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Poll #1816350 Friday Poll #89

You have received a work-related e-mail in English from a stranger whose gender you cannot discern from their name. Google name/person research fails you. How do you begin your reply?

Address them with, "Dear [full name]"/"Hello [full name]".
25(32.5%)
Address them by their given name (assuming you can tell which name is which).
9(11.7%)
Don't address them at all and use "Hello" / "Good morning/afternoon/evening" as your reply opener.
29(37.7%)
Don't address them or greet them at all; just launch into the main text of your reply.
1(1.3%)
Address them as Dr./Rev. whether they're a doctor/reverend or not.
0(0.0%)
Use a non-profession-related gender-neutral honorific such as Citizen, Comrade, Mx, Ser, etc
1(1.3%)
You always use gender-neutral honorifics so this would not be an issue for you.
0(0.0%)
You don't ever use honorifics at work for any reason so this would not be an issue for you.
10(13.0%)
Something else.
2(2.6%)

You are about to eat several tangerines. Typically, you:

Peel one, eat it, peel another, eat it, etc.
51(67.1%)
Peel a couple, eat them, peel a couple, eat them, etc.
2(2.6%)
Peel them all first, then eat them all.
6(7.9%)
You would never eat several tangerines at once
11(14.5%)
You would never eat tangerines at all
1(1.3%)
You have never eaten tangerines.
5(6.6%)
Something else.
0(0.0%)

Do you consider the term "tree hugger" to be derisive?

Yes
35(46.7%)
No
25(33.3%)
Something else.
15(20.0%)

Ticky box?

TICKY BOX! :D
32(20.1%)
TICKY BOX! >:0!
19(11.9%)
LLAMA!1
39(24.5%)
NGL IF SOMEONE WROTE ME AN EMAIL UN-IRONICALLY ADDRESSING ME AS COMRADE SO-AND-SO I WOULD BE EXTREMELY FUCKING DISPLEASED BECAUSE HELLO UNPLEASANT CONNOTATIONS DIRECTLY RELEVANT TO MY CULTURAL BACKGROUND
20(12.6%)
ALSO I GET SUPER ANNOYED WHEN I GET "MRS"-ED. FUCK YOU, DON'T ASSUME YOU KNOW ANYTHING ABOUT MY MARITAL STATUS JUST BECAUSE YOU READ MY JOB TITLE IN MY SIGNATURE
49(30.8%)

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