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Dumb refers to the inability to speak.
i can still write down my bad things that i would like to say.
but who would bother comunicate with a person that u would have to write everything to?
@Milmut How about the fact you're communicating right now without speaking?
my friend lost his voice for almost a month and he had to write everything to me and i was fine with it
i would rather be smart and blind than dumb and not be able to understand what i am seeing.
Dumb means unable to speak, not stupid.. You dumbass.
@MarkTheGr8 Where I'm from, Dumb means being stupid. Being MUTE on the other hand, means not able to speak.
@Denivire Where I'm from people learn to fucking read, the info under the question even SAYS "Dumb refers to the inability to speak"
@setrakakan Aggressive much? I'm merely pointing out that I've never associated "dumb" with "mute", as evident with a lot of the voters who chose blind over dumb. I read the description, I'd still rather be blind than not be able to speak.
I guess you are not smart because
1. you did not read the info on the bottom
2. You do not know the real definition of dumb.
It's an understandable confusion, since "dumb" is one of the most ableist terms ever. :|
i can guess what answer warface363 chose >.>
Its not dumb in that way. Its not being able to speak. Read the additional information.
Idiot your dumb :L
It says dumb as in the inability to speak.
But you're already dumb
Being blind would be cool because listening to the way men talk to women and then able to decipher if they are hot followed up by fooling them into thinking that you don't care bout looks and you got a smoking hot gf. BLIND IS FUCKING COOL. and i get to change my name to lee sin
Dumb means you can't speak, not that you are actually stupid.
I enjoy Video Games, The internet, and Skateboarding!
I fucking need my eyes!
You forgot reading, writing, and walking without a cane.
I can't paint without my eyes, plus I've always wanted to learn sign language.
Wouldn't give up my vision for anything.
I'll just become Stephen Hawking 2.0
@warface, read the add'l info.
dumb meaning unable to speak, not dumb meaning not smart. you could be smart and lack sight or speech
Can I just note that "dumb" is a really offensive term, which has been used to oppress a lot of people, especially Deaf persons. And regardless of what the info section says the term should not have been used since the intended meaning hasn't been commonly used that way for years. The person who submitted the question should have said "would you rather be unable to see or unable to speak." Then it wouldn't be offensive and everyone would know exactly what was meant.
Shouldve used the word "mute" even though he defined what he meant by dumb in the description. But still I would rather not speak that not see
I don't talk much to begin with. And I'd die of boredom without the ability to play games.
I'm assuming that dumb means unable to speak...
Im assuming that you read the description
not being able to see this beautiful world would be much worse.
People who chose being dumb are already dumb
I guess you really are blind if you can't see the description
I don't talk much anyways
Wrong one oops i wouldnt understand what im seeing then
How much time I have to moderate the comments telling everybody that dumb means mute!
well Ignorance is bliss
I'm sure they'll create voice box technology for this at some point
Dumb refers to someone who is mute and deaf since birth, as a result of their 'dumbness' most 'dumb' people are dumb in the colloquial sense of the word due to a lack of stimulation and education as a child
why didnt they just use the term 'mute' instead of 'dumb'?? so many people are misinterpreting the word dumb, and im sure there would have been less of a misunderstanding had they used 'mute'
dum bloond DUH!!
I couldnt see, therefore i would be able to judge people based on their personality easier. plus i could talk to people. i loooooove to talk. i live to talk.
"Dumb refers to the inability to speak."
You mean 'mute' then? .___.
A person who cant speak is mute. Were you trying to say that if a person was dumb then they either wouldnt know what they were saying or they would just sound dumb when they said it
If i was just suddenly dumb one day I know how to write and I'd still be able to see and hear sooo..... I'm good.
I know what they meant, but I don't understand why they can't say mute. Dumb is an offensive, ableist term.
well at least if i were dumb i could still see
If I were born blind, I'd rather have that. But already being able to see and then magically going blind would be quite awful for me. I'd very much prefer to suddenly not be able to speak.
A much nicer way to say this would be "mute"
Ignorance is happiness.
You must be a really happy person.
I win! I'm not much of a talker anyway!
In the description it says dumb refers to the inability to speak, so I could learn sign language and still see. :D
I could compensate....if ignorance is bliss then I dont want to be happy
Ignorance is bliss.
I would be able to write down what I needed to say. Plus. the other one is one of my biggest fears. Always has been.
I rarely talk as it is
Text, have a voice app, writing down your thoughts, etc. are all ways to help talk to people. Being blind does not have anything.
id rather see. on another note, the poster of this question is retarded. if by dumb he meant unable to speak, why wouldnt you just put "be mute". idiot.
Because dumb's original meaning is the inability to speak. Clearly he is far more knowledgeable than you.
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Would rather be dumb; can still play games! ..and waste a senseless amount of time on the interwebs..
I'm already dumb.....
Um, ever heard of Asl?
I was born that i could not see from far distance.
Actually, I already AM dumb.
I know sign language anyway
So basically 58% said they want to be dumber than what they are already?
That's pretty dumb
Dumb means mute.
Blind, come at me better senses
my life would sure as hell be easier if i couldn't talk
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