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Date: 12/06/08 12:02 AM

50 Responses to Intelligent People Have Better Sperm

  1. Profile photo of Pabasa
    Pabasa Male 18-29
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    December 5, 2008 at 5:23 pm
    Link: Intelligent People Have Better Sperm - But unfortunately dumb people still breed more, so we`re still screwed.
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    ryan99 Male 13-17
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    December 6, 2008 at 12:06 am
    WHo comes up with the idea of matching intelligence to sperm??
  3. Profile photo of kenny_f
    kenny_f Male 13-17
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    December 6, 2008 at 12:07 am
    Don`t worry guys, there`s proof, google jackass: the sperm olympics, almost all scored below average on sperm count
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    DuckBoy87 Male 18-29
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    December 6, 2008 at 12:16 am
    Well I have an IQ somewhere around 115... and I`m single.

    Any takers?
    18-26 please.

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    thestringy Male 18-29
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    December 6, 2008 at 12:22 am
    well, contrary to popular opinion, i have an IQ of 142, so this article seems quite good lol.

    however, i expect that relatively soon, they will come out with data which contradicts this, and proves no link between intelligence and sperm count/mobility

  6. Profile photo of amaqdrinker
    amaqdrinker Male 18-29
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    December 6, 2008 at 12:23 am
    "For instance, brighter people may be less likely to smoke, and more likely to take exercise, both of which are known to impact on mental performance."

    i would love to see the bullsh*t study that says smoking makes you stupider.

  7. Profile photo of DuckBoy87
    DuckBoy87 Male 18-29
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    December 6, 2008 at 12:29 am
    amaq, I work at a convenience store/gas station.
    We sell tobacco products, like most convenience store; if I were to take a guess 65% of the people the buy tobacco products are the poor uneducated, missing at least 2 teeth, under the age of 50, improper grammar speaking, thinks I can read their minds dumb people.
    25% are college kids, and 10% are people with money, and a good education.

    Buuuuut that`s just a rough guess.
    And I, too, would like to read that BS report.

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    sporka Female 18-29
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    December 6, 2008 at 12:32 am
    thestringy, it`s hard to believe someone with an IQ at genius level uses lol.
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    thestringy Male 18-29
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    December 6, 2008 at 12:37 am
    "thestringy, it`s hard to believe someone with an IQ at genius level uses lol."

    142 isnt at "genius level" its just above average. anything over 150 is what i would consider "genius level" also, i don`t see how using "lol" would downgrade someone`s intelligence.

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    Raccoon Female 18-29
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    December 6, 2008 at 12:48 am
    thestringy, your own opinions are not the generally accepted bell curve, to be honest.

    The generally accepted average IQ score is 100 with a standard deviation of 15, which means your average person will fall somewhere between 85 and 115.
    Above average is between 115 and 132, and anything over 132 is considered genius-level.

    That`s the official statistic, right there. Mensa will accept people with a minimum score of 131-148, depending on the test they decide to use, and they frequently change them. My mother was accepted into Mensa with a score of 161. My own score is 147, but I haven`t taken the Mensa exams.

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    thestringy Male 18-29
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    December 6, 2008 at 12:52 am
    VV oh right, thanks for the info. i knew the average was 100, but i was under the impression that mensa only accepted member with IQ over 150 (i got that from my father who was accepted with 165)

    the main reason why i didn`t think that 142 was that high is because i have many friends with IQs of 125+

  12. Profile photo of amaqdrinker
    amaqdrinker Male 18-29
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    December 6, 2008 at 12:56 am
    where do you take an official IQ test? i`m not interested in taking one but how do you go about taking one that counts for mensa.
  13. Profile photo of DuckBoy87
    DuckBoy87 Male 18-29
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    December 6, 2008 at 1:02 am
    Yeah, I agree with amaq; I want a Mensa accepted IQ test now.

    I checked Mensa-America`s site, and they sell a "Home Test" for $9, but I`m cheap... but not to the ladies.
    =D

  14. Profile photo of Pabasa
    Pabasa Male 18-29
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    December 6, 2008 at 1:06 am
    Being a smoker doesn`t make you stupid, per se.

