Wily as a coyote (fourcorners) wrote in thequestionclub,
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Poll #753128 Let's build a coworker

Say there's a new opening at the desk most adjacent to yours at work, or if you're not working at the moment, this is pertaining to your next job. What gender would you prefer your new cubicle mate to be?

Female, like myself
56(36.8%)
Female, which is the opposite gender
10(6.6%)
Male, like myself
4(2.6%)
Male, which is the opposite gender
82(53.9%)

Age type you'd prefer them to be

Younger than you.
3(2.0%)
Around the same age
129(84.3%)
Older than you by 10-20 years
19(12.4%)
Elderly
2(1.3%)

Which would you prefer them to be like?

Very quiet, to the point where I hardly notice they're there
6(3.9%)
Quiet. More of a good listener and not much of a distraction
10(6.5%)
Some middle ground between quiet and chatty
99(64.3%)
Talkative. I like to talk and it would be good to have someone similar
37(24.0%)
Very talkative
2(1.3%)

Pick 3 traits you'd prefer your coworker to have

Humor
0(0.0%)
Attractive features
0(0.0%)
Knowledge. I'd like someone who knows more than I do in case I have on-the-job questions
0(0.0%)
One common interest
0(0.0%)
An attractive body
0(0.0%)
Fun. Always wants to be doing something interesting
0(0.0%)
Active social life, so you can either live vicariously through them or maybe get invited along
0(0.0%)
Sexy wardrobe
0(0.0%)
Thoughtfulness. They'll do things for me now and then because they're nice
0(0.0%)
Attends a cooking class and usually brings to work some food they prepared for a grade because they have no room in their fridge
0(0.0%)
Keeps to themself a lot. Isn't friendly or unfriendly. Just kind of there. Keeps out of your way
0(0.0%)
Has little respect for authority but enough sense to keep their mouth shut around the boss. This way, you can joke about the boss or others behind their back
0(0.0%)
Family person, either a new mother or father. You talk about kids or families a lot
0(0.0%)
Invites you out for dinner or to the local bar after work at least once a week
0(0.0%)
Knows one fascinating skill inside and out, like guitar playing or yoga, and wouldn't mind teaching you a bit during breaks
0(0.0%)

You would prefer this person be:

In a relationship. There's more to talk about since I'm in a relationship
28(18.3%)
Single. We can do singles things together and complain about being single
30(19.6%)
Single, because I might wanna go out with them
27(17.6%)
Who cares? They could be making porn in their basement and I still wouldn't give a crap about their personal life
68(44.4%)
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