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I Am a Genius

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    I am called genius on a regular basis.

    People hate genius and I struggle with it, too. I am a writer, composer, singer, actor, pianist, vocal coach, krav maga practitioner, cook, computer person, etc. Everything I do, I do well. It wouldn't bother me so much except that it is hard to focus on one thing and build a...
    pk421a pk421a 31-35 1 Response Nov 1

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    I am fifteen, and yes,

    I am a genius. I don't remember my exact IQ number, but believe me, its high. And you know what? I hate it! And its not as if I do that much better at school, or anything like that. Because I don't know how to work! Everything came so easy to me when I was little, and now that...
    kennedy10505 kennedy10505 13-15, F 5 Responses May 11

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    Not Book-wise...

    Ive been told that I am a true genius. Im not the smartest person. I actually dropped out of high school. What I lack in that department, I make up in one important department. My seemingly endless knowledge about how the world works, and how the world should work. I should...
    sk8tergrl21222 sk8tergrl21222 18-21, T 3 Responses Jan 15, 2008

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    Genius I Am

    I am a genius!!!  If one day, I get the chance...I will tell you why!!!  LOL
    Whateverrrrr Whateverrrrr 36-40, F 4 Responses May 9, 2011

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    I Don't Know About Gifted...

    I have always been smart, learning just comes easily. I skipped two grades, and was offered to skip a third; although, I didn't accept it. I am to graduate highschool at age sixteen, and start college a little before I turn seventeen. Not only that I am top valedictorian of my...
    Chasing4flowers Chasing4flowers 18-21, F 1 Response May 29, 2011

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    Actually, I am not a genius I am just really

    smart They tested me at 4 years old and I had an IQ of 140
    OneBoredFreak OneBoredFreak 13-15, F 4 Responses Feb 22

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    All my short life, people have been telling me

    that I am a genius. I refused to believe them, on the fact that I have not yet made my ridiculously high expectations if myself. I did not believe them until I finally took an IQ test, in which I scored 153. I do not feel like a genius, and yet, to tell the truth, I honestly...
    Quertal Quertal 13-15, M 2 Responses Jun 22

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    Genius?

    This word confuses me.  I know I am really smart.  As I have read from others in this experience group, I was classified as gifted and I have been honored academically throughout my life.  I am currently finishing my freshman year of college, however.  I love...
    Binaballerina Binaballerina 18-21, F 6 Responses Apr 27, 2008

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    That moment when you're speaking about a

    concept in such a fluid and fast manner that you can't even make eye contact or think about what you're saying. It's like being perfectly in tune with your body, lots of cultures have names for it, "berserker", "warrior trance", etc...but intellectually. My favorite future...
    KnaisGuy KnaisGuy 22-25, M Aug 20

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    A genius can never work

    for any. This would lower her high intelligence. I won't be the most enforced worldwide, the only exception.
    Thought1 Thought1 22-25 Jul 18

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    My IQ is 142. I never thought it was

    significant, but it was good fuel for my egotistical fire. (I am a bit more mature now.) I thought being able to effortlessly do well in school was a cool, but I have learned that performance in school is less relevant than I had imagined. It isn't until recently that I...
    metagross metagross 18-21, M 4 Responses Jun 26

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    Genius Vs. Social Life

    I wonder how many think people are vain to be part of a group like this. I suppose it doesn't matter....when you are a genius you pretty much know. The biggest problem I have had in my life with this is retaining a social life. In school I found it no problem to ace...
    SolFeather SolFeather 36-40, M 6 Responses Jul 23, 2009

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    A IQ of 125-131 is considered Genius right?

    By the way i live in the netherlands so that explains why my grammar may be a little bit incorrect.
    XxPwningN3RD2xX XxPwningN3RD2xX 13-15, M 4 Responses Dec 1

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    A shout-out to all you math-phobic geniuses.

    Don't feel too bad. You're in good company.... 
    Ewizo Ewizo 56-60 Aug 14

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    This is amazing, so many people with a myriad

    of experiences though most compatible. I am 14 and I am a polymath. Anything I entertain I master. Something like veni, vidi, vici. I love it but I'm finding the inspiration to do something a credit to my genius is hard because of the lack of utilities available in my country...
    aaronparks99 aaronparks99 13-15, M 4 Responses Jul 1

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    Lol. Lmao. Yep true.

