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I Dislike Certain Phrases

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    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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    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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    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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    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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    I really dislike people who are sooo negative. Im battling through somethings and i start everyday as if its a new day, i put on a smile and keep doing good things, but then you...
    staystrongsu staystrongsu 18-21, F 1 day ago

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    I honestly don't see the point in them! They look ugly and, to be honest in the area that I live it seems more like a teenage 'fashion' accessory, so if the idea is to stop people...
    SarahTheHooker SarahTheHooker 18-21, F 1 Response a week ago

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    Damn it! I wish there was a dislike button on here.
    ElleFarah ElleFarah 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 2

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    Seriously, grow up and change. Why do you people dislike change so much, quit living in the past and embrace the future -_-. And stop, forcing your religious ideals onto others.
    WhereWeBegin WhereWeBegin 18-21, M Aug 7

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    I like: black markers, pandora radio, lip gloss, shoes, and books. I dislike: okra, long lines at the grocery store, being called "colored", when my coworkers are late, and...
    guideme2truth guideme2truth 26-30, F 1 Response Aug 11

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    WOW, only 5??? Lol... The first 5 set of things I like is; 1) talking to Smigger1970 2) NASCAR sprint. 3) pulling pranks on ppl 4) music 5) watching TLC. The 5 dislikes are 1...
    EyeDontGiveAHoot EyeDontGiveAHoot 36-40, F 4 Responses Aug 11

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    I like liberty, freedom, critical thinkers, the US constitution and straightforward no nonsense type of people. I dislike tyranny, people who live in a bubble, people trying to...
    johnny048 johnny048 46-50, M Aug 12

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    Why do people bully? People shouldn't bullie ever! No one should make fun of people cause they are not smarter then others. Just because someone is in special Ed, or in the super...
    crazyhyperkid crazyhyperkid 13-15, M 5 Responses Aug 15

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    Not really, I mean who else would I have to pick on? If you choose to be that way and want to run your big mouth and say stupid things, your open game. It works both ways, right...
    KawaiiDemon KawaiiDemon 18-21 Aug 19

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    I don't dislike alcohol and drugs because my parents told me to. I actually don't mind people drinking a little every now and then, there's nothing wrong with that I'm sure when I...
    NameIsMailbox NameIsMailbox 13-15, M 2 days ago

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    In this world nothing can be said to be certain, except death and taxes.
    Brunette4U Brunette4U 26-30, F Aug 13

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    I'm feeling bad...kind of a mixture of anger, sadness, disappointment... and can't blame other than me, I keep telling myself I should know better... I should stick to my never...
    Brunette4U Brunette4U 26-30, F 3 Responses Aug 18

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    i hate pedophiles, and those who get high out of harming others and giving pain . its a pleasure thing for partners and everybody should enjoy ,not get pain
    tiarababy tiarababy 22-25, F 1 Response 8 hrs ago

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    I will never understand people that seemingly go out of their way simply to hurt someone's feelings. There's enough bullshit in this life without us tearing each other down.
    Runningagainstthewind Runningagainstthewind 22-25, F 1 Response 2 hrs ago

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    People like to assume I use the Lotus Flower as my profile because my face is unappealing. Did those people ever think that I don't show my face simply because I don't want...
    Tilou420 Tilou420 13-15, F 3 Responses 1 hr ago

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    I'll find you in the morning sun And when the night is new I'll be looking at the moon But I'll be seeing you... "I'll Be Seeing You", BILLIE HOLIDAY
    greycells greycells 36-40, F 1 Response 9 hrs ago

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    Don't. Just don't. No ******* Jesus arguments, I don't care if it's pro choice or not, just don't, because if you sat down and read the bible, every ******* thing is a sin.
    onlykisses onlykisses 16-17, M 3 Responses Jul 29

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    Seriously 50year old man, no I don't want to see a pic ov ur wrinkly ****! Or any ov ur dicks for that matter! Geeeez lol
    littlefox6 littlefox6 18-21, F 3 Responses Jul 30

