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mad pierrot
26-07-04, 10:12
After Maciamo's thread, this came to my mind. If you were forced to lose one of the five senses, which would it be?

I'm not sure which I would pick myself. I would probably choose touch. It could be useful not to feel heat sometimes........

The sense I'd least like to lose would have to be sight. Losing the ability to do so many things on my own would drive me crazy.

King of Tokyo
26-07-04, 10:19
Smell for me... I've never been fond of smelling things.. not my style.. I could do without it..lol

Mike Cash
26-07-04, 10:58
Throw smell away and you may as well throw taste with it. They're pretty strongly linked.

King of Tokyo
26-07-04, 11:06
Oh yeh I forgot about that.. I heard it contributes to taste, but, it is not completely responsible for taste, and anyway I would still prefer to have no taste to being blind.. that would be extremely difficult.

Mike Cash
26-07-04, 11:10
I have had a poor sense of taste for as long as I remember. A quick glance at my wardrobe is all anyone would need to confirm this.

mad pierrot
26-07-04, 11:14
Ha ha, I don't have any of that kind of taste, either.

Frank D. White
26-07-04, 13:03
taste. Without it , maybe I could eat healthy! Alll that junk food and soda would not be such a temptation.

Frank

:blush:

King of Tokyo
26-07-04, 13:08
taste. Without it , maybe I could eat healthy! Alll that junk food and soda would not be such a temptation.

Frank

:blush:

Excellent point actually.. I would be so healthy if I had no taste lol.. no point in eating something that tastes good when you have no taste..

Arch
26-07-04, 14:50
Gota to be smell, least important out of them all

EscaFlowne
26-07-04, 18:19
Mine probally be smell.
I love tasting stuff and something just smell bad. :emblaugh:

TwistedMac
26-07-04, 20:50
smell.. human smell is crap anyway, we don't really use it for anything.. supposedly new research has shit's even worse than we first thought =P

I'm pretty sure you lose smell and taste together though... i think they're related somehow if i'm not mistaken..

EscaFlowne
26-07-04, 21:22
but i don't want to loose taste.

[Thinks about a sweet girls lips with some fruity lip gloss]

please say no Twisted!!!0. :sorry:

TwistedMac
26-07-04, 21:32
what about the sweet smell that somehow always resides somewhere by the neck of beautiful girls? you can stand to loose that? ^^

EscaFlowne
26-07-04, 21:42
:okashii:
[Damn....twisted dose have a point...I love sweet smelling necks]


Okay scratch my post from this thread. I don't want to loose any of my senses. Especially before I get to smell a "sweet operator's" neck :bluush: or kirei.....

[Let's see which one see's this first...] :emblaugh:
I love being me.

RockLee
26-07-04, 22:27
hehe Esca..slick as always :blush: ...well I think without smell I still would feel good....there are so many good views I never saw and there is so much beauty in this world!!!J-girls :blush: ...as for hearing...not be able to hear some beautifull music there is on this globe would be horrible...and for taste...well there are so many things that I didn't try yet(Japanese food for instance) so I wouldn't want to lose that would I ? :-) not be able to smell would be the least troublesome thing I guess..although some girls smell sooooooo good.... :(

kirei_na_me
26-07-04, 22:30
Woohoo! It's all about the NECK, Esca. Bring it on! :happy:

EscaFlowne
26-07-04, 23:06
:blush: :blush:
awwwwwwwwwwww sweetness in the morning!!!!
[Jumps and Dose alot of X-Rated things to Kirei's Neck]


:bluush:

