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Colors! Hue! How do you see them?

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sharaff says:

Ever wondered how accurately your eyes can see the subtleties of color?
Find out by taking this quick test. Drag and drop colored squares in each of four rows according their hue, then submit the results for calculation. The lower your score, the better your eyes discern color.

The test indicates which hues you see best and also lets you compare your results with others in your gender and age range. I wasn't too thrilled when I got a 61 until I found out someone scored over 1,000. Wow.

For most people, this is just a fun little time-waster (or a way for you super-competitive types to beat up on your pals -- "Dude, I see olive-green better than you!"). For anyone in Web or graphic design, Photographers, however, it might be an interesting little test to see how your eyes measure up.
7:11PM, 8 October 2008 PDT (permalink)

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sharaff says:

Post your scores here, please. The lower the score the better, it says
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*Delano* says:

This is a pretty cool little test.

I scored a 4 with my weak area being in the greenish-yellow-brown area.

Edited to add: People without properly calibrated monitors/browsers (or just crappy monitors) may be at a slight disadvantage due to the color ranges being off.
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~ geisha ~ is a group administrator ~ geisha ~ says:

lol....we use this test to test colour vision....but not online....with actual little tiles....
here's mine ;P

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118 months ago (permalink)

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kktp_ is a group administrator kktp_ says:

remember i did that awhile ago. i may want to do it again :)

you're too perfect. try the one linked by sharaff :))
118 months ago (permalink)

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~ geisha ~ is a group administrator ~ geisha ~ says:

that is the one.....
118 months ago (permalink)

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kktp_ is a group administrator kktp_ says:

oh okay, i thought you have some special one :)
118 months ago (permalink)

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kktp_ is a group administrator kktp_ says:

forgot to say, you should be chief color police in any color groups :)
118 months ago (permalink)

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kktp_ is a group administrator kktp_ says:

i blame my bad notebook screen for score of 15 !!!
118 months ago (permalink)

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sharaff says:

holy cow Helen. Funny I did the hue test on the old monitor and my score hahaha 510.
Did a second one on my macbook pro and it is 13. my brain is fooled when i look at it for too long. is it cheating if i leave it for a while and then do it, later. i may have to try that.

K, 15 is low. but Helen's zero, i dont think i can beat it.
118 months ago (permalink)

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~ geisha ~ is a group administrator ~ geisha ~ says:

hehehe....the colour police huh?.....don't know if i like that...lol...
maybe i am just better practised at it....since i give the test to others alot...

if you can't beat 'em....join 'em.... ;)
i did the test on the bad pc at work....

you did great!.....compared to k and sharaf anyway.... ;P
my monitor here is pretty crap...the colours don't look as good as on the mac at home...but the test was ok.....
or maybe it made it easier?????.....lol
118 months ago (permalink)

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kktp_ is a group administrator kktp_ says:

or may be you should be disqualified in any test of this kind when you probably have all kind of charts fixed in your brain, LOL :)
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sharaff says:

kktp_ charts fixed. is that so helen. if so, as K said, Disqualified you are haha
118 months ago (permalink)

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ilovestrawberries (Carmi) says:

I got 11 ... I had trouble with the greens
118 months ago (permalink)

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Pink Thistle says:

I got 19, after a while my eyes went round and round inside my head...!
118 months ago (permalink)

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sharaff says:

my green is good. red i have a little problem though

Pink Thistle hahaha
118 months ago (permalink)

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jewelflyt says:

I scored 8, had trouble with yellow/green.
118 months ago (permalink)

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MrGreenBug says:

I scored 4 and had trouble with the bluish-pinkish (last box).. Though I feel that I still got a good score.. against 1484 in our region.. :) EHBD!
116 months ago (permalink)

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fakeyouth says:

i got 23 :(
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PoMoPhotography says:

28...
116 months ago (permalink)

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clairepennphoto says:

29... I'm the worst!
116 months ago (permalink)

