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Why do you close your eyes when you sneeze?

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no joke it is to keep your eyes in their sockets

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Haha that's gnarly
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Nathan, have you been smoking your socks again!!!? that's the goofiest thing I've ever heard...;-)
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Hes actually right....
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for reals :O
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My mom sneezes with her eyes open, and shes fine.
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It is a very common reflex in most people. While there are a few people who can keep their eyes open, it is very difficult.

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they wont pop out

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hehehe
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because with the pressure it could cause your eyeballs to fall out!! Don't report me,that's what I heard!
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lol exactly ..............i think
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if you didnt your eyes would pop out of your head JK JK JK ive sneezed with my eyes open before though

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heheheheheheheheeheeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeehehehehhee
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so you won't see your snot zinging across the room...;-)

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LOLOL yeah buddy
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Wow that is one weird but true answers
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hey im tryng ta eat here!
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SORRY guys!!! yikes...;-)
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can't do that

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I think that it is the nature. Do you?

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The reflexive action of closing your eyes when you sneeze puzzles many. No need to worry, your body knows what it's doing.

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i don't know but u will find out why

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We close our eyes when we sneeze because when we sneeze triggers go off inside our nose or something like that and cause air pressure on eyes, therefore we shut them do our eyes from extruding

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because it comes out fast

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Because they are not smooth

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its normal just a common thing to do

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I don't close my eyes when I sneeze; my nose closes its nostrils when I blink.

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The force from the sneeze

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relexes?

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I think you mean reflexes
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lol yah :P my bad
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thxs :)
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As mlewis6345 was trying to say.... Reflexes.

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because is very strong

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its just a common reflex for most people

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because with the pressure it could cause your eyeballs to fall out!! Don't report me,that's what I heard!

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BECASUE THATS JUST WHY YOU DO IT THERE IS NO ANSWER ITS THE WAY I MADE YOU! yea

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It's a natural reflex.

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So your eyes don't get BLASTED OUT OF YOUR HEAD!!!!!!!!

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It's to keep the irritants expelled from the sneeze from getting into your eyes.

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because the shock from the fact that you don't expect to sneeze is racing through your body.

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Its a nerve response from our Medullai and pons

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Because the heart stops when you sneeze.

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you close your eyes when you sneeze to keep your eyes in your eye socket

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