What do you suck at?

Discussion in 'The DIY corner' started by Amps 13, Aug 7, 2020.

  1. Jeppo

    Jeppo Burt Gummer’s Biggest Fan Staff Member Benefactor Life Member Supporting Member

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    In addition to being expert in slicing through extension cords with a hedge trimmer, I have hidden another serious shortcoming.

    For most of my career, I traveled. Some trips were relatively short and others lasted months and covered countless cities and countries. I covered millions of miles, thousands of flights and gained elite status with many airlines and hotel operators.

    At the end of all that, I still can’t pack a suitcase. I agonize for hours, pack more stuff than I can possibly wear and break the backs of baggage handlers.

    I feel so free and lightheaded admitting this. :D
     
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  2. premise

    premise see-through faded, super jaded Life Member

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    Dang, you really gonna Lord that three quarters of an inch you got over him?
     
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  3. kcult

    kcult Alcohol fueled dumbass Charter Member Supporting Member

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    You know it, bruh.
     
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  4. JT

    JT Geriatrically Mortified 8-Track Buffoon Benefactor Life Member Supporting Member

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    :D
     
  5. Jeppo

    Jeppo Burt Gummer’s Biggest Fan Staff Member Benefactor Life Member Supporting Member

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    And you know that because...
     
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    Trevillian Trigger Trash Charter Member Supporting Member

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    On my job sites it comes in waves. None cut for maybe even years then up to five in a week.

    My last was brand new skill saw (twice) and brand new jigsaw cord. In two days...

    I hadn't done it before. So the boss mercilessly ridiculed me for it. My tools btw. Two weeks later he got his saw twice, my saw once and one of my extension cords twice more:rolleyes::D

    It comes in waves. Haven't had a cord chop in over a year now on our sites:).

    Prolly will monday;)



    Oh, then what do I suck at?

    Home project procrastinating... I have a thousand that are 50-90% done.

    I do my best work at work clearly. But at home. I'm not getting payed so I get to functional but need to finish...
     
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  7. Schattenreiter

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    Makes a lot of difference in the right places. ;)
     
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  8. premise

    premise see-through faded, super jaded Life Member

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    Not if you're already measuring from your asshole to the tip.
     
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    Well knowing how to measure is just as important as the measurement. :rolleyes:;)
     
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  11. Gator

    Gator Parts guy Supporting Member

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    Handwriting and spelling are different. My spelling is pretty good, handwriting not so much.

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  12. tokarevfan

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    Let me guess.... Doctor?
     
  13. Crazy Carl

    Crazy Carl seriously? Life Member

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    I used to have beautiful handwriting. Had folks accuse me of having a girl write something for me, even. Then the Army went digital & while I can type 50 words per minute, my handwriting is now almost illegible.
     
  14. chiefjason

    chiefjason Vendor and Leather Hack Vendor

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    Cleaning up after a project. Ok, cleaning up in general. Some of you have seen my garage, holster shop.

    I’m very good at stacking and packing things though. My garage is 100 lbs of crap in a 20lb bag.


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    Timfoilhat Well-Known Member Benefactor Life Member

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    Parties or crowds...having to work a room socially
     
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    I suck at finishing projects and organization. In February I organized the enclosed part of my barn to replace the handlebars on my bike. Knocked it out and within a month the barn is a disaster that I haven’t gotten around to cleaning back up. Also started a pergola in April or May around our fire pit and I haven’t finished it yet. I have the corner posts concreted in but haven’t put the top pieces around yet.
     
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    dodging police chases
     
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