Polls

If you had a continuing education opportunity requiring 24 hours of class time, what schedule would you prefer?

3 hours per evening, 1 night per week for 8 weeks
49% (87 votes)
8 hours per day, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
18% (31 votes)
6 hours per day, Saturday and Sunday, for 2 weekends
17% (30 votes)
6 hours per day, Friday and Saturday, for 2 weeks
9% (15 votes)
Other (please specify in the comments)
7% (13 votes)
Total votes: 176
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About how much of your shopping do you do online?

almost none - I don't trust the Internet
10% (31 votes)
almost none - my connection is too slow
9% (27 votes)
almost none - other reasons
15% (49 votes)
about 25%
25% (79 votes)
about 50%
16% (52 votes)
about 75%
19% (59 votes)
almost all of it
6% (20 votes)
Total votes: 317
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Which of these options best describes your ideal type of vacation?

Backpacking or canoeing in the wilderness
21% (53 votes)
Tent camping with a car
8% (20 votes)
Camping in a trailer or motorhome
24% (60 votes)
Driving and staying in hotels
16% (39 votes)
Flying and staying in hotels
20% (50 votes)
Taking off of work and just staying home
12% (29 votes)
Total votes: 251
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Bird lovers - what animals other than birds help themselves the most to your feeder?

squirrels
60% (119 votes)
chipmunks
21% (41 votes)
deer
8% (16 votes)
bears
7% (14 votes)
other
4% (8 votes)
Total votes: 198
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It's been 2 years since the Ham Lake fire and 10 since the blowdown. How well prepared do you currently feel for wildfire?

Well prepared
20% (34 votes)
Better than before those incidents, but not as well as I could be
37% (61 votes)
Moderately prepared
18% (30 votes)
Poorly prepared
7% (11 votes)
Not prepared at all!
19% (31 votes)
Total votes: 167
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Those of you who've experienced many Cook County winters - how would this last winter compare to the winters of years past?

Longer and colder than was ever normal
15% (37 votes)
Longer than normal but not as cold as they used to be
16% (40 votes)
Pretty typical of the way winters were years ago
58% (145 votes)
Not as harsh or long as winters were years ago
10% (26 votes)
Total votes: 248
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