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Offline Hooman

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« on: November 22, 2005, 08:47:12 PM »
This is an interesting one. Read it only once. Don't go back and reread it, it's cheating.  :ph34r:


How many F's are in the sentence:

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






Just reply with your answer.





And no peaking at peoples answers below when you do this.






Understand?!  :ph34r:
 

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« Reply #1 on: November 22, 2005, 08:52:12 PM »
Didn't you ask us this one before? Something similar to it anyways...
And I'll tell you it's three, though I could be and probably am lying.
A more appropriate answer is closer to 6.
I do believe 12 is out of the question though.

Now, here's MY question: How many prime numbers are in my post?
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« Reply #2 on: November 22, 2005, 09:06:57 PM »
I've never asked this one before. And thanks for being so clear with your answer.  :unsure:

I'm gonna say one prime number if you count "three". That's not counting the "2" in "12" though. Interesting how you spelled out that number, but wrote the other ones down. I also see you spelled "one", but that one isn't prime anyways.
 

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« Reply #3 on: November 22, 2005, 09:56:24 PM »
5 f's

but, the average person would say three, 'cause the human mind skipps the f in the word of for a reason I forget

now, without going back and counting, how many vowels did I use?
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« Reply #4 on: November 23, 2005, 01:25:33 AM »
Lol, smartass questions.  <_< I don't exactly count vowels when I read.

I don't suppose you've gone back and recounted since you answered?  :D  

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« Reply #5 on: November 23, 2005, 02:39:30 AM »
there's 6 -- i've seen this before, and yes when you read it, your brain does not see all of them, it only finds thre. Even if you read it a second time, most people still see only three, because our brain skips the "of" word, as it is not needed  to understand the sentence.

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« Reply #6 on: November 23, 2005, 10:53:29 AM »
OMG!  My mind skipped the thirdd of!  lmao!  I'm somewhat a normal person!
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« Reply #7 on: November 23, 2005, 05:07:10 PM »
Ahh, sorry to dissapoint CK9, but it looks like you're only a semi-genius.  :heh:  

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« Reply #8 on: November 23, 2005, 05:16:00 PM »
actually, hooman, on some IQ tests I recently took, I got scores that were quite a bit above average :D
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« Reply #9 on: November 23, 2005, 05:18:46 PM »
Well, I'm sure semi-genius is above average.  ;)

And yeah, there are 6, just in case anyone is still recounting.

 

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« Reply #10 on: November 23, 2005, 05:34:18 PM »
That kinda irritates me, 'cause I've seen this before, and I should have remembered the 6th f...
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« Reply #11 on: November 23, 2005, 05:40:40 PM »
Yeah, I figured you'd seen it before but just forgotten how many there were. At any rate, what annoys you pleases me. Mouhahaha.  :heh:  

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« Reply #12 on: November 24, 2005, 02:56:40 AM »
And the fact that you are only a mere f2p player?  I ran out of mem days, but I have to become a mem again, 'cause I couldn't get on on my last day, so I have a lot of stuff I ment to sell that I never got a chance to, so I can't deposit anything
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« Reply #13 on: November 24, 2005, 08:34:22 PM »
6 f's
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« Reply #14 on: November 25, 2005, 03:26:34 AM »
typical here - 3 on first read and 6 on subseqent word-by-word breakdown

very interesting, one of the many quirks of the human mind.

i got one a while ago which is full of massive amounts of typos; but you can still read and understand it. i belive it said that as long as the vowels in the word were the same or something of the sort yould be able to understand it, ill have to dig it up...

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« Reply #15 on: November 25, 2005, 11:49:46 AM »
Ahh yes, I saw one like that around here before. That was pretty cool.
 

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« Reply #16 on: November 25, 2005, 12:32:55 PM »
there are 24 lol

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« Reply #17 on: November 25, 2005, 03:38:04 PM »
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typical here - 3 on first read and 6 on subseqent word-by-word breakdown

very interesting, one of the many quirks of the human mind.

i got one a while ago which is full of massive amounts of typos; but you can still read and understand it. i belive it said that as long as the vowels in the word were the same or something of the sort yould be able to understand it, ill have to dig it up...
Taths the one wtih fsirt and lsat lteetr ccroert, and all the ohetr lertres in beewetn scbmearld.

Somehow the brain can still understand it.
 
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