Yanny or Laurel? The Internet is Divided (POLL)

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What do you hear?

Yanny
6
46%
Laurel
2
15%
Both
1
8%
Neither
4
31%
 
Total votes: 13
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Yanny or Laurel? The Internet is Divided (POLL)

Post by CEOCambodiaNews » Wed May 16, 2018 1:00 pm

A short audio clip of a computer-generated voice has become the most divisive subject on the internet since the gold/blue dress controversy of 2015.

The audio “illusion”, which first appeared on Reddit, seems to be saying one word – but whether that word is “Yanny” or “Laurel” is the source of furious disagreement.



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Re: Yanny or Laurel? The Internet is Divided (POLL)

Post by kiwiincambodia » Wed May 16, 2018 1:06 pm

I hear Laurel.

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Post by cptrelentless » Wed May 16, 2018 1:30 pm

Sounds like yelly to me.
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Post by Username Taken » Wed May 16, 2018 1:44 pm

If you play it backwards it sounds like "Paul isn't really dead".
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Post by jmagic » Wed May 16, 2018 1:47 pm

"Eerie", in an Eastern European accent.
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Re: Yanny or Laurel? The Internet is Divided (POLL)

Post by Username Taken » Thu May 17, 2018 7:52 pm

SOLVED

I have to admit, the first time I listened I heard Yanny. When I heard it in this video, I heard Laurel.

And the answer is . . . . .





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Re: Yanny or Laurel? The Internet is Divided (POLL)

Post by StroppyChops » Thu May 17, 2018 8:47 pm

I read about the science and origin behind this one today - actually pretty good. More interesting than that dress thing.
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Post by kiwiincambodia » Thu May 17, 2018 8:59 pm

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Re: Yanny or Laurel? The Internet is Divided (POLL)

Post by StroppyChops » Thu May 17, 2018 9:02 pm

kiwiincambodia wrote:
Thu May 17, 2018 8:59 pm
Nope, definitely Laurel.
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Post by Jamie_Lambo » Fri May 18, 2018 12:08 am

the first time i heard it the other day i thought it was saying Yolly or something and could definitely not hear Laurel or Yanny but then when i listened again earlier today i can only hear Laurel and its blown my mind a bit
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