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I Am Annoyed By Overly Positive People

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    Dkw But...

    yeah, i don't know why, but overly-positive ppl really get on my nerves. i guess because i am rebellious!!
    xxbloodyfretboardxx xxbloodyfretboardxx 18-21, F Mar 29, 2009

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    Positive Sayings -- Grrrr

    Ok - I know that they are for the best. But when you are really down, and blue, and some chipper little girl bops in and tells you all these positive sayings ... when you know they have never had a true love yet, never lost anything yet, never lived yet. I just want...
    MizzBlue72 MizzBlue72 36-40, F 8 Responses Mar 1, 2009

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    Overly Positive People Drive Me Nuts!!!!!!!!

    I have a friend who has a friend who is overly positive.  Almost to the point you want to puke.  I really like my friend and have a hard time putting up with her friend.  Any help out there?  
    ManM466 ManM466 46-50 2 Responses Jul 17, 2009

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    Put A Sock In It.

    Not only am I annoyed by overly positive people, I absolutely loathe them! I hate people you look at the world as a good place, because it's not! The world is a cold dark place which shows no mercy to those who are less fortunate. So, my words to those who are overly positive is...
    girlanonymous girlanonymous 18-21, F 2 Responses Dec 29, 2010

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    They Don't Get It

    My life is ******. People who are positive haven't put themselves out there enough, haven't taken enough risks to put themselves in a position to be screwed over by people. I don't dislike the fact that they're positive. I dislike the fact that they're in lala land and oblivious...
    Rdub2011 Rdub2011 22-25, F 4 Responses Nov 26, 2011

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    It's Crazy

     Being positive is a good thing, don't get me wrong. But when you're so positive over things that it doesn't even matter, then I just want to punch your lights out. I went to high school with a girl who was like that and I just didn't understand if she did it for the...
    sunsetblues sunsetblues 18-21 5 Responses Dec 27, 2008

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    Overly positive people raises my hopes

    and i hate it! Sometimes we need to have this negative side so when everything else fails, we are a bit prepared for it. Positive people are the idealistic ones. Realistic is far way better than idealistic!
    wildrose1806 wildrose1806 22-25 2 Responses Jul 15, 2014

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    Nobody Can Be Upbeat All The Time

    they will explode or are a stepford robot copy
    wotaloser wotaloser 36-40, M 2 Responses Aug 18, 2011

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    Sheltered People

    People that are positive all the time HAVE NEVER expereienced REAL life there are times to be positive and a time to be negative. Just tell them to go and live in the real world then see if they come back SOOOO Positive.
    balanced2 balanced2 36-40 Apr 29, 2013

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    What's So Great?

    I am in no way saying that I am a totally negative person, but but as much as life may be one big bowl of cherries,  there is more pitts than fruit, it seems, so what is there too be so positive abou, all the time? 
    snowlady snowlady 36-40, F 9 Responses Nov 13, 2009

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    I Am Confused

    Why does it bother those here when someone else is positive and happy?  I do not understand.  Each of us was given a life to live and the means to live it happily.  If someone wants to laugh all their life that is their right.  Then there are people who...
    levin60kitty levin60kitty 61-65 15 Responses Feb 3, 2009

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    My Friend Annoys Me With His Positive Attitude

    It was so annoying talking to my friend today, well, almost every time I talked to him. He has nothing negative to say about anything, if I mentioned something I don't like he would just put up some good word and tell me to look at the better side. It is true that we need some...
    danelionspromise danelionspromise 26-30, F 10 Responses Feb 17, 2011

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    Blinded By The Light

    There seems to be a lot of comments about overly positive people in the Experience Project Some people must realise that there maybe more experiences in their life that they have lived Verses theirs. It depends on the indiviual person your talking about. People that have lived...
    Haunted5 Haunted5 56-60, F Feb 6, 2012

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    Cloak and Dager

    The folks who think you have to have a vivacious personality to be breathing or have a right to breath the people who think a cheek aching smile is a requirement for existence,the exited puppy brigade who thinks anyone who doesn't act the same needs meds therapy or a straight...
    tulick tulick 31-35, F 30 Responses Dec 11, 2008

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    Not Really A Positive

    I love people who express positive approach in their dealing and decisions. But sometimes overly positive people tend to be arrogant, assertive. And I get easily annoyed, noticing their over confidence shows lack of sensitivity towards what is genuinely called wholesome...
    ladyryan ladyryan 41-45, F 2 Responses Feb 5, 2012

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    Happy Thoughts....

    My ten year old step sister is way, over the top too overly postive. I know that she is ten and all, but seriously... Why is she so happy? I hate that little thing about her. It annoys me soooo much. We have to share a room, so I am stuck with perkiness for six more years...
    BmzttbNpsfop BmzttbNpsfop 13-15, F 1 Response Mar 15, 2011

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    Hiding Something Eh?

    What are you hiding? Such a smiling depressive you are! People like you are definitely overcompensating! You say that everything is good and well, pretending that everything is perfect giving people false hopes and making fraudulent promises... WTF I swear you want to force...
    indigowitch indigowitch 22-25, F Dec 29, 2011

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    I Hate Drama Queens

    I know what they say about people who say they hate drama................ that they are usually the ones who create it ...........but that is NOT the case for me. I do not like being caught in the middle of things and I am a very secretive person. I don't spread my business...
    Kimmer112065 Kimmer112065 46-50, F 2 Responses Aug 23, 2011

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    However...

