One of mine and Lena’s favorite car games is Stupid Superpowers. The idea, as you might guess, is to come up with comic book “superpowers” that, while they might be useful in exactly the right circumstance, are probably not really all that “super”. A template for this would be the movie Mystery Men, where superpowers included such gems as hitting people with shovels, getting really angry, and the ability to turn invisible as long as you’re completely naked and no one is looking.
I’m pretty sure that I’ve played Stupid Superpowers here on the blog before, but it’s always fun. I’ll get the ball rolling and you can add your ideas below.
The ability to ace any exam that isn’t part of your major.
You can fly — down — at an extremely high rate of speed.
The power to exchange the letter “e” and “f” on billboards you pass on the road.
The strength of a dozen men, but only while you are achieving orgasm.
You can always tell exactly what the weather will do 30 seconds from now.
If your drink is already sort of sweet but not quite sweet enough, you can make it the perfect sweetness with the power of your mind.
The ability to walk into a shoe store and only want to look at shoes that they have in your size.
The power to eat fried foods and still lose weight.
You can always appear to be the most attractive person in the room to members of your preferred sex… as long as the lights are really, really dim.
You gain the breath-holding ability of the person who can hold their breath the longest in any swimming pool you are in.
You can teleport your own underwear up to a half-mile.
You have the power to read the thoughts of anyone who is thinking the exact same thing you are.
The ability to say incredibly rude things in public and have it dismissed as “just being you”.
You can super-leap 10% farther than the average for someone of your build and age.
The power to come up with endless “stupid superpowers” at any given time…