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Will supply chain disruptions change when you do your holiday shopping this year?

Posted October 11, 2021 through October 18, 2021 (37 Votes)
Yes - I will plan ahead and shop earlier than usual so I have a better chance to find what I need.
16.22%
Possibly - I like to wait for deals as the holidays approach, though I am concerned that special offers will be limited as a result of shortages.
16.22%
No - I'll look for alternatives if items on my holiday shopping list arenít available.
27.03%
I do not plan to do any holiday shopping this year.
40.54%


When it's suggested that Facebook places profit above what's good for the public, I...

Posted October 4, 2021 through October 11, 2021 (89 Votes)
Strongly agree
74.16%
Somewhat agree
7.87%
Neither agree nor disagree
7.87%
Somewhat disagree
2.25%
Strongly disagree
7.87%


When an operating system upgrade is released for your personal computer, how soon do you install it?

Posted September 27, 2021 through October 4, 2021 (136 Votes)
ASAP -- I like to have the latest software and security features as soon as they become available.
26.47%
After a Couple of Weeks -- I wait a little while in case there are problems reported by first users of the new OS.
15.44%
After One Month or Longer -- I'm skeptical of new software versions and want to be confident that bugs have been fixed.
20.59%
Maybe Never -- If my computer is working, my view is "If it ain't broke, don't fix it."
37.50%


How important is social media to the success of your business?

Posted September 20, 2021 through September 27, 2021 (39 Votes)
Highly -- Social media is essential to our business model.
10.26%
Somewhat -- We do see benefit from social media, but without it our operations would continue.
25.64%
Minimally -- We're on social media because that's expected, though it's influence on our success is negligible.
28.21%
Not at All -- Social media is not useful to our business.
35.90%


Should businesses and organizations require staff to provide proof of Covid-19 vaccination before physically coming to work?

Posted September 13, 2021 through September 20, 2021 (117 Votes)
Yes -- At this point it makes good sense and will help stop the spread of the virus.
49.57%
No -- It sets a bad precedent against personal privacy and civil liberties.
43.59%
I'm Not Sure -- There are valid arguments for and against vaccine requirements.
6.84%


When it's suggested that Big Tech censors free speech, I...

Posted September 6, 2021 through September 13, 2021 (157 Votes)
Strongly agree
31.21%
Somewhat agree
10.19%
Neither agree nor disagree
5.10%
Somewhat disagree
2.55%
Strongly disagree
50.96%


Would satellite call capability prompt you to switch to a new smartphone right away?

Posted August 30, 2021 through September 6, 2021 (83 Votes)
Yes -- Ending dependency on cell towers and then having worldwide connectivity would be game changers for me.
16.87%
Possibly -- I'm interested, but it would depend on the costs of the phone and service.
25.30%
Probably Not -- I think I would wait to see how well the technology works for a while after it's rolled out.
19.28%
Nope -- I change phones on my terms, not each time a new feature becomes available.
38.55%


When asked to take a survey to help improve products or services, how likely are you to participate?

Posted August 23, 2021 through August 30, 2021 (92 Votes)
Very -- I like to provide feedback and believe it helps improve my experience with the business or organization.
10.87%
Somewhat -- I'm inclined to answer if it requires a few minutes or less. Lengthy surveys are not worth my time unless I'm offered an incentive to respond.
23.91%
Not at all -- Surveys are a masquerade to collect data that does not benefit me personally.
65.22%


What is the optimum age for an entrepreneur to start a business and have the best chance at success?

Posted August 16, 2021 through August 23, 2021 (126 Votes)
Teen Years
5.56%
20 - 29
22.22%
30 - 39
26.19%
40 - 49
9.52%
50 or above
3.97%
Age is irrelevant to entrepreneurial outcomes.
32.54%


What is contributing the most to the rise of unruly behavior on airline flights?

Posted August 9, 2021 through August 16, 2021 (91 Votes)
Alcohol intoxication
16.48%
Cramped seating with strangers
13.19%
Flight delays
10.99%
Lack of in-flight services
5.49%
Mask mandates
15.38%
Violence in society has increased everywhere
38.46%


Which review rating influences you most when researching a business?

Posted August 2, 2021 through August 9, 2021 (24 Votes)
5 Stars - I want to know what others found amazing.
25.00%
4 Stars - I want to find out why it's liked for the most part, but not without faults.
33.33%
3 Stars - I want to understand why the business is neither loved nor hated.
4.17%
2 Stars - I want to learn why the weaknesses outweigh the strengths.
12.50%
1 Star - I want to know why anybody says they are completely dissatisfied with the business.
25.00%


Given the spread of the Covid-19 Delta variant, if my employer requires me to return to the company's location in 2021, I will...

Posted July 26, 2021 through August 2, 2021 (143 Votes)
Agree because I'm fully vaccinated.
46.85%
Agree if the company institutes a mandatory mask requirement and other safety protocols.
18.88%
Comply reluctantly, because I can't afford to lose my job, but start looking for different employment.
13.99%
Resign immediately so I can dedicate all of my time to find a job I feel is safer.
14.69%
Resign because I'm not vaccinated and don't want to risk infection to myself or others.
5.59%


I am most loyal to brands that...

Posted July 19, 2021 through July 19, 2021 (51 Votes)
Give the best value for my money
60.78%
Have helpful and friendly staff
15.69%
Operate an easy-to-use website
7.84%
Provide fast, knowledgeable responses to questions
5.88%
Support causes that I believe in
9.80%


Which best describes your view of the billionaire space race?

Posted July 12, 2021 through July 19, 2021 (105 Votes)
It's a good thing. Science and technology innovation developed from space exploration makes life better for humankind.
31.43%
The investment in these ventures to space would be better spent solving problems here on Earth.
15.24%
Visionary entrepreneurs are doing what comes naturally to them by embracing the challenges of new frontiers.
4.76%
It's an elitist competition for a tiny group of out-of-touch egomaniacs.
48.57%


What do you think about your calls to customer service departments being recorded?

Posted July 5, 2021 through July 12, 2021 (78 Votes)
I approve because if a dispute comes up later there is a recording of the call.
24.36%
I don't particularly like it, but I accept it because it's now common practice.
12.82%
It helps train agents which is beneficial to everyone.
5.13%
It's unfair if I'm not given the choice to opt out of being recorded.
21.79%
The organization recording the call is doing so only for its own advantage.
35.90%

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When a website asks me to accept or decline cookies, I...
Almost always accept. I've found that accepting cookies provides a better user experience.
Accept only if it's a website I trust.
Normally decline. I do not like to share my data or be tracked, even if that results in a substandard user experience.
Usually continue browsing the site without making a selection.
Check the website's privacy policy before making a decision.
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