#ForgetAboutCOVIDForASecond Poll of the Day

We’re trying to put a smile on your face with our #ForgetAboutCOVIDForASecond Poll of the Day! Asking a silly question and looking for your feedback every Monday through Friday … brought to you by ‘Vegreville & District CO-OP’!

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This past Monday (May 25th) was 'Towel Day', a day to celebrate Douglas Adams, author of 'The Hitchhiker's Guide To The Galaxy', but it got us to thinking ... How Clean Is Your Bath Towel? 

recent survey indicates that only 20% of respondents wash their towels as often as they should. How often is that? Well, according to a microbiologist at the New York School of Medicine ... you should wash your towel once every three uses.  

So! (BE HONEST) How often do you wash your towel?

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It's our FINAL #TakeoutDay Themed ''Poll of the Day'' Question ... and we're talking KETCHUP! 

In a recent survey, 65% of respondents dip their french fries in ketchup while 29% squeeze their ketchup directly on their fries and dig in. 

SO! Are you a "DIPPER" - or - a "SQUEEZER"?

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 LISTENER SUBMISSION! 

 Do you multi-task in the shower? Brush Teeth, Trim Nails, Etc. ?

'A debate my girlfriend and I have often', a Country 106.5 listener via the Lakeland College Text Line. 

For reference, a recent study of 2,000 adults found that three in 10 adults brush their teeth in the shower while around four in 10 use the time to give their bath or shower a quick scrub. Surprisingly, one in 20 respondents have eaten in the shower. 

(PS. If you have a listener submission for the 'Poll of the Day' send us a text)

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Today is National 'Wine Day'! Did you know wine preferences say a lot about an individual's personality traits, that according to a recent study. 

Researchers say that if a person prefers 'white wine', they're more likely to like punk music, be night owls and extroverts. Whereas, the red wine drinkers are wine aficionado, early birds and lovers of jazz music. 

So! We're asking ... If you could select only one type of wine for the rest of you life, which would you choose ... 

RED - or - WHITE

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It may be a surprise to some that a handful of delicious snacks here in Canada are not available south of the border.

So! We're asking, if you were faced with a move to the United States of America, which of the following treats would you pack a lifetime supply of ... 

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A recent survey says 57% of Canadians would rather take more holiday time than an equivalent pay raise from work. So, if COVID-19 was not a factor, would you take ... 

MORE TIME OFF - or - MORE MONEY

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It's another #TakeoutDay! And now that some restaurants are once again offering (limited) dine-in service, we're asking a question you've most likely been asked countless times before ...

SOUP - or - SALAD

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Did anybody else notice the sudden arrival of the 'summertime bugs' this past long weekend?

So! It's with their arrival, we're asking what insects bug you most?

Mosquitoes - OR - Wasps 

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Did you know that May is 'Hamburger Month'?

So! Seeing as we're heading into a long weekend perfect for barbecuing, we're asking; 

When it comes to grillin' are you reaching for a ...

Hamburger - or - Hot Dog 

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As of May 14th, Hairdressers and Barbers are allowed to re-open in Alberta (with COVID-19 mitigation measures in place)

This will be the first time in our province that folks can get a trim/cut/style since March 27th, or, about seven weeks. Surveys suggest that the average person gets some sort of a haircut every 3-to-6 weeks ... meaning, we're all do! 

With that said, we're asking, in the midst of it all, did you let the mop grow or did you give a go (meaning cut/style your own hair or have a non-professional try it)?

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May 13th is National 'Cocktail Day'! 

According to a recent survey, 53% of respondents say in the midst of the physical distancing and lock-down era, they have enjoyed a "cocktail hour" with friends/family via online video chats. 

That same survey revealed that the two most popular cocktails, according to those respondents, are the 'Mojito' and 'Pina Colada' ...

SO! If you were to enjoy a Cocktail (or 'Mocktail') with your #TakeoutDay Meal tonight, do you go 'Mojito' or 'Pina Colada'? 

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A recent survey says 57% of adult respondents prefer showers over baths with the majority of those saying 'time' was a big reason why. The average time per shower, according to the same survey, was 9-minutes while the average time for baths was 26-minutes. 

BUT! If time isn't a factor ...  Do you prefer showers or baths? 

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May 11th is National 'Eat What You Want' Day!

So! We're asking, if calories didn't count, bloating didn't occur, allergies we're non-existent ...

Would you reach for SWEET - or - SAVORY foods?

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May 8th in National 'No Socks' Day!

So! We're asking ''Socks and Sandals'' ... 

'IT'S OKAY' - or - 'NEVER OKAY!'

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According to a recent survey, 80% of cat owners feel North American culture caters more to dog people than cat people while 73% of cat owners think there are negative stereotypes of 'cat people'.

SO!

We want to know ... are you a 'cat person' or a 'dog person'.

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It's another Canada #TakeoutDay and we're once again talking food.

This time, Dessert!

If you had to pick only one, which would you choose ...

ICE CREAM - or - CAKE

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May 5th is Cinco de Mayo AND it's 'Taco Tuesday' so we're asking the age old question ...

TACOS ... Hard Shell or Soft?

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May 4th is National 'STAR WARS DAY'!

And we've got to know ... are you fan?

There are those at Country 106.5 that don't get the hype so we're asking would you put any one of the STAR WARS flicks in your 'Top Five' all-time favorite movies or, naw. 

 

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We've got a special, one time only, three choice showdown!

It's a 'Robert Munsch Match-Off' featuring three of his popular books as read by Jamieson, Renée & Library Manager Donna Williams!

