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Old 3rd August 2020, 12:09 AM   #2001
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Originally Posted by JesseCuster View Post
I got 49/50 in 10 minutes.

What do you think that says about my IQ? Personally I think it means nothing, it reminds me of the test I had to sit when I was about 11/12 years old when I was going into secondary school, the classes were streamed, so the test was to decide which stream you went into. It absolutely most definitely not an IQ test, certainly not one that if you score 50/50, the test giver will tell you your score was "impossible". None of the questions demanded any sort of high degree of intelligence to answer. It's extremely telling that you think scoring 50/50 qualifies you as having an impossibly high intelligence.

What was the actual IQ score that you were told you had when you completed the test?

I was told that it was impossible to get 50 questions right in 15 minutes. Now, that does not mean an impossibly high IQ. It means that the test designers thought it impossible. ie an open ended test. I have no idea how they rated that to IQ.

What number question did you get wrong. Was it number 25? Why did you not use your extra 5 minutes to check your answers on the difficult ones?

I agree that none of the questions required a high IQ to get right. I already told you that. The word ones were particularly easy. But I notice they rephrased and changed formatting of similar questions. It was a "speed" versus "accuracy" test.

When I had my first IQ test I had a series of complicated tests that took a number of hours. One part was fitting blocks together to get patterns. I aced that part with the guy expressing amazement at my speed. Pattern recognition was always a strong point of mine.
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Old 3rd August 2020, 12:12 AM   #2002
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Originally Posted by JayUtah View Post
The same answers we have been giving to a pile of conspiracy theories strewn with random unrelated anecdotes.

If you cannot manage to observe your equipment giving you the power levels you told us were necessary to cause your headaches, then I agree with Pixel42. Even informally there seems to be little correlation between your purported cause and effect. You keep having to revise your hypothesis downward and deploy more conspiracy theories to see your belief alive.

Power levels first observed = high. Headaches also observed.

Power levels observed after proposing test = low. No headaches observed.

You and Pixel42 miss the point.
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If you're still using the same equipment in the same way then, as I said, it is highly unlikely that it has suddenly started behaving differently. I suppose there's a small possibility that the equipment was originally malfunctioning and the fault has somehow since corrected itself, but it is more likely that your original readings were incorrect or misread.

In any case, please clarify: are you still maintaining that ordinary wifi equipment can cause symptoms in EHS sufferers? Or are you now withdrawing that claim?
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Old 3rd August 2020, 12:33 AM   #2004
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Originally Posted by bruto View Post
I have no idea how South African phone systems are managed, and what shenanigans they might get up to (though I seriously doubt the story). I have a feeling that if the telco got up to any funny business, even if the majority of people didn't care, enough would to cause a big fuss. A lot of people are very careful about loose data flying around. Ironically, we can probably thank the criminals and pornographers for helping to maintain our privacy.

I do know, though, that if one is actually concerned that the login has changed or been eliminated for some reason, it's really really simple to check. All you have to do is go to a computer on which you have never logged in before, and try to get your email from it. If you can, then the telco has screwed up. If you can't then the problem resides in your computer.

You could also probably clear the cookies and passwords on your computer, and try again.

I have a number of accounts in which the account sets a cookie that automates my login. Some sites have a "remember" check box. Some do not. Some seem to remember even if the box is not checked, and there's some setting I've now forgotten in Firefox to force them to forget. Some that do remember have some unknown, random, schedule to recheck, and some recognize a different computer and ask additional questions. Some are welcome (such as the login for this forum) and some are not (such as my brokerage account), so cookie management is a good skill to learn.

In any case, if odd login behavior is occurring, the telco would be about the last place I'd look.

Hacking a Gmail account that stays logged in most of the time should not be to difficult to someone who knows how to. The hack was covered up. I use strong passwords that are easy for me but make no sense to others, being full of symbols and number. No plain words. I do not let my computer remember any passwords, except really simple stuff where I use the same simple password.

If you read about the blatant corruption in the police, the judiciary, the government and Corporates in SA you will get an idea of how bad things here are. No-one cares and they all know that they can do what they like without consequence. It is one reason I say that God created a pandemic in order to "reform" society.

