Kill A Half-Hour Question

Kill A Half-Hour Question

Take a break from your workday with Jonathan Drake’s “Kill-A-Half-Hour Question” presented by Rosati’s Pizza!  It happens afternoons at 3:50pm.  Be the first on the phone with the correct answer and win at $20 gift card from Rosati’s Pizza!  If you ever miss an answer, look ‘em up below:

2014 Kill-A-Half Hour Questions & Answers:
Friday 8/29/14
A new study shows that 6 in 10 women in the dating world, think a guy with THIS is a deal-breaker. What?
Clues: “Tie” and “Hair”
Answer: A ponytail.

Thursday 8/28/14
In a survey of family members, most agree that seven of THESE can ruin a typical family outing. What are we talking about?
Clues: “Phone” and “Shutter”
Answer: Taking photos.

Monday 8/25/14
Experts have found that making THIS a part of your bedtime ritual will greatly improve the quality of your sleep. What is it?
Clues: “Screen” and “Power-down”
Answer: Turn off your cell phone.


Friday 8/22/14
On a weekend, this will take us about 4 times longer to do that on a typical workday. Do what?
Clues: “Kitchen” and “Most important meal of the day”
Answer: Make breakfast.

Thursday 8/21/14
About ¾ of American adults say they have gone without sleep just so they could do THIS. What?
Clues: “Marathon” and “Episodes”
Answer: Binge-watched a TV series.

Wednesday 8/20/14
A new study shows that nearly 8 out of 10 kids probably told THIS lie before they went to school today. What is it?
Clues: “Bathroom” and “Hygiene”
Answer: Lied about brushing their teeth.

Tuesday 8/19/14
About 2/3 of the time, when we start on of THESE, we don’t finish it. What are we talking about?
Clues: “Computer” and “Credit Card”
Answer: Purchases in online shopping carts.

Monday 8/18/14
About 1 in 10 of us confidently say that we won’t have THIS in our lives one year from today. What will they be getting rid of?
Clues: “TV” and “Coaxial”
Answer: Cable service.
(Congrats to Katie from Urbana who was first with the correct answer!)

Thursday 8/14/14
According to a new poll, a majority of adults think people should avoid doing THIS after age 32. What are we talking about?
Clues: “Body” and “Ink”
Answer: Getting a tattoo.

Wednesday 8/13/14
About ¼ of couples who have been out on a night on the town, have gotten into a fight over THIS – What?
Clues: “Food” and “Not yours”
Answer: Stealing food off their significant others’ plate.

Tuesday 8/12/14
More than HALF of women surveyed, say they think guys instantly become better looking when they do WHAT?
Clues: “Play” and “Notes”
Answer: Hold a musical instrument.

Monday 8/11/14
Not surprisingly, 8 in 10 men have successfully done THIS. But, so have about ¾ of women recently surveyed. Done WHAT?
Clues: “Vehicle” and “Cables”
Answer: Jump started a car.

Friday 8/8/14
Approximately ¼ of us say we’ve done THIS. Most are proud to admit it – some embarrassed by it. What is it?
Clues: “Video” and “Broadcast”
Answer: Appeared on TV.

Thursday 8/7/14
About 1/3 of today’s adults say they owned one of THESE back in the ‘80s. What?
Clues: “Electrical” and “Day-glo”
Answer: A black light. (I know, weird.)

Wednesday 8/6/14
Almost 9 out of 10 people who have these, also say they NEVER use them. What are we talking about?
Clues: “Earned” and “Travel”
Answer: Frequent flyer miles.
(Congrats to our on-air winnwer, Ravi from Champaign!)

Tuesday 8/5/14
About 4 in 10 people who like to take “selfies” say they really hate it when they see THIS in other people’s selfies.  What?
Clues:  “Body” and “Gym.’”
Answer: Someone working out.

Monday 8/4/14
Roughly 6 in 10 women admit they have done THIS before a “big date” – to keep from being too nervous. What?
Clues: “Mouth” and “Melody”
Answer: Sing.
(Congrats to our on-air winner, Sharon from Penfield.)

Friday 8/1/14
One out of every 3 guys say they’ve never done THIS before – and the women in their lives can’t be too happy about it. What?
Clues: “Bowl” and “Brush”
Answer: Cleaned the toilet.
(Congrats to our on-air winner, Jason from Urbana!)

