How much pain can you take, introducing the Schmidt Sting Pain Index

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The Schmidt Pain Index was developed by Dr. Justin Schmidt, an entomologist, as a method for comparing the pain of various different insect stings he experienced during his work. The scale runs from 1 to 4, with four being the most painful. Pain can be subjective, varying from person ti person, and this scale is therefor not absolute. And if you replace ‘Pain’ with the word ‘Wine’ you would never know the difference.
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Sweat Bee – “Light, ephemeral, almost fruity. A tiny spark has singed a single hair on your arm.” 1/4

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Fire Ant – “Sharp, sudden, mildly alarming. Like walking across a shag carpet and reaching for the light switch.” 1.2/4

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Bullhorn Acacia Ant – “A rare, piercing, elevated sort of pain. Someone has fired a staple into your cheek.” 1.8/4

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Bald-Faced Hornet – “Rich, hearty, slightly crunchy. Similar to getting your hand mashed in a revolving door.” 2/4

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Yellowjacket – “Hot and smoky, almost irreverent. Imagine W. C. Fields extinguishing a cigar on your tongue.” 2/4

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European Honeybee – “Like a match head that flips off and burns on your skin.” 2/4

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Red Harvester Ant – “Bold and unrelenting. Somebody is using a drill to excavate your ingrown toenail.” 3/4

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Paper Wasp – “Caustic and burning. Distinctly bitter aftertaste. Like spilling a beaker of hydrochloric acid on a paper cut.” 3/4

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Tarantula Hawk – “Blinding, fierce, shockingly electric. A running hair dryer has been dropped into your bubble bath.” 4/4

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Bullet Ant – “Pure, intense, brilliant pain. Like fire-walking over flaming charcoal with a 3-inch rusty nail in your heel.” 4+/4

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MRW I get stung by anything.