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What is the most useless thing you know how to do? I think the most useless thing I can do is ride a 6 foot high unicycle -- being able to do that has offered no advantages whatsoever in my life.
  • Profile picture of the author flipfl0p
    useless??? hmmmn.... maybe sleeping with the lights on??? can't sleep without lights loL!
    Do that qualify?
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  • Profile picture of the author healthconverter
    I can make LOLcat photos.

    But only if I use a generator. LOL
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      Originally Posted by healthconverter View Post

      I can make LOLcat photos.

      But only if I use a generator. LOL
      hahaha very funny...
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  • Profile picture of the author seasoned
    What is with all your talk about kleinigkeiten today! OK, let's say trivialities.

    I'm sure if I thought about it hard enough I could come up with a lot, but I guess I have a value for every little thing I know. Even my now most basic understanding of DEC DCL and RMS. Even BSD B-tree files. Even that the tab on an 8" floppy makes it writable, but on the 5.25 PREVENTS writing. Soldering joints, different words/languages, quoting movies. Who knows. Maybe I'll wait and see what others say.

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  • Profile picture of the author HeySal
    Not sure that I consider ANYTHING useless. A skill teaches you something even if you never use it. I've gone over and over in my head what a useless skill could be and can't think of one.
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  • Profile picture of the author Megan Elizabeth
    A skill is NEVER useless! It might sound silly at the time, you might even feel ridiculous when attempting this "skill", but all in all, it will come in handy sooner or later! If it doesn't, then you have a funny story to tell people! Haha!

    My "useless" skill is I can crack almost EVERY single joint in my body, from my toes to my tailbone, to my neck!

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    • Profile picture of the author flipfl0p
      Originally Posted by Megan Elizabeth View Post

      A skill is NEVER useless! It might sound silly at the time, you might even feel ridiculous when attempting this "skill", but all in all, it will come in handy sooner or later! If it doesn't, then you have a funny story to tell people! Haha!

      My "useless" skill is I can crack almost EVERY single joint in my body, from my toes to my tailbone, to my neck!

      Megan Elizabeth

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    • Profile picture of the author Dan Riffle
      Originally Posted by Megan Elizabeth View Post

      My "useless" skill is I can crack almost EVERY single joint in my body, from my toes to my tailbone, to my neck!
      You have no idea how hot that is.


      My useless skill? I can predict within +/- 2 posts when Joe Robinson will mention Disney or Burger King. In fact, his first post in this thread will mention both. Watch.
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  • Profile picture of the author success_89
    agreed a 6 foot unicycle is very impressive lol
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    • Profile picture of the author thunderbird
      Originally Posted by success_89 View Post

      agreed a 6 foot unicycle is very impressive lol
      It gets old fast. Riding a 6 foot high unicycle is actually easier than a regular sized one. Think of how it is easier to balance a long stick on your finger than a short stick.

      Based on experiencing it as a guy, I believe unicycle riding is a recreational form best pursued by females.
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  • Profile picture of the author Sitense
    All our live is useless, because we are a mold on the surface of the earthball.
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    • Profile picture of the author Dennis Gaskill
      Originally Posted by Sitense View Post

      All our live is useless, because we are a mold on the surface of the earthball.
      Aw ... you're just trying to cheer us up, you sweet talker. :rolleyes:
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    • Profile picture of the author waterotter
      Originally Posted by Sitense View Post

      All our live is useless, because we are a mold on the surface of the earthball.
      Useless skills - How about digging up 2 year old threads? :rolleyes:
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      • Profile picture of the author garyv
        Originally Posted by waterotter View Post

        Useless skills - How about digging up 2 year old threads? :rolleyes:
        It's somewhat useful - for those keyword spammers that always do it.
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    • Profile picture of the author John Durham
      Originally Posted by Sitense View Post

      All our live is useless, because we are a mold on the surface of the earthball.
      Parasites really. Interesting way to look at it.
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  • Profile picture of the author rillpoll
    i think there isnt any useless skills in our life. everything has a deep meaning behind it
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  • Profile picture of the author Lloyd Buchinski
    Originally Posted by thunderbird View Post

