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MetalBuilding.com Voting Polls / User Surveys


Current Survey Results:

Question:
Which concerns you most right now?

Answers:
It's the economy, stupid! 39%
Immigration 16%
Terrorism 8%
Global Warming 7%
Right wing nutjobs 15%
Left wing nutjobs 15%


Previous Voting Polls / User Surveys

Q: So, 2012, how about it? Things going to be better this year for you than last? (12/28/2011)
A: You got that right - full speed ahead!, I'll see some improvement, Same old same old, Things are gonna go downhill, This year's shaping up to be a disaster!

Q: Is America in a state of decline? (11/22/2011)
A: No way! The best is yet to come!, Nonsense America continues to advance, perhaps at a slower pace than before, No, but it's no longer on the rise, Yes, but this is going to take a long time to play out, Indeed, and it's a slippery slope!

Q: Is President Obama busy being president or busy campaigning for re-election a year from now? (11/4/2011)
A: He's completely focused on presidential tasks , He's mostly busy being president , About 50/50 , He's spending more time campaigning, The president thing is on the shelf while the campaign is in full swing

Q: The NBA may not play this season. Do you care? (10/11/2011)
A: This is killing me!, I'm gonna miss it some, I'm ok with it, I wouldn't have known if you hadn't brought it up, I hope they close the league!

Q: Should the U.S. government consider tax increases as part of the solution to reign in deficits? (9/5/2011)
A: No way, no how!, I don't think so, I'm on the fence, To at least some degree, yes, Of course - there's no fixing things without some tax increases

Q: How do you expect the economy to be faring by election 2012? (8/24/2011)
A: Obama will have this economy rockin'!, The economy will be better off than today, Likely it will be more of the same, No improvement - in fact, things will be worse, For the next year, we're doomed! Doomed, I Say!

Q: How did President Obama handle the 'debt crisis'? (7/28/2011)
A: He was large and in charge - now that's leadership!, He did ok, Pretty mediocre, Not very good, Wow! What a debacle!

Q: The U.S. has set a new timetable for pulling out of Afghanistan. How's it look to you? (6/29/2011)
A: Shouldn't have gone in to begin with!, Should have been out already!, I'm good with it, Too early - the work isn't done, This is a disaster - we need to stay!, Where's Afghanistan?

Q: Twitter, Facebook and other social media - can you get significant business from this stuff? (3/23/2011)
A: Oh yeah, we'd be hurtin' without it!, It's given us a job or two, Not much so far but we're trying, I've put more in than I've gotten out, You're joking, right? This stuff is useless for business purposes, Can we talk about basketball?

Q: The mid-East is in a turmoil starting with Tunisia and then Egypt. Is this a good thing? (2/21/2011)
A: Absolutely!, Probably, It could go either way, I don't like the looks of this, Can WWIII be far behind?

Q: There's a new Congress in town. Is that a good thing? (1/6/2011)
A: Damn straight!, It's probably gonna help, Same old, same old, I don't like the looks of it, We're doomed! Doomed!

Q: So 2011 is shaping up to be... (11/15/2010)
A: The best year since the start of the Great Recession!, A better year than 2010, Same old $#*!, Pile on the pain!, We're on an express elevator to Hell, going down!

Q: Mid-term elections are looming - how you gonna vote? (10/13/2010)
A: Republican!, Democrat!, Tea Party!, I mix it up!, Vote the bums out!, Vote? Like I have time for that

Q: Iraq... did the U.S. 'win'? (9/2/2010)
A: Absolutely - it was the right move from the start!, That remains to be seen - it may pay off in the long run, Nope - good idea but botched the operation, No way! This bad idea never had a chance!

Q: So... it looks like that stimulus money did the trick, eh? (7/24/2010)
A: Are you out of your mind?, For what little it accomplished, we should have saved the expense, It's too close to call, It's been a blessing, We'd have been boned without it!

Q: The Gulf oil spill means... (6/10/2010)
A: Stop drilling in the Gulf! Period!, The 6 month moratorium should cover it, Clean up the regulators, tighten the rules and drill away - we need it now!

Q: Any chance your company will have more employees at year end than at the the beginning of the year? (5/17/2010)
A: It's a done deal, Probably, Maybe, Probably Not, Not a chance, I'm hoping the company will still be here

Q: Which worries you the most right now? (3/24/2010)
A: Al Qaeda, China, Iran, North Korea, Obama, The Taliban

Q: How do you expect to fare financially in 2010 compared to last year? (1/4/2010)
A: A lot better!, Definitely better, About the same, Definitely worse, A lot worse!, Somebody please kill me

Q: This season's college football champion will be... (11/29/2004)
A: USC, Oklahoma, Auburn, California, Texas, None of the above

Q: 2005 will be a big year for metal building businesses! (11/4/2004)
A: In your dreams!, Not likely, It depends, I'd bet on it, Absolutely!

