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21st Jun '16 4:39:09 AM TheNerfGuy
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To illustrate exactly how improbable a given IQ score might be, see the following table of statistics on above average [=IQs=]. Scores are from the Stanford-Binet test, the original and best-known IQ test -- see [[UsefulNotes/IQTesting IQ Testing]]. They follow a normal (bell curve) distribution with a mean of 100 points and a standard deviation of 15 points.

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To illustrate exactly how improbable a given IQ score might be, see the following table of statistics on above average [=IQs=]. Scores are from the Stanford-Binet test, the original and best-known IQ test -- see [[UsefulNotes/IQTesting IQ Testing]]. They follow a normal (bell curve) distribution with a mean of 100 points and a standard deviation of 15 points.
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21st Jun '16 4:38:12 AM TheNerfGuy
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||align=center border=1 width=100%
|| IQ || Occurrence || Frequency|| On Earth (of 7 000 000 000)||
|| ≥100||50%|| 1 in              2|| 3 500 000 000
|| ≥105||37%|| 1 in              3|| 2 586 089 381
|| ≥110||25%|| 1 in              4|| 1 767 447 763
|| ≥115||16%|| 1 in              6|| 1 110 586 778
|| ≥120||09.1%|| 1 in             11|| 638 478 538
|| ≥125||04.8%|| 1 in             21|| 334 532 466
|| ≥130||02.3%|| 1 in             44|| 159 250 924
|| ≥135||00.98%|| 1 in            102|| 68 707 300
|| ≥140||00.38%|| 1 in            261|| 26 812 664
|| ≥145||00.13%|| 1 in            741|| 9 449 286
|| ≥150||00.043%|| 1 in          2 331|| 3 003 422
|| ≥155||00.012%|| 1 in          8 139|| 860 065
|| ≥160||00.003 2%|| 1 in         31 574|| 221 699
|| ≥165||00.000 73%|| 1 in        136 176|| 51 404
|| ≥170||00.000 15%|| 1 in        653 327|| 10 714
|| ≥175||00.000 029%|| 1 in      3 488 556|| 2 007
|| ≥180||00.000 004 8%|| 1 in     20 741 279|| 337
|| ≥185||00.000 000 73%|| 1 in    137 360 561|| 51
|| ≥190||00.000 000 10%|| 1 in  1 013 594 635|| 7
|| ≥195||00.000 000 012%|| 1 in  8 336 093 696|| 1
|| ≥200||00.000 000 001 3%|| 1 in 76 429 353 031|| 0
16th Jun '16 4:48:31 PM Noumenon72
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Contrast ImprobablyLowIQ. For more information about IQ testing, go [[UsefulNotes/IQTesting here]].

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Contrast ImprobablyLowIQ. For more information about

To illustrate exactly how improbable a given
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||align=center border=1 width=100%
|| IQ || Occurrence || Frequency|| On Earth (of 7 000 000 000)||
|| ≥100||50%|| 1 in              2|| 3 500 000 000
|| ≥105||37%|| 1 in              3|| 2 586 089 381
|| ≥110||25%|| 1 in              4|| 1 767 447 763
|| ≥115||16%|| 1 in              6|| 1 110 586 778
|| ≥120||09.1%|| 1 in             11|| 638 478 538
|| ≥125||04.8%|| 1 in             21|| 334 532 466
|| ≥130||02.3%|| 1 in             44|| 159 250 924
|| ≥135||00.98%|| 1 in            102|| 68 707 300
|| ≥140||00.38%|| 1 in            261|| 26 812 664
|| ≥145||00.13%|| 1 in            741|| 9 449 286
|| ≥150||00.043%|| 1 in          2 331|| 3 003 422
|| ≥155||00.012%|| 1 in          8 139|| 860 065
|| ≥160||00.003 2%|| 1 in         31 574|| 221 699
|| ≥165||00.000 73%|| 1 in        136 176|| 51 404
|| ≥170||00.000 15%|| 1 in        653 327|| 10 714
|| ≥175||00.000 029%|| 1 in      3 488 556|| 2 007
|| ≥180||00.000 004 8%|| 1 in     20 741 279|| 337
|| ≥185||00.000 000 73%|| 1 in    137 360 561|| 51
|| ≥190||00.000 000 10%|| 1 in  1 013 594 635|| 7
|| ≥195||00.000 000 012%|| 1 in  8 336 093 696|| 1
|| ≥200||00.000 000 001 3%|| 1 in 76 429 353 031|| 0
9th Jun '16 5:36:59 PM TotemicHero
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Scores on the Stanford-Binet test, which is the original and best-known IQ test, are designed to follow a normal (bell curve) distribution with a mean of 100 points and a standard deviation of 15 points. The table below shows the expected statistics of above average [=IQs=].
||align=center border=1 width=100%
|| IQ|| Occurrence|| Frequency|| On Earth (of 7 000 000 000)||
|| ≥100||50%|| 1 in              2|| 3 500 000 000
|| ≥105||37%|| 1 in              3|| 2 586 089 381
|| ≥110||25%|| 1 in              4|| 1 767 447 763
|| ≥115||16%|| 1 in              6|| 1 110 586 778
|| ≥120||09.1%|| 1 in             11|| 638 478 538
|| ≥125||04.8%|| 1 in             21|| 334 532 466
|| ≥130||02.3%|| 1 in             44|| 159 250 924
|| ≥135||00.98%|| 1 in            102|| 68 707 300
|| ≥140||00.38%|| 1 in            261|| 26 812 664
|| ≥145||00.13%|| 1 in            741|| 9 449 286
|| ≥150||00.043%|| 1 in          2 331|| 3 003 422
|| ≥155||00.012%|| 1 in          8 139|| 860 065
|| ≥160||00.003 2%|| 1 in         31 574|| 221 699
|| ≥165||00.000 73%|| 1 in        136 176|| 51 404
|| ≥170||00.000 15%|| 1 in        653 327|| 10 714
|| ≥175||00.000 029%|| 1 in      3 488 556|| 2 007
|| ≥180||00.000 004 8%|| 1 in     20 741 279|| 337
|| ≥185||00.000 000 73%|| 1 in    137 360 561|| 51
|| ≥190||00.000 000 10%|| 1 in  1 013 594 635|| 7
|| ≥195||00.000 000 012%|| 1 in  8 336 093 696|| 1
|| ≥200||00.000 000 001 3%|| 1 in 76 429 353 031|| 0

