Mini Poll: The Naughty Or Nice List


On which of Santa's lists -- naughty or nice -- would you put the following people, institutions, or places? And, yes, the first question is about you.


Me:


Naughty:
 21%
Nice:
 79%

 


Governor Jay Nixon:


Naughty:
 54%
Nice:
 46%

 


Senator Claire McCaskill:


Naughty:
 46%
Nice:
 54%

 


Senator Roy Blunt:


Naughty:
 78%
Nice:
 22%

 


Missouri General Assembly:


Naughty:
 84%
Nice:
 16%

 


Your own alderman, alderwoman, or council member:


Naughty:
 41%
Nice:
 59%

 


Metro:


Naughty:
 40%
Nice:
 60%

 


Food trucks:


Naughty:
 14%
Nice:
 86%

 


Missouri Department of Transportation:


Naughty:
 37%
Nice:
 63%

 


Bicyclists:


Naughty:
 26%
Nice:
 74%

 


Metropolitan St. Louis Police Department:


Naughty:
 35%
Nice:
 65%

 


St. Louis Rams:


Naughty:
 83%
Nice:
 17%

 


St. Louis Cardinals:


Naughty:
 11%
Nice:
 89%

 


St. Louis Blues:


Naughty:
 21%
Nice:
 79%

 


St. Louis weather:


Naughty:
 32%
Nice:
 68%

 


Saint Louis University:


Naughty:
 29%
Nice:
 71%

 


Do you prefer to stay in St. Louis over the December holidays or vacation somewhere else?


Stay home in St. Louis:
 75%
Vacation somewhere else:
 21%
I am from somehwere else, St. Louis is my holiday vactation:
 3%

 


Which of the following activities would you most like to be your family's favorite annual holiday tradition?


Watching "A Christmas Carol" at the Fox:
 4%
Checking out the wreaths and lights at the Missouri Botanical Garden:
 10%
Visiting Wild Lights at the St. Louis Zoo:
 9%
Reading a Christmas story together at home:
 11%
Going to midnight services at Christ Church Cathedral or my own church:
 18%
Going to the Compton Heights Concert Band Holiday Pops Spectacular at Powell:
 2%
Watching a movie at the Moolah or the Chase:
 8%
Sledding on Art Hill at the St. Louis Art Museum:
 10%
Trying to pick up an off-duty Rockette at The Best Steakhouse:
 6%
Ice skating with the reindeer at one of the City's two outdoor skating rinks:
 5%
Shopping for Christmas trees at Ted Drewes:
 6%
Going Downtown to window shop, check out Citygarden, and visit Santa at Macy's:
 11%

 


Which of the following best describes your gift-buying habits?


I purchase gifts throughout the year:
 22%
I purchase gifts online and ship them to their recipients:
 11%
One for you, one for me:
 11%
I shop at the malls and big-box stores on Black Friday:
 3%
I shop at 24-hour stores on Christmas Eve:
 5%
I shop at local, independently-owned stores and boutiques:
 24%
I make all my gifts:
 3%
I give money, gift cards, or gift certificates:
 12%
I don't buy gifts for anyone:
 8%

 


Which of the following best describes your gift-giving habits?


I spend weeks thinking about the perfect gift, then purchase:
 39%
I spend weeks thinking about the perfect gift, procrastinate, then give whatever the store has in stock:
 20%
I give whatever the store has in stock that looks even remotely appropriate:
 13%
I give money or gift certificates:
 16%
I don't give gift certificates:
 12%

 


Which of the following would you rather give?


Cash:
 43%
Gift cards:
 57%

 


Which of the following would you rather receive?


Cash:
 63%
Gift cards:
 37%

 


What percentage of the gifts you gave this year were purchased in the City of St. Louis?


All of them:
 12%
Most of them:
 20%
Some of them:
 37%
None of them:
 23%
I didn't give any gifts this year:
 8%

 


Did you spend more or less this holiday season?


More:
 31%
Less:
 48%
I don't know yet, because I haven't finished shopping:
 21%

 


Note: Due to rounding, results for some questions may not total 100%.