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Dana Stevens | 12:51 UK time, Monday, 1 November 2010

Do you have an odd habit that you haven't told your friends about? Or maybe you're proud of that strange obsession that marks you out from other people?

In our new series Freak Like Me, comedian Russell Kane uncovers some of the weird and wonderful habits that people indulge in both secretly and in public. After episode 1 featured 18 year old Annie who still sucks a dummy, a viewer called Star went to the BBC Three Facebook page to tell us she still has a dummy at the age of 21! Do you know someone who is even older and still has one?

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Maybe you think chewing your own toenails is completely normal or you're obsessed with fancy dress? Whatever they are, we want to hear all about your freaky habits. Tell us now.

And in this week's show, the matter of national importance debated by the British public is.... 'How do you pass time while you're on the toilet?'

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So come clean and confess how you really pass the time on the loo. Is it ok to catch up with your mates and make phone calls while you're sitting on the loo? Is reading a book normal or just a male thing? Tell us what you think.

You can watch Freak Like Me on Mondays at 8.30pm.

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  • Comment number 1.

    Yeah, when i can't find the Toe nail clippers i bite them!

    Also have an annoying habbit of stroking my hands and fingers with any corner bits of fabric, such as tags, shirt corners at the bottom of the shirt, had this habbit for many years. Beat that!

  • Comment number 2.

    Im 29 I have 4 children and Ive been sucking my finger since I was born, probably since in my mothers womb.I also have a sheet which brings me comfort...I call it my blinky..I do get a little annoyed when people make comments like aint you to old for that. I think well my children could see me doing worst things than sucking my finger. If you get my meaning.

  • Comment number 3.

    I pull out and eat my hair. Started when I was nine and being bullied at school. I'm going through a bad patch with it right now with several balding patches. It's called Trichotillomania.

  • Comment number 4.

    hello and i suck my thumb every day all day even when i'am asleep and i dont think i will ever stop :D
    i'am a tennger and mum tells me 2 stop but it 2 hard to!
    and if u went in my bedroom everthing in my bedroom is always in the SAME place!!! and if somthing is not in the right place i get upset!
    my name is Clare

  • Comment number 5.

    i love beenie babies soft toys i love them so much i collect them

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  • Comment number 7.

    honestly i like changing subjects like iff theres sommin goin on i enjoy sayying something *random*(nd when im on the toilet i stare at the floor patern or if im at someone elses ill look at there stuff ;) ) anyway im 16 and livin with my best mate :D

  • Comment number 8.

    I always bite my toenails after a bath and also I love it when I get a big White blob of dead skin on my foot so I can peel it off :D it's so fun and I also love cycling around my garden in a circle for hours on end, it helps me daydream !!

  • Comment number 9.

    I have alott of habit's :L erm .. if i see a new book i have to smell it, if i pass a dog i have to stop and stroke it, i have to make my bed before i go to bed even if it's already made i undone it then remake it, wash my hands whn ever i see a sink,Don’t like mixing my foods.
    Knock the Tele on when getting in to bed even if I’m not watching it.
    I could go no the toilet, then get into bed watch Tele want to go to bed but have to go to the toilet again even if I don’t need on.
    i will not crease the bind on a book and will even read the book if i can heardly see it, hate people touching my things i will even scream and hit them. i make up fantasy worlds and even draw them out.
    i think thats it ha (probley not):L

  • Comment number 10.

    Well iv got a cple of unique tings i lov to do.... one is to spin in circles every day from anytin from 15mins to 7hrs i find its almost like a spiritual lift an i also lov smelling old an new books and new plastic toys.. jst lov tat smell! Also from since i can remember iv torn the corner of every page in every book iv got, not alot jst a lil bit an eat it.

  • Comment number 11.

    if i have any food such as soup or pasta sauce i have to blend it as i cant eat any food with bits!!

  • Comment number 12.

    Me an dannielle hav alot in common lol i thought i was the only one who cldnt pass a dog or cat without wanting to stroke it lol ;)

  • Comment number 13.

