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animeniac101
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4:13 am, Jan 7 2008
Posts: 223


Gender: Male
Age: ---
Country/Continent: United States
Race: Filipino
Main Personality Traits: lazy, but hard working?
IQ: either average or a little bit above average, i have no common sense, i just work hard and get good grades (currently number 1 in class)
Otaku or not: borderline otaku + closet
Favourite food: rice
Height: 5'6" or so
Eye Color: black
Hair Color: black
Favourite band/musician: incubus + many others
Favourite English Tv Show: scrubs and family guy, though i never watch them really
Favourite Movie: School of Rock and Empire Records
Favourite English Cartoon: Avatar the Last Airbender
Most Visited Website: Onemanga, this site, Gmail,
Favourite Actress: Dont know
Favourite Actor: Dont know
How many Siblings: 2 older brothers, 2 older sisters, 1 younger sister

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BakaVash
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4:33 am, Jan 7 2008
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cant i just answer the question already? all kinds of people. im gonna take a wild stab and say japanese people read the most manga.

is the op gonna post the results of all the data or has this just been a self indulgence topic to brag about one's intellect. cuz my IQ, get really for it, its over 9000.

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Post #109454 - Reply to (#109442) by BakaVash
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Quote from BakaVash
cant i just answer the question already? all kinds of people. im gonna take a wild stab and say japanese people read the most manga.

is the op gonna post the results of all the data or has this just been a self indulgence topic to brag about one's intellect. cuz my IQ, get really for it, its over 9000.

Well, my IQ is your IQ plus one.


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ladyviollet
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5:09 am, Jan 7 2008
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I-I had the 100th best scores in my state in reading and writing in 5th grade, based on the aims tests.

Not so sure about now though >.<

Airamzul01
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4:19 pm, Jan 7 2008
Posts: 11


Gender: Female
Age: 15
Country/Continent: Mexico/North America
Race: Latin/mexican
Main Personality Traits: I think I'm responsable, a little shy whe meeting people, generous but I like to be be the one who gives orders and is the "boss" in the house...
IQ: I have took various, one was 130 and other 142 and between those ranges (took the exams in english too,my second language; I also know french and I am studying japanese now)...
Otaku or not: Maybe, depending on the series (I prefer manga to anime)
Favorite food: Sweets, chocolate, and fast food.
Height: (160 cm) I think
Eye Color: brown
Hair Color: Black with, reddish-brown (natural hair, before it was blode)
Favorite band/musician: Ayumi Hamasaki, also rock bands, and some pop artists.
Favorite English Tv Show: Gray's Anatomy or Desperate Houseviwes or SNL
Favorite Movie: Hotel Rwanda
Favorite English Cartoon: Avatar, Fairy oddparents, the simpsons
Most Visited Website: Mangaupdates, roiworld, youtube, etc.
Favorite Actress: Various...
Favorite Actor: None
How many Siblings: 4; 2 sisters and 2 brothers...


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Post #109751 - Reply to (#109392) by shade449
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How did you guys find out your IQ's? Do your schools give it out or did you take it somewhere on your own?

school boards are the main way but remember iq can deviate more then 20 points depending on many factors
ie the more tests you take the less accurate it becomes...and depending on if you have a good or bad day i belive it can swing 20 points either way
90 is the baseline for mild retardation
100-110 is average
150or 155 is genius level...and if you get tested at the right places scholorships are actualy available if you do well

but then again asking someones iq over the internet is akin to asking someone how good they are in bed ....on a dating site

you almost always get a lie

kumquat
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4:08 am, Jan 8 2008
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Gender: Female
Age: 15
Country/Continent: Canada
Race: Indian
Main Personality Traits: energetic, sociable, cheerful
IQ: i don't know my iq but i guess i'm smart cause i'm in an advanced program at my school
Otaku or not: sure
Height: 5' 1"
Eye Color: dark dark dark brown
Hair Color: black
How many Siblings: 1 older brother
Everything else: don't have one or have too many

