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Old 12-02-2019, 12:43 PM
Yllaria is offline
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Originally Posted by Melbourne View Post
In my town (Melbourne), the traditional question was "What school did you go to?". Because the answer to that enable us to slot you into your culture and tribe. . . . .
I've known towns where they ask which church you go to, for similar reasons.

I vaguely remember an old article discussing how ad agencies divide the population according to what products they are likely to buy and what ad/sales approaches were most likely to work. These were not geographic divisions, exactly, although each sort of person was more likely to live different places.

I think one division was called rifles and pickups. I'm pretty sure the ad guys expected the groups to be fluid.