Kim Peek

The most famous savant

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1. cranky 4 years ago

the living Google! incredible person!

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2. Randyio 4 years ago

Why have I never saw him in any tv game show

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3. downes 4 years ago

I know who i would want on my pub quiz team!! 8-)

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4. jok 4 years ago

Stop. These comments are not worthy of you. :|

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5. Comment rated too low. Show this comment samxgx 4 years ago

we should ask him:

why is there a dead pakistani on my couch

( if you don't get it, Google "Why".... )

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6. mescaline 4 years ago


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7. LightAng3l 4 years ago

His middle name is "wikipedia"... :S

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8. Comment rated too low. Show this comment owner 4 years ago

that is amazing...

i'm so cool 8-) but not that brilliant, but Kim is cool in the inside not the outside.

Rain Man... hmmm.... haven't seen that one yet..

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9. Mitak 4 years ago

Great mind.

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10. Urihep 4 years ago

Maybe he was lucky. :D

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11. regata4 4 years ago

he already read nine thousand books. he should be on who want to be a millionaire show

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12. dragonon 4 years ago

He says in a documentary.... " You don't have to be handicapped to be unique, because everybody is unique"...

Love that thought!

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13. Voutelamberopipi 4 years ago

if you want answers just kimpeek it. amazing lad

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14. dafil 4 years ago

Peek died of a heart attack on December 19, 2009; he is survived by his father.


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15. Ritty5 4 years ago

RIP Laurence Kim Peek (November 11, 1951 – December 19, 2009) :'( :'( :'( :'(

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16. snotr_fan 4 years ago

the presenter talks to us as if we all have brain damage 8-)

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17. Highmeadow 4 years ago

It's really astounding how the brain works, isn't it? It's a shame some people don't exercise their's often. ;)

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18. LordFren 4 years ago

It is sad, and yet joyfull, keep on gooing man, you are smarter than most of us here.

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19. irishgek 4 years ago

I have a friend like that, he has autism his social decorum is little to none but he can do a rubix cube blind folded so long as he has seen all sides and after about 30 seconds he puts it behind his back and wolla its done in no time, he also kicks ass in chess and backgammon amazing but you can not tell him anything private as he will tell every one he knows.

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20. Oxydous 4 years ago

Too bad we cant find out more about this.. Id definitely want to read things ONCE and memorize.. would save few hundred hours from my life... Too bad you left before you taught us the trick mate.

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21. irishgek 4 years ago

Way better clip of him

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22. gazisere 4 years ago

brilliant mind and i credit and admire that, but this presenter is a real dick.

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23. BMX_Tavi 4 years ago


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24. monkeyboy 4 years ago

@2 yeah pretty handy phone a friend he would be!?

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25. joka232 4 years ago

such a great mind yet only people with dsabilitys have them most of the time

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26. D-Pen 4 years ago

I think I'm also a savant. I have pornograhpic memory. >:)

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27. Usdevildoggmc 4 years ago

It makes me wonder why we have so much filtering in our brains??? are we not supposed to be able to remember so many things...

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28. peacinu 4 years ago

#3 indeed. But if he ever did attempt to go any contests he would have won ALL of them!! Now that's a beautiful mind!

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29. artanist 4 years ago

Wow a real walking Encyclopedia

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30. NathaneM 4 years ago

he is an off-site server of wikipedia! :)

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31. ninocka 4 years ago

a sta ce jadan

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32. huldu 2 years ago

While it may appear "interesting" that set of skills come with a severe penalty, which isn't taken up in the video.