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Tuesday 9/23:

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

Monday 9/22:

Q - Just under half of people have this in their living room.

A - A favorite place to sit

Wedesday 9/17:

Q - A recent magazine poll asked their readers what their biggest fear was.  1 in 12 said this...

A - gaining weight

Tuesday 9/16:

Q - A new survey from a woman's magazine says this could make about 30% of men and women undatable.

A - Their last name

Monday 9:15:

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

Friday 9/12:

Q - A recent consumer survey says we will consume just over 69 million pounds of this annually.

A - Tater Tots

Thursday 9/11:

Q - A new article says that even though most of us have used these, only about 9% have bought them.

A - Bowling shoes

Wednesday 9/10:

Q - A new survey says that just under 15% of pet owners do this on a consistant basis.

A - Dream about their pets

Tuesday 9/9:

Q - In your adult life you will loose 2 of these.

A - inches Congratulations to Kim winner of $5!

Monday 9/8:

Q - A recent survey shows that just over 60% of Americans sleep like this.  What?

A - With the TV on!!

Thursday 9/4:

 Q - New research shows that the taller a man is, the quicker he will do this.  What?

A - Get Married

Wednesday 9/3:

Q - Just under 50% of men have this in their cars.  What?

A - Toilet Paper!

 Tuesday 9/2:

Q - On average women do this 3 times a week.  Men do it once a year.  What?

A - Check their horoscope!

 Friday 8/29:

Q - Just under 60% if women have done this during company time.  What?

A - Went Tanning!

Thursday 8/28:

Q - Just over 80% of kids have lied to thier parents about this. What? 

A - Brushing their teeth!


Wednesday 8/27:

Q - Just under 70% of mothers get stressed out because of this. What? 

A - Watching their kids play sports


Tuesday 8/26:

Q - Just over 4% of us have cried at this.  What? 

A - The end of our Vacation!


Monday 8/25:

Q - If you're a woman today this is bigger than your mother's... What? 

A - Your engagment ring!
  Congrats Nick from Arlington!!!

Friday 8/22:

Q - Just over 30% of people have had this embarrassing and frustrating thing happen to them.  What? 

A - Getting locked out of hotel room!


Thursday 8/21:

Q - Just under $2 Billion is spend on this in the US each year.  What? 

A - Tattoos!


Wednesday 8/20:

Q - Just over 40 million of these are sold each year, many are usually bought by women as gifts  What? 

A - Golf Balls!


Tuesday 8/19:

Q - An average teenage girl will do this 145 times per year.  What? 

A - Slam a door!


Monday 8/18:

Q - Adults will do this just over 10 times per year.  What? 

A - Go Swimming!


Friday 8/15:

Q - Most people over the age of 35 have these in their home.  What? 

A - A pair of glasses!


Thursday 8/14:

Q - Just over 5% of teens will do this every day.  What? 

A - use email!


Wednsday 8/13:

Q - Over 85% of people have never used these.  What? 

A - Frequent Flier Miles!


Tuesday 8/12:

Q - Just over 40% of people don't have one of these.  What? 

A - A friend at work!


Monday 8/11:

Q - There are just over 15000 of these in the US.  What? 

A - Hardware Stores!


Friday 8/8:

Q - Just over 40% of men have made a fool of themselves doing this.  What? 

A - Opening a bottle of wine!


Thursday 8/7:

Q - This happens just over 70 times per second.  What? 

A - An order is placed on Amazon!  CONGRATS Diane from Marshalltown won $15!!!


Wednesday 8/6:

Q - Just over 35% of drivers have had this in their car.  What? 

A - A baby on board sign!


Tuesday 8/5:

Q - This will happen just over 770 times a year.  What? 

A - A baby will get its picture taken!

Monday 8/4:

Q - Almost 1/3 of men can't go 7 days without this.  What? 

A - Pizza!


Friday 8/1:

Q - Just over 1/3rd of guys ateempted to hide this from their mother.  What? 

A - Ridden or owned a motorcycle!


Thursday 7/31:

Q - 3 decades ago these cost 8 times less than they do now.  What? 

A - School textbooks!


Wednesday 7/30:

Q - Just over 60% of families in the US have these in their homes.  What? 

A - an American Flag!


Tuesday 7/29:

Q - In your lifetime, on average, you will use 300 of these.  What? 

A - sticks of deodorant !


Monday 7/28:

Q - Everyday Americans use just over 50 acres of space doing this.  What? 

A - crossword puzzles!


Friday 7/25:

Q - 45% of parents do this for their adult children.  What? 

A - Pay their cell phone bill!


Thursday 7/24:

Q - An Average American takes 17 hours to do this after a breakup.  What? 

A - Change their facebook relationship status!


Wednesday 7/23:

Q - More than 20% of couples argue about this at bedtime.  What? 

A - Who should check if the doors are locked!


