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February 04, 2004

This is almost kinda creepy

Making Light blog:

While sitting in your chair, lift your right foot slightly off the ground and move it in clockwise circles. Now draw the numeral 6 in the air with your right hand. Your foot will involuntarily reverse direction.

[Thanks Boing Boing]

Posted by jghiii at February 4, 2004 02:03 PM
Comments
Posted by: beth on February 4, 2004 03:16 PM

Is this ALL you have to do all day...you have too much time on your hands.

Posted by: Jack Hodgson on February 4, 2004 03:43 PM

Beth: Is that a complaint? My life is all about entertaining you.

Posted by: sherman on February 4, 2004 03:52 PM

Oh, real tough job. Simple things do amuse simple minds, ya know.

Posted by: dah on February 4, 2004 03:53 PM

I have spent the past ten minutes trying to keep my foot turning clockwise....Damn I can't do it, it keeps reversing no mater how hard I concentrate to keep it clockwise....

Posted by: Jack Hodgson on February 4, 2004 04:11 PM

See! Dave's entertained.

Posted by: george on February 4, 2004 05:07 PM

This drove me crazy, I always thought I had complete control over what my feet would do, except when walking on ICE. They seemed to have a mind of there own while doing this.

Posted by: beth on February 4, 2004 05:33 PM

Hey Sherm...see if I stick up for you again. JK

Posted by: Jo Ann on February 4, 2004 08:45 PM

Wow! This is trippy, but I figured out the solution... you draw a 9 with your hand rather than a 6 and then your foot won't go the wrong way!!! :-)

George: Why would you ever "walk on ice"?? I just put it in my gin & tonic and I'm all set.

- Jo Ann
California Girl

Posted by: Social Welfare Undergrads on February 5, 2004 01:25 PM

So I sent the foot/hand thing out to my undergrads, and here's a response I got:

dang sherman that leg twisty six thing is trippy yo. fo real. trippy...


For those of you who can't speak college -- that means it was fun.

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