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~*Patti*~ says:

that was cool! I got a 4, blue greens got me!
116 months ago (permalink)

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S&P (Tracey) says:

I got 8 and I'm pretty happy with that given the family history of colour blindness (and the cheap uncalibrated monitor!). And it was the blue greens than I fell down on.
116 months ago (permalink)

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önska says:

I got 22.
Buh.
116 months ago (permalink)

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Serge Melki says:

I did the test back in October. got a 52.
116 months ago (permalink)

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Kiwi_GaL is a group administrator Kiwi_GaL says:

i just saw this and i tried it for fun...i got a score of 7.
not too bad considering im on my crappy work monitor and its uncalibrated....will try again on my Macbook tonight :P
116 months ago (permalink)

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sharaff says:

Kiwi_GaL (back!....slowly catching up :P) :p
116 months ago (permalink)

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kktp_ is a group administrator kktp_ says:

nobody beat our group Optometrist :))
116 months ago (permalink)

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justonlysteve says:

I got a 0!
116 months ago (permalink)

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[belle·chanson] says:

I got a 15. and the color on this screen sucks. I don't know if I'd really make a difference on another computer though. :P
116 months ago (permalink)

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..karen.. is a group administrator ..karen.. says:

ok so why did I get 1025 .... really bad eyes or really bad computer !!! ???? what a horrible score ! ... I have just got over a migrane .. maybe I should retest in a couple of days LOL .....
116 months ago (permalink)

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~ geisha ~ is a group administrator ~ geisha ~ says:

cool! knew i couldn't be the only one...lol

omg! 1025?
116 months ago (permalink)

colossal noise [deleted] says:

I got 4!
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sharaff says:

..karen.. hehe
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amber {in the shadow of za'ha'dum} says:

I scored a 12, but I am really tired! I am going to retake it when I have slept!
116 months ago (permalink)

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Miss Foxeh says:

93 lolz XD in my own defence i didn't sleep last night!
116 months ago (permalink)

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A winter melody she plays says:

wow i got 24 haha not too bad
im loving this group!
108 months ago (permalink)

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visualize.fotos says:

8 I think is ok. I'll try it again in about 20 years... hahaha
108 months ago (permalink)

envious party [deleted] says:

19 but then I do need my sleep and also I have to admit that I do wear glasses because I have shortsightedness.
I was really bad in that green area before the turquoise.

Well I re-did the test later at around 9:50 p.m. on Tuesday ( which it is, down here in New Zealand ) and I got an 11!

Which goes to show, that it's better to do this test when you're not tired lol.
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KyleMistry says:

4, go me.

Looks like my weak point's in the green-turquoise area though. Damn, one of my favorite colors...
108 months ago (permalink)

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PixelBoxPhoto says:

I'm blind!!!!!!!!! I got 5 AHHHHHHHHHH oh wait.. that's a good score? :)
108 months ago (permalink)

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Jlinnister says:

This was so much fun! Is each incorrect tile an added point? I was very surprised that I got a 0!
107 months ago (permalink)

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Laure*lei says:

12! I seem to have problems with each colour darker hues!
103 months ago (permalink)

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sacredgeometry says:

9! :S and i am doing this after a days work at the computer in the dark just before bed....so i guess id be better when less tired.

I
103 months ago (permalink)

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Amadeusz Leonardo Juskowiak says:

I've done this test before scoring ~20, but made it again and it is 4
103 months ago (permalink)

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..karen.. is a group administrator ..karen.. says:

lol .. well after doing this 12 months ago after a migraine and on a laptop .. i did it again now on my new computer and got 3 lol ....much better :)
103 months ago (permalink)

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[LiaLua] [DGNeves] says:

I got 23! =)
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SCliftonPhoto says:

I got 15, struggled with greens
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piratefan308 says:

I scored 18 - my problem area was the purple/pinks ...
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beachc0mber says:

Holy cow I scored 72 :'(
87 months ago (permalink)

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