Our archive of past polls conducted about information found on our website.
Issue #50: July 2015
What kind of astronomical information would you like to see on timeanddate.com?Results:
A daily star and planet gazing guide.
More about eclipses and planetary conjuctions.
A special astronomy newsletter.
You have everything I need.
Nothing. I don’t believe in space. It is all empty anyway.
843 votes so far
Issue #49: June 2015
How Will You Celebrate the June Solstice?Results:
With song and dance. I’ll be attending my local midsummer feast.
I will watch the Solstice sunrise and pretend I am at Stonehenge.
I’ll be hosting a party. Hello, summer!
I live in the southern Hemisphere, so I’ll be getting my winter wardrobe ready.
I don’t plan to celebrate the Solstice at all. It’s just another day for me.
580 votes so far
Issue #48: March 2015
Will you be watching the March 20 Total Solar Eclipse?Results:
Of course! I am traveling to Svalbard/ the Faroe Islands to see it.
I won’t be able to see totality, but I’ll definitely be watching the partial eclipse.
Nope! Can’t see it from where I am.
Yes! On my computer. I’ll be live streaming it..
Absolutely not! Eclipses are bad omens. I am going to be hiding under my bed!
1058 votes so far
Issue #47: February 2015
Do you believe Friday the 13th is an unlucky day?Results:
Absolutely! I try to stay indoors as much as possible on this day.
Not really, but I don’t do anything important on a Friday the 13th.
Pfft! It’s all superstition. It is just a date after all.
13 is the unluckiest number. I don’t like any date with 13 in it.
I love Friday the 13th! I celebrate it as I would do Halloween.
753 votes so far
Do you have any resolutions for 2015?Results:
Yes! I’ll use your services to increase my productivity in the New Year.
I will make a resolution, but I will forget about it in a few weeks.
No. I don’t believe in resolutions.
I’ll try to do as little as I can in 2015.
Wait, what? Is it almost 2015 already?
748 votes so far
Are you superstitious about solar eclipses?Results:
No. I think solar eclipses are cool!
I think they affect human behavior and the weather.
I am not overly superstitious, but it can’t hurt to be careful.
I hate solar eclipses! They are evil omens!
Solar eclipses are lucky. They bring good luck!
898 votes so far
What kinds of apps would you like us to make?Results:
Astronomy and stargazing apps.
Apps for kids to learn about timekeeping and calendars.
More of your Date Calculators as apps.
I like your current apps, please develop those further.
I don’t own a mobile device, so I have no need for apps.
1062 votes so far
What kind of time & date information would you like us to add to timeanddate.com?Results:
Information about regional, religious and cultural calendars.
More about fun and offbeat holidays.
Special dates in the calendar and their significance.
Time and date trivia.
I think you have everything I need to know about time and date.
1493 votes so far
What do you think about the new Weather Pages?Results:
I love it! It is a good redesign!
I don’t like the lack of text. Add more text.
I like it, but I would like a printer friendly version.
I have nothing much to say about it.
It is ok, but I feel there is more information than I really need.
I liked the old one, but I could get used to the new design. 9%
899 votes so far
How can we make timeanddate.com’s mobile experience better?Results:
Make the existing site more user friendly for mobile devices.
I would like a separate mobile-optimized website.
I find the current site and apps good to use on my phone/ tablet.
I don’t use the site on a mobile device, so I don’t have anything to add.
Make more apps.
549 votes so far
Will you be watching the Olympic Winter Games?Results:
No! I am not interested in winter sports.
Yes, of course! I have been waiting for these games for four years!
I’ll only watch events with my favorite team(s) and/ or athlete(s).
I will watch every game & will use your countdowns extensively.
Wow, I didn’t know they have Olympic Games in the winter!
693 votes so far
How do you plan to ring in 2014?Results:
2014?!? Already? Where did 2013 go?.
With a party. I’ve made a countdown for the party of the year using your Countdowns.
I am going to spend the last days of 2013 with family and friends.
I am traveling - I like to see how different cultures celebrate New Year.
I plan on doing nothing. After all, it is just another day.
693 votes so far
Will you be watching the November 3 eclipse?Results:
And the comets and the meteor shower! I am an avid backyard astronomer.
Of course! I am traveling to where I can see the whole thing!
No. Unfortunately, we won’t be able to see it from my location.
I will be watching a live stream of it.
Maybe. If I have time.
Eclipse? There’s an eclipse? Wait, what’s an eclipse?
1006 votes so far
In addition to local time, what kind of info would you like to see about a city on timeanddate.com?Results:
Distance from your current location.
Dates and times of business closure.
Pictures of the city skyline.
581 votes so far
What kind of astronomy information would you like to see on timeanddate.com?Results:
Star charts or sky maps.
