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Taste or Smell

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  • 552

    Jim

    10 years ago

    Smell is 89% of taste, so Id be set.

    • 85

      TheColt45

      7 years ago

      Exactly what I was thinking

    • 90

      Joseph Coleman

      7 years ago

      nose is perpetually clogged via horrible allergies, so im good without it

    • 11

      Scott Pilgrim

      7 years ago

      Well, i'm anosmic, but i have the sense of taste, so, it depends how you get the anosmia.

    • 53

      rarity the unicorn

      7 years ago

      -__- nose helps with taste. no taste = 0 taste. 11% of taste = 11% of taste

    • 15

      sam

      7 years ago

      soo true thats why when you have a stuffed up nose everything tastes bland

    • 5

      Kyle Weaver

      7 years ago

      That makes no sense

    • 9

      Naturegirl25

      7 years ago

      I clicked agree for Rarity the Unicorn because i'm a bronie

    • 19

      Stephen Lee Smith

      7 years ago

      @Rarity Even with no taste, the smell not only assists, but it creates the illusion of taste. So without taste, you will still perceive a "taste" through your olfactory sense. By no taste they mean your tastebuds, which only really provide sweet/sour and a couple other sensors.

    • 7

      jbs5869

      7 years ago

      Intelligence > yourather. Lol

    • 6

      aa777nx

      7 years ago

      @Naturegirl25 GTFO

    • 2

      Teake Dijkstra

      6 years ago

      Fuck... just realized that :D

    • 17

      Advance

      6 years ago

      NO. You don't take science and logic into account when answering these. The question doesn't ask "Would you rather not be able to taste or not be able to smell which is basically taste so this question is fucking pointless lol". Just freaking assume that if one is true, the opposite is false, OK? That's how this site works.

    • 6

      Alex Wieser

      6 years ago

      We are so genius ;-)

    • 2

      Thiago Cedervall

      6 years ago

      Food would feel like poop in your mouth. It's like sitting at pizza hut and eating a bsnana.

    • 1

      Daemon

      6 years ago

      Exactly

    • 2

      Tamlen

      6 years ago

      @Advance I do agree, but as a person who is studying medicine it's stimulating to do so, and it triggers my OCD not to. If you don't want to do so, nobody is forcing you to. ♥ Would you not want to eat healthy and get fit, anyway? I don't know about you, but I hate being emaciated and would like to change that.

    • 2

      Tamlen

      6 years ago

      @Thiago Cedervall I love how you respond incorrectly without reading any of the comments showing you how ironically wrong you actually are.

    • 2

      SmartPaul

      5 years ago

      Well the Risemonger has no smell and he still tastes fine..... I think

    • 3

      Somerandom guy

      5 years ago

      Yes but you will not taste sweet sour bitter or salty so say goodbye to potato chips and mommys cookies

    • 5

      leoleoleo

      5 years ago

      I can't smell already. The taste becomes more refined over time though I have experienced.

    • 3

      Ace

      4 years ago

      No smell = Basically no taste

    • 1

      KillerCubePlays

      4 years ago

      just what i wanted to say

    • 2

      ChuckTheProphet

      4 years ago

      No sense of smell? No problem, just add more crab boil till I can taste it with or without a nose.

    • 0

      Melody Airs

      4 years ago

      yeah i want 2 smell the fresh air and not be able 2 taste but again i want to taste a wine taste kiss tho... this is too hard! ugh!

    • 5

      Ling

      4 years ago

      I.LIKE.MY.PIZZA.