(Be sure to get the kids involved, get them to watch the videos and voice their feedback ... See Links to Videos Below) 

Which of these is your favorite? 

'LOVE YOU FOREVER'

  

'JUST ONE GOAL' 

 

'PAPER BAG PRINCESS' 

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April 30th is National 'Honesty Day' and according to a recent survey 59% of respondents say it's not okay to lie to their kids about their own past indiscretions. 

So! We want to know ... do you think it's okay to keep kids in the dark (if even only slightly) when it comes to a parent's past. 

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Today is #TakeoutDay ... a nation wide campaign organized in the hopes of encouraging Canadians across the country to order takeout on Wednesdays in support of restaurants during the COVID-19 crisis. 

So! To get you in the mood for a little takeout/delivery we're talking FOOD!

If you could only have one of these delicious carbs for the rest of your life, which would you choose?

FRENCH FRIES - or - PASTA

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April 28th is National 'Clean Comedy' Day! So, in honor of that, we're asking, when it comes movie genres, would you rather watch ... 

COMEDIES -or- HORROR

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April 27th is National 'Morse Code' Day! So, in honor of communications technology, we're asking ... 

DO YOU STILL HAVE A LANDLINE PHONE AT HOME?

YES -or- NO

 

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Now considered ancient relics, which iconic 1990's/2000's 'Compilation Album' Series did you enjoy more?

BIG SHINY TUNES - or - NOW! (American Series) 

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Did you know, the two longest serving Television Game Show hosts of all time are ... Pat Sajak (37 years) and Bob Barker (35 years)?

If you could be on either one of their famed games, which would you choose?

WHEEL OF FORTUNE - or - THE PRICE IS RIGHT

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April 22nd is National 'Jelly Bean' Day!

Recently, CandyStore.com dug up 10 years of sales data to determine the most popular Jelly Bean flavor is ... 'Buttered Popcorn'. 

So! We want to know, for you, is it ...

Buttered Popcorn - OR - Any Other Flavor

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April 21st is Queen Elizabeth II's Birthday!

So! We want to know ... Is the 'Royal Family' of any interest to you?

"Yes! I love keeping up with the Royals" - OR - "No. I couldn't care less"

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April 20th is National 'Volunteer Recognition Day'! 

So! We want to know ... If you could have one of the following 'Dream' volunteer jobs, which would you choose?

Panda Nanny - or - Candy Taste Tester

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Which of the following bands 'named after a city' would you be more likely to add to your personal playlist?

CHILLIWACK - or - BOSTON

                

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April 16th is National 'High Five' Day and while those are currently frowned upon ... we can always look back on our favorites.

Which movie 'High Five' was best?

The 'Top Gun Windmill'?

via GIPHY

-OR-

The 'Dumb & Dumber Swing & Miss'

via GIPHY

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April 15th is National 'Banana' Day PLUS a recent article has declared 'Banana Bread' the official "baked good" of the quarantine.

So! We want to know ...

Banana Bread; With - or - Without Chocolate Chips

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You've been "grounded" BUT you get to choose the punishment ... which would you rather be without for one week?

TV (including Streaming Sites) - or - Social Media (Facebook, Youtube, Instagram, Etc.)

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April 13th is National 'Scrabble Day'!

So, we want to know ... when it comes to popular board games, which of these two would you rather play with friends/family?

SCRABBLE - or - MONOPOLY

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With Easter just around the corner, we want to know ...

Which Easter Treat would you rather the Easter Bunny bring you?

MINI EGGS -or- CREAM EGGS

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A recent survey indicated that 'Fresh Baked Bread' tops the list of favorite scents. A close second? 'Frying Bacon'.

So ... We want to know, what scent do you enjoy most?

FRESH BAKED BREAD - or - FRYING BACON

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April 7th is NATIONAL 'NO HOUSEWORK DAY'!

So ... We want to know, when it comes to 'never-ending' chores which of the following do you dread the most?

DISHES - or - LAUNDRY 

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We're asking the age old question ...

COCA-COLA - or - PEPSI

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April 3rd is ‘NATIONAL FILM SCORE’ DAY …

SO! We want to know …

Which Iconic Movie Score is BEST?!

STAR WARS – or – JURASSIC PARK

       

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Would you rather be …

TOO HOT – or – TOO COLD

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YOU CAN CHOOSE ONLY ONE!

If you could ‘Time Travel’ …

Would you visit the FUTURE - or - the PAST?

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You can choose ONLY one …

Would you rather the ability to ‘SPEAK EVERY LANGUAGE' – or – the ability to ‘SPEAK TO ANIMALS’.

 

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March 30th is NATIONAL ‘DOCTOR’s DAY’!

So, to pay homage to our local health care superheros, we want to know …

If you could have a ‘super-power’ which of the following would you want?

THE POWER OF FLIGHT – or – THE POWER OF SUPER-STRENGTH

 

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PINEAPPLE ON PIZZA?

YES – or – NO

 

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Which ICONIC late-90’s Television was your Favorite?

FRIENDS – or – SEINFELD?

 

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March 25th is NATIONAL ‘WAFFLE DAY’ DAY … If you could only choose one for breakfast, are you going WAFFLES OR PANCAKES?

 

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March 24th is NATIONAL ‘CHOCOLATE COVERED RAISINS’ DAY … If when it comes to chocolate covered treats, do you reach for RAISINS OR PEANUTS?

 

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March 23rd is ‘NATIONAL CHIP & DIP DAY’ … If you could only choose one, which Famous Dip would you reach for?