Posts from November 2013
Wednesday 27 Brain Strain
5 year olds were asked to name what they least liked at Thanksgving,one in five said THIS.
Incorrect Guesses: watching football, sweet potatoes, stuffing, cranberries, squash, watching the turkey cook, dressing, eating turkey, pumpkin pie, kissing relatives, a cousin, traveling, getting dressed up, seeing Grandma
Correct Answer: yelling and fighting
Tuesday 26 Brain Strain
The average woman does THIS 3 times a year.
Incorrect Guesses: buys a new hat, gets her haircut, has a pedicure, buys a purse, makes a turkey, goes on a diet
Correct Answer: stays in her pajamas all day
Monday 25th Brain Strain
Women do THIS 3 times as much as men do, but 50 years ago, it was the opposite.
Incorrect Guesses: work a second job, have a job outside the home
Correct Answer: take pictures
Friday 22nd Brain Strain
In a recent survey of the greatest inventions of all time, air conditioning was #3, the wheel was number #2, and THIS was number one.
Incorrect Guesses: telephone, microwave, light bulb, indoor plumbing, electricity, printing press, fire, internet, refrigeration,cellphone, automobile, radio, clothes, furnace, language, morse code, toilet paper, batteries, mailbox, electric pencil sharpener, silicone chip, fast food
Correct Answer: chair (something to sit on)
Thursday 21 Brain Strain
More than two-thirds of women think that men over the age of 35 look ridiculous when they do THIS.
Incorrect Guesses: dance, wear a girdle, dye their hair, wear a speedo, grow a mustache, spike their hair, wear their class ring
Correct Answer: wear their hat backwards
Wednesday 20th Brain Strain
The odds are 1 in 4 that you will see THIS the next time you're in a grocery store.
Incorrect Guesses: turkeys, someone paying with cash, bell ringers, broken shopping cart, self check out lane, someone sampling food, coffee shop, Christmas tree, a food display, food stamps, poinsettia, coupon, someone eating food without paying, fruitcake, bank, screaming kids, for sale sign, security guard, bagging own groceries, santa claus
Correct Answer: someone with too many items in the express lane
Tuesday 19th Brain Strain
50 years ago, the average American over the age of 65 had 7 of THESE. Today, they have 17 of THESE.
Incorrect Guesses: credit cards, false teeth
Correct Answer: their own teeth
Monday 18th Brain Strain
1 in 11 people believe they were THIS in a previous life.
Incorrect Guesses: a cat, the opposite sex, an animal, famous person, dog, king or queen, stripper, rock star, butterfly, grandparents, relative, plant, an alien, married to your current partner, rich
Correct Answer: a criminal
Friday 15th Brain Strain
From a recent vacation survey, it was determined that more than 25% of people who go to a Disney park have THIS in common.
Incorrect Guesses: they steal something from the hotel, they travel from another state
Correct Answer: they don't have children
Thursday 14th Brain Strain
6 out of 10 of us have slept with one of THESE
Incorrect Guesses: stuffed animal, special blanket, soggy pillow, loud snorer
Correct Answer: tv remote control
Wednesday 13th Brain Strain
One out of 25 people do THIS in their underwear
Incorrect Guess: streak
Correct Answer: vacuum
Tuesday 12th Brain Strain
14% of people say their boss has had to talk with them because of THIS.
Incorrect Guesses: internet use on company time, bad breath, talking on the phone too much, body odor, dating a co-worker, how they're dressed, games on the phone, being late, swearing, gossip, poor attendance, eating, nodding off during meetings, shopping on line, talking too much, socializing, inappropriate sexual comments
Correct Answer: messy workplace
Monday 11th Brain Strain
One in ten people do THIS after a workout.
Incorrect Guesses: rest, eat, sleep, weigh themselves, shower
Correct Answer: smoke a cigarette
Friday 8th Brain Strain
Men are 3 times more likely than women to lie about THIS.
Incorrect Guesses: sexual history, going to the bar
Correct Answer: their salaries
THursday 7th Brain Strain
According to a recent study, having one of THESE will help a man in a job interview, but actually have the opposite effect for a woman.
Incorrect Guess: mustache
Correct Answer: a wedding ring
Wednesday 6th Brain Strain
Over 20% of us have spent money on one of THESE, and not told their spouse about it.
Incorrect Guesses: case of beer, lottery ticket, weight loss products, massage, dirty video
Correct Answer: traffic ticket
Tuesday 5th Brain Strain
22% of women and 19% of men have one of THESE.
Incorrect Guesses: I pad, I pod, day planner, toy or something from your childhood, cell phone
Correct Answer: a tattoo
Monday 4th Brain Strain
In the last 20 years, single women have done THIS more than single men.
Incorrect Guesses: used a dating service, looked in bars, gone back to school, asked a guy out, gotten married, voted, gone to movies alone.
Correct Answer: bought a house
Friday 1st Brain Strain
Almost half of married women say they remember THIS about their first date with their husband.
Incorrect Guesses: he offered to pay for dinner, where and when it was, what she was wearing, what he was wearing, first kiss, what they ordered for dinner, was he drunk, was he a gentleman, his cologne, how handsome he was
Correct Answer: a song they heard