June 2013 Polls

When do you exercise when it's hot outside?

In the morning, before it gets hot. (40.85% - 29 votes)

In the evening, when it cools down. (12.68% - 9 votes)

Whenever. I exercise indoors where there’s air conditioning. (25.35% - 18 votes)

I skip my workout when it’s hot outside. (21.13% - 15 votes)

Total Votes: 71

Voting open Sat, Jun 29, 2013 6 a.m. - Mon, Jul 29, 2013 6 a.m.

How much money will you spend on fireworks this year?

More than $500. I like to have a big display. (1.92% - 5 votes)

Between $100 and $500. (6.54% - 17 votes)

Between $50 and $100. (5.00% - 13 votes)

If I buy any fireworks, it'll be less than $50 worth. (12.31% - 32 votes)

I won't be buying any fireworks this year. (74.23% - 193 votes)

Total Votes: 260

Voting open Mon, Jun 24, 2013 9:42 a.m. - Sun, Jul 7, 2013 9:42 a.m.

After the recent squabble between Republican Sens. Ann Rivers and Don Benton, who do you side with?

Ann Rivers. Sen. Benton is a bully and a baby. (71.71% - 1,506 votes)

Don Benton. Sen. Rivers is a rookie and doesn't appreciate the established ways of the state Senate. (7.90% - 166 votes)

Neither. Why can't we all just get along? (20.38% - 428 votes)

Total Votes: 2,100

Voting open Mon, Jun 24, 2013 9:09 a.m. - Wed, Jul 24, 2013 9:09 a.m.

How will you keep your kids active this summer?

Summer camps. (9.30% - 4 votes)

Sports leagues. (6.98% - 3 votes)

Family walks or bicycle rides. (2.33% - 1 vote)

Swimming classes. (0.00% - 0 votes)

Take away the remote control and send ’em outside. (81.40% - 35 votes)

Total Votes: 43

Voting open Sat, Jun 22, 2013 6 a.m. - Mon, Jul 22, 2013 6 a.m.

Would you have liked to have seen minor league baseball played in Vancouver?

Yes (53.97% - 666 votes)

No (31.77% - 392 votes)

Well, it depends on what kind of deal was put together. (14.26% - 176 votes)

Total Votes: 1,234

Voting open Mon, Jun 17, 2013 10:35 a.m. - Mon, Jul 22, 2013 6 a.m.

Local police departments have fewer officers than most. Should more be hired?

Yes, and I am willing to pay more taxes for more police. (45.08% - 87 votes)

Yes, but only if taxes don't go up. (23.83% - 46 votes)

No, it seems like the police have a pretty good handle on things as it stands. (31.09% - 60 votes)

Total Votes: 193

Voting open Mon, Jun 17, 2013 10:11 a.m. - Wed, Jul 17, 2013 10:11 a.m.

Do you eat Greek yogurt?

Yes. I love it! (53.15% - 76 votes)

I tried it, but I don’t like it. (15.38% - 22 votes)

No. I avoid food fads. (31.47% - 45 votes)

Total Votes: 143

Voting open Sat, Jun 15, 2013 6 a.m. - Mon, Jul 15, 2013 6 a.m.

A local man hopes to become the next lawn chair balloonist. What's your take?

Strapping weather balloons on a chair and soaring to high altitude sounds dangerous but fun. Godspeed! (24.00% - 42 votes)

Hey, this sounds too dangerous! What happens if he strays into the flight path of a plane? (10.86% - 19 votes)

I guess it's O.K., but don't expect the taxpayers to fund a search and rescue mission. (65.14% - 114 votes)

Total Votes: 175

Voting open Mon, Jun 10, 2013 9:53 a.m. - Wed, Jul 10, 2013 9:53 a.m.

After reading The Columbian's story "Light rail: Blight or bliss?" what's your view?

Blight (60.40% - 639 votes)

Bliss (23.82% - 252 votes)

A little bit of both (15.78% - 167 votes)

Total Votes: 1,058

Voting open Mon, Jun 10, 2013 9:36 a.m. - Mon, Jul 8, 2013 6 a.m.

Have you, or would you ever, do a triathlon?

Yes, I’ve completed at least one triathlon. (11.59% - 8 votes)

Yes, a triathlon is on my bucket list. (18.84% - 13 votes)

Three sports in one race? No thanks. (69.57% - 48 votes)

Total Votes: 69

Voting open Sat, Jun 8, 2013 6 a.m. - Mon, Jul 8, 2013 6 a.m.

Do you think the "Vancouver Craft Winefest" should be forced to change its name to avoid confusion with the "Vancouver Wine & Jazz Festival"?

Yes. They are clearly trying to fool people into thinking they are the Bravo! Vancouver festival. (10.00% - 22 votes)

No. There can be more than one Vancouver event with the name "Wine" in the title. (78.64% - 173 votes)

Don't care. But now that you mention it, I could really use a drink. Have you been to Total Wine & More? (11.36% - 25 votes)

Total Votes: 220

Voting open Tue, Jun 4, 2013 4:02 p.m. - Tue, Jul 2, 2013 6 a.m.

We all learn from many different people and experiences, but who have you learned the most from?

Family (50.99% - 388 votes)

Friends (17.35% - 132 votes)

Teachers (14.85% - 113 votes)

The M&M; boys (5.12% - 39 votes)

Rod Serling (11.70% - 89 votes)

Total Votes: 761

Voting open Mon, Jun 3, 2013 9:05 a.m. - Mon, Jul 1, 2013 6 a.m.

When do you exercise?

In the morning/before work. (38.16% - 29 votes)

In the evening/after work. (21.05% - 16 votes)

During my lunch break. (6.58% - 5 votes)

On the weekends. (3.95% - 3 votes)

Whenever I can squeeze it in. (30.26% - 23 votes)

Total Votes: 76

Voting open Sat, Jun 1, 2013 6 a.m. - Mon, Jul 1, 2013 6 a.m.