Readers like you keep news free for everyone.

More than 5,000 readers have already pitched in to keep free access to The Journal.

For the price of one cup of coffee each week you can help keep paywalls away.

Support us today
Not now
Advertisement

Poll: Do you answer the front door when you don't know who is calling?

Give it to us straight. Be honest.

"Yoo-hoo, open up"
Image: Shutterstock/tmcphotos

ONE OF THE signs of how modern life has changed can be seen in attitudes towards opening the front door.

There was a heated discussion among some Twitter users today about whether people open the front door or not if someone calls unexpectedly – with the responses suggesting that it’s something more common among people under 35 – while the topic is a frequent discussion point on many internet message boards.

Too isolationist? Or completely understandable?

Over to you: Do you answer the front door when you don’t know who is calling?


Poll Results:

Nope (5282)
Depends on whether it's day or night (4207)
Yes, of course (4014)



Making a difference

A mix of advertising and supporting contributions helps keep paywalls away from valuable information like this article.

Over 5,000 readers like you have already stepped up and support us with a monthly payment or a once-off donation.

For the price of one cup of coffee each week you can make sure we can keep reliable, meaningful news open to everyone regardless of their ability to pay.

About the author:

Fora Staff

Read next:

COMMENTS (95)