Initial demographic studies of the Internet have discovered that nearly every user of the World Wide Web possesses as least some college education, with well over 75% working towards or already possessing a Bachelor's Degree. While MELVIN Operatives are impressed by all the fancy-pants academic honors possessed by our many readers, we remain convinced that the vast majority of are astonishingly dumb. MELVIN concocted the following question to test our suspicions:
What is the capitol of New Mexico?
(The correct answer is Santa Fe)
Of those responding "Albuquerque,"
--Percentage who spelled it correctly:
--Percentage of Respondents answering with cities not located in the State of New Mexico:
--Percentage of Respondents answering incorrectly whose address originated from an academic or research institution:
--Number of Respondents from New Mexico State University who answered incorrectly:
Each issue, one randomly selected Reader Poll participant will receive:
- a free Melvin t-shirt,
- a bag of tangy Java courtesy of Espresso Royale Mail Order
- and a fistful of New York Subway tokens.
Sorry, this reader poll is over.