Let's be real here—not all of us are destined to become a genius violinist or a world-class dancer. Heck, even being an average human being sometimes proves to be too tedious. And it's okay—we're not cut from the same cloth, meaning that we all possess different kind of talents. However, some of them are getting labeled as "useless." Is it fair? I'm no expert to answer. All I can say is that my talent of twisting my feet backwards is yet to come in handy...

Some time ago, one redditor asked people to share the useless talents that they have. Believe it or not, people are full of talents that are considered useless, but are nonetheless fun and fascinating! Someone's weirdly good at recognizing fonts, while another person can hit just about anything within 60 feet with a rock. Who's going to argue that it's not impressive?

Scroll down below to read the 50 most upvoted answers from the redditors, and after reading about other people's useless skills and talents, don't forget to share yours in the comment section down below!

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#1

I can disapoint anyone

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Aubryanna Walker
Community Member
1 month ago

lol same

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#2

I’m not 100% accurate but I can look at people and tell where they’re from without hearing them speak a single word. I’m American and can do this with Americans as well as non Americans. Example: last summer I had a group of 5 and I identified 2 Belgians, a French and a German. One was so unbelievably impressed that he offered me $50 if I could precisely identify the 5th person, a woman, in the group. I looked at her, guessed French Algiers, and won the most unlikely $50 of my life. I’m a small legend in my line of work and the tourists are dumbfounded every [damn] time.

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MADELEINE KIMBALL
Community Member
1 month ago

sherlock holmes?

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#3

I can fold a fitted sheet so well that it looks indiscernible from a folded flat sheet.

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WILLIAM FAULK
Community Member
1 month ago

Lucky! I can barely put a fitted sheet on a queen mattress!

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#4

I can count the letters in any sentence while the sentence is being spoken and still pay attention to what the person is saying. I've done this since I was around 10. It's compulsive. I can't quit doing it.

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Autumn
Community Member
1 month ago

I think that's kinda cool. But I can see how it would get annoying...

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#5

I can think of a song to fit any situation or at least change the lyrics of one to fit. I do it automatically without even thinking. It only takes me a second and is completely pointless.

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Soodney
Community Member
1 month ago

parodies are in your future

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#6

I am genetically unable to get brain freeze. I can chug an entire slushy without consequence.

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WILLIAM FAULK
Community Member
1 month ago

Good, you can enter a slushie chugging contest!

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#7

I can take a nap for a specified amount of time, like say 22 minutes. I also know right before a timer is about to go off

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Oof Me
Community Member
1 month ago

whoa, that's so cool

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#8

i can pull apart two pieces of flat lego without using my teeth

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Tye Dye Llama
Community Member
1 month ago

YOU HAVE REAL SUPERPOWERS

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#9

I can laugh genuinely with a completely straight face. It creeps people out

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WILLIAM FAULK
Community Member
1 month ago

Soo, if you dont have botox, then im impressed.

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#10

Always put the USB in the right way on the first try

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Harry Potter
Community Member
1 month ago

i never get that right. "Which side is up, right, left...?" *throws USB at wall*

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#11

I'm really good at catching things that are falling because I clumsily knocked them over. I'm like an oaf in the front half of a second, and a ninja on the back half; I have roughly the same number of spills as the average person, but with extra steps. I've done it with multiple falling objects, behind my back, with my feet - things usually don't hit the ground around me.

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Alien_cos
Community Member
1 month ago

Same here! I’m a MASSIVE klutz but my reflexes are SUPER fast!

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#12

I genetically don't produce body odor (B.O.)

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WILLIAM FAULK
Community Member
1 month ago

Lucky, you save money on deodorant!

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#13

I can do a ton of voices. You'd think it would be useful, but I've been trying to get into voice acting for 20 years.

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WILLIAM FAULK
Community Member
1 month ago

Ouch, I wonder if he can do Smeagle.

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#14

I once entered a talent competition playing the recorder using my nose. The judges were confused and decided I wasn't worthy of first place.

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MADELEINE KIMBALL
Community Member
1 month ago

are you... are you the john cena kid?

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#15

I have none. But my husband! Name almost any dead celebrity and he can tell you where they are buried. Sometimes he can tell you who they are buried next to.

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MADELEINE KIMBALL
Community Member
1 month ago

... ma'am I don't think your husband is who you think he is

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#16

Being able to pick things up with my toes when I'm too lazy to bend down.

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Minerva Mcgonagall
Community Member
1 month ago

I do this all the time

Harry Potter
Community Member
1 month ago

Professor?

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Ms LaDonna
Community Member
1 month ago

SAME! Prehensile toes... :-)

Imperfekt
Community Member
1 month ago

My older sister could pinch us with her toes hard enough to leave a whelp and often even a bruise.

Computernaut
Community Member
1 month ago

Sounds like my sister, she can pinch people with her toes. Don't ask.

Jessica Nametz
Community Member
1 month ago (edited)

Me too! Monkey toes, but they are actually quite helpful. I can open a round door handle with them, too. Plus being pregnant, it really comes in handy not to have to bend over.

Zoe J.
Community Member
1 month ago

This is far from an useless talent. I can as well, and it is quiet useful.

Sniper 101
Community Member
1 month ago

ya i can also do that...somtimes

SHSL Hope Bagel
Community Member
1 month ago

lol i do this

Juan Hernandez
Community Member
1 month ago

i thought every one could do these

Becca Gizmo the Squirrel
Community Member
1 month ago

I can curl all my toes under and run around on my toe knuckles. Have since I could walk. I can have my toes completely curled under and still have heel on floor.

