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Old September 23rd, 2012 (02:37 PM).
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How good are you at memorizing things? It can be anything really, lines from a play, formulas for math, the colors on some random quilt, etc.

Personally, I'm okay. I memorized an entire monologue from Macbeth for Shakespeare class. Which prompted me to ask the entire world, of course
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Old September 23rd, 2012 (04:55 PM).
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I have to really, really practice to memorize something. My short-term memory kind of sucks. And even when I do I'll probably freak out about remembering it.

The best example of how much I can fail is the time I was in Awana(s)... it's a religious program kind of like scouts, where you get ranks for memorizing and reciting Bible verses. I never got very far because I was too lazy to memorize them. :p
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Old September 23rd, 2012 (06:45 PM).
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If it's a fact, I can remember it.

If it's a word-for-word thing, noooooooooo

which is why i sucked at awana
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Old September 23rd, 2012 (11:05 PM).
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i can memorize things quite easily except some of maths formulas i just get confused and lines of play or something
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Old September 24th, 2012 (02:14 AM).
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I'm amazing at remembering things. My memory is awesome. I remember entire speeches from the movie Erin Brockovich as well as being able to quote the entire movie My Girl 2 word for word from when I saw it as a child. I'm also fantastic with dates and birthdays and school work... all of it.

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Old September 24th, 2012 (03:34 AM).
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My memory is pretty selective but in general, it's pretty good.
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Old September 24th, 2012 (04:46 AM).
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that's depends on what I am trying to remember as my memory is like that.
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Old September 24th, 2012 (06:37 AM).
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I can't remember exact quotes, word-for-word things, dates, or official terminology (for the most part). But! I can remember facts, procedures, events, and exact details of stories/quotes/things (though not word-for-word). And I remember those very, very well. I have fairly accurate recollection of any episode of any show I have actively watched. I passively memorize facts and procedures without realizing it until prompted to supply them. If I get talking about a subject I will surprise myself with the amount of things I know about it. Thing is, though, I don't remember things I actively study. I just can not do that. I can listen to a lecture and absorb everything, but if I try to remember something it will not happen.

It's a bit ridiculous and not actually very useful tbh.
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Old September 24th, 2012 (07:10 AM). Edited September 24th, 2012 by Keiran.
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I have excellent autobiographical memory which I can use to reconstruct conversations to recall facts, or entire days. It doesn't work quite as well on stuff I read, unless there are at least moderate emotions attached to it (history > math for example). I don't know how to explain it, but my long term memory is extremely good.

Conversely, my short term memory is probably average or lower. In the word memorization game in Brain Age my past 3 scores were 22/30, 25/30 and 20/30 words, for example, and that's only because the game gives you 2 minutes to study them which I use to connect the words to emotions or past conversations.
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Old September 24th, 2012 (08:24 AM).
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The more important something is the more trouble I have remembering it. Like the pressure of making sure I remember something causes my brain to get all cross-wired or something. I'm much better at trivial stuff, but even then I'm not great or anything.
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Old September 24th, 2012 (09:50 AM).
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I'm somewhat good at memorizing things like directions or if it's related to one of my interests. I tend to forget several things after a few days, though.
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Old September 24th, 2012 (10:52 AM). Edited September 24th, 2012 by Ephemeral Euphoria.
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My memory's nothing short of amazing nowadays as far as visuals go, both a blessing and a curse tbh.
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Old September 24th, 2012 (11:55 AM).
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I don't know, I think my memory is selectively good. I can still remember and recite my lines from my class doing Romeo and Juliet about five years ago, and I can even remember some of my lines from my 4th grade Christmas play. I'm also pretty good at remembering anything like directions, or anything really as long as I've written it down at one point.

On the other side, I honestly couldn't tell you what I had for lunch two days ago, or even some of my close but extended family member's birthdays. It would be nice if my brain was good consistently across the board...
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Old September 24th, 2012 (12:18 PM).
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My memory's pretty good; I can remember everything I see whether I want to or not. However, if I want to remember instructions or something I've heard or read (unless it was something that really caught my interest) I have to write it down or have a rhythm/song to remember it with. From there I can recite it on demand.
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Old September 24th, 2012 (03:54 PM).
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I'll be honest - when it comes to things that I obviously don't care about, I don't try to remember them. Of course, things that I do care about/make an effort to try to be apart of, I remember it without any effort. My short term and long term memory are both equally efficient, though I tend to forget smaller things pretty easily, but I've grown to relate that with just being lazy.
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Old September 24th, 2012 (07:19 PM).
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I guess I can memorized more trivial things and have more difficulty learning things that actually matter. Birthdays, favorites, little facts, sure. However, math, sciences ... the things that can actual put you forward in life not so much. It could be due to my interests which aren't very far and large really.
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Old September 25th, 2012 (02:03 AM).
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My memory is pretty selective but in general, it's pretty good.
This. If I want to remember it, I will. If not, I won't. Pretty simple.
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Old September 29th, 2012 (08:26 AM).
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Academic work, I suck at it. I can't for the life of me read something and recollect it for a test. Then again, I hate the way schools function in that regard where the only thing that matters is if you got the answer right or wrong and not how you got to your answer.

Everything else I'm pretty good at. I can memorize routes I take for the very first time to places I've never been before if I'm concentrated enough, and I memorized the entire script to Aladdin in 8th grade before even auditioning.
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Old October 2nd, 2012 (04:33 AM).
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Old October 2nd, 2012 (04:47 AM).
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I'm pretty bad at recalling information in general. If I don't keep refreshing my mind about something I've learned it just disappears eventually. I find myself doing some coding that I was once extremely good at, then forgetting how to even begin. Though I suffer most with academics, if I don't like what I'm studying I'll most likely not remember it at all. Which is why I found my final exams in school so nonsensical, as there's a lot of people out there who don't fare well in exams based on how well you memorize text upon a page.
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Old October 2nd, 2012 (05:10 PM).
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I have a really good memory with most things, but when it comes to academics my mind is foggy lol.
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Old October 2nd, 2012 (09:43 PM).
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In terms of dates, I can remember those easily. I was called "the human calendar" once. xD But in terms of everything else I'm not good at it because I'm like "I NEED A REFRESHER". I need someone to help me remember those things, I just have a rocky memory. :(
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Old October 4th, 2012 (10:43 PM).
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I can remember things very well if I want to. If I don't, however, it's a question mark as to whether I can remember things that well. Sometimes I can and sometimes I can't.

During my senior year of high school, I was very good at memorizing formulas and such for exams. By my senior year of college, I became quite bad at memorizing them. Go figure.
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