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Re: Weird habits

Switching phone ringtone to some weird music while being out in public places.
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Old 07.07.2010, 15:13
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I stand on one leg when I clean my teeth.

(Actually this was KatePT's idea and a good one at that!)
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Old 07.07.2010, 15:18
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I walk down stairs sideways. For me it's common sense, but other people find it pretty strange. Oh, and I walk on escalators, for which I'm constantly getting told off in Switzerland@
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Old 07.07.2010, 15:19
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When I eat a fruit pie, I always eat the fruit first and the dough after... Same with pizza.
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Old 07.07.2010, 15:37
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Can I get a second go? I like to switch the settings on displayed iPhones and iPads in stores so that the main language is Japanese or Chinese, meaning that you have to master reset the device to understand how to proceed.
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Old 07.07.2010, 15:39
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I always overtake other joggers at a really fast pace before slowing back to normal when out of view, just to make them feel unworthy of their existence.
I thought all runners did this?
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Old 07.07.2010, 16:04
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Re: Weird habits

I also do the sheet/duvet up to the neck thing in bed. I hate the feeling of breath on my skin...freaks me out.

I also count my steps.....all the time. I try to stop, I'll normally realise I'm doing it when I get to around 100, so I'll stop, only to realise one minute later I've already counted to 100 again..... It is an interesting cycle but normally takes up the whole walk home....
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Old 07.07.2010, 16:23
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No, I usually slow down and let the elderly pass me, just so it brings a smile to their faces
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Old 07.07.2010, 16:28
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Re: Weird habits

I cannot have any sound in the car, besides radio. If something is rattling I need to pull over and find it. Drives my gf mad.

I will also avoid stranger contact (touch) with friends fine but with strangers I get grossed out....
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Re: Weird habits

when driving, i check the plate numbers of the car in front of me and try to find a mathematical equation relating the numbers. If i find a relation I consider the driver to be a perfect person. If not then it's probably an @sshole

Example: ZH 352 015 --> 35-20=15

PS1: yes I'm crazy
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when driving, i check the plate numbers of the car in front of me and try to find a mathematical equation relating the numbers. If i find a relation I consider the driver to be a perfect person. If not then it's probably an @asshole

Example: ZH 352 015 --> 35-20=15

PS1: yes I'm crazy
PS2: There are far many @ssholes than one may believe

Took me a while but mine makes me perfect

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Re: Weird habits

if i need to delete eg: 67, I do not put the cursor to the beginning and push delete twice, or to the end and push backspace twice, I put the cursor to the middle and push delete once and backspace once
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when driving, i check the plate numbers of the car in front of me and try to find a mathematical equation relating the numbers. If i find a relation I consider the driver to be a perfect person. If not then it's probably an @sshole

Example: ZH 352 015 --> 35-20=15

PS1: yes I'm crazy
PS2: There are far many @ssholes than one may believe
I should groan you for calling me an @sshole, but i do the same

I also love setting the demo egg timers in department stores as well as Alarm clocks.

In the Clyde tunnel in Glasgow, there are 2 Lanes in each direction. When you come out of the tunnel on the north side, the exit is right after the tunnel, and there are always some idiots, who try to push in in front of you. We invented a wee game in trying to get these cheeky buggers to miss their exit.

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Old 07.07.2010, 21:16
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Re: Weird habits

I have to eat coloured sweets, like skittles, in a certain order (yellow, orange, purple, red, green) and always in twos. If theres an uneven number I have to leave the odd one or give it to someone else.
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Re: Weird habits

I don't do odd numbers! The volume on the TV and stereo have to be on an even number. If they aren't I can't concentrate on anything else unitil it is changed! Guess that is why I have 4 children instead of 3!

I also use to hang my washing out on the clothesline using all the pegs in one colour before using another colour. If I got to the end of the peg basket and discovered a colour that had already been used I would have to go back and change all of them!
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Old 07.07.2010, 21:25
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I also use to hang my washing out on the clothesline using all the pegs in one colour before using another colour. If I got to the end of the peg basket and discovered a colour that had already been used I would have to go back and change all of them!
I used to do that too. Dont have a clothesline over here so I make do with paperclips. But yes, when theres a multiple choice of colour for anything, one colour has to be completely used up before starting on the next.
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Old 07.07.2010, 21:30
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I used to do that too. Dont have a clothesline over here so I make do with paperclips. But yes, when theres a multiple choice of colour for anything, one colour has to be completely used up before starting on the next.
Hallelujah! I'm not alone with my craziness
I must admit having kids playing with the pegs all the time seemed to cure me. I got sick of having to sort the colours and put them correctly back into the basket after they had been playing with them!

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Old 07.07.2010, 21:50
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Heehee, I'm really enjoying this thread and all the posts

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So go on. Entertain us

For example i always sleep covered up to my neck even in the summer.
You?
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Sometimes when I type on the comp, I talk to myself trying to bring the thoughts aloud. It irritates hell out of me and this is just me....
Me too.. Again..

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when driving, i check the plate numbers of the car in front of me and try to find a mathematical equation relating the numbers. If i find a relation I consider the driver to be a perfect person. If not then it's probably an @sshole

Example: ZH 352 015 --> 35-20=15

PS1: yes I'm crazy
PS2: There are far many @ssholes than one may believe
I try to memorize random plate numbers as well as the car they belong to. I often see a car whose plate I recognize as well as the car make/model.

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I used to do that too. Dont have a clothesline over here so I make do with paperclips. But yes, when theres a multiple choice of colour for anything, one colour has to be completely used up before starting on the next.
The coloured pegs here aggravate me. I have to use the same colour pegs on a garment.


I'm a bit of a germ freak and neat freak but since having kids I don't have the time, plus my 2 year old has started imitating and I don't thinks it's cool for a 2 year old to copy my craziness!
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I have to eat coloured sweets, like skittles, in a certain order (yellow, orange, purple, red, green) and always in twos. If theres an uneven number I have to leave the odd one or give it to someone else.

I do that too, Nettie. With the purple last because I dont like them. I only eat them in emergencies when I need some sweets and there are no others in the house.
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We invented a wee game in trying to get these cheeky buggers to miss their exit.

Doc.
I'm fond of the word "wee". Especially if followed by the word "gem" Always makes me smile. I think it reminds me of Billy Connolly.
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