    I pee in the bath and she shower. I guess it started when I needed a pee when I was on holiday on the beach and my dad told me to just go in the sea because he wouldn't take me all the way up to the toilets at the back of the beach (the sea at Perranporth is 1/3 of a mile from the toilets at low tide) and he wouldn't let me or my sister stay in the sea on their own. I guess it makes sense, but it probably doesn't make sense for that to extend to the bath and the shower.

  • Comment number 14.

    I have a fetish with books. They practically control my life, I spend all my money on them and all my time reading them. I collect them and never through any away. My books are always in pristine condition without any creases on the spines. To achieve this I read them extremely carefully without opening them further than I need to. And then there's the smell: it literally makes me feel euphoric!!

  • Comment number 15.

    Mannnnn I have a lot of strange habits. Rocking in my sleep is one of them. I have no idea how I do it, you'd have to ask my friends or my parents or something because obviously, I'm asleep when I'm doing it!
    I have a blanket that I've had since childhood that always stays in my bed.
    Objects all have to be perpendicular to one another.
    I eat the hazelnut filling in Kinder Buenos before I eat the chocolate wafer bit.
    My bag is packed with all sorts of strange things just incase an occasion arises when I need them, like food and an umbrella and my house keys for home - even though I live an hour away at university.

  • Comment number 16.

    Hi, I'm Caiti and I'm 13 years old. If I have to wear odd socks, they have to be from the same pack and of the same texture... when I'm wearing shoes, they have to be the same tightness, velcroe, laces or slip on. When I'm sleeping, My room has to be pitch black and with no sounds. Before I go to bed, I have to check the walls and ceilings for spiders or else I can't sleep. If someone hs a flick in their hair, food in their teeth or a clothing fault, I have to tell them and wait till they fix it or fix it myself... Before I go anywhere, I have to check my room incase i've forgotten anything. When I listen to music, I have to listen to a song I can sing along to. I know I have loads of habits so far but that's only a fraction of my imperfections... If that's what you call them.

  • Comment number 17.

    I always have to iron my cloths or I won't leave my house

  • Comment number 18.

    I'm nearly 18, and since the age of 13 I've had an extreme love of needles. I love getting piercings and tattooing because I love the feeling of the needles going into my skin, it relaxes me. I also bite my finger nails alot! I love pulling my mascara off, and I'm addicted to the smell of new trainers

  • Comment number 19.

    I have to use Vapour rub under my nose and have a large electric cold fan blowing on my face. EVERY night, ALL year round even when it's below freezing.
    Strange habit maybe but freaky, I don't know!

  • Comment number 20.

    I have a habbit of narrating my life in my head... I have to plan everything down to a T and usually freak out if it isn't done right. I wouldn't call myself a control freak, I am aware I can't control everyone else but when it comes down to something I am doing it has to be done right, so it gets written down, checked, and then scheduled into my day, only then can it be done. If I know I will be talking to someone I will walk through the convo in my head a few times before I can say it... Is this insane or does everyone do this? x

  • Comment number 21.

    hii I'm harri
    I have this thing where if a door is open it has to be shut and if someone don't shut the door I'll make them come back and shut it.
    I love shop doors that shut behind you but I still have to look.

    ohh I talk to myself as well all the time:]

  • Comment number 22.

    My freaky habits are:1.I have to sleep with my bible underneath my pillow else, I ll have nightmares. 2.I mustn't sleep facing upwards or put my head towards the door else, (once again) nightmares. 3.I run, exercise(pull ups & press ups) all in my room. Never gone to a gymn, ran or jogd outdoors. That's what keeps me fit!!4.I have learnt to permanently tuck in my tummy since I was 13. 5.I hardly sleep at night, it has to start not earlier than 3.00am even if I have to b up at 7am..Av gone thru days without sleep a few times.6. I walks over cracks on the ground cos I think its fun,I daydream!!The latest is having tea & 2/3 hobnobs around 12 am before bed...

  • Comment number 23.