Thursday 7/31/14
There will be well over 700 of THESE thanks to your baby – and all of them before age one! What?
Clues: “Awwwwww” and “Camera”
Answer: Photos featuring your baby.
(Congrats to our winner, Annie from Champaign!)

Wednesday 7/30/14
For the average person, 3 minutes is all the time they spend on this daily task. What is it?
Clues: “Night” and “PJ’s”
Answer: Getting ready for bed.

Tuesday 7/29/14
Guys: there’s about a 1 in 3 chance that your significant other will never, ever let you see her doing THIS. What is it?
Clues: “Body” and “Gym.’”
Answer: Exercise.

Monday 7/28/14
About 1/3 of moms say they won’t share it – nobody can talk them out of their WHAT?
Clues: “Phone number” and “Childcare”
Answer: Babysitter information.
(Congrats to our on-air winner, Tina from Mahomet!)

Friday 7/25/14
About 4 in 10 women swear that THIS is a must to pack for vacation. What is it?
Clues: “Night time” and “Apparel”
Answer: A pair of comfy PJ’s.

Thursday 7/24/14
For almost 1 in 5 women, THIS is the number one reason they give for NOT working out. What is it?
Clues: “Generous” and “Endowed”
Answer: Their boobs are too big – can’t find the right sports bra, they get in the way, etc.

Wednesday 7/23/14
In a recent survey, about 1 in 25 adults who do THIS say they also like to eat WHILE they do it. What?
Clues: “Water” and “Tub”
Answer: Take a bath.
(Congrats to our on-air winner, John from Rantoul!)

Tuesday 7/22/14
Not a huge number, but 2 in 10 people admit to stopping their car, so they could do THIS. What are we talking about?
Clues: “Saved” and “Shell.’”
Answer: Rescue a turtle.

Monday 7/21/14
There is about a 1 in 10 chance you did THIS just this past weekend. What?
Clues: “Bargains” and “Neighborhood.’”
Answer: Went to a garage sale.
(Congrats to our on-air winner, Tracy from Oakwood!)

Friday 7/18/14
Around 1/3 of men in the U.S. say they can’t go for an entire week, without … WHAT?
Clues: “Round” and “Delivery”
Answer: Pizza.

Thursday 7/17/14
There is about a 1 in 6 chance that THIS will happen to your car today. What are we talking about?
Clues: “Hit” and “Nature”
Answer: A bird will poop on it.

Wednesday 7/16/14
In the typical kitchen, statistics show that you’ll usually find more than 5, but fewer than 10 of THESE. What are they?
Clues: “Appliance” and “Attracts”
Answer: Refrigerator magnets.
(Congrats to Sissy from Danville, our on-air winner!)

Tuesday 7/15/14
Almost 3 out of 10 guys admit that they have done THIS because they thought it would make them look “cool.” What?
Clues: “Dark” and “Ray-Bans”
Answer: Worn sunglasses at night.
(Congrats to our on-air winner, Scott from Champaign!)

Thursday 7/10/14
A recent study of 5-year-olds showed that 7 in 10 knew how to use a computer mouse, but only 1 in 10 knew … WHAT?
Clues: “Feet” and “Laces”
Answer: How to tie their shoes.

Wednesday 7/9/14
In a recent survey, 2 out of 10 brides-to-be said that THIS is the wedding tradition they HATE. What is it?
Clues: “Dad” and “Goodbye”
Answer: The father “giving away” the bride.”
(Congrats to our winner, Alyssa from Lake City!)

Tuesday 7/8/14
There is only ONE state in the U.S. that allows you to do THIS. What?
Clues: “Montana” and “Distracted driving.’”
Answer: Texting while driving – or no texting-while-driving ban.
(Congrats to our on-air winner, Daniel from Rantoul!)

Wednesday 7/3/14
The U.S. gained its independence from Great Britain on July 4th, 1776. But America also LOST something on different July 4th. What was it?
Clues: “Pacific Ocean” and “Territory”
Answer: The Phillipines – they gained their independence from us in July 4, 1946.

Friday 6/20/14
Almost 1 in 3 of the emails you get at work each week are about this. What?
Clues: “Staff” and “Conference room”
Answer: Meetings.

Thursday 6/19/14
Almost 1 in 3 adults in the U.S. admit that at least once, they have done THIS in an effort to save time. Done what?
Clues: “Vehicle” and “Wardrobe”
Answer: Change clothes while driving!