    What is the most useless thing you know how to do?
    Posting in the off topic forum.
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    • Profile picture of the author whateverpedia
      Originally Posted by Lloyd Buchinski View Post

      Posting in the off topic forum.
      That's the only useful skill I have.
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      • Profile picture of the author Christine2011
        having fun reading the different posts

        I agree to the point that no skills can be useless...each skill surely would have done something to you or to other people.
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    • Profile picture of the author Dave Patterson
      Originally Posted by domnusef View Post

      i hit my hand with my leg
      If your leg likes it, it's not a skill. It's a pleasure.
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      • Profile picture of the author Greg71
        Doing the body wave. That's a waste of kinetic energy.
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        • Profile picture of the author tagiscom
          Checking emails, most of the time l get the usual, "you have to see this, etc" and it is just the usual video, saying how l make $$$$ in a month"!

          Or worse still l have to put up with them going through their life history and showing their family and how many dogs they have, :rolleyes:.

          Although occasionally something useful crops up, so l would say that it is useless most of the time!
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          • Profile picture of the author Dennis Gaskill
            Originally Posted by waterotter View Post

            Useless skills - How about digging up 2 year old threads? :rolleyes:
            Good catch, but is that always a useless skill? After all, we've got to add a lot of new jokes to an old thread. Most old threads probably shouldn't be resurrected, but in this case, I think the thread has been improved a good bit.

            On second thought, resurrecting old threads that can be improved is probably more an "art" than a skill, so you're right. Get him!

            Originally Posted by tagiscom View Post

            Checking emails, most of the time l get the usual, "you have to see this, etc" and it is just the usual video, saying how l make $$$$ in a month"!

            Or worse still l have to put up with them going through their life history and showing their family and how many dogs they have, :rolleyes:.

            Although occasionally something useful crops up, so l would say that it is useless most of the time!
            I don't think "most of the time" counts. I'm requesting you think up a new useless skill of yours that is useless all the time.

            By the way, did you know your forum user name anagrams to Magic Sot?

            ...and there's my useless skill.
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  • Profile picture of the author Joseph Robinson
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    I was at Burger King for lunch while on the way to Downtown Disney, when a strange feeling crept down my spine and a distant voice said I need to post in this thread...
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    • Profile picture of the author Dan Riffle
      Originally Posted by Joe Robinson View Post

      I was at Burger King for lunch while on the way to Downtown Disney, when a strange feeling crept down my spine and a distant voice said I need to post in this thread...

      See!? I told you!

      Of course I get this useless power. I couldn't be able to predict lottery numbers or be able to mesmerize women. Dammit.
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  • Profile picture of the author olavlind
    Knowing how to analyze things to death without taking action in the belief that knowledge is the way to success.

    It's not, taking MASSIVE ACTION through APPLIED knowledge is.

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  • Profile picture of the author waterotter
    Good catch, but is that always a useless skill? After all, we've got to add a lot of new jokes to an old thread. Most old threads probably shouldn't be resurrected, but in this case, I think the thread has been improved a good bit.

    On second thought, resurrecting old threads that can be improved is probably more an "art" than a skill, so you're right. Get him!
    Dennis, I agree with your statement whole-heartedly, however, I draw the line when it's a post that is nonsensical to me.

    I was going to ask if maybe you could interpret the post for me, but I see Mr. Durham has so kindly done so!
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  • I was once quite a virtuoso on the 'Jew's Harp'...:rolleyes:
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  • Profile picture of the author garyv
    I can make farting noises by squeezing my hands together - This once was a very useful skill, but now that my son has a girlfriend, he no longer appreciates it.
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    • Profile picture of the author whateverpedia
      Originally Posted by garyv View Post

      I can make farting noises by squeezing my hands together
      That reminds me of an old school mate of mine whose Dad could fart on command.

      Just think of all those awkward pregnant pauses that are just screaming out for a trouser trumpet - this bloke could actually do something about it.

