D. Allen

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David Allen is a mathematician, graphic artist, writer, personal trainer, and video producer for-hire.  But, honestly, you'll be lucky if he blogs on any of these things.  He'll probably just tell you how his day is going (or how yours should be).

My Better Quiz Now

While searching for some sort of funding/job for next year, I have decided to do one "creative" thing a day.  That is, I am to either draw something, write a blog post (*cough*), or work on my novel--every day.  Of course, there are distractions.  For instance, as mentioned in my previous post, a weaker man than I might be easily sucked into the time-sink which is Facebook quizzes, etc.  Not only are many of these a waste of time, but they tend to be terribly inaccurate.  Realizing this gave me an idea:

I need to make a quiz which not only helps people find out if they are wasting too much time (on things like quizzes, etc.) , but that is also scarily accurate. 

So, I did it. Really, check it out:

I was surprised at how accurate my quiz results are.  It is no small feat creating such a quiz.  A while ago, there was a "quick I.Q. test" going around Facebook which boasted a "good approximation of your true IQ."  Now, I must admit a certain level of incredulity when I saw certain people post very flattering results (not that I'm saying these individuals are stupid, just not that smart).  So, it occurred to me to try to find out what the lowest possible score one could receive was.  At the time (perhaps they changed it after my various tweets on its fraudulence) the lowest one could get on it was a 98.  In case you didn't know, by definition, 100 is the average I.Q.  I suppose, however, the goal of any such "quiz" is to pander to its audience, which is something I have yet to become good at (e.g. my quiz).  Well done, Memorado.  My hat goes off to you.  

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