1. Are fads the same as popular culture?
  2. Are there any current trends you don’t like?
  3. Are there any trends from the past you hope come back?
  4. Are there any trends from the past you hope never come back?
  5. Do you count calories? Do you think counting calories is a good way to lose weight?
  6. Do you ever eat or drink “diet” products, such as diet coke?
  7. Do you pay attention to fads?
  8. Do your parents talk about fads “in their day”?
  9. Have you ever tried a fad diet?
  10. Have you ever tried a weight loss program? Was it successful?
  11. How do fads start and who starts them? Today? In the past?
  12. How do you learn about the current trends?
  13. How long does it take for a fad to die out?
  14. If you wanted to start a trend, how would you go about it?
  15. Name a trend that you followed.
  16. What are some fads now?
  17. What are some of the fads in your home country? Are they the same as where you are living now?
  18. What are the current trends in dating/relationships?
  19. What are the current trends in electronics?
  20. What are the current trends in fashion?
  21. What are the current trends in music, books, or movies?
  22. What fad influence your life the most?
  23. What fads or trends do you remember from the 80’s, 90’s or any other time period?
  24. What is a fad diet? Can you name any?
  25. What is a fad?
  26. What is a yo-yo diet?
  27. What media influences how fads evolve?
  28. What portion of the general population do you think creates or follows fads?
  29. What sorts of trends do you think will develop in the near future?
  30. What were some fads when you were in college?
  31. What were some fads when you were in high school?
  32. Why do you think people pay attention to fads?

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