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I Am Easily Bored, Yet Easily Intrigued

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    Cheesecake Factory

    Few things are as stressful as looking through the menu at Cheesecake Factory. It's a perceiver's nightmare. They must be laughing their ***** off at Baskin Robbins. Regardless what I choose, my tablemate's entrees will leave me pining for the meal that could have been. I'm a...
    samedeepwater samedeepwater 46-50, M Dec 19, 2012

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    Fickle

    it seems like i'm always in search of something new to capture my attention. i love the internet because it's just endless. but by the same token, i get obsessed with something and then something clicks and it's just over. i feel like i'm "all flash and no substance."...
    terrys1girl terrys1girl 46-50, F 1 Response Jan 13, 2009

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    This Is My Problem Too

     I've been looking for the right career path forever, and now I think my problem is there will never be one subject I'll stay interested in for long.  I delve deeply into something and it seems like the most interesting thing in the world until it isn't.  I'm...
    Ethiope Ethiope 41-45 1 Response Jun 7, 2009

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    Yes totally.... I'm incredibly easy to bore,

    but I'm really easy to entertain. Just give me something shiny or a basic object like a quarter and I'll be good for hours. But f you give me something plain like a blanket I'll bore myself to sleep lol
    BENDrowned BENDrowned 18-21, F 3 Responses Mar 3, 2014

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    I've Been Labelled As Adhd, Highly Intelligent, Under-achiever...

    The worst is that I do meditation since I was about 8 in order to conquer my lifetime focus problem, because I do not think that my soul is fickle in nature... In fact, I would very much like to fulfill my innate potentials even just in one area... I can get inspired about an...
    queerdoll queerdoll 36-40 Sep 3, 2012

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    You Cant Fix Stupid

    A few years back there was a show on television the host was Bill Engvall(sp) the catch phrase of the show was "heres your sign" I still remember that show ever time I run into people who do stupid things even after yuo have shown them 4-5 times the correct way to get things done...
    subtrainer subtrainer 51-55, M 2 Responses Jan 26, 2013

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    Interesting Experience

    Well..Yeah. I can bored out of my mind.  The intriguing part is that I like to be bored sometimes.
    mother1983 mother1983 31-35, F 1 Response Oct 2, 2008

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    So that would be pretty cool

    if someone messaged me. Doing homework and watching Netflix is not the funnest thing in the world. Lets talk about life
    kashleym kashleym 16-17, F Apr 21, 2014

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    ADD/ ADHD is one i dealt with

    for most of my life. it like looking at something i have already seen before. it like i keep going "squirrel" to anything going on at the time.. if you don't get the joke watch the movie "up". but anything new i can do and give my full attention to. to the point that the out...
    chat68chat chat68chat 31-35, M Jan 13, 2014

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    All Kinds

    I do all kinds of things because I am easily bored.  I try stuff but if i doesn't really do it for me, I move on. I am easily intrigued by the way things work.  How people think.  I read a lot and enjoy learning new things.  I have acquired some unique skills.  Watermelon...
    TheBlackBuck TheBlackBuck 46-50, M Sep 8, 2011

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    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Apr 3, 2014

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    Too Smart For Our Own Good?

    I have the same problem.  The same day that I came across this experience, I also came across the following article which describes me to a T. Happiness in intelligent people is the rarest thing I know. - Ernest Hemingway, author and journalist, Nobel laureate (1899-1961...
    Sadaloupe Sadaloupe 36-40, F 8 Responses Oct 10, 2009

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    Related Experiences

    I get intrigued so easily aha like I want to know more about everyone I love to meet new people.
    Jack1230 Jack1230 18-21, M Feb 15

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    The choices we make The chances we take When we follow our hearts When we stick to playing the part. When we let go of what is meant to be When we resist and try and keep something...
    Stickwithmebabe Stickwithmebabe 36-40, F 1 Response Feb 17

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    Today was an average if not good Tuesday, up until the evening. I live with six others and a dog. The dog belongs to one of the others and is his companion pet; not yet certified...
    Surilian Surilian 26-30, M Feb 11

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    Omg this has to be the most boring day EVER. Ugh. Kill me now. I'd rather be standing in the queue at the shop right now, or at CHURCH or better yet, school. That's how bored I am...
    naughtyivy naughtyivy 13-15, F 7 Responses a week ago

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    It's the worst feeling I've ever felt yet it's so constant. It's like a disease, one which doesn't have any cure. It drives me insane. Everyday a period of hours is booked for...
    RainSerenedrops RainSerenedrops 18-21, F Feb 15

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    I feel regretful in a way, for being myself. Old relationships and how i could have changed them, being alive instead of being a loner/depressed, seeing more things versus not much...
    Frenchgal11 Frenchgal11 26-30, F 1 Response Feb 4

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    I try so hard to be strong, yet everything breaks my heart.
    HeartGoesBlue HeartGoesBlue 16-17, F Feb 9

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    Wonderfully described definitions 😄 CIGARETTE: A pinch of tobacco Rolled in paper With fire at one end And a fool at the other! MARRIAGE: It's an agreement...
    AthenaJones AthenaJones 36-40, F 3 Responses Feb 9

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    Kids in the pre 1950's era: Go out with friends. Watch tv. Listen to radio. Do nothing and just sit, relax and watch the world go by. Feel calm. Have yet to discover new things...
    Sazzio Sazzio 26-30, M 3 Responses 11 hrs ago

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    I've stood in the parade ranks more than once. You get a sense of the men next to you. You can feel them seeking and finding that place inside, cold and silent as an abandoned...
    Saylowman Saylowman 46-50, M 2 Responses 15 hrs ago

