What do you call a person who has a lot of ideas, unimportant things, all at once?

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    Can you give more example context? Is "distracted" the word you're looking for? – WBT Aug 14 '16 at 17:36
  • Chasing rabbits? – We oath to creation Aug 14 '16 at 17:43
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    Scatterbrained? – J.R. Aug 14 '16 at 17:50
  • What exactly do you mean by "ideas"? Does he constantly propose plans or explanations that no-one else is interested in because the things they're intended to solve or explain aren't important? Or does he constantly tell people "objective facts" that they simply think are uninteresting? If the latter, I'd say he's a mine of useless information – FumbleFingers Aug 14 '16 at 17:51
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    Human. Don't we all? – Drew Aug 14 '16 at 18:58

This is what could bring to mind.

Vacuous: Having or showing a lack of thought or intelligence; mindless. Insipid: Of a person; senseless, lacking flavor. Asinine: Stupid, foolish, or lacking integrity. Inane: Silly, stupid. Absentminded: Having or showing a habitually forgetful or inattentive disposition. Scatterbrained: Disorganized and lacking in concentration. Deluded: Mislead or foolish. Menial: Not requiring much skill and lacking prestige.

Oxford American College Dictionary.

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