Top 100 Color Blind / Color Blind ILXperiences

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1. People talking about meat looking grey, isn't it always grey when it's cooked? actually isn't it always grey? no, people call it "red meat" so it must usually be red.

٩(͡๏̯͡๏)۶ (Camaraderie at Arms Length), Tuesday, 29 December 2020 13:44 (one year ago) link

2. person finds out you're color blind, points at thing in room, "what color is that?"

karl...arlk...rlka...lkar..., Tuesday, 29 December 2020 14:00 (one year ago) link

and yet when they see someone wearing glasses they somehow don't feel like taking them off, pointing to a faraway object and asking them to identify it.

٩(͡๏̯͡๏)۶ (Camaraderie at Arms Length), Tuesday, 29 December 2020 14:08 (one year ago) link

why will nobody accept "I don't know" as an answer?

٩(͡๏̯͡๏)۶ (Camaraderie at Arms Length), Tuesday, 29 December 2020 14:09 (one year ago) link

3. Road trip with someone who was colorblind. They point at a bus and go, "Wow, now there's a YELLOW schoolbus, especially if I can see it!"

Except it was one of those baby blue prison buses. We felt so bad for him, he was so close!

pplains, Tuesday, 29 December 2020 18:37 (one year ago) link

It's funny, yellow is the only colour I can see properly and so it's like a blaring foghorn, can't miss it and can't stand it.

٩(͡๏̯͡๏)۶ (Camaraderie at Arms Length), Wednesday, 30 December 2020 00:10 (one year ago) link

it also overwhelms anything else, sometimes I am told what is apparently yellow is actually sth called "lime green" though limes are a much darker shade.

٩(͡๏̯͡๏)۶ (Camaraderie at Arms Length), Wednesday, 30 December 2020 00:11 (one year ago) link

Upon entering this thread I am relieved I misinterpreted this thread title

brimstead, Wednesday, 30 December 2020 02:15 (one year ago) link

lol

call all destroyer, Wednesday, 30 December 2020 02:21 (one year ago) link

no worries, the song you're looking for is here

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fS4jg-Yv1XA

٩(͡๏̯͡๏)۶ (Camaraderie at Arms Length), Wednesday, 30 December 2020 17:27 (one year ago) link

Is the thread title meant to say “colour blind / color blind”

Cheese flavoured Momus (wins), Wednesday, 30 December 2020 17:29 (one year ago) link

I thought it did

٩(͡๏̯͡๏)۶ (Camaraderie at Arms Length), Wednesday, 30 December 2020 17:36 (one year ago) link

I've had people think I'm faking it my whole life. Like, I've picked up something in a slightly "off" shade and had people assume that I'm playing some kind of twisted, weird long game. I don't understand why it would make more sense to believe I'm faking it than I just struggle to differentiate similar colours and textures.

boxedjoy, Wednesday, 30 December 2020 17:56 (one year ago) link

people are just mystified by the idea that you can look at the same thing and see it differently

karl...arlk...rlka...lkar..., Wednesday, 30 December 2020 18:05 (one year ago) link

You have to take a colour vision test to be able to legally drive in Bulgaria and Cbina, this was a good excuse not to learn to drive while I was in China.

٩(͡๏̯͡๏)۶ (Camaraderie at Arms Length), Wednesday, 30 December 2020 19:42 (one year ago) link

two weeks pass...

recognising discographies from colour schemes, don't think I will join this game

٩(͡๏̯͡๏)۶ (Camaraderie at Arms Length), Saturday, 16 January 2021 10:19 (one year ago) link

one year passes...

"Hey, man. What if the color I'm seeing that I call 'blue' is different from the color 'blue' that you're seeing, man?"

"Yes. 'What If?'"

pplains, Thursday, 30 June 2022 21:29 (one month ago) link

https://plato.stanford.edu/entries/qualia/

brimstead, Thursday, 30 June 2022 21:51 (one month ago) link

just fundamentally not caring about colours, what colours things are, not having a "favourite colour" or even a preference, "what colour is your front door?" "don't know, I've never checked", people evangelising about the colours of plants or clothes or a rainbow, trying to explain that i don't even mind not seeing colours

Sudden Birdnet Thus (Camaraderie at Arms Length), Thursday, 30 June 2022 22:02 (one month ago) link

and purple, you guys, purple doesn't really exist, does it? obviously it's just blue, and why do there need to be so many names for colours, just pick seven, that's all there are

Sudden Birdnet Thus (Camaraderie at Arms Length), Thursday, 30 June 2022 22:05 (one month ago) link

Probably isn't the right thread for this but could be I dunno, because it's not exactly colour blindness but seeing different colours to other people. I've tried googling this but couldn't find anything about it so doesn't seem to be a thing and maybe I'm just weird, but sometimes I see things which to most people are grey as green. A greyish green sure, but definitely green. I had a couple of jumpers which people insisted were grey that were definitely green - and they said there was definitely no green in there, so it's not just like a green/grey mix where they think it's more grey, they said it's not green at all. Is that a thing?

even the birds in the trees seemed to whisper "get fucked" (bovarism), Thursday, 30 June 2022 23:23 (one month ago) link

https://i.imgur.com/Ia7JGXl.jpg

We had a this model and color of car for about ten years, and the vehement disagreement between the two generations of our family about its color was intense.

pplains, Friday, 1 July 2022 14:17 (one month ago) link


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