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to wonder if you do weird things when you think you're not observed?

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ChaosTrulyReigns Mon 07-Mar-11 01:27:50

say thank you to cashpoint machines?

say excuse me if you rumble?

open your mouth when applying massacre?

steal sample some of the meal when you're plating up?

read the end of the book before the rest?

shout at the television?

talk to the animals?

pretend you're a firebreathing dragon on a frosty morning?

wear pants in your hair when you can't find a bobble?

shove a few dirty things in the dishwasher and rewash clean stuff, to save emptying it?

drink the milk from a bowl of cereal?

Obviously these are pretty rhetorical, please feel free to add your own queries.


Butternutsquash22 Mon 07-Mar-11 01:29:41

I talk to squirrels in the park on the way to uni... I have been caught in the act twice ....

Jacksmania Mon 07-Mar-11 01:38:00

I do weird things... some of ones you've listed... some others... beyond that I'm not telling!! blush

BuzzLiteBeer Mon 07-Mar-11 01:39:14

I always open my mouth when applying a massacre. shock <=== like that.

OldLadyKnowsNothing Mon 07-Mar-11 02:01:12

I think you have to shock when putting on mascara, (massacres have a quite different effect) isn't that the law? And why not drink the milk from cereal? confused And yes, I talk to the animals - even the Clydesdale mares in the field next to me, and regularly shout at the telly.

[sad bitch emoticon]

MissyKLo Mon 07-Mar-11 05:57:11

Pants in your hair????!!!! Weird!

Am very impatient so often read a book's ending first shock

Psammead Mon 07-Mar-11 07:48:15

I leap out of the utility room in three great bounds when I put the washing machine on. I have to get out in the time between pressing the start button and when the water starts to come in. I pretend I'm Lara Croft. If I manage it, I glance back and give it a sarcastic little smile.

Mrswhiskerson Mon 07-Mar-11 07:53:26

I mosh to heavy metal when doing the dishes because I no longer have the. Money to do it in my favourite rock club and I love it !
I say thank you to the cash point all he time .
I also practise my oscar speech with the shampoo bottle It is really good now .

MaryThornbar Mon 07-Mar-11 08:09:35

Thong in hair wearer here!! They really do work as a hair bobble (clean of course - and wouldn't leave the house like it!)

ChaosTrulyReigns Mon 07-Mar-11 11:19:43

grin at Spammy.

Please may I borrow that idea?

Butterbur Mon 07-Mar-11 11:25:41

I lick my plate, if it was something particularly nice.

IHateLivingHere Mon 07-Mar-11 11:31:12

Psammead - that is sooooo funny.

I got caught talking to a ladybird at work once, by someone I really don't like...... He gave me a withering look and continued down the corridor.

I race the dog down the stairs, although I don't think he realises it's a race. If I win I make fun of him blush

I talk to the fridge, thank the bank machine and lots of other things we won't mention smile

My family know I'm totally mad, so it's okay.

TheArmadillo Mon 07-Mar-11 11:33:19

this is the upside to be slightly paranoid - I always act as if someone is watching me

doesn't mean I don't do half these things though

Ivegotmrbitey Mon 07-Mar-11 11:37:10

Beware the pants in your hair! I have gone to work with a marks and spencers label fluttering in the breeze above my jaunty ponytail!

foundwanting Mon 07-Mar-11 11:37:51

i do like to step from side to side, blocking the cat's progress, while saying "You first. No, please, you go first. Really, I insist."

DD caught me once and sadi, "Mummy! You are tormenting the cat. I will report you."

OTheHugeDaffodils Mon 07-Mar-11 11:39:15

I clean my plate with my finger when nobody's looking. blush

I also sing nonsense songs to myself while cycling home.

OTheHuge <-- not very grownup, really

OTheHugeDaffodils Mon 07-Mar-11 11:40:41

I also sing at the top of my voice to '80s power ballads while cleaning the kitchen. But that's normal, isn't it? hmm

LucyInTheSkyWithAntiHistamines Mon 07-Mar-11 11:54:06

I have full scale conversations with the dogs while we are out walking. They also each have their own theme tunes which I sing tunelessly at them.

I practice my Zumba moves when I think noone can see me. I was aughtby a cyclist the other evening as I was zumbaing my way along a dark path while out with the dogs.

Obviously I don't chat to the dogs while zumbaing...that would just bugger my rhythm be mad wink

LucyInTheSkyWithAntiHistamines Mon 07-Mar-11 11:55:30

* caught by

strandedpolarbear Mon 07-Mar-11 12:00:02

Message withdrawn at poster's request.

Missymorrison87 Mon 07-Mar-11 12:16:09

I apologise to inanimate objects if i bump into them and sometimes have conversations with them.

Usually i'm telling off something for being in the way....

I also feel really sad for items of food if i leave them on their own and have done since i was a kid. Like if i eat all the peas and only leave one on my plate i feel so sorry for it being away from all the pea friends i have to eat it.

I told my OH about this the other day... he thinks its hilarious, luckily..

ilovemyhens Mon 07-Mar-11 12:19:37

I have totally one sided arguments with dh when he's out at the shops grin I tell him exactly what I think of him and have a good rant, then I feel better when he returns.

I also sit and spend ages looking at the ant colony we have in the back garden. I give them bits of food and jam and put obstructions in their way to see what they do. Every year some of them grow wings and then form a group and fly off to pastures new which makes me feel happy and sad all at once.

5inthebed Mon 07-Mar-11 12:23:52

I smile at dogs.

I dance like I'm in a usical when I clean the house.

I pretend I'm on a cooking show and making the best dishes known to man.

5inthebed Mon 07-Mar-11 12:24:02


TrillianAstra Mon 07-Mar-11 12:24:33

I don't need pants in my hair, my hair is magic and can tie itself up all by itself.

Would love to have a cat to torment

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