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Dragonfiremule
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4:33 am, Jan 8 2008
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Gender: Female
Age: 14
Country/Continent: United States
Race: Caucasian. (I'm Irish, British, and Italian. )
Main Personality Traits: Direct, Blunt, and Grumpy.
IQ: I've never taken an IQ test, but I am 99% higher then everyone my grade in the united states in reading/language arts, 93% in History, and I'm only a little bit above average in Science and Math. So I guess its pretty high.
Otaku or not: o.0 No Answer.
Favorite food: Chicken Pot Pies.
Height: 5'6, and still growing.
Eye Color: Green
Hair Color: Blond
Favorite band/musician: Don Mclean, Wild Cherry, Anna Nalick(sp?), and many others.
Favorite English Tv Show: Iron Chef, Heros, and Weaponology.
Favorite Movie: The Bourne Identity, The Bourne Supremacy, The Bourne Ultimatum, I am Legend, You've Got Mail, August Rush, and Miracle on 34th Street. (The black and white like.. 1930s one.)
Favorite English Cartoon: Spongebob and FairlyOddParents. Some of them are stupid, but most make me lol.
Most Visited Website: Onemanga.com, gaiaonline.com.
Favorite Actress: Meg Ryan
Favorite Actor: Will Smith (Hurry for I am Legend and iRobots. =D)
How many Siblings: 1 older brother, 1 older sisters, a twin, 2 younger sisters, 1 younger brother.

You guys are aware you are all spelling Favorite wrong, right?

You call yourselves smart. -Shakes head-

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MasamiAkane
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4:43 am, Jan 8 2008
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Quote from Dragonfiremule
You guys are aware you are all spelling Favorite wrong, right?

You call yourselves smart. -Shakes head-

Actually "favourite" is a British/Aussie/etc. way of spelling it, same with "colour". So it's not really wrong...

bjorie
Post #109789 - Reply to (#11742) by luisalirio84
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5:11 am, Jan 8 2008
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Gender:Female
Age: 17
Country/Continent: United States of America
Race: Hispanic (mix of Mexican/Spanish/Israelite/Chinese)
Main Personality Traits: Eccentric, picky, frugal
IQ: At the top percentile of my class( but my class is small), so generally smart according to that system. My best friends are smart too though... In reality I doubt I'm smart, since my school is tiny, so I fear going to college and being behind others.
Otaku or not: Not certain
Favourite food: Chicken Parmesan *
Height: 5'2
Eye Color: brown
Hair Color: dark dark brown with a red tint
Favourite band/musician: Regina Spektor
Favourite English Tv Show: Heroes (hands down)
Favourite Movie: Crash
Favourite English Cartoon: Adventures of Billy and Mandy *
Most Visited Website:tie between crunchyroll and mangatraders
Favourite Actress: Jessica Alba
Favourite Actor: Morgan Freeman
How many Siblings: 3; 2 sisters, 1 brother
*qualifies at the moment

By picky, I meant foodwise. eek I don't really eat vegetables, or fruit; I don't eat spicy, or any condiments. I don't like beans, dips, or sauces. I don't like spending money on things like overpriced clothing, jewelry, or purses. I don't like buying cheaply made things that will be uncomfortable either.I lose things often, so I perfer to get things that don't matter if I lose them (I lost my glasses recently, and they were expensive, and that was depressing).

edit: Random info, the guy who plays Hiro in the Heroes show has an IQ of 187, I believe. >.o If that's not sexy, I don't know what is.

Edit #2: Wow, just noticed that a good chunk of people who read manga are geniuses. There is your answer for who reads manga. People who change the world, and invent problems to global warming, that's who. And save dolphins or something.
-self esteem level +1-


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Uhhh, just noticed how girly my choices are. I really do like guy manga, truly! I can't stand panty shots though... PM me, and give me guyish manga that don't have that. ^^
Wild Star
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8:48 am, Jan 8 2008
Posts: 186


Gender: Female
Age: 21
Country/Continent: Philippines
Race: Asian
Main Personality Traits: Perfectionist, cheerful, optimistic, random. XD
IQ: Of course everyone will say they're smart. What did you expect?
Otaku or not: Nope. I probably have one of the smallest reading lists out there.
Favourite food: Junk food, takoyaki,
Height: 5'4''
Eye Color: black
Hair Color: black
Favourite band/musician: L'Arc~en~Ciel
Favourite English Tv Show: Grey's Anatomy, Ally McBeal, Friends, CSI
Favourite Movie: Amelie, Kill Bill, The Classic, Ran, House of Flying Daggers, etc. (That's French, English, Korean, Japanese, and Chinese. XD)
Favourite English Cartoon: South Park, Spongebob Squarepants
Most Visited Website: http://news.google.com / http://gamefaqs.com
Favourite Actress: Cate Blanchett, Charlize Theron
Favourite Actor: Johnny Depp
How many Siblings: one brother