The Telcos had no problem with blatant perjury and falsification of documents. Do you think that big corporate would not have departments that "war game" their opponents? The fact is that I do not know who hacked my email. I know it was hacked and nothing really done. It appears they were looking for information. One bit of information may have been who my legal counsel were and how it was going. The next bit of info they needed was when I was going to file for an interdict so they could mount the tower. I changed the email a week before filing and I beat them by one day.

Did anyone think that NASA was gathering data on the scale they were until it was leaked? When I emigrated to the USA I found that the FBI kept files on ANY suspicious behavior. A guy told me he applied for a low level security clearance and he was asked about why he went to the local small harbor where a Russian sub had docked. I see so much corruption and immoral behavior, even in ordinary people. Luckily, not in family and friends, so there is hope.
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Old 3rd August 2020, 12:38 AM   #2005
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Originally Posted by wollery View Post
He's already had plenty of results, many of which make his 15 minute completion look glacial, as well as direct criticism of the test itself.

Curiously he hasn't responded to a single one of those.

One person (JesseCuster) claims to have 49/50, and I have responded. Give me another person and their result?
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Old 3rd August 2020, 12:46 AM   #2006
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Originally Posted by gmanontario View Post
50/50 in 11 minutes. Inconceivable!

19 year old daughter, 49 of 50 in seven minutes 30. She misread one question.

Maybe I can get my 9 year old grandson to try.
ETA: This brought back a memory. This test is very similar to one of a series of tests that I had to take in order to qualify for a position in government IT.

To be sure I looked it up and I still have the 20 year old test and it has 75 questions. I got 65 in 20 minutes where 50 is a pass. The questions got tougher as you went along and you are given one page at a time so you can't skip ahead. Finishing it was difficult but not impossible.
This PS test is in no way shape or form an IQ test.

I take it that you saying you got 50/50 in 11 minutes. Just confirming. If so, well done.

Thanks for the feedback. It would appear that I was misinformed about the difficulty. When I looked at the test again I did think it was not too difficult. Only about three made me pause and think. The rest needed focus and concentration. It does not mean that I am dumb - just misinformed. I would not have brought up the test had I looked at it first.

It is good to know that a 19 year old has the smart and concentration to do well on such a test. You do know that avoiding misreading of questions is part of the test.
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Old 3rd August 2020, 12:49 AM   #2007
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Originally Posted by Matthew Ellard View Post
Exactly. Exchanging legal letters includes requests for discovery, commonlaw and legislation citations and so on. Both parties would notice any deletions in seconds and request exactly the same information in the next communication exchange.

Partskeptic is making this story up, on the spot, and making all the rookie mistakes.

The reason detectives ask the same questions over and over again is simply to catch people out, who are making up stories,as they will eventually contradict themselves.

They deleted the email informing me that my password had changed. And stopped any SMS to me. You make many assumptions.
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Old 3rd August 2020, 01:10 AM   #2008
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Originally Posted by JesseCuster View Post
Do you wonder if he was actually expecting us to take the test, struggle to finish it in 15 minutes and not score 50/50 or close to it and to actually believe it was a genuine IQ test that only someone with an "impossible IQ" could score perfectly on, and that we'd be suitably impressed by his very superior intelligence? He seems to genuinely believe that a simplistic test like that is a valid indicator of super high intelligence.

PartSkeptic, what IQ score were you actually given as a result of this test? "Impossible" is not an IQ score.
Yes, I was expecting people to take the test. But I assessed people like this: a) people confident enough to take the test b) people who would read the test and disparage it because they were not confident. I expected only answers from people who took the test and got high results.


One mark of intelligence is reading something accurately and not distorting what was said. If the distortion is deliberate then having a high IQ does not mean having high moral standards - and I think we all agree on that.

Here is what I posted. And I have been honest. I prefer to have an accurate assessment of myself rather than a delusion, so I will not be using this test as a reference.

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I will post one intelligence test that I took when I was about 50 years of age and less than my peak at 38 years of age. I was told it was an open-ended test in that it was impossible for anyone to get the maximum number correct. Yet I did. You can try it yourself, or get experts to assess it. I must just find it and put it on Google drive with a link.
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So can I post the IQ test I took in year 2000 and got an "impossible" score? We can all take it and compare. Or you can all just tell me that despite being professionally administered, it was actually easy. I would be interested to see if it was as difficult as I was told.
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I found the IQ test with 50 questions in 15 minutes. Each one only took me a few seconds. At an average of 18 seconds a question, I reckon I could do it again in possibly half the time. I only found a few that I needed a bit more time to think if I had the right answer. To be sure I understood the question. I wonder why they said it was impossible to get 50 out of 50?
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Old 3rd August 2020, 01:13 AM   #2009
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Originally Posted by Matthew Ellard View Post
You are probably also aware that IQ tests and Employee Cognitive Tests are language and culturally specific to the participant's demographic, due to the Sapir–Whorf hypothesis.

