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Re: Quirks

#41 Post by sinep » Sun Feb 10, 2013 2:32 am

i get hung up on little things in movies and it makes me hate them. i wish i was able to enjoy mindless action films but i can't.

i saw part of cowboys vs. aliens today. i already knew that it wasn't going to be my type of movie, but i tried my hardest to enjoy it for what it was, but i wasn't able to because:

1) how could those big, brutish alien creatures with claws build a space craft and pilot a space craft? they didn't even have opposable thumbs.
2) indians helped fight the aliens too. why wasn't it cowboys and indians vs. aliens?

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#42 Post by perkana » Sun Feb 10, 2013 12:00 pm

chaos wrote:I rinse off eggs before I crack them.
I rinse them too, now that I think about it (when I have to cool them off after boiling them) So you're not alone :wink:

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#43 Post by perkana » Sun Feb 10, 2013 12:01 pm

sinep wrote:i get hung up on little things in movies and it makes me hate them. i wish i was able to enjoy mindless action films but i can't.

i saw part of cowboys vs. aliens today. i already knew that it wasn't going to be my type of movie, but i tried my hardest to enjoy it for what it was, but i wasn't able to because:

1) how could those big, brutish alien creatures with claws build a space craft and pilot a space craft? they didn't even have opposable thumbs.
2) indians helped fight the aliens too. why wasn't it cowboys and indians vs. aliens?
You must hate Bond movies

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Re: Quirks

#44 Post by Matz » Sun Feb 10, 2013 12:51 pm

perkana wrote:
chaos wrote:I rinse off eggs before I crack them.
I rinse them too, now that I think about it (when I have to cool them off after boiling them) So you're not alone :wink:
everybody does, minus the ones who love to get their hands fried. Not much of a quirk there.

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Re: Quirks

#45 Post by Artemis » Sun Feb 10, 2013 1:17 pm

My father, who really had some OCD behavior and neat freakishness about him, washed oranges and grapefruits before peeling them with a knife. When I asked why he did that, he said he didn't want to get any germs or bacteria on his fingers because after peeling he would handle the flesh of the fruits with his fingers which would then go in his mouth.

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#46 Post by Hype » Sun Feb 10, 2013 3:01 pm

Artemis wrote:My father, who really had some OCD behavior and neat freakishness about him, washed oranges and grapefruits before peeling them with a knife. When I asked why he did that, he said he didn't want to get any germs or bacteria on his fingers because after peeling he would handle the flesh of the fruits with his fingers which would then go in his mouth.
That's actually not that crazy. I know a bunch of people who do that. People handle fruit in stores all day long. If they've got e. coli on their hands, even if you peel the skin, you've now transferred it to your hands, and then to the fruit.

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#47 Post by Larry B. » Sun Feb 10, 2013 3:32 pm

Adurentibus Spina wrote:
Artemis wrote:My father, who really had some OCD behavior and neat freakishness about him, washed oranges and grapefruits before peeling them with a knife. When I asked why he did that, he said he didn't want to get any germs or bacteria on his fingers because after peeling he would handle the flesh of the fruits with his fingers which would then go in his mouth.
That's actually not that crazy. I know a bunch of people who do that. People handle fruit in stores all day long. If they've got e. coli on their hands, even if you peel the skin, you've now transferred it to your hands, and then to the fruit.
Yup, I do that. I thought it was pretty normal.

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#48 Post by Matz » Sun Feb 10, 2013 3:36 pm

I thought the same thing, I think I might start doing it too actually. :lol: But still, when you're that obsessed about germs isn't the irony of it that you end up being more sick than 'regular folks' who care less about them because you kind of tell the body that it's in danger of being infected all the time and thereby you kind of weaken your immune system just by thinking like that?

I went to India and Nepal when I was twenty. Me and my friend would drink tee from vendors on the street from glasses that were full of all kinds of nasty germs probably and stuff like that all day long. But we had that young person mentality or whatever you want to call it where you kind of think you're kind of invincible and immortal almost, and I wasn't really sick overthere at all almost and we traveled for 7 months. I attribute that to the mindset I had.
If I went back today I wouldn't have that anymore, and I'd probably get sick a lot more cause I'd worry about things I didn't worry about before. 'This fork looks clean, but is it..hmm??' wouldn't work

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#49 Post by nausearockpig » Sun Feb 10, 2013 3:42 pm

there's also insecticides and/or fertilisers that you might wanna wash off the skin of fruits and veges before you cut or handle them... unless of course they are all as safe as I'm sure the manufacturers and industry movers and shakers claim they are.....

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#50 Post by Artemis » Sun Feb 10, 2013 4:06 pm

other than my father, i've never seen anybody wash citrus fruits before peeling them. :noclue:

most people here don't even use a knife to peel, just fingers.

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#51 Post by creep » Sun Feb 10, 2013 4:11 pm

Artemis wrote:other than my father, i've never seen anybody wash citrus fruits before peeling them. :noclue:

most people here don't even use a knife to peel, just fingers.
i always wash them.

your biggest quirk is your hatred of flip-flops. you need to get over that.

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#52 Post by Artemis » Sun Feb 10, 2013 4:15 pm

creep wrote:
Artemis wrote:other than my father, i've never seen anybody wash citrus fruits before peeling them. :noclue:

most people here don't even use a knife to peel, just fingers.
i always wash them.

your biggest quirk is your hatred of flip-flops. you need to get over that.
:lolol: i totally forgot about that. i guess it's such a part of me, i believe it to be normal.

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#53 Post by creep » Sun Feb 10, 2013 4:18 pm

Artemis wrote:
creep wrote:
Artemis wrote:other than my father, i've never seen anybody wash citrus fruits before peeling them. :noclue:

most people here don't even use a knife to peel, just fingers.
i always wash them.

your biggest quirk is your hatred of flip-flops. you need to get over that.
:lolol: i totally forgot about that. i guess it's such a part of me, i believe it to be normal.
just a fyi....today is the first day it has been warm enough for me to wear flip-flops. i have them on right now.

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#54 Post by Artemis » Sun Feb 10, 2013 4:21 pm

:lol:

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#55 Post by Jasper » Sun Feb 10, 2013 4:25 pm

I always wash fruits and vegetables. I assume everyone would at least wash something like grapes, where they're going to eat the entire thing.

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#56 Post by Artemis » Sun Feb 10, 2013 4:27 pm

I wash fruits and vegetables, just not oranges and grapefruits.

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#57 Post by Hype » Sun Feb 10, 2013 9:17 pm

If the oranges/apples come in a bag, I don't think it matters at all. But the ones that sit out all day... yick. Though I don't wash bananas (but people don't really "test" bananas the way they do other fruit, for ripeness, so they seem less likely to be contaminated.)

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#58 Post by ellis » Sun Feb 10, 2013 10:38 pm

I have a saying. "The last step of every project is CLEAN UP." And it drives me fucking crazy when someone doesn't clean up their shit when they're done.

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#59 Post by Hype » Mon Feb 11, 2013 8:26 am

I could understand that if you were a manager of some people. It would probably be annoying to work for you, but at least it makes sense.

But if you said that to people generally... why on earth would they give a shit what you think the last step of every project is? :lol: :scared: Just curious...

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#60 Post by Artemis » Mon Feb 11, 2013 10:11 am

I'm a "clean as you go" type.

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