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Trypophobia - A reason to not buy an iPhone 11

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2 hours ago, Rainbow Dash said:

Ughhh I have trypophobia, but it has to be a lot of holes for me. It's like looking at someone's decaying flesh that has maggots drilling holes inside it.

Really I find it fascinating. ?


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10 hours ago, Phill104 said:

Looks like as usual lawyers are looking to coin in their next croc of cack

I’m not aware how does a lawyer’s mental gymnastics work but how can they defend this when “Trypophobia” isn’t even listed in DSM-V or any diagnostic taxonomies? 


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...I'm sorry, why did they buy it if it triggers this phobia?

9 hours ago, MEC-777 said:

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If the current trend keeps up those prices need an extra 9 at the end to be realistic :P


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50 minutes ago, captain_to_fire said:

I’m not aware how does a lawyer’s mental gymnastics work but how can they defend this when “Trypophobia” isn’t even listed in DSM-V or any diagnostic taxonomies? 

DSM has umbrella "specific phobia". 


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3 hours ago, RejZoR said:

It's hip and quirky to have some phobia or shit and everyone is like "oh muh god you're so cool". And the people who actually have phobias are shivering in a corner and are not bragging about it.

Yeah, you'll never see me willingly go into onea those escape room things. Ugh.

 

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3 hours ago, RejZoR said:

It's hip and quirky to have some phobia or shit and everyone is like "oh muh god you're so cool". And the people who actually have phobias are shivering in a corner and are not bragging about it.

Should be legal to punch people who claim that they're "so OCD". 


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8 hours ago, ryao said:

Where were the complaints about Apple designing their Mac Pro to resemble a cheese grater?

The phobia is normal only triggered by small holes and usually it's in a living thing (not always). so depending on perspective, larger holes like on the mac pro are not an issue,  also being able to see through to the other side also negates the reaction (which is why flyscreen and safety doors aren't an issue). 

 

8 hours ago, justpoet said:

I hope they don't have shower heads.  What a stupid class action lawsuit.  Guess they never saw a mesh or cutout fan guard of case front panel either.

What class action?

 

 

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23 hours ago, Taja said:

It is something that a lot of people have (me included) but its just a bad feeling - and the new iphone DEFINETELY does not bother me.

Yeah, me too. I did read/hear someone mention this before I saw this thread and considered it, but yeah, this doesn't "trigger" it in me.


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2 hours ago, mr moose said:

The phobia is normal only triggered by small holes and usually it's in a living thing (not always).

Yeah, for me, it's usually something organic that "triggers" it (I don't like the word "trigger"...it's highly overused)....though I do confess that with thread bringing everything to the forefront, @Murasaki's pics are bothering me a bit now :)


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Ez solution for that: don't buy it then


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It's funny how much drama is generated around iPhone 11 cameras. But absolutely none about Nokia 9 that actually has so many cameras packed in small space it could actually cause problems to some ppl with this fear. And no one said a word. Heh.

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On 9/11/2019 at 1:03 PM, Taja said:

AFAIK, trypophobia is not a "real" phobia. It is something that a lot of people have (me included) but its just a bad feeling - and the new iphone DEFINETELY does not bother me.

 

If the whole back of the phone had irregular holes, MAYBE people could feel bad looking at it, but still the whole situation is ridiculous.

 

For ppl that are confused, just google trypophobia in google images that you will see what this is about.

I used to have it. Whenever I'd see an image with it in, it made my skin crawl and i'd start itching and sweating.

 

I forced myself to look at images of it for about half an hour. Now it doesn't bother me thankfully.


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I can't say I'm surprised, because I made this exact joke when watching the announcement, but I'm certainly disappointed, humanity


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1 hour ago, RejZoR said:

It's funny how much drama is generated around iPhone 11 cameras. But absolutely none about Nokia 9 that actually has so many cameras packed in small space it could actually cause problems to some ppl with this fear. And no one said a word. Heh.

You're right, I didn't think of that seeing iPhones, with that Nokia I thought it might resemble some of the ugly holes, but for example every time I see Peugeot with those lights:
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I am disgusted. It makes me uncomfortable, reminds me of worms coming out of someone's skin.
I never knew trypophobia has a name.

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