Kleenex etiquette

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  1. Cyclones_R_GR8

    Cyclones_R_GR8 Well-Known Member
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    What's absolutely gross is people that sit down to eat, pull out a hanky and start blowing their nose super loud. Dude, do that before you sit down with other people, preferably in another county.
     
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  2. BillBrasky4Cy

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    Been there.
     
  3. JM4CY

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    Speaking of sneezing, reminds me of this video:

     
  4. jcyclonee

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    I don't generally look, but if it's a rather large load, I can't help myself simply out of curiosity about the volume of the excretion.
     
  5. NickTheGreat

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    I check it out. Probably not in the company of others, but I'll try to go blow my nose elsewhere if people are around anyways

    Then again, I think the neighbors can hear me blow my nose. :confused:
     
  6. Cybball37

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    Just really never look. Don’t look down on those that do, just don’t want to see them do it. I will admit to loving Kleenex with lotion. I’m also a two Kleenex minimum user as I blast holes in them.
     
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  7. jcyclonee

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    Here's another kleenex etiquette question for you.

    Most days, I ride the bus to work (Yes, I'm environmentally conscious and care about the future of the world... OK, I'm actually just cheap miserly thrifty). If I'm on the bus, is it better to wipe several times quietly with a few sniffles in between or should I just blow it all out like twice during the trip?
     
  8. Nelcyn

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    Case by case. When I am alone I will look at it if it is a big one. In public or in front of family absolutely no way. Maybe the question is why would we look in front of others?
     
  9. Cdiedrick

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    I guess I inspect my creation but I don’t show it to others.
     
  10. SECyclone

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    Always use paper towels and always look. Never know maybe one time it will be something I haven’t seen before.
     
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  11. Boxerdaddy

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    I'll look too but try to not be too conspicuous about it. If for example there's a string leading to the edge...that's a good sign there might be some left on my facial hair or nose or whatever
     
  12. jbindm

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    This sounds about right. I'll occasionally check out the aftermath, but only in private. I'm also a two kleenex guy. You ever put a hole in one while blowing your nose and mistakenly think that you maybe just sneezed out a piece of brain or something? I go to check the tissue thinking that I just expelled King Booger and it turns out to be nothing.
     
  13. SCarolinaCy

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    Of course, if you are in a fancy, cloth napkin restaurant, then you have have to ask for those (tiny) cocktail napkins. Those are the worst.
     
  14. VeloClone

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    There is. It's called a handkerchief. :) I never carried one for years, but when I became a parent of young kids I decided that I needed to carry one. Some times if conditions warrant I will carry two just so my son can destroy one and I still have one I can use.
     
  15. VeloClone

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    I know a guy who will start sneezing uncontrollably when he gets liquored up. It has gotten to the point that I will start counting his sneezes. They usually come about 5 seconds apart and I have counted well over 50 on several occasions.
     
  16. VeloClone

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    I would suggest always using cloth to clean your glasses. Tissue is a wood fiber product and even the softest tissue has wood fibers that can scratch the lenses of you glasses.
     
  17. DurangoCy

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    I look at everything, not matter where and when, sometimes taking pictures and sending them to my nearest and dearest friends.
     
  18. dxmonger

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    That snot normal people!
     
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  19. CloneGuy8

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    It's usually the same color as the kleenex. Oh, you're talking about blowing your nose? Yeah I look.
     
  20. cdekovic

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    While checking your blow is important, the critical component of this process is making sure what didn’t make it into the Kleenex isn’t dangling on your lip or snugglie tangled in your nose hairs, only to remain there the rest of the day because, as we all know, no body will tell you about it.
     

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