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Offline bittenyakka

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cold reading
« on: May 29, 2007, 08:11:44 PM »
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=btP_vy5cQq4

it was shown in a philosophy lecture at uni today.
it demonstrates how Palm readers and the like can actauly operate

however sometimes they don't realise they are doing this and believe that they really do have a 6th sense.

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Re: cold reading
« Reply #1 on: May 29, 2007, 11:03:42 PM »
How cool...  I just spent half an hour watching other Derren Brown videos...  Have a look at the Car crash ones if you have free time... :)

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Re: cold reading
« Reply #2 on: May 30, 2007, 05:48:45 PM »
If out current high school RAP programs don't work we will have to do that.

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Re: cold reading
« Reply #3 on: May 31, 2007, 12:54:19 PM »
If out current high school RAP programs don't work we will have to do that.
Do what?  Cold reading? Or spending too long on youtube?

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Re: cold reading
« Reply #4 on: May 31, 2007, 03:55:35 PM »
Do the Trick in the car crash video. If you watch it it will make heaps of sense.

I think they already spent to long on youtube :-P :lol:

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Re: cold reading
« Reply #5 on: May 31, 2007, 04:39:12 PM »
Do the Trick in the car crash video.

It'd definitely have an effect on them - if they ever drive again... ;)

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Re: cold reading
« Reply #6 on: May 31, 2007, 05:23:22 PM »
Well from our point of view "if they don't drive they can't crash"

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Re: cold reading
« Reply #7 on: May 31, 2007, 05:28:13 PM »
Well from our point of view "if they don't drive they can't crash"
Excellent point...
...As long as they don't find something else equally stupid to do...