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Yanny vs. Laurel

Discussion in 'Debates' started by Deljikho, May 16, 2018 at 7:52 PM.

  1. Klitch

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    deep voice says laurel, high voice says yanny
     
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  2. EllieEllie

    EllieEllie Staff Member Mod

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    that's really cool, thanks for sharing!
     
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  3. Strengthened

    Strengthened Popular Meeper

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    at first I heard Yanny, then I watched it again and hear Laurel, and now I can only hear laurel.
    --- Double Post Merged, May 17, 2018 at 10:41 AM, Original Post Date: May 17, 2018 at 10:33 AM ---
    Yes that's true. In the clip both Yanny and Laurel are being said. Yanny is said with a more higher frequency and Laurel is said with a lower frequency. Because younger people have better hearing and they are more able to hear higher frequency so that is why they hear Yanny. And older people or people with worse hearing, tend to hear Laurel.
     
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  4. Courtneyyy

    Courtneyyy Admin Princess Staff Member Helper

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    At first I heard Yanny but then as I kept listening over and over I heard Laurel.
     
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  5. FamousZAmos

    FamousZAmos Popular Meeper

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    Opened it up in FL, after reading Meeplord's study: I filtered out the high end of the sound and slowly brought it back in, fades from one word to the next. Fun stuff!
    yannylaureleqd.mp3
    if you have really bad/really good hearing, may not work idk

    @J055Y_
     
  6. ScaredyPants

    ScaredyPants Professor in Wumbology

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    get off this thread you're spamming and trolling
     
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  7. Lovexender

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    I hear just Yanny. But i think what she is doing is editing both of the lines together and combining them with separate tones and frecuinces. Some people ave different hearing things so they hear one or both frequincies.
     
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  8. alex77034

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

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    spongey why are You here????
     
  9. CasualNuker

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    I heard yanny so shut up if you didnt hear it!
     
  10. riri30

    riri30 International Chocolate Eater Staff Member Helper

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    I read all studies regarding this controversy, but I fail to understand where/when people are physically able to hear « Laurel » in what is clearly « Yanny » to me.
     
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  11. CasualNuker

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    It’s totally yanny!
     
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  12. xQuartz

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    I heard Yanny at first, but now I cannot hear anything but Laurel.
     
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  13. FamousZAmos

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    check that link, listen for the low pitch
     
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  14. Zesk

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    Im a yanny!
     
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  15. J055Y_

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    Yeah, it's entirely based on either the frequency range of your audio system... That or your ears are seriously messed up. I feel I should also note that the audio clip itself is relatively poor quality, thus limiting the available frequency bands to discern data from. Because my normal headphones are very bass heavy, I hear Laurel through them. However, if I listen through my sister's cheap Apple headphones, I hear Yanny.

    For a visual explanation, here is something I whipped up:



    As you can (hopefully) hear, in the lower frequencies, "Laurel" is clearly discernible, then when going into the higher frequencies, "Yanny" becomes more prominent. Laurel is however, the "actual" sound, seeing as the clip contains the signature "L" and "R" sounds representative in all frequencies of the clip.
    To read more see here.

    TL ; DR: The people who hear Yanny have poor quality audio gear.
     
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  16. ScaredyPants

    ScaredyPants Professor in Wumbology

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    i tried hearing laurel but i still hear yanny ? ?? ??
     
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  17. Deljikho

    Deljikho Lazy Swami

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    [​IMG]

    Just found this lol
     
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