Are YOU in the 98% or the 2%

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This is a simple test. No peaking!!!

1. Think of a number from 1 to 10

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>2. Now, multiply that number by 9

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>3. If the number is a 2-digit number, add the digits together

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>4. Now subtract 5 from the result.

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>5. Determine which letter in the alphabet corresponds to the number you

>ended up with

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>(for example: 1=a, 2=b, 3=c,etc.)

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>6. Think of a country that starts with that letter

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>7. Remember the last letter of the name of that country

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>8. Think of the name of an animal that starts with that letter

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>9. Remember the last letter in the name of that animal

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>10. Think of the name of a fruit that starts with that letter

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>Now scroll down to find out whether I know what you will thinking !!!

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>Are you thinking of a Kangaroo in Denmark eating an Orange?

If not, you're among the 2% of the

population whose minds are different enough to think of something

else. 98% of people will answer with kangaroos in Denmark when given this test

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Koala in Denmark eating an Orange... what's that... 10 percentile?

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>Are you thinking of a Kangaroo in Denmark eating an Orange?

If not, you're among the 2% of the

population whose minds are different enough to think of something

else. 98% of people will answer with kangaroos in Denmark when given this test

That’s cool, I have heard that one done in a different light though, you are pretty much blown out in the start by the math really, being I picked number eight, then its on to statistics really or topography if I can get away with it, anyways its nice to know that I am in the majority.

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Umm, WTF?

Well, I actually went through with it. I guess the beginning part nailed me on the letter, I ended up with D. But I picked Djibouti for the country, Iguana for the animal, and Apricot for the fruit.

I expect if you were to actually ask this question to a large number of people the Denmark / Kangroo / Orange combination would be fairly rare. Perhaps much closer to 2% than the 98% the OP claims.

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Alpaca China Apple I got?

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You didn't say the number between 1 and 10 had to be an integer, and you didn't say to keep adding the digits until you end up with a one digit number. Integers are boring, as all choices lead to "D".

"Aardvark in Venezuela eating a Kiwifruit".

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Shhhhhh. You're giving away the secret of most stage mentalists. Seriously, it's actually an interesting topic, the mental equivalent of a card trick.

Koala in Denmark eating an apple.

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Shhhhhh. You're giving away the secret of most stage mentalists. Seriously, it's actually an interesting topic, the mental equivalent of a card trick.

Giving it all away:

All integral choices lead to 9-5 = "D".

There are only four countries whose name starts with "D".

Integers are boring.

Cougar in the Dominican Republic eating a Raspberry.

1.1 and some others like it lead to 18-5 = "M".

Nineteen countries start with "M". This choice is quite interesting because of the combinatoric explosion.

Salamander in the Maldives eating a Rose Apple.

1.11 and some others like it lead to 27-5 = "V".

Again, only four choices, but one is quite interesting (the smallest country in the world):

Yak in the Vatican City eating a Kumquat

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Giving it all away:

All integral choices lead to 9-5 = "D".

There are only four countries whose name starts with "D".

Integers are boring.

Cougar in the Dominican Republic eating a Raspberry.

1.1 and some others like it lead to 18-5 = "M".

Nineteen countries start with "M". This choice is quite interesting because of the combinatoric explosion.

Salamander in the Maldives eating a Rose Apple.

1.11 and some others like it lead to 27-5 = "V".

Again, only four choices, but one is quite interesting (the smallest country in the world):

Yak in the Vatican City eating a Kumquat

lol, well its clear who's in the top 2 percentile ! But yeah I agree with you, I noticed that all integers lead to 9. I tried 6.5 once, but I won't give away what that leads to.

Anyway, I have an Alligator in Dominica eating Raspberries.

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Why does it have to be in the form of a "trick?" It's just asking for a country that starts with D, an animal that starts with K, and a fruit that starts with O. And surprise surprise, those are the most popular answers (though I certainly doubt it's anywhere near 98% - I'm sure lots of people pick koala and apple, for example.

Realizing I was obviously supposed to pick Denmark, I picked Djibouti, then ibis, then saguaro. So there.

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Why does it have to be in the form of a "trick?" It's just asking for a country that starts with D, an animal that starts with K, and a fruit that starts with O. And surprise surprise, those are the most popular answers (though I certainly doubt it's anywhere near 98% - I'm sure lots of people pick koala and apple, for example.

Realizing I was obviously supposed to pick Denmark, I picked Djibouti, then ibis, then saguaro. So there.

I think its probably because its based only on the choices of a few hundred people living in the United States and extrapolated from there. But yes, once you know the trick, you can probably choose any number you want, and a non-integer one at that!

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I cheated.

An Ichthyostega in Djibouti eating an ackee.

Whenever I read one of these things, I'm determined to screw it up.

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Killer Whale in Denmark eating an elder berry. But Idk if killer whale is acceptable, perhaps Orca eating an apple.

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Alligator in Guatemala eating a Rum berry. <===I think I did it wrong.

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I got one:

A Rottweiler in Madagascar eating Raspberries!

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I live in Australia and couldn't think of an animal that started with K, so I gave up...

oh yeahhh Kangaroo!... oh Koala too! D'Oh

It's funny how when you are asked about ur fav animal it's usually an african one. (I couldn't think of an animal in Africa that started with K)

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A kestrel eating a Lemon in Denmark.

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Kiwi in Denmark eating a, a, um...an Ilex berry...(ahem)

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Are you thinking of a Kangaroo in Denmark eating an Orange?

Wow! I was actually thinking of a kangaroo in Denmark, eating an orange!

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Denmark, Koala, Apple.

But then I can see a eucalyptus tree in the garden.

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