    I am annnoyed by overly positive people, however I'm also annoyed by overly negative people. I prefer people who have a balance; an awareness that there are good things and bad things, and you can't expect one or the other constantly. People who only expect the good or only...
    InvariableAlteration InvariableAlteration 22-25, F 8 Responses Mar 8, 2010

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    Mr. Optimist

    This guy does not see the glass as half full- he sees it as FULL. So I fall down due to my clumsiness of tripping over that bump in the cement in front of this so called optimist, and he's like,"Well, at least you aren't dead!" I'm like,"I'll show you who will be dead if SOMEBODY...
    cutiegirl55 cutiegirl55 13-15 Jan 24, 2011

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    Isn't There a Limit?

    It's one thing to be optimistic about things and thinking positively about outcomes, but to be SO high on the positive end of the polar scale that you sound ridiculously stupid about what is happening or what is going to happen is irritating as all Hell.  Isn't it...
    filthydieseltech filthydieseltech 22-25, F 14 Responses Sep 13, 2009

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    There Is Nothing Wrong With Admiting Something Is Crap, Once In A While.

    Hi, For a while there I wondered if I'm not seeing the light enough, or is the person I'm with I'm dating someone who is overly positive about things sometimes, almost to the point of being campy. It is annoying at times. If the situation at hand is ******, then just admit...
    kebylynn kebylynn 26-30, F 4 Responses Nov 19, 2009

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    Just Shut Up Already and Be Miserable For Once

    I can't stand someone that is super bubbly and over positive about everything and acts like they have a permanent smile plastered on their face and never have any problems.  I find it very hard to relate to someone like that and don't want to talk about anything that bothers...
    haydenrules haydenrules 31-35, F 12 Responses Feb 2, 2009

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    If people wanna be constantly happy then

    that is fine for them but don't try to force it on me. If I don't want to smile or feel happy don't try to tell me there is so much good in my life and that I should be happy. If I find something to smile about or to be happy about then I will be happy about it. I have suffered...
    HalfwaybtwnHeavenandHell HalfwaybtwnHeavenandHell 41-45, F 2 Responses Mar 1, 2014

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    Cynical and Proud of It!

    Cynics of the world unite! Together we can....oh, what's the use? It's just going to turn into another disappointing clusterfuck like everything else does.  
    niceguyinhell niceguyinhell 31-35, M 2 Responses Feb 4, 2009

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    Well it's not that I'm annoyed exactly but people just kind of get on my nerves a bit when they always try and seem so superior. I mean, I can't post anything without people trying...
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    I am annoyed at vain people. I am the first person you'd find smirking at someone who always have a mirror/camera on hand so that they can take a good look at their "perfect" self...
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    I get seriously annoyed with stupid people. Mostly people who choose to stay stupid, and still complain.
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    Dear Positive people Please convert me back into being a strong happy positive grateful ambitious person. I've been slacking a bit & lost my ground, and a bit of my confidence...
    FreeSpirit02 FreeSpirit02 18-21, F 20 Responses Mar 16

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    Hey everyone. It's been a year and 16 days since I have heard the heart breaking news. Since, my life has changed a lot. It did and taught me to more appreciate things and live as...
    1981angel 1981angel 31-35, M 3 Responses Mar 11

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    A LESSON TO ALL THE DUMMIES IN THIS GROUP! > I'm assuming the majority of people in this group are racist ignorant low lives and the rest of you people in this group obviously are...
    LostEbonyGirl LostEbonyGirl 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 2

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    Someone told me that because my profile has several "sexual experiences", I shouldn't be annoyed with all the overly sexual messages I get. That's total bullshit, I've posted two...
    BlankWhitePage BlankWhitePage 18-21, F 2 Responses Mar 9

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    My mom was a great mother growing up. She's even a great mom now. But since grandchildren have come into the picture, she's really changed. She's still a great mom to her children...
    EndiJo EndiJo 31-35, F 1 Response Mar 19

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    I spent a lot of time needing to be overly critical to survive. It's the sort of thing that wears you down, over-analyzing to the point of nothing being good enough (and secretly...
    BriImani BriImani 18-21, F 2 Responses Mar 17

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    I'm easily annoyed by ignorance. A lot of people say their annoyed by "stupid" but stupid implies they don't have the ability to learn. Ignorant would be a person who has the...
    MyCircus MyCircus 26-30, F 4 Responses 3 days ago

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    I dunno. Maybe this is bad, but it's something I can't help. I get annoyed when people spell some smaller words incorrectly or if they have excessive bad spelling. I don't know...
    RhinosaurusRex RhinosaurusRex 18-21, F 7 Responses Mar 3

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    I come here to talk to the lovely people I've met, to ask some fun or interesting questions to get some fun/interesting answers and I enjoy the banter on Q&A. I have made some...
    WittyWoo WittyWoo 41-45, F 20 Responses Mar 4

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    So almost everyone here is annoyed by people....I am too. I honestly can't stand it when I'm stuck in a room full of people who think they're so much better than you because they...
    GreenEyess GreenEyess 16-17, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    So I understand the title for this experience group means to create a space here to share positive things. Great idea!! I love how its creator describes it! Its interesting that...
    Chrye Chrye 51-55, F 3 Responses 4 days ago

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    I normally only get annoyed easily from annoying people, they RAGE me!
    princessbritneyblack princessbritneyblack 31-35, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    Hi My support worker at Webb house supported housing for people with mental health issues has been forcing things on me since I moved in there such as getting my grey coloured The...
    Powerlesss Powerlesss 31-35, F 4 Responses Mar 10

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    I enjoy being around people who are positive. If your going to smoke, drink or even curse stay away from me. I can't stand guys who curse. Why are you cursing? There no need to...
    lorrena19 lorrena19 18-21, F Mar 15

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