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Old 12-21-2005, 12:44 PM
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What things make you go 'bejibbly-jibbly'?

You know... that shaking/grimacing/groaning feeling that many get when someone runs their nails down a blackboard. But what else does it for you?

Me = that horrid air-sucking device that dentists use... I make them let me get up and spit.

Mrs. BlueLine = the idea of chewing (or watching someone chew) on felt or cotton.

What about you?
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Old 12-21-2005, 01:04 PM
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That Horrible Painting


jibblie, jibblie, jibblie, jibblie, jibblie, jibblie, jibblie, jibblie...
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Old 12-21-2005, 01:08 PM
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That Horrible Painting


jibblie, jibblie, jibblie, jibblie, jibblie, jibblie, jibblie, jibblie...
Yes, I made a derivative. Very onomatopoetic.

PS - I sometimes chew on my (cotton) undershirt when Mrs. BlueLine is looking, just to see her squirm. And then she beats me, which I deserve.
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Old 12-21-2005, 01:16 PM
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Yes, I made a derivative. Very onomatopoetic.
Hmmmmm....?

No, that picture really does give me the "bejibbly-jibblys"

Also, any rought texture or uneven, such as coral, brushing over my teeth.
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Old 12-21-2005, 01:19 PM
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Hmmmmm....?

No, that picture really does give me the "bejibbly-jibblys"

Also, any rought texture or uneven, such as coral, brushing over my teeth.
Isn't it interesting that we all have jibblie moments over things interacting with our teeth? I hadn't actually put that together until now... maybe someone knows why this is?

Isn't there also something about chewing tinfoil that is supposed to do it for some people?
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Old 12-21-2005, 01:41 PM
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For me, it's the thought of fingernails or toenails tearing off past the line where they are attached to the body. Ick. Just ick. I can read the goriest, bloodiest, most horrible passage in any book and be fine, until they start talking about someone grabbing for the edge of the cliff and missing, and fingernails peeling back ("Like wet decals" is how it was put in one book). My husband, who is well familiar with this little bugaboo of mine, sometimes takes great pleasure in showing me such a ripped nail, and telling me how he's just gonna yank it off. I, in the meantime, look for the nearest heavy, blunt object to hit him with.
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Old 12-21-2005, 01:59 PM
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("Like wet decals" is how it was put in one book).
It was The Stand! I always skip that paragraph.
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Old 12-21-2005, 02:02 PM
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Stretching elastic bands. Drives me insane. I am careful not to do it myself (I usually cut them, rather than stretch them, to remove) but have been driven from meetings at work by someone idly playing with one.

Imagine the fear in my heart when I had to get rubber bands on my orthodontics. Argh! Particularly when coupled with the standard disgust of horrible things rubbing against teeth. I managed to get over it, mouth-wise, because the alternatives were unthinkable, but I still can't bear stretching elastics.

I have a friend who can't bear foam, like what's inside cushions.
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Old 12-21-2005, 02:04 PM
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For me, it's the thought of fingernails or toenails tearing off past the line where they are attached to the body. Ick. Just ick. .
I have a finger where that happened on one side - it tore down 3/4 of the way to the bottom, and it's never grown back attached. Looks weird, and I never know quite how to trim that nail.
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Old 12-21-2005, 02:10 PM
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The thought of losing a body part. How do people deal with losing a whole arm, or a finger, or even an earlobe? Jibblie jibblie...

I swear, if I make it through life without anything getting lopped off, I will consider it a "win".
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Old 12-21-2005, 02:14 PM
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For me, it's anything cutting or entering the eyeball. I seem to recall a scene in The Exorcist that showed a needle entering Reagan's eye in the doctor's office (do I have the movie right?), and it bothered me a whole lot more than any head-twisting, pea-soup projectile vomiting, blood-n-gore scenes!

Believe it or not, though, I used to wear contact lenses. No problem with touching the eye gently, just violence to the eye bothers me.
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Old 12-21-2005, 02:18 PM
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Other similarly high-frequency noises, like sharpening a knife with one of those big metal tools.

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Isn't it interesting that we all have jibblie moments over things interacting with our teeth?
Me? My fingernails, more so than my teeth.

