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Calendar >  More & More Trivia of the World – #15

More & More Trivia of the World – #15

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TR Robertson — Statistics, percentages, averages and numerical results of all kinds have been gathered over the years covering some of the most amazing areas of interest and trivial accomplishments. Here are more results to add to your “Weakest Link” knowledge. Enjoy finding out a little more about humanity and how strange we can be at times.

  • The average reason people give for purchasing a cell phone is for safety.
  • In a typical year there are 110,000 marriages in Las Vegas
  • 33% of dog owners admit that they talk to their dogs on the phone or leave them a message on an answering machine.
  • When Caesar’s Palace is serving breakfast, they use an average of 7,700 eggs a day and 427 pounds of coffee.
  • It rains more often in London, England, on a Thursday than any other day of the week.
  • During Christmas buying season, Visa cards alone are used an average of 5,340 times every minute – I bet more this year.
  • The day after the Super Bowl Football game the sales of antacids increases by more than 20%.
  • Dominos pizza sales double on Super Bowl Sunday.
  • Last year, Americans ate more than 8.5 million pounds of tortilla chips on Super Bowl Sunday.
  • The Earth experiences 50,000 earthquakes a year.
  • The standard escalator moves 120 feet per minute.
  • Nine out of 10 Americans tell pollsters they have Never had a professional massage.
  • 50% of Americans polled said they would not bother to bend over and pick up a penny on the ground.
  • Only 30% of us can flare our nostrils.
  • 21% of Americans do not make their bed in the morning.
  • 40% of women surveyed say they have hurled footwear at a man.
  • 67.5% of American men wear briefs.
  • 13% of parents admit to doing their offspring’s homework.
  • 50% admit to sneaking food into a movie theatre to avoid the high cost of the food – let us hope we can do this once again when theatres open.
  • 90% of those surveyed believe in divine retribution.
  • 82% surveyed believe in an afterlife.
  • 45% believe in ghosts.
  • 58% have called into work sick when they were not.
  • 35% give to a charity once a month
  • 69% eat the cake before the frosting
  • 47% admit to drinking straight from the carton when no one is looking.
  • Snickers was the most popular candy on a list of candy products.
  • 22% skip lunch daily
  • 9% skip breakfast daily.
  • 66% who eat breakfast have cereal.
  • 14% eat the watermelon seeds and do not pick them out.
  • 13% brush their teeth side to side.
  • 43% use mouthwash daily.
  • 29% ignore RSVP when requested on invitations.
  • 71% say they eavesdrop to conversations.
  • 22% of all restaurant meals include French fries.
  • 53% prefer ATM machines over tellers.
  • 56% of women do the bills in a marriage
  • 40% of Americans have had music lessons at one time.
  • 44% reuse tinfoil
  • 57% save pretty gift wrap paper to reuse at some time.
  • 66% of women and 59% of men have used a mix to cook and taken credit for doing it from scratch.
  • 53% read horoscopes regularly
  • 59% say they are average looking.
  • 90% use an alarm clock of some kind to wake up.
  • 28% admit to skinny-dipping at sometime
  • 51% of American adults dress-up for Halloween
  • On average, American families send 38 Christmas cards a year.
  • 20% of women consider their parents to be their best friends.
  • 2 out of 5 Americans married their first love.
  • The biggest cause of matrimonial fighting is money.
  • Only 4% of American men have asked the bride’s parents for her hand in marriage.
  • 6% of American men have proposed over the phone.

Some bizarre and shocking results from some of the polls and surveys. This should certainly give you a little something to pause and think about. A lot more info out there and you can be certain if some of these surveys are conducted again next year, our “COVID world” will render a few different results in many of the questions.

Continue to Stay Safe – Wear Your Face Mask – and Social Distance.


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