And the survey says…

Competitors square off at the buzzer during Family Feud at 70s gameshow night

Competitors square off at the buzzer during Family Feud at 70s gameshow night

One hundred people in Wakefield were surveyed for each of the following questions. The top answers from Wakefielders were posted and used to fuel an energetic game of Family Feud at Le Hibou in Wakefield April 28.

Name a popular festival that takes place annually in Wakefield

  1. Wakefest (30 votes)
  2. Dragon Festival (26 votes)
  3. Harvest Festival (19 votes)
  4. Piggyback Fringe Festival (9 votes)
  5. Canada Day (6 votes)
  6. Film Fest (4 votes)

Name a profession that someone who lives in Wakefield may have

  1. Artist/musician (20 votes)
  2. Restaurant owner (15 votes)
  3. Doctor/Chiropractor (12 votes)
  4. Construction worker/contractor (6 votes)
  5. Government worker (6 votes)
  6. Retail (6 votes)

Name an animal you might find in the forests near Wakefield

  1. Deer (49 votes)
  2. Bear (16 votes)
  3. Racoon (11 votes)
  4. Squirrel/Chipmunk (5 votes)
  5. Dog (5 votes)
  6. Cougar (3 votes)
  7. Turkey (3 votes)

Name something a tourist might do in Wakefield

  1. Ride/see the steam train (20 votes)
  2. Walk/hike (18 votes)
  3. Eat (15 votes)
  4. Shop (11 votes)
  5. Visit covered bridge (9 votes)
  6. Drink (5 votes)

Name something a typical Wakefielder would have protested in the past ten years

  1. Giant Tiger (44 votes)
  2. Development (14 votes)
  3. Eco Echo/Industrial park (9 votes)
  4. Sewers/sewage (3 votes)
  5. Dumps (3 votes)
  6. Environment (3 votes)
  7. Uranium (3 votes)

Name a crop that is typically grown near Wakefield

  1. Pot (53 votes)
  2. Hay (11 votes)
  3. Corn (9 votes)
  4. Greens (3 votes)
  5. Veggies (3 votes)

Name a place to hang out in Wakefield when you are young

  1. Youth Centre (18 votes)
  2. Covered Bridge (16 votes)
  3. Rec Centre/skate park (16 votes)
  4. Black Sheep (7 votes)
  5. Raft ( 6 votes)
  6. Kaffe 1870 (5 votes)

Name a controversial or high profile news item from the last ten years found in the Low Down to Hull and Back News

  1. Senator Lavigne (14 votes)
  2. Eco Echo (11 votes)
  3. Giant Tiger (10 votes)
  4. Dennis Ryan-bear cub (10 votes)
  5. Same-sex marriage (6 votes)
  6. Language police (6 votes)
  7. Garbage dump (5 votes)

Name the best day to visit Wakefield

  1. Canada Day (48 votes)
  2. Sunday (15 votes)
  3. Saturday (11 votes)
  4. Every Day (10 votes)
  5. Sunny day (3 votes)
  6. Monday (3 votes)

Name a public or well known Wakefield person

  1. Phil Cohen (44 votes)
  2. Louis Rompre (12 votes)
  3. Gisesle Gilfillan (4 votes)
  4. Norma Geggie (3 votes)
  5. Paul Symes ( 2 votes)
  6. Cindy Duncan-McMillan (2 votes)
  7. Moses (2 votes)

Name a kind of art you can find within the studios of local artists

  1. Pottery/ceramics (35 votes)
  2. Painting (23)
  3. Glass (12 votes)
  4. Candles (5 votes)
  5. Sculpture (5 votes)
  6. Photography (4 votes)
  7. Native/aboriginal art (3 votes)

Name something a person can buy in Wakefield on a Saturday in the summer

  1. Ice cream (37 votes)
  2. Veggies (26 votes)
  3. Bread/pastries (5 votes)
  4. Beer (5 votes)
  5. Clothes/shoes (5 votes)
  6. Pizza (3 votes)

Name something you can usually find on the floor of the Black Sheep after everyone leaves for the night

  1. Beer (28 votes)
  2. Dog/Lucy (16 votes)
  3. Dirt (12 votes)
  4. Money/change (12 votes)
  5. Trash/paper (4 votes)
  6. My soul/dignity (2 votes)

Name something to do for fun in Wakefield in the winter

  1. Ski/snowboard (56 votes)
  2. Dragon Festival (9 votes)
  3. Snowshoeing (8 votes)
  4. Skating/hockey (6 votes)
  5. Drink (4 votes)

Name something that makes Wakefield a unique place to live

  1. People/residents (39 votes)
  2. Gatineau River (14 votes)
  3. Community spirit (12 votes)
  4. Covered bridge (5 votes)
  5. Train (4 votes)