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Q - When getting ready for the school year 20% of students will do this.
A - Teeth whitening
Q - One in ten people do not finish this once they get started.
A - Video game
Q - Most people are less likely to do this with family than with friends
A - Take a selfie
Q - Just over 25% of woman have tried to drop a few pounds by doing this.
A - Eating baby food
Q - Just ove 1 in 5 of us have never been here.
A - Their neighbors house Congrats to Barb Brown winner of $20
Q - To be sure someone is not lying to you be sure to do this.
A - Tell you over a text message. People are less likely to lie over text
Q - Studies show that if you do this on a regular basis you will weigh 7 pounds less and have a lower BMI.
A - Use public transportation
Q - According to two studies whatill improve the quality of your nap.
A - Drinking coffee right before you go to sleep
Q - Almost one third of moms refuse to share this.
A - Babysitter name
Q - 3 out of 4 people agree this is a bad idea on Facebook.
A - Friend their boss
Q - The average one of these is about a quarter century old.
A - Telephone poles
Q - Almost a quater of Americans still beleive doing this is bad luck.
A- The bride and the groom seeing eachother before the wedding
Q - 2 out of 3 people in America would prefer not to do this with their partner
A - Commute
Q - A recent study shows this on average will happen to people about 5 years sooner then it did 4 decades ago.
A - go gray Congrats to Diane Nichols winner of $25!
Q - A new real estate survey says that not having this can decrease the value of a home by 20%.
A- internet access
Q - Just under a third of Americans are so impatient that they do what?
A - Eat food in the grocery store before they pay for it.
Q - Almost half of people have gone 7 days with out this.
A - Used Cash
Q - Less than 5% of people have this in common
A - They have Green Eyes
Q - On average people will do this once a week in your car.
A - Honk your horn Congrats to Mark Morris winner of $35
Q - Over 9 billion of this unused item are thrown away each year.
A - Ketchup packets
Q - A new survey says this job will earn you just over $7000 annually.
A - Beaing a Mall Santa
Q - A new survey says that just over 50% of mom's and dad's do this for their children...but about a third think it's a bad idea.
A - Let them win when playing games.
Q - A new study shows in the past 14 years here in the U.S. over 1.4 billion dollars have been spent on this breakfast item.
A - Coffee pods or K cups
Q - A new study shows that women that take part in this activity are not as likely to put on weight then women who don't.
A - Drink Wine
Q - A new family survey says that about 2/3 of dads won't let their kids do this.
A - Touch the thermostate
Q - According to AAA this is the most important thing to have in your car in case of emergency.
A - AAA Card Congrats to Bill Kolsrud winner of $15
Q - Every day in America, there are 50 accidents involving this.
A - A vacuum
Q - A new survey says that over 2,800 people visit the ER annually because of this.
A - The Garage Door
Q - 4 out of 5 Americans live around 4 miles from this.
A - YMCA Congrats to Brian Kunkel winner of $10!
Q - Men are almost 9 times more likely to do this than women.
A - Whistle
Q - A recent article says that women take almost 25% longer to do this then men.
A - Get over a breakup Congrats to Adam Park winner of $15!
Q - A new study says on Average men will spend just over 9,000 hours doing this in their lifetime.
A - Sitting in a bar
Q - A new survey says that just under 5% of guys on Earth have one of these.
A - A reptile as a pet
Q - A new survey asked men if they could change one thing about their wife or girlfriend, what would it be? This was the most popular answer.
A - Her laugh Congrats to Diane Nichols winner of $5
Q - A new article says that just under 5% of grooms have done this before their wedding day.
A - Asked her parents for their blessing Congrats to Bailey Bishop winner of $15!
Q - A recent magazine poll says the average woman in the U.S. has had this for just over 15 years.
A - The same best friend
Q - Just under half of people have this in their living room.
A - A favorite place to sit
Q - A recent magazine poll asked their readers what their biggest fear was. 1 in 12 said this...
A - gaining weight
Q - A new survey from a woman's magazine says this could make about 30% of men and women undatable.
A - Their last name
Q - A recent Survey of Emergency Rooms says last year just over 79,000 people had this happen to them.
A - They were bitten by other humans
Q - A recent consumer survey says we will consume just over 69 million pounds of this annually.
A - Tater Tots
Q - A new article says that even though most of us have used these, only about 9% have bought them.
A - Bowling shoes
Q - A new survey says that just under 15% of pet owners do this on a consistant basis.
A - Dream about their pets
Q - In your adult life you will loose 2 of these.
A - inches Congratulations to Kim winner of $5!