Did everyone notice that Partskeptic's Employee Cognitive Test that he claimed he took as a South African participant, had the following question? (South Africa uses the "Rand" and 100 "cents")

(His false IQ test asks about Nickels, Pennies, Quarters and Dimes and is part of a USA employment test)

Part of IQ is general knowledge. What English speaker is not aware of American coinage? Schooled in Zimbabwe, lived in SA, USA, NZ and back in SA. I did live in the USA for 15 years. NYC. But in general you are correct. It is very difficult to remove culture and language from tests.
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Old 3rd August 2020, 01:51 AM   #2010
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More evidence that cell towers do not increase susceptibility to Covid-19:

Half of Mumbai’s slum residents have had coronavirus – study

Same article, next paragraph "But deaths in the sprawling slum have not exploded..."

It is quite clear that this virus is highly infectious and transmissible. That means everyone will get it if there is no vaccine.

What I have been looking at, has been the pattern of the spread. First to countries with hi-hech and hi-tech hospitals and hi-tech old care. Next the mortality rate. When it comes to mortality rate there are a number of factors so it becomes difficult to spot patterns. Rather look at Johns Hopkins.

https://coronavirus.jhu.edu/data/mortality

There is a graph of mortality rate and one can hover to see the country.

Yemen clearly has confounding factors such as war and disease.

But we have UK, Italy, Spain, France, Belgium and Netherlands. If the quality of hospitals REDUCED the mortality rate, then they should have LOW rates.

West Bank and Gaza. Low rate 0.7%. No doubt low EMFs in offices and hospitals. Israel is also low. Israel 0.7% but they have anti-EMF campaigns.

Rwanda, Iceland, Namibia, Mozambique are all low.

US, Brazil, India, Russia, South Africa all have high numbers and median rates. They have mixtures of populations that are both poor and elite and have areas that have high EMFs and areas with low EMFs.


If what God told me is correct then this pandemic has features that I predicted but not many others did.

The pandemic will hit the elite as well as the poor. Unlike the Spanish flu they will not escape. This is due to the "stealth" effect I predicted. Long incubation and being asymptomatically infectious

The virus is creating maximum panic and destroying societies as we know it. The inequality and the corruption is being exposed. People want change.

It will not directly reduce the population. This means that either the knock-on effects get so bad billions will die soon, or there is another pandemic with much higher mortality on the way. Show me which group has considered these to be a high probability.

Do you get the feeling you are living in a "sci-fi" movie yet?
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Originally Posted by PartSkeptic View Post
Same article, next paragraph "But deaths in the sprawling slum have not exploded..."
The average age in India is 29. I imagine it's even lower in the slums.

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It is quite clear that this virus is highly infectious and transmissible. That means everyone will get it if there is no vaccine.
No it doesn't.

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But we have UK, Italy, Spain, France, Belgium and Netherlands. If the quality of hospitals REDUCED the mortality rate, then they should have LOW rates.
Other factors, like how early they were hit and the competence of their governments, are far more important.

Countries which have high levels of international travel were hit earliest, when little was known about the virus, how it spreads and how to treat it.

Countries which were hit later have the advantage of learning from the ones that were hit earliest. Simple things like lying patients on their stomachs instead of their backs had been discovered to make a significant difference to mortality.

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If what God told me is correct then this pandemic has features that I predicted but not many others did.
The only thing you predicted and others did not was an eventual 60% mortality rate.

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Do you get the feeling you are living in a "sci-fi" movie yet?
No.
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48/50...
Could have easily made 50 if I was not being cheeky. What's the fuss about?
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Old 3rd August 2020, 02:12 AM   #2013
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Originally Posted by Pixel42 View Post
If you're still using the same equipment in the same way then, as I said, it is highly unlikely that it has suddenly started behaving differently. I suppose there's a small possibility that the equipment was originally malfunctioning and the fault has somehow since corrected itself, but it is more likely that your original readings were incorrect or misread.

