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Date: 04/26/08 02:30 PM

61 Responses to Mystery of the Rising Tune

  1. Profile photo of eugenius
    eugenius Male 30-39
    1620 posts
    April 26, 2008 at 1:57 pm
    Link: Mystery of the Rising Tune - Bizarre video clip with a song that keeps evolving each time you play it.
  2. Profile photo of Turnshroud
    Turnshroud Female 18-29
    4225 posts
    April 26, 2008 at 2:33 pm
    *sHOOTS FIRST POSTER WITH MACHINE GUN, THEN BOMBS*

    Damn caps lock.

    Ah, anyone else get a blank screen?

  3. Profile photo of demonclown
    demonclown Male 18-29
    435 posts
    April 26, 2008 at 2:34 pm
    Dun Dun Da Dun Dun Dun
  4. Profile photo of silverfang
    silverfang Male 18-29
    256 posts
    April 26, 2008 at 2:34 pm
    naw, it worked for me, was nothing special though.
  5. Profile photo of Shoyz
    Shoyz Male 13-17
    1228 posts
    April 26, 2008 at 2:37 pm
    The Super Mario 64 one was better. The stairs didn`t end either!

    PS: First to sayyyyy REPOST!!!!!111one

  6. Profile photo of kmitch717
    kmitch717 Male 13-17
    207 posts
    April 26, 2008 at 2:39 pm
    yeah it wasn`t hard to figure out the first time it was posted, and it`s even easier this time. Only if you want to hear it get higher will you, but if you actually pay attention it doesn`t change
  7. Profile photo of kurdizzzz
    kurdizzzz Male 13-17
    298 posts
    April 26, 2008 at 2:40 pm
    REPOST
  8. Profile photo of sfeagles
    sfeagles Male 13-17
    215 posts
    April 26, 2008 at 2:40 pm
    how many more times should we post this on IAB before it gets old
    oh wait it got old the first time
  9. Profile photo of papasmurf826
    papasmurf826 Male 30-39
    10 posts
    April 26, 2008 at 2:40 pm
    This is nothing but the exact same sound byte played over and over, no gimmicks. what your hearing are the overtones and your ear will naturally follow the progression of the pitches. The first time you play it, you can hear the really high pitches, and even if you play it 10 times, you can still hear the really low pitches. Our ear automatically focuses on the pitches rising, only because thats what the clip is telling us is going to happen
  10. Profile photo of TheGrag
    TheGrag Male 13-17
    1497 posts
    April 26, 2008 at 2:41 pm
    Wow, the day I come back here after an eternity and this shows up again. How did this one slip by I wonder...
  11. Profile photo of Turnshroud
    Turnshroud Female 18-29
    4225 posts
    April 26, 2008 at 2:43 pm
    Why did the repost not work yet the original did?

    Ya, it didn`tt change. Fail and Fail.

  12. Profile photo of keylimepie20
    keylimepie20 Male 18-29
    142 posts
    April 26, 2008 at 2:44 pm
    The pitch falls at about 4 seconds
  13. Profile photo of hehehenerd
    hehehenerd Male 13-17
    5973 posts
    April 26, 2008 at 2:47 pm
    i still think its cool :/
  14. Profile photo of papasmurf826
    papasmurf826 Male 30-39
    10 posts
    April 26, 2008 at 2:51 pm
    i play music, so naturally i understand why this effect works. So for me, and musicians alike, this is nothing impressive at all. Watching people get astonished over it though, thats nice =)
  15. Profile photo of silverfyre
    silverfyre Female 18-29
    156 posts
    April 26, 2008 at 2:56 pm
    People who have a perfect ear for music won`t be able to hear the `rising.` Pretty nifty actually.
  16. Profile photo of vortigas
    vortigas Female 18-29
    68 posts
    April 26, 2008 at 3:10 pm
    yeah what papasmurf said.
  17. Profile photo of theHUSHSOUND
    theHUSHSOUND Female 13-17
    541 posts
    April 26, 2008 at 3:12 pm
    who HASN`T seen this??
  18. Profile photo of jimenfel001
    jimenfel001 Female 13-17
    175 posts
    April 26, 2008 at 3:19 pm
    "who HASN`T seen this??"
    uhhhhhh, me!
  19. Profile photo of sunsetxluv22
    sunsetxluv22 Female 13-17
    414 posts
    April 26, 2008 at 3:21 pm
    older than fancylad
  20. Profile photo of JarvisKnot
    JarvisKnot Male 18-29
    268 posts
    April 26, 2008 at 3:23 pm
    Actually I think this is the third time it`s been posted
  21. Profile photo of Mantolwen
    Mantolwen Female 18-29
    387 posts
    April 26, 2008 at 3:28 pm
    If this was `evolving`, there`d be mutations and changes. This isn`t evolving. This is a REPOST.
  22. Profile photo of Frowacki
    Frowacki Male 18-29
    11 posts
    April 26, 2008 at 3:35 pm
    What a big mystery.
  23. Profile photo of anGiE_O_o
    anGiE_O_o Female 13-17
    488 posts
    April 26, 2008 at 3:35 pm
    yes repost
  24. Profile photo of cjrock
    cjrock Male 18-29
    47 posts
    April 26, 2008 at 3:43 pm
    vortigas ur hott
  25. Profile photo of _TiKi_
    _TiKi_ Male 18-29
    108 posts
    April 26, 2008 at 3:59 pm
    OLDER THEN NAM
  26. Profile photo of baddogsmaste
    baddogsmaste Female 30-39
    380 posts
    April 26, 2008 at 4:00 pm
    I did not hear it rise. Ok, on to bigger and more amusing things.
  27. Profile photo of Jazzeh
    Jazzeh Female 13-17
    464 posts
    April 26, 2008 at 4:40 pm
    Repost <33
  28. Profile photo of sinfulsisi
    sinfulsisi Female 13-17
    1892 posts
    April 26, 2008 at 4:41 pm
    didnt we c this b4?
  29. Profile photo of Shoyz
    Shoyz Male 13-17
    1228 posts
    April 26, 2008 at 5:05 pm
    Jazzeh, you registered on the 6th ffs. You weren`t even here for the original.

