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I Don't Like the Word "Stupid"

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    Totally Hate It

    I heard this word so many times in my life and whenever I hear someone call another stupid, it makes me totally nervous and it makes me want to scream.  Gosh I hate this word. Lately, I haven't been having any problem saying it.  This word doesn't...
    Whateverrrrr Whateverrrrr 36-40, F 1 Response Apr 17, 2010

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    Hurtful Words

    I started this group because I have seen so many groups on here that refer to certain groups of people as stupid, and also a lot of groups referring to certain beliefs (religious, political, etc) as stupid. One in particular is a group that insults a belief of mine and I probably...
    DelightfulBabe08 DelightfulBabe08 26-30 2 Responses Oct 9, 2008

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    I Don't Like The Word Stupid

    I don't like the word stupid, because I think it's just stupid. I mean it's so stupid that it has stupid written all over it. that's how stupid it is...long story short, it's just stupid.And that's my stupid story
    LongLiveRockAndRoll LongLiveRockAndRoll 26-30, M Aug 21, 2012

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    It Carries A Lot Of Weight

    To me, "stupid" is not just a lack of intelegence.  If that were the case it would be no big deal...just another antonym for smart.  But it's not.The word stupid caries a lot of extra connotations.  To me stupid also means useless, worthless, not to be bothered with, a waste...
    Plaid Plaid 31-35, F 4 Responses Mar 15, 2011

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    I Have No Use For This Word

    Usage of this word is a pet peeve of mine. It is harmful to a young child's self esteem and worth. It is condescending, belittling and just plain insulting to the recipient. Whenever I hear it uttered, my first thought is: "the person using that word is ignorant"...
    angelwings626 angelwings626 41-45, F 12 Responses Dec 31, 2008

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    1. I don't hate kids or wish them any harm, but I am not a fan, either. I can be very short-tempered and impatient, and this is especially true when they are whining, screaming...
    Stratosara Stratosara 26-30, F 1 day ago

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    I hate when people feel the need to tell me they don't like me. Like okay, and? Do you think I care?
    lifesacruelgame lifesacruelgame 16-17, F 1 day ago

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    if you don't like me for who I am (my look my race my religion my thoughts and all the things I have or do or think of) I wouldn't care cause I'm happy with who I am and I would...
    AThousandSun AThousandSun 18-21, F 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    My Uncle got Dementia and went into a home! I phoned up the UK Post Office to pay his bill and cancel his phone as his house had been empty for months and they were still charging...
    MikeWJames MikeWJames 31-35, M 1 Response 1 day ago

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    On Saturday, a good friend of mine asked me to go to church with her. I didn't want to go, but I still went with her to make her happy. I don't normally go to church, so I thought...
    moose73630 moose73630 16-17, M 4 Responses 4 days ago

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    Many years ago now I went to an event and met someone there who I felt was pretty interesting. He was a poet and artist so we exchanged info and have kept in touch sort of through...
    LaGentilleDame LaGentilleDame 31-35, F 4 days ago

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    You don't like me ? thats cute, i really couldn't care less :) bye
    Sublevarse Sublevarse 18-21, M 4 Responses 4 days ago

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    I don't like my father as a father, but I still like him as a friend. So for 2 and a half months, I lived with my dad, since my mum is moving to another country, temporarily. In...
    azurevanilla azurevanilla 13-15 5 days ago

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    I'm pretty young and most teenagers say they don't like their mom because they didn't buy them a new phone or any little reason like that. I don't like my mom because she is the...
    Oxidant Oxidant 13-15, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    I really don't like racists. Life is too short to waste it on hate.
    Maybeincubus Maybeincubus 22-25, M 5 days ago

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    I really don't like racists. Life is too short to waste it on hate.
    Maybeincubus Maybeincubus 22-25, M 1 Response 5 days ago

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    I think anime is something someone gets into at a fairly young age and the obsession stays with them for life. I am 23 and have a friend who enjoys anime A LOT. I try to watch the...
    stonecoldflame stonecoldflame 22-25, F 6 days ago

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    Have you ever loved someone you know is not a match to you,.. I do.. I love my wife very much but she dislikes everything that I like, and vice versa. It seems like we can never...
    Someone6687 Someone6687 26-30, M 6 days ago