In any case, please clarify: are you still maintaining that ordinary wifi equipment can cause symptoms in EHS sufferers? Or are you now withdrawing that claim?
I am using the same equipment I have been using for a long time and am well experienced with. A self-correcting calibration fault is almost impossible (it is German precision after all ). There is one way the meter can read low when the emf is high and that is when the antenna is not properly screwed in. I know this and check it. It would not account for high readings that were actually low.

There is no way to misread the meter. It has an audio that screams when the reading is high. It can be turned off or low, but I use it to check quality. The readings I took originally went over-scale. The low readings are in the 10 to 20 percent and less range of full scale. No, my abilities are not the problem.

When it comes to readings we are talking about ranges such as 0-1 or 3-10 or 50-200 or 400-700 or 1200-2000 and 2500-3500. Precise readings are not required. I guess I should post a video on Google Drive.

Let me clarify then for you.

Some EHS sufferers claim to be harmed by ordinary WiFi from surrounding devices. If I am affected, which may be the case, I cannot detect it, except to go to a place with no emfs, and then most of my body pain disappears.

I claim to be affected by a high (readings ten times normal) transmissions from a device to a tower, or by towers that radiate downwards.

Rather box myself and test the latter I thought I had found a device that consistently gave high emfs (1200 to 3500). Then I started to find that was not the case. I did not expect that I would see consistently high readings, and then find that when I want to test, the device does not emit the high readings but quite low readings (3 to 300). This should be science and not some ghost interfering. If there is interference with the test, I would first suspect the Telcos, but there may be other explanations (possibly coincidental) that I have not found.

I said that I have some ideas to explore but will first do it before posting.
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Originally Posted by PartSkeptic View Post
One person (JesseCuster) claims to have 49/50, and I have responded. Give me another person and their result?
There have been 30 odd posts across 2 pages discussing it many of which give personal scores.

Do you not actually read the thread?
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Originally Posted by Susheel View Post
48/50...
Could have easily made 50 if I was not being cheeky. What's the fuss about?

Thank for trying the test and posting your result. It confirms my suspicions just before uploading the test.

Which numbers did you get wrong? Why did "cheeky" affect the score?

Anyhow, it gave some interest to the thread.

I think people should have to post a summary of themselves. Age, profession, and achievements.
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Originally Posted by PartSkeptic View Post
I said that I have some ideas to explore but will first do it before posting.
OK. Just keep in mind that a quick way of saying "a phenomenon which only occurs anecdotally and mysteriously vanishes when subjected to scientific investigation" is "imaginary".
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Originally Posted by wollery View Post
There have been 30 odd posts across 2 pages discussing it many of which give personal scores.

Do you not actually read the thread?
JesseCuster 49/50 was the only one I saw at the time of responding to you. Since then there was gmanontari 50/50 in 11 minutes and his daughter 49/50 in 7 minutes. Now Susheel 48/50.

What have I missed?
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OK. Just keep in mind that a quick way of saying "a phenomenon which only occurs anecdotally and mysteriously vanishes when subjected to scientific investigation" is "imaginary".

Nothing imaginary about the measurements and when and how they occurred. This is not about the supernatural, and trying to use the same arguments is a stretch of the imagination.
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Originally Posted by PartSkeptic View Post
I think people should have to post a summary of themselves. Age, profession, and achievements.
Why?

If your argument stands scrutiny and you have strong evidence it doesn't matter whether you have a PhD or or flunked out of high school.

The evidence is the thing.
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You missed me, Darat and wollery’s son.

I got 50/50 in 9.5 minutes (while not concentrating as I was watching a motor race). Darat got 49/50 in seven minutes. Wollery’s son got 42/50 but was disadvantaged by being a child and by the test not fitting with his cultural knowledge.
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Yeah that isn't an IQ test. I did it in a timed 7 minutes but did make one mistake - question 10 - one of the number sequences.
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OK. I did the test. It took me 9.5 minutes but I was watching television at the same time; had I switched that off and concentrated I expect I'd have been quicker - and I scored 100% (though the answer key has the answer to q 14 wrong, possibly due to a mistype of the question, and I'd quibble with the premise of the question and the answer to 43).
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Okay, got my 11 year old son to do it. He scored 42 out of 50 in 10 minutes.

