People Reveal What Skills They Should Have Mastered By Now But Haven't
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Believe it or not, I don't know how to whistle, much to the surprise of just about everyone I know. I also can't blow a bubble while chewing gum, so I'm clearly a failure at life, right?

But at least I know how to do laundry and keep a clean home, unlike some of the people who responded to Redditor biomann when they asked "Adults of reddit, what is something you should have mastered by now, but failed to do so?"


"It has gotten worse..."

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Handwriting. It has gotten worse not better - peaked at 4th grade.

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"It's required..."

Small talk is the bane of my existence. It's required in so many social and business settings but I hit so many walls while going through it. I know the basic format, I know what people want to hear/discuss, but that doesn't stop from me being awkward as fuck some times. It's mostly because I hate small talk and it just feels so fake to me.

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"My taxes."

My taxes. I'm 32 and my wife still insists on doing them. Even if I did do them, she would redo them to make sure it was perfect.

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"Not letting..."

Not letting stupid people's opinions bother me. I get so many ignorant comments that I don't engage with because I think they're a waste of time. But I think about them anyway. Forever.

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"Making friends."

Making friends. But most importantly maintaining the friendship.

It just fizzles out. I wonder why.

I am an avoidant according to Attachment Theory. Maybe that's why.

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"I'm 44."

I'm 44. I was taught the wrong way to tie shoes. My shoes ALWAYS become untied unless I deliberately force myself to tie them the proper way.

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"Going to bed..."

Going to bed and getting up at the same time every day in a consistent routine.

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"Every time..."

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Every time I bite my tongue or the inside of my cheek, I am reminded how I still have not mastered chewing after decades of chewing daily.

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"Calling companies..."

Calling companies that send me my bills (phone, electricity, internet, etc) and investigating why there was an increase in my payments or an additional charge.

Basically that means I suck at confrontation, I'd rather sit back and just pay it than seek conflict and resolution even though I was in the right to do so.

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"Laundry."

Laundry. I mean, I can put stuff in the machine and add soap and press a button, but there are so many other ways to remove stains and sort delicates and iron shirts and extra buttons that do whatever, and I don't understand it. My in-laws can bleach stuff! I have no idea how to use bleach without destroying everything in sight.

Press start and the machine goes, that's what I know.

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People Explain Which Behaviors Are Associated With Men But Actually Everyone Does Them
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There are things men do that easily annoy the opposite sex, simply by being a guy.

"That's such a dude move," or "typical male," can be examples of snide remarks made following disapproving gender-specific behavior.

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It still amazes me that we live in a world where people are charged for drinking water. Water is a necessity! I have a lot of disdain for companies like Nestle, which siphons millions of gallons of water from entire communities only to sell it back to them.

What the hell is up with that? Does that not sound dystopian to anyone else? Okay, then. Water should be free – this should not be controversial.

People shared their thoughts with us after Redditor that_boy_ste asked the online community,

"You can make one thing/service free for the entire planet. What are you making free?"
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People Share TV Shows From Their Childhood That No One Seems To Remember
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When I was a kid, I would occasionally watch this show called Big Bag. It went off the air more than 20 years ago and it seemed to only play at five or six in the morning. If I happened to wake up early, I'd catch it. It was targeted toward preschool viewers and was fun and silly, a partnership between Cartoon Network and what is now the Sesame Workshop.

Sometimes I wonder if I'm the only person who remembers it existed. But I'm not the only one with this kind of dilemma.

People shared their thoughts with us after Redditor LegitimateMangoHeir asked the online community,

"What's a show from your childhood that no one else seems to remember?"
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