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Yusshin
April 28th, 2010, 02:58 PM
Hrm.. Well, this thought came to mind while talking with Chiku.

I have a terrible memory. Unless you make a kind of "impact" in my life, I'll forget who you are three months after we start talking. I can pass by things fifty times and not realize I had forgotten to clean it up, or that my dad had asked me to do something. I'll walk to the store, just a block away, and forget what I'm supposed to buy. I've had many people re-add me to MSN, and I don't know who they are. They always say "I'm so and so from here!" and I'm seriously like "Who the Hell are you? I really don't know who you are, I'm sorry..."

Anyone else have a terrible memory? A phenomenal one? o-o

Eternal Nightmare
April 28th, 2010, 03:03 PM
Surprisingly I have damn good memory. I remember all the important things that have occured in my life and I can recall a lot of names and face of people that I've met since preK. When it comes to remembering names of certain songs however my memory fails beyond compare.

Vital
April 28th, 2010, 03:08 PM
A really bad one here. =''( I always loose my train of thought, and can never recover them, even if it was just a few seconds ago when the thing happened. I appear to have fairly decent long term memory, though.


Which is funny, me and my friend were talking about the time a year or so back where I got so mad at him, I dropped my book bag and everything and chased him up and down street after street. The thing is, I do not remember that happening. >_>

EmeraldSerenade
April 28th, 2010, 04:30 PM
I have a okay memory... I can remember things/people/moments that are dear to me, but if its not that important, I tend to forget them..

Forever
April 28th, 2010, 10:10 PM
How good is my memory? Lets see what I can remember...

Siggy's bday is jan 3rd, Jess is jan 27, Zet is feb 21, Jesh is mar 14, Luck is mar 20, Maly is april 17, Erica is april 19, Audy is april 24, Simm is may 8, Nick is may 9, Macy is june 4, Kenji is aug 13, Sav is aug 25, Gummy is sep 10, Don is oct 22, Will/Kura is oct 29, Fiona is oct 30, Scott is nov 11, Larry is nov 12, Went is nov 27, Erik is dec 25.

...plz don't be wrong, self. XD;;

And yeah, remember when I memorised bdays? I still managed to remember all of those. XD; So I guess my memory is kinda good for dates, not so good for anything else. I mean I can't even remember what happened like last week besides one thing. XD

Flyboy
April 28th, 2010, 10:16 PM
I remeber the day my dad left.
I was seven.

loliwin
April 29th, 2010, 01:09 AM
I have a pretty good memory, I remember when I got my first piano. 8D

Pazuru
April 29th, 2010, 04:40 AM
How good is my memory? Lets see what I can remember...

Siggy's bday is jan 3rd, Jess is jan 27, Zet is feb 21, Jesh is mar 14, Luck is mar 20, Maly is april 17, Erica is april 19, Audy is april 24, Simm is may 8, Nick is may 9, Macy is june 4, Kenji is aug 13, Sav is aug 25, Gummy is sep 10, Don is oct 22, Will/Kura is oct 29, Fiona is oct 30, Scott is nov 11, Larry is nov 12, Went is nov 27, Erik is dec 25.

...plz don't be wrong, self. XD;;

And yeah, remember when I memorised bdays? I still managed to remember all of those. XD; So I guess my memory is kinda good for dates, not so good for anything else. I mean I can't even remember what happened like last week besides one thing. XD

You forgot my Birthday, Nica. ;^;

I have a decent memory. Like Nica, I can remember birthdays decently (I'm better at remembering my irl friend's birthdays though), and a few other things. And then I forget other things - something things that I should really remember sometimes.

The Sly Fox
April 29th, 2010, 11:24 AM
I actually consider myself to have a good memory, not the best, but I can remember certain things x]

Binary
April 29th, 2010, 12:16 PM
I have a pretty good memory. I remember most of the people I associate and interact with unless that person met me when I was really young. I can remember my childhood, although not clearly. I easily forget where I put certain things though xP.

Sammi
April 29th, 2010, 12:20 PM
My memory is all over the place. I'm the kind of person that can remember really random events from years ago, but then walks into the room and forgets what she came in for. :( I am a scatterbrain like that.

In the long-term, I have pretty decent memory, at least. That makes me feel better. ^^;

Melody
April 29th, 2010, 02:11 PM
I have fairly decent memory, however it tends to be selective. I don't force myself to remember things that are insignificant. People who I simply don't really get to talk to much tend to easily slide from my mind, so you have to get to know me or I'm likely to not entirely remember who you are unless I have some sort of log to review. With that being said, most of my memories are usually kept fresh by repetition. If someone references an event often, I can quickly sense any new references to the aforementioned event even if they're subtle.

Generally, I tend to keep a running "profile" of someone in my mind so I can remember people, but if there isn't much interaction between us, I won't easily know you or recognize you. If I don't immediately remember you, it's often most effective to re-iterate some event we shared, or something that was said/discussed. If you can't remember then just say something like "Oh I PM/VM'ed you once or twice", and I'll search my PM/VM logs on PC. If you've had an MSN discussion with me, it gets a little more complicated, since I've lost some of those logs, but if you explain where I know you from, I can usually pull the information forward out of long-term memory and remember.

Illekn
April 29th, 2010, 08:46 PM
I have a great memory. Most of what makes me smart is my memory. I remember things that were taught to me.

RuRuBell
April 29th, 2010, 09:37 PM
I've got a good memory when it comes to remembering events in my life, people, and things like that. If someone leaves a lasting impression on me (let's say, a stranger with a weird mustache), I can come across them again a long after and still remember them, where I saw them, and why they left an impact on me. I can remember names well, too.

I'm fairly good at memorizing lines, which really saved me in highschool.

