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Yanny vs. Laurel

Discussion in 'Debates' started by Deljikho, May 16, 2018.

  1. Deljikho

    Deljikho Lazy Swami

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    Hey Meep!

    Today I heard an interesting audio clip that is similar the the Gold & White or Black & Blue dress debate, and I wanted to share it with you all.

    See whether you hear "Yanny" or "Laurel" in the attached video. Or perhaps you hear something else?

    I hear Laurel until the video is either sped up or slowed down, then I hear Yanny. However my 4 year old daughter alternates between hearing both :eek:

     
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  2. Pmx728

    Pmx728 Celebrity Meeper

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    I can only hear Yanny
     
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  3. NinjaRoxy

    NinjaRoxy Popular Meeper Staff Member Administrator

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    I only heard Laurel 4 times
     
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  4. Muunkee

    Muunkee Legendary art supply hoarder

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    I hear Yanny regardless of the speed.
     
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  5. Soooapa

    Soooapa Active Meeper

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    cat_memes_13.jpg I hear gary ?!
     
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  6. agnd

    agnd Popular Meeper Staff Member Mod

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    I can hear either
     
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  7. Dannerzz

    Dannerzz Popular Meeper

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    Stop it... I heard yanny and my mom heard laurel. And while I was showing my mom the video i had roxy and soap on discord and roxy said she hears yanny and she use to hear laurel... uhhhh wtf
     
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  8. NinjaRoxy

    NinjaRoxy Popular Meeper Staff Member Administrator

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    omg D: nope not listening anymore
     
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  9. CryogenicNewt05

    CryogenicNewt05 Popular Meeper

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    YANNY
     
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  10. junelawnchaired

    junelawnchaired neat-o!

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    what?? how could anyone hear laurel. this is clearly yanny lol. are you trolling
     
  11. SpongeyStar

    SpongeyStar Professor in Wumbology

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    i hear


    dum




    b O
     
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  12. Deljikho

    Deljikho Lazy Swami

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    I don't understand how anyone can hear Yanny when it's clearly Laurel!
     
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    qazini Neighborhood Panini Staff Member Mod

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    I'm hearing both, different combinations of the two each time I play the clip.
     
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  14. Toastie

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    I have a feeling this video is gonna turn into the same issue we had three years ago with the White and Gold / Blue and Black dress.
     
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  15. SpongeyStar

    SpongeyStar Professor in Wumbology

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    u seem like a laurel
     
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  16. Lilliya

    Lilliya Celebrity Meeper

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    i watched a video on this, quite interesting, in the video the narrator says that people with 'older' ears tend to hear Laurel whereas 'younger' would hear Yanny

     
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  17. alex77034

    alex77034 Hey baby, I hear the blues a-callin'

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    It already has.

    It’s yanny. If you hear laurel your trolling and spamming, please get off this thread.

    EDIT: I hear both now.
     
    Last edited: May 17, 2018
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  18. MeepLord27

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    Laurel or Yanny? A fact-checker’s guide
    "Brad Story, a professor of speech, language and hearing sciences at the University of Arizona, sent PolitiFact a file with visualizations that explain why he believes the original recording was likely saying "Laurel."

    According to Story, the original recording included "primary acoustic features" for the letters "l" and "r."


    The higher quality audio device you listen to the sound on the more you should hear Laurel. On my earpods I hear yanny but on my gaming headset I hear Laurel.
     
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  19. twomoo1119

    twomoo1119 Popular Meeper

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    ^
     
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  20. CryogenicNewt05

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    I kinda hear Laurel, but for some reason in a robotic voice.
     
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