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iPods more popular than beer among college students

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By LC Angell

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Published: Thursday, June 8, 2006
News Categories: iPod

The iPod has surpassed beer drinking as the most “in” thing among college students, according to the latest study by Student Monitor. The market researcher found that 73 percent of the 1,200 students surveyed said iPods were “in.” Drinking beer and social networking website Facebook.com tied for second most popular with 71 percent of positive votes from students. The “in” list also included text messaging, bar hopping and downloading music. Student Monitor said the only other time beer was temporarily dethroned in the 18 years of the survey was in 1997 by the Internet.

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Comments

1

That’s because college students drink crappy beer. If a fine Belgian lager was available at the dive across from campus instead of Natural Ice, beer would never be dethroned.

Posted by Jeff Martin on June 8, 2006 at 7:38 AM (PDT)

2

They obviously don’t make students like they used to….

Posted by Bob Levens in UK on June 8, 2006 at 9:28 AM (PDT)

3

Dang Nerds! First the Fat Boys break up… now this!

Posted by El Yaqui on June 8, 2006 at 12:06 PM (PDT)

4

As long as Steve Jobs doesn’t claim the iPod is more popular than Jesus Christ then I think we’ll be okay.

Posted by Lester on June 8, 2006 at 4:34 PM (PDT)

5

i still love my beer no matter how much i love my ipod.

Posted by navas on June 9, 2006 at 5:16 AM (PDT)

6

mmmmmmmm… beer.

Posted by beer boy on June 9, 2006 at 1:25 PM (PDT)

7

The poll I saw (not sure if it was the same one) made students choose one favorite off of a list… there was no option for choosing both ipod and beer, or whatever the no more than six other options were.  Pretty bogus “poll.”

Posted by thingwiththethingandoh on June 9, 2006 at 3:17 PM (PDT)

8

I think iPods are more popular than Jesus Christ. If I"m wrong now, I"ll be right in ten years. Technology will defently be more popular than any religion. Maybe it"ll be a new religion you never know. P.S. Beer is more popular than both.

Posted by Pop on June 11, 2006 at 12:01 PM (PDT)

9

beer in college is a staple in order to live. does it matter if the ipod is popular than this holy liquid? no it doesnt but the amount of beer i spend is enough to cover at least 10ipods

Posted by beer on June 12, 2006 at 11:40 AM (PDT)

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