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Force Of Habit

January 6, 2021 by Tim


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Hans Jákup Danielsen
Hans Jákup Danielsen
9 months ago

yup😔

Oyee
Oyee
9 months ago

Ooops XD

NiteZ
NiteZ
9 months ago

To be fair.. at least cover your mouth if you attempt to do so. Nobody needs to see your food mastication.

Johnny 5
Johnny 5
9 months ago
Reply to  NiteZ

… or hear it.

Casra
Casra
9 months ago
Reply to  Johnny 5

My wife, she has misophonia. Mouth noises, like smacking lips and general eating sounds make her very angry, like hulk smash angry. Also, grinding teeth. Sadly, I have been awoken in the wee hours, from a rough shake to an elbow in the back due to me teeth grinding in my sleep and well… I keep all sharp and/or blunt objects away from her side of the bed.

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Jon
Jon
9 months ago
Reply to  Casra

My ex had misophonia and it made me so self-conscious every time that I ate! As for your grinding, I suggest a mouthguard actually! I have gone through many (ground through them) but I now have one that they call a “snore guard” which is just a top and bottom guard that’s wired together. It completely stopped my grinding and snoring.

Johnny 5
Johnny 5
9 months ago

Don’t get me started on people who chew with their mouth open… I’d give Zeke a run for his money on the many ways to murder.

Me-me
Me-me
9 months ago

Oh my gosh. Did you explain yourself, or just try to ignore it?

HappyWyvern
HappyWyvern
9 months ago

Heh in a similar vein I also like the casual chastisement of other peoples children…

*Turning around in annoyance*
“I told you not to climb the barrier!…

Wait…

Your not mine….”

TomB
TomB
9 months ago
Reply to  HappyWyvern

Not sure that matters. Yes, other parents can choose to parent as they see fit… however, you have a right to not having a trip to a public place disrupted by the children of people who don’t pay any attention to other folks or how their kids interact with those folks because it wouldn’t bother them (but it may well really p*ss off the people experiencing it). It’s a sense of ‘the world should have the same perspective I do’ – narcissism that is. My usual issue I can’t not get wound up about is the chaos of a poorly… Read more »

Glen
Glen
9 months ago

Wait, you can still go to the pub where you live ? That’s it, i’m moving ….

TomB
TomB
9 months ago
Reply to  Glen

In comics, you can keep coming back to life if you get killed. I think the go to the pub thing is a much less large divergence from reality, no?

Sean
Sean
9 months ago

So back before the pandemic we had some friends over for dinner and I was preparing the plates as my wife and they sat in the dining room chatting. I was talking to them from the kitchen so more than a little distracted, I cut every one’s food up into small little chunks before plating it…. our food got cold we were laughing so long.

ReaverRogue
ReaverRogue
9 months ago

The talking with food I can take.

The smacking of lips like a cow chewing cud while you do so deserves capital punishment.

GarlynSav
GarlynSav
9 months ago
Reply to  ReaverRogue

Everybody has pet peeves. I mean how hard is it to follow an ARROW in a parking lot? No Reading required people. Sell your car, burn your license.

Guest
Guest
9 months ago

Don’t worry, I have no kids and I have this too (instead taking care of good ol’dad).
Must be comming with age.

TomB
TomB
9 months ago
Reply to  Guest

“Sit down to pee, dagnabit!”

That one needs to be said to kids (esp boys) who have poor targeting.

As it turns out, that same direction needs drilled into elders losing continence.

It isn’t a shame thing, just don’t make anyone clean up the floor unnecessarily. If you can’t make it, it happens. If it happens because you couldn’t be bothered to sit and reduce the area of effect, then that’s not okay, father-in-law!

Chris Wolf
Chris Wolf
9 months ago

Same thing as teacher reflex. When I see people with gum, like walking outside, I have to force myself not to tell them to get rid of it because of my experiences working in schools where gum was banned (because students would leave it all over the furniture).

Pulse
Pulse
9 months ago

and your friend giving you the “do i need to remind you of that really stupid thing you did 9 years ago?” look

Kasaix
Kasaix
9 months ago

Based on a true story, no doubt.

GlitcherGirl
GlitcherGirl
9 months ago

I may have accidentally cut up a friends food when they were over to dinner….

David Gibson
David Gibson
9 months ago

Been there.

As someone who works in an elementary school, I’ll often give the kiddos a light one-fingertip tap on the head to get their attention when I’m trying to speak and they’re oblivious or having a shout conversation across the room.

Then one day, on board games night with friends, I reached out and did it to a 43yo man. Instant shame.

Crestlinger
Crestlinger
9 months ago
Reply to  David Gibson

But did it work?

TomB
TomB
9 months ago
Reply to  Crestlinger

You could claim it was an distraction techinique…

VibrantEvolution
VibrantEvolution
9 months ago

I had to reply “oh wait I’m not your mom” when a kid asked her mom, who was standing next to me, for something and I was answering it…

Kaelin
Kaelin
9 months ago

Love the look on the other guys face. Half ‘did that happen’ half ‘yup… know that one, give this parent some breathing room’.

7eggert
7eggert
9 months ago

Wait till you start telling jokes … dad jokes.

Stefan
Stefan
9 months ago

yes..definitely, especially with the snap of the fingers..

Vedrit
Vedrit
9 months ago

Having never been a father, only the uncle, I occasionally have the opposite response

Kenzie
Kenzie
9 months ago

Can a 13 year old read “Ctrl+Alt+Del” ? i’m asking this because my 13 year old cousin is asking me,and i don’t know the answer.

Gryphon77
Gryphon77
6 months ago

I feel like that’s not a “dad thing” but a “asking other people to be decent and not gross” thing.

MasterofBalance
MasterofBalance
5 months ago

There’s no shame in being a proper dad