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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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    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 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 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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    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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    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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    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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    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 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 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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    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

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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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    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 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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    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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    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 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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    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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    "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 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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    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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    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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    :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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    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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    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

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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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    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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    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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    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

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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 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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    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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    "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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    Related Experiences

    This isn't particularly weird but...last night I had a dream where I was serving at the restaurant at which I work, but the table configuration was all wrong and everything. But...
    TheRose202 TheRose202 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 12

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    I had a dream last night whet everyone was saying not to go to our local grocery store, because there was a kidnapper there. He had booths at up, and he would do a small...
    Blujay02 Blujay02 16-17, F 1 Response Nov 22

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    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6n_xCI-peq0 If you go to this very controversial video on this link this is exactly how my dreams are when I have them. They are extremely weird...
    CoolIntellectualJames88 CoolIntellectualJames88 26-30, M Dec 2

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    My brain loves to create weird cinematic dreams with the reality of an Escher print. The weirdest to date was me wrapping baby crocodiles in plastic grocery bags and putting them...
    JackMann JackMann 18-21, M Dec 2

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    My most recent weird dream was about my ex-fiancé and her twin sister. No, there was nothing sexual or romantic about it so you can stop reading right here if that's where you...
    Romo99 Romo99 31-35, M 1 Response Dec 4

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    I had a dream last night where I had a heart transplant. It felt so real. There are parts I remember vividly being on the operating table and the doctor asked me if I want to feel...
    ForeverIsOver ForeverIsOver 16-17, F 3 Responses a week ago

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    I had one last night, i can't remember how it began. But it involved a friend from school who i still talk to. I was at her house, and somehow eded up in bed with her. not in a...
    Anth9012 Anth9012 22-25, M Nov 21

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    The clown from Steven King's IT was introducing everyone to their twin/clone. It was weird. I didn't have one. I asked him what it meant. He didn't talk. I flew into a rage and...
    Luckybird Luckybird 26-30, F 3 Responses Nov 28

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    Today I dreamed that I was at a really big sports event I was one of the athletes along with other girls, one of them was a girl of my old class. The place we were in was like a...
    HelenaMai HelenaMai 18-21, F Nov 28

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    My eye color is weird it's not hazel but it's either like dark green or light or dark brown. Sheesh pick one
    dancerwithheart dancerwithheart 13-15, F Nov 30

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    Well It starts of as the world being in a rundown state. I mean it looks post apocalyptic. The world is full of dirtiness, filth, and rust..anyways me and this guy are being chased...
    CoolIntellectualJames88 CoolIntellectualJames88 26-30, M Nov 30

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    It starts off as me in a huge warehouse with all the walls painted white and im in a mini office inside this building....All of a sudden the door rips open and im thrown into a...
    CoolIntellectualJames88 CoolIntellectualJames88 26-30, M Nov 30

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    Well it starts out as me actually playing inside a halo game on a mall stage and while everyone is shooting I use a real life strategy guide while im in the game as bullets and...
    CoolIntellectualJames88 CoolIntellectualJames88 26-30, M Nov 30

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    I was in a sky scraper In a big city. The skies were a weird orange and red and it was a around sunset and a lot of construction was left unfinished. A lot of buildings were...
    CoolIntellectualJames88 CoolIntellectualJames88 26-30, M 1 Response Nov 30

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    I was dreaming about being in a city and fighting some mutant thing almost like the super mutant things on fall out 3 and not being able to kill him. Then 3 nuclear missiles are...
    CoolIntellectualJames88 CoolIntellectualJames88 26-30, M Nov 30

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