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17 Things Every Nosy Person Is A Master Of

Curiosity killed the cat, but satisfaction brought it back.

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1. Reading someone's texts over their shoulder on a train.

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2. Or browsing someone's Facebook feed from the corner of your eye.

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3. Reading over someone's shoulder because they were sitting next to you on a bus.

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You don't even care what you're reading, but it's just there!

4. Pausing a conversation with a friend to eavesdrop on some strangers.

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5. Or pausing your music to overhear a conversation happening near you.

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6. But still bopping along to fake music to over-compensate for listening in.

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7. Walking past a laptop and seeing an email open and scanning as much information as you can in those brief moments.

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8. Innocently asking "what was that all about?"

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9. Using the advance search function on social media.

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10. And basically being a private detective.

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11. Going on a first date and pretending like you haven't mined all their social media accounts.

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12. And covering up when you put your foot in it and reveal all the information you know.

"But you've been to Taiwan right? With your Aunt? The celiac one? But haha, idk anything..."
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"But you've been to Taiwan right? With your Aunt? The celiac one? But haha, idk anything..."

13. Sending an innocent, "hey, what's happening?!" text to someone because you heard they had gossip.

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14. Getting on your parents good side to hear all the dirt on your siblings.

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15. Casually noticing someone's phone passcode which you will NEVER use.

But like, it's just handy to know these things.
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But like, it's just handy to know these things.

16. Rehearsing appropriate reactions to hear news you already found out by yourself.

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17. And knowing you have no one to blame but yourself for finding out a ton of information you should have NEVER KNOWN IN THE FIRST PLACE.

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