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WHAT NEW JERSEYANS BELIEVE! (BELIEVE IT OR NOT)

You think you’re a regular Jersey guy/girl? Maybe you think you got the Garden State pegged? Well, let’s see how smart you are. Here’s a test of your New Jerseyans.  

Posted at 12:01 am April 9, 2000, in Earlier Press Releases and Polls, Rutgers-Eagleton Poll

A SELF-DESCRIPTION OF NEW JERSEY DRIVERS: WE’RE RUDE, AGGRESSIVE AND CARELESS. AND IF YOU DON’T LIKE IT….WELL, !@%#* YOU, BUDDY!

The style of driving in New Jersey and respect for civility on the road have changed a lot in the last 10 years, and for the worse, according to the most recent Star-Ledger/Eagleton Poll.  

Posted at 12:01 am September 28, 1998, in Earlier Press Releases and Polls, New Jersey, Rutgers-Eagleton Poll, Transportation

NEW JERSEYANS REPLY TO: WHERE DO YOU LIVE?

As might be expected, when someone from New Jersey describes where they live to someone they have just met almost a1l of them (97%) use the name of their town. However, state residents also depend on other characteristics of the state to assist them in identifing their New Jersey location. Following their town, the top … Read more …

Posted at 12:01 am October 27, 1996, in Earlier Press Releases and Polls, New Jersey, Rutgers-Eagleton Poll

NEW JERSEYANS PLAN A TRADITIONAL THANKSGIVING; MAJORITY MOST THANKFUL FOR THEIR HEALTH

Eating turkey with their family is the way that most New Jerseyans plan to spend Thanksgiving. Compared to other holidays, Thanksgiving rates an “8” out of a possible ‘10’ as the most favorite holiday.  

Posted at 12:01 am November 23, 1995, in Earlier Press Releases and Polls, Rutgers-Eagleton Poll

BEATLES RATE A “6” AMONG NEW JERSEYANS; BABY BOOMERS GIVE BEATLES A “8”

On scale of 1 to 10, New Jerseyans give the Beatles a score of 6 as their most favorite group.. However, those who are in the “Baby Boomer” generation give the “Fab Four” an 8. Overall, 1-in-10 state residents spontaneously name John, Paul, George, and Ringo as their favorite popular singing group of all time. … Read more …

Posted at 12:01 am November 12, 1995, in Earlier Press Releases and Polls, Entertainment, Rutgers-Eagleton Poll

SUMMER FUN: THE VIEW FROM NEW JERSEY

New Jerseyans are planning to enjoy a wide range of different summer activities. The most popular ones are picnics and barbecues, visits to parks, and trips to the beach. Fewer state residents expect to play go1f enjoy tennis, attend a New Jersey farm team baseball game, or coach youth athletic teams.  

Posted at 12:01 am July 2, 1995, in Earlier Press Releases and Polls, Rutgers-Eagleton Poll

HERE COMES SUMMER! THE JERSEY SHORE – A FAVORITE DESTINATION FOR NEW JERSEYANS

As the Fourth of July weekend kicks off the beginning of the summer vacation season, New Jersevans are making plans to enjoy the various attractions and recreational areas in their state. Eight-in-ten residents intend to spend at least a few days relaxing in New Jersey, and close to 4-in-10 will spend a week or more … Read more …

Posted at 12:01 am July 3, 1994, in Earlier Press Releases and Polls, New Jersey, Recreation, Rutgers-Eagleton Poll