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I Have An Overactive Imagination

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    I have such a vivid imagination .

    . im a writer and poet... I can jump right into my own dreams. ..in color lol
    Myeyestellu Myeyestellu 41-45, F 2 Responses Dec 21, 2015

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    I have quite the imagination,

    I always have. It sounds like most have their's for uses of good; I do as well. However, I've always thought of a million scenarios in which things can go bad. I'll think of different ways in which I, or other people could die at this very second. I also have a childish mind, so...
    Kairisheartless Kairisheartless 18-21, F Feb 12, 2014

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    Eccentric Daydreaming

    I bet every member of this group can relate to this somewhat. Maybe not the exact same thing because I often worry if I have some kind of disorder when I think of this but most people here are probably very spacey. Spaciness can be quite eccentric on it's own if you space out at...
    chrysalid chrysalid 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 20, 2012

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    What If...?

    If I have a tiny worry, or something even remotely bad happens, before long I will have obsessed over all the "what ifs". I over-think everything and tend to believe that others opinions about me are much harsher than reality. I heard once somewhere that 90% of our...
    flyingintherain flyingintherain 18-21, F 2 Responses Dec 27, 2008

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    I Like It!!

    I really like my overactive imagination. It it the way i express myslfe or helps me express myself in my art.
    tomtombear tomtombear 18-21, M 1 Response Aug 30, 2008

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    Overactive Imagination!!!!!!!!

    First Of All I'm A Girl. I can make up a COMPLETELY unique person in my mind.Can you do it? Try This:Picture a Girl with waist length jet black hair,HUGE big neon green eyes,Long Dark eyelashes,peach skin,4'8,slim build,wide hips,hot pink plump lips Or A guy with Jet Black Hair...
    nonofya nonofya 13-15, F 1 Response Nov 27, 2012

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    My Imagination

    i have a very overactive imagination, always have and i'm pretty sure i always will. i write stories and when i do i let my imagination run to the fulled! it has always been with me. i can make up a story about anyone or anything as soon as you say the word. i once did it in...
    foreverandalways13 foreverandalways13 66-70, F 1 Response Feb 22, 2010

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    I Kinda Love It :3

    I love my imagination - because when I daydream I can be anyone I want to be, and do whatever I want without breaking the law (gravity included). If I'm having a rough day there's nothing I love more than putting on my Ipod; picking a song and then just letting my mind wander...
    ClosedBook ClosedBook 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 4, 2010

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    Ever try to go to sleep

    but your brain won't stop talking to itself? The problems of having a overactive imagination ........
    SipsTea SipsTea 70+ 3 Responses Nov 4, 2014

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    I get so lost. It's distracting,

    it's frustrating, but in my head is where I have a lot of fun.
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Aug 21, 2015

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    How To Turn Six Dollars Into Six Thousand

    Dollars: I found this on a bulletin board and decided to try it. A little while back I was browsing through newsgroups just like you are now and came across an article similar to this that said you could make thousands of dollars within weeks with only an initial investment...
    manusundr manusundr 46-50, M Aug 22, 2015

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    A Bad Combination

    I have a hyper-active imagination along with excessive curiosity, OCD, and a sensation seeking personality.It's a frustrating combination. First my hyper-active imagination makes me wonder about a lot of similar things that all share a common theme because of my OCD. For the past...
    chrysalid chrysalid 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 20, 2012

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    It Gets Overactive

    when i know I have to go through a certain situation. Say go to a party, ask a professor something. Anything that i know is coming up soon;; i always have to over analyze the whole situation. It wouldnt be me if i didn't.
    lostprophet lostprophet 22-25, F 2 Responses Jan 30, 2010

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    I've lived in Ohio my whole life.

    It's very beautiful here but I've always wanted to live by the beach. When the weather and sky is a certain way here I start to picture and feel like I'm driving towards the beach and the water is right behind the trees. It makes me feel good and when I do finally go to the...
    enigmaticflower enigmaticflower 18-21, F 2 Responses Aug 21, 2015

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    I am not sure if there is anyone else has ever

    experienced this..I have heard about a condition called maladaptive daydreaming, but I have never been diagnosed with anything more than anxiety and depression. I have a very vivid imagination. Sometimes, I spend hours and even days daydreaming. My daydreams are so vivid that I...
    sparkydream sparkydream 18-21, F 2 Responses Aug 29, 2015

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    I Have An Overactive Imagination

    Its cute when your little and awesome when your job requires it. Im 21 and sometimes i feel like my imagination just takes  hold of me and runs my life. I know it makes me who I am and shapes the way i think... but im tired of the odd looks and the "that girl is weird" snickers...
    applescruffs applescruffs 22-25, F 5 Responses Jul 6, 2011

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    I am a writer. I like to make up these

    imaginary worlds with different characters. As soon as I make up one and start working on it, I get another idea for it. It has worked well in some cases. One time I just ended up combining a bunch of the ideas together. I was working on a science fiction book about us traveling...
    theguywiththeredhair theguywiththeredhair 18-21, M 2 Responses Dec 21, 2015

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    Is It Just Me?

    i've been told many times over that i think to much, but seriously, do i think to much or do others think to little. it seems like every three seconds of the day i'm plotting on how to take over the planet or get back at the evil ***** that pissed me off. Like the other day i had...
    hypnoticallure hypnoticallure 16-17, F 2 Responses Aug 6, 2008

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    NowWhat41 NowWhat41 41-45, M 1 Response Jan 6

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    I have always had a vivid imagination.