Tuesday 7/22:

Q - 2012 was the first year women purchased more of these than men.  What? 

A - Tattoos
!

Monday 7/21:

Q - If you want to boost your energy by one third, do this in the middle of your day.  What? 

A - brush your teeth!


Friday 7/18:

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!!!

Thursday 7/17:

Q - Just under 10% of women have turned a guy down for a date because of this.  What? 

A - his glasses!


Wednesday 7/16:

Q - If you are an average American, you will get just over 7 of these a month.  What? 

A - smart phone apps!


Tuesday 7/15:

Q - The best time to do this is between 10 and 11am.  What? 

A - interview for a job!


Monday 7/14:

Q - Just over 10% of people have quit a job because of this.  What? 

A - their mom told them to!


Friday 7/11:

Q - This has increased by just under 20% since the summer of March 2011.  What? 

A - running out of gas!


Thursday 7/10:

Q - There are one third less of these today then there were a decade ago.  What? 

A - bank tellers!


Wednesday 7/9:

Q - Just under 4% of people are ever done this.  What? 

A - gone to an opera!


Tuesday 7/8:

Q - IF you are under 30, you will do this just under 5 times this year.  What? 

A - fill a prescription!


Monday 7/7:

Q - Just over 10% of men have stolen this from a friend.  What? 

A - a "little blue pill" for "male enhancement"!


Thursday 7/3:

Q - If the US did this, it would save 5 Billion dollars.  What? 

A - switch from bills to coins!


Wednesday 7/2:

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!


Tuesday 7/1:

Q - A decade ago, 10% of people did this....now its over 50%.  What? 

A - Use an online dating service!


Monday 6/30:

Q - On average, at age 11 this happens for the first time.  What? 

A - you get your first pet!

Friday 6/27:

Q - Just over 20% of people will take a because of something because of what? 

A - Its Dead!


Thursday 6/26:

Q - About 25% of these are NOT used for their intended purpose.  What? 

A - Paper Clips!  CONGRATS!!!  Jeff from Marshalltown won $25!!!

Wednesday 6/25:

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!

Tuesday 6/24:

Q - Just over 75% of women say having this makes them feel strong and independent.  What? 

A - Having their own set of tools!

Monday 6/23:

Q - Statistics say that just over 80% of people 16 and older have already done this.  What? 

A - Met the person they will marry!


Friday 6/20:

Q - Just under 4% of homes in the US have this in common.  What? 

A - They still have their Christmas lights up!

Thurday 6/19:

Q - A new office survey shows that on average you will find just over 40 of these at work.  What? 

A - A coffee cup!


Wednesday 6/18:

Q - Just under 50% of men have talked women into doing this.  What? 

A - Skinny Dipping!

Tuesday 6/17:

Q - A new study shows that just under 25% of employees are not comfortable with this at work.  What? 

A - Having a younger boss!


Monday 6/16:

Q - Just over one third of adults said this got them in trouble when they were kids.  What? 

A - BB Guns!


Friday 6/13:

Q - There are three of these for every person on Earth.  What? 

A - Chickens!


Thursday 6/12:

Q - The amount of time that we spend doing this has doubled in the past two years.  What? 

A - Watching people play video games!


Wednesday 6/11:

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!!!


Tuesday 6/10:

Q - Just over 39% of men think women should NOT do this.  What? 

A - Mow the Lawn!


Monday 6/9:

Q - On average you will spend about $6000 here during your lifetime.  Where? 

A - A Vending Machine! Congrats!!! Brady from Iowa City won $20!!!


Friday 6/6:

Q - Just under 30% of people will do this in June.  What? 

A - Go to a garage sale!


Thursday 6/5:

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


Wenesday 6/4:

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


Tuesday 6/3:

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!!


Monday 6/2:

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!!


Friday 5/30:

Q - Adults are 3 times more likely to do this in the morning as opposed to the evening.  What? 

A - Yell at someone


Thursday 5/29:

Q - A Majority of US residents think we should have around 40 of these.  What? 

A - Electrical Outlets


Tuesday 5/27:

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

Friday 5/23:

Q - Here in the US, about 240 million Square yards of this are used each year.  What? 

A - Duct Tape

Wednesday 5/21:

Q - A recent study of homeowners found that about two thirds of homes don't have one of these.  What? 

A - An Air Freshner

Tuesday 5/20:

Q - In the average US home, you will find 6 of these.  What? 

A - Refrigerator Magnets


Monday 5/19:

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

Friday 5/16:

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


Thursday 5/15:

Q - Just over 160 Million hours at work were lost in 2013 because of what?

A -
Dental Problems

Wednesday 5/14:

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


Thursday 5/8:

Q - A new consumer survey says that one in ten American Shoppers have done this when shopping.

A - Switch Price tags


Wednesday 5/7:

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


Tuesday 5/6:

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!


Monday 5/5:

Q - A new survey found out that just over 9% of adults still do this about once a month.

