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pkuky
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I'm right handed and left footed. I can also turn into a raptor.
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Mighty Jalapeno
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A new one: The skin on my hands has my dermatologist baffled.

mat-tina
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Everything on the right side of my body is bigger than on the left.
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M.qrius
Rainbow Brite
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Oooh ooh I got one!
You know when you place your hand on the table, you can make your elbow twist back and forth without your hand/shoulder moving (you do now)? I can now do that without putting my hand on the table. It's kind of hard to coordinate turning your lower arm clockwise while you turn your shoulder joint counterclockwise at first, but a minute of practice goes a long way

I like being able to do random things with my body. The more common ones are wiggling my ears, lifting either eyebrow separately, consciously changing the focus of my lens without moving my eyes closer together/apart, and probably more which I've forgotten. I still have wiggling my toes individually on my list of things to learn.

The Haidinger's brush thing sounds interesting as well... I'm going to have to get a polarization filter somewhere... Too bad I don't have an alarm clock with one nearby... Hmm maybe I have a spare calculator.

kanavazk
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In addition to my previous post, I am also left handed. This means that I suck at writing.
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Enigma90825
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Wohoo...
I'm naturally very hyperflexible... I have about -13 degree rotation on my knees. My elbows are hyper extended too and go the wrong way a bit... I am also double jointed pretty much everywhere. I can dislocate my shoulder, fingers, hips, and wrists without hurting myself at all. Oh, and I can wiggle my ears. Yay for strangeness.
When I showed the dislocating things to a doctor, he was just like "wtf." It was fun
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dragon
"Can I have a Mountain Dew?!"
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I have never broken a bone or had stitches, and I have no fillings despite my sub-par dental care routine.

I have a largish, flat freckle on the very tip of my nose. It's been 'removed' and the wound cauterised twice now, but stubbornly returns to its original size.

Is there any truth to people saying that reading in low light will make you need glasses? I used to do that (and get told off for it) a lot, but my vision is still perfectly fine.
Context? What context?
Sandry wrote:I'm kind of feeling like it'd be a good idea to somehow position a vibrator for hands-free use, then you can legitimately DDR with your feet while knitting and it all works.

Baza210
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stigmatizethis wrote:That sounds very familiar to a feeling I get. It seems to happen mostly when I hear something really moving (music, quote etc) and sometimes it happens when I recognize something that I totally wasn't expecting to recognize. Sometimes its also random, but not often.

I get that when I start subconsciously singing along to a song that I haven't heard in years, and yet still know every word to. As soon as I realise the strange feeling is being evoked, it fades, so I have to kinda will myself not to focus on it. Which doesn't make any sense..
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Grooving Tony
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i can stretch my index and middle fingers freakishly far apart so much that it has weirded some people out. I have ridges up and down my for arms and legs from blocking in thai boxing i have a concave dent in my rib cage and the last thing is not suitable for these boards though i reckon it's freaking awesome .
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Baza210
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Grooving Tony wrote:i can stretch my index and middle fingers freakishly far apart so much that it has weirded some people out. I have ridges up and down my for arms and legs from blocking in thai boxing i have a concave dent in my rib cage and the last thing is not suitable for these boards though i reckon it's freaking awesome .

Are you the rabbit born with 3 knobs that Karl, KP, The K Man, Mr. K Dilkington told us about?
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Grooving Tony
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Close but not quite ;P
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vqcg
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mat-tina wrote:Everything on the right side of my body is bigger than on the left.

ditto!
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singlefin
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I have a crop hair circle on my right arm

guyy
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I'm ridiculously hypersensitive to faint little noises, tiny blinking lights, trace odors, and all forms of touch and pain. But I barely notice temperature variations.

I'm usually tired and distractable for about 10 hours after waking up, but sometimes after about this amount of time I suddenly have boundless energy for a few hours and even think better. (This happened last night, and in about 15 minutes I fixed several bugs in a program that had baffled me for days.)

I've memorized hundreds of songs well enough to play them back in my head, but I usually forget someone's name 5 seconds after hearing it.

My hearing is basically perfect, but my ears ring constantly; 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. It's less annoying than you'd think.

mrbaggins
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My feet (and from my knees down really) dont feel cold. Ever. I can walk through snow. I can feel that it IS cold, but it's not a bad thing to me. It's winter here, -3 to +10ºC at the moment, and I could comfortably wear thongs and shorts, as long as I have a jacket.

Mind you, hot water (Even warm water) feels insanely hot then on my legs/feet, and significant others don't like it.
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Ptolom
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Re:

aldimond wrote:I am a clarinettist (though I haven't played in a while) with double-jointed thumbs; I still have callouses on my right thumb. And they're still in locations based on when I had really bad finger position because I was bending my thumb backwards to play.

I do exactly the same I have a really peely calous on my knuckle and another on the pad of my thumb from playing the guitar

micco
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I have someting that look like cuts in my tongue. I have no idea why.
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Hyperfried
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My immune system's hobbies include attacking my own kidneys and attacking my own kidneys.

Also I am quite freckly on the face and forearms, but nowhere else.
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Klapaucius
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Hitchhiker's thumb, which is the name for having an (-shaped thumb that can bend backwards into an almost-L shape. I have a tendancy to idly bend them from one perpendicular position to another, which is hell on my tendons.

Also, I have huge feet. If they get any bigger I'll have to buy my shoes at a special store.

Raiku
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Klapaucius wrote:Also, I have huge feet. If they get any bigger I'll have to buy my shoes at a special store.

Almost for me-I mean, I'm 14 and I have size UK 14 feet!

hideki101
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I can pop almost every joint in my body.
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Sasha
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Something I found out today:
When I get cold, my extremities turn yellow. Like....
Spoiler:
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Spudgun
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pkuky wrote:I'm right handed and left footed.