    However, considering that smoking is unhealthy, it can possibly be considered stupid *if* you also count that a heavy fast food diet or having a sedentary life watching TV all day is stupid.

  15. Profile photo of amaqdrinker
    amaqdrinker Male 18-29
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    December 6, 2008 at 1:07 am
    i said i didn`t want to take it. i think ranking your intelligence like that is absurd.
  16. Profile photo of amaqdrinker
    amaqdrinker Male 18-29
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    December 6, 2008 at 1:08 am
    "However, considering that smoking is unhealthy, it can possibly be considered stupid *if* you also count that a heavy fast food diet or having a sedentary life watching TV all day is stupid."

    exactly, so this study is putting the cart in front of the horse and suggesting that smoking makes you stupid. i`m not saying that smoking is an intelligent thing to do, but i like it.

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    Raccoon Female 18-29
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    December 6, 2008 at 1:10 am
    I`m not sure how the Mensa Society of America handles it, but in Canada, you have to contact a proctor and take the tests at the scheduled times they provide, based on your province and city.
    However, there are "fun" tests you can do online that would give you a good idea of whether you would be accepted into Mensa.

    Here, the testing is $90, which includes a one-year membership if you are accepted. You must score higher than 98% on at least one of the two tests administered in order to be accepted.

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    DuckBoy87 Male 18-29
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    December 6, 2008 at 1:16 am
    Sorry amaq, you should know, it`s 4AM here; assuming you are on the east coast of the US.
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    amaqdrinker Male 18-29
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    December 6, 2008 at 1:23 am
    yeah its 4 AM but my sleep schedule is beyond f*cked. i was just clarifying though.
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    cherrisoda Female 13-17
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    December 6, 2008 at 1:40 am
    How interesting.
    For some reason it reminds me of Darwin`s Theory of Evolution.
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    yen223 Male 18-29
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    December 6, 2008 at 2:24 am
    Too bad us smart ppl aren`t going to get laid
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    s0rd3dvis1on Male 18-29
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    December 6, 2008 at 3:35 am
    poo im just gonna say i have a low sperm count. because, that will get me laid right?
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    davymid Male 30-39
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    December 6, 2008 at 3:38 am
    vv "Too bad us smart ppl aren`t going to get laid"

    Oh, we get laid lots. We just have the sense to wear a Jimmy Hat. Thus the lower rate of breeding. Thus also the higher level of intelligence.

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    gorgack2000 Male 13-17
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    December 6, 2008 at 3:48 am
    Brilliant news! Or it will be in a couple of years for me anyway...
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    letsgopoping Male 18-29
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    December 6, 2008 at 4:14 am
    isn`t there that one movie idocracy.. its so true!
  26. Profile photo of Dr4k
    Dr4k Male 18-29
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    December 6, 2008 at 5:27 am
    Okay smart people stop using condoms and get to work.
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    Tiredofnicks Male 30-39
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    December 6, 2008 at 6:40 am
    "i would love to see the bullsh*t study that says smoking makes you stupider."

    My theory: Smoking makes you less inclined to exercise, leading to overweight and overweight makes you less smart.

    Before you shoot me for that statement, know that there`s science backing it. Research has shown that people that lose weight become smarter, and people that gain weight drop a few points. I`ll see if I can find the science show where I saw it to quote my sources.

  28. Profile photo of Tiredofnicks
    Tiredofnicks Male 30-39
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    December 6, 2008 at 7:06 am
    Couldn`t find the show, it was in Swedish anyway, but I did find a BBC article on it.

    Link

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    Painter13 Male 40-49
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    December 6, 2008 at 7:14 am
    That`s what she said.
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    ferdyfred Male 40-49
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    December 6, 2008 at 7:52 am
    Of course they are...smart sperm use sat nav`s
  31. Profile photo of Rick_S
    Rick_S Male 40-49
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    December 6, 2008 at 7:52 am
    letsgopoping: "Welcome to Coscos. I love you."
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    TheSharpest Male 18-29
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    December 6, 2008 at 8:12 am
    "i would love to see the bullsh*t study that says smoking makes you stupider."

    Smoking doesn`t make you less smart. Instead, smarter people are less inclined to smoke, thus the Smoking-Intelligence relationship.

