - As we age, the frequency of doing this decreases.
A - Smiling Congrats to Randy Hussung, winner of $5!
Q - According to research, this product fails less than 1% of the time.
A - A parachute Congrats to Devon Whittenburg, winner of $15!
Q - Chances are, this is bigger, the longer you are school.
A - Your signature
Q - Almost a quarter of men say that they have gotten into a fight over this.
A - A joke
Q - According to a recent survey, just over one fifth of us have never used one of these.
A - A snow shovel Congrats to Mona Kilborn, winner of $20!
Q - According to an article, your spouse may be having an affair if he/she suddenly does this.
A - Goes tanning
Q - According to a new survey, here in the US, this tops the list of what triggers our guilty conscience.
A - Wasting food
Q - A recent medical article shows that women will hurt themselves three times more than guys when doing this.
A - Dancing
Q - On average, a person will do this just over five times a month.
A - Eat TV dinners Congrats to Kayla Scholtus, winner of $15!
Q - According to a survey, just over half of us think we don't have enough of these.
A - Political parties
Q - A new office survey says over half of employers hate it when employees do this.
A - Wear sandals
Q - A new survey of annoying habits is out, and it says the most annoying at home habit is what?
A - Chewing ice Congrats to Connie Hall, winner of $20!
Q - According to a new article, the average person will do this just over 190 times annually.
A - Eat a bowl of cereal
Q - A recent survey found that around 9% of people have done this while driving.
A - Floss
Q - A new survey shows that of people that have one of these, just under 50% never use it.
A - Twitter account
Q - A new survey of adults found that almost a third of them will do this to relieve stress.
A - Watch cartoons Congrats to Rebecca Crady, winner of $20!
Q - A new survey says that just under a third of people will do this before Thanksgiving.
A - Hire a cleaning service to clean house
Q - A new article says that just over 55% of women want a guy that does this.
A - Kisses them in public
Q -A new survey shows that almost 3 quarters of us are more likely to do this if its cold out
A - Watch a romantic movie
Q - About a third of women, according to a survey, say they won't marry a guy because of this.
A - Bad credit score Congrats to Nina Burkett, winner of $15!
Q - A new study says that every minute, just over 175 of these are sold.
A - Jars of peanut butter
Q - A recent article says that about three quarters of work place accidents happen to people who have this in common.
A - They didn't eat breakfast
Q - A new article says during the work week, Wednesday is the most popular day for workers to do this.
A - Nod off/sleep Congrats to Matt Scheid, winner of $20!
Q - A new survey says about a third of women are upset with their husbands beacuse of this.
A - Their proposal
Q - Guys: if you have too many of these, over half of women say they are not going to date you.
A - Muscles
Q - Ladies, if you want some alone time, tell your man that you're going to do this.
A - Go shopping for furniture
Q - Men are three times more likely to lie about this.
A - Their salary Congrats to Blake Jack, winner of $5!
Q - On average, when shopping for this, you can expect it to last half a century.
A - A toilet Congrats to Diane Nichols, winner of $30!
Q - A new survey says that just over 48% of women will start this, but will not finish.
A - Online shopping
Q - A recent article says annually, here in the US we will spend just over 400 million dollars on this.
A - Snickers bars
Q - A new article says that a typical woman has just over 12 of these.
A - Pounds they want to lose
Q - A new survey says when it comes to getting dressed, 75% of us will do this.
A - Wear two shirts
Q - A new article says that 1 in 10 guys have done this to impress a woman.
A - Take dancing lessons
Q - Just over a third of people surveyed said this makes them feel the most happy.
A - A clean home Congrats to Barb Brown, winner of $25!
Q - A new survey says that here in the US we will spend approximately 300 million dollars on this annually.
A - Pet costumes
Q - A recent survey found that just under 5% of us will do this when asked at work.
A - Donate blood
Q - Just under 60% of people think this should only be done on the weekend.
A - Voting
Q - New research shows that if you do this at least one time per month, you will be less stressed.
A - Go to the movies
Q - A little over a decade ago, about 10% of teenagers owned this.
A - A pager Congrats to Julie Stahl, winner of $40!
Q - A new article says that just under every 4 minutes this will happen around the world.
A - A UFO sighting
Q - A new article says on average, a person will spend just under 340 hours of their life doing this.
A - Kissing
Q - A recent survey says that if you are married, you will do this just over 85% more than someone who is single.
A - Say I'm sorry
Q - A recent survey says that just over 85% of houses have an average of just under 25 of these in them.