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blahlamp
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9:52 am, Jan 8 2008
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ok ill give it a shot smile

Gender:Male
Age: 17
Country/Continent: Australia
Race: Caucasian
Main Personality Traits: Paranoid, Secluded, Happy smile
IQ: i would say average,
Otaku or not: yeah i say so not as much as others
Favourite food:Indomie Mi Goreng Noodles ftw!
Height:about 6"2
Eye Color:blue around the outside, hazel around the pupil
Hair Color: brown
Favourite band/musician: Atreyu, My Chemical Romance, Fall Out Boy, senses fail, death cab for cutie, etc etc
Favourite English Tv Show: House, NCIS, boston legal, Skins, The L Word, etc etc
Favourite Movie: Transformers, The Lion King bigrazz , Kid movies are rad
Favourite English Cartoon: Avatar The Last Airbender!!!!
Most Visited Website: google, here, myspace
Favourite Actress:Milla Jovovich
Favourite Actor:Johnny Depp lol
How many Siblings: 1

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Syrius
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10:55 am, Jan 8 2008
Posts: 135


Gender:Male
Age:22
Country/Continent:USA
Race:White
Main Personality Traitsbiggrinunno what to say here,can't really classify myself
IQ:I graduated 3rd in my class out of 300 and I"m a going into Berkley
Otaku or not:yes
Favorite food:Hmm,any type of health food
Height:6'1
Eye Color:Brown
Hair Color:Brown
Favorite band/musician:My chemical Romance or Linkin Park
Favorite English Tv Show:La Ink
Favorite Movie:Transformers
Favorite English Cartoon:hmm,Robotech is American/Japanese
Most Visited Websiteembarrassednemanga or Megatokyo
Favorite Actress:Kiera Knightley
Favorite Actor:Jonny Depp
How many Siblings:1

Well I probably differ than most people cause I was also a football player in High school and I"m a member of S.W.A.T


jinx_you
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7:35 pm, Jan 8 2008
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Gender: Female
Age: 22
Country/Continent: United States currently
Race: I'm a mutt
Main Personality Traits: Goofy? I don't know.. though some people might think something else~ bigrazz laugh
IQ: Above average
Otaku or not: Hmm.. no idea if you'd consider me one or not :/
Favourite food: Anything that's not nailed down or moving~ laugh
Height: 5ft 3ish.. maybe shorter.. :/
Eye Color: Varies from a honey brown color to dark brown
Hair Color: Brown/black
Favourite band/musician: Way too many to name but I'll go ahead and say Dave Matthews Band/Dave Matthews since I'm listening to that right now
Favourite English Tv Show: Senfield (one of my roomies got me into it laugh )
Favourite Movie: Braveheart, Boondock Saints, Scent of a Woman.. seriously, I can't narrow it down to just one
Favourite English Cartoon: Gumby and the Gummy Bears just popped into my head laugh (does anyone remember those~)
Most Visited Website: here, and quite a few others
Favourite Actress: Angelna Jolie - cause she's sexy biggrin
Favourite Actor: Jet Li
How many Siblings: Only child

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Andy1987
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9:04 pm, Jan 8 2008
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Gender: Male
Age: 20
Country/Continent: New Zealand nowadays
Race: Scottish/South African (very strange mix indeed)
Main Personality Traits: Introverted and a bit quite but I still consider myself a nice guy
IQ: about 126 I think (from my phsycology paper apparently anything above 100 is above average and anything above 140 is mildly gifted so most of you guys seem pretty smart
Otaku or not: No not really but I don't know a lot of people into anime/manga so im the most otaku out the people I know at the moment
Favourite food: Curry, meat
Height: 6ft 1
Eye Color: dark brown
Hair Color: Brown/black
Favourite band/musician: Metallica
Favourite English Tv Show: Heroes
Favourite Movie: Probably Crank/The Kill Bills/Snatch
Favourite English Cartoon: Simpsons, family guy, south park
Most Visited Website: This one now
Favourite Actress: Kiear Knightley (hottie)
Favourite Actor: Jason Statham
How many Siblings: Younger sister
Other Hobbies/Interests: Boxing, Mixed Martial Arts (watching mainly, don't do them anymore hurts too much)


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