IMG_0801 (480x640)The game of “would-you-rather” is a favourite past-time, usually involving an alcoholic beverage and a willingness to be embarrassed. However have you ever played a clean, moral-based version of the game that helps decode what’s most important to you? See how you answer these tricky questions.

Before we start, let’s clear up the rules. Each question starts with “would you rather” and there will be two options that follow. You must select only one – and your answer can’t be both or neither. As you go through them, you will hopefully find how much importance you place on money in comparison to the other important things in your life.

The 29 questions

“Would you rather have more time or more money?”

“Would you rather go back in time to meet your ancestors or go into time to meet your great grand-children?” (74% say the future)

“Would you rather live one life that lasts 1,000 years or live 10 lives that last 100 years each?”

“Would you rather know when I’m going to die or know how I’m going to die?” (59% say how)

“Would you rather be the best looking person or the smartest person?”

“Would you rather live in a world where there are no problems or live in a world where you rule?” (66% say no problems)

“Would you rather find true love or find $10 million?” (53% true love)

“Would you rather be the richest person on the planet or be immortal?” (53% richest)

“Would you rather secretly lose $500,000 on a bad investment or have everyone think you lost $500,000 even though you didn’t?” (53% would secretly lose)

“Would you rather receive $10 billion or give $10,000 to 100,000 African families?”

“Would you rather be famous or be the best-friend of someone who is famous?”

“Would you rather win the lottery or live two lives worth?” (60% say lottery)

“Would you rather always know when someone is lying or always get away with lying?” (54% say know)

“Would you rather have no-one turn up to your wedding or have no-one turn up to your funeral?”

“Would you rather be able to speak every language in the world fluently or be the best in the world at something of your choosing?”

“Would you rather change the past or be able to see into the future?”

“Would you rather email an embarrassing email to your entire company or secretly lose $10,000 on a bet?”

“Would you rather lose $1000 or lose all of your phone contacts?”

“Would you rather have been the smartest kid in school or the most popular kid in school?”

“Would you rather have lived like a king but have no family or live on the poverty line but have all your friends and family?” (74% say the latter)

“Would you rather go on a world tour with your enemy or never have a vacation?”

“Would you rather be a musician and have a number one hit or be an unknown with 50% more intelligence?”

“Would you rather have a small fulfilling life or a long unsatisfying life?”

“Would you rather have all your dreams fulfilled but have a 10% chance of instant death or be completely average with nothing special about you?” (63% say dreams)

“Would you rather visit a small house with your 10 loved ones or a mansion but not know anyone?”

“Would you rather change into someone else or just be you?” (52% say change)

“Would you rather be a hideous but popular person or happy but unrecognised?”

“Would you rather invest in a start-up which has lots of information or invest in a property chosen for you at random?”

“Would you rather be a miserable genius or a happy moron?” (56% say miserable)

As you can probably tell, the questions tell more about you than you first realise. Do you crave social attention, even at the detriment to your monetary objectives? Does money buy happiness in your mind or do you value other things more? Regardless, it might tell you a bit about your inner drivers and hopefully made you think twice about what is really important.


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