Whipup.net 2012 demographics survey

by kath_red on 11/01/2012

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This survey is now closed — over 1300 people filled in the survey — thank you all so much — the results can be seen below..

The survey is now here if you are curious about it.

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1 2paw January 11, 2012 at 6:13 am

There wasn’t an option for not being at work: ie retired.


2 sib January 11, 2012 at 7:50 am

I second 2paw: need more work options, such as looking for work/unemployed.


3 Ellen January 11, 2012 at 7:53 am

need an option for retired


4 Julie January 11, 2012 at 8:20 am

There wasn’t an option for not being at work ie homemaker with grown children. I’d love to see more stuff for grownups on the site.


5 amy January 11, 2012 at 8:49 am

Also not an option for a combo of schooling choices & no way to leave it blank. (Making surveys is hard, isn’t it? A local environmental non-profit sent one out that was *so* messed up, I wasn’t the only one to send feedback that it wasn’t working…they sent out a new one & asked everyone to please please give it another try. This one is much better than theirs!)


6 Sally January 11, 2012 at 8:58 am

Thanks for asking! ;)


7 mimi k January 11, 2012 at 9:34 am

no option for grown up children- ie children but no schooling. I stopped there.


8 Holly January 11, 2012 at 4:30 pm

No option for children too young to be in school. I answered “traditional non-private school” because we plan to send our kids to public school when the time comes.

I also found the age ranges to be gigantic!


9 kath_red January 11, 2012 at 4:40 pm

sorry – fixed it for those who have not filled in the form


10 kath_red January 11, 2012 at 4:50 pm

ah – next time I might test it on a few more people – so thank you all for your feedback – I have fixed those points – so a couple of results (for the retired folk) might be a little skewed – but thank you all. I will post the results in a week or so.


11 Lynne January 18, 2012 at 11:25 am

The children are grown up and don’t live with us! I answered “I buy the occasional thing” but actually I do buy online quite often but wouldn’t describe myself as an addict! We live in a rural area and it is practical to get the postal service to do the work rather than drive miles to buy something!


12 Francesca January 18, 2012 at 4:08 pm

I’m a little (a lot) out of touch with all the gizmos, and I’d love for you to write something about the “craft apps and resources” you mention! Just an idea – thanks :)


13 kath_red February 1, 2012 at 5:35 am

am onto it!


14 Nancy January 18, 2012 at 5:34 pm

This was fun–thanks for asking!


15 Sue Niven January 18, 2012 at 6:04 pm

I love to read what others are making it helps spur me on in my goals


16 Maggie Stearn January 23, 2012 at 7:07 am

The survey – A great idea. I’m interested in the results


17 jenny clouston January 25, 2012 at 5:02 pm

I am interested to see the results. Thank you for your wonderful site. Always so interesting.


18 Samantha January 25, 2012 at 7:59 pm

In the states, private means you pay quite a bit of money to send your child. Public is government run and free. Lastly, what about homeschool – no curriculum, or even better, non-secular homeschool. Those that follow a curriculum tend to be secular, as for the most part those are the only curriculums.


19 kath_red February 1, 2012 at 5:35 am

Same here too – although I think in the UK a public school is actually a fee paying school. Anyway i think you know what I mean by this question.


20 Maureen January 26, 2012 at 12:17 am

I’d like to see more patterns for larger and/or women that aren’t frumpy.


21 kath_red February 1, 2012 at 5:34 am

Looking into it


22 Maureen January 26, 2012 at 12:18 am

That should have read larger and/or older women!!


23 Carla January 26, 2012 at 8:18 am

What Francesca said – could you do an article on the apps & gizmos for tablets? :)


24 kath_red February 1, 2012 at 5:34 am

yes thinking one up – doing some research …


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