posted on Jun, 24 2011 @ 01:12 AM
reply to post by boncho
There was a test like this we all had to take in elementary school and to this day that test bothers me.
Clear instructions were given at the beginning to read the test completely though in it's entirety before starting to do the questions and tasks.
It asked a number of questions and had you do a number of things like get up from your desk and walk around it and pat yourself on the head or snap
Through out the taking of the test we saw all of our classmates (except a very few - like 2) stand up and walk around their desk and call out prime
numbers under 20 and patting heads etc.
The last line of the test said now write your name at the top of the paper and put your pencil down and don't do anything more.
That test made all of us...well most of us, look like fools. I sometimes wish I could live my life again so I could get a do over on that test. To
this day I can picture the few bright students who could follow direction and who sat and did nothing watching the rest of us become idiots for half