Pet Peeves

  1. Do you have any pet peeves, you know, things that irritate you to no end?

    1. Drivers who, when the light turns green, just set there, and
    when they do go they are the only ones who made the light.
    2. At the supermarket check out, the person ahead of you
    decides to pay with all their loose change.
    3. You make a purchase at a store and the clerk never speaks,
    says thank you, or anything.
     
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  3. jimmy p

    jimmy p 580
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    1./ i hate it when people nit-pick what i say or try correct me.

    2./ i hate bad drivers

    3./ i hate stupid people

    4./ i hate queueing (ESPECIALLY!!) when some old biddy is chatting inanely to a store clerk

    5./ i get real annoyed when people are sarcastic (in a mean way) for no reason

    6./ i hate it when people spread rumours which arent true...Andy can back me up on this


    Actually a lot of things are my pet peeves...the list could go on, but i wouldnt want to bore everyone about how much i hate everything!!

    Oh yeah, one of my threads about "Pre-sizing" shows another of my pet hates.
     
  4. Evo

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    People at the drive up window at the bank that are totally unprepared or that are doing so much business, they really should be inside. Nothing like sitting trapped between 2 cars for 30 minutes just to deposit a check that takes 60 seconds.

    People in the "8 items or less" express lane at the grocery store with 50 items AND they have 5 MILLION coupons. Most of which are for the wrong items, so they run off to go get the right brands...
     
  5. Tsu

    Tsu 638
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    People who buy penis-shaped birthday cakes with FOOD STAMPS.

    People who think they 'know' everything about everything.
     
  6. I hate those people...so annoying. They usually end-up wrong too.

    Anyways, here's my list in no particular order:

    - Crazy drivers
    - Cats
    - Polluters
    - Reverse-racists (Rappers)
    - White people who try to act black. Asians who try to act black. Really annoying and odd. If you've ever met a guy that does this, you'll agree.
    - the WNBA
    - AHoles from the PGA tour
    - Mac/Linux/Window zealots that automatically claim their stuff it the best.
    - Teachers that can't handle being wrong
    - Quebecois that try to "seperate"
    - Video games that make me dizzy...
    - Dirty restaurants/bathrooms
     
  7. ppl ho dasiyd that they shuld nvent thir own spelin fer evrythin. Whose bad english-butchery habits are then so ingraned that they cant manage to use proper english even when they try (despite thier most persistant assurences).

    (All mistakes are intentional.)

    cukymonsta
     
  8. People who cough and sneeze without covering their mouths

    Lack of manners

    Bad breath, unsanitary hygiene

    Winter storms. An excess amount of snow on the road which makes it difficult to drive. Extreme cold winds that hurts the skin
     
    Last edited: Feb 25, 2004
  9. I can identify with the stubborn teachers here. Also on my list are several people that I know that pretend to speak in a phony British accent all the time.
     
  10. jimmy p

    jimmy p 580
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    oh yeah!!! MORE!!!

    - "text speak" (txt spk)
    - And this is a common trait amongst most women which peeves me. They will go up to a till with food/clothes/anything knowing full well that they have to pay. However when it comes to pay they always give a suprised "oh!" as if they didnt expect it, then search around their purse for their card/money.

    HAVE YOUR MONEY READY IN THE FIRST PLACE AND STOP ACTING SO SUPRISED!! YOU KNOW YOU HAVE TO PAY!!
     
  11. What?!

    Winter storms are the best! I love snow that is waist high!

    I dream of a winter storm brewing up, cutting school and turning ponds into ice so I can start a hockey game.

    Nothing could be better.

    Oh, I forgot to add: "THE BLUE SCREEN OF DEATH" on my list.
     
  12. I personally hate cold weather. Anything < 60 degrees Fahrenheit is cold to me. My idea of perfect weather is running long distances in temperatures around/greater than 90 degrees Fahrenheit.

    I do agree with the Blue Screen of Death thing.
     
  13. I'm guessing you live in Nevada or Florida

    I've lived in the Pacific Northwest and Montreal.

    I'm not made for the heat. I'm completely untanned. The whitest Chinese guy you'll ever see.

    And that's saying something. :wink:

    Sun is good for Golf though - I miss playing it.
     
    Last edited: Feb 25, 2004
  14. dduardo

    dduardo 1,919
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    Dude, Linux and Apple are L33t!!
    Micro$oft Winblows is for loZers.

    :wink:
     
  15. I can do without the subzero degree temperature.Winters make me sad. Very little snow is not bad.
     
  16. Monique

    Monique 4,700
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    It took me 3 1/2 hrs to travel 30 miles this morning.. an inch of snow fell overnight
     
  17. Kerrie

    Kerrie 1,203
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    when i am on the phone at work and people call me terry instead of Kerrie

    windy days bug me

    when people don't clean up after their dog or leave their pets in the car while they shop
     
  18. Try chains, or one of these.
     
  19. I wanted to add people who have worms beacause they go around scratching their butts all the time. Why don't they get some worm medicine.
     
  20. Monique

    Monique 4,700
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    no, I travel by train :frown: of all modes of transportation, you'd think they won't be affected by weather.. apparently not. I wonder how they do it in Scandinavia..
     
  21. Njorl

    Njorl 875
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    My son's eating habits - he turns his nose up at the good food I give him, then he goes foraging for bits of cardboard and plastic to eat.

    Woodpeckers - Lately, one has decided to pound on the mounting bracket that attaches powerlines to my house. The bracket is right outside my bedroom window, and he begins pounding on it at dawn. I only hope he misses his target and ZAP!


    Njorl
     
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