Wednesday 6/18/14
About ¼ of parents say they’re embarrassed about it, but they do admit to doing … WHAT?
Clues: “Toilet” and “Privacy”
Answer: Hidden from their kids in the bathroom (even if they didn’t have to go)

Tuesday 6/17/14
There’s a 1 in 15 chance that the person you work next to every day, has one of THESE with them, on the job! What is it?
Clues: “Glass” and “Sweet.’”
Answer: A candy jar on their desk.

Monday 6/16/14
About 1 in 15 adults in the U.S. admit that they have cried HERE. Where?
Clues: “Stressful” and “Vehicles”
Answer: Cried while stuck in traffic.

Friday 6/13/14
New research shows that female drivers do THIS far more frequently than male drivers. What?
Clues: “Dashboard” and “Vapors.”
Answer: Drive on “empty.”

Thursday 6/12/14
A typical woman in the U.S. says she has kept the same one of these for just over 15 years. What?
Clues: “Human being” and “BFF”
Answer: Best friend.

Wednesday 6/11/14
This was once sold as a medication – now it is a treat kids in the U.S. enjoy. What are we talking about?
Clues: “Liquid” and “Cocoa”
Answer: “Chocolate milk”
(Congrats to our on-air winner, Trudy from Champaign!)

Tuesday 6/10/14
New research shows that for every 3 dwellings in your neighborhood, 1 home contains one of these, while 2 do not. What?
Clues: “Screen” and “Apps.’”
Answer: A tablet.

Monday 6/9/14
Almost 1/3 of people with landline phones, claim that THIS is the only reason they are keeping it. What’s the reason?
Clues: “Can you hear me now?” and “Quality”
Answer: It sounds better than their cell.

Friday 6/6/14
About 6 in 10 couples report that THIS caused a major argument on their last vacation. What triggered the argument?
Clues: “Phone” and “Subject line”
Answer: One of them wouldn’t stop checking their work email.
(Congrats to our winner, Christine from Champaign!)

Thursday 6/5/14
About 1 in 3 guys in the dating world, say they always make sure THIS happens before a date. What?
Clues: “Grooming” and “Nostril”
Answer: Their nose hairs are trimmed.

Wednesday 6/4/14
According to a new survey, 1 in 5 people with office jobs have a phobia about WHAT happening to them in front of co-workers.
Clues: “Paper” and “Breakdown”
Answer: “The copier will break”

Tuesday 6/3/14
On average, we all know 2 people who have one. What is it?
Clues: “Hair” and “Bert from ‘Sesame Street.’”
Answer: A unibrow.
(Congrats to our on-air winner, Connie from Bloomington!)

Monday 6/2/14
According to a majority of singles surveyed, THIS is the number-one mistake you can make on a first date. What?
Clues: “Numbers” and “Device”
Answer: Playing with your phone during the date.

Friday 5/30/14
One in 4 of us say we’ve never seen the INSIDE of one of these. What is it?
Clues: “Dwelling” and “Neighborhood”
Answer: “A neighbor’s house”

Thursday 5/29/14
For a typical guy, this is about a 5-time-a-year occurrence. What are we talking about?
Clues: “Injury” and “Razor”
Answer: He cuts himself shaving.
(Congrats to our winner, Stephany of Urbana!)

Wednesday 5/28/14
A new survey revealed that about 1/3 of adults claim to have not done WHAT, in public, in a least 5 years?
Clues: “Clothing” and “Pool”
Answer: “Worn a swimsuit”
(Congrats to our on-air winner, Debbie from White Heath)

Tuesday 5/27/14
About 1/3 of adults admit that they knew THIS at one time, but they’ve completely forgotten it. What?
Clues: “Digits” and “Card”
Answer: A PIN number.
(Congrats to our winner, Josh from Argenta!)

Friday 5/23/14
Just over 41 years ago, the first one of THESE was made. WHAT?
Clues: “Communication” and “Mobile”
Answer: The first cell phone call was made.
(Congrats to our on-air winner, Marsha from Mansfield)

Thursday 5/22/14
About 4 in 10 guys say they think bad things will happen if they
allow the woman in their life do … WHAT?
Clues: “Outdoors” and “Toro”
Answer: “Mow the grass”

Wednesday 5/21/14
- – QUESTION POSTPONED DUE TO SEVERE WEATHER – -

Tuesday 5/20/14
According to new research, during a typical day people are least likely to do THIS between breakfast and lunch. What?
Clues: “Deception” and “Pinnochio”
Answer: Tell a lie.

