laurel or yanny?

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do you hear laurel or yanny?

laurel
3
38%
yanny
1
13%
I dont hear anything
0
No votes
I hear some thing else
2
25%
My brain hurts . . . .
2
25%
 
Total votes: 8

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laurel or yanny?

Postby mercalia » 18 May 2018, 12:12pm


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Re: laurel or yanny?

Postby reohn2 » 18 May 2018, 12:17pm

Laural
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Re: laurel or yanny?

Postby Vorpal » 18 May 2018, 12:48pm

It sounds to me like Jenny, pronounced the Norwegian way (the 'j' has a 'y' sound), which is more like 'yanny' than laurel, but quite either. Unlike most visual illusions, where I can see both / all, here I cannot hear anything else, no matter what I do.
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Re: laurel or yanny?

Postby gaz » 18 May 2018, 12:58pm

First time I heard this at was a distinct and undeniable "laurel". Every time since it has been "yanny".

I can only assume some differences in bass/treble/tone of the speakers on various devices.

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Re: laurel or yanny?

Postby landsurfer » 18 May 2018, 7:25pm

I just heard the BRRRRT ... Of the A10 Gatling gun ........... 8)
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Re: laurel or yanny?

Postby rjb » 18 May 2018, 9:43pm

On my radio its Laurel, but on my tablet its Yanny. :?
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Re: laurel or yanny?

Postby Paulatic » 18 May 2018, 9:55pm

What did you see?
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Re: laurel or yanny?

Postby mercalia » 18 May 2018, 9:56pm

I cant see how Laurel and Yanny can sound the same. The only thing they have in common is 2 syllables
Lor v Yan ?!?

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Re: laurel or yanny?

Postby mercalia » 18 May 2018, 10:00pm

Paulatic wrote:What did you see?
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I see supercalifragilisticexpialidocious

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Re: laurel or yanny?

Postby gaz » 18 May 2018, 10:46pm

Paulatic wrote:What did you see?

I've seen things you people wouldn't believe.

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Re: laurel or yanny?

Postby mercalia » 19 May 2018, 5:16pm

things could get a bit hmm fraught with danger

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( I didnt make this, found it on another website that is having a bit of fun )

looks to me like there is an evolutionary advantage to not confuse laurel with yanny? :lol:

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Re: laurel or yanny?

Postby Vorpal » 20 May 2018, 9:49am

I heard Laurel when I watched a late night comedian tlaking about it yesterday. It was weird that it sounded that same, only I heard Laurel, instead of Jenny.
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