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Featured What are your IQs and a bit on why I'm asking and how it relates to autism

Discussion in 'General Autism Discussion' started by An Arctic fox, Jul 10, 2019.

  1. HidinginPlainSight

    HidinginPlainSight Well-Known Member

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    If you're going to ask this question then you need to be more specific. There are different IQ tests and they are not all created equally and will produce different scores. There are all sorts of IQ tests. For example, Mensa accepts a 132 on the Stanford–Binet test but requires a 148 on the Cattell.

    There is reason for this.
     
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  2. WildCat

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    I got pulled out of kindergarten class to get tested and supposedly scored as "gifted". Also took a more in-depth test during my diagnosis phase and scored all over the place, though I don't know an exact number. Hasn't made a lick of a difference, and the same could probably be said for a lot of people here.

    All in all, there's more to life than a triple-digit number.
     
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  3. Juliettaa

    Juliettaa Black Sheep. Society of One. V.I.P Member

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    Reading that ^ made me flinch at the inappropriateness.

    Even people with a low IQ don't deserve to be labelled the above.
     
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  4. An Arctic fox

    An Arctic fox Well-Known Member

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    Struggling to process lots of information is a bad label?
     
  5. An Arctic fox

    An Arctic fox Well-Known Member

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    I was commenting on how they said they struggled to process information in what they said or at least I thought they did I didn't say they had trouble processing information just because that's what I thought and I was telling them they arent a moron
     
  6. Juliettaa

    Juliettaa Black Sheep. Society of One. V.I.P Member

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    You didn't put that though.

    You used the word 'moron' which is on the A-Z list of offensive disablist language.
     
  7. An Arctic fox

    An Arctic fox Well-Known Member

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    They said they were a moron I said they were not
     
  8. Juliettaa

    Juliettaa Black Sheep. Society of One. V.I.P Member

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    You didn't quote anyone in your response, so your use of the word jumped out in your brief 'stand alone' post.
     
  9. An Arctic fox

    An Arctic fox Well-Known Member

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    It was just after their post or supposed to be after their post but yeah next time I could put the quote thingy
     
  10. Baeraad

    Baeraad Active Member

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    It's true, I said it first, and purely in reference to myself. @An Arctic fox was just being nice to me.
     
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  11. An Arctic fox

    An Arctic fox Well-Known Member

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    Thanks for defending me :)
     
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  12. Juliettaa

    Juliettaa Black Sheep. Society of One. V.I.P Member

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    I was not attacking you.

    Just for future reference, quoting makes a difference ;)
     
  13. An Arctic fox

    An Arctic fox Well-Known Member

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    I felt attacked

    Ok
     
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  14. Kyou Nukui

    Kyou Nukui music is amazing

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    I took an online IQ test just for.. not fun probably but, a way to kill some time, idk? lol.
    It gave me a number that would be vulgar to post here and compared me to Barack Obama and Albert Einstein (estimated). Apparently I am between the two. I had to laugh. I have nothing better to do than take pointless online tests to kill time, but yeah I'm just so like those people. :rolleyes:
    I don't think it was a good test, by the way. All the questions were far too easy. I think the number was way off and I'm just in the upper normal range as far as IQ goes. As others have said IQ is only a number and doesn't equate to an easy life or social success.
     
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  15. Graphin

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    I had 2 IQ tests of the same type within the same year and the results were a standard deviation apart. I won't say how much.

    Here in Germany, high functioning and low functioning autism are distinguished based on IQ
    If you have an IQ of over 70, you are automatically high functioning
     
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  16. Fino

    Fino Alex V.I.P Member

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    I have never met someone who does claim the opposite of people's statements on IQ.

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    The poor strawman's head has been cut off! :eek:
     
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  17. Running Girl

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    Mine is mid 130's but outside of being great at written test taking, like SusanLR, my EFD has me looking like a bumbling fool ( or the absent-minded professor, if you get me talking). Bottom line: I'm smarter than I appear, yet dumber than I sound!
     
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    I just did a sample test online. My IQ was said there to be between 105 and 120.
     
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  19. stewdog80

    stewdog80 I want to help People with ASD

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    The socially accepted response would be, "pssh, I don't know. I would probably do bad on it." Like most have said, Intelligence quotient means nothing.
     
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  20. Rexi

    Rexi owo uwu owo Weird&Unusual Atheist Science=<3

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    Coincidentally, this used to be the score in the past of human history... one has to wonder how much growth humanity can do in just a hundred years

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