With the comment that people who walk in and outside barefoot think their feet are cleaner then your shoes. I truly think my feet would be a lot cleaner then someones shoes. I don't even go barefoot into public toilets but I guarantee that most people have worn their shoes in a public toilet and then those germs are being walked through my house.
Most of my house is carpeted so that means those germs would go into my carpet and I don't have a fancy steam mop to get rid of nasties in my carpet.
I'm glad to see i'm not the only one and just to clarify I don't tell anyone they have to take their shoes off but it does irritate me a bit when they don't even though they can see clearly that the rest of us aren't wearing shoes.
As for where do the shoes live ours are either in the garage (because we always come inside that way from being out) or a spare pair is always left in the car for the girls and I