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For me, it's the thought of fingernails or toenails tearing off past the line where they are attached to the body. Ick. Just ick. I can read the goriest, bloodiest, most horrible passage in any book and be fine, until they start talking about someone grabbing for the edge of the cliff and missing, and fingernails peeling back
Yark! Same here. Ick ick.

Oh yeah, and the idea of catheters. That really freaks me out.
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Old 12-21-2005, 02:41 PM
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The sound or very notion of the front and back side of a piece of cardboard being separated. Or two pieces of construction paper glues together being torn apart. Same sensation. Can't STAND it!
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Old 12-21-2005, 03:21 PM
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It was The Stand! I always skip that paragraph.
Indeed it was! I read that book at least once a year, and never manage to skip that paragraph!

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I have a finger where that happened on one side - it tore down 3/4 of the way to the bottom, and it's never grown back attached. Looks weird, and I never know quite how to trim that nail.
:utting my fingers in my ears::
Lalalalalalaaaaaa. I can't heeeeeear yoooouu!
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Old 12-21-2005, 04:21 PM
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Anything to do with the eyes. I can not watch my wife or daughter putting in their contacts. Getting my own eye dilated almost puts me in bed for the rest of the day.

Once, during a college class, the gal next to me was having some trouble, and she turned to me and said, "Where is it?" I didn't know what she meant until I followed the line of her finger up to her left eye where there was a blue contact lens way out in the corner of it. My eyes closed up like they'd been hit with pepper spray, and a firehose of tears cascaded down my cheeks.

Oh, man. I am "crying" even as I type this, and having to blow my nose as well.

I don't freak out at most things, including the sight of my own blood, but this just puts me out of action (sniff).
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Old 12-21-2005, 04:40 PM
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right now, the fact that the google ads at the bottom are for rubber bands and acrylic nails is making me go bejibbly-jibbly.
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Old 12-21-2005, 06:19 PM
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Yup. Any violence against eyeballs or fingernails makes me cringe. I was only able to get through the first half or so of this thread. With squinting eyes and my hands clenched into fists, I flee cringing from this thread!
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Old 12-21-2005, 11:44 PM
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For me it's peach fuzz. Touching it with my fingers, or worse, my toungue, makes me shudder violently.

norinew - I'm the same with fingernails. The very worst form of torture would be having bamboo splinters shoved under my nails.
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Old 12-21-2005, 11:54 PM
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I can't STAND the feel of paper -- any paper -- right after I take a bath, shower or wash my hands. It just feels too, I don't know, smooth or something when there isn't a bit of natural oil on the hands. I have to wait about a half hour after a bath to touch paper. It gives me the </Owen Meany> shivers <Owen Meany/>.
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Old 12-22-2005, 03:54 AM
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Pumice stones; I can understand how it's a good thing to use these to remove hard skin from your feet, I just can't understand how your're supposed to hold them in your hand without...bejibbly...
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Old 12-22-2005, 05:49 AM
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I watched a movie yesterday and they had to drill through a guy's skull. Icky Icky!!!! I was frantically searching for the remote to mute it and get some relief.

Also there is a picture on Snopes (click on the breast rash one) of a woman who had larve growing in her nipple. I know the picture is fake, but it still made me shiver for hours after I saw it.


And now I looked again. Excuse me while I go in the corner and cry.
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Old 12-22-2005, 06:18 AM
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Also there is a picture on Snopes (click on the breast rash one) of a woman who had larve growing in her nipple. I know the picture is fake, but it still made me shiver for hours after I saw it.
OOGY OOGY OOGY!!!

That really freaks me out too. Even though I've seen how the photo manipulation has been done, and I've seen seed pods like the ones which have been used in the manipulation, it still makes my stomach writhe everytime I see it. It's weird; for most other pictures, once I know they're fake I can look at them without any greater qualms, but that one.... uuugh....

I hate it when someone's eating and scrapes the fork against the plate so it squeals. It always makes the little hairs on my arms stand on end. Also, what others have said about teeth, eyes and fingernails. (Hmm, I didn't realize I'm such a squeamish person...)
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Old 12-22-2005, 06:41 AM
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For me it's peach fuzz. Touching it with my fingers, or worse, my toungue, makes me shudder violently.
I have a sister who's like this. All her life, if she wanted a peach, she'd have to have someone else peel it for her.

