Wednesday, 30 May 2012

What Speed Do You Read?

782 words per minute here :O

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  1. 782? Crikey! I managed 530 words per minute, although I wasn't really pushing it ;-)

    I've copied this on to my blog, too. Cheers!

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  2. BTW I've just noticed those pics of The Damned on your sidebar. Cool! I'm hoping to see them next weekend - always good for a laugh...

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    1. I hope you enjoy is as much as I did - here's the setlist, it's up to you whether you want to leave it a surprise :)

      'Damned' Setlist.
      Wait for the Blackout
      Lively Arts
      Silly Kids Games
      I Just Can't Be Happy Today
      New Rose
      Limit Club
      Dozen Girls
      Stretcher Case
      Under the Floor Again
      Love Song
      Neat Neat Neat
      Plan 9 Channel 7
      Shadow of love
      History Of The World (Part 1)
      Fan Club
      Ignite

      Encore 1:
      Curtain Call
      Eloise
      Anti Pope

      Encore 2:
      Alone Again Or
      Generals
      Smash It Up, Parts 1&2

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    1. You beat me Sobriquet. I got 1,043 on my text (Wizard of Oz)

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  4. This really bugs me, I've got a Master's from an Ivy, read everyday (often all day), and apparently it's only at an 11th grader's pace 330-350. Though apparently that is substantially faster than average adults? I wonder what I'm doing wrong.

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    1. I think you may be taking in more than the rest of us and actually thinking about what you're reading :)

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  5. Thanks for the Damned set-list :-)
    If Dave and the boys play that on Sunday I'll be very happy! I don't think I've ever seen them play Limit Club live, so that would be very, very cool...

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    1. If you enjoy them half as much as I did you'll love it

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    2. Did they play something similar?

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  6. "12,639 words per minute."

    It helped that the text was from War of the Worlds, which I didn't need to read to answer the questions :) Apparently, if I was really reading at that speed, I could finish the Bible in just over 1 hour. Hallelujah!

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    1. lol I think I discovered a sub-game to it: "how fast can you click the 'finished!' button after clicking the start button" :)

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    2. "30,376 words per minute." I can now read the Bible in 26 minutes lol I was hoping I could break it so that I ended up being able to read the Wizard of Oz in -1 minute :)

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