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I Chew Gum

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    Im Like An Addict!

    For a while I use to have to buy a pack every week...but recently I've been chewing about 3-5 pieces a day.
    LittleMemories LittleMemories 18-21 May 29, 2009

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    Spearmint or Wintergreen only.

    .. The rest taste like sugar or sugar substitute.
    AuntieShani AuntieShani 36-40, F Aug 11, 2014

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     But only to get rid o...

     But only to get rid of the icky taste in my mouth.
    Dissonance Dissonance 36-40, F Sep 13, 2008

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    Very Relaxing

    I Chew Gum.  Oh honey yes, I do chew gum.  I love to 'pop' or 'crack' my gum, (never in public of course) and I love to blow bubbles and suck them back into themselves. I like to have about 3 large packs of gum while watching movies and I keep adding and adding more...
    Insomniac Insomniac 51-55, F Jul 24, 2008

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    I Love to Chew Gum For Some...

    I love to chew gum for some reason I chew it all the time (even if I am in uniform).  It's one of those habits that I never got out of. 
    evilkittymew evilkittymew 41-45, F 1 Response Sep 13, 2008

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    It Seriously Is Like An Addiction

    I've been addicted to the stuff since the age of 11, but since discovering Trident Spearmint Splash about 5 years ago (When it was called Trident Fresh, if anyone remembers that) - I'm hooked! The liquid centre is heavenly and even once the first blast is gone, the flavour still...
    rachelx86 rachelx86 22-25, F Jul 7, 2012

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    I Heard Its Bad For Your Jaw Muscles?

    i always wanted the gum off willy wonka! blueberry or no! i love all the flavours you can get! i usually only buy it to try a new flavour, but there are new ones coming out all the time! my current gum is tropical.  
    tearaway tearaway 22-25, F Jul 25, 2008

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    Need It

    I feel the need to constantly chew gum i go through a 15 pack in probably 2 days, easily..and I dont share! Its all mine!
    bOObsMaGee bOObsMaGee 22-25, F 1 Response Sep 8, 2008

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    Can't Stop Chewing!

    My friend says if I ever have a club dedicated to me, all members must carry at least 7 different kinds of gum at all times, of which I do. People think it's weird, but, hey, I'd rather be addicted to gum than drugs or something. It's been feeling weird lately, since I have...
    ChunChun ChunChun 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 7, 2007

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    One Of Those Things...

    It is a necessity to me. It is a great stress reliever. I chewed it all the time at one job I worked at. And if I was chewing it good and hard than that meant I was pretty irritated with someone..but I just took the aggression out on the poor gun! I will chew gum if I am...
    cinfullysweet cinfullysweet 26-30, F Apr 4, 2011

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    All Day

    I chew gum all they, I love its taste!
    LordVoldemort LordVoldemort 36-40, F 1 Response Mar 2, 2009

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    Not Very Often

    I've never really liked gum. I'm not sure why, but I guess I just never had it around the house, so I never knew what I was missing. Even now, when I do have gum, I hardly ever chew any. The only reason I'm chewing gum more right now is because it's a quick sugar fix for me when...
    skyhook2612 skyhook2612 18-21, F 1 Response May 6, 2012

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    Especially Once I Quit Smoking

    I have always liked chewing gum, but since I quit smoking, I find it to be more of a NEED than a WANT! As a kid, my favorite was Tiny Size Chicklets!  It was always a treat when Mom would let me pick them up in the checkout lane at the grocery store! I also loved Freshen...
    debmichelle debmichelle 36-40 Jun 7, 2008

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    Five Gum

    Five gum is my favorite. I feel like I just brushed my teeth whenever I chew it. I like those Blow Pop Lollipop gum but it loses taste after like five minutes. There's this teacher that told us not to chew gum, meanwhile he was chewing gum like a freakin cow.
    stripesANDsunshine stripesANDsunshine 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 3, 2008

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    Not Me

    I have TMJ. No gum chewing for me. The last thing I need to to give my jaw more of a work out than it already gets.
    FilmandVideoGuy FilmandVideoGuy 36-40, M 2 Responses Feb 24, 2009

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    Brain Power Substinance

    Heard a report not so long ago that said chewing gum actually IMPROVES concentration and thinking! Imagine all that wasted talent and genious on those students that the teacher always screamed at: Spit Your Gum In The Trash Right Now! Ha! I was always in trouble for that. In...
    emerald emerald 36-40, F 3 Responses Jul 3, 2008

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    *chewing*

    Yeah, hehe.. I always grab one when I'm leaving apartment... and chew and chew... but i dont like when someone  chews loudly.. I really don't like it.. it annoys me so much..
    bublina bublina 18-21, F 1 Response Oct 10, 2008

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    Too Often

    I don't chew at home. Because if I let myself do that, I'd chew all day long. I chew gum when I got out, and it's like a reflex. I like to make bubble with it. I try not to do that too often, because I think myself it's gross. But I like it when I can make a really big bubble...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Feb 5, 2008

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    I Shouldn't

    I shouldn't chew gum at all, but I still do sometimes.  I shouldn't chew it because it gives me very painful sores in my mouth.  So I try to avoid it, but sometimes I just can't resist.  And then I always regret it.
    eromreven eromreven 26-30 Mar 2, 2008

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    Chew, Chew, Chew

    My favorite is Spearmint Orbit. If I start chewing anything like Bubble Gum, I just keep putting more and more pieces in my mouth and blowing big bubbles. I don't do it much anymore, because I know it's not that good for my teeth, but it tastes so good. Mmmmmm.....I want some...
    Pussywillowing Pussywillowing 41-45, F Sep 13, 2008

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    I Am Addicted to Bubble Gum!

