We spoke to another individual who took the Intelligent test, and she admitted she failed this test, despite having passed a Mensa test.
It’s too early to say if the site’s IQ test is flawed, but it's obvious elitism is the name of the game for specialized dating sites like this one.
I felt that it was desirable to sort by some kind of criterion.
Since intelligence for me is an important characteristic in my future partner, I thought it would be interesting to use an intelligence test to sort by.
Digital Journal.com: What kind of interface does the site sport?
Is there less of an emphasis on flashy graphics and more of a stress on substance, considering you want to cater to intelligent people?
Jensen: The user interface so far is pretty basic, because the most important thing is the opportunity to meet likeminded people.
We have a debate forum which I think is an important feature at the site, and an instant messenger function. I would like the user interface to become more advanced in the future, but so far all the money for the site is currently coming out of my own pocket.
But I found that a test consisting only of images was the most culture fair way of testing intelligence.
Tests that test mathmatical or verbal skills give people who haven’t gone to school for a lot of years a disadvantage. Digital Journal.com: There are many niche dating sites out there, including some for "nerds" or science-fiction fanatics.
Approximately 20 per cent of the people who have taken the test, have passed it.