Re: IQ Test
Feb 06, 1997 09:01 PM
On Thu, 6 Feb 1997, Thoa Tran wrote:
> HOW SMART ARE YOU?
> READ this sentence:
> FINISHED FILES ARE THE RE-
> SULT OF YEARS OF SCIENTIF-
> IC STUDY COMBINED WITH
> THE EXPERIENCE OF YEARS.
> Now count aloud the F's in that sentence. Count them ONLY ONCE; do
> not go back and count them again.
> There are six F's in the sentence. 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.
Er ... I don't get it ... <F>inished, <F>iles, O<f>, O<f>, Scienti<f>ic,
O<f>. How is it possible not to find six? What's the trick? Are you trying
to give the list an ego boost or something?
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