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I am just wondering how many other people write in a diary.

First of all, are you male or female?

65% (19) Female
34% (10) Male

29 voters have answered this question.

What is your age?

6% (2) Female 0-12
44% (13) Female 13-19
13% (4) Female 20's
3% (1) Female 30's
3% (1) Female 40's and up
0% (0) Male 0-12
20% (6) Male 13-19
0% (0) Male 20's
3% (1) Male 30's
3% (1) Male 40's and up

29 voters have answered this question.

Do you keep a diary?

51% (15) Female: yes
10% (3) Female: used to
6% (2) Female: no, never (PLEASE submit here now and then check the results. :))
13% (4) Male: yes
3% (1) Male: used to
13% (4) Male: no, never (PLEASE submit here now and then check the results. :))

29 voters have answered this question.

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)

20% (1) Female: I grew out of it
0% (0) Female: I am not a good writer
20% (1) Female: I have better things to do
60% (3) Female: I don't have the time
20% (1) Female: Other
20% (1) Male: I grew out of it
0% (0) Male: I am not a good writer
20% (1) Male: I have better things to do
0% (0) Male: I don't have the time
0% (0) Male: It's a girly passtime
0% (0) Male: Other

5 voters have answered this question.

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?

21% (4) Female: Few times a day
15% (3) Female: Everyday
15% (3) Female: Often--sometimes a few times a day to a few times a week, depends
10% (2) Female: a few times a week
5% (1) Female: once a week
5% (1) Female: once a month
5% (1) Female: less than once a month
0% (0) Male: Few times a day
15% (3) Male: Everyday
0% (0) Male: Often--sometimes a few times a day to a few times a week, depends
0% (0) Male: a few times a week
0% (0) Male: once a week
5% (1) Male: once a month
0% (0) Male: less than once a month

19 voters have answered this question.

What do you generally use your diary for? (Click all that apply)

60% (12) Female: write down the day's events
40% (8) Female: write down important events
55% (11) Female: collect my thoughts
15% (3) Female: poetry
15% (3) Female: art
20% (4) Female: attach things in it (ie. newspaper clippings, photographs, artsy things, etc)
40% (8) Female: Other
5% (1) Male: write down the day's events
10% (2) Male: write down important events
20% (4) Male: collect my thoughts
10% (2) Male: poetry
5% (1) Male: art
5% (1) Male: attach things in it (ie. newspaper clippings, photographs, artsy things, etc)
5% (1) Male: Other

20 voters have answered this question.

Does your diary have a lock on it?

30% (6) Female: Yes
50% (10) Female: No
5% (1) Male: Yes
15% (3) Male: No

20 voters have answered this question.

What do you write in? (Click all that apply)

30% (6) Female: a regular key and lock diary
30% (6) Female: a notebook
0% (0) Female: a binder
15% (3) Female: one of those thin-ish hard cover journals with the lined pages inside (no lock)
0% (0) Female: homemade journals
0% (0) Female: loose sheets of paper
0% (0) Female: whatever I have lying around
10% (2) Female: Other
5% (1) Male: a regular key and lock diary
10% (2) Male: a notebook
0% (0) Male: a binder
5% (1) Male: one of those thin-ish hard cover journals with the lined pages inside (no lock)
0% (0) Male: homemade journals
0% (0) Male: loose sheets of paper
0% (0) Male: whatever I have lying around
5% (1) Male: Other

20 voters have answered this question.

Has anyone ever read your diary without your permission? (Click all that apply)

27% (5) Female: Yes, my parents have
16% (3) Female: Yes, my brother or sister
11% (2) Female: Yes, my friend
5% (1) Female: Yes, other
5% (1) Female: It's quite possible
27% (5) Female: Not that I know of
16% (3) Female: No, I am almost certain that noone has touched it without my permission
5% (1) Male: Yes, my parents have
11% (2) Male: Yes, my brother or sister
5% (1) Male: Yes, my friend
0% (0) Male: Yes, other
5% (1) Male: It's quite possible
0% (0) Male: Not that I know of
5% (1) Male: No, I am almost certain that noone has touched it without my permission

18 voters have answered this question.

