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I Like Watching People

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    I am not the type of person who is uncomfortable sitting alone. I can plop myself just about anywhere and find a comfy spot. My favorite hobby is to people watch. Maybe it's my curiosity of how everyone else lives. Could be I just like to try reading a person by their words...
    emptyheart emptyheart 41-45, F 2 Responses Dec 12, 2007

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    In Cars

    I always get a kick out of watching what other people are doing while driveing.  It's like they feel like there not ever going to be seen, just because there in s closed space.... Ya a closed space with a **** load of windows surrounding them...One time I was watching a girl...
    TheReverendVortex TheReverendVortex 19-21, F Nov 18, 2007

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    I Don't Know Why

     I'm deeply intrigued by people. I love watching people to see how they interact. I  just really enjoy sitting quietly some where and watching waiting to see what will happen next. I could do this for hours.
    AmericanAngel04 AmericanAngel04 26-30 May 21, 2008

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    I don't mean to stare, I just do

    Sometimes as kid I couldn't stop staring at a certain person. I didn't know why, there was just something about them that made me feel interested. Sometimes they'd smile and I loved this, sometimes they'd ignore me and I would eventually realize that I was making them...
    Ariella Ariella 26-30, F 4 Responses Jan 26, 2008

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    We Are We Do and In Public, I See.

    Revel in your beauty, share your joy!  Be free to be!
    deleted deleted 26-30 Feb 5, 2009

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    Ummmmm....

    I like to see people interect and just watch them i can go and sit quietly somewhere and watch people, we are interesting creatures, its funny though when someone catches me watching im like la la la la...  i try not to seem obvious or make them uncomfortable, i cant help...
    inquisitiveme inquisitiveme 26-30, F 14 Responses May 28, 2008

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    I don't no what is the required time

    for looking someone in the eye when talking to them but I have a habiy of looking too much in their eyes when I talk to them. I don't know why. I have had some people blink loads or wipe their eyes and that. I feel that if you are telling the truth then you look them in the...
    scatmandave scatmandave 26-30, M Jan 27

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    Philadelphia

    sometimes when i people watch i feel like a creep o.O but most of the time it makes me feel not so alone. because when you see a crowd of people no one is doing anything terribly important, or so it seems. everyone blends together and you dont feel like anyone has  a...
    myfeetwalkforward myfeetwalkforward 18-21, F May 18, 2010

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    Sometimes It's Just a Glance, Sometimes...

    it is a fascination.  What we do and why and where is sort of like being there yourself, in a way.
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses May 3, 2009

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    Funny

    It amuses me greatly to watch others. You can usually tell who is self conscious, who is proud of themselves, etc. And people do the funniest things when they think no one is looking. Pick there nose, dance in their car (i do this), give others dirty looks or lustful ones. I just...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Feb 14, 2008

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    You Never Know

    I have always enjoyed watching other people.  Not in a nosy sort of way, but just curious.  It's not that I spend my days watching my neighbors, or anyone else.  But, if I see someone I tend to watch them and just observe. Sometimes I learn things by watching, but...
    darknight darknight 46-50, M 3 Responses Aug 17, 2008

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    No Car

    I don't own a car, so I get where I want by bus. I spend about 1 hour a day in the bus, so it gives me plenty of time to observe. I watch how people dress,      which kind of people ride the bus in the different hours of the day, what they talk about...
    caritus caritus 26-30, F 2 Responses Aug 29, 2007

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    I still trying to figure out people

    where I work , half doesn't talk and other half talks a lot all the time. It is so funny the half that talks will throw you under the bus right in front of you. They are two that really hate each other, really like the new lady that just started in the office. They both are...
    Fred3000 Fred3000 51-55, M Feb 26

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    It's Weird...

    I just sit there and watch people without even realising it!!!   But it's quite funny. People do the funniest things when they don't know they're being watched! =P
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Mar 17, 2008

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    It's Your Fault.

    I love to just people watch sometimes. Mostly people I know, to find out more about them and not be completely creepy. It is quite amusing to watch people do things when they think that people aren't watching them. They do some fun things. IT IS THEIR FAULT THAT THEY AMUSE...
    wewantcowbell wewantcowbell 16-17, F Feb 5, 2008

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    People Watcher, Not Stalker!

