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Old 03-07-2013, 12:23 AM
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Abdesselam Jelloul is the man with highest IQ score in the world. He scored 198 in IQ test held in 2012. He holds the record to have highest score in Advance IQ test. The test included 13 different dimensions of intelligence including analytical, linguistics, spiritual, philosophical and 9 others.


Abdesselam Jelloul sounds like he could be a black man.........
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Old 03-07-2013, 12:44 AM
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Sounds middle eastern to me...not to be racist
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Old 03-07-2013, 01:25 AM
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It's an Arabic name. It could belong to a 'black' guy, say from Eritrea or Somalia.
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Old 03-07-2013, 01:29 AM
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It's an Arabic name. It could belong to a 'black' guy, say from Eritrea or Somalia.
whats more likely, hes from morocco? or something liek that
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Old 03-07-2013, 01:35 AM
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There do seem to be a bunch of Jellouls around Morocco.
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Old 03-07-2013, 02:29 AM
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what are the chances of him being black
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Old 03-07-2013, 03:14 AM
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spiritual intelligence?
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Old 03-07-2013, 04:55 AM
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IQ can't be measured anywhere near as high as 198, so someone's fallen for a scam. Which doesn't demonstrate particularly high intelligence, regardless of melanin content.
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Old 03-07-2013, 04:56 AM
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Where does this claim about someone's I.Q. come from? Here are three websites I've found which make this claim:

http://www.top10facts.com/2012/12/to...t-iq-recorded/

http://mostextreme.org/smartest_person.php

http://ireport.cnn.com/docs/DOC-930711

And these are the most coherent of the websites I've found which mention this, and one of them says explicitly that the score isn't reliable. Who is this guy and where does he live? Who gave him the I.Q. test? Why should we think the people who tested him know what they're doing?

A good rule of thumb is that any claim of an I.Q. over 160 is probably nonsense. Ordinary I.Q. tests can't measure any higher than that. There are some odd tests that claim to be able to measure higher I.Q.'s, but their usefulness is disputed.
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Old 03-07-2013, 05:09 AM
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Oh, thanatic, it's not that anyone here cares that a man who isn't melanin deprived may be smart, it is that none of us are impressed by outrageously high IQ test scores.
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Old 03-07-2013, 05:40 AM
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Bizarre OP. And what is "spiritual intelligence"?
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Old 03-07-2013, 05:47 AM
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Bizarre OP. And what is "spiritual intelligence"?
I think Dr. Strange has that.

It's probably obvious, but the OP's first paragraph is directly lifted from at least 2 Web sites.
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Old 03-07-2013, 06:35 AM
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I don't mean to give racists any arguments, but here's another problem: just because the smartest (most intelligent, whatever) man in the world is black doesn't mean anything for black people in general. If you were to claim (and you would be very, very wrong) that black people are less intelligent than white people, a single outlier one way or another does not disprove that argument.
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Old 03-07-2013, 10:06 AM
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I thought the smartest man in the world looked like this.
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Old 03-07-2013, 10:15 AM
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via White Pages

There is one person named Abdesselam Jelloul in the United States, and he lives in San Antonio, Texas.

Note, people, this is the White Pages!
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Old 03-07-2013, 10:22 AM
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Abdesselam Jelloul is the man with highest IQ score in the world. He scored 198 in IQ test held in 2012. He holds the record to have highest score in Advance IQ test. The test included 13 different dimensions of intelligence including analytical, linguistics, spiritual, philosophical and 9 others.


Abdesselam Jelloul sounds like he could be a black man.........
Cite, please.
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Old 03-07-2013, 10:26 AM
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Actually it sounds more Southeast Asian.

It must be 'nam, cause Jelloul don't shake like that.
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Old 03-07-2013, 10:30 AM
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IQ can't be measured anywhere near as high as 198, so someone's fallen for a scam.
Or someone made up an IQ test that may not mean anything. They're called Advance IQ and my assumption is that they're full of shit.
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Old 03-07-2013, 10:34 AM
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Well, I for one think that the whole "racism" thing has finally been defeated, once and for all. I look forward to our brave new future, free of prejudice and full of harmony for all mankind.

