Results for - A Holiday or Not?!

2,008 voters participated in this survey

Just how do we think of New Year's Eve and New Year's Day?

1. Do you think of New Year's Eve &/or New Year's Day as proper holidays?

Yes, I think of both as holidays.
44%
884 votes
New Year's Day, but not New Year's Eve
23%
461 votes
New Year's Eve, but not New Year's Day
5%
91 votes
The holiday begins when I start celebrating on New Year's Eve and ends whenever I'm not feeling festive on New Year's Day.
4%
87 votes
It depends on my work schedule.
4%
85 votes
I don't think of either day as a holiday.
11%
228 votes
I once thought of one or both as holidays, but now I don't.
9%
172 votes

2. Did you celebrate New Year's Eve 2015 &/or New Year's Day 2016?

Neither
39%
778 votes
Both
34%
683 votes
One, but not the other
20%
404 votes
One or more other celebrations landed on at least one of those days, so by default, anyway, yes.
7%
143 votes

3. Was New Year's Eve &/or New Year's Day a bigger deal to you when you were younger than it is now?

Yes
53%
1,070 votes
No
24%
478 votes
It's become a bigger to me as I've aged.
8%
163 votes
It never was nor currently is a big deal to me.
15%
297 votes

4. Are you, as am I, at least a bit diffident as to whether New Yea's Eve &/or New Year's Day should be considered holiday time?

Yes
25%
493 votes
No
28%
560 votes
I never really thought about it.
43%
873 votes
Another perspective I may share in a comment
4%
82 votes
01/06/2016 Living 2008 35 By: jlrake

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