The Brain Strain
The average American eats 14 pounds of THIS each year.
Incorrect guesses: hot dogs, apple pie, cheese, sugar, bread, ham, fruit, gravy
The answer is TURKEY!
Car keys are the most commonly misplaced item, followed by ____________.
The answer is cell phone charger.
Almost 1/3 of Americans decided against going on vacation for THIS reason.
Incorrect guesses: fear of a terrorist attack, gas prices, too busy at work, lack of funds, bad weather, added time getting through security at an airport, kids
The answer is they didn't want to leave their pet!
When asked "What holiday custom do you look forward to most?", 1 in 20 said THIS.
Incorrect guesses: taking a nap, going to church, family time, decorating the tree, Thanksgiving dinner, hanging stockings, Easter dinner, eating fruitcake, cranberry sauce, watching A Christmas Story, caroling, shopping
The answer is the office holiday party.
This year the average American will eat 30 pounds of THESE.
Incorrect guesses: eggs, baked potatoes
The answer is french fries.
THESE are the most re-gifted items.
Incorrect guesses: kitchen gadgets, fruitcake, bottles of wine, gift cards, the ex-wife, picture frames, recipes, Christmas sweaters
The answer is candles.
The average woman has the most ________ at the age of 31.
Incorrect guesses: children, boyfriends, estrogen, bone marrow density
The answer is friends.
9 out of 10 single people agree that THIS is a deal-breaker on a first date.
Incorrect guesses: talking about an ex, not same musical tastes, no money to pay for dinner, bad cologne, texting during the date, bad breath, flirting withsomeone else
The answer is an annoying voice.
In a survey, women said ice cream was their go-to comfort food. Men said it was THIS.
Incorrect guesses: pizza, hamburgers
The answer is soup.
Almost 2/3 of Americans can say THIS about their family.
Incorrect guesses: both parents work, born in USA, parents divorced, adult children live at home, all have cell phones, own a business, get together on Thanksgiving, have one child, woman is the breadwinner, stepfamilies, living paycheck to paycheck, have pets, eat dinner together, college degree
The answer is a family member has served in the military.
There are exactly 6 people from around the world that can say THIS today.
Incorrect guesses: they've landed on the moon, they've had quintuplets, they've swam across the ocean, they've traveled the speed of sound, they've played James Bond in a movie, they've lived on the space station for a year, they were born before 1900
The answer is that they are in outer space right now.
An average Amercian will eat just under 10 pounds of THIS in 2015.
Incorrect guesses: salad, sugar, chocolate, hamburger, turkey, cheese, chips, salt
The answer is cereal.
Only 10% of us were able to do THIS this morning.
Incorrect guesses: touch their toes, get up early, sleep in, eat breakfast
The answer is wake up without using an alarm.
There are 18 countries in the world that don't have any __________.
Incorrect guesses: electricity, clean water, internet, plumbing, sports teams, McDonalds, radio stations, armies
The answer is rivers.
Almost 2/3 of people who have one of these never use it.
Incorrect guesses: dining room table, vcr, treadmill, telephone book, bread maker, gps, coffee cup, law degree, library card, piano, map, gym, compass, atlas, thermometer, garage, telescope, vacation
The answer is a car's convertible top.
An average one of these lasts just four seconds.
Incorrect guesses: firecracker, laugh, falling star, sneeze, lit match, hand washing, yawn, hug, yellow traffic light, thunder
The answer is a NFL play.
1/3 of married women have done THIS without their husband's knowledge.
Incorrect guesses: buy furniture, open a credit card account, buy shoes, buy something expensive, open a secret savings account, text/email another guy, donate money to charity, diet, quit a job
The answer is throw out some of their husband's old clothes.
A new survey says the most common Ameican fear is government corruption. Nearly 10% of respondents also admitted to being afraid of THIS.
Incorrect guesses: ghosts, public speaking, spiders, losing their job, socialism
The answer is zombies.
