Will you be fighting the crowds on Black Friday?
Do you agree with the national survey that found that St. Louisans wait in lines for much shorter times than do residents of most other big cities?
No, and I bet they didn't ask St. Louis women:
In general, what is the longest you would be willing to wait in line for something that you wanted?
Ten minutes, or less:
About twenty minutes:
About an hour:
A couple of hours:
Most of the day:
As long as it took, even if I had to camp out overnight:
Which of the following is the most frustrating place at which to wait in line?
Fast food restaurants:
Doctors' and dentists' offices:
For which of the following activities would you be most willing to wait in line the longest?
Receiving a sacrament:
Getting a celebrity's autograph:
Eating a good meal:
Washing my car:
Finding a clean bathroom:
Seeing a hit movie:
At which place would you be willing to wait longer for a good lunch?
A food truck:
A sit-down restaurant:
At which of the following places in St. Louis would you most expect to encounter the longest line?
Lambert Airport before a holiday:
BJC Emergency Room after a holiday:
The Pageant before a big concert:
Metro after a ballgame:
Ted Drewes during a heat wave:
City Museum during a school holiday:
The Arch when the elevator isn't working:
Which of the following actions is the way you are most likely to avoid a wait in line?
Pay extra for the privilege of going to the front of the line:
Jump to the front of the line:
Send or hire someone to stand in line for me:
Go at a time when I expect the line to be shortest:
Don't go at all:
Have you ever flat out made up an excuse to jump to the front of the line?
In general, which of the following groups are the most annoying line jumpers?
People who arrive late to join their friends who are already in line:
People who pretend to speak only French:
How often do you speak up when someone jumps the line ahead of you?
Sometimes, but not always:
Which of the following comments would you most likely use on a line-jumper?
"The line starts back there":
"Excuse me, but I was ahead of you":
"I know where you live":
"No cuts, no butts, no coconuts":
Nothing, I'd just use my icy stare:
The State of Missouri requires places of public assembly to provide the same number of bathroom fixtures for men and women. Do you support this law?
No, men should have more:
No, women should have more:
The State of Washington has passed a law making it illegal to cut to the front of certain lines and levying fines for doing so. Should Missouri do the same thing?
Would you step out of line if the person ahead of you at a water fountain was sniffling?
Which of the following line dances best describes your personality?
The Chicken Dance:
The Electric Slide:
The Cotton-Eye Joe: