"Hello," "Howdy," and "Top of the morning to you," is just some of the greetings people receive when meeting others. How much are people more responsive in a gemeinschaft community than a gesellschaft society? If this belief is correct then the people living in Geneva, the gemeinschaft community, will be more likely to say hello or another type of greeting back, rather than in Chicago the gesellschaft society. The researcher lives in a town where he believes that his location is a closer knit community all together. Soon to depart to a larger community of a larger college town He wanted to see if there is a visible difference between simple greeting exchanges by people.
A specific movie has been noted for a research experiment done like this one. The movie Patch Adams portrays Patch Adams, collecting data on responses to the basic greeting given between two people. Sometimes the response was delayed a minute or two.