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Old 03-09-2011  
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Hi I'm new here, but I'd like to ask a question of everyone if I can. Does anyone else get obsessed with certain numbers? I have for years now been obsessed with about 4 numbers. I see them everywhere, particularly on clocks. I will look up for no apparent reason and see these numbers. The worst of the bunch is 13 followed by 26 and 46. To a lesser extent also the number 66. On some days I will see 13 every hour, for example; 1:13, 2:13 etc. I will even sometimes think I have escaped 13 and look up to see 15 only to, say look at my computer screen, TV or something else and see a 13. When I was younger I was certain this was some sort of divine signal but I now know fairly certain that it is OCD. Does anyone else feel almost persued by a number seeing it an unreasonable ammount of times?
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Old 03-09-2011  
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Hi,

I dont know much about OCD but i do suffer HOCD...which is completely different. I do know with OCD people can become obsessed about numbers though....

Im sorry i dont have more insight on this but im sure there will be many people on here that do...

Really wanted to say hi and welcome to the forum
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My number is 340

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Old 03-09-2011  
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I am not a number, I am a free man.

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Old 03-09-2011  
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My numbers are 2 and 6. Normally 6.
Everything has to be seen or said in 6s. If I look at something I look at it and have to find 6 parts to it, or I'll get really frustrated.
I function normally in sixes. I've changed my seven letter name to a 6, or a 3 (which is 2 parts of 6).
If I can't have something in 6's it's in 2s.
It's weird, I like 6 because it's an even number but at the same time an odd number. If that makes sense?
I alway have the obsession with the word 'okay'.
In my mind I spell it out, and move my jaw side to side.. it's weird and I don't like it.
To make the word in my head a 6 after I've spelt it I'll spell out 'ok' afterwards.

I have this number obsession, even times have to be a 6.
I might have to do something for 6 minutes, 26 minutes or 62.
Sometimes 2's, 12's, or 16 if it's impossible.

When I was abit younger I thought I'd stop it, but it hasn't. I hate it :/
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Hmm when I was younger it was 3-later on a few yrs ago it was 8, too many bad memories with that one-now it's 213 the order of my initials and Stevie Ray Vaughns-great geetarist
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Hi everyone. It sounds like several of you have similar things as I do. I actually have a whole gambit of OCD mostly "Pure O" stuff. Thanks its nice to meet you all.
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Old 03-10-2011  
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ahhhh i'm crazy with the numbers! lol i've found that a lot of people have 'favorite numbers' or little ticks with numbers, but mine can be kind of extreme...

i associate numbers with "good" or "bad", my good numbers are 3, 4, 7 and 11, or numbers that add up to those numbers.. like my alarm has to be set to a time that adds up to one of those four numbers.. and the volume on the tv has to be or add up to one of those four numbers or things will be "bad".. i'm constantly adding up numbers in times or anywhere i see them, it gets exhausting! lol.. and if i see 3:11 on the clock, and sometimes any other __:11 on the clock, then it's "good" and i'm "okay"

..yeah, it's all really bizarre, lol

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Old 03-10-2011  
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^ I'm like that too.
My bad numbers are your good numbers though lol.
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