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AIBU?

car farts

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stalkbringsthebread · 12/09/2022 10:50

The seasonal fight between DP and I has started again this morning. The rage from last years memories has riled me up.

Here is the situation... No matter the weather, if it is freezing cold, snowing, hail, or storm, if DP hears or gets a slight whiff of a fart he will turn the window down in the car the whole way for 30 seconds.

In that 30 seconds I will be on the verge of contracting hyperthermia while I screech at DP to put the bloody window up. DP insists that he would rather be cold than smell fart. I insist that the window stays up the whole of winter.

Here's where I may be unreasonable. I am responsible for 50% of the farts but I want the window up the whole time, no matter who created the fart. My partner is the driver and it's his car.

AIBU?

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ShirleyPhallus · 12/09/2022 10:52

Don’t fart and then it won’t be an issue?

im with him 🤷‍♀️

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stalkbringsthebread · 12/09/2022 10:53

the window goes down for all farts, even his farts.

Trust me I do my best to keep them in

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littlepeas · 12/09/2022 10:53

Don't fart in the car then - it is extremely antisocial!

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AllThingsServeTheBeam · 12/09/2022 10:54

Yeah I'd also prefer to freeze than to smell farts. YABU

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phishy · 12/09/2022 10:54

YABU, farts are a thousand times worse in an enclosed space like a car.

If you’re cold, wear warmer clothing.

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canihaveacoffeeplease · 12/09/2022 10:54

Don't fart in the car!!!! Even if you do, 30 seconds is not exactly a long time, and you certainly deserve the punishment.

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pickledpotato · 12/09/2022 10:54

YABU

The polite thing to do is when you car fart you open your own window until the smell goes

If you're not doing that of course he isn't unreasonable to do it for you

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AllThingsServeTheBeam · 12/09/2022 10:54

littlepeas · 12/09/2022 10:53

Don't fart in the car then - it is extremely antisocial!

You can literally stop yourself? Like completely? Wow. Skillz!

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Topseyt123 · 12/09/2022 10:55

Just fart as long and as loudly as possible when in the car with him.

Seriously need popcorn now to see how this goes. A good fart thread is always worth watching.

Farts are comedy gold.

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stalkbringsthebread · 12/09/2022 10:56

How does one hold in a fart for an extended period?

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Topseyt123 · 12/09/2022 10:56

canihaveacoffeeplease · 12/09/2022 10:54

Don't fart in the car!!!! Even if you do, 30 seconds is not exactly a long time, and you certainly deserve the punishment.

I fart wherever I need to.

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U2HasTheEdge · 12/09/2022 10:57

This is ridiculous, isn't it?

Or is this a trying-to-be-funny thread?

Of course, if you fart, the window will be opened. It's grim to expect anyone to do otherwise.

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littlepeas · 12/09/2022 10:58

AllThingsServeTheBeam · 12/09/2022 10:54

You can literally stop yourself? Like completely? Wow. Skillz!

Yes. Surely everyone can hold in their farts in the same way that you hold in poo?

So you are saying that the farts just come out wherever and whenever - in meetings at work, at the dinner table, etc? I struggle to believe that more than I would struggle to believe that people who are able to hold their farts in have special skills!

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littlepeas · 12/09/2022 11:01

U2HasTheEdge · 12/09/2022 10:57

This is ridiculous, isn't it?

Or is this a trying-to-be-funny thread?

Of course, if you fart, the window will be opened. It's grim to expect anyone to do otherwise.

I think you're right, it's a trying to be funny and failing thread.

Struggling to believe that adults don't know how to hold a fart in.

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stalkbringsthebread · 12/09/2022 11:01

I cannot believe the majority of people would rather freeze than smell a fart. 30 seconds is long enough to shiver the remainder of the journey.

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pickledpotato · 12/09/2022 11:04

stalkbringsthebread · 12/09/2022 11:01

I cannot believe the majority of people would rather freeze than smell a fart. 30 seconds is long enough to shiver the remainder of the journey.

Depends how bad the farts are

Some of mine smell like a rat has crawled up my arse and died in there

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pickledpotato · 12/09/2022 11:06

@littlepeas

Tbh it's very difficult for many to hold in gas, it's painful in ways holding in a poo isn't as well

I've definitely had to let a few off in moments I really would prefer to not have done, because my belly was in so much pain it was that or risk a strange noise happening

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readingatdawn · 12/09/2022 11:06

I don't know whether this is a troll but it's hilarious either way 😂

If this is real, you actually want someone to be forced to inhale your farts with no option of opening a window? Definitely BU 😂

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Cupofteaonesugar · 12/09/2022 11:06

The thought of breathing in someone else's fart (especially in a car which is a small space) makes me feel sick 🙈

Absolutely with your lather on this one. And if my passenger kept farting in the car I would wind their window down for even longer 😅

Grim 🤢

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blebbleb · 12/09/2022 11:10

Eurgh of course he should open an window 😆Why should he inhale your farts because it's cold! Can't you hold it in? If I can't hold it in I'll open an window as soon as I've farted. Just because you don't mind smelling them doesn't mean everyone can tolerate it.

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BoxOfCats · 12/09/2022 11:13

Can't you just keep it in, or do you live solely on a diet of beans?

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AllThingsServeTheBeam · 12/09/2022 11:13

littlepeas · 12/09/2022 10:58

Yes. Surely everyone can hold in their farts in the same way that you hold in poo?

So you are saying that the farts just come out wherever and whenever - in meetings at work, at the dinner table, etc? I struggle to believe that more than I would struggle to believe that people who are able to hold their farts in have special skills!

Not the same as holding poo in at all. So no. I can't hold farts in for a prolonged period. And it can't be good for you to do that either

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whoruntheworldgirls · 12/09/2022 11:14

I'm with him, it's not for a long time. I can hold them in, my husband doesn't realise he's done them so i'm the window opener but he doesn't object.

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deedledeedledum · 12/09/2022 11:14

stalkbringsthebread · 12/09/2022 10:56

How does one hold in a fart for an extended period?

You don't. But you accept the window thing. Jeez this is ridiculous. Some people can not abide bad smells. And they linger. I will get an instant headache from really bad farts. They can actually trigger a migraine so stop being ridiculous. No one should have to suffer with bad smells just because you get cold for 1 minute

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deedledeedledum · 12/09/2022 11:15

Oh and I hate the cold too. But not as much as a fart smell

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