Except the fucking Dutch.
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Old 03-07-2013, 10:49 AM
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so do you guys call BS on this test...
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Old 03-07-2013, 10:53 AM
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so do you guys call BS on this test...
What is the name of this test he supposedly took?

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Old 03-07-2013, 10:57 AM
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Actually it sounds more Southeast Asian.

It must be 'nam, cause Jelloul don't shake like that.


Have I been whooshed? And no way that sounds Vietnamese.
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Old 03-07-2013, 10:58 AM
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Whatever his melanin or asterisk free IQ score, does this mean Marilyn Vos Savant loses her column?

Please say yes, please say yes, please say yes!!!
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Old 03-07-2013, 11:02 AM
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so do you guys call BS on this test...
We do not have enough information on this specific test to have an opinion on its utility, but our first impression is that it is bogus and/or useless.
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Old 03-07-2013, 11:09 AM
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Googling the guy's name, all I get are questionable websites. Nothing in, say, Wikipedia.
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Old 03-07-2013, 11:11 AM
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I'm beginning to think "Abdesselam Jelloul" is nothing more than a name that I.Q. company made up to promote their tests. There is no Wiki cite for him, no personal information, nothing in Google images-nothing but a bunch of sites parrotting the same "13 dimensions of intelligence" bull.
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Old 03-07-2013, 11:16 AM
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What is the name of this test he supposedly took?
Advance IQ test, I think. And if a test that measures attributes including philosophical, moral, spiritual, and naturalist intelligence sounds like a gigantic bunch of baloney to you... congratulations. I think the OP copy and pasted the "highest IQ score in the world" text from some other side promoting this company or its test and is speculating about the identity of the guy the company says got the highest score.
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Old 03-07-2013, 11:22 AM
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Have I been whooshed? And no way that sounds Vietnamese.
Twas a joke....
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Old 03-07-2013, 11:42 AM
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D'oh!

Obviously, I'm not Abdesselam Jelloul.
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Old 03-07-2013, 11:46 AM
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So, if the local Mensa chapter booked one of those hotel conference rooms for their latest meeting, and so many people showed up that the fire marshal said 'no more', but then Abdesselam arrived, what method would they use to select the member to be expelled so they can let the new Smartest Man in the World in?

After all, there's always room for Jelloul.
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Old 03-07-2013, 11:48 AM
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D'oh!

Obviously, I'm not Abdesselam Jelloul.
Don't feel bad, Sam, linguistics is only one of the thirteen dimensions of intelligence.
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Old 03-07-2013, 11:51 AM
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Dunno about any thirteen dimensions of intelligence, but I do know I'm good at the five-point palm exploding heart technique.
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Old 03-07-2013, 12:14 PM
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Sounds middle eastern to me...not to be racist
Some of your best friends are Middle Eastern?
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Old 03-07-2013, 12:16 PM
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Abdesselam Jelloul is the man with highest IQ score in the world. He scored 198 in IQ test held in 2012. He holds the record to have highest score in Advance IQ test. The test included 13 different dimensions of intelligence including analytical, linguistics, spiritual, philosophical and 9 others.


Abdesselam Jelloul sounds like he could be a black man.........
This is scientifically impossible. You see, a high-functioning intelligence requires a larger blood flow to the brain. And of course, this excludes Negroes, because so much of their blood volume is taken up supplying it to their larger penises. Plus, their ancestors developed skills throwing bananas at each other and not building shelter from the cold, so they excell at sports, not problem-solving.

(we tend towards the Left on this board, so, "to each according to his needs," this post was our contribution for your need for a racist response. Sorry if it seems perfunctory, but that's Socialism for you)
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Old 03-07-2013, 12:39 PM
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Today, 01:23 AM

thanatic, your statement is worthless.

As Wendell Wagner says above, who is this guy and where does he live? Who gave him the I.Q. test? Why should we think the people who tested him know what they're doing?

