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I Hate When People Nitpick

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    Drives Me Nuts

    My girlfriend is great at this! lol Anything I do, she is right behind me with a microscope, looking for something wrong. She's trying to stop being so anal, but it's hard for her. lol I love her anyway, of course!
    SpiritOfTheRabbit SpiritOfTheRabbit 31-35, F Apr 12, 2010

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    It's Negativity..

    and it wastes everyone's time...I try to hear people out, not judge anyone and find the positive in everything!...I think there would be far less depression, if people stopped tearing everyone else down and focused instead on the good in things...
    allycat419 allycat419 46-50, F 1 Response Jul 25, 2008

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    Can You Be a Little More Clear Here...?

     When you say, "I hate people who nitpick." Do you mean it metaphorically or literally. Personally I think picking at nits in the literal sense is gross. But in the metaphorical sense, it's really annoying but not gross. Not like it's bad mannered or something. I...
    penguinswon penguinswon 51-55 15 Responses Jun 18, 2009

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    I'm Having Heart Twinges

    I am having heart twinges in a sense. You see I have known most of these people for several years. Lately I have been feeling like who I am is not enough. I was going to say what I do but all in all who I am is mainly attacked. They will say I have a problem when I don't have one...
    poeticart poeticart 26-30 Oct 21, 2009

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    Really?

    You have to go over it with a fine toothed comb? It's the driveway dad, people are actually going to drive on it, lol!
    deleted deleted 26-30 Mar 24, 2011

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    Picky, Picky, Picky

    IT really ****** me off when people have to nitpick you over every little thing. It's like they are attacking you, YOU as a person all over and they are pointing out every little thing. I mean any tiny flaw or imagined flaw they can find to hound you about. Or they are...
    cinfullynn cinfullynn 46-50, F 10 Responses Jan 29, 2008

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    GraesSparrow GraesSparrow 51-55, F 3 Responses 1 day ago

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    Why you can't let me be myself if you don't love me I guess I stay alone and be hateful to people.
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    They go into my personal life to tell me to have kids and tell lies to me to say my parent don't love me and I need to be normal why do I hate them so much.
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    I think that we live in a very appearance based society especially on Social Media because there is such a wide range of people to talk to and date this means that if you don't fit...
    whotookdem whotookdem 16-17, M 1 Response 3 days ago

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    Those people drive me nuts. Most time it is old woman drivers. OMG it irritates the hell out of me!!!
    clarktm1275 clarktm1275 36-40, M 1 Response 4 days ago

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    Especially if they know I already told them that I no longer have my faith in God. Thank you mom and dad for being great parents. I'll always count on you when I'm having trouble.
    BlackBloodDemon BlackBloodDemon 13-15, M 4 days ago

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    The left hand lane is the slow lane here. Aarrgghh, why do people drive at 50 when it's national speed limit?
    wonderofwonders1 wonderofwonders1 41-45, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    im from illinois and i had to drive to iowa. never been on the highway before. well i found out real quick i couldnt drive the speed limit in the left lane lol now i hate when...
    karianne5 karianne5 26-30, F 4 days ago

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    Nobody has an idea about my life. My parents had no idea I was physically abused by my older brother by 10 years when I was just a child. Nobody knows my younger cousin by 2 years...
    writingforlife6 writingforlife6 18-21, F 5 days ago

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    I am the guy who goes the speed limit always and will decrease speed at night like you are supposed to. My friends hate driving with me because of it. When the speed limit says 65...
    ValhallaAwaits ValhallaAwaits 22-25, M 1 Response 5 days ago

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    Especially if they're talking on their phones! I wish I had a phone 'signal jammer' thing whenever I get behind them or have to pass them on the right. After following a slow...
    Nipper66 Nipper66 46-50, F 3 Responses 5 days ago

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    I get that sometimes people cant reply, but if you can reply do it so i don't think we got off on the wrong foot or there is something wrong.
    theguywiththeredhair theguywiththeredhair 18-21, M 1 Response 6 days ago

