Special Talents

I was watching some of the strange people they have on Ripley's Believe It or Not, and I got to thinking about some of the weird things I can do. They aren't anything as spectacular as a lot of what they put on the show, but I like them none the less.

While I'm not hyperflexible, I am much more flexible than people think.

I've got a nice pain tolerance. My roommate has tried various nerve pinches and attacking different pressure points, as well as other things that are designed to incapacitate people by use of extreme pain, all to no avail.

I can do that thing with my tongue where I fold it into a clover.

However, my favorite ability, one that never fails to amaze and gross people out-- it startles them really well the first time I do it . . .

I can dislocate and relocate both of my shoulders at will. It makes a nice pop sound which causes people who watch it to wince. I'm not sure what possessed me to try it, but I remember just suddenly being able to pop my left shoulder out of joint. Seeing that I could do this with my left shoulder, I tried to do the same thing to my right, and it worked too.

What special talents do you possess? Or alternatively, what's the grossest thing you've ever done? (not witnessed, but have actually done)

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