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Also there is a picture on Snopes (click on the breast rash one) of a woman who had larve growing in her nipple. I know the picture is fake, but it still made me shiver for hours after I saw it.
You realize, don't you, that there's a special corner reserved for you in hell just for linking to that! Ickickickickickick! And you're right, knowing it's a fake, and knowing how it was done doesn't make it any less icky!
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Old 12-22-2005, 07:39 AM
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The sound of a knife sawing through styrofoam, like in a cheap cooler. I have to walk away from that.
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Old 12-22-2005, 07:49 AM
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Does no one share my incurable hatred for that sucking tube at the Dentist's office?

No one else who wants to join me and my Legions in wiping that scourge from the face of orthodontistry?

...there can be only none!
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Old 12-22-2005, 08:08 AM
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The sound of a knife sawing through styrofoam, like in a cheap cooler. I have to walk away from that.
ooooh, good one!
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Old 12-22-2005, 09:03 AM
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I cannot stand the sound of, or seeing anyone brush their teeth.

Even myself. i can't be a mirror whern I brush my teeth, I have to look away, and I close my eyes to spit in the sink.

Just the thought of that icky, slurpy sound and the sight of all that creepy, squicky foamy, spittl-y mess just makes me gag.
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Old 12-22-2005, 09:20 AM
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Watching someone blow up a balloon--I just know they're going to go too far and it will explode in their face.

And while this may sound silly--I get the same "fingernails on a chalkboard" feeling when I hear a kid say "yeah," "huh," "nope," "nah," or anything like that to an adult. Makes my ears crinkle. I know that not everyone is into "ma'am" or "sir", but a simple "yes" or "no" would sound a whole lot better and more respectful. (Yeah, I'm into respect towards adults--old fashioned, I am! )
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Old 12-22-2005, 09:49 AM
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Does no one share my incurable hatred for that sucking tube at the Dentist's office?
Oh, the sucking tube's ok...my true foe is the cold air tube. *shudder*
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Old 12-22-2005, 09:53 AM
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For me it's just seeing anybody else bleed from a visible wound. Uck. It's not so bad if it's a nosebleed, but to actually see somebody cut and bleeding just makes me all woogie.

Now, if it's myself, no big deal. "Oh look, I just cut into my arm. Huh. Oh well, get a bandaid and get on with things." But anybody else. Shudder.
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Old 12-22-2005, 11:01 AM
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I hate it when someone's eating and scrapes the fork against the plate so it squeals.
Yup. My dad does this. He also chews with his mouth open and it sounds like a Kobe Tai porno. And he does this weird thing where he contorts his mouth to get bits out from between his teeth and makes the most disgusting sound in the process. Makes me want to rampage Tokyo.

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Does no one share my incurable hatred for that sucking tube at the Dentist's office?
I love it, personally.
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Old 12-22-2005, 01:36 PM
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You realize, don't you, that there's a special corner reserved for you in hell just for linking to that! Ickickickickickick! And you're right, knowing it's a fake, and knowing how it was done doesn't make it any less icky!
Gahh it's...eww... *runs to the shower* jibblie, jibblie, jibblie, jibblie, jibblie, jibblie, jibblie, jibblie...uuuhhh nasssttty
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Old 12-22-2005, 01:40 PM
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Does no one share my incurable hatred for that sucking tube at the Dentist's office?

You Wrote:
I love it, personally.
Pistols at dawn, my good sir.
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Old 12-22-2005, 01:52 PM
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Also there is a picture on Snopes (click on the breast rash one) of a woman who had larve growing in her nipple. I know the picture is fake, but it still made me shiver for hours after I saw it.


And now I looked again. Excuse me while I go in the corner and cry.

I've seen that picture. Once was too much.

I can't stand looking at lotus pods either.

For me, it's that eerie feeling when you look down and there's a bug crawling on you. It was so light you couldn't feel it, but my skin just wants to peel off my muscles when I finally clue in that there is an icky bug on me.
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Old 12-22-2005, 03:38 PM
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Can't bite cloth. Can't have cloth even touch my teeth. Not just cotton or felt, any kind of fabric. I go into a revulsion dance with plenty o' shrieking.