Men who have one of THESE earn about 1/4 more than men who don't.
Incorrect guesses: college degree, facial hair, high school diploma
The answer is a wife!
Over 1/3 of women have dressed as THIS for Halloween.
Incorrect guesses: nurse, witch, nun, man, princess, superhero
The answer is a cat.
1/3 of homes in America have one of THESE right now that no longer works.
Incorrect guesses: clock radio, TV, coffee pot, VCR, refrigerator, spouse, smoke alarm, computer, fireplace, fire extinguisher, lightbulb, freezer, flashlight,phone charger
The answer is an air freshener.
3/4 of people who have THIS at their home do not use it.
Incorrect guesses: dishwasher, fire extinguisher, VCR, salad shooter, doorbell, piano, trash compactor, iron, patio, coffee maker
The answer is a pool table.
One out of 5 Americans will have THIS as part of their dinner tonight.
Incorrect guesses: milk, salad, booze, leftovers, soda, bread, potatoes, dessert, fish, cheese, pizza, water
The answer is rice!
There have been 28 major Hollywood movies based on THIS.
Incorrect guesses: outerspace, end of the world, terrorism, mafia, kangaroos, World War II, Halloween, superheroes, US military, Jesus Christ, the internet, James Bond, Disney
The answer is video games.
More than 1 in 4 Americans haven't done THIS yet this year...
Incorrect guesses: go to dentist, file taxes, vacation, go to church, buy Christmas gifts, call in sick, save money, new year's resolution, go to doctor, balance check book, drive a car, catch a cold, lose weight
The answer is read a book.
If you're an average person, you'll use less than three quarters of THIS.
Incorrect guesses: brain, shampoo, muscles, sick time, vacation time, car insurance, flexible spending account, toothpaste, sleep time, coffee, mirror
The answer is your wardrobe.
About 13% of parents have gone online for help with __________________.
Incorrect guesses: potty training, cellphones
The answer is their kid's homework.
The number of kids in America who do THIS has dropped by a third over the last decade.
Incorrect guesses: play CDs, take their lunch to school, talk on the phone, smoke, write cursive, have a part-time job, ride a bike, eat breakfast, playoutside
The answer is play organized baseball.
A survey asked "What do you wish had never been invented?", THIS was the #1 answer.
The answer is karaoke.
After winning an Oscar, many people have thanked God but twice as many people have thanked __________________...
Incorrect guesses: family, fans, teacher, The Academy, their manager, Jesus
The answer is Steven Speilberg.
You will go through about 800 of these in your lifetime, most of them by age 11...
Incorrect guesses: shoes, underwear, movies, band-aids, socks
The answer is crayons.
More than 3/4 of husbands do not know the name of their wife's _____________.
Incorrect guesses: grandmother, pet, best friend, purse
The answer is favorite perfume.
Almost 1 in 3 people have used THIS excuse to get out of work...
The answer is their child is sick.
6% of women admitted to being addicted to THIS...
The answer is shopping.
4% of us are okay with people using their cellphones here...
Incorrect guess: the bathroom
Answer: in church
1 in 10 people can say they've been dumped here...
Incorrect guesses: at the alter, in a restaurant, via text, at a park, on facebook, on vacation, by a Dear John letter
The answer: in a car
The items most likely outdated in your kitchen are spices, followed by...what?
Incorrect guess: vegetable oil
Answer: canned soup
According to a recent study, 1/3 of people say they don't bother to do THIS daily...
Incorrect guesses: check mail, floss, brush teeth, change socks, clean ears, exercise, shower, wash hair
The answer is eat breakfast.
When asked "What does your husband do that you really can't stand?"...THIS was the #1 answer.
One in 11 people say THIS is their favorite dessert...
Incorrect guess: pie
The answer is FRUIT.
One in 11 people say THIS is their favorite dessert...
