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#26 2013-12-14 00:22:05

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Re: Check your mental age

It is impossible because it isn't that high.


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#27 2013-12-14 00:27:58

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Re: Check your mental age

How'd you know?


'And fun? If maths is fun, then getting a tooth extraction is fun. A viral infection is fun. Rabies shots are fun.'
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#28 2013-12-14 00:29:58

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Re: Check your mental age

Well, it is obvious.


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#29 2013-12-14 00:36:30

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Re: Check your mental age

hi

Whoops, lots has happened while I was doing some tile grouting.

(i)

bobbym wrote:

Hmmm, they have miniature hippopotami do they not?
Look how small this one is,

Is that actual size on the screen?  Else I need a scale.

(ii)  What is EQ anyway ?  I haven't found the link.  Is it at the end of the test?  Because that means I'll have to do it again.  Will I get the same answer?  Depends if they're using a random number generator.

(iii)  IQ:  Most tests are very limited.  They only measure certain skills and intelligence involves more than that.  And they are always against the clock ... some of the world's most intelligent people take a long time to show their ability eg1. Stephen Hawking eg2.  Andrew Wiles took 7 years to prove Fermat's last theorem.

(iv) And what is 'mental age' anyway?  And as to why that set of questions will determine it ... well really!

Bob


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#30 2013-12-14 00:41:21

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Re: Check your mental age

EQ is empathy quotient.


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#31 2013-12-14 00:47:02

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Re: Check your mental age


'And fun? If maths is fun, then getting a tooth extraction is fun. A viral infection is fun. Rabies shots are fun.'
'God exists because Mathematics is consistent, and the devil exists because we cannot prove it'
'Humanity is still kept intact. It remains within.' -Alokananda

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#32 2013-12-14 00:47:50

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Re: Check your mental age

Is that actual size on the screen?  Else I need a scale.

It could be a little larger than that. After all, how big could one of those things get?

Empathy quotient?


In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
Of course that result can be rigorously obtained, but who cares?
Combinatorics is Algebra and Algebra is Combinatorics.

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#33 2013-12-14 00:51:28

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Re: Check your mental age

Check out post #31


'And fun? If maths is fun, then getting a tooth extraction is fun. A viral infection is fun. Rabies shots are fun.'
'God exists because Mathematics is consistent, and the devil exists because we cannot prove it'
'Humanity is still kept intact. It remains within.' -Alokananda

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#34 2013-12-14 00:56:56

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Re: Check your mental age

OK, thanks.

I've tried the test again.  I'm sure the questions are the same and I think I answered them the same.  But my mental age seems to be growing.  Now the test says 30 and if I go to the details screen it says 31.  Wonder what that means. 

I saw the EQ and IQ links just as I cleared the page so I've had to do the test for a third time.  'They' obviously think I'm in need of help because this time the details screen says

Ask a Psychiatrist Online
psychiatrists.justanswer.co.uk 
A Psychiatrist Will Assist You Now!

So I asked "Do you think I need help then?"

They want £26 for the answer.

Anyone at MIF want to tell me for less?  smile

Bob


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#35 2013-12-14 00:57:17

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Re: Check your mental age

I scored an ugly 60, giving me the same rating as Hitler. Not Adolf, the one that was meaner.


In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
Of course that result can be rigorously obtained, but who cares?
Combinatorics is Algebra and Algebra is Combinatorics.

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#36 2013-12-14 01:00:52

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Re: Check your mental age

bob bundy wrote:

OK, thanks.

I've tried the test again.  I'm sure the questions are the same and I think I answered them the same.  But my mental age seems to be growing.  Now the test says 30 and if I go to the details screen it says 31.  Wonder what that means. 

I saw the EQ and IQ links just as I cleared the page so I've had to do the test for a third time.  'They' obviously think I'm in need of help because this time the details screen says

Ask a Psychiatrist Online
psychiatrists.justanswer.co.uk 
A Psychiatrist Will Assist You Now!

So I asked "Do you think I need help then?"

They want £26 for the answer.

Anyone at MIF want to tell me for less?  smile

Bob

That is an ad. The real content of the details screen is at its bottom


'And fun? If maths is fun, then getting a tooth extraction is fun. A viral infection is fun. Rabies shots are fun.'
'God exists because Mathematics is consistent, and the devil exists because we cannot prove it'
'Humanity is still kept intact. It remains within.' -Alokananda

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#37 2013-12-14 01:07:36

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Re: Check your mental age

Anyone at MIF want to tell me for less?

Post your problems right over here and have them analyzed for free.


In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
Of course that result can be rigorously obtained, but who cares?
Combinatorics is Algebra and Algebra is Combinatorics.

