View Poll Results: What is Your IQ?

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  • Under 80

    4 5.71%
  • 80 - 90

    1 1.43%
  • 90 - 100

    0 0%
  • 100 - 110

    1 1.43%
  • 110 - 120

    4 5.71%
  • 120 - 130

    10 14.29%
  • 130 - 140

    16 22.86%
  • 140 - 150

    18 25.71%
  • 150 - 160

    5 7.14%
  • Over 160

    11 15.71%
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    Re: What is Your IQ?

    Quote Originally Posted by American View Post
    Attack you? Why don't you read up on "IQ" testing and find out how ridiculous it really is? It's got so many problems that the people deeply involved in it can't agree on what it really means. I'm not attacking YOU. I was actually joking with you in my first post.
    I'll agree it's very limited in its scope.

    I remember being in "honors" classes in junior high and high school. One of my best friends was at the opposite end of the spectrum. He took remedial English and math and struggled with those. We both had muscle cars, I had a 71 Chevelle and he had a 74 Nova SS. I could do basic stuff, oil change, valve cover gaskets, etc. When it came to rebuilding the carb, he knew what to do and didn't need to follow instructions. He was "dumb" when it came to IQ tests but a genius when it came to practical applications and therein lies the worthlessness of IQ tests. They're great if you want to measure one's ability to solve those types of problems, but they're far from conclusive.

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    Re: What is Your IQ?

    Quote Originally Posted by Hatuey View Post
    I think it's between 120-130. I feel dumb with all these egg heads in here.
    bah, you must have passed a more difficult test, and as TC said many people aren't very honest about their IQ.

    If the average IQ on DP was so high we would not have conservatives anymore

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    Re: What is Your IQ?

    Quote Originally Posted by ronpaulvoter View Post
    A very simple question. What is your IQ?
    The Marine Corps didn't issue me one.

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    Re: What is Your IQ?

    Quote Originally Posted by GySgt View Post
    The Marine Corps didn't issue me one.
    But is your sense of humor considered contraband?
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    Re: What is Your IQ?

    Quote Originally Posted by independent_thinker2002 View Post
    But is your sense of humor considered contraband?
    Actually, that is issued. It's how we deal with the political juggling. Without it, we may as well shoot up postal offices.

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    Re: What is Your IQ?

    My parents had me tested. 145-150. All that IQ must have gone into my specific skill set which I use to make a living, cause I certainly don't feel that bright.

    I did take a couple online tests as well. One was 145, other 90. That's right. 90. Apparently the people who made that one believed that math was the only valid measure of a person's intelligence. And when it comes to math, I'm truly dumber than a box of rocks.

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    Re: What is Your IQ?

    The answers in here appear to be surprisingly honest (more or less). Usually when a "what's your IQ?" question pops up in a group of people, the unspoken rule is to wait as long as you possibly can and then say the highest number.

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    Re: What is Your IQ?

    Quote Originally Posted by Cardinal View Post
    Apparently the people who made that one believed that math was the only valid measure of a person's intelligence. And when it comes to math, I'm truly dumber than a box of rocks.


    I'm pretty good at math.

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    idea Re: What is Your IQ?

    I was given the Stanford-Binet test to see if I was eligible for the first "gifted" classes in our area and scored 165. I never knew the score until I had already messed up my life pretty badly, but in the end, I turned out to be just fine.

    I love my job, have a great family and really enjoy life, although I do lack some common sense occasionally. So what if I never became a nuclear physicist?

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    Re: What is Your IQ?

    Just look at the results of the poll. The average IQ is 100, and nearly everybody here would be above 120 or 130.

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