History Main / TerrifiedOfGerms

23rd May '17 12:02:00 AM Snicka
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This goes well beyond simple fear. Realistic examples might refuse to touch anything that hasn't been extensively washed while more over the top versions can go so far as to fear the germs are sentient and conspiring to make them sick (though research has shown they ''can'' [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Quorum_sensing work together]], and may even be capable of [[http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0889159109001962 messing with your head]]).

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This goes well beyond simple fear. Realistic examples might refuse to touch anything that hasn't been extensively washed while more over the top versions can go so far as to fear the germs are sentient and conspiring to make them sick (though research has shown they ''can'' [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Quorum_sensing work together]], and may even be capable of [[http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0889159109001962 messing with your head]]).
head]]). Imagining the germs as MonstrousGerms can increase the phobia.
31st Jan '17 9:50:19 AM Nazetrime
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* ''WebComic/StandStillStaySilent'': When the Rash, the disease that caused TheEndOfTheWorldAsWeKnowIt ninety years ago is still around and a threat to anyone who isn't TheImmune, one can't blame Iceland for putting the personnel of returning merchant ships in quarantine and the capital of Sweden for putting new arrivals through a decontamination process. Reynir is still this by that world's standards, as his parents greatly exaggerated the circumstances in which he could get sick. This came to light when he became a stowaway to a crew exploring a ForbiddenZone ridden with potential disease vectors and TheMedic had to use a variant of "no Reynir, that will not make you catch the Rash" on two separate occasions (granted that the second time, a PlagueZombie had bruised Reynir's arm and an actual scratch would have been a problem).

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* ''WebComic/StandStillStaySilent'': When the Rash, the disease that caused TheEndOfTheWorldAsWeKnowIt ninety years ago is still around and a threat to anyone who isn't TheImmune, one can't blame Iceland for putting the personnel of returning merchant ships in quarantine and the capital of Sweden for putting new arrivals through a decontamination process.DecontaminationChamber. Reynir is still this by that world's standards, as his parents greatly exaggerated the circumstances in which he could get sick. This came to light when he became a stowaway to a crew exploring a ForbiddenZone ridden with potential disease vectors and TheMedic had to use a variant of "no Reynir, that will not make you catch the Rash" on two separate occasions (granted that the second time, a PlagueZombie had bruised Reynir's arm and an actual scratch would have been a problem).
15th Jan '17 12:47:02 PM RAS310
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* Louise's classmate Jodi on ''WesternAnimation/BobsBurgers'' is an extreme example. She refuses to even sit down on any kind of chair or seat, holding herself in the air if she has to. When Linda throws Louise an unwanted slumber party, she scares Jodi away by telling her that Linda has "sewer palm", "strep thumb", and her "whooping butt is in remission". In another episode, Louise threatens Jodi by holding her glasses over a toilet. When Tina stops her and cleans the glasses with her breath and shirt, Jodi runs out screaming.
26th Nov '16 12:42:42 PM Nazetrime
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* ''WebComic/StandStillStaySilent'' when the Rash, the disease that caused TheEndOfTheWorldAsWeKnowIt ninety years ago is still around and a threat to anyone who isn't TheImmune, one can't blame Iceland for putting the personnel of returning merchant ships in quarantine and the capital of Sweden for putting new arrivals through a decontamination process. Reynir is still this by that world's standards, as his parents greatly exaggerated the circumstances in which he could get sick. This came to light when he became a stowaway to a crew exploring a ForbiddenZone ridden with potential disease vectors and TheMedic had to use a variant of "no Reynir, that will not make you catch the Rash" on two separate occasions (granted that the second time, a PlagueZombie had bruised Reynir's arm and an actual scratch would have been a problem).

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* ''WebComic/StandStillStaySilent'' when ''WebComic/StandStillStaySilent'': When the Rash, the disease that caused TheEndOfTheWorldAsWeKnowIt ninety years ago is still around and a threat to anyone who isn't TheImmune, one can't blame Iceland for putting the personnel of returning merchant ships in quarantine and the capital of Sweden for putting new arrivals through a decontamination process. Reynir is still this by that world's standards, as his parents greatly exaggerated the circumstances in which he could get sick. This came to light when he became a stowaway to a crew exploring a ForbiddenZone ridden with potential disease vectors and TheMedic had to use a variant of "no Reynir, that will not make you catch the Rash" on two separate occasions (granted that the second time, a PlagueZombie had bruised Reynir's arm and an actual scratch would have been a problem).
26th Nov '16 12:41:38 PM Nazetrime
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* ''WebComic/StandStillStaySilent'' when the Rash, the disease that caused TheEndAsTheWorldAsWeKnowIt ninety years ago is still around and a threat to anyone who isn't TheImmune, one can't blame Iceland for putting the personnel of returning merchant ships in quarantine and the capital of Sweden for putting new arrivals through a decontamination process. Reynir is still this by that world's standards as his parents greatly exaggerated the circumstances in which he could get sick. This came to light when he became a stowaway to a crew exploring a ForbiddenZone ridden with potential disease vectors and TheMedic had to use a variant of "no Reynir, that will not make you catch the Rash" on two separate occasions (granted that the second time, a PlagueZombie had bruised Reynir's arm and an actual scratch would have been a problem).

