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I Hate Chewing Noises

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    OMFG! I will ram a *****

    if I hear you chewing or crunching on chips. ***** eff'n annoying.
    jonezwritesinc jonezwritesinc 26-30, M 2 Responses Jun 18

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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 3 Responses May 3

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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 May 25

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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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    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 6 Responses May 9

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    sixcolorz sixcolorz 22-25, F 2 Responses May 4

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    When my grandpa eats a Popsicle he *******

    sucks really loud on it and then continues to make the sucking noise until that piece is gone , then my grandma when she drinks you can hear her swallow every ounce of water I swear 😑
    cashcount cashcount 18-21, F 3 days ago

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    I heard my dad chewing in the kitchen,

    from my basement room once XD funny thing is that we are both the exact opposite: he's loud, witty and boisterous, and I'm quite, deep and cunning. Lol.
    JadeOwl98 JadeOwl98 16-17, F 2 Responses Jun 4

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    My father chews like a monster.

    I have started to avoid eating with him a long time ago because I just can't handle it. It's so bad that sometimes I used to cry out of some kind of anger that the chewing noises brought up in my chest. And the worst part is that WE TOLD HIM that it's very disturbing and that...
    AnMa2816 AnMa2816 22-25, F 3 Responses Jun 4

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    It seems like people breathe harder

    when they chew which annoys me so much!
    sarflow sarflow 18-21, F 1 Response Jun 16

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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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    I was in the airport

    and there was a lady eating potato chips and I can't tell u how annoying and disgusting she was !!! She's lucky I didn't kill her
    ABM77 ABM77 22-25, F 1 Response Jun 16

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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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    Misophonia...easy trigger!

    Don't like the sound of people chewing or slurping food!
    deleted deleted 26-30 9 Responses Apr 23

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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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    Literally this is one of my biggest pet peeves

    because like i don't want to hear people chewing their food. It's gross.
    CourtneyPaige17 CourtneyPaige17 16-17, F 3 Responses Jun 9

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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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    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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    Honestly, I really truly find it quite

    bothersome. Especially when I am eating at the the table with others I won't eat when I hear loud chewing noises. You can hear the food, mouth, saliva and teeth all at once. And it is not a small noise. There are some people who actually eat like that. You can see the food...
    FunnyandNerdy FunnyandNerdy 16-17, F 1 Response Jun 20

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    ... With open mouths.

    .. Spitting out little pieces and saliva and smacking their maw together in that sickening slurpy way that makes your insides shrivel...
    TheOracleofDelphi TheOracleofDelphi 36-40, F Jun 10

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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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    deleted deleted 26-30 8 Responses Apr 17

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    My cousin does not know how to eat!

    !! I was hoping he would choke on his food stopping him from chewing like a pig. His lips are always perked out when he chews.
    chickenlover999 chickenlover999 26-30, M 3 Responses Jun 16

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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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    Spent a three hour car ride with my stepmother.

    She was smacking gummies the whole ride 😶🔫
    annamaria83 annamaria83 18-21, F 2 Responses Jun 7

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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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    Can't abide it - it's revolting!

    !ehy feel the need to share.
    PeterSp8 PeterSp8 41-45, M Jun 11

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    I think we can all agree

    that potato chips/crackers should be banned.
    sarflow sarflow 18-21, F 8 Responses Jun 18

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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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    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 2 Responses May 26

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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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    I hate when your on FaceTime

    or something and you can hear the ******* food they chew
    emilyyyy08 emilyyyy08 13-15, F 2 Responses May 29

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    ArtsyBitch ArtsyBitch 13-15, F 1 Response Feb 7

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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 May 25

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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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    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 85 Responses Aug 14, 2010

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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
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses May 11

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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 2 Responses May 26

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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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    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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    shellyseashore shellyseashore 26-30, F 3 Responses May 4

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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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    my uncle's girlfriend is a culprit?

    ??? I really do pity him, apparently she grinds her teeth and makes chewing noises, how does he survive ?? ?? ?? ??
    olivia102 olivia102 18-21, F 1 Response 6 days 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 1 Response May 15

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