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    Default Member Analogies

    Inspired by Edahn's Member Formulas thread, some real interactions between members on the forum, and a helpful suggestion via the rep system.

    If you need a crash course in the analogy format, check here: Miller Analogies Test - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

    1. disregard : CaptainChick :: demure :

    A. helpful
    B. bold
    C. asleep
    D. looks like Lucy Liu

    2. Edahn : Buddhism :: ajblaise :

    A. hackeysack
    B. weed
    C. Christianity
    D. healing crystals
    The one who buggers a fire burns his penis
    -anonymous graffiti in the basilica at Pompeii

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    LOL

    A;

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    funny, but I don't get where "C. Christianity" comes from.

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    Quote Originally Posted by ajblaise View Post
    funny, but I don't get where "C. Christianity" comes from.
    That's the weed talking.

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    Alternative format: identify the means of the analogy! The first has been done for you.

    1. Ivy : soccer mom :: Jack Flak : Republican

    A: shares some attributes with but does not want to be identified as a

    2. nottaprettygal : Haight :: Daria : Butthead

    A: ______________________________________________
    The one who buggers a fire burns his penis
    -anonymous graffiti in the basilica at Pompeii

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    Quote Originally Posted by Jack Flak View Post
    That's the weed talking.
    huh? wha... it's... aw sweet Doritos *mmmm*

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    ajblaise, that's what we in the test creation biz call a distractor foil. If the student has misinterpreted the nature of the analogy, a distractor foil can be confused for the correct answer foil. If Edahn were steadfastly not a Buddhist then C would be the correct answer foil.
    The one who buggers a fire burns his penis
    -anonymous graffiti in the basilica at Pompeii

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    Quote Originally Posted by Ivy View Post

    2. nottaprettygal : Haight :: Daria : Butthead

    A: ______________________________________________
    Misplaced infatuation?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Ivy View Post
    ajblaise, that's what we in the test creation biz call a distractor foil. If the student has misinterpreted the nature of the analogy, a distractor foil can be confused for the correct answer foil. If Edahn were steadfastly not a Buddhist then C would be the correct answer foil.
    How... dare... you.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Jack Flak View Post
    Misplaced infatuation?
    try "is loved by but is in every way superior to."

    Don't fire me, Haight, it's affectionate ribbing!
    The one who buggers a fire burns his penis
    -anonymous graffiti in the basilica at Pompeii

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