    I have to recycle everything!,Once my boyfriend thew away his old phone in the bin so I got it out and sold it to a recycling mobile site... I got £12 from it so it's not that bad. And I cringe when I see people put recyclable things in a normal bin. :)

  • Comment number 24.

    I have a thing about my feet size! they have to look small in shoes! i wont buy shoes in a 4 or above and if i try shoes on,say in a size 4 if they make my feet look big i'll go smaller and smaller until they look small i dont care about squashing my feet in. When they look big i get very uneasy almost upset over it don't have a clue why?!?

  • Comment number 25.

    I still suck a dummy. I am now 21 and at uni.

    I still suck a dummy and have my blanket (I am addicted to touching the satin/silky fabric and rubbing it against my skin, it feels more enhanced with the dummy too.) I refuse to ever get rid of either of them.

    Sucking a dummy is ultimately relaxing. I get embarassed about the dummy and have to hide for a quick fix! My mom tried to stop me so many times when growing up, but like annie i would either by them myself or find where she hid them.

    I clicked on the programme on iplayer when i saw annie and her dummy. I was sucking mine at the time!... i thought i was the only one. Is there anyone else?

    Annie's story was a near perfect match to mine, I have emailed the clip to my mom inorder to prove that after all these years, I am not the only one!

  • Comment number 26.

    I like going barefoot whenever I can - seems to freak some people out. I love the sensations but I know friends think I am a bit of a freak for it. Doesn't harm anyone and I am happy!

  • Comment number 27.

    I Have A Habit, Its I Cant Sleep Till I Have My Socks off And My Ears And Neck Are Coverd...I Do It Every Night....

  • Comment number 28.

    Hello I am Irascible by name and nature, I have many Habits some are "funny" and some are not so. anyways one of My freaky habits is World Domination. Or daydreaming about World Domination.

  • Comment number 29.

    Since I was about 5 years old , I have span around in circles for a couple of hours everyday. I do this while listening to music and i imagine myself in weird scenarios in my head that match the music.

  • Comment number 30.

    When ever i eat an orange i separate it then nibble or with a knife cut off the middle white bit so theres a gap then fold back bothsides of the inner skin, hold onto it then chew on the orange. Then spit it back out. I also have a morning routine, every morning when i'm gettin ready i have to do everything in the same order as the days before even when doing my make-up. x

  • Comment number 31.

    I'm 28 in two days and for as long as i can remember i have always had a a kid i used to like the smell of dried pee on my blankie and never liked them being washed but this also meant they'd easily tear as a result and i had to get a new one. but as i got older and stopped wetting the bed i carried on keeping blankies because i liked the smell of my body odour on them. my current blankie i have had since i was 16...that makes it ..yes..i've had this one for 12years and i think i've washed it about 20 times in all that time.
    it is also a testement for the girls i generally have good sexual chemistry with ,they usually like the smell of my blankie apart from when it's been a while since i washed it and kinda stale, but that's when i love it the most. i can't sleep without it. i actually get anxious when i don't have it.

  • Comment number 32.

    I'm 20 and since I was 7 I've been touching things when I pass them. Yes, I have OCD... If I don't touch it in the right place, I have to go back and touch the object again - sometimes a few times, until I touch it in the right place. I get nervous when I don't touch something I have to touch.
    Everytime I go somewhere I take everything I like (small things, things that fit into my bag) and put them in my bag, even though I know I'm not going to use them. You never know when you need your cute Japanese stickers.
    Everytime I see the number 3 or 8 I have to blink while looking at it. Yes, also when reading a book.

  • Comment number 33.

    i like being upsiddown
    like if thers like a chair with a thinn back i hook my lrg around
    and drinking masses amount of fizz water poitlesy i luv thisshow and the skip thing:)

  • Comment number 34.

    ps i only drink hat chocatater in monthswith an in them

  • Comment number 35.

