VOTE: Is It Better To Be Book Smart Or Street Smart?

Is it better to be street smart or school smart? Being street smart means that you understand common sense and simple things do not slip between that cracks. A book smart person is sharper when it comes to the facts. The question is, who will be the one smart enough to put the facts to use when needed. Most people are actually a combination of both. Now, imagine that you could only use one of those skills at a time to get out of complex situations. Which one is going to help you solve the problem? Vote and see what people think!

VOTE: Do these problems take STREET or BOOK smarts to solve?

This is your first time kitesurfing on your own. The wind is brutal and you are getting seriously drifted out into the ocean.

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A nuclear reactor is about to explode.

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Your unsuspecting love interest tells you they will be leaving for a semester abroad soon "unless something more interesting comes up".

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Your car runs out of gas and your phone's battery is dead.

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Someone you've never seen before comes up to you and says that they are going to "grill you".

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You forgot an acquaintance's name and are now stuck in a conversation with them.

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The pharmacy had just run out of the morning after pill.

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After a very challenging climb, your climbing partner breaks their leg at the top of the mountain. They can't come back down with you.

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Weird things happen and you start thinking that your life partner might be a secret intelligence agent.

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Your sandal breaks and there are no shops around.

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Now that the fancy dinner you asked your date to is coming to an end, you learn that you left your wallet at home.

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There is a kid that has been bullying your child for a while now. When you confront their parents, you learn that they encourage it.

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Your car tire explodes while you're going pretty fast.

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In order to get the job of your dreams, you must learn a new language and be able to have a basic conversation in it seven days from now.

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You think that one of your parents might be cheating on the other.

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You have milk, strawberries, and ice in your freezer, but what you're really craving is strawberry ice cream.

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You just can't remember where, in all that huge parking lot, did you park your car.

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Someone is offering you to pre-order the new J.R.R. Tolkien trilogy for a bargain price.

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Your friend was just bitten by a snake while the two of you are hiking. Your cell phone has no reception.

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