Results for - The Order Of The Polar Bear, Part Two

1,977 voters participated in this survey

1. Are you aware of the custom of swimming on New Year's Day, often for charity? It's usually called The Polar Bear Dip, or Jump.

Yes
70%
1,392 votes
No
19%
373 votes
Undecided
4%
75 votes
N/A
7%
137 votes

2. While I have jumped from a wharf, into the Atlantic Ocean, 6 years in a row, people in other areas also wade in to the water (or run). Which do you think is braver, or nuttier?

Jump is braver
26%
522 votes
Jump is nuttier
22%
431 votes
Wade is braver
12%
230 votes
Wade is nuttier
11%
220 votes
Undecided
22%
429 votes
N/A
21%
420 votes

3. As I live near the ocean, it's something I feel I must do. My reason is that it re-sets my clock, and makes me feel alive. Can you understand this feeling?

Yes
39%
775 votes
No
30%
588 votes
Undecided
15%
291 votes
N/A
16%
323 votes

4. Celebrities are often enlisted, to raise awareness and increase participation. For Halifax, I think the Trailer Park Boys would be perfect, as their show is set here and filmed here. Do you agree?

Yes
25%
497 votes
No
13%
259 votes
Undecided
21%
416 votes
N/A (don't know the show)
41%
805 votes
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