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    DiamondInTheSkye DiamondInTheSkye 18-21, F 6 days ago

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    aquiver aquiver 26-30, F 1 Response a week ago

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    I don't like rude comments. Especially when you create fights with it that are pointless in the end.
    Aaaashton Aaaashton 22-25, F a week ago

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    I don't know why.When we talk about a man woman friendship,people assume more than there is to it.Some men also insist on doing things the woman may not want like insisting on...
    whitesunshine87 whitesunshine87 51-55, F 3 Responses a week ago

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    What if a person that you love lie to you and in their defense they say :I did not tell you because I wanted to protected your heart ..or I don't want you get mad or I didn't tell...
    Alicoop Alicoop 36-40, F Jun 26

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    I don’t much like people who have chosen one particular, real goal in life and work tirelessly to achieve it. All it screams to me is an unimaginative mind and a refusal to think...
    UnrealSpectre UnrealSpectre 26-30, M Jun 26

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    no really, I don't :-)(-: always the block button. just wish we could have a block button in real life
    TheIronyOfItAll TheIronyOfItAll 22-25, M 4 Responses Jun 26

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    She puts so much pressure on me to succeed you see I'm home schooled and she tells us all theses tales about how horrible school is. I'm not sure if their really true. Sometimes...
    Hannahmoore Hannahmoore 13-15, F Jun 24

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    Know what i mean? I don't like to be forced to learn something.
    liippy liippy 18-21, M Jun 24

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    Can I please just let this out? (it's pretty long O__O) It's summer break and my dad keeps on ordering everyone in the family around. He calls at least 3~4 times a day everyday...
    sweetcolors123 sweetcolors123 16-17 Jun 23

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    I usually do fine if I'm around maybe 8 or fewer people but once it starts going beyond that I'm looking for breathing room. Why is it that the crowd dynamic seems to be able to...
    Bumblelion Bumblelion 31-35, M 3 Responses Jun 23

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    I just never got them. It seems as though everybody here has one exception to their rule but I really don't. My mom loved musicals. When I was little she'd show me Sound of Music...
    NorCalBoy NorCalBoy 18-21, M 1 Response Jun 22

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    My Dad is unemployed and a sore loser. He is an alcoholic who like to spend his time going to bars and getting drunk. I hate when my parents have to argue and fight sometimes. My...
    flamingheadboy512 flamingheadboy512 13-15, M Jun 21

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    Not really, I don't much give a damn personally. I don't have a dad and never really did, much like a few of my friends and few others with particularly BAD fathers. We've...
    elipses elipses 22-25, M 2 Responses Jun 20

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    I don't like being argumentative, but I can get defensive. When I am sure of my stand, and I know I am dealing with an idiot, I just roll my eyes, inwardly say 'whatever', and just...
    iCuriousBabe iCuriousBabe 41-45, F 7 Responses Jun 20

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    I feel like if you're a stranger and you call me these names, you've already explained how you feel about me. When a man that I don't know says this to me, it usually has some...
    madnyss madnyss 16-17, F Jun 19

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    In every love story, there will always be a Romeo and a Juliet. Happily Ever Afters. Battles. And fighting for a loved one. It's been written in book for years, decades...
    shhstayquiet shhstayquiet 16-17, F Jun 19

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    but sometimes people are just annoying and can be over confident so I just tell them how it is but most times I don't like it because people feel sad and selfless
    Vswagger Vswagger 13-15, M Jun 18

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    I sometimes wish I was shorter, because so of the shoes they make with heels or wedges on are so much nicer then flats. But I can't wear them has am so tall already I'll just be...
    LoyalShyness LoyalShyness 26-30, F Jun 18

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    There are so many people on here saying things like "Don't add me if you're not going to talk to me." If someone adds you to their circle, that doesn't affect you in any way except...
    Gentle153 Gentle153 26-30, M Jun 16

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    I don't know what to feel about Mondays anymore. A part of me actually feels glad that I'm making another day's step ahead. Also, when you've not had a weekend in more than 2 weeks...
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    I just don't like being touched at all.
    iRot iRot 13-15, F 1 Response Jun 14