What do you hear? "Yanny" or "Laurel"?

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  • lolobugglolobugg BLUE RDGE MTNSPosts: 7,616
    Yanny
    I just heard Laurel for the first time. Not gonna self incriminate but I have a new theory now. Otherwise fuck whoever is responsible for this. Stop listening now!

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  • AnnafalkAnnafalk SwedenPosts: 3,684
    edited May 17
    Laurel
    It doesn’t sound like any of the words to me, more like yioury :)
  • Thoughts_ArriveThoughts_Arrive Melbourne, AustraliaPosts: 12,400
    Laurel
    I heard Dimi.
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  • mickeyratmickeyrat Posts: 14,135
    lolobugg said:
    You got good ears man. I knew it. For everyone Remember to listen to the original at the first of this thread. By now a lot of folks have doctored it just to fuck with people. Make sure u take the acid test correctly.
    am drug tested for my job. cant take your test.
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  • Cliffy6745Cliffy6745 Posts: 26,738
    Yanny
    I hear Yanny, but apparently the word being said is laurel, so apparently my ears are all messed up.  
  • KC138045KC138045 Columbus, OHPosts: 2,636
    edited May 17
    Yanny
    So on the radio last night the station I listened to played it and I  heard Laurel.  Listened to the clip in this thread again and I heard Laurel this time.  All times before that I heard Yanny so maybe I'm losing my mind.
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  • 23scidoo23scidoo Thessaloniki,GreecePosts: 11,626
    Yanny
    Clear Yanny..Laurel??..no way..
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  • dankinddankind I am not your foot. Posts: 12,136
    edited May 17
    @lolobugg

    Check yourself, fool! The recording is of an opera singer with perfect diction saying the word "laurel" for vocabulary.com (https://www.vocabulary.com/dictionary/laurel).

    There is nothing wrong with anyone who hears an actual word being spoken by an absolute ace of articulation.

    On the other hand, someone who hears a nonsense sound and then claims aural superiority is perhaps something of a douchenozzle.

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  • AnnafalkAnnafalk SwedenPosts: 3,684
    Laurel
    Now that I listen to it again he clearly says Laurel, it was another sound before.
  • HesCalledDyerHesCalledDyer MarylandPosts: 12,057
    It's both.

    Yanny is spoken at a higher tone, and Laurel is spoken with a lower tone. They're dubbed over each other.
  • tempo_n_groovetempo_n_groove Posts: 14,260
    It's both.

    Yanny is spoken at a higher tone, and Laurel is spoken with a lower tone. They're dubbed over each other.
    Correct but can you actually hear both of them.  I can.
  • dankinddankind I am not your foot. Posts: 12,136
    It's both.

    Yanny is spoken at a higher tone, and Laurel is spoken with a lower tone. They're dubbed over each other.
    Correct but can you actually hear both of them.  I can.
    Why would Vocabulary.com dub a nonsense word over/under an actual word?

    This is just wrong.

    What you're hearing with yanny is the aural equivalent of a negative afterimage. In other words, you're hallucinating.
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  • mickeyratmickeyrat Posts: 14,135
    dankind said:
    It's both.

    Yanny is spoken at a higher tone, and Laurel is spoken with a lower tone. They're dubbed over each other.
    Correct but can you actually hear both of them.  I can.
    Why would Vocabulary.com dub a nonsense word over/under an actual word?

    This is just wrong.

    What you're hearing with yanny is the aural equivalent of a negative afterimage. In other words, you're hallucinating.


    hence lololbugs acid test comment......
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  • HesCalledDyerHesCalledDyer MarylandPosts: 12,057
    It's both.

    Yanny is spoken at a higher tone, and Laurel is spoken with a lower tone. They're dubbed over each other.
    Correct but can you actually hear both of them.  I can.
    Yep, it's pretty easily discernable imo.
  • HesCalledDyerHesCalledDyer MarylandPosts: 12,057
    dankind said:
    It's both.

    Yanny is spoken at a higher tone, and Laurel is spoken with a lower tone. They're dubbed over each other.
    Correct but can you actually hear both of them.  I can.
    Why would Vocabulary.com dub a nonsense word over/under an actual word?

    This is just wrong.

    What you're hearing with yanny is the aural equivalent of a negative afterimage. In other words, you're hallucinating.
    To make a meme that the internet would go apeshit for.
  • lolobugglolobugg BLUE RDGE MTNSPosts: 7,616
    Yanny
    dankind said:
    @lolobugg

    Check yourself, fool! The recording is of an opera singer with perfect diction saying the word "laurel" for vocabulary.com (https://www.vocabulary.com/dictionary/laurel).

