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The "mosquito" test...... are you aurally old? - what can't you hear?!

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#1
go here (read the blurb first):

http://journal.plasticmind.com/ears/mosquito-tone-or-how-to-tell-youre-a-youngun/

what can't you hear?


This is essentially the noise the mosquito device uses to disperse youngsters...you know, the one they put outside shops etc to get rid of the hoodies.
#2
I am 28 and can just but very faint hear 17 can't hear 18 at all..
#3
ukmonkey;3538906
I am 28 and can just but very faint hear 17 can't hear 18 at all..

also it may be out of your speakers range.
#4
t0mm
also it may be out of your speakers range.


possibly. i can hear them all, gf can't hear 17 but can hear 18 lol
#5
thats odd ican hear them all fine bar the 16 which can kinda hear just sounds like my tinnitus
#6
jellybaby22
couldnt hear 16 17 or 18....:o


that means you're REALLY old, lol :-D
#7
Whats that sonny ?
#8
nikkib123
Your'e only as old as the man your are feeling. JB likes them young :-D


they do say your other senses become enhanced when one deteriorates :-D
#9
i'm 28 and can hear 18..... oh i feel so young:)
#10
15hz only

nothing else..............
#11
nikkib123
Oooh Grex you are naughty BUT nice :)


you ain't bad yourself :w00t:
#12
iglimpse
15hz only

nothing else..............


do you not have sensitive cat-ears?
#13
jellybaby22

:lol: come on..I do have some standards..... between 18 and 27........:p


STONE!??!?!


:-D:p
#14
jellybaby22
nah 18 is my upper limit on that front.......
ya cheeky swine :p


I'm in it for the lolz :-D
#15
I can hear them all. 17 was harder than 18

I have also had hearing problems all my life ..so how can you all not hear them? :?
#16
On no we must be getting old the wife and me as we could only get to 15:?
#17
I could hear all of them. 11 and 12 almost hurt my ears they were so loud! And I'm on the wrong side of 40!! :?
#18
Just tried and I thought I had Tinnitus.
Could just about hear 16 at the grand age of 37.
#19
Yep I could hear all them too.

These devices were fitted at my childrens schools after constant vandalism and then never used as apparently it would infringe the teenagers human rights!!
#20
bellabonkers;3539134
I can hear them all. 17 was harder than 18


I agree, 17 was much more difficult to discern. After years of blowing my ears out with music it's reassuring to hit 18 - I doubt 20's in my range now (I was 27 on Thurs).

Edit: Testing with earphones and they're all fine - phew. Using tests further up the range I can only get to 19khz. I'd like to try them on equipment I know ranges further than my laptop soundcard though.
#21
MBeeching
I agree, 17 was much more difficult to discern. After years of blowing my ears out with music it's reassuring to hit 18 - I doubt 20's in my range now (I was 27 on Thurs).

Edit: Testing with earphones and they're all fine - phew. Using tests further up the range I can only get to 19khz. I'd like to try them on equipment I know ranges further than my laptop soundcard though.


everyone's equipment is different, no need for embarrassment :-D
#22
grex9101;3539679
everyone's equipment is different, no need for embarrassment :-D


Hehe, yes. But! e.g. My Shure 530's have a 19khz roll off.
#23
MBeeching
Hehe, yes. But! e.g. My Shure 530's have a 19khz roll off.


roll off.......!!! :-D:-D:-D
#24
I struggled with 17 but could hear all the others o.k. and I'm quite old.
#25
I couldnt hear any then realised my speakers where on mute:w00t:
banned#26
my head hurts! :-(
#27
I could only hear up to 17 and im 18 years old lol
but when i played the 18 one the dogs in my house started barking :/
#28
X_vampiress_X
I could only hear up to 17 and im 18 years old lol
but when i played the 18 one the dogs in my house started barking :/


lol!!!!
banned#29
I thought it was meant to be some sort of wind up at first coz they are all really loud and have given me a headache :? lol
#30
X_vampiress_X
I could only hear up to 17 and im 18 years old lol
but when i played the 18 one the dogs in my house started barking :/


grex9101
lol!!!!


The dogs in my house are no where near me either there down stairs and im in my bed room with my door closed lol
#31
I can hear all of them apart from 18......so I turned up my speakers and then it was clear.....does that mean I'm as young as I ever was? :-D

nikkib123
Your'e only as old as the man your are feeling. JB likes them young :-D


What if we don't wanna FEEL men....does that mean my age is non-existant because I've never felt up a man? :whistling:

:giggle:
banned#32
realfriendlyman
I can hear all of them apart from 18......so I turned up my speakers and then it was clear.....does that mean I'm as young as I ever was? :-D



What if we don't wanna FEEL men....does that mean my age is non-existant because I've never felt up a man? :whistling:

:giggle:


it means your age is infinite :?
#33
salder21
it means your age is infinite :?


Sounds good to me.....considering men are supposed to become more attractive the older we get.....at this rate, I'll be the best looking guy of all time. :-D
banned#34
realfriendlyman
Sounds good to me.....considering men are supposed to become more attractive the older we get.....at this rate, I'll be the best looking guy of all time. :-D


Is that theory proved by this??......

http://www.platinum-celebs.com/messageboard/xmlnews/391-568.jpg


:? :?












em.....no! I think not!!!! :p lol
#35
salder21
Is that theory proved by this??......

http://www.platinum-celebs.com/messageboard/xmlnews/391-568.jpg


:?












em.....no! I think not!!!! lol


Why did you have to shatter my dreams? :x
Does this mean I won't be able to go out with girls fresh out of secondary school in 70 years time? :?

:cry:
banned#36
you could try, but then you would be compared to this guy!!....................................
banned#37
http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/en/f/f1/Herbert_(Family_Guy).JPG

http://www.catbirdseat.org/catbirdseat/herbert.jpg
#38
salder, I'm just glad your location has the word "room" in it......
banned#39
grex9101
salder, I'm just glad your location has the word "room" in it......


loooool




.....:oops:
#40
My dad couldn't hear any of them, even with his hearing aids in :oops: He's 58.
I could hear up to and including 16 but not the last two.
My aunt got a hearing aid at 25 and we're a bit prone to what I previously considered 'selective hearing' (the dog even has that when on a scent or another dog is about) but turns out it's actually hearing loss. Not in the case of the dog, she just ignores us.

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