PET PEEVES! wHaT dRiVeS yOu NuTs?

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PET PEEVES! wHaT dRiVeS yOu NuTs??

What are your pet peeves?

mine:

1.) Nuclear is NOT pronounced New-q-lar! My english teacher pronounces it this way all the time.

2.) I find my self refelexively correcting people when they say "you and me" or "me and you" instead of "you and I".

3.) I despise disorder...outside of my room!

4.) When someone says "Guess what?" and you say "What?" and that person says "CHICKEN BUTT!" My friends do this persistently. drives me nutz.
 

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Ivan Seeking
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1). Soggy tacos in Mexican take out

2). Pot holes in the road that I don't see in time

3). Loud TV commercials

4). Slow links

5). Public restrooms

6). Soft 0.5mm leads that break a lot

7). The customer support for nearly any technical product

8). Pushy sales persons

9). Cowardly politicians

10. Any Bush named George.
 
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Guess what

1. Loud gum chewers.

2. People who lick their fingers when handling implements at the salad bar.

3. Chicken butts.
 
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YOU KNOW WHAT DRIVES ME NUTS!?!?!?!? PEOPLE WHO WRITE IN ALL CAPS!!! THEY ALSO PUT MULTIPLE PUNCTUATION MARKS...

THANK GOODNESS PF DOESN'T HAVE ANY OF THOSE PEOPLE!!!

:wink:
 
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1. People who are physically or emotionally violent.

2. People who don't give a damn about how their actions may adversely affect other people.

3. People who are competitive in everything they do, even in social interactions with other people.

4. People who follow the leader, engage in sheep-like behaviour, and follow fashions slavishly.

5. People who are intelligent, yet still persist in the above 4 behaviours.
 
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1. light pollution

2. littering (especially cigarette butts tossed out of car windows)

3. misuse of "your" vs. "you're" (or they're/their/there)

4. young-Earth creationism
 
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I GOT NUMERO UNO !!! AND #2

TELEPHONE ANSWERING SERVICES AT ANY MAJOR COMPANY !!!! menu items 1-9 and none for a human.

and number 2 is/are the ones that have a menu and none of the choices fit my problem. hmmmm, maybe that's #1?

peace,
 
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...and voicemail systems that make the caller listen to every option before saying "to send this message now...".
 
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People in the tram clogging up entrances when there is plenty of room.

People pretending to understand science for their personal gain.

People who take themselves too seriously.

People in accounting/marketing/advertising, basically anyone who thinks form is everything and value is nothing.

People who believe they hold all the answers.

And a bunch of other things
 
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People who leave dirty dishes outside of the kitchen.

People who drive under the speed limit.

That person at the store who cuts in front of you at the checkout with a cartload of crap when all you have is 2 items.

The person in the movie theatre who laughs at jokes that arent funny.
 
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"31337" P30p13z \/\/h0 71nkz 7H3y 4r3 d3 h4x0rz.

People humping eachother repeatedly in public (or incredibly loud smooching, ive seen it happen).

People that whine about being forced to walk a lap around the track.

People who ask me a question but dont listen to my response. Infuriating.
 
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Is this the 'I hate people' thread?
 
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They are the main pet peeve.

Just jerks and idiots in general annoy me...

especially people like this


www.chavscum.co.uk[/URL]

do you have people like this in your respective countries?
 
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how bout that idiot that pulls onto a 4 lane hyway from a side road, chooses your lane, and decides to only do 25 mph. the real bummer is that you're in the outside speed lane.

i am going to retro fit my sun roof with an old US Army tank 50 cal. machine gun!

beware - KEEP RIGHT EXCEPT TO PASS - bang!

pax,
 
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heh, I actually know a guy named mike hunt.

His poor kid, got picked on so much, Mike Hunt Jr.

uhm, nothing bothers me at all.
 
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Text written in alternating upper and lower case.

'no one' being written as if it were one word. (noone)

Drivers who, instead of merging over immediately when they are told of a upcoming lane closure, drive up ahead and then try and cut in at the last possble moment. Therefore causing the back up that everyone else is stuck in.

The drivers who let the above drivers cut in at the last moment. (if they would quit letting them in, the above drivers would quit trying to cut ahead of everyone, and the traffic would flow more smoothly.)
 
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misspelled words

poor grammar

Southern accents, I don't mean to offend anyone, but for me, listening to someone with a southern drawl is like listening to someone scratching their fingernails across a black board. It is not "awl", it's "oil", it is not "fav", it's "five".
 
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Goodness, Evo. You can't correct a regional accent. It is, in fact, "awl" and "fav" if you're from there. I grew up where we pahked ah cahs. People who "parked" their "cars" were funny and somewhat affected-sounding.
 
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Zoobyshoe,

Are you from the Boston area?

A neighbor of mine hasn't lived in New Jersey since he was a kid, but he still says he's having trouble adjusting his cawbawaitah.
 
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Originally posted by Janitor
Are you from the Boston area?
Close. New Hampshuh. R's don't exist from Boston all the way up to Canada.
A neighbor of mine hasn't lived in New Jersey since he was a kid, but he still says he's having trouble adjusting his cawbawaitah.
Does he hunt wabbits, too?
 
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Originally posted by zoobyshoe
Goodness, Evo. You can't correct a regional accent.
I guess southern accents bother me because I was born and raised in Houston, TX, but I do not have a southern drawl. My mother was French, but I do not have a French accent (she left France because she hated the French mentality). And accents "can" be corrected with speech lessons.

I "love" all other accents, southern ones just make me cringe.

Ok, I admit I am a shallow person.
 
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Originally posted by Evo
And accents "can" be corrected with speech lessons.
Nay, you can't "correct" them, because they're not wrong. It's perfectly acceptable to find them irritating, though.

(Many accents, incidently, which should be corrected [i.e. foreign accents] don't improve with speech lessons. The current governor of California has apparently been through several courses of speech lessons.)
 
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Something that really gets on my nerves is when people say I have an English/British accent.
I'll forever deny having one. I was born in the US and the only other country I've been to is Canada.
 
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One little pet peeve:

People whose user names can't be pronounced as a word like:

56Tbh90

0r

dggTYiwooo

I have been assuming that Fz+ is pronounced Fizz plus, but who knows? Likewise I thought Chroot was pronounced as written (rhymes with Coot). Someone told me it stands for Change Root, and is, therefore pronounced Cheroot, like the cinnamon cigarette.
 
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I hate those timestream wiggles where time alternates between forward and backward for a few loops. You linear time streamers have no idea how lucky you are that your memory gets unwritten during them. I had to sit through Ishtar eleven times ... forwards and backwards! Ugh!

Njorl
 

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