A - Have a nighmare


Friday 5/1:

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


Wednesday 4/30:

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


Tuesday 4/29:

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


Monday 4/28:

Q - A new health survey says that just 10% of woman over the age of 30 like to do this.

A - Exercise outdoors


Friday 4/25:

Q - In an average year an average person will have this happen to them just over 10 times.

A - They will see a Rainbow


Thursday 4/24:

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


Wednesday 4/23:

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!


Tuesday 4/22:

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!


Friday 4/18:

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


Thursday 4/17:

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


Wednesday 4/16:

Q - A recent magazine article says that a woman will do this in her lifetime just under 45,000 times.

A - Try on clothes


Tuesday 4/15:

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


Monday 4/14:

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


Friday 4/11:

Q - A parents magazine shows that just under 45% of kids now a days have one of these.

A - A nickname!


Thursday 4/10:

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!

Wednesday 4/9:

Q - A recent survey says that the average person will spend about $600 on this in their lifetime.

A - Their 30th Birthday

Tuesday 4/8:

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


Monday 4/7:

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


Friday 4/4:

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


Thursday 4/3:

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!!


Wednesday 4/2:

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


Tuesday 4/1:

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


Monday 3/31

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


Friday 3/28:

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!


Thursday 3/27:

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!

Wednesday 3/26:

Q - In an average week a new survey says this will happen to you about three times.

A - Your computer will freeze up


Tuesday 3/25:

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


Monday 3/24:

Q - A recent magazine article says just over two decades ago about a third of people owned one of these.

A - Blacklight


Friday 3/21:

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


Thursday 3/20:

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


Wednesday 3/19:

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


Tuesday 3/18:

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!


Monday 3/17:

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


Friday 3/14:

Q - A womans magazine shows that women will do this more during the summer than any other season.

A - Laundry


Thursday 3/13:

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


Wednesday 3/12:

Q - A new home survey says that just under 30% of houses still have there in them.

A - Ice cube trays


Tuesday 3/11:

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


Monday 3/10:

Q - A recent article from "Experts" say you should do this at leat once every 12 months.

A - Change your ATM pin


Friday 3/7:

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

Thursday 3/6:

Q - A recent womans magazine says that just over 45% of women wanted their man to do this more.

A - Wear Cologne


Wednesday 3/5:

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


Tuesday 3/4:

Q - A new consumer survey shows that just under 80% of these that are purchased are not ever used.

A - Cell phone minutes


Monday 3/3:

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!


Friday 2/28:

Q - A recent survey says it has been at least a decade since 80% of us have done this.

A - Gone to the Library


Thursday 2/27:

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!


Wednesday 2/26:

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


Tuesday 2/25:

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!


Monday 2/24:

Q - A new study shows that just over 50% of people in the world have on of these.

A - A Cavity!


Friday 2/14:

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


Thursday 4/13:

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


Wednesday 4/12:

Q - A recent study shows when temps are below zero we will spend more time doing this.

A - Talking on the phone


Tuesday 4/11:

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


Monday 4/10:

Q - A recent survey shows that just under 11% of us have one of these in our vehicle.

A - A french fry


Friday 4/8:

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!


Thursday 4/7:

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!


Wednesday 2/5:

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


Tuesday 2/4:

Q - A new article says that an average man can save about $5000 in his lifetime if he does this.

A - Ask for directions


Friday 1/31:

Q - A new workplace survey says that this will typically happen twice a year at your office.

A - The office refrigerator is cleaned!


Thursday 1/30:

Q - A new study found that annually we will do this for a total of just over 10 days.

A - Listen to voicemail


Wednesday 1/29:

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


Tuesday 1/28:

Q - A new survey found that just under 7% of people have cried in the past year because of this.

A - Traffic


Monday 1/27:

Q - A new survey says that just over 50% of us will do this at least 3 times a day.

A - Have a snack


Friday 1/24:

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!


Thursday 1/23:

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


Wednesday 1/22:

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

Tuesday 1/21:

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


Monday 1/20:

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

Friday 1/17:

Q - A recent survey found that just over 20% of women say this is not attractive on a man.
A - Too many muscles 

Thursday 1/16:

Q - A new study shows that just under 40% people have shopped here.
A - The bathroom (online shopping)

Wednesday 1/15:

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

Tuesday 1/14:

Q - A new article says that just under 25% of people have a phobia about doing this.
A - Drinking from a water fountain

Monday 1/13:

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!

Friday 1/10:

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!

Thursday 1/9:

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

Wednesday 1/8:

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

Tuesday 1/7:

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

Monday 1/6:

Q - A recent article says that just under 2500 people are hurt in the home by this annually. 
A - Plants


Friday 1/3:

Q - A recent article says that about 60% of us have done this to a perfect stranger.
A - Intentionally damaged their car


Thursday 1/2:

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

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