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How Nosy Are You?

There's a perfectly good reason I was holding this glass up to the wall.

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    Eavesdropped while you were alone?
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    Turned off your music but kept your headphones on so as to eavesdrop more discreetly?
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    Realized you’d stopped listening to the person you’re with in order to eavesdrop on other people?
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    Intentionally paused your own dinner conversation to listen to another table’s?
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    Felt physically anxious because you knew people were talking about something you wanted to know but, despite your best efforts, you simply couldn’t hear it?
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    Asked, “What are you guys talking about?” when overhearing a conversation that is already well under way?
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    Kept prodding even though the conversing parties were clearly uncomfortable sharing?
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    Asked someone, “So are you seeing anyone?” within an hour of meeting?
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    Asked someone, “So are you sleeping with anyone?” within an hour of meeting?
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    Asked someone how many people they’ve slept with within an hour of meeting?
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    Asked someone about their relationship with their parents within an hour of meeting?
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    Asked a newly married couple when they plan to start having kids?
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    Asked a newly dating couple when they plan to get married?
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    Asked someone about their eating habits?
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    Asked someone about their digestive activity?
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    Felt angry when someone didn’t answer your questions because they “aren’t supposed to say” or “don’t like to gossip”?
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    Felt personally slighted by anyone who described themselves as “private”?
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    Texted someone “just to check in” because you heard from someone else that they have gossip?
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    Texted someone, "I heard you have gossip” because you heard from someone else that they have gossip?
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    Asked a question about something innocuous to try to get someone to reveal information about the real thing you want to know?
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    Held someone else’s sealed mail up to a light?
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    Read through someone else’s open mail because it was just sitting there?
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    Opened someone else’s mail and read it?
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    Tried to guess someone else’s password?
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    Tried to guess someone else’s phone passcode?
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    Looked at someone’s account balance over their shoulder at an ATM?
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    Looked at someone’s ATM password (and memorized it) over their shoulder?
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    Snooped around your parents’ house for your holiday/birthday presents?
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    Snooped around in your roommate’s room for anything?
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    Snooped around your S.O.’s things for “evidence”?
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    Faked nice to someone because you knew they “knew something”?
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    Befriended a coworker specifically because they have a reputation as the office gossip?
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    Scrolled through all of someone’s Facebook photos?
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    Scrolled through all of someone’s Instagram photos?
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    Scrolled through all of the photos someone was tagged in on Instagram?
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    Scrolled through all of someone’s Venmo transactions?
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    Looked at someone’s Facebook friends (whom you’re not friends with) to find out more about them?
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    Looked at someone’s mentions on Twitter?
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    Looked at someone’s favorites on Twitter?
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    Read someone’s email?
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    Read someone’s email and then marked it as unread?
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    Read someone’s texts?
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    Read someone’s diary?
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    Read someone’s book over their shoulder?
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    Watched someone’s movie over their shoulder?
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    Read someone’s text messages over their shoulder?
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    Read someone’s gchat window over their shoulder?
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    Read back through an entire chain of emails that you weren’t initially part of but just got added to?
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    Looked at someone’s Kindle on the subway to find out what book they were reading?
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    Looked at someone’s phone on the subway to find out what music they were listening to?
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    Looked at what someone was working on while on a flight?
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    Noticed a stranger’s twitter handle while looking over their shoulder and later looked them up?
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    Read a stranger’s work badge when that information wouldn’t be remotely necessary to the situation?
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    Invited yourself to someone’s party?
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    Invited yourself to someone’s wedding?
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    Owned a pair of binoculars?
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    Tried to look into someone else’s home with binoculars?
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    Held a glass up to the wall to listen in on your neighbors?
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    Lay down on the floor to listen to someone on another level through the vent?
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    Looked in someone’s medicine cabinet?
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    Told someone, “I’m really good at keeping secrets” so they’d tell you their secret?
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    Considered Harriet the Spy a personal role model?

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