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Results: EW's strike survey

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WGA Strike 2007
Kevork Djansezian/AP

What is the WGA?

34% correctly identified WGA as Writers Guild of America

20% thought it was the U.S.’s only association for professional women golfers

33% didn’t know/didn’t care

5% thought it was a trade group that owns the wi-fi network

4% thought it was an international advocacy group for gays and lesbians

How much have you been following the strike?

65% know about it, but haven’t been following it.

12% are not aware of the strike.

21% know about it and have been following it.

How have you been spending your spare time now that your favorite shows are off the air? (Choose all that apply.)

44% watching less TV

44% spending more time with family and friends

40% reading more books

39% watching reruns

38% watching DVDs

36% listening to more music

34% watching more news programming

30% watching more informational TV programming (like cooking and home-improvement shows)

27% getting more sleep or going to bed earlier

26% listening to the radio more

26% playing more online and traditional board/card games

25% watching TV shows they normally wouldn’t watch

23% going online more

22% talking less about entertainment with friends and colleagues

22% cleaning the house more

21% reading more magazines

19% watching more on-demand TV shows and movies

18% watching more reality TV

16% bored more than usual

14% talking on the phone more

13% playing more videogames

12% watching more late-night TV

10% going to the movies more

9% having more sex

9% spending more money on entertainment

7% eating more

7% shopping more

4% fighting with their spouse more

3% fighting with their children more

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