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I find this hilarious,

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I suppose it's no surprise. After all, there are plenty of affinity networks out there already, social networks for people who went to this college, or who play that game or who like to dress up as giraffes. So why not throw dating and high IQs into the exclusivity mix?

Of course, as anyone who's ever dated a smart person knows, intelligence isn't any kind of guarantee of a good date. Sure, smart people generally prefer to date other smart people because it probably makes for better conversation, and the potential earning power is greater.

On the other hand, would you really want to date someone who would be inclined to limit their partner trolling to a site that restricts anyone who doesn't pass an IQ test? Perhaps this was actually someone's clever notion of how to wall off a really annoying demographic from the rest of the dating pool.

Fortunately, IntelligentPeople.com says it has made its IQ test "culture fair," one of the most bland, awkward terms I've come across in some time.
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Anybody looking for a smart date?
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I'd like to see them explain "culture fair" without pissing off somebody.
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I failed.
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And how is that an IQ test. It made no sense at all. lolololololol
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post #5 of 67
I failed, most of those required more time to work out the patterns though not really an IQ test tbf

EDIT: this made me ROFL
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IntelligentPeople.com offers you the opportunity to meet and form relationships with people who,
like you, have an IQ higher that the average person.
    
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post #6 of 67
Lol that wasn't an IQ test.

...Failed.
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Hm, took the test for kicks, got admitted into the site...pretty lame sauce...there aren't many people enrolled in the site (2 pages of women total), and the forums are pretty dead. I don't really see what exactly this site hopes to achieve, that all of these other successful/failed gimmick dating sites have not already. The test itself isn't really much of an IQ test. I believe spatial reasoning/pattern recognition is a standard component, but analogies and quantitative reasoning are also parts of the picture.

Anywho, back to running ProFro's over with my bike (admit weekend is soooooo crowded).
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LOL, what you need is for someone to take a screenshot of each of the images and then post them on here. That way we can all analyze them and then those who want to can take the test and get admitted onto the site. They will have a bunch of people who couldn't pass the test pass the test.
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lol well I just deleted my account, but below are what seem to be the valid responses

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I would post pictures of each question, but that seems quite ridiculous...maybe somebody else can?

A couple of the questions are pretty far out there in terms of randomness...the last question is particularly convoluted. I have posted it below for those interested:

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Originally Posted by fpliii View Post
lol well I just deleted my account, but I can take the quiz again and post my responses (I'll edit this post) for everyone to mess with this site~
It's no fun to post your responses for others. I'm just talking about posting the questions.
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