He pointed out several spelling errors, the ambiguity of a number of questions, and the fact that some require cultural knowledge that he doesn't possess (e.g. names of US coinage).

So we can add to our summary that the test is poorly written and constructed, even for what it does test.
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I got 48/50. Took me 10 minutes.

For question 36 I put "deception" as the answer because it was the only one that was a noun, not an adjective, which I think is a valid answer.

Question 14 appears to give the wrong answer, it asks for the last letter of one of the words, yet the answer given is 'r' and none of the words have 'r' as their last letter. I think the answer should be 's'?

So I'm assuming I actually that one right and thus got 49 out of 50.

PartSkeptic, are you seriously telling us that you sat this 'IQ test' and scored an impossible score? I'd expect scores of 50/50 to be quite common.

You're starting to sound like Donald Trump boasting about how the doctors were amazed at how well he scored at his cognitive test. This looks like a test you'd give a 10 year old as part of an aptitude test, not something that can be used to gauge super high IQs in adults.

What kid of job gives that as part of the interview? Are you sure you were told your score was impossible, I'd imagine that scores of 50/50 are very common in a simple test like that.

No of course you remember it, you've repeatedly told us about your amazing memory, so you were definitely told by the test giver that your score was impossible...

Can you see why we doubt your anecdotes about how awesomely intelligent you are?

BTW, how do we tell our IQ from our score? I want to be able to brag on Internet forums about I've got an IQ of 145 or 160 or whatever.
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He's already had plenty of results, many of which make his 15 minute completion look glacial, as well as direct criticism of the test itself.

Curiously he hasn't responded to a single one of those.
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50/50 in 11 minutes. Inconceivable!

19 year old daughter, 49 of 50 in seven minutes 30. She misread one question.

Maybe I can get my 9 year old grandson to try.
ETA: This brought back a memory. This test is very similar to one of a series of tests that I had to take in order to qualify for a position in government IT.

To be sure I looked it up and I still have the 20 year old test and it has 75 questions. I got 65 in 20 minutes where 50 is a pass. The questions got tougher as you went along and you are given one page at a time so you can't skip ahead. Finishing it was difficult but not impossible.
This PS test is in no way shape or form an IQ test.
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48/50...
Could have easily made 50 if I was not being cheeky. What's the fuss about?
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JesseCuster 49/50 was the only one I saw at the time of responding to you. Since then there was gmanontari 50/50 in 11 minutes and his daughter 49/50 in 7 minutes. Now Susheel 48/50.

What have I missed?
There you go
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And me, 50/50 in 5 minutes.

(Although it's probably a slightly unfair comparison in that I teach this sort of stuff.)
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Nothing imaginary about the measurements and when and how they occurred. This is not about the supernatural, and trying to use the same arguments is a stretch of the imagination.
The cognitive biases responsible for false positives are the same, whether the pattern being wrongly perceived is attributed to natural or supernatural causes.
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Thank for trying the test and posting your result. It confirms my suspicions just before uploading the test.

Which numbers did you get wrong? Why did "cheeky" affect the score?

Anyhow, it gave some interest to the thread.

I think people should have to post a summary of themselves. Age, profession, and achievements.
Rushed through it and made some stupid errors by not reading properly. My time was sub 10 minutes. Also no way this is an IQ test. More like an entrance test for a school.
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I was told that it was impossible to get 50 questions right in 15 minutes. Now, that does not mean an impossibly high IQ. It means that the test designers thought it impossible. ie an open ended test. I have no idea how they rated that to IQ.

What number question did you get wrong. Was it number 25? Why did you not use your extra 5 minutes to check your answers on the difficult ones?

I agree that none of the questions required a high IQ to get right. I already told you that. The word ones were particularly easy. But I notice they rephrased and changed formatting of similar questions. It was a "speed" versus "accuracy" test.

When I had my first IQ test I had a series of complicated tests that took a number of hours. One part was fitting blocks together to get patterns. I aced that part with the guy expressing amazement at my speed. Pattern recognition was always a strong point of mine.
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My email account password was changed and I got no notification. I could still access it as long as I did not have to log in.
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You could still access it even when you didn't log in? You do realise that every time you access your email, your credentials are automatically sent through? There is no way you can access your email without a login.
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That second quote isn't from PartSkeptic, it's from EvilBiker.

