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I Am Easily Bored, Yet Easily Intrigued

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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 51-55, M Dec 19, 2012

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    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Apr 3, 2014

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    My brain can never stay still on one thing.

    I try to make the best of whatever I do but I have the concentration span of a two year old kid's bladder.I fidget too much and I scribble and doodle on almost everything I can find until something catches my eye and interest. The maximum time I give into the new catch is about...
    Shayala Shayala 18-21, F Jun 23

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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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    I got in trouble! I am staying at my uncles place now because my parents are on their own trip. My uncle is an army veteran. He was captain of a special forces team in Afghanistan...
    taylorcollison taylorcollison 18-21, F 4 Responses 2 days ago

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    I got in trouble! I am staying at my uncles place now because my parents are on their own trip. My uncle is an army veteran. He was captain of a special forces team in Afghanistan...
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    I am the most realistic person you could ever meet. For instance, I don't allow myself to dream. I instead make myself see the reality of things in almost every situation. Yet...
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    psychoval psychoval 36-40 3 Responses Jul 9

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    Utopia1234567 Utopia1234567 26-30, F 1 Response Jul 8

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    I can vent to complete strangers and post some of my deepest thoughts but I don't let people in easily.
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