    One person saying repost is all it takes, posting the original post is acceptable, but dammit we don`t need 6 people to confirm it`s a repost so cramp it.

  30. Profile photo of CaptainPat
    CaptainPat Male 18-29
    1584 posts
    April 26, 2008 at 5:05 pm
    simple the "creeping thing" actually just makes an arch, but the sounds alternate so each step in the ladder is a high note and a lower note so you dont notice it actually arches. at the end it is at the same spot it was at the beginning.
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    gobucks614 Male 13-17
    69 posts
    April 26, 2008 at 5:46 pm
    anyone else want to say its a repost? i still don`t understand after about 20,000 effin times
  32. Profile photo of Kay62442
    Kay62442 Female 13-17
    731 posts
    April 26, 2008 at 5:59 pm
    (This isd as best as I can explain this:)

    It`s just played at 3? octaves, and the entire video plays one octave, so the first time you hear the lowest octave, the second the middle octave (so it sounds higher) and the third time the highest octave, and so forth.

    I suck at explaining things...

  33. Profile photo of Skeezer1991
    Skeezer1991 Male 18-29
    721 posts
    April 26, 2008 at 6:18 pm
    If you listen to the first couple notes then fast forward to the last couple, the last ones sound lower. :-P
  34. Profile photo of HybridSoulja
    HybridSoulja Male 18-29
    70 posts
    April 26, 2008 at 8:36 pm
    wow...thats 1 minute of my life i will never get back.
  35. Profile photo of panda_attack
    panda_attack Female 18-29
    30 posts
    April 26, 2008 at 9:06 pm
    drat you.

    this has been posted here and everywhere else multiple times over the past few years.

  36. Profile photo of muffliato
    muffliato Male 18-29
    65 posts
    April 26, 2008 at 9:26 pm
    papasmurf i understand what you`re saying, but you have to be one of the most arrogant jerks on this web site
  37. Profile photo of citadel
    citadel Male 18-29
    486 posts
    April 26, 2008 at 9:50 pm
    cjrock-lame post seriously loser

    and ive never seen it but meh

  38. Profile photo of gshockx21
    gshockx21 Male 18-29
    100 posts
    April 26, 2008 at 11:02 pm
    isn`t this the third time it`s been posted? the first was a simple audio file, the second was a video like this one, except it showed a video fast forwarding through a guy playing a crescendo on piano and a ball bouncing on stairs. just repost the original, it was much more simple that time.
  39. Profile photo of zenfascist
    zenfascist Male 18-29
    1 post
    April 27, 2008 at 2:07 am
    Heh, papasmurf you are full of it. It has nothing to do with overtones as such. I`m a musician, and this is the first time i heard of the shepard scale (had to just research it to figure it out) and I`m very impressed.
  40. Profile photo of vicious_liar
    vicious_liar Male 13-17
    1226 posts
    April 27, 2008 at 2:11 am
    This just screams OLD!!!!!!!!!!!
    Damn reposts`
  41. Profile photo of SmagBoy1
    SmagBoy1 Male 40-49
    4432 posts
    April 27, 2008 at 5:00 am
    Thanks zenfascist, I hadn`t heard of a Shepard Scale either (and I`m a musician as well--amateur, but still), but, after you named it, I looked it up, too:

    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Shepard_ton...

