Results for - Have you ever had a penpal?

1,680 voters participated in this survey

1. Have you ever had a penpal?

Yes, in the past
46%
773 votes
No, and it is not something that interests me
31%
519 votes
No, but I would like to
8%
127 votes
Yes, and I currently do
3%
44 votes
Other
1%
19 votes
N/A
12%
198 votes

2. Do you think writing traditional letters is too outdated/a waste of time?

Yes
15%
258 votes
No
62%
1,043 votes
Undecided
12%
195 votes
N/A
11%
184 votes

3. If you have had a penpal, how did you begin writing to them?

Through a penpal website
9%
155 votes
The penpal is/was someone I have met in person but lives far away
10%
163 votes
Through friends/family/acquaintances
10%
165 votes
The penpal is someone I knew long ago
9%
152 votes
In a newspaper ad
3%
51 votes
Other
18%
302 votes
N/A
47%
791 votes

4. Do you ever wish you had more opportunities to communicate on paper rather than modern technology?

Yes
28%
466 votes
No
22%
368 votes
Unsure
9%
150 votes
Sometimes, but I have not thought about it much
18%
309 votes
Other
1%
16 votes
N/A
22%
371 votes

5. Do you still write letters to friends/family, or do you only use the phone and electronic communication (aside from speaking in person)?

I still write letters
29%
488 votes
I only use the phone/technology for communication
44%
733 votes
Other
5%
80 votes
N/A
23%
379 votes
09/30/2015 Living 1680 33 Anonymous

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