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Sure thing!

I can drone on about meaningless subjects, can you?
Please state the nature of your medical emergency.

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Hey, former proff - I can drone on like a defective utility generator!

I can't shingle a roof, you?

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I’m scared of heights, so not really.

I can cook on a barbecue grill, can you?
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Haven't for a while, but yeah …

I once raised monarch butterfly caterpillars to adults. Have you ever raised caterpillars?

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No, can't say I have, bugs scare me

I can draw a leaf, can you?
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Mostly.

I used to be able to change a tire, can't anymore. You?

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Nope. I'm the opposite of a handyman.

I can't fix house siding. Can you?

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Nope!

I can mow a lawn, can you?
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Yup, but I don't - let a whole acre go wild and the birds and butterflies love it!

I can't ice skate, you?

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Nope, never tried

I can (barely) run a mile uninterrupted. Can you?

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Three, actually … but it has to be on a treadmill in a gym and only every other day. I'm too breakable to do that in any other environment or conditions.

I can identify many species of American turtles without a guide. You?

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Afraid not.

I can write meandering stories, can you?
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Yup, I was an aimless fiction writer when I was younger, and I'm no better now.

I can place a contact lens on my eye with only one finger, can you?

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Never made leave with contact lenses and - after the cataract surgery , it likely won't happen.

Can you snowboard (not me)?

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Nope!

I can't even, can you?
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Nope, but I'm quite odd

I can squeeze an entire semester-long course's worth of information on a 5 x 3 note card, can you?

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Did it for a living.

I can carry a tune if it's properly packaged. You?

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Only in the shower.

I can derive parametric equations. Can you?

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Used to. They took my license after I turned seventy.

I can raise butterflies. You?

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No but that sounds immensely cool.
I can... hmmm... I'd say playing electric guitar but I'm really not at the level you'd expect from a person who said that.

I can fully operate a sound mixing board with all those knobs and sliders and little lights. Can you?
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No, but my music-savvy dad would fare better

Sometimes I write sci-fi future history. Can you?

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No, not sci-fi, but I used to assign extra-credit "alternative history" essays like "What if Texas had remained independent?"

Can you weld?

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I can, but not quickly. The welds are solid though.

I can't sit still for long periods of time without distractions from somewhere else. Can you?
I have ideas and I occasionally put them down.

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I can't, at the very least I need my music.

I can fold my tongue hamburger-style, can you?

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Nope.

Can you scuba dive?

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Nope. Well, never say never. I haven't tried, yet.

But I can drive stick/manual/standard/threepedal/however you prefer. Can you, random internet person who will be below me?
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I can't drive at all.

I can move my ring finger when all of my other fingers are pressed against the table. Can you?
I have ideas and I occasionally put them down.

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Barely.

I can - or, at least, I once could - replace a broken glass pane. You?

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Nope!

I can write a novel, can you?
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Wrote a textbook and some articles in my time. Getting published is the real ordeal.

I can ride a camel (since we're talking about camels in another thread) or at least I could once. And you?

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Nope!

I can pin all the blame on Steward, can you?
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No, I'm too good-natured.
Probably just the patsy he wants for all his schemes...

I can reliably tell apart leopards and jaguars. (try me! :D) Can you?
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Me neither

I can learn things very fast, can you?

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If suitably motivated.

I can't fly a helicopter. You?

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Nope, wouldn't dare.

I can name all five Great Lakes off the top of my head, can you?

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East to west or West to East? Sure.

How about the continents? Name`em?

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Yep (Africa, Asia, Europe, North America, South America, Oceania, Antarctica)

I can memorize all the flags of the world, can you?

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Sure, with lots of practice!

I can sing the whole Animaniacs Presidents song, can you?
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