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Can You Solve This?

Can you figure out the rule?

submitted by: Gottamgear
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Hits: 5461 | Favorites: 0 | Emailed: 0 | Rating: 3.1 | Category: Misc. | Date: 02/24/2014
 
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Magentab0b
Female, 30-39, Western US
 1463 Posts
Wednesday, February 26, 2014 4:54:47 PM
Video you so funny. You prove your point by doing the opposite of what you say people should do. Instead of finding out if people really think that way you rig a test to get a specific result.

He was purposely misleading people into believing x*2 by starting with 2, 4, 8. Basing his conclusions on that falsified data to back up a theory that he observed before the start of the test. Start with 1, 17, 94 if you want to see people's real reactions, amass a significant sample size and then make a summary if you don`t want me to call this a grade school project for the science fair.

piratefish
Male, 40-49, Midwest US
 668 Posts
Tuesday, February 25, 2014 9:30:08 PM
Interesting way to frame a powerful principle.

carmium
Female, 50-59, Canada
 6406 Posts
Tuesday, February 25, 2014 8:49:37 PM
How many of you guys actually listened to whole thing? The numbers have to be in increasing value: 5, 11, 17 fit; 12, 7, 20 do not. (And yeah, I got it fairly quickly. Maybe because he was in North Vancouver, where I live!)

furrything
Male, 50-59, Europe
 1107 Posts
Tuesday, February 25, 2014 11:51:59 AM
....only got a few secs in, so I'm going to take a guess: It`s the amount of LETTERS in the numbers...two (3) four (4) eight (5)
Ah, I was wrong!

Ogen
Male, 18-29, Western US
 447 Posts
Tuesday, February 25, 2014 12:06:05 AM
@bordo: you missed the point of the video. The point is not to 'get it` the point is to question your understanding.

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