    But crippled by how cruel the rest are. Every positive has a negative. But the negatives use weapons. Thats why they have power. And why i heal few when i try. But trying is good. And me likes healing others. With or without college. Since college...
    OddlyScintilating OddlyScintilating 46-50, M 1 Response Jul 18

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    Get your own job going.

    I am working for a landscaping/nursery place while getting my own lawn care business going via craigslist , word of mouth and business cards. Making $12 an hour at my day job I make about $600 working 55 hours a week. This is more than most people make without a 4+ year...
    KnaisGuy KnaisGuy 22-25, M Aug 20

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    I took an IQ test my score was 160.

    ..I don't care cause I have anxiety problems and cant focus much on my studies:(
    allthewaysaround allthewaysaround 22-25, F 3 Responses Jul 4

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    Lazy Genius

    I have always been fairly smart. When I was two, I could perfectly plan ways to get into the living room to watch Gargoyles without ever disturbing my parents. I knew how to work the remote and change the setting on the TV so that I didn't need to worry about my parents coming in...
    iLostMySoul iLostMySoul 18-21, F Jul 23, 2011

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    I Am A Genius!!!

    here's my timeline: 6 months old, first phrase: I love you doggy 2 years: I could read by myself. had a huge shelf of dr suess books. 3 years: read a note in cursive 4.5 years: I took the citizenship test and got 74 percent on it. 5 years: iq test qualified me for Mensa...
    AmethystGemstone AmethystGemstone 13-15 7 Responses Jul 25, 2011

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    Yes, EP is about speaking out on taboo topics.

    I'm a genius, my dad was a genius, my ex-brother-in-law is a genius, and my nephew is a genius. None of us are antisocial or strange.When EP questions come up regarding being a genius, there are as many different explanations as there are posters. Also, people really do not want...
    Ewizo Ewizo 56-60 2 Responses Sep 16

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    I feel like I'm playing an MMORPG on a RolePlay

    server and I'm the only one who isn't in character. I can't get myself into character as easily or as often as I used to. I'm constantly seeing my experiences from the perspective of the intellectual observer. Like when I used technology I can't help but think about advances...
    KnaisGuy KnaisGuy 22-25, M 1 Response Aug 20

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    I Am Not A Genius.

    I am not a genius, but my Dad supposedly has an IQ of 170. I have also dated two geniuses, one of them graduated high school at 13 the other has a PHD from Stanford and was said by many of his professors to be the most talented student they had ever come across. Anyhow, I...
    annabelle334 annabelle334 31-35 3 Responses Feb 14, 2013

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    The Young and the Restless

        First off I would like to apologize for the terrible title but as it was the first thing that popped into my head and is synonymous with the way I feel I decided to run with it.  The fact that the first experience I listed when  coming to this sight...
    JH65253 JH65253 19-21, M 2 Responses Feb 20, 2008

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    I Am A Teenage Polymath

    Hello, I'm 14 and I have Aspergers syndrome, Ive learned to live with it, even the cool friends I've made don't even notice there's anything wrong with me ( if wrong is the right word!) but I know the word genius can give an arrogant intimidating image so I've kept my mental...
    TeenageDreaming TeenageDreaming 13-15, M 5 Responses Apr 6, 2012

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    I Am In Constant Thought

    I have always been different from everyone else when it comes to spatial relations and verbal aptitude. My hobby is learning Mandarin Chinese.  I can read some after learning the language for one and a half years.  I got A's in math and physics, biochemistry, organic chemistry...
    mikenyc99 mikenyc99 36-40 3 Responses Mar 21, 2012

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    Always been one, even

    though the genius in me has been hibernating lately. Gotta wake him up. :)
    IAmNot IAmNot 18-21 1 Response Nov 13

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    The Bar Was Always Too High.

