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    Default What fairly useless *skill* do you have?

    If someone needs to know who that actor is, I'll be asked. I might have never seen them in anything, but if I can't tell you their name (I am not that great with names... celeb names tend to be a bit easier though), I can tell you what other shows/movies they've been in or something random about them at least.

    My brain will also select things about people that are similar to other people... the shape or the way they move, specifically. My brain often makes me think of Tyra Banks if I see Mandy Moore talking, for example, because their mouths are a similar shape and they move them in a similar fashion when they speak. So whenever I see one of them, my brains tries to remind me of the other. It can be useful when I see someone from afar though... just the way they walk (even when I'm not wearing my glasses, so can't see any features) can have me picking up on who they are.

    Mostly, it's a useless skill though.

    So what's yours?

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    If I say to someone 'i haven't seen blah blah bah movie on tv for a while' it will come on tv shortly afterwards....same with songs on the radio.

    I know what ur thinking...and yes, it is more of a super power a completely useless super power lol
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    I can say the alphabet backwards...very quickly too

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    Quote Originally Posted by Eco Goddess View Post
    I can say the alphabet backwards...very quickly too
    Lol. Me too. I do it when I can't go to sleep at night. Works every time.

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    I can often guess what time it is.

    Sometimes I wake up in the middle of the night and I think to myself what time it might be and I look at the clock to check and BAM! I guessed the exact time.

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    I can still do hand stands, cartwheels, the splits, and various other acrobatics and gymnastics. Fairly useless now but sure impresses the hell out of dd who's 6!

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    I remember odd and insignificant details about totally useless things. And I remember numbers but I'm terrible at math.

    Back in my day, ABC played Alice Cooper on the kids cartoons and our cartoons could talk. Being a kid sucks now.

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    haha similar to Miados. According to DP I'm "really flexible". Completely useless talent considering I'm not a dancer, gymnast, or anything in the sporting personality industry.

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    i have memorized all my friends and families viechle number plates. I look at number plates before i look at the whole car/person inside to see if i know them.
    i can recognise actors/celebrities and can tell you what other movies or tv shows they have also been in. This includes voices in animations.


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    I remember odd and insignificant details about totally useless things.
    And also this ^^^^

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