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May 15, 2018

A robot's recording is dividing the internet as to whether it's saying Yanny or Laurel. Here are the most convincing arguments we've heard so far.

Not since the infamous blue vs. gold dress (I’m sorry, I can’t bring myself to link to it here, you’re going to have to google it) has the internet been this divided.
Reddit user RolandCamry posted this audio clip three days ago and asked “What do you guys hear?” Since then, it’s also been posted by Chloe Feldman on twitter, and the world has never been the same.

Of course, some NARCS decided to “explain” what’s “going on” and create separate, pitch-shifted versions of the audio clip…

…but let’s forget we ever heard those (or, you know, any legitimate news or ways to productively spend our time), dive back into the blissful escape of this completely useless debate, and determine the REAL answer to what is now the MOST IMPORTANT QUESTION OF THE DAY.

Here are the most convincing (or at least the most fun) arguments for each: