+ Reply to Thread
Page 1 of 28 12311 ... LastLast
Results 1 to 10 of 273
  1. #1
    Join Date
    Jan 2012
    Location
    Melbourne
    Posts
    5,074
    Thanks
    1,785
    Thanked
    3,201
    Reviews
    11
    Achievements:Topaz Star - 500 postsAmber Star - 2,000 postsAmethyst Star - 5,000 posts
    Awards:
    100 Posts in a week

    Default Spin off : what does obese look like?

    Ok let's have a test.

    On the below scale, can you identify which women on the scale are of normal weight, overweight and obese?

    Attachment 74392

    This test has been used to show evidence that people don't notice obese anymore as they have become to accustomed to it.

    I'll give the answer later tonight
    Last edited by ExcuseMyFrench; 10-10-2015 at 18:19.

  2. #2
    Join Date
    Jan 2012
    Location
    Melbourne
    Posts
    5,074
    Thanks
    1,785
    Thanked
    3,201
    Reviews
    11
    Achievements:Topaz Star - 500 postsAmber Star - 2,000 postsAmethyst Star - 5,000 posts
    Awards:
    100 Posts in a week

    Default Spin off : what does obese look like?

    To me, 1-2 are underweight, 3-4 normal, 5 overweight and from 6 obese.
    Attached Images

  3. The Following 2 Users Say Thank You to ExcuseMyFrench For This Useful Post:

    DT75  (15-10-2015),Happymum2  (10-10-2015)

  4. #3
    Join Date
    Aug 2014
    Posts
    2,569
    Thanks
    2,654
    Thanked
    2,084
    Reviews
    13
    Achievements:Topaz Star - 500 postsAmber Star - 2,000 posts
    I'm not confident in my answer but I would have called 3 & 4 normal weight, 5 overweight and 6 + obese. 1 & 2 appear underweight to me. I think it's important to remember weight issues exist at both ends of the scale.

  5. The Following User Says Thank You to BettyV For This Useful Post:

    GrabbyCrabby  (11-10-2015)

  6. #4
    Join Date
    Jul 2013
    Posts
    1,634
    Thanks
    901
    Thanked
    2,091
    Reviews
    0
    Achievements:Topaz Star - 500 posts
    Oooh thats tricky! I would say:
    1 - underweight
    2 & 3 - healthy weight
    4 & 5 - overweight
    6 & 7 - obese
    8 & 9 - morbidly obese.

    4 I could go either way - healthy or overweight.

  7. The Following 4 Users Say Thank You to cheeeeesecake For This Useful Post:

    Gracie's Mum  (10-10-2015),HappyBovinexx  (10-10-2015),SuperGranny  (03-11-2015),waterlily  (10-10-2015)

  8. #5
    Join Date
    Jul 2013
    Posts
    2,200
    Thanks
    213
    Thanked
    721
    Reviews
    0
    Achievements:Topaz Star - 500 postsAmber Star - 2,000 posts
    Awards:
    200 Posts in a weekBusiest Member of the Week - week ending 5/6/15100 Posts in a week
    How tall are they?

    Edit: a 6 foot tall and a 4 foot person would be different on this scale
    Last edited by Maxwell's Silver Hammer; 10-10-2015 at 18:33.

  9. #6
    Join Date
    Sep 2005
    Location
    Perth
    Posts
    8,543
    Thanks
    1,351
    Thanked
    2,308
    Reviews
    0
    Achievements:Topaz Star - 500 postsAmber Star - 2,000 postsAmethyst Star - 5,000 posts
    Quote Originally Posted by ExcuseMyFrench View Post
    To me, 1-2 are underweight, 3-4 normal, 5 overweight and from 6 obese.
    I agree with this.

  10. #7
    Join Date
    Oct 2010
    Posts
    11,204
    Thanks
    3,641
    Thanked
    6,772
    Reviews
    2
    Achievements:Topaz Star - 500 postsAmber Star - 2,000 postsAmethyst Star - 5,000 postsEmerald Star - 10,000 posts
    Awards:
    100 Posts in a week
    Quote Originally Posted by ExcuseMyFrench View Post
    To me, 1-2 are underweight, 3-4 normal, 5 overweight and from 6 obese.
    This would be my guess also.

  11. #8
    Join Date
    Mar 2014
    Posts
    2,152
    Thanks
    2,079
    Thanked
    1,587
    Reviews
    2
    Achievements:Topaz Star - 500 postsAmber Star - 2,000 posts
    Quote Originally Posted by cheeeeesecake View Post
    Oooh thats tricky! I would say:
    1 - underweight
    2 & 3 - healthy weight
    4 & 5 - overweight
    6 & 7 - obese
    8 & 9 - morbidly obese.

    4 I could go either way - healthy or overweight.
    I agree with this.

    ETA: I think I would be a 2, and I know I am not underweight.
    Last edited by Tiny Dancer; 10-10-2015 at 18:39.

  12. #9
    FearlessLeader's Avatar
    FearlessLeader is offline Winner 2013 - Most Memorable Thread
    Join Date
    Oct 2009
    Posts
    10,729
    Thanks
    2,500
    Thanked
    9,128
    Reviews
    0
    Achievements:Topaz Star - 500 postsAmber Star - 2,000 postsAmethyst Star - 5,000 postsEmerald Star - 10,000 posts
    Quote Originally Posted by cheeeeesecake View Post
    Oooh thats tricky! I would say:
    1 - underweight
    2 & 3 - healthy weight
    4 & 5 - overweight
    6 & 7 - obese
    8 & 9 - morbidly obese.

    4 I could go either way - healthy or overweight.
    This is my guess too.

  13. #10
    Join Date
    Jan 2012
    Location
    Melbourne
    Posts
    5,074
    Thanks
    1,785
    Thanked
    3,201
    Reviews
    11
    Achievements:Topaz Star - 500 postsAmber Star - 2,000 postsAmethyst Star - 5,000 posts
    Awards:
    100 Posts in a week
    Quote Originally Posted by Maxwell's Silver Hammer View Post
    How tall are they?

    Edit: a 6 foot tall and a 4 foot person would be different on this scale
    Just focus on size of belly/legs/arms and don't over think it 😉


 

Similar Threads

  1. obese and pregnant :'(
    By sammymac in forum Pregnancy Health Issues
    Replies: 15
    Last Post: 10-04-2015, 13:18
  2. Obese pregnancies to 'skinny' pregnancy
    By MrsIsMe in forum Pregnancy & Birth General Chat
    Replies: 2
    Last Post: 11-12-2014, 12:41
  3. Spin off - how to help
    By maternidade in forum House & Gardens
    Replies: 8
    Last Post: 28-11-2014, 13:08

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
FEATURED SUPPORTER
LCF Fun Languages AustraliaFrench, Spanish, Mandarin, Italian & German lessons for children 0 - 12 years. Play-based and immersion language ...
FORUMS - chatting now ...
REVIEWS
"Made bed time less anxious"
by Meld85
My Little Heart Whisbear - the Humming Bear reviews ›
"Wonderful natural Aussie made product!"
by Mrstwr
Baby U Goat Milk Moisturiser reviews ›
"Replaced good quality with cheap tight nappies"
by Kris
Coles Comfy Bots Nappies reviews ›