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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 5 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, M Dec 11, 2013

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