Posts from January 2014
Friday 31st Brain Strain
More than one in ten office workers do THIS during their lunch hour at least once a week.
Incorrect Guesses: nap, look for another job, go to the dentist, work thru lunch so they can go home early, surf the internet
Correct Answer: go home
Thursday 30th Brain Strain
According to a recent survey from Cosmopolitan Magazine, if you do THIS, you are less likely to have an argument with your spouse.
Incorrect Guesses: be more agreeable
Correct Answer: dim the lights
Wednesday 29th Brain Strain
A recent survey about the commute shows that more women than men do THIS while they are driving to work.
Incorrect Guesses: talk on the cell phone, look in the mirror, cuss, singing out loud, listen to the news
Correct Answer: drive on empty
Tuesday 28th Brain Strain
A recent CNN survey about sleeping shows that more than one in five of us have THIS in common when we're sleeping.
Incorrect Guesses: sleep walking, a snoring partner, sleep eating, a light sleeper
Correct Answer: pet is on the bed
Monday 27th Brain Strain
State and Federal Governments combine to pull in over $17 billion a year by simply doing THIS.
Incorrect Guesses: taxing sodas, turning lights off, sharing buildings & office space, enforcing seat belt laws, insurance benefits, collecting from dead beat parents, on line instead of mailing tax returns
Correct Answer: taxing cigarettes
Friday 24th Brain Strain
A recent CNN survey shows that about 4 in 10 of us have THIS in our hall or coat closet right now.
Incorrect Guesses: scarf, umbrella stand, hooks, vacuum, pair of boots, purse, golf clubs, gun, full length mirror, broom, slippers, American flag, baseball bat, board game, clue, monopoly, life, checkers
Correct Answer: Scrabble
Thursday 23rd Brain Strain
According to a USA Today survey, for the average person it takes 5 tries to get the perfect one of THESE.
Incorrect Guess: a forever partner
Correct Answer: Selfie
Wednesday 22nd Brain Strain
According to a new study, when going out to eat, 70% of us do THIS
Incorrect Guesses: go close to home, say 'Where do you want to eat", clean the silverware, order appetizers
Correct Answer: "I'll have the usual" always order the same thing
Tuesday 21st Brain Strain
According to a recent survey, residents of Vermont are more likely to us THIS first thing in the morning than any other state. (Wisconsin is #48)
Incorrect Guesses: ice scraper, griddle, slippers, snow shovel, maple syrup, coffee maker, skis, match, snow blower, camera
Correct Answer: snooze button
Friday 17th Brain Strain
The longer you go to school, the bigger THIS becomes.
Incorrect Gueses: your head, paycheck, memory, student loans, cramps in your hand from so much writing, resume, vocabulary, credit level rating, your handwriting
Correct Answer: your signature
Wednesday 15th Brain Strain
According to Yahoo jobs, if you're going to do THIS at work, you'll most likely do it on a Wednesday.
Incorrect Guesses: dress up nicer, call in sick, pay personal bills,
Correct Answer: fall asleep
Tuesday 14th Brain Strain
75% of adults no longer do THIS, but they did when they were younger
Incorrect Guesses: ice skate, smoke, color their hair, play board games
Correct Answer: play a musical instrument
Monday 13th Brain Strain
Although THIS is frowned upon, doing it will actually make you smarter.
Incorrect Guesses: getting inebriated, dancing, cleaning the outhouse
Correct Answer: lying
Friday 10th Brain Strain
You have about $56 worth of THESE at your house right now, if you are average.
Incorrect Guesses: pens or pencils, silverware, batteries, dollars
Correct Answer: coins
Thursday 9th Brain Strain
You'll use an average of 57 of THESE today.
Incorrect Guesses: smiles, excuses
Correct Answer: squares of toilet tissue
Weds 8th Brain Strain
According to a recent survey, 1 in 5 women, and 2 in 5 men said they have one of THESE in their home.
Incorrect Guesses: electric shaver, fire extinguisher
Correct Answer: apron
Tuesday 7th Brain Strain
Almost half of all pet owners do THIS for their animals
Incorrect Guesses: Birthday Presents, Birthday parties
Correct Answer: leave the tv or radio on when they leave the house
Monday 6th Brain Strain
When something breaks around the house, 44% of men do THIS.
Incorrect Guesses: they throw it away, they try to fix it themselves secretly, the blame someone else, keep it for another use
Correct Answer: go buy a new one
Friday 3rd Brain Strain
If you're average, you visit THIS place 20 times a year
Incorrect Guesses: gas station, get a haircut, grocery store, McDonalds, church, library
Correct Answer: post office
Thursday 2nd Brain Strain
Two thirds of office workers say THIS happens about twenty times each day.
Incorrect Guesses: a woman flirts with the boss, boss checks up on you, caught using Facebook, a wrong number or a hang up on the phone, yawning, checking thetime
Correct Answer: they get interrupted