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I Hate Too Much Noise

There's no peace... 470 People

    The problem with living with roommates is

    that there's always one who decides to stay up late and make noise.
    dannyjc93 dannyjc93 18-21, M 1 Response Feb 14

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    Cant Stand It

    i hate any form of noise i love being alone just so it can be quiet for once. When my family is home they can never be quiet all they do is annoy me with noise and it forces me to stay in my room woith head phones in but no music playing i just use them to drown out the sound. My...
    cookiemonster1234 cookiemonster1234 16-17, F 1 Response Feb 26, 2012

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    Even Though I Like Loud Music

    i hate too much noise (if its not music). For example, when in the office, the sound of the air conditioner + sound of the lamps on the sealing + sound of keyboard tapping = irritated me :) I don't mind traffic noise as long as there's no honking, but most of the everyday sounds...
    SunnySmile SunnySmile 31-35, F 1 Response May 31, 2010

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    It Depends On My Mood and Health

    I suffer from really bad headaches so certain loud sounds can really be painful.  The loud "TEST" from the TV that beeps is the worst!  Also, loud music (like heavy metal and such) can cause a huge headache!
    beaglewoman beaglewoman 26-30, F Nov 8, 2007

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    Define Noise...kids Noise Yes ...

    define noise...kids noise yes i do!! i dont hate it persay but it does get on my nerves by the end of the day..lol
    irishwannabeky irishwannabeky 26-30, F Oct 6, 2007

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    Noise In Public Places

    what really irks me is people who disregard everyone else on the train, street etc by screaming into their phone or to person right next to them.  they seem oblivoius to anyone else. very rude. in other parts of the world, people sit quietly, read, chat quietly with their...
    beyondtherapy beyondtherapy 41-45, M 1 Response Oct 6, 2007

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    Noise Sensitivity May Indicate A Major Neurological Problem

    My wife has always been unusually sensitive to sound and has exceptional hearing ability. Certain types of noise, particularly repititive sounds like a softly ticking clock, would drive her nuts. This was one source of many problems for us, as I was always setting the TV or car...
    searchlight searchlight 61-65, M 1 Response Jun 8, 2012

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    Engines Are Roaring Outside My Windows

    Yeah there are a bunch of assjacks who are making ugly motor noises with their cars and scooters outside below my window every day, especially when I'm trying to sleep or I'm composing music or listening to music or playing or singing. They are getting on my nerves. And then they...
    Wraither Wraither 22-25, M 3 Responses Aug 31, 2008

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    It's Very Draining...

    I feel psychically and mentally drained if I'm around loud noises for too long.   I get easily distracted and I find it hard to concentrate it there's a lot of noise going on around me.  More times than not, if it's noises, I will end up with a migraine from it...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Dec 16, 2007

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    Unneeded Noise Is a Sad Fact of Our Culture.

    Idiot hillbillies who thing motorcycles and pick-ups should be loud, wiggers with their "thumpa-thumpa" and all those semis delivering all that unnecessary stuff - becides teh engine brake, did you ever hear how far the tire whine carries?
    deleted deleted 26-30 Mar 7, 2009

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    I Sometimes Want to Scream...

    I have to control myself alot when it comes to noise.  I find noises very irritating, not just loud noise (which I find unbearable sometimes).  I have to remember that other people don't have sensitive hearing like I do, I try not to get upset when the TV is...
    darlene darlene 41-45, F Oct 28, 2007

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    Well Yes If It's "too...

    Well yes if it's "too much" obviously.
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Oct 6, 2007

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    SSSHHHH!!

    In my house I call it "Sensory Overload". When everyone is yelling (we're Cuban and loud) and the TV is blaring and I've just had enough. Or in the car... my three year old has a few issues that are not all diagnosed. He tends to yell a lot just because. He'll yell...
    mysplitpersonality mysplitpersonality 36-40, F Oct 6, 2007

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    Quiet Please!

    I have a problem with noise and loud sound. My tolerance for it varies a bit, depending on different factors (stress level, amount of sleep, anticipation of the sound, personal meaning attached to the sound, etc.) It's not that I absolutely can't handle it, but it usually bothers...
    throughthewindow throughthewindow 18-21, F Nov 26, 2010

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    Not Feeling In Control

    I can't stand noise that I cannot control so if it is sound I am making and can turn it down or off then Its not so bad. Its worse when its someone elses noise such as traffic, noise from nieghbours or workmen. I prefer to have the radio or tv on in my flat so to drown out...
    pika81 pika81 26-30 1 Response Dec 28, 2008

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    I Hate the Sound of Traffic, A...

