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hangonjustaminute Donating Member (12 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jul-08-09 04:42 AM
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94. Average, as a guess.
How could one possibly know the IQ of anonymous posters?
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  -IQ of DU? HughMoran  Jul-07-09 09:17 PM   #0 
  - I don't understand the question.  Orrex   Jul-07-09 09:19 PM   #1 
  - Bursts out laughing  HughMoran   Jul-07-09 09:20 PM   #3 
  - .  rug   Jul-07-09 09:20 PM   #4 
  - LOL!  BlueJazz   Jul-07-09 09:21 PM   #6 
  - Ick of Doo?  charlie   Jul-07-09 09:23 PM   #11 
  - I'm with Hugh.  BobTheSubgenius   Jul-08-09 12:37 AM   #88 
  - Hey, how did you make that poll?  rug   Jul-07-09 09:19 PM   #2 
  - I'd say we're like the population of Lake Wobegon...  Glorfindel   Jul-07-09 09:20 PM   #5 
  - All the women are strong  pscot   Jul-07-09 09:21 PM   #7 
  - Well said!  Glorfindel   Jul-07-09 09:23 PM   #10 
  - We need two polls  noamnety   Jul-07-09 09:21 PM   #8 
  - LOL  EFerrari   Jul-07-09 09:42 PM   #33 
  - This is like a poll asking men their penis size  shadowknows69   Jul-07-09 09:22 PM   #9 
  - Ok....I'll be the first....mines 2 inches.........  BlueJazz   Jul-07-09 09:24 PM   #12 
  - Second  charlie   Jul-07-09 09:26 PM   #13 
     - Two inches from my chin  zeemike   Jul-07-09 09:41 PM   #31 
        - And you never leave the house? n/t  PSzymeczek   Jul-07-09 10:53 PM   #63 
  - Oh, come now. Gentlemen never discuss such matters.  Glorfindel   Jul-07-09 09:26 PM   #14 
  - Is "gentleman" an euphemism for deficient?  alfredo   Jul-07-09 11:53 PM   #78 
  - In my 66 years of life, that question has never come up.  TahitiNut   Jul-07-09 09:38 PM   #29 
  - Depends on where you measure from.  -..__...   Jul-07-09 10:48 PM   #59 
  - Uranus?  HughMoran   Jul-07-09 11:18 PM   #66 
  - It's about as common as a guy going into a drug store and asking for small condoms really loudly.  Forkboy   Jul-08-09 09:06 AM   #103 
  - My IQ was pegged over 140 when I was 16 but it goes down  EFerrari   Jul-07-09 09:27 PM   #15 
  - I wondered and mine hasn't changed - still 135 - 138  HughMoran   Jul-07-09 09:30 PM   #18 
  - I still love you, Hugh.  EFerrari   Jul-07-09 09:33 PM   #21 
     - lol - I read my post and it sounds like I'm talking about my IQ, not my age  HughMoran   Jul-07-09 09:35 PM   #23 
        - LOL! But who's counting?  EFerrari   Jul-07-09 09:37 PM   #25 
        - yeah, that's how it read. plus the question is a bit vague to begin with  Divine Discontent   Jul-08-09 07:14 PM   #128 
           - After a day of weird posts questioning my poll  HughMoran   Jul-08-09 07:22 PM   #132 
  - Mine was scored as 142 at the age of nine  varelse   Jul-07-09 10:52 PM   #62 
  - Lake Wobegon and DU have a lot in common. nt  hack89   Jul-07-09 09:30 PM   #16 
  - I would say somewhere around Bush level.  RevolutionaryActs    Jul-07-09 09:30 PM   #17 
  - ...  lost-in-nj   Jul-07-09 10:26 PM   #45 
  - And dropping...  Dr. Strange   Jul-08-09 08:44 AM   #101 
  - The average person considers themselves to be above average.  Speck Tater   Jul-07-09 09:31 PM   #19 
