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Don't even act like you don't use your phone while on the toilet.

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  1. 1. Would you eat food off the ground?

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    Yes, five second rule.
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    No, never in a million years.
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    If there's nothing stuck to it, it's fair game.
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    Only if it dropped on a dry surface.
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    Food is food. I'd eat it.
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1. Would you eat food off the ground?
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    Yes, five second rule.
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    No, never in a million years.
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    If there's nothing stuck to it, it's fair game.
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    Only if it dropped on a dry surface.
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    Food is food. I'd eat it.
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  1. 2. Would you rewear dirty laundry?

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    Only when I really need to.
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    I only rewear jeans or bras.
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    As long as the clothes don't smell.
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    Never in a million years.
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    All the time.
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2. Would you rewear dirty laundry?
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    Only when I really need to.
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    I only rewear jeans or bras.
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    As long as the clothes don't smell.
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    Never in a million years.
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    All the time.
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  1. 3. Do you let other people drink out of your water bottles?

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    Absolutely, all the time.
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    No, not in a million years.
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    Sometimes, but I'm choosy about the people.
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    Sometimes, but I wash it immediately afterward.
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    Only if I'm going to throw it away when they're done.
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3. Do you let other people drink out of your water bottles?
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    Absolutely, all the time.
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    No, not in a million years.
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    Sometimes, but I'm choosy about the people.
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    Sometimes, but I wash it immediately afterward.
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    Only if I'm going to throw it away when they're done.
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  1. 4. Do you ever put your bare butt on the seat in public restrooms?

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    Yes, I just get it over with.
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    Sometimes, it depends on what the bathroom looks like.
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    No, I always use a toilet seat liner. (If there isn't one, I make one with toilet paper.)
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    No, I always squat.
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    I actually refuse to use public restrooms.
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4. Do you ever put your bare butt on the seat in public restrooms?
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    Yes, I just get it over with.
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    Sometimes, it depends on what the bathroom looks like.
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    No, I always use a toilet seat liner. (If there isn't one, I make one with toilet paper.)
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    No, I always squat.
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    I actually refuse to use public restrooms.
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  1. 5. Do you always wash your hands with soap?

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    Yes, every single time.
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    Sometimes. Every now and then I'll forget.
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    Sometimes, if the soap smells good.
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    No, I just don't think about it.
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    I don't trust soap. I carry Purell at all times.
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    Um, I don't wash my hands.
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5. Do you always wash your hands with soap?
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    Yes, every single time.
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    Sometimes. Every now and then I'll forget.
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    Sometimes, if the soap smells good.
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    No, I just don't think about it.
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    I don't trust soap. I carry Purell at all times.
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    Um, I don't wash my hands.
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  1. 6. How do you feel about swimming in public pools and hot tubs?

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    I'd probably swim in them without hesitation.
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    It wouldn't bother me if they have strict showering rules THAT ARE ACTUALLY ENFORCED.
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    It depends on how clean the pool/hot tub looks.
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    It depends on how many people are in the pool/hot tub.
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    I would never swim in one. They are cesspools for germs and bacteria.
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6. How do you feel about swimming in public pools and hot tubs?
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    I'd probably swim in them without hesitation.
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    It wouldn't bother me if they have strict showering rules THAT ARE ACTUALLY ENFORCED.
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    It depends on how clean the pool/hot tub looks.
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    It depends on how many people are in the pool/hot tub.
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    I would never swim in one. They are cesspools for germs and bacteria.
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  1. 7. Do you take your cell phone to the bathroom with you and use it on the toilet?

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    Yes, pretty much every single time.
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    Yes, but I always sanitize it afterward.
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    Yeah, every now and then.
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    Nah, I think that's disgusting.
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7. Do you take your cell phone to the bathroom with you and use it on the toilet?
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    Yes, pretty much every single time.
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    Yes, but I always sanitize it afterward.
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    Yeah, every now and then.
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    Nah, I think that's disgusting.
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  1. 8. How often do you clean your earbuds?

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    Every. single. day.
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    Once a week.
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    A few times a week.
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    A few times a month.
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    A few times a year.
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    Once a year, maybe.
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    I've never cleaned my earbuds.
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8. How often do you clean your earbuds?
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    Every. single. day.
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    Once a week.
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    A few times a week.
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    A few times a month.
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    A few times a year.
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    Once a year, maybe.
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    I've never cleaned my earbuds.
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  1. 9. Do you use the same kitchen towel to dry your hands as you use to dry dishes?

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    Absolutely. I don't designate different towels for different purposes.
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    Sometimes, by accident. But then I'll throw that one in the wash and take out another.
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    Sometimes, if it's the only one within arm's reach.
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    Nope, never. I always have different towels for drying hands and drying dishes.
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9. Do you use the same kitchen towel to dry your hands as you use to dry dishes?
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    Absolutely. I don't designate different towels for different purposes.
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    Sometimes, by accident. But then I'll throw that one in the wash and take out another.
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    Sometimes, if it's the only one within arm's reach.
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    Nope, never. I always have different towels for drying hands and drying dishes.
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  1. 10. Do you rinse your produce before eating it?

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    Duh, always.
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    Nope, I don't bother with that.
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    Only if I'm eating the produce raw.
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    Only if the produce looks a little dirty.
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    I actually use a veggie wash or a vinegar solution for extra cleansing.
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10. Do you rinse your produce before eating it?
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    Duh, always.
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    Nope, I don't bother with that.
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    Only if I'm eating the produce raw.
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    Only if the produce looks a little dirty.
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    I actually use a veggie wash or a vinegar solution for extra cleansing.
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  1. 11. Do you always wash your hands before you eat?