    Apparently I have done it since I was really little - I used to observe the room and everyone in it, and have never really stopped.  I find people really interesting in their mannerisms, body language etc etc.... Though some people are so interesting that sometimes I end up...
    sapphiresky sapphiresky 16-18, F 2 Responses Dec 14, 2007

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    Watching For Adventure

    As a way of transforming my life once more, I'm going to spend time really watching people, for everything. I'm currently in the healthcare field and so developing this strength and comfort of really watching people for more than just emotional reactions and mental states will be...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Jul 4, 2012

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    Observer

    You can learn so much about someone without every speaking a word to them. I find it to be a much better read on who they are as a person. Most people when they are encountered in a social setting or actual conversation they tend to put up a front. I don't think that many people...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Oct 21, 2010

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    People Can Be So Funny

    I love to sit in public places and watch people. lol  When my husband and I go out to eat I have a hard time eating sometimes because I am to busy looking around.  I wonder what they do and who they are.  What their life is like.  People can be funny to watch...
    rondat rondat 41-45, F 1 Response Dec 16, 2007

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    Not Through Bedroom Windows :)

    I have always watched people , in every situation I'm in . I find human behaviour fascinating and the things people do when they think no one is watching is very amusing .I do get a kick out of knowing that they have no idea they're being spied on .Also at social occasions I...
    certifiable certifiable 70+, F 1 Response Oct 25, 2011

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    Watching People

    I love watching people.  I don't know why.  Doesn't matter where I am, usually there'll be someone that I find interesting and I will begin watching them, what are they doing, what's there reaction to what is happening, what is their story.  Sometimes I don't...
    tech327 tech327 36-40, F Mar 11, 2008

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    It's Fun...

    My favorite is to go to the mall and watch people for hours.  It's incredible what they'll do when they don't think anyone is watching.  Or when they know someone is.  I've seen some hysterically funny incidents.  Unfortunately, most of them don't translate...
    TwilightDreamer TwilightDreamer 26-30, F Jun 12, 2008

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    Observations On Society

    Sometimes even at work i like to just sit and watch people behave unaware i'm watching them, town centres, roadside cafeterias, and wherever people congregate, i love observing people. I wouldn't say i am a voyeur but then aren't we all in one way or another?
    AtomicWater AtomicWater 41-45, F 4 Responses Oct 3, 2010

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    Don't Know Why...

    I like watching people, I like to see how they stand, or how they move, sometimes I like to listen conversations in the bus or in the streets. I always loved pshycology didn't get to study it and I regret not going to school and doing it...
    Darat Darat 26-30, F Apr 18, 2009

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    People Watching

    is sometimes the most enjoyable part of an evening out. Especially when I'm the DD I sit back and enjoy the show. Someone will do an unclean act looking around hoping no one saw then you turn to your left and see a couple in a heated argument then look to your right and see some...
    GoldieMtZion GoldieMtZion 26-30, F 2 Responses Nov 18, 2007

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    Watch and Listen and You Will Learn

     I like watching people. I don't care who they are. Sometimes nothing is going through my head at the time when i am staring at them. I do try not to stare, some people hate it and I am much better now. But I used to be terrible, I used to be very quiet and so just watching...
    followthewhiterabbit followthewhiterabbit 22-25, F May 17, 2008

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    My Not-exatly-psychic Abilities

    I used to work at the self checkout at a grocery store, which is a job that requires little to no concentration. so i'd spend all my time watching people, and imagining their life. and for some reason, whenever they would come through my line, i would talk to them, and find out...
    garbanzobean garbanzobean 22-25, F Jan 26, 2008

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    Yes, It Is Better Than Cable!

    I get bored easily, and one way that I combat this is by watching people in the situation I'm in. It entertains me to try to guess what brought them to the same place in life that I am, who they are, what the rest of their life is like, etc. I like trying to pick up on clues to...
    ladyzantorian ladyzantorian 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 31, 2012

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    Thoughts During A Day On Trains.

    School holidays, bored kids a stinking hot day and aimless train journeys that began with the bus breaking down changing all our well intentioned plans. Long way to go for pies and overpriced milkshakes. First leg of the journey we sit in separate seats. Son and I sit opposite a...
    Shadow7 Shadow7 41-45, F 1 Response Sep 28, 2012

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    People of All Colors.

