What do you hear? Yanni or Laurel?

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  1. Nittany.Lion

    Nittany.Lion Well-Known Member
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    Dis this yesterday. Wife and I hear Laurel, kids all hear Yanny.
     
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    i heard Yanny the first time and Laurel all of the other times
     
  4. Nittany.Lion

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    wife and I hear yanni.... polling shows the results are 50/50
     
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    Both. Yanny is a dick.
     
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    "Pizza". I hear "pizza."
     
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    My kids tried this on me tonight. I only hear Laurel. I don’t even see how others hear Yanny (or listen to Yanni for that matter, but I digress). Alas, my 11 year old only hears Yanny. My 18 year old hears both.
    Weird.
     
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    I hear Yarry.
     
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    Straight Laurel. Same for my wife.
     
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    I hear both.

    It's basically YAN-LAU-NY-REL
     
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    Laurel. I hate the internet.
     
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    I heard Laurel here. On the radio yesterday, I heard Yanny. It all depends on the frequency of the media you are using. When they played it in fast forward on the radio, I heard Laurel.
     
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    Laurel on here, but heard Yanni on TV yesterday.
     
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    The things people find time to do on the internet.

    I hear Laurel. Guess that means my hearing is shot.
     
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    When I heard it last night on my laptop via a youtube video I heard Laurel. When the news played it this morning it was noticeably higher pitched than the original and I heard Yanny.

     
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    Me too.
     
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    My old ears hear Laurel
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    Winner.
     
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    Laurel . . . Laurel . . . Laurel
     
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    Yanni all day yesterday. Came into work this morning and listened to the exact same media clip and all of a sudden it's Laurel. Weird.
     
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    I hear REDRUM REDRUM over and over again. Is that weird?
     
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    Through my headphones plugged into my laptop, it's Laurel. Played through my laptop's speakers, it's Yanny.
     
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    I wish I could hear Yanny, too. I consider it a microaggression that I cannot. Life is unfair.
     
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    I hear Laurel, btw....from MSN...

    I posted it on Twitter," she told InsideEdition.com. "I didn’t think much of it and I woke up the next morning to all these mentions and tweets from celebrities and different news outlets and I saw this tweet basically blew up."

    Feldman decided to make it her mission to find the person who made the recording.
    "Her name is Katie," Feldma said. "She emailed me and we have been talking. It was her vocabulary project and she was playing the word out loud and ended up coming up with this phenomenon."

    That word was apparently "Laurel." But that's not what Katie Hetzel heard when she played the word on Vocabulary.com.

    "I heard 'Yanny' and I knew that wasn't one of my vocab words," Hetzel said. "So I had my friend... listen to it, and he heard 'Laurel.'"

    Hetzel said that's when she realized different people heard different words. She posted a recording on Instagram, which was posted by others both on Instagram and elsewhere on its way to becoming a full-fledged viral phenomenon.

    Hetzel, a freshman at a Georgia High School, discovered just how far the sensation had spread Tuesday, which also happened to be her birthday.

    "It's just crazy," the teen said.

    For those who can recall, it’s the audio equivalent of "the dress," which drove America crazy back in 2015 as millions disputed whether the outfit was white and gold or black and blue.

    Inside Edition’s audio engineer, Michael, is among the many who listened to the clip. He says it sounds like "Laurel."

    According to some, the word a listener hears depends on their speakers' bass, pitch or volume.

    But when Michael took the bass out, he says he still heard "Laurel."
     
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    Two clips that make it scientifically clear

     
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    I hear gold and white dress sometimes and black and blue dress others
     

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