Correlated uncovers surprising connections between seemingly unrelated things, and you can help by answering the daily poll. At the end of the day, we'll tally up all the poll responses and compare the results to all of the previous polls. Check back tomorrow to see which answers have the strongest correlation.

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Today's correlation

In general, 39 percent of people like the singer Meatloaf. But among those whose favorite television news person is a woman, 60 percent like the singer Meatloaf.

Based on a survey of 92 people whose favorite television news person is a woman and 300 people total.

Yesterday's correlation

In general, 33 percent of people have donated to a political campaign. But among those who have said "I love you" to someone without really meaning it, 48 percent have donated to a political campaign.

Based on a survey of 140 people who have said "I love you" to someone without really meaning it and 367 people total.

Tuesday's correlation

In general, 44 percent of people prefer a vertical tire swing to a horizontal tire swing. But among those who have a thick wallet, 59 percent prefer a vertical tire swing.

Based on a survey of 158 people who have a thick wallet and 391 people total.

Monday's correlation

In general, 43 percent of people say that visiting their hometown is depressing. But among those who wear a watch on the same hand they write with, 65 percent say that visiting their hometown is depressing.

Based on a survey of 97 people who wear a watch on the same hand they write with and 618 people total.

Sunday's correlation

In general, 53 percent of people prefer lemonade to iced tea. But among those who say that anti-perspirant is not a must for them, 68 percent prefer lemonade to iced tea.

Based on a survey of 198 people who say that anti-perspirant is not a must for them and 498 people total.

Saturday's correlation

In general, 48 percent of people say they are more focused on the present than the future. But among those who don't like log flumes, 66 percent are more focused on the present than the future.

Based on a survey of 96 people who don't like log flumes and 351 people total.

Friday's correlation

In general, 52 percent of people prefer subtle flirtation. But among those whose job requires them to travel, only 34 percent prefer subtle flirtation.

Based on a survey of 94 people whose job requires them to travel and 390 people total.

May 14's correlation

In general, 34 percent of people would use a bidet, if available. But among those who like limoncello, 51 percent would use a bidet, if available.

Based on a survey of 125 people who like limoncello and 329 people total.

May 13's correlation

In general, 29 percent of people are fans of actor Joel McHale. But among those who pronounce GIF with a soft G, 47 percent are fans of actor Joel McHale.

Based on a survey of 120 people who pronounce GIF with a soft G and 368 people total.

May 12's correlation

In general, 45 percent of people say that their wildest days are behind them. But among those whose left eye is their winking eye, 62 percent say that their wildest days are behind them.

Based on a survey of 126 people whose left eye is their winking eye and 331 people total.

May 11's correlation

In general, 15 percent of people keep photos in their wallet. But among those who like R&B, 33 percent keep photos in their wallet.

Based on a survey of 134 people who like R&B and 320 people total.

May 10's correlation

In general, 50 percent of people say they would rather have more confidence than more intelligence. But among those who like french fries and mayonnaise together, 65 percent would rather have more confidence than more intelligence.

Based on a survey of 142 people who like french fries and mayonnaise together and 362 people total.

May 9's correlation

In general, 55 percent of people find Irish accents to be especially attractive. But among those who say a great trailer is more likely to persuade them to check out a movie than critical acclaim, 72 percent find Irish accents to be especially attractive.

Based on a survey of 139 people who say a great trailer is more likely to persuade them to check out a movie than critical acclaim and 353 people total.

May 8's correlation

In general, 37 percent of people own binoculars. But among those who would watch a video of pimple popping, 52 percent own binoculars.

Based on a survey of 269 people who would watch a video of pimple popping and 420 people total.

May 7's correlation

In general, 25 percent of people say their charitable giving tends to be in regular intervals. But among those who would rather attend a minor-league game than a Major League Baseball game, 41 percent say their charitable giving tends to be in regular intervals.

Based on a survey of 134 people who would rather attend a minor-league game than a Major League Baseball game and 355 people total.

May 6's correlation

In general, 49 percent of people (audibly) talk to themselves a lot. But among those who don't left-align the recipients address when they address an envelope, 69 percent (audibly) talk to themselves a lot.

Based on a survey of 84 people who don't left-align the recipients address when they address an envelope and 373 people total.

May 5's correlation

In general, 55 percent of people say their left leg is on the bottom when they sit cross-legged. But among those who don't like pine-scented things, 72 percent say their left leg is on the bottom when they sit cross-legged.

Based on a survey of 116 people who don't like pine-scented things and 381 people total.

May 4's correlation

In general, 30 percent of people say they have foul-mouthed families. But among those who would like to write a novel, only 16 percent say they have foul-mouthed families.

Based on a survey of 172 people who would like to write a novel and 371 people total.

May 3's correlation

In general, 37 percent of people oppose the "cry it out" approach to child sleep issues. But among those who'd rather take a vacation in the spring than the fall, 56 percent oppose the "cry it out" approach to child sleep issues.

Based on a survey of 135 people who'd rather take a vacation in the spring than the fall and 336 people total.

May 2's correlation

In general, 34 percent of people have kissed under the mistletoe. But among those who claim to be able to rattle off at least a dozen synonyms for "buttocks," 49 percent have kissed under the mistletoe.

Based on a survey of 145 people who claim to be able to rattle off at least a dozen synonyms for "buttocks" and 336 people total.

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About Correlated

Are apartment dwellers more likely to read comic books? Do people who square dance have higher-than-average auto accident rates? Are people who drive domestic cars more likely to prefer Coke over Pepsi?

Correlated helps discover surprising correlations between seemingly unrelated things.

By answering each day's survey question, you'll help us make new correlations.

At the end of the day, the results of the survey are compared with the results of all previous surveys, and the two outcomes with the strongest link are highlighted. (Learn more about how this is calculated)

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