Wednesday, July 3, 2013
Are you smarter than a Mensa member? Big brains come to Fort Worth
You can take a test on July 3 or 6 to see if your IQ is high enough.
FORT WORTH American Mensa’s 2013 Annual Gathering is taking place July 3-5 at the Worthington Renaissance Hotel in Fort Worth. Kinky Friedman will be the keynote speaker for the event, because when you think of Kinky Friedman, obviously your mind jumps to Mensa next. Beyond that and tons of lectures (including a panel titled “Between Science Fiction & Science,” which I hate that I’m missing), it’s a chance for members of the high IQ society to meet and mingle.
What’s that? Did I hear you say, “I could be one of them Mensa fellers. I learned long division in school and somesuch.” No?
Oh, wait, that was me thinking out loud.
In any case, if you really want to know whether or not you might be Mensa material, you can participate in an American Mensa Public Testing session. The test costs $20 to take during the Annual Gathering, and the only catch is that you must be at least 14 years old, provide a photo ID and be a permanent U.S. resident.
Testing days and locations are:
Wednesday, July 3
- Location: Norris Conference Center, 304 Houston Street, Fort Worth, TX 76101
- Time: 6 p.m.
Saturday, July 6
- Location: Worthington Renaissance Hotel, Grand Ballroom, 200 Main St., Fort Worth, TX 76102
- Time: 9 a.m.
You can learn more from the official American Mensa website.
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