Risk Aversion: A Poll Thread

Let’s see how carefree or risk averse we are:

You need to enter an authenticator code. With how many seconds to go would you choose to wait for a new code?

  • 15+
  • 10-14
  • 5-9
  • 3-4
  • 1-2
  • Don’t even look at the time :person_shrugging:

0 voters

You’re a pedestrian crossing at a roundabout. A car is coming towards you and is not indicating to turn left down the road you are crossing.

  • Wait until it’s past
  • Wait until I can judge if it’s turning
  • Indicators aren’t on, should be fine!

0 voters

You’ve run a bath

  • Dip foot in first to judge temperature
  • Hand will do
  • Straight in there

0 voters

Poll and chat away!

I nearly get run over about 3 times a week so don’t do what i do

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Cooking a curry or stew

  • Taste as I go along to check it’s right
  • Taste at the end to see if anything needed
  • Just serve it up and hope for the best

0 voters

Eat it as I go, then at the end wonder why the recipe only makes such a small amount

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this, plus usually add a burned tongue to the equation so I can’t even enjoy the end result properly

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“average” food item (bread, sauces etc.) is beyond the use by date

  • Chuck it
  • Cut away any mould/funky bits etc
  • Use it if it smells/looks fine
  • Just eat it, don’t think twice

0 voters

“risky” food item (meat, milk etc.) is beyond the use by date

  • Chuck it
  • Cut away any mould/funky bits etc
  • Use it if it smells/looks fine
  • Just eat it, don’t think twice

0 voters

@safebruv am shocked

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My food waste is ridiculous tbf.
Could set up on too good to go.
Basically what happens is I do a shop then decide I don’t want whatever it is and use it going past it’s sell by date to throw it out
If it’s beer or sweets or something I’d have it If it was from the Jurassic age

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Cat on the street

  • Have straight in there for a stroke
  • Gingerly put a hand out towards it
  • Stand/crouch near it for a bit to gain its trust first

0 voters

Sanding, sawing or similar DIY

  • Goggles
  • Mask
  • Googles and mask
  • No protection

0 voters

Sawing

  • Clamp it
  • Have someone else hold it
  • Hold it down yourself

0 voters

Feel like I have my priorities very wrong with these two.

kneeling: nature’s clamp

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Option 4: get someone else to do my DIY

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It’s very tempting to edit the scenario for the first question but I think my choice would be a lot more concerning than “no protection”…

Your first question is so stressful, I couldn’t even finish reading it.

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A what?

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This but eat all the way through and wonder why I don’t fancy it at the end.

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One factoring eh rich

Probably 0 factoring considering I have absolutely no clue

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Getting into a body of water

  • Jump straight in, head under
  • Get in swiftly but head above water for a while
  • Slowly and painfully get into the water
  • Other

0 voters