Solty Dog: Is Mensa a life time thing or do you have to keep proving your IQ? I can imagine some people peaking at a young age and then having trouble with the word jumble in the Sunday paper later in life.
iron_city_ap: When I was 2 I spoke french, german, russian and chineese equally well. I also taught my younger sister things (like pain). I didn't get some fancy piece of paper.
kvinesknows: serial_crusher: My first instinct here is to question the validity of the test.Well, that's my first instinct for any IQ tests really."Complete this sequence: 1,2,3,5,7,9, __, __"I know enough about math to know that any number can come next. Seeing patterns where they don't necessarily exist does not make you smart.any number can of course come next, HOWEVER, its about any number using current "normal" considerations.ie. that obviously prime numbers in our context.. and the context the test would be written under. However, a real genius may just find a new number that given proper logical explanation is correct... but NOT what the test is looking for.
andrewagill: /Last I checked, my IQ was 140.//On one part of the test (I think the verbal IQ), I scored "off the charts", which caps out at 160.///Was a LONG time ago.
Pocket Ninja: Remember, if you want to boast about the enormous size of your IQ in one of these threads
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