    Very cool! :-)

  42. Profile photo of greengiant
    greengiant Male 13-17
    686 posts
    April 27, 2008 at 5:24 am
    not all that impressive. kinda annoying , i preffered the other one with the ball bouncing on the stairs
  43. Profile photo of adam1993
    adam1993 Male 13-17
    242 posts
    April 27, 2008 at 6:05 am
    repost
  44. Profile photo of randomer
    randomer Male 13-17
    277 posts
    April 27, 2008 at 7:36 am
    Old and repost. Still mildly interesting
  45. Profile photo of Pastafarian
    Pastafarian Male 13-17
    66 posts
    April 27, 2008 at 8:29 am
    Aww, I was hoping for a "Your Charmander is evolving!" type of evolution. Boo.
  46. Profile photo of Foob
    Foob Male 40-49
    382 posts
    April 27, 2008 at 10:40 am
    Nice audio illusion.
  47. Profile photo of i-am-horny
    i-am-horny Male 13-17
    1053 posts
    April 27, 2008 at 11:29 am
    yeh its alrite
  48. Profile photo of MikePiano
    MikePiano Male 18-29
    1425 posts
    April 27, 2008 at 11:31 am
    REPOST YOU FRACKEN EEDIOTS!!!!!!!! The tune doesn`t rise, you silly humans and your theories. :-P It`s just designed in a way to make you think it`s getting higher.
  49. Profile photo of DarkProdigy
    DarkProdigy Male 18-29
    474 posts
    April 27, 2008 at 12:33 pm
    NEW MYSTERY: Why do people keep on reposting one of the oldest videos ever made?
  50. Profile photo of unintrasting
    unintrasting Female 18-29
    1121 posts
    April 27, 2008 at 3:11 pm
    Its crap even after you play it over and over you can hear where the note gets higher each time, it doesn`t change.
  51. Profile photo of ninjacookies
    ninjacookies Male 13-17
    77 posts
    April 27, 2008 at 4:17 pm
    REPOST
  52. Profile photo of zonedin
    zonedin Male 13-17
    70 posts
    April 27, 2008 at 4:56 pm
    Bum bum.. Bum bum.. BUM BUM.. BUM BUM
  53. Profile photo of firefliet
    firefliet Female 18-29
    1232 posts
    April 27, 2008 at 5:55 pm
    I didn`t hear it rise -that- much. And by the end of the video when I reset it, it reset the tone back to low again, didn`t make it go higher.

    Oh yeah... repost! Just for continutity`s sake.

  54. Profile photo of JazzyPiano
    JazzyPiano Female 18-29
    993 posts
    April 27, 2008 at 6:07 pm
    Did anyone mention repost? Cause, yeah...it`s old and stuff.
  55. Profile photo of toxic1
    toxic1 Female 18-29
    82 posts
    April 27, 2008 at 10:14 pm
    never worked 4 me.....didn`t sound higher 2 me!
  56. Profile photo of toxic1
    toxic1 Female 18-29
    82 posts
    April 27, 2008 at 10:18 pm
    oh..and drives me crazy when you guys say over and over-REPOST, Yeah, I already knew that..Here are a few facts-I don`t care, it`s not a big deal, if someone else has already said that, why do you feel you must say it again-GET OVER IT! *ARGGG*
  57. Profile photo of Dragoliz
    Dragoliz Female 13-17
    93 posts
    April 28, 2008 at 1:38 am
    Tricky but kinda boring.
  58. Profile photo of mlchris
    mlchris Female 18-29
    920 posts
    April 28, 2008 at 1:00 pm
    "Jazzeh, you registered on the 6th ffs. You weren`t even here for the original."


    Just because Jazzeh just registered doesn`t mean they weren`t here for the original. I came to this site loooong before I registered and started leaving comments.

  59. Profile photo of violingirl77
    violingirl77 Female 13-17
    1426 posts
    April 28, 2008 at 6:29 pm
    It just changed the proportion of the different overtones.
  60. Profile photo of mluther
    mluther Male 13-17
    1023 posts
    April 30, 2008 at 12:56 pm
    it`s all in your head!
  61. Profile photo of Mister_Dood
    Mister_Dood Male 18-29
    77 posts
    December 3, 2008 at 8:06 pm
    right-o then.

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