Ranking States by Kinkiness (and the Kinkiest Ones Are So Not What You Think They Are)

What are they doing in the South?

Although it has been shown to cause insanity in directors and vomiting, Fifty Shades has one good thing going for it: It's gotten people thinking and talking about topics that are usually off-limits in Polite Society.

This is precisely what more than 120,000 people did when they took BrainFall.com's sexual-adventurousness quiz, the anonymous results from which were then averaged and plotted on a map using gradients of the one color that shall not be named.

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The rundown: Hawaii, Alaska, Maine, and Idaho are all rather vanilla, while Nebraska, South Carolina, Nevada, and Mississippi are into, shall we say, more alternative activities. Alabama takes the Jamie Dornan-shaped cake, though, with 38 shades of [redacted] out of a possible 50.

So *that* explains why ticket pre-sales were so high in the Bible Belt. Find out how your state measures up below.

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