How is your memory.

This is a part of our Cambodia forums to chat about anything Cambodia-related. This discussion forum is at the top of our site because it's usually the busiest part of the expat community chatter with random topics on just about everything, including expat life, Khmer politics, Cambodian blogs we have or have come across, or whatever else our members want to discuss. Whether you're an expatriate, tourist, Cambodian or random traveler just passing through South East Asia, you are welcome to talk about anything or start new topics yourselves.
User avatar
Duncan
Sir Duncan
Posts: 5945
Joined: Tue Jun 03, 2014 8:22 pm
Reputation: 1145
Location: Wonder Why Central

How is your memory.

Post by Duncan » Thu Mar 14, 2019 12:25 pm

I have always had a bad memory, even when I went to school it was bad. But I am sometimes surprised that now approaching 72 years of age I can remember some things that happened 50 plus years ago.
It was only last night that I suddenly remembered the name of my school teacher, Braun Junkers, that in 1962 , when I had only turned 15, said to me ,,, You have a learning disability and it's best you don't come back to school next term. Teachers know all the answers, so I followed his advice.

I guess this has happened to you ,,, parked your car and forgot exactly where ? Well I found mine , or should I say the police found mine after I had reported it stolen.
Remember that good friend of yours called,,,,,,, Mate. Well I have many friends ,,all called ''Mate ''

Sometimes my memory is so good I wish I could forget everything in my life.
Cambodia,,,, Don't fall in love with her.
Like the spoilt child she is, she will not be happy till she destroys herself from within and breaks your heart.
User avatar
Sidewalker
Expatriate
Posts: 693
Joined: Thu Jun 04, 2015 3:56 pm
Reputation: 198
Location: Siem Reap
Netherlands

Re: How is your memory.

Post by Sidewalker » Thu Mar 14, 2019 12:48 pm

Sometimes very good, sometimes very bad. An example: If I lend money to someone, I will never forget it, but if I owe someone money, I always forget it. :D
There are people who cannot imagine that there are other ways of life than their own life. :facepalm:
davegorman
Expatriate
Posts: 930
Joined: Wed Nov 14, 2018 10:08 am
Reputation: 185
France

Re: How is your memory.

Post by davegorman » Thu Mar 14, 2019 12:49 pm

You haven’t forgot where the comma key is that’s for sure.
User avatar
Username Taken
Raven
Posts: 9922
Joined: Mon May 19, 2014 6:53 pm
Reputation: 1490
Contact:
Cambodia

Re: How is your memory.

Post by Username Taken » Thu Mar 14, 2019 1:27 pm

davegorman wrote:
Thu Mar 14, 2019 12:49 pm
You haven’t forgot where the comma key is that’s for sure.
Don't be too sure. Maybe he thought it was the space bar.
... give 'em a quick, short, sharp shock ...

https://BooksAboutCambodia.com
User avatar
Sidewalker
Expatriate
Posts: 693
Joined: Thu Jun 04, 2015 3:56 pm
Reputation: 198
Location: Siem Reap
Netherlands

Re: How is your memory.

Post by Sidewalker » Thu Mar 14, 2019 1:31 pm

, , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , :bow:
There are people who cannot imagine that there are other ways of life than their own life. :facepalm:
User avatar
Jamie_Lambo
The Cool Boxing Guy
Posts: 13585
Joined: Mon Apr 20, 2015 10:34 am
Reputation: 1796
Location: Naklua
Contact:
Great Britain

Re: How is your memory.

Post by Jamie_Lambo » Thu Mar 14, 2019 3:21 pm

the past few years ive seen a noticeable change in my brain functioning due to the effects of CTE (dementia pugilistica) from boxing/kickboxing, one of the effects is memory loss, probably the most annoying/frustrating is having to constantly write reminders in my phone now if i need to do/remember something, because if i dont, ill end up forgetting
another thing that ive noticed thats started happening a lot more recently is forgetting people, whether it be people coming up to me who i feel ive never met before, but they know me, or sometimes i bump into people that i recognise/feel like i know, but no idea where from, and im left with that horrible de ja vu feeling trying to rack my brain to little effect

i think i find it more frustrating because i used to pride myself of having a 'memory like an elephant' but now i cant trust myself at all, and the worst thing is im only 31!! :BangHead:
:tophat: Mean Dtuk Mean Trei, Mean Loy Mean Srey
Punchy McShortstacks School of Hard Knocks :x
User avatar
Sidewalker
Expatriate
Posts: 693
Joined: Thu Jun 04, 2015 3:56 pm
Reputation: 198
Location: Siem Reap
Netherlands

Re: How is your memory.

