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Your top esoteric achievements.

Discussion in 'Anything goes' started by dooley_womack1, May 24, 2009.

  1. dooley_womack1

    dooley_womack1 Well-Known Member

    What have you done that won't win a Pulitzer, make Guinness World Records or earn you more than derision from most people, but is something that you're strangely proud of doing?

    Topping my list is the time that I came up with a 6 Degrees of Kevin Bacon, starting with Mae West, without having to look up anything:

    Mae West was in Myra Breckinridge with Raquel Welch
    who was in Mother, Jugs and Speed with Harvey Keitel
    who was in Sister Act with Whoopi Goldberg
    who was in Ghost with Demi Moore
    who was in A Few Good Men with Kevin Bacon
  2. FileNotFound

    FileNotFound Well-Known Member

    I once named all 114 counties in my home state from memory.
  3. slappy4428

    slappy4428 Active Member

    I made 20 saves in a college broomball tourney through three periods and two overtimes; 30 seconds after I was pulled in the third OT (teams had to remove one player per OT to speed the game up), we lost.
  4. forever_town

    forever_town Well-Known Member

    I led my state's team to victory in a demonstration round of College Bowl when I was a community college student.

    I matched up against people from four-year schools and kicked their asses.
  5. Trey Beamon

    Trey Beamon Active Member

    I skimmed the thread title and thought it read "top erotic achievements."

    Carry on.
  6. dooley_womack1

    dooley_womack1 Well-Known Member

    If that were the case, what made you think you had anything to contribute?
  7. Wenders

    Wenders Well-Known Member

    I am one of only a handful of people from my high school class that no longer live in Kansas.
  8. HejiraHenry

    HejiraHenry Well-Known Member

    I can, if I have had enough to drink, run through the Greek alphabet before a paper match burns my fingers.

    Ah, college.
  9. dooley_womack1

    dooley_womack1 Well-Known Member

    I thought for sure it'd be pissing up a rope.
  10. dargan

    dargan Active Member

    I got my bachelor's in three years.

    On a sixth-grade geography test, we got a blank map and had to name 75 countries to make a 100. For every country we named over 75, we got an extra point. I made a 144 on the test.

    Graduated fifth in my high school class and got the second-highest ACT score.

    Played first, hit fifth for an 18-0 11-year-old Dixie League team my final year of baseball, driving in 25 runs in 17 games played.

    Averaged 10.1 points per game, second on the team, for my 10-year-old Little Dribblers league runner-up squad.

    Twice threw three TD passes in a game in flag football.

    Put 25 and 8 on a guy five inches taller than me in a high school-age basketball camp game.

    (I feel like Uncle Rico, except worse since none of my athletic achievements ever came in varsity competition.)
  11. forever_town

    forever_town Well-Known Member

  12. JakeandElwood

    JakeandElwood Well-Known Member

    I'm not poor like I thought I would be.
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