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How Many Times Do You Sneeze?

  1. Dec 9, 2013 #1

    lisab

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    Some people, it's just once and done. Others - poor souls, they just go on and on.

    Me: twice usually. Sometimes 3 or 4 times but that's rare.
     
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  3. Dec 9, 2013 #2

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    Just once for me, typically. I seem to be a very efficient sneezer. :smile:

    I know others who, once they start, often go into double digits.
     
  4. Dec 9, 2013 #3

    russ_watters

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    Almost always once. I have a coworker who sneezes almost always exactly three times.
     
  5. Dec 9, 2013 #4

    Evo

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    Once for me.
     
  6. Dec 9, 2013 #5
    Usually two, three in extreme cases.

    I hate sneezing.
     
  7. Dec 9, 2013 #6

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    I usually sneeze once, a big one.

    My wife usually does five little sneezes one after the other. When she occasionally stops at four, I look over at her as if to ask "well?..."
     
  8. Dec 9, 2013 #7

    lisab

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    Whaaaaa :eek:? How can you hate sneezing, it's awesome!
     
  9. Dec 9, 2013 #8

    lisab

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    Btw, even though I'm a happy sneezer :biggrin:, I do refrain from adding verbal embellishments. Some people, my god,
    aaaddcccchhhhooooooooeeeeee!!!!

    We have a few of these at work. I know their seasonal allergy patterns.
     
  10. Dec 9, 2013 #9

    Evo

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    My ex husband used to scream when he sneezed, it was quite unnerving.
     
  11. Dec 9, 2013 #10

    lisab

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    While dating someone, learning how they sneeze is kind of a weird milestone.
     
  12. Dec 9, 2013 #11

    Evo

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    If only I had known... This is why I think people should live together for at least a year before getting married.
     
  13. Dec 9, 2013 #12
    Because it interrupts whatever I'm doing.

    If I sneezed while trying to disarm some kind of explosive, assuming I knew how to disarm explosives, boom.

    The way the body responds, it's as if a tickle in the nasal passages was the most important biological event that could occur.
     
  14. Dec 9, 2013 #13
    First motion picture to be copyrighted in US
    FRED OTT'S SNEEZE
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    Directed by William K.L. Dickson
    Produced by William K.L. Dickson
    Starring Fred Ott
    Distributed by Edison Manufacturing Company
    Release dates
    January 9, 1894
    Running time 5 seconds
    Country United States
    Language Silent
     
  15. Dec 9, 2013 #14

    jgens

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    I usually sneeze anywhere between 5 and 12 times. Pretty rare to sneeze any fewer times than that.
     
  16. Dec 10, 2013 #15

    Borek

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    Once. Sometimes twice.
     
  17. Dec 10, 2013 #16

    Office_Shredder

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    Because it is. You don't know if that tickle is a spider climbing its way to your brain.
     
  18. Dec 10, 2013 #17
    That's one sneeze I wouldn't want to have, as otherwise I wouldn't be able to have this one:

    tumblr_static_spiderman-_sneezing_web.gif
     
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  19. Dec 10, 2013 #18
    Something like this?
    963879_supersneeze.jpg
     
  20. Dec 10, 2013 #19

    turbo

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    Once or twice, about 50/50. I tend to be very loud, but the dogs have gotten used to me.
     
  21. Dec 10, 2013 #20

    dlgoff

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    My sneeze count has increased as a function of age. Seems to be nonlinear with my present count at 7.
     
  22. Dec 10, 2013 #21

    dlgoff

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    My H.S. Physics teacher sneezed with three syllables; like at-choo-innnnnnng with the third syllable drawn out and two octaves higher in pitch than the first two. And he did it often.
     
  23. Dec 10, 2013 #22
    I hate it when people put voice into their sneeze and it scares me.

    But I sneeze until the tickle in my nose is gone. I think that's pretty randomly determined, so I don't have a set number of sneezes in a sequence.
     
  24. Dec 10, 2013 #23

    lisab

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    It can be startling...

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EAcdvmnZ_GM



    An oldie but goodie.
     
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  25. Dec 10, 2013 #24

    Dembadon

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    Usually twice, but I like sneezing!
     
  26. Dec 10, 2013 #25

    Monique

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    Always three times, I try to stop at two but the third always comes. But you know what they say, sneeze three times and the weather is going to be good :biggrin:
     
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