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To ask you which of these bad habits is the worst (in adults)

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birobenny Sun 19-Jul-15 16:11:09

sucking your thumb or picking your nose and eating it?

mikado1 Sun 19-Jul-15 16:13:24

Eughhh!!! Definitely the latter (as a former thumb sucker!!)

LazyLouLou Sun 19-Jul-15 16:13:45

Sucking your thumb. It is infantile.

Picking your nose and eating it is a guilty pleasure, like picking and eating scabs.

Wideopenspace Sun 19-Jul-15 16:16:10

Sucking your thumb.

But neither is as bad as eating with your mouth open.

YaTalkinToMe Sun 19-Jul-15 16:16:44

Picking your nose and eating envy

CrohnicallyAspie Sun 19-Jul-15 16:17:19

Picking your nose and eating it! It's gross and no one should be doing it, regardless of age. Why would you eat something that is essentially a waste product (not to mention all the other impurities that get 'caught' in the nose.

Whereas thumb sucking is an extension of a reflex that humans naturally do when younger, that someone just hasn't 'grown out of'

(pS I sucked my thumb into my 20s, I know now it was a way of stimming and reducing anxiety due to my AS. I wouldn't be surprised if any adult sucking their thumb in public turned out to be non-NT in some way)

IamtheDevilsAvocado Sun 19-Jul-15 16:18:00

Mouth open and eating confused...

Not washing hands after loo.. angry

FenellaFellorick Sun 19-Jul-15 16:19:19

oh god. nose nose nose.


makes me gag.

WHY would anyone be such a dirty filthy pig?

FenellaFellorick Sun 19-Jul-15 16:21:50

I mean, they're eating their snot hardened and mixed with germs, dust, dirt and pollen

I knew someone who did it. Made me actually retch. blow your nose and suck your hanky why don't you, you filthy beast.

FarFromAnyRoad Sun 19-Jul-15 16:23:40

Coughing up a live oyster and flobbing it onto the pavement.

Anything else to do with snot especially if it is unset snot!

TheTroubleWithAngels Sun 19-Jul-15 16:23:50

Message withdrawn at poster's request.

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