    I have loads of habits. I love biting my nails as short as I can and sucking my left thumb. I love to chew my sleeves and also lick/suck/spit on my hands/feet and sometimes bite my toenails. x don't think i'll ever quit biting nails and sometimes sucking thumb

  • Comment number 36.

    ps i only drink hot chochalate in months with an r in them

  • Comment number 37.

    hey im lucy.

    i love to cry in the bath. if i get a shower im okay, but every single time i get a bath, which is what maybe 3/4 times a week. i will cry once i get in! and i dont know why!!

    i love the smell of sweat, other peoples, but especially mine, i always smell the armpits and crotch of my clothes when i take them off!

    whenever i eat fruit, chocolate etc there is always a specific routine!

    i bite my toenails and i pick my nose.

    i like to pull at my nipples, like literally pulling them upwards and then letting go, then doing it over and over..

    i like to eat cheese, chocolate spread, and salad cream on everything, together!

    i like to touch everything.. well, things that ive never seen before, or things that arent mine. if there are things in a friends room or in a shop, i need to touch them to see what they feel like, as if icannot tell the texture just by looking at it!

    i move or shake my legs at all times!!! when sat or stood still im always jiggling, or walking back and forth, or shasking one leg! people get so annoyed at me! i shake whilst in shops, doing work, eating, on computer etc.. and expecially when im in bed trying to get to sleep. if theres someone in bed with me, i have to stay awake until theyve gone to sleep,whilst desperatley trying not to shake so that tey can sleep, so i can shake my legs to get me to sleep.

    also, last but not least, i despise wearing clothes! even though clothes and fashion are a major part of my life when im out, everything about me is my bright and crazy image! but as soon as i get inside into my house, i have to strip! i cannot stand wearing clothes for too long. as soon as i get in i extremely quickly strip aand feel better! I feel like my clothing is a burden and i feel much freer without it all!

    does anybody else do these things constantly??


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  • Comment number 39.

    I insist y boyfriend holds my hand when I pee. I prefer if we sing together at the same time - normally very strange songs like "nice weather for ducks"

  • Comment number 40.

    i have a weird obsession with buying note books of different sizes and colours i also have a mad passion 4 my cuddly toys in which i never wash and they stay with me all day and night.

  • Comment number 41.

    on many occasions i have ropped my friends into letting me use paints and permanent pens to create art on their bodies and paces - i've spent upto 5 hours painting a tiger on a friend making us miss a friends birthday party!

  • Comment number 42.

    My Strange & weird habbit is that when i go to sleep i lay in bed with one hand in the air for around half an hour before i can go to sleep :D

  • Comment number 43.

    Hi, I'm Chloe, and I have quite a few freaky habits that some people might actually be repulsed by.
    To start, I have ingrown toenails, and whenever they start to hurt or get too long, I'll use a fork or anything else that's sharp to try to pull them out of my toe.
    I also love taking baths so that when I get out, my skin is crinkly. I always check the bottom of my feet for pure white dead skin so that I can pull it off, I don't know why, I just do.
    I pick my nose occasionally, just when it gets too crowded.
    I've had a teddy bear since I was about 3 days old, and every single night, I pretend he's the guy I'm currently fancying, and I have conversations with him. I usually end up falling asleep in the middle of the convo.
    I used to collect frogs and nutcrackers, so my room is full of them.
    I'm hooked on tea. I drink it all the time, because I'm in love with it.
    I often don't change my underwear for a week at a time.
    I sometimes forget to shower.
    I'm obsessed with how people see me.
    Right now, I haven't brushed my teeth in about a week and a half.
    I spend all my time on Facebook and iPlayer, because I'm too lazy to go meet up with friends, and because I feel that they don't want to hang out with me.
    I sing constantly, it cheers me up.
    There's a trap door in the stage at my school, and when I'm feeling a bit lonely, I'll go down there in the darkness, by myself, because I like dark, small spaces, but only when I'm by myself or with someone I trust completely. Or fancy ;)
    I get really paranoid sometimes, and when certain people turn off certain lights at certain times, it triggers something in my brain and I go mad, screaming and shouting and crying.
    I fall for people fast, creep them out, and then I'm surprised when they run away, terrified.
    I LOVE the smell of my own feet, farts, and occasionally my B.O.
    I look at myself in the mirror whenever I can, because if I'm looking rather pretty, I congratulate myself then make faces at myself, or if I'm looking rubbish, I'll think awful things about myself, and about how I look awful at the time.
    If I hear a piece of classical or choir music that I know, my hands will automatically start conducting the piece, with all the flourishes and accentuation included.
    If I'm feeling sad, and I have pen and paper near me, I will automatically write a song, without even thinking about it, which usually takes 5-10 min., or I will doodle incessantly.
    But, hey! Isn't EVERYONE a freak like me?