Post by Sidewalker » Thu Mar 14, 2019 3:33 pm

I'm 70+ and my memory is generally good, but I notice that it is getting less.
The problem is at my age, you have to much to remember. :D
There are people who cannot imagine that there are other ways of life than their own life. :facepalm:
Chamboy
Expatriate
Posts: 103
Joined: Fri Feb 22, 2019 9:10 pm
Reputation: 41
Cambodia

Re: How is your memory.

Post by Chamboy » Thu Mar 14, 2019 3:41 pm

Jamie_Lambo wrote:
Thu Mar 14, 2019 3:21 pm
the past few years ive seen a noticeable change in my brain functioning due to the effects of CTE (dementia pugilistica) from boxing/kickboxing, one of the effects is memory loss, probably the most annoying/frustrating is having to constantly write reminders in my phone now if i need to do/remember something, because if i dont, ill end up forgetting
another thing that ive noticed thats started happening a lot more recently is forgetting people, whether it be people coming up to me who i feel ive never met before, but they know me, or sometimes i bump into people that i recognise/feel like i know, but no idea where from, and im left with that horrible de ja vu feeling trying to rack my brain to little effect

i think i find it more frustrating because i used to pride myself of having a 'memory like an elephant' but now i cant trust myself at all, and the worst thing is im only 31!! :BangHead:
Too many head blocks and too much roper doper.
User avatar
Jamie_Lambo
The Cool Boxing Guy
Posts: 13585
Joined: Mon Apr 20, 2015 10:34 am
Reputation: 1796
Location: Naklua
Contact:
Great Britain

Re: How is your memory.

Post by Jamie_Lambo » Thu Mar 14, 2019 3:52 pm

Chamboy wrote:
Thu Mar 14, 2019 3:41 pm
Jamie_Lambo wrote:
Thu Mar 14, 2019 3:21 pm
the past few years ive seen a noticeable change in my brain functioning due to the effects of CTE (dementia pugilistica) from boxing/kickboxing, one of the effects is memory loss, probably the most annoying/frustrating is having to constantly write reminders in my phone now if i need to do/remember something, because if i dont, ill end up forgetting
another thing that ive noticed thats started happening a lot more recently is forgetting people, whether it be people coming up to me who i feel ive never met before, but they know me, or sometimes i bump into people that i recognise/feel like i know, but no idea where from, and im left with that horrible de ja vu feeling trying to rack my brain to little effect

i think i find it more frustrating because i used to pride myself of having a 'memory like an elephant' but now i cant trust myself at all, and the worst thing is im only 31!! :BangHead:
Too many head blocks and too much roper doper.
you know boss :hattip: :plus1:
:tophat: Mean Dtuk Mean Trei, Mean Loy Mean Srey
Punchy McShortstacks School of Hard Knocks :x
Barang_doa_slae
The Dark Horse
Posts: 1286
Joined: Sun May 25, 2014 1:12 pm
Reputation: 71
Cambodia

Re: How is your memory.

Post by Barang_doa_slae » Thu Mar 14, 2019 4:24 pm

Jamie_Lambo wrote:
Thu Mar 14, 2019 3:52 pm
Chamboy wrote:
Thu Mar 14, 2019 3:41 pm
Jamie_Lambo wrote:
Thu Mar 14, 2019 3:21 pm
the past few years ive seen a noticeable change in my brain functioning due to the effects of CTE (dementia pugilistica) from boxing/kickboxing, one of the effects is memory loss, probably the most annoying/frustrating is having to constantly write reminders in my phone now if i need to do/remember something, because if i dont, ill end up forgetting
another thing that ive noticed thats started happening a lot more recently is forgetting people, whether it be people coming up to me who i feel ive never met before, but they know me, or sometimes i bump into people that i recognise/feel like i know, but no idea where from, and im left with that horrible de ja vu feeling trying to rack my brain to little effect

i think i find it more frustrating because i used to pride myself of having a 'memory like an elephant' but now i cant trust myself at all, and the worst thing is im only 31!! :BangHead:
Too many head blocks and too much roper doper.
you know boss :hattip: :plus1:
You can’t blame it all on the boxing old chap.
No one can remember the first name of five thousands shags...
:horse:
Post Reply Previous topicNext topic
  • Similar Topics
    Replies
    Views
    Last post

Who is online

Users browsing this forum: Anthony's Weiner, bittermelon, Cruisemonkey, LIVIDZX, Mata Hari, ron100 and 307 guests