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  1. #1
    Linux User
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    Jun 2003
    Calgary, AB CANADA

    Proof Reading Not Required

    Aoccdrnig to rscheearch at an Elingsh uinervtisy, it deosn't mttaer in
    waht oredr the ltteers in a wrod are, the olny iprmoetnt tihng is taht frist
    and lsat ltteer is at the rghit pclae. The rset can be a toatl mses and you
    can sitll raed it wouthit porbelm. Tihs is bcuseae we do not raed ervey
    lteter by it slef but the wrod as a wlohe.

    \"Everything should be made as simple as possible, but not simpler.\"
    Albert Einstein

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    Linux Engineer big_k105's Avatar
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    May 2003
    Fargo, ND
    thats pretty cool cause i was able to read it all perfectly. and i cant even do that when the words are right LOL
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  3. #3
    Linux Newbie
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    Jul 2003
    Dayton, OH
    yea ... oddly enough i read it just fine too without having to go back and reread anything. weird. reminds me of something i learned in a psychology class.

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    if you show someone a picture like that, they will assume they are looking at a square, only because it closely resembles one, but technically is not a square. you can do the same thing with circles, triangles, anything really. i forget what the term was called though. been too long.

    (it's easier to show on a piece of paper)
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    Linux Guru sarumont's Avatar
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    Apr 2003
    The reading is a bit slower, but if you get used to reading letters in a certain order to mean something, it takes a little pause to get what they mean out of order. But reading stuff like that all the time, I would get used to it. And wouldn't have to backspace so much.
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  6. #5
    Linux Engineer
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    Mar 2003
    Looking for patterns when none is obvious is second nature to the brain which is why most people can read my posts

    It's also how the brain see's a pic in ascii art as well as other abstract forms like pixels from your monitor. It is just a bunch of dots right?

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