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Cosmic Tyrant
November 13th, 2007, 06:14 AM
Tis may seem kind of out there, but what's your attention span like? Can you tolerate things for long periods, or does everything bore you quickly? Personally, my attention span is so dried up it makes a rasin look like a watermelon, but how about you?

Memory
November 13th, 2007, 06:18 AM
Very short. :x

I started drawing this (http://www.eeveeshq.com/oekakis/eeveekaki/pictures/eeveekaki_367.png) like two weeks ago, and I still think it's amazingly awesome and my best drawing every so far.

But I can't be bothered to finish. XD

Went
November 13th, 2007, 07:33 AM
It depends on the time I have and if there are more important things around I still have an unfinished fan fic from April
The same goes for school, I can't barely stand the last hour, and History is easy for me to pay attention to than Philosophy.

Spaekle Oddberry
November 13th, 2007, 01:02 PM
I'll see something I want to reply to, start typing p a short reply, pick at the wording a little, then get bored and go do something else. I'll end up posting hours later, if at all. :0

I have a short attention span, yeah.

Wish
November 13th, 2007, 01:06 PM
I have a VERY short attention span. I always start up doing some drawing and leave it half finished. I try to lose a few pounds, but I quit because got bored.

Sylphiel
November 13th, 2007, 01:16 PM
My attention span just plain sucks. :x

While there are times when I can sit down and pay attention to one thing for quite a while, more often than not I find that I am way too easily distracted by things. I'll start to do one thing, have another thing catch my attention, and then...totally forget about the first thing until hours later.

Or even days later, depending on how distracted I was and how good my memory's being. <_<

Chikara
November 13th, 2007, 01:25 PM
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^I think that about explains it all :D

I can stare stupidly at something and pretend to be paying attention though!

(I thought this said 'Attention Spam' for a second...)

Jaimes
November 13th, 2007, 02:11 PM
Because I'm a genius, my attention span is uber looooooooong :D

But not so long that I can't get distracted.. like if its really important. XD

Ausaudriel
November 13th, 2007, 02:53 PM
Depends on what I'm doing, actually.

If I'm really into something, I can sit there and do it for days (even foregoing sleep.) However, when it comes to things I don't particularly like.. my attention span tends to get very small. XD; (Selective attention span. :D)

Lilith
November 13th, 2007, 03:04 PM
Depends on what I'm doing, actually.

If I'm really into something, I can sit there and do it for days (even foregoing sleep.) However, when it comes to things I don't particularly like.. my attention span tends to get very small. XD; (Selective attention span. :D)

Same here. XD

My brain dies and I get bored easily at school but if it's something I like, I stick to it till the end. I procrastinate or work slow on like drawings and stuff but I never get bored doing it. :3

Oni Link
November 13th, 2007, 03:16 PM
My Attention-Span rates somewhere in the middle, but it really depends on what it is.
If it's something that takes my interest, I can sit there for hours on end transfixed by it, whereas on the other hand there are things that I couldn't bare to put up with for more than a minute.

Azonic
November 13th, 2007, 03:23 PM
srsly srsly short.

I fell asleep only 10 minutes into class. That was about a year ago. I try to concentrate but I keep on looking into space thinking of things <.<;

♥~*Abby*~♥
November 13th, 2007, 05:38 PM
What attention span? *gets distracted*

I have the attention span of a fly.

Lash
November 13th, 2007, 07:28 PM
I have a bad attention span. It is useful for school though, since I made myself have a short attention span XD
It really comes in handy for school. The teacher/principal will be yelling at me, and I will be thinking about Pokemon, or Linkin Park. I just tilt my head to the left, and look in that direction, drifting off into the clouds, just day dreaming, like J.D. from Scrubs XD

Astinus
November 13th, 2007, 07:34 PM
My attention span varies depending on what it is that I'm doing. I'll keep things simple with one example.

Take reading. I'm reading Congo for fun because I want to. I can read that book for days on end. Same with any other book I want to read for fun. But with the book I'm reading now for American Literature, Benito Cereno, I get bored easily while reading it.

So it all really depends on how interested I am in the subject at hand. I'm willing to fall asleep in Geography class, but in History class, I'm ready and willing to learn.

Kylie-chan
November 13th, 2007, 09:52 PM
When I'm reading, my attention span can be all-consuming. I have great problems concentrating, but the moment I'm reading, I'm pretty much off with the fairies. But I get bored easily because everyone's boring in general because my attention span is pretty slow. /o/ At school, sometimes I tend to get bored and I begin drawing in the back of my book [you won't believe how many books I waste doing that!], but mostly I'm attentive and a Good Student. When I'm at home doing my homeschooling... er... if you want some work done, get back to me in five days. I'll do one question and then wander off.

Oh, and when I'm writing -- I'm hopeless. I have no idea how I pulled NaNoWriMo off last year, but I somehow got to 50,000 in decent time. 8D; This year -- I'll make it. I just need to write more than two words an hour.

