Strange habit ... geddit?
Oh please yourself missus ...
Muttley wrote (see)
I like to dress up as a nun.
I have to check the hot tap is properly turned off before I leave the bathroom, even if I know I've already turned it as tight closed as it'll go (I did leave it running all night once).
I also have a tendency to swear at inanimate objects (computer, oven etc) if I make a mistake whilst using them...
When I chop vegetables I click my teeth in time to each chopping motion.
I also check every electrical appliance is switched off. And it's the absolute kiss of death if I know I've switched something off and then my husband asks me if it's turned off. I have to get up and check even if I remember already performing the switching-off procedure.
Same goes for packing stuff for a holiday etc - if someone asks me whether I've packed something, I have to unpack everything to make sure whatever it is was included in the packing.
Definitely borderline OCD.
I reckon most people do the right sock/shoe first but does this depend on whether you are right or left handed.
The other thing I do which maybe a bit strange is that I alway try and sit on the train so I am going backwards it just feel better for some reason.
I talk to my dog and ask her questions! (She's great company!! but hasn't answered in words yet!)
I sing to the tunes on my ipod when I'm out walking/running.
We travel alot and even though I always keep all our passports in my handbag I take them out to check to see if they're there every single time.
Even though I have email confirmation of the hotels we're staying in I still phone them on the day to see if we're booked in.
Nutcases the lot of you!
I talk to animals
and the TV
and my PC
and myself when I'm alone
LP - I do something similar when chopping veg ... I count each chop!
I hate doing it and I don't know why I do it, it really annoys me - I don't want to know how many slices of carrot I have - I really don't!
But I still do it ....
Oh, I feel so much better for reading this. I feel almost normal
I have OCD. I have to check my straighteners, oven, freezer, list goes on. Had never previously thought about the hot tap but now it has been mentioned ......
I also check my floor in my gym as I have an underground pipe that I am convinced is leaking even though the plumber has told me that it is fine. I am not convinced and after Christmas I am having a new overground pipe put in. One less thing to obsess about... but I will find something new. I am eyeing up a bit of lead on the roof to worry about next.
Oh, and has anyone seen the film Clockwise with John Cleese? That is me. Things have to be done at a certain time. You could set you watch by me.
Oh crikey, I really am saaaad
I hope it is on this Christmas
OMG I do that with the straighteners Shimmy Shimmy - I have to touch the plates to make sure they are cool.
I tend to check my travelcard is in my pocket a lot too, but that's becaue I lost it once and had no end of hassle getting it replaced.
I can't have a number 2 with a long sleeve shirt on,
No idea why, or how this came about.
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