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I Hate Chewing Noises

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    especially kids!! I can't stand the noice

    while they chew with there mouth opened! I have a child of my own and believe me this is one of the things I taught her not to do since little, and now she's the one that can't stand the chewing sounds from others lol
    crazy4love crazy4love 22-25, F 2 Responses May 11

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    Its very very irritating to hear ppl eat n

    chewing loudly n slurping oh lord 🙉
    nonamechild nonamechild 26-30, F 2 Responses Mar 12

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    But my boyfriend is the loudest eater I know.

    He breaths heavily through his nose.
    cutiefeet97 cutiefeet97 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 16

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    When people at a dinner table hold their forks

    like they intend to stab someone with it I assume they move their lips when they read.
    tsharif80 tsharif80 31-35, M May 3

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    deleted deleted 26-30 8 Responses Apr 17

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    For past few months we have regular lunches

    twice a week with my boyfriends parents. The way his father eats makes me sick. He chews with his mouth opened, always stuffs himself, so that sometimes some food falls out of his mouth and I always pray that we will not be having soup - he slurps like a pig. Mind you - he is a...
    Ajerdna1 Ajerdna1 36-40, F 3 Responses 2 days ago

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    Hearing someone chomp

    and smack on bubblegum is one of the most annoying things ever.
    imasweetheart imasweetheart 13-15, F 1 Response Mar 19

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    sixcolorz sixcolorz 22-25, F 2 Responses May 4

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    I find it disgusting.

    That and burping and belching…urgh. Also when I see someone put their knife in their mouth…yak! I just think 'Where are your manners'?
    AutumnBliss AutumnBliss 46-50, F 3 Responses May 3

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    I hate how when people chew with there mouth

    open then it makes its annoying
    abbyruppel abbyruppel 13-15, F 1 Response May 9

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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 1 Response Dec 12, 2014

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    I feel like I can physically hear every piece

    of the food that people chew and it's just nasty! I always wondered if people could hear themselves chewing and just ignored the sounds. Within the first couple of seconds hearing the chewing sounds, I start to lose my patience. Very hard to ignore.
    jprob jprob 41-45, M 1 Response 18 hrs ago

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    ArtsyBitch ArtsyBitch 13-15, F 1 Response Feb 7

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    Yesterday on the subway station I saw a man

    eating a full package of oreos. He was curved and observant as a lonely squirrel in a canadian forrest. His eyes were bulging of pleasure. I am pretty sure he would just rip someone 's hand if a person dared to approach him. He was sweating due to the effort his jaws had been...
    HotPancakes96 HotPancakes96 18-21, F 4 Responses May 3

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    I can't stand people

    who smack while eating and/or eating with their mouth open. It irritates me very easily. I just want to shove all that food down your throat so you would stop making those disgusting noises.
    deleted deleted 26-30 4 Responses Feb 18

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    Why? Why do they have to be

    so loud? How does no one else hear them or get bothered by them?
    Reddu5t Reddu5t 31-35, M 1 Response Mar 19

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    I sat next to a really noisy chewer in a really

    crowded train today. Took all my self control to keep myself from slapping him
    MissLunaDomina MissLunaDomina 31-35, F 2 Responses May 3

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    Lol!!! I love pic of this community!

    so cute. well,i don't like those noises. That makes me irritated.lol
    deleted deleted 26-30 4 Responses Mar 18

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    This started when I was about 12

    and I noticed my dad chewed so loudly and digustingly. I would feel enraged at him. This continued and got worse as I got older. It got so it was hard to eat in the same room as others if there was any cereal involved. I started turning the tv every time anyone was eating and...
    Camille7 Camille7 46-50, F 6 Responses Jan 7

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    I like to get away from my desk at lunchtime,

    so I use our lunchroom. A coworker from the shop joins us, you not only hear him chew, but breath at the same time. It's an unappetizing combination. I call it "snarlfulling".
    HarryOsbourne HarryOsbourne 56-60, M 14 hrs ago

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    Especially when people slurp their cereal.

    I heard that's a neurological issue so I guess I'm the crazy one for being annoyed by it.
    imOddlyshy imOddlyshy 26-30, F May 15

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    Misophonia...easy trigger!

