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Old September 14th, 2013 (8:15 PM).
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I'm sure many of you have something that really annoys you. Whether it be your noisy neighbor or blind fanboys (of pretty much anything... from Apple to Microsoft).

What do you find to be an annoyance in your life? And please don't use this thread for sly digs at others and/or personal jibes.
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Old September 14th, 2013 (8:28 PM).
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Waiting at traffic lights.
Slow people walking in front of me.
People that put the milk back in the refrigerator empty!
People whom play lond music at night while I'm trying to sleep!
When people say it's "New and improved"
People that stare at you.
People that don't pay back money they owe you.
People that says things about you behind your back.
Lying males.
The word "no"

I could list over 9,000 but I am not going too.
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Old September 14th, 2013 (9:01 PM).
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Nagging from others. People telling me what to do like they control me. People who think they're the only important thing in existence. Animal cruelty. People who can't be bothered to spend a few extra seconds putting something in the bin. Hunting animals for the sake of hunting animals. People who won't listen to other opinions. Waiting at the traffic lights for a long period of time. Plane flights. People who try to dance around a question. Somebody that can't take no for an answer. Those who pick fun at disabled people. People who are narrow-minded. Change for the sake of change. Waiting for food at a restaurant, being bored, being forced to go to something that I dislike/don't feel like going to, death metal (my ears die), and the list could go on and on. But I think I'll stop there. :p
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Old September 14th, 2013 (9:41 PM).
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I hate it when the teacher says something's not going to be on the test so you don't write it down, then it ends up on the test. I just sit there thinking "thanks a lot." If that's all that bothers me in life then I guess I'm a very tolerant person.
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Old September 14th, 2013 (9:50 PM).
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dumb people.


yes, that includes me.


also, I don't like people who refuse to accept something, who won't listen to differing ideas, etc. And it may or may not be my authority, but hey, it's in my authority to like or dislike someone.
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Old September 14th, 2013 (10:07 PM).
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Exams that are very distantly related from the actual topics studied
Quizzes with items that extend from a to infinity (exaggeration but yeah)
Professors that do not interact with their students
People who demand equality but are actually pretty biased
People who judge others immediately without even knowing them
People who are so stuck-up
Too much noise, waking up because of noise
Close-minded people, people who are only there when they need you
Backstabbers, two-faced people, people b*tch about everything (yes, everything)
Slow internet connection
Crit-killing Pokemon I want to catch
People who take forever to walk when someone's behind them
People who talk to each other as if their mountains apart

Everything pretty much grinds my gears. /jk xD
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Old September 14th, 2013 (10:07 PM). Edited September 14th, 2013 by Perdition Haze.
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One thing that I find to be really annoying is when my cat gets in my way when I'm about to go down the stairs. She's almost made me fall at one time, and I would've ended up with damaging various parts of my body. It was quite scary. d: I could be a bit impatient when it comes to driving, so I get upset easily when I'm stuck in the middle of a traffic. I could become a little upset when others try to force their opinion onto me as well. I have a mind of my own and have my own opinions, so I feel they should respect that. Another thing that grind my gears is when I'm hungry, and there's nothing to eat in the fridge... well, there's usually something, but most of the time it's not something that I would truly like to eat. xD
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Old September 14th, 2013 (10:14 PM).
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also, I don't like people who refuse to accept something, who won't listen to differing ideas, etc.
This is my brother in a nutshell. Whenever we argue, everything I say goes in one ear, and out the other. He's always right, and it doesn't matter if I try to compromise, he won't budge an inch.

That being said, arrogant people really grind my gears. They're really the only kind of people I can't work with.
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Old September 14th, 2013 (10:35 PM).
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People that chomp or smack their lips while eating or chewing gum, oh my god that drives me absolutely insane. It is like the proverbial ''nails on the chalkboard' for me. And what's worse is people that don't realize it. Like, you have to know you sound like a wild animal. You have ears.
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Old September 14th, 2013 (10:54 PM).
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Things that grind my gears:

Having to wait for slow people
Loud noises, especially if coming from parties
Losing my internet connection
My computer overheating or lagging
Unexpected weather changes

I could list even more but this is what I'm aware of that irritates me.
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Old September 15th, 2013 (12:57 AM).
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Parties that play bad music.
Buying something with quiet a bit of money to find out it is either brocken or requires batteries or even if it is a lie. (like cake)
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Old September 15th, 2013 (1:23 AM).
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Inconsiderate people at the gym who "use" 3+ sets of dumbells to themselves and then just leave all the weights they were using scattered on the floor for others to pick up.
Also really sweaty people who don't use towels on benches at the gym. i shouldnt have to get a bottle of disinfectant and a paper towel to clean up your mess just so i can use a bench.
And people who don't offer up their seats to disabled people, expectant mothers or the elderly when they're sitting in the special needs chair on a train.
All those things grind my gears
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Old September 15th, 2013 (3:55 AM).
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I hate it when my hands smell funny, probably OCD but it bugs me and I think them smell will spread onto everything I touch.

