History Main / ImprobablyLowIQ

2nd Apr '17 1:42:36 PM Kotomikun
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* ''Series/RedDwarf'': Holly the computer, once said to have an IQ of 6000 (equivalent to that of 6000 P.E. teachers or 12000 car-park attendants), has succumbed to computer senility. While trying to prove he's not completely gone, he [[spoiler:he fabricates a back-up computer program called Queeg, who "takes over" ''Red Dwarf'']] in the episode "Queeg". In the episode, Queeg claimed that Holly's IQ was actually 6. ("It's got a six ''in'' it, but it's not six thousand...")

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* ''Series/RedDwarf'': Holly the computer, once said to have an IQ of 6000 (equivalent to that of 6000 P.E. teachers or 12000 car-park attendants), has succumbed to computer senility. While trying to prove he's not completely gone, he [[spoiler:he fabricates a back-up computer program called Queeg, who "takes over" ''Red Dwarf'']] in the episode "Queeg". In the episode, Queeg claimed claims that Holly's IQ was actually 6. ("It's got a six ''in'' it, but it's not six thousand...")") Holly [[LampshadeHanging points out]] that 6 would be "a bad IQ for a glass of water."
31st Jan '17 9:22:53 AM Morgenthaler
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* ''MontyPythonsFlyingCircus'' presents a documentary on penguins and a graph displaying the results of an IQ test taken by the penguins against two other demographic groups. The penguins were inferior to the bushmen of the Kalahari but fared better than BBC programme planners.

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* ''MontyPythonsFlyingCircus'' ''Series/MontyPythonsFlyingCircus'' presents a documentary on penguins and a graph displaying the results of an IQ test taken by the penguins against two other demographic groups. The penguins were inferior to the bushmen of the Kalahari but fared better than BBC programme planners.



* ''{{Garfield}}'' once gave us this list of beings, in order of intelligence (from 0 to [[ImprobablyHighIQ 1000]]): Amoeba - slug - dog - stone - ape - human - kitchen machine - cat.

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* ''{{Garfield}}'' ''ComicStrip/{{Garfield}}'' once gave us this list of beings, in order of intelligence (from 0 to [[ImprobablyHighIQ 1000]]): Amoeba - slug - dog - stone - ape - human - kitchen machine - cat.
22nd Dec '16 11:03:44 AM AreYouTyler
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* Played with in ''WesternAnimation/ThePowerpuffGirls'' episode "Him Diddle Riddle." As part of a series of tasks on the Professor's behalf, Him has the girls take their SAT tests. Buttercup's score is 35, Blossom's is 10 (which pisses her off big time). Bubbles--who drew a pattern of a flower on her test--scored a whopping 1075. (Head writer Amy Rogers mentioned on a message board that it showed that Bubbles was actually the smartest of the three. Perhaps a tongue-in-cheek comment.)

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* Played with in ''WesternAnimation/ThePowerpuffGirls'' episode "Him Diddle Riddle." As part of a series of tasks on the Professor's behalf, Him has the girls take their SAT tests. Buttercup's score is 35, Blossom's is 10 (which pisses her off big time). Bubbles--who Bubbles--[[ScantronPicture who drew a pattern of a flower on her test--scored test]]--scored a whopping 1075. (Head writer Amy Rogers mentioned on a message board that it showed that Bubbles was actually the smartest of the three. Perhaps a tongue-in-cheek comment.)
13th Nov '16 11:08:02 AM Odacon_Spy
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** Upon finding this out, Sandy [=McSouthers=] jokes (somewhat mean-spiritedly) that he always knew that Otis' IQ was minus ten.

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** Upon finding this out, Sandy [=McSouthers=] jokes (somewhat mean-spiritedly) that he always knew suspected that Otis' Otis had an IQ was minus ten.of -10.



* In a parody of Music/IggyAzalea's song "Fancy" by WebVideo/BartBaker, [[DumbBlonde Iggy]] spells her name as Iccy, Iegi, and HRT5, because she "can't spell because her IQ is negative ten"

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* In a parody of Music/IggyAzalea's song "Fancy" by WebVideo/BartBaker, [[DumbBlonde Iggy]] spells her name as Iccy, Iegi, and HRT5, [=HRT5=], because she "can't spell because her IQ is negative ten"
13th Nov '16 11:03:17 AM Odacon_Spy
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* Brick Tamland from ''Film/AnchormanTheReturnOfRonBurgundy'' has an IQ of 48.

