*almost* the best superpower in the world

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Re: *almost* the best superpower in the world

Postby Neil_Boekend » Thu May 26, 2016 3:48 pm UTC

By sacrificing your own bodyparts at an exchange rate of a finger per second of increased internet speed.

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Re: *almost* the best superpower in the world

Postby eran_rathan » Thu May 26, 2016 6:45 pm UTC

but only if you lose them intentionally, and they take as long to grow as normal (re: baby hands Deadpool).

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Re: *almost* the best superpower in the world

Postby heuristically_alone » Thu May 26, 2016 8:09 pm UTC

The digital information is instantly deleted afterwards.

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Re: *almost* the best superpower in the world

Postby Sableagle » Thu May 26, 2016 11:03 pm UTC

The more you try to tell people about it, the more words you miss out.

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Re: *almost* the best superpower in the world

Postby thunk » Thu May 26, 2016 11:59 pm UTC

As in What If #1, this only works when you're within the blast radius.

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Re: *almost* the best superpower in the world

Postby faubiguy » Fri May 27, 2016 3:38 am UTC

But lose the ability to remember anything else.

I can perfectly predict the locations of earthquakes no less than 30 days in advance.

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Re: *almost* the best superpower in the world

Postby thunk » Fri May 27, 2016 3:40 am UTC

But not the time when they take place: average error is plus/minus 50 years.

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Re: *almost* the best superpower in the world

Postby Neil_Boekend » Fri May 27, 2016 7:46 am UTC

But it's not very good music and you can't turn it off.

I can walk on water
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Re: *almost* the best superpower in the world

Postby Lawrencelot » Fri May 27, 2016 7:56 am UTC

Just to be with Donald Trump.

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Re: *almost* the best superpower in the world

Postby Neil_Boekend » Fri May 27, 2016 8:48 am UTC

But walls can't hear and trees can't see. So they are shouting "NOTHING" at you all day and they won't freaking shut up.

I can make programs do what I want.
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Re: *almost* the best superpower in the world

Postby faubiguy » Fri May 27, 2016 10:46 pm UTC

However, they'll also do lots of things you don't want.

I can spin without getting dizzy.

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Re: *almost* the best superpower in the world

Postby Sableagle » Sat May 28, 2016 12:12 pm UTC

Unfortuantely you can't stop spinning without getting dizzy.

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Re: *almost* the best superpower in the world

Postby heuristically_alone » Mon May 30, 2016 6:02 pm UTC

However, you live alone and no living soul has seen or heard you in 20 years
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Re: *almost* the best superpower in the world

Postby bug sniper » Mon May 30, 2016 8:05 pm UTC

So, I guess you have the power to digitally censor information and were forced to censor your own post.

I can walk through any waist-high and shorter barriers, which is definitely a superpower by FPS standards.
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Re: *almost* the best superpower in the world

Postby Echo244 » Tue May 31, 2016 11:54 am UTC

However, this power means you also fall waist-deep in to the floor.

I can break anything I choose with the power of my mind.
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Re: *almost* the best superpower in the world

Postby Neil_Boekend » Tue May 31, 2016 12:09 pm UTC

You also break everything you don't choose with the power of your mind. Starting with all of your bones, one by one.

I can understand every little quirk of Autocad
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Re: *almost* the best superpower in the world

Postby Sableagle » Tue May 31, 2016 4:23 pm UTC

Nobody can understand your quirks.

I can see through clothes.
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Re: *almost* the best superpower in the world

Postby Beavertails » Tue May 31, 2016 4:56 pm UTC

But only on the elderly.

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Re: *almost* the best superpower in the world

Postby Sableagle » Tue May 31, 2016 10:03 pm UTC

You are a photon.

I can prod things at any distance.
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Re: *almost* the best superpower in the world

Postby Neil_Boekend » Thu Jun 02, 2016 8:07 am UTC

You accidentally prod the sun and burn your magic prod power. And your hand.

I can make good espresso appear from thin air.
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Re: *almost* the best superpower in the world

Postby Lawrencelot » Thu Jun 02, 2016 8:36 am UTC

Only when inside a room, and it uses up all the air of the room you're in.

I can do the Kamehameha technique from Dragonball Z in real life without effort.

