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#276072 - 2018-05-16 12:34 Yanny or Laurel
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Well this this makes a mockery of some hi-fi testing and/or assertions surely. Personally, I'm a Yanny.


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#276073 - 2018-05-16 13:10 Re: Yanny or Laurel [Re: DuncanBudd]
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Depending on how fast it’s played - normal speed I'm a yanny but could be a laurel when played at wrong speed - see tweet further down.


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#276074 - 2018-05-16 13:35 Re: Yanny or Laurel [Re: Ian]
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Laurel for me. I couldn't even think it into Yanny.


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#276075 - 2018-05-16 13:39 Re: Yanny or Laurel [Re: Ian]
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OMG.

I've just gone back to it after a couple of hours and I now hear Laurel. Same seat, computer, and headphones. Just couple of hours later.

This may back up my own personal observations that my hearing can vary dramatically at different times of the day - always best first thing in the morning - far better than any upgrade that I have ever done.

As Duncan says, makes a mockery of some testing.

Or someone could just be pointing the tweet to an audio file that changes randomly between the two...

[edit]And now two hours later, I'm back to Yanny


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Edited by Ian; 2018-05-16 14:51. Edit Reason: 2 hours later
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#276076 - 2018-05-16 13:50 Re: Yanny or Laurel [Re: Ian]
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Well, I heard this on BBC 5 Live earlier and it was Laurel via my Bluesound Pulse. Now via the link and explorer 2, it’s Yannie.


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#276079 - 2018-05-16 14:48 Re: Yanny or Laurel [Re: ChrisLayerUK]
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Yanny has not been heard here via my mac. However the pigeons nesting in the Laurel clearly state that "My Toes Bleeding Betty"
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#276081 - 2018-05-16 15:09 Re: Yanny or Laurel [Re: Hector]
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Ok, It’s Laurel on BBC 5 Live and then quick to the link above and it’s also Laurel. It was Yanny earlier... MQA anyone?


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#276083 - 2018-05-16 15:29 Re: Yanny or Laurel [Re: ChrisLayerUK]
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My 1990's Readers Digest free headphones here at work and carp Dell soundcard doesn't do MQA - so it can't be that.


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#276084 - 2018-05-16 15:38 Re: Yanny or Laurel [Re: Ian]
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Ok I played it to SWMBO and we both heard Yanny. Now; I played it again and I hear Laurel and SWMBO swears it’s still Yanny.


No 18 in the Hall of fame smile I have simple tastes; I am content to settle for the best: GIK monster bass panels, rear wall.
MC200 500GB, QNAP TVS 471i3. Roon into 2 MS200's. Explorer 2. Bluesound Pulse 2 and Mini. 596 v1.89.2, 518, G61R, M60.2 Rosewood, M33C, M33 Rears, M1500 Sub, Foxsat HD, Sony Blu Ray, Pioneer 5090, 2 Chromecast's for LRB videos.
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#276089 - 2018-05-16 17:30 Re: Yanny or Laurel [Re: ChrisLayerUK]
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Apparently people with high frequency bias hear Yanny, those with low frequency bias hear Laurel.

Not sure what it means for us that hear different version at different times.


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#276100 - 2018-05-16 21:45 Re: Yanny or Laurel [Re: Ian]
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Originally Posted By Ian
Not sure what it means for us that hear different version at different times.
Hearing changes measurably through the day, and is affected by tiredness. So I've been told.

Yanny, btw.


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#276101 - 2018-05-16 22:15 Re: Yanny or Laurel [Re: Ludwig]
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It's now Yanrel. I can hear it start Yanny but end ..rel. I have had a couple of whiskies though.


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