# I am one of the 2%, how about you?

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• 22nd January 2008, 09:04 AM
StewartKnight
I am one of the 2%, how about you?
Concentrate and see it through to the end, it only takes about 30 secs.

And don't think hard about the word question at the end, just the first thing that comes into your head.

At the end of this message, you are asked a question.
Just say the first thing that pops into your mind.
This is a fun "test"... AND kind of spooky at the same time! Give it a try, and you'll see how many people you know fall into the same percentage as you. You'll understand what that means after you finish taking the test".
Now... just follow the instructions as quickly as possible.
Do not go to the next calculation before you have finished the previous one..
You do not ever need to write or remember the answers, just do it using your mind.
>You'll be surprised.
Start:
How much is:
15 + 6
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89 + 2

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12 + 53

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75 + 26

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25 + 52

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63 + 3 2

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I know! Calculations are hard work, but it's nearly over..

Come on, one more!

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123 + 5

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QUICK! THINK ABOUT A COLOR AND A TOOL!

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Scroll further to the bottom....

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A bit more...

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You just thought about a red hammer! , didn't you?

If this is not your answer, you are among 2% of people who have a different, if not abnormal, mind.
98% of the folks would answer a red hammer while doing this exercise.
If you do not believe this, pass it around and you'll see.
Be sure to put in the subject line if you are among the 98% or the 2% and send to everyone, including the person that sent it to you.
• 22nd January 2008, 09:11 AM
Elky
I thought of a blue screwdriver?
• 22nd January 2008, 09:18 AM
Netman
Black spanner...
• 22nd January 2008, 09:26 AM
ICT_GUY
Red hammer, and I got bored with the maths.:D
• 22nd January 2008, 09:27 AM
andy
Orange Hammer - I did all the sums telling myself I wasn't go to conform and think of a carrot, and decided I was gonna say parsnip! Then of course realised the question had changed since I heard this many moons ago. Decided resistance was futile and went for orange! Hammer was genuine - I am sure I would probably have said red if I had done it properly!

:)

Andy
• 22nd January 2008, 09:29 AM
webman
Blue hammer for me. I'm half-abnormal! :D But I already knew that ;)
• 22nd January 2008, 09:30 AM
Andrew_C
Now that is REALLY odd. I've seen that several times before, and remeber being in the 2%; this time
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Red Hammer
• 22nd January 2008, 09:32 AM
Dos_Box
Red hammer for me too - WOW!
Must find out how that works!
• 22nd January 2008, 09:34 AM
enjay
Blue hammer, so they were half-right.

I doubt the 98/2 split though - I know that a lot of people will think of red when asked for a colour (and a carrot when asked for a vegetable), but not in those proportions, especially with a tool as well.
• 22nd January 2008, 09:34 AM
StewartKnight
• 22nd January 2008, 09:39 AM
sharkster
Quote:

Originally Posted by Elky
I thought of a blue screwdriver?

same ere, wiered
• 22nd January 2008, 09:46 AM
TechMonkey
black spade. So half matched with StewartKnight and half with Netman! sounds a good combo :)
• 22nd January 2008, 09:49 AM
iatkinson
Red hammer for me
• 22nd January 2008, 10:00 AM
steve_nfi
Red Hammer for me.
• 22nd January 2008, 10:05 AM
pallen