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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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    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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    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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    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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    People who are certain in their faith do not have any faith at all because certainty is the opposite of faith. It means they are very unsure of themselves and need certainties to...
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    I've always been called a conspiracy theorist for obtaining primary human nature: being suspicious/cautious. I'm aware that the government is holding us in a soft prison, it's kind...
    Offing Offing 18-21, F 4 Responses Mar 30

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    THEMADHATTERXXXX THEMADHATTERXXXX 46-50, M 1 Response Apr 7

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    I am a follower Of Jesus Christ. plus Jesus say himself he dislike Religion himself .we wont get in have because we are Baptist only way in is though Jesus Christ .
    Robs83 Robs83 26-30, M 2 Responses Mar 25

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    I looked at my progress report for math and it said 65-69 i never failed math or even got close this is horrible i really dislike my teacher i always was so good at math 90+ now I...
    crazyyes crazyyes 22-25, F Mar 26

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    5 Things I like : 1. My boyfriend. 2. Sex, 3. Music. 4. Disney. 5. Friends. 5 Things I dislike. 1.Rapist 2.Child molesters. 3.Drunk Drivers 4. People who can't/Wont take...
    NYSlilAngel NYSlilAngel 26-30, F 1 Response Mar 29

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    5 Things I Like is.... 1.Good Food 2.Nice People 3.Summer 4.A Gentleman 5.Good Music 5 Things I Dislike Is..... 1. Rude Cruel People 2.Liars 3.Cheaters 4.Abusers 5.Bad Music
    Ice26 Ice26 31-35, F Mar 29

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    I like to think of myself as an emanzipated, independent, strong women, and I can't help that whenever a overly masculine guy expresses some sort of interest in me, I feel...
    hieme hieme 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 8

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    I dislike when woman wants a naked pic of me and then get mad when I say no and so they block me like tf
    LovelessKid LovelessKid 16-17, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    I dislike when someone promises you something even the smallest thing and doesn't go through with it.
    lexix0 lexix0 16-17, F 4 days ago

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    Since I was a baby I really disliked PDA. I mean, I understand how someone would want to show their lover to the world and that crap but it becomes rather disgusting and annoying...
    HeyRainbow HeyRainbow 16-17, F 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    Long story short, I am dead serious when I claim that all my life I've always been "that" one. For some odd reason, Girls have always been the majority of the bullies (Im a girl...
    thatoddone thatoddone 18-21, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    I'm not sure what the problem is but I talk to certain people on Facebook and gain weight! They're all a lot fatter than I am and seem to have this amazing ability to transfer...
    ObiOneyouremyonlyhope ObiOneyouremyonlyhope 41-45, F Mar 31

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    A half truth is a whole lie. Yiddish Proverb
    jml2000 jml2000 56-60, M 1 Response Mar 31

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    16 and gladly I'm still a Virgin πŸ‘ŒπŸ˜Ž
    kiimfc kiimfc 16-17, F 1 Response Mar 23

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    I feel that organized religion has way too much potential for abuse. And if a religion is being abused like that, i cant believe that it is a true institution of god. I am...
    mydays1994 mydays1994 18-21, M 1 Response Mar 24

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    this is hilarious! because I used to be in beauty pageants when I was little! I just recently stopped but up until now, I had probably done over 100 pageants maybe. I disagree. I...
    countryanon countryanon 16-17, F 2 Responses Mar 24

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    Wow! I just watched this news video. Taylor Swift's business team is tired of setting her up on dates because she's a "man repeller", their words not mine. Apparently [not shocking...
    blossomingbeauti blossomingbeauti 36-40, F Mar 25

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    BREAKING NEWS … COMMON WORLD JURY OF WE THE PEOPLE UNFOLDING : Citizen Grand Jury Emancipating HumanityCitizen Grand JuryThe result of ordinary people taking the reinsand...
    THEMADHATTERXXXX THEMADHATTERXXXX 46-50, M 1 Response Mar 25

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    Women are human beings. Women are not just for sex. Women have brains. Women are not just faithless ho's who cheat on every man that's around them. Stop generalizing. I am so sick...
    wingeyes wingeyes 31-35, F 16 Responses Mar 25

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    This is a huge pet peeve of mine. Spoiling the ending or really anything critical about a movie annoys me to no end. I am something a movie junkie. I can’t think of very many...
    AnonymousEP77 AnonymousEP77 41-45, M Mar 25

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    wingeyes wingeyes 31-35, F 1 Response Mar 26

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    I feel my parents love my older brother more than me. Even though they've never said so, even though they rarely directly compares me to my brother - I know they do, all the time...
    dysfori dysfori 16-17, M Mar 26

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    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=plmqMMWIPjw
    Trothar Trothar 18-21 Mar 26