  - I never considered that - was wondering what people were joking about - I retook IQ test recently  HughMoran   Jul-07-09 09:38 PM   #28 
     - That happens more often than not...  JuniperLea   Jul-08-09 06:53 PM   #120 
  - Mentat level at least.  timeforpeace   Jul-07-09 09:33 PM   #20 
  - Dude, you got some spice I can buy?  shadowknows69   Jul-07-09 09:34 PM   #22 
     - The Spice must flow!  proteus_lives   Jul-07-09 11:26 PM   #71 
  - I am not very smart, but I can lift heavy things. n/t  lumberjack_jeff   Jul-07-09 09:35 PM   #24 
  - And I have wide hips.  EFerrari   Jul-07-09 09:38 PM   #27 
  - In what respect, Charlie???  TahitiNut   Jul-07-09 09:37 PM   #26 
  - I'm at 139....so close to 140  steelmania75   Jul-07-09 09:39 PM   #30 
  - Doesn't that make you want to take the test over and over again 'till you get over 140?  HughMoran   Jul-07-09 09:41 PM   #32 
     - They tell me that it ranges from 130-150 everyday.  steelmania75   Jul-07-09 09:49 PM   #35 
        - and fortuantely I was at the high end when I answered the poll !  dixiegrrrrl   Jul-07-09 10:12 PM   #38 
        - Before and after coffee?  comrade snarky   Jul-08-09 12:54 AM   #90 
  - Just because we have SOME very intelligent people here  ThomCat   Jul-07-09 09:47 PM   #34 
  - I had no idea this was a controversial "us" versus "them" topic  HughMoran   Jul-07-09 09:52 PM   #36 
     - "With respect to what, Hugh?"  sutz12   Jul-07-09 11:58 PM   #80 
  - As if anyone would lie, cheat...  -..__...   Jul-07-09 10:03 PM   #37 
  - Just numbers  countingbluecars   Jul-07-09 10:14 PM   #39 
  - If you look at my signature  HughMoran   Jul-07-09 10:20 PM   #42 
  - What it also doesn't measure...  -..__...   Jul-07-09 10:29 PM   #49 
  - It measures the intelligent capacity of the brain.  armyowalgreens   Jul-07-09 11:58 PM   #81 
     - That is the first time I've ever seen it properly explained on DU...  JuniperLea   Jul-08-09 06:56 PM   #121 
  - I'm a Cal graduate - I don't need no steenking IQ  tularetom   Jul-07-09 10:15 PM   #40 
  - I would have sold IQ points on EBay to be able to be at Cal  EFerrari   Jul-07-09 10:20 PM   #41 
     - Explain the goodness of "Cal" to a easterner  HughMoran   Jul-07-09 10:23 PM   #43 
     - It was this amazing place, with great teachers and even if you were poor  EFerrari   Jul-07-09 10:48 PM   #60 
     - Yep  HughMoran   Jul-07-09 10:58 PM   #65 
        - When you get down in the weeds, pm me.  EFerrari   Jul-07-09 11:26 PM   #70 
           - Looks like Cal needs money - "Cal State pushes proposals to close budget hole"  HughMoran   Jul-07-09 11:40 PM   #73 
              - They will be a mess for a while. But the bureaucracy won't know it.  EFerrari   Jul-07-09 11:44 PM   #74 
                 - Yes, I was thinking that's what you meant  HughMoran   Jul-07-09 11:48 PM   #76 
     - Once upon a time (Pre-Ronnie)  PSzymeczek   Jul-07-09 10:56 PM   #64 
        - I think tuition was free. n/t  EFerrari   Jul-07-09 11:22 PM   #68 
     - Well, you would have loved it at the time I was there (mid 60's)  tularetom   Jul-07-09 10:40 PM   #53 