For some reason, I cannot remember anything with numbers...math formulas, phone numbers, and birthdays go in one ear and come out the other. T_T

Zeta Patchouli
April 29th, 2010, 09:50 PM
... Hmm... what's my name again?

Seriously, sometimes it gets so bad, I forget my name. And I don't mean my username, my actual name. And then there's the people who go...

'Oh, just write everything down, and it'll be all sunshine, butterflies and rainbows!'

I hate those people, and they get in my face about it. Well, I forget where those are, or if I do remember, it's not like I remember writing in them most of the time, anyway. The next time I find one of those things, they're in some random place, where I usually never go.

So yeah, pretty bad.

RYOUKI
April 29th, 2010, 10:00 PM
How good is my memory? Lets see what I can remember...

Siggy's bday is jan 3rd, Jess is jan 27, Zet is feb 21, Jesh is mar 14, Luck is mar 20, Maly is april 17, Erica is april 19, Audy is april 24, Simm is may 8, Nick is may 9, Macy is june 4, Kenji is aug 13, Sav is aug 25, Gummy is sep 10, Don is oct 22, Will/Kura is oct 29, Fiona is oct 30, Scott is nov 11, Larry is nov 12, Went is nov 27, Erik is dec 25.

...plz don't be wrong, self. XD;;

And yeah, remember when I memorised bdays? I still managed to remember all of those. XD; So I guess my memory is kinda good for dates, not so good for anything else. I mean I can't even remember what happened like last week besides one thing. XD

NICAAAAAA. HOW DARE YOU FORGET ME. ;;

I have a short-term memory, which is really bad for a student. That's why I always study at the last minute since I can forget everything I have learn
if something distracts me. For people's faces, I can remember them if I see them twice or thrice, but never at one glance. For people's birthdays, I'm not good. I even forget my parent's birthday and anniversary. My mom would like say, 'What day is it today?' and I would be 'Um, Tuesday?' and then 'Oh, yeah! Your birthday!'. Although, I can remember names quite clearly, only if you introduce yourself to me. If you didn't, I'll still notice you, but I wont mention your name. I would be like "Hey, there." So yeah, I have a bad and short-term memory. Which is sad, since I sometimes wish I have a photographic memory.

SkyKnight
April 29th, 2010, 10:14 PM
I usually tend to have a good memory. It can be really good when it's short term. I always tend to replay my morning routine every single day on the bus ride to school...all the way up to remembering the time I did stuff XD I can remember long term stuff, especially when it has an impact on me, good or bad. If it's not important, I tend to forget it very quickly, which is strange, because I think school is important, yet...I keep on forgetting when my assignments are due... -3-

I HEART MEGA HITT
April 30th, 2010, 08:01 PM
My memory is terrible sometimes. I can't even remember how to do a fourth grade level in math. >_> hahaha yeah, just shut up. I often forget people's birthdays but I'm getting better at that... sometimes I end up forgetting little things more than bigger things but I think its getting better. However, my memory is great when it comes to quotes, HITT's songs... and just about anything also related to anime. XD

wish the star... wishmaker the comet... i wish you here, with me! <3


...mind you I haven't watched that movie in ages and I STILL remember that phrase. XD

helix
April 30th, 2010, 10:13 PM
Basically, my memory works better for remembering things it can understand. Which are mostly big pictures. I am awful with tiny, specific details- especially when they're clustered together. : ( Which means it takes a while for me to remember peoples' names and the like.

Sylphiel
May 1st, 2010, 08:56 AM
Depends. Mine is rather good, but very selective. There are some things from years ago, even things of not very much significance, that I could repeat back with almost every detail.

...And yet there are some things from not too long ago that I'd probably just stare blankly at if mentioned.

(Let's not even get into how fidgety my short term memory can be, bah.)

Guillermo
May 1st, 2010, 07:02 PM
Depends. Mine is rather good, but very selective. There are some things from years ago, even things of not very much significance, that I could repeat back with almost every detail.

...And yet there are some things from not too long ago that I'd probably just stare blankly at if mentioned.

(Let's not even get into how fidgety my short term memory can be, bah.)
I'm exactly the same.

I remember the silliest of things from years back, but then I can hardly remember important things from the past week or two. I'm awesome at remembering lines from movies and TV shows, though.

Elite Overlord LeSabre™
May 2nd, 2010, 04:57 AM
My long term memory is pretty good. However, for the life of me I cannot remember stuff for things like tests. And I'll often run into the problem where I'll go to look for something (either physically or online) and somehow forget what it was I was looking for. That's pretty annoying.

Chiku Hamasaki
May 2nd, 2010, 06:31 AM
I guess i have selective memory? i can remember some things, but then.. I forget a lot of other things. I can't remember important dates, and sometimes i forget friends. But i remember my name! So kudos to meee? Ahah, I forget the weird things though. Well, forgetting peoples names isn't weird, but its a little mean ;__; .. Like i forgot how to drive sometimes. How to get to my mom's job. &the morning hours of school ;___; UGH.

poopnoodle
May 2nd, 2010, 08:20 AM
i have a lot of trouble with recalling dates and names, and i usually tend to forget what i need to remember and remember things that aren't very important.

Code
May 2nd, 2010, 08:22 AM
I have horrible memory. I forget what I did 5 minutes ago. XD

Narcissus Secret
May 3rd, 2010, 03:59 PM
I have a very strong memory. I usually just need to hear something once and I'll remember it for life. Of course... sometimes it takes longer to pull back up that memory. But... like.. in math.. I forgot how to do the stuff I did like three years ago, but when we start reviewing it, it quickly comes back to me.

Kenpari
May 3rd, 2010, 04:45 PM
I consider myself to have a pretty good memory. There are a lot of times whenever I can't just remember things right off the bat whenever trying to remember them, but random conversations or something can bring up a random related memory from the back of my mind every now and then.