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    At age 21, Rod's score on his Mensa application test lands him in the organization's "As If" file.

    "I had an 18 on my ACT score I'm told that's kind of in the middle, maybe just a little bit below," Gov. Rod Blagojevich (D-Impeached)once said. After an exhaustive review, NBCChicago.com can now report scores on other milestone tests that Blagojevich has earned thus far in his life.

    - At age 5, doctor announces that Rod has scored 1.5 out of 10 on a test for tone-deafness. Doctor says there is no cure.

    - At age 16, Rod scores "automatic fail" on his driver's license test for signaling a right-turn while taking a left turn. He passes anyway after placing $20 on the seat.

    - At age 18, scores an 18 on the ACT. Thanks his brother for taking the test for him.

    - At age 19, Rod scores an A-plus on his Poetry 101 final, but complains to professor that he'll never use this stuff in the real world and changes major to political science.

    - At age 21, Rod's score on his Mensa application test lands him in the organization's "As If" file.

    - At age 25, notches a round under par at Putt-Putt for the first time without cheating. Cheats the next time to prove it wasn't a fluke.

    - At age 27, takes a test featured on a matchbook to get into art school. He is expelled because all he ever wanted to do was help working people.

    - At age 31, he takes the Myer-Briggs personality test and breaks it.

    - At age 35, he takes one of those tests to indicate which candidate for president he is most aligned with. He is matched with himself.

    - At age 42, he tests his eyes and is found to be both nearsighted and farsighted, meaning he can't see either.

    - At age 51, he takes the Kool-Aid Acid Test and tries to sell Barack Obama's vacant senate seat.