Q - A recent survey shows that just over 60% of Americans sleep like this. What?
A - With the TV on!!
Q - New research shows that the taller a man is, the quicker he will do this. What?
A - Get Married
Q - Just under 50% of men have this in their cars. What?
A - Toilet Paper!
Q - On average women do this 3 times a week. Men do it once a year. What?
A - Check their horoscope!
Q - Just under 60% if women have done this during company time. What?
A - Went Tanning!
Q - Just over 80% of kids have lied to thier parents about this. What?
A - Brushing their teeth!
Q - Just under 70% of mothers get stressed out because of this. What?
A - Watching their kids play sports
Q - Just over 4% of us have cried at this. What?
A - The end of our Vacation!
Q - If you're a woman today this is bigger than your mother's... What?
A - Your engagment ring! Congrats Nick from Arlington!!!
Q - Just over 30% of people have had this embarrassing and frustrating thing happen to them. What?
A - Getting locked out of hotel room!
Q - Just under $2 Billion is spend on this in the US each year. What?
A - Tattoos!
Q - Just over 40 million of these are sold each year, many are usually bought by women as gifts What?
A - Golf Balls!
Q - An average teenage girl will do this 145 times per year. What?
A - Slam a door!
Q - Adults will do this just over 10 times per year. What?
A - Go Swimming!
Q - Most people over the age of 35 have these in their home. What?
A - A pair of glasses!
Q - Just over 5% of teens will do this every day. What?
A - use email!
Q - Over 85% of people have never used these. What?
A - Frequent Flier Miles!
Q - Just over 40% of people don't have one of these. What?
A - A friend at work!
Q - There are just over 15000 of these in the US. What?
A - Hardware Stores!
Q - Just over 40% of men have made a fool of themselves doing this. What?
A - Opening a bottle of wine!
Q - This happens just over 70 times per second. What?
A - An order is placed on Amazon! CONGRATS Diane from Marshalltown won $15!!!
Q - Just over 35% of drivers have had this in their car. What?
A - A baby on board sign!
Q - This will happen just over 770 times a year. What?
A - A baby will get its picture taken!
Q - Almost 1/3 of men can't go 7 days without this. What?
A - Pizza!
Q - Just over 1/3rd of guys ateempted to hide this from their mother. What?
A - Ridden or owned a motorcycle!
Q - 3 decades ago these cost 8 times less than they do now. What?
A - School textbooks!
Q - Just over 60% of families in the US have these in their homes. What?
A - an American Flag!
Q - In your lifetime, on average, you will use 300 of these. What?
A - sticks of deodorant !
Q - Everyday Americans use just over 50 acres of space doing this. What?
A - crossword puzzles!
Q - 45% of parents do this for their adult children. What?
A - Pay their cell phone bill!
Q - An Average American takes 17 hours to do this after a breakup. What?
A - Change their facebook relationship status!
Q - More than 20% of couples argue about this at bedtime. What?
A - Who should check if the doors are locked!
Q - 2012 was the first year women purchased more of these than men. What?
A - Tattoos
Q - If you want to boost your energy by one third, do this in the middle of your day. What?
A - brush your teeth!
Q - Just over 10% of people have tried to do this on their own before seeking professional help. What?
A - Dental Work! CONGRATS BILL from WATERLOO!!! He won $75!!!
Q - Just under 10% of women have turned a guy down for a date because of this. What?
A - his glasses!
Q - If you are an average American, you will get just over 7 of these a month. What?
A - smart phone apps!
Q - The best time to do this is between 10 and 11am. What?
A - interview for a job!
Q - Just over 10% of people have quit a job because of this. What?
A - their mom told them to!
Q - This has increased by just under 20% since the summer of March 2011. What?
A - running out of gas!
Q - There are one third less of these today then there were a decade ago. What?
A - bank tellers!
Q - Just under 4% of people are ever done this. What?
A - gone to an opera!
Q - IF you are under 30, you will do this just under 5 times this year. What?
A - fill a prescription!
Q - Just over 10% of men have stolen this from a friend. What?
A - a "little blue pill" for "male enhancement"!
Q - If the US did this, it would save 5 Billion dollars. What?
A - switch from bills to coins!
Q - Just about 25% of people who travel say they hardly ever or never do this. What?
A - Turn off electronics when told to do so!
Q - A decade ago, 10% of people did this....now its over 50%. What?
A - Use an online dating service!
Q - On average, at age 11 this happens for the first time. What?
A - you get your first pet!
Q - Just over 20% of people will take a because of something because of what?
A - Its Dead!
