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21 Everyday Nightmares For People Who Value Personal Space

You need to take a couple thousand steps back, sir.

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4. The panic that sets in when you see that clipboard-carrying canvasser start to walk toward you from halfway down the block.

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"Excuse me, do you have a moment for me to make you feel incredibly uncomfortable?"


9. Having to plan your bathroom trips to avoid people who insist on making conversation while in the stall.

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I'm sorry, I didn't hear you over that steady stream of urine we're both trying to pretend isn't happening right now.


19. Then sharing the same disgusting circulated air on the plane with the mouth-breather sitting next to you.

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"You feel that steam heat coming? That's from my undercarriage."


21. Being embraced by the grimy, repulsive fur costumes of those off-brand cartoon characters in Times Square.

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No, you're not getting a tip for the tetanus you just gave me.