Monday 5/19/14
People use the internet for THIS more often on Mondays than any other day of the week. What?
Clues: “Feeling” and “Symptoms” or “WebMD”
Answer: Health information.
(Congrats to our winner, Erin from Rantoul!)

Friday 5/16/14
Right around 1 in 10 kids say they have hidden THESE in their socks. What?
Clues: “Green” and “Garden”
Answer: “Uneaten vegetables”
(Congrats to our on-air winner, Kelly from St. Joe!)

Thursday 5/15/14
A new study shows that the typical, healthy adult, does THIS almost 20 times a day. What?
Clues: “Release” and “Odor”
Answer: Pass gas.
(Congrats to Dena from Urbana who was first with the right answer today!)

Wednesday 5/14/14
Today, about 1 in 3 couple share this. What are we talking about?
Clues: “Communication” and “Internet”
Answer: “An email account”
(Congrats to our winner, Kimberly!)

Tuesday 5/13/14
By this Saturday night, 8 out of 10 men will have already done THIS twice for the week. What are we talking about?
Clues: “Laundry” and “Re-use”
Answer: wear the same pair of undies TWICE!

Monday 5/12/14
Before the end of 2014, well over 40,000 Americans will have been involved in an accident with one of THESE. What?
Clues: “Tank” and “Flush”
Answer: A toilet.
(Congrats to our on-air winner, Ron from Mattoon!)

Thursday 5/8/14
A recent behavior study showed that a majority of people who use THIS inanimate object are also likely to tell it to “hurry up.” What is it?
Clues: “Screen” and “Bank”
Answer: An ATM.
(Congrats to our on-air winner, Erika from Mahomet!)

Wednesday 5/7/14
Job candidate who include THIS on their resume are statistically less likely to get the job. What is it?
Clues: “Identity” and “Wacky”
Answer: A quirky or cute email address.

Tuesday 5/6/14
About 1 in 5 employees think THIS is the most-annoying, waste of time they have to deal with at work each day. What is it?
Clues: “Robot” and “Press 1”
Answer: Automated phone-answering systems.

Monday 5/5/14
A full 2/3 of the people who start one of THESE admit that they never finish it. What are we talking about?
Clues: “Transaction” and “Computer”
Answer: Online purchase.
(Congrats to Christie from Champaign who was first with the correct answer!)

Friday 5/2/14
More women do THIS on a Friday than any other day of the week. What?
Clues: “Family” and “Expecting”
Answer: “Conceive” or “Become pregnant”

Thursday 5/1/14
If a woman does THIS, on average, it will take her about 20 seconds longer than if a man does it. What are we talking about?
Clues: “Car” and “Between”
Answer: Parallel Park.

Wednesday 4/30/14
In the 1980’s everybody did THIS. Today, over 1/3 of adults say they’ve never done it. What are we talking about?
Clues: “Book” and “Account”
Answer: Written a check.
(Congrats to our winner, Nathan from Bloomington!)

Tuesday 4/29/14
Statistics show that if you are going to screw THIS up, chances are, it will be at 4pm or later. What?
Clues: “Health” and “Food”
Answer: A diet.

Monday 4/28/14
Though it doesn’t seem possible, The average guy can get THIS done about 25 seconds faster than the average woman. What?
Clues: “Wet” and “Baby”
Answer: Change a diaper.

Friday 4/25/14
Just over 4 in 10 U.S. household report that they make us of THIS in their living rooms. What are we talking about?
Clues: “Seat” and “Chart”
Answer: “Assigned seating.” (Everyone has their “regular” spot)

Wednesday 4/23/14
If you are between your mid-20s and mid-30s you are at the peak age of your life for WHAT?Clues: “Skill” and “Numbers”
Answer: Math.
(Congrats to Jamie from Tolono for being first with the correct answer!)

Tuesday 4/22/14
A new survey shows that about 4 in 10 of us have at least one of THESE in our home – that no longer works. What is it?
Clues: “Odor” and “Renuzit”
Answer: An air freshener.

