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PostPosted: Wed May 16, 2018 1:54 pm 
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Or is it just that everyone on this board is a genius?

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PostPosted: Wed May 16, 2018 2:46 pm 
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That seems like a reasonable inference.

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PostPosted: Wed May 16, 2018 8:16 pm 
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PostPosted: Wed May 16, 2018 8:41 pm 
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Lidless on facebook says the IQ test is whether you click the link or not! :bawl:

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PostPosted: Thu May 17, 2018 12:07 am 
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Yanny or Laurel?

news/2018-05-16/laurel-or-yanny-what-you-hear-could-depend-on-hearing-loss/9768478?pfmredir=sm

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PostPosted: Thu May 17, 2018 12:40 am 
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Lidless on facebook says the IQ test is whether you click the link or not! :bawl:

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Yes. That makes sense to me.

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PostPosted: Thu May 17, 2018 1:09 am 
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Impenitent wrote:
Yanny or Laurel?

news/2018-05-16/laurel-or-yanny-what-you-hear-could-depend-on-hearing-loss/9768478?pfmredir=sm

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I couldn't hear Yanny even when they played just the higher frequency. Finally found a video where they made the pitch much lower and then I could hear both.

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‘It’s a lot more complicated than that -’
‘No. It ain’t. When people say things are a lot more complicated than that, they means they’re getting worried that they won’t like the truth. People as things, that’s where it starts.’
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PostPosted: Thu May 17, 2018 3:52 am 
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I can hear only Laurel; Marc can hear only Yanny; Savvy can hear both; Jaz can hear only Yanny even with 30% pitch change!

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PostPosted: Thu May 17, 2018 5:49 am 
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I have to shift the pitch very high to hear Yanny. It's dispiriting. I know when I listen to classical music now that I'm hearing only part of it, and the high notes are often distorted—there's a "wobble" to them. I probably need to see an audiologist, or at least an ENT—I do think the problem is in just one ear and involves congestion (I can feel it!), but I can't get a doctor to believe me because they look in the affected ear and can't see anything wrong. I intend to be very insistent at my next checkup. :x

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PostPosted: Thu May 17, 2018 6:54 am 
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I had my primary care doctor check my hearing and they told me it's fine. It isn't. And when you speak with an accent, it's even less fine, because people assume that you can't understand them, when you just can't hear them.

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‘It’s a lot more complicated than that -’
‘No. It ain’t. When people say things are a lot more complicated than that, they means they’re getting worried that they won’t like the truth. People as things, that’s where it starts.’
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PostPosted: Thu May 17, 2018 1:06 pm 
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Do you speak with an accent? I never noticed!

(If you think your primary care physician is wrong, you should really go see a specialist.)

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PostPosted: Thu May 17, 2018 1:52 pm 
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I hear Yanny unless the pitch is shifted up. Which is weird. :scratch:


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PostPosted: Thu May 17, 2018 1:53 pm 
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Voronwë the Faithful wrote:
Do you speak with an accent? I never noticed!

We are clearly overdue a moot. ;)

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‘There’s no greys, only white that’s got grubby. I’m surprised you don’t know that. And sin, young man, is when you treat people as things. Including yourself. That’s what sin is.’
‘It’s a lot more complicated than that -’
‘No. It ain’t. When people say things are a lot more complicated than that, they means they’re getting worried that they won’t like the truth. People as things, that’s where it starts.’
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PostPosted: Thu May 17, 2018 2:14 pm 
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EVERYONE speaks with an accent.

(I know-I know that’s not what V meant. But any discussion of accent-less speech gets my hackles up).

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PostPosted: Thu May 17, 2018 2:32 pm 
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Frelga wrote:
Voronwë the Faithful wrote:
Do you speak with an accent? I never noticed!

We are clearly overdue a moot. ;)


While that is true, I certainly have a very clear aural picture of your lovely voice in my mind. But that is how I think of it; "lovely" as opposed to "accented." I've always enjoyed listening to you speak. :love:

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PostPosted: Thu May 17, 2018 2:49 pm 
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Aw, V, you Silvertongue. :hug:

BTW, I probably will be coming down your way when the kid comes home from college. Maybe I'll get to see you guys.

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‘It’s a lot more complicated than that -’
‘No. It ain’t. When people say things are a lot more complicated than that, they means they’re getting worried that they won’t like the truth. People as things, that’s where it starts.’
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PostPosted: Thu May 17, 2018 6:12 pm 
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I hear Yanny on my computer speakers and Laurel on my phone's speakers.


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PostPosted: Thu May 17, 2018 6:58 pm 
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I don't hear either Yanny or Laurel (but only because I haven't bothered to listen to it).

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PostPosted: Thu May 17, 2018 8:10 pm 
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Voronwë the Faithful wrote:
I don't hear either Yanny or Laurel (but only because I haven't bothered to listen to it).
I blame the Red Sox. They kept bringing it up during the rain delay of the game with the Athletics. (Who have won the season series 4-2.)

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‘It’s a lot more complicated than that -’
‘No. It ain’t. When people say things are a lot more complicated than that, they means they’re getting worried that they won’t like the truth. People as things, that’s where it starts.’
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