8 Tricky "Would You Rathers...?" Answered By Science

Just in case you ever get the choice between childbirth and ball-kicking.

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"Would you rather...?", the favourite game of People In Pubs since forever.

"Would you rather...?", the favourite game of People In Pubs since forever. The quandaries of this game are always tough, but the best WYRs usually contain elements of disgust, sacrifice, sexual deviance, death, dishonour and, more often than not, end up with you fighting something. Some WYRs, such as "Would you rather give up cheese or oral sex?" are purely the domain of philosophers, we'll steer clear of those.

However, some of them can be carefully deduced using science and logic, and those are the ones that we are interested in. Sure, science may not be able to yet describe the nature of the soul, or how gravity really works, but it can sure as hell help us to figure out whether we'd be better off with feet for hands or hands for feet or whether we'd be better off fighting a bear or a lion. These are the real questions.

So, we'll preface this all with that timeless question: Would you rather...

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