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I Have A Pet Peeve

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    Well, I just HATE how people judge Michigan.

    Why? Everyone thinks people here are stuck up, hot headed, ignorant, and so much more. I am from Michigan and there are some down to earth people here. Lots of them! All I can say is, I don't know where you came from before because we are some of the nicest people. Take it form...
    JttCarley JttCarley 13-15, F 3 Responses Jul 9

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    I will add more as they pop into my brain later

    on. #1 People at baggage claim at the airport. Everyone wants their bags, so why do you have to go five inches from the treadmill thing immediately and block everyone? You could just wait calmly a bit further away to see your bag come and then walk to it and pick it up. It is...
    UsernameForToday UsernameForToday 22-25, M 3 hrs ago

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    Casual Friday

    Hello Men!  HEllo Men!  HELLO MEN!  I'm not blaming any wife for the way you look.  Don't you have any mirrors in your house?  How about some self respect?  When is the last time those disgusting shoes saw a cleaning and that shirt the steam side of an iron?  I know the...
    deleted deleted 26-30 May 20, 2011

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    It's so annoying when drivers in front of you

    seem to always believe they have to press on their brakes to slow down a bit when they see a cop car. I'm meaning when you're only driving about 5 mph over the speed limit. And this holds ESPECIALLY true when the police car is actually driving towards you. He's not gonna pull...
    Dogger3333 Dogger3333 41-45, M 1 Response Aug 7

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    jesikahluv jesikahluv 18-21, F 3 days ago

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    I have a lot Of tattoos .

    .. so I hate when certain people show me there one an ONLY Tattoo that they got when they where young an stupid what am I suppose to say to that ?!? Oh an when they try to sit there an ask what does each one mean ?? Like ugh really nosey *** !
    ev23 ev23 31-35, F Jul 9

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    Please, people, please sleep in the sheets.

    I know you are just trying to be polite and not create more work for me, but by sleeping on top of the bedding, that is exactly what you are doing; creating more work for me!!! Comforters do not hold up well in the washing machine. Everyone who comes to my house does this...
    Oodalalee Oodalalee 31-35, F 4 days ago

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    I really hate it when people blurt out answers

    in class before I have a chance to even think about the problem. What happened to courtesy? There is no point in showing off.
    thisisausernametoo thisisausernametoo 18-21 Jul 13

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    Christmas songs. Ugh,

    people singin' Christmas songs outside of December really make my blood boil. And the worst thing about it is that I don't know why and when it started.
    DinosaurPie DinosaurPie 16-17, F 1 Response Jul 9

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    I have a very high tolerance

    for people. My biggest pet peeve is a man that is not a man. Period take it how you want... What happened to all the old school men that hold the door and would never hit a woman or call her out her name! Roles have changed and men now think they should be taken care of...
    dbrooks5243 dbrooks5243 36-40, F May 18

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    Strangers and pet names.

    .. Makes my skin crawl. I don't know you, how do you know I'm a sweetheart? Actually, I'm kind of an ******* lol.
    dolceharajuku dolceharajuku 26-30, F Jul 9

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    This is going to be a rant

    but so be it. I recently posted a question asking if anyone wants to talk. I received a response from a 50 year old women saying this site is not used for "finding friends" and it makes me look desperate. However, this women is wrong. Experience Project is all about Experiences...
    eaarcher93 eaarcher93 18-21, F 7 Responses Jul 20

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    Well I've got plenty actually,

    but it would take time for me to type them all. Here are three particular pet peeves that I find EXTREMELY annoying. I've listed them in order of increasing level of annoyance. 1) I absolutely hate finger prints on shiny surfaces, especially touch screens. I happen to have a...
    funkymonkey2024 funkymonkey2024 22-25, M Aug 12

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    I Need To Hear What?? Oh Your Car Boombox..no Thanks!!!

    Only totally mindless people think others want to drive down busy streets listening to the pounding of someones boom box music...imagine this...everybody gets one, everybody plays i loudly while driving through busy streets, anywhere and everywhere...can you say .."road rage...
    Artsydesigns Artsydesigns 31-35, F 5 Responses Jan 8, 2010

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    Because life's a big joke.

    .. you wake up one morning, realizing you've just wasted your life just because you tried to comform to social norms, and in doing so you've slowly gone down a spiral staircase of depression, until one day you think you've found the answer and that doing this stuff doesn't matter...
    Areluen Areluen 16-17 5 Responses Dec 4, 2013

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    I Hate When Latinas Don't Give Me The Time Of Day

    Yes, I truly do. I will admit this. It doesn't bother me if a white girl or black girl isn't interested and can't appreciate some flirting or attention, cuz they're a dime a dozen, but it does bother me when Latinas don't give me the time of day.I typically don't have this...
    AllStarcrushNate AllStarcrushNate 26-30, M 1 Response Aug 7, 2013

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    1. When someone is sick

    and they continuously sniffle. 2. Chewing food with your mouth open. 3. Annoying ear piercing laughs. 4. Walking glacially slow in front of me in the hallways. 5. Crocs. 6. One word replies. 7. Clothes that clash. 8. People who draw a line on my nice new paper.... In pen. 9...
    jordins22 jordins22 16-17, F 1 Response Jun 12

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    Rudeness

    Rude people get on my nerves so bad. I'm not telling you to kiss anyone's ***, what I'm saying is show a little respect. If they haven't done anything to you, why be a jerk. Is it so hard? They are using their valuable time to deal with you, the least you can do is act civilized...
    DiaryofaDeadgirl DiaryofaDeadgirl 18-21, F Mar 30, 2010

