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posted on Jan, 20 2006 @ 02:00 AM
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I would love to see the results on these tests. I'll explain more at the end of the post.

Please read carefully through the questions. Do it fast and don't "think" about the answer. Write down the answers before you scroll down. Do NOT look at the answers before you answered them (I'm going to use some big empty spaces to prevent you from sneaking a peak - if the mods will allow it). There are no right or wrong answers. Don't force your answers, i.e. relax, open your mind and use the first answer that comes to mind. Please be honest and post your original answers. Enjoy!

Test 1

How much is: 2 + 2?

How much is: 8 + 8?

How much is: 16 + 16?

Think of a number between 12 and 5.



Test 2

How much is: 1 + 5?

How much is: 3 + 3?

How much is: 4 + 2?

How much is: 5 + 1?

Repeat the number 6 in your head as fast as possible for 15 seconds.

Think of a vegetable.




Test 3

Say the following numbers aloud. Do it fast!

3,
33,
333,
3333,
33333,
333333,
3333333.

Choose a color and a tool.



Test 4

FINISHED FILES ARE THE RE-
SULT OF YEARS OF SCIENTIF-
IC STUDY COMBINED WITH
THE EXPERIENCE OF YEARS.

Count aloud the F's in that sentence. Important, count them ONLY ONCE: do not go back and count them again.


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Test 1:
The number you chose was 7.

Test 2:
You were thinking about a carrot.

Test 3:
You answered red and hammer.

Test4:
There are 6 F's.

I originally wanted to post this in the paranormal forum, seeing that it borders suggestive programming, but it's not really a serious topic so I put it here. According to some sources of the "tests" only 2% of test subjects will answer something different than the suggested answers. I failed miserably by answering only the carrot question "correct".

According to question 4's results one of average intelligence finds three of them. If you spotted four, you're above average. If you got five, you can turn your nose at most anybody. If you caught six, you are a genius. There is no catch. Many people forget the "OF"'s. The human brain tends to see them as V's and not F's.

If anyone has an explanation as to why one would give the answers to question 1 to 3, I would love to hear it.

Let's see if the ATS community thinks "different" than the masses....

Edit: Sp.


[edit on 20-1-2006 by Gemwolf]




posted on Jan, 22 2006 @ 05:46 PM
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Thats pretty freaky! I did get the number 7, although my veggie was a cucumber and my tool was a red shovel, so at least the red part. For the number of F's I got all six, although it can't mean you're a genius, I know Im not one so...

It would be interesting to hear an explanation for this.



posted on Jan, 22 2006 @ 06:02 PM
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My answers were...

Test 1:
7 (that's freaky)

Test 2:
Avocado

Test 3:
red(it's the color I always think of it's my favorite lol) and wrench

Test 4:
I counted 6 F's

That was interesting



posted on Jan, 22 2006 @ 07:25 PM
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7, however I know why.

Squash, beats me.

Black and hammer. However, they are connected, red hammer..

6 F's I suppose some people wont count the F's in "of"



posted on Jan, 22 2006 @ 07:30 PM
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So raid why is the number 7?

That is a weird tihng with the red hammer and all. Must be the commies out to get us.



posted on Jan, 22 2006 @ 07:57 PM
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I had said seven on the first question, but its my favorite number so that is why I chose it. The second question I said carrot, don't know why I hate them, but as soon as I said it I though potato. The third question I said orange screwdriver. And sadly I said three on the last one. I don't pay attention to "of" most of the time anyways and have to reread the sentences because they don't make sense.



posted on Jan, 22 2006 @ 09:59 PM
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7 is a oddball number. Its prime, and after doing the even problems, you would want to pick a prime odd, and 7+5 also equals 12. You simply want to pick a odd prime.



posted on Jan, 22 2006 @ 10:18 PM
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My number was 6,
My vegetable was cucumber
I got pink hammer (so almost)
And I only got 4 f's



posted on Jan, 22 2006 @ 10:36 PM
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Originally posted by Gemwolf
Test 1:
The number you chose was 7.


Yep.


Test 2:
You were thinking about a carrot.


Yeah.


Test 3:
You answered red and hammer.


Blue Screwdriver, actually.