Thursday 4/17/14
At least 20 different hands have been on THIS before you decide to purchase it. What are we talking about?
Clues: “Occasion” and “Hallmark”
Answer: “A greeting card.”
(Congrats to Stephanie & the GI Wing at Christie for being first with the correct answer!)

Wednesday 4/16/14
If you are the average driver, and it’s sunny while you are on the road, THIS is more likely to happen. What?
Clues: “Illegal” and “Thumb”
Answer: “Pick up a hitchiker.”
(Congrats to our on-air winner, Heather from Rantoul!)

Tuesday 4/15/14
About 1 in 5 guys admit they’ve hidden THIS from their spouse. What is it?
Clues: “Whoops” and “Tools”
Answer: A botched DIY project.

Monday 4/14/14
Only about 1/3 of the U.S. workforce say they have done THIS at work. What is it?
Clues: “Quit” and “Fortnight”
Answer: Give 2 weeks notice.

Friday 4/11/14
About 1 in 10 employees say they’re afraid to do THIS in their workplace. What are we talking about?
Clues: “Machine” and “Paper”
Answer: “Use the copier.”
(Congrats to Melissa from Georgetown who was first on the phones with the correct answer!)

Thursday 4/10/14
A new study shows that THIS is now included in about 1 out of 8 work emails. What?
Clues: “Information” and “Scandalous”
Answer: “Workplace gossip.”
(Congrats to repeat-winner ‘U of I Jay’ from Urbana!)

Wednesday 4/9/14
Researchers have found that, as a society, we have no patience for THIS if it takes longer than 40 seconds. What?
Clues: “Button” and “Floor”
Answer: Waiting for an elevator.
(Congrats to our on-air winner, Erin from Sullivan)

Monday 4/7/14
About 1 in 25 guys say they’ve never told anyone about it, but they secretly “have a thing” for this person. Who?
Clues: “Cleaning” and “Mouth”
Answer: Their dental hygienist.
(Congrats to our on-air winner, Ellen from Urbana!)

Friday 4/4/14
In a recent survey, 6 out of 10 women said they knew it was true love when their boyfriend finally did WHAT?
Clues: “Travel” and “Keys”
Answer: Let them borrow his car.
(Congrats to Tiffany from Milford – first with today’s correct answer!)

Thursday 4/3/14
You can still find at least one of THESE in 3 out of 10 U.S. households. What are we talking about?
Clues: “Freezer” and “Squares”
Answer: “Ice cube trays.”
(Congrats to our on-air winner, Matt from Champaign!)

Wednesday 4/2/14
According to national averages, just over 150 bucks will pay for one of THESE in today’s economy. What?
Clues: “Car” and “Cop”
Answer: “A speeding ticket.”
(Congrats to our on-air winner, Sandy from Mattoon!)

Monday 3/31/14
They probably shouldn’t have, but over the weekend, an estimated 1 in 10 drivers did THIS behind the wheel. What?
Clues: “Phone” and “Camera”
Answer: Took a selfie.
(Congrats to Crickett from Mahomet – first in with the correct answer!)

Friday 3/28/14
This is true for 1 out of every 2 of us – RIGHT NOW. What is it?
Clues: “Appointment” and “Delayed”
Answer: We’re running late.
(Congrats to Sequoia from Urbana who was first with the correct answer!)

Thursday 3/27/14
The vast majority of us have one of THESE. But almost all the people who have one, don’t know how to properly clean it. What?
Clues: “Night time” and “Stuffed”
Answer: “A pillow.”

Wednesday 3/26/14
About one in 15 Americans admit they have THIS totally irrational fear. What is it?
Clues: “Height” and “Personal size”
Answer: “Fear of tall people.”
(Congrats to Cindy from Champaign!)

Tuesday 3/25/14
Last year, approximately 1 out of every 12 newborn babies had one of THESE.  What?Clues:  “Identity” and “Online”
Answer: An email address.
(Congrats to our on-air winner, Josh from Urbana!)

Monday 3/24/14
Ladies: There’s about a 7 in 10 chance that your guy is doing THIS at the same time he’s watching the NCAA Tournament. What is it?
Clues: “Mouth” and “Verbal”
Answer: Talking to the TV (or possibly yelling).
(Congrats to our on-air winner, Mandy from Charleston!)

Friday 3/21/14
Incredibly, about 1 in every 4 Americans has been see HERE. Where?
Clues: “Screen” and “Channel”
Answer: On TV.

