Comments to article «15 People Come Clean About the Basic Skills They Never Learned, and It’s the Most Honest Thing We’ve Read Today»

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I have many actually.
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Me too. Although I have learned how to do more things since being in my thirties, my family and friends seem to really appreciate when I ask them about certain things instead of using Google. I’m decently self sufficient, but part of my research is allowing loved ones to explain their perspective/experiences. I may still use the internet to decide on some products, but it’s great finding out what my dad’s, aunt’s, sister-in-law’s, etc. favorite book, can opener, or roofer is. People forget sometimes that people they know know a thing or two and might want to share it.
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I can't tell the time on blank (no numbers) faced clocks
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I was definitely sick during the 3rd grade lessons about telling time! I was obsessed with my digital watch partially because it takes a lot more effort when the hand is very close to the next hour number. Even found an overhead projector clear clock learning thing I was given by the teacher. Husband’s parents have a beautiful little mantel clock and would hide their shock when I’d ask my husband what time it is. We are surrounded by digital though. Computer at work, phone, and my fitbit. Also, some analog clocks tick entirely too loud. I’m less sensitive to the chimes than the constant ticking. Doctor Who made it worse though
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I can’t wink, so instead I just close one of my eyes( doesn’t look anything like a wink)...and it looks super creepy to my friends ??‍♀️

I’ve tried winking but it just doesn’t happen??‍♀️?
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Haha I do this too! I'm terrible at winking ??‍♀️??‍♀️
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#1 is exactly how I do it with those stubborn bikini bras ?
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that thing is so ANNOYING!!! I can never do it myself
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I understand that Twitter guy.. I also don't know how and for what to use it. I only read some interesting people there but don't even post anything myself
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One day I decided to make a twitter account, considering a lot of actors from my favorite shows at the time were on there. I followed a bunch of the verified accounts. Within the first week, the notifications from people commenting or tagging them was overwhelming! I only wanted to read what the actors and actresses said about their shows and lives! Deleted after that.
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Can one even eat sunflower seaweeds and the whole thing?
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I've never heard about that, but I don't think is okay haha. We better stay away from trying that
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They are so much work! I have a nut allergy (tree nuts and peanuts) so my doctor recommended sunflower seeds. Before my allergy was severe, I loved pistachios. They are easier than sunflower seeds in my opinion. But, we finally found a sunflower butter my husband likes this week. Poor guy, allergist doesn’t want him eating anything with nuts for my sake.
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#11 is me. My mind goes blank when someone says anything silly thing to me but then, after a few minutes of awkward talking, I can't stop saying nonsenses haha
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I am also “good” at spitting out weird /awkward things. In some instances I have decided I would rather come across as awkward than for not being nice. So yes, I will awkwardly wait for someone near me to get to the door I’m holding open. I will wait a bit long to let someone merge, as the person behind me tries going around and almost hitting the person trying to get onto the road. Yes, I will attempt small talk with the under appreciated worker that may get more complaints(when it says more about the customer’s bad mood than the worker) than positivity or acknowledgement. I offer my inner thoughts/excuses as a former retail worker, “If I had as much control over things in the store that the customer would blame me for, then I wouldn’t be in front of them. I’d be in some cushy office somewhere. I’d maybe even be the manager that tells the customer the exact same thing the worker did.” Awkwardness shouldn’t have such a negative stigma! Anyone can fumble over their words, give a random fact about snails at the “wrong” time! ... but don’t ask me where something is in the store when I don’t work there or for a recipe. That’s the easiest way for someone to make me decide I am done shopping, pay for the little I have, and spend the 5-10 minute drive home calming my anxiety! (Yes that has happened on more than one occasion, mostly by men in their 60s. I may help an elderly man but if you are beyond capable to see I am not there to chat.. actually the tolerance is there for kids and elderly, no random dude in between)
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I'm 29 and still don't know how to ride a bike ? I feel better now cause I thought I was the only grown up that didn't know
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#10 isn't useless, it's a sign of a condition called Dyscalcula. A common symptom is being unable to remember which is your right, which is your left. Another symptom is reversing numbers, or being unable to read an 11-digit phone number that is written without spaces, periods or dashes. I personally have to hold something over most of the phone number and unveil it slowly as I dial or the digits blur and I reverse them.

And while I don't do the L thing with my fingers, I have to process "my dominant hand is this one, and I know I'm a rightie, so that's right and yeah, that other one is left!"
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