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I Have a Weird Habit

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    My Habit: I Peel Stuff...

    That's it... I peel stuff. Anything, paint, stickers, plastic coatings, tape... really anything that will peel. It's the oddest thing, but I love it and it is very comforting... I will even paint my fingernails just so I can peel it all off.
    TheOtherMe TheOtherMe 26-30, F 9 Responses Apr 3, 2008

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    If I put an x at the end

    if my sentence it's a habit I can't help it x
    ParisMaisie ParisMaisie 13-15, F Apr 25, 2014

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    Before I Eat...

    I have a weird habit of smelling my food before I eat.This doesn't apply to all foods,but I have to smell it.I have a fear of expired/rotten foods that is one reason I do it.It can't just go to the mouth.I look it down,also.I have lots of weird phobias about food not prepared by...
    NovemberHasCome NovemberHasCome 18-21, F 2 Responses Jun 12, 2012

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    >>> I have a weird habit of keeping the book

    that i am going to read in the freezer. Does anyone else share this weirdness.. ;)
    falkenboi falkenboi 22-25 2 Responses May 16, 2014

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    I pick my lips constantly.

    Even to the point of drawing blood.
    AjLeePunk AjLeePunk 22-25, F Feb 11

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    Pinching My Neck

    My mom staid I've been doing it since I was a baby. I was pinching my neck, but I was doing this only when I was scared, stressed, sad or depressed. My mom always told me to stop but it was like an addiction. So every time I was pinching my neck my mom knew that something was...
    GrueneRose GrueneRose 22-25 9 Responses May 10, 2007

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    I bite or chew my fingers

    when I am nervous or very focussed or interested in something or someone. I can't control it. Tell me how to control this embarrassing habit, anyone please! xD
    franchesca19112 franchesca19112 16-17, F 4 Responses Aug 3, 2014

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    When I am eating standing up I have to move

    around...like dance or move my hands or feet, lol sometimes I don't even realise I'm doing it. I can eat peanut butter with a spoon...yum I sleep on the right side of my double bed and cuddle a pillow, every single night just to get to sleep, and only if I'm sharing I will...
    Daisymay77 Daisymay77 16-17, F 1 Response Aug 1, 2014

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    I like to put everything twice.

    So two emojis (i wouldnt just leave one) or I will ask for two lollies...(not just one) see what I did there???
    milanibrooke milanibrooke 13-15, F Jan 14

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    I love eating my fingernails

    until the point of swallow then take them out of my mouth smell them and add them to a smelly collection and a none smelly collection
    aroone aroone 22-25, M Apr 26, 2014

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    I Tend To...

    sit on my foot (well, actually my leg) until my foot goes to sleep.  i'll do this with both feet.
    meowmeowface meowmeowface 36-40, F 2 Responses Jun 4, 2007

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    Reading And Rocking Legs

    Whenever I read a good book for an extended time, I concentrate at my absolute best when I have the TV on with the volume real low and I walk around the room; sometimes, I would walk in a counterclockwise circle, stop for a moment, and then go clockwise. It is a bit tricky for me...
    outsidewitness outsidewitness 31-35, M 5 Responses Aug 5, 2010

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    Gross Habit!

     what started out as a nervous habit transcended to a day to day gross habit in my eyes "nail biting" all though it was a weird habit because it wasn't common, now i see it as a common gross habit i guess i did indeed have a period in my life where i...
    Lacilove Lacilove 18-21, F 1 Response Oct 9, 2008

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    I usually don't allow people to be close with me

    but when they came near me ,i became addicted to them and sacrifice my needs for them,its difficult to distinguish between my needs and theirs...talking about my family,parents and friends!how many of yours have this in common?
    deephuman deephuman 22-25, F 4 Responses May 10, 2014

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    I Cannot...

    I cannot keep my hands free and flowing for a long time. Even if its just for a minute. I don't know why my hands need something to hold on to. It's weird, isn't it?
    koku88 koku88 F Apr 3, 2008

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    Poison In the Water

      I like putting bottled lemon juice into bottled water,to give it some flavour..I don't like just boring old bottled water,so I try and "spice it up".. My son says I'm poisoning it..LOL
    cryingoveryou cryingoveryou 41-45, F 1 Response Jun 28, 2009

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    Hands

    When I'm nervous I do stuff with my hands, pick at my nail polish, move them around. I don't know where it came from. And my other weird habit is I always always tap on a soda, whatever can before I open it.
    Ivyflower Ivyflower 18-21, F 1 Response May 13, 2008

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    Showering...

    When ever I go to my guys house I give him a kiss then proceed to take a shower. It's like I have to wash off all of the outside world before I feel at home.
    GoddessNakiBean GoddessNakiBean 36-40, F 1 Response Apr 3, 2008

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    I Am The Picker

    I know this is retarded but when I'm bored I like to pick the fleas off of my cat.
    HurricaneLeia HurricaneLeia 26-30, F 1 Response May 14, 2010

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    "I Have a Weird Habit"

    I bite my lower lip when I am nervous or in deep thought!
    cmost cmost 36-40, F 1 Response May 11, 2007

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    I Wear A Sweater Or A Sweatshirt In Bed

    Instead of wearing the normal things in bed (pyjamas, t-shirt etc.) I wear either a sweater or a sweatshirt. I could never sleep properly without it. Anybody else do the same.
    imitation700mb imitation700mb 31-35, M 3 Responses Apr 11, 2013

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    Sucking My Thumb And Other's Thumbs

    I suck my thumb all the time. I push on my upper teeth when I do it and, resultantly, I have very bucked teeth but I don't mind since my thumb fits perfectly. I hardly have to open my mouth to suck it. I love sucking other people's thumbs too and like when I put my thumb into...
    thumbsuc thumbsuc 56-60 Sep 12, 2010

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    Reading. Compulsively.