  • Comment number 44.

    Where to start!
    - I am accused of being OCD as I always have to close all doors behind me, and turn off the lights, even if I am just walking from one room in the house to the next, and even if I see the husband walking in to the room I just left! Sometimes I have even turned the lights off when he is still in the room!
    - I have to have to clean the sink / kitchen top before going to bed
    - If I see a picture on the wall that isn't straight I have to fix it, wherever the picture is
    - If someone (anyone!) leaves shoes in the middle of the floor I have to put them to the side, whomever's house I am in. I once tried to leave a pair of shoes in the hallway overnight as a tester, but I couldn't and got up in the middle of the night to move them back!

  • Comment number 45.

    ha Tree i thought i was the only one
    Hehee and at all the people who have blankies i still have one i take it everywere and i cannot sleep with my pillow and it has to be the same way round an everything, ha my pillows been to america 5 times, Cyprus, Dominican, Africa, Australia, Thailand and many other places :L
    mimeejoali i think you have a sleep disorder i have one but it slightly different to yours, go and see someone about it.
    doodles19 i have loads of beenie babys ha i love them sleeping with teddies is a sence of sucurity, i love it.
    my friend noticed a habit that i didnt even now i had the other day, when ever i tack up my horses i alway seem to do it in the same order but i never noticed

  • Comment number 46.

    I have to rock myself in bed, i lay on my side and rock so i can stay comfortable, if i stay still for too long i fidget and cant sleep, i also cant sleep if i keep my socks on, even in the winter!
    Doors have to be completely closed or completely open, not in between, i cant stand if things are hanging off the table, i have to then move it fully onto the table and line it up with the edge
    I always write things down, but it has to be on lined paper, i cant make notes on plain paper it has to be lined, even when i used to do write in my art book i had to stick lined paper in for my notes!
    I take pictures all the time and i have to print them out and stick them on my wall i have over 500 photos on my bedroom wall
    I always have to kiss my boyfriends neck or his temples and if i kiss him on the lips i have to do it more than once, and i have to put my hand on his belly when we cuddle and play with his ear lobes
    and finally i always leave my room to get really messy, like a real state and then i spend up to 2 days tidying it, resorting my wardrobe, testing all my pens to see which ones work, dusting, cleaning my bin and i always have to change my bed sheets last once everything is done

    I hope its not just me!

  • Comment number 47.

    I am 22 years old and ever since i can remember i have had a habit (if i can call it that, lol) of not being able to wear proper clothes in the house, i can only wear pyjamas. When i am going out i will get my hair/make-up done and wait till the last minute before taking my pyjamas off to change into clothes, as soon as i return home my clothes come off and the pyjamas go on. I hate going to other peoples houses coz i can't wear my pyjamas, If i am going to a friends house for a drink or to watch a film i always take my pyjamas. I love just staying at home in my pyjamas all day, i feel so comfortable and happy, winter is the best, i wear my big fleece pyjamas and sit on the sofa all snuggled up with the fire on :)I think its safe to say i probably own more pairs of pyjamas then i do clothes :D

  • Comment number 48.

