Reader Poll Results: What You Are Doing For Valentine’s Day

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We asked. You told. Here are the results of our Reader Poll.

What are you doing this Valentine’s Day?  
Selection  
Attending yet another production of the Vagina Monologues r 5%
Having dinner with significant other 27%
Having dinner with single friends 5%
Resenting significant other for not paying enough attention to Valentine’s Day, even though you told 5%
Prepping for class. This is law school, after all. Duh. 19%
Playing the Iseley Brothers on continuous loop 0%
Loving the Haagen-Dasz 6%
When is it? 29%
Baking cupcakes for my kid’s school party 5%

What conclusions can we draw, if any? (C’mon, it’s just for fun. We know it is not a statistically meaningful sample, etc.)

If 29% of our respondents don’t know (or care) when Valentine’s Day is, perhaps women are not the emotionally-attached, chocolate-and-diamond-seeking creatures that the media would make us out to be around February 14. 27% of us are out for dinner with a significant other, but at the same time (or after dinner or before), 19% are getting ready for school tomorrow. We go to community-oriented events in proportionately small numbers (5% attending yet another production of the Vagina Monologues), but we’re the ones making the events happen, too (5% baking cupcakes for the school party).

-Bridget Crawford

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