Health

What Are The Sex Bases Actually?

Let's see if you know the difference between "reaching third base" and "hitting a home run."

Posted on
  1. 1. How many bases do you think there are?

    Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF
    NBC / tenor.co
    One
    Two
    Three
    Four
    Five

What Are The Sex Bases Actually?

Take quizzes and chill with the BuzzFeed app.
Get the app
Oops. Something went wrong. Please try again later
Looks like we are having a problem on the server.
1. How many bases do you think there are?
  1.  
    vote votes
    One
  2.  
    vote votes
    Two
  3.  
    vote votes
    Three
  4.  
    vote votes
    Four
  5.  
    vote votes
    Five
  1. 2. What do you consider reaching first base?

    Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF
    CBS / giphy.com
    Holding hands
    Kissing (no tongue)
    French kissing
    Touching private areas (butt, boobs, etc.) but not genitals
    Sleeping in the same bed together
    Fingering/hand jobs
    Oral sex
    A little bit of penetration

What Are The Sex Bases Actually?

Take quizzes and chill with the BuzzFeed app.
Get the app
Oops. Something went wrong. Please try again later
Looks like we are having a problem on the server.
2. What do you consider reaching first base?
  1.  
    vote votes
    Holding hands
  2.  
    vote votes
    Kissing (no tongue)
  3.  
    vote votes
    French kissing
  4.  
    vote votes
    Touching private areas (butt, boobs, etc.) but not genitals
  5.  
    vote votes
    Sleeping in the same bed together
  6.  
    vote votes
    Fingering/hand jobs
  7.  
    vote votes
    Oral sex
  8.  
    vote votes
    A little bit of penetration
  1. 3. What do you consider reaching second base?

    Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF
    FOX / giphy.com
    Kissing (no tongue)
    French kissing
    Sleeping in the same bed together
    Touching private areas (butt, boobs, etc.) but not genitals
    Fingering/hand jobs
    Oral sex
    A little bit of penetration

What Are The Sex Bases Actually?

Take quizzes and chill with the BuzzFeed app.
Get the app
Oops. Something went wrong. Please try again later
Looks like we are having a problem on the server.
3. What do you consider reaching second base?
  1.  
    vote votes
    Kissing (no tongue)
  2.  
    vote votes
    French kissing
  3.  
    vote votes
    Sleeping in the same bed together
  4.  
    vote votes
    Touching private areas (butt, boobs, etc.) but not genitals
  5.  
    vote votes
    Fingering/hand jobs
  6.  
    vote votes
    Oral sex
  7.  
    vote votes
    A little bit of penetration
  1. 4. What do you consider reaching third base?

    Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF
    youtube.com
    French kissing
    Touching private areas (butt, boobs, etc.) but not genitals
    Fingering/hand jobs
    Oral sex
    Role-playing/carrying out sexual fantasies
    Sex toy play
    A little bit of penetration
    Full-on penetration

What Are The Sex Bases Actually?

Take quizzes and chill with the BuzzFeed app.
Get the app
Oops. Something went wrong. Please try again later
Looks like we are having a problem on the server.
4. What do you consider reaching third base?
  1.  
    vote votes
    French kissing
  2.  
    vote votes
    Touching private areas (butt, boobs, etc.) but not genitals
  3.  
    vote votes
    Fingering/hand jobs
  4.  
    vote votes
    Oral sex
  5.  
    vote votes
    Role-playing/carrying out sexual fantasies
  6.  
    vote votes
    Sex toy play
  7.  
    vote votes
    A little bit of penetration
  8.  
    vote votes
    Full-on penetration
  1. 5. What do you consider fourth base, or hitting a home run?

    Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF
    NBC / imgur.com
    Full-on penetration
    Oral sex
    Anal sex (if that's not typically your go-to)
    Role-playing/carrying out sexual fantasies
    Sex toy play
    Orgasm

What Are The Sex Bases Actually?

