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How Bionic are You?

Apparently, I would not be a very good candidate for obtaining bionic body parts and saving the world. I've already spent more time than I should probably admit taking the Bionic Aptitude Test NBC has set up to promote its fall series "Bionic Woman." (Side note: How cool is the URL Seriously.)

Anyway, lest you think that being bionic is easy, I should warn you that these tests are tough. Five short games make up the overall test, and my scores on them ranged from pretty good to completely helpless. The one testing reaction time and hand-eye coordination was my forte, as was the one where you have to memorize a key sequence and type it back (I guess the endless rounds of Simon I played as a kid have paid off). The one that tested how well I processed details in a series of photographs was OK, too. But the other two tests were a bit more disastrous; one involved doing a lot of math quickly (it's only addition and subtraction; I'm just that bad at math), and the other involved typing words using a baffling, non-standard keyboard layout.

In the end, I finished my first round at 49 percent bionic. After several more tries, I've finally edged over 50 percent. But I think it's probably best for everyone if I remain a mere mortal.


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PinkNC PinkNC 9 years
I agree 'dh', They will do NOTHING but mess this up too. They should leave it alone too. Some things just don't need to be redone.
Erica-Kane Erica-Kane 9 years
42% the feet test messed me up and I didn't even understand the 1st until it was too late haha.
MamaD MamaD 9 years
OMG!!!! This show did NOT nees to be resurrected!!!!!
eddie27 eddie27 9 years
53% here. Totally bombed the typing!
catita85 catita85 9 years
34 per cent-- so not bionic!
City-Love City-Love 9 years
ha wonder... I just spelled it wrong..I suck at typing
City-Love City-Love 9 years
uh ya...i sucked. wow. 44% Boinic
beingtazim beingtazim 9 years
whoa - i guess i'm not bionic! what was with the feet one? so hard!
Entertainment Entertainment 9 years
I think the tests come up in a different order every time you take them. The first time, I got typing last; the last time (yes, I'm still playing this thing!) I got it first.
twinks twinks 9 years
the first one was typing
Fab_Kitty Fab_Kitty 9 years
69% both tries-- at least I'm consistent and horrible at the jumbled keyboard (0 both times!). Buzz, I spent hours playing Simon growing up, too, and that was immed. what I thought of when the sound challenge came up. Hooray for light-up primary color buttons!
twinks twinks 9 years
63% the first one screwed me!
mm01zmami mm01zmami 9 years
i got a 32. lol
aibrean aibrean 9 years
44% first try, 75% second try! The math was my weak point - not the best thing for an analyst to admit!
scoop45 scoop45 9 years
50% 4 me!
BlairBear BlairBear 9 years
51% I didn't hear the directions for the last one, it was hard.
vouninou vouninou 9 years
Got 64 % ... that keyboard thing was evil ... the audio thing (super easy) and maths saved me. I'd never have imagined that maths would have helped me in any situation.
Maria-M Maria-M 9 years
I don't want to tell...:)
leeluvfashion leeluvfashion 9 years
Mine was 50%.
jessicaeden jessicaeden 9 years
so hard, but so fun.
sf-pr-gal sf-pr-gal 9 years
81%. Maybe I'm already bionic. Now, if I could only balance my checkbook.
penguins268 penguins268 9 years
I started the keyboard thing, then quit cuz I had no idea what was going on!!
sciro sciro 9 years
55%! The feet one definitely was the hardest!
Swp2885 Swp2885 9 years
man those tests were hard- I'm 61% bionic but the one with the feet I had sooo much trouble with
nikkih nikkih 9 years
I got 58%...the keyboard test killed me!
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