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I Dislike Certain Phrases

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    "Rigid thinking means "thinking, speaking, and imposing black/white right/wrong judgments (vs. opinions) on situations, relationships, and people. People who think rigidly may...
    Aimee17 Aimee17 41-45, F 3 Responses 3 days ago

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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 1 Response 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 3 Responses Jul 23

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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 don't want to say hate so I'll use the word dislike. I dislike when human beings try to bring other human beings down just boost their ego, make them feel powerful and more...
    wolflover1648 wolflover1648 16-17 5 days ago

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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 1 Response Jul 21

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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 4 Responses Jul 22

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    I really dislike people that JUDGE everyone and everything. Why they just don't mind their own business? Sometimes I wish I could slap them with my flip flops...(-.-)''
    DoItLikeADude DoItLikeADude 18-21, F 4 days ago

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    I like: - Romance stories. - Baking and cooking. - Postcards. - Jigsaw puzzles. - Candles. I dislike: - Snow when it becomes icy underneath. - Feeling unwell. - The smell of...
    ForeverIsOver ForeverIsOver 13-15, F 3 days ago

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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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    I Am Certain I Am In Love <3 <3 <3 Recently I have been having nights where my mind is filling with euphoria just at a basic though of my baby girl and that I have this...
    ECrierie ECrierie 16-17, M 1 Response 6 days ago

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    Why does everyone on here get offended so easily..people obviously can't take jokes anymore 😒
    HiiiPower HiiiPower 16-17, M 13 hrs ago

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    Just because you don't agree with it doesn't make it wrong. Just because you say it's okay doesn't make it right. You shouldn't run some one else's life. So here is the only rule I...
    KateTheStraightedge KateTheStraightedge 16-17, F 11 hrs ago

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    My father's new girlfriend is constantly groping him, in front of me. It makes me uncomfortable. Is there a polite way to ask her to behave in a civilized manner?
    mcrn96 mcrn96 36-40, F 1 Response 1 hr ago

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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 8 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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    I agree I want to bump into someone like Augustus Waters and fall inlove with him the way you fall asleep slowly and at all at once
    MichaelaWaters MichaelaWaters 13-15, F Jul 3

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    If only he were real, I want my own Augustus. 😍
    TheSongPlaysWithin TheSongPlaysWithin 16-17, F 2 Responses Jul 3

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    Today I told my mother that I am done. I no longer want her in my life. It's really hard having a mother like her.. Hell, I have a really hard time referring to her as my mom. She...
    Rosaalie Rosaalie 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 3

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    I believe these individuals are your basic pond scum living off other people's misery with their parasitic behavior. They are on commercials every day telling people they are...
    johnny048 johnny048 46-50, M Jul 4

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    Is being 'too' nationalistic racist?
    TobeGrey TobeGrey 22-25, M 1 Response Jul 4

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    LOL I mean, they're in front of my face. If I look, it's awkward. If I don't look-- I DON'T KNOW WHERE ELSE TO LOOK! 😂
    Yasmin8 Yasmin8 13-15, F 1 Response Jul 4

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    I have always, and always will be, myself. I am happy with the fact that I have a 'contradictory' personality (who doesn't? It's part of being human) and really don't care when...
    randomlygenerated randomlygenerated 18-21, F Jul 5

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    Has anyone ever dealt with a revenge seeking passive aggressive co worker? If so how did you handle it? Thanks
    AquariusLife AquariusLife 26-30, F 1 Response Jul 6

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    Passive aggressive people are constantly thinking of making others feel less of them selfs its like mostly every1 can be victom the best thing ive done was to just ignore people...
    missyluvsmissy4me missyluvsmissy4me 41-45, F Jul 6

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    We girls would highly appreciate it if men stopped looking at us as if we were pieces of meat and you were starving lions.
    citali citali 16-17, F 9 Responses Jul 7

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    For a long time, I've always felt that my mother favored my older brother over me. Recently, she told me, face to face that she does, in fact, favor my brother. How the hell am I...
    Lindy97 Lindy97 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 7

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    Monday is my least favorite day of the week. It's just there like..... Blah.
    Cozy01 Cozy01 18-21, F Jul 7

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    If your man doesn't respect you, I've got your back girl! Women are what help humanity survive, don't disrespect women just because you can't get laid!
    SoulWriter17 SoulWriter17 16-17, M 1 Response Jul 8

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    since you came out a woman's area, at least have the decency to respect one. a woman is not someone who you can just take advantage over, or if she is your girlfriend or wife or...
    RiskForChance RiskForChance 13-15, F 2 Responses Jul 8

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    This is a reason I don't like trial lawyers much. A ridiculous law suit in my opinion: http://nypost.com/2014/07/07/yankees-fan-caught-sleeping-suing-espn-for-10-million/
    johnny048 johnny048 46-50, M Jul 8

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    So my cousin is a prime example of some of the weirdest and worst parenting I've ever come across. She has two sons and the oldest is 13 and the youngest is turning 7, the oldest...
    misspaperwait misspaperwait 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 8

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