PartSkeptic doesn't know how to use the quote function.
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I believe I have solved the problem of the power output.

I did a "proof concept" test where I monitored the output under various conditions to find out what parameters were needed. Once I got the high (actually medium 600-1200) readings, I waited to see what symptoms occurred to make a note of them. There is no "maybe" about them. In about 4 minutes I had pain. The pain increased and spread until the test stopped at 15 minutes.

The symptoms disappeared rather quickly (about 3-5 minutes) after the test, so I believe I can do a run about 4 tests a day without compromising my health.

I have video recordings and narrative.

My question is:

Why, with all the expertise and brain power here, did no-one suggest the fix I came up with? There is enough information in my posts to be able to come with the solution that I did. Give it another shot.
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Really. Any check of my long history would refute your bit of fake news.

Originally Posted by wollery View Post
That second quote isn't from PartSkeptic, it's from EvilBiker.

PartSkeptic doesn't know how ...


Originally Posted by wollery View Post

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...the quote function



and again from a different post...

Originally Posted by wollery View Post
And me, 50/50 in 5 minutes.

(Although it's probably a slightly unfair comparison in that I teach this sort of stuff.)
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Part of IQ is general knowledge. What English speaker is not aware of American coinage? Schooled in Zimbabwe, lived in SA, USA, NZ and back in SA. I did live in the USA for 15 years. NYC. But in general you are correct. It is very difficult to remove culture and language from tests.
No, it's not. Absolutely not.

I've had four (properly given) IQ tests at different points in my life and all of them purported to test only cognitive ability, NOT acquired knowledge. In fact a flaw in one of them I recall was a question which described two cars driving away from each other and the various turns they took. At the end you were supposed to figure out (multiple choice) how far they were away from each other point to point. The flaw being it was based on having to know A^2+B^2=C^2. If the most powerful brain on the planet had never been taught the pythagorean theorem they'd miss that question. Edit to add : the underlying point of that question was to test ability to relate two objects in space and visualize that relationship outside of the directions of who turned left or right where. The problem being even if you did so, measuring their distance required having been taught geometry.

That's why so many of the questions involve things like pattern matching, spatial relations (which of the below represents the sample shape rotated 180 degrees horizontally, etc.), memory, and the like. The goal is to test brainpower absent cultural experience or acquired knowledge.

The list of things you're deliciously wrong about grows every day. Amazing how long it is. One might even say it's 'impossible'.

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I was told that it was impossible to get 50 questions right in 15 minutes. Now, that does not mean an impossibly high IQ. It means that the test designers thought it impossible. ie an open ended test. I have no idea how they rated that to IQ.

What number question did you get wrong. Was it number 25? Why did you not use your extra 5 minutes to check your answers on the difficult ones?

I agree that none of the questions required a high IQ to get right. I already told you that. The word ones were particularly easy. But I notice they rephrased and changed formatting of similar questions. It was a "speed" versus "accuracy" test.
PartSkeptic, you've been busted, and no amount of backpedalling is going to change that. We can all see it.

You told us that you sat an IQ test as part of a job application. You told us that you aced the test and scored an impossible score of 50/50.

Now that you've shown us the test, it turns out that scoring 50/50 is absolutely nothing out of the ordinary.

The fact that you sat this easy test, which you said was an IQ test, scored 50/50, which an intelligent person would recognise is nothing impressive, yet believed the test giver when they told you you'd just scored an impossible score on the test, speaks volumes as to the difference between your actual intelligence and what you perceive your intelligence to be. You genuinely believed that getting 50/50 on this test meant you had an impossibly high intelligence.

You've told us that you've have achieved a number of supposedly impossible things. If this is the kind of thing you're including in those impossible achievements, can you see why people are getting even more skeptical when you boast about how intelligent and amazing a person you are?

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There you go

Many thanks for that. I apologize for my haste and lack of focus.

On Saturday and Sunday I was mostly in bed with a bad flu. I was hardly in a state to get on this thread. It seems that making silly mistakes by being too hasty is not something one can afford to do here.
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14. Write the last letter of the one of these three words which contains only one letter that is in neither of the other two.
Bridge Rig Binders …………… …………… ……….( r )
Binder - "n" is in neither I misspelled it and did not see it. I have put a strike-out on the s. Hard to see but it is there.

Regrettably I have said that I am having a lot of difficulty with words and spellings. My spell check did not pick that up.

