5 year old with 147 IQ becomes youngest Mensa member ever

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  1. terry78 My name is Stefan, sweet thang

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  2. NickNitro Extra Terrestrial

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    Wow

    Dorman first noticed Gus' advanced intelligence when he started to potty train his son at 18-months. Gus started to bring a newspaper to read on the toilet, and was also reading his father's copies of "Wired" magazine.
     
  3. THE MR. TERRIFIC HYPES KING OF COSPLAY

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    That kid needs to be in a gifted program. Kindergarten is no place for his intellect.
     
  4. cryptic name No Limits

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    But he needs to socialize with average kids or he's going to become a weirdo.
     
  5. DeGenerate10 Br Ba

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    I'm surprised they havent taken him to a private school for gifted youngsters.
     
  6. Piper Maru Guest

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    Otherwise he'll start posting on this forum like us!
     
  7. THE MR. TERRIFIC HYPES KING OF COSPLAY

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    He needs to be with other smart kids though
     
  8. Ultimatehero Life is infinite

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    Eh, I'd rather see him become Victor Von Doom than Reed Richards. But that's just me. JK. Are there actual schools like the one Victor and Reed went to when they were young (kids)?
     
  9. terry78 My name is Stefan, sweet thang

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    Hell he's probably on here now.
     
  10. Piper Maru Guest

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    He might even be one of the mods!
     
  11. Pink Ranger The North Remembers

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    I've always been suspicious of that Original Bamfer. Seems to know a little too much about Arthur the Aardvark ...
     
  12. terry78 My name is Stefan, sweet thang

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    Considering I used to be one, I will admit that those little kids who are smarter than the rest of the peers can be a tad creepy.






    :o
     
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    This kid will be in a think tank by the time he turns 18 for the rest of his life.....inventing new ways to travel the Galaxy.

    Let him be a kid while he can.
     
  14. Doctor Evo Registered

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    That's impressive.

    But can he see why kids love the taste of Cinnamon Toast Crunch?
     
  15. Piper Maru Guest

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    Or how they get the caramel in the Caramilk bar?
     
  16. NickNitro Extra Terrestrial

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    Or how many licks it takes to get to the center of a tootsie pop
     
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    What an odd ability to trace he has.

    Let's see what happens when we take away the originals...
     
  18. Vid Electricz Registered

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    Awesome. Let's hope he actually does/accomplishes something with it.

    It seems to be primarily an "American" thing to equate memorizing facts with being intelligent or "smart".
     
  19. redhawk23 Wrestlin'

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    This kid isn't necessarily just super knowledgeable (that's not what IQ test measure anyways). This kid has shown that he has been developmentally advanced as well.
     
  20. NickNitro Extra Terrestrial

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    The kid was reading magazines at 18 months old. Yeah that's not memorization skills. That's straight up hyper active brain development.
     
  21. Vid Electricz Registered

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    It was more of a comment on the strange fascination and praise of the facility/ability (whether it's being good at math, or singing or painting, whatever)- while far less emphasis is put on using that facility/ability in an innovative/creative way.
     
  22. redhawk23 Wrestlin'

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    The doing is usually involved as the exhibition of such skills.
     
  23. Drizzle Yesferatu

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    We've seen wunderkinds before. If he can fight a full grown man and win, then I'll be impressed.
     
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    So if you've got a really wonderful facility for singing and all you do is sing material written by other artists, you think your ability is being utlized in a creative, innovative way?
     

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