Talk:1811: Best-Tasting Colors

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This is obviously wrong because white chocolate is not real chocolate. Let the flamewar begin. -- 15:22, 15 March 2017 (UTC)

Well, it's not technically chocolate, but it is a derivative -- insert math joke -- and the chart doesn't seem to be concerned with what it is, just with what it's called; after all, that which is called white chocolate by any other name would taste just as sweet, putting some off while others enjoy it. Nyperold (talk) 16:44, 15 March 2017 (UTC)

Purple skittles in France taste like blueberry. (talk) (please sign your comments with ~~~~)

Vanilla isn't white. (talk) (please sign your comments with ~~~~)

What are all of the question marks here for? 15:51, 15 March 2017 (UTC)

I think those question marks at the top are supposed to be bubble gum. 16:03, 15 March 2017 (UTC)

I suspect this is Randall's take on Fake News™, since it contains verifiably false claims such as coffee and liquorice being bad, and candy floss being better than watermelon 16:12, 15 March 2017 (UTC)

"In the title text, Randall asserts that his rankings of colors and foods are indisputable (with the exception of chocolate). This is of course ridiculous, as everyone knows that watermelon and strawberry are inherently superior to the likes of Citrus Fruits."...but his rankings of strawberry and of watermelon (x2) are higher than for oranges, lemons, and limes. There is no contradiction here; nothing that is ridiculous. 16:29, 15 March 2017 (UTC)

Liquorice, while an acquired taste certainly doesn't belong that far down, I'd take it over a long list of other things on the chart, but then again ... I'm Scandinavian

Hmm. The selection seems quite diverse compared to a standard bag of jelly beans, but doesn't really cover the range of a gourmet brand. I wonder where root beer falls, or Dr Pepper. And that's not even getting into color classification when the bean has more than one color. Personally, when I used to get gourmet jelly bean brands, I would do the squeeze-and-sniff test on a particular shade of brown, because it was used for both coffee and a flavor I liked. I remember Lore Sjöberg having a similar problem with cinnamon and cherry, but if he ever arrived at my solution, I don't know. Nyperold (talk) 16:44, 15 March 2017 (UTC)

Interesting theory that he's talking about flavors of jelly beans, though there's really nothing to indicate he is. But I believe every one of those food flavors are included in, for example, Jelly Belly's lineup (with the possible exception of a White Chocolate flavor). -boB (talk) 17:00, 15 March 2017 (UTC)

I enjoy licorice and white chocolate, and I think strawberry is overrated. Fight me. 17:34, 15 March 2017 (UTC)

Wow. I've seen stupidity, I've seen REAL stupidity, and now there comes this comic. >Liking cotton candy >Watermelon below strawberry >Cherry anything higher than dogshit >Mint below pistachio >Pistachio anything other than elder god max tier >green "apple" >not liking coffee (fucking pleb) >lemon ranked low Randall confirmed for a stupid fucking thirteen year old kid with shit taste.