You can tell a lot about a person by what their favorite type of potato chip is. A story on PR Newswire has revealed that Skout, an app the helps people across the world expand their social circle, recently conducted a survey of more than 3,000 Americans to find out what their favorite chip flavor says about them. More complete infographics and data can be found at the SKOUT blog.
*The vast majority of Skouters (96 percent) who were surveyed stated that they liked potato chips.
*The folks who love lime/ citrus flavor chips tend to have many close friends. 42 percent of people who favor tangy potato chips say that they have five or more close friends.
*People who prefer potato chips with a heated kick happen to also be very spicy in the bedroom. Of the People who prefer chips with an edge, such as jalapeno, cajun or other spicy types, they are most likely (47 percent) to be adventurous in the sack (not the potato chip sack, either).
* Some potato chip fans get more exercise than their counterparts. The survey shows that people who eat reduced sodium or low-fat chips are more likely (14 percent of people surveyed) to hit the gym or exercise daily. Lovers of the regular (28 percent) and cheddar flavored (26 percent) variety tend to exercise very little, if at all.
Jimmy Kimmel wasn’t too far off, though, with 22 percent of people voting for him. 12 percent said they would rather share heir chips with Stephen Colbert, 11 percent said Seth Meyers, 7 percent said Trevor Noah, and John Oliver and James Corden were on the lower end of the spectrum, with only five percent of people willing to share their chips with each of them.
When those surveyed (of all political parties) were asked which Democratic candidate they would most likely share their chips with, 57 percent said they would snack with Hillary Clinton while 43 percent said they preferred Bernie Sanders. While the feeling probably wouldn’t be mutual,most people of all political backgrounds (33 percent) said they would share their chips with Donald Trump when it came to the Republican nominees.
*Donald Trump supporters are most likely to enjoy barbecue flavored chips
*Marco Rubio Supporters tend to enjoy lime/citrus flavored chips
*Ted Cruz supporters are more likely to prefer cheddar flavored potato chips.
*John Kasich Supporters are more likely to eat reduced sodium chips.