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    I do it too often, where I just stare at someone's phone screen while they're using it and I'm not whatsoever even reading what they're saying 1-because I can't that far away 2- I...
    SadlySafe SadlySafe 13-15, F a week ago

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    this is the only popular thread where it is SORT of relating to me situation. I am seriously starting to wonder if I am actually really stupid. I had an intelligence or IQ test...
    ipynniiu765 ipynniiu765 13-15, F 1 Response Feb 2

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    I have friends I used to talk to everyday. Now its like they are no longer interested in what I have to say anymore and so I get ignored. I wonder why I even bother sometimes...why...
    bluesky1223 bluesky1223 18-21, M Jan 31

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    ...BECAUSE YOU ARE CHALLENGING ME TO KNOCK YOUR TEETH OUT! Ugh.
    FluttershyLabeouf FluttershyLabeouf 18-21, M 1 Response Jan 29

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    yes I do the same hi hate it when people stop talking to me and block me and not have a chat with me like responsible adults do
    Kittymad1968 Kittymad1968 46-50, M Jan 29

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    I need a long lasting txtin buddy, who wants to take that position
    Legend1boyy Legend1boyy 18-21 Jan 29

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    im me im not going change ever
    autism1011 autism1011 22-25, M 5 Responses Jan 28

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    Thats the most annoying thing i feel. When a conversation is going good and all of a sudden the person stops replying. I hope it may never happen to me again. i already have been...
    uniqueguy91 uniqueguy91 22-25, M 1 Response Jan 28

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    It's so creepy to have people with blank profiles add me to their circles.why would I want someone who has 1. No profile picture 2. No Experienced 3. No Storied of there own add me...
    AiymaSnikies AiymaSnikies 22-25, F Jan 28

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    I walk fast. So even if two people are walking slower than I am in front of me, I will want them dead. Not literally though. Just like... you know what I mean. ~ Lys ♪
    LysChan LysChan 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 26

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    I'm not saying I hate the people who do this. But if I had absolute power, I would have everyone of those f*ckers executed
    DeathstalkerScorpion DeathstalkerScorpion 22-25, M Jan 26

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    This story is about an old friend whom I considered a sister. We had things in common but she was better off financially then myself. After a few years, I only heard from her when...
    SentimentalMood SentimentalMood 36-40, F 3 Responses Jan 24

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    The thing what my friend did with me....he told me we will talk later but never happens, about 6 months ago but he never talk...everyday he ignore me and when I start talking he...
    BlueWolf657 BlueWolf657 16-17, F Jan 24

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    hi know have got learning difficulties and emotional feelings but when I talk same people do think I am stupid & judge my body language I had a Broken Heart for 35 years how...
    Kittymad1968 Kittymad1968 46-50, M 1 Response Jan 24

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    First get to know me before you talk to me like I am stupid.
    Loretta78 Loretta78 36-40, F 5 Responses Jan 24

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    Butt heyy things happen for a reason, so they r out of my life for a reason, it's a good thing ig
    Legend1boyy Legend1boyy 18-21 Jan 23

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    I hate when people just say/reply with "k". Use your words. Everyone is taught from a early age to use their words. So use yours! I can't mind read. Much less understand what you...
    GrinchFairy GrinchFairy 16-17 1 Response Jan 23

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    Especially in public places or crowded restaurants. I was in a lounge one morning. A man was pacing back and forth in the lounge talking loudly on his cell. I finally looked up...
    triguy450 triguy450 51-55, M 3 Responses Jan 22

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    Guys are so quick to say "Not all men..." But *all* women chase after bad guys and ignore good guys, right? Hypocrites.
    Madison18 Madison18 18-21, F 6 Responses Jan 21

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    I just came back from a fast food restaurant where an older not so gentleman was serially chewing out employees and supervisors about supposedly not sending him something via email...
    mickitg mickitg 41-45, T 2 Responses Jan 20

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    **** u all.. make it more misrable gud.
    bokading bokading 31-35, F Jan 20

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    I'm a quiet person, so this is a pet peeve for me. Also, it appears that I'm one of the few people who has their phone on silent mode when visiting the local library. When I get...
    Koala1964 Koala1964 51-55, M