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I Dislike Certain Phrases

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    I Hate The Phrase "Everything Happens For A Reason."

    "Oh everything happens for reason." Is it just me, or does anyone else hate the phrase "everything happens for a reason?" To me, this phrase would mean that NONE of us are in control of our future or destiny. And wouldn't that suck? See, if everything happens for a reason...
    kraftsmooth kraftsmooth 18-21, M 3 Responses Apr 19, 2013

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    For a Variety of Reasons

    A lot of phrases that are overrused, are used to reinforce stereotypes, and do not enable people to put much creativity into their vocabulary.  The same phrases are repeated over and over to the extent that their words becoming meaningless.   Today my detested...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Feb 28, 2009

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    To name a few........

    .. Fresh frozen....well what else would it have been, spoiled then frozen? It's hailing!!! ....95% of the time that's way wrong. hail is common only in warm weather , believe it or not, with thunderstorms. Usually it is sleet that is falling, when it's cold and as a sort of...
    4k5dii 4k5dii 46-50, M Apr 29

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    Two

    The following are the phrases I simply hate. Of course, these are also the phrases my mom uses the most. Is there some sort of corollary? 1. "It will make you a well-rounded [insert round gesture] person." I put well-rounded in bold because that's what she...
    kleisse kleisse 22-25, F Aug 7, 2009

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    Practice Makes Perfect

    It's not true, children. You will never become perfect. I used to think if I set my mind to something I could do it no matter what. It's not true though. Nobody is perfect, and kids need to learn this and stop wasting their time on things they're not meant to or don't want to do...
    PyroPyrate PyroPyrate 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 29, 2011

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    Just A Few

    It annoys the hell out of me when somebody complains about something stupid like their pen running out of ink or losing their car for week and some stupid mofo says "first world problems" . My first issue with this is life isnt f*king twitter dude. You can't just use twitter hash...
    Nic00l Nic00l 16-17, F Nov 12, 2012

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    Kafka-esque

    Thank God most schools in the US stopped teaching anything worth reading, because in the 90s I was getting a bit annoyed at the over use of the term Kafka-esque. Thankfully the metamorphosis of modern education into a big joke has caused a reduction in the use of this banal trope...
    kryptonian kryptonian 31-35, M 2 Responses Feb 28, 2009

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    Related Experiences

    If you want to say something but don't or are insinuating something don't, just don't. I rather hear exactly what you want to say than hear your lies or suggestive little phrases...
    Steffi627 Steffi627 18-21, F Jul 11

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    "I got swag" "She/he is thirsty" "I got friendzoned" "Ooh! She's acting cray cray" "Let me jump your bones" A very short but precise list. There are undoubtedly more phrases that...
    fairytalesandspiderwebs fairytalesandspiderwebs 18-21, F Jul 8

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    It's so ironic since I keep things orderly. I really detest being told what to do especially when it is done rudely. Kids today have no manners, and adults are no better. I like it...
    Kawiicatnipotaku Kawiicatnipotaku 18-21, M Jul 1

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    I honestly loathe any man when they cannot respect a woman. Its perfectly understandable that majority of men are on the internet for a sexual fix and many turn to women who they...
    CaraLina CaraLina 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 8

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    Perhaps I am not the "Ideal" person in Todays Overly Politically Correct Society , and am far too concise and blunt for most peoples taste nowadays , Nor am I rich , dashing...
    TsavoHunter TsavoHunter 36-40, M 1 day ago

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    I noticed there are many individuals in this world who are mentally and emotionally weak. They want other people to tell them they're "beautiful, smart, etc.". They want other...
    Neiymara Neiymara 22-25, F 3 Responses Jul 8

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    I dislike mean people alot. They use u just like dustbin. They might not talk to you so much, but when they need some help, they directly Contact u because they have no sense of...
    WalHash22 WalHash22 22-25, M Jun 24

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    I guess you could say that I dislike my old self. I used to be a huge attention seeker and I became inspired to write out this story in hopes that it could shed some light on the...
    JudeLeDude JudeLeDude 22-25, M 1 Response Jul 1

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    I dislike it for many reasons. Firstly, I don't like being classified as white due to how I speak. I have nothing against white people which makes the statement " you sound white...
    Rainbowkissesxo Rainbowkissesxo 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 6

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    I dislike ppl just send me for only to have xx cam okay sometime I feel wild but not always soo stop asking ...
    noor222 noor222 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 9

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    Likes: 1. Vintage-style Wristwatches 2. Documentaries 3. East Indian/Pakistani Food 4. Bookstores 5. The Desert Dislikes: 1. Garage Sales 2. Crowds 3. Romantic Comedies 4. Traffic...
    Rutterman Rutterman 36-40, M 3 days ago

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    Likes- 1. Getting a pedi 2. Flowers/plants 3. Seeing new places 4. Pepperoni rolls w/ sweet peppers 5. Laughing with my kiddos Dislikes- 1. Waiting in long lines at an...
    Jadedlace Jadedlace 36-40, F 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    A superb accommodate connected with apparel need to have printed with the lovely case, next the importance on the apparel is usually very well showed, some women invest in many...
    replicachanel replicachanel 22-25, M Jun 25

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    I am 100% certain that I am in love there is not one day that goes by where I don't think about my girlfriend, even though she is still facing a 2 month grounding from her mom...
    ECrierie ECrierie 16-17, M 1 Response Jul 16

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    Going to sleep and waking up on your own is depressing :/
    DanBurnett DanBurnett 16-17, M 31 mins ago

