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#1 MalibuZoo

Posted 10 December 2012 - 10:26 AM

Just looking at what we are discussing and I see the question " what do I use to stick pages together" automatically I think to myself ill go in there an reply "glue" .
Sounds obvious enough then you go in and read the question and realise your answer would be completely different.

Does this happen to you??

#2 bekkylex

Posted 10 December 2012 - 10:30 AM

Yup. All the time. (I thought the same thing as you re that thread)

#3 Buggylicious

Posted 10 December 2012 - 10:37 AM

Yes. If a thread says "am I the only one" I always want to go in and reply "Yes, you are the only person on the entire planet that has ever thought that, you are a unique special little snowflake" I have to keep my inner b**ch under control.

#4 71Toffeeapple

Posted 10 December 2012 - 10:40 AM

Whenever I see a thread entitled, "Am I being precious?", in my head I think, "Yes, you probably are..."


#5 RichardParker

Posted 10 December 2012 - 11:01 AM

OP, my first thought for that thread title was 'semen'.  But I'm gross like that.



#6 BadCat

Posted 10 December 2012 - 11:07 AM

QUOTE (Buggylicious @ 10/12/2012, 11:37 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Yes. If a thread says "am I the only one" I always want to go in and reply "Yes, you are the only person on the entire planet that has ever thought that, you are a unique special little snowflake" I have to keep my inner b**ch under control.


This.

QUOTE (71Cath @ 10/12/2012, 11:40 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Whenever I see a thread entitled, "Am I being precious?", in my head I think, "Yes, you probably are..."


And this.

QUOTE (*Greenbag* @ 10/12/2012, 12:01 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
OP, my first thought for that thread title was 'semen'.  But I'm gross like that.



And also this.   ph34r.gif

Threads that are titled "Why do peopl (insert daft thing here)" always give me the urge to answer "because they are douchecanoes".

But there are plenty of slightly ambiguous thread titles on here that don't quite reflect the true content of the thread, so yeah, it happens all the time.

Edited by BadCat, 10 December 2012 - 11:09 AM.


#7 morgansacre

Posted 10 December 2012 - 11:13 AM

When I asked the question, I knew the answer would be 'glue' laughing2.gif

Its hard sometimes to ask a question in the title, as you want to let people know what the thread is about, but you also don't want to have to repeat yourself in the description either.

I do like some of the threads that reading the title you either have to go into it to find out what its about, or you go in thinking of your answer and its not what you thought Tounge1.gif

Oh and as for the semen idea. None here to use, so that's out, plus it makes the pages wrinkle up Tounge1.gif

Lynn

#8 TheGreenSheep

Posted 10 December 2012 - 11:15 AM

I sure do!

Greenbag you made me giggle like a durty teen!

#9 Bob-the-skull

Posted 10 December 2012 - 11:21 AM

yup all the time...

makes it more amusing when the question doesn't line up!

#10 sparassidae

Posted 10 December 2012 - 01:04 PM

I always answer "yes" inwardly when seeing "am I being precious?" Or "am I overreacting?"

Occasionally I get a pleasant surprise when I'm wrong original.gif

#11 The Awesome One

Posted 10 December 2012 - 01:29 PM

Yes, especially the "could I be pregnant ones"  rolleyes.gif

QUOTE
Threads that are titled "Why do people (insert daft thing here)" always give me the urge to answer "because they are douchecanoes".
totally off topic but I love the word Douche canoe, it is awesome, I think it must be my fave word lol.




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