A - Gift bags
Q - A recent poll of women here in the US says just under a quarter of ladies say it's sexy when a man does this.
A - Shave his armpits
Q - A new article asked adults about getting in trouble when they were kids, and just over 38% of stories involved this.
A - BB guns
Q - Just under 10% of us can't do this, and we say it's embarrassing.
A - Blow bubbles with bubble gum
Q - On average, just under 10% of us will do this after a workout.
A - Smoke a cigarette Congrats to Mork Morris, winner of $20!
Q - A new study is out, and here in the US, we will lose about 19,000 of these annually.
A - Eyes
Q - A new survey is out on weddings, and it says just under 50% of brides are afraid of this.
A - The best man's speech
Q - A new survey says that just under 5% of us will have this happen at Thanksgiving.
A - We will break a chair
Q -According to a new article, about a third of us here in the US have seen this.
A - The Hollywood Sign Congrats to Diane Nichols, winner of $5!
Q -A recent arcticle says that today just over 15% of people will call this person
A - A tow truck Congrats to Nina Burkett, winner of $15!
Q - A recent article is out talking about the workplace, and it says that just over 9% of people have quit a job because of this.
A - Their mom told them to
Q - When a guy is said to be this, he is most likely to also be cheap.
A - Muscular
Q - For those people that work in an office, a new statistic shows that you will do this over 550 times this week.
A - Hit the delete key Congrats to Laura Sonderleiter, winner of $35!
Q - Since 2009, about 30% of homes here in America got one of these.
A - Digital picture frame
Q - A new survey is out on pizza, and it shows that just under 60% of us have this in common when eating it.
A - They blot out access grease
Q - According to new statistics there are approximately 6 million Americans doing this right now.
A - Living outside the country
Q - A new office poll shows that for just under 20% of us, this is our worst work fear.
A - Getting caught with no toilet paper
Q - A recent study found that on average, it takes just over 30 seconds to do this.
A - Backing out of a parking space
Q - Just under 3/4 of ladies say it is a turn off when a guy does this.
A - Wears a Hawaiin shirt
Q - A recent article says that about 20% of couples have fought about this, mostly at night.
A - Whether or not they locked the doors Congrats to Jeanine Leiting, winner of $65!
Q - A new survey shows that about 10% of married couples have done this while shopping.
A - Paged them on the PA system
Q - A new poll shows that if you make over $74,000 or more annually, you most likely own four or more of these.
A - Wrist watches
Q - A new office survey says that just over 35% of us say when at work, this is the most annoying thing.
A - Slow printer
Q - In a typical year, this will happen just under 5 times to the typical employee.
A - They will get a papercut
Q - A new poll shows that around 25% of people have one of these, but only a third actually use it.
A - A paper weight
Q - A recent survey reveals that 20% of drivers have done this in the past 12 months.
A - Been a designated driver
Q - A recent story about dating says about a quarter of women have tried to do this
A - Date their doctor
Q - A recent national tally shows that here in America, there are just 475,000 of these
A - School buses
Q - On average, in a weekly basis, we will use just over 15 of these
A - TV channels
Q - A recent survey says that just over 10% of people frequently forget to do this, and it's mostly in the morning
A - Take food out to thaw
Q - On average, according to new statistics, this will happen just under 170,000 times a week here in the U.S.
A - Garage sale
Q - A recent survey of students says that just over 68% of them have one of these
A - A good-luck charm
Q - A recent woman'smagazine says that just over 20% of people on a date have done this
A - Forgot their dates name Congrats to Kim Baumgarten, winner of $40
Q - Just under 20% of us have this in our house, and it's mostly found in the bedroom
A - Electric blanket
Q - A recent survey of owners found that just over 90% of homes have this in it
A - Junk drawer
Q - A recent scientific study shows that people will spend just over 30% more if this is around
A - The smell of orange
Q - A recent women's magazine says when it comes to dating, just over three quarters of ladies won't go out with a guy because of this
A - Gray hair!
Q - A new article says that women will do this more than men and it's mostly in the summer
A - Chew on ice cubes
Q - Here in the U.S. we will spend just under 3 billion dollars on this annually
A - Ice
Q - A new sruvey of guys says about a third of them have kept this from their spouse
A - A speeding ticket
Q - 30% of people in a recent survey say they will do this at least one time a week
A - Run a red light Congrats to Denny Berger, winner of $5!
Q - A new study suggests between right handed and left handed people, left handed people will do this quicker
A - Lose their temper Congrat to Laura Sonderleiter, winner of $35!
