culture Hobbies You Wish You Were Good At  

Elise Hennigan
354 votes 27 voters 41 items

List Rules Only activities done for fun that anyone could pick up. Vote up the hobbies you wish you were good at.

Ever find yourself envious of people who have cultivated impressive skills during their downtime? Then it may be time for you to develop some hobbies. Everyone, even celebrities, should have a few hidden talents. With a little practice, you can probably get pretty good at any of the interesting hobbies listed below. However, you'll actually have to put in time and practice. But you can handle that, right?

The best hobbies are challenging, but the sense of accomplishment you feel when you start to improve is what makes them fulfilling. And getting good at something that's hard makes it cool. But don't you kind of wish you didn't have to put in all that work? What are some skills you wish you had already cultivated? 

If you're looking for hobbies to pick up, scan through this list as inspiration. Vote up the hobbies that you wish you were good at. (And then go get good at them!)

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Chess is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Hobbies You Wish You Were Good At

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Playing Piano is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Hobbies You Wish You Were Good At
Playing Piano

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Calligraphy is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Hobbies You Wish You Were Good At
Calligraphy

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Cooking is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Hobbies You Wish You Were Good At
Cooking

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Singing is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Hobbies You Wish You Were Good At
Singing

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Dance is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Hobbies You Wish You Were Good At

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Guitar is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Hobbies You Wish You Were Good At

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9 1
Baking is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Hobbies You Wish You Were Good At
Baking

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8 1
Ceramics is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Hobbies You Wish You Were Good At
Ceramics

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8 1
Painting is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Hobbies You Wish You Were Good At
Painting

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Drawing is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Hobbies You Wish You Were Good At
Drawing

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Creative writing is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Hobbies You Wish You Were Good At

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6 1
Embroidery is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Hobbies You Wish You Were Good At
Embroidery

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6 1
Knitting is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Hobbies You Wish You Were Good At
Knitting

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Fishing is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Hobbies You Wish You Were Good At

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Sewing is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Hobbies You Wish You Were Good At
Sewing

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Crochet is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Hobbies You Wish You Were Good At
Crochet

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5 1
Gardening is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Hobbies You Wish You Were Good At
Gardening

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Woodworking is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Hobbies You Wish You Were Good At
Woodworking

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Yoga is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Hobbies You Wish You Were Good At

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Bird Watching is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Hobbies You Wish You Were Good At
Bird Watching

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Origami is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Hobbies You Wish You Were Good At
Origami

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5 3
Board Games is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Hobbies You Wish You Were Good At
Board Games

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Interior design is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Hobbies You Wish You Were Good At

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Snowboarding is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Hobbies You Wish You Were Good At

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Video Games is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Hobbies You Wish You Were Good At
Video Games

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Scrapbooking is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Hobbies You Wish You Were Good At
Scrapbooking

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Basketball is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Hobbies You Wish You Were Good At
Basketball

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Programming is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Hobbies You Wish You Were Good At
Programming

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Home Brewing Beer is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Hobbies You Wish You Were Good At
Home Brewing Beer

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Photography is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Hobbies You Wish You Were Good At

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Blogging is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Hobbies You Wish You Were Good At
Blogging

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Filmmaking is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Hobbies You Wish You Were Good At
Filmmaking

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Lifting weights is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Hobbies You Wish You Were Good At
Lifting weights

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Running is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Hobbies You Wish You Were Good At

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Making Cocktails is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Hobbies You Wish You Were Good At
Making Cocktails

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Poker is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Hobbies You Wish You Were Good At
Poker

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Instagram is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Hobbies You Wish You Were Good At

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Geocaching is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Hobbies You Wish You Were Good At

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Hunting is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Hobbies You Wish You Were Good At

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Beekeeping is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Hobbies You Wish You Were Good At
Beekeeping