We all possess distinctive strengths and talents, and chances are, there’s something you excel at more than almost anyone else. Whether it’s tackling intricate problems or spreading joy through your humor, there’s a unique flair that sets you apart.
A user asked the forum, “What are you better at than 99% of people?”. Here are some responses he got!
FORGETTING NAMES ON CONTACT
“Forgetting names on contact. I’ve even forgotten the names of long-time neighbors. Sometimes, it’s a wonder I can find home.”
I AM BETTER THAN I AM
“Thinking I’m better than I am. I may be the best at it!.”
“If I’ve seen the face, then I’ll recognize it anywhere afterward, no matter the changes they’ve made to their appearance.”
PREPARING TECHNICAL DRAWINGS
“Preparing technical drawings. Been doing it for nearly 20 years now.”
TOP AT PLAYING BASS GUITAR
“I figure I’m in the top 1% of humanity at playing bass guitar. I don’t think 800 million bass players are on the planet, so I’m in the top 1% by default.”
“I sleep between 8 and 9 hours every night, and that’s apparently “more than 99% of the users”.”
“It doesn’t scare me. I had to give a book report in front of the class when I was 7. I made a joke, and everyone laughed. It made me see public speaking as a positive thing.”
“I am very, very observant. But quiet, and people don’t notice me observing.”
RECITING ALL 50 US STATES
Reciting all 50 US states off the top of my head in 50 seconds. I’m in the UK. I am trying to understand why I can do this. I can also recite all 50 state capitals but not relatively as fast.”
PLAYING THE PIANO
“Playing the piano. I’m dead average, but I’m sure 80 million different people can’t play better than me.”
BEING OVERLY BLUNT
“Being overly blunt when people want real harsh advice instead of validation. My friends are legit. They tell me they come to me because I am honest and will call them back to earth when they are delusionally stupid or making a problem out of nothing. To this day, I don’t know if I should take it as a compliment or not.”
BETTER THAN 99% WITH ONE FULL HAND
“Having one full hand and having another hand that’s missing most of the fingers. Easily better than 99% of the population at it.”
COUNTING TURKEYS OUTSIDE THE CAR
“Counting turkeys outside the car window without looking up from my Gameboy color.”
“Clapping! I clap the loudest.”
HARSH SELF CRITICISM
“Harsh self-criticism… no one is as mean to me as I am to me.”
“So it annoys me when someone tells me I’m overthinking. Because why do they think I don’t know that I’m overthinking, and who do they think they are to think they need to tell me I’m overthinking, which I know I’m doing because I’ve thought about it.”
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