The Values Experiment- The Results Are In!

Good news! Our fantastic intern has finally gotten around to tallying the results from last Friday’s Values Experiment! Thanks again to everyone who came out and participated.

People of Sarnia, we are thrilled to present you with… your average price.

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What would you pay to… (in order of highest to lowest value)

Question: What would you pay to know when you will die?

Average Value: $13,828,386.28 (out of 29 responses)

Range of Values: $1 – $300,000,000 (besides 0)

Some Intriguing Responses:

-“Nothing, I don’t want to ruin the surprise.”

 

Question: What would you pay to bring back one person from the dead for one day?

Average Value: $5,866,760 (out of 25 responses)

Range of Values: $1,000 – $100,000,000 (besides 0)

Some Intriguing Responses:

-“$100,000,000 for my 2 cats”

-“Anything I had.”

-“Nothing, that’s what memories are for.”

-“I’d trade my life.”

-“Everything I have and can borrow.”

 

Question: What would you pay to never age?

Average Value: $1,014,559.31 (out of 32 responses)

Range of Values: $50 – $20,000,000 (besides 0)

Some Intriguing Responses:

-“All I own”

-“Nothing, I want to be that crazy old bird speeding down the street in a motorized chair.”

-“$15/week”

 

Question: What would you pay to be rid of all religion in the world?

Average Value: $291,957.81 (out of 29 responses)

Range of Values: $5 – $2,000,000 (besides 0)

Some Intriguing Responses:

-“Infinity dollars.”

-“That wouldn’t solve anything.”

-“thousandmillionstrillions”

 

Question: What would you pay to never have to work another day in your life?

Average Value: $149,431.70 (out of 27 responses)

Range of Values: $0.01 – $1,000,000 (besides 0)

Some Intriguing Responses:

-“All my money.”

-“A gazillion” –Maxx, age 6

-“I’ve already paid the price- I’m retired.”

-“$1,000,000,000,000,000”

 

Question: What would you pay to meet the love of your life?

Average Value: $139,953.72 (out of 29 responses)

Range of Values: $1 – 2,000,000 (besides 0)

Some Intriguing Responses:

-“All my net worth.”

-“It is bound to happen in some way someday.”

-“Already paid $40,000 to meet at university – all worth it.”

-“All the money I have. Unfortunately that’s only $10.”

-“I don’t know, I’m 12.”

-“Love of your life = priceless.”

 

Question: What would you pay to have one power of any of the Xmen?

Average Value: $97,591.67 (out of 24 responses)

Range of Values: $5 – $1,000,000 (besides 0)

Some Intriguing Responses:

– “Anything, name the price.”

– “My life savings.”

– “My entire comic collection.”

 

Question: What would you pay to know who killed JFK?

Average Value: $26,390.72 (out of 25 responses)

Range of Values: $8 – $500,000 (besides 0)

Some Intriguing Responses:

– “One US dollar, because the answer would be it handed back to me.”

 

Question: What would you pay to have a natural park in downtown Sarnia?

Average Value: $14,294.41 (out of 32 responses)

Range of Values: $10 – $100,000 (besides 0)

Some Intriguing Responses:

-“I would donate all my spare time.”

 

Question: What would you pay to be mayor of Sarnia for a term?

Average Value: $469.88 (out of 26 responses)

Range of Values: $1 – $3,000 (besides 0)

Some Intriguing Responses:

-“They should pay me for my fabulousness.”

-“Not enough money in the world.”

-“$6 – 5 for the red tie, 1 for the job.”

 

What would we have to pay you to… (in order of highest to lowest value)

Question: What would we have to pay you to tell your deepest darkest secret to all your family, friends and coworkers?

Average Value: $3,543,551,301.04 (out of 24 responses)

Range of Values: $0 – 80,000,000,000

Some Intriguing Responses:

-“Not happening.”

-“All the money in the world.”

-“I would pay them.”

-“$10,000,000- so I could buy them off afterward.”

 

Question: What would we have to pay you to go without internet for one year?

Average Value: $2,778,156,299.72 (out of 36 responses)

Range of Values: $0 – $100,000,000,000

Some Intriguing Responses:

-“Nothing will ever get me off the internet.”

-“$1000- to buy a new instrument.”

 

Question: What would we have to pay you to cut off your pinky finger?

Average Value: $487,365,540.74 (out of 27 responses)

Range of Values: $0 – $10,000,000,000

Some Intriguing Responses:

-“Never enough. Ouch!”

-“I like my pinky fingers.”

-“$1,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000”

 

Question: What would we have to pay you to forgive your worst enemy?

Average Value: $66,928.50 (out of 30 responses)

Range of Values: $0 – $1,000,000

Some Intriguing Responses:

-“$1000- yikes.”

-“His honest apology.”

-“$0- I’ll forgive for my sake.”

-“Not much, I don’t hate her that much.”

 

Question: What would we have to pay you to never have sex again?

Average Value: $60,700,180.12 (out of 17 responses)

Range of Values: $0 – $1,000,000,000

Some Intriguing Responses:

-“You don’t have enough.”

-“$2- I’m not old enough.”

-“$0- it would be a good experience.”

-“$0- don’t get any now!”

-“Bi-weekly massage and facial.”

-“I’d have to return your money eventually.”

 

Question: What would we have to pay you to give up your favourite food forever?

Average Value: $36,572,266.32

Range of Values: $0 – $1,000,000,000

Some Intriguing Responses:

-“$100- to buy and eat the food before giving it up.”

-“Never gonna give it up.”

-“A wine tour in France for 2 weeks.”

 

Question: What would we have to pay you to move to a remote area for the rest of your life?

Average Value: $33,289,797.73 (out of 33 responses)

Range of Values: $0 – $1,000,000,000

Some Intriguing Responses:

-“Free if warm.”

-“Enough to stock up if I can bring those I love”

-“$0- take me now.”

 

Question: What would we have to pay you to forget (who you are, childhood, etc.)?

Average Value: $12,410,340 (out of 10 responses)

Range of Values: $0 – $100,000,000

Some Intriguing Responses:

-“Not enough money in the world”

-“All the money in the world.”

-“Nothing, that sounds like the worst thing ever.”

-“That’s a stupid question.”

 

Question: What would we have to pay you to attend church once a week for the rest of your life?

Average Value: $2,571,792.22 (out of 23 responses)

Range of Values: $0 – $50,000,000

Some Intriguing Responses:

-“Enough $ to start my own.”

-“$1 ever week for the donation bin.”

-“$50 a week until I get saved.”

-“I’d pay you for the privilege!”

-“Touché”

 

Question: What would we have to pay you to be homeless for a month?

Average Value: $398,331.79 (out of 28 responses)

Range of Values: $0 – $10,000,000

Some Intriguing Responses:

-“Winter time-ALOT. Summer $0.”

-“$0- I did it once in 2000 to write a song.”

-“2 months of my wages.”

-“Alot of money! Like… infinity dollars + a palace (and crown).”