What do you think the average IQ level is of posters at LPSG?

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  1. earllogjam

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    BTW- IQ Scoring:

    Under 70 = Mentally Deficient
    100 = Average (50% of people score between 90-110)
    130 = Mentally superior
    Above 140 = Genius
     
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    I'd say it's about 120. This is clearly an educated crowd here, for the most part.
     
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    IQ. HAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHHHHHHHHHH. *cough*
     
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    No, we've got far too many "geniuses" trolling about for the average to be that high.

    To wit:


    QED
    :biggrin1:
     
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    I would have to say it would vary by forum!
     
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    nudeyorker writes: I would have to say it would vary by forum!

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    Or by thread.


    I think anyone who frequents the "I Went to the Supermarket and Bought...." (eggplant...turnips...Stouffer's...) - or "Will this Thread Reach 1,000,000 Posts?" (185...186...187...188...) threads on mulitple occasions, might be in the (how to put this delicately?) - in the less than 100 points category.
     
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    You have a strong case there, Hazel. :smile2:

    According to estimates from traffic stats, the LPSG does attract a high percentage of college-educated visitors, much higher than the average website. Our median income is also higher than average.
     
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    Well... we know how to use a computer for the most part.
    That's gotta be at least a 110?

    I took an IQ test 2 years ago and got a 164. I guess I'm a fucking genius. But I already knew that.
     
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    Seems to be a fairly broad cross-section of people on here. I'd think the average would be about 110, maybe slightly higher.
     
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    Yup. Likely time spent in a particular forum related. Politics, half-way decent. Celebrity endowment, perhaps not so much. But who knows.
     
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    Probably on an average day too.
     
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    I took a supervised Mensa test (actually 2 tests) 2 years ago, and scored 137 (on both tests!), in the gifted range. I was happy with the result!

    I would say the average IQ here at LPSG would be around 100-110.
     
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    I'd say that a person's IQ isn't particularly relevant to anything that is meaningful. However I will remark on this anyway; it certainly depends what scale you're using, an earlier poster claims an IQ of 164; on Cattell Culture Fair III A this is rather impressive, whereas on Cattell III B this is less impressive.

    In relation to some other posts, education and income are not an indication of IQ, so I don't think you could guess the average IQ of people who use this forum with reasonable certainty.

    I do like the following post though :)

     
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    did the mensa test about 2 years ago and my IQ was 144, double the average of a lpsg poster lol.
     
  19. eddyabs

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    Here's a good fluid/crystallized intelligence IQ test I found, you can complete this at home....although it will cost you £4 to learn the result!

    You mustn't cheat....take it only once so focus!! If you do it again to garner a better score then you're only fooling yourself.

    I just took this one (for the first time) and scored 135.

    Don't forget that the time you take also contributes towards an IQ score.


    Get IQ info - Test yourself and compare with others
     
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    You're right - it does depend what scale you're using. Mensa tends to slightly overrate people, apparently.

    I think the generally accepted range for most people (as stated in the first post) is 70 - 130. 100 being average.
     
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