# Bit of light relief - fun test

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ST Translations
United Kingdom
Local time: 15:45
French to English
 May 4, 2007

At the end of this message, you are asked a question.

Don't stop and think about it.

Just say the first thing that pops into your mind.

This is a fun "test"... AND kind of spooky at the same time! Give it a try, then e-mail it around and you'll see how many people you know fall into the same percentage as you. Be sure to put in the subject line if you are among the 98% or the 2%. You'll understand what that means after you finish taking the "test."

Now - just follow the instructions as quickly as possible.

Do not go to the next calculation before you have finished the previous one.

You do not ever need to write or remember the answers, just do it using your mind.

You'll be surprised.

Start:

How much is:
15 + 6

3 + 56

89 + 2

12 + 53

75 + 26

25 + 52

63 + 32

I know! Calculations are h hard work, but it's! nearly over..

Come on, one more! ...

123 + 5

QUICK! THINK ABOUT A COLOUR AND A TOOL!

Scroll further to the bottom....

A bit more...

You just thought about a red hammer , didn't you?

If this is not your answer, you are among 2% of people who have a different, if not abnormal, mind.

98% of the folks would answer a red hammer while doing this exercise.

If you do not believe this, pass it around and you'll see.

Be sure to put in the subject line if you are among the 98% or the 2% and send to everyone, including the person that sent it to you.

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Jon O (X)
United Kingdom
Local time: 16:45
Dutch to English
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 I thought of a ... May 4, 2007

blue chisel

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NancyLynn
Local time: 10:45
Member (2002)
French to English
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Moderator of this forum
 2% + 2% May 4, 2007

What's wrong with a screwdriver?

My husband's foremost tool is a grey staple gun. (He's an upholsterer).

Nancy

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Anabel Martínez
Spain
Local time: 16:45
Member (2005)
English to Spanish
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 i thought of.. May 4, 2007

a blue spanner.

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Gianni Pastore
Italy
Local time: 16:45
Member (2007)
English to Italian
 2% May 4, 2007

Yellow screwdriver. Shall I start to worry about or what?

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Claudia Luque Bedregal
Italy
Local time: 16:45
English to Spanish
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 a hammer yes, but not red May 4, 2007

I thought of a blue hammer
Fun test! Thanks for sharing it!
Claudia

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ST Translations
United Kingdom
Local time: 15:45
French to English
TOPIC STARTER
 Fun test May 4, 2007

I got red hammer - I must be too ordinary!

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United States
Local time: 10:45
English to Spanish
 Red Screwdriver May 4, 2007

Thought of a red screwdriver.
To judge by the other answers, I guess translators don't like to think like the crowd.
It was fun.
Thanks,
Arturo

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Lorenzo Lilli
Local time: 16:45
German to Italian
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 red wrench May 4, 2007

I thought of a red wrench, that makes me kind of a weirdo

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CMJ_Trans (X)
Local time: 16:45
French to English
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 a pink wrench May 4, 2007

though I have to admit that for a second I couldn't think of either a colour or a tool at all

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Germaine07
Local time: 10:45
English to French
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 Fun test May 4, 2007

2%

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ST Translations
United Kingdom
Local time: 15:45
French to English
TOPIC STARTER
 Fun test May 4, 2007

No, surely not! It probably means that you are a lateral thinker or something like that!

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VIVA VOCE Ltd.
Croatia
Local time: 16:45
English to Croatian
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 blue hammer May 4, 2007

any meaning to it?

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ST Translations
United Kingdom
Local time: 15:45
French to English
TOPIC STARTER
 Any meaning to it? May 4, 2007

Not as far as I know, I'd be intrigued to find out what the different results mean.

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Yolande Haneder (X)
Local time: 16:45
German to French
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 No hammer May 4, 2007

I got a blank mind and was only thinking of the yellow background from Proz. something must be wrong with me.

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