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Unusual Fears/Phobias

Post by Tom S » Fri Jun 05, 2020 1:18 pm

I'll start off with E-Fit's.

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Re: Unusual Fears/Phobias

Post by Mark Deeks » Fri Jun 05, 2020 1:24 pm

I can't be in the same room as a boiling kettle. You spend my childhood telling me not to mix water and electricity, then spend my adulthood telling me to put them together? No sir, not going to happen.
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Re: Unusual Fears/Phobias

Post by Gavin Chipper » Fri Jun 05, 2020 3:21 pm

It's not really a fear or phobia, but I've never liked sticky labels, like price labels or on fruit etc.

Edit - Jono has a friend who is scared of stickers.

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Re: Unusual Fears/Phobias

Post by Tom S » Fri Jun 05, 2020 3:24 pm

Gavin Chipper wrote:
Fri Jun 05, 2020 3:21 pm
It's not really a fear or phobia, but I've never liked sticky labels, like price labels or on fruit etc.
I can understand that, they do often leave a sticky mark on the particular item, which can be annoying if you want to eat it.

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Post by Marc Meakin » Fri Jun 05, 2020 3:37 pm

China dolls , which was fun having two daughters.
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Post by Fiona T » Fri Jun 05, 2020 4:02 pm

six smalls...
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Re: Unusual Fears/Phobias

Post by Elliott Mellor » Fri Jun 05, 2020 4:52 pm

Craneflies. I've become a bit more tolerant towards them as I have got older but still hate them (I can now catch them in a sufficiently large container and give them someone to take outside since I can't justify killing a harmless creature, whereas before I wouldn't have been able to even go within a few metres of them).

Oddly, spiders don't bother me at all and in fact I've rather a fondness of them. I'm more than happy to coexist with them and will only move them elsewhere if they're causing a disruption (and I'm more than happy to pick them up with my hands). Loads of spiders in my bedroom? No problem. A singular cranefly somewhere in the house? Must be evicted or I'm getting no sleep.

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Re: Unusual Fears/Phobias

Post by James S Roper » Fri Jun 05, 2020 11:38 pm

Elliott Mellor wrote:
Fri Jun 05, 2020 4:52 pm
and give them someone to take outside
No wonder you can't get any sleep, I'd personally choose not to live in Oldham if human-sacrifice-appeased giant crane flies dwelled amongst you.

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Re: Unusual Fears/Phobias

Post by Matt Rutherford » Sat Jun 06, 2020 1:32 pm

Courtesy of an industrial-strength bout of OCD in my early teens (that has since fucked off), I wound up suffering with the wonderfully named hexakosioihexekontahexaphobia-or 'fear of 666', which led to a general dislike of the number 6. If the same product cost £6.99 or £8.99, I'd buy the more expensive one just to avoid the 6. It was that bad, I once refused to go in the car when the odometer was on '12,661' miles for what would be a 10-mile journey, opted to wait half-an-hour rather than board a train numbered '350 266' where the individual carriage numbers all had three sixes in the string of numbers and had a deathly fear of Bolton and Blackburn (due to the A666). At it's peak, even a mention could bring on panic attack symptoms. This has long since gone, mercifully. Still hate the A666 and Blackburn though-I have since walked along it from Ewood Park to the Town Centre, and I have yet to visit a more dire fleapit. It makes Stoke-on-Trent look like Palm Beach.
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Re: Unusual Fears/Phobias

Post by Mark M » Sat Jun 06, 2020 3:08 pm

I ain’t scared of Rhys Benjamin

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Post by Rhys Benjamin » Sat Jun 06, 2020 3:15 pm

You will be.
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Re: Unusual Fears/Phobias

Post by Mark M » Sat Jun 06, 2020 3:23 pm

Rhys Benjamin wrote:
Sat Jun 06, 2020 3:15 pm
You will be.
How?. I ain’t scared

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Re: Unusual Fears/Phobias

Post by Mark M » Sat Jun 06, 2020 3:29 pm

Rhys is so quick at blocking me. Maybe I should choose a different username, Rhys get ready I’m going to spam the wiki like never before. Regards, Mark.

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Re: Unusual Fears/Phobias

Post by Mark M » Sat Jun 06, 2020 3:29 pm

You fancy a game of whack a mole Rhys?

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Post by Rhys Benjamin » Sat Jun 06, 2020 3:34 pm

Because you've now gone further than impersonation. You uploaded someone's private photos to the wiki. That is a misuse of private information and the police are now involved. Goodbye.
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Re: Unusual Fears/Phobias

Post by Mark M » Sat Jun 06, 2020 3:39 pm

Don’t involve the police I will stop cancel it and I’ll never spam again

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Re: Unusual Fears/Phobias

Post by Mark M » Sat Jun 06, 2020 3:40 pm

I’ll leave Ashton alone as well

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Re: Unusual Fears/Phobias

Post by Ronan M Higginson » Sat Jun 06, 2020 3:41 pm

Bit late now, nice one Rhys!

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Re: Unusual Fears/Phobias

Post by Callum Peters » Sat Jun 06, 2020 3:43 pm

This isn’t me. Mark you’ve harassed me go away, i personally would rather the police not be involved, as I don’t won’t it to go on my record for assisting him. I’ll never spam again but I believe Mark would.

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Re: Unusual Fears/Phobias

Post by Rhys Benjamin » Sat Jun 06, 2020 3:48 pm

Anyway, to put this thread back on track, I have a phobia of dogs. All dogs. It's my biggest failing, really, I can't be anywhere near them.
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Re: Unusual Fears/Phobias

Post by Tom S » Sat Jun 06, 2020 4:30 pm

Rhys Benjamin wrote:
Sat Jun 06, 2020 3:48 pm
Anyway, to put this thread back on track, I have a phobia of dogs. All dogs. It's my biggest failing, really, I can't be anywhere near them.
I am also a bit phobic of dogs, due to an incident with one as a child. I am sure my relationship would be different if the incident hadn't occurred. But, get where you are coming from.

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Re: Unusual Fears/Phobias

Post by Mark James » Sat Jul 18, 2020 11:54 am

Volume ocd. I prefer to have my TV volume set at multiples of 5. I can tolerate it a bit if it's late at night and 5 would be too low and 10 would be too high but normally it has to 10, 15 or 20. I've tried setting it to numbers in-between but I can't leave it like that for long. Doesn't bother me with tje radio setting though, only tv.

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Re: Unusual Fears/Phobias

Post by Marc Meakin » Thu Jul 23, 2020 10:04 am

Feathers , but weirdly not birds.
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