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    Would you rather lose your eyesight or your hearing?

    I'll put up the first vote for eyesight. I think I could adapt to being blind better than I could being deaf.

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    Re: Would you rather lose your eyesight or your hearing?

    I'm way to visually oriented to ever lose my sight. I love music and all, but even the most beautiful concerto, in my opinion, doesn't compare with the most average of sunsets.

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    although i am a musician, i would think sight would be a better sense than hearing for the most obvious of reasons.

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    Ya, loosing sight would suck more. Besides, i never liked hearing myself jack off anyway...

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    Hearing. Farts smell for a reason,so deaf people can enjoy them too!

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    I would be ok with losing my hearing but not my sight. This way I could ignore the wife's nagging, yet still look at all the pretty ladies walking about. I'm a bbbbaaaaaaaaddddd man.

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    I think keeping my eyesight would still allow me to perform most of the things I do today. I love music and play the guitar for 16 years it would be very hard to give those up but for quality of life I would keep the eyesight.

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    Re: Would you rather lose your eyesight or your hearing?

    Originally posted by EXCESS
    I'll put up the first vote for eyesight. I think I could adapt to being blind better than I could being deaf.
    Just saw Daredevil did you?

    Id rather have my ears cut off, so much babbling i dont wanna hear anyway.

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    Re: Re: Would you rather lose your eyesight or your hearing?

    Originally posted by palme
    Just saw Daredevil did you?
    Nope, I hate Ben Asslick movies.

    While you'd all be learning sign language, I'd be wearing my new sunglasses and showing off my new seeing eye dog. I'd definitely get more women than you guys...and I wouldn't even care if they're ugly. As long as the parts are all there.

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    Left eye and the right ear, although I might walk in circles and hit every wall I encountered.

    Seriously though, I'd have to say hearing. I could not imagine being able to see such beautifull things as sunsets, paintings, and womans face and gracefull moves, my favorite movies, or if a bug was in my food and then have it taken away from me. Blind from the start would be easier.

    The only thing I can think off that I'd miss if I fell deaf is talk radio, or orchestrated music.

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    I don't listen half the time anyway, or so says my wife..I would have to go with losing my hearing..

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    Losing either sense would give you a tremendous feeling of isolation from the world.
    But after weighing out how much more I can appreciate with my eyesight than I can with my hearing, I would have to say I rather lose my hearing.

    Think about what you would miss out if you were to take a trip around the world blind and if you were to take the same trip around the world deaf, which way do you think you would miss out on more "beauty"?

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    Losing either of them would suck big time, but I think I could live better being deaf than blind. I would rather be deaf for sure.

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    Left eye and the right ear, although I might walk in circles and hit every wall I enc


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    Hearing obviously !

    How ya gona post if you cant see ?

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    I think you'd give up a lot more losing your eyesight. Couldn't drive, look at women or play sports. Being deaf wouldn't be as bad as there is closed captioning on TV. No description comes close to seeing for oneself.

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    Sorry, but that is a really dumb question. Sight over hearing is a no brainer. I had a deaf GF, she could read my lips so easily, was amazing.

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    I'd easily give up hearing. Well, since it's naturally slipping away from me anyway it's not up to me this time. Reading lips is easy, sign language is easy and I'm used to not hearing much and reading closed captioning as it is.

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    Having been at the receiving end of a botched eyes surgery, and having experienced fucked up eyesight for over a year before a benevolent doctor fixed me up, I'd say I value my eyesight more than any other sense or part of my body.

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    So far its 24 wrong answers and 1 correct answer. Am I a freak?

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    Quote Originally Posted by EXCESS
    So far its 24 wrong answers and 1 correct answer. Am I a freak?
    We're about to find out!

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    Quote Originally Posted by EXCESS
    I'll put up the first vote for eyesight. I think I could adapt to being blind better than I could being deaf.

    Dude, you know how much I like you, and respect you, heck I even love ya man! But, with all due respect, your a DUMBASS!!!

    Just the thought of not being able to see makes me sick and crazy! I try not to think about it at all, but now this thread had me going.

    Like someone said, how the hell are you gonna jerk off to noise? Rather then seeing something! And how could u live knowing you would never again see a naked chick! So many other things are just way too important. I myself am obsessed with the sky, I love seeing clouds on a cool summer day, either at dusk or dawn, when the sky turns orange/red and you got the clouds looking so peaceful, that shit makes my day no matter wut! I could stare at a beautiful sky for hours and just think!!!

    So once again, YOU'RE CRAZY! Go and sit down, and really THINK about this situation.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Terinox
    Like someone said, how the hell are you gonna jerk off to noise? Rather then seeing something! And how could u live knowing you would never again see a naked chick!
    I like said before, I'd be wearing my cool new sunglasses and walking with my seeing-eye dog. On top of that I'd be followed everywhere by Stevie Wonder's song superstition. Why would I ever need to jerk off when the women would be flocking to me?

    My real reasons for choosing to keep my hearing over my eyesight are: I'm a talker and a listener (yes ladies, I listen ). I enjoy deep conversations. I become claustrophobic by something as minor as my ears popping on a plane, but I feel totally comfortable with my eyes closed. For me, the sound of the ocean is much more beautiful than any sunset. I could go on and on.

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    LoL, 1 out of 26 would rather lose thier eyesite. Excess you have some seroius issues.

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    Quote Originally Posted by EXCESS
    I like said before, I'd be wearing my cool new sunglasses and walking with my seeing-eye dog. On top of that I'd be followed everywhere by Stevie Wonder's song superstition. Why would I ever need to jerk off when the women would be flocking to me?

    My real reasons for choosing to keep my hearing over my eyesight are: I'm a talker and a listener (yes ladies, I listen ). I enjoy deep conversations. I become claustrophobic by something as minor as my ears popping on a plane, but I feel totally comfortable with my eyes closed. For me, the sound of the ocean is much more beautiful than any sunset. I could go on and on.
    BUUUUUUUUUULLLSHIT!!! Now I know the real reason for this, he just wants the attention!! "I enjoy deep converstaions...yes ladies, I listen." My ass you do!! You're just trying to pick some AR chicks huh?! Well it aint working, we know you're full of it

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    I've always believed we'd all be better off if we were blind. We would all be alot less prejudice, as we wouldn't judge a person on their appearance but purely on their personality and opinion. One can argue that the human race could never survive without sight but I suppose that's just as well.

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    I'm going to have to say hearing.... But it won't be all bad.. At least I won't have to listen to the constant $#@* nagging of my X...

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