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Guide for small human gestures, movements, etc
« on: August 22, 2017, 02:17:46 PM »
We all have a few little actions that we use when we write with humans, but I've found myself often sticking to the same ones. After hearing some people mention something of a similar tune, I've compiled a list of little gestures and movements that humans frequently do. Unless otherwise specified, I put all of these in, though this list wouldn't be what it is without the help of @firebird @greahound @joseph and @Luciferr  Thanks guys!
If anyone else has any suggestions, feel free to post below and I'll add them to the list (with credit, of course)

- Adjusting their glasses [suggested by firebird]
- Avoiding eye contact or avoiding looking at someone [suggested by greahound]
- Balancing on one leg [suggested by firebird]
- Biting their nails
- Bobbing their head/otherwise dancing to music in their head
- Bouncing back and forth
- Bowing
- Chewing their lip or the inside of their cheek
- Chewing their tongue [suggested by greahound]
- Clapping/wiping their hands in the "job done" way [suggested by Luciferr]
- Cleaning fingernails, ears, teeth, etc
- Clearing their throat [suggested by greahound]
- Clenching their butt
- Clenching their teeth
- Clicking their tongue [suggested by Luciferr]
- Cocking their head, shaking their head or nodding [suggested by Luciferr]
- Cocked their hips [suggested by firebird]
- Coughing
- Cracked their knuckles [suggested by firebird]
- Cracking their wrists, elbows, back, shoulders, etc [suggested by greahound]
- Crossing their arms
- Crossing their arms and putting one hand under their chin [suggested by Luciferr]
- Crossing their legs, uncrossing them, crossing them the other way [suggested by greahound]
- Crossing their legs while standing [suggested by greahound]
- Curled their toes [suggested by firebird]
- Doing stuff with their face (smiling, frowning, raising an eyebrow, etc)
- Drummed their fingers on (surface) [suggested by firebird]
- Face palming [suggested by Luciferr]
- Faking a yawn or cough [suggested by greahound]
- Flexing their fingers (or other parts of their body) or making a fist
- Flipping someone the middle finger
- Gasping
- Giving a thumbs up or thumbs down
- Grinding their teeth [suggested by greahound]
- Jazz hands [suggested by Luciferr]
- Lacing their hands together [suggested by Luciferr]
- Licking their lips or teeth
- Making random noises during a quiet moment [suggested by Luciferr]
- Over exaggerated normal gestures [suggested by Luciferr]
- Pacing [suggested by Luciferr]
- Picking at zits
- Rocking back and forth on their heels [suggested by Luciferr]
- Rolling their ankles and/or feet
- Rolling their head and/or shoulders
- Rolling their wrists [suggested by greahound]
- Rubbing or pinching the bridge of their nose [suggested by Luciferr]
- Rubbing the back of their neck, arms, face, etc
- Rubbing their eyes [suggested by firebird]
- Running their fingers through their hair [suggested by joseph]
- Rubbing their fingers together [suggested by greahound]
- Running tongue over cuts in their mouth or on their lips [suggested by greahound]
- Saying "um", "uh" or "so" under their breath [suggested by greahound]
- Scratching their neck [suggested by firebird]
- Scratching their head or face even if there's no itch [suggested by greahound]
- Scuffing their shoes [suggested by Luciferr]
- Shaking their leg [suggested by Luciferr]
- Shifting their weight
- Sneezing
- Sniffling [suggested by greahound]
- Steepling their hands [suggested by Luciferr]
- Stifling a yawn [suggested by firebird]
- Swallowing, usually thickly [suggested by greahound]
- Sucking on their tongue [suggested by greahound]
- Swatting at flies
- Tapping their foot [suggested by Luciferr]
- Tapping toe of their shoes on the ground [suggested by greahound]
- Tossing their hair [suggested by firebird]
- Touching face (cheek, mouth, eyes, nose, brow, ears, etc)
- Touching hair (includes twirling it, tousling it, fixing it, tugging it, so on)
- Twiddled their thumbs [suggested by firebird]
- Waving
- Wild gestures [suggested by Luciferr]
- Wound their legs together [suggested by firebird]
- Yawning
« Last Edit: June 08, 2018, 08:39:57 PM by Hootowls »
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Re: Guide for small human gestures, movements, etc
« Reply #1 on: August 22, 2017, 02:18:22 PM »
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Re: Guide for small human gestures, movements, etc
« Reply #2 on: August 22, 2017, 02:23:52 PM »
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« Reply #4 on: August 27, 2017, 01:22:40 AM »
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« Reply #5 on: August 30, 2017, 09:18:17 PM »
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