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What is the 'hot' toy this Christmas?

Started on 11/27/2005

Disney Frozen Sing-A-Long Elsa
- 8%
(35 votes)
Star Wars Bladebuilders Jedi Master Lightsaber
- 16%
(68 votes)
Remote controlled quadcopter
- 11%
(46 votes)
Spirograph Deluxe Design Set
- 2%
(7 votes)
Pie Face Game
- 5%
(22 votes)
Hoverboard electric hands-free scooter
- 38%
(162 votes)
None of the above
- 19%
(82 votes)

Total Votes: 422

Thanksgiving plans

Started on 11/11/2005

I'm hosting Thanksgiving at my house
- 55%
(156 votes)
I will be traveling for Thanksgiving
- 45%
(128 votes)

Total Votes: 284

IMOCA 60 lifting foils

Started on 10/30/2005

I don't see the benefit over traditional dagger boards
- 18%
(5 votes)
Really only effective in very specific sailing conditions
- 11%
(3 votes)
Could make a difference in the Vendee Globe race
- 18%
(5 votes)
They might as well allow catamarans
- 54%
(15 votes)

Total Votes: 28

Periodic changes in star KIC 8462852's output are caused by:

Started on 10/20/2005

An Alien Megastructure
- 16%
(22 votes)
Oops, something on the camera lens
- 18%
(26 votes)
An odd type of variable star
- 25%
(35 votes)
Dust or debris
- 41%
(58 votes)

Total Votes: 141

So it is officially fall and ...

Started on 09/25/2005

It is my favorite time of the year, bring on the Pumpkin Spice!
- 25%
(117 votes)
I'm looking forward to outdoor activities / sports
- 21%
(101 votes)
I'm looking forward to the holidays
- 32%
(149 votes)
It is the beginning of Seasonal Affective Disorder, thanks a lot
- 22%
(105 votes)

Total Votes: 472

What do you think of the sculptures selected for downtown Goldsboro?

Started on 09/04/2005

Don't like them, they don't fit in
- 28%
(121 votes)
Not my cup of tea, but someone might like them
- 15%
(67 votes)
I think people will warm up to them
- 15%
(63 votes)
I like them, they are a great addition to downtown
- 21%
(90 votes)
This downtown needs more jets!
- 21%
(93 votes)

Total Votes: 434

Who is your favorite GOP Presidential Primary Candidate?

Started on 08/17/2005

Ben Carson
- 13%
(110 votes)
Chris Christie
- 5%
(44 votes)
Donald Trump
- 33%
(277 votes)
Jeb Bush
- 7%
(61 votes)
Marco Rubio
- 5%
(44 votes)
Rand Paul
- 6%
(46 votes)
Scott Walker
- 6%
(49 votes)
Ted Cruz
- 8%
(65 votes)
You left out my favorite candidate
- 10%
(85 votes)
I don't like the way you've sorted the names
- 7%
(55 votes)

Total Votes: 836

What is your favorite Internet meme?

Started on 08/06/2005

No It's Becky
- 1%
(4 votes)
All Your Base
- 26%
(77 votes)
Grumpy Cat
- 41%
(120 votes)
Doge
- 31%
(91 votes)

Total Votes: 292

My favorite shark movie

Started on 07/21/2005

Sharknado (The Trilogy!)
- 3%
(18 votes)
Ghost Shark
- 10%
(58 votes)
Dinoshark
- 8%
(44 votes)
Sharktopus
- 9%
(53 votes)
Sharktopus Vs. Whalewolf
- 9%
(53 votes)
Zombie Shark
- 8%
(44 votes)
Avalanche Sharks
- 11%
(66 votes)
Your list is bad, and you should feel bad
- 41%
(238 votes)

Total Votes: 574

What is the best direction to head for summer vacation?

Started on 07/14/2005

North - to Williamsburg, Va or all the way to NY, NY
- 3%
(12 votes)
South - to Myrtle Beach or down to Disney World
- 21%
(74 votes)
East - the North Carolina beaches or accross the pond to Europe
- 27%
(93 votes)
West - the North Carolina mountains or straight through to California
- 23%
(81 votes)
Back Yard - it will be a "staycation" this year
- 25%
(88 votes)

Total Votes: 348

If we ever decided to replace our National Anthem, what song should we use?