        - Mario, is that you?  EFerrari   Jul-07-09 11:24 PM   #69 
           - Ya know I feel like Forrest Gump when people start talking about those days  tularetom   Jul-08-09 11:41 AM   #114 
              - I loved my time there. The first year was the year of the apartheid  EFerrari   Jul-08-09 04:39 PM   #115 
  - Hugh, I know you're trying but this OP is a mini-Fail.  Number23   Jul-07-09 10:23 PM   #44 
  - Lol - I did consider that morans are not capable of voting  HughMoran   Jul-07-09 10:26 PM   #46 
     - One of the reasons I think you're cool. You've got a sense of humor  Number23   Jul-07-09 10:37 PM   #51 
        - Well, there might be an explanation for that  HughMoran   Jul-07-09 10:39 PM   #52 
  - Great! I can pick my IQ. From where i'm at, I can only go up.  miyazaki   Jul-07-09 10:27 PM   #47 
  - Somewhere between  flvegan   Jul-07-09 10:29 PM   #48 
  - The only thing an IQ test measures is how good you are at tests.  angrycarpenter   Jul-07-09 10:31 PM   #50 
  - I've always been critical of test taking as a measurement  HughMoran   Jul-07-09 10:42 PM   # 
  - Thanks for saying that, I'm also great at test taking  Warpy   Jul-07-09 10:43 PM   #57 
  - Depending on the test, you may well be a genius, we're not that uncommon.  Greyhound   Jul-08-09 12:00 AM   #82 
     - That describes me pretty well.  angrycarpenter   Jul-08-09 12:29 AM   #84 
        - It's not you and it isn't your fault, Smart has nothing to do with the US anymore,  Greyhound   Jul-08-09 01:12 AM   #92 
  - You phrased the question wrong. It is not HOW MUCH ABOVE the average.  slampoet   Jul-07-09 10:40 PM   #54 
  - Damn it!  HughMoran   Jul-07-09 10:43 PM   #56 
  - I'd put the average 105-115. After all, people need to be smart enough  Warpy   Jul-07-09 10:42 PM   #55 
  - I'll cross-post on FR for comparison's sake  HughMoran   Jul-07-09 10:46 PM   #58 
     - Your kidding, right?  Warpy   Jul-08-09 08:32 AM   #100 
     - Well, yeah  HughMoran   Jul-08-09 07:02 PM   #124 
     - Hiccup!  Warpy   Jul-08-09 09:35 AM   #105 
  - Approximately 145, if the theory I learned in Stats class  PSzymeczek   Jul-07-09 10:51 PM   #61 
  - My GT scores was 111  JonLP24   Jul-08-09 06:13 AM   #99 
  - Who the what now?  Fuzz   Jul-07-09 11:22 PM   #67 
  - Now see, that is true FUZZ  EFerrari   Jul-07-09 11:57 PM   #79 
     - Heh, I dated someone with the last name Ferrari for a number of years.  Fuzz   Jul-08-09 06:37 PM   #116 
        - Ferrari is Italian for "Smith". I bet there are a few around.  EFerrari   Jul-08-09 06:42 PM   #117 
           - Also true!!!!  Fuzz   Jul-08-09 06:43 PM   #118 
           - My family name should have been smith  HughMoran   Jul-08-09 07:25 PM   #133 
  - Before or after smoking a joint?  ohheckyeah   Jul-07-09 11:29 PM   #72 
  - I've never taken an IQ test. Also, there are multiple tests with different scales...  armyowalgreens   Jul-07-09 11:46 PM   #75 
  - IQ is not relative to knowledge and different tests are more accurate  Greyhound   Jul-08-09 12:34 AM   #86 
     - It says my IQ is 146.  armyowalgreens   Jul-08-09 02:26 AM   #93 
     - Clearly a bullshit test. It says mine is 155.  lumberjack_jeff   Jul-08-09 10:11 AM   #108 
