Janet (j4) wrote,
Janet
j4

Right time to reply

A poll, to get some information for a future post (hopefully). Feel free to point other people here (though obviously they'll have to have an LJ account); this isn't Serious Research, but it would be nice to get a decent number of replies.

Poll #1489527 Right time to reply

If I sent a letter (assuming no Royal Mail strikes at the time!), I would expect a reply to come within...

a day
0(0.0%)
a week
5(9.4%)
a fortnight
10(18.9%)
a month
12(22.6%)
no time-limit
9(17.0%)
I don't know
7(13.2%)
I don't care
1(1.9%)
I don't send letters
9(17.0%)

If the reply didn't arrive within the expected time slot, I would...

assume it was never going to arrive
2(4.1%)
be disappointed
4(8.2%)
be angry with the person
0(0.0%)
be worried about the person
0(0.0%)
try to contact them again by the same method
2(4.1%)
try to contact them again by a different method
15(30.6%)
have forgotten about it by then anyway
7(14.3%)

If the reply arrived sooner than expected, I would...

be pleased
26(55.3%)
be surprised
1(2.1%)
be annoyed
0(0.0%)
be confused
0(0.0%)
be worried
0(0.0%)
process it (reply, act on the reply, etc) immediately
4(8.5%)

If I sent an email, I would expect a reply to come within...

< 5 minutes
0(0.0%)
< 30 minutes
0(0.0%)
30 minutes - 1 hour
0(0.0%)
a few hours
4(7.8%)
a day
11(21.6%)
a week
24(47.1%)
a fortnight
1(2.0%)
a month
2(3.9%)
no time-limit
5(9.8%)
I don't know
2(3.9%)
I don't care
1(2.0%)
I don't use email
1(2.0%)

If the reply didn't arrive within the expected time slot, I would...

assume it was never going to arrive
3(6.0%)
be disappointed
2(4.0%)
be angry with the person
0(0.0%)
be worried about the person
1(2.0%)
try to contact them again by the same method
7(14.0%)
try to contact them again by a different method
7(14.0%)
have forgotten about it by then anyway
4(8.0%)

If the reply arrived sooner than expected, I would...

be pleased
17(39.5%)
be surprised
0(0.0%)
be annoyed
0(0.0%)
be confused
0(0.0%)
be worried
0(0.0%)
process it (reply, act on the reply, etc) immediately
8(18.6%)

If I sent an SMS, I would expect a reply to come within...

< 5 minutes
1(1.9%)
< 30 minutes
11(20.8%)
30 minutes - 1 hour
7(13.2%)
a few hours
13(24.5%)
a day
10(18.9%)
a week
3(5.7%)
a fortnight
0(0.0%)
a month
0(0.0%)
no time-limit
2(3.8%)
I don't know/care
0(0.0%)
I don't use SMS
6(11.3%)

If the reply didn't arrive within the expected time slot, I would...

assume it was never going to arrive
3(6.7%)
be disappointed
2(4.4%)
be angry with the person
0(0.0%)
be worried about the person
0(0.0%)
try to contact them again by the same method
2(4.4%)
try to contact them again by a different method
10(22.2%)
have forgotten about it by then anyway
5(11.1%)

If the reply arrived sooner than expected, I would...

be pleased
17(44.7%)
be surprised
0(0.0%)
be annoyed
0(0.0%)
be confused
0(0.0%)
be worried
0(0.0%)
process it (reply, act on the reply, etc) immediately
13(34.2%)

If I sent someone a message on Facebook, I would expect a reply to come within...

< 5 minutes
0(0.0%)
< 30 minutes
0(0.0%)
30 minutes - 1 hour
0(0.0%)
a few hours
2(3.8%)
a day
5(9.6%)
a week
18(34.6%)
a fortnight
2(3.8%)
a month
0(0.0%)
no time-limit
4(7.7%)
I don't know
5(9.6%)
I don't care
5(9.6%)
I don't use Facebook
11(21.2%)

If the reply didn't arrive within the expected time slot, I would...

assume it was never going to arrive
4(10.8%)
be disappointed
1(2.7%)
be angry with the person
0(0.0%)
be worried about the person
0(0.0%)
try to contact them again by the same method
2(5.4%)
try to contact them again by a different method
7(18.9%)
have forgotten about it by then anyway
10(27.0%)

If the reply arrived sooner than expected, I would...

be pleased
19(61.3%)
be surprised
2(6.5%)
be annoyed
0(0.0%)
be confused
1(3.2%)
be worried
0(0.0%)
process it (reply, act on the reply, etc) immediately
2(6.5%)

If I sent someone a direct message on Twitter, I would expect a reply to come within...

< 5 minutes
1(1.9%)
< 30 minutes
1(1.9%)
30 minutes - 1 hour
3(5.7%)
a few hours
2(3.8%)
a day
6(11.3%)
a week
4(7.5%)
a fortnight
0(0.0%)
a month
0(0.0%)
no time-limit
5(9.4%)
I don't know
6(11.3%)
I don't care
1(1.9%)
I don't use Twitter
24(45.3%)

If the reply didn't arrive within the expected time slot, I would...

assume it was never going to arrive
3(11.5%)
be disappointed
0(0.0%)
be angry with the person
0(0.0%)
be worried about the person
0(0.0%)
try to contact them again by the same method
1(3.8%)
try to contact them again by a different method
7(26.9%)
have forgotten about it by then anyway
4(15.4%)

If the reply arrived sooner than expected, I would...

be pleased
13(65.0%)
be surprised
1(5.0%)
be annoyed
0(0.0%)
be confused
0(0.0%)
be worried
0(0.0%)
process it (reply, act on the reply, etc) immediately
3(15.0%)

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