So, what exactly are you good at? Or not good at?

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So, what exactly are you good at? Or not good at?

Postby souphound » 21 Dec 2021, 22:59

I'm pretty good at recycling stuff, as often as possible re-using before recycling. In the end, my weekly recycling bag is always much larger than my garbage bag. I still produce way too much garbage, but I'm trying to get better at that. So, I'm fairly happy with myself in this area but of course, there's room for improvement.

I'm not very good about eating properly though. I hardly ever eat in restaurants and I am a fairly good, if basic cook. But I'm a lazy bastard and often cut corners (by not cooking that broccoli to complete my plate for instance) as well as waiting and waiting for no good reason before I head to the kitchen to cook something decent. I sometimes end up eating crap while there are lots of better things to eat in my fridge. I really need to improcve on this. Eating properly is important. No question about it.

So, what do you consider yourself to be good at? And/or, where do you feel you need to improve?
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Re: So, what exactly are you good at? Or not good at?

Postby slightbreeze » 21 Dec 2021, 23:42

The "Far Cry" franchise

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Postby Positive Passion » 22 Dec 2021, 02:03

Good at recycling.
Good at making dinner out of whatever is in the fridge.
Good at making caramel shortbread.
Bad at changing the sheets on the bed.
Bad at drinking enough water every day.
Good at practising the guitar.
Not so good at actually playing it.
Good at encouraging my son.
Good at making sure my wife eats properly.
Bad at sleeping.
Good at being positive.
Good at self-motivation.
Bad at confrontation.

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Postby souphound » 22 Dec 2021, 14:27

Positive Passion wrote:Good at making dinner out of whatever is in the fridge.

Me too. I'm not too picky.

Positive Passion wrote:Good at making caramel shortbread.

Interesting. Never tried those but I just might. I'm good at zucchini and banana breads. Getting better at blueberry muffins.

Positive Passion wrote:Bad at drinking enough water every day.

One of my pet peeves. I hate drinking water. I keep it on hand, always hoping, but I find it "boring". :oops:

Positive Passion wrote:Bad at sleeping.
Good at being positive.
Good at self-motivation.
Bad at confrontation.

Pretty much me to a T

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Postby Flower » 24 Dec 2021, 16:59

Good ....

Communing with nature
Recycling
CFL Fantasy
Crossword Puzzles .. esp. the weekend WSJ


Bad ....

Taking naps
Ice skating
Tying shoelaces
Surrendering
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Postby souphound » 24 Dec 2021, 17:44

Flower wrote:Good ....
Crossword Puzzles .. esp. the weekend WSJ


Interesting. Of course, I grew up as a little frog. I, like the rest of my family, was into french language crosswords and pretty good at it if I must say. Then, I became engulfed in the anglo world. Crosswords followed, leaving behind the french to discover the anglo. After a while, I became fairly good at those. About 7 years ago, I reverted back to a mostly franco environment. Picked up the mots croises once again. I had forgotten everything, so, it took a while, just like it had when I first took up the anglos (following me, still?). So, in the meantime, I forgot all about the english ones. Ugh.

Now, I'm in a place where I take on the french ones daily and have reintroduced the english ones. Got to re-learn everything again.

I love crosswords. But I'm not good at any of them anymore. But that's OK. Room for improvement is room for enjoyment as far as I'm concerned.
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Postby Flower » 24 Dec 2021, 18:06

As a little kid, my best friend's Mom would the T.V. Guide Crosswords. Easy, even for a child but they got me started.

Here is a link to the WSJ puzzles, you might like to try some.

https://www.wsj.com/articles/about-wsj- ... 25?tesla=y

P.S. I followed you all the way .. :D
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Postby mudshark » 24 Dec 2021, 22:10

Good at looking after my family
Bad at looking after myself

Good at making money
Bad at saving it up
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Postby souphound » 25 Dec 2021, 01:31

Flower wrote:P.S. I followed you all the way .. :D


Très good dat :D
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Postby der Freiherr » 25 Dec 2021, 13:33

I am very diplomatic. Which is important at my workplace
I am lousy at time management. Which is also important at my workplace.
I am also bad at mathematics and second languages. Happily, these things are not important at my workplace.
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Postby Six String » 25 Dec 2021, 21:07

Good - John Gorka

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Postby souphound » 26 Dec 2021, 17:08

After seeing this, I wish I was good at paper folding. That looks like a lot of fun.

https://www.bbc.com/news/av/uk-wales-59729022
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Postby cheifwhat » 26 Dec 2021, 17:25

souphound wrote:After seeing this, I wish I was good at paper folding. That looks like a lot of fun.

https://www.bbc.com/news/av/uk-wales-59729022


Now I wish I was good at that too.

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Postby Minnie Cheddars » 15 Jan 2022, 00:13

Good at -
Harbouring unseemingly lengthy grudges.
Knocking up something with an onion and legumes.
Sending cards- birthday, Christmas and what have you.

Bad at -
Walking away from confrontation.
Putting lids back on things.
Tolerating nonsense.
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Postby copehead » Yesterday, 16:24

Good at:
cooking
Skyrim
geophysical quality control and interpretation
surviving

Not good at:
calming down
seeing the other person's point of view
CPR
Dancing in the streets of Hyannis

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Postby mudshark » Yesterday, 23:25

What's Skyrim? Is it something licking somebody's as while parachuting?
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mudshark wrote:What's Skyrim? Is it something licking somebody's as while parachuting?



Huh! Interesting.

Here I was thinking it was because he works out at sea and that out there, on a clear day, the horizon is a perfect skyrim! So he stares out at sea most of the time?
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Postby mudshark » Today, 03:26

Skyrimming. It stll sounds something that should be one http://www.bizarresex.com. Which could be a website.
It probably is, in fact. I'll check it out when the wife's asleep. Lather!!
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