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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    Related Experiences

    I dislike myself :/ I like people with a certain look and body type and would throw myself at that person on here if he's single. So I'm the kind of not quite normal am I? I know...
    Concerto Concerto 22-25, F 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    Well almost my step mom. My dad doesn't know when they're getting married. I'm sure he wouldnt tell me anyway. He texted me about the engagement in July and that was basically the...
    wheretogo98 wheretogo98 16-17, M 2 days ago

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    I like: Chocolate Evan Making people smile Books Pixie sticks I dislike: Trolls. Onions Bounty chocolate Coldness Floods.
    ImGayButDontTell ImGayButDontTell 18-21, M Sep 21

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    I like: - when my cat takes naps with me - warm and sunny weather - reliability, punctuality, following through, excellence as a habit, conscientiousness. - back scratches and...
    Solfeggio Solfeggio 36-40, F 1 Response Sep 21

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    ...dislike doesn't come close. This guy is literally wasting time to sap as much as he can from our already financially struggling family. He's the second driving instructor I've...
    moonscapemonoxide moonscapemonoxide 16-17, F Oct 10

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    In fact, I dislike all people who call people out there name. No matter what the conflict is. Men don't deserve to put there hands of females, or call then b I t c h and H o e s...
    Briilashun Briilashun 16-17, F 2 Responses Oct 13

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    I dislike Facebook cause, when I originally got on it. I thought it was a great way to share my experiences with my family and friends... Then I realized that I was becoming...
    Mistakemaker80 Mistakemaker80 31-35, F a week ago

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    I don't completely dislike it, I just hate that it brings out the worst of the nerd community.
    lalaloopsytrollpony lalaloopsytrollpony 18-21, F 5 days ago

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    Five things I like. One. Authentic Mexican tacos ,shut your mouth and get out of town. Two. Being in a happy punch drunk mood while hanging out with friends (that doesn't...
    ashless ashless 22-25, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    I tend to be able to predict if something good or bad is going to happen. I get this strange feeling in my body kind of like an unusual "sensation"? (usually bad, sadly). But I...
    barbieolic barbieolic 16-17, F Oct 12

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    The flipper teeth things creep me out and make me want a pair of my own.
    bombchu bombchu 22-25, F 1 Response 20 hrs ago

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    I don't think you some one has the right to judge a child and say if one is prettier then the other. All children are beautiful and if one doesn't win you know it makes them feel...
    Adpatrick Adpatrick 18-21, F 18 hrs ago

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    This is terrible for little kids. Think about it they will grow up thinking they have to be perfect.
    catsecrets catsecrets 13-15, F 1 Response 14 hrs ago

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    Ever seen Toddlers in tiaras That show makes me sick!
    Huskyforders Huskyforders 13-15, F 2 Responses 10 hrs ago

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    It is just **** for pedi files
    Penguin47 Penguin47 66-70, M 1 Response 9 hrs ago

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    Really You Guys Are Rude Lay Off I'm A 14 Year Old Who Did Dumb Thing I Clearly Know Who The Father Of My Child Is ! I Just Wasn't Clear On A Few Things You Adults Shouldn't Be...
    Mommieof1 Mommieof1 13-15, F 1 Response 7 hrs ago

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    I feel like they force girls to grow up too fast and it's all about the moms getting attention usually. It looks like it's for the children but the moms are all over that crap, and...
    Aepeth Aepeth 16-17, F 6 hrs ago

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    Lol you usually see some fat country mom taking over the show
    Aepeth Aepeth 16-17, F 2 Responses 6 hrs ago

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    Gee whizz! I found out about these a few years ago. Saw a documentary and felt sick. What possible purpose do these things serve ? Quite creepy seeing children dressed as adults !
    picklebobble picklebobble 46-50, M 2 Responses 5 hrs ago

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    I could say something as simple as "I like Bacon", and there will be somebody, somewhere, you can count on it will get super offended and will furiously type on their keyboard and...
    bombchu bombchu 22-25, F 3 hrs ago

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    just it seems we have to get shocked to recorrect our road and go back. that shock for me was my grandmothers's pass away. my grand ma.
    Amir01 Amir01 22-25, M 10 hrs ago

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    just it seems we have to get shocked to recorrect our road and go back. that shock for me was my grandmothers's pass away. my grand ma.
    Amir01 Amir01 22-25, M 10 hrs ago

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    elegant malevolence giving way to unexpected flashes of compassion.
    dontcareforlabels dontcareforlabels 41-45, M Oct 2

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    But way back i used to think much of her, and this Vision of Love was a great little thing, Oh how the mighty have fallen *sigh*
    Nest37 Nest37 36-40, M Sep 21

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    I was once a huge fan of all professional sports. But no longer am. The professional athletes of today irritate me in a big way. These athletes for the most part in general act...
    johnny048 johnny048 46-50, M 1 Response Sep 22

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    aka establishment propaganda
    dontcareforlabels dontcareforlabels 41-45, M Sep 23

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    Points finger > You don't know who you are.
    dontcareforlabels dontcareforlabels 41-45, M Sep 23

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    It's a good job isn't it...
    dontcareforlabels dontcareforlabels 41-45, M 1 Response Sep 23

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    sticks and stones may break my bones but your words they surely kill. saying dirty things and being rude doesnt make you man or anything it is just proof that tell how full of...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Sep 23

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    I just like to share my naughty experiences on here. I'm not here to fish for compliments or gain acceptance from strangers. So many women on here are such attention wh***s! They...
    campingonmars campingonmars 22-25, F Sep 23

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    I am sharing this article because I agree with what he is saying http://realnewspaper.wordpress.com/2014/03/13/why-men-cheat-on-loyal-women/
    sapphire601 sapphire601 31-35, F Sep 23

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    I get it, I understand when someone has a bad day. Everyone goes through problems or unforseeing circumstances but that doesn't or shouldn't give them the right to take it out on...
    kc07 kc07 36-40, F 1 Response Sep 23

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    Oh god yes. My mom's whole family are nothing but bigoted asshats. They think they're better than everyone else, and judge and look down on everyone.
    oathtoorder oathtoorder 18-21, F 1 Response Sep 24

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    Other people's perception of me is none of my business...
    pyeito pyeito 31-35, M Sep 24

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    I will instantly target them and put them down. I won't talk above them but at their level. I know a lot of people like this and I won't give them the satisfaction.
    ValhallaAwaits ValhallaAwaits 18-21, M 1 Response Sep 24

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    So I get the long expected call From the owner of the company that my salary is going to be cut 15-20%. It was cut 20 % 3 yrs ago. At the end of the yr my car goes too - I'm in...
    steverick steverick 56-60, M Sep 25

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    Someone told me that feminism is unnecessary because men do not degrade women within the **** industry because all focus is on pleasuring them. Someone please tell me how...
    buttonpins buttonpins 16-17, F Sep 25

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    Ugggh unless it's on TV you need to keep drama away from me. I do take part in drama sometimes on rare occasions but I am not one to spread it like wild fire
    Raptax231 Raptax231 18-21, M 1 Response Sep 25

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    I don't see why anyone would like mean people! They are mean! They don't care about anyone except themselves and they don't care about who they hurt
    Raptax231 Raptax231 18-21, M 1 Response Sep 25

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    I love to learn new things (except math, I hate math), but the school system is just so dumb. Sitting in stuffy classrooms for 6 hours is not a great atmosphere for students. Some...
    averiejune15 averiejune15 13-15, F Sep 26

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    M-F commute on train to work. It just get old
    boohya boohya 41-45, M 2 Responses