Me too!

Fossa
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Isn't it common to have your dominant hand and foot be opposite? Thats the case for me (RH/LF) and I've heard it from a few different sources (with explanations ranging from psychological to physiological) that the brain is best at using the right hand in tandem with the left foot (and vice versa) and that dominance will ordinarily follow suit.

cypherspace
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No, it's not particularly common. The ratio of right- to left-footers is the same as right- to left-handers. Witness the dearth of left-footers in football teams.

(By football I mean that sport where you kick the ball with your foot)
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Fossa wrote:Isn't it common to have your dominant hand and foot be opposite? Thats the case for me (RH/LF) and I've heard it from a few different sources (with explanations ranging from psychological to physiological) that the brain is best at using the right hand in tandem with the left foot (and vice versa) and that dominance will ordinarily follow suit.
I'm a regular snowboarder (left-foot forward), and I'm right-handed. And if you watch a horse trot, the diagonally opposite legs move roughly in unison - I have no idea if this is supporting evidence or not, but I'm satisfied with myself for making the connection.
Wombat wrote:Something I found out today:
When I get cold, my extremities turn yellow. Like....
Spoiler:
I'm not quite that yellow, but I have noticed that my skin pales to yellow when I'm in the cold for a while.
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crowey
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right hand/left foot isn't uncommon in martial arts. The prevailing theory being that in a right-dominant person the balance on the right foot is better, so it's better to keep that on the floor whilst flailing kicking with the left.

My kidneys are unusually high in my body, like, the radiographer couldn't find them to start off with.....

Awesometastic
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My tongue is long enough that I can touch the skin beneath my jaw, and get halfway to my eye.
I have abnormally bad farsighted vision, and yet can read easily any text from a millimeter to a couple inches from my face, without the contacts in.
I can raise the end of my left eyebrow, but not my right.
I chew with the left side of my teeth, wink with my left eye, brush my teeth and eat with my left hand, yet I write with my right.
I have a freakin' HUGE Adam's Apple.
I can bend my knees backwards up to 6 inches.
I can pop EVERY joint in my body. EVERY one. Even the ones that aren't joints.
My right big toe pops every time I take a step.
My ankles are quadruple-jointed. Yeah, that's some crazy sh**.
I can twist both my arms and legs around eachother 5 times.
And finally: I CAN lick my elbow. Hellz yeah.

Felstaff
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Awesometastic wrote:My tongue is long enough that I can touch the skin beneath my jaw, and get halfway to my eye.
I can twist both my arms and legs around eachother 5 times.
And finally: I CAN lick my elbow. Hellz yeah.

Fucking hell. I've never wanted to say 'pictures or it didn't happen' more in my life.

Except for that time I received the text message: yoghurt lesbian banana pillow-fight underwear whipped cream party at mine.
Away, you scullion! you rampallion! You fustilarian! I'll tickle your catastrophe.

mrbaggins
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Fucking hell. I've never wanted to say 'pictures or it didn't happen' more in my life.

I was in high school, and I said "Did you know that no-one can lick their elbow?"

My mate goes "Really?" And proceeds to try.

And as I'm about to follow with "And almost everyone who hears that attempts to," he goes and molests the crap out of his elbow with his tongue. Kinda backfired a little there....
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Guy_At_A_Keyboard
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My left armpit has just now started to grow hair. My right has been hairy since I was 14. I don't really know why.

guyy
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Awesometastic wrote:My tongue is long enough that I can touch the skin beneath my jaw, and get halfway to my eye.

...And it fits in your mouth?!

Awesometastic wrote:I have abnormally bad farsighted vision, and yet can read easily any text from a millimeter to a couple inches from my face, without the contacts in.

Awesometastic wrote:I have a freakin' HUGE Adam's Apple.

* points to self *

Awesometastic wrote:I can twist both my arms and legs around eachother 5 times.

No you can't.
...At least, not by any logical definition of "5 times."

Axel
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1) I have some sort of skin discoloration or something (I truly have no idea) on my arm shaped like a fireball/falling meteor/raindrop. It's starting to fade

2) I can turn my arm 360 degrees.

3) I constantly get random cuts, scars, and bruises out of nowhere (Completely random, but I think it's awesome).

joeframbach
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Two9A wrote:Someone a few pages back mentioned that they can bend their fingers at the first knuckle while keeping them straight at the second. I can do the same, but only on the middle and ring fingers of the left hand. It does look disturbing, I've had people tell me. I've never tried balancing a pen on the second knuckle and watching it fly a foot into the air, but I'm just gonna have to now, aren't I?

Other things: Hairy back (very hairy back), and a left ankle that's slightly bigger than the right (fell down a flight of stairs many years ago, sprained it).

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hypermobility
I can do that with my hand (the second pic on the wiki page.)

darwinwins
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i can draw (well) with both hands (way better with right) and lick my elbows. my arms were abnormally stretched in weird and sometimes painful ways while climbing regularly in college.
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Axel
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Oh, I forgot one thing - I'm penguin-toed (Feet turn inside slightly; see terrible diagram below) FTW!

Normal feet (From above): | |
My feet: / \

stockpot
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About two months ago, I lost feeling in half each of two of my toes, and it still hasn't come back.

wst
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I have flat feet. Which is apparently bad. I don't know why though, they don't cause me any pain. I've never known my feet to be any different, so I think I'm okay. Bwaha.
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Balidani
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my left thumb is 0.7 cm shorter than the right one.

oh and to Guy_At_A_Keyboard that's the same with me, my left armpit has very little hair and the right is just about normal.

Nicole88
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