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Dress Code Discipline

I am a 15 year old boy who gets average grades, gets into trouble every now and then, and can be a little bratty at times. Since my parents have mentioned doing something like this a couple times, pretend you're them and let me know how you would improve my discipline.

How old are you

6% (16) younger than 14
35% (81) 14-18
16% (37) 18-22
14% (33) 23-30
12% (29) 31-40
8% (20) 41-50
5% (13) older than 50

229 voters have answered this question.

Male or Female

86% (197) Male
13% (32) Female

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Do you currently have kids?

19% (44) Yes
80% (185) No

229 voters have answered this question.

If you have kids, do you consider yourself a strict parent?

19% (45) Yes
9% (21) No
71% (163) N/A

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If you don't have kids, do you think you would be a strict parent if you did?

62% (142) Yes
20% (48) No
17% (39) N/A

229 voters have answered this question.

Do you think being more strict with what you let your kids wears would improve their discipline?

73% (168) Yes
17% (41) A Little
3% (8) No
5% (12) I would always let my kids wear whatever they want

229 voters have answered this question.

If you wanted to try to improve my discipline by enforcing a dress code, what would it be like?

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99 voters have answered this question.

Specifically, in regards to your answer above, what kind of restrictions would you have on tops?

47% (104) No T-shirts
43% (94) Collared Shirts only
25% (55) Polo Shirts allowed
23% (51) Button up shirts allowed (casual styles or dress shirts)
32% (70) Dress Shirts only (Long or Short Sleeve)
38% (85) Long Sleeve Dress Shirts only
55% (122) Dress Shirts worn with a Tie only
77% (168) Shirt has to be tucked in
17% (38) Shirt has to be buttoned up (ok to leave collar unbuttoned)
65% (143) Shirt has to be buttoned up (all the way, no buttons undone)
55% (120) May not roll up sleeves of long sleeve shirt
47% (103) Must wear a blazer or suit coat
43% (94) Can wear a sweater or sweater vest over shirt

218 voters have answered this question.

What restrictions would you have on bottoms?

60% (131) No jeans
41% (90) No shorts
26% (57) Can wear dressy shorts
18% (40) Only can wear shorts
23% (51) Can wear khakis or other slacks
53% (115) Must wear dress pants
31% (67) Must wear a suit
70% (152) Must wear a belt

215 voters have answered this question.

What restrictions would you have on shoes?

44% (98) Can not wear sneakers
20% (45) Can wear casual non-sneaker shoes
12% (28) Can wear boots
61% (135) Must wear dress shoes
44% (97) Must always wear shoes
38% (83) Must take off shoes in the house

218 voters have answered this question.

Would you enforce the same dress code on weekdays and weekends?

71% (157) Yes, same rules
9% (21) More strict during the week, specifically:
19% (42) More strict during the weekend, specifically:

220 voters have answered this question.

Would you force me to get rid of any clothes that don't comply with my new dress code?

43% (99) Yes, anything that isn't under the dress code
31% (73) Yes, except for certain items I would wear for sports, yardwork, etc
17% (39) No, you can keep your other clothes but they would be packed away so you couldn't wear them without permission
7% (18) No, you can keep them in your room

229 voters have answered this question.

How would you begin the dress code?

34% (78) Surprise me when I am getting dressed - when I open my closet, only dress code items are there
18% (43) Tell me that I am now under a dress code and take me shopping for new clothes
25% (59) Tell me to strip down to my underwear and dress me in my new dress code so that I understand what I am to wear and how it is to be worn
17% (40) Hand me my new clothes that you had picked out for me and explain to me the new rules
3% (9) Something else (describe it here)

229 voters have answered this question.

What about bed time? I have to be at school for 7am

24% (55) In bed by 8
9% (21) In bed by 830
24% (57) In bed by 9
14% (34) In bed by 930
15% (35) In bed by 10
4% (11) In bed by 1030
2% (5) In bed by 11
4% (11) No set bedtime

229 voters have answered this question.

Would you enforce this on the weekends as well?

49% (114) Yes, same bed time
31% (73) I would enforce a bedtime but just a little later than normal
8% (19) I would enforce a bedtime around 11 or later
10% (23) No set bedtime on weekends

229 voters have answered this question.

What about getting up on the weekends? I get up at 6 on the weekdays for school.

37% (86) Wake up the same time
9% (22) Wake up earlier (time/reason):
31% (73) Can sleep in a little, but need to be up by 7 or 8
11% (26) Can sleep in more, need to be up by 9 or 10
9% (22) No set time to wake up

229 voters have answered this question.

Any last comments?

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This poll was created on 2011-02-02 23:37:50 by Josh O.
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