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, 63 percent of people like macaroons. But among those who say that when something positive happens to them, the positive feeling they get wears off quickly, 79 percent like macaroons.

Based on a survey of 109 people who say that when something positive happens to them, the positive feeling they get wears off quickly, and 346 people total.

Yesterday's correlation

In general, 41 percent of people would rather have James Earl Jones narrate their life than Morgan Freeman. But among those who have worked with a special-needs child or children, 58 percent would rather have James Earl Jones narrate their life than Morgan Freeman.

Based on a survey of 116 people who have worked with a special-needs child or children and 354 people total.

Monday's correlation

In general, 44 percent of people like Mountain Dew. But among those who say they are more hairy than the average person of their sex, 59 percent like Mountain Dew.

Based on a survey of 99 people who say they are more hairy than the average person of their sex and 342 people total.

Sunday's correlation

In general, 35 percent of people prefer pistachios already shelled. But among those who prefer to play with dominoes as a tile game, rather than by toppling them, 51 percent prefer pistachios already shelled.

Based on a survey of 109 people who prefer to play with dominoes as a tile game, rather than by toppling them, and 326 people total.

Saturday's correlation

In general, 23 percent of people write in cursive. But among those who don't like the combination of peanut butter and honey, 43 percent write in cursive.

Based on a survey of 93 people who don't like the combination of peanut butter and honey and 325 people total.

Friday's correlation

In general, 22 percent of people have foul-mouthed families. But among those who are opposed to animal testing, even for scientific research, 44 percent have foul-mouthed families.

Based on a survey of 72 people who are opposed to animal testing, even for scientific research, and 413 people total.

Thursday's correlation

In general, 38 percent of people prefer regular watermelon over seedless watermelon. But among those who visualize the calendar year as a circle, rather than a line, 64 percent prefer regular watermelon over seedless watermelon.

Based on a survey of 105 people who visualize the calendar year as a circle, rather than a line, and 523 people total.

April 9's correlation

In general, 39 percent of people say they prefer nonfiction to fiction. But among those who like skins in their mashed potatoes, only 21 percent prefer nonfiction to fiction.

Based on a survey of 439 people who like skins in their mashed potatoes and 990 people total.

April 8's correlation

In general, 44 percent of people enjoy office holiday parties. But among those who are into "Game of Thrones," 62 percent enjoy office holiday parties.

Based on a survey of 115 people who are into "Game of Thrones" and 366 people total.

April 7's correlation

In general, 32 percent of people are better at matching a pitch than matching a rhythm. But among those who are more likely to add cream to tea than to add lemon to tea, 46 percent are better at matching a pitch than matching a rhythm.

Based on a survey of 104 people who are more likely to add cream to tea than to add lemon to tea and 316 people total.

April 6's correlation

In general, 26 percent of people are better at remembering movie quotes than movie plots. But among those who use the term "charley horse" to refer to a muscle spasm in their leg, 42 percent are better at remembering movie quotes than movie plots.

Based on a survey of 115 people who use the term "charley horse" to refer to a muscle spasm in their leg and 302 people total.

April 5's correlation

In general, 59 percent of people hate soggy cereal. But among those who do most of their clothes shopping online, 83 percent hate soggy cereal.

Based on a survey of 101 people who do most of their clothes shopping online and 351 people total.

April 4's correlation

In general, 33 percent of people prefer cooked carrots over raw. But among those who prefer Elton John to Billy Joel, 47 percent prefer cooked carrots over raw.

Based on a survey of 130 people who prefer Elton John to Billy Joel and 338 people total.

April 3's correlation

In general, 32 percent of people describe themselves as overachievers. But among those who would prefer to spend an evening with Michelle Obama, rather than Barack Obama, 52 percent say they are overachievers.

Based on a survey of 98 people who would prefer to spend an evening with Michelle Obama, rather than Barack Obama, and 330 people total.

April 2's correlation

In general, 26 percent of people wouldn't want to know the sex of a baby before it's born. But among those who can walk across a room with a book balanced on their head, 40 percent wouldn't want to know the sex of a baby before it's born.

Based on a survey of 181 people who can walk across a room with a book balanced on their head and 350 people total.

April 1's correlation

In general, 74 percent of people like mangoes. But among those who crack their knuckles a lot, only 60 percent like mangoes.

Based on a survey of 128 people who crack their knuckles a lot and 365 people total.

March 31's correlation

In general, 56 percent of people consider themselves to be indecisive. But among those who enjoy seeking more than hiding when playing hide-and-seek, only 35 percent consider themselves to be indecisive.

Based on a survey of 73 people who enjoy seeking more than hiding when playing hide-and-seek and 321 people total.

March 30's correlation

In general, 11 percent of people regularly clip coupons. But among those who have never received CPR training, 30 percent regularly clip coupons.

Based on a survey of 82 people who have never received CPR training and 338 people total.

March 29's correlation

In general, 19 percent of people have step-parents. But among those who say they upgrade their phone more frequently than the average person, 38 percent have step-parents.

Based on a survey of 52 people who say they upgrade their phone more frequently than the average person and 339 people total.

March 28's correlation

In general, 68 percent of people think it's cruel to pierce a baby's ears. But among those who believe in reincarnation, only 48 percent think it's cruel to pierce a baby's ears.

Based on a survey of 61 people who believe in reincarnation and 349 people total.

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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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