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Show Of Hands March 17th, 2015 1:48am

Would you rather be 25% smarter than you currently are, or have 50% better self-discipline?

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LaReine Communist Lesbian
03/20/15 2:12 pm

These are percentages, so really very few people would get much out the intelligence gain - only the smartest and those who need just the slight increase. It'd be far wiser to take the discipline.

03/19/15 11:08 am

Now really! How could I be 25% smarter?

03/18/15 9:30 am

I'm already greatly self disciplined but I can never have enough intelligence

03/18/15 5:08 am

With self discipline, intelligence can come.

ladyniner81 I hate people
03/17/15 10:02 pm

Discipline. I need better willpower, control my temper, motivate myself to do things

03/17/15 9:20 pm

I know I'm smart... I just don't apply it

tdaddy Kentucky
03/18/15 4:43 am

Same here, but I'm smart enough to know that a lot more intelligence could only help. With 25% more intelligence I could instantly tell you within 5 points how smart I'd be rather than the 10 points we're at now, like from 130ish to 160ish.

AidenFlux Purgatory
03/17/15 6:41 pm

I feel pretty smart already, if I had discipline I would probably be much I am definitely down for some more willpower and consistency using it!

FlipFlopGirl Sic semper tyrannis
03/17/15 4:24 pm

My self discipline is pretty decent.

andrewser Miami Lakes
03/17/15 2:09 pm

I believe that we are all smart enough (few exceptions)... Maybe you don't know much... That's different... But you have the ability to know it or do it, if you try hard enough... And that my friends, that's discipline!

03/17/15 10:58 am

With discipline I could improve more than just intelligence

cornybread The Large Malus Fruit
03/17/15 10:40 am

Self-discipline and motivation is everything.

aj1545 Cat Lady
03/17/15 10:24 am

Better self discipline, thats where I seem to be lacking right now lol

jamjay Atlanta, Ga
03/17/15 8:04 am

I am disciplined enough. Give me Smarts and I'll figure out the rest.

rons Thanks America
03/17/15 5:14 am

Would smart stop the eating, drinking and smoking. I see a lot of fat smart people.

chickencookie Biden crime syndicate
03/17/15 5:06 am

Definitely smarter. I can easily self discipline myself, always have.

rons Thanks America
03/17/15 5:16 am

You're lucky. I Would OOC for years.

julianna5522 new jersey
03/17/15 4:38 am

I'm actually happy the way I am thanks though.

Shiptard Casterly Rock
03/17/15 5:10 am

You're welcome.

03/17/15 3:53 am

Either without the other is pretty much useless.

Rotavele Alabama
03/17/15 12:17 am

Even 25% better self discipline would take me to new heights.

Shiptard Casterly Rock
03/17/15 5:11 am

You'd probably bang a ton of guys

JHawk3205 MD
03/16/15 11:17 pm

Each is likely to lead to an increase in the other...

TheMadScientist the mad laboratory
03/16/15 10:13 pm

Could I take "neither" for 100, Alex?

swervin Maryland
03/16/15 10:12 pm

Discipline could lead to greater intelligence, I don't think intelligence would lead to discipline.

LaReine Communist Lesbian
03/20/15 2:08 pm

Discipline would lead to greater wisdom than intelligence.

Kimbobee the middle of nowhere
03/16/15 9:37 pm

Smarter! I'd love to lose some self control actually.

03/16/15 9:31 pm

Discipline will lead to greater intelligence

Arananthi Literal Ninja
03/16/15 9:15 pm

Dear God, if I could have 50% more self-discipline, I could take over the world.

TomLaney1 Jesus is Lord
03/16/15 9:12 pm

I don't need more intelligence, so I'll take the self-discipline.

kris55 Alabama
03/16/15 8:55 pm

25% smarter and id be going to georgetown for sure

Snapdragon WV
03/16/15 8:29 pm

If you have more self-discipline you can do what you need to become smarter.

