So, you're a ghost hunter yes, SORRY i mean you're a paranormal investigator, yes? Do you worry about how boring you come across, how you go on and on about ghost hunting to your friends and not realising your boring them into a snoring stupor? Do you complain too much about how many ghost pictures there are on social media, moan about gadgets, TV shows and all the paranormal shizzle in the paranormal world apart from the paranormal that you are involved in, do you love the paranormal stuff that your friends do but hate the paranormal staff that your non-friends do (even though it's very similar).

A new study into the routines and existences of 2,000 people, some of which were ghost hunters (ahem, probably) found that as many as 65 percent worry they’ve become a boring person. Results showed the biggest indicator of someone being ‘boring’ is if that person insists on talking constantly about himself or herself. Lacking a sense of humour, complaining a lot, and never having any new stories or anecdotes also rank among the top 10 characteristics of a dull person. As many as 45 percent of those surveyed said they frequently worry that other people find them boring - with nearly two thirds (64 percent) worried they don’t have many good stories or interesting anecdotes to tell people. 
Results showed one in seven people feel they’ve become so boring that they don’t have any interesting personal stories to share with others whatsoever. Can you imagine the conversation:

PERSON: So, you're a paranormal investigator, any ghost stories to tell us?
PARA PERSON: Yes I am, and got no ghost stories, although, I can tell you about creaking floorboards, banging pipes and the time one of my team smiled and I told him off, none of that here, thank you very much
PERSON: Love to stop and chat, but my hair needs washing.. BYE!!
PARA PERSON: OK, but I didn't get chance to tell you about the time we all moaned about this ghost picture someone posted, but no one smiled though, we don't smile whilst we are investigating, we take it very serious.
The research also measured the topics of conversation that bore people most quickly. It found paranormal politics the leading subject for people switching off, followed by talk of experts and infighting within teams, calling them out on Facebook, threatening this and that, then doing bugger all about it. 

The results show a widespread, fundamental desire to break out of our daily routines and have real-life adventures. The big question is how to make that happen—how to be  ready for exciting opportunities when they come your way. The best solution is to make adventure and exploration more convenient, so you naturally go out and do more exciting things.
Boredom can seep in to our personal lives and the boredom mounts up: respondents typically endure three hours and 15 minutes of pure boredom a day, which equates to 22 hours and 45 minutes of monotony every week. 
On average, that week is likely to include three boring conversations with someone where they desperately look for a way to escape, steer the conversation to a new topic, or just zone out and nod in agreement at whatever the other person is saying. 
The good news is that people intuitively know what they need in their lives. “It’s about spontaneity—about putting your smartphone aside for a bit and immersing yourself in life, 68 percent of respondents wish they could get out and explore new places, more than half simply wish they were more active, and 48 percent feel more time outdoors would make a real difference.
How would it make a difference? People believe the added spontaneity would allow them more fun (72%), make them more interesting to others (43%), and add more confidence (42%). One in ten even thinks being spontaneous would make them more attractive. 
In other words, setting aside your technology and immersing yourself in real life outdoor adventures might make you resemble the dashing and desirable person on your Facebook page. At least you’d have something new to post on Instagram! 

Only interested in talking about themselves 
No sense of humour
Complaining a lot 
Repeating the same jokes/stories over and over 
Constantly checking their phone 
Not being open-minded 
Showing a lack of empathy 
Uninterested in trying new things 
Interested in things others don’t care about 
Having no passions/hobbies

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