    When I was tested as an adolescent, my IQ was 156. My father was Dartmouth and Yale. My mother was Bennington. I was identifying makes and models of automobiles at 18 months for the amusement of fraternity boys at the University of Georgia where my father taught. I learned to...
    menelaeus menelaeus 61-65, M 4 Responses Oct 31, 2013

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    How Geniuses Work By Tracy V. Wilson

    ­ Albert Einstein: Genius Isaac Newton: Genius In 1905, Albert Einstein developed the theory of special relativity. He also proved that atoms exist and figured out that light behaves as both a particle and a wave. To top it all off, he developed his famous equation E = mc...
    Whateverrrrr Whateverrrrr 36-40, F 3 Responses Jul 27, 2012

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    I actually do not know

    if I am or not. I think I've just wasted my life. Here, this is something I wrote when I was eleven years old, for fun, based on Julius Caesar. Portia, my beloved I know that you, dear to my heart as you are, have been worried about me as of late. I feel incapable of expressing...
    Lay1a Lay1a 18-21, F Nov 4

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    Gifted? More Like Cursed....

    I was tested throughout school and was classified as extremely gifted, and told that by many teachers. I was expected to go on and do great things, "You can be whatever you want" was a mantra I heard over and over again. Here's the problem with that, I don't know what I...
    WedgedBear WedgedBear 36-40, M 9 Responses May 18, 2008

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    I have quite a lot or surprising thinks happen

    to me in recent years. I never thought of myself as smarter then others. Then after a while I realized I was smarter then most. This of course is based off of many things. Firstly at a young age I could understand basic particle physics and basic chemistry, without research or...
    1234crazyshit 1234crazyshit 18-21, M 3 Responses Feb 8

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    I Have a High Systemizing Quotient

    According to Simon Baron-Cohen, there are 2 types of brains--the 'male' brain and 'female' brain. The 'male' brain is predominantly hard-wired for understanding and building systems, while the 'female' brain is mostly hard-wired for socializing and empathy. The systemizing...
    couloir couloir 31-35 7 Responses Jun 25, 2008

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    Bored With Life

    The past few years I have become very depressed. It comes in spurts. I have a hard time seeing the positive things in life because I can see all the negative. I'm always asking why to everything. I have this thirst to get to the root of each problem I come across. It can be...
    deleted deleted 26-30 4 Responses Jun 7, 2012

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    How did I become a genius?

    Wow, moment's where people come up to you, and say you're instillation was truly inspirational, being the toughest topic to represent through other concepts.
    xron11 xron11 18-21, M 1 Response Apr 8

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    I Know Almost All ....

    People say I am expert in IT, but I learned it only by myself, through books and internet. I do music, cooking, a litle bit sport, etc................. all by self learning. But I am easily getting bored. I don't like rutinity. I am always exciting learning and doing...
    tekek tekek 46-50, F Apr 16, 2010

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    I love all kinds of art, and graffiti is the coolest, it makes the streets look so colorful and vibrant. I love walking around and stumbling upon some creative genius' vision that...
    Aquarius1402 Aquarius1402 22-25, F 1 Response Nov 20

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    142 superior genius. I don't mean to brag both street and book "smart".
    ElMatador96 ElMatador96 18-21, M Nov 21

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    I saw a young man today walking with his girl. Talking, laughing, so happy. He exuded beauty, joy for life, & his girl. And she was enthralled. Made so happy. I wanted to pinch a...
    willbefreeiwill willbefreeiwill 36-40, F 1 Response Nov 22

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    Humanity is losing its geniuses. Aristotle died, Newton passed away, Einstein died, and I'm not feeling well today...
    RebeccaMontero RebeccaMontero 22-25, F 12 Responses Nov 22

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    You guys ever just eaten hot chocolate packets? How tall is the Eiffel Tower? I should watch the walking dead. My cat is a parkour genius.
    FallOutBoys FallOutBoys 13-15, M Nov 23

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    I hAtE EinSteiN!!...he says the speed of light can't be broken. I mean was the Genius even thinking what effects his speech would have on countless Younger Generations. We would...
    Enlightener Enlightener 18-21, M 9 Responses Nov 24

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    I get the opportunity to spend time with some incredibly intelligent people every day at university. They are researching cures for cancer, or trying to find out more about the...
    The2ndLaw The2ndLaw 18-21, F 3 Responses Nov 25

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    "Imperfection is beauty, madness is genius and it is better to be absolutely ridiculous than absolutely boring." ~Marilyn Monroe
    HaleyP HaleyP 18-21, F 3 Responses Nov 25