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Would you sell your SENSE OF SMELL for £800,000? Watch

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    Yeah I'd go for it
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    (Original post by BitWindy)
    Can't you think of a situation where being able to smell a bad smell would actually be advantageous?
    1) Being able to tell whether food had gone off or not, before you stuck it in your mouth. (Even then, you wouldn't be able to tell - no smell, no taste! You'd only notice once you puke the food back up again)

    2) Being able to tell whether food was actually food, or a toxic substance. How would you tell the difference between a cup of water and a cup of bleach if you got rid of your sense of smell?

    3) If you have a child or a pet, knowing whether they took a crap in the nappy/living room immediately, rather than leaving it to fester for hours and hours before you happen to see it

    4) If you smell that a certain area reeks of burning material, sulfur, flammable gases, dead and rotting things, instinct tells you to keep away. Without your sense of smell you could be walking straight into an explosion zone, or disease hotspot.

    5) You can usually tell that there is something wrong with an electrical appliance if there's a burning smell somewhere, before you see any other signs. You know, other signs like the entire iron or hairdryer bursting into flames.

    6) Smell determines whether your laundry needs washing or not, even if the clothes appear clean.

    Smell is very important you know :|
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    (Original post by og.east)
    personally i would not
    I wouldn't. I don't actually have a strong sense of smell because of nose problems. But I'd rather keep what I do have.
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    (Original post by Another)
    1) Being able to tell whether food had gone off or not, before you stuck it in your mouth. (Even then, you wouldn't be able to tell - no smell, no taste! You'd only notice once you puke the food back up again)

    2) Being able to tell whether food was actually food, or a toxic substance. How would you tell the difference between a cup of water and a cup of bleach if you got rid of your sense of smell?

    3) If you have a child or a pet, knowing whether they took a crap in the nappy/living room immediately, rather than leaving it to fester for hours and hours before you happen to see it

    4) If you smell that a certain area reeks of burning material, sulfur, flammable gases, dead and rotting things, instinct tells you to keep away. Without your sense of smell you could be walking straight into an explosion zone, or disease hotspot.

    5) You can usually tell that there is something wrong with an electrical appliance if there's a burning smell somewhere, before you see any other signs. You know, other signs like the entire iron or hairdryer bursting into flames.

    6) Smell determines whether your laundry needs washing or not, even if the clothes appear clean.

    Smell is very important you know :|
    I know, that was my point
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    (Original post by BitWindy)
    I know, that was my point
    I see, misread your post :lol: I can't believe how many people said "yes" on this one, it's like the equivalent of getting rid of all sensations of pain or hearing!
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    Yes. Considering I only have a sense of smell about 5% of the time if that...

    You start to really care about the texture of food.
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    No way! The five senses are priceless!!!
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    I wouldn't sell it for £800 million
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    No because they'll probably have laced the notes with sulphur
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    (Original post by BitWindy)
    I don't think food would be anywhere near as enjoyable without my sense of smell.
    This is what I worry about see. Sense of smell is important for being able to taste food and idk if I could give that up even for 800,000 :/

    Gonna say no.
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    you lot are mad on your sense of taste. i'd get rid of that for less than 800 grand.
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    (Original post by thuvcasio)
    Good Luck with that mate, possibilities of that occurring is very low even if you got the determination.
    I am already rich, thanks.
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    Nope, it would be like having a horrible cold all of the time
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    Sorry but I love Arab perfumed oil way too much. So no
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    What, and eat cardboard? NOPE
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    (Original post by felamaslen)
    I am already rich, thanks.
    yeah *******s are you
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    Isn't taste associated with smell too?

    Quite often, when my nose is blocked I can't taste soooo... No
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    Metaphorically, yes.

    Physiologically, no. Unless somehow there is like a stem cell/regenerative treatment for my olfactory cells.
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    (Original post by solarplexus)
    Metaphorically, yes.

    Physiologically, no. Unless somehow there is like a stem cell/regenerative treatment for my olfactory cells.
    Shhhh you don't tell um that. You take the money & run and let science do what it does best
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    (Original post by solarplexus)
    Metaphorically, yes.

    Physiologically, no. Unless somehow there is like a stem cell/regenerative treatment for my olfactory cells.
    what
 
 
 
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