Results for - Ghoul Pool

1,889 voters participated in this survey

1. A ghoul pool, also known as a dead pool, is a game in which people try to guess when celebrities will die. A common form is to have a pool at the beginning of the calendar year and guess who will die by Dec 31. Have you heard of the ghoul pool before now?

Yes
13%
248 votes
No
79%
1,497 votes
Undecided
8%
144 votes

2. Have you ever participated in a ghoul pool?

Yes
4%
73 votes
No
96%
1,816 votes

3. If you participated in a ghoul pool, have you ever had one or more correct picks?

Yes
4%
74 votes
No
11%
210 votes
Not Applicable
85%
1,605 votes

4. Sometimes a ghoul pool will use a point system to decide who wins in case more than one person has a correct pick. The number of points is based on the age, health, and lifestyle of the celebrity. For example, a 95 year old might only be worth a single point, while a healthy 30 year old would be worth considerably more. A healthy young celebrity would be worth more points than one who is known to be struggling with a serious illness or substance abuse problem or who routinely engages in dangerous activities. If you were participating in a ghoul pool, what strategy would you use to pick your celebrities?

Pick old or terminally ill celebrities and go for the easy low points.
6%
110 votes
Pick young, healthy celebrities and go for the unlikely high points.
3%
50 votes
Pick younger celebrities with lifestyle issues for points of intermediate amount and likelihood.
6%
119 votes
Not sure.
14%
263 votes
I would never participate in a ghoul pool.
74%
1,395 votes
Other (please specify)
1%
13 votes

5. In general, what do you think of the ghoul pool?

Creepy
43%
818 votes
Distasteful
63%
1,187 votes
Fun
11%
209 votes
Other (please specify)
4%
85 votes
05/01/2015 Living 1889 38 By: tg85

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