Favorite Guilty Pleasures

What’s your guilty pleasure?  We all have one or two, right? recently asked 2,000 people to name their biggest guilty pleasures. Here’s what they said…

Ordering takeout because you can’t be bothered to cook — 42%

Falling asleep watching TV — 41%

Sneaking an extra scoop of ice cream — 38%

Putting off a task — 35%

Buying yourself a treat — 35%

Singing out loud in the car — 34%

Staying in your pajamas all day — 32%

McDonald’s — 32%

Binging a whole TV show in one day — 28%

Watching TV all day — 28%

Still listening to the music you listened to as a kid as an adult — 27%

People watching — 26%

Eating an entire bag of chips in one sitting — 26%

Watching Disney films and cartoons as an adult — 25%

Getting back in bed on a lazy Sunday afternoon — 24%

Eating food in bed — 23%

Checking social media when you should be working/studying — 22%

Eating cereal for dinner — 22%

Watching reality TV — 20%

Drinking juice or milk directly from the carton — 19%

Romance movies — 19%

Stealing soap/shampoo from hotels — 17%

Not showering — 17%

Watching daytime TV — 17%

Procrastinating chores — 16%

Calling in sick when you’re not sick — 16%

Listening to cheesy music — 15%

Proving your partner wrong about something — 15%

Stalking other people’s social media — 15%


Weird Guilty Pleasure Survey also took the opportunity to ask 2,000 people to name their weirdest guilty pleasures. Here are the top responses …

Cheese and peanuts (not peanut butter) on a sandwich

Drinking pickle juice straight from the jar

Eating baby food

Eating mayonnaise by itself

Drinking cola mixed with milk

Eating baking soda

Dressing as “Alice in Wonderland” while watching the movie

Listening to WWE theme music to get pumped at the gym

Eating a marmalade and sausage sandwich

Talking to their dog as if they understand

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