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I Have Walked Into A Room And Forgotten Why I Was There

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    Ever thought you lost something

    but it was in your hand the whole time? Makes me feel really stupid. Lol
    Rosieeeee Rosieeeee 18-21, F 3 Responses Feb 16

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    all the time haha. it's especially bad

    when you are hungry and you go to the fridge and you're like, "what am I doing???"
    FloralSmoke18 FloralSmoke18 18-21, F Feb 25

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    thinking, walking, thinking,

    go into store...โ€wtf! I forgot again. Thanks brain!โ€
    deathismysoulmate deathismysoulmate 18-21 1 Response Apr 17

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    Yeaaah...hello fish memory.

    I can be so disperse and distracted making this occured lol I gotta laugh at myself then thinking Im bananas xD
    4biandu 4biandu 31-35, F 1 Response Jul 10

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    I walk into the wrong room sometimes

    and stop...wait...this is wrong...yup the wrong room.
    LadyCNote LadyCNote 26-30, F 1 Response Feb 26

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    Distractions, distractions,

    what the hell did I come in here for?
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Jan 10

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    justNIK justNIK 41-45, F 4 Responses Oct 3

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    I nearly took my bath-towel into the kitchen

    this morning. I was originally on my way to returning it to the bathroom.
    Lucienn Lucienn 22-25, T 1 Response Jul 11

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    I'm Very Forgetful.

    True story. It's not about a room though. The other night I got the butter and a loaf of bread out of the fridge. I took two slices of bread out. Went to go put it back in the fridge and was looking for the butter. Where the heck did it go????? I couldn't find it no where. I...
    Tara277 Tara277 26-30, F 5 Responses Jun 15, 2012

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    Roomnesia

    Some of you know that I have been going on yoga training. It began last August, continued this past week, and would end this coming week. Don't ask me why I did not broadcast it to the whole ep village before and why I'm letting you know now. There are reasons then. There are...
    Sylphy Sylphy 41-45, F 6 Responses Oct 21, 2012

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    It's ten times worse

    when someone noticed that you've done this and call you on it
    dast3830 dast3830 22-25, F 1 Response Mar 4

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    It happens almost everytime I got to the

    kitchen. I walk in, go to the fridge, open it, look around, close it then leave. Go back to my room, lay on my bed and remember I was really thirsty. Usually I get too lazy to get something to drink though so I have to call my dad....On the house phone.
    Raptax231 Raptax231 18-21, M 3 Responses Oct 3

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    Happens regularly, but then again,

    so does "blazing up funtime".
    meghanmonroe meghanmonroe 26-30, F 1 Response Mar 27

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    Ah!

    And then I found something else to do! and pretended that I hadn't forgotten.
    LordVoldemort LordVoldemort 36-40, F 5 Responses Jul 20, 2010

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    It Happens To Me

    They say when you walk into a room and you forget what you wanted to do is just like God playing SIMS, He just cancelled your action..
    Cherrychapp Cherrychapp 16-17, F 1 Response Jun 12, 2012

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    It happens to me but more

    so when I'm smoking weed. It's funny as crap.
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Mar 28

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    AmyG40 AmyG40 41-45, F 6 Responses Feb 16

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    Lol

    I just walked in and got distracted by something and then I was like "...why am I in the basement?" Then I went upstairs and my mom gave me this look and then I was like "...oh yeah! Onions!" Then I went back downstairs and got the onions. The salad was good. The end! :-D
    ilovenellyxoxo ilovenellyxoxo 16-17 2 Responses Nov 10, 2012

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    I do this all the time!

    For example if I need a charger or something and I go to the room where it is then suddenly I don't know where or why I'm here then like 5 minutes or so I know what I needed my charger! I do this when I'm hungry and I look for something in the fridgerator and then i ask myself...
    manotham manotham 13-15, F 1 Response Jul 1

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    I hate talking to people

    when I walk into rooms but it happens anyway, then boom! I'm all like "Why did I come in here?" 2 hours later I'm in another town and yell out "OH I FORGOT MY SUNGLASSES! THATS WHY I WALKED IBRO MY ROOM!" I regret it for the rest of the day. I'm 16 I shouldn't be forgetting what...
    countrygirlISTaylor countrygirlISTaylor 16-17, F 1 Response Jul 28

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    alyssabay alyssabay 13-15, F 1 Response Jul 10

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    This happen often. That

    or I'll be in the way to do something and completely forget what I was doing and the harder I try to remember the further I get from knowing what it was.
    ValhallaAwaits ValhallaAwaits 18-21, M Oct 3

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    Ugh this ****** me off

    so much and immediately as I leave I'll remember!
    gonepsycho gonepsycho 16-17, M 1 Response Apr 19

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    I often do this and one time I went downstairs

    to check the...............oh **** I forgot what I was going to say.
    mwessley mwessley 41-45, M 2 Responses Feb 25

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    You should go out back again

    and you'll remember it magically somehow ๐Ÿ˜‚
    xBizzleh xBizzleh 16-17, F 3 Responses Jun 6

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    :}

    I'm very forgetful, up to a point where my mom gets frustrated with me. Walking into a room and forgetting why I was there is only scratching the surface of my stupidity ๐Ÿ˜
    TitaniaWannabe TitaniaWannabe 13-15, F Nov 12, 2013

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    It used to happen to me often.