    Especially the sugary kind pictured in the avatar!  My poor teeth!
    monimoni monimoni 41-45, F Dec 6, 2007

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    Right Now!

    As of this moment of I have a piece of cool watermellon Extra in my mouth. I've actually never had Extra before, and I must say, the flavour does last a really long time compared to other gums. I really prefer bubble gum, cause I loooove blowing bubbles. The bigger the better...
    Melody08 Melody08 18-21, F Mar 16, 2008

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    I Haven't Chewed Gum In Over 2 Months!

    After my last dental "incident", I decided to step away from the gum.  I haven't had any in over 2 months!  So far, so good!
    monimoni monimoni 41-45, F 1 Response Jun 9, 2008

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    I Love It.

    And I chew it way too much.
    esclave esclave 16-17, F 2 Responses Oct 31, 2007

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    I May Have a Problem...

    I have an addiction to buying the newest flavor of Orbit. If I see it and I know I haven't tried it, I pick it up. Always. In addition to that, I usually have at least three different flavors/types of gum with me at all times. There's the prerequisite Orbit, something minty, and...
    vinividivici21 vinividivici21 22-25, F 6 Responses Sep 8, 2008

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    I Chew...

    ...gum all the time. I am addicted to gum.
    deleted deleted 26-30 Apr 14, 2010

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    Snap Snap

    I love gum so much. It's one of worst habbits though lol. I can't have gum in my mouth without snapping it and it drives people crazy. My excuse is always "it's a bad habbit I can't help it". That's complete bulls h i t of course because I could help it if I just didn't...
    volleyballa volleyballa 16-17, F 2 Responses Dec 26, 2007

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    I picked up her water dish then put it back down then just put it away again. I washed all her little blankets but two. Those two have holes that she chewed into them. I'm going...
    dancingWATERz dancingWATERz 51-55, F 16 Responses 5 hrs ago

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    I just absolutely hate the sound of it. It drives me f'ing insane. Like I'll be trying to watch tv and then my mom starts chewing ._. Then when I ask people to chew quieter, they...
    Sicgoat173 Sicgoat173 16-17, F 3 Responses 1 day ago

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    If you are not in the state of edentulism, it's difficulty to explain the feeling of no longer being bothered by natural teeth. As I write this note, my tongue goes about my mouth...
    nomoreteeth nomoreteeth 66-70, M 1 Response 1 day ago

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    It's true but the juicy fruit strawberry starburst gum stinks. It has a very funky scent.
    blahblahblahxoxo blahblahblahxoxo 18-21, F 2 days ago

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    Come on, where are your table manners? I also hate hearing people chew loudly.. especially crunching on crisps. Are you doing it to wind me up?
    wonderofwonders1 wonderofwonders1 41-45, F 3 days ago

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    What is your FAVORITE noise ?
    CODECRACKER2014 CODECRACKER2014 41-45, M 7 Responses 5 days ago

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    Had a gum graft yesterday, agony!!!!! I've had several oral surgeries and this by far is the worse. Pain is unbelievable
    Puppykissezzz Puppykissezzz 46-50, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    Hulchul Hulchul Ho Gayi Teri Honth Hai Kyon Chup Hulchul Hulchul Ho Gayi Teri Baithe Hain Gupchup Pyaare Pyaare Chehre Ne Karte Hain Ishaara Dekha Teri Aankhon Ne Hai Sapna Koi...
    PeacefulWarrior143 PeacefulWarrior143 26-30, M 6 days ago

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    A good reason to only go to cinema with your so, and not for any other reason, god those popcorns can make loud noises.
    yomomma141 yomomma141 18-21, M 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    Hey are you chewing gum? Because if you are, I'd chew your *** all day.
    BlackBoneRaj BlackBoneRaj 70+, M Jan 31

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    I really am. http://www.dailykos.com/story/2013/5/7/1207471/-Thanks-to-abstinence-teaching-Elizabeth-Smart-felt-I-m-that-chewed-up-piece-of-gum http://www.addictinginfo.org/2016...
    ManifestoOfThePhoenix ManifestoOfThePhoenix 26-30, M 1 Response Jan 29

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    My ex boyfriend chewed so loud and with his mouth open ugh it made me cringe, this is my biggest pet peeve. I don't feel so alone about it anymore.
    ClassyCassie ClassyCassie 26-30, F 4 Responses Jan 28

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    dentalcareu dentalcareu 22-25, M Jan 28

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    My mom is a loud eater. And a slow one, too. She chews. And chews. And freakin chews. Gross. It makes me want to put my fork down and leave. We don't have family meals. I mean when...
    TitaniaMoon TitaniaMoon 18-21, F 2 Responses Jan 26

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    1. What is your favorite color? Green 2. Have you ever missed anyone? Umm, yeah one I guess 3. What is your favorite animal? The wolf 4. Do you always eat breakfast foods? Well...
    SonofPaddy121 SonofPaddy121 18-21, M 1 Response Jan 26

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