    Boo, i like saying "boo" instead of hello sometimes but my biggest habbit is having a good old snuggle with my Blamley. I dunno why but I just love it, in my room, on the sofa or just checking my email Blamley is never far behind. Blamley is bascially a blacket, soft and white... ish (he gets alot of snuggling) I've had Blamley since i was little and odd the older I've got the more i've loved him, i either rub him between my fingers or against my lips, sometimes i just throw him in the air and let him land on me and it's the most fun one can have without suger :) if i loose him of i forget him i can get really upset, I sometimes wake up thinking "where's blamley?"
    so there it is my really odd habbit :)

  • Comment number 49.

    i have alot of habbits, ive had most of them all the time growing up, and still have them.:)
    1. biting all my lips and cutting my gums with my nails... it doesnt actually hurt anymore i get alot of cuts and ulcers.
    2. no objects can touch each other, when im writing or working my pens have to be parallel.
    3. i have to turn the lights on in a room 2-3 times and get it completely right, also when shutting or opening a door...

    thats 3 of my main habbits...

  • Comment number 50.

    I have so many bad habits! They drive my boyfriend mental and make me feel like a total freak!

    If I spin one way I have to spin back the other way just as many times or I can't walk another step.

    If I touch sometime or tap someone it has to be either 4 times, 8 times or 10 times. If I accidently go over 10 times I must go up to 20 or 25 times (which really annoys people!)

    I also have to touch EVERYTHING! I must feel the texture of the object, sometimes causing items to fall over in shops!

    I refuse to walk over 1 drain or 3 drains but go out of my way to walk over 2 drains.

    I have to run every time I flush the toilet incase something chases me.

    I will kick anyone who grabs my feet without my permission, so I only let people I really REALLY trust touch my feet.

    I love the smell of sweat, but only on men so regularly wear my boyfriends tops which he wore that day for that reason.

    I must sleep away from the door but on the outside of the bed...I cannot be inbetween someone else and the wall. But I must NOT sleep with my back to open space.

    I have to drink peppermint tea after every meal.

    I cannot live without having on me or near me the following things: gaviscon, chewing gum and travel sickness bands. If I don't have gaviscon or chewing gum I start panicking and end up having panic attacks. If I realise I have left the house without my travel sickness bands I have to go all of the way home and get them or I get anxious and start fidgeting and pacing the room.

    I cannot sit down while on the phone. I must pace the room.

    I have to sleep with a dvd on every single night. I cannot sleep in silence or I get nervous.

    I am 21 and still TERRIFIED of the dark so have to sleep with a lamp on every night so I never stay at people's houses incase I can't sleep with a light on!

    AND the biggest thing of all is that I MUST sleep with a teddy bear. But it is a specific teddy bear. I have loads of them but will only sleep with one of them as it is the perfect size, texture and colour. If I don't have my teddy I cannot sleep. I recently went to my mothers and forgot my teddy bear so had to sleep cuddling a pillow...I didn't sleep very well over the whole time I was there!

    I think I'll stop there! I could go ON AND ON!!

  • Comment number 51.

    my bad habit is buying clothes even thou I don't need them.Sometimes I still have labels on clothes after a year of buying them. only realise when getting rid of them.

  • Comment number 52.

    My habbit is that when I have a packet of sweets or some biscuits I can only eat even numbers so I would have 2 sweets at a time. If some one offers me a sweet and I take it, I would have a packet of mints and have one which evens it out. Not that freaky but its a habbit I have to do every day! x

  • Comment number 53.

    I have thought of a few more...

    I also have to change into my pyjama's and dressing gown the moment I get into the house and it's the last thing I change when getting ready. I have to feel comfortable in my house.

    I leave my room to get messy then spend AGES tidying it too! My room at the moment is a complete bomb site and I know that at some point this week I will get total pleasure from spending DAYS tidying it to perfection.

    I can't walk underneath openings to the loft.

    I can't go in the shower or bath if there is no one upstairs with me, and definitely can't go in when I'm alone in the house.

    And finally doors must always be closed. I can't sit in a room with the door open and definitely can't sleep with a door open.

  • Comment number 54.

    i will not drink out of a mug that is not white in the inside :|
    does anyone do that ?

  • Comment number 55.

    i also which is really wrong but my best friend also does it, i pick my nose in comfort. it relax's me "/

    i sit for hours even tho there's nothing up my nose.

    i also have loads of differant thing i try avoid like 3 drains, walking under laddors, ect because of superstitions "/

  • Comment number 56.

