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All-Time FAVORITE Games

Do you play card or board games in person with real people? If so, this poll is for you.

This poll is conducted by SF Games, a San Francisco Bay Area card and board games group. When you're in San Francisco come play games with us!

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Note that this poll was RESET 8/20/04 in order to count current opinions.

What are your all-time favorite games to play IN PERSON with other people -- NOT on computer? Select ONE or MORE of your favorite games!
Hearts
Spades
Rummy (any kind)
Poker, 21, Texas Hold-Em gambling games
Bridge (any kind)
Tarot, Tarok, Tarocco, Skat
Kingdom of Khaddax
Air Baron
Kill Dr. Lucky (or Save Dr. Lucky)
Lord of the Fries
Yahtzee
Tahimi (President, Asshole)
Settlers of Catan
Scrabble
Pinochle
Samaurai (the German game)
UpWords
Apples to Apples
Taboo
Dominoes
Chess
Checkers
Chinese Checkers
3-Card Monte
Acquire
Canasta
Liar's Dice
Set
Dominoes (any kind)
Monopoly & other opolies
Magic-type collectible card games
Dungeons & Dragons & similar
A Game Not Mentioned -- Go to
Talisman
Guillotine
Once Upon a Time (story card game)
Dune
Titan
Family Business
Rail games (any country)
War games (any motif)
Historical games (not war)
Stratego (any version)
Stadium Checkers
Sim City card games (not computer!)
Word Wise
Option (word game)
Trivial Pursuit (any version)
Go
Auction
Caesar & Cleopatra
Can't Stop
Fluxx
For Sale
Freight Train
Fossil
Give Me the Brain
Junta
Klunker
Lost Cities
Lunch Money
Mama Mia
Medici
Modern Art (card game)
Money
QTurn
Scotland Yard
Shock
Space Beans
Split
Streetcar
Take 6
Mah-Jongg
Pictionary
Chez Geek
Puerto Rico
18xx style games (stock trading)
Funkenschlag
McMulti
Cosmic Encounter
Cranium
Pictionary
Tahimi (President, Asshole)
Chess
Checkers
Time's Up
I'm the Boss
Smart Parties
Mystery of the Abbey
Carcassonne
Elfenland
Tikal
Cartagena
Tycoon
Mancala
Go
Backgammon
Battleship
Merchants of Amsterdam
Traders of Genoa
Merchants of Venus
Diplomacy
What do you like about a game? What makes if fun for you? Choose ONE or MORE answers.
Chance
Interaction with others
Developing skill
Mindless play
Just winning - no other reason
--Some Other Reason--
Have you ever gone to a public games group? If so, how often?
Never
A few times
1-5 times a year
5-10 times a year
More than once a month
If there was a games group in your neighborhood, what's the absolute most you could pay to attend to play your favorite games with people you liked to play with -- allowing for the fact that a meeting space costs money to rent.
$0
$1
$2
$3
$5
$7
$10
$15
$20
Have you ever thought of organizing a neighborhood games group?
No
Maybe
Will organize one
Have organized a games group
Am now running a games group
How old are you?
1-10
11-20
21-30
31-40
41-50
51-60
61-70
71-80
81-90
91-up
What sex are you?
Female
Male
Transgender or ambigenderous
Do you consider yourself a social person?
I keep to myself completely
I socialize a little
I socialize a lot
What goals do you have socially?
To keep to myself completely
To socialize a little less
To socialize more
To socialize much more
No changes; I'm fine thank you
How much education do you have?
Grade school
High school
Some college or trade school
College graduate
Advanced degree
What do people think of you? This is their perception of you.
I don't know any people
Quiet but thoughtful
Total nerd - they're scared
Nerdish, but everything's OK
I'm pleasant company
I get along fabulously with lots of people
I'm downright Boisterous
Absolutely nothing applies to me
If you could improve something about yourself, what would it be? Check ALL that apply.
More money
More friends
More sex
More time to do things
More intimacy
More time alone
More handsome/pretty
When it comes to meeting other people, what I want MOST in a person RIGHT NOW is:
I don't really wish to meet someone
Someone to hang with
A close friend
A lover
How have you made friends in the past? Check as many as apply.
On the bus, subway, train
At the mall
At work
Just walking down the street
From school
Playing outdoor sports
Playing indoor sports (bowling, pool, etc)
From games groups
From playing a musical instrument
From going to concerts
Going to movies
Going to plays
Being in the theatre
From prison
From Internet newsgroups (Usenet)
From Internet chats (IRC)
From Yahoo Instant Messenger
From ICQ
From AOL Instant Messenger
From Websites
From Online personal adds
From personal ads in papers
From singles clubs
From social clubs
From bars, taverns, restaurants
From the gym
From hitchhiking
From church, synagogue, mosque, etc.
From a youth club like YMCA, Boys & Girls Clubs, etc.
From a service club like Kiwanis, Lions, etc.
From a hobby interest
From something else not mentioned
Where do you live?
San Francisco Bay Area
Southern California
Elsewhere in California
Some other Western State or BC
The Mountain States
The Midwest States
The South
The Eastern Seaboard
Canada, excluding BC
Outside the U.S. or Canada
How large is your community?
Rural - Less than 5,000 people
Very Small - 5-10,000 people
Small - 10-50,000 people
Medium - 50-100,000 people
Larger - 100-500,000 people
Big City - Over 500,000
What gambling have you done more than 3 times? Select ONE or MORE.
Horse races
Dog races
Football or other sports pools
Lottery
Slot machines
Casino card games (any kind)
Bingo or Bingo-type games
I don't gamble
Have you ever played the stock market?
No, never
Fewer than 1 trade per year
1-5 trades per year
6-10 trades per year
More than 10 trades per year
This poll was created on 2001-02-09 02:18:54 by sfgames