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Nov 13, 2012

Despite doctor's advice, nearly six in 10 Americans won't do this in 2012. What is it?

Get a flu shot. Only 41 percent of American adults are expected to get one this _____________

Nov 12, 2012

The average American eats about 160 of these per year. What are they?

Bowls of cereal. We rank fourth in cereal consumption behind England, Ireland and Australia.

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Oct 22, 2012

About 73 percent of Americans will do this in the next few weeks. What is it?

Hand out candy to trick-or-treaters.

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Oct 17, 2012

About 40 percent of us will have worked on this annual task by the end of this month -- and about five percent of us have wrapped it up completely

Holiday shopping.

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Oct 15, 2012

According to Novotel Hotels, phone chargers are the most common item left behind in hotel rooms. What's second?

Dirty underwear.

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Oct 08, 2012

The average American does this for about five seconds -- even though we're told to do it about 10 times that long. What is it?


Wash their hands.

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Sept 11 2012

The average woman spends about 82 hours here every year.

The grocery store. That's roughly twice as long as she spends shopping for clothes, makeup and other personal items.

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Sept 6 2012

Nearly six in 10 of us still have one of these in our homes, even though we almost never use them. What are they?

VCRs

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Aug 29, 2012

Because of the economy, there are about 130,000 fewer of these in America than there were just one year ago. What are they?

Millionaires!

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Aug 28, 2012

The average American will do this about 6,000 times in his or her lifetime. And when you look down, you may not like it. What is it?

Step on a scale. Women will average about 1,000 more weigh-ins than guys.

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Aug 27, 2012

Gosh, the average person does this between 80 and 90 times every day. What is it?

Uses a curse word. Of course some never do, but other people more than make up

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Aug 23, 2012

Men use up about 95 percent of this, but women leave about 40 percent unused. What is it?

Clothing packed for a vacation.

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Tues, Aug 14, 2012

Women will spend over $54,000 on this over the course of her lifetime.

Hair Care Products

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Wed, Aug 8, 2012

Women were asked what their number one comfort food was.  Ice scream came in 1st, what was 2nd?

Mac and cheese

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Tues Aug 7, 2012

People do this more in the summer---more women than men, and isn't good for you?

Chewing ice

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Mon Aug 6, 2012

The average American will receive six of these this year, all around the same time. What are they?

Birthday cards.

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Thurs Aug 2, 2012

Men consume 74% of this product....especially in the fall.

Chips

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Wed Aug 1, 2012

According to doctors, crayons are the most likely items stick up their nose, what is #2?

French Fries

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Mon July 9, 2012

This item was first introduced into nightclubs in the 1920's.

Mirror Ball

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Fri June 29, 2012

The typical woman now spends about six hours and 28 minutes doing this -- but doesn't have to do it all that often. What is it?

Having a baby. That's the average time spent in labor, as of last year.

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Tues June 26, 2012

30% of men ignore this for a few days, hoping someone else will do it.

Change a lightbulb

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Mon June 25, 2012

According to medical research, this is the most pleasurable body part to scratch.

Your ankle

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Mon June 18, 2012

According to latest crime figures, this is the most shoplifted item in the United States.

Cigarettes

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Tues June 12, 2012

43% of brides think about this at the alter.

What they'll post on Twitter or Facebook after the wedding.

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Wed June 6, 2012

7 out of 10 men have know idea what the name of their wife's _______ is.

Perfume

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Tues June 5, 2012

A new survey finds single women find this the worst activity for a first date.

Miniature golf

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Thurs May 31, 2012

Americans will consume about 1.7 billion pounds of it this year, mostly in the Midwest and South. What is it?

Bacon. For what it's worth, the average hog yields about 19 pounds of the crispy stuff, so that means about 90 million pigs are needed to answer the demand.

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Wed. May 23, 2012

The average American uses 54 feet of this per year. Only about one in four of us actually uses the stuff every day.

Dental floss.