Incorrect Guesses: pie
Correct Answer: fruit
According to a recent survey, two-thirds of men are certain they have a great BLANK
Correct Answer: Butt
Single people say THIS is the #1 reason why they haven't yet found "the one"
Incorrect Guesses: too young, not ready for a relationship, too pushy, money, not compatable, they work too much, drink too much, too picky, haven't met them yet
Correct Answer: they're still hung up on an ex
Almost 650 million of THESE will end up in landfills this year
Incorrect Guesses: diapers, breast pumps
Correct Answer: shoes
According to USA Today, guys under 30 are the least likely to use THIS summertime staple
Incorrect Guesses: a grill, sun screen, lemonade, a hat
Correct Answer: sunglasses
96% of American shoppers purchase THESE every month
Incorrect Guesses: paper towels, lottery tickets, sunglasses, gift cards, car wash, microwave meals, potato chips, garbage bags, eggs, pizza, batteries, bottles of wine, dish soap, loaves of bread, chocolate, razors, paper plates, cereal, soda, furnace filters, milk, magazines
Correct Answer: bananas
Nearly 40% of people who have one of THESE very expensive items never use it
Incorrect Guesses: boat, surround sound, RV, time share, on star in the car, camera, backup generator, roles watch, fondue pot, sun or moon roof, car like aMercedes
Correct Answer: a law degree
Nearly 20% of high school aged kids say they are friends with someone because of THIS reason.
Incorrect Guess: they're popular
Correct Answer: they have a car
Over 500 people have done THIS, and more than half of them are Americans
Incorrect Guesses: climbed Mt Everest, won an Olympic medal, become a billionaire
Correct Answer: space travel
33% of people have done THIS for their pet
Incorrect Guesses: held a Birthday party, ate their food, cremate them, buy insurance, clean their teeth, buy a bed, give them a bath, dress them for Halloween, buy clothes, microchip them
Correct Answer: called and left a voice mail or talked via the answering machine
When asked which superstition do you believe in, THIS was the #1 answer
Incorrect Guesses: break a mirror and have 7 years bad luck, walking under a ladder, black cat crossing your path, 4 leaf clover, salt over your shoulder, 13 is an unlucky number, step on a crack, cross your fingers
Correct Answer: Knock on Wood for good luck
People in Alaska have more of THIS than anyone else, while residents of Iowa have the least.
Incorrect Guesses: suicide rate, fish in the freezer, fishing poles, brains, men, yard, airports or airplanes, body fat, earthquakes, guns, dogs, lakes, facial hair
Correct Answer: credit card debt
There are 422 of THESE for each person on earth
Correct Answer: trees
1 in 10 people who have done THIS waited until they were 45 to do it.
Incorrect Guesses: get married, sky dive, go to college, bungee jump, but a motorcycle
Correct Answer: get a tattoo
Teachers say 40% of kindergartners have done THIS in class
Incorrect Guesses: thrown up, wet themselves, picked their nose, cried, gone #2
Correct Answer: kissed another student
Asked to name something they do in the bathroom during their morning routine that would suprise others, 40% gave THIS family friendly answer
Answer: play video games on their phone
More than half of wives have never shown their husbands THIS
Incorrect Guesses: numbers on their cell phones, pictures from when they were younger, tattoo, first bicycle, drivers license, their weight when stepping on the scales, pics of old boyfriends, birth certificate, prom pics, credit card statement, diary
Correct Answer: their natural hair color
If you own a home, there's an 80% chance you have one of THESE
Incorrect Guesses: dog, security system, garage, television, cat, lawn mower, mortgage, deck or patio, sidewalk, shovel, child, basement, garden, car, grill
Correct Answer: a welcome mat
Men say the best compliment they can get is "You're funny". For women, it's THIS
Incorrect Guesses: you look nice today, you're beautiful
Correct Answer: nice smile
1 in 11 people say THIS is their favorite dessert
Incorrect Guesses;: brownies, pie, cake, cheese cake
Correct Answer: fruit