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Diary

I am just wondering how many other people write in a diary.
First of all, are you male or female?
Female
Male
What is your age?
Female 0-12
Female 13-19
Female 20's
Female 30's
Female 40's and up
Male 0-12
Male 13-19
Male 20's
Male 30's
Male 40's and up
Do you keep a diary?
Female: yes
Female: used to
Female: no, never (PLEASE submit here now and then check the results. :))
Male: yes
Male: used to
Male: no, never (PLEASE submit here now and then check the results. :))
ONLY FOR THOSE WHO CHOSE "used to", answer the following and then submit since the rest after this will be for those who STILL do, okay? :) Why did you stop keeping a diary? (Click all that apply)
Female: I grew out of it
Female: I am not a good writer
Female: I have better things to do
Female: I don't have the time
Female: Other
Male: I grew out of it
Male: I am not a good writer
Male: I have better things to do
Male: I don't have the time
Male: It's a girly passtime
Male: Other
Okay, the REST of the questions will be for those who STILL DO keep a diary, okay? How often do you write in your diary?
Female: Few times a day
Female: Everyday
Female: Often--sometimes a few times a day to a few times a week, depends
Female: a few times a week
Female: once a week
Female: once a month
Female: less than once a month
Male: Few times a day
Male: Everyday
Male: Often--sometimes a few times a day to a few times a week, depends
Male: a few times a week
Male: once a week
Male: once a month
Male: less than once a month
What do you generally use your diary for? (Click all that apply)
Female: write down the day's events
Female: write down important events
Female: collect my thoughts
Female: poetry
Female: art
Female: attach things in it (ie. newspaper clippings, photographs, artsy things, etc)
Female: Other
Male: write down the day's events
Male: write down important events
Male: collect my thoughts
Male: poetry
Male: art
Male: attach things in it (ie. newspaper clippings, photographs, artsy things, etc)
Male: Other
Does your diary have a lock on it?
Female: Yes
Female: No
Male: Yes
Male: No
What do you write in? (Click all that apply)
Female: a regular key and lock diary
Female: a notebook
Female: a binder
Female: one of those thin-ish hard cover journals with the lined pages inside (no lock)
Female: homemade journals
Female: loose sheets of paper
Female: whatever I have lying around
Female: Other
Male: a regular key and lock diary
Male: a notebook
Male: a binder
Male: one of those thin-ish hard cover journals with the lined pages inside (no lock)
Male: homemade journals
Male: loose sheets of paper
Male: whatever I have lying around
Male: Other
Has anyone ever read your diary without your permission? (Click all that apply)
Female: Yes, my parents have
Female: Yes, my brother or sister
Female: Yes, my friend
Female: Yes, other
Female: It's quite possible
Female: Not that I know of
Female: No, I am almost certain that noone has touched it without my permission
Male: Yes, my parents have
Male: Yes, my brother or sister
Male: Yes, my friend
Male: Yes, other
Male: It's quite possible
Male: Not that I know of
Male: No, I am almost certain that noone has touched it without my permission
Do you hide your diary?
Female: Yes, I try and find the best hiding spot for it
Female: Sometimes, if I suspect someone may be reading it
Female: No, I trust people in my household
Female: No, I don't care who finds/reads it
Male: Yes, I try and find the best hiding spot for it
Male: Sometimes, if I suspect someone may be reading it
Male: No, I trust people in my household
Male: No, I don't care who finds/reads it
Do you ever let anyone read your diary entries? (Click all that apply)
Female: Yes, all of the time, my diary isn't overly private
Female: I sometimes allow my closest friends or family members to read certain entries
Female: I post my journal online
Female: My journal is rather private and I don't really like others reading it
Female: Only in certain circumstances
Female: Only certain entries
Female: No, NEVER!
Male: Yes, all of the time, my diary isn't overly private
Male: I sometimes allow my closest friends or family members to read certain entries
Male: I post my journal online
Male: My journal is rather private and I don't really like others reading it
Male: Only in certain circumstances
Male: Only certain entries
Male: No, NEVER!
How long have you been keeping a diary?
Female: 11 months or less
Female: 1 year to 5 years
Female: 5 years to 10 years
Female: 10 years to 20 years
Female: More than 20 years
Male: 11 months or less
Male: 1 year to 5 years
Male: 5 years to 10 years
Male: 10 years to 20 years
Male: More than 20 years
How many diaries do you own from when you first started keeping one, until now?
Female: 1-5
Female: 6-10
Female: 11-15
Female: 16-20
Female: 21 or more
Male: 1-5
Male: 6-10
Male: 11-15
Male: 16-20
Male: 21 or more
What do you do with your diaries that have already been filled?
Female: They are put away for safe-keeping
Female: I save them, but they are somewhere where I can easily pull them out and read them
Female: I keep some, and throw others away
Female: I throw them all away
Female: I give them away
Female: I recycle them
Female: I "recycle" them by doing something else with them
Male: They are put away for safe-keeping
Male: I save them, but they are somewhere where I can easily pull them out and read them
Male: I keep some, and throw others away
Male: I throw them all away
Male: I give them away
Male: I recycle them
Male: I "recycle" them by doing something else with them
Do you ever re-read your diaries?
Female: Yes, often
Female: Sometimes
Female: Only if I am looking for something in particular
Female: I save them, but I don't like to re-read past entries
Female: I throw them out and so I can't re-read them
Male: Yes, often
Male: Sometimes
Male: Only if I am looking for something in particular
Male: I save them, but I don't like to re-read past entries
Male: I throw them out and so I can't re-read them
This poll was created on 2004-08-21 02:50:52 by Shoshannah