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Wed. May 16, 2012

The average American will do this 420 times in his or her adult life. What is it?

ANSWER: Call in sick to work. Nearly 40 percent of workers don't get a single paid sick day, so that could add up.

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Mon, May 7, 2012

53% of men pretend to like this one thing to stay in a relationship with a woman they really like.

Her cat...

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Wed May 2, 2012

The first word out of a baby's mouth is Momma, second is Da-Da...What is #3?

More

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Tues, May 1, 2012

About one of every four schoolchildren do this daily. What is it?

ANSWER: Wear a uniform. Though that number is largely made up of private school students, nearly 95 percent of the public school kids in New Orleans and 90 percent in Cleveland are required to do so.

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Thurs. April 26, 2012

There are about 2.2 million of these in America -- and each one gets used about 900 times a day. Even to this day we call them something else here in the Milwaukee area. What are they?

@ANSWER: Automatic teller machines.

@TYME "Take Your Money Everywhere

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Fri April 20, 2012

65 percent of American workers will bring work here.

ANSWER: On vacation. Women are actually slightly more willing to do work on vacation.

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Thurs April 19, 2020

The average man spends just under four and a half hours a day doing this. What is it?

Working. That's actually working -- not just being at work.

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Wed April 18, 2012

Six percent of Americans say they go here every day. Where is it?

A fast food restaurant. Nearly one in four people say they never ever set foot in one.

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Thurs April 5, 2012

One in every 30 children born in America last year has one of these. A generation ago, the number was about half that.What are they?

A twin.

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Tues April 3, 2012

According to the IRS, more Californians did this last year than residents of any other state. What is it?

Earn a million dollars or more. Vermont residents were the worst off -- only 300 or so of that state's folks earned a cool mill.

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Thurs, Mar, 22, 2012

We spend 23 minutes of every day doing this...

Blinking

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Tue, Mar 20, 2012

Married men spend an average of three hours a week doing this -- roughly three times as long as they did a generation ago. What is it?

Cooking. Guys spend almost four times as long doing basic housework as they did back then.

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Mon, Mar. 19, 2012

1 in 4 women have this in their purse right now.

Calculator

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Thurs, Mar 15, 2012

The average age of this person, who works in this profession is 49.

Nurses 

______________________

Thurs, Mar 8, 2012

Humans share this practice with polar bears, bears, kangaroos, chimps and sea lions.  What is it?

Kissing

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Fri, Mar 2,2012

Only three percent of Japan's residents can say this -- but nearly 10 times as many Americans can. What is it?

Say they're considered obese. Mexico is a distant second in the obesity sweepstakes, and folks in Switzerland are the second slimmest.

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Wed, Feb 29, 2012

These used to be popular, but these days, only 1 out of 4 teenagers own one.

A watch

_____________________

Tues. Feb 21, 2012

92% of Americans have at least one these in their homes---but only about a third actually use them?

Bibles

_____________________

Mon, Feb 20, 2012

90 percent of American adults have one -- but about 23 million of us don't. What is it?

ANSWER: A driver's license.

__________________

Thurs Feb 16, 2012

5 fo 6 Americans, under the age of 18, have never touched one of these?

Postage Stamp

_______________________

 Mon Feb 13, 2012

83% of married coupled have this in common.

Both love to cook

______________________

Wed, Feb 9, 2018

According to a recent survey, this was the #1 place where girls experienced their first kiss.

The Backyard

______________________

Wednsesday, Jan 18, 2012

According to a recent survey, 31 percent of women actually like there cleavage and enjoy showing it off. What part of the body do gals hate their most?

Their thighs

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Thursday 12, 2012

Most of us do this without thinking twice, but it's illegal to do in New Jersey and Oregon. What is it?

ANSWER: Pump your own gas. Those states have only full-service stations.

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Friday, 6, 2012

31% of moms they always make their kids do this, 28% say they don't bother?

Write thank you notes.

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