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So what's wrong with me?  I picked 8!

Thanks,
Bob Germaine
email: bgermain(--nospam--at)ch2m.com
phone: 541-758-0235 ext 3440
fax: 541-752-0276

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> From: 	T[SMTP:vicpeng(--nospam--at)vtcg.com]
> Sent: 	Friday, September 11, 1998 4:29 PM
> To: 	SEAINT
> Subject: 	Fw: Try this
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> Subject: Fw: Try this
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> This worked for me.  How about you?
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> This is a mind-blower!
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> 
> This little Jedi mind trick is kinda freaky, till you think about it a
> little while.  Then it's even more weird.  Just follow the instructions
> below:
> 
> DON'T scroll down too fast-do it slowly and follow the instructions below
> exactly, do the math in your head as fast as you can.  It may help to say
> the answers aloud quietly.  FOLLOW these instructions one at a time and as
> QUICKLY as you can!
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> > 2+2?
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> > 4+4?
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> > 8+8?
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> > 16+16?
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> > Quick! Pick a number between 12 and 5.
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> > Got it?
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> > Now scroll down...
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> > The number you picked was 7, right?
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> > Isn't that weird???
> >
> > Free will or synaptic wiring?  You be the judge.
> >
> > Check out the following exercise, guaranteed to freak you out.  There's
> no trick or surprise.  Just follow these instructions, and answer the
> questions one at a time and as quickly as you can!
> >
> > Again, as quickly as you can but don't advance until you've done each of
> them...really.
> >
> > Now, ARROW down (but not too fast, you might miss something)...
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> > What is:
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> > 1+5
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> > 2+4
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> > 3+3
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> > 4+2
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> > 5+1
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> > Now repeat saying the number 6 to yourself as fast as you can for 15
> > seconds.
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> > Then scroll down.
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> > QUICK!!!  THINK OF A VEGETABLE!  Then arrow down.
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> > Keep going.
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> > You're thinking of a carrot right?
> > If not, you're among the 2% of the population whose minds are warped
> enough to think of something else.  98% of people will answer with carrot
> when given this exercise.
> >
> > Freaky, huh?
> >
> >
> > Here is another one
> >
> >
> > DON'T CHEAT BY SCROLLING DOWN FIRST!
> >
> > It only takes 30 seconds. Work this out as you read. Don't read the
> bottom until you've worked it out!
> >
> > 1. First of all, pick the number of days a week that you would like to
> eat out.
> >
> >
> >
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> > 2. Multiply this number by 2.
> >
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> > 3. Add 5.
> >
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> > 4. Multiply it by 50.
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> > 5. If you have already had your birthday this year add 1748.
> > If you haven't, add 1747.
> >
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> > 6. Last step: Subtract the four digit year that you were born.
> >
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> > SEE BELOW
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> > You should now have a three digit number:
> > The first digit of this was your original number (i.e. how many times
> you want to go out each week).
> >
> > The second two digits are your age!!!
> > This is the only year (1998) it will ever work
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