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Fact or Fiction: Can You Spot the Sex Myths?

From the truly absurd (you can't get pregnant your first time) to the more ambiguous (oral sex is less risky), sex myths abound. But y'all are smart, and can surely separate the wheat from the chaff when it comes to the perils and pleasures of sex. Test your knowledge with my myth-versus-fact quiz.

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Fact or Fiction: Can You Spot the Sex Myths?

Men reach their sexual peak at 18.

Crimen Crimen 8 years
Haha, love the pic. Didn't do so well on the Quiz.. 12/20. And Oysters are an aphrodisiac.. Anyhow, was a bit of fun. :)
dollhouse1 dollhouse1 8 years
rofl thats a huge crab.....awwwww pooor kitty
Sunbelle098 Sunbelle098 8 years
16/20. And I had a good laugh after realizing I missed the joke in the picture.
ch3ll3 ch3ll3 8 years
Wow! things I was never really thinking have me thinking. but I agree w/ Alpha
eveday eveday 8 years
Oral is pretty standard these days from all I've gathered, and hardly even ranks as a fantasy. I'd say the threesome is the most common male fantasy. I thought that too!
Merrygirl Merrygirl 8 years
I take issue with the "oral sex is the most common male fantasy bit." How old are those stats? Oral is pretty standard these days from all I've gathered, and hardly even ranks as a fantasy. I'd say the threesome is the most common male fantasy. Then again, I DO live in liberal Cali. And the last statement should be "Overall, men REPORT having more sexual partners than women." Pshaw.
sham28 sham28 8 years
TOTALLY fell for oysters, and didn't think oral was the number one fantasy.
AlphaChickee AlphaChickee 8 years
P.S. I do love the cat/crab picture. Freakin' hilarious!
danakscully64 danakscully64 8 years
I agree with you, Alpha!
AlphaChickee AlphaChickee 8 years
There are so many things wrong with how this quiz was written that I'm beyond annoyed. So many of the "correct" answers were based on whatever study the blogger happened to choose to look at (like the #1 fantasy one, the college students, etc.). For questions like that, it's not really myth versus fact, but rather should be billed as some a sort of "new studies have found..." blog post. Additionally, other "answers" in this quiz weren't correct at all. Men can have **reportedly** more sexual partners than women, but unless they're sleeping with other men, then the average number of sexual partners for both males and females will be the exact same, if the same population of heterosexual people are used. (Sounds complicated, but just think about it.) Also, oysters are absolutely an aphrodisiac because they have a ton of zinc in them, which ramps up testosterone levels, which can make you more horny. Um, and don't ask if water kills sperm and then count the answer wrong when we say no, but then say "well, it doesn't kill all of them though." Same with the masturbation question (saying it's a fact but then saying "it varies"). Sorry for the rant. I work at Cosmo though and was disappointed in this quiz.
danakscully64 danakscully64 8 years
The crab/cat picture is funny! I love it :) 15/20. I agree about the sperm in water thing, swimming pools tend to be COOL, not WARM. Most sperm probably survive too. Quiz FAIL.
Symphonee Symphonee 8 years
I think it is a sand spider but Lord that thing gives me the creeps!
Briandiesel Briandiesel 8 years
13/20 I think question Question was a trick question- it doesn't kill ALL the sperm so it's a myth, not a fact. I'm just sayin' :)
eveday eveday 8 years
10 out of 20. Bad.
c4rolin3 c4rolin3 8 years
i was also grossed out by the fact that 1 in 5 people have herpes. also don't advertise about hot tubs killing sperm- i'll never want to go in a spa tub again thinking of everyone who's been getting frisky in there!
cg130 cg130 8 years
Eeeew that's such a creepy picture!!
RoaringSilence RoaringSilence 8 years
It's probably a crab. Get it? I was more grossed out by the fact that 1 in 5 people has herpes. Oh my.
MSucre MSucre 8 years
OMG I coudn't even finish the quiz (past 9) -- that creepy "SAFE SEX" poster was grossing me out. Is that a spider on top of a cat? Sick... ick. Seriously grossed out!
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