Apart from that, I hate harsh sunlight and people complaining about stuff I don't care about.
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Old September 15th, 2013 (4:42 AM).
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I've got a huge list:

- People that imitate/impersonate me (that's a real big one)
- Country, Rap, & hip-hop music
- Those who believe in the potential of a zombie apocalypse
- Anybody that gets up in my face (I like my personal space)
- Obsessed fanboys/girls
- Clumsy people
- Those who prioritize their social lives above everything else
- People that complain about everything that's conceivable
- Bad/aggressive drivers
- Also, the drivers that do this "California Stop"
- Emotionally unstable people
- Control freaks
- Preachers (not the ones found in churches, but those who push their personal beliefs in others' faces)

Hmm, that's all that I can think of right now. I might have forgotten some, though...
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Old September 15th, 2013 (4:43 AM).
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I'm gonna go be recent recurring things I hate (because I could list soooo many), but for me, this involves driving. I hate it whenever I get stuck behind that one driver that is going under the speed limit and I have to be somewhere, but I also hate it whenever I have people going around me when I'm already going above the speedlimit, which makes no sense at all.
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-People telling me to grow up (I won't)
-People telling me somethings not "cool" (if I cared, I wouldn't be doing it)
-People telling me to untuck my shirt (it's my shirt, and I'll do what I want)
-Modern music (mostly techno. It kills my ears. It's so bad)
-People telling me to conform (oh yes, lets create a mindless society of followers without any decent leaders. I'm an anti-conformist anyway)
-People chewing with their mouth open (So. Annoying. And. Gross)
-Country music (it's great your life sucks, don't write a song about it)
-Rap (if you wanna swear and vent your anger, do it productively)
-Big groups of girls in the middle of the hallway (Can you move, oh I dunno, OUT OF EVERYONE'S WAY!?)

Those are the main things.
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Old September 15th, 2013 (7:28 AM).
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It takes a lot to annoy me and I mean a LOT. Usually when people say things that I don't agree with or do things that would annoy others, I just try and ignore it. That said, there is one thing that gets me irritated quickly and that is insulting my friends. I cannot stand it when people are hurtful to my friends, especially directly in front of me. If I see this, I will call someone out on it.
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Old September 15th, 2013 (7:33 AM).
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People who chew with their mouth open. It's.. not a pleasant sound. ^^;
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Old September 15th, 2013 (8:04 AM).
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People trying to make me conform to these unwritten societal rules that don't even exist yet hang over my life, trying to drag me into the sludgy blandness that is the modern age.
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pretty much anyone and everyone besides me and a couple people

or when people are happy over being addicted to something such as drugs or alcohol like wow youre destroying your life congratulations i hope you like dying young
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Old September 15th, 2013 (2:19 PM). Edited September 15th, 2013 by xseed.
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-my f word siblings
-when people say that I am gay(dude come on just because I have long hair doesnt mean I am gay.)
-when people tell me what da f to do
-trolls lol
-genwunners
-when people call me the devil just for looking at something scary like deathnote
-when people say **** about what games I PLAY.
-when people say that for ex. pokemon is for babies.
-when people touch my head or hair.
-when I have to write a god**** essay
-rap,pop,and all that other loud as ****. no no. when I AM TRYING to listen to good music while others have their god**** gay pop or rap music BLASTING(Like right now)
-WHEN THE GOD**** PHONE RINGS. The phone messes up my internet.
-when nosy little *******s walk around me while I am on the internet. come on can i have PRIVACY
-when little idiots reset the god**** net when CLEARLY its working
-people who walk too slow
-sober people
-cigarette smoke
-slow net
-random moments on my computer when everthings freezes
-THUGS. Golly I hate them
-when I deont feel like getting up yet I have to pee bad
-teachers that talk too much
-school in general
-when people say the word "**ck"
-little childen at play(ESPECIALLLY BOYS)
-sexist people annoy me ALOT
-when people scream at the top of their lungs
-toddlers
-when my food tastes like soap
-headaches
-sneezing
-when I dont have my glasses on
-when people interupt me when I am thinking deeply
-heat
-Tidus from ff lol
-when I cant catch a pokemon that I really want
-when people make fun of me for playing as a girl character on various vid game(especially pokemon)