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    Yes, I won't eat until I've washed them.
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    Sometimes, if I remember to.
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    Sometimes, if I'm going to be eating something where I'm using my fingers.
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    Nope, I don't ever really think about it.
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    I literally don't wash my hands.
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11. Do you always wash your hands before you eat?
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    Yes, I won't eat until I've washed them.
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    Sometimes, if I remember to.
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    Sometimes, if I'm going to be eating something where I'm using my fingers.
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    Nope, I don't ever really think about it.
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    I literally don't wash my hands.
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  1. 12. Would you ever share utensils with someone?

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    Yes, that doesn't bother me.
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    Maybe. It'd depend on the person.
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    Maybe. But I'd wipe it off immediately after.
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    No, that would definitely bother me.
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12. Would you ever share utensils with someone?
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    Yes, that doesn't bother me.
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    Maybe. It'd depend on the person.
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    Maybe. But I'd wipe it off immediately after.
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    No, that would definitely bother me.
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  1. 13. What do you do when you handle raw meat?

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    Immediately wash my hands after every contact, don't let any other foods come into contact with it, and scrub the kitchen afterward.
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    Simply wash my hands when I'm done cooking and wipe down the counters.
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    I just cook how I normally would. It doesn't bother me.
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    I can't stand raw meat. So I don't cook it, or I make someone else do it.
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    Huh, good question, never thought about it.
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13. What do you do when you handle raw meat?
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    Immediately wash my hands after every contact, don't let any other foods come into contact with it, and scrub the kitchen afterward.
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    Simply wash my hands when I'm done cooking and wipe down the counters.
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    I just cook how I normally would. It doesn't bother me.
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    I can't stand raw meat. So I don't cook it, or I make someone else do it.
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    Huh, good question, never thought about it.
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  1. 14. How often do you clean your bedsheets and pillowcases?

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    Once a month.
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    A few times a month.
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    Every other month.
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    Once or twice a year.
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    When they start to smell.
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    Only when I get a stain or something crusted on them.
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    Um, I don't wash those.
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14. How often do you clean your bedsheets and pillowcases?
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    Once a month.
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    A few times a month.
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    Every other month.
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    Once or twice a year.
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    When they start to smell.
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    Only when I get a stain or something crusted on them.
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    Um, I don't wash those.
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  1. 15. Do you bring your phone into bed with you?

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    Yep, I put my phone on the bed all the time.
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    Sometimes, when I go to sleep.
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    Sometimes, but I always clean it before I do.
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    Nope, never. That's disgusting.
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15. Do you bring your phone into bed with you?
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    Yep, I put my phone on the bed all the time.
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    Sometimes, when I go to sleep.
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    Sometimes, but I always clean it before I do.
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    Nope, never. That's disgusting.
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  1. 16. Do you touch the door handles in public restrooms?

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    Yes, I don't even think about it.
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    Sometimes, but it depends on how clean the bathroom looks.
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    No, I always use a paper towel when touching the door handle.
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    I use the sleeve of my shirt, jacket, or sweater to touch the handle.
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    I just wait for someone else to open the door, so I don't have to touch it.
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    I don't really wash my hands.
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16. Do you touch the door handles in public restrooms?
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    Yes, I don't even think about it.
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    Sometimes, but it depends on how clean the bathroom looks.
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    No, I always use a paper towel when touching the door handle.
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    I use the sleeve of my shirt, jacket, or sweater to touch the handle.
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    I just wait for someone else to open the door, so I don't have to touch it.
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    I don't really wash my hands.
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  1. 17. Do you wipe down the equipment at the gym before using it?

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    Yes, I wipe down all equipment before I decide to use it.
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    Yes, but I only wipe down the machines before I use them.
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    No, but I always take a shower directly afterward.
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    No, but I wipe down the equipment after I use it.
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    Nah, I don't wipe down before or after.
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    I don't use gym equipment. It's gross how many people use it.
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17. Do you wipe down the equipment at the gym before using it?
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    Yes, I wipe down all equipment before I decide to use it.
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    Yes, but I only wipe down the machines before I use them.
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    No, but I always take a shower directly afterward.
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    No, but I wipe down the equipment after I use it.
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    Nah, I don't wipe down before or after.
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    I don't use gym equipment. It's gross how many people use it.
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  1. 18. Do you wear your shoes in the house, and then walk around barefoot afterward?

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    Yes, all the time.
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    Yes, but I take them off when I go in the bedroom.
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    Sometimes, if I forget to take my shoes off or I'm in a hurry.
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    I never allow shoes to be worn in my house. That's gross.
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    I change into specific slippers that are never worn outside the house.
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18. Do you wear your shoes in the house, and then walk around barefoot afterward?
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    Yes, all the time.
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    Yes, but I take them off when I go in the bedroom.
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    Sometimes, if I forget to take my shoes off or I'm in a hurry.
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    I never allow shoes to be worn in my house. That's gross.
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    I change into specific slippers that are never worn outside the house.
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  1. 19. Do you ever get into bed without showering?

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    Yes, all the time. I only take showers in the morning.
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    Yes, but only if I didn't really do anything that day and I feel clean.
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    Sometimes, it depends on how tired I am.
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    No, I would never get into my bed without having showered first.
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19. Do you ever get into bed without showering?
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    Yes, all the time. I only take showers in the morning.
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    Yes, but only if I didn't really do anything that day and I feel clean.
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    Sometimes, it depends on how tired I am.
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    No, I would never get into my bed without having showered first.
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