Do you hide your diary?

31% (6) Female: Yes, I try and find the best hiding spot for it
21% (4) Female: Sometimes, if I suspect someone may be reading it
21% (4) Female: No, I trust people in my household
5% (1) Female: No, I don't care who finds/reads it
15% (3) Male: Yes, I try and find the best hiding spot for it
5% (1) Male: Sometimes, if I suspect someone may be reading it
0% (0) Male: No, I trust people in my household
0% (0) Male: No, I don't care who finds/reads it

19 voters have answered this question.

Do you ever let anyone read your diary entries? (Click all that apply)

5% (1) Female: Yes, all of the time, my diary isn't overly private
26% (5) Female: I sometimes allow my closest friends or family members to read certain entries
0% (0) Female: I post my journal online
5% (1) Female: My journal is rather private and I don't really like others reading it
10% (2) Female: Only in certain circumstances
10% (2) Female: Only certain entries
36% (7) Female: No, NEVER!
0% (0) Male: Yes, all of the time, my diary isn't overly private
0% (0) Male: I sometimes allow my closest friends or family members to read certain entries
0% (0) Male: I post my journal online
5% (1) Male: My journal is rather private and I don't really like others reading it
5% (1) Male: Only in certain circumstances
10% (2) Male: Only certain entries
10% (2) Male: No, NEVER!

19 voters have answered this question.

How long have you been keeping a diary?

5% (1) Female: 11 months or less
25% (5) Female: 1 year to 5 years
20% (4) Female: 5 years to 10 years
25% (5) Female: 10 years to 20 years
5% (1) Female: More than 20 years
0% (0) Male: 11 months or less
15% (3) Male: 1 year to 5 years
0% (0) Male: 5 years to 10 years
5% (1) Male: 10 years to 20 years
0% (0) Male: More than 20 years

20 voters have answered this question.

How many diaries do you own from when you first started keeping one, until now?

50% (10) Female: 1-5
20% (4) Female: 6-10
0% (0) Female: 11-15
5% (1) Female: 16-20
5% (1) Female: 21 or more
15% (3) Male: 1-5
5% (1) Male: 6-10
0% (0) Male: 11-15
0% (0) Male: 16-20
0% (0) Male: 21 or more

20 voters have answered this question.

What do you do with your diaries that have already been filled?

36% (7) Female: They are put away for safe-keeping
36% (7) Female: I save them, but they are somewhere where I can easily pull them out and read them
5% (1) Female: I keep some, and throw others away
0% (0) Female: I throw them all away
0% (0) Female: I give them away
0% (0) Female: I recycle them
0% (0) Female: I "recycle" them by doing something else with them
5% (1) Male: They are put away for safe-keeping
10% (2) Male: I save them, but they are somewhere where I can easily pull them out and read them
5% (1) Male: I keep some, and throw others away
0% (0) Male: I throw them all away
0% (0) Male: I give them away
0% (0) Male: I recycle them
0% (0) Male: I "recycle" them by doing something else with them

19 voters have answered this question.

Do you ever re-read your diaries?

40% (8) Female: Yes, often
30% (6) Female: Sometimes
10% (2) Female: Only if I am looking for something in particular
0% (0) Female: I save them, but I don't like to re-read past entries
0% (0) Female: I throw them out and so I can't re-read them
5% (1) Male: Yes, often
10% (2) Male: Sometimes
5% (1) Male: Only if I am looking for something in particular
0% (0) Male: I save them, but I don't like to re-read past entries
0% (0) Male: I throw them out and so I can't re-read them

20 voters have answered this question.

This poll was created on 2004-08-21 02:50:52 by Shoshannah
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