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Friday Poll Time

Running a little late on the poll today - my mind was a total blank. Big ups to Bob White for providing the necessary inspiration. There's a few more questions than usual as my way of saying THNAK YOU FOR UR PATENINCE.

Poll #541996 Friday is a Work-Free Zone

On a scale of 1 to 10 (1 not at all - 10 total clutterfreak), how much of a pack rat are you?

Mean: 6.27 Median: 7 Std. Dev 2.32
1
1(3.3%)
2
0(0.0%)
3
5(16.7%)
4
2(6.7%)
5
2(6.7%)
6
2(6.7%)
7
9(30.0%)
8
4(13.3%)
9
3(10.0%)
10
2(6.7%)

When considering what to throw out/give to Goodwill, what's the gauge against which you judge what stays and what goes?

If I haven't used it in x months, it's out the door.
5(16.7%)
If I have not used it in x months but can predict use within n months, it stays.
4(13.3%)
If I have not used it in x months and cannot predict use within n months, but it retains sentimential value, it stays.
19(63.3%)
Choosing amongst clutter is like trying to choose one's favorite child. It ain't gonna happen.
2(6.7%)

On a scale of 1 to 10 (1 being no chance in hell - 10 I'm pretty damn sure), what are the chances that you have a foodstuff in your home that has passed its expiration date?

Mean: 8.03 Median: 9 Std. Dev 2.85
1
3(10.0%)
2
0(0.0%)
3
0(0.0%)
4
2(6.7%)
5
0(0.0%)
6
0(0.0%)
7
3(10.0%)
8
3(10.0%)
9
5(16.7%)
10
14(46.7%)

Milk expires:

1 week after opening the container
4(13.3%)
On the Sell By Date
7(23.3%)
1 week after the Sell By Date
8(26.7%)
When it starts to stink
11(36.7%)

If you squeeze a 2-liter soda bottle down before putting the cap on, it will stay freshly carbonated longer.

Live it.
4(14.3%)
Bullshit.
24(85.7%)

Which of these snacks are better when they're a little stale?

Saltines
1(4.0%)
Gummy Candies (including Bears, etc. as well as Sour Patch Kids and Sweedish Fish)
2(8.0%)
Oreos
1(4.0%)
Chips Ahoy
0(0.0%)
Doritos
1(4.0%)
Cheerios
1(4.0%)
Fritos
2(8.0%)
Peeps
6(24.0%)
Milk Duds
0(0.0%)
Other (in comments)
1(4.0%)

They say you're supposed to change that box of baking soda in your fridge once every three months.

Done and done. Change date written on the box and everything.
1(3.3%)
Heh. Okay. I'll get right on that. The damn thing is in there, what more do you want from me?
14(46.7%)
Baking wha?
15(50.0%)

How many ice cube trays do you have in your freezer?

Mean: 2.87 Median: 2 Std. Dev 2.36
1
7(23.3%)
2
14(46.7%)
3
2(6.7%)
4
3(10.0%)
5
0(0.0%)
6
1(3.3%)
7
1(3.3%)
8
0(0.0%)
9
0(0.0%)
10
2(6.7%)

Do you have an ice cube bucket?

Yes
14(46.7%)
No
16(53.3%)

If yes, when do you crack more ice into the bucket?

Unless it's already full, as soon as I notice the trays are frozen.
8(50.0%)
When the bucket gets down to under 1/3 capacity.
2(12.5%)
After I use the last cube.
6(37.5%)

You put an ice cube tray back in the freezer with one goddamn cube left in it. Explain yourself, you rude sack of shit.

And to end on a more pleasant note:

Creamsicle
12(40.0%)
Fudgesicle
13(43.3%)
Popsicle
5(16.7%)
Tags: friday poll, ice cubes
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