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Are you colour blind?   [Edit]

Survey period: 24 Nov 2008 to 1 Dec 2008

Suggested by Joel, who feels there's a connection between IT and colour blindness. Do we buck the average 8% prevalence rate?

OptionVotes% 
Yes14010.11
No1,24589.89



 
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Deflinek25-Nov-08 3:57
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joep.b25-Nov-08 4:29
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Thomas Weller25-Nov-08 4:39
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Thomas Weller25-Nov-08 4:52
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joep.b25-Nov-08 5:06
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DanB198325-Nov-08 5:50
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cjlambre25-Nov-08 8:25
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Thomas,

I have exactly the same problem you describe. It does appear to be a slight color-blindness, protonomaly, a deficiency in one of the three cones. I used to always describe it in the same way, I can tell red from green from brown, mostly. But is that reddish-orange, or orangish-red. My wife can show me three different shades of white, and say one has more green in it, another has more tan, and the other has a hint of yellow. I just see three different shades of white, but can't determine what makes them different.

You'll also have some trouble if you want to get a pilot's license. Both times I've gone for my medical, I've squeaked by the color-blindness test by guesswork and the good graces of the nurse. I can detect just enough difference for it not to be a problem.

Cheers,
Carl
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W Balboos, GHB25-Nov-08 5:02
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Thomas Weller25-Nov-08 5:13
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Brian Sherwood25-Nov-08 2:09
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peterchen28-Nov-08 8:24
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Stuart Rubin25-Nov-08 4:14
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W Balboos, GHB24-Nov-08 1:29
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Gary Wheeler24-Nov-08 5:13
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Paul Watson24-Nov-08 0:48
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El Bob-O24-Nov-08 3:54
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