Which do you prefer?  Colds or Allergies?

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Offline Erudi

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Which do you prefer? Colds or Allergies?
« on: July 26, 2014, 01:01:17 AM »
The impossible question of the day.  ;D
We discussed this briefly over chat several months ago, but I don't think anybody ever made a poll.  I was curious.

I have to say I, personally, am more partial to a character being sick than being allergic to something.  Of course allergies are awesome to work with, particularly in visual art, but when I really give this question a thought I know I prefer colds, because colds go hand-in-hand with some of my other favorite non-sneeze turn-ons: coughing, wheezing, shivering, cold weather, hunger, sleepiness, dizziness...  I could go on.
A character with a cold is more needy than one with allergies.  And neediness is something I really like in a plot.

TL;DR: I like anything that makes a character sneeze, but I prefer colds slightly more because the other symptoms particular to sickness really put the icing on the cake for me.

But I know we're all different.  So, what's your answer?
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Re: Which do you prefer? Colds or Allergies?
« Reply #1 on: July 26, 2014, 04:52:53 AM »
allergies, as they can be set off at any time. ;)

colds, though, have the advantage of being contagious. besides, who doesn't want to take care of their mate? :D

can't decide, really. i'm leaning on allergy, though.

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Re: Which do you prefer? Colds or Allergies?
« Reply #2 on: July 26, 2014, 01:52:13 PM »
Allergy.  I don't like people suffering for a prolonged time or being sick!  Allergies can be very temporary, and are also more interesting for being situational.


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Re: Which do you prefer? Colds or Allergies?
« Reply #3 on: August 13, 2017, 07:12:26 AM »
I think that allergies.

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Re: Which do you prefer? Colds or Allergies?
« Reply #4 on: October 20, 2017, 04:46:23 AM »
For me, colds have a slight edge. You seem to have less control of when sneezes happen. I also love the helplessness, the red nose, and the possible contagion that usually come with them.