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    You begin a process of dating and discover the wonders of another person. You find yourself excited and happy to take that risk to allow yourself to trust being vulnerable and open...
    lilygeorge12 lilygeorge12 22-25, F 6 Responses Feb 8

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    My first choice was "I Love My Aunt", but that group is for adults only. That's rather bizarre in my opinion. Anyway, I found out a few days ago that my aunt was having tests for...
    ForeverIsOver ForeverIsOver 16-17, F 1 Response 10 hrs ago

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    I hate alcohol honestly and I hate how I get sh*t from people for being a pothead yet there was a 16 year old girl that almost died from alcohol from drinking 2 beers, 6 shots, and...
    KamiDabby420 KamiDabby420 13-15, F 7 Responses 4 hrs ago

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    In all honesty I am a loner, I trust no one or maybe no one yet has came to me showing a true honest bond or commitment. But above all I am a runner. I run scared of being hurt and...
    wickedone72 wickedone72 41-45, F 3 hrs ago

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    Crush on much older male teacher: So yeah this is the only other teacher I crushed on. Only male teacher, It was stupid and ridiculous and lately I've come to realise it could've...
    1lonelydaisy 1lonelydaisy 41-45 23 hrs ago

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    “I get by with a little help from my friends. I’m gonna get high with a little help from my friends. I’m gonna try with a little help from my friends.” One year ago today...
    MrTimothyMcNeil MrTimothyMcNeil 18-21, M 2 Responses Jan 28

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    I have liked guys all my life and been in long-term relationships with them but I've been intrigued with girls as long as I can remember. I started kissing with girls in elementary...
    raspberry23 raspberry23 18-21, F Feb 10

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    I'm pretty much Marry + Kido + Ayano + Takane + Seto + Konoha (they are all from Mekakucity Actors by the way) I'm quiet, shy, kind, easily scared, weird, sensitive, easily...
    HypoallergenicUnicorn HypoallergenicUnicorn 13-15, F 6 days ago

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    I don't even know how to start this thing... So I guess I'll just dive right in. 1. I was born on May 9th, 2000. 2. I've been obsessed with fire for as long as I can remember. 3...
    SayMinty SayMinty 13-15, M 2 Responses Feb 1

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    BOUND YET FREENo words to write you as they all fail to convey the deepest longing I have for you. No sounds to speak for you because nothing is as sweet as your voice in my ear...
    fungirlmmm fungirlmmm 41-45, F 4 Responses Feb 2

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    Death Sentence for the Bali Nine Ring Leaders. I have NO problem with their fate at all. 1) It is now all over the media and I am sure among many in the community that the 2 ring...
    jiaberg jiaberg 51-55, M 4 Responses Feb 10

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    Last night, I received a text from my aunt's old maid. She: Jen are you in your office? Me: No, why? She: I'm gonna ask you something. Can I have your landline number? Me: (gives...
    JenjenLunatic JenjenLunatic 22-25, F 1 Response Jan 28

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    Well, it's been six months now. I was hoping, by this time I'd be completely over him. But, I'm not quite there yet. Still, I must give myself kudos as I've come a long way...
    Beth1218 Beth1218 51-55 2 Responses Feb 1

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    [4] One disadvantage about more than-the-counter therapies is that the acids may also harm wholesome pores and skin and skin affected by corns, so if you utilize these solutions...
    Matthew814a3xli Matthew814a3xli 31-35, M Feb 18

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    I had a dream last night that I don't quite understand. I was standing in a group of 5 people that I didn't know, but I did know, and they all knew me. We were all standing on the...
    WLTetrisKing WLTetrisKing 16-17, M 1 Response 6 days ago

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    I've had trouble relating to people since I was a child. What made it even more confusing was that I understood people innately, their motivations, their needs, and I care for...
    michaelfink michaelfink 31-35, M 3 Responses 3 days ago

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    Hey guys. I wrote this as a letter ill never send. let me know what you think? I stopped writing for a while, mostly because, well, I wanted to block out how I had been feeling...
    abbylynn98 abbylynn98 18-21, F 4 Responses Jan 28

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    I’m afraid to remain single forever… I am NGSB (no boyfriend since birth) which means I haven’t had any boyfriend in my entire life. I always fall in love with the wrong...
    diane1996 diane1996 18-21, F 5 Responses Jan 28

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    I do a lot a thinking... Mostly constructive or reflection on past events which allows me to learn and grow from past mistakes... But I've got a strange way of doing.. I usually...
    h4n5dj22 h4n5dj22 26-30, M 4 Responses Jan 30

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    One of technology’s biggest and by far most the most exciting venture is solar energy. To say latest is a bit of a stretch, as solar energy has been a concept that has been...
    edr567 edr567 26-30, M Feb 1

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    Im certain Im messed up big time. I would consider myself to be more happy than sad when my "old man" dies, am a self hating narcissist, have friends here but none in person. I go...
    CaptainJackass CaptainJackass 22-25, M 1 Response Feb 2

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    Recently I have been attempting to socialize online, and yet despite valiant efforts, I have been unable to form and maintain a new social relationship. With great speculation, I...
    andrewphysics andrewphysics 18-21, M 4 Responses Feb 4

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    Behind those walls built strong and true The precious heart did hide Yet he came along and breached those walls Sneaking in before she knew But did he protect what he found within...
    Chrye Chrye 51-55, F 4 Responses Feb 6

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    My mother is slowly losing her once impressive command of language. Commonplace items are now routinely referred to as "whatitsname" or "that...you know". But two words that still...
    talkinaftermidnight talkinaftermidnight 36-40, M 6 Responses Feb 7

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    I'll give it a try. I tried before and failed. 😂 1. I dont like my first name 2. I love cats 3. I love music 4. I used to read like a maniac but I've since lost interest 5. I...
    MissRage MissRage 18-21, F Feb 9