I Liquored On
Community Member
1 month ago

Back in my late teens and early twenties, when i was much more flexible, i could and often did smoke with my toes. I read about a character in a sc-ifi book who grew up in zero g and had long limbs that would do it. Though it sounded cool so i tried it. Mostly just to freak people out.

JozeeMom
Community Member
1 month ago

Ha ha! Me too.

Silver Frost
Community Member
1 month ago

I do it to saves time

Ms.GB
Community Member
1 month ago

I am really good at this too, my dad told me I have monkey feet.

Calypso poet
Community Member
1 month ago

That's what my husband says about me!

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Isabel Care
Community Member
3 weeks ago

I can't bend so I do this. I am less able to do it in cold weather....due to socks

marie elle
Community Member
3 weeks ago

Mee too. It is necessery having kids.

serenagun
Community Member
1 month ago

i have this talent

Rosie Blake
Community Member
1 month ago

i can use a mouse with my feet

Carrie Roettger
Community Member
1 month ago

I used to be able to do that. Neuropathy in my feet ended that.

Patricia Kasprowski
Community Member
1 month ago

I do too but not out of laziness. It is my super power!

Nikki Angulo
Community Member
1 month ago

I used to be able to do this with either foot, but then I dropped a tv on my right foot and now my big toe has no joint, and the two toes next to it don’t really bend much either. SUPER annoying when you feel like you need to crack your toe knuckles, and you just can’t do it!

Sent From The Slytherin House
Community Member
1 month ago

same, same

Sarina Greenhaven
Community Member
1 month ago

That's my sister everyday

Mini Kitty and Luna
Community Member
1 month ago

i can do that

Coco
Community Member
1 month ago

everybody does it.

Peter Bear
Community Member
1 month ago

Same here!

Lsai Aeon
Community Member
1 month ago

I've done this since I was about 18 months old, so has my son

ADHORTATOR
Community Member
1 month ago

Same, comes from my fathers family...my son and daughter do it also

Amber Phillips
Community Member
1 month ago

meee tooooo

Charlie Hyduk
Community Member
1 month ago

I feel like all of us do this

Aubryanna Walker
Community Member
1 month ago

same

Alien_cos
Community Member
1 month ago

Y E S

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#17

I never forget a face. If I’ve seen it once I’ll remember it if I ever see it again.

Pictures are a little harder because it’s a frozen moment in time and they may never look the same way.

Case in point, when I was 12 my dad introduced me to a guy and we chatted for a few moments. Almost 30 years later my dad and I were out and I said, “Dad, is that so and so?” And sure enough, it was and my dad was able to reconnect with someone he hadn’t seen in 20 years.

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Jessica Nametz
Community Member
1 month ago

I am like this, especially with celebrities and people in movies. I can see a few seconds of them and name them, especially with older movies they are in and their younger selves vs. them now.

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#18

I'm weirdly good at recognizing fonts

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Natalia Garcia
Community Member
1 month ago

That's really useful in editorial design !!!

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#19

With a couple of warm ups to get the weight, i can flip a coin for the same result consecutively a bunch of times. My record is 44. Can usually/reliably do at least 20 every time.

Works best with a UK 2 pence piece.

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WILLIAM FAULK
Community Member
1 month ago

enter a bet, on which side it will land on, make some street hustlin'

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#20

I can tell by the sounds of many different songbirds when there is a bird of prey flying overhead

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Tye Dye Llama
Community Member
1 month ago

That’s so cool!

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#21

I have a hyper-realistic impression of a dog bark. My friends will think there is an actual dog around and get disappointed when they realize that it was me.

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Misterscooter
Community Member
1 month ago

Beware of human.

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#22

I can balance almost anything on the palm of my open hand. Rake, golf club, shovel, open ladder, work and alcoholism.

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¯_(ツ)_/¯
Community Member
1 month ago

dang

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#23

I can put my legs behind my head.

I've yet to be kidnapped but hope it may be useful then.

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Ian Taggart
Community Member
1 month ago

There's a business called "Extreme Kidnapping" that's got you covered.

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#24

I can move my ears independent from my face and vibrate my eyes. No idea why.

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Titas Burinskas
BoredPanda Staff
1 month ago

The ear moving thing is an old atavistic gene from the times when we were different species.

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#25

I can throw up on command. Gross and not nearly as useful as crying.

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WILLIAM FAULK
Community Member
1 month ago

Dman, I wish I could do that, I could get out of school whenever. me: "dammit, the exam is today!" pukes on command, "mommy, I don't fee-" *pukes again.

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#26

I can cup my hands together and shoot water 10-12ft in a straight line. It’s like always having a water gun on me. When I do it without water it makes a fart noise, which is like always having a whoopie cushion

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Tye Dye Llama
Community Member
1 month ago

Awesome.

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#27

I can write without looking. Theoretically, I could write an essay blindfolded.

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Misterscooter
Community Member
1 month ago

Using lined paper or blank paper? Either is impressive.

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#28

I sing Gregorian chant on pitch and accurately, practicing it at least 1 hr. per day.

But it's a useless skill as there are no chant choirs or need for it in my area.

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WILLIAM FAULK
Community Member
1 month ago

Man, that would suck.

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#29

I can switch accents that are actually convincing mid convo.

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WILLIAM FAULK
Community Member
1 month ago

English and american, not so good at german yet tho.

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#30

I can solve a rubiks cube in around 9 seconds. Unless I get faster it's not like I can make money from it or anything lol.

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WILLIAM FAULK
Community Member
1 month ago

have spent years, and I only get white.

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