    When I get extremely stressed, I read like my life depends on it. Last week, I read a total of over 1900 pages....
    KOOLKAT446 KOOLKAT446 13-15, F 11 Responses Feb 12

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    "Knitting" Kind of

    My Dad saw me doing this a few years ago and just laughed. He said when I was about 1 or 2, I used to knit the satin edge of my blanky while sleeping. I would fold the satin edge with my thumb and middle finger and then drag my fore finger across the corner of...
    KTSEE KTSEE 41-45, F 1 Response Sep 21, 2007

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    This is probably quite odd to you

    but ever since I was about 9 I have always shook bananas before opening them. It started as some stupid joke with my friends (I can't even remember the relevance, we were really young and did things like that all the time) but ever since then it has become some sort of...
    ViperaStellaris ViperaStellaris 13-15, F Mar 15

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    Ever since I was little I have this strange

    concern about toilets and bathrooms....... I don't know,it's just they seem interesting and fun to be curious about......Hehehe
    AjaxJaxson AjaxJaxson 13-15, F 4 Responses Feb 12

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    Weirdness

    Don't be afraid. I'm just a bit weird, that's all. There's a weird habit I've had since young. It's not as strong now, but as they say, habits are tough cookies to break. When I was younger, it went like this: I couldn't eat one of something. This applied especially to smaller...
    musicspirit musicspirit 16-17, F 9 Responses May 29, 2009

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    Every Second Step..

    I rip things apart or play with them. I just always have to do something with my hands. So if I'm sitting somewhere and there's some paper nearby that nobody needs anymore, I'm very likely to rip it into tiny pieces. My dad once called me "waste producer" because of...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Nov 25, 2007

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    Please help us win God bless 😘😘 Hi all

    sorry I know this is not the place but my princess really need as much votes as she can our town is having a contest for the cutest kid you don't have to sign up just click on this link and click like that's it please help us win and thanks for understanding the picture on my...
    Amy1love Amy1love 26-30 Mar 17

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    Is There An Echo?

    I don't know how this started, but I've been doing it my entire life. Whenever someone asks me a question, I repeat the whole question back before continuing to answer. I've had people point it out, and complain that it's annoying. I don't do it on purpose, in fact I try to...
    LaDispute LaDispute 22-25 1 Response Jun 16, 2012

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    Holding Out

    I try to not "touch myself" for as long as I can hold out. Right now I have gone almost 20 minutes.
    JustSillyStuff JustSillyStuff 46-50, T 2 Responses Apr 3, 2008

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    I Bite My Thumb

    Not suck I bite it and I've done it since I was little. I just do it all the time and as a result my thumbs look really f'd up with bite marks and indentions in them. I'm not really awaree when I do it sometimes I just catch myself and I've beein doing it for hour and i just...
    newasexy newasexy 26-30, F 1 Response Mar 6, 2012

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    - I tend to pull out my hair sometimes.

    - I bite the inside of my cheek to the point where I taste iron. - I dig my nails or scratch my wrist where I used to cut when I'm tempted to cut and I don't have a blade.
    EmoSakurachan EmoSakurachan 18-21 1 Response May 5, 2014

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    In actually 14 but I felt like putting 1985

    as my birth year because that's what I use in EVREYTHING else if I'm too young to use it and it just became a habit a guess XD
    vade2567 vade2567 26-30, M 1 Response Oct 29, 2014

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    I start biting myself

    when i want to cut....
    anderlr anderlr 13-15, M 1 Response Feb 12

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    I have a Weird habit of rocking side to side

    while laying down listening to music. While doing this I be in deep thought. I can't go a day without doing it. It is such a embarrassing habit. I've been doing it for 20 years and I don't think I could ever stop.
    princesskatara princesskatara 22-25, F 2 Responses Apr 15, 2014

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    You know those emotocons people put on messages?

    ? Yeah! That! Every time i type one of those is i actually go at make that facial expression!!! I know it weird X)
    00LOvEsHaTeRs00 00LOvEsHaTeRs00 13-15, F 4 Responses Sep 9, 2014

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    :p

    Okay, its pretty idiotic, but whenever i'm in classes, trying to concentrate on what the teacher's saying, i start to suck my pen. I don't just suck it, i chew and grind it too. I've tried to stop it but it doesn't go away, my pen always automatically, mindlessly goes into...
    FreeFallWall FreeFallWall 22-25, M 5 Responses Mar 23, 2010

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    It's not exactly weird

    but I have a very bad habit of biting my lips
    Zjmsmyking Zjmsmyking 16-17, F 3 Responses Mar 12

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    I can't find this anywhere on the internet

    and i don't wanna be the only one.. its hard to explain. But to put it bluntly..I love to touch my teeth with my nails and fingers.. I just love it. Scratching over them with my nail feeling the 'vibrations' and listening to the scratchy sound. Or sliding my fingertip over them...
    AlexAnimeFreak AlexAnimeFreak 16-17, F Mar 2, 2014

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    Fidgety Hands

    When I am nervous I tend to fidget... like I touch everything. Lately though it has gotten out of hand and i do it all the time. When I have nail polish on it usually does not last very long because I tend to bite it off.
    Jessyea Jessyea 18-21 Oct 11, 2008

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    Foot Shaving

    Im not sure how this started, but ive always hated the dead skin on the soles of my feet. I take a razor for shaving and shave the dead skin off the bottoms of my feet. This is not painful unless i shave to much off, in which case it hurts, but not badly and just bleeds a lot. I...
    Ryanryanryanryanryan Ryanryanryanryanryan 18-21, M Nov 3, 2011

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