I will eat humble pie.

I was mistaken about the level of this test. Despite being mislead, I should have looked at it again and questioned the person giving it. I never claimed perfection. I have learned late in life that one can learn a lot from one's mistakes. I accept the lessons and move on.
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You've told us that you've have achieved a number of supposedly impossible things. If this is the kind of thing you're including in those impossible achievements, can you see why people are getting even more skeptical when you boast about how intelligent and amazing a person you are?

I posted my previous post without reading this one of yours. I admit I was mistaken to characterize the test in the way I was told. And I admit I could have and should have reviewed the test and being skeptical. It was a memory of a 20 year old test where I remember the part about "open-ended" and not possible to get 50/50. I had the test because I scanned every document before leaving New Zealand which is why it took at while to find.

It dents my credibility, but does it negate it? Can you point out any well-known intelligent person who has not been mistaken about evaluating what was told to them? Does it dent my honesty? Are my other achievements also nothing to be proud of?

So are you going to tag along for the results of the emf harm test?
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If you have finally found a way to induce your wifi modem to consistently produce the output level you now consider to be the minimum necessary to provoke your symptoms, PartSkeptic, may I politely suggest you post your full test protocol before you continue with your trials?

For the level of clarity and detail that can reasonably be expected for a test of this kind, see the one I posted here:

http://www.internationalskeptics.com...2#post13154392
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Really. Any check of my long history would refute your bit of fake news.
You'd made an error with the quote function in that particular post to which Cosmic Yak linked, making it appear that EvilBiker's words were yours.

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I believe I have solved the problem of the power output.

I did a "proof concept" test where I monitored the output under various conditions to find out what parameters were needed. Once I got the high (actually medium 600-1200) readings, I waited to see what symptoms occurred to make a note of them. There is no "maybe" about them. In about 4 minutes I had pain. The pain increased and spread until the test stopped at 15 minutes.

The symptoms disappeared rather quickly (about 3-5 minutes) after the test, so I believe I can do a run about 4 tests a day without compromising my health.

I have video recordings and narrative.

My question is:

Why, with all the expertise and brain power here, did no-one suggest the fix I came up with? There is enough information in my posts to be able to come with the solution that I did. Give it another shot.
I don't think anyone is clear what you are trying to test any more. The original hypothesis was that you got a headache when the wifi was on, so Pixel42 among others developed a protocol to help you test that hypothesis. Part of the protocol is that you should not know whether the wifi was actually on or not until after the test is over, because many things can cause headaches (including but not limited to the expectation of a headache).

Now you are testing for a power level first and then monitoring yourself for symptoms. What is the hypothesis that you are testing?
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I agree that none of the questions required a high IQ to get right.
The test you posted was not in any way an IQ test. There is no way a meaningful IQ could have been measured by that test. As others have noted, it's more likely designed to detect the onset of cognitive impairment. Any person of normal cognitive function would have been expected to get all the questions right within the time limit. You were entirely wrong about the test, and your critics were right about it even before you posted it. They knew from your description of the test that it could not have been as you claimed. Now perhaps you'll give your critics some credit for being more knowledgeable than you about some things.

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It dents my credibility, but does it negate it? Can you point out any well-known intelligent person who has not been mistaken about evaluating what was told to them? Does it dent my honesty? Are my other achievements also nothing to be proud of?
Many of your other claims are equally obvious lies. This is the only one you're owning up to. You have no credibility to "dent" at this point. Most of your critics expect that the stories you tell simply are not true as a matter of habit.
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I don't think it's a lie, I think it's a combination of poor memory and strong cognitive bias.
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Why, with all the expertise and brain power here, did no-one suggest the fix I came up with?
Because it's an obviously wrong protocol. If you know that the wifi is on and emitting at high power, as measured by your equipment, that doesn't rule out a psychosomatic cause for your headaches. The purpose of our protocol was to eliminate such possibilities as causes.

Now perhaps you can explain why, once again, you've gone out of your way to insinuate that your critics are stupid compared to you. This is not something you need to do in order to have a meaningful debate regarding what's causing your headaches. It's something you need only if your real purpose here is to massage your ego.
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I don't think it's a lie, I think it's a combination of poor memory and strong cognitive bias.
That could indeed be the case. It's more accurate then to say many of his stories are similarly obviously untrue.
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