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    She is such a nosey person!!!!! My husband and I live with my parents in law to save for a house & my MIL is always looking to come in our room & instead of looking at me in the...
    Jcsguzman Jcsguzman 22-25, F Mar 27

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    wat trade unions did to my country was and has been awful in my country the trade unions were too powerful they destroyed the industry and all our major employers like ship yards...
    greatbritain1 greatbritain1 16-17, M 2 Responses Mar 27

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    I hate it I hate it I hate it! I want to stop going to school so bad!
    allisonslim allisonslim 22-25, F 1 Response Mar 27

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    The red headed step child thing is true. My boyfriend is a sweet man. Unfortunately this sweetness causes him to give his 4 year old EVERYTHING she wants. She's disgustingly rude...
    kkj13 kkj13 31-35, F 1 Response Mar 27

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    I was in beauty pageants when I was younger and I'm very happy I stopped doing them. I feel like beauty pageants are wastes of money for you to stand on a stage and get told...
    fairytalesandspiderwebs fairytalesandspiderwebs 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 28

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    5 things i like 1. My Crush 2. Blue 3. Kpop/Korea in general 4. Music/Trumpet 5. Food 5 things i dont like 1. ******** who lie 2. People who can keep their promise...
    Ali7890 Ali7890 16-17, F 1 Response Mar 29

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    I am a victim of mind control. Just typing this makes me feel like I may be crazy. You really can't talk to anyone about this because who the hell is going to believe it and that...
    pumpkin50 pumpkin50 46-50, F 1 Response Mar 29

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    I used to make myself mentally I'll to enjoy myself with alcohol, now I'm sane and have more fun and I remember the next day
    Freddie61 Freddie61 51-55, M 2 Responses Mar 30

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    Isn't it stupid and hypocritical for someone who doesn't want to be in a relationship to be in one? Isn't it cold hearted to date someone in order to get what they want that except...
    bkf2 bkf2 22-25, M Mar 30

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    I do beleive that we pretend to please others, you change your hair to fit the trend, you wear the clothes in the store how they show you, you dare not to alter it, because you...
    CharleighBrazil CharleighBrazil 16-17, F 2 Responses Mar 31

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    I almost never lie! If the truth is going to hurt someone than I keep my mouth shut! I seldom engage in white lies. You can trust my word! I am as good as my word. I bet you...
    aquarius3 aquarius3 61-65 1 Response Mar 31

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    I almost never lie! If the truth is going to hurt someone than I keep my mouth shut! I seldom engage in white lies. You can trust my word! I am as good as my word. I bet you...
    aquarius3 aquarius3 61-65 Mar 31

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    I almost never lie! If the truth is going to hurt someone than I keep my mouth shut! I seldom engage in white lies. You can trust my word! I am as good as my word. I bet you...
    aquarius3 aquarius3 61-65 1 Response Mar 31

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    Although hate is a strong word, I believe it's grows deeper with every day. So, my husband and I have been together for 4 years this summer and married for just over 1 1/2 years...
    happilymarried143 happilymarried143 31-35, F 1 Response Apr 1

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    Used to be one myself but hey, that was years ago. Not too late to turn back. Hope all the attention seekers in the world do too. I mean, in all of us, there's a little attention...
    baseCharlie baseCharlie 18-21, M Apr 1

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    I honestly would like to. The problem for me is that people don't come with a mute button. I'm fine with listening to other people and hearing their opinions on things, especially...
    fairytalesandspiderwebs fairytalesandspiderwebs 18-21, F Apr 2

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    Flies-Annoying,Always lurking,Waiting to land,Pesky,Ready to pounce on new bait,You try to shoo them away but it usually does not work.This site has many flies....People...
    SubmitandServe SubmitandServe 46-50, F 1 Response Apr 4

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    I'm a huge night person. Wanna go outside at night? That's awesome. We can look at the stars and run around the neighborhood for hours and feel the cool breezes and the house will...
    PinkiePie4 PinkiePie4 13-15, F Apr 4

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    Being a Stepmom hurts. I am trying to completely forgive SD for her hateful and hurtful comments and actions. So, I am putting my feelings on the line to possibly be hurt again. SD...
    Februarychic Februarychic 31-35, F 1 Response Apr 4

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    When mean people inflict their 'wrath' upon you and walk away feeling pleased with themselves. One thing that you should remember is that you are only human. Never let anyone rob...
    HowLoveGlows HowLoveGlows 22-25, F Apr 5

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    i hate islam a guy got beaten up in his college by his colleague for admitting that he is atheist. when the college security knew what the fight was about they refused to admitt...
    clownesta clownesta 22-25, F 3 Responses Apr 5

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