    My habit is actually.. Picking acne of my back.. Haha gross I know.
    Well every night when I get into bed, I run my hand on my right and left shoulders / shoulder blades.. If I find any spots I will just pick them off, the joy of finding a big spot lol

  • Comment number 57.

    I set my alarm 9 minutes before I actually have to get up, my snooze button lasts for 9 minutes and I only like getting out of bed at the perfect time. So if I have to get up at 8:30, I set my alarm for 8:21, and if I look at the time and its 8:31, I'll wait until it's 8:35 to get up because it's a better number. :)

  • Comment number 58.

    I thought of more.

    I HAVE to sleep with socks on, if I'm at a friends and not wearing socks I wiggle my feet around and make a tune or song with the sound of my feet rubbing against the duvet/mattress.
    I have to have even nails, if they are broken or uneven I will bite them down to size.
    I have 4 blankies, I have an order of favourites.
    I talk to my cat and when I stroke him I always have to start by rubbing my finger on his nose then on his face, even if he tries to scratch my hand.
    I will spend as long as it takes to unblock my nose by picking and blowing it, or if its squeaking I will pick and pick (even if it's empty) until it stops.
    When I wash my hair in the bath I pull out all the loose hairs and stick them to the side, I collect all my hairs that have fallen out then push them down the plughole when I take the plug out.

    If I could I would probably eat chinese takeaways every night (chicken chow mein, crispy duck pancakes, chicken in black bean sauce, crispy shredded beef etc.), I do have at least 1 takeaway a week and when I'm hungry I can only eat what I fancy. I eat about 6 meals a day to be honest... but I only weigh 7 stone "/

    Anyone else have these habits?

  • Comment number 59.

    Every night before bed, I have to have my hot water bottle. Sometimes, I eat my skin, I don't know why, I've always done it? O.O Also, I seperate sweets by colour, and eat them until there is four of each colour left, then proceed to eat them in colour order. I don't like to visit the doctor, once, I had an ingrown toenail that I cut out myself. I only dry my socks on the heater, ONLY my socks. I always draw my eyeliner on the left eye first. And I never ever open my curtains until I'm fully dressed.

    Love the show here in London! I love Russell Kane.

  • Comment number 60.

    I Refuse To Drink Out OF A Cup That Has A Handle Unless Theres A Teaspoon In The Cup I'm Also Terrified Of Freezer Ice x

  • Comment number 61.

    I am 19, at university and have been with my boyfriend for 10 months, however I still sleep with a ball of silk ribbons and all switches have to be off unless something is plugged into them....

  • Comment number 62.

    i have never came across anyone with this habit.
    i love smelling new DVDs, any new technology which comes in a box and new games when i open them.
    i dont know why i do it but i get a euphoric feeling after i have smelled the item

  • Comment number 63.

    I'm obsessed with the number 3, literally the most amazing number in the world, it's magic!!! So if I can, which will be most of the time I will do everything in 3's or multiples of 3's like brush my hair using 36 strokes, say a word I quite like 3 times, place items in sets of 3, tap 3 times etc also the volume, colour, contrast etc. on my tv and when I can everyone elses must be in the 3x table...what can I say I love the number 3 :) xxx

  • Comment number 64.

    The only habit I have is when i have something to eat like a bag of crisps I have to have the first one or first bite i've had this habit alsong as I can remmber

  • Comment number 65.

    about four years ago i started to collect plastic bottle tops, it was a dare to put a pint glass full on my dest it king of got out of hand and four years later i have about 1200,000-1300,000 and i cant bring myself to stop collecting i even told lies to get people to bring them in for me at school and college.

  • Comment number 66.