    • 0

      Zyron

      4 years ago

      why most people chose not able to smeel well you die without smelling oxygen or air

    • 1

      PuzzelMaster123

      4 years ago

      taster is smell not smell is tast

    • 2

      Gregory

      4 years ago

      if i ate a cheeseburger i want to taste it

    • 0

      Chris Cortes

      4 years ago

      Yup

    • 1

      Demonator

      4 years ago

      Absolutely true.r

    • 1

      CraftingBench316

      4 years ago

      i can do 20 bean boozleds and not throw up!! AWESOME

    • 0

      MartySturm

      4 years ago

      you could practically eat anything edible and not give 2 sh!ts

    • 1

      lachlan

      4 years ago

      uhm, my nose is bad at smelling things so yea

    • 3

      Jbear50

      4 years ago

      now I can go into the bathroom after my dad uses it. FINALLY

    • 2

      ZJBlah

      4 years ago

      BUT FOOOOOOOD

    • 1

      L10520

      4 years ago

      Bull crap I already can't smell but I can taste fine

    • 2

      MasterMage819

      4 years ago

      But the nose usually gets the bad tastes of food so ya

    • 1

      Charlotte057

      4 years ago

      Yes but not being able to smell bad would be better......

    • 1

      Brandon

      4 years ago

      Thats not true.

    • 0

      bryon1

      4 years ago

      well taste and smell is one the same part of brain so its a lose lose cuz whtch one u pick u would lose both

    • 0

      plzchill

      4 years ago

      SHIT I FORGOT ABOUT THAT. I NEED TO CHANGE MY ANSWER.

    • 0

      DanTDM

      4 years ago

      I wanna smell! Not taste! cause its better!

    • 1

      Alison

      3 years ago

      Have the smells are bad so om ok not being able to smell

    • 0

      BlueKnight2035

      3 years ago

      you would die if you couldnt smell, smelling is pretty much breathing

    • 1

      SpaceMermaid

      3 years ago

      Actually, it's the other way around. Taste is mostly smell.

    • 0

      James Reeves

      3 years ago

      Dieting would be a lot easier tho.

    • 0

      The Delta Snivy

      3 years ago

      bassicly i dont lose nothing

    • 0

      Professor Gamer

      3 years ago

      like Jim sayed except its the opposite. Also if you cant smell you could be breathing large amounts gas and not know it which would fuck shit up

    • 0

      matthew panico

      3 years ago

      yep your right

    • 0

      Albert harvey

      3 years ago

      if you lost your taste you could eat anything

    • 0

      IceWarrior

      3 years ago

      Azer Faraclas is sssssooooooooo right

    • 1

      MissleAyNeeUs

      3 years ago

      Yeah, but you could still taste a tiny bit. Think about the tasty steaks!

    • 1

      The Gamer King

      3 years ago

      Well I still want to be able to taste a little

    • 0

      Obiwan244

      3 years ago

      eeeeggggxxxaaaccctttlllyyyy

    • 2

      nothing003

      3 years ago

      Technically speaking, smell helps determine flavor, not taste. Flavor is a combination of taste and smell. Taste is its own sense and is not determined by another sense.

    • 0

      galactika!

      3 years ago

      I was just going to say that.

    • 0

      HalloweenGenera

      3 years ago

      Your Correct . Right???? haa haa haa

    • 0

      Steph

      3 years ago

      If you can't smell you can't taste.

    • 1

      Jered Coxe

      3 years ago

      Also you don't have to eat unhealthy, eat yucky veg and not taste it. Easy

    • 1

      Arvin Ghamami

      3 years ago

      Eat Kale and not gag

    • 1

      Gunter

      3 years ago

      i can eat anything

    • 1

      iblvicnfly

      3 years ago

      no more fart smells!

    • 1

      Ethan

      2 years ago

      I was thinking of that too

    • 1

      Lucas McWaffle

      2 years ago

      Yep!

    • 0

      DarkRider

      2 years ago

      At least you can taste 11%...

    • 1

      11Anonymous11

      2 years ago

      Exactly

    • 0

      JazmineToad

      2 years ago

      WRONG!! Plus I don't want to smell poop or trash

    • 0

      Sir McDuckface

      2 years ago

      though isnt it another part of the nose that tastes?

    • 0

      Raner

      2 years ago

      You don't take science and logic into account when answering these. The question doesn't ask "Would you rather not be able to taste or not be able to smell which is basically taste so this question is fucking pointless lol". Just freaking assume that if one is true, the opposite is false, OK? That's how this site works.

    • 0

      Drew

      2 years ago

      So many foul smells where I live, I'd be so much better here

    • 0

      DoubleMoustache

      2 years ago

      But if you have no sense of taste at all, your nose wont affect it. You'll still be tasting nothing.