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* Brick Tamland from ''Film/AnchormanTheReturnOfRonBurgundy'' ''Film/AnchormanTheLegendOfRonBurgundy'' has an IQ of 48.
13th Nov '16 11:02:30 AM Odacon_Spy
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* In ''Literature/TheWestingGame'', in Sandy's notes of the other heirs to Westing's will, a note on Otis Joseph Amber is that his I.Q is 50 (Mild to moderate mental retardation, depending on the scale you're looking at). A person with this I.Q would have difficulties on their own, but it's stated that Amber is a delivery boy [[spoiler:and even marries Berthe Erica Crowe after the contest ends.]] When he's around, he acts more [[{{Cloudcuckoolander}} nutty]] yet competent than mentally impaired
** [[spoiler: There is a reason for this.]]

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* In ''Literature/TheWestingGame'', in Sandy's notes of the other heirs to Westing's will, a note on Otis Joseph Amber is that his I.Q is 50 (Mild to moderate mental retardation, depending on the scale you're looking at). A person with this I.Q would have difficulties on their own, but it's stated that Amber is a delivery boy [[spoiler:and even marries Berthe Erica Crowe after the contest ends.]] When he's around, he acts more [[{{Cloudcuckoolander}} nutty]] yet competent than mentally impaired
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impaired. [[spoiler: [[ObfuscatingStupidity There is a reason for this.]]]]]]
** Upon finding this out, Sandy [=McSouthers=] jokes (somewhat mean-spiritedly) that he always knew that Otis' IQ was minus ten.
19th Sep '16 6:19:58 AM bradleysigma
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Contrast ImprobablyHighIQ. For more information about IQ testing, go [[UsefulNotes/IQTesting here]].

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Contrast ImprobablyHighIQ. ImprobablyHighIQ.

For more information about IQ testing, go [[UsefulNotes/IQTesting here]].
here]]. For numerical stats, see the [[Analysis/ImprobablyLowIQ analysis page]].
12th Sep '16 5:04:34 AM SpaceHunterDrakeRedcrest
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* One story arc in ''{{ComicStrip/Zits}}'' involved Jeremy and Hector trying out an online IQ test, with Hector getting a score of 162, while Jeremy gets 32.
-->'''Hector:''' Wait, is that your IQ or the outside temperature?
** Subverted when Connie tells Jeremy to embrace any hint that the test may be inaccurate. [[spoiler: Walt then comes in and says he got a score of 176, causing Jeremy to [[ExactWords embrace him]].]]
24th Jun '16 5:17:11 PM nombretomado
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* Another character with ridiculously low IQ: [[TinyToonAdventures Elmyra Duff]], who has "no detectable IQ" (presumed to mean an IQ of 0). This in comparison with a jar of mayonnaise, which is stated to have an IQ of 1.

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* Another character with ridiculously low IQ: [[TinyToonAdventures [[WesternAnimation/TinyToonAdventures Elmyra Duff]], who has "no detectable IQ" (presumed to mean an IQ of 0). This in comparison with a jar of mayonnaise, which is stated to have an IQ of 1.
9th Jun '16 5:36:37 PM TotemicHero
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IQ test scores 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 below 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
|| ≤ 95||37%|| 1 in              3|| 2 586 089 381
|| ≤ 90||25%|| 1 in              4|| 1 767 447 763
|| ≤ 85||16%|| 1 in              6|| 1 110 586 778
|| ≤ 80||09.1%|| 1 in             11|| 638 478 538
|| ≤ 75||04.8%|| 1 in             21|| 334 532 466
|| ≤ 70||02.3%|| 1 in             44|| 159 250 924
|| ≤ 65||00.98%|| 1 in            102|| 68 707 300
|| ≤ 60||00.38%|| 1 in            261|| 26 812 664
|| ≤ 55||00.13%|| 1 in            741|| 9 449 286
|| ≤ 50||00.043%|| 1 in          2 331|| 3 003 422
|| ≤ 45||00.012%|| 1 in          8 139|| 860 065
|| ≤ 40||00.003 2%|| 1 in         31 574|| 221 699
|| ≤ 35||00.000 73%|| 1 in        136 176|| 51 404
|| ≤ 30||00.000 15%|| 1 in        653 327|| 10 714
|| ≤ 25||00.000 029%|| 1 in      3 488 556|| 2 007
|| ≤ 20||00.000 004 8%|| 1 in     20 741 279|| 337
|| ≤ 15||00.000 000 73%|| 1 in    137 360 561|| 51
|| ≤ 10||00.000 000 10%|| 1 in  1 013 594 635|| 7
|| ≤  5||00.000 000 012%|| 1 in  8 336 093 696|| 1
|| ≤  0||00.000 000 001 3%|| 1 in 76 429 353 031|| 0



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