Have you heard/told a joke this week? (fwd)

Subject: Have you heard/told a joke this week? (fwd)
From: Julie K Daniels <Julie -dot- K -dot- Daniels-2 -at- TC -dot- UMN -dot- EDU>
Date: Wed, 24 Apr 1996 13:06:44 -0500

I know this is way, WAY off topic, but there seems to be a fair number of
jokes forwarded on this list, so I thought folks might be interested in
this survey by Minnesota Public Radio's "A Prairie Home Companion."

--Julie Daniels
danie029 -at- maroon -dot- tc -dot- umn -dot- edu

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Thanks for contacting chat -at- mpr -dot- org - and for your assistance in a
semi-scientific study being conducted by A Prairie Home Companion that asks:
Where do jokes come from, and where do jokes go?

YOU CAN HELP IN TWO WAYS:
1. Respond to the Joke Survey (below)
2. Pass this email on to friends - we want to survey as many people as
possible by Friday, April 26.

Results of the survey will be revealed during the April 27 APHC broadcast.
Host Garrison Keillor and guests comedian Paula Poundstone and humorist Roy
Blount, Jr. will apply theory and analysis to the survey results. (Contact
your local public radio station for tune-in information).

Have your Internet account fired up at the beginning of the live broadcast
(5 p.m. CT) - there could be an additional survey question for you to
answer via email. In addition, be sure to check out APHC's Web site
(http://www.mnonline.org/wobegon/) during the broadcast for a display of the
information being shown on stage at the Fitzgerald Theater.

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JOKE SURVEY: HAVE YOU HEARD/TOLD A JOKE THIS WEEK?

To assure your results gets tabulated quickly and efficiently, we encourage
you to use the version of the survey on APHC's Web site:
http://www.mnonline.org/wobegon.

As an alternative you may use the survey below and email it to JOKE -at- MPR -dot- ORG -dot-
Deadline for receipt of submissions is 9 a.m. (CT) Friday, April 26.

ABOUT YOU

Name
City
State/Province
Country
Telephone
Email Address

ABOUT YOU

1. Age
__ Innocent child
__ Teen rebel
__ Young adult
__ Aging bohemian
__ Parent
__ Geezer

2. Gender
__ Woman
__ Man

3. Location
__ Northeast
__ Midwest
__ South
__ Southwest
__ West
__ West coast
__ Outside the US

4. Education
__ Some
__ Enough
__ Way too much
__ Not done
__ Don't know

5. Transportation
__ Luxury car
__ Economy car
__ Junker
__ Public transportation
__ Self (foot, bicycle, other)

6. Workplace
__ School
__ Home
__ Outdoors
__ Factory
__ Store or restaurant
__ Office cubicle
__ Private office with carpet
__ Other
__ None of your business

ABOUT THE JOKE

7. Joke type
__ Traditional (eg.: knock-knock, shaggy dog, road-crossing, light bulb,
difference between, etc.)
__ Off-color
__ Politically incorrect
__ Satire (eg.: lawyer, Republican, etc.)
__ Emerging
__ New wave
__ Beyond classification

8. Joke source
__ Made it up myself
__ Relative
__ Someone at work
__ Someone at a party
__ Classmate
__ Hairdresser or barber
__ Driver (bus, cab, etc.)
__ Salesman
__ Clergy
__ Other

8. Did you tell the joke to someone else?
__ Yes
__ No

9. Who did (or would) you tell your joke to first?
__ Relative
__ Someone at work
__ Someone at a party
__ Classmate
__ Hairdresser or barber
__ Driver (bus, cab, etc.)
__ Salesman
__ Clergy
__ Other

10. How many jokes do you hear now compared to in the past?
__ More
__ Fewer

11. Do you remember jokes?
__ No
__ Yes
__ Sort of

12. Enter your joke here (OK to leave blank if you don't quite remember it):

If you use this email version of the survey, email your responses to:
JOKE -at- MPR -dot- ORG -dot- Deadline is April 26 at 9 a.m. And don't forget to send this
survey on to others you know who might be interested.

Individual survey results are confidential, but jokes submitted may be used
on the air or within APHC's Web site
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Thanks for your interest in the Joke Survey!
Survey design is made possible, in part, by Creative Internet Solutions,
Minneapolis.

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