    • 0

      Eltic

      1 year ago

      You'll have 100% taste but 0% smell or reversed.

    • 0

      CanadianZac

      1 year ago

      I have virtually no sense of smell, but i can taste things fine.

    • 1

      Red_Leader11037

      5 months ago

      I was about to say the same thing

    • 2

      Matt

      3 months ago

      You could just eat healthy all the time

    • 0

      Binyamin

      1 month ago

      90% actually

    • 0

      TrideTenebris

      1 month ago

      u cant taste with ur nose

  • 61

    JForrestQ

    10 years ago

    I have a bad sense of smell as it is, not much of a loss.

  • 58

    Azer Faraclas

    10 years ago

    Think about all the health food you could eat if you couldn't taste!

    • 6

      Slashy1632

      7 years ago

      Grrr you make me sorry I cant change my mind!!! >:(

    • 3

      Dudugs

      7 years ago

      With the tast you know if something is acid or sweet, with the smell you know the flavor

    • 3

      My Name Sucks

      6 years ago

      Well, think about being to able to withstand the stench of your roommate's horrifying fart smell.

    • 3

      Tamlen

      6 years ago

      ^ I don't have a roommate, and if I marry someone/adopt I better damn well get used to their smells.

    • 1

      DarkZeref

      4 years ago

      Not be able to smell horrible gas? IM IN!

    • 1

      lachlan

      4 years ago

      you wouldnt be able to taste lollypops

  • 52

    courtney994

    7 years ago

    Don't taste and smell kind of work together? So if you lost smell then you would lose taste as well?

    • 0

      Megan

      3 years ago

      yes.

    • 0

      Raner

      2 years ago

      You don't take science and logic into account when answering these. The question doesn't ask "Would you rather not be able to taste or not be able to smell which is basically taste so this question is fucking pointless lol". Just freaking assume that if one is true, the opposite is false, OK? That's how this site works.

  • 17

    Blaidd

    7 years ago

    Haha! I was born with almost no sense of smell anyways! =D

  • 11

    Ladyhawke

    7 years ago

    I choose taste. Think about it people. It has been scientifically proven. If you cannot smell, you cannot taste. Simple. Choose the taste. Least then you still have one sense.

    • 0

      Avery Cool

      5 years ago

      I live right by a dairy farm. There use cow crap as fertilizer. Every day home from school I can smell it. I don't want my sense of smell.

    • 0

      SYKKO WARNER

      3 years ago

      I don't smell at all and I can't taste perfectly fine. And half of these people lack smelling too.

    • 0

      Raner

      2 years ago

      You don't take science and logic into account when answering these. The question doesn't ask "Would you rather not be able to taste or not be able to smell which is basically taste so this question is pointless lol". Just freaking assume that if one is true, the opposite is false, OK? That's how this site works.

  • 10

    theboss_15

    7 years ago

    i only picked what i picked because 1: i already have a bad sense of smell and 2: it wouldnt matter my nose is always stuffed

  • 7

    KYLER15

    6 years ago

    You can't taste without smell. So choosing no smell is really like choosing both. No taste is the way to go

    • 0

      Raner

      2 years ago

      You don't take science and logic into account when answering these. The question doesn't ask "Would you rather not be able to taste or not be able to smell which is basically taste so this question is pointless lol". Just freaking assume that if one is true, the opposite is false, OK? That's how this site works.

  • 7

    Mary Williams

    7 years ago

    i have a bad sense of smell

  • 7

    dudemanbroski

    7 years ago

    If you can't smell, you can't taste. Use ur brain.

    • 0

      jenifercr

      4 years ago

      but you can still taste if u cant smell You can taste medicine without smelling it right? :3

    • 0

      Raner

      2 years ago

      You don't take science and logic into account when answering these. The question doesn't ask "Would you rather not be able to taste or not be able to smell which is basically taste so this question is pointless lol". Just freaking assume that if one is true, the opposite is false, OK? That's how this site works.

  • 5

    jas0njupiter_

    6 years ago

    You can't taste without smell.

