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On the top of your head what are the top 5 questions that seem to get asked on Fluther again and again?

Asked by mattbrowne (31585points) May 23rd, 2010

I’m not interested in a detailed statistical analysis. I think different users will tend to notice and memorize different frequently asked questions. I’m curious about yours.

I don’t mean questions that are repeated have to be exactly the same. What I mean is ‘quite similar’. Here are my top 5 questions I noticed to pop up quite often:

What is the best way to lose weight?
Why do men cheat?
Why is cannabis still illegal?
What is a good wedding gift?
Why does my dog (or cat) pee on my carpet?

And yours are?

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Vunessuh's avatar

I’ll give you 10 just for shits and giggles.

1) Does he like me?
2) How do I get him to like me?
3) My crush kissed me. What do I do?
4) What does it mean when a guy says he likes me?
5) I really like this girl. How do I tell her?
6) What does it mean to dream about someone you like?
7) How do I get him to notice me?
8) Was he trying to get my attention?
9) Why are guys such jerks?
10) Can you recommend some movies for me to watch/put in my Netflix queue?

Dr_Dredd's avatar

What do you think about illegal immigration? (or variations on that theme)

chyna's avatar

1. I’m 118 lbs. and 5 ft 8, am I overweight? (or variations wanting attention)
2. Is he/she too old/too young for me?
3. Will the world end in 2012 per the Mylan calander?
4. He stopped calling me, what does that mean?
5. Are fluther mods mean to everyone or are they just picking on certain people?

chyna's avatar

@Vunessuh Why are guys such jerks? :-)

Lightlyseared's avatar

I have (insert medical condition that most sane people would go straight to the ER with), what should I do?

MyNewtBoobs's avatar

@Lightlyseared And then they get mad at you when you say “go to the ER” instead of “so, you’re going to need a #5 scalpel, some gauze, and this handy instruction guide at this link for preforming your own double bypass”.

Lightlyseared's avatar

@papayalily yup. Seriously there was a question here a while back that went “I have severe chest pain and am having difficulty breathing. What do you think I should do?”

rebbel's avatar

1. (So), why do boys pretend they are not interested in a girl, while obviously they are? lol
2. What does this banana on a sea-saw in my dream mean?
3. Got some ideas to make loads of money, doing not a thing?
4. Why is my Lurve not growing while it is clear that more then 10 persons liked my answer?
5. NSFW [insert any sex toy/sexual preference/position/bodily fluid/location/fetish]?

DominicX's avatar

#1 – Does he like me?
#2 – Is the world going to end in 2012?
#3 – What does it mean if you dream about candles, staplers, and rain?
#4 – [Insert complicated iPhone problem that no one can fix]
#5 – What are some fun things to do on a date in Podunk, Kansas?

lol @ What does this banana on a sea-saw in my dream mean? It signifies declining sexual potency. :P

chyna's avatar

removed by me as question was removed.

ucme's avatar

If a girl/guy stares at you does this mean they like you?
No but am I pregnant though?
What’s wrong with me?
In the year 2012?
What should I do?

MyNewtBoobs's avatar

@Lightlyseared It’s sad how much I don’t doubt it for a second.

Neizvestnaya's avatar

1.) What would you do with only 24hrs to live
2.) The 2012 crap
3.) Ok to go out with best friend’s guy/gal
4.) Something or other about cats
5.) Does “just friends” really mean just friends

filmfann's avatar

1) How do I talk my gf into doing a 3 way? get another guy
2) What did this dream mean? It means you were raised by idiots
3) What’s wrong with my ear/leg/stomach/arm/head? Go to a doctor! Why ask us? We can’t see you!
4) What do you think of Zeitgeist? I think technology is wasted on bullshit
5) Do you think the world will end Dec 2012? seriously, dude. Really? Really?

mattbrowne's avatar

Thanks for all the wonderful examples. I realize that the boy likes girl and vice versa type question is missing in my own list. In fact, it could very well be the #1 FAQ.

@Dr_Dredd – I think the illegal immigration topic is a temporary phenomenon.

And I wonder whether the 2012 question will disappear altogether on December 22, 2012
or be replaced by a new FAQ like

Oh, we’re still here, why has the world not ended on December 21?

meagan's avatar

What does it mean when I dream of my crush?
What does it mean when this boy says this?
Sex sex sex sex sex raunchy gross stuff that no one should know?
Am I mature enough to lose my virginity?
My ex is with someone else but still loves me, what do I do?

majorrich's avatar

-What did <insert historical figure> contribute to history obvious homework
-Any variety of sex question.
-Relationship woes.
-What is it like to be in <Army,Navy,Air Force,Marines> and which is better.
-Macintosh vs. Microsoft

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