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From the Ted Talk by OK Go: How to find a wonderful idea

Unscramble the Blue Letters

So it's all of these ieads that people are curious about, and the reason we've had so much trouble describing how we think of these ideas is that it doesn't really feel like we think of them at all. It feels like we find them. And by way of explanation — well, I have a compulsive hbait. I play parallax and ppsiervetce games with my eyes pretty much all the time, and it's something I've been doing since I was a teenager. And I think the big contributing ftacor may have been that this is how I decorated my high school bedroom.

Open Cloze

So it's all of these _____ that people are curious about, and the reason we've had so much trouble describing how we think of these ideas is that it doesn't really feel like we think of them at all. It feels like we find them. And by way of explanation — well, I have a compulsive _____. I play parallax and ___________ games with my eyes pretty much all the time, and it's something I've been doing since I was a teenager. And I think the big contributing ______ may have been that this is how I decorated my high school bedroom.

Solution

  1. habit
  2. factor
  3. ideas
  4. perspective

Original Text

So it's all of these ideas that people are curious about, and the reason we've had so much trouble describing how we think of these ideas is that it doesn't really feel like we think of them at all. It feels like we find them. And by way of explanation — well, I have a compulsive habit. I play parallax and perspective games with my eyes pretty much all the time, and it's something I've been doing since I was a teenager. And I think the big contributing factor may have been that this is how I decorated my high school bedroom.

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