Polls

Do you think gas prices have gone as low as they will for the year?

Yes, the only way they'll go is up
70% (101 votes)
No, the price will stabilize
9% (13 votes)
I don't even want to think about the price of gas!
21% (31 votes)
Total votes: 145
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Now that we're a few weeks into the new year, have you already broken any of your New Year resolutions?

No, I'm still on track
14% (21 votes)
Yes, darn it!
8% (13 votes)
I didn't make any
78% (119 votes)
Total votes: 153
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Do you plan to watch the Presidential Inauguration on Jan 20?

yes
45% (73 votes)
no
55% (91 votes)
Total votes: 164
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How do you receive your TV signal?

cable
6% (20 votes)
satellite
68% (212 votes)
antenna
12% (39 votes)
internet
0% (1 vote)
none
13% (41 votes)
Total votes: 313
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Do you recycle? (If you have more input, for example why you might not recycle, please leave a comment)

Yes, I recycle glass, aluminum, and/or plastic
8% (25 votes)
Yes, I recycle batteries
1% (3 votes)
Yes, I recycle paper and cardboard
10% (31 votes)
Yes, I recycle all of the above
75% (234 votes)
No, I don't recycle
7% (21 votes)
Total votes: 314
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Did you do any of your Christmas shopping online this year?

No
28% (66 votes)
Yes, some of it
27% (63 votes)
Yes, about half of it
12% (29 votes)
Yes, most of it
25% (58 votes)
Yes, all of it
8% (18 votes)
Total votes: 234
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Many of us have lived for years (or all our lives) next to Lake Superior. Have you ever been out on the Big Lake?

No, I've just enjoyed the view
16% (60 votes)
Yes, fishing
43% (157 votes)
Yes, kayaking
11% (40 votes)
Yes, sailing
15% (53 votes)
Yes, doing something else (please leave a comment and let us know what)
15% (54 votes)
Total votes: 364
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Are the deer eating your garden, too?

Yes
49% (71 votes)
No (If you vote no, please leave us a comment and let us know how you keep them out!)
51% (73 votes)
Total votes: 144
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What should the name of the new skate park be? (you must be 18 or under to vote)

Grand Marais Cook County Skate Park
5% (11 votes)
Voyageur Skate Park
5% (11 votes)
Superior Skate Park
16% (35 votes)
North Shore Skate Park
29% (65 votes)
Sawtooth Skate Park
21% (46 votes)
Boulder Skate Park (there will be boulders at the entrance)
24% (53 votes)
Total votes: 221
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Which of these is your favorite "feature" of Cook County?

The parks
1% (2 votes)
The lakes
21% (53 votes)
The shops
0% (1 vote)
The restaurants
0% (1 vote)
The activities
0% (1 vote)
The overall scenic beauty
54% (133 votes)
The wildlife
10% (24 votes)
The weather
5% (13 votes)
Other
8% (20 votes)
Total votes: 248
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Fishermen and women - what's your preferred bait?

minnows
22% (58 votes)
leeches
36% (95 votes)
chubs
1% (3 votes)
night crawlers
23% (60 votes)
none - I prefer fly fishing
11% (30 votes)
other - leave a comment and let everyone know what works best for you!
6% (15 votes)
Total votes: 261
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Now that taxes are over and spring is coming, what's at the top of your todo list?

Spring housecleaning and repairs
17% (47 votes)
Spring yard cleaning
19% (52 votes)
Preparing and planting my garden
18% (48 votes)
Getting the boat, camper, RV, etc ready
10% (27 votes)
Getting outside to hike, fish, ATV, play!
24% (66 votes)
Birdwatching and wildflower hunting
5% (14 votes)
Something else (leave a comment and share your todo's)
7% (19 votes)
Total votes: 273
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What feature of the Boreal website do you use most?

News Articles
18% (50 votes)
Calendar of Events
2% (6 votes)
Classified Ads
30% (83 votes)
Weather Information
12% (34 votes)
Check Email Online
33% (90 votes)
Feeds from the Internet
3% (7 votes)
Other (Please leave a comment and let us know what)
2% (6 votes)
Total votes: 276
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Which of these do you mostly use the Internet for?

Email / Instant Messaging
55% (78 votes)
Gaming
1% (1 vote)
Business
8% (12 votes)
Shopping / Ebay
6% (9 votes)
News
10% (14 votes)
School / Research
11% (16 votes)
Other
9% (13 votes)
Total votes: 143
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