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    My pet peeve is when someone calls me

    and doesn't tell me what they want from me and I have to drag myself all the way across the house to talk to them Ex: "(my name)" "What?" "Come here for a sec!" "Why?" "Just do it!" I hate this!!!
    echelon590 echelon590 13-15, F May 18

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    Ignorance

    I hate it when people type like dis. When people spell dat instead of that. There's so much more ignorant typing I see online, but I think I'll leave it at those two examples. I don't think it looks cool .. Honestly I think it makes people look like morons.
    Metanoia Metanoia 18-21, F 12 Responses Feb 2, 2010

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    Moping the floor and the old fashioned mop

    dirty cotton tentacles get stuck under the chair legs or kitchen table legs then you have to pull and yank and rip them off. Why can't someone re-surrect Andy Rooney and have him guard every chair & table leg with military precision to maintain the integrity of my poor little...
    mcmill181 mcmill181 51-55, M Jan 14

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    It drives me insane when people hit their

    brakes, move into turning lane, THEN turn on their blinker. What good does it do at that point???
    squirrelbounce squirrelbounce 36-40, F Jul 9

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    Well I've got plenty actually,

    but it would take time for me to type them all. Here are three particular pet peeves that I find EXTREMELY annoying. I've listed them in order of increasing level of annoyance. 1) I absolutely hate finger prints on shiny surfaces, especially touch screens. I happen to have a...
    funkymonkey2022 funkymonkey2022 22-25, M 1 Response Dec 11, 2013

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    My pet peeves are people

    who pick their nose right next to me.
    lorrena19 lorrena19 18-21, F Jul 28

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    I cannot stannnnnnnnnd it

    when people yawn In your face or at a short distance. Unless your a baby . But even then people .. Be respectful and cover it up.
    cbeneath cbeneath 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 9

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    I'm a bit of a jumpy person,

    so a lot of times when someone taps my shoulder or says my name suddenly I'll flinch or look up really quickly. And then people always say "oh sorry, didn't mean to scare you." First of all, 1) No. 2) you did not "scare" me. You STARTLED me. There's a difference. 3) To...
    ZeroDigits ZeroDigits 16-17, F 1 Response May 18

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    There are times when it's NOT ok to be the

    "nice" person behind the wheel. What I'm meaning is when you're driving when the traffic is completely normal (not a lot of drivers on the road and no heavy traffic). If you see someone that is going to be turning into the lane of traffic you're currently driving in, please do...
    Dogger3333 Dogger3333 41-45, M Aug 9

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    Stop Talking Already

    My biggest most annoying pet peeve is my dad. He will tell a story, over and over, usually changing it in some way. He will tell it over and over, even though I have heard it a million times. And then he will think I don't believe his stories. He thinks he had just the most...
    Littledove Littledove 18-21, F 1 Response Oct 13, 2010

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    Pierce7891 Pierce7891 16-17, F Jul 28

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    Write People...write!

    Idk...maybe it's just me...but I get a little tired of reading on my profile page...so and so "SAID"....well HALELUJAH!, i'm glad you said it, now write a darn story about it, or don't 'say' it at all ...uggghhh
    prettyinpink prettyinpink 46-50, F 1 Response Apr 10, 2011

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    Hate when people dont replace the tissue in the

    bathroom and leave the empy roll on the holder ....grinds my gears
    TrailOfGlitter TrailOfGlitter 22-25, F 2 days ago

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    One of them is that people on here want to chat,

    skype, phone and I won't mention the other things....All without even seeing their face! If you don't want to show me your face, even with a request, then don't bother to try and be my friend. This annoys me. I need to put a conversation to a face....is that asking too much??
    Chrissy1961 Chrissy1961 51-55, F 2 Responses Jul 9

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    I really hate when someone says they'll be here

    and they never show or even text to let me know.
    jenmarie1084 jenmarie1084 26-30, F 1 Response Jun 11

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    Surprise

    I have no vulgar or otherwise adult stories yet I still have some older male pervert add me and you wonder why I take the whole red dot thing among other people with some colorful stories so lightly. Maybe it's because you can be a pure as driven snow on EP and still have the...
    RoaringFlameLostinShadow RoaringFlameLostinShadow 31-35, M Nov 12, 2011

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    What really bothers me is

    when people are on the internet or texting and do not spell out the word "what." The word is only 4 letters and does not need to be shortened to 3. If you respond to me asking "wat" we will no longer be speaking. I can't.
    eaarcher93 eaarcher93 18-21, F 3 Responses Jul 28

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    My biggest pet peeve is probably

    when people do not even make the slightest attempt to spell words correctly. I understand when you want to shorten things using "U" or "R" instead of the actual words or saying "talkin" instead of "talking" but there are some people that just make you wonder how someone can be...
    HoboWithApricot HoboWithApricot 18-21, M Jan 3

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    I just absolutely cannot stand people

    who bring a pet into their home, and then for whatever reason, usually senseless, advertise they are looking for someone else to home them! It is really very very simple! If you aren't allowed pets where you live, then DON'T GET ONE! If you don't have the time to spend with...
    bethrichards bethrichards 46-50, F 1 Response Jun 8

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    I hate being Blamed for something I haven't

    been done... I also hate when someone else is blamed for something they didn't do...
    girlsrulz44 girlsrulz44 26-30, F 1 Response Dec 18, 2013

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    This Is A Good One

    My pet peeve is 12yr olds that look hot. However, my fav