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#38 2013-12-14 01:13:00

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Re: Check your mental age

Gosh.  You mean that sometimes what appears on my screen is just an advert?  What a clever idea.  It's a wonderful thing, this internet.

bobbym: I'm a bit worried about your high EQ.  especially in view of this:

About Africa Travel wrote:

The hippo is responsible for more human fatalities in Africa than any other large animal. Male hippos actively defend their territories which run along the banks of rivers and lakes. Females have also been known to get extremely aggressive if they sense anyone coming in between their babies, who stay in the water while she feeds on the shore. Hippos can run at speeds of over 20 miles an hour and they have enormous jaws which host up to 20 inch canines.

eek

Bob


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#39 2013-12-14 01:16:49

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Re: Check your mental age

bobbym wrote:

Anyone at MIF want to tell me for less?

Post your problems right over here and have them analyzed for free.

My problem: I can't count my teeth


'And fun? If maths is fun, then getting a tooth extraction is fun. A viral infection is fun. Rabies shots are fun.'
'God exists because Mathematics is consistent, and the devil exists because we cannot prove it'
'Humanity is still kept intact. It remains within.' -Alokananda

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#40 2013-12-14 01:18:33

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Re: Check your mental age

More detail needed.

Is this because you haven't learnt to count?

Or you have no teeth?

Or the light is off and you cannot see them?

Or ....

Bob


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#41 2013-12-14 01:21:45

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Re: Check your mental age

It is because I do not know where a tooth ends and I should increment the counter


'And fun? If maths is fun, then getting a tooth extraction is fun. A viral infection is fun. Rabies shots are fun.'
'God exists because Mathematics is consistent, and the devil exists because we cannot prove it'
'Humanity is still kept intact. It remains within.' -Alokananda

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#42 2013-12-14 01:22:16

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Re: Check your mental age

Ask your dentist.


In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
Of course that result can be rigorously obtained, but who cares?
Combinatorics is Algebra and Algebra is Combinatorics.

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#43 2013-12-14 01:31:18

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Re: Check your mental age

This shows you how to count them:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=L-QhtdOxsQk

But it doesn't explain how you get them out of your mouth like that.

Bob


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#44 2013-12-14 01:34:54

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Re: Check your mental age

bobbym: I'm a bit worried about your high EQ.  especially in view of this:

Did a hippo take the test too?


In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
Of course that result can be rigorously obtained, but who cares?
Combinatorics is Algebra and Algebra is Combinatorics.

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#45 2013-12-14 01:38:08

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Re: Check your mental age

Hi bob,

Can you count your own teeth?


'And fun? If maths is fun, then getting a tooth extraction is fun. A viral infection is fun. Rabies shots are fun.'
'God exists because Mathematics is consistent, and the devil exists because we cannot prove it'
'Humanity is still kept intact. It remains within.' -Alokananda

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#46 2013-12-14 01:49:55

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Re: Check your mental age

bobbym wrote:

Did a hippo take the test too?

I tried and tried to find out but the nearest I got was this:

http://eng.hrosi.org/?id=testy_test&test=1

Agnishom wrote:

Can you count your own teeth?

Yes, I can.  But then again, maybe I don't have so many to count as you.  smile

Bob

ps.  Got to go and cut up some carpet.  Back later.

Last edited by bob bundy (2013-12-14 01:53:18)


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#47 2013-12-14 01:53:40

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Re: Check your mental age

Is it okay to say that I have 2 teeth: One up and One down because they do seem to be continious rather than discrete


'And fun? If maths is fun, then getting a tooth extraction is fun. A viral infection is fun. Rabies shots are fun.'
'God exists because Mathematics is consistent, and the devil exists because we cannot prove it'
'Humanity is still kept intact. It remains within.' -Alokananda

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#48 2013-12-14 01:58:22

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Re: Check your mental age

You have obviously never lost a tooth, They are not one big tooth. 16 on top and 16 down below. That should make you happy.

Bob, I am taking the Hippo test.

Result: I have shallow knowledge about hippos.


In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
Of course that result can be rigorously obtained, but who cares?
Combinatorics is Algebra and Algebra is Combinatorics.

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#49 2013-12-14 03:03:21

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Re: Check your mental age

Hi bobbzm

He might have anzwhere between 28 and 32 teeth.


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#50 2013-12-14 03:06:40

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Re: Check your mental age

What about you?


'And fun? If maths is fun, then getting a tooth extraction is fun. A viral infection is fun. Rabies shots are fun.'
'God exists because Mathematics is consistent, and the devil exists because we cannot prove it'
'Humanity is still kept intact. It remains within.' -Alokananda

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