Directors Are you double jointed?

Mark Shannon

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If so, where?

Me, I have both double jointed pinky fingers, and ever since I broke my wrist a few years ago, I've been able to crack it.

Anyone else?
 

Andrew_Sch

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There's no such thing as double-jointedness. It's quite possible to have joints that go beyond (sometimes way beyond) what's considered a normal range of motion, but double-jointedness is something of a myth, at least as far as what the label itself implies.
 

NeilK

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I'm sorry, but what the hell are we talking about?!?
 

Mark Shannon

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Ok, all technicalities aside, can you do anything with your limbs (discounting the private ones) or extremities that most others can't?
 

Christ Reynolds

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i'm pretty sure not many people take the 'double-jointed' phrase literally, even though we all know what it signifies. and yes, i can do some really strange things with my ankles, i used to twist them about every week playing basketball. if i twist them now, it doesnt even hurt at all, and i can go back to whatever i was doing within 20 seconds or so. i should probably stop playing basketball.

CJ
 

Andrew_Sch

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For the record, I can crack my (single-jointed
) big toes multiple times just by bending them forward.
 

Richard Travale

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I can bend my fingers back so that they are at a 90 degree angle to the back of my hand.
A girl I knew in elementary school could bend her fingers all the way back so that they touched the back of her hand.
I can also lock all of my fingers so that they are perfectly straight except for the top part of the finger (the part with the nail) which can lock at a 45 degree angle to the rest of the finger.
 

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