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In the world of Science: We're all colourblind!
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PostPosted: Wed May 29, 2013 8:56 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

27, but my eyes aren't very good.

Apparently I can't really see different hues of blue very well.
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PostPosted: Wed May 29, 2013 11:08 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Samsally wrote:
How... how does a cheat sheet even work for this test? I mean. They're literally testing how precisely you can tell colors apart, aren't they? So. I.. what. Seeing them all lined up doesn't make it easier to line them all up if the problem is that you can't tell the colors apart... right?

I'm so confused.

Did I just explain the joke or something?

yes, yes you did Wink
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PostPosted: Wed May 29, 2013 12:13 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Lasairfiona wrote:
No, something closer to this. Chris had a bigger block of colors but I didn't find it in my super quick google search.


Wow for some reason my eyes got all blurry when I was busy doing that.
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PostPosted: Wed May 29, 2013 12:18 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote



Not bad though I knew I'm nowhere near colorblind yet. Still the blurring might mean I'm sitting wrong on my chair. Yay for good eyes and bad necks?
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PostPosted: Wed May 29, 2013 1:16 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

I got a 0 as well. I do specifically remember shifting my head from side to side at times when I was having some trouble distinguishing the colors like Sam mentioned so he's onto something there. Smart guy that one. =p
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PostPosted: Wed May 29, 2013 2:42 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Sam wrote:

That test may be biased by viewing angle of common LCD screens, though. Shifting your head around the screen to view at different angles helps.


since angle affects the hue on many monitors, that's definitely cheating


fritterdonut wrote:

Apparently I can't really see different hues of blue very well.


YOUR FAILURE IS THE SAME AS MINE. WE CAN MOPE ABOUT IT TOGETHER. HERE, LOOK AT THIS PICTURE OF THE OCEAN. YOU CANNOT SEE IT IN ITS FULL SPLENDOUR ;'[
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TIAB



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PostPosted: Wed May 29, 2013 2:49 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

I took this test on two different computers and got two different weak areas in the results so meh.
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PostPosted: Wed May 29, 2013 2:52 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

yes, whether this test works depends heavily on whether your monitor is displaying colors accurately

and the test itself has its weak areas

I'd guess that ultimately it only really means anything if you get a pretty high score-- higher than those I've seen self-reported in this thread, anyway.

so one 'meh' is not enough, or would that be too many? hm
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PostPosted: Fri May 31, 2013 1:44 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Yay Mac?
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PostPosted: Fri May 31, 2013 3:45 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Yinello wrote:
Lasairfiona wrote:
No, something closer to this. Chris had a bigger block of colors but I didn't find it in my super quick google search.


Wow for some reason my eyes got all blurry when I was busy doing that.


That is because as you focus on the color and your mind is telling your eyes to focus harder, your eye muscles keep on focusing and refocusing, causing an inconsistency. After a while your sight, mind, and eyes begin to work against each other as you try to focus, creating a dissonance between your eyes, mind, and eye muscles which help you focus.

Fun little test to experiment with this is just take your index finger, stick it out in front of you, focus on it, and slowly bring it closer to your face whilst focusing on the sensation of your eye muscles reacting accordingly. That is actually how you are able to tell distances, by how tightly your eye muscles contract to focus on an object. People with only one eye have bad depth perception because they do not get that feeling of a supporting muscle twitch to help them read distance.
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PostPosted: Fri May 31, 2013 4:19 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Darqcyde wrote:
Yay Mac?


"meh" Mac because their monitors are pretty nice but other brands (like HP or Dell) have nicer monitors and cheaper monitors that are just as nice (and crappy monitors for dirt cheap, I guess), whichever floats your boat.


"meh"s all around!
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PostPosted: Fri May 31, 2013 6:00 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

http://i.imgur.com/JXSQNci.jpg
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PostPosted: Sat Jun 01, 2013 1:29 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

TIAB wrote:
http://i.imgur.com/JXSQNci.jpg

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You could make a whole level if you did a long enough driveway
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PostPosted: Fri Jun 07, 2013 11:12 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Darqcyde wrote:
TIAB wrote:
http://i.imgur.com/JXSQNci.jpg

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You could make a whole level if you did a long enough driveway


That would be pretty cool-looking!



I finally got Graeme to take the test and he got like 38 or something up there. So from now on, I automatically win any color arguments. ;D

Unless it is about saying the word color properly, in which I will fail horribly every time. Crying or Very sad
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