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Old 02-06-09, 09:10 AM
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The most disgusting bad habit you have witnessed

One rule on this thread tho, leave friskiness out of it... remember this is Foo and there are a few innocent minds around. That said:

What was the most disgusting habit you have witnessed? Something that was so disgusting that even remembering it causes nausea on you?

This one was back in college, in the 90's. A guy (let's call him Joe) from our study group had an apartment right across the street from campus. When all study rooms were full at the library, we ended up Joe's apt. One day one of the guys was using the bathroom and Joe had to pee. He waited for a few minutes but said he could not longer hold it. He went to the kitchen area, took an empty glass, turned his back to us, unzipped and relieved himself on the glass.

He then zipped back, emptied the glass on the sink, washed it with some water (no soap or anything, just a little bit of water) and put it back on the table. We all almost puked. Thanks God we always went there with our own sodas and/or beers and never had used a glass from that apt.

That event was a defining point in my life. To this day, I never accept a drink when I'm visiting somebody, unless is a canned drink like a soda or a beer.

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I did not wash the glass and I saw me do it.
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I got snot sprayed at the race I did in Arizona last month. A guy a little ahead of me turns his head and blows - and the slimy mist whooshed right back into my face. I immediately slowed down to wipe the stuff off - fortunately I was carrying a water bottle and had a longer t-shirt on. I was so grossed out and wanting to get it off of me that I forgot to scream at the guy, chase after him, and slam his head into the ground.
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Old 02-06-09, 09:29 AM
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I live in the City of Bad Habits. Ugh. Everybody spits big honking blobs here. Stairways, bus steps, sidewalks. All ages. Disgusting. The sidewalk is wet with them.

Digging for gold. Idly picking something off their face or child's face and looking at it and flinging it. Spitting into the drinking fountains. Farting, belching - you name it - we have it here. And it's constant.

But the worst is similar to the first thread's response. Had an acquaintance who, especially when drinking, would not use a glass, just hauled out the johnson and peed into his kitchen sink.
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I worked with a fellow that would blow his nose, very productively, in to the cloth napkins at a restaurant, and then just leave it on the table. And of course he was the person that complained that we where tipping too much.
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Old 02-06-09, 09:55 AM
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Someone/Anyone dipping Snuff....
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During a conversation about camping, an acquaintance was mentioning how he and his wife use Tupperware as a kind of bedpan to avoid going out into the chilly air at night. They were under the impression that everyone does it, so it must be suitable for insertion into casual conversation.

That reminds me of the whole 'trucker bottle' furore in the states a few years ago.
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Old 02-06-09, 10:11 AM
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Smoking.

I would rather be sneezed on, germs are fine.
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^^ I use gatorade bottles.

Often times on abatement sights guys will **** in bags or drums to avoid having to shower out and then re suit up. But that's not the grossest it gets. One time at a big sight, some guy, and we never found out who, went around ****ting in the hidden areas of this big enclosure, making others clean up after him.
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Originally Posted by Ed in GA View Post
Someone/Anyone dipping Snuff....
I let this guy who was separated with his wife stay with me once.

He dipped snuff and would spit it into paper cups on the counter or coffee table that were oozing over the top after a few hours and about to burst at the sides. I put a stop to that on day 1.

I found out how he showered (just ran bare bar of soap across his body) because of the pubic hair embedded in the bar of soap on then told him he'd be using the other bathroom from then on (day 2).

Around day 30 I discovered that he typically didn't wash his hands after the bathroom when he was having such an aggressive BM I could hear him through the door, but heard no sink turn on. He proceeds straight out of the bathroom door to the kitchen to rummage through the fridge for something to eat.

It didn't last much longer.....I just couldn't stand everything about this guy.
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In elementary school, I knew a girl who ate her own scabs. I suppose that's better than eating another person's scabs.
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Old 02-06-09, 10:16 AM
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Originally Posted by Metzinger View Post
During a conversation about camping, an acquaintance was mentioning how he and his wife use Tupperware as a kind of bedpan to avoid going out into the chilly air at night. They were under the impression that everyone does it, so it must be suitable for insertion into casual conversation.

That reminds me of the whole 'trucker bottle' furore in the states a few years ago.
Mountaineers use pee bottles, usually a nalgene or something. It allows you to not have to stumble out in sub freezing temps to pee and it also keeps your body warm...

I worked with a 50 year old guy that picked his nose and ate the discovery right in front of me, as I was eating dinner.
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Old 02-06-09, 10:18 AM
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Originally Posted by KingTermite View Post
I let this guy who was separated with his wife stay with me once.