    There is nothing wrong with anyone who hears an actual word being spoken by an absolute ace of articulation.

    On the other hand, someone who hears a nonsense sound and then claims aural superiority is perhaps something of a douchenozzle.

    xoxo,
    DK 


    that link took me to some weird page. I don't like Opera anyway.

    do you own stock in vocabulary.com? you nutnozzle!

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  • dankinddankind I am not your foot. Posts: 12,136
    dankind said:
    It's both.

    Yanny is spoken at a higher tone, and Laurel is spoken with a lower tone. They're dubbed over each other.
    Correct but can you actually hear both of them.  I can.
    Why would Vocabulary.com dub a nonsense word over/under an actual word?

    This is just wrong.

    What you're hearing with yanny is the aural equivalent of a negative afterimage. In other words, you're hallucinating.
    To make a meme that the internet would go apeshit for.

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  • HesCalledDyerHesCalledDyer MarylandPosts: 12,057
    It's just white/gold vs blue/black dress hysteria all over again.  I can roll my eyes too :weary:
  • dankinddankind I am not your foot. Posts: 12,136
    edited May 17
    It's just white/gold vs blue/black dress hysteria all over again.  I can roll my eyes too :weary:
    Which was also just an illusory thing.

    #bluthdyer2020
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  • lolobugglolobugg BLUE RDGE MTNSPosts: 7,616
    Yanny
    dankind said:
    dankind said:
    It's both.

    Yanny is spoken at a higher tone, and Laurel is spoken with a lower tone. They're dubbed over each other.
    Correct but can you actually hear both of them.  I can.
    Why would Vocabulary.com dub a nonsense word over/under an actual word?

    This is just wrong.

    What you're hearing with yanny is the aural equivalent of a negative afterimage. In other words, you're hallucinating.
    To make a meme that the internet would go apeshit for.


    and a big YANNY to you too!!!


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  • kce8kce8 Posts: 1,289
    Yanny
    Yanny - what else?
  • KC138045KC138045 Columbus, OHPosts: 2,636
    Yanny
    You hear what you want to hear.  If you tell yourself that you'll hear Laurel that's what your hear and vise versa.
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  • PJ_SoulPJ_Soul Vancouver, BCPosts: 42,727
    Yanny
    KC138045 said:
    You hear what you want to hear.  If you tell yourself that you'll hear Laurel that's what your hear and vise versa.
    That didn't work for me, even after I began being able to hear both at the same time. After that, my brain decided it would only hear Yanni, and I can't hear Lauren anymore even when I try and already know what it sounds like.
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  • KC138045KC138045 Columbus, OHPosts: 2,636
    Yanny
    PJ_Soul said:
    KC138045 said:
    You hear what you want to hear.  If you tell yourself that you'll hear Laurel that's what your hear and vise versa.
    That didn't work for me, even after I began being able to hear both at the same time. After that, my brain decided it would only hear Yanni, and I can't hear Lauren anymore even when I try and already know what it sounds like.
    That's interesting.  I was able to hear either almost on command.
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  • jnimhaoileoinjnimhaoileoin Baile Átha CliathPosts: 2,675
    KC138045 said:
    PJ_Soul said:
    KC138045 said:
    You hear what you want to hear.  If you tell yourself that you'll hear Laurel that's what your hear and vise versa.
    That didn't work for me, even after I began being able to hear both at the same time. After that, my brain decided it would only hear Yanni, and I can't hear Lauren anymore even when I try and already know what it sounds like.
    That's interesting.  I was able to hear either almost on command.
    Same here
  • kce8kce8 Posts: 1,289
    Yanny
    I tried again a few times and it's more like a Yearny... I can't hear Lauren at all. 
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  • HesCalledDyerHesCalledDyer MarylandPosts: 12,057
    dankind said:
    It's just white/gold vs blue/black dress hysteria all over again.  I can roll my eyes too :weary:
    Which was also just an illusory thing.

    #bluthdyer2020
    So basically what they did was turn up the "negative" part to make it louder, which makes it sound like two distinct words dubbed over each other.  When I play the vocab.com  audio clip, it's clearly "laurel" as fuck, and the "negative" yanny part is barely intelligible.
  • F Me In The BrainF Me In The Brain this knows everybody from other commetsPosts: 14,016
    Yanny
    mcgruff10 said:
    Tough to hear much, in a box, w/6 feet of dirt on top.  :lol:
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  • lolobugglolobugg BLUE RDGE MTNSPosts: 7,616
    Yanny
    mcgruff10 said:
    Tough to hear much, in a box, w/6 feet of dirt on top.  :lol:

    too soon, too soon

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