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What "silly" things are you addicted to?

Asked by WillWorkForChocolate (23163points) February 9th, 2012

“Silly” would be an item that is somewhat impractical or an unusual addiction.

I have a strange addiction to purse shopping. It doesn’t matter how many I have, I can always get excited over shopping for a new purse. Whether I need one or not. It’s become a bit of a joke between my husband and me.

So what “silly” things are you addicted to? Purses? Shoes? Kitchen utensils?

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mangeons's avatar

I love shopping for new school supplies. Every year when it’s time to go school supply shopping for the new school year I get so excited!

I also always love buying new makeup.

Hawaii_Jake's avatar

I love Jams World aloha shirts. I don’t buy many, because I simply can’t afford them. That doesn’t stop my lust.

I also love Walkers Shortbread.

Any jelly who wishes is welcome to send me either a Jams World aloha shirt or some Walkers shortbread. Send me a private message, and I’ll send you the shipping details. :)

wilma's avatar

Old door knobs
Nice soap
Vintage clothes and textiles

DaphneT's avatar

I like Walkers shortbread too. I like to find old sewing and crafting books from the 20s, 30s, 40s and 50s and any gadgets from that time to go with the books. I love yarn, and books, and fabric and beads and well, way too much of everything homemakey/crafty/etc. Especially if I can go to boutique shops and antique shops and thrift shops to find these items. I look for Terence Conran texts because I fell in love with his design concepts long ago. I also look for Arts and Craft examples, and Art Deco pieces. I don’t necessarily buy, I just look.

Bellatrix's avatar

I cannot resist taking free soaps etc. from hotels.

I love stationery.

Books… not silly… but I can’t resist books.

Lol@Hawaii_Jake… I would be very happy to send you Walkers Shortbread. It is delicious and so are you!

Hawaii_Jake's avatar

@Bellatrix : Don’t joke about sending me Walkers Shortbread without the determination to actually do it, and calling me delicious won’t get you off the hook either. ~

Bellatrix's avatar

I will message you right now and you can send me your address. I can get that stuff easily. Is it not available in your shops routinely?

For me, it is pork pies… thank goodness I can’t get them or I would look like the side of a house.

Berserker's avatar

I love white page books. Mostly sketch books with cool covers. I have tons of all kinds, even some with hard covers that have fairies or dragons carved into them. I enjoy drawing, but I use single sheets for that. I hate drawing in sketch or art books. So that’s why it’s silly; I can’t resist the urge to buy a sketch book, yet I’m never gonna use it, or barely.

I also love Halloween decorations, all year round. I stock up at the dollar store during the time of year with all this silly Halloween stuff, and it serves as permanent decoration in my place.

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downtide's avatar

Stationery and art & craft supplies. Whenever anyone asks me what I want for Christmas/birthday, I tell them to get me vouchers for my local art/craft store.

MollyMcGuire's avatar

I’m not addicted to anything.

Aster's avatar

Facebook. It is not something I’m proud of, either.
Sleeping aids. Big mistake. Over the counter.

DaphneT's avatar

Oh, latest silly addiction is Pintrest. and Fluther. and Bing. well the whole internet thing has been an addiction since we upgraded from dial up to residential broadband. so much data, so little time

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