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#918871 - 06/27/05 11:40 AM Memory Test
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I failed to memorize 8 words!

Here's the link: Memory Test

Try it. \:D
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#918872 - 07/24/05 10:40 AM Re: Memory Test
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Loc: Louisville, Ky
I did well with the easy's but failed 10, didn't even try to go on. To think I thought I was so great those first few times... Must be the age creeping up on me.

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#918873 - 07/24/05 11:28 AM Re: Memory Test
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Loc: Haverhill, Massachusetts
Thanks for the link... Great fun. My brain cells are wearing out too. I did okay on the 8 words, I can feel the rhythm, but failed miserably on 10. I think with some practice I may get that back too.

It's funny I can remember people's names, and where they work. I've done that with all of the dealers I am in contact with for my work.

John
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#918874 - 07/24/05 01:05 PM Re: Memory Test
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How on Earth could you not memorize 8 words!! I managed to get through everyone of them but when i came to the last test of 30 i mixed up number 26 and 27 so i failed. Although in my defence my sister did come into the room and i talked to her so i momentarily lost concentration. So how did everyone go about learning the words - it musn't have been that effective if none of you could even get past 10!

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#918875 - 07/25/05 05:01 PM Re: Memory Test
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Loc: Louisville, Ky
eight words in order.

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#918876 - 07/25/05 05:35 PM Re: Memory Test
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Yippie. \:\)

Part of my problem is some medication, called Bacleforen, I'm on that causes short term memory loss. I find that some things don't sink in as they used to. If I keep working at things, they start to come back and they get easier.

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#918877 - 07/27/05 03:05 PM Re: Memory Test
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How on Earth could you not memorize 8 words!! I managed to get through everyone of them but when i came to the last test of 30 i mixed up number 26 and 27 so i failed.[/b]
First of all, wow Princess! You have an amazing memory! \:\)

I must have the worst memory ever, or just wasn't paying enough attention.
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#918878 - 07/27/05 03:40 PM Re: Memory Test
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Ok, so I tried it again, and I passed both 4 and 6, but I failed 8.
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#918879 - 07/29/05 01:19 PM Re: Memory Test
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Loc: Newcastle, England
How are you trying to memorize them? People told me the best way to remember things in lists is to make up a story containing the words but that totally doesn't help me. This is gonna sound weird but i do it with rhythm and association to my fingers.

Say i had five words, eg apple, chicken, desk, cow, flower. I would start with my thumb and allocate one digit to every word so (ie,apple=thumb, chicken=2nd finger, desk=3rd, cow=4th, flower=5th). Then once i had a word for each finger i say them over and over again whilst pointing to each finger - by doing this i find the natural rhythm of the words which means i can then repeat them without having to think too much about it (kinda like learning lyrics to a song).

I know this sounds a bit unorthadox but it works for me. Give it a go - it's how i can remember so many things - obviously the more words you get the more words you have allocated to each finger (this is where the rhythm bit helps loads), so it can get a bit tricky.

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#918880 - 08/01/05 02:59 PM Re: Memory Test
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I usually use a rythym.

I used your suggestion about the fingers, and I still got two wrong.
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#918881 - 08/01/05 03:04 PM Re: Memory Test
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Well, what works for me might not work for you. I tried it again and got the 30 test right. I guess i'm just lucky that i found a technique that works for me.

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#918882 - 08/01/05 03:06 PM Re: Memory Test
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And that you have a good memory. MP, could you please take the personality test? \:\( I want to see your results.
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#918883 - 08/01/05 03:19 PM Re: Memory Test
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Posts: 537
Loc: Newcastle, England
Good memory, good at typing, good at piano - you name it i can do it!! Nah, i'm just kidding - i'm not really that big headed. And you gotta give me a minute AU - its hard enough competing with your posts let alone doing it at the same time as taking a personality test!

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#918884 - 08/01/05 03:23 PM Re: Memory Test
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Well, take the typing speed test I just posted too. I'm super curious.
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#918885 - 08/01/05 03:31 PM Re: Memory Test
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You like your tests, don't you?

;\)

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#918886 - 08/01/05 03:33 PM Re: Memory Test
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Yeah, I get a little overboard with them sometimes.
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#918887 - 08/01/05 03:35 PM Re: Memory Test
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Hehe - at least you're passionate about something other than piano. Hey! You can add that to the interest thread!

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#918888 - 08/01/05 03:36 PM Re: Memory Test
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Yeah, I could, but it's not really anything I'm proud of.
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#918889 - 08/01/05 03:38 PM Re: Memory Test
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Well it should be! I very much enjoy you tests. I think i might add them as one of my interests.

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#918890 - 08/01/05 03:53 PM Re: Memory Test
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Thanks, I'm glad someone is. \:\)
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#918891 - 08/01/05 03:54 PM Re: Memory Test
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I've only taken a few of them but i will complete the rest, fear not.

\:D

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#918892 - 08/01/05 03:55 PM Re: Memory Test
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Arg! I have to leave like, right now! I'll never find out what you are!
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#918893 - 08/01/05 03:57 PM Re: Memory Test
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Posts: 537
Loc: Newcastle, England
Well, you shall just have to wait a month!

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#918894 - 08/01/05 03:59 PM Re: Memory Test
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See you next month. BTW, you beat me by 10 posts.
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#918895 - 08/01/05 04:00 PM Re: Memory Test
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Posts: 537
Loc: Newcastle, England
BYE!!!!!!!!!!!!

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(Told you i would!)
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