    I hate the sound of traffic, airplanes, contruction, people yelling, loud music thumping, tvs blaring, etc.  Mostly I just hate the sounds of the city. Put me out in the country to live and I'll gladly work in the city - but I won't live in the city.
    sweetd sweetd 56-60, F Oct 6, 2007

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    Physical Symptoms to Noise

    I have a problem with loud noise, especially booming bass sounds.  When I hear these sounds I start getting headaches, shaking and anxiety.  There have been times when I would consider going deaf than experience these sounds.  I have tried to move to places where I...
    res0nzy7 res0nzy7 46-50 3 Responses Mar 30, 2008

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    Background Noise Drives Me Crazy

    I don't know why but i can crank my stereo in my car or put my ear-buds in from my ipod and listen to music for hours, but when it's background noise it drives me crazy! I hate the buzz from my fridge, or the tick or a clock....The worst is hearing my neighbors through the walls...
    rvanbrocklin rvanbrocklin 26-30, F 1 Response Jan 29, 2011

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    Night Time Rude Noise!

     Nothing is so rude as people yelling outside when it's very late..the sleeping time.Cars coming in and  friends yakking.laughing slamming doors.Playing Frisbee at 3am..WTF !  Blasting the music when they pull in the parking spaces.It doesn't matter if...
    wiseowl wiseowl 61-65, F 7 Responses Sep 1, 2008

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    It's Like Being On a Construction Site...

    I really must have very sensitive ears, because I like the volume of things so much lower than anyone else.  Sometimes I find it unbearable to be in places like malls or at events, because the noise level is so far above what I can tolerate.  I can't attend concerts of...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Sep 8, 2007

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    Sounds of Silence

    It jangles my nerves and I have a hard time thinking. I especially hate that booming bass of a loud car stero. why do they think everyone wants to hear that? It's rude
    autumnbrookblue autumnbrookblue 46-50, F 1 Response Oct 16, 2007

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    I hate when people shout,

    when they talk loud and even if they just close the door loudly. I can't stand too much noise, it just makes me uncomfortable. I get sad and scared at the same time - I don't know why though. It's kind of weird. If my stepdad shouts (which he does everyday. He's a hothead-), I...
    ParkerFewer ParkerFewer 13-15, F 1 Response Sep 24

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    Abrupt, Loud...

    noises are aggressive assaults to the psyche...They upset my inner balance, and threaten to change my usually good mood. Too much noise, chaos, unneccessary motion around me, make me feel the need to retreat, escape even, to balance myself again...
    allycat419 allycat419 46-50, F Aug 23, 2008

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    Just The Music.

    It's not that I don't like people who talk, but sometimes I need my time. When I want to be alone, I don't want that people start talking to me.Nobody I can hear, just the music in my ears. 
    TheMilkyWay TheMilkyWay 13-15, F 1 Response Jun 13, 2011

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    I Just Hate Certain Sounds

    I don't hate children. I don't hate dogs. I don't hate ppl. I don't not appreciate having a new building or project built. I...just...react...to...noise! I have to wear earplugs when I go out! And ppl think I 'm nuts. I hope I can see a neurologist and get a name for this...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Apr 26, 2013

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    Noise Sucks

    I agree with all of you - nice to finally find out at almost 60 that I'm not the only 'overly sensitive weirdo' on the planet.  The only noise I am at peace with is nature - the birds, wind thru the trees, water on sand or pebbles, you get it.  Booming music in cars...
    Quietwhiner Quietwhiner 56-60 Jun 1, 2008

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    Why Must People Talk So Much?

    I work in an office, and unfortunately, people find silence uncomfortable.  All I want, and I don't think this is a lot to ask for in life, is a bit of peace and quiet, especially while I work.  But no, every single person has to be making personal...
    glendvd glendvd 31-35 2 Responses Apr 9, 2009

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    High Pitched Noises

    When I have a migraine, I hate any noise. Normally loud is okay with me though, as long as it isn't high pitched. High pitched noises give me the migraines. We used to have satellite TV, and I can tell from the other side of the house when someone turned it on. I hated it...
    eyes eyes 31-35, F Dec 15, 2007

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    My Idea Of Peace Is Not Just Sleep But Absorbing Silence

    One of Human's Ayurveda's to me is ...Having the Medication time to Absorb Silence.People think of it as Boring and Depressing ... (And sometimes it can) ... But if in the right mood ... It can really be a Blissful experience.People make too much Noise almost 24 Hours now (Ah...
    ChakraSolipsismMGP ChakraSolipsismMGP 56-60, M May 6, 2013

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    Noise Sucks

    I agree with all of you - nice to finally find out at almost 60 that I'm not the only 'overly sensitive weirdo' on the planet.  The only noise I am at peace with is nature - the birds, wind thru the trees, water on sand or pebbles, you get it.  Booming music in cars...
    Quietwhiner Quietwhiner 56-60 1 Response Jun 1, 2008

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    Omg.....

