Results for - Getting a little too personal

2,116 voters participated in this survey
When you've known someone for less than 30 days which of the following questions do you feel are inappropriate to ask them (an acquaintance at best)?

1. When you've known someone for less than 30 days which of the following questions do you feel are inappropriate to ask them (an acquaintance at best)?

How much their rent is
27%
571 votes
How much their pay from employment is
39%
825 votes
Their age
18%
386 votes
If they die their hair
19%
410 votes
If there is any intimacy between them and their partner
38%
797 votes
How much they paid for their car
21%
443 votes
Not sure
10%
214 votes
All of the above are ok
7%
140 votes
None of the above are ok for an acquaintance to ask of you
31%
648 votes

2. If you've been in this position, what did you do or say to the person?

Told them it was personal
26%
548 votes
Told them it was none of their business
16%
336 votes
Stopped talking to them
6%
135 votes
Said you had not known them long enough to answer
10%
208 votes
N/A
47%
999 votes
Other (please specify)
4%
82 votes

3. Do you suppose that in some cases, a person might have heard something and are trying to confirm it by probing into your life?

Yes, it's possible
31%
646 votes
In some cases
27%
565 votes
Not sure
29%
605 votes
No
14%
300 votes

4. Have you ever been with someone, in public, who was so nosey you had to stop hanging around with them, because it was embarrassing?

Yes
33%
697 votes
No
67%
1,419 votes

5. Here are three reasons, why people might be nosey. Choose just one that you think seals the deal for nosey people.

Nosers do it because it's a way for them to feel that they are still ok
24%
500 votes
Nosers do it because they like pointing the finger, stating, 'that person is not ok'
15%
313 votes
Nosers do it, because it's a quick and efficient way to devalue someone.
23%
479 votes
N/A
39%
824 votes
01/26/2016 Living 2116 51 By: ptajuggalette

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