An astronomy calendar.
More articles on astronomical and natural events.
Articles on how to stargaze.
Astronomy? What on earth is that?
1027 votes so far
How do you plan to spend your summer?Results:
Vacation at the beach to take in some sun.
I shall be working while the Sun shines outside.
Go to the hills to get away from the heat.
Enjoy the bounties of summer right at home.
Summer? We are in the Southern Hemisphere.
820 votes so far
What do you use timeanddate.com most for?Results:
To find current time in other cities and set up meetings with people abroad.
To check time zone differences and DST changes before I travel.
To look up holidays in my own and other countries.
To view or print calendars.
DST? To use your date calculators.
To use your other services.
686 votes so far
DST is a controversial subject in many countries. How do you feel about changing your clocks every few months?Results:
I think DST is a great idea, it saves a lot of time and money.
I would not notice if they decided to start/stop observing DST.
I think it is a good idea, but there needs to be a better way to solve the problems that come with it.
I hate DST changes! They need to abolish it.
DST? What is that?
1215 votes so far
In March, people in many countries will move their clocks forward as DST begins. How do you prepare for the time change?Results:
I change my bed time a few days before the change, so I can deal with the one hour less sleep.
Nothing. I don’t even usually notice the change.
I am looking forward to it. I wake up early and go out to enjoy a Spring day.
No such changes for me! My location doesn’t follow DST.
What is it that time of the year again? I hate DST changes - they need to abolish it!
128 votes so far
Valentine’s Day is just round the corner. How are you going to celebrate it?Results:
What, is it Valentine’s day already? Wasn’t it the New Year a few days ago?
Nothing. It is a silly holiday.
It is my favorite holiday – I go all out for my significant other!
The usual – chocolate and flowers.
I always forget. So this year I have made a countdown to remind me.
332 votes so far
What are your Productivity plans for 2013?Results:
I just printed a 2013 calendar from your website. It’ll be a very productive year!
Is it going to be the New Year already? Where did 2012 go?
Productivity? What does that mean?
I will think about 2013 after I am done with all the partying this year.
I’m thinking of taking it easy. Stop and smell the roses more often.
958 votes so far
Some believe that the Mayan Calendar predicts the end of the world on December 21, 2012. What will you be doing on that day?Results:
Having an End of the World party! Its going to be a party to remember!
End of the world? I’ll be too busy shopping for the holidays!
I will be hiding under the bed.
It’s just another December Solstice. No big deal.
Yippee! Now I have an excuse to get out of that holiday dinner invitation.
398 votes so far
Do you prefer more apps or a mobile site from timeanddate.com?Results:
I’d prefer the full website with design adapted for mobiles and tablets.
I’d prefer more Android Apps.
I’d prefer more iPhone/iPad Apps.
I’d prefer Windows Phone Apps.
I mainly use timeanddate.com from a computer, so I don’t really care.
875 votes so far
Which new calendar features would you like us to offer?Results:
Save my own events, like birthdays, meetings etc. to a calendar
Create new printable options, like Family & Birthday Calendars etc
Add my own pictures to print desk top or wall calendars at home
Import from and export to other calendars
Make the iPad Calendar & Holidays App available for iPhone & Android
467 votes so far
No newsletter in July and August 2012
Which Animated Countdown would you like to see next?Results:
Major Holidays (like Christmas, Chanukah, Eid-al-Fitr, Halloween etc)
More Sport Countdowns
Product Release Countdown (like Games, TV-series, Music, Films etc.)
First & Last Day of School Countdown (Graduation)
Concert / Show / Festival
1035 votes so far
June 5-6 Venus can be seen passing the Sun for the last time in over 100 years. Will you watch it?Results:
Definitely, I would never miss a chance to watch the transit of Venus
It happens way too early / too late where I live, so I won�t watch it.
I live on the wrong side of the planet, the transit is not visible from here.
I saw the last one, so I�ll skip this one
Who is Venus and where�s she going?
364 votes so far
Some fear Friday the 13th, others think it’s lucky... How do you feel?Results:
It’s just another Friday; I’m not superstitious!
Unlucky! I try my best not to leave the house on Friday 13th.
Oh, Lucky Day! I will definitely buy a lottery ticket!
Unlucky, I guess, but I don’t do anything special to avoid it.
Lucky or unlucky? What are you talking about?
800 votes so far
Would you use learning tools for kids from timeanddate.com?Results:
Yes, but only if they were online, free and fun.
I would let my kids use free learning Apps from timeanddate.com
I'm even willing to pay for good, fun learning Apps for kids
I'm a teacher, and always looking for free learning tools
No, thanks, I already know how to tell time (and I don't teach kids)
408 votes so far
Leap Day, February 29, is just around the corner. What will you be doing on the day?Results:
Nothing – it’s just another day.