Take quizzes and chill with the BuzzFeed app.
Get the app
Oops. Something went wrong. Please try again later
Looks like we are having a problem on the server.
5. What do you consider fourth base, or hitting a home run?
  1.  
    vote votes
    Full-on penetration
  2.  
    vote votes
    Oral sex
  3.  
    vote votes
    Anal sex (if that's not typically your go-to)
  4.  
    vote votes
    Role-playing/carrying out sexual fantasies
  5.  
    vote votes
    Sex toy play
  6.  
    vote votes
    Orgasm
  1. 6. Is there really a fifth base?

    Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF
    Columbia Pictures / gifsme.com
    Um, no. There's only four bases, duh.
    Yes, and it's BDSM.
    Yes, and it's role play or carrying out sexual fantasies.
    Yes, and it's incorporating sex toys.
    Yes, and it's anal sex (if that's not typically in your repertoire).
    Yes, it's when both partners are able to orgasm.
    Yes, but it's none of the above options.

What Are The Sex Bases Actually?

Take quizzes and chill with the BuzzFeed app.
Get the app
Oops. Something went wrong. Please try again later
Looks like we are having a problem on the server.
6. Is there really a fifth base?
  1.  
    vote votes
    Um, no. There's only four bases, duh.
  2.  
    vote votes
    Yes, and it's BDSM.
  3.  
    vote votes
    Yes, and it's role play or carrying out sexual fantasies.
  4.  
    vote votes
    Yes, and it's incorporating sex toys.
  5.  
    vote votes
    Yes, and it's anal sex (if that's not typically in your repertoire).
  6.  
    vote votes
    Yes, it's when both partners are able to orgasm.
  7.  
    vote votes
    Yes, but it's none of the above options.
  1. 7. How did you learn what the bases were?

    Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF
    Vh1 / giphy.com
    My friends
    My siblings
    My parents
    The internet
    Books/TV shows/movies
    I made up my own, because my sexual preferences didn't fit into the common "home run" narrative

What Are The Sex Bases Actually?

Take quizzes and chill with the BuzzFeed app.
Get the app
Oops. Something went wrong. Please try again later
Looks like we are having a problem on the server.
7. How did you learn what the bases were?
  1.  
    vote votes
    My friends
  2.  
    vote votes
    My siblings
  3.  
    vote votes
    My parents
  4.  
    vote votes
    The internet
  5.  
    vote votes
    Books/TV shows/movies
  6.  
    vote votes
    I made up my own, because my sexual preferences didn't fit into the common "home run" narrative
  1. 8. When did you learn about the bases?

    Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF
    tenor.co
    5 to 10 years old
    11 to 15 years old
    16 to 20 years old
    21 to 25 years old
    26 years old or older
    Um, I still don't know what the bases are

What Are The Sex Bases Actually?

Take quizzes and chill with the BuzzFeed app.
Get the app
Oops. Something went wrong. Please try again later
Looks like we are having a problem on the server.
8. When did you learn about the bases?
  1.  
    vote votes
    5 to 10 years old
  2.  
    vote votes
    11 to 15 years old
  3.  
    vote votes
    16 to 20 years old
  4.  
    vote votes
    21 to 25 years old
  5.  
    vote votes
    26 years old or older
  6.  
    vote votes
    Um, I still don't know what the bases are
  1. 9. How old are you now? (Because different generations might have different bases!)

    Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF
    youtube.com
    Under 15
    15 to 20 years old
    21 to 25 years old
    26 to 30 years old
    31 to 35 years old
    Over 35

What Are The Sex Bases Actually?

Take quizzes and chill with the BuzzFeed app.
Get the app
Oops. Something went wrong. Please try again later
Looks like we are having a problem on the server.
9. How old are you now? (Because different generations might have different bases!)
  1.  
    vote votes
    Under 15
  2.  
    vote votes
    15 to 20 years old
  3.  
    vote votes
    21 to 25 years old
  4.  
    vote votes
    26 to 30 years old
  5.  
    vote votes
    31 to 35 years old
  6.  
    vote votes
    Over 35