How Good of a Kisser Are You?

By: Ian Fortey

How Good of a Kisser Are You?
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About This Quiz

If you're lucky there will come a time in your life when you meet someone special and share a kiss that is unlike anything you have ever experienced before. All other kisses that lead up to this one will be like poorly cooked microwave pizzas compared to your first taste of the real deal. It will stir your soul in a way you never thought possible and it's very likely you will fall in love with that person right on the spot. Or, you know, you'll think you love them for a little while at least. But this kiss is what we're focused on here. Some people just have that magic touch.

Not everyone takes kissing as seriously as they could, or as they should. It can be such a powerful, emotional gesture that really makes you feel something special. And with so much power, it seems like the sort of thing maybe you'd want to be really good at. But how will you ever know? No one can tell on their own if they're any good. Lucky for you we can offer a little help and guidance. Answer a few kissy questions for us and we'll tell you just how good a kisser you truly are.

Are you the kind of person who will give just anyone a kiss?
People who deserve them
I barely kiss anyone
Anyone I like, sure
Nope

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Does a kiss always have a meaning?
There are many meanings
I don't think so
Definitely
It means you like someone

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How often are you planting your lips on someone anyway?
A couple of times a day
Rarely
At least once a day
I don't really keep track

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Do you ever find yourself hesitating before a kiss due to bad breath insecurity?
Never
Yes
I'm usually pretty fresh
Sometimes

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How many people do you think you've kissed in your life, either romantically or just in a friendly way?
Oh wow. Like, a lot
Just a couple
Dozens
Under 10

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Have you ever clicked your teeth off the other person's teeth during a kiss?
Not in forever
I hurt myself doing that once
Don't think I have
Sometimes

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Where do you kiss someone romantically when you're not feeling like hitting the lips?
Neck
Elbow
Ears
Hand

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Do you ever open your eyes mid-kiss?
No need to
I do sometimes to see what the other person is doing
That's kind of weird
I have before

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What do you like to do with your hands when you're kissing someone passionately?
Hold them close
Not much
Touch their face
Hold their hands

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Do you bite your partner's lip ever?
That's not my thing
Wait, do people do that?
Gently, yes
I get a little carried away sometimes

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When you're really getting into a kiss, do you make any kind of noise?
There could be a little moaning
Not really
If it's really good
Like...kiss noises

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Are you the kind of person who will kiss acquaintances hello?
Close friends, but not acquaintances
Never
For sure
I'm not comfortable doing that

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Have you ever had to train someone to be a better kisser?
Oh yeah
Nope
Once or twice
No, but I think I've been trained

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When should the tongue make an appearance during a kiss?
After a little bit of teasing
Once they start using theirs
Sometimes you just know
If it's showing up you should bring it right away

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How long should a good kiss be?
You can't time these things
Like a minute?
As long as it takes
It should end before it gets weird

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How often does the person you're kissing make a happy noise when you're mid-kiss?
Always
What do you mean by "happy noise?"
I know what sound you mean
Ooh, I've heard that before

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Have you ever gone in for a kiss and the other person pulled back, shutting you down?
Never
...yes
Hasn't happened to me yet
Only because they didn't know I was coming and I kind of missed

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What do you consider an ideal sort of a kiss?
Passionate and firm but not sloppy
Lots of tongue
Sensual and mysterious
You know... on the mouth and whatnot

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What happens if the person you're kissing just isn't very good?
Pull away gently but firmly
Just keep going
Try to correct things
Have an anxiety attack on the inside

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A good way to tell if you're a good kisser is from feedback. Do people ever tell you that you're good?
Many times
No
You bet
Well, no one complained

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Have you ever made out with someone just for the pleasure of that with no intention of going further?
Definitely
No
I'm not super good at that level of self-control
People do that?

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If you know you just ate something garlicky and your partner sneaks up to plant a kiss on you, what do you do?
Deflect the kiss elsewhere
Hope they like garlic
Pop some gum quickly
Keep it closed mouth and quick

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What kind of kisser do you consider to be the worst kind of kisser?
Someone with no passion at all
Bad breath kissers
Overly aggressive, sloppy kissers
Ever been burped on? I dislike burpers

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How do you kiss someone you have no romantic interest in?
A check kiss
I don't
Maybe a forehead kiss
Blow them a kiss? I dunno

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Would you break up with someone if the only thing wrong with them was that they were a terrible kisser?
I'm sure I could fix it
Probably
Everyone has to learn sometime, right?
If it was that bad? Yes

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Would you ever kiss someone with food in your mouth?
That's a bad idea
What kind of food?
Maybe gum
Like a steak or something? No

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How soon after meeting someone is it acceptable to plant a kiss on them anyway?
That definitely depends on the person
By the end of a date
You need to figure that out organically
Maybe after a few dates or so

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Do you prefer large, full lips or thinner lips for planting a kiss?
All lips are good lips
I love full lips
It's more the person I'm interested in than the lips
I like sort of even-shaped lips

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Are you currently in any kind of romantic, regular kissing relationship?
Very much so
Not really
I'm doing OK
I wish

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If the person you're kissing just ate something, what do you hope it was?
Strawberries
A burger
Chocolate
Pie

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