And that is all I can think of at the top of my head
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Loud people & rednecks.
Loud kids even more.
Canadian drivers.
People who try to pry into my personal life.
People who abuse their smartphones.
Overly narcissistic people.
Bro trucks and the people who drive them.
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Old September 15th, 2013 (3:14 PM).
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People who get too Cocky too early in video games(play a few more matches,then you got that right. :l)
Country Music
Loud People
Peer Pressure
Blissey(Sure its a lot of xp,but what if your training a Alakazam on it?!)
The Game Sudoku(I just don't get it...)
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Old September 15th, 2013 (4:16 PM).
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People making fun of my friends and being jerks. I just hate it and it literally drives me insane.

People freaking out and jumpping all over you for little things and mistakes you make.

When people point out things about you that are different appearance wise.

People that are jerks, I mean seriously it's not hard to be polite.
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Old September 17th, 2013 (7:08 PM). Edited September 18th, 2013 by zakisrage.
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- One Direction (esp. Zayn Malik)
- People treating me like a baby
- My aunt's ex-husband and his stupid second wife who is 37 years younger than him. You should see that woman - her bleach-blonde hair is a dye job gone wrong, plus she's so giggly and gossipy.
- People walking slowly in front of me
- Kids picking the snot out of their noses and eating it
- People ragging on me to speak Arabic. I speak Arabic at home, but (mostly) not in public.
- People pronouncing my name like it's spelt Zacky or something. It's not short for Zachary. It's a name on its own!
- People bragging about their convict ancestors. Kieran, the school devil, does it way too often.
- People teasing me about the way I look.
- People who refuse to flush the toilet. I hate flushing for other people.
- People who refuse to believe that I'm Muslim. (Cause, according to them, we all look like we come from Saudi Arabia.)
- Other Muslims who say that my long hair is haram. (Plenty of Muslim guys have long hair - I am NOT shaving my head!)
- Other Muslims saying that I shouldn't be listening to music because "it's haram".
- People who are ignorant about autism.
- People who insist that I'm missing out because I'm not into Harry Potter or Game of Thrones.
- Fad books. Whatever happened to classic literature?
- Reality TV. It is NOT REALITY! It's FAKE!
- Women in their 40s/50s who insist on getting plastic surgery to make themselves look young. Earth to Madonna - you're going to grow old whether you like it or not!
- Men who are obsessed with masculinity.
- Women who love to slap men around and get away with it. Talk about a double standard.
- Overplayed garbage. I am SO F***ING SICK of Bruno Mars' crap (though I don't mind "Gorilla") and Robin Thicke's "Blurred Lines". (And yet I like Katy Perry's "Roar".)
- Family Guy. This show is a travesty. There's no plot (at least South Park has plots despite its grossness), and the jokes aren't funny. Not to mention it has racist, sexist, and political stereotyping that rivals Hetalia.
- Girls cosplaying as the male characters from Free! - especially the swim gear. If you're a girl, you shouldn't cosplay as a shirtless male character unless you want everyone to see your boobs. (I love how they photoshop their boobs out.)
- On a related note, I hate seeing women who sunbathe topless at the beach. They should do that in their backyard - people might get offended. None of my female friends do it. My girlfriend doesn't; she never wears bikinis! (You might think it's a bit hypocritical of me, since I see no shame in wearing a speedo. But I don't have breasts.)
- Homestuck cosplayers invading anime conventions. Last convention I went to...they were everywhere...
- Ryan Lochte. He is such a douche.
- Anti-Lebanese racism. If you are racist against Lebanese, I don't want to associate with you.
- People who assume that all anime is geared towards adults and full of misogyny, hentai, and tentacle rape. Tatsunoko, my favorite anime company, NEVER makes adult-oriented shows!
- People who say they are a fan of a work and then criticize it harshly. I mean, if you say you love Naruto and then write articles or blog posts about the blatant sexism on the show, then you don't really love it.
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