(Closed) Do you have any talents?

posted 7 years ago in The Lounge
  • poll: Well, do you?

    Yes, see comment.


    Yes, but can't say (don't be shy!)


  • Post # 47
    4813 posts
    Honey bee
    • Wedding: June 2014

    Yes, if being able to hang a spoon from my nose counts. 

    Post # 48
    9806 posts
    Buzzing Beekeeper
    • Wedding: September 2013

    I used to play the violin but I haven’t in years so I wouldn’t consider that a talent!

    I pick up languages very easily but that’s about it!

    Post # 49
    91 posts
    Worker bee
    • Wedding: September 2013

    I can sing and play guitar. I used to do it for a living, need to get back at it, those were the days *sigh*

    Post # 50
    592 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: November 2012

    I make jewelry and have a little shop on Etsy 🙂

    Post # 51
    1443 posts
    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: May 2011

    I play flute/piccolo. I studied music in college, and originally wanted to be a professional musician. I convinced myself I’d not make good money that way, so instead I got a degree in journalism…which is laughable since the newspaper industry is now dying at a not-so-slow pace. 😛

    I think I’m pretty ok at sewing and crafting. I have an Etsy shop where I sell geeky diaper covers.  My husband seems to be a jack-of-all-trades, though: juggling, yo-yo (all sorts of crazy tricks!), disc golf, singing, woodworking, cooking, climbing, snowboarding…I can only hope our kid gets his motor skills and not mine. I’m doing good to chew gum and walk at the same time!

    Post # 52
    2702 posts
    Sugar bee
    • Wedding: September 2012

    Like one PP said, I think I’m more of a jack of all trades than a master at something.  I not super good at one thing, but I’m pretty good at a lot of things.  I can play the piano fairly well (though I’m extremely shy about it), salsa dance, I am fairly crafty, and am pretty athletic (I lettered in volleyball, tennis, and lacrosse in high school and I played softball and basketball for years).  I’m also very outdoorsy (I can back-country camp, canoe, rock climb, mountain climb, fish a little, et.).

    But my weirdest talent is that I can attract bears like nobody’s business.  90% of the time when I venture into the wilderness during non-hibernating season, I encounter a bear.  It’s kind of ridiculous.


    There are lots of things I wish I were better at though.  I suck at doing my make-up and hair, I’m not a very good cook, and I really wish I could play the guitar.  I took lessons for a while but never really caught on.  I also wish I could speak another language.  I took Spanish in high school, but I’ve forgotten most of it.


    Post # 53
    1409 posts
    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: February 2009

    I can draw and paint pretty well. 

    Post # 54
    2481 posts
    Buzzing bee
    • Wedding: August 2012

    I am an expert at untying and untangling knots of all kinds (string, shoelaces, necklaces, yarn, etc.)

    I know how to tie very pretty bows and am constantly asked by my friends and co-workers to tie their sashes/ribbons. 

    I am a decent (mostly self-taught) graphic designer and I am great at editing and correcting photos. 

    Post # 55
    2854 posts
    Sugar bee
    • Wedding: August 2015

    I play saxophone.

    I decorate cakes.

    And I can say the alphabet backwards super fast…like in 5 seconds!

    Post # 56
    916 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: September 2012

    @Mimoza:  I’m a decent cook, play a few instruments and sing, and am really into crafts.

    Post # 57
    348 posts
    Helper bee
    • Wedding: October 2014

    I’m really good at learning languages–I speak 6 languages (English, Russian, Spanish, Polish, French & Italian) & can read to varying levels a few more (Ukrainian, OCS, etc.).  I have an OPI score or Proficiency for Russian & French & will be taking my Italian Proficiency exam in the Spring.


    Can’t sing worth a damn though. That’s one talent I really really wish I had, but everyone in my family sounds like someone is strangling a cat.

    Post # 58
    1344 posts
    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: October 2013 - Vine Street Church

    Singing (I’m a coloratura soprano) and drawing (with Prismacolors).

    ETA: Oh, and I’m also good a mimicking pitches and such in voices, so when I’m learning a language (my best are French and Japanese), I can sound relatively native.

    Post # 59
    293 posts
    Helper bee
    • Wedding: August 2014

    I’m a classically trained flutist!

    Post # 60
    2239 posts
    Buzzing bee
    • Wedding: October 2012

    I think I sing well, I’m crafty, I’m good at baking, and I’m good at decorating too =)

    Post # 61
    123 posts
    Blushing bee
    • Wedding: September 2015

    Music is a talent I’ve had since I can remember. I can play many instruments by ear without being trained, and have very accurate pitch when singing.

    Artistic things are another talent. I love to draw and can shade with pencils really well. 


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