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

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June 29's correlation

In general, 28 percent of people prefer jelly to jam. But among those who have never eaten a fig (except in Fig Newtons), 43 percent prefer jelly.

Based on a survey of 185 people who have never eaten a fig (except in Fig Newtons) and 529 people total.

June 28's correlation

In general, 46 percent of people prefer cold weather over hot. But among those who think they'd make good criminals, if their conscience weren't a factor, 59 percent prefer cold weather.

Based on a survey of 282 people who think they'd make good criminals, if their conscience weren't a factor, and 485 people total.

June 27's correlation

In general, 64 percent of people say they have a best friend. But among those who don't get easily sunburnt, only 51 percent have a best friend.

Based on a survey of 230 people who don't get easily sunburnt and 513 people total.

June 26's correlation

In general, 49 percent of people say they feel like grown ups. But among those who prefer the term "lightning bug" over "firefly," 64 percent say they feel like grown ups.

Based on a survey of 139 people who prefer the term "lightning bug" over "firefly" and 528 people total.

June 25's correlation

In general, 53 percent of people have thick hair. But among those who chew on their pens/pencils, 66 percent have thick hair.

Based on a survey of 165 people who chew on their pens/pencils and 522 people total.

June 24's correlation

In general, 50 percent of people say they snore. But among those who have had athlete's foot, 64 percent snore.

Based on a survey of 238 people who have had athlete's foot and 508 people total.

June 23's correlation

In general, 49 percent of people think it's never okay to date your boss. But among those who prefer leather couches to fabric couches, 62 percent think it's never okay to date your boss.

Based on a survey of 181 people who prefer leather couches and 486 people total.

June 22's correlation

In general, 27 percent of people have gone on a blind date. But among those who have been on a swim team, 45 percent have gone on a blind date.

Based on a survey of 99 people who have been on a swim team and 525 people total.

June 21's correlation

In general, 69 percent of people like marshmallows in their hot chocolate. But among those who prefer sprinkles on their ice cream cones, 86 percent like marshmallows in their hot chocolate.

Based on a survey of 144 people who prefer sprinkles on their ice cream cones and 507 people total.

June 20's correlation

In general, 74 percent of people don't regularly wear cologne/perfume. But among those who like anime, 88 percent don't regularly wear cologne/perfume.

Based on a survey of 236 people who like anime and 534 people total.

June 19's correlation

In general, 48 percent of people have a landline phone. But among those who dislike string cheese, 67 percent have a landline phone.

Based on a survey of 161 people who dislike string cheese and 544 people total.

June 18's correlation

In general, 61 percent of people believe in objective morality. But among those who carry around a pocket knife, 78 percent believe in objective morality.

Based on a survey of 215 people who carry around a pocket knife and 542 people total.

June 17's correlation

In general, 46 percent of people subscribe to Netflix. But among those who have a Pinterest account, 70 percent subscribe to Netflix.

Based on a survey of 138 people who have a Pinterest account and 513 people total.

June 16's correlation

In general, 40 percent of people have never been given a hickey. But among those who prefer to use an electric razor, 58 percent have never been given a hickey.

Based on a survey of 127 people who prefer to use an electric razor and 520 people total.

June 15's correlation

In general, 67 percent of people prefer PCs over Macs. But among those who have acted dumber than they actually are to improve their social standing, 79 percent prefer PCs.

Based on a survey of 202 people who have acted dumber than they actually are to improve their social standing and 517 people total.

June 14's correlation

In general, 79 percent of people always give a server a tip, even if the service is poor. But among those who think the drinking age should be higher than the voting age, 97 percent always give a server a tip.

Based on a survey of 107 people who think the drinking age should be higher than the voting age and 505 people total.

June 13's correlation

In general, 40 percent of people say they and their parents have substantially different political opinions. But among those who dislike mint chocolate chip ice cream, 54 percent say they and their parents have substantially different political opinions.

Based on a survey of 178 people who don't like mint chocolate chip ice cream and 562 people total.

June 12's correlation

In general, 38 percent of people have used the word "obsequious" in conversation. But among those who prefer "okay" over "OK," 57 percent have used the word "obsequious" in conversation.

Based on a survey of 161 people who prefer "okay" over "OK" and 536 people total.

June 11's correlation

In general, 45 percent of people would rather have an indoor whirlpool tub than an outdoor hot tub. But among those who have never been given a hickey, 58 percent would rather have an indoor whirlpool tub.

Based on a survey of 203 people who have never been given a hickey and 503 people total.

June 10's correlation

In general, 31 percent of people say they are overachievers. But among those who aren't good about turning off lights when they leave a room, 48 percent say they are overachievers.

Based on a survey of 134 people who aren't good about turning off lights when they leave a room and 520 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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