MorKurt Oregon
03/16/15 8:32 pm

Also it'd be great if you were interested in joining the military

MapArt Ohio
03/16/15 8:28 pm

With self discipline maybe I can get myself to focus more and get intelligence that way

sophodomo 196Cherokee circle ga
03/16/15 8:18 pm

I would like to be is why my name is SophoDOMO 🙎😯😓

bnnt Los Angeles
03/16/15 8:16 pm

I procrastinate and get side-tracked too much.
I blame SOH...! 😜

MrLove lovers, dreamers and me
03/16/15 8:15 pm

I make lots of mistakes, like lots, I'd love to be 25% smarter.

Statek Im from the Internet
03/16/15 8:07 pm

Intelligence, easily, I can make myself do whatever as long as there's a good enough reason

susanr Colorado
03/16/15 7:59 pm

Oh, *please,* self discipline! I'm rating so very badly at that currently. While I think my brain cells are winking off on a daily basis, I believe the self discipline would make me a much happier person overall.

Zod Above Pugetropolis
03/16/15 7:48 pm

I have plenty of self-discipline, but it would sure be handy to be a little smarter.

Sam95 Nebraska
03/16/15 7:47 pm

I already have really good discipline. I would rather be smarter.

mc88 Cleveland OSU
03/16/15 7:41 pm

I'd take the increase in intelligence

Gunfighter06 Iowa, since 1846
03/16/15 7:36 pm

"With self-discipline most anything is possible." -- President Theodore Roosevelt

03/16/15 7:35 pm

Well, I want more discipline, but 50% of 0 is 0, so if have to go with the smarts.

03/16/15 7:44 pm

You were disciplined enough to get up today & post on this board.

Nos4at2 demented weirdo
03/16/15 7:25 pm

with more discipline I would have applied myself more at school and then I would have been smarter

DerekWills Lone Star Gun Rights
03/16/15 7:21 pm

I'm already the smartest person ever, so throw in a little more discipline and I'll take over the world!!

badattitude no place like home
03/16/15 7:11 pm

Most of us are smart enough to get better paying jobs or save more. But most of us also can't be bothered. Be bothered.

Orange315 WA
03/17/15 12:43 am

And also, possibly, hot.

03/16/15 7:10 pm

I'm already self disciplined enough. Intellect is far more desirable for me.

bMyComrade Beantown
03/16/15 7:05 pm

I can already get away with my tenuous self-discipline. Add 25% to my intelligence and there is zero problem.

TheIndian Virgo Supercluster
03/16/15 7:05 pm

I'm already pretty smart, might as well be smarter.

PrinceOberyn Reduce Reuse Reanimate
03/16/15 7:05 pm



What would I do with that kind of thinking power?

IvanJCDR CA Cong. District 35
03/16/15 7:28 pm

Your IQ isn't 176.

03/16/15 7:34 pm

I think it's a measure of arrogance on a scale of 1 to 100.

F1Dan Parked in your spot
03/16/15 7:34 pm

I have no idea what my IQ is because all that IQ tests reveal is how good you are at taking IQ tests and I don't need to validate my intelligence with one. You should have known that just a number without an identifier would cause confusion, Mr. 176.

IvanJCDR CA Cong. District 35
03/16/15 7:42 pm

A number w/o an identifier causing confusion? I mean it would be an obvious conclusion to think that you're talking about IQ, because after all it was in the same comment as, "What would I do with that kind of thinking power?".

F1Dan Parked in your spot
03/16/15 7:45 pm

One shouldn't assume that people know what you mean if you don't make it clear. I assumed he meant IQ but wanted to clarify, just in case, because I shouldn't assume what he meant if he didn't make it totally clear.

IvanJCDR CA Cong. District 35
03/16/15 7:50 pm

But an assumption needs no clarity to be considered one! Because its an assumption, not an assertion!

03/16/15 10:11 pm

176 iq is 1/5,000,000. Don't get me wrong douchbag I am a smart guy, but there are only 70 people in our entire country with that IQ, and you aren't one of them.

redsox95 New England
03/16/15 7:03 pm

Unless you have a very low IQ, the latter will help you much more in a pursuit to be successful.

TheLastAmerican fairfax
03/16/15 6:57 pm

If My iq were any higher, they would have to log scale the charts if they wanted to plot me.