My husband also likes to chomp on his shirts in front of me to set me off.

The seedpod boob is deeply, deeply disturbing, Photoshop or not.
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Old 12-22-2005, 03:44 PM
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Seeing somebody drink milk.
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Old 12-22-2005, 09:22 PM
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Anybody's feet. Or even my own feet. They are so so so gross. I hate feet. I wish everybody could wear shoes all the time so i would never have to see them.
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Old 12-23-2005, 06:13 AM
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For me, it's the thought of fingernails or toenails tearing off past the line where they are attached to the body.
Hoo boy, are you going to love Syriana.

For me, it's the tactile sensation of the "velvet" used to cover jewellery-store ring boxes like this.

When I was a kid, I thought they put that stuff on the boxes to discourage people from stealing the contents. It's the most unpleasant thing in the world to touch.

Yecch.
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Old 12-23-2005, 09:37 AM
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Someone chewing on ice drives me up the wall.

That or someone poking an unpopped blister. Eww.
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Old 12-23-2005, 10:00 AM
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Someone eating with a wooden ice cream paddle. I will ask them to go get a real spoon and if they don't, I will go get them a real (i.e. plastic) spoon.
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Old 12-23-2005, 05:09 PM
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Someone eating with a wooden ice cream paddle.
Ooh, that reminds me of another one. Those little tubs of ice cream that you used to get, that came with a thin, flat wooden "spoon." The summer dilemma of trying to get the ice cream into your mouth without your tongue touching the nasty-feeling-and-tasting rough wood. Yeeeergh.

Never bothered me to watch someone else lick 'em clean, though.
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Old 12-23-2005, 09:08 PM
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The tiniest bit of tinfoil, even the silvery gum wrapper kind, against my teeth.....AAAAaaahhhhhhhh!!!!
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Old 12-23-2005, 11:58 PM
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I can't stand hearing someone else clipping their nails. I don't mind it if it's just me, nail clippers and the wastebasket in the bathroom. But earlier this semester one of the professors in my office was clipping his nails and I damn near killed him.

For my wife, it's the sound made by rubbing fingers against denim. She says her mom did it all the time when she was a kid and now she can't stand it. I don't even hear anything.
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Old 12-24-2005, 08:59 PM
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The sound of pencil writting on paper. x's 10 if it's the sound od pencil writting on a whole PAD of paper.

ONe of the most happiest days in my life is when the came out with the Eraser Matetm pens. Finally! I wasn't forced to use a pencil in school anymore.


Someone mentioned the touching of paper after you wash your hands. I get that too.

And just so everbody knows: I had to read this whole thread pretty much with my jaws clamped shut tighter than a vise grip just to keep myself from get'n the "Jibbly wibbly's" as the OP puts it.
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Old 12-25-2005, 08:41 AM
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But in a good way




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Old 12-26-2005, 01:32 AM
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Scraping the jagged edge of a coke bottlecap across a tiled floor.

jibblie, jibblie, jibblie, jibblie, jibblie...
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Old 12-26-2005, 01:40 AM
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Also there is a picture on Snopes (click on the breast rash one) of a woman who had larve growing in her nipple. I know the picture is fake, but it still made me shiver for hours after I saw it.

And now I looked again. Excuse me while I go in the corner and cry.
You sick bastard. I had to step out of the office into the fresh air and do the bejibbly dance for about 5 minutes! The darkest, vilest, most tortuous corner of hell's too good for you. Og, I think I need to throw up.
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Old 12-26-2005, 02:08 AM
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You sick bastard. I had to step out of the office into the fresh air and do the bejibbly dance for about 5 minutes! The darkest, vilest, most tortuous corner of hell's too good for you. Og, I think I need to throw up.

Hm, I feel strangly proud of myself.
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Old 12-26-2005, 02:16 AM
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You sick bastard. I had to step out of the office into the fresh air and do the bejibbly dance for about 5 minutes! The darkest, vilest, most tortuous corner of hell's too good for you. Og, I think I need to throw up.
The brain maggot picture in that same link is worse.
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Old 12-26-2005, 02:18 AM
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The brain maggot picture in that same link is worse.
And it's real, which makes it even creepier.
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