Duo
26-07-04, 23:50
I choose sound, hearing. You people are underestimagint smell. Smell is a very powerful sense. Imagine you have to choose a partner. U need sight to see her/him, you need touch to feel the... whatever is that you do, you need taste to taste... the food she/he will cook for you, and you need smell, not just to smell them, but smell allows for you to sense your partners fermones, important chemical scent that can have u head over your heals about someone! Why ? Because someone with a different immune system than you has appealing feromones to your senses, which you don't even know you are smelling. Having an offspring with someone that has a differnt immune system than you is benefiecial, so your kid will get more protection from illness. And lastly, you don't have to hear them, you don't have to hear them yack or their stupid stories. Also there are many other ways of communication than just hearing, but no other ways to taste( fooood, no way you can give that up), smell( the morning fresh grass, or the intoxicating smell of a stranger on the bus,) sight( the best sense everrrrr), and touch,( ahhh, you need touch, how can you tell wether your hot water is cold or hot enough), but hearing is only for communication( and movies :(, but there are subtitles :)), and if your partner will really love you, they will learn sign language or how to read lips, so it's like a test of love also. I'm not really sure on what I just wrote, but you prlbly get the idea.

TwistedMac
27-07-04, 00:43
[Jumps and Doses alot of X-Rated things on to Kirei's Neck]:bluush:
eeeeeeeeeeeeeeew

EscaFlowne
27-07-04, 00:56
:relief:
lord.......
you twisted little space monkey....

TwistedMac
27-07-04, 00:57
filthy human worm baby!


:wave:
GIR! human dog monsters don't wave!

Winter
27-07-04, 01:15
I think smell is the second most important sense, next to hearing. Smell is a primal base for memories.

Smelling certain odors is also quite nostalgic. Smelling a perfume can bring back memories of me mum from when I was a child, or some other heartfelt memory. I couldnt live without scent. Literally too; it comes in handy when your smoke detector isnt working.....

But if I could seperate taste from scent, then I'd do without taste also. Its a pretty useless sense now. It could probably help me stop smoking, if I didnt have the sense, also.

Lina Inverse
31-07-04, 00:09
Smell is what I would miss the least, the others are too important.
While it has some influence on taste (only because noase and mouth are so close together), you could still taste pretty well without smell, because the taste nerves are in your tongue and not in your nose.

Sinspawne
31-07-04, 00:28
taste i could do well without, because smell plays a big part of tasting. vica versa.
sight, touch and hearing are the sences i need the most

Frank D. White
14-08-05, 12:09
Been trying to find old posts that people had fun with and bring them back again.

Frank

:blush:

Kinsao
15-08-05, 12:33
Eeeeeee! Well, I could do without sense of smell most out of them all. It's interesting that most people said smell or taste, rather than sight or hearing (and only one person say touch). Well, it could be dangerous to lose sense of touch, in case you are hurting bad but can't feel anything :sick:

I think it would be a more difficult decision if you have to choose between sight and hearing. Personally I would choose to keep hearing, which sounds strange from someone who trained as art practitioner (I don't like to say 'artist' because it sounds too big-headed :sorry: ). But, I really love music, and there are quite many musicians who are blind and they can still be good musicians, in fact some of my childhood heroes the old blues musicians. I would just shrivel up and die if I couldn't hear music any longer. :( To be able to see, to play my instruments but not hear what it sounded like, it would just kill me. :kanashii:

Tsuyoiko
15-08-05, 13:29
Losing my sight would be hardest for me. Of course I would hate to lose my hearing, but I think I could cope better than if I lost my sight. Everything I love depends on it - making jewellery, reading, playing video games, this forum - I could manage OK at all of them without my hearing. Actually, I think my sense of touch is more important to me than hearing too - I would have a hard job using a keyboard, controller or pliers without it.

No-name
15-08-05, 21:26
Boy if I could just get rid of this damned ESP! Knowing the future is pure hell. Damn the voices! Get out! Out of my head, you hear!