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    I'll admit, I can be a hypocrite at times and I hate it!
    Ellyhi Ellyhi 13-15, F Jul 30

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          5 things I like1. Women of all shapes and sizes- I love women.2. Pizza3. Tending to my garden4. Good conversation5.Great sex- hey m a guy what do you expect...
    MasterGin MasterGin 41-45, M 1 Response Jul 30

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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 1 Response Jul 31

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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 Jul 31

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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 Jul 31

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    These days it seems to be the norm rather than as an outlier or extreme behavior. It really is annoying having to deal with people who display such a personality trait. I like the...
    AdamSensation AdamSensation 31-35, M Jul 31

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    I have a friend whose adult heroine addicted son came across some even darker waters. He was selling his girlfriends ******** to other junkies. This came out one night via his...
    LastofmyKind LastofmyKind 26-30, F Jul 31

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    But I still LOVE school so much!!! School is love school is life ( for me )
    bela5562 bela5562 13-15, F Aug 1

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    Many people ask why do other people block them? Or some liking to be blocked. Well, here is a simple and effective way to deal with blocking someone, or dealing with being blocked...
    aussieman01 aussieman01 51-55, M 2 Responses Aug 1

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    My mother has met a guy on the internet, she's been speaking to him for all of 3 weeks. She's met him once, 2 days ago, for a date of a few hours. I discover today, that she is...
    ForBetterOrForWorse ForBetterOrForWorse 16-17, F 3 Responses Aug 2

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    Why ruin the beauty of language? Using slang is one of the worst ways to express yourself in my opinion. A message is much more meaningful when someone takes the time to type it...
    Unification Unification 16-17, F Aug 2

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    * Grammar. Not grammer. (Oh the irony).
    emiveritas emiveritas 18-21, F 4 Responses Aug 2

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    I hate it when a girl or guy post a status or pic on Facebook or Instagram saying," I'm bored someone chat" then I chat with them and they never answer! Gosh dangit
    brownzugar brownzugar 16-17, M 2 Responses Aug 3

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    Who does like them? They put out question after question usually same ones everyday. They need to be seen to have friends yet rarely actually message them as that would not be seen...
    vampirish vampirish 46-50, F 1 Response Aug 3

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    they all so stooooopid and they cant spell..............
    Bonzaman Bonzaman 26-30, M 2 Responses Aug 6

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    they all so stooooopid and they cant spell..............
    Bonzab Bonzab 36-40, M 4 Responses Aug 7

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    Lol, latley ive noticed how some guys have been labelling girls as "vvhores" or "*******" to the point its rather absurd. Just because a girl shares something thats related to a...
    WhereWeBegin WhereWeBegin 18-21, M 1 Response Aug 7

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    I am a very sweet girl until you throw out cat calls or whistle or get overly agressive with me or another female. I've physically fought a few guys over this. I lost but it was...
    Alylovespuppies Alylovespuppies 16-17, F Aug 7

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    If your disrespectful dont even talk to me. Especially if you hit women. I'll hit back I don't care if your a man or not. I hate men that disrespect and and abuse women. If your...
    Rayven1997 Rayven1997 16-17, F 3 Responses Aug 7

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    Douchebags, ********, dickheads. They are everywhere. I especially cannot stand those who preach about good manners but are so full of themselves, think they're dominant, and still...
    xxXxSkyxXxx xxXxSkyxXxx 18-21, F 4 Responses Aug 7

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    I am a firm believer in getting away from all the hormones, antibiotics, and chemicals that the gov't puts in our food. But it is near to IMPOSSIBLE for middle to lower class...
    kavlynn99 kavlynn99 22-25, F 5 Responses Aug 9

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    Actually I hate it. When people add an extra z or an s to a word. Wtf how unnecessary. Please kids correct your spelling now! Idiocracy is already taking over nooooo
    aburns aburns 22-25, F 2 Responses Aug 9

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    I think the worst type would be guys that take advantage of girls when they're drunk. Alcohol affects your brain and your ability to make good decisions, so for a guy to take...
    RebeccaLouise9541 RebeccaLouise9541 16-17, F