Results for - It's On the Way

1,819 voters participated in this survey

It's on the way, or I'm on the way. But, is it really?

1. If you were told that something you were to receive in the mail was "on the way", what does this mean?

The item has already been mailed.
74%
1,343 votes
The item has been ordered by the company sending it, and will be sent once they receive it.
15%
275 votes
Something else.
11%
201 votes

2. If you were told something was on the way, and it had not actually been mailed, is this acceptable?

Yes, that's fine.
10%
189 votes
No, it's deceptive.
67%
1,216 votes
No, they just got up my hopes, because it sounded like I would be receiving it almost right away.
18%
323 votes
There is no real benefit to them of writing something deceptive like this.
12%
224 votes

3. Have you ever told someone on the phone or by text that you were "on the way", when you had not actually left the house yet? :-)

No, never.
39%
706 votes
Maybe once or twice.
33%
599 votes
Only occasionally, if someone I am meeting with is impatient.
13%
229 votes
Yes, I do this from time to time.
11%
192 votes
I often do this.
5%
93 votes

4. Do you have a friend or family member who regularly tells others they are on the way, when they are still at home?

No, I don't think so.
31%
567 votes
Yes, I know someone who does this.
37%
677 votes
Yes, I do this.
6%
118 votes
I am undecided or unsure.
18%
336 votes
I suspect someone I know does this with me, because it always takes a long time for them to get there, after they say they are "on the way".
10%
180 votes
02/17/2016 Living 1819 23 By: smtwngrl

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