Fun_People Archive
18 Oct
TV Nation Polls From The NBC Days

Date: Wed, 18 Oct 95 11:01:08 -0700
From: Peter Langston <psl>
To: Fun_People
Subject: TV Nation Polls From The NBC Days

Forwarded-by: (Keith Bostic)
Forwarded-by: Larry Hunter <>
From: Veronica Moore <TVNatFans@AOL.COM>


  From a telephone survey of 204 Americans, Spring 1993

- 65% of all Americans believe that frozen pizza will never be any
     good and there's nothing science can do about it.

- 10% of the American public would pay $5 to see Senator Orrin
     Hatch (R - Utah) fight a big mean dog on Pay TV.  86% of all
     viewers would root for the dog.  100% of women viewers would
     root for the dog.

- 45% of Americans think rain doesn't feel as good in real life as
     it seems to in the movies.

- 16% of Perot voters believe "if dolphins were really smart, they
     could get out of those nets."

- 65% of American women believe there is "a lot of difference"
     between a campaign contribution and a bribe.  Only 35% of men
     see a difference

- 70% of American women have never had an emotionally
     satisfactory relationship with a Republican

  From a telephone survey of 229 Americans, Summer 1994

- In the past year 36% of Americans have chanted "We're Number
     One!"   Only 22% of Bush voters have chanted "We're Number

- 62% of Americans believe a trip to a major theme park is more
     culturally enriching than a trip to the Reagan Library

- 39% of Americans believe that guns are not "as dangerous as they say".

- 15% of Americans wish Dennis Hopper would go back on drugs.

- 29% of Americans believe that Elvis was right to shoot TV sets.

- 29% of Perot voters say "The candidate I vote for usually loses."

- 11% of Americans that suffer from indigestion would rather retake
     the SAT than watch a Jesse Helms filibuster.

- 12.5% of Americans that voted for Clinton believe that they will
     someday be told "just what Victoria's Secret is."   98% of
     Bush voters believe they will never know.

- 88% of Bush voters "have no idea what rappers are talking about."

- 14% of Americans surveyed agreed that Puerto Rico should not be
     the 51st state because "that extra star would make the flag
     look bad."

  From a telephone survey of 208 Americans, Winter 1994

- 35% of Americans believe Richard Nixon went to heaven.  59%
     believe he went "someplace else."

- 34% of those who voted Republican in the last election believe
     "Forrest Gump" was a documentary.

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