Q: Which of the following is the most important characteristic of a good metal building erector? (10/6/2004)
A: High quality work, Speedy erection, Low price, Good warranty, Fair and courteous, Good safety record

Q: Who will be the next president of the United States of America? (9/7/2004)
A: George Bush, John Kerry, None of the above

Q: Which would you rather watch on TV? (8/26/2004)
A: Bush/Kerry debate, The Olympics, Football, Nascar, The Simpsons, None of the above

Q: How do you feel about SPAM e-mails? (7/21/2004)
A: SPAM is just another form of advertising, SPAM is a violation of my personal space, SPAM should be a punishable crime, I couldn't care less, I send SPAM to others

Q: Will there be a terrorist strike on American soil prior to the presidential election? (6/25/2004)
A: Absolutely, Probably, 50-50, Probably not, Absolutely not

Q: For your own metal building, which make would you prefer? (5/26/2004)
A: Austin Building Systems, MBMI Buildings, STL Buildings, United Structures of America, Whirlwind Building Systems, None of the above

Q: For your own metal building, which make would you prefer? (5/11/2004)
A: Pinnacle, Ruffin, Southern Structures, Spirco, Steelox, None of the above

Q: For your own metal building, which make would you prefer? (4/30/2004)
A: Ceco, Ludwig, Magnatrax, NCI, Package, None of the above

Q: For your own metal building, which make would you prefer? (4/18/2004)
A: Alliance Steel, Behlen - Inland, Bigbee, Chief, Garco, None of the above

Q: For your own metal building, which make would you prefer? (4/6/2004)
A: American, Butler, Nucor, Star, VP, None of the above

Q: Who will win the men's NCAA Basketball Tournament? (3/31/2004)
A: Connecticut, Duke, Georgia Tech, Oklahoma State

Q: Steel prices have gone up recently. What about the rest of this year? (3/14/2004)
A: Prices will go up a lot more, Prices will go up a bit more, Prices will remain about the same, Prices will drop somewhat, Prices will drop significantly

Q: Will Comcast buy Disney? (2/16/2004)
A: Absolutely!, Probably, 50/50, Not likely, No way!

Q: The Super Bowl halftime show was... (2/5/2004)
A: Awesome!, Okay, Boring, Terrible!, I missed it and I don't care, I missed it and I wish I hadn't

Q: Who will be the Democratic nominee for President? (2/2/2004)
A: John Kerry, Wesley Clark, Howard Dean, Joseph L Lieberman, None of the above

Q: Who will win the Super Bowl? (1/19/2004)
A: Carolina Panthers, New England Patriots

Q: Who will win the Super Bowl? (1/11/2004)
A: Carolina Panthers, Indianapolis Colts, Philadelphia Eagles, New England Patriots

Q: How does 2004 look for you financially compared to 2003? (12/7/2003)
A: A lot better, A little better, About the same, A little worse, A lot worse

Q: Will anyone beat Oklahoma? (11/16/2003)
A: Not a chance, Not likely, Even money, Probably, Absolutely, I hate college football

Q: Will the Kansas City Chiefs go undefeated this year? (11/10/2003)
A: It's a lock, Probably, Who knows?, Probably not, Nope, the Dolphins record is safe, I hate football

Q: Which of the following would you add first to your metal building? (10/9/2003)
A: Fans, Gutters, Insulation, Lightning Protection, Skylights, Snow Guards

Q: How are things in Iraq now? (9/24/2003)
A: Getting a lot better, Getting a little better, About the same, Getting a little worse, Getting a lot worse

Q: Are you going to Metalcon 2003 in October? (9/14/2003)
A: Yes, Maybe, No, I don't know what Metalcon 2003 is

Q: When constructing a new metal building, it's most important to have a really good... (8/24/2003)
A: Architect/Engineer, Contractor, Erector, Manufacturer

Q: Who will be the new governor of California? (8/12/2003)
A: Ah-nold, Gallagher, They'll keep the old one, One of the many other choices

Q: How interested are you in having internet-type services -- news, e-commerce, multimedia -- available on your wireless phone? (7/8/2003)
A: Very, Somewhat, Not at all

Q: Which best describes our summer vacation plans? (6/13/2003)
A: Once in a lifetime trip, Typical summer trip, Relaxing time at home, Vacation? What's that?