Evidence thanatic, evidence, evidence, evidence.
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Old 03-07-2013, 01:01 PM
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If Abdesselam Jelloul is the smartest person in the world, who designed the IQ test?
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Old 03-07-2013, 01:12 PM
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Congratulations to Abdesselam: all those of his race must be very proud to be so superior.
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Old 03-07-2013, 01:16 PM
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Abdesselam Jelloul has never been in my kitchen.
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Old 03-07-2013, 01:23 PM
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If Abdesselam Jelloul is the smartest person in the world, who designed the IQ test?
Says here it was designed by a guy named "Abdesselam Jelloul."
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Old 03-07-2013, 01:33 PM
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I'm beginning to think "Abdesselam Jelloul" is nothing more than a name that I.Q. company made up to promote their tests. There is no Wiki cite for him, no personal information, nothing in Google images-nothing but a bunch of sites parrotting the same "13 dimensions of intelligence" bull.
Yeah, and it just happens to be an anagram for "saleable mud Jellos."
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Old 03-07-2013, 01:36 PM
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My first response to this is: Who cares? Even if we assume that the claim is accurate, which as others have pointed out doesn't seem likely, what is it supposed to prove? I'm assuming this is an attack on those who claim that blacks are less intelligent than other races, but pointing out a single extreme example doesn't tell us anything useful about the population as a whole.

Also, assuming the 198 IQ is using the typical 15 points per standard deviation, that's roughly 6.5 standard deviations above the mean. That's going to be ridiculously close to zero and, as a result, almost impossible to measure with any sort of reasonable accuracy.
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Old 03-07-2013, 02:37 PM
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So, let's sum up:
-We have no idea if the report is true - if this guy exists, if he took this IQ test, or if he scored a 198.
-If it IS true, it's highly doubtful that the IQ test is meaningful, or that a score of 198 is technically possible on that test.
-If he DID score a 198 on this test, we don't actually know that he's black, or Middle Eastern, or whatever. Basically, we're assuming he's one of the foreign-type colors, because he has a funny-sounding name.
-If he truly IS a genius of your favorite oppressed racial group, that doesn't really mean anything, because one individual tells us exactly nothing about what your favorite oppressed racial group as a whole is like.
-Even if this DID mean that your favorite oppressed racial group is way smarter than the rest of us, that wouldn't actually matter to racists, because they've never been interested in facts.

Does that about cover it?

Great thread, thanatic.
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Old 03-07-2013, 02:44 PM
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So, let's sum up:
-We have no idea if the report is true - if this guy exists, if he took this IQ test, or if he scored a 198.
-If it IS true, it's highly doubtful that the IQ test is meaningful, or that a score of 198 is technically possible on that test.
-If he DID score a 198 on this test, we don't actually know that he's black, or Middle Eastern, or whatever. Basically, we're assuming he's one of the foreign-type colors, because he has a funny-sounding name.
-If he truly IS a genius of your favorite oppressed racial group, that doesn't really mean anything, because one individual tells us exactly nothing about what your favorite oppressed racial group as a whole is like.
-Even if this DID mean that your favorite oppressed racial group is way smarter than the rest of us, that wouldn't actually matter to racists, because they've never been interested in facts.

Does that about cover it?

Great thread, thanatic.
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Old 03-07-2013, 02:52 PM
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you guys think this whole thing is BS.... is 198 really unreliable score?
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Old 03-07-2013, 03:31 PM
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you guys think this whole thing is BS.... is 198 really unreliable score?
Yes. On any standard intelligence test. It would be like scoring a 2.

Of course, anyone can set up an arbitrary scale for their own tests which goes up to whatever they want, but that is exactly like asking just how much louder it is if you just had special knobs made which go up to 11.
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Old 03-07-2013, 03:31 PM
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Last time I took an IQ test, I broke the fuckin test. So there.
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Old 03-07-2013, 03:35 PM
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Last time I took an IQ test, I broke the fuckin test. So there.
Kayaker doesn't sound like a white name to me. Racism is defeated!

Wait - is 'kayaker' one of them 'Palin' names?

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Old 03-07-2013, 03:38 PM
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He's just one of the good ones. I am going to continue to be racist against his people until the rest of them get good test scores too
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Old 03-07-2013, 03:50 PM
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we dont even know if this guy is black though
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Old 03-07-2013, 03:51 PM
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we dont even know if this guy is black though
We don't even know if this guy even exists.

edited to add: Would it be too much trouble for you to capitalize the beginning of the sentence and end it with a period?

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