"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.