Q: Who will win the NBA Championship? (5/17/2003)
A: Dallas Mavericks, Detroit Pistons, New Jersey Nets, San Antonio Spurs

Q: Will a $550 billion tax cut stimulate the economy? (5/9/2003)
A: Yes, No

Q: Are you worried about the SARS virus? (4/25/2003)
A: Yes, a lot, Yes, a little, No, not really, No, not at all

Q: Are you afraid to fly in the U.S.? (4/9/2003)
A: Yes, a lot, Yes, a little, No, not really, No, not at all

Q: Will Saddam Hussein use chemical or biological weapons? (3/19/2003)
A: Yes, No

Q: Is war with Iraq this year inevitable? (2/17/2003)
A: Yes, No

Q: What will be the bottom for the Dow Industrials Average in 2002? (1/27/2003)
A: It's already hit bottom, Under 8,000, Under 7,750, Under 7,500, Under 7,250, Under 7,000

Q: Who will win the Super Bowl? (1/13/2003)
A: Tampa Bay, Oakland

Q: The big story for 2003 is most likely to be which of the following? (1/2/2003)
A: War!, War Avoided!, The stock market takes off!, The stock market tumbles again!, America Trumps Terrorists!, Terrorists Trump America!

Q: Do you expect your business to do better in 2003 than in 2002? (12/2/2002)
A: A lot, A little, No, about the same, No, a bit worse, No, a lot worse

Q: Do you expect terrorists to strike within U.S. borders sometime before the end of this year? (11/18/2002)
A: Definitely, Probably, 50/50 chance, Probably not, Absolutely not

Q: Did you go to Metalcon? (10/28/2002)
A: Yes, No

Q: Who will win the World Series? (10/15/2002)
A: Anaheim, San Francisco

Q: Which of the following is of greatest concern to your company right now? (9/24/2002)
A: Finding work, Getting paid, Safety and insurance, Finding and retaining qualified employees, Finding reliable and competitive suppliers, Other

Q: Should your building be constructed by a contractor or erector certified by the Metal Buildings Institute? (9/4/2002)
A: Yes, No, It doesn't matter, I'm unfamiliar with the Metal Buildings Institute

Q: Should the U.S. go to war with Iraq? (8/19/2002)
A: Yes, No

Q: Is it time to invest in the stock market now? (8/6/2002)
A: Absolutely!, Probably, Probably Not, Absolutely Not!

Q: Which industry magazine do you like best? (6/24/2002)
A: Metalmag, Metal Construction News, Other, I don't know any metal building industry magazines

Q: Will Pakistan and India go to war this year? (6/12/2002)
A: Definitely, Probably, 50/50 chance, Probably Not, Definitely Not

Q: Who will win the NBA championship? (5/16/2002)
A: Los Angeles, New Jersey

Q: Which of the following annoys you the most? (4/30/2002)
A: Unsolicited e-mail (SPAM), Unsolicited 'snail mail' (junk mail), Unsolicited faxes, Unsolicited telephone calls (telemarketing)

Q: Should use of cell phones in by automobile drivers be regulated? (4/13/2002)
A: They should ban use of cell phones by drivers, Use of cell phones by drivers should be limited, There's no need for any restrictions

Q: What type of internet connection do you use to visit this site? (4/3/2002)
A: Dial-up, ISDN, Cable Modem, DSL, T-1 or better, Other

Q: Who will win the men's NCAA basketball tournament? (3/26/2002)
A: Indiana, Kansas, Maryland, Oklahoma

Q: Are current events leading us toward World War? (3/6/2002)
A: Yes, Probably, Maybe yes, maybe no, Probably not, No

Q: How long do you expect a metal roof to last? (2/15/2002)
A: 5 or more years, 10 or more years, 15 or more years, 20 or more years, 25 or more years, 30 or more years

Q: How many bids on a project is optimal? (2/4/2002)
A: 5 of less, 6-10, 11-15, 16 or more

Q: Who will win the Super Bowl (1/23/2002)
A: Eagles, Patriots, Steelers, Rams

Q: What should Washington do to stimulate the U.S. economy? (1/11/2002)
A: Personal Tax Breaks, Business Tax Breaks, Personal and Business Tax Breaks, Introduce Spending Packages, Tax breaks and spending packages, Leave it alone - let the marketplace deal with it

Q: Is it better for a contractor to perform its own building erection? (1/16/2001)
A: Yes, No An independent erector is better, It doesn't matter, as long as both are qualified, I don't know

Q: How do you think your business will do in 2002? (1/2/2001)
A: Much better than 2001, Somewhat better than 2001, About the same as 2001, Somewhat worse than 2001, A lot worse than 2001

Q: Which sport do you like better? (12/22/2001)
A: College Football, Pro Football, I like them both a lot, I don't like either one, I'm lukewarm on both, I don't like sports