Test4:
There are 6 F's.


Got that one.


--Kit.



posted on Jan, 22 2006 @ 10:40 PM
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My theory on the red hammer thing is that 'red' and 'hammer' are both simple words, so they come to mind quickly. Not to mention that red is a common colour and a hammer is a common tool.

Simple, common words like red hammer are more likely to come to mind than more complicated words like orange screwdriver.

--Kit.



posted on Jan, 22 2006 @ 11:35 PM
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Well that was definately an interesting test, though not al my answers were what was said to be correct.




Test 1:
The number you chose was 7

Actually I chose 6.




Test 2:
You were thinking about a carrot.

I thought of a Tomato.




Test 3:
You answered red and hammer.

I answered red and sickle.




Test4:
There are 6 F's.

I counted 4 F's, I actually did'nt even see the "of's".



posted on Jan, 24 2006 @ 11:40 AM
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I chose 6.

Onion.

Blue Screwdriver.

6 Fs.

*YAWN* :shk:



posted on Jan, 24 2006 @ 01:19 PM
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They guessed the 7, and I didnt pick up the F's in the "of's" like they predicted, but thats it. I had spinach, blue, and a drill



posted on Jan, 24 2006 @ 01:34 PM
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I choose 10

Surprisingly I picked darn carrot..

An orange chisel...

And saw 6 F's..

What the point of the whole addition thing anyways? What if I'm additional-y-impaired? I'd like to use a lifeline?



posted on Jan, 24 2006 @ 04:57 PM
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I choose 11.

I picked a carrot. Spooky mind trick, I did not repeat 6 for 15 seconds BTW, because I'm always suspicious about pranks telling me to stare at the screen for that long. I learned my lesson with Kikia.

The tool I choose was a screwdriver and did not choose any color for some reason. The question was too long for my attention span I guess.

I counted 6 Fs, I though for a moment I had to count the Es too with an F hidden in it, but scrowling down to the answer I got it right, um, alright!



posted on Jan, 25 2006 @ 08:09 PM
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the number 7
carrot
blue wrench
3 f's
?????wtf does this mean i need to take special classes for the mentally challenged?:bnghd:



posted on May, 16 2009 @ 09:00 AM
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Funny. I just dug this up from way back...


[edit on 16-5-2009 by Gemwolf]



posted on May, 16 2009 @ 09:15 AM
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7

broccoli

yellow & hammer

4 F's


Zoinks! Do I need therapy?

Well, maybe, but probably not because of this experiment.




reply to post by SoLaR513

 


LOLZ! That's what I was wondering. Then I re-read it and now I think it means we can think for our selves...is there a badge for that on ATS?





[edit on 16/5/2009 by kosmicjack]



posted on May, 16 2009 @ 06:53 PM
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I nearly picked 9 but went for 7

I chose 'Carrot' and 'Black Hammer'

I didn't repeat 6 for 15 seconds either

I counted 6 'Fs'

I didn't 'get' the significance of saying all the 3s out loud.

Thanks - have you got any more tests? I like this sort of thing when I'm bored.



posted on May, 16 2009 @ 09:03 PM
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reply to post by Gemwolf
 


Test 1

How much is: 2 + 2? 4

How much is: 8 + 8? 16

How much is: 16 + 16? 32

Think of a number between 12 and 5. 6



Test 2

How much is: 1 + 5? 6

How much is: 3 + 3? 6

How much is: 4 + 2? 6

How much is: 5 + 1? 6

Repeat the number 6 in your head as fast as possible for 15 seconds.

Think of a vegetable. Brocolli




Test 3

Say the following numbers aloud. Do it fast!

3,
33,
333,
3333,
33333,
333333,
3333333.

Choose a color and a tool. Blue and Hammer



Test 4

FINISHED FILES ARE THE RE-
SULT OF YEARS OF SCIENTIF-
IC STUDY COMBINED WITH
THE EXPERIENCE OF YEARS.

Count aloud the F's in that sentence. Important, count them ONLY ONCE: do not go back and count them again. There are 5 Fs


EDIT: Neat test! But what does counting the number of Fs in a sentence have to do with someone's intelligence? Fun test anyway!


[edit on 16-5-2009 by Striker122]



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