    The worst I think was when I walked into the room of a colleague to ask a question and then had no idea of why I was there. Not only did I forget the question, but I was standing in the room going through the alphabet to see if I could remember my colleague's name. Fortunately a...
    Rusham Rusham 66-70, M 1 Response Mar 19

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    Not Once But Twice!

    I know it happens to a lot of people but my one experience was for the books. I went into the kitchen to get something and totally forgot what I went there for. I puttered around, hoping that I would remember why I had gone there, but it didn't happen, so I went back into the...
    308shooter 308shooter 56-60, M 1 Response Jun 6, 2012

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    hill32 hill32 18-21, F Aug 6

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    I could be in one room,

    walk down the hall, and enter a room. Pop! the reason for me being in here escaped me completely. So I walk back out and sit where I was previously and think, think, think...what was I getting in the other room. A few minutes later, Pop! again it enters my mind like a...
    Pinkycatz Pinkycatz 36-40, F Jul 1

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    God Playing Sims

    You know when you walk into a room and forget why you went in there? That's God playing Sims, he just cancelled your action.
    xxbrokendownxx xxbrokendownxx 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 5, 2012

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    Now Why Did I Come In Here?

    It happens a lot. A lot. Often I'll go to the kitchen for a cup of tea, forget what I came for, forget that I forgot, come up with another reason to be there, do that, go back to my study, and wonder where my tea is.
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Jan 22, 2012

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    That happens to me all the time,

    I tend to remember awhile later then say to myself "I'll go do it in a minute" and then forget again.
    madmoodog madmoodog 13-15, F Aug 6

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    The worst was when I was at the mAll

    and couldn't remember where I was or why. I was trying to find my way out but had no clue. And my mall isn't big.. It has 10-15 stores.
    Madii144 Madii144 18-21 2 Responses Mar 20

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    I do this so much!!! I walk out of my room

    and go to the kitchen then I say "why am I here?" So I go back to my room and 5 minutes later " oh yah I wanted a cookie!!" I get it from my mom she does it a lot too!!!
    MyExperiences3 MyExperiences3 13-15, F 1 Response Feb 13

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    ????

    Just a few minutes ago I had forgotten why I had went into my bedroom. I stood in one spot pondering for three minutes until I remembered I was looking for my Wii remote charger.
    LoveIsInTheBlood LoveIsInTheBlood 16-17, F 1 Response Nov 19, 2013

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    This happens to me before I ever

    even leave the room. I literally just get off of my bed and I completely forget what I got up for.
    NeeverForget NeeverForget 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 17

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    This is totally me!!!

    Then I try to retrace my steps and sometimes I forget that I'm doing that then get confused all over again. Haha
    kaye23e kaye23e 22-25, F 3 Responses Mar 3

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    BlackSnakex BlackSnakex 13-15, F 1 Response Jul 1

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    Oh boy yeah, I have done that

    so many times. Go to a room and completely forget why I am there. Often have to go back to what I was doing before so I remember what I needed when I went to get it.
    Manfromthemountain Manfromthemountain 56-60, M Feb 2

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    MusicJunkie6794 MusicJunkie6794 18-21, M 5 Responses Jun 6

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    Is It Any Wonder?

    ย  I have walked into a room many times and forgotten what I was looking for orย  forgotten the reason I was there altogether because at times, I wasn't looking for a specific item, I was going into the room with a purpose such as to tackle one of the many chores that need to be...
    TwilightDream TwilightDream 36-40, F 1 Response May 2, 2012

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    This experience explains my life

    so much it's so sad lmaoooo
    osnapitzama osnapitzama 18-21, F 3 Responses Jul 1

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    emeraldtriangle420 emeraldtriangle420 22-25, F 4 Responses Mar 2

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    Truth Or Dare....

    So my bff who used to be on here made a bet with me, it was Monday when we made it and we had to find one before the other by Friday, whoever can get a bf first wins, if she lost she had to ask out the ugliest guy in school....if i lost i had to ask everyone on EP who they like...
    KatieYEAthatsMEnotU KatieYEAthatsMEnotU 16-17, F May 15, 2013

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    I need a sticky note to remind me

    where the sticky note is that reminds me what I'm looking for. Or I just give up and think ok eventually your going to need it again and try harder next time.
    Bela21 Bela21 41-45, F 4 Responses Oct 11

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    Walked upstairs to make popcorn.

    Made popcorn, put it in bowl, put popcorn-maker away, went back downstairs. Remembered a minute later I had made popcorn.
    nommygummybears nommygummybears 22-25, F 4 Responses 1 day ago

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