Thursday 3/20/14
When it comes to THIS, about one in 13 parents claim that they seek advice from their children. What are we talking about?
Clues: “Appearance” and “Clothing”
Answer: “Fashion.”
(Congrats to our winner, Stephanie from St. Joseph!)

Wednesday 3/19/14
According to a recent women’s magazine survey, more than 1/3 of women have tried to quit or at least cut back on WHAT?
Clues: “Talk” and “Catty”
Answer: Gossip.
(Congrats to our on-air winner, Kelly from Champaign!)

Tuesday 3/18/14
About ¼ of adults say they do this about once or twice a year. But HALF as many people admit to doing it twice a month. What are we talking about?
Clues: “Alone” and “Phone Camera”
Answer: Pose for a selfie.
(Congrats to our winner Mary Jane Franklin from Farmer City!)

Monday 3/17/14
Since it’s St. Patrick’s Day today …
According to Irish folklore, too much of THIS and you risk being kidnapped by mythical creatures. What is it?
Clues: “Clothes” and “Color”
Answer: Wearing too much green. Bad luck in Ireland.
(Congrats to our winner, Bruce from Rossville!)

Friday 3/14/14
About 1 in 5 of us will see one of these today while driving. What is it?
Clues: “Flash” and “Dashboard”
Answer: A warning light.
(Congrats to our winner, Kevin from Gibson City!)

Thursday 3/13/14
Fifty years ago, you would have been 8 times more likely to do THIS in your own home, compared to now. Do WHAT?
Clues: “Hygiene” and “Tub”
Answer: “Take a bath.”
(Congrat to our winner, Kris from Farmer City!)

Wednesday 3/12/14
About 1 in 10 adults in the U.S. say that within the last year, they have cried because of THIS. What?
Clues: “Vehicles” and “Bumper-to-bumper”
Answer: Traffic.
(Congrats to Kim from Gibson City who was first on the phones with the correct answer!)

Tuesday 3/11/14
New findings indicate that the average woman will have three of THESE before she enters middle-age. What are they?
Clues: “Dress-up” and “Stand-up”
Answer: Bridesmaid dresses.
(Congrats to our winner, Maria from Danville!)

Monday 3/10/14
People at work are griping about losing an hour of sleep over the weekend … but, the average American will spend more than an hour doing THIS – this week alone! What are we talking about?
Clues: “Morning” and “Just 9 more minutes …”
Answer: Hitting the snooze.
(Congrats to Angie from Loda who was first in with the correct answer!)

Friday 3/7/14
About 1 in 20 adults admit that at one time or another, THIS drove them to break up with someone. What?
Clues: “Preference” and “CD”
Answer: Their significant other’s taste in music.
(Congrats to Brian from Homer for providing the correct answer!)

Thursday 3/6/14
Experts claim they have discovered that if you have more of THESE, you’ll be more unhappy. More what?
Clues: “Names” and “Social media”
Answer: “Facebook friends.”
(Congrats to Brittany from Savoy for being first with the correct guess!)

Wednesday 3/5/14
About 1/3 of brides and grooms say they have had to ask a wedding guest to do THIS. What are we talking about?
Clues: “Quiet” and “Past”
Answer: Keep a previous relationship a secret.
(Congrats to our winner, Elissa from Urbana!)

Tuesday 3/4/14
Only about one in 15 of us say we are able to do THIS on a daily basis. What?
Clues: “Morning” and “Quiet”
Answer: Get up without an alarm.
(Congrats to John from St. Joseph who was first with the correct answer!)

Monday 3/3/14
If this turns out to be an average year for you, you’ll end it with 3 fewer of THESE. What are they?
Clues: “Kitchen” and “Drawer”
Answer: Forks.
(Congrats to our winner, Brandy from Farmer City!)

Friday 2/28/14
On average, two out of three Americans admit that they haven’t done THIS in 2013 or 2014, so far. What?
Clues: “Theatre” and “Nominee”
Answer: Seen ANY of the 9 Best Picture Oscar nominated films.
(Congrats to our on-air winner, Denny from Clinton!)

Thursday 2/27/14
There are only 3 people in the world today that can make this claim. What are we talking about?
Clues: “Birthday” and “Centuries”
Answer: “I was born in the 1800’s.”
(Congrats to our winner, Kelly from Paxton!)