    I have been moved to a building and work environment I am unfamiliar with and there is NO WAY I could work here all the time!  I am a nurse and where I am is a juvenile detention facility, so all the doors are heavy steel doors that slam.  That wasn't...
    tinkerbell75 tinkerbell75 31-35, F 1 Response Feb 2, 2010

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    Morning Shows, Talk Shows, Sports Games, Etc.

    My spouse, from NJ, LOVES background noise. He wakes up, walks to the den, turns on the TV, clicks on videos on his laptop, continuously makes comments while doing chores around the house or even while sitting in the den with all the other commotion. I'm introverted, recently...
    spronzk spronzk 56-60, F 3 Responses Oct 9, 2013

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    Loud Music

    I hate music that is played too loud, whatever the style. I also suffer from tinnitus, so I do try to avoid any situation where it may be too loud. I think this is becoming a very common problem. I'm glad I'm not alone in this thought!
    Steve21 Steve21 41-45 1 Response Nov 1, 2008

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    I Can't Concentrate With Noise Around Me...

    Especially when I'm working on a school assignment. Some people simply need to learn how to use their inside voices.
    girlanonymous girlanonymous 18-21, F 4 Responses Feb 22, 2011

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    Not Much Story...

    ...but I can't stand the hubbub in bars and a lot of restaurants. Funny, because I like to listen to rock n roll through headphones, cranking it up till it starts to hurt, then turning it down just a notch or two- so I can hear every instrument in the background and appreciate...
    rogbat rogbat 61-65 Apr 26, 2013

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    DarkFireMoon DarkFireMoon 18-21, F Dec 3

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    I think too much. I always worry about things I shouldn't. I never stop and think "why is this my problem again?". I over-analyze and over-think everything. When I make a decision...
    curiousitykills57 curiousitykills57 18-21, F 8 Responses Dec 5

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    I don't know anymore. I find that there's always so much going on with me that I seem to neglect, all because I care more about others well-being than my own. "Are you okay?" seems...
    alexis3000 alexis3000 18-21, F Dec 11

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    I love my boyfriend, but sometimes I feel like I'm doing this because I don't want to be alone. I care for him when he's sick. I appreciate the little things he does and the big...
    tinywoman tinywoman 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 23

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    I worry too much and too easy. Yet, I always tell my friends and other people here that worries are a waste of energy. I *am* aware though it's a waste of energy, but still... The...
    AngelicLights AngelicLights 26-30, F Dec 3

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    Every time when I'm in school, I get too many headaches when my teachers give me some hard question that I can't figure. Don't get me wrong, I'm a straight A student, but sometimes...
    gorgeusgirlSky3 gorgeusgirlSky3 13-15 1 Response a week ago

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    I feel like the human mind is both a beautiful blessing and a chaotic curse. I believe it can be the most dangerous thing in the world. That's why solitary confinement is such a...
    lphan lphan 22-25, F 8 Responses Nov 30

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    I spend far, far too much time on EP. A lot of the time I'm not actually doing anything here, just refreshing the page in between youtube videos. :p I was going to take a break...
    Friability Friability 18-21 Dec 4

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    My boyfriend is 57 years old, and I'm 35. I'm worried about missing out on life experiences because he's been there done that already. I also know I have no idea what the future...
    phoebe1163 phoebe1163 31-35, F 3 Responses 5 days ago

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    I always did share too much, just to figure out that people judge you even before you finish sharing..
    miracle3054 miracle3054 31-35, F 2 Responses Nov 20

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    Waaaaay too much! For unnecessary reasons sometimes.
    irreelevance irreelevance 16-17, F Nov 20

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    I think too much....To that extent that I make myself depressed nd start crying...its the stories in my head that has made me sad...because reality didn't turn out that way( not...
    SecondChancesDoHappen SecondChancesDoHappen 18-21 Nov 22

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    I keep telling myself to stop caring anymore but still, every time someone says something that might be offensive about me, or someone tells me that I've been talked and gossiped...
    The1996 The1996 18-21, F 2 Responses Nov 22

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    I've never brought into the 'I don't care what people think of me', more often than not, I smell bullshit when people say it. There's nothing wrong with caring about it, just not...
    Reallifeperson Reallifeperson 22-25, M 1 Response Nov 23

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    According to the CDC 5+ drinks in one night is too much. 15 drinks a week is heavy drinking. By that definition I have been an alcoholic for a very long time.
    usmcdonkey usmcdonkey 26-30, M