Q: When will bin Laden be captured or killed? (12/12/2001)
A: This month, Within 3 months, Within 6 months, Within a year, He's already captured or dead, He'll never be caught

Q: Which of the following manufacturers is the most recognizable? (11/29/2001)
A: American, Butler, Star, VP, Whirlwind, I don't recognize any of these companies

Q: Who will finish at #1 in college football? (11/20/2001)
A: Florida, Miami, Nebraska, Oklahoma, Oregon, Other

Q: Which of the following metal building manufacturers is the most recognizable? (11/6/2001)
A: Package Industries, Parkline, Steelox, Steelbuildingcom, US Structures, I don't recognize any of these manufacturers

Q: How have the events of September 11 affected your business? (10/24/2001)
A: Very negative, Somewhat negative, No effect, Somewhat positive, Very positive

Q: Which of the following metal building manufacturers is the most recognizable? (10/2/2001)
A: Pioneer Steel Buildings, Premier Steel Buildings, Ruffin Building Systems, Sheltec Systems, Southern Steel Buildings, I don't recognize any of these companies

Q: What should be done with the World Trade Center? (9/19/2001)
A: Build a memorial, Rebuild it, Let the natural market forces decide, Build a park, Other

Q: Which of the following metal building manufacturers is the most recognizable? (9/12/2001)
A: Crown Metal Buildings, Dura-Steel Buildings, Engineered Building Systems, H & A Building Systems, Impact Building Systems, I don't recognize any of these companies

Q: Will Mark McGuire's home run record be broken this season? (8/28/2001)
A: Definitely, Probably, Probably not, Definitely not, Who Cares?

Q: Which of the following metal building manufacturers is the most recognizable? (8/16/2001)
A: Inland Buildings, JRS Pre-Engineered Steel Buildings, Lifetime Steel Buildings, Northern Steel Buildings, O'Steel Buildings, I don't recognize any of these companies

Q: Is now a good time to invest in the stock market? (7/24/2001)
A: Absolutely!, Probably, Maybe yes, maybe no, Probably not, No way!, There's never a good time to invest in stocks

Q: Which of the following metal building manufacturers is the most recognizable? (7/7/2001)
A: Alliance Steel, Eaglespan Steel Structures, Express Steel Buildings, M&M Metal Buildings, Pinnacle Structures, I don't recognize any of these companies

Q: When did you last have a virus on your computer? (6/19/2001)
A: In the past 30 days, In the past 3 months, In the past 6 months, In the past year, Over 1 year ago, I've never had a virus on my computer

Q: Which of the following metal building manufacturers is the most recognizable? (6/11/2001)
A: A & S Building Systems, ACI Building Systems, Arrow Buildings, Cowell Steel Structures, Express Steel Buildings, I don't recognize any of these companies

Q: Timothy McVeigh will be executed… (6/5/2001)
A: This month, This summer, This year, Next year or sometime after that, It'll never happen, Who cares?

Q: Which of the following metal building manufacturers is the most recognizable? (5/21/2001)
A: American Steel Span, BC Steel Buildings, Bigbee Steel Buildings, Ceco Building Systems, Gulf States Manufacturers, I don't recognize any of these companies

Q: Who will win the NBA title? (5/10/2001)
A: Los Angeles, Philadelphia, Milwaukee, San Antonio, Who Cares?

Q: Which of the following metal building manufacturers is the most recognizable? (4/30/2001)
A: Behlen, Chief, Heritage, Southern Structures, Spirco, I don't recognize any of these companies

Q: Who 'won' the recent spy plane incident with China? (4/17/2001)
A: United States, China, It's a draw, Uh-oh…, Who cares?

Q: Which of the following metal building manufacturers is the most recognizable? (4/3/2001)
A: Austin Building Systems, Midwest Steel Span, Rigid Building Systems, Speedcraft Steel Buildings, Tyler Building Systems, I don't recognize any of these companies

Q: Who will win the NCAA men's basketball tournament? (3/25/2001)
A: Maryland, Duke, Michigan State, Arizona, Who cares?

Q: Who will be the first #1 seed to exit the NCAA men's basketball tournament? (3/16/2001)
A: Duke, Illinois, Stanford, Michigan State, Who cares?

Q: How do you expect your metal building sales/erections/purchases this year to compare with last year? (2/26/2001)
A: Much more than last year, A bit more than last year, About the same, A bit less than last year, Much less than last year

Q: Are we headed toward a recession? (1/30/2001)
A: Definitely, Probably, Definitely Not, Probably Not, It's a toss-up

Q: Who will win the Super Bowl? (1/8/2001)
A: Minnesota Vikings, New York Giants, Baltimore Ravens, Oakland Raiders






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