Q - About 25% of these are NOT used for their intended purpose. What?
A - Paper Clips! CONGRATS!!! Jeff from Marshalltown won $25!!!
Q - This will happen to 1 in 6 of us today while we are in our car. What?
A - A bird will poop on it!
Q - Just over 75% of women say having this makes them feel strong and independent. What?
A - Having their own set of tools!
Q - Statistics say that just over 80% of people 16 and older have already done this. What?
A - Met the person they will marry!
Q - Just under 4% of homes in the US have this in common. What?
A - They still have their Christmas lights up!
Q - A new office survey shows that on average you will find just over 40 of these at work. What?
A - A coffee cup!
Q - Just under 50% of men have talked women into doing this. What?
A - Skinny Dipping!
Q - A new study shows that just under 25% of employees are not comfortable with this at work. What?
A - Having a younger boss!
Q - Just over one third of adults said this got them in trouble when they were kids. What?
A - BB Guns!
Q - There are three of these for every person on Earth. What?
A - Chickens!
Q - The amount of time that we spend doing this has doubled in the past two years. What?
A - Watching people play video games!
Q - Just over 25% of people say this is their biggest pet peeve in the bedroom. What?
A - Crumbs in the bed! Congrats!!! Kim from Knoxville won $10!!!
Q - Just over 39% of men think women should NOT do this. What?
A - Mow the Lawn!
Q - On average you will spend about $6000 here during your lifetime. Where?
A - A Vending Machine! Congrats!!! Brady from Iowa City won $20!!!
Q - Just under 30% of people will do this in June. What?
A - Go to a garage sale!
Q - The average one of these has quadrupled in price in the last quarter century, but is also half the size. What?
A - A bikini
Q - A survery says that just under 25% of us have done this when we lay down to go to sleep. What?
A - Taken a selfie
Q - A survery has found that over the course of your lifetime, this will occur just over 25 times. What?
A - Receive a prank phone call! Congrats!!! Chase from Sully won $5!!
Q - On average this will happen at your work place 3 times per year. What?
A - Money is collected for office parties! Congrats!!! Ashley from Hubbard won $30!!
Q - Adults are 3 times more likely to do this in the morning as opposed to the evening. What?
A - Yell at someone
Q - A Majority of US residents think we should have around 40 of these. What?
A - Electrical Outlets
Q - A recent dating survey found that just over 5% of guys have ruined a date by doing this?
A - Locked keys in their car
Q - Here in the US, about 240 million Square yards of this are used each year. What?
A - Duct Tape
Q - A recent study of homeowners found that about two thirds of homes don't have one of these. What?
A - An Air Freshner
Q - In the average US home, you will find 6 of these. What?
A - Refrigerator Magnets
Q - In 1977 sales of this item went up 700% because of this film. Name either the film or the item.
A - Pontiac Trans Am, Smokey and the Bandit
Q - A recent study shows that over half of people in Utah have done this in the past year, the highest percentage of any state. What have they done?
A - Do Volunteer Work
Q - Just over 160 Million hours at work were lost in 2013 because of what?
A - Dental Problems
Q - A new survery of teenagers is out and it shows that around 60% admit they do this to seem more popular.
A - Listen to music they don't like
Q - A new consumer survey says that one in ten American Shoppers have done this when shopping.
A - Switch Price tags
Q - A recent survey found that men will do this in about 5 minutes on an average day. Women take about three times longer.
A - Talk about their day
Q - According to a new study, you are the best at this around the agoe of 35 years old.
A - Spelling Congrats to Bill Kolsrud, winner of $5!
Q - A new survey found out that just over 9% of adults still do this about once a month.
A - Have a nighmare
Q - A new survey of husbands and wifes is out. They were asked to describe their spouse is a word. What word was most used?
A - Stubborn
Q - A new employee survey is out and it says that just over 15% of us will never do this at work.
A - Get stressed
Q - A recent survey from an online dating sire says that 1 in 10 couples have fought aver this small issue.
A - How long they take in the shower
Q - A new health survey says that just 10% of woman over the age of 30 like to do this.
A - Exercise outdoors
Q - In an average year an average person will have this happen to them just over 10 times.
A - They will see a Rainbow
Q - A recent article says the average person that is in their mid 30's of younger does this about 3 hours a day.
A - Wears Headphones
Q - A recent article says that an average person will spend just over $450 on this per year.
A - Borrow money to family or friends!
Q - A new study says that about 5% of kids will do this tonight. But if you are 40 years old or over, 50% of us will do it.
A - Snore Congrats to Amanda Rogers winner of $5!
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