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I Chew Gum

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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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    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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    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 36-40, F Sep 13, 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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    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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    Occasional Gum Chewer

    I only chew gum when I'm stressed out, before a deep kiss, and make-out session with a woman (wink, wink).
    Ichilicious Ichilicious 26-30, M Nov 22, 2011

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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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     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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    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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    Spearmint or Wintergreen only.

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

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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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    I Love It.

    And I chew it way too much.
    esclave esclave 16-18, F 2 Responses Oct 31, 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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    I Chew...

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

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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 36-40, F 1 Response 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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    *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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    All the Time

    I chew a lot of gum, I get through loads in a week. The reason I do it is because I smoke and I don't want my breath to stink of cigerettes. I hate when peopel breath cigerette breath all over me it's gross, so I would never do it to anyone else. I don't find mints get rid of the...
    AWUK AWUK 26-30, F 2 Responses Dec 7, 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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    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 16-18, F 2 Responses Dec 26, 2007

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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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    I like gummy bears When it's cold. More chewable
    lorrena19 lorrena19 18-21, F Nov 19

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    IMMA GUMMY BEAR YES IMMA GUMMY BEAR From the gummy bear song lol
    marriedtonetflix marriedtonetflix 13-15, F 1 Response Nov 20

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    Soo a few years back, my dad pulled a leave-the-whole-family-and-ruin-their-credit-score type move, and I got a step dad. Though he is a great man and has done a lot for us, he...
    Loricent Loricent 16-17, M 4 days ago

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    I like gummy bears But I like gummy worms more
    lorrena19 lorrena19 18-21, F 2 Responses Nov 19

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    I love gummy bear or gummy worms especially the green, clear and red ones
    trixypix1 trixypix1 26-30, F Nov 20

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    Gummy bears are awesome. My fave ones are the red.
    katariffik katariffik 31-35, F 5 Responses Nov 20

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    Whats with that bad chewing noises?
    momonsite momonsite 31-35, F 5 Responses Nov 26

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    ill chop off your head if u ever make chewing noises
    haya08 haya08 13-15, F 4 Responses Nov 30

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    Biggest pet peeve!! If you chew loud by me, either you or I will have to leave
    Pinkaboo168 Pinkaboo168 16-17, F 6 days ago

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    i chew tabacco cause its better than anything
    mochasfastwolf mochasfastwolf 13-15, M 5 days ago

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    Have I told you lately, THAT I LOVE YOU???
    EyeDontGiveAHoot EyeDontGiveAHoot 36-40, F 1 Response Nov 22

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    EyeDontGiveAHoot EyeDontGiveAHoot 36-40, F 2 Responses Dec 8

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    I love this show! my fav xD
    zeak18 zeak18 18-21 Dec 10

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    CKR
    EyeDontGiveAHoot EyeDontGiveAHoot 36-40, F 1 Response 15 hrs ago

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    My older cousin talked me into trying it 3 years ago. I don't see how people stand it. It made me very sick and dizzy.
    Dezireesdesire Dezireesdesire 18-21, F 2 Responses Nov 20

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    yuck. just the sound of it is so gross and annoying especially when you got those giant mouth smackers.
    oliviatt oliviatt 16-17, F 3 Responses Nov 20

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    I frequently suffer from movie/tv logic and believe I am more capable than I am. When I walk down aisles in Home Depot, I fantasize about myself Mcguyvering the stuff there into...
    Kingshelman Kingshelman 31-35, M 3 Responses Nov 22

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    Especially today. Good lord, my hearing is soooo sensitive the last few days, everything little noise grates on my nerves. Serenity now, serenity now, serenity now!
    Femininewiles Femininewiles 26-30, F 7 Responses 4 days ago

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    It's amazing what people do in front of you. Chewing gum like a grown up cow for instance. Ugh! Close that mouth. You only have 1 stomach.
    PeterDr PeterDr 31-35, M 1 Response 4 hrs ago

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