THINGS THAT ARE COOL TO BE GOOD AT BUT NOT SO COOL TO BE REALLY GOOD AT
Added on: 16th Aug 2016
REMEMBERING PEOPLE'S PERSONAL INFORMATION
This can be useful, but if you’re too good at it things
can get awkward.
CORNHOLE (BEAN BAG TOSS)
This is cool to sort of play on weekends before football
games, but if you’re joining leagues and whatnot,
well that’s slightly less cool.
GAMES ON YOUR PHONE
Beating Angry Birds is something to talk about, but if all
do you is beat Angry Birds, you need to reassess
Not making noise in the office/library/elsewhere can be
nice, but if you’re always sneaking up on people,
that might freak them out a bit.
It’s nice to be good at it and have fun during family get
togethers but if you’re too good, those get togethers
can turn sour real quick.
It’s a nice party trick, but if this is the only thing you do,
it suddenly becomes slightly less cool.
If you’re having fun with friends it’s ok, but once you start
winning all the time, that can send the wrong signal
about how you spend your free time.
Dancing is always cool, even if it’s a video game. But just like
with regular video games, there is a point where more
skill leads to less cool.
Whipping out a card trick at dinner can be entertaining.
Doing magic for a living though, that puts you in the
“potentially weird” category.