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    17 Things You'll Understand If You're Obsessed With Cracking Your Joints

    I'm not addicted. You're addicted.

    1. You know that it's physically impossible to go through a day without cracking something.

    2. You know exactly what these are really used for.

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    3. You've also maybe asked someone to do this:

    4. You both fear and love that one surprisingly loud pop that sounds like you broke your finger.

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    5. And then there's that glorious euphoric feeling that comes after.

    6. In your down time, you experiment to see what other joints are capable of cracking.

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    7. And you add that to your mental list whenever you find a new one.

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    8. You can always count on a manicurist to pop a knuckle or two during the hand massage.

    9. And nothing gets you more excited than a trip to the chiropractor.

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    10. This doesn't gross you out one bit.

    11. And this is a good way to pass the time when you're bored/stressed/need something to do with your hands.

    12. Which tends to get you in trouble in meetings or classes.

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    13. You secretly enjoy when people get grossed out by your joint-cracking tendencies.

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    14. But when someone tells you not to crack, you feel like this.

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    15. Yes, you've heard from everyone that your habits are ~supposedly~ going to give you arthritis.

    16. So you've tried quitting.

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    17. But you eventually give in, and it feels SO good.