Wednesday 2/26/14
Eight out of ten adults say it’s been at least a decade since they last did this. What?
Clues: “Card” and “Borrow”
Answer: Went to a library.
(Congrats to Kelly from St. Joseph who was our on-air winner!)

Tuesday 2/25/14
About 1/3 of U.S. adults say that every time they do THIS, it looks like they don’t know what they are doing. WHAT?
Clues: “Screw” and “Cork”
Answer: Open a wine bottle.

Monday 2/24/14
The latest surprising statistics show that if you are under 30, there’s about a 4 in 10 chance you own one of THESE. What?
Clues: “TV” and “Record”
Answer: A VCR!
(Congrats to our winner, Matt from Mahomet!)

Friday 2/21/14
Only about 1/3 of married couples share THIS. What are we talking about?
Clues: “Address” and “Online”
Answer: An email account.
(Congrats to our on-air winner, Awesome Melinda from Champaign!)

Thursday 2/20/14
Experts say if you and your spouse are not doing THIS every 11
days or so, your marriage may not be healthy. What?
Clues: “Sides” and “Right and wrong”
Answer: Argue.
(Congrats to our on-air winner, Teia from Danville!)

Wednesday 2/19/14
About 1 in 4 women in the U.S. admit to owning THIS … even fewer say they actually use it. What are we talking about?
Clues: “Protection” and “Kitchen”
Answer: An apron.
(Congrats to our winner, Michelle from Charleston!)

Tuesday 2/18/14
If you’re 80-plus and you have one, chances are, you’ll extend your life expectancy. What?
Clues: “Daily” and “Paycheck”
Answer: A job.
(Congrats to “Mr. X” from Fisher, who was our winner!)

Monday 2/17/14
The Winter Olympics continue in Sochi … THIS hasn’t been seen at an Olympic Games (Winter or Summer) in over a century. What are we talking about?
Clues: “Medal” and “Pure”
Answer: A solid-gold medal has been issued.
(Congrats to Cody from Georgetown who was first with the right answer!)

Friday 2/14/14
According to a new survey, THIS is the top thing women say they want for Valentine’s Day this year. What?
Clues: “Morning” and “Lips”
Answer: A kiss good bye on the morning.
(Congrats to our on-air winner, Stephanie from Clarence & Happy Valentine’s Day!)

Thursday 2/13/14
A recent report predicted that in the next decade or so, you will no longer need these. What are they?
Clues: “Ring” and “Ignition”
Answer: Car keys.
(Congrats to Rashanna from Champaign!)

Wednesday 2/12/14
If you have one of THESE and it has lasted longer than 5 years, yours is “above average.” What is it?
Clues: “Office” and “8 to 5”
Answer: A job.
(Congrats to our winner, Ashley from Westville!)

Tuesday 2/11/14
Nobody is quite sure why, but when this happened to you (and it probably did), it was most likely a Tuesday. What?
Clues: “Mom” and “Hospital”
Answer: You were born.
(Congrats to Cyrus from Champaign who was first with the correct answer!)

Monday 2/10/14
If THIS has happened at your house recently, it’ll be more that 100 days before it happens again. What?
Clues: “Chore” and “Kitchen”
Answer: The refrigerator is cleaned out.
(Congrats to our winner, Ashley Huffman of Champaign!)

 

Thursday 2/6/14
When the temperatures are below zero, THESE actually last longer. What are they?
Clues: “Interaction” and “Ring tone”
Answer: Phone calls.
(Congrats to Heather from Savoy)

Wednesday 2/5/14
In a recent survey, the majority of college students said their mom would be the ideal person to … WHAT?
Clues: “Apartment” and “Co-habitate”
Answer: Be their roommate.
(Congrats to “U of I Jay” from Urbana who was first with the right answer!)

Tuesday 2/4/14
About one-third of us say we believe this and only about a third of those who believe it, admit to it. What?
Clues: “Signs” and “Stars”
Answer: Astrology.
(Congrats to our winner, Nikki Roberts from Sidney!)

Monday 2/3/14
Though most people wouldn’t value it this way, when you average it out, THIS costs over $200 an ounce. What is it?
Clues: “One-of-a-kind” and “Super Bowl”
Answer: The Lombardi Trophy.
(Congrats to Robin Brundle from Mahomet!)