    As a kid, I could see the 'bad guys' my siblings and I were fighting. I can picture stories in my mind as I read. Dungeons and Dragons, Call of Cthulu, and other role playing games, as well as my writing have kept this ability strong.
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Aug 20, 2015

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    This Is Getting To Be Too Much To Handle-.-

    I tend to get really freaked out about minor things and sometimes I get so freaked out about them I get sick, like have you ever heard a scary story and you told yourself it's not true but somewhere in your brain your still freaking out because you think somehow it could be...
    8jd20qh080 8jd20qh080 13-15 1 Response May 20, 2010

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    I created my own world

    when I was a king. I was a time-travelling-steampunkish elf. Then I decided to make a movie out of it. Still working on it. It made my life much easier, and I still go to that world sometimes.
    AlaRubra AlaRubra 16-17, T Aug 20, 2015

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    Imagination Ruled By Emotions In Music

    It has been this way since I can remember, I have an reguler imagination when I am not listening to music. But when I listen to music my imagination explodes dependng on the type of emotion of the song. I can listen to "He lives in you" I feel like I am with my dad who died 10...
    Pikachu246 Pikachu246 18-21, F Aug 2, 2012

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    A Biscuit Is Never Just A Biscuit; A Lotr Fanboy's Story

    Earlier today I found myself struck by a memory from my childhood. A memory of biscuits. See, I've always abso-freakin'-lutely loved rich tea biscuits. Some people say they're boring and too plain; I ignore these poor misguided souls. Anyway. Moving on to the purpose of...
    KnightyKnight KnightyKnight 22-25, M 1 Response May 12, 2013

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    Picture This

    I am Ryan. My imagination is my favorite part of me. It is a weapon against this world. It is a shield that protects me from the people who attempt to poison me with their lies and cruelty. I wield my imagination like a sword, striking blows against the ignorance of the so-called...
    NegaHeliX NegaHeliX 26-30, M Nov 4, 2012

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    Those high voltage power lines look like they

    could break out into a rave at any second..
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Aug 29, 2015

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    RasinBoy RasinBoy 26-30, M 1 Response Aug 3, 2014

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    KoalaBatBear KoalaBatBear 22-25, F May 7, 2014

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    I Only Heard Of This Problem Today, So Scard Now!

    I posted a question on Yahoo Answers concerning with the fact that i keep getting put of certain foods as they remind me of things that make me sick to the stomach to think about, e.g. i cant eat mushrooms as they remind me of slugs. Someone replied to my question saying i think...
    yazzypoop yazzypoop 16-17, F 2 Responses Nov 1, 2009

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    Learning to Control My Imagination

    I get caught up with images whenever an idea, emotion, thought, etc. passes through my mind when I was younger I was bad with it; so much so that I allowed myself to treat it like it was reality or really possible. I've grown up a lot since then but still find myself...
    Zoftig689 Zoftig689 22-25, F 4 Responses Jun 9, 2009

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    Im 15 and I attend a high school.

    This is a real story about what happens when I feel alone or overwhelmed. When I was a kid, I realy liked watching those old classic movies. The ones like aladin and oliver and company and 101 delmations. .. obviously a whole lot more too. But one of my favourites was and still...
    inmkie inmkie 31-35, M 1 Response Aug 23, 2015

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    An Idea

    Lately, I have been exercising my imagination by roleplaying with a friend. I run Dungeons & Dragons games for whoever wants to play or whoever wants to learn how. It has got to be one of the greatest ways that I have found to give my imagination an outlet and my players have...
    NegaHeliX NegaHeliX 26-30, M 1 Response Nov 20, 2012

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    My imagination often times gets the better of

    me, or well it used to. It still does from time to time when I start to worry or get scared and my mind and imagination start to runaway with themselves and I start envisioning horrible things that might happen in the future. However, I also love to let my imagination overreact...
    GoldenHeart69 GoldenHeart69 22-25, F Aug 20, 2015

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    I adore my imagination.

    Amazing stuff.
    VeraVonKrueger VeraVonKrueger 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 21, 2015

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    I have more of a constant imagination

    and a very random one. What happens to me is that whenever I hear or even think of something, my mind automatically start to imagine it. So much so that sometimes my mind replicates the appropriate senses. But the strange thing is that when I am in this brief day dream state I...
    DrakeoMagister DrakeoMagister 16-17, M Mar 26, 2015

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    This happens to be a fantastic coping mechanism.

    Anyone who has been through some crap and come out on top may attest to the fact that their imagination carried them through. When I get the question "what reality are you basing that on?" Or "that's not the way things are, pull your head out of your *** and come talk to me...
    notsocomplex notsocomplex 31-35, F Aug 20, 2015

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    I wouldn't exactly say I had anger issues, because I am that quiet one, but I feel like when people treat me like sh*t, I'll just let it go for that moment and go on with my day. I...
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