Watch people attempt to approximate when one hour has passed


#1

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#2

Years of staring at the ceiling and then turning over to check the clock (now phone) on my bedside table would make me pretty good at this, I think.


#3

I led a customer service class where we would try to guess 1 minute. Hands started going up at 30 seconds.

I can’t imagine guessing an hour.


#4

It’s the length of time it takes for brownies to bake and cool, which is never short enough.


#5

Watch people attempt to approximate when one hour has passedto win $10,000.
I think it is a much different game with that much money on the line.

9" off is damn impressive.


#6

My father used to do that in his creative writing classes: especially if someone had written: “…for a minute everyone…”


#7

If I take a nap, it’s pretty much always 45 minutes. It’d try that as the first iteration.


#8

If I recall correctly, Ken Kesey was given some of these temporal tests while tripping and managed to do fairly well with them.


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