     - 150  Renew Deal   Jul-08-09 11:11 AM   #112 
  - Dunno  bridgit   Jul-07-09 11:52 PM   #77 
  - Cantelope.  progressoid   Jul-08-09 12:25 AM   #83 
  - In what respect, Hugh?  ColbertWatcher   Jul-08-09 12:30 AM   #85 
  - Dumb enuff to reply  omega minimo   Jul-08-09 12:35 AM   #87 
  - According to three different internet tests...  optimal-tomato   Jul-08-09 12:48 AM   #89 
  - How smart am I?  comrade snarky   Jul-08-09 01:02 AM   #91 
  - Average, as a guess.  hangonjustaminute   Jul-08-09 04:42 AM   #94 
  - Most posters here write fairly well..  Fumesucker   Jul-08-09 05:00 AM   #95 
  - I'm mighty proud to say  H2O Man   Jul-08-09 05:12 AM   #96 
  - No  HughMoran   Jul-08-09 07:05 PM   #126 
  - Probably not all that much smarter than average--however  eridani   Jul-08-09 05:40 AM   #97 
  - Including the lounge?  moggie   Jul-08-09 06:04 AM   #98 
  - People lie about their IQs ALL THE TIME.  lightningandsnow   Jul-08-09 08:52 AM   #102 
  - don't be so quick to assume  Divine Discontent   Jul-08-09 07:18 PM   #130 
     - I think the fact that over half of DUers think the average DU IQ is over 120  Occam Bandage   Jul-08-09 10:20 PM   #138 
  - Wile E. Coyote....suuuuuuper genius.  Forkboy   Jul-08-09 09:08 AM   #104 
  - The catch is there isn't an obvious correlation between IQ and susceptibility to indoctrination  Echo In Light   Jul-08-09 09:39 AM   #106 
  - I have no idea, but I do know that IQ tests don't tell the whole story about intelligence.  WI_DEM   Jul-08-09 09:50 AM   #107 
  - Intelligence of the posters is entirely dependent on the forum...  SidDithers   Jul-08-09 10:14 AM   #109 
  - 110-120.......  old mark   Jul-08-09 10:16 AM   #110 
  - I odn't know my IQ and I don't care. Those tests mean nothing about the real world anyway.  Jennicut   Jul-08-09 10:17 AM   #111 
  - Mine is well over 140. Clearly, the entire "IQ" concept is completely meaningless. nm  Richard Steele   Jul-08-09 11:16 AM   #113 
  - Being on the right team doesn't mean you're smarter than the other team.  BlooInBloo   Jul-08-09 06:43 PM   #119 
  - But taking a Facebook IQ quiz means you're a certified genius. nt  Occam Bandage   Jul-08-09 10:15 PM   #137 
  - My highest score was 169...  JuniperLea   Jul-08-09 06:58 PM   #122 
  - LOL I AM A GENEUS IQ IS LIEK FIVE THOUSANDS OF POINTS  Occam Bandage   Jul-08-09 06:59 PM   #123 
  - All caps = -100 IQ points  HughMoran   Jul-08-09 07:03 PM   #125 
  - SO I AM AT FOUR THOUSANDS THAN? PRETY GOOD AMIRITE!!!  Occam Bandage   Jul-08-09 07:09 PM   #127 
     - YOU AMRITE!!  HughMoran   Jul-08-09 07:16 PM   #129 
        - LOL!!!  JuniperLea   Jul-08-09 07:21 PM   #131 
           - See, this is the problem with the Ignore feature.  Occam Bandage   Jul-08-09 10:06 PM   #135 
              - I have no problem with ironic accidental self-pwns.  BlooInBloo   Jul-08-09 10:12 PM   #136 
  - IT'S OVER NINE THOUSAAAAANNND!  lightningandsnow   Jul-08-09 08:29 PM   #134 
  - Oh heck, I really don't know! Tests give me a 121-147 IQ, so I don't know  Lorien   Jul-08-09 10:22 PM   #139 
 

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