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Discussion in 'Obsessions and Interests' started by Dadamen, Jul 26, 2020.

  1. Tom

    Tom Well-Known Member V.I.P Member

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    Wow, I'm terrible at trivia but I got an 80. Most of that wasn't quite "trivia," in my opinion. The majority of it is known just from being alive for a while, and I don't mean a long while, I'm 28. I guessed a lot and probably should have scored higher but there was too much geography. :eek:
     
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    I scored 86.
     
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    86/100 and I don't think this is any kind of measure of "how autistic". The AQ is a measure of how autistic. There I get a 34/50.
     
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    Tom Well-Known Member V.I.P Member

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    That was my title too so I would say you got around 91
     
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    Tom Well-Known Member V.I.P Member

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    This sort of general info test is likely very tied to age/exposure. So the better you do the older you more likely are. Oh, to score low again...

    ;)
     
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    Dadamen Well-Known Member

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    Probably better than standard Croatian education. This autumn we are going to enter some **** called "School for life", wonder if this will be better education.
     
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    95...Not sure whether having a different educational background (Australian rather than US, as this seems targetted at) impacted on this.

    Several other factors which may also contribute would be:
    Age - both through having more years in which random trivia can be picked up over, along with (before a certain point) much less "information overload" in that you weren't constantly being bombarded with "information", making tid-bits you did pick up more memorable
    Education - Besides the difference between countries, the fact that this seems to be in a continual state of being "dumbed down", with a reliance on "aids" like calculators, computers and the Internet, whereas once people had to work things out for themselves and use a limited number of reference books. Plus, at least from what I have seen, it appears education has gone from teaching people "how" to think into more of a "what" to think mode, lessening younger people's ability\interest in exploring different areas (in general).
     
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    Jeremiah Chaotic Neutral

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    89, apparently.
     
  11. Ezra

    Ezra Relax, it's just chaos.

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    93/100.

    "You're a trivia master - your level of general knowledge, at least based on this test, is very impressive."

    I've been told that before. Called a "walking encyclopedia". That and $4.50 will get me a cup of coffee at Starbucks.
     
  12. Ezra

    Ezra Relax, it's just chaos.

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    An accumulation of trivial knowledge is quite typical of many autistics. It was even stereotyped in the movie Rain Man.
     
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    Dadamen Well-Known Member

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    Narrow interests are also typical in autistics.
     
  14. Ezra

    Ezra Relax, it's just chaos.

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    There are a lot of things I know something about that I have no interest in. Like tennis being played at Wimbledon. Even though I have zero interest in tennis. It is a result of the autistic mind's predilection for taking in so many things all the time. Although I understand why you arrived at your conclusion. And thanks for posting the test. I love taking those.
     
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    Ezra Relax, it's just chaos.

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    I'm 19 and scored 93.

    In my case it's 19 going on 50 though.
     
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    I knew I was in trouble with the Simpsons question. I only managed to see one episode.
     
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    Ezra Relax, it's just chaos.

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    I have no idea how I knew that one. Some clip or whatever about it I saw once most likely.
     
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    So the suspence is killing me. Who shot whateverhisnamewas? :D
     
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    Ezra Relax, it's just chaos.

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    Ah ah ah, spoilers.
     
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    Juliettaa Black Sheep. Society of One. V.I.P Member

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    Narrow interests can be (not always) typical in autistics.


    Ditto :D

    You watched one more episode than me!
     
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