Things that people are good at that really impress you

I’m really impressed by people who make good powerpoint presentations

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People who can open bottles without a bottle opener.

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ice hockey. how do you fucking get good at that man.

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I’m really impressed by people who seem genuinely at peace with who they are and their place in the world

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People who play guitar really well but without playing really fast, borderline atonal shredding shit.

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Ironing

How do they do it!!

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Same way I learn how to do anything: YouTube tutorials

Skateboarding. Probably the number 1 skill I’d like to magically learn if that were possible, even though I have no practical use for it in day to day life.

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Speedrunners

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yeah me too

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I’d be really impressed if I saw someone run 100m in 7.9 seconds

Can’t watch any speedrunner stuff with a little box with their face in it without thinking I’m smelling Lynx Africa.

think this is what eric meant when he said speedrunners

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Literally anything, any sort of high-level competence impresses me, I can watch documentaries about people repairing things or building drystone walls or weaving or whatever for hours.

I realised a while back that what I like about James Bond films is not that he’s a badass killer or suave ladies man, it’s that he’s incredibly competent at whatever he tries, whether he jumps into a tank or walks into a fancy hotel.

ooh ooh have I ever mentioned I can play bluegrass flat pic…

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Calm down, Yngwie

googles
no no no

I think that’s a pretty optimistic view on the smell situation

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I’m imagining Lynx Africa is the top notes but with a definite musk underneath it.

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I’ll bow to your superior knowledge of the penoid realm

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