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Re: You wouldnt know it, but im very good at :

Postby Delalyra » Wed Nov 07, 2007 11:14 pm UTC

I'm also very good at putting my stream of consciousness into words...but I cheat, becuase my stream of consciousness tends to *be* words (often accompanied by images, or an image of the word written). This has the useful effect of me being able to say long strings of mushiness (i.e., "why do you love me?" "well, because...")
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Re: You wouldnt know it, but im very good at :

Postby gmalivuk » Thu Nov 08, 2007 12:09 am UTC

Probably the most qualified for the "you wouldn't know it" part was my ability to give a lot of really sound relationship advice to people even before I'd ever had a relationship of my own. I'm probably better at it now that I have my own personal experiences to help, but it's also less surprising now because of that.

I think someone else already said analogies, and that's something I'm quite good at as well. I make frequent use of them when trying to explain or justify my philosophical views on things.

A skill that was quite a bit more useful in high school than it ever has been since (apart from when I took the LSAT in 2004) is standardized tests. I absolutely rock at them, and tend to enjoy taking them as well.
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Re: You wouldnt know it, but im very good at :

Postby Gelsamel » Thu Nov 08, 2007 12:20 am UTC

gmalivuk wrote:A skill that was quite a bit more useful in high school than it ever has been since (apart from when I took the LSAT in 2004) is standardized tests. I absolutely rock at them, and tend to enjoy taking them as well.


Yeah same here.

Tests/Exams/What-have-you

I fucking own at them. I fucking kick ass a recognising what the question is asking, I kickass at knowing what the examiners want and I also fucking kick ass at winging my way through questions I have NO IDEA how to answer.

I bet I could pass any first year (maybe 2nd) math oriented Uni subject with only a formula sheet (with definitions).
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Re: You wouldnt know it, but im very good at :

Postby Alpha Omicron » Thu Nov 08, 2007 12:22 am UTC

Ditto with gmal/Gel.
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Re: You wouldnt know it, but im very good at :

Postby Zohar » Thu Nov 08, 2007 10:09 am UTC

Gelsamel, I doubt you could do that. I mean, uni is a lot different than school. I used to be the star pupil in high school with high scores in anything but uni got a lot tougher. Not to mention that in a lot of tests you don't get to use any formula sheets at all or need to prove difficult theorems which you usually need to know at least a sketch of the proof in advance.

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Re: You wouldnt know it, but im very good at :

Postby Dibley » Thu Nov 08, 2007 12:19 pm UTC

I believe he was talking about standardized tests, which are very rarely bullshit proof. I love them.

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Re: You wouldnt know it, but im very good at :

Postby Gelsamel » Thu Nov 08, 2007 12:31 pm UTC

Zohar wrote:Gelsamel, I doubt you could do that. I mean, uni is a lot different than school. I used to be the star pupil in high school with high scores in anything but uni got a lot tougher. Not to mention that in a lot of tests you don't get to use any formula sheets at all or need to prove difficult theorems which you usually need to know at least a sketch of the proof in advance.


Uh huh...

I don't know what Uni is like where you are but this first year except for the lecture/class difference and the "Teachers don't push you to do the work" (thank god) difference there basically is none.

This first year was ridiculously easy for me. And I attended like 4 lectures for each subject :-/.
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