    Don't like the sound of people chewing or slurping food!
    Stellaluna13 Stellaluna13 18-21, F 10 Responses Apr 23

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    I hate them from other people,

    but I know I make them
    Zarifa Zarifa 18-21, F 1 Response May 3

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    Does it mean I'm too irritable

    that I hate loud sneezing, coughing and eating noises? What about the fact that my husband is sitting here on the couch flossing his teeth?
    mynameis12345 mynameis12345 51-55, F 5 Responses Jan 20

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    shellyseashore shellyseashore 22-25, F 4 Responses May 4

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    It irks me when people eat/chew with their

    mouth open and all you hear is the food slipping around inside someone's mouth while they're devouring the food. Have some common courtesy and manners. CHEW WITH YOUR MOUTH CLOSED!!!
    Philli8807 Philli8807 26-30, F 1 Response Mar 24, 2014

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    My sister chews like a horse

    or a donkey chewing grass so annoying
    lidyB lidyB 18-21, F 3 Responses Mar 7

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    chew with your mouth closed its not hard you

    learn this when your young its so gross
    violinmaster242 violinmaster242 13-15, F 1 Response Apr 4

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    Its annoying for real.

    Sometimes I cover my ears .. sometimes it makes me want to cry. silly ? yes I know. its that bad !
    legzydawly legzydawly 18-21 5 Responses May 9

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    My parents chew in the most obnoxious ways,

    I can't even eat with them. I feel bad but it drives me insane!
    emmaem02 emmaem02 16-17, F 4 Responses Feb 19

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    Misophonia?

    "Misophonia, literally “hatred of sound”, is a form of decreased sound tolerance, also known as Selective Sound Sensitivity Syndrome or 4S.... misophonia is specific for certain sounds." Also, "People who have misophonia are most commonly annoyed, or even enraged, by the...
    mish36 mish36 18-21, F 84 Responses Aug 14, 2010

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    ill chop off your head

    if u ever make chewing noises
    haya08 haya08 13-15, F 4 Responses Nov 30, 2014

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    Not only is the sound of chewing awful,

    but how about when they are chewing loud and breathing heavy all at the same time?! It takes all of my self control to not throw their food across the room
    anotherxrose anotherxrose 22-25, F 4 Responses Mar 25

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    Genetic Disorder For Hating Chewing Sounds

    Please visit www.sound-rage.com Hating chewing sounds is a developmental, neurological disorder, and is characterized primarily by sounds such as chewing, sniffing, coughing, sibilant s (the ssss sound). Secondary symptoms including visual triggers (dangling legs, hair...
    chewingsounds chewingsounds 16-17 11 Responses Jul 31, 2008

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    when my mom eats dinner with me,

    she always chews loudly. she also has a gum addiction so riding in the car is hell! I've tried ignore it but it only further agitates me. I lost headphone privileges in the car due to my lack of communication and now I cannot find a way to escape the saliva filled chorus of my...
    waters321 waters321 16-17, F 6 Responses 1 day ago

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    AtashinoSunflower AtashinoSunflower 13-15, F 1 Response Mar 22

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    i had/have an eating disorder

    and one of my worst buggs is noise of people eating
    shannonjade shannonjade 18-21, F 2 Responses Apr 4

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    I also don't like to watch some people eat.

    There are those that take too big of bites and stretch their mouths wide open to get it all in. Puh-lease! Take smaller bites.
    deleted deleted 26-30 Mar 12

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    It's the most annoying thing in the world.

    Even my best friend does it -_-
    trismason trismason 13-15, F Mar 3

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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, 2014

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    its so annoying to me lol. especially when tht person is eating chips, ice, or anything crunchy that'd make alot of noise. i can handle my own chewing but not someone elses lol idk...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses May 1

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    I have some serious issues with my life I hate it, I hate my job, I hate where I live, I hate the fact my partner doesn't trust me, I just don't want to be here, I don't want...
    theagonyaunt theagonyaunt 31-35, F 8 hrs ago

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    Been bullied by a couple hateful people. In fifth grade I transferred to a New school, and this guy in my class was an *** to everybody. But 6th grade was the real problem. He was...
    justthat1girl99 justthat1girl99 16-17, F 1 hr ago

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    the only kind of underwear that I hate are male underwear. I love women's undewear
    denise51 denise51 61-65, M 4 Responses 8 hrs ago

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    I hate state, teacher's, bosses' paternalism. With parents being paternalist is more than enough. Paternalism makes infantilised adults with no accountability for their actions.
    Danceofhours Danceofhours 41-45, M 8 hrs ago

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    I hate it. It is not my idea of entertainment. It is not right to me as an individual. You do what you want, but I have a life and that life is not concerned with other people's...
    RealmRunner RealmRunner 22-25, F 3 hrs ago

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