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  1. Mar 22, 2004 #1
    PET PEEVES! wHaT dRiVeS yOu NuTs??

    What are your pet peeves?


    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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  3. Mar 22, 2004 #2

    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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  6. Mar 23, 2004 #5
    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.
  7. Mar 23, 2004 #6


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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
  8. Mar 23, 2004 #7

    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?

  9. Mar 23, 2004 #8

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    ...and voicemail systems that make the caller listen to every option before saying "to send this message now...".
  10. Mar 23, 2004 #9
    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
  11. Mar 23, 2004 #10
    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.
  12. Mar 23, 2004 #11
    "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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  13. Mar 23, 2004 #12
    Is this the 'I hate people' thread?
  14. Mar 24, 2004 #13

    jimmy p

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    They are the main pet peeve.

    Just jerks and idiots in general annoy me...

    especially people like this


    do you have people like this in your respective countries?
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  15. Mar 24, 2004 #14
    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!

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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.)
  18. Mar 24, 2004 #17


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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".
  19. Mar 24, 2004 #18
    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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    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.
  21. Mar 24, 2004 #20
    Re: Zoobyshoe,

    Close. New Hampshuh. R's don't exist from Boston all the way up to Canada.
    Does he hunt wabbits, too?
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