(Closed) Strange ADDICTIONS!

posted 7 years ago in The Lounge
Post # 3
7695 posts
Bumble Beekeeper
  • Wedding: August 2010

haha omg I love threads like this. Let’s all reveal our true selves.

I am addicted to aquaphor on my lips, cracking my knuckles and picking the gunk out of my cats’ and dog’s eyes! THe last one is so gross, but I think them having that crap in their eyes is grosser!

Post # 4
7291 posts
Busy Beekeeper
  • Wedding: October 2011

I’m a Q-tip junkie too !. I offer to clean my Fiances or family members ears all the time. They think Im nuts but I can’t stand the thought of earwax in visible sight.

@MrsNeutrino: Have you ever tried ear candeling?

Post # 4
7587 posts
Bumble Beekeeper
  • Wedding: December 2010

I count everything like a weirdo. It doesn’t over take my life and I don’t recount things once I have counted them, but it’s pretty strange. I know how many tile are in the kitchen backspalshes at everyone’s house that I know LOL. 

Post # 5
14494 posts
Honey Beekeeper
  • Wedding: June 2011

Cleaning my BlackBerry.  I keep alcohol wipes, cutips, and toothpicks next to my couch so I can clean it.  I seriously cannot use it unless it has been cleaned.  I am always cleaning it at work too, makes people crazy.

Post # 6
2018 posts
Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: December 2010

Tweezing my eyebrows. I cannot stop. I don’t over-pluck but i tweeze every day. I read once that Courtney Cox has the same obsession and that made me feel better:)

Post # 7
1020 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: May 2010

I’m majorly addicted to burt’s bees lipbalm – it has to be the original peppermint kind. When I was in sixth grade, I was addicted to carmex and put it on my lips every ten mins it seemed… and I became immune to it. I’m terrified of ever becoming immune to burt’s bees.

Post # 8
3482 posts
Sugar bee
  • Wedding: February 2011

I pick at stuff. Scabs, hangnails, peeling sunburn…anything my fingers think “shouldn’t be there”.

Whenever I’m on the road I always look for interesting license plate letters. Like my mom’s old car was FEB. One day when she picked me up from school, the car behind her was MAR. I looked to see if the car ahead was JAN, but no such luck, lol. If the letters aren’t interesting in themselves, I make car nicknames or other word combos out of them. I’ve done it since I was a kid; my dad’s old license plate was WPJ and I came up with “wet pajamas”. Mom thought it was hilarious.

Post # 9
80 posts
Worker bee
  • Wedding: May 2011

I have a potato obsession.

and not JUST potatoes.. potatoes done a particularly childlike and bizarre way.  First I bake a potato, cut it in half, and put both sides face down on the plate.  Then I smush out the potato insides, fold the skins in half with butter, salt and pepper inside and set aside.  Next, I make mashed potatoes on my plate using my fork, with more butter, salt and pepper.  I could honestly eat them for every meal, every day.  

it embarrasses my husband so much that he made me promise to eat my potatoes like a normal person when we’re in public. 🙂  I’ve been doing it that way since I was a child, and to be honest I’m in my late twenties and have no intentions to stop.  

Post # 10
5921 posts
Bee Keeper
  • Wedding: December 2010

I pick the skin off of my lips.  How gross is that?  It’s gross.  I like picking off the rough parts.  Chapstick doesn’t help either.  I’ll pick them until they bleed.  Darling Husband smacks my hand when I reach up, LOL!

Post # 11
520 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: November 2011

scratching, I have really bad problems with dry dry itchy skin and can’t stop sometimes until I bleed. Fiance has to stop me if I’m doing it in bed. 

picking my nose (oh man, I’m embarrassed to admit that!), I try to keep it to myself and not in public

salt cravings, I love myself some soy sauce, some saltines, anything of the sort sometimes


Post # 13
3671 posts
Sugar bee
  • Wedding: March 2011

@melodicsighs1: I’m addicted to Burt’s Bees too but I can deal with any kind.  I actually do find that if I use the same kind enough it seems to stop working.  Luckily though they make enough different kinds that I can cycle through them.  I cannot stand to have my lips be dry.  

Post # 14
5667 posts
Bee Keeper

I crack my knuckles (and my back, though that’s mostly pain relief), bite my nails, pick at scabs and bite my lips. Ugh.

Post # 15
391 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: November 2011

Love the feel of stickey things like tape or a sticker. It is weird but I like the tackey feeling in between my fingers and I keep playing with it.

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