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Do you have to read instructions/directions more than once to understand what you need to do?

I hate being a slow-learner
Depends on what it is. If it's building something I'll have to consult each step at least a thousand times. Cooking, I look at it once or twice and I'm good.
I can't comprehend directions or instructions, I just go or do. If I attempt to read I have to read again and again until I throw a temper tantrum!
LyricalOne · F
Depends on what it is. Ikea furniture I have to call in a Swedish interpreter.
I'm not the best with plain written instructions.
rckt148 · 61-69, M
no as a rule if I've seen it done once ,I remember the procedure
if I haven't seen it done I look over the instructions
but most things are common sense .
Caterpillar Inc. ,they won't even sell you a tech manual for some engines ,
they want only their people working on their engines ,and they have hidden retainers and pins and snap rings to make them so the average mechanic can just tear into their stuff .and often you need special tools for reassembly .
So I bought an engine from a scrap yard and set out to find them all .
and I did some damage finding them ,
but once I knew the mindset of the designer ,now I can find them all
As my Dad taught me ,there is more than one way to skin a cat ,,get it
sassypants · 31-35, F
If it is a recipe or something craft related then I have no problem. If it is assembling something then I will get help or keep the directions in front of me step by step.

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