How would life on Earth change if everyone permanently lost their sense of smell and taste?

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  1. SugarKrok Brown Belt

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    starting tomorrow. Would the stock market crash due to all fast food places going out of business? Would people unknowingly walk around with poo on their hands after not washing properly? Would forest fires become the most dangerous thing ever?
     
  2. chill doggie Brown Belt

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    You rely on your sense of smell and taste to make sure you don’t have shit on your hands?
    Try using your sight and practice wiping your ass more.
     
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    We'd probably be healthier b/c a lot of healthy food doesn't taste that great so we don't eat it as much. We might get sick more b/c you sometimes rely on your sense of smell and taste to find out if something is rotten or not.
     
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    That would be a lame life I wouldn't want to live.
     
  5. I Am Legion Silver Belt

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    Not much, thats just France. Everyone has BO and eats snails already.
     
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    Your boyfriend might rim you a bit more.
     
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    More people would eat pussy, that's for sure.
     
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    We would just adapt to it. Like how we adapt to extreme cold and hot weather.
     
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    Fast food isn't about smell nor taste, it's about chemical reactions.
     
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    Man I laughed out loud at this one and everyone in the office looked at me like what in the world LOL
     
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    Fast food would adjust. Instead of people buying what tastes the best, they'd start making food choices based on other factors, like what's healthiest. So McDonald's would start selling kale and quinoa.

    Hygiene would get worse. Because you can smell if someone skipped a shower but you can't usually tell just by looking at them. So showers would become like a twice a week thing. People would get lazy about brushing their teeth since nobody can smell your breath
     
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    I’m pretty certain people like the taste of it too.
     
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    LOL
     
  14. William Huggins Red Belt

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    More arse would be eaten..............

    More people would be sick or die from food poisoning.

    I could make loads of money selling different textured food...... because that's all you could enjoy.
     
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    Probably would solve the obesity epidemic. If palatable/unhealthy food is no longer palatable it is way less appealing.

    Especially for those who grow up post-moment-of-smell/taste-loss. They will have no emotional connections or memories to eating highly palatable foods like pizza, cookies etc, which may be the last bastion of hope for the obese to cling to after those things no longer taste good.

    Eating will likely be relegated to a necessity like oiling C-3PO in Star Wars. It's just something you have to do to keep on living. If pleasure is no longer associated with eating then there is no reason to think health would not be prioritized.
     
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    Stinky whores would be happy.
     
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    I think it would look a lot like Chopping Mall
     
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  18. A.A. Riggs Black By Demand

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    The music would still suck.

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  19. jx820 Silver Belt

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    Food would be marketed by pleasing texture and nutritional value.

    Probably a lot of weird stuff we never think about would go on. Like gas leak deaths would creep up. Would farts be less funny?
     
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    TS has to smell his hands to make sure he doesn't have shit on them.

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