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Re: *almost* the best superpower in the world

Postby Neil_Boekend » Thu Jun 02, 2016 1:50 pm UTC

You can't consciously control it. You just blast the hell out of things at random.

I can heat objects with the power of my mind.
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Re: *almost* the best superpower in the world

Postby Beavertails » Thu Jun 02, 2016 3:22 pm UTC

The first object you heated was your mind and fried your power after one use.

I am incapable of getting a paper cut.
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Re: *almost* the best superpower in the world

Postby Lawrencelot » Thu Jun 02, 2016 3:25 pm UTC

While underwater.

I have a selective photographic memory: at any time, I can decide to remember what just happened for life or only for a short time.

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Re: *almost* the best superpower in the world

Postby Beavertails » Thu Jun 02, 2016 3:27 pm UTC

Unfortunately you forgot to remember that you had this ability so it will forever lie dormant.

I can live forever without aging.
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Re: *almost* the best superpower in the world

Postby heuristically_alone » Thu Jun 02, 2016 5:56 pm UTC

My mind still ages and you become very forgetful.

I have the power to change baby diapers with my mind from miles away
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Re: *almost* the best superpower in the world

Postby Neil_Boekend » Fri Jun 03, 2016 9:00 am UTC

But the smell is amplified by a thousand and stays with you all day.

I can teleport.
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Re: *almost* the best superpower in the world

Postby Sableagle » Sat Jun 04, 2016 5:08 pm UTC

Neil_Boekend wrote:I can teleport
... wasps.

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Re: *almost* the best superpower in the world

Postby Neil_Boekend » Mon Jun 06, 2016 7:15 am UTC

Just like all the normal cells do.

I can selectively kill cancer cells at will.
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Re: *almost* the best superpower in the world

Postby Beavertails » Mon Jun 06, 2016 6:52 pm UTC

You can only do it by isolating each one and destroying them one at a time within your direct line of sight.

I can control ants with mind control.
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Re: *almost* the best superpower in the world

Postby Neil_Boekend » Thu Jun 09, 2016 8:21 am UTC

But most ants don't have mind control.

I can read minds.
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Re: *almost* the best superpower in the world

Postby flicky1991 » Thu Jun 09, 2016 11:40 am UTC

But most minds don't have anything written on them.

I can play any musical instrument perfectly without having to learn.
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Re: *almost* the best superpower in the world

Postby eran_rathan » Thu Jun 09, 2016 11:59 am UTC

but only F-sharp, and with no rhythm.

I can make the perfect cup of coffee, in a mug, appear at will, from thin air.
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Re: *almost* the best superpower in the world

Postby Neil_Boekend » Thu Jun 09, 2016 1:02 pm UTC

Too bad you can only live in dense air.

I can heal any injury or illness instantly without discomfort.
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Re: *almost* the best superpower in the world

Postby eran_rathan » Thu Jun 09, 2016 1:29 pm UTC

but not your own, which is unfortunate when the mob comes and tears you limb from limb in a vain attempt to get you to heal them.

I can make the most delicious and healthy snacks in the world.
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Re: *almost* the best superpower in the world

Postby Beavertails » Thu Jun 09, 2016 1:32 pm UTC

I accept your superpower as is. Though your delicious snacks and your healthy snacks are always separate entities.


I can drink my coffee black.
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Re: *almost* the best superpower in the world

Postby Neil_Boekend » Thu Jun 09, 2016 2:56 pm UTC

You can. But you won't because you think it tastes like ass.

I can ride my human powered bicycle at 130 km/h for 3 hours.
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Re: *almost* the best superpower in the world

Postby JackHK » Thu Jun 09, 2016 3:03 pm UTC

But not for any shorter or longer amount of time, and only in straight lines.

I can put ink on exam papers with a pen in exactly the right configuration of words so that any examiner will give it full marks.

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Re: *almost* the best superpower in the world

Postby Beavertails » Thu Jun 09, 2016 3:58 pm UTC

But only in the very specific field of "Comparative Religious Studies in Antarctica from 4001BC to 4000 BC."

I am immune to iocaine.
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Re: *almost* the best superpower in the world

Postby Neil_Boekend » Fri Jun 10, 2016 9:51 am UTC

Granted. Not to Tetrodotoxin, which is in your next beverage.

I am immune to all poisons.
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