November 22, 2010
Poll Results: Thanksgiving Holiday
We also wanted to know, given the struggling economy, if the overall mood of the holiday would be any different this year. Do we have more to be thankful for, or less? Have our priorities changed in any way?
Here are the results.
Q: What do you like most about Thanksgiving?
spending time with family 53%
delicious food 38%
watching football 6%
having the day off 3%
Q: How do you prepare the turkey?
roast in the oven 78%
brine, then roast 11%
we don't eat turkey 6%
deep fry 0%
Q: What are you most thankful for?
family and friends 58%
good health 15%
having a job 12%
having a place to live 12%
all of the above 4%
good food 0%
Q: Where do you plan to buy your turkey?
grocery store 56%
direct from a farmer 22%
no turkey this year 14%
Q: What is your top priority?
achieving destiny 5%
serving god 5%
Q: Are you better off this year?
the same 30%
It's good to see that most respondents feel better off this year, or at least the same. Most respondents also seem to have their priorities in the right place. Happy Thanksgiving everyone!
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