Started on 06/30/2005

I prefer our current National Anthem
- 47%
(265 votes)
"My Country, 'Tis of Thee" - Samuel Francis Smith (1831)
- 5%
(29 votes)
"The Battle Hymn of the Republic" - Julia Ward Howe (1861)
- 4%
(23 votes)
"America the Beautiful" - Katharine Lee Bates (1892)
- 8%
(44 votes)
"God Bless America" - Irving Berlin (1918)
- 11%
(64 votes)
"This Land Is Your Land" - Woody Guthrie (1945)
- 6%
(36 votes)
"Philadelphia Freedom" - Elton John (1975)
- 5%
(28 votes)
"God Bless the USA" - Lee Greenwood (1984)
- 10%
(55 votes)
"It's America" - Rodney Atkins (2009)
- 3%
(15 votes)

Total Votes: 559

Pope Francis's encyclical on Man's responsibility to the Earth, Laudato Si ...

Started on 06/18/2005

is a call for a Christ-based stewardship of the Earth
- 25%
(58 votes)
is a reaffirmation of the Church's existing ideals
- 24%
(56 votes)
is an example of the Church picking winners in a scientific debate
- 23%
(53 votes)
is an argument for Socialism
- 28%
(66 votes)

Total Votes: 233

What do you think about the FIFA scandal?

Started on 06/05/2005

Not any more corrupt that the IOC
- 12%
(27 votes)
Even the ICC has accountability problems
- 17%
(37 votes)
Has anyone taken a look at FIA?
- 17%
(38 votes)
Why are we talking about European sports?
- 54%
(119 votes)

Total Votes: 221

How about that Apple watch?

Started on 05/18/2005

A symbol of everything wrong with modern society
- 34%
(89 votes)
Didn't Motorola and Samsung already do this?
- 14%
(37 votes)
If that's the sort of thing you like, I reckon you will like it
- 22%
(58 votes)
Nice looking, but I'm not buying Version 1
- 14%
(36 votes)
An amazing re-design of what a watch can be, simple but powerful
- 15%
(40 votes)

Total Votes: 260

Planning on going to the Wings Over Wayne Airshow?

Started on 04/13/2005

Yes
- 30%
(217 votes)
No
- 43%
(309 votes)
Maybe
- 26%
(187 votes)

Total Votes: 713

Kids these days?

Started on 03/27/2005

There are a lot of really good kids out there
- 23%
(100 votes)
Probably no worse than previous generations
- 19%
(84 votes)
Too much screen time
- 25%
(108 votes)
Hooligans with no upbringing
- 33%
(141 votes)

Total Votes: 433

Self-Driving Cars?

Started on 01/30/2005

Never!
- 35%
(285 votes)
Maybe in really big cities
- 13%
(105 votes)
I could see them in Raleigh or Charlotte some day
- 13%
(105 votes)
For commuting to work, could be real handy
- 21%
(171 votes)
Please yes, before my child gets a driver's license
- 19%
(158 votes)

Total Votes: 824

What is your New Year's Resolution?

Started on 12/31/2005

New diet
- 8%
(27 votes)
New Exercise plan
- 20%
(69 votes)
Keep in touch with friends and relatives better
- 21%
(73 votes)
Quit smoking/drinking
- 13%
(43 votes)
Manage money better
- 38%
(128 votes)

Total Votes: 340

What is your favorite Christmas song?

Started on 12/01/2005

"Silent Night" by Franz Xaver Gruber and Joseph Mohr
- 44%
(250 votes)
"All I Want For Christmas Is You" by Mariah Carey
- 26%
(144 votes)
"Hark! The Herald Angels Sing" by Charles Wesley
- 17%
(97 votes)
"Let It Snow! Let It Snow! Let It Snow!" by Sammy Cahn and Jule Styne
- 13%
(73 votes)

Total Votes: 564

What are the best Thanksgiving side dishes?

Started on 11/03/2005

Cranberry Sauce
- 5%
(37 votes)
Cornbread Dressing
- 21%
(141 votes)
Green Bean Casserole
- 8%
(56 votes)
Mashed Potatoes
- 16%
(109 votes)
Turnip Greens
- 8%
(53 votes)
All of the Above!
- 41%
(278 votes)

Total Votes: 674

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