7th Jun '16 2:32:01 PM Morgenthaler
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* In the guide for the SNES version of ''VideoGame/SimCity'', it's revealed that Dr. Wright's IQ is 1000. This makes [[AuthorAvatar slightly more sense]] when you remember [[WillWright who originally came up with the game's idea]].

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* In the guide for the SNES version of ''VideoGame/SimCity'', it's revealed that Dr. Wright's IQ is 1000. This makes [[AuthorAvatar slightly more sense]] when you remember [[WillWright [[Creator/WillWright who originally came up with the game's idea]].
28th May '16 6:09:32 AM TheOneWhoTropes
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* WordOfGod states that [[MahouSenseiNegima Chao Lingshen's]] IQ is 300. Of course, the comment was qualified with "maybe even seriously", so it's probably an exaggeration.

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* WordOfGod states that [[MahouSenseiNegima [[Manga/MahouSenseiNegima Chao Lingshen's]] IQ is 300. Of course, the comment was qualified with "maybe even seriously", so it's probably an exaggeration.
26th May '16 3:04:42 PM TheOneWhoTropes
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* In ''{{Zits}}'', Jeremy and Hector once took an Internet IQ test with Jeremy scoring impossibly low and Hector scoring impossibly high. Jeremy began to wonder if he was really that stupid and Hector started treating him like a dolt. Jeremy was only convinced the test was flawed after his father scored even higher on it.

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* In ''{{Zits}}'', ''ComicStrip/{{Zits}}'', Jeremy and Hector once took an Internet IQ test with Jeremy scoring impossibly low and Hector scoring impossibly high. Jeremy began to wonder if he was really that stupid and Hector started treating him like a dolt. Jeremy was only convinced the test was flawed after his father scored even higher on it.
1st May '16 2:17:15 PM Ulkomaalainen
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* In ''Series/QuantumLeap'', Sam Beckett's IQ was said to be around 200. [[spoiler:So is his daughter's.]] This goes in line with the other ridiculously capable intellectual abilities he seems to have - like the seven doctorates, Nobel Prize, ability to speak seven languages, read Egyptian hieroglyphics, beat computers at chess by the age of 10, perform advanced calculus by the age of 5...and, of course, inventing time travel. The show at least gave a semi-plausible explanation for any time he came across as less than the smartest person in the world (i.e., any time it was obvious the show was written by people with [=IQs=] below 200): the time travel process gave him partial amnesia (and exactly which parts he could and couldn't remember could change each time he "leaped").

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* In ''Series/QuantumLeap'', Sam Beckett's IQ was said to be around 200. [[spoiler:So is his daughter's.]] This goes in line with the other ridiculously capable intellectual abilities he seems to have - like the seven doctorates, Nobel Prize, ability to speak seven languages, read Egyptian hieroglyphics, beat computers at chess by the age of 10, perform advanced calculus by the age of 5... and, of course, inventing time travel. The show at least gave a semi-plausible explanation for any time he came across as less than the smartest person in the world (i.e., any time it was obvious the show was written by people with [=IQs=] below 200): the time travel process gave him partial amnesia (and exactly which parts he could and couldn't remember could change each time he "leaped").
1st May '16 2:16:25 PM Ulkomaalainen
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* In ''Series/TheBigBangTheory'', Sheldon's and Leonard's exceptional [=IQs=] (187 and 173, respectively) are very high, even given that they are both physicists. Somewhat averted in that IQs this high actually exist, though it is highly improbable that two of this level would accidentally be in the same gang.

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* In ''Series/TheBigBangTheory'', Sheldon's and Leonard's exceptional [=IQs=] (187 and 173, respectively) are very high, even given that they are both physicists. Somewhat averted in that IQs [=IQs=] this high actually exist, though it is highly improbable that two of this level would accidentally be in the same gang.
1st May '16 2:15:31 PM Ulkomaalainen
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Scores on the Stanford-Binet test, which is the original and best-known IQ test, are designed to follow a normal (bell curve) distribution with a mean of 100 points and a standard deviation of 15 points. The table below shows the expected statistics of above average IQs.

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Scores on the Stanford-Binet test, which is the original and best-known IQ test, are designed to follow a normal (bell curve) distribution with a mean of 100 points and a standard deviation of 15 points. The table below shows the expected statistics of above average IQs.[=IQs=].
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