Kim Peek

The most famous savant

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+63 1. cranky commented 11 years ago

the living Google! incredible person!
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+14 2. Randyio commented 11 years ago

Why have I never saw him in any tv game show
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+38 3. downes commented 11 years ago

I know who i would want on my pub quiz team!! 8-)
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+22 4. jok commented 11 years ago

Stop. These comments are not worthy of you. :|
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-8 5. samxgx commented 11 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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+13 6. mescaline commented 11 years ago

incredible
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-3 7. LightAng3l commented 11 years ago

His middle name is "wikipedia"... :S
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-7 8. owner commented 11 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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+13 9. Mitak commented 11 years ago

Great mind.
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+5 10. Urihep commented 11 years ago

Maybe he was lucky. :D
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+5 11. regata4 commented 11 years ago

he already read nine thousand books. he should be on who want to be a millionaire show
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+12 12. dragonon commented 11 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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+4 13. Voutelamberopipi commented 11 years ago

if you want answers just kimpeek it. amazing lad
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+5 14. dafil commented 11 years ago

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

R.I.P.
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+14 15. Ritty5 commented 11 years ago

RIP Laurence Kim Peek (November 11, 1951 – December 19, 2009) :'( :'( :'( :'(
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+8 16. snotr_fan commented 11 years ago

the presenter talks to us as if we all have brain damage 8-)
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+4 17. Highmeadow commented 11 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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+3 18. LordFren commented 11 years ago

It is sad, and yet joyfull, keep on gooing man, you are smarter than most of us here.
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+4 19. irishgek commented 11 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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+3 20. Oxydous commented 11 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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-1 21. irishgek commented 11 years ago

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+4 22. gazisere commented 11 years ago

brilliant mind and i credit and admire that, but this presenter is a real dick.
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-1 23. BMX_Tavi commented 11 years ago

infuckingcredible
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+1 24. monkeyboy commented 11 years ago

@2 yeah pretty handy phone a friend he would be!?
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0 25. joka232 commented 11 years ago

such a great mind yet only people with dsabilitys have them most of the time
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-3 26. D-Pen commented 11 years ago

I think I'm also a savant. I have pornograhpic memory. >:)
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+2 27. Usdevildoggmc commented 11 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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+2 28. peacinu commented 11 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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+3 29. artanist commented 11 years ago

Wow a real walking Encyclopedia
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+3 30. NathaneM commented 11 years ago

he is an off-site server of wikipedia! :)
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+3 31. ninocka commented 11 years ago

a sta ce jadan
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+1 32. huldu commented 9 years ago

While it may appear "interesting" that set of skills come with a severe penalty, which isn't taken up in the video.
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0 33. buckleg08 commented 2 years ago

if only that info can be processed and utilized....:D