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I'm actually kind of stupid but people seem to think I'm clever...

This sounds like a dumb thing to say but it's true, and even more stupidly on my part it annoys me, people expect stuff that's not true, but then I guess many people are expected to be stuff they're not...
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(Original post by me!)
I'm actually kind of stupid but people seem to think I'm clever...

This sounds like a dumb thing to say but it's true, and even more stupidly on my part it annoys me, people expect stuff that's not true, but then I guess many people are expected to be stuff they're not...
I have the opposite approach. I'm rarely given the credit I deserve for my humungous intellect.
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no, people think i'm stupid, and a lot of the time i am
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Everyone thinks that, but so many people underestimate their skill.
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I have the opposite approach. I'm rarely given the credit I deserve for my humungous intellect.
Me too
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People think I'm really clever and that I know the answer to everything. They all ask me stupid questions like 'do we have to answer it on the sheet'?

I'm not really anything special, if not dumb compared to folk on here.
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I have the opposite approach. I'm rarely given the credit I deserve for my humungous intellect.
And your wopping modesty
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Everyone thinks that, but so many people underestimate their skill.
But I am stoopid and people think I'm much cleverer than I actually am...
and extremely stoopid compared to the people on here, I can't even spell stoopid
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See how you do on this test:

http://www.iqtest.dk/main.swf
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My friends at school always used to say I was "very intelligent but stupid as hell."
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See how you do on this test:

http://www.iqtest.dk/main.swf
I got 80 on your test by clicking blindly I did get a superb time of 10 seconds though.
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I got 80 on your test by clicking blindly I did get a superb time of 10 seconds though.
I got 81 by clicking blindly
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I am probably cleverer than I think I am. Everybody thinks I am quite clever and my nickname with my mates it he mad professor.

I guess I must be fairly clever as I got 65% average for last semester which is just 4% of a first.
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I am probably cleverer than I think I am. Everybody thinks I am quite clever and my nickname with my mates it he mad professor.

I guess I must be fairly clever as I got 65% average for last semester which is just 4% of a first.
I think youre giving yourself way too much credit mate.
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I wouldn't say I'm clever, but I'm a good all rounder, and can remember silly little facts ands stuff. Tho people I hardly will say I'm clever, I must have that aura
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maybe they are dumber than you (no offense), so they think that you are smart because you are just smarter than them...

And i know that you know how to spell stupid because you said it yourself that you don't know how to spell stupid properly, meaning that you know that you're spelling it wrong, so the correction would be obvious...( i hope this makes sense)
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I got 103 on that test clicking blindly
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People at my school who know me think I am clever and know most things but really it is just common sense guessing, but then they also see me as an idiot occasionly and ask me how I can be as smart as I am when i did what I just did.
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The problem with me is not that people overestimate my intelligence (in my view it's hard to do that ) but they initially try to link my intelligence to my personality. What I mean is, if on first impression I appear clever, they'll take me to be a boffin or geek etc., but if their first impression is that I'm just a decent guy they'll be shocked to discover my intelligence.
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(Original post by silent p......?)
People at my school who know me think I am clever and know most things but really it is just common sense guessing, but then they also see me as an idiot occasionly and ask me how I can be as smart as I am when i did what I just did.
this has got nothin to do with this thread but .... silent p, what happened to that weird ass cult u were abt to start some while ago
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