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When it happens to me, I scold the offender.

When I take one intentionally, I'm satisfied.

When I do this unintentionally, I hurt.

Everyone does this on purpose.

What are we doing?

What do we do this to intentionally?

What do we do this to unintentionally?

Hint:

When it happens to me, stitches may be in order!

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bite

When it happens to me, I scold the offender.

dont bite me. I don't want my wife to see the hickey!

When I do this intentionally, I'm satisfied.

Eat! That steak tasted great

When I do this unintentionally, I hurt.

Ouch! bit my tongue

Most people do this on purpose several times a day.

eat, bite, chew

Hint:

When it happens to me, stitches may be in order!

Answer to hint:

Bad dog, you hurt me that time

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  • $\begingroup$ Gah... Just wrote this out to have to delete it again. +1 $\endgroup$ – Brent Hackers Jun 10 '16 at 7:48
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Building off Den's answer, I think you are talking about

cuts?

When it happens to me, I scold the offender.

When someone cuts in line in front of me, I make it a point to berate the insensitive jerk.

When I take one intentionally, I'm satisfied.

When I broker a deal, I make sure I take a cut for my troubles.

When I do this unintentionally, I hurt.

When I cut myself unintentionally, it causes pain and bleeding.

Everyone does this on purpose several times a day.

Everybody cuts into their food everyday.

When it happens to me, stitches may be in order!

A deep or long cut may require stitches to heal properly.

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  • $\begingroup$ You are so close. $\endgroup$ – Kujua Jun 10 '16 at 7:38
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scratching, maybe?

When it happens to me, I scold the offender.

When a cat scratches you, with it's claws

When I do this intentionally, I'm satisfied.

Aah, yes, scratching yourself when it itches feels good !

When I do this unintentionally, I hurt.

You might even bleed, depending on what you scratch yourself on

Most people do this on purpose several times a day.

well, I sure do !

When it happens to me, stitches may be in order!

Yes, if you wounded yourself, or if that thrice-cursed cat made a tear in your favourite sweater ..

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  • $\begingroup$ I like this answer, but I know a lot of people who don't scratch! $\endgroup$ – Kujua Jun 10 '16 at 7:17
  • $\begingroup$ Give it another shot- I rephrased the riddle for clarity. $\endgroup$ – Kujua Jun 10 '16 at 7:20
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    $\begingroup$ A person who don't scratch is a person who scratches when no one is looking ;) $\endgroup$ – Den Jun 10 '16 at 7:21

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