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Things that are really weird when you think about them

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Shitshitshitshit Wed 10-Apr-19 18:55:24

Someone said to me today that balloons are like a plastic bag of someone's breath...

I'd never thought of it like that before and to be honest it made me feel a bit nauseous!

Do you have anymore examples of things that are actually really fucking weird when you think about it?

TwistinMyMelon Wed 10-Apr-19 18:56:11

Eggs

SteamSoup Wed 10-Apr-19 19:00:34

Clapping

dayswithaY Wed 10-Apr-19 19:00:35

Licking an envelope - urgh the germs.
Ditto opening an envelope and running your finger over someone's dried spit.

FiveLittlePigs Wed 10-Apr-19 19:02:55

Ditto opening an envelope and running your finger over someone's dried spit

This is why I use a letter opener. grin

alittlesnow Wed 10-Apr-19 19:04:06

Cannot think of any right now, but will be reading the thread with interest. I KNOW there will be many!

BloomsButtons Wed 10-Apr-19 19:04:08

Tha las to a previous thread...the size of weasels.

BloomsButtons Wed 10-Apr-19 19:04:36

*Thanks to a

Tinkoschminko Wed 10-Apr-19 19:05:01

Sex.

The80sweregreat Wed 10-Apr-19 19:06:48

Sea lions. Most sea creatures.
I dislike weird looking fish!

BabyDarlingDollfaceHoney Wed 10-Apr-19 19:06:59

Sleep.

BlythesEyes Wed 10-Apr-19 19:07:42

Living in a home and having a four legged furry thing walk in and about it. You feed it, play with it, stroke it, don't speak the same language but happily enjoy its company ....it does its thing and you do yours until you both decide you want to play, walk, stroke or whatever.

MissFitton Wed 10-Apr-19 19:08:54

Trees. Huge fucking plants.

Durrt Wed 10-Apr-19 19:09:19

Friendships. You just pick another human and hang out with them.

BadPennyNoBiscuit Wed 10-Apr-19 19:09:55

Eyes. Especially the bits in the middle which are see through.

Whocansay Wed 10-Apr-19 19:09:58

The universe.

I took my kids to a planetarium recently and felt really weird about how small we are!

Chocolateisfab Wed 10-Apr-19 19:11:07

How we think seahorses are so fab for carrying the babies!

BabyDarlingDollfaceHoney Wed 10-Apr-19 19:11:31

Drinking milk / eating meat etc.

fairyjuice Wed 10-Apr-19 19:12:22

Drinking alcohol. It's literally a bunch of people standing around poisoning themselves for a few hours of a jolly.

BelfortGabbz Wed 10-Apr-19 19:13:03

Watching a film in silence with 200 strangers.

DannyWallace Wed 10-Apr-19 19:14:12

Kissing.
Who decided to just press their lips against someone else's?

BloomsButtons Wed 10-Apr-19 19:14:18

Hotels. A building where hundreds of people just sleep.

DeadBod Wed 10-Apr-19 19:14:41

Going to a club and dancing.

longearedbat Wed 10-Apr-19 19:15:02

Duck billed platypus. Any creature that raises it's young in a pouch.
The inability of humans to give birth easily, quickly and not too painfully, real design fault there.
Snow.

NoParticularPattern Wed 10-Apr-19 19:16:35

Now I can understand the thinking behind drinking milk- humans are mammals, cows are mammals, I guess it’s therefore not a stretch to go “I bet that whatever cows produce when they lactate would be drinkable too you know”. But what I cannot get my head around is who on this sodding planet would watch an egg come out of a chicken and think “I’m gonna eat that. Bet it’s well tasty”?!

Kissing is another thing that baffles me. “I like this human therefore I shall smush my face into theirs and swap saliva”

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