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* ''WebComic/StandStillStaySilent'' when the Rash, the disease that caused TheEndAsTheWorldAsWeKnowIt TheEndOfTheWorldAsWeKnowIt ninety years ago is still around and a threat to anyone who isn't TheImmune, one can't blame Iceland for putting the personnel of returning merchant ships in quarantine and the capital of Sweden for putting new arrivals through a decontamination process. Reynir is still this by that world's standards standards, as his parents greatly exaggerated the circumstances in which he could get sick. This came to light when he became a stowaway to a crew exploring a ForbiddenZone ridden with potential disease vectors and TheMedic had to use a variant of "no Reynir, that will not make you catch the Rash" on two separate occasions (granted that the second time, a PlagueZombie had bruised Reynir's arm and an actual scratch would have been a problem).
26th Nov '16 12:40:21 PM Nazetrime
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* ''WebComic/StandStillStaySilent'' when the disease that caused TheEndAsTheWorldAsTheWorldAsWeKnowIt ninety years ago is still around and a threat to anyone who isn't TheImmune, you can't blame Iceland for putting the personnel of returning merchant ships in quarantine and the capital of Sweden for putting new arrivals through a decontamination process. Reynir is still this by that world's standards as his parents greatly exaggerated the circumstances in which he could get sick. This came to light when he became a stowaway to a crew exploring a ForbiddenZone ridden with potential disease vectors and TheMedic had to use a variant of "no Reynir, that will not make you catch the Rash" on two separate occasions.

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* ''WebComic/StandStillStaySilent'' when the Rash, the disease that caused TheEndAsTheWorldAsTheWorldAsWeKnowIt TheEndAsTheWorldAsWeKnowIt ninety years ago is still around and a threat to anyone who isn't TheImmune, you one can't blame Iceland for putting the personnel of returning merchant ships in quarantine and the capital of Sweden for putting new arrivals through a decontamination process. Reynir is still this by that world's standards as his parents greatly exaggerated the circumstances in which he could get sick. This came to light when he became a stowaway to a crew exploring a ForbiddenZone ridden with potential disease vectors and TheMedic had to use a variant of "no Reynir, that will not make you catch the Rash" on two separate occasions.occasions (granted that the second time, a PlagueZombie had bruised Reynir's arm and an actual scratch would have been a problem).
26th Nov '16 12:35:22 PM Nazetrime
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* ''WebComic/StandStillStaySilent'' when the disease that caused TheEndAsTheWorldAsTheWorldAsWeKnowIt ninety years ago is still around and a threat to anyone who isn't TheImmune, you can't blame Iceland for putting the personnel of returning merchant ships in quarantine and the capital of Sweden for putting new arrivals through a decontamination process. Reynir is still this by that world's standards as his parents greatly exaggerated the circumstances in which he could get sick. This came to light when he became a stowaway to a crew exploring a ForbiddenZone ridden with potential disease vectors.

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* ''WebComic/StandStillStaySilent'' when the disease that caused TheEndAsTheWorldAsTheWorldAsWeKnowIt ninety years ago is still around and a threat to anyone who isn't TheImmune, you can't blame Iceland for putting the personnel of returning merchant ships in quarantine and the capital of Sweden for putting new arrivals through a decontamination process. Reynir is still this by that world's standards as his parents greatly exaggerated the circumstances in which he could get sick. This came to light when he became a stowaway to a crew exploring a ForbiddenZone ridden with potential disease vectors.vectors and TheMedic had to use a variant of "no Reynir, that will not make you catch the Rash" on two separate occasions.
26th Nov '16 12:31:53 PM Nazetrime
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* ''WebComic/StandStillStaySilent'' when the disease that caused TheEndAsTheWorldAsTheWorldAsWeKnowIt ninety years ago is still around and a threat to anyone who isn't TheImmune, you can't blame Iceland for putting the personnel of returning merchant ships in quarantine and the capital of Sweden for putting new arrivals through a decontamination process. Reynir is still this by that world's standards as his parents greatly exaggerated the circumstances in which he could get sick. This came to light when he became a stowaway to a crew exploring a ForbiddenZone ridden with potential disease vectors.
5th Nov '16 6:32:24 PM kome360
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* ''WebOriginal/LegacyOfAThousandSuns'': One germophobe celebrity shot another celebrity with an uzi live during his awards ceremony for touching his hand, and then spent billions on a germ-free house that shoots tresspassers and friendly bystanders on sight. Joke's on him when all the paranoid combat causes two unfortunate reporters to hack into his personal android as she slices them up, and the malfunction ("Must Insert Germ Free Food" loop) causes her to suffocate her boss with his own germ-free birthday cake!
24th Oct '16 2:53:31 AM Trogdor
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* In [=TeraBrite's=] SongParody [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Vrvo6nTPM1s Toothbrush]], she refers to herself as a germaphobe.

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* In [=TeraBrite's=] SongParody [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Vrvo6nTPM1s Toothbrush]], "Toothbrush"]], she refers to herself as a germaphobe.
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