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@OP, I'm all too familiar with the particular phenomenon you're describing.
A classic example is whether rogues can Sneak Attack undead: the Sneak Attack class feature doesn't differentiate between creature types, and there's no rules elsewhere (like in undead traits) providing an exception, therefore undead are affected by Sneak Attack just like anything else would be. But some people got used to earlier versions of D&D prohibiting SA vs undead, and don't see any rules explicitly stating "Sneak Attack even works on undead", so they think it still doesn't.
I also recall the discussion leading up to the FAQ about TWF, iterative attacks, and multiple weapons. Plenty of people were saying "Show me in the rules where it says you DON'T take TWF penalties when you make an iterative attack (or even an AoO) with a different weapon than your primary attack."
I've also seen "Show me where it says you can Spellstrike with a two-handed weapon," and plenty else.
However, your example about touch spells and movement is not necessarily an example of this particular error.
Lists of options can be a tricky thing. Sometimes they're exhaustive ("You can do X, Y and Z and nothing else"), while other times they're merely examples ("You can do X, Y and Z and so forth"). Unfortunately, there are plenty of lists in the Pathfinder rules that don't clearly dictate which type they are ("You can do X, Y and Z").
Now, you say that the listing of options X, Y and Z in the touch spell rules means you have no other options at all besides the ones listed. But it could also simply be pointing out that those options are available. (After all, there are a lot of people who think the touch must be performed at the same time as the casting, until they're shown that rule—perhaps that list of options is just trying to demonstrate total flexibility.) How did you arrive at your conclusion of which type of list it is?