Test your senses
July 10, 2003 8:09 AM   Subscribe

Test your senses A 10 minute flash test.
posted by Mwongozi (14 comments total)
Wow - you can win a brain scan if you do well enough! Just what I always wanted.
posted by cbrody at 8:25 AM on July 10, 2003

14/20... damn not quite close enough
posted by pinto at 8:31 AM on July 10, 2003

Who are they to say whats tasty or not?? Pineapple and mayonnaise tastes quite nice. So there.
posted by Mossy at 9:14 AM on July 10, 2003

White chocolate and bacon... mmm......
posted by ferociouskitty at 9:21 AM on July 10, 2003

Remember seeing films on these topic in grade school, think they were made in the 60's.
posted by thomcatspike at 9:37 AM on July 10, 2003

While vomit smells disgusting, strong cheeses can smell delicious.
posted by the fire you left me at 10:01 AM on July 10, 2003

no fair! I've burned, squished, and cut my fingers so many times that I'm almost certain my tongue is more sensitive.

It's better at at least one thing, anyway....;)
posted by notsnot at 10:02 AM on July 10, 2003

those food ones should be thrown out. but i still sucked at the test.
posted by birdherder at 10:48 AM on July 10, 2003

ferocious kitty, you beat me to the chocolate bacon. Where do they get off telling me what's tasty? Bah!
posted by squirrel at 11:35 AM on July 10, 2003

To a certain degree food tastiness is subjective, but isn't there probably certain chemical combinations that the human brain, in general, determines as better than others? I mean, we all have different tastes, but nobody thinks motor oil and cinnamon tastes better than cinnamon and sugar.
posted by Hildago at 1:19 PM on July 10, 2003

I thought the caviar question was a little bit unfair. I've never had caviar, so I don't know what it tastes like.
posted by Mwongozi at 2:11 PM on July 10, 2003

17/20, but some of those questions are subjective (taste etc) and I answered them based not on what I thought, but what I thought the correct answer would be. Like notsnot, there are plenty of people (me included) who have abused their hands and i am sure that my tongue is more sensitive I agree with the other thing he (or she, I guess) said, too.

I must have blocked to many ad servers with Mozilla or something, because I got a message saying "Redirection limit for this URL exceeded. Unable to load the requested page. This may be caused by cookies that are blocked." Opens fine in IE, though.
posted by dg at 4:38 PM on July 10, 2003

I'm a he, and
she's a she, and...

well, I was gonna finish that little rhyme off with the end of a Barney rhyme, so shoot me now.
posted by notsnot at 5:59 AM on July 11, 2003

Bah, this isn't a senses test, it's a quiz with about 10 trivia questions about senses, about 5 questions that actually require exercise of a sense to perform, and about 5 questions that require an exercise of will to ignore a sense in order to perform. Nice idea, poor execution. I give the site's creators a score of 8 out of 20.
posted by aeschenkarnos at 6:44 AM on July 11, 2003

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