Page 1 of 9 12345 ... LastLast
Results 1 to 15 of 123
  1. #1
    Addict
    Points: 149,906, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 6.0%
    Achievements:
    50000 Experience PointsSocialVeteran
    ISUCyclones2015's Avatar
    Join Date
    Dec 2010
    Location
    Akron, OH > Ames > Dallas
    Posts
    6,761
    Points
    149,906
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 1,004
    Given: 258

    Friday QOTW 4/25 - What is difficult for most people but easy for you?

    My Friday Question of The Week: What is a difficult thing for most people but easy for you to do?


    "Be passionate and bold. Always keep learning. You stop doing useful things if you don't learn. So the last part to me is the key, especially if you have had some initial success. It becomes even more critical that you have the learning 'bit' always switched on."

  2. #2
    Addict
    Points: 149,906, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 6.0%
    Achievements:
    50000 Experience PointsSocialVeteran
    ISUCyclones2015's Avatar
    Join Date
    Dec 2010
    Location
    Akron, OH > Ames > Dallas
    Posts
    6,761
    Points
    149,906
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 1,004
    Given: 258

    Re: Friday QOTW 4/25 - What is difficult for most people but easy for you?

    Memorizing things. I have what you call an Eidetic memory or more commonly referred to as a photographic memory. I've been studied a few times and since I am one of the few partially deaf people with this ability so they were trying to see what correlation takes place because of that.

    As I've grown older it has changed to more of HSAM or Highly Superior Auobiographical Memory. Basically I can remember rediculous things from my past down to what color shirt this person was wearing on that day.

    Most people with an Eidetic Memory have one thing that they can't remember at all though... mine is Music Lyrics which is most likely because I can't hear them all that well. I'm terrible at it. But I can memorize a speech with only a couple reads.

    Some others:


    I can be pretty emotionless whenever I need to be. But it's a blessing and a curse.

    I've heard that resisting the temptation to cheat on your SO is difficult for a lot of men. Not me.

    Pies. For some reason I am fantastic at making pies.


    "Be passionate and bold. Always keep learning. You stop doing useful things if you don't learn. So the last part to me is the key, especially if you have had some initial success. It becomes even more critical that you have the learning 'bit' always switched on."

  3. #3
    Pro
    Points: 46,111, Level: 66
    Level completed: 41%, Points required for next Level: 839
    Overall activity: 12.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran25000 Experience Points
    KnappShack's Avatar
    Join Date
    May 2008
    Location
    Parts Unknown
    Posts
    3,233
    Points
    46,111
    Level
    66
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 1,174
    Given: 718

    Re: Friday QOTW 4/25 - What is difficult for most people but easy for you?

    Well back in college I would've said Econ classes. Somehow I got an A in every Econ class after the first one. Don't know why, but it clicked.

    People also can't tell just how drunk I am. Had my cop cousin give me a sobriety test after a long evening of boozing. He said he'd pass me. The BAC was well above .08. There's been many times where I'm **** faced at a gathering and no one can tell. Is step 1 admitting you have a problem

    Today it'd be lovemaking.


    Last edited by KnappShack; 04-25-2014 at 11:40 AM.

  4. #4
    Pro
    Points: 43,393, Level: 64
    Level completed: 35%, Points required for next Level: 857
    Overall activity: 0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran25000 Experience PointsYour first Group

    Join Date
    Feb 2009
    Location
    SW Iowa
    Posts
    2,279
    Points
    43,393
    Level
    64
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 81
    Given: 74

    Re: Friday QOTW 4/25 - What is difficult for most people but easy for you?

    It would be memorizing and giving speeches for me as well.



  5. #5
    All-Star
    Points: 50,938, Level: 69
    Level completed: 85%, Points required for next Level: 212
    Overall activity: 11.0%
    Achievements:
    1 year registered50000 Experience Points
    Firefighter4Cy's Avatar
    Join Date
    Oct 2012
    Location
    Stuart
    Posts
    1,967
    Points
    50,938
    Level
    69
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 577
    Given: 1,386

    Re: Friday QOTW 4/25 - What is difficult for most people but easy for you?

    Being awesome.

    For me it was Trig in high school. For some reason it clicked with me which is strange because I am awful at math.


    .wife {
    right: 100%;
    margin: 0%;
    }

  6. #6
    Starter
    Points: 11,963, Level: 33
    Level completed: 2%, Points required for next Level: 687
    Overall activity: 1.0%
    Achievements:
    1 year registered10000 Experience Points
    Cyientist's Avatar
    Join Date
    Aug 2013
    Location
    Ankeny
    Posts
    761
    Points
    11,963
    Level
    33
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 126
    Given: 61

    Re: Friday QOTW 4/25 - What is difficult for most people but easy for you?

    Zoning out and running long distances on a treadmill. It usually drives most people mad to be on a treadmill for a long time, but I've ran half-marathons on it before.



