[08/09/07 - 12:25 PM]
What We Learned About Americans This Week on the CBS Primetime Game Show "Power of 10"
The Eye details the survey results for its two episodes aired to date.

[via press release from CBS]


The following was revealed on the POWER OF 10 episode broadcast on Tuesday, Aug. 7:

89% of Americans said that they have a better relationship with their parents as an adult than they did as a child

10% of Americans have spent more than $100 on a pair of jeans

30% of men said their partner had a nickname for their private parts

25% of Americans said Vin Diesel invented the diesel engine instead of Rudolf Diesel

21% of Americans think elementary school kids should be required to learn Spanish

43% of Americans said that in a duel with Dick Cheney, they would probably get shot by the vice president instead of the other way around

29% of women consider themselves feminists

15% of Americans color-coordinate their underwear with the rest of their clothes

9% of Americans are afraid of circus clowns

25% of Americans have had an area of body hair waxed

13% of women said if they could implant a GPS tracking chip in their significant other without their knowledge, they would

50% of women have changed a flat tire on a car The following was revealed on the POWER OF 10 episode broadcast on Wednesday, Aug. 8:

9% of Americans think Drew Carey is a presidential candidate and not a comedian

28% of Americans think the police should be able to search your home or car without a warrant, if they suspect you to have illegal drugs

47% of Americans believe they are living the American dream

40% of women have rejected a man's marriage proposal

59% of Americans think that fat jokes in movies are not funny

13% of Americans said they would clone themselves if they could

34% of Americans think it is not appropriate for mothers to breast-feed in public

25% of parents said they would be happier if their child grew up to be a lawyer instead of a doctor

30% of men would give birth if they could

26% of Americans would rather watch a hot dog eating contest over a 2008 presidential debate

32% of Americans think cats are smarter than dogs

17% of Americans think it's acceptable to break-up with someone via e-mail

7% of women said they have had a fantasy involving a fireman

POWER OF 10 is a high-stakes game that challenges contestants to guess the behaviors, opinions and lifestyle choices of the American public for the chance to win $10 million dollars. POWER OF 10 airs Wednesdays (8:00-9:00 PM, ET/PT) on the CBS Television Network. Drew Carey serves as host and Michael Davies is the executive producer for Embassy Row in association with Sony Pictures Television.

  [august 2007]  


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