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== Comments ==
 
== Comments ==
* Telepathy is the supposed communication of thoughts or ideas by means other than the known senses. It was a major field of research for scientists during the early 20th century and into the Cold War. <ref>http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Telepathy</ref> Upton Sinclair also conducted telepathy experiments in the 30's.<ref>http://books.google.com/books?id=ZQEmLUlDXz0C</ref>
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* Telepathy is the supposed communication of thoughts or ideas by means other than the known senses. It was a major field of research for scientists during the early 20th century and into the Cold War. <ref>http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Telepathy</ref>
 
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* [http://thequietus.com/users/10546 Joe Clay]: "A garbled, time-stretched vocal that sounds a bit like Vincent Price on 'Thriller' counts up to ten over warm drones. He's saying something that sounds a bit like, "This is quite pleasant", and other stuff that is hard to decipher." <ref>http://thequietus.com/articles/12364-boards-of-canada-tomorrows-harvest-review</ref>
* The audio distortions on the vocals of this track may have been modeled after the reported auditory distortions present in Microwave auditory effect <ref>en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Microwave_auditory_effect</ref>, which was a facet of telepathy research during the Cold War. This auditory phenomenon was used to transmit sounds directly from a microwave emitter into the human brain. Researchers described that the auditory distortions inherent to this process caused "the sounds [to resemble] those emitted by persons with an artificial voice box." <ref> D.R. Justesen. "Microwaves and Behavior", Am Psychologist, 392(Mar): 391–401, 1975.</ref>
 
*When played backwards, the voice counting in the track can be heard to say "This is (is) the end of the Earth.. for now."
 
  
 
== Samples / Lyrics ==
 
== Samples / Lyrics ==
  
0:04 "Testing.  One,  two,  three,  four,  five,  six,  seven, eight,  nine, ten. (oops) Up and down, quite a thing [while I'm counting?]."  
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0:04 "Testing.  One,  two,  three,  four,  five,  six,  seven, eight,  nine, ten. Up and down, I think."  
 
(background)  six, six, nine.
 
(background)  six, six, nine.
  
0:20: (Second voice) "On repeat. Give me a count." (also sounds like "you can't")
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0:20: (Second voice) "On repeat. Give me a count."
  
0:23 "The stuff that they know, the one on the right and then turn it up, while I'm counting. One... three, four, fi-ive, six, seven, eight, through ni- (garbled)"
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0:23 "The stuff that they know... the one on the right and then turn it up while I'm counting. One... four, fiiiive, six, seven, eight (garbled)"
  
0:43: (Second voice) "It's too loud."  (Pitched down) "Plaid."
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0:43: (Second voice) "It's too loud."
  
0:45 "Well, this is quite pleasant. Let's play it back and see what it sounds like."
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0:45 "Well, this is quite close to me. Let's play it back and see what it sounds like."
  
 
(Second and third voice) "Could I get the one voice?", "Nervous!", "Don't be nervous."
 
(Second and third voice) "Could I get the one voice?", "Nervous!", "Don't be nervous."
  
"One, two, three, four, fi-ive, six, six, seven."
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"One, two, three, foour, fiiiiiiiiiiive, six, seven."
 
 
* After the last number you can hear a quiet "listen" (same as in "Reach for the Dead").
 
  
 
== Trivia ==
 
== Trivia ==
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== Videos ==
 
== Videos ==
 
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== External links==
 
== External links==

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