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, 24 percent of people have a no-contract cell phone plan. But among those who say that even if they could take a midday nap every day, they would not, 45 percent have a no-contract cell phone plan.

Based on a survey of 126 people who say that even if they could take a midday nap every day, they would not, and 404 people total.

Yesterday's correlation

In general, 30 percent of people say the person they are in love with is not in love with them. But among those who pronounce the 'man' in 'gunman' so it rhymes with 'can,' 53 percent say the person they are in love with is not in love with them.

Based on a survey of 82 people who pronounce the 'man' in 'gunman' so it rhymes with 'can' and 376 people total.

Sunday's correlation

In general, 54 percent of people prefer full-size umbrellas over compact ones. But among those who say they are good pancake flippers, 70 percent prefer full-size umbrellas over compact ones.

Based on a survey of 142 people who say they are good pancake flippers and 340 people total.

Saturday's correlation

In general, 54 percent of people say they excel at Microsoft Excel. But among those who dislike toasted subs, 73 percent say they excel at Microsoft Excel.

Based on a survey of 73 people who don't like toasted subs and 331 people total.

Friday's correlation

In general, 50 percent of people don't mind their cookies being a little burnt. But among those who say they struggle with jealousy, 72 percent don't mind their cookies being a little burnt.

Based on a survey of 102 people who say they struggle with jealousy and 350 people total.

Thursday's correlation

In general, 68 percent of people like cold turkey. But among those who dislike math, 86 percent like cold turkey.

Based on a survey of 92 people who don't like math and 383 people total.

Wednesday's correlation

In general, 42 percent of people would rather attend a small college than a big university. But among those who enjoy stage magic, 57 percent would rather attend a small college than a big university.

Based on a survey of 204 people who enjoy stage magic and 372 people total.

March 24's correlation

In general, 44 percent of people have older siblings. But among those who dislike lemon icing on desserts, 61 percent have older siblings.

Based on a survey of 97 people who dislike lemon icing on desserts and 370 people total.

March 23's correlation

In general, 32 percent of people say they drive a compact or subcompact car. But among those who'd rather be able to shred the ukulele than the guitar, 50 percent drive a compact or subcompact car.

Based on a survey of 82 people who would rather be able to shred the ukelele than the guitar and 353 people total.

March 22's correlation

In general, 42 percent of people don't work (or aspire to work) in a male-dominated industry. But among those who have a VCR, 56 percent don't work (or aspire to work) in a male-dominated industry.

Based on a survey of 131 people who have a VCR and 343 people total.

March 21's correlation

In general, 24 percent of people think couples should be legally required to complete premarital counseling before getting married. But among those who say that when they drink, they typically drink to excess, 44 percent think couples should be legally required to complete premarital counseling before getting married.

Based on a survey of 61 people who say that when they drink, they typically drink to excess, and 344 people total.

March 20's correlation

In general, 25 percent of people prefer to dry their hands with an air dryer, rather than paper towels, in a public restroom. But among those who can name all of the members of their country's highest court, 43 percent prefer to dry their hands with an air dryer.

Based on a survey of 63 people who can name all of the members of their country's highest court and 366 people total.

March 19's correlation

In general, 38 percent of people like rum balls. But among those who are someone's godfather or godmother, 60 percent like rum balls.

Based on a survey of 77 people who are someone's godfather or godmother and 377 people total.

March 18's correlation

In general, 27 percent of people have won money on a sports bet. But among those who say they get sinus infections more often than the average person, 47 percent have won money on a sports bet.

Based on a survey of 74 people who say they get sinus infections more often than the average person and 381 people total.

March 17's correlation

In general, 26 percent of people have a negative opinion about traffic circles. But among those who say they don't have a strong grip, 47 percent have a negative opinion about traffic circles.

Based on a survey of 138 people who say they don't have a strong grip and 362 people total.

March 16's correlation

In general, 28 percent of people suffer from canker sores. But among those who say that looking into the sun makes them sneeze, 47 percent suffer from canker sores.

Based on a survey of 100 people who say that looking into the sun makes them sneeze and 383 people total.

March 15's correlation

In general, 22 percent of people think the drinking age should be higher than the voting age. But among those who don't own any boots, 43 percent think the drinking age should be higher than the voting age.

Based on a survey of 72 people who don't own any boots and 358 people total.

March 14's correlation

In general, 24 percent of people have fainted in public. But among those who use Waze or some other social traffic app, 42 percent have fainted in public.

Based on a survey of 69 people who use Waze or some other social traffic app and 342 people total.

March 13's correlation

In general, 34 percent of people have kissed under the mistletoe. But among those who expect ISIS to have grown in power by 2020, 59 percent have kissed under the mistletoe.

Based on a survey of 75 people who expect ISIS to have grown in power by 2020 and 346 people total.

March 12's correlation

In general, 27 percent of people dislike a cappella music. But among those who dislike plantains, only 12 percent also dislike a cappella music.

Based on a survey of 142 people who dislike plantains and 359 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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