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    Opening plastic bags at the supermarket. I get flustered every time.
    Haha, this!! I try to avoid self checkout when I can lool.

    Also, I can't ride a bike or ice skate. I only learnt how to swim last summer. I also sometimes have trouble tying a knot.
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    knowing my left from right :moon:
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    How to go potty
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    I can't tie my shoelaces for toffee, my gym trainers are Velcro, the looks I get
    I also can't click my fingers?
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    Making a phone call 0_o serious nerves there, that also swimming.... have serious nightmares from when I nearly drowned when I was seven :/ and riding a bike...
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    Leaving the house. Talking to people. Understanding people when they talk (damn Northern Irish accents). Shopping.
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    I almost always find it involves orange food and pale coloured clothing.:rolleyes: Someone once asked me if I wanted a bib. I don't think he was joking.
    Yup, just so happens that everytime we're having bolognaise for dinner, I'm wearing a white shirt :lol:
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    Looking at threads like this and getting a confidence boost.
    I have a inability to write neatly, but who needs handwriting?
    Similar to that a pen or pencil can't stay in my hand. Then again, I'm always throwing it...
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    * I can't ride a bike.
    * I can't swim.
    * I have absolutely zero fashion sense. Most people seem to know what goes with what and what's in and what's out, but I don't.
    * I'm uncoordinated and can easily trip over my own feet, so I'll add being graceful to the list.
    * Socialising. Including talking over the phone.
    * And applying myself to my studies. I get by on doing the absolute minimum. And I get pretty good grades that way. It makes me feel guilty, though, because I know I should do more and wonder what my grades would be like if I actually put in the work.
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    I can't:

    - Whistle
    - Ride a bike
    - Swim
    - Get a job

    Yep, that's me.
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    (Original post by R Dragon)
    1) waking up early
    2) going to bed early (when I need to)
    3) sticking to timetables (which I spend hours organising)
    SAME

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    Opening water bottles. I just can't.
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    (Original post by miser)
    Choosing the correct direction to turn so that me and someone walking towards me don't walk into each other.
    That seems to happen much more often with left handed people like moi
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    Holding in my emotions like a normal human being when I'm in public. I just get excited very easily and I get emotional so easily too :cry2:
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    Automated shopping tills. Something always goes wrong.

    No one wants to use them though. I always find myself in ques with other people for a staff ran till. There is normally some staff member trying to get us to use the angry automated ones.
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    Holding in farts
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    I'm terrible on the phone, I always end up like a stuttering wreck

    I'm also quite terrible at walking in a straight line without tripping over, to be honest...dyspraxia probs.
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    Talking on the phone. And some people wonder why I never have my phone on and why I prefer to text.
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    (Original post by Bethaaaaany)
    I'm also quite terrible at walking in a straight line without tripping over, to be honest...dyspraxia probs.
    Do you reckon if two dyspraxic people held each other up a little they'd get a straight line?

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    Multitasking, I am pathologically incapable, especially when there is background noise. I like to blame it on my health but it's probably just me being blonde
 
 
 
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