  7. #7
    Pro
    Points: 50,641, Level: 69
    Level completed: 64%, Points required for next Level: 509
    Overall activity: 17.0%
    Achievements:
    1 year registered50000 Experience Points
    coolerifyoudid's Avatar
    Join Date
    Feb 2013
    Location
    your kitchen. Beer's gone
    Posts
    3,284
    Points
    50,641
    Level
    69
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 2,602
    Given: 2,561

    Re: Friday QOTW 4/25 - What is difficult for most people but easy for you?

    On my left foot, I can cross the pinkie toe over the fourth toe.
    I can grill a steak with only one flip.
    I can pick up song lyrics after about two listens.



  8. #8
    Speechless
    Points: 787,583, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 30.0%
    Achievements:
    SocialVeteranCreated Album pictures50000 Experience PointsOverdrive
    Cyclonepride's Avatar
    Join Date
    Apr 2006
    Location
    A pineapple under the sea
    Posts
    53,921
    Points
    787,583
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 5,560
    Given: 2,486

    Re: Friday QOTW 4/25 - What is difficult for most people but easy for you?

    I suppose decision making. Partly from having confidence in my ability to make even wrong decisions work, and partly because that ability gets a lot of exercise.



  9. #9
    Speechless
    Points: 265,098, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 73.0%
    Achievements:
    VeteranSocial50000 Experience PointsOverdrive
    cowgirl836's Avatar
    Join Date
    Sep 2009
    Posts
    20,455
    Points
    265,098
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 4,078
    Given: 4,178

    Re: Friday QOTW 4/25 - What is difficult for most people but easy for you?

    Quote Originally Posted by Cyientist View Post
    Zoning out and running long distances on a treadmill. It usually drives most people mad to be on a treadmill for a long time, but I've ran half-marathons on it before.

    whoa! that is crazy. Just 10 minutes feels like torture to me.


    new signature ideas needed; inquire within

  10. #10
    Legend
    Points: 177,416, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 53.0%
    Achievements:
    Social1 year registered50000 Experience PointsOverdrive
    ImJustKCClone's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jun 2013
    Posts
    12,887
    Points
    177,416
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 4,244
    Given: 5,986

    Re: Friday QOTW 4/25 - What is difficult for most people but easy for you?

    If we go back a few years - flexibility. I could touch my toes to my nose...from behind.



  11. #11
    Speechless
    Points: 246,670, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 37.0%
    Achievements:
    50000 Experience PointsOverdriveVeteran
    Rabbuk's Avatar
    Join Date
    Mar 2011
    Posts
    17,885
    Points
    246,670
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 2,543
    Given: 136

    Re: Friday QOTW 4/25 - What is difficult for most people but easy for you?

    All aspects of school were easy for me. Most difficult is moderation of vices.



  12. #12
    All-Star
    Points: 17,436, Level: 40
    Level completed: 24%, Points required for next Level: 614
    Overall activity: 14.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran10000 Experience Points
    ArgentCy's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jan 2010
    Posts
    1,498
    Points
    17,436
    Level
    40
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 234
    Given: 159

    Re: Friday QOTW 4/25 - What is difficult for most people but easy for you?

    I'd have to say multiple choice tests are pretty easy for me. However, I have a hard time remembering peoples names and faces.



  13. #13
    Speechless
    Points: 265,098, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 73.0%
    Achievements:
    VeteranSocial50000 Experience PointsOverdrive
    cowgirl836's Avatar
    Join Date
    Sep 2009
    Posts
    20,455
    Points
    265,098
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 4,078
    Given: 4,178

    Re: Friday QOTW 4/25 - What is difficult for most people but easy for you?

    Probably reading people and how they feel about a situation. Maybe that's not hard for everyone, but it sure feels like my husband and some of my family can't pick up on when someone feels left out/angry/shy/whatever.


    I'm good with numbers, too. Not in a math way (sadly), but in remembering them way. I used to be called the walking computer on our farm due to my useful ability to recall birth dates, sire numbers, calf ids, etc., off hand. It has translated well to my current job.


    new signature ideas needed; inquire within

  14. #14
    All-Star
    Points: 22,226, Level: 45
    Level completed: 64%, Points required for next Level: 324
    Overall activity: 6.0%
    Achievements:
    10000 Experience PointsVeteran

    Join Date
    Mar 2012
    Posts
    1,418
    Points
    22,226
    Level
    45
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 252
    Given: 923

    Re: Friday QOTW 4/25 - What is difficult for most people but easy for you?

    I didn't miss a calc 2 or 3 problem in college without putting in any effort. It just clicked and I was always able to figure it out. I don't think I have done a calc problem since my freshman year of college.



  15. #15
    All-Star
    Points: 35,545, Level: 58
    Level completed: 8%, Points required for next Level: 1,105
    Overall activity: 5.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran50000 Experience Points
    TruClone's Avatar
    Join Date
    Mar 2009
    Location
    Eldridge, IA
    Posts
    1,531
    Points
    35,545
    Level
    58
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 138
    Given: 217

    Re: Friday QOTW 4/25 - What is difficult for most people but easy for you?

    Driving a vehicle.



Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •  
  • TV: Cyclones.TV
  • FOOTBALL: Iowa State vs. UNI
  • September 5, 2015
  • 07:00 PM