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Cleaning out the fridge

July 28, 2008

Remember that little survey we asked you to fill out at the end of last year?

I guess it’s finally time to release the results, whaddya say?  As a reminder, the results are completely unscientific, and I’m not sure exactly what they mean.  But you (some of you, anyway) took the time to complete it so let’s show you what you said.

We had 23 respondents to the survey over the month it was available.

Question: How many Blue Jacket games have you attended so far this year?

Answer: The average was three, with a low of zero and a high of ten.

Question: How did you obtain your tickets (multiple answers accepted)?

Answer:

  1. Paid full price – 65%
  2. Not applicable (did not attend any games) – 22%
  3. Bought from a friend – 17%
  4. Received at no charge – 17%
  5. Bought from a scalper – 9%

Question: If you’re not attending the games, how often do you watch them on television?

Answer:

  1. Almost always – 43%
  2. Usually – 35%
  3. Rarely – 22%
  4. Never – 0%

Question: What else are you doing if you’re not attending games in person (multiple answers permitted)?

Answer:

  1. Viewing other sports in person or on TV – 13%
  2. Watching the hockey game on TV – 70%
  3. Spending the night out with spouse/significant other/friends – 30%
  4. Family activity – 39%
  5. Other – 48%

Question: Has your current financial situation caused you to spend less money on your leisure activities?

Answer:

  • Yes – 52%
  • No – 48%

Question: How many OSU games (football or basketball) have you attended so far this season?

Answer: The average was 1.2, with a low of zero and a high of nine.

Question: How did you obtain your tickets (multiple answers accepted)?

Answer:

  1. Paid full price – 13%
  2. Not applicable (did not attend any games) – 74%
  3. Bought from a friend – 0%
  4. Received at no charge – 0%
  5. Bought from a scalper – 13%

Question: Of which team are you a bigger fan?

Answer:

  • Columbus Blue Jackets – 70%
  • Ohio State (football or basketball) – 30%

So there you have it, folks.  Truth, whaddya think?

Thanks for stopping by the End of the Bench.  Come back soon.

– Drew

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