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Do you read fast? see just how fast.

Posted by on May. 15, 2012 at 6:15 PM
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This is a cool little test.. although I am sure lots on here will cheat but anyway lol here were my results.


http://www.staples.com/sbd/cre/marketing/technology-research-centers/ereaders/speed-reader/index.html



You read 583 words per minute.
That makes you 133% faster than the national average.


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ColieO
by I Rock on May. 15, 2012 at 6:18 PM
Mine said 1485 words per minute. :/ I don't think it's that fast...
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bjdmom
by Bronze Member on May. 15, 2012 at 6:18 PM
Bump. I want to try this tomorrow.
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ColieO
by I Rock on May. 15, 2012 at 6:19 PM
It said 925 the second time.
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PinkyPan
by on May. 15, 2012 at 6:20 PM

You read 468 words per minute.
That makes you 87% faster than the national average.

Bknotnobody
by Sadie on May. 15, 2012 at 6:20 PM
794, 213% faster then the national average. Or maybe it was 218%. I believe it. I read too much lol.
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TattoodMommy19
by on May. 15, 2012 at 6:21 PM
455 wpm
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NowImAMom...
by Bronze Member on May. 15, 2012 at 6:21 PM

 546 WPM, 118% faster than national average.

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acaisha
by on May. 15, 2012 at 6:21 PM

I did it again adn got the alice in wonderland one.. I got

You read 867 words per minute.
That makes you 247% faster than the national average.

Mom2MikeynLando
by Silver Member on May. 15, 2012 at 6:22 PM

You read 642 words per minute.
That makes you 157% faster than the national average.

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Is it accurate?  I don't know.  I've always been better at Math and Science as opposed to reading and language arts.  =)

acaisha
by on May. 15, 2012 at 6:23 PM

I can't read slow even if I try.. I get confused lol I can only actually read every 4-5 word in a sentance. I wish I could read slower sometimes.

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