I live with two tenured MENSA members and have been dragged to my fair share of Rgs and parties. They have been trying to get me into MENSA for years. I have taken a boat load of IQ tests in the past and my scores have varied from 117 to 159. But 3/4 planted me at 142, so if...
IQ tests do have a purpose, primarily for streaming students in schools. Obviously schools need different classes for children/youths of differing abilities, and IQ tests are a good pointer for that.
I can even see some sense in having a club for people with High IQs, as it must...
My friend was kind of boasting about his score of 136, so I decided to take the same online test, got 150.
He was like oh you should apply for MENSA, all serious-like.
But I had to explain that I thought the test was bullshit.
This group is so relevant right now!