An unexpected skill or talent.

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  1. wrenfrost56 profile image81
    wrenfrost56posted 8 years ago

    I was asked to join a darts team a few weeks ago, as they had to make up numbers. I reluctantly agreed to keep the team going. I had not played darts before and didn't think i would be any good.
    However our team won last night smile and I even got the double to win one of our games!

    Has anyone else discovered an unexpected skill or talent that they never knew they had.

    1. prettydarkhorse profile image64
      prettydarkhorseposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      wow congrats!

      sometime ago I went to a karaoke bar and then they forced me to sing i belted out a song and after i sang. they like standing ovation I was so embarrased, but i smile because I could sing indeed!

      1. wrenfrost56 profile image81
        wrenfrost56posted 8 years agoin reply to this

        Thanks prettydarkhorse, I am still in shock! smile Karaoke, thats so cool, great job.

        1. prettydarkhorse profile image64
          prettydarkhorseposted 8 years agoin reply to this

          ur welcome

    2. tksensei profile image60
      tksenseiposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      Keep playing and you'll soon see how addictive, frustrating, and fun it can be. Don't let beginners luck go to your head. The darts will know.

      1. wrenfrost56 profile image81
        wrenfrost56posted 8 years agoin reply to this

        LOL OMG, I had not thought of that! It is fun and I have a highly addictive personality, so I imagine I will be buying a board before the year is out. smile

    3. Stimp profile image73
      Stimpposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      Good for YOU!!!!  Wait till you get your first hat trick....you will be thrilled.  I've been an avid shooter for over 20 years and I know the thrill you feel.  Good Job, and keep going.

    4. mistywild profile image60
      mistywildposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      Actually, writing. I think.

    5. Lady_E profile image63
      Lady_Eposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      Wow, well done. You never know until you try.

      I attended a Personal Life Coach Training Course, all Last weekend - with the aim of Coaching Youth later on in life. In one of the activities, my partner in the workshop had to give me feedback through the interactivity we had.

      The feedback she gave, highlighted a few skills which I didn't know I had and I was quite touched. I'd feel like I was blowing my Trumpet if I wrote them - but in answer to your question. "I have".  smile

  2. The Rope profile image53
    The Ropeposted 8 years ago

    WOW!  I'm feeling underachieved.  LOL  Congrats to both of you!

    1. wrenfrost56 profile image81
      wrenfrost56posted 8 years agoin reply to this

      Thanks V much. Underachieved the rope? not so! smile

  3. The Rope profile image53
    The Ropeposted 8 years ago

    Bumping this back to the "All" tab in forums.  Seems to have been stuck in my "Your" tab.

  4. Pearldiver profile image79
    Pearldiverposted 8 years ago

    Seems you have found a new talent lol

    1. wrenfrost56 profile image81
      wrenfrost56posted 8 years agoin reply to this

      Or maybe beginners luck! lol

  5. Pearldiver profile image79
    Pearldiverposted 8 years ago

    You will find that you have to check yourself on a regular basis!
    When you become addicted... you tend to see others (their faces, backsides and backs) as potential targets for making a bullseye lol

    1. wrenfrost56 profile image81
      wrenfrost56posted 8 years agoin reply to this

      That sounds like the voice of experience. smile

      1. Pearldiver profile image79
        Pearldiverposted 8 years agoin reply to this

        I've been known to throw a spear or two big_smile

        1. wrenfrost56 profile image81
          wrenfrost56posted 8 years agoin reply to this

          I'm suitably impressed, thats way cooler then darts.

    2. prettydarkhorse profile image64
      prettydarkhorseposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      LOL

  6. Sandy Thorn profile image55
    Sandy Thornposted 8 years ago

    I have shot a gun only a handful of times in my life, but I can hit near or on the bullseye every time.

    1. Pearldiver profile image79
      Pearldiverposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      Well then consider yourself OUT of My Black Book! lol
      Every morning when I look in the mirror... All I see is a damn bullseye on my forehead! hmm

      1. Sandy Thorn profile image55
        Sandy Thornposted 8 years agoin reply to this

        LOL!

    2. wrenfrost56 profile image81
      wrenfrost56posted 8 years agoin reply to this

      Wow, thats difficult, a gun has such power.

  7. NaomiR profile image88
    NaomiRposted 8 years ago

    Very cool! I'm the worst shot ever.

    1. wrenfrost56 profile image81
      wrenfrost56posted 8 years agoin reply to this

      But a good musician! smile

  8. Stimp profile image73
    Stimpposted 8 years ago

    my unexpected talent....if you want to call it that....is writing.

  9. Daniel Carter profile image72
    Daniel Carterposted 8 years ago

    Several years ago, I discovered I could write. I kept getting frustrated with lyricists words and finally started writing my own, and actually had a 1 act play produced at university. But more recently, having been single for several years, I found that cooking can actually be fun, and I apparently have a knack for "improving" recipes. I had no idea about this.

    Mind you, I don't really care to cook much. I think most of the time it's a bother. Especially clean up, but I find myself going into kitchen and cooking stores and buying a new better quality piece of cookery or something just so I can have what I want when I entertain.

    Very odd, really. I like it and don't like it. I guess it's a once-in-a-while thing for me.

  10. Shalini Kagal profile image60
    Shalini Kagalposted 8 years ago

    Hopeless at sports but great at Wii tennis and bowling smile

  11. profile image0
    Revive@OwnRiskposted 8 years ago

    I didn't expect to be a writer, but I find myself driven to this, and now I want to really increase my skills. A pleasant surprise, actually.

  12. profile image0
    Crazdwriterposted 8 years ago

    All right wren you throw' em darts...just don't hit anyone big_smile just kidding. Good for you. I hope you have tons of fun with your new talent smile

    And yes the whole engraving art is my unexpected talent smile

  13. alekhouse profile image84
    alekhouseposted 8 years ago

    I always said I would never go into business. I didn't think I'd be good at it. 16 years ago I fell into running a small business, a bed and breakfast. Turns out I'm pretty good at it. Who knew?

  14. profile image0
    cosetteposted 8 years ago

    i am really good at ping-pong.

    Forrest Gump good.

    i also have other skills but, this being a g-rated forum... wink

  15. Choke Frantic profile image79
    Choke Franticposted 8 years ago

    I usually shy away from social situations, and yet I always seem to give the right advice to people when they need it.

  16. profile image0
    mtsi1098posted 8 years ago

    I just tried a snow boarding game for the Wii with the fit board and did real well...

 
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