Q - In the past 90 days, just over 40% of us have done this
A - Attended a wedding
Q - Ladies have spoken: guys, if you want to attract a woman, this is the hobby you have to have
A - Photography
Q - Experts say to avoid doing this you should sleep on your stomach
A - Getting abducted by aliens
Q - A new survey shows that 25% of us in the U.S. will do this two times today
A - Set an alarm clock
Q - Women recently took part in a new survey that says they will do this an average of twice a day, mostly in the morning
A - Yell at another drive
Q - A recent survey says this is one of the most annoying things when you are shopping
A - When the cashier askes for a phone number or zip code
Q - On average this year, you will have just over 15 of these
A - Mosquito bites Congrats to Kari Riemenschneider, winner of $15!
Q - A recent survey says that around 80% of teenagers have never used one of these
A - Lawn mower
Q - A recent survey says every day there are just over 4,000 of these made
A - Mothers
Q - Over the past 10 years, the consumption of this food has seen large increases
A - Yogurt Congrats to Teddy Lentsch, winner of $5!
Q - A recent woman's magazine says that if a guy does this on the first date, he's more likely to get a goodnight kiss
A - Talk about his mother Congrats to Diane Nichols, winner of $30!
Q - A new article says that just under 30% of women are totally brand loyal to this
A - Shampoo
Q - A study says over our lifetime, the average person will do this just under 30 times
A - Have a first kiss
Q - A recent article suggests that couples will spend just under 5 hours a year doing this
A - Planning a vacation
Q - On average, according to new stats, this will happen to you just under 970 times in your life
A - Get a paycheck
Q - According to a new survey, over the course of a year you will receive just over 35 of these
A - Bruises
Q - In a lifetime, women will do this just over 5 times more than men. What is it?
A - Going to the doctor Congrats to Brad Wentz, winner of $10!
Q - Just under 4% of homes here in the U.S. have this in common, What is it?
A - They still have their Christmas lights up
Q - According to a new study, the average person living in the U.S. spends just under 10 weeks of their life doing this
A - Staring in the fridge Congrats to Mike Hankner, winner of $40!
Q - Around 30 years ago, the average girl had just over 5 of these
A - Teen heartthrob poster
Q - Over the course of our lifetime, only 5% of us will do this
A - Go to a nude beach
Q - Just over half of women don't like it when men do this
A - Wink
Q - Ladies, according to a recent article in a women's magazine, doing this will make you feel better. What is it?
A - Wearing a tiara
Q - The average age of someone that has one of these is 39
A - Nobel Peace Prize
Q - A decade ago, just under 50% of Americans did this. Now, it's half of that. What?
A - Check their horoscopes
Q - A recent survey shows that people will hold onto these longer if they like the color
A - Business cards
Q - A new study shows that the average one of these is just over 28 years old
A - A man on his wedding day Congrats to Deb Akins, winner of $15!
Q - Ladies, you will spend just under 5 months of your life doing this.
A - On the phone with mom
Q - A new article says that just over 30% of men will do this in the bathroom
A - Cry
Q - A recent survey says, if you do this today, there's over a 70% chance you'll do it this morning
A - Eat raisins Congrats to Diane Nichols, winner of $10
Q - A new survey says about 20% of men have never done this
A - Said "I love you"
Q - A new article says just over 30% of women have done this without telling their husbands
A - Donated some of their clothes Congrats to Bill Kosrud, winner of $70
Q - Just under half of single women in a new survey say they are more likely to date a guy if they have this in common
A - Facebook friends
Q - A recent survey says this nickname is given to a man's car more than any other
A - The Batmobile
Q - The average guy will spend just over 3 weeks of his life doing this
A - Looking for missing socks
Q - A magazine article says that just over 60% of people have lied to their friends about this
A - The cost of their art paintings
Q - Just under 20% of us here in the US that have one of these would get a different one if given the chance
A - A college degree
Q - A new poll says a large amount of women said that guys are sexy when they do this
A - Admit when he is wrong
Q - A new survey shows an average woman will keep this for just over 10 years
A - Their makeup style
Q - A new survey says that just under 15% of women have done this in the shower
A - Shampooed their hair with beer
Q - Here in the US the average person will eat around 2 pounds of this each week.
A - Ice
Q - A new survey says that only around 30% of us here in the U.S. have seen this.
A - The Hollywood sign
Q - The average woman has over 230 of these.
A - Bathroom products