8/17/18

Q: According to a new survey (that was commissioned by GoDaddy) 1 in 5 millennials say they’ve vetoed a baby name because of THIS…. What is it?

 

A: The domain name wasn’t available.

 

Like, they wanted to name their kid Caden Axl, but someone already scooped up CadenAxl.com, so they had to readjust.  Let’s see, is BraydenHuck.com taken?  What about JadenAtticus?  LaydenMilo?  SpraydenBeckett?  Millennial parenting is hard.

 

So what do they think that domain name will be good for?

 

45% think their kid will use it for college applications . . . 48% think their kid will use it one day when they’re job searching . . . and 35% think their kid will want it for a personal website.  

8/14/18

Q: A new survey asked: Would you turn in a friend or family member if you found out they committed a serious crime?  The top reasons someone would turn in a friend or family member are Murder and Dealing Hard Drugs. What’s the next reason on the list?

 

A: Animal Cruelty

 

 1.  Murder.  87% said they’d turn in a friend or family member for it.  7% said they weren’t sure . . . 3% refused to answer . . . and 3% said they WOULDN’T turn them in.

 

2.  Dealing hard drugs, like heroin.  74% would turn them in.

 

3.  Animal cruelty, 71%.

 

4.  Assault, 68%.

 

5.  Illegal firearms, 64%.

 

6.  Drunk driving, 53%.

 

7.  Scamming the government out of benefits, 45%.

 

8.  Dealing pot, 44%.

 

9.  Tax evasion, 35%.

 

10.  Shoplifting, 33%. 

8/13/18

Q: Close to 50% of hiring managers say that you’re less likely to land an interview if you DON’T do this! What is it?

 

A: Don’t have a social media presence

 

47% of hiring managers said you’re less likely to land an interview if they can’t find you online.  But thinning out your posts might be a good idea.  12% said they’ve rejected someone simply because they posted too much and seemed OBSESSED with social media.

 

34% of companies have either fired or disciplined an employee over something they posted on social media.  And it’s even more common when it comes to HIRING people.

 

 70% of human resource managers said checking people’s social media is part of their hiring process.  And 57% have rejected someone because of something they found.  Here are the top five things they find that can ruin your chances at landing a job . . .

 

1.  Inappropriate photos or videos.  40% have ruled someone out because of it.

2.  Posts about drinking or using drugs, 36%.

3.  Bigoted comments about race, gender, or religion, 31%.

4.  Something besides drugs that suggests criminal behavior, 30%.

5.  Something that shows you lied about your qualifications, 27%.

8/10/18

Q: A new survey (by Realtor.com) reveals that 75% of pet owners say that their pet is the determining factor in THIS…. what is it?

 

A: Buying their dream home

 

75% of pet owners say that they would forgo buying their dream house if it wasn’t right for their pet.

8/9/18

Q: According to a new survey, almost 25% of people say that is they could stay married BUT do THIS…. they would. What is it?

 

A: If they could stay with your husband or wife but DIVORCE their parents and get them out of your life for good, 22% said that they DEFINITELY would.

 

The survey also found that more than half of people say their in-laws have caused relationship problems. 

 

The top three reasons are:  They give unwanted opinions . . . your significant other takes their parents’ side . . . and you have arguments with them over how to discipline your kids.

 

And finally, almost one out of 10 people say they’ve ENDED a relationship because of the other person’s parents.

8/8/18

Q: According to a new report Ten years ago only about 1 in 3 adults (35%) said it was OK to do THIS. Today that number’s quite a bit higher… over 80%!… What is it?

 

A: Use a phone while using the toilet

8/6/18

Q: According to a new study almost 55% of people say that it is perfectly acceptable to do THIS when it comes to your wedding. What is it?

 

A: 53% say you can un-invite someone if you have a good reason

 

And 8% say you can un-invite someone even WITHOUT a good reason.  Only 24% say you should never take away someone’s invitation. 

8/3/18

Q: According to a new survey, almost half of America’s pet owners have NEVER done THIS…. What is it?

 

A: Traveled outside of the country

Half of America’s pet owners (49 percent) have never traveled outside of the country since owning their pet. In a study, one in two owners feel their international travel has been halted, and about a third will alter their travel plans because of their beloved pets and prefer to travel only within the country.

8/2/18

Q: According to a new survey (by My Nametags) close to 40% of women think the term ‘housewife’ is outdated. The #1 traditional housewife skill that is disappearing is Knitting. What’s the #2 traditional housewife skill that is disappearing?

A: Darning socks 46%

3. Mending clothing items 41%
4. Ironing a pleated skirt 38%
5. Making a patchwork quilt 37%
6. Gutting and filleting a fish 37%
7. Keeping house plants alive 35%
8. Cooking and baking 34%
9. Washing clothes by hand 34%
10. Plucking a pheasant 33%

– 12% of women say the term ‘housewife’ is sexist and embarrassing.
– 70% of women say their practical skill sets are different than their mother’s and their grandmother’s.
– 28% of women say being a good cook is a necessary skill
– 30% of women say being tech savvy is a necessary skill
– 61% of women don’t have time to learn how to knit, bake or hand wash clothing.

8/1/18

Q: According to a new study, if someone does THIS when talking to you it means they’re not interested in you. What is it?

 

A: Looks at your feet or legs

 

If they do this it means they’re not interested in you in a romantic or sexual way. The researchers found that if someone IS into you, they’ll keep their eyes focused on your head and chest.  And men will also check out your hips.