    • 0

      Raner

      2 years ago

      You don't take science and logic into account when answering these. The question doesn't ask "Would you rather not be able to taste or not be able to smell which is basically taste so this question is pointless lol". Just freaking assume that if one is true, the opposite is false, OK? That's how this site works.

  • 5

    Katie

    7 years ago

    Taste is salty, sweet, sour, and heat. The rest comes from your sense of smell. So you're basically contradicting yourself. Not being able to smell = not being able to taste, not being able to "taste" = not being able to smell.

    • 0

      Raner

      2 years ago

      You don't take science and logic into account when answering these. The question doesn't ask "Would you rather not be able to taste or not be able to smell which is basically taste so this question is pointless lol". Just freaking assume that if one is true, the opposite is false, OK? That's how this site works. Also, the only taste I like are salty & sweet, which both come from the tongue. That's why I chose red.

  • 5

    Mimi

    8 years ago

    Smell and taste go hand in hand..

    • 0

      Raner

      2 years ago

      You don't take science and logic into account when answering these. The question doesn't ask "Would you rather not be able to taste or not be able to smell which is basically taste so this question is pointless lol". Just freaking assume that if one is true, the opposite is false, OK? That's how this site works.

  • 5

    [deleted]

    8 years ago

    Azer has a good point. Obesity would pretty much be wiped out.

  • 4

    penguin

    7 years ago

    then you can eat anything

  • 4

    Glenn

    8 years ago

    You cant taste without smell

    • 0

      Raner

      2 years ago

      You don't take science and logic into account when answering these. The question doesn't ask "Would you rather not be able to taste or not be able to smell which is basically taste so this question is pointless lol". Just freaking assume that if one is true, the opposite is false, OK? That's how this site works.

  • 3

    Gabriel Tameirão Coser

    6 years ago

    i would can eat everything without even giving a fuck

  • 3

    Maverick

    6 years ago

    Technically id you can't smell you can't taste anything

    • 0

      Raner

      2 years ago

      You don't take science and logic into account when answering these. The question doesn't ask "Would you rather not be able to taste or not be able to smell which is basically taste so this question is pointless lol". Just freaking assume that if one is true, the opposite is false, OK? That's how this site works.

  • 3

    SirSurge

    7 years ago

    Technically without your sense of smell you can't taste also if you can't taste you can't smell . I just picked one to comment

    • 0

      XYZinferno

      4 years ago

      Nope. You can smell without tasting.

    • 0

      Raner

      2 years ago

      You don't take science and logic into account when answering these. The question doesn't ask "Would you rather not be able to taste or not be able to smell which is basically taste so this question is pointless lol". Just freaking assume that if one is true, the opposite is false, OK? That's how this site works.

  • 3

    Anthony Johnson

    7 years ago

    if you can't taste that helps if your fat and need to loose weight

  • 3

    Dylan.Slusher

    7 years ago

    My dad can't do either.

  • 3

    JShu

    7 years ago

    If you can't smell you can't taste!

    • 0

      jhonney

      7 years ago

      SAY THAT 1 MORE TIME IM GONNA RIP YOUR @&$* OFF!

    • 0

      DucksFanMariota

      4 years ago

      ^If you can't smell u can't taste lol

    • 0

      Raner

      2 years ago

      You don't take science and logic into account when answering these. The question doesn't ask "Would you rather not be able to taste or not be able to smell which is basically taste so this question is pointless lol". Just freaking assume that if one is true, the opposite is false, OK? That's how this site works.

  • 3

    Crissy

    8 years ago

    I can't smell anyway.

  • 3

    firehawk2324

    8 years ago

    If you can't smell, you can't taste anyway.

    • 0

      Robby Eli Cooper

      7 years ago

      Ikr

    • 0

      Raner

      2 years ago

      You don't take science and logic into account when answering these. The question doesn't ask "Would you rather not be able to taste or not be able to smell which is basically taste so this question is pointless lol". Just freaking assume that if one is true, the opposite is false, OK? That's how this site works.

  • 3

    NCan

    8 years ago

    If you cant taste than eating healthy is a cinch!