 

Friday 1/31/14
When THIS happens, it will last for an average of about 114 seconds. What is it?
Clues: “Song” and “The Big Game”
Answer: The National Anthem at the “Big Game.”

Thursday 1/30/14
More than 10 BILLION of these are purchased every year, but it’s likely the last time you got them, they were free. What?
Clues: “Fast food” and “Condiment”
Answer: Ketchup packets.

Wednesday 1/29/14
More than 20,000 kids each year end up in the emergency room after they encounter one of THESE. What?
Clues: “Store” and “Wheels”
Answer: Injuries from a shopping cart.

Tuesday 1/28/14
“The Big Game” is Sunday. Looking back, there were only FIVE of these in the NFL over the course of the season. Five What?
Clues: “Foot” and “No good”
Answer: Missed extra points.

Monday 1/27/14
Experts have found that if you’re married, and you’ve got a big [BLANK], you are at a much higher risk of a divorce. What?
Clues: “Every day” and “In the car”
Answer: Commute to work.
Friday 1/24/14
New research shows that the number-one thing moms fantasize about … it WHAT?
Clues: “Ticket” and “Powerball”
Answer: Winning the lottery.

Thursday 1/23/14
Roughly one in four adults say they think THIS is a terrible place for a first date. WHERE?
Clues: “Ball” and “Players”
Answer: Any sporting event.

Wednesday 1/22/14
About 6 in 10 husbands say they will do THIS when their wife isn’t home. What are we talking about?
Clues: “Family room” and “Plate”
Answer: Eat in front of the TV.

Tuesday 1/21/14
It is estimated that THIS activity increased by more than HALF during the last “polar vortex.” What?
Clues: “Couples” and “Profiles”
Answer: Online dating.

Monday 1/20/14
There were more of these in the US 5 years ago, and the average one you find today is more than a half-century old. What?
Clues: “TV” and “J-Lo”
Answer: Average ‘American Idol’ viewer.
Friday 1/17/14
About 1 in 20 of us are regularly doing THIS, this winter. And it has nothing to do with shoveling snow. Doing what?
Clues: “Warm wardrobe” and “Different”
Answer: Wearing gloves that don’t match.

Thursday 1/16/14
About 1 out of every 15 people who THIS say they’re not happy with the results until they’ve done it 7 times of more. What?
Clues: “Alone” and “Camera phone”
Answer: Take a selfie.

Wednesday 1/15/14
About 4 in 10 adults in the U.S. say THIS is about a 5-time-a-day habit for them. What are we talking about?
Clues: “Morning” and “Just 9 more minutes …”
Answer: Hitting the snooze button.

Tuesday 1/14/14
If you’re having an average day, you’ll make use of just under 60 of these. What are they?
Clues: “Bathroom” and “2-ply”
Answer: Squares of toilet paper.

Monday 1/13/14
Just about 1 in 5 of us admit that we’ve done THIS to a stranger. What are we talking about?
Clues: “Phone” and “Instagram”
Answer: Taken their picture.
Friday 1/10/14
At any given moment, more that 40 million people on Earth are experiencing this. What is it?
Clues: “Slur” and “Alcohol”
Answer: Drunkeness.

Thursday 1/9/14
Slightly over 1/2 of adults surveyed recently, said they thought it was easier to do THIS, than to eat healthy. Do what?
Clues: “Numbers” and “1040”
Answer: Do their taxes.

Wednesday 1/8/14
About 6 in 10 guys say they’re afraid to admit THIS because they think it will hurt their reputation. What is it?
Clues: “Money” and “Percent off”
Answer: Admit they missed out on a bargain.

Tuesday 1/7/14
When it comes to spending habits, a majority of adults say they are more likely to do THIS with their money when they know people are watching them. What?
Clues: “Decisions” and “Crisp”
Answer: Pay with the “newer” bills in their wallet first.

Monday 1/6/14
About 4 out of every 10 people who got one of THESE, say they don’t use it. What?
Clues: “Bird” and “Hashtag”
Answer: A Twitter account.
Friday 1/3/14
New research indicates that people who have more of this receive more sympathy from others when they need support. What?
Clues: “Sweaty” and “Aroma”
Answer: Body odor.

Thursday 1/2/14
A new study shows that between Thanksgiving and New Year’s THIS is the #1 cause of holiday arguments. What?
Clues: “Folding” and “Dice”
Answer: Board games.

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