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zonereyrie
zonereyrie
meme: Am I Dumb?
How smart are you?

I saw this in a few different journals. Some of the questions are more random trivial knowledge - like the average height of a full grown man in the US - and I probably just got lucky on gut instinct. :-)

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charmingmuse From: charmingmuse Date: April 13th, 2007 02:07 am (UTC) (Direct Link)
I got 21/25, thus only smarted than 3/4 of the population. I don't benefit from your great age. ;)

And, once again, I fail at basic math.
lizzielizzie From: lizzielizzie Date: April 13th, 2007 04:33 am (UTC) (Direct Link)
I got 22 out of 25 right.
From: lalaithpigeon Date: April 13th, 2007 06:23 am (UTC) (Direct Link)

since i did a lot of guessing

and i got 23/25 i wonder which ones i got wrong.
meranthi From: meranthi Date: April 13th, 2007 01:12 pm (UTC) (Direct Link)
I want to know what I got wrong. I got 24/25...
ninjarat From: ninjarat Date: April 13th, 2007 03:29 pm (UTC) (Direct Link)
24/25 here, too.
It's a shame that it does't tell you the correct answers after the fact. I probably got the average height one wrong but it would be nice to know for certain.
osmium_ocelot From: osmium_ocelot Date: April 13th, 2007 04:39 pm (UTC) (Direct Link)
take it a second time and change your answer?
cyber_pagan From: cyber_pagan Date: April 13th, 2007 05:59 pm (UTC) (Direct Link)
I took it and it said I got 25/25 right but I was only smarter than 98.1%. I wonder why you got 100% ?
zonereyrie From: zonereyrie Date: April 13th, 2007 09:06 pm (UTC) (Direct Link)
I don't know - weird.
sleet01 From: sleet01 Date: April 18th, 2007 03:07 am (UTC) (Direct Link)
I got 99.06th Percentile for 25/25, so my theory is that a lot of smart people took the test after you posted it, temporarily unbalancing the curve, but the natural flow of American ignorance has since restored the natural order. Frankly, I was surprised this wasn't another one of those sites that shows you one result, i.e. "You are a genius!", while showing guests to your LJ another message; "Sleet01 is dumber than a box of rocks! He scored 0.00 out of 25!"

By the way, I saw that Megazone 23 bike you posted about way back when in a figurine shop in Akihabara the other day, including the rider, but it was over 22,000 yen and I didn't think you'd appreciate a COD :)
zonereyrie From: zonereyrie Date: April 18th, 2007 04:13 am (UTC) (Direct Link)
Thanks - I actually ordered it, it is sitting on my desk at work. ;-)
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