  • 0

    oscar ton

    18 hours ago

    i dont want to become hungry because i smell food. also PIZZA

  • 0

    amar

    3 days ago

    i mean i would be immune to bad scent

  • 0

    Soviet_Ferret

    1 week ago

    whats if it smells amazeing but you just cant taste it?

  • 2

    the_smart_one

    6 years ago

    If you can't smell, you basically can't taste.

  • 2

    Aldo Diaz

    6 years ago

    I woundnt have problem with eating for ansious

  • 2

    Alin Valentin

    6 years ago

    ONE argument: Boobs have no smell

  • 2

    jmcogo4

    7 years ago

    You can eat all the nasty things on reality shows

  • 2

    Indira Redman

    7 years ago

    I think this question is kinda stupid because if you are smelling, you're technically tasting. Science.

    • 0

      Raner

      2 years ago

      You don't take science and logic into account when answering these. The question doesn't ask "Would you rather not be able to taste or not be able to smell which is basically taste so this question is pointless lol". Just freaking assume that if one is true, the opposite is false, OK? That's how this site works.

  • 2

    Dane Bladen

    7 years ago

    You can eat everything and you dont know if its horrible, but you could tell them they cook great, so you dont offfend them!

  • 2

    LumpySpacePrincess

    7 years ago

    No more farts. Then again, no more freshly baked cookies... This one was a toughie.

  • 2

    Novicode

    7 years ago

    Thanks to nasonex, I can't smell anyways!

  • 2

    tupe12

    7 years ago

    That's gonna be helpful

  • 2

    Yuliana Gonzalez

    7 years ago

    Well, smell does half the job from tasting.

    • 0

      Raner

      2 years ago

      You don't take science and logic into account when answering these. The question doesn't ask "Would you rather not be able to taste or not be able to smell which is basically taste so this question is pointless lol". Just freaking assume that if one is true, the opposite is false, OK? That's how this site works.

  • 2

    Jerry

    7 years ago

    i chose blue becos i would be able to eat any types of food

  • 2

    Jon Alexander

    7 years ago

    You can't taste without smell

    • 0

      Raner

      2 years ago

      You don't take science and logic into account when answering these. The question doesn't ask "Would you rather not be able to taste or not be able to smell which is basically taste so this question is pointless lol". Just freaking assume that if one is true, the opposite is false, OK? That's how this site works.

  • 2

    Alex60517

    7 years ago

    Tasting is mostly smelling. Having fun only tasting 4 types of food?

    • 0

      Raner

      2 years ago

      Yes, because I only like sweet and salty. Also, you don't take science and logic into account when answering these. The question doesn't ask "Would you rather not be able to taste or not be able to smell which is basically taste so this question is pointless lol". Just freaking assume that if one is true, the opposite is false, OK? That's how this site works.

  • 2

    Nick65

    8 years ago

    Shit I meant to put the other one. But no taste means I'm entering Fear Factor and taking that 50 Gs

  • 2

    DEllamalover

    8 years ago

    You cant taste as well without smell so not smelling is a lose-lose

    • 0

      Raner

      2 years ago

      You don't take science and logic into account when answering these. The question doesn't ask "Would you rather not be able to taste or not be able to smell which is basically taste so this question is pointless lol". Just freaking assume that if one is true, the opposite is false, OK? That's how this site works.

  • 2

    Cait

    10 years ago

    i grew up with a never ending cold, so i think it would be worse it being able to smell.

  • 1

    Michael Reddig

    11 months ago

    Smell is 80% of taste so...

  • 1

    Michael Reddig

    11 months ago

    Smell is 80% of taste so...

  • 1

    Guacam013

    2 years ago

    I can't smell farts that way

  • 1

    NOPER NOPER

    3 years ago

    No more stinky farts.

  • 1

    Thaines77

    3 years ago

    already can't smell except for a couple things like I walked beside a bath and body works a store a lot of perfume and didn't smell anything at all

  • 0

    WasteOfTime

    1 month ago

    I mean, if you can't taste, then you can eat everything, and you cant complain about food. Lets say that a friend makes a meal that sucks, you can still eat it:D smart, wait… it's actually stupid. :P

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