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A surefire way to weed out the idiots

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posted on Jun, 24 2015 @ 02:13 PM
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I saw this video the other day... For anyone who can't view the video, a girl is asking another girl a simple question: If you're in a car that's going 80 miles per hour, how long will it take to go 80 miles?



So I decided to ask my mom the same question. Despite being told that I had just given her the answer, and despite asking several times while pausing after the "80 miles" and accenting the "PER HOUR", she went through a whole range of answers including 6 minutes, 8 minutes, 10 minutes, etc etc. Someone else had to eventually tell her the answer.
How are people really this slow? (glorious pun actually not intended)

Go. Go forth and try this on everyone you know. Be warned though, as the results may be alarming.




posted on Jun, 24 2015 @ 02:18 PM
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a reply to: trollz

When this went around before with a blonde woman and her boyfriend asking the question, a guy that I work with asked his wife the same question.
She couldn't get it.



posted on Jun, 24 2015 @ 02:24 PM
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I like to think that intelligence is relative,My step daughter got 12 Gcse's at A or A star, 4 A levels including maths and English and is now well on her way to a predicted first class degree.

She live's in England and still failed to point to Scotland on a map of th UK???

In all fairness she got it the third guess.



posted on Jun, 24 2015 @ 02:25 PM
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I only have one girl left in class so I asked her....
I changed it up when she didn't get it the first time...

I changed it to 50/50. Nope, she still got it wrong.
We had a good laugh when I explained it to her.

P.S. Cute part was when she said if you're going 80 (the 80/80 question) wouldn't you get there faster?




edit on 24-6-2015 by TNMockingbird because: (no reason given)



posted on Jun, 24 2015 @ 02:28 PM
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Everyone, even 'geniuses,' have their bad moments.

I have been scared my whole life because IQ testing showed I was at the high end of the curve... if I am among the smartest humanity has to offer, lemme tell ya... we're in real trouble.

To illustrate, I was attempting to hit a switch high up a wall... I stacked stuff on a chair to reach it... as I was straining, the village idiot strolled by me and flicked the switch with his broomhandle.

Sigh...

But it's 80 miles per hour people! No wonder we hope for smarter aliens, tyrants or gods to help us manage.



posted on Jun, 24 2015 @ 02:29 PM
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a reply to: trollz

Different people live in different worlds right here on planet earth .Some watch the news to learn what to believe while others contemplate art and the structures of the universe . You could ask a 1000 2 or 3 year olds the same question but to be fair you wouldn't really expect to get the correct answer would you . She may just be some poor child's mother and has a lot on her plate and one of them may not be math .



posted on Jun, 24 2015 @ 02:41 PM
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a reply to: trollz

I know there is a conspiracy on to suppress critical thought.

It occurs to me that there may also be a conspiracy to suppress the ability to comprehend ideas delivered verbally.



posted on Jun, 24 2015 @ 02:51 PM
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Best questions are on world star hip hop questions.
(Youtube)
Best 1 I remember that not many people got was:

A dozen rolls cost 12p...how many do a hundred cost?... If you can't get it I suggest ending ones life ASAP.



posted on Jun, 24 2015 @ 02:59 PM
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Maybe the original video and this one were both staged so they could get their 15 minutes.
I have a hard time believing anything on youtube these days.

If you want to see stupid check this one out, I do think it was real.


www.youtube.com...



posted on Jun, 24 2015 @ 03:04 PM
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At least she's pretty?



posted on Jun, 24 2015 @ 03:11 PM
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a reply to: bananashooter

That made me lol so hard I'm crying.

Thank you so much lol



posted on Jun, 24 2015 @ 03:13 PM
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a reply to: trollz

Well, damn. There goes all the blonde jokes ever told. Right out the window lol.



posted on Jun, 24 2015 @ 03:13 PM
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a reply to: Shamrock6

Yeah pretty brutal right?



posted on Jun, 24 2015 @ 03:19 PM
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a reply to: bananashooter

I can't even anymore. So much lol. It was so harsh. And amazing lol

ETA - what the hell was up with his 37 point turn at the beginning? I mean damn. You're in a truck....
edit on 24-6-2015 by Shamrock6 because: (no reason given)



posted on Jun, 24 2015 @ 03:21 PM
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a reply to: trollz

Well don't leave us hanging! What's the answer?



posted on Jun, 24 2015 @ 04:04 PM
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mistaking education for intelligence is a common mistake


but IMO about half the people i meet are thick as a bucket of mud!



posted on Jun, 24 2015 @ 04:13 PM
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originally posted by: Krazysh0t
a reply to: trollz

Well don't leave us hanging! What's the answer?


Well, I'm gonna have to go with 59 min and 60 sec.
Could be wrong, I think I forgot to carry the 1.



posted on Jun, 24 2015 @ 04:23 PM
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That's why if presented with a conspiratorial narrative that lends to population control or subjugation, you covet the adroit, and cultivate the nescient. Why waste all the meat?



posted on Jun, 24 2015 @ 04:46 PM
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Did you just call your mom an idiot?



posted on Jun, 24 2015 @ 04:48 PM
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originally posted by: Bone75
Did you just call your mom an idiot?

Yes.



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