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I Don't Like It When People Touch My Stuff

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    Step Off! ...please?

    I can't have people touch certain things. That ceiling fan? Mine mister! That school notebook full of old papers? Don't even think about it! That light switch? Uhhh that's called mine. That radio? Touch and I might die. I have nothing too hide nor am I a sour person I just...
    BlackTattooedEverything BlackTattooedEverything 13-15, F Oct 29, 2012

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    And He Does It All The Time !!!!!!!!

    Bro in law, he comes down here and is in every thing. Like a damn kid ! He touched my Magic Jack and now it's close to breaking.  He uses Jim's cologne, goes through his clothes, borrows them, and some how they never return ! Ugh !
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Dec 31, 2009

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    Mine

    I have no problem sharing me food or paper or drinks. I DO have a HUGE problem when peoples touch or use my pens & markers, any hair products, ALL of my shoes, and / or my blankets and pellows. I freak out and have a full on panic attack for these certain things. But dumb idiots...
    nannaisOCD nannaisOCD 16-17 Oct 7, 2012

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    I Turn Into A Ninja

    I know sharing is caring and all that. Yes I do care about you, but I care about myself just a little bit more, my stuff included.If I so just see you looking at my stuff no matter how small or insignificant it may be I will ****** it up & will hide it from you. You touch my...
    babydoll73 babydoll73 22-25, F Mar 14, 2013

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    Seriously

    My roommate freshman year of college stole some of my bras, and she would eat my food without asking. Us women know how expensive bras are - and these bras were just basic cotton ones - so imagine how annoyed I was that she had the nerve to steal mine And seriously - I would...
    yoyy yoyy 26-30, F 2 Responses Nov 29, 2008

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    Nosey Neighbors

    My neighbor that I have known for 3 years would always come into my house and walk around opening cupboards and the fridge. She would go through papers on my table and touch/go through anything that was next to her. It was always very irritating and one day I snapped at...
    Flipadelphia Flipadelphia 22-25, F 4 Responses Dec 31, 2009

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    Don't Touch My Stuff

     I don't touch yours so don't touch mine. I hate nosey people who touch things without asking for permission first. 
    reset reset 18-21, F 2 Responses Dec 31, 2009

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    Get Away!!!!

    I hate it when people touch my stuff and i tell them not to. Then they brake it. It is so annoying. people ust have to be so touchy and intrusive.
    tomtombear tomtombear 18-21, M Sep 4, 2008

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    Argg!!! The Frustration!!!

    My sister, for years now, has been known to steal anything and everything she wants. She is a diabetic so if she DOES steal something like a chocolate bar or something like that, she can literally DIE. So, my parent's solution to the problem? We can't have anything edible in...
    HopeEternity HopeEternity 16-17, F Aug 4, 2011

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    Paws Off!

    I have a business partner who comes in to my office and picks up things off my desk and looks at them. Sometimes they are business related things but sometimes they are personal items. I have seen him move stuff to get to things underneath on someone else's desk. I don't get it...
    bassplayer bassplayer 46-50, M 28 Responses Nov 30, 2008

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    It Depends...

    It really depends on what stuff you are talking about but some things are more sacred than others.  For example, before I wrecked my beautiful car I only offered to let very few people drive it.  I didn't want people changing the presets on the CD/MP3 player.. I didn't...
    fungirlmmm fungirlmmm 41-45, F 10 Responses Jul 14, 2008

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    Don't Like

    Depends what it is but most of it, I don't like for anyone touching it.  If they ask, it is a different story.  :P
    Whateverrrrr Whateverrrrr 36-40, F Nov 28, 2011

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    A Place For My Stuff!

    "...That's the whole meaning of life, isnt it? Trying to find a place for your stuff..." - George Carlin I'm very particular when it comes to my stuff. If I need to find it again in a hurry, it goes EXACTLY in that spot. Not two inches away, not a foot away...
    zeligocity zeligocity 22-25, M 4 Responses Nov 30, 2008

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    Pet Peeve

    More than anything, I'm more than annoyed when a strangers touches my property. I didn't work my butt off for everything I have so some *****/punk can dirty my stuff with their grubby, if not greasy,hands. On the other hand, I have no problem with a close friend touching my stuff...
    Ichilicious Ichilicious 26-30, M Aug 17, 2011

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    Mah Stuff

    I don't mind sharing at all, but i think there is a certain level of respect that should take place of asking to use something of my own.
    Arorin Arorin 22-25, M 2 Responses Jun 1, 2010

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    Hands Off!!!

    Keep your paws off my stuff!!! I'm sorry but I'm really possessive of my things. I keep them in a certain order and when that order is disrupted, I feel off balance. Silly right? I know. Im a little obsessive compulsive. But mostly I worry that ppl arent gonna take care of...
    Lostsoul22 Lostsoul22 22-25, F Feb 6, 2010

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    Dislike

    I really hate it! I hate it! Probably because i am disorganized to begin with but when people mess with my stuff it infuriates me because then i have to buy new stuff and i am a very clean person so automatically everyone else will make my stuff dirty and it will not be clean.
    LucidxDreams LucidxDreams 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 9, 2012

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    Just Ask

    Just ask me first. That is all i want a little respect..
    Arorin Arorin 22-25, M 3 Responses Feb 23, 2010

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    Only Specific People

    Or just one or two people in particular. Otherwise I have no restrictions. I don't have many things people would like to touch anyway.
    FreeFallWall FreeFallWall 22-25, M Jun 29, 2013

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    I Don't Like It When People Touch My Stuff

    I don't let people touch my stuff. In my local church group, there was a kid. He loved to touch my stuff without permission. For some reason, he threw my game controller against a wall. The controller broke in half, and I had to get a new one. Kids like this is banned from...
    dave0903 dave0903 18-21, M 1 Response Jan 14, 2010

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    Hands and Eyes Off.

    i hate it when people go through my things, look, and touch. I'm very private and sometimes even secretive. i keep my room door closed, i don't like people in there, sometimes i don't even like my friends in there. it's not messy. it's really old and dusty, but other than that i...
    gothicromantic gothicromantic 16-17, F Jul 14, 2009

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    Ask First!

    I have no problem if people want to look at my things - but for the love of God, ASK FIRST! It's just common courtesy.
    spektor spektor 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 30, 2008

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    Grr.

    I do not like when people disrespect my things. My younger sister does this all the time. Two examples: 1) She took my favorite t-shirt. I was looking for it for a LONG time. My dog ran into her room. I went to go get him out. While I was in her room, I saw my shirt.... covered...
    kleisse kleisse 22-25, F 6 Responses Nov 30, 2008

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    I really love my parents. For me they are so precious that i hope i will never let them down. As long as i can, i will do what they ask me to do, especially what my mom want. But i...
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