Useless information

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  1. KyleLewis

    KyleLewis Die Hard Bowhunter

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    Talking with a guy I work with today at work and I mentioned a scene from "My cousin Vinny". Soon i realized he's never seen it. He's kind of a jerk and immediately says "I don't watch movies, it's useless information." Lol there may be some truth to that. Anyways it got me thinking. Useless information is easy to spot, what do you consider useful information? For me, I think knowing how to do carpentry and a little electrical and plumbing is very useful. I've found this knowledge to be very valuable. I wish I spent more time in the garage with my father though.
     
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    You nailed it for me! I dabble in carpentry, electrical, & plumbing but can't call myself a pro at any of it. I've saved myself tons of money though. Let's see.....marksmanship, bushman (survivor) skills, edible plant/fungi identification, etc are all useful traits everyone should know.

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    Working on vehicles or I guess any mechanical work I find its pretty useful.
     
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    Useless Information ??..................reading forum threads !! ;)
     
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    I consider my job skills pretty usefull. But im biased.

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    Nothing isn't really useless in my opion

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    I really wish I knew my way around a car! It would save me a lot of money.
     
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    Carpentry and mechanical skills are what gets me by. I try and work with my mechanic buddy whenever I get a chance. The transmission went out in my truck 2 years ago, and I replaced it myself (with some help). That saved me a ton of money.
     
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    Useful knowledge is knowing that "I can't" never accomplished anything. You have to at least try or you have already failed.
     
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    Yep!! Nowadays, being a computer geek doesn't hurt either. Unfortunately that means that you are usually the person all of your friends call when their computers have issues.
     
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    Everything you do in life is a learning experience. We learn from our mistakes and focus usually on what we do well or want to do well. The most useful information? Integrity, treat everyone like a friend until they give you a reason not to, and live my life like I would like to see my children and grandchild live theirs so they can have a example to follow or exceed.
     

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