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Old 05-09-2010, 12:09 PM   #1
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Can Do - Things You're Really Good At!

I'm taking NW-Bound up on his challenge in the "Cannot Do" Thread. He said:
" I will wait for someone to start a "Can do" thread, then I will post more."

What are you really good at? No need to be bashful! Anything goes, as long as the moderators will put up with it. Your talent could even be something that others don't recognize.

OK, here is my small list:

Peacemaker.

Always know which colors go with what.

Writing.

Good at simplifying very complex things.
(Tend to complicate simple things, too ).


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Um...at the risk of sounding egotistical ...just about everything I set my mind to learn about and perform. The effort I expend to do things is extensive. I get a real thrill out of mastering new challenges.
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I'm really good at making homemade biscuits and gravy
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I'm really good at napping - especially after a big helping of homemade biscuits and gravy...
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I'm really good at making homemade biscuits and gravy
This thread is useless without pictures.

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I'm an extrovert can meet people easily, throw me in a bar/party/whatever of strangers and I'll know most of 'em within an hour.

Good sense of direction so can usually find my way around, even exiting a subway usually know immediately which way is which.
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I'm really good at napping - especially after a big helping of homemade biscuits and gravy...
Me too. I am really good at napping. I frequently enjoy a peaceful and constructive afternoon snooze in my armchair, even though I haven't had homemade biscuits and gravy in quite some time. Martha, you need to move down here.
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Me too. I am really good at napping. I frequently enjoy a peaceful and constructive afternoon snooze in my armchair, even though I haven't had homemade biscuits and gravy in quite some time. Martha, you need to move down here.
I imagine besides myself, Martha can make good biscuits and gravy too...
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I imagine besides myself, Martha can make good biscuits and gravy too...
OOPS!!! I got mixed up there. Oh well! Must be time for that afternoon snooze...
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Anything involving mathematical operations on numbers.

I don't know if I'd say *really* good, but I can do pretty well in just about any sport I set my mind to. Some I don't pick up well right away--skiing was a good example--but once I get the hang of it, it usually goes well for me. Still looking for the consistency in golf though.
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While I haven't had to tame any cats (mine were socialized as kittens), certainly have herded my share. Cat-herding falls into the category of "Don't especially enjoy it; nonetheless, very good at it."

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I am a perfectionist so I would never say that I am really good at anything. But I am not too bad at a number of things:

Analytical/critical thinking, sciences, giving presentations, speaking several languages, cooking, handling money and investments, history & geography, building stuff, sewing, skiing, remembering stuff, vegetable gardening, and efficient tasking.
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I used to be good a multi-tasking, but not any more...only one thing at a time for me now. I also used to be good at finding mislaid items for my husband and daughter...but not now. Simple times for simple mind.
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I'm an extrovert can meet people easily, throw me in a bar/party/whatever of strangers and I'll know most of 'em within an hour.

Good sense of direction so can usually find my way around, even exiting a subway usually know immediately which way is which.

I wish that I were good at both of those, but I am not unfortunately. I don't think that I am really good at anything. I can do alot of things, but would consider my abilities to be average or slightly above..
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