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Bink Fri 31-Oct-08 16:39:17

What do you think? - 'yuck'/'that noise makes me want to scream', or 'it's utterly normal, get a life'?

Am trying to decide how to handle a situation so input really appreciated - posts saying just YUCK or LIFE will be accepted. Ta

lucykate Fri 31-Oct-08 16:43:36

dh does it, drives me mad, i hate it.

pindywop Fri 31-Oct-08 16:44:57

totally yuck

dh does it and it really annoys me

hullygully Fri 31-Oct-08 16:45:15

yes

WhereWolfTheWildThingsWere Fri 31-Oct-08 16:45:38

why?

stretchmarkSCREAM Fri 31-Oct-08 16:46:09

get a life!!grin

stretchmarkSCREAM Fri 31-Oct-08 16:46:49

<hijack>

See,see,see!! That one fits!!!gringrin

artichokes Fri 31-Oct-08 16:47:02

I am not sure I think anything. It it such a normal and inconsequential thing that I rarely notice. Not sure how it makes a noise either.

starzzz Fri 31-Oct-08 16:51:39

If its someone you want to stop..get them one of those rubber things you put on your finger.

WingsofaAngel Fri 31-Oct-08 16:52:57

Yes

asktheparlourmaid Fri 31-Oct-08 16:54:41

I do it - I do it when I am handing out sheets in my English lessons, so there.

Bink Fri 31-Oct-08 16:56:45

To wolf - just one of those perfectly-nice but has-a-habit office-mate things - need some ammunition to persuade myself I am being neurotic about it (so artichokes's response exactly what's needed).

(A bit different from a dh with same habit, there I think I'd be entitled to mind.)

Anyway, thank you.

girlandboy Fri 31-Oct-08 17:04:48

Just think of all the saliva residue on library books!!

cripesalorky Fri 31-Oct-08 20:28:15

you're mad to mind, in my humble opinion

lowenergylightbulb Fri 31-Oct-08 20:32:19

I do it. I especially love doing it with the argos catalogue.

Habbibu Fri 31-Oct-08 20:33:17

Have you read The Name of The Rose, Bink? Might give you some spurious ammo...

tissy Fri 31-Oct-08 20:34:02

yuck

nickytwooootimes Fri 31-Oct-08 20:34:44

Life.
Unless it's a library book, then yuck.

Aimsmum Fri 31-Oct-08 20:34:59

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TequilaMockinBird Fri 31-Oct-08 20:35:04

yuck

ThreadwormIsFuckedOff Fri 31-Oct-08 20:37:51

I did once get told off in a library for turning pages too noisily. Go for the poisoned page corner, a la Name of the Rose.

lowenergylightbulb Fri 31-Oct-08 20:38:18

Aimsmum - it makes pages do a sort of officious flicky sound.

cripesalorky Fri 31-Oct-08 20:38:47

weird - that is on the top of my pile for next book to read!

VinegArghhhWasStabbedInTheTits Fri 31-Oct-08 20:45:27

So what are you asking AIBU about? am confused, is this a poll?

TheSmallClanger Fri 31-Oct-08 21:22:36

YANBU, it really does my head in. I couldn't give you a coherent answer as to why, but it does. Why go to the bother of licking fingers!

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