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      12-05-2011, 10:45 PM   #1
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Wearing shoes in your house

This question started on another forum i frequent. I notice everyone on TV always keeps their shoes on when they go into a house.

I have never been raised that way, i have always taken my shoes off when i come in the door and put them in the closet. It seems that most Canadians are the same.

Just wondering what you guys do...
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shoes in the house is disgusting
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      12-05-2011, 10:52 PM   #3
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i'm a caucasian white american and i never wear shoes inside my own house (i usually just drop them somewhere after i walk inside), but i don't really like taking my shoes off in other people's houses. i will take shoes off if it's like something traditional (i.e. like most asian households), but otherwise, i don't trust cleanliness standards of other people
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We Take them off at my house.
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nope. too asian to take them off.

ill take them off at white friends houses and they all laugh at me and tell me to keep em on.

i used to get the wierdest looks when younger and caucasian parents would just laugh as i come in and take my shoes off.
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i'm a caucasian white american and i never wear shoes inside my own house (i usually just drop them somewhere after i walk inside), but i don't really like taking my shoes off in other people's houses. i will take shoes off if it's like something traditional (i.e. like most asian households), but otherwise, i don't trust cleanliness standards of other people
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nope. too asian to take them off.

ill take them off at white friends houses and they all laugh at me and tell me to keep em on.

i used to get the wierdest looks when younger and caucasian parents would just laugh as i come in and take my shoes off.
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I typically take them off no matter what haha. Just a form of personal respect
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Do you always have sex under blanket, like every sex scene on the TV.
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In my house they're off but I would never ask my guests to take them off nor would I take them off in another persons house. It is very common practice to take your shoes off in many European / Asian cultures when entering one's house but certainly not in the US and I would feel very weird asking someone to take their shoes off and vice versa.
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In Arab culture it's found to be rude and unsanitary to keep your shoes on in the house, but I wouldn't ask an American to take off his shoes. I just hope he would realize that himself when he sees a bunch of shoes at the front door
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Weird, see i just take my shoes off no matter who's house i go into. I dont clean their house so how can i expect them to be ok with me leaving my dirty shoes on.

People spit, piss, throw garbage, gum, etc. on the ground. Then you take your dirty shoes and tramp through someone else' house? I would think you should always take them off at least at other peoples houses. Its respectful!
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lol had to sweep/vacuum every room I walked into with my shoes on when I was younger... needless to say, I learned quick to leave the shoes by the door haha. asian parents smh.
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shoes in the house is disgusting


Man, you go into public bathrooms with your shoes. Do you really want to take THAT into your house?
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Depends I will wear them if I feel like it in the house if i know I will be going out again shortly. My dog walks in the house and im sure he walks in much dirtier places than I do. I will take them off at other peoples houses though.
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I used to all the time, and most of my family does.

However, as of late... I haven't been simply because my shoe collection has grown and I like to keep them all upstairs in my room. It seems like If I take them off at the entry way like I used to, I just accumulate a huge friggin pile.

Once snow becomes a frequent thing though, I will have to revert back to my old habits simply because its a necessity.
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take my shoes off before i enter the door... who knows where other people have been.... disgusting to think about using a public restroom and then marching through your kitchen with pissy shoes
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take my shoes off before i enter the door... who knows where other people have been.... disgusting to think about using a public restroom and then marching through your kitchen with pissy shoes
Not to worry, the pissy shoes go in your car first
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In Arab culture it's found to be rude and unsanitary to keep your shoes on in the house, but I wouldn't ask an American to take off his shoes. I just hope he would realize that himself when he sees a bunch of shoes at the front door
Same with russians. I've told american friends to take shoes off plenty of times, you could tell it's something they're not used to. A bit annoying tbh.
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Not to worry, the pissy shoes go in your car first
see thats the thing, i'm ok with it... though I like to keep my car nice and clean... i do realize i won't be making a sandwich in there
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Same with russians. I've told american friends to take shoes off plenty of times, you could tell it's something they're not used to. A bit annoying tbh.
preach on...


crazy americans don't seem to think their shoes are pissy!
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