The Top 50 Things We Won’t Do After COVID

The Top 50 Things We Won’t Do After COVID

Millions of adults believe they will never again share a drink, kiss a stranger – or try on someone else’s glasses, once the pandemic is in the past. A new study of 2,000 adults found moving forward, eight in 10 will consciously try not to share items with other people, while 73 per cent will now always maintain a social distance from those they don’t know.

Here are the top 50 things we won’t do after lockdown:

  1.   Use someone else’s lip balm
    2.   Sneak a bite of someone else’s sandwich
    3.   Use store make-up samples
    4.   Kiss a stranger on a night out
    5.   Borrow a swimming costume from someone else
    6.   Use someone else’s make up
    7.   Stand close to people at the bar or in a queue
    8.   Leave the house without hand sanitiser
    9.   Share a pack of crisps in a pub
    10.   Use someone else’s deodorant
    11.   Get someone to check if your breath smells
    12.   Go to a buffet-style restaurant
    13.   Hold the handrail on an escalator
    14.   Hold onto public transport e.g. the bus/subway handles/pole
    15.   Shake someone’s hand
    16.   Borrow gloves from someone else
    17.   Drink from mugs/glasses in work
    18.   Chat in close proximity to someone in a club
    19.   Sit next to someone on public transport
    20.   Use office cutlery
    21.   Try on someone else’s glasses to see what they look like
    22.   Share clothes with a friend
    23.   Use your fingertips to push crossing buttons
    24.   Use gym equipment after someone else
    25.   High five someone
    26.   Use someone else’s nail polish
    27.   Share takeaway food dishes with others
    28.   Let someone else pack your shopping in the bags at the supermarket
    29.   Go to a live sporting event
    30.   Use a public toilet
    31.   Sit on a train without sanitizing the area
    32.   Hotdesk at work
    33.   Partake in free food giveaways at work
    34.   Use someone else’s pen
    35.   Try on sunglasses in a shop
    36.   Take part in an office ‘tea round’
    37.   Use your fingertips to operate debit machines
    38.   Pay for things with cash
    39.   Check your hair in someone’s sunglasses reflection
    40.   Use a swing at a park
    41.   Buy something from a charity shop
    42.   Go back to the office at all
    43.   Accept a cup of tea from someone else
    44.   Go to shopping centres
    45.   Sit in the back seat of a car next to someone
    46.   Sleep over at someone else’s house
    47.   Having a slice of birthday cake at a party
    48.   Sample someone else’s baking
    49.   Pose for a group photo
    50.   Use a toilet at someone else’s house


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