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Japanese Gizmo Plays Mosquito Buzzing Noise To Determine the Age Of Your Blind Date

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Train stations in the UK sometimes broadcast mosquito noises that are so high-pitched they can only be heard by those under 25 years of age, but Japan's taken it one step too far with this age prediction gadget.

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Designed to be used on blind dates to determine their age, the Age Prediction Machine plays a buzzing mosquito sound, which will tell the user whether they're actually a teenager, in their early 20s, 30s or—heaven forbid!—over 40, depending on how well they can hear it. If they start slapping imaginary mosquitoes away on the 40-year old setting (which should be the loudest), then you know you've been set up with a goose of a blind date. [Plusd itmedia via Newlaunches]

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SandyEggo
SEDAGIVE?!

The whole "only young people can hear it" concept is not universal. At 30 yrs old, I can hear these high pitched tones just fine.

I use the high pitched tone on my phone instead of vibrate because everyone can hear a vibrating phone.