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karatestu
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OCD

Unread post by karatestu » Thu Aug 08, 2019 11:24 pm

What's yours then? We have all got them. It is time to fess up.

One of mine is this. Anything with a numerical volume display like car cd radio player - i can not bear the volume being on an odd number unless it is 5 or 15 or 25 purely because that is half way between 0 and 10 or 10 and 20, you get the drift.

There is no help for me.
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Re: OCD

Unread post by BillyBones » Fri Aug 09, 2019 7:07 am

Very similiar for me and my van's mileage display. The best (or worst or saddest) was a couple of years back when the odometer and the trip were in sync ie. 123456 and 78. I tried explaining it to my wife and she just laughed and said I was mad.

Also, don't get me started on stacking the dishwasher correctly :grin:

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Re: OCD

Unread post by Lindsayt » Fri Aug 09, 2019 7:19 am

The most obsessive thing that I do is the way that I wipe my arse. Is that an obsession, or a habit?

In the last few days I've been mixing it up, due to running out of toliet paper and have used the the traditional Indian method instead. Right hand is for eating. Left hand plus some water is for the other thing.

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Re: OCD

Unread post by karatestu » Fri Aug 09, 2019 7:22 am

Lindsayt wrote:
Fri Aug 09, 2019 7:19 am
The most obsessive thing that I do is the way that I wipe my arse. Is that an obsession, or a habit?

In the last few days I've been mixing it up, due to running out of toliet paper and have used the the traditional Indian method instead. Right hand is for eating. Left hand plus some water is for the other thing.
Just use the bible if you have one :grin:
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Re: OCD

Unread post by Daniel Quinn » Fri Aug 09, 2019 8:14 am

The most obsessive thing I do, is take my medication. That's because I'll die if I don't. The rest is just playing, so I don't bother.

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Re: OCD

Unread post by Alfi » Fri Aug 09, 2019 8:21 am

Everything has to be level or central, otherwise it drives me MAD!!!

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Re: OCD

Unread post by CN211276 » Fri Aug 09, 2019 9:42 am

Alfi wrote:
Fri Aug 09, 2019 8:21 am
Everything has to be level or central, otherwise it drives me MAD!!!

Alfi.
Similar with me.
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Re: OCD

Unread post by antonio66 » Fri Aug 09, 2019 9:44 am

My OCD has almost disappeared since I went to live abroad, although I still like rooms to be tidy.

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Re: OCD

Unread post by Fretless » Fri Aug 09, 2019 4:39 pm

Alfi wrote:
Fri Aug 09, 2019 8:21 am
Everything has to be level or central, otherwise it drives me MAD!!!

Alfi.
Try living in a 300-year-old farmhouse - almost nothing is level, flat or at right-angles. :guiness;
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Re: OCD

Unread post by Lordie82360now » Fri Aug 09, 2019 4:49 pm

A fascination for palindromic numbers derived from my ex Maths teacher wife as well as symmetry in all things!
Don’t get me going on the right way to stack the dishwasher!
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