Propose, get married, or celebrate an anniversary.
Do something totally wild to remember the day!
It’s my birthday, and it’s only once every 4 years.
Leap Day, what on earth is that?
944 votes so far
Now you’ve had a chance to get used to it, how do you like timeanddate.com’s new design?Results:
What new design? Did you change something?
I love the fresh new look! It’s contemporary and appealing.
It’s better, but it still has a long way to go.
I suppose it’ll have to do, but I’m not impressed.
I preferred the old, grey/green design.
564 votes so far
Which of our services will you use to count down to 2012?Results:
Online New Year Countdown
One of our countdowns on iPhone or iPad
Facebook Countdown on your wall
Countdown for your website or blog
None of the above. I'll watch the sky instead
54 votes so far
Should we continue having a poll in the newsletter?Results:
No, I never answer it.
Maybe... it's interesting sometimes.
Yes, I always answer it.
What's a poll?
This is a trick question, right?
83 votes so far
How should we improve timeanddate.com?Results:
Make more new services.
Update the design, make it look more modern.
Make the calculators and converters simpler.
Make the Holiday articles shorter.
All of the above, the site needs a total facelift.
Please don't change a thing, I love it just the way it is!
161 votes so far
Which one of the following NEW services would you consider paying for?Results:
Business Day Calculator
iPhone & iPad Apps
Clocks and Calendars for my own website
None of them - I only want free services & Apps
230 votes so far
Which of these new services would you like us to create next?Results:
More Apps for iPhone and iPad
More Apps for Facebook
Apps for Android devices
Business Day Calculator
Time Zone Maps
118 votes so far
Which online service(s) are you likely to use when planning your next trip?Results:
Time Zone Converter
Worldwide Weather Forecast
Travel Time Calculator
International Calling Codes
National Holidays List
Several of the above
289 votes so far
Which other language would you like timeanddate.com to be translated to?Results:
German / Deutsch
Spanish / Español
French / Français
Norwegian / Norsk
Italian / Italiano
None, I'm happy with the English site
515 votes so far
Will you watch a live broadcast of the Royal wedding on April 29, 2011, 11am (BST) in London?Results:
Yes, I will! I'm in a time zone close to London
Yes, I will - even though it's in the middle of the night.
No, unfortunately I will be asleep.
No, I'm not interested!
Who's getting married?
601 votes so far
Will you play pranks on people on April Fool's Day?Results:
Yes, I have a couple pranks ready.
Maybe, I haven't done it in a while.
Maybe, but I always get pranked on.
No, I always forget to.
No, I'm too old for pranks.
When is April Fool's Day?
How do you know when DST starts or ends in your country/area?Results:
I always know when DST starts or ends.
I find out on timeanddate.com.
Someone tells me when DST starts or ends.
I never know when DST starts or ends.
My country/area does not observe DST.
What is DST?
Did you make a New Years Resolution?Results:
Yes, and I haven't broken it yet.
Yes, but I have already broken it.
No promises, no disappointments.
No, I never make one.
What is a New Years Resolution?
How will you countdown to the 2011 New Year?Results:
I will follow the countdown on TV.
I will use a watch, phone or regular clock.
I will use the timeanddate.com Countdown.
I will use the Exact Countdown app on my iPhone.
I forgot when we start the New Year.
How do you normally check the time during the day?Results:
I check the time on timeanddate.com.
I check the time on my watch.
I check the time on my computer.
I check the time on my phone.
I check the time on the clock on the wall.
I know it’s 5 o’clock somewhere.
What do you think about our newest service the Travel Duration Calculator?Results:
I like it, it is easy to use and understand.
It's okay, but it can be a little confusing.
I haven't used it yet, but I plan on using it soon.
I don't like it, it is very confusing and hard to use.
I have never used it and I don't plan to.
Which timeanddate.com service would you like to have as an application for your mobile phone?Results:
Duration Between Two Dates Calculator.
Time Zone Converter.
Which mobile platform would you like to have a timeanddate.com service available as an application?Results:
I don't have a mobile phone.
Will you add timeanddate.com as a favorite page on Facebook?Results:
I'm not on Facebook.
Where can I get a hard copy of "Book of Faces"?.
Which of these services do you like most on our website?Results:
Time Zone Converter.
What do you think about daylight saving time (DST)?Results:
I love the concept. We should have the time advanced for the entire year.
I think it's great. We should keep bringing back DST in the spring each year.
I don't like it. We should get rid of DST altogether.
It doesn't bother me. I don't live in a place that has DST.
What is daylight saving time? I never heard of it!
What do you think about our new look?Results:
I prefer the new design.
Design is not important - I am here for the content
Has it changed? I hadn't noticed
I prefer the old design.
I don't like either design.