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My son has a very high I.Q.

Posted by on Jan. 3, 2013 at 9:31 AM
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And not one lick of common sense. Do you think this is an ordinary occurrence for someone with a high I.Q.? 

Drives me nuts. He can tell you about the habitat of a polar bear and what scientists are doing to try to save the species, but you can't send him to the grocery store to pick up a couple things. Even with a list, he will get it wrong every time.

by on Jan. 3, 2013 at 9:31 AM
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nana9106
by Darlene on Jan. 3, 2013 at 9:33 AM

 I have heard that about "high IQ persons"

dinc
by Member on Jan. 3, 2013 at 10:05 AM
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Common sense is not so common.  I think this is true in a lot of cases.

homeskoolmama
by on Jan. 3, 2013 at 10:13 AM

1 you sent a guy to the store, 2 yes high IQ normally means low common sense

Why123
by Nancy on Jan. 3, 2013 at 10:36 AM

I do believe that IQ and common sense are inversely proportional.  That also applies to pick up trucks I think.  The bigger the truck, the lower the IQ.

LadySaphira
by Lisa on Jan. 3, 2013 at 11:35 AM

I see it sometimes too.

Mariagma3
by Silver Member on Jan. 3, 2013 at 12:15 PM

 Absolutely! Seen it alot!

Shellness
by Michell on Jan. 3, 2013 at 12:30 PM

 You guys are funny :)

Missy5326
by Member on Jan. 3, 2013 at 2:06 PM

ha ha, I have a 27 yo son just like that full of useless information and not on drop of common sense.  He does make me laugh though.  Just gotta love your kids!

Shellness
by Michell on Jan. 3, 2013 at 2:24 PM

 Maybe it is a male thing!

Quoting Missy5326:

ha ha, I have a 27 yo son just like that full of useless information and not on drop of common sense.  He does make me laugh though.  Just gotta love your kids!

 

jabs54
by Jeanine on Jan. 3, 2013 at 2:39 PM

 I know what you mean.  My dh is the kind of person who you'd want on your team if you played jeopardy.  He is so smart.  But no common sense.  I call him my "idiot savant".

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