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I Am Amused By Human Behavior

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    Last Night.

    Last night the urge to pee woke me up at two in the morning. I had fallen asleep on the couch. I enter the bathroom, which just happens to be next to the bedroom. I didn't turn on the light. I sat on the toilet and finished my business. I sit for a moment longer just to be sure...
    littlegirl845 littlegirl845 51-55, F 4 Responses Sep 18, 2013

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    Question - I have noticed a unique

    characteristic of some people. They will watch you come toward them from a distance, and even make eye contact, but as soon as you acknowledge them with a simple greeting, they will abandon their gaze and walk right by as though you are not even there? I find that to be soooo...
    Tmac729 Tmac729 46-50 1 Response Dec 11, 2013

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    LysistratasWeakness2 LysistratasWeakness2 51-55, M Jul 2

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    The strangest thing: I have always been fascinated by human behavior. For that reason I try to watch others whenever I can. We are a strange, strange species and we do strange...
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    My fascination with the Human Behavior (& Humans) is like a never ending quest with so many questions left unanswered. Who is an interesting person is a question I have been...
    Tien101 Tien101 18-21 3 Responses 4 days ago

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    Human behavior is incredibly pliable, plastic and so damn interesting! 
    paradox14 paradox14 31-35, M 4 Responses Jul 6

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    I especially love when human behavior clearly contradicts the stories people tell about themselves.
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    So i have this question i cannot find answer to.I am not sure what to look for on google.I will write it here maybe one of you could help. I am curious to know if bipedal walking...
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    Right is wrong is right: the complex..and the sublime end I narrated the simple part of the story. Well lets say, from here onwards ‘the story’ itself is very simple and it...
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    I have always been curious as to why people do what they do. i often feel like im standing outside the box looking in. i profile all these people and they fit neatly into the...
    bmiller1989 bmiller1989 22-25, M 5 Responses 4 days ago

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    I enjoy observing others behavior, body language, and environments. At the same time it excites me to not fully understand them and creates an unexplained thrill.
    ElleFarah ElleFarah 18-21, F 3 Responses 4 days ago

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    Why do I keep falling in love with strangers? It's not even lust... It's a full blown obsession. I'll think of a person for a week or even months. I'll spin a million fantasies and...
    MalumGreal MalumGreal 18-21 8 Responses 2 days ago

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    Human behaviour...contradictory, unpredictable, often illogical, and at the same time much more determined by the media and entertainment industry than we realise.
    gio36 gio36 36-40, M 2 Responses Jul 3

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    Some people do not like seeing others happy, I mean they'd do anything to change your mood and bring you down.. what do they benefit from that? ... I do not get it. Even there are...
    Starz93 Starz93 18-21, F 6 Responses Jul 9

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    Let us not, dear friends, forget our dear friends the cuttlefish... flipping glorious little sausages. Pen them up together, and they will devour each other without a second...
    Snugglebuglove Snugglebuglove 18-21, M 1 Response Jul 21

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    Have you ever experienced it? You know....that feeling.......when something which is bracketed as 'wrong' and you do the thing feeling confident that its 'right'? Well after all...
    swashochi swashochi 36-40, F 4 Responses a week ago

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    Isn't it strange that we are all people, not just 'humans'? Each and every one of us is unique and I think that's great! We all have the right to be ourselves and to be accepted in...
    Seblett Seblett 13-15, F 5 Responses a week ago

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    I love seeing a lot of sweet and geniunely nice responses here on ep. They arent afraid to express solicitude. It makes me think that there is still hope for humanity! Thanks EP
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    I just got dissed for commenting on a 25 year olds post saying it was awesome simply because I'm 35. Weirdest experience this week so far.
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    Babejuks Babejuks 41-45, F 7 Responses Jul 1

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    The case of the Disappearing StoryI always love it when this happens, you take time to write a thoughtful, thought provoking comment, a series of them; then suddenly the story is...
    tulick tulick 31-35, F Jul 1

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    Is there a translation book out there for all the modern message slang used these days?? LMFAO, AFK, WFT, MMO, IDK and hundreds more..... I think in 10 years time, mankind might...
    Babejuks Babejuks 41-45, F 12 Responses Jul 3

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    It's so hard for me to turn off that part of my brain that isn't curious about those around me. I can't help but think of peoples stories when I see them. Why they seem so slow, or...
    sunny3875 sunny3875 36-40, F Jul 5

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    Which accent do you adore most? I like the Bri-ish.
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    sapphire601 sapphire601 31-35, F 1 Response Jul 10

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