    I had sad many times that every one is beautiful in their own way. I love watching people and how they walk, act , and talk. I especially love watching children. I really do enjoy their innocents.
    firestarterfairy firestarterfairy 22-25, F Mar 4, 2008

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    Eyes For Looking

    Perhaps the worst thing one could do is sit and stare at a member of the opposite sex with no real reason. Unfortunately, I happen to do such a thing quite often. In all honesty however, what is wrong with admiring the human form before me? What is the problem with giving a...
    LostFlight LostFlight 18-21, M 2 Responses Mar 31, 2008

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    People

    People are very interesting when you watch them. They do some funny stuff especially when they are out having a few drinks in them.
    cowboy57 cowboy57 51-55 3 Responses May 4, 2009

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    I like to watch people & how they behave

    probably more than watching t.v. I find their behaviours interesting & most times , their weird lil habits fascinating.. I like watching how people cook , eat & work.. I like watching people laugh , read , watch t.v.. & draw.. I like watching how people react when they're...
    kLexy kLexy 22-25, F 4 Responses Mar 2

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    Fun to Do

    I just moved off to college and I dont know anyone here, so I'll take bus rides just around and around, watching people. Its really fun, the kids here are all so different and crazy!
    misaryeepo misaryeepo 19-21 Feb 9, 2008

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    It Can Be Very Entertaining

    The best place to watch people IMO is at music festivals.  Just sitting on a blanket waiting for the next band to start playing.  There is so much going on around you-hundreds of different conversations, people playing games, juggling, hula hoops, and an endless variety...
    ShewhoisEvolving ShewhoisEvolving 51-55, F 3 Responses Jan 24, 2008

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    There is nothing like watching a good baseball game sitting in a recliner or sofa with your feet up...of course after kicking your shoes and socks off and going barefoot! Once in a...
    beachfoot12 beachfoot12 22-25, M 1 Response Aug 23

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    There are different people in the world, but I especially like gay people. I'll explain why. Gay people are versatile, masculine or feminine. Some look so good that we would never...
    DaQueenB92 DaQueenB92 22-25, F 1 Response Sep 6

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    I just really really don't like other people (aside from my mother and sister); being around anyone at any time, talking to anybody, anything like that... I hate going outside...
    TriforceTapioca TriforceTapioca 13-15, F 1 Response Sep 6

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    I really enjoy connecting with like minded people, to share experience, have some fun and to make each other happy, I think that's good
    rbells3694 rbells3694 46-50, M Sep 4

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    I like to just sit in a park, or even at a stoplight, watching the cars go by, wondering what other people's lives are like, who is cheating on who, the fed up house wife, the...
    donttakeitpersonal donttakeitpersonal 36-40 Sep 8

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    I just have a friend who's going to make the mistake of moving with some kid that is just going to use him and most likely cause him to end up homeless because he can't move with...
    jamie1292 jamie1292 22-25, M 1 Response Aug 21

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    Watching the seventh seal. And I think I smoked too much weed beforehand :/.
    RasinBoy RasinBoy 26-30, M Aug 22

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    😂my fav show I've been watching it on netflix!! It's just too funny!!
    penayolisma penayolisma 13-15, F 2 Responses Aug 24

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    I love watching movies it takes me away from reality and considering my strange sense of humour I can watch and laugh at pretty much any movie even if it isn't really funny
    anestacia anestacia 16-17, F 1 Response Aug 30

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    Watching Netflix and cuddling, naww <3
    dropdeadwilma dropdeadwilma 16-17, F 1 Response Aug 30

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    Right now. My sister and dad are watching a football game..and I am going to cry because I miss him so much.. It reminds me of him :"c
    KittyKatLuvsYhu KittyKatLuvsYhu 13-15, F 6 days ago

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    I'm watching the chargers game it's pretty good
    bunnygirl02 bunnygirl02 26-30, F 6 days ago

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    It's just like playing a game yourself.
    psycopower90 psycopower90 22-25, M Sep 8

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    my name's abi, and i'm a sixteen year old girl, living in England. I started college last week, and as good as the classes are it's been pretty impossible to make friends with...
    abiwakefield abiwakefield 16-17, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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