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Those who live in thriving, metropolitan cities such as New York, Chicago, and Los Angeles tend to be surprised by very little they see walking down the street.

So, seeing someone take out the garbage, walking their dog, or making a run for groceries would not be something that might catch their attention.

Unless, of course, they witnessed these otherwise routine tasks occurring in the early hours of the morning.

When doing so wouldn't only be unusual, but possibly even cause for concern.

Redditor wheeliemans3000 was curious to learn what everyday activities people might result in raised eyebrows at an unusual time, leading them to ask.

"What seemingly normal activity would look suspicious done at 3AM?"
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Everyone has unusual phobias.

Things which they simply can't bear the sight of, and are forced to turn away when they find themselves in the presence of it.

More often than not, these things are usually habits or behaviors which one normally wouldn't do in polite society.

But, have you ever been repulsed by something that the majority of people might consider "normal"?

Something that's just an everyday occurrence in life?

Redditor Allthelights011 was curious to learn what "normal" things fellow Reddit users were disgusted by, leading them to ask:

"What’s a completely normal thing you find disgusting?"
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People Break Down Which Things They Thought Were Normal But Actually Aren't At All
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Hindsight really is 20/20.

I never fully understood that thought until my thirties.

So many of the things we thought were just an average part of life when were really just a whole hell of a mess.

Some "quirks" and behaviors are not meant to be the normal.

We just decide they are, but they're actually part of bigger issues.

Redditor ComfortableMess3145 wanted to compare notes on the certain things that maybe we had the wrong idea about at first. They asked:

"What is something you thought was normal but found out it isn't?"
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There are many things in modern society that are generally accepted but would have been considered taboo as little as ten to twenty years ago.

But even in our supposedly progressive modern age, we still have a long way to go.

Far too many people are still hesitant or afraid to be open about elements of their life, fearing too many people wouldn't consider it "normal."

This idea piqued the curiosity of Redditor Sham-da-man, leading him to reach out to the Reddit community on what needs changing in modern society by asking:

"What needs to be normalized?"
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People Explain Which Things They Think They Do Right But Aren't 100% Sure
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What is normal anyway?

We all have behaviors and quirks that some may look at with a furrowed brow, but they just don't get the genius.

And besides, all the other cool kids are doing it.

Aren't they?

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