Your irrational quirks

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Re: Your irrational quirks

Postby Geezee » 05 Nov 2017, 17:21

I also have an extreme dislike of supermarkets, to the point that I can feel really quite scared in one. It's not a principled stance to buy local or from butchers or fishmongers etc, it's just I've always found supermarkets extremely daunting, since I was a kid.
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Re: Your irrational quirks

Postby The Great Defector » 06 Nov 2017, 13:23

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Re: Your irrational quirks

Postby Goat Boy » 06 Nov 2017, 15:45

I've had loads over the years. I wash my hands a lot.

I used to have this real aversion to queues. If the queue was too long I would sometimes just leave it all together so I wouldn't end up buying the thing I was wanting to buy
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Re: Your irrational quirks

Postby Dr. E. PLATE » 06 Nov 2017, 15:51

I still do that
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Re: Your irrational quirks

Postby Goat Boy » 06 Nov 2017, 15:52

Me too. I was just pretending I didn't cos I don't want folk to think I'm a total fucking mentalist
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Re: Your irrational quirks

Postby Dr. E. PLATE » 06 Nov 2017, 16:00

I don't think it's weird at all. You can usually go elsewhere and get it without waiting so long.

I can't stand waiting in queues.
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Re: Your irrational quirks

Postby Goat Boy » 06 Nov 2017, 16:03

But in the time it takes you to do that you could have bought it anyway
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Re: Your irrational quirks

Postby Dr. E. PLATE » 06 Nov 2017, 16:04

Aye
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Re: Your irrational quirks

Postby Toby » 06 Nov 2017, 16:20

I've developed a habit of reading aloud at home when no-one else is at home. It's useful for study but I quite like doing it when I'm reading non-academic books as I end up reading rather than looking at my phone every 5 minutes.

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Re: Your irrational quirks

Postby Toby » 06 Nov 2017, 16:22

I also like buying a "grab bag" of NikNaks if I'm expecting to drive somewhere for over an hour on my own and eat them during the journey.

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Re: Your irrational quirks

Postby sloopjohnc » 06 Nov 2017, 16:24

toomanyhatz wrote:Yeah, the movie thing is neither irrational nor a quirk. It’s the polite thing to do. If you are at a production screening, in fact, it’s considered the height of rudeness to leave early, logic being that it’s disrespectful to those with screen credits to have their contribution ignored in favor of the “big names.” Seems reasonable to me.


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Not everyone lives in Los Angeles.
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Re: Your irrational quirks

Postby toomanyhatz » 06 Nov 2017, 16:34

sloopjohnc wrote:
toomanyhatz wrote:Yeah, the movie thing is neither irrational nor a quirk. It’s the polite thing to do. If you are at a production screening, in fact, it’s considered the height of rudeness to leave early, logic being that it’s disrespectful to those with screen credits to have their contribution ignored in favor of the “big names.” Seems reasonable to me.


:lol:

Not everyone lives in Los Angeles.


LA is also not the only city with a film industry.

And remember, I don't live in LA anymore. I still apply the same rule.
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Re: Your irrational quirks

Postby sloopjohnc » 06 Nov 2017, 16:50

toomanyhatz wrote:
sloopjohnc wrote:
toomanyhatz wrote:Yeah, the movie thing is neither irrational nor a quirk. It’s the polite thing to do. If you are at a production screening, in fact, it’s considered the height of rudeness to leave early, logic being that it’s disrespectful to those with screen credits to have their contribution ignored in favor of the “big names.” Seems reasonable to me.


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Not everyone lives in Los Angeles.


LA is also not the only city with a film industry.

And remember, I don't live in LA anymore. I still apply the same rule.


You should poll BCB member to see how many have been to production screenings. You can start with me: 0
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Re: Your irrational quirks

Postby toomanyhatz » 06 Nov 2017, 17:44

I suspect MOST of the Southern Californians have. But it's irrelevant to my point in any case.
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Re: Your irrational quirks

Postby Samoan » 06 Nov 2017, 17:50

I have quite a few but they're superstitious and/or to avoid bad fortune things so I cannot speak of them or risk tempting providence.
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Re: Your irrational quirks

Postby Harvey K-Tel » 06 Nov 2017, 18:18

Whenever I go to production screenings in Los Angeles I always wear my shirt inside-out.
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Re: Your irrational quirks

Postby Rayge » 06 Nov 2017, 19:27

What does a rational quirk look like?
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Re: Your irrational quirks

Postby The Great Defector » 06 Nov 2017, 19:33

Rayge wrote:What does a rational quirk look like?


..wanting to punch pierce morgan in the face.
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Re: Your irrational quirks

Postby Rayge » 06 Nov 2017, 19:34

The Great Defector wrote:
Rayge wrote:What does a rational quirk look like?


..wanting to punch pierce morgan in the face.



What is a pierce morgan?
If you mean Piers Morgan, what's quirky about that?
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Re: Your irrational quirks

Postby Darryl Strawberry » 06 Nov 2017, 19:38

Rayge wrote:
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Rayge wrote:What does a rational quirk look like?


..wanting to punch pierce morgan in the face.



What is a pierce morgan?

A friend of mine has a pierced morgan.
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