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post #1 of 19 Old 10-21-2009, 03:10 PM Thread Starter
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What strange skill have you got???

not many people can do this but I pride myself in being able to lick my elbow, dislocate my shoulders on request ( they are artificial and no nerves left much)

What else can people do???
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post #2 of 19 Old 10-21-2009, 03:15 PM
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Theres really nothing I can do that weird... but that's CRAZY that you can lick your elbow!!!

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post #3 of 19 Old 10-21-2009, 03:25 PM Thread Starter
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im the only one I know that can do it, and its funny when it comes up in a quizz and the answer is false and I get to prove them wrong
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I am very good at cleaning stalls. I clean stalls for other people for money (as well as my own). People like to joke that I sold my soul to the devil to clean stalls this well, even though I'm an atheist! I try not to let people know that I have a stall cleaning job around the barn because I would get too many requests. I usually get $10 per day of stall cleaning (I clean a stall twice a day, one time I only pick the manure out for compost and the other time I get the pee spot and whatever manure is there).

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My knuckes are what my doctor jokingly refers to as triple jointed... I can pop them out and in place without feeling anything and can move my veins around on the back of my hand using just those muscles.

I can also pop virtually any bone in my body... my friends also say that I can pop bone that no one else can...

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I can yodel. And no, I will not post a video on YouTube of me doing it.

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post #7 of 19 Old 10-21-2009, 08:39 PM
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bubblegum- my friend can lick her elbow too! She's double jointed pretty much everywhere, so her shoulder goes way back
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post #8 of 19 Old 10-22-2009, 03:35 AM
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Bubblegum, you're a freak!! No, just kidding. I can dislocate both of my shoulders and one of my hips. I pop almost every joint (did it on purpose when I was younger and am now regretting it, sounds like a small arms war when I get up in the morning). But I think the weirdest thing that I can do is make a fist with my left hand, then point my first and pinky fingers straight out, then touch them tip to tip across my other fingers.
Like I was going to do the rock-n-roll hand

Then just make my fingers meet in the middle. I can't find a pic anywhere.


I can also do this

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I can make a sound like a dolphin. Also a range of cat sounds well enough to fool any cat and most people (not sure how uncommon this is though).
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post #10 of 19 Old 10-22-2009, 10:17 AM
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not many people can do this but I pride myself in being able to lick my elbow, dislocate my shoulders on request ( they are artificial and no nerves left much)

What else can people do???

PHOTO!!! I have to see that!

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