    I have to have my DVD's in alphabetical order, we have about 600 in a cabinet in order. I collect me to you bears and they have to be presented in size order, once in size order then by the order they were brought in. Things have to be stacked from left to right. Books have to be in hight order (top shelf lesiure - bottom shelf acadamic) Clothes are in wardrobe in colour order (white - shades of speacrum - black) T-shirts, blouses, short shelves, long shelves, then fleeces. I have to use my cups, one at home, one at work and one at my families houses. I won't drink anything if it's not out of my cup. Does anyone else have these neatness problems, my husband thinks I'm a weirdo and hates in when I know what one thing is missing.

  • Comment number 67.

    hi, i have a handlebar tash, i love my tash...

    my habit is that i just can't get enough of pulling hairs out of the tash as sometimes i come across one that is rock hard like a splinter of hard wood, i have actually splintered myself with a few of the hairs. the main problem with my habit is that i need to try to keep the hair pulling to a minimum so i don't pull the whole tash out but once i start i find it very hard to stop.

    another strange habit (i think) is when in the passenger seat of a car, to keep myself ammused i like to move my knees in time with the lamp posts or signs as we drive past them, i don't know if anyone else does this, conversely i suppose everyone could do this, i don't know...

  • Comment number 68.

    I am Faye i'm 18 and my obsession is running around for my partner.
    I love to make sure any man i am with is treated with the up most respect, breakfast, homemade meals or any cooking or baking, i have to clean the house or atleast his room every day, i have to be his personal maid, i have to know he feels content and that he can relax and not worry about anything at home! I think it is because i lived on my own at the age of 16 and got a taste of the real world! =)

  • Comment number 69.

    my habbit is not getting into the bath or shower unless the toilet lid is down, have done this for as long as i can remember.

  • Comment number 70.

    I just see the show where the gentleman strips to go to the loo, I dont do this in public lavetories but at home I at least take my top off, and sometimes do go the whole hog

  • Comment number 71.

    I am 17 and love wearing nappies i wear them to college

    this is normal aint it i will do this till i die

  • Comment number 72.

    I am Jim i'm 18 and my obsession is wearing nappies all day everyday.
    I love to make sure i dont have to go to the toilet , i have to wear a nappy every day,i have to know i am waering a nappy it makes me feel happy and it relaxes me and not worry about anything at home! I think it is because i just never been out of nappies (pampers golden)

    This is normal aint it

  • Comment number 73.

    My freaky habit is that I have an obsession with soft boney areas of the body. I think it derived from when I was little I had tons of dummys which I stroked on my face and now I cant get enough of my feet.

    I'll sit there and get my foot out in the pub and stroke inbetween my toes, and now my boyfriend even strokes them for me. It's amazing. I can get my foot right up by my face now to stroke them. SOmetimes if I am on skype to him he will see me go in a daze because Im stroking my feet.

    I also love stroking other peoples feet; sometimes if his feet are up on the sofa I can help but stroke them for ages! He has long toes and its amaaazing!

  • Comment number 74.

    Hi my name is Tegan and i am 18 years old and i am ADDICTED TO SOAP POWDER!!... i love it sooo much, everday without fail i will...
    *stick my head in the washing machine for about 10 minuets
    *i will go around my house smelling clothes(i smother it in my face)
    *i will eat roughly a tea spoon a day of soap powder
    *i will fill the machine with soap powder everyday even if there is no clothes to wash(its just my way of being able to dip my finger and eating it with out anyone knowing :P )
    *sometimes my mum uses the soap powder sold blocks wich comes in packs of 2, i will peirce a little hole in it and suck it out discretely
    *People at my college think im weird because i will go round smelling there clothes
    *i would sit down and sniff my clothes sniff my feet especially, due to the fact that sock and tights hold the soap powder for the longest.
    *My family tells me off for doing it, but i cant help it
    *my mum sometimes locks the cupboard where the soap powder is however i find a way of getting to it.
    *my boyfirend hates the fact that i eat it but i dont really care.
    *I always say it smells so good i can just eat it ( well i do )
    *my fav soap powder is BOld 3in1 the blue box and the my fav softner is Lenor( yellow one)
    Im just obsessed with soap pwder it tastes n smells great, so what can i say ???.....IM A FREAK!!


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