How Honorable Are You?
Standing in line at a grocery store, you spot twenty bucks on the floor. What do you do?
- Secretly pocket it.
- Ask the people around you if it is theirs, if no one claims it, then keep it.
- Ask the people around you if it is theirs, if no one claims it, then leave it with the store.
- Ask the people around you if it is theirs, if no one claims it, then donate it to charity.
An incredibly gorgeous stranger approaches and there is a *very* strong mutual attraction. You are single, but they are wearing a ring. What do you do?
- Pursue them, it's not your business whether they are married or not.
- Exchange contact info, but nothing more. You need some time to think.
- Ask them what's going on with their marriage? Maybe they'll give you a good excuse...
- Politely decline their advances: You don't want to get involved.
Typically, when you are arguing with someone, what’s *really* going on inside your head? (BE HONEST!)
- You are hoping to humiliate your opponent at all costs.
- You are thinking about what point you're going to make next.
- You are carefully considering their points and weighing them against your own.
You’re dog-tired, sitting on a train heading home. A frail old man gets on the train and is forced to stand. What do you do?
- Just continue sitting there. You're tired, dammit.
- Pretend to be asleep.
- Offer your seat to the man.
- Is this a trick question? I'm old and frail myself!
A close friend you have been attracted to for a long time finally breaks up with their long-term partner and is crying in your arms. They lean in for a kiss, but you fear that you may be taking advantage of the situation. What do you do?
- Think to yourself: JACKPOT!
- Let nature take its course.
- Ask first: "Is this what you really want?"
- Let them know you'll be waiting for them, once they are thinking more clearly.
A friend asks you to read their novel, but first they make you promise that you will give your HONEST opinion. Your honest opinion is that it sucks… really bad. What happens next?
- You tell them it sucks... really bad.
- You emphasize the few details you like, and offer constructive criticism about what you don't.
- You lie and say it's pretty good but could use a few more drafts.
- You lie and say it's brilliant because you can't bear to hurt their feelings.
You buy a lottery ticket each for you and your friend. Your friend’s ticket hits the jackpot, but there is no way for her to know it was her ticket that won and not yours. What do you do?
- Be honest: Tell you're friend that her ticket won. Maybe she'll even share the money with you!
- Lie: Say you're not sure whose ticket won and suggest you split the money.
- Lie: Say your ticket won, but give her a little money anyway.
- Lie: Cash in the winning ticket and vanish forever, muahaha!
A co-worker you really hate is being fired for a mistake they didn’t make. You have evidence to exonerate him. What do you do?
- Let em hang! They should have been nicer to you.
- Save their job; they don't deserve to be fired.
- Save their job and make sure they know that they owe you BIG TIME.
Imagine you are a mediocre professional athlete. You’ve been offered a new drug that can help you outperform your opponents with no risk of negative health effects. It will lead to fame and millions of dollars. What do you do?
- Take the drug because you deserve fame and fortune as much as anyone else.
- Don't take the drug because you're not a cheater.
You've inherited a huge sum of money from a distant cousin with strong ties to organized crime. What do you do?
- Refuse it; you won't touch blood money.
- Take it, but donate it all to good causes.
- Take it, but also donate a considerable amount to good causes.
- Embrace your good fortune and enjoy the $$$.