He dipped snuff and would spit it into paper cups on the counter or coffee table that were oozing over the top after a few hours and about to burst at the sides. I put a stop to that on day 1.

I found out how he showered (just ran bare bar of soap across his body) because of the pubic hair embedded in the bar of soap on then told him he'd be using the other bathroom from then on (day 2).

Around day 30 I discovered that he typically didn't wash his hands after the bathroom when he was having such an aggressive BM I could hear him through the door, but heard no sink turn on. He proceeds straight out of the bathroom door to the kitchen to rummage through the fridge for something to eat.

It didn't last much longer.....I just couldn't stand everything about this guy.
Guess we know why his marriage failed...
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Guess we know why his marriage failed...
Actually no. It may have contributed, but reason was he was a cheater.

He had his 2 kids over every weekend. One older kid from the first marriage he lost from cheating on his wife. The second kid from the current marriage he was losing for cheating on his wife. Let's not talk about the conversations we had about women he "happened to meet" and asked me if I thought it was OK if he went out with them "as friends".
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There is a wide block near us that most people walk down to get to the subway. It's tree lined (well, most are dead or dying, but still , they attract birds, which is nice) and has a groovy new townhouse with birdbaths and nice lights and whatnot.

The trouble is there is a driveway at the start of this block with an alley behind various restaurants where they insist on dumping tons of grease and crud. This always creates a river of fetid slurry that runs down across the side walk. Until I learned better to not walk there I slid and almost wiped out more than once - the last time was the final straw because some of the rancid food muck splashed all over my shoes and pants. I called the city, dept . of sanitation, quality of life hotline etc. It took several calls but the slimefest seemed to have finally been reduced.

lately it's been coming back....In case you figure it can't get any worse than what I already described, in summer it stinks up the hot humid NY air. In winter it never quite freezes (I guess cooking fat has no fear of cold) so it's a year round threat for a broken neck.

And finally, my wife and I were walking home the other night and a saw a man squatting and taking a dump in the alley. Adding a lil spice to the stew.




Yayyy! I love NY!
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Originally Posted by UnsafeAlpine View Post
Mountaineers use pee bottles, usually a nalgene or something. It allows you to not have to stumble out in sub freezing temps to pee and it also keeps your body warm...

I worked with a 50 year old guy that picked his nose and ate the discovery right in front of me, as I was eating dinner.
Is it a special bottle for the purpose, or just a normal bottle designated to the task? If it's just a normal bottle, I wonder if they at least mark it. Imagine that...

Dude #1 - "Dude I'm thirsty, and my bottle is empty"
Dude #2 - "Not a problem, I have extra water, here... drink from my bottle"
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LUNCH TIME WHISTLE! WOOOOOOOOOOOOOOTTTTTT!!

Who's hungry!?



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Originally Posted by RubenX View Post
Is it a special bottle for the purpose, or just a normal bottle designated to the task? If it's just a normal bottle, I wonder if they at least mark it. Imagine that...

Dude #1 - "Dude I'm thirsty, and my bottle is empty"
Dude #2 - "Not a problem, I have extra water, here... drink from my bottle"
nah, they pretty much know what bottle they're using.
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Originally Posted by Tude View Post
LUNCH TIME WHISTLE! WOOOOOOOOOOOOOOTTTTTT!!

Who's hungry!?



yeah exactly...I feel a little queasy
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In elementary school, I knew a girl who ate her own scabs. I suppose that's better than eating another person's scabs.
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Originally Posted by Tude View Post
LUNCH TIME WHISTLE! WOOOOOOOOOOOOOOTTTTTT!!

Who's hungry!?



meeee!!!11

*pulls up pant leg and begins to peel scab for scab sandwich.*
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Is it a special bottle for the purpose, or just a normal bottle designated to the task? If it's just a normal bottle, I wonder if they at least mark it. Imagine that...
Been there, done that. Yes, its a normal bottle, but you mark it so its VERY distinct - I used a fat permenant marking pen to put big "X"s on mine. Seems weird, but if you've ever been where the outside temp is below 0F, using a bottle is a blessing at 1AM. Also, make sure its a wide-mouth bottle so your 'aim' doesn't have to be perfect.

Most disgusting: Had day-hiked up Telescope Peak (Death Valley National Park) and when I got back I went to use the porta-potty near the trailhead. Opened the door and it looked (and smelled) like someone had smeared feces all over the inside of the thing. Truly a disgusting sight. Took a small shovel and TP out into the bushes to "take care of business."
 
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Originally Posted by jsharr View Post
meeee!!!11

*pulls up pant leg and begins to peel scab for scab sandwich.*
BWAHAHAHAHAHAHA - yep that's the one!
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