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I Have a Weird Habit

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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 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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    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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    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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    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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    "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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    :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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    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 13-15, F Mar 2

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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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    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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    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

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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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    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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    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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    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

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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 4 Responses Aug 5, 2010

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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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    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)
    2Tegs4U 2Tegs4U 13-15, F 3 Responses Sep 9

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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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    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 3 Responses Aug 3

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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

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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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    - 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 16-17 May 5

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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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    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 16-17, F 2 Responses Jun 12, 2012

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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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    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 2 Responses Apr 11, 2013

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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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    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

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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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    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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    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?
    happyhuman1 happyhuman1 22-25, F 4 Responses May 10

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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 18-21, M Apr 26

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    Related Experiences

    I always have weird dreams, and I've had terrible night terrors and lucid dreams. If you don't know what lucid dreams are it's basically when the dreamer cannot distinguish if they...
    Wynnieskye Wynnieskye 16-17, F Aug 30

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    I dreamed that I went to an abortion clinic, but I was not pregnant. I just really like being there around the doctors and accidental parents for some reason. I realized that...
    Septisoul Septisoul 16-17, F 1 hr ago

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    Yes, I do, and quite often! One dream I had a long time ago was that there was some Jazz/Blues type music playing, and I clearly remembered the lyrics. I actually woke up and...
    Cristofori Cristofori 41-45, M 3 Responses Sep 1

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    I haven't remembered my dreams in a long time, but this one is too crazy to forget. Throughout the whole dream, I and whoever I'm traveling with are on this journey. I think we...
    kck3862 kck3862 13-15, F 2 hrs ago

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    It was weird, my mom somehow found out I had ep when I haven't told anyone who speaks to my mom or shared it any wear. And she told me that some one else in the house had an...
    CosplayPotato CosplayPotato 13-15, F Aug 20

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    Yeah... this is probably on my top ten list of 'weird dreams I have that makes absolutely no sense' Hard to explain where I was, but I was surronded by what could be smooth cliffs...
    Jumeia Jumeia 26-30, F 1 Response Aug 29

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    Another weird dream I had today when I napped.. So I was setting outside the living room, I look inside and there were a lot of people sitting, amongst them people who are...
    MissGaga MissGaga 22-25, F 2 Responses Aug 30

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    Ok...this is a weird one. It started out with me and my family going to this kind of remote city for my baby cousin's baptism. It started out as a nice vacation, the town was...
    PinkMellow PinkMellow 18-21, F Sep 2

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    Thank GOD I don't do drugs, or my dreams would be even weirder D: I don't even know where to begin on explaining what goes on in my head, so I won't even bother... acid trippy...
    YuriXWolfram86 YuriXWolfram86 18-21, F 4 Responses Sep 4

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    A few days ago, this girl I like asked me if I liked her. She said she's had her suspicions, but wanted to know for sure. I was never going to say anything until she asked, because...
    AgentSickler AgentSickler 18-21, M 1 Response Aug 17

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    The first one last night all my family was leaving to go to church. But I couldn't find anything I needed. I ended up making everyone late. (In the dream I apparently had made...
    PinkMellow PinkMellow 18-21, F Aug 19

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    I had a dream where a giant spider crawled over town..... weird eh?
    ashleysokolik ashleysokolik 13-15, F 2 Responses Aug 19

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    I had a dream when I was in school and I turned left down a corridor and then I was hit by an arrow and fell to the ground in agony. The weird thing was that when I looked up to...
    murd27 murd27 13-15, M 3 Responses Aug 21

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    The other night I had two weird dreams in a row. The first one was about some wolves and two of them were kind of like gods yet they still lived like wolves. In the second one my...
    HappyHart5 HappyHart5 16-17, F 1 Response Aug 24

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    Wtf, that's the weirdest thing that's happened. I was asleep and in my dream I some how go scared to high hell, yelled 'no!' And fell back out of my dream. And i spazzed out when I...
    TheAmazingSpiderJoe TheAmazingSpiderJoe 18-21, M Aug 27

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    This is the second time having this dream...I go to this nice hotel and sneak into the "Shower Lounge". It's a long room of [private] showers with weirdly designed shower heads. I...
    PixieStixs PixieStixs 18-21, F Aug 27

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    So I was in a car with my mom driving to California, when we spotted a bunch of large birds ******** from their wings, all bloody, a mess. There was a cop who was suspicious of us...
    HawaiianPunchz HawaiianPunchz 16-17, F 1 Response Aug 29

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    I had a month where I lucid dreamed and dreamed in a paralyzed state about 4 times a week. The first time I encountered a weird lucid like dream was while i was just thinking...
    rednu3 rednu3 18-21, M Sep 8

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