Silverbackman
16-08-05, 04:15
This is easy, smell of course. The weakest sense of all humans and I do well without it right now considering my nose is partially clogged.

lexico
16-08-05, 04:27
Boy if I could just get rid of this damned ESP! Knowing the future is pure hell. Damn the voices ! Get out ! Out of my head, you hear !Hahahaha... that was good ! :D
This is easy, smell of course. The weakest sense of all humans and I do well without it right now considering my nose is partially clogged.You said it quite well, Silverbakman. I had voted for smell, was at a loss how to elaborate. My olfactory sense is quite primitve in comparison to others but when it works, it's much too strong to handle. I think that "savage strength" is another sign that smell is primitive, at least for me, heh. :blush:

Kara_Nari
16-08-05, 05:02
I dont need taste. Im such a fussy eater, and not always by choice. However if I didnt have any taste I would be able to eat all the horrible foods that I just cant bring myself to eat. Also I could become super rich on Fear Factor, because that is one of the only things I wouldnt be able to do. Eat yuk stuff.

hershal
26-03-10, 11:24
It depends upon what I would be doing.

Platinumbaby
13-10-11, 05:43
For me, it would be Sound. My sense of hearing would be the easiest to let go. I experience noise anxiety over certain things, and usually at the most inconvenient times. (Chewing noises for example... at an important client meeting.) Yeah, so I would gladly give that up. Personally I enjoy total silence. I would miss music for the times when I listen to it to relax... but I'm quite certain that without the stress of hearing things, I wouldn't need to relieve the stress so often. So it would be a fair trade for me. =)

himagain
31-10-11, 04:24
Smell, I would miss it, but I could live without it, if I had to lose one sense.

Grubbe
01-06-13, 21:29
Taste. Much easier to lose weight.

walidur
09-07-13, 04:24
The sense I'd least like to lose would have to be hearing. It would stress me out not being able to hear what others say and not being able to communicate with most people. I might not be able to bear the loneliness.

I don't mind losing touch though. Losing touch won't make as much of an impact on ones life as the other senses.

LeBrok
09-07-13, 05:49
I don't mind losing touch though. Losing touch won't make as much of an impact on ones life as the other senses.
Lepers, are the people who lost sense of touch through disease. I think you know how they look like.
Not mentioning that you would never experience sex and orgazm.

I would probably go with sense of smell. It is like having flue all the time, can't smell.

walidur
10-07-13, 16:30
Lepers, are the people who lost sense of touch through disease. I think you know how they look like.
Not mentioning that you would never experience sex and orgazm.

I would probably go with sense of smell. It is like having flue all the time, can't smell.

I would probably go with sense of smell. It is like having flue all the time, can't smell.[/QUOTE]

Hmm... Interesting. The fact that sex and orgasm is connected with sense of touch didn't cross my mind. If it's like that, then sense of touch is does make a huge impact in you're daily life. I'd rather choose to lose sense of smell than sense of touch. Though sense of smell is pretty important too, because of it's correlation with sense of taste. One that can't smell fried chicken might not be able to enjoy it's taste as someone who does have a sense of smell.

LeBrok
10-07-13, 18:52
Losing any sense would suck.

hope
10-07-13, 21:48
Hmm... Interesting. The fact that sex and orgasm is connected with sense of touch didn't cross my mind. If it's like that, then sense of touch is does make a huge impact in you're daily life. I'd rather choose to lose sense of smell than sense of touch. Though sense of smell is pretty important too, because of it's correlation with sense of taste. One that can't smell fried chicken might not be able to enjoy it's taste as someone who does have a sense of smell.


Also, sometimes catching a certain smell may bring back a memory of an event or person.
I agree with LeBrok, losing any of your senses would not be good.

American Idiot
18-11-13, 15:54
I think most people can do without common sense......since alot of them seem to be born without it anyway

LeBrok
18-11-13, 19:04
I think most people can do without common sense......since alot of them seem to be born without it anyway
Lol, good one. Your name is very deceiving. Welcome to Eupedia AI.

American Idiot
19-11-13, 14:47
Lol, good one. Your name is very deceiving. Welcome to Eupedia AI.
thanks alot