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The Phonetic Mnemonic System has several advantages over some of the other mnemonic systems.
The Peg system is limited by the length of lists that you can use it to remember. The Phonetic system does not have this limit and can be used to remember very long lists.
The Loci system requires that recall be in sequential order. This is not always convenient. The Phonetic system allows you to recall items out of order and by number. In other words, you can recall the 78th item directly without counting through 1-77.
Another advantage is that the Phonetic system can be used to easily remember numbers. No other system can do this.
The big disadvantage of the Phonetic system is that it takes the longest to learn and is slow to use until you have mastered the technique.
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