There are people that do this, and not just TV characters (e.g. Monk).x9200 wrote:I agree with that too, but I am rather not analyzing this kind of situations in terms of some pathogens, more in terms of practicality and personal consequence. Following the wipe the table logic one should also handle properly (gloves, disinfecting liquids) all the contact surfaces in the public space, door knobs, handles, nets terminals, money etc. Bringing your own plates and utensils would seem a must as the ones in the coffee shops are very likely washed in reused water and handled by the same hands as the table cleaning rags. And I am only slightly sarcastic.
Howie Mandel happens to one fairly well known celebrity that's a mysophobe.
There was a time when I would, too, but have since switched to Beeroclock's philosophy of exercising the immune system.
That which does not kill us . . . .