Melody
November 13th, 2007, 10:05 PM
My attention span is generally short. D: I can be watching the pokecommunity chatroom and then suddenly get bored and flit about the forums like a crazy fly. I'm a fast reader so that doesnt help.
My attention span tends to suck usually. Really short. XP

But, And here's the big exception My attetion span can become very long indeed if I have a problem staring me in the face that I need to solve. So If I seem like I'm off in dreamland dont get offended. That's just me trying to figure some of you people out. XD
Seriously, I can focus on a problem that's bothering me for days and even weeks and months!
As for things that I am merely interested in I do have a good attention span for those usually. Depends on my mood.

Nacon
November 13th, 2007, 10:06 PM
it all depends for me... I can focus on somethings for hours, even days on end... and others.. not even a few seconds.

Waffle-San
November 13th, 2007, 10:11 PM
Well, to many people's surprise, I actually have a pretty good attention span. Not like I'm always feeling obliged to use it though. :P

Snivi
November 14th, 2007, 07:53 PM
Mine is long. I just cannot pay attention to more than one things at a time.

~*!*~Tatsujin Gosuto~*!*~
November 15th, 2007, 01:50 PM
It depends on what I'm doing. I can be doing something for example like this and then probably in another 5 minutes I might get bored again. School is the worse, I stay in the classroom for like 45 minutes a period and certain classes Entrepreneurship [which I can't even spell] and English I usually go to sleep around 5 minutes after the class begins. They usually yell at me or sometimes throw Chalk at me to wake me up



:t354:TG

♥~*Abby*~♥
November 15th, 2007, 02:22 PM
It depends on what I'm doing. I can be doing something for example like this and then probably in another 5 minutes I might get bored again. School is the worse, I stay in the classroom for like 45 minutes a period and certain classes Entrepreneurship [which I can't even spell] and English I usually go to sleep around 5 minutes after the class begins. They usually yell at me or sometimes throw Chalk at me to wake me up



:t354:TG

My 5th grade teacher did that.

I feel asleep during math last year once...

Abby- zzz...
Mr. Cruice- What is the answer to number 14, Abby?
Abby- Wha?! Uh, 2!

Razer302
November 15th, 2007, 03:15 PM
My attention span during school is bad when the teachers are talking. But when it gets to the work i can spend all lesson on it.

Outside of school have a long one. I can do the same thing for hours.

Grovyle42(Griff8416)
November 15th, 2007, 03:30 PM
It really depends on what I'm doing and what the distractions are. But for the most pretty long.

Natalie♥
November 15th, 2007, 03:39 PM
I normally have a normal attention span, but I can get bored very easily.

zel 2.0
November 15th, 2007, 06:29 PM
...Hmmm, wha?

Well, it's obvious that things that are not interesting will bore me to death (or to sleep, whichever comes first...), even if I try to put more attention, then I get bored even easily...

I once read that a normal person's attention span is close to 12 minutes, probably mine is somewhere near to that.

Star★Seeker
November 15th, 2007, 06:36 PM
Depends on what I'm doing, actually.

If I'm really into something, I can sit there and do it for days (even foregoing sleep.) However, when it comes to things I don't particularly like.. my attention span tends to get very small. XD; (Selective attention span. :D)Ditto, mine depends on the situation too, fun, yes, school, sometimes, Social Studies/History, ya think?!No, can't stand it.

Sammi
November 15th, 2007, 07:51 PM
I think my attention span's getting worse. I love to write, but I just can't do it for long periods of time. Or, at least, not on the computer. If it's on paper, I can write for hours without break. But there's just something about typing it that I can't sit down for hours.

...okay, so maybe my attention span is just bad for writing. Internet? Just fine. Video games? Just fine. Homework? Just as bad as writing.

So, I guess I'm selective. :3

Idiot!
November 15th, 2007, 08:25 PM
I get bored when I have to pay attention to something I hate. I have a great attention span, especially when I put my mind into it. It's just that I don't feel like using it sometimes.

Soul Eater
November 15th, 2007, 08:53 PM
I have ADHD so my Attention span tends to be very short. XD

agent destroyer
November 15th, 2007, 09:04 PM
i have a short attchion span and a really bad at remembering

Scytheteen
November 17th, 2007, 07:30 PM
A lot of the times I get so bored. Someone can just be talking and I'll just stop listening. xD. Sometimes though, I can stay attentive so I voted for short.

Himawarii
November 18th, 2007, 06:11 PM
Mines is pretty short..little things distract me alot >_>;

Ayano Katagiri
November 19th, 2007, 01:40 AM
Depending on the situation, the length of my attention span varies...
E.g. In class, depending on what class, I could be completely focused for the whole period in one subject but bored in another. My attention span usually can last quite a while unless I'm bored or annoyed at the time..

However, studying or revising is another story...
My attention span then is so short!! I get too easily distracted.

~Ray-Mantine~
November 19th, 2007, 04:52 AM
My attention span? I don't think I even have one, Today, I fell asleep after 12 mins in my Arabic class, and when I go to do my home work, I do it for like 10 seconds, then I go on the Internet or watch my turtle swim~!