Posts from April 2013
Tuesday 30th Brain Strain
12% of people have taken the day off work to do THIS
Incorrect Guesses: work at another job, go fishing, finish their taxes, take a mental health day, go car shopping, go to a football game
Correct Answer: to clean the house
Monday 29th Brain Strain
Although purchased with good intentions, 80% of THIS is rarely used.
Incorrect Guesses: exercise equipment, outhouse, wine, blender, fitness membership, china or silverware, insurance, tanning bed, spices, candles, mouth wash, bath salts, air freshner, towels, electric blankets
Correct Answer: the clothes hanging in our closets
Friday 26 Brain Strain
14% of Americans give THIS a try at least once a week, and 2% buy THIS everyday.
Incorrect Guesses: sushi, cheese, newspaper
Correct Answer: lottery tickets
Thursday 25 Brain Strain
About 8% of new brides plan to do THIS....down from 23% two decades ago.
Incorrect Guesses: won't see groom day of or day before wedding, not have children, be a stay at home mom, quit their job, have fewer flowers at wedding, take dance lessons, wait for the wedding night for nudge nudge wink wink, take their husbands last name
Correct Answer: keep their last name, instead of taking their husbands.
Wednesday 24 Brain Strain
Women outnumber men 4 to 1 when it comes to THIS
Incorrect Guesses: cooking, shower time, watching the kids at night, going to college, residing in nursing homes, talking, exercising
Correct Answer: shoplifting
Tuesday 23 Brain Strain
40% of parents whose kids are in their 20's still do THIS
Incorrect Guesses: go to the bar, laundry, slip 'em money, watch cartoons, put gas in their car, pay their car insurance, make their bed, punish them, pay their healthinsurance
Correct Answer: pay their cell phone bill
Monday 22 Brain Strain
The average man has 9 of THESE, but 3 of them go unused.
Incorrect Guesses: appliances, comb, pairs of shoes, wallets, screwdrivers, remote controls, golf clubs, razors, neck ties, brain cells, credit cards, pictures of the family
Correct Answer: keys
Friday 19th Brain Strain
10% of adult males have never done THIS.
Incorrect Guesses: cooked, gone swimming, got married, kissed their mother, baked a cake, driven a car, changed a tire, paid their taxes, changed a diaper, cleaned the litterbox
Correct Answer: laundry
Thursday 18 Brain Strain
The average person experiences THIS about 975 times in their life.
Incorrect Guesses: deja vu, disappointment, migraines, fear, a full moon, hiccups, near accidents/close calls, hangovers, memory loss, heartburn, depression, calling a wrong phone number, sneezing
Correct Answer: payday
Wednesday 17th Brain Strain
25 to 35 year olds help up the average to $2,000 that people spend on THIS every year.
Incorrect Guesses: computer gaming equipment, Christmas, cell phones, alcohol, automobile sales, cigarettes, clothing, fast food, eating out at restaurants
Correct Answer: takeout food (chinese is most popular)
Tuesday 16th Brain Strain
More than 60% of women say they are willing to kiss a guy on the first date if he does THIS.
Incorrect Guesses: if he goes for it, opens the door and is a true gentlleman, asks, pays for dinner, makes her laugh
CorrectAnswer: talks about his mother
Monday 15th Brain Strain
The average person owns four of THESE that they don't use.
Incorrect Guesses: toothbrushes, tire pumps, flashlights, pairs of shoes, remotes, eye glasses, kitch appliances, dvd players, gloves, cell phones, belts, umbrellas, computers, coats, bicycles, brooms, sunglasses, hats boots, watches
Correct Answer: pieces of exercise equipment
Friday 12th Brain Strain
Men are 50% more likely than women to do THIS on a business trip
Incorrect Guesses: drink too much, dine alone, order room service, cheat, make love, go alone without co-workers, pad the expense account report, eating flowers, go to a sporting event, sleep in the nude, work out, sleep late and miss a meeting, go to a strip club, get a massage, go to a spa, go sight seeing, stay at a friend's place instead of the hotel, order porn in the room, get clothes cleaned
Correct Answer: feel homesick and call home.
Thursday 11th Brain Strain
THIS car accessory was invented by a blind man.
Incorrect Guesses: windshield wipers, seatbelts, sideview mirrors, cup holder, cigarette lighter, horn, radio, radar detector, GPS, turn signal
Correct Answer: cruise control
Wednesday 10th Brain Strain
1 in 10 men have done THIS in an attempt to woo a woman,.
Incorrect Guesses: give her flowers, borrow a friend's apartment or house, lie, serenade them, get into a fight
Correct Answer: written down lyrics toa song and given them to her.
Tuesday 9th Brain Strain
70% of us say we can really only tolerate THIS for a maximum of 3 seconds before getting upset.
Incorrect Guesses: an alarm clock, whining, being tickled, being interrupted, cracking your gum, a dentist drill
Correct Answer: when the traffic light turns green, and the car in front doesn't go.
Monday 8th Brain Strain
61% of men and 38% of women believe that THIS is the first thing that people notice about them.
Incorrect Guesses: smile, teeth, eyes, hair, smell, the way they're dressed, shoes, butts, figure overall, car, walk, job, jewelry, height, who you're with
Correct Answer: their cell phone
Friday 5th Brain Strain
The average child will do THIS for the first time at age 7 years, 7 months.
Incorrect Guesses: tell a lie, call a person their girlfriend or boyfriend, lose a tooth, learn to swin, get ready by themselves without Mom's help, ridea bike, break a bone, kiss someone of the opposite sex, tie their own shoes, ask about their bodyparts, have a major crush on someone, sleep over
Correct Answer: curse
Thursday 4th Brain Strain
A new study reports that kids in school would be 10 to 15% more alert if they did THIS.
Incorrect Guesses: eat breakfast, sleep more, exercise, drink coffee, stand up instead of sit, drink soda, sit up straighter
Correct Answer: chew gum
Wednesday 3rd Brain Strain
According to some health experts, 97% of people don't wash THIS properly or often enough.
Incorrect Guesses: feet, ears
Correct Answer: their pillow
Tuesday 2nd Brain Strain
55% of adults say they never, ever, do THIS.
Incorrect Guesses: don't clean the toilet, don't cheat on their taxes, swear, exercise, dance, fly, go on facebook, spank their kids, clean the lint trap in the dryer
Correct Answer: go to the movie theatre
Monday 1st Brain Strain
In a recent poll, the majority of women said THIS would be their dream job.
Incorrect Guesses: flight attendant, the boss over an all male company, professional shopper, teacher, hollywood stylist, bartender
Correct Answer: food critic