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    heartx3jess Female 18-29
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    December 6, 2008 at 9:26 am
    "Smoking doesn`t make you less smart. Instead, smarter people are less inclined to smoke, thus the Smoking-Intelligence relationship."

    Very nicely said.

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    Quackor Male 18-29
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    December 6, 2008 at 9:57 am
    i will masturbate more
  35. Profile photo of SilverThread
    SilverThread Male 30-39
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    December 6, 2008 at 10:13 am
    Retarded people have retarded sperm. So we can test a persons I.Q. by getting them to rub one out in a cup. The real genius here is the guy that convinces his girl that she can`t get preggers because sperm isn`t smart enough.
  36. Profile photo of amaqdrinker
    amaqdrinker Male 18-29
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    December 6, 2008 at 11:24 am
    "Before you shoot me for that statement, know that there`s science backing it. Research has shown that people that lose weight become smarter, and people that gain weight drop a few points. I`ll see if I can find the science show where I saw it to quote my sources."

    "Smoking doesn`t make you less smart. Instead, smarter people are less inclined to smoke, thus the Smoking-Intelligence relationship."

    clearly neither of these things equate scientifically to smoking makes you less intelligent, but that is exactly what they said in the article. again i`m not even promoting smoking i`m just saying make your own decision and don`t listen to bullsh*t.

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    deaf_woman Male 30-39
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    December 6, 2008 at 11:39 am
    And gingerbread men have delicious sperm!
  38. Profile photo of LoofahBoy
    LoofahBoy Male 18-29
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    December 6, 2008 at 11:44 am
    Well I always wondered why my sperm looks like it`s made out of liquid gold.
  39. Profile photo of moefreak
    moefreak Female 18-29
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    December 6, 2008 at 11:44 am
    By the way, this article isn`t saying that smoking makes you stupid, it`s just saying that smoking has an effect on intelligence. Why? Because smoking kills braincells.
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    Cheese84o6 Male 13-17
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    December 6, 2008 at 11:44 am
    I hate those mobile sperm, those elitist pigs.
  41. Profile photo of moefreak
    moefreak Female 18-29
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    December 6, 2008 at 11:47 am
    Here`s a study from the Journal of Neuroscience:
    http://www.jneurosci.org/cgi/content/ful...
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    jinxiejae Female 30-39
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    December 6, 2008 at 12:24 pm
    intelligence makes better sperm but im betting the dumb make more of them. thats why they breed faster. theyre fixing the odds.
  43. Profile photo of moefreak
    moefreak Female 18-29
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    December 6, 2008 at 12:32 pm
    Well the whole point of having "better" sperm is having more of them, ie a higher sperm count.
  44. Profile photo of amaqdrinker
    amaqdrinker Male 18-29
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    December 6, 2008 at 12:45 pm
    "Because smoking kills braincells."

    smoking cigarettes does not kill brain cells. and getting really drunk kills more brain cells than smoking weed.

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    amaqdrinker Male 18-29
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    December 6, 2008 at 12:49 pm
    "The total number of cells in control dishes were not significantly different from those in nicotine-treated dishes."

    from that link, this was a control and a dish subjected to the amount of nicotine that a normal smoker would be dealing with.

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    SoxXxhXcxSeX Female 18-29
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    December 6, 2008 at 2:48 pm
    im wicked smart but im dumb too so wtf i dont even have sperm >_>
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    Ianislevi Male 18-29
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    December 6, 2008 at 7:07 pm
    Damn, I`ve been wasting A LOT of superior sperm
  48. Profile photo of deathxtra
    deathxtra Male 13-17
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    December 6, 2008 at 7:30 pm
    DAMN!
    all my super sperm

    has gone to waste...
    sure felt good though...

    >.>
    *Fap fap fap fap fap fap fap fap fap fap *

  49. Profile photo of ashtonsgirlh
    ashtonsgirlh Female 18-29
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    December 7, 2008 at 6:50 pm
    Intelligent people may have better sperm but if you take a look around a local Walmart you wil see that dumb ignorant people have more of it!
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    Vagrant86 Male 18-29
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    December 8, 2008 at 11:34 am
    were still screwed because idiots screw more

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