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#1 BSLChrisStoner

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Posted 16 May 2018 - 09:35 AM

Vox: “Yanny” or “Laurel”: the audio clip that’s tearing the internet apart
https://www.vox.com/...or-laurel-audio



#2 Russ

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Posted 16 May 2018 - 09:40 AM

I listened to this yesterday and heard yanny. Now all I hear is Laurel.

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Posted 16 May 2018 - 09:41 AM

I only hear Yanny. The science of it is interesting.



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Posted 16 May 2018 - 09:42 AM

It's clearly Laurel.
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Posted 16 May 2018 - 09:48 AM

Just what the internet needs, something else to argue about.



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Posted 16 May 2018 - 09:54 AM

In no situation, in any format, do I hear Yanny. 


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Posted 16 May 2018 - 10:05 AM

It’s different depending on how it’s played. The first one on that page doesn’t sound like either to me.

Pretty clear to me in most that it’s Laurel though.

Changing some of the bass, etc..I heard yanny some.

But without doing that, it’s laurel.

#8 Mike in STL

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Posted 16 May 2018 - 12:42 PM

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Posted 16 May 2018 - 03:20 PM

The Atlantic: A Linguist Explains Why 'Laurel' Sounds Like 'Yanny'
https://www.theatlan...laurels/560483/



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Posted 16 May 2018 - 03:33 PM

It drives me crazy that I'm damn near the oldest person in the office and NO ONE else had even heard about this.  Change your information gathering methods.  These are the types of idiots that get their news from cable. 

 

And its laurel.  At no point do I hear Yanny. 


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Posted 16 May 2018 - 03:35 PM

The first two times I heard Yanny but every time since it’s been Laurel.

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Posted 16 May 2018 - 03:46 PM

Btw, the idea that this captivates people is so dumb. Lol

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Posted 16 May 2018 - 05:36 PM

It drives me crazy that I'm damn near the oldest person in the office and NO ONE else had even heard about this. Change your information gathering methods. These are the types of idiots that get their news from cable.

And its laurel. At no point do I hear Yanny.


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