      OK, that doesn't really fit in this thread as it is a most useful skill, but never mind.
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      Why do garden gnomes smell so bad?
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      • Profile picture of the author tagiscom
        I don't think "most of the time" counts. I'm requesting you think up a new useless skill of yours that is useless all the time.

        By the way, did you know your forum user name anagrams to Magic Sot?

        ...and there's my useless skill.
        Arrrrrrrrgh, and that was my best useless skill!

        What about running around in circles and getting myself stressed out by trying to do everything as quickly as possible instead of taking my time, which would achieve the same result!


        "Magic Sot"?????? :confused::confused::confused::confused:

        It is actually an abbreviation of my first website...



        Toy-And-Game-Inventor-Success.COM
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        • Profile picture of the author Dennis Gaskill
          Originally Posted by tagiscom View Post

          Arrrrrrrrgh, and that was my best useless skill!

          What about running around in circles and getting myself stressed out by trying to do everything as quickly as possible instead of taking my time, which would achieve the same result!


          "Magic Sot"?????? :confused::confused::confused::confused:

          It is actually an abbreviation of my first website...



          Toy-And-Game-Inventor-Success.COM
          Now that's a very good useless skill. You are admitted into the club. Actually, you were already in the club, I just like to josh people.

          As for the Magic Sot, not sure if you tossed up all those question marks because you don't know what an anagram is, or a sot, or you just think I'm retarded. But hey, we're supposed to list useless skills, and making anagrams has to rank right up there.

          I have wondered what your handle meant, now I know.


          Just in case you weren't thinking I was retarded...
          Anagram: Rearranging the letters in a word or phrase to make a new word or phrase.
          Sot: A drunk.

          Disclaimer: Magic Sot is not an inference regarding your alcoholic intake, it's just an anagram and isn't intended to represent any persons, living or dead, real or imaginary...so there. Are we having fun yet?
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          • Profile picture of the author tagiscom
            Now that's a very good useless skill. You are admitted into the club. Actually, you were already in the club, I just like to josh people.

            As for the Magic Sot, not sure if you tossed up all those question marks because you don't know what an anagram is, or a sot, or you just think I'm retarded. But hey, we're supposed to list useless skills, and making anagrams has to rank right up there.

            I have wondered what your handle meant, now I know.
            Sweet, !

            Yeah, l didn't know exactly what an anagram is, just having some fun.

            Hmmmm, crafty devil, you got the truth out of me, "oh well" l couldn't keep it secret forever. :rolleyes:

            Don't worry l am having fun .

            Please note that reference to devil isn't religiously motivated, and has no reference to anyone living or dead, apart from zombies!
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    • Profile picture of the author Joseph Robinson
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      Originally Posted by garyv View Post

      I can make farting noises by squeezing my hands together - This once was a very useful skill, but now that my son has a girlfriend, he no longer appreciates it.
      But guess what? Now you get to appreciate it by embarrassing him in front of his girlfriend!

      Oh, I should mention a useless skill, shouldn't I? I was quite good at finding random memes that were appropriate for WF threads. Those days have sadly passed, as I'm not spending 10 more seconds to properly link back. That would make it into a useful skill, and I cannot allow that.
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      • Profile picture of the author garyv
        Originally Posted by Joe Robinson View Post

        But guess what? Now you get to appreciate it by embarrassing him in front of his girlfriend!

        Ahhh.... I link your thinking...
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  • Profile picture of the author laurencewins
    No skill is useless if you know how to use it. Riding a unicycle makes buskers loads of money. I know a guy who used to ride one and juggle fire and he used to make more in a day than I made in a week. Never judge other people and their skills by your own standards.
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  • Profile picture of the author David Maschke
    On Letterman's stupid human tricks, there was a college kid who could swallow light bulbs and regurgitate them.

    I can't image the pride his parents feel.
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    • Originally Posted by David Maschke View Post

      On Letterman's stupid human tricks, there was a college kid who could swallow light bulbs and regurgitate them.

      I can't image the pride his parents feel.
      It is amazing watt someone can achieve...:p

      He really should consider florescent bulbs, they're less fattening...
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  • Profile picture of the author yukon
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    I can make the same whistle sound as a water whistle, without the whistle.

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