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Say you had sex with identical twin brothers and then found out you were pregnant. Would there be any way of knowing who the baby's father is, since they would have the same DNA. Or am I missing something?
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If only natural selection was strong in the human race :facepalm:
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That's a good question actually. A while ago I saw a news story about a woman in this situation and they never did figure out which twin was the father so I'm pretty sure it's impossible to tell unless the timings were much different. Would make a great soap story though. :lol:
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(Original post by RadishWadish)
That's a good question actually. A while ago I saw a news story about a woman in this situation and they never did figure out which twin was the father so I'm pretty sure it's impossible to tell unless the timings were much different. Would make a great soap story though. :lol:
Yeah I think the only way you could tell would be through the timing but I'm bad at biology so don't take this as fact
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Say you had sex with identical twin brothers and then found out you were pregnant. Would there be any way of knowing who the baby's father is, since they would have the same DNA. Or am I missing something?
You talk about sex a lot :lol:

To answer the q: Use the DNA test
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If only natural selection was strong in the human race :facepalm:
Then people would know that face palming serves no adaptive benefit.
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You talk about sex a lot :lol:

To answer the q: Use the DNA test
Identical twins have the same DNA, so you wouldnt be able to do that.
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(Original post by RadishWadish)
That's a good question actually. A while ago I saw a news story about a woman in this situation and they never did figure out which twin was the father so I'm pretty sure it's impossible to tell unless the timings were much different. Would make a great soap story though. :lol:
I like your username, I read it in such a childish tone
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Then people would know that face palming serves no adaptive benefit.
Shame you won the sperm race innit :yy:
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Identical twins have the same DNA, so you would be able to do that.
Then I wouldn't know
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Shame you won the sperm race innit :yy:
:cry2: That's not funny.
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Not sure if OP's confused or a troll attempt.....
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Not sure if OP's confused or a troll attempt.....
I'm confused, it turns out there would be no way to know so i'm no longer confused.
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I like your username, I read it in such a childish tone
Thanks :lol: I think to say your name was likeable would be an understatement
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But what if you had sex with them in a threesome. There would be no hope.
Just do rock-paper-scissors for custody
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Just do rock-paper-scissors for custody
I would probably pick the one with the best personality.
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But what if you had sex with them in a threesome. There would be no hope.
Please tell me this is hypothetical...
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:cry2: That's not funny.
You will win something else one day :console:
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The answer could be as simple as looking at the twins and finding out one is infertile...
I guess that would explain it


Even with identical twins, there are small genetic mutations that make them unique, surely?
Yes, they are 'clones' in a sense, but there are probably differences... (E.g. fingerprints)

I guess there would be some signs as they got older, which would show traits in the child, but they might not be obvious.

Interesting question :yep:
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