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Visual test

Post by Scarecrow on Sun Apr 01, 2012 2:36 am

TEST:

Count every " F " in the following text:

FINISHED FILES ARE THE RE
SULT OF YEARS OF SCIENTI
FIC STUDY COMBINED WITH
THE EXPERIENCE OF YEARS...



HOW MANY ? and be truthful. :affraid:
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Re: Visual test

Post by oftenwrong on Sun Apr 01, 2012 2:33 pm

Six. What's the mystery?
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Re: Visual test

Post by Phil Hornby on Sun Apr 01, 2012 6:09 pm

From recollection, it's usually the 'f' at the end of 'of' that people skim over in such 'tests'...

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Post by Scarecrow on Sun Apr 01, 2012 6:36 pm

I posted it knowing the highbrow members would not probably get the point, a percentage of people reading the words miss the Fs in OF. Damn the bright sparks on the forum ha ha .
It is a cognitive response in some people , people on first answering were saying they could see 3 Fs , then 4 ha ha . 6 is the answer obviously.

The Rev Hornby , you sir have answered the mystery eloquently Very Happy
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Re: Visual test

Post by Blamhappy on Sun Apr 01, 2012 6:58 pm

I got five the first time and four the second.

Agghhhrrrr!

Gotta keep looking!
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Post by Blamhappy on Sun Apr 01, 2012 6:59 pm

Found 'em!
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Post by astra on Sun Apr 01, 2012 7:08 pm

It was the first one in Finished that I missed.

The damn thing would not shtay shtill (hic) drunken
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Re: Visual test

Post by oftenwrong on Sun Apr 01, 2012 7:18 pm

My considerable experience of pretending to be sober emboldens me, Dear astra, to suggest that clapping a free hand to cover one's eye has a felicitous effect upon the clarity of the written word. Now, where's the door I came in by? Can't have got here through a cupboard.

Doesn't matter which eye, dammit!

Surrounded by effing idiots as usual.

Waiter! I say, Waiter ............... talk to yrself.
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Re: Visual test

Post by Scarecrow on Sun Apr 01, 2012 7:26 pm

HA HA , I didn't get them all when I first stumbled across the text.
The trick also is the way the text is laid out visually , not in one continuous sentence.
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Re: Visual test

Post by oftenwrong on Sun Apr 01, 2012 7:56 pm

Before you complain about foreigners’ English, do remember the following:


1. The bandage was wound around the wound.
2. Farms are there to produce produce.
3. As the Council Dump was full, they had to refuse any more refuse.
4. You must polish the Polish silver.
5. He can only lead his men if he gets the lead out.
6. After dessert, the soldiers decided to desert before entering the desert.
7. There is no time like the present to present me with a present.
8. A sea bass could never play a bass drum.
9. The dove dove into the clouds for shelter.
10. I did not object to the use of that object.
11. The insurance was invalid, because he was already an invalid.
12. There was a heated row about whose turn it was to row the boat.
13. A large box close to the door meant we couldn’t close it.
14. The buck does stupid things in the presence of does.
15. A sewer and a seamstress fell into a sewer.
16. The pig-farmer couldn’t teach his sow to sow seeds.
17. The wind was too strong to wind in the sails.
18. After a number of injections from the dentist, my jaw became number.
19. We had to subject the subject to further tests.
20. The artist shed a tear upon seeing the tear in his canvas.
21. How can I intimate this to my most intimate friend?

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Re: Visual test

Post by astra on Sun Apr 01, 2012 8:36 pm

to suggest that clapping a free hand to cover one's eye


A free hand, A FREE HAND? Do you think I am some kind of octopuss? (erm Dont answer that! Embarassed )

I have a glass of Clynelish in one hand and a VERY TENDER part of Nursies anatomy in the other. Just to explain, she has come to change my dressings and take a few blood samples, and we ARE NOT going to hurt each other! ARE WE??? Very Happy
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