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    I Can't. I've Never Cheated. I Never Will. I Wont Ever Be With A Guy That Has A Girlfriend Or Wife. I Would Feel So Dirty. I Couldn't Walk Around Knowing That I've Done Something...
    Eriannaa Eriannaa 13-15, F 26 mins ago

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    133 G77 Nations Vow to Destroy America’s New World Order ... June 17, 2014. Bolivia. The American and European media are doing everything they can to black this news out. But...
    THEMADHATTERXXXX THEMADHATTERXXXX 46-50, M 3 Responses Jun 24

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    I hate text slang. What's wrong with vowels!? Occasionally it's ok but sometimes I just wonder if the text slang is how some people are programmed. Are they in such a rush to ask...
    Nooneknowsmythoughts Nooneknowsmythoughts 18-21, F 3 Responses Jun 24

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    I was talking to the professor about grading and some random girl in my class says to the professor, "I want to talk to you, I've been waiting for two hours to ask you questions...
    thisisausernametoo thisisausernametoo 18-21 Jun 24

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    What's up with that ****. Don't people know how to do for themselves? The person doesnt realize they think they are fooling the person they using. When at the end its the him/her...
    miracle3054 miracle3054 31-35, F Jun 25

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    I never could & never will understand why people cheat on each other. If you like sleeping around, break up ...Or just stay single. :/ Why hurt someone ? *Sigh*😴😴
    AEHeroine AEHeroine 18-21, F Jun 25

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    WHISTLE BLOWER : Cooking of Humanity - Invisible Global Warfare : MICROWAVE WEAPONS“Just look at us. Everything is backwards; everything is upside down. Doctors destroy...
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    I had sports day today I did relay in front of academy's, teachers, principals, etc. I won a medal Go my academy Eden!!! Thanks for the support...
    tiashepherdx tiashepherdx 13-15, F Jun 26

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    I don not like man that treat women with disrespect. They are cowardly.
    wolfe2012 wolfe2012 41-45, M Jun 26

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    Why are these double standards? Why nobody insults those who say "Men are stupid." But if someone says this about women evrybody will attack them. Why people insult those guys who...
    azanun azanun 18-21, F Jun 27

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    TERRORIST MEDIA : IS FOX NEWS MORE DANGEROUS AND VOLATILE THAN ISIS ? ...IN YOUR FACEPSYCHOPATHIC MEDIA CORPORATIONSINCITING TERRORRUSSELL BRANDBritish comedian Russell Brand...
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    Brainwash Update THE MEN AND WOMEN OF THE SOULESS WAR MACHINE BREED DEATH ... How Military Exercises Are Killing Millions of Sea Creatures Every YearTHESE PEOPLE ARE THE REAL...
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    Why do people make fake profiles? Why do they join ep? Maybe their lifes are so empty that they desperate need the attention of others by any means they can get. They want to...
    prince35xxx prince35xxx 31-35, M Jun 27

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    Liars lie. That's what they do. Best to remember that if their mouth is moving, they are lying. And to remember that their lying has everything to do with them and nothing to do...
    Aimee17 Aimee17 36-40, F 6 Responses Jun 27

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    Company Store System of Babylon ... By Latin Law, the Vatican is the Head of the Family; and this is who is the Head of the Covens of Azazel. They renamed themselves “Religions...
    THEMADHATTERXXXX THEMADHATTERXXXX 46-50, M Jun 27

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    Whiny, needy, clingy, submissive men drive me absolutely crazy! It's worse than having another child! It's a huge turnoff throughout the day, no matter how horny I am, I could not...
    Islndgirl Islndgirl 36-40, F 1 Response Jun 28

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    MAX IGAN : Conversations in Gaza ...http://thecrowhouse.comA skype conversation with Omar, a friend in Gaza *****. This conversation took place on June 28th, 2014, shortly after...
    THEMADHATTERXXXX THEMADHATTERXXXX 46-50, M 1 Response Jun 28

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    I always use to think that I loved to be alone and have time to myself. So much so, that if I ever met anyone who thought or felt the opposite, I'd basically view as weak. But...
    SweetKrazyChill SweetKrazyChill 26-30, F 1 Response Jun 29

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    I have difficulty in doing lots things because i always have fears, which makes me hard to do what my mind wants. I do not have dreams like most people do. I feel like an odd ball...
    mushu995 mushu995 18-21, F Jun 29

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    They are socially clueless, dangerous sociopaths. Everything they do is done to impress other men, which is quite ironic.
    StankbuttThe2nd StankbuttThe2nd 41-45, M 2 Responses Jun 29

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    Am I the only one who hates watching people getting hurt on tv? Like afv or rediculousness? I wish I could enjoy stuff like that but I can't. Anyone else feel the same way?
    mustachiogirl mustachiogirl 13-15, F 1 Response Jun 30

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    This has probably been happening for the past decade since they have been fighting. I love my parents. But they fight a lot and have sex after they fight. And the next day, they...
    mollysixteen mollysixteen 13-15, F Jul 1

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    But sometimes i am one. Why???? Been hurt by the same jerks. Or those like them. Fallen angel or self preservation. Thank the creator for pals. Now if they visited...
    converted converted 46-50, M Jul 1

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    H.A.T.E.R.S. > Having Anger Towards Everyone Reaching Success Most of us in life will come across a person/persons (specially on the internet) who are just gonna hate you....No...
    TheMightyAphrodite TheMightyAphrodite 36-40, F 6 Responses Jul 2

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    I cannot stand it. I mean-- not all men are like this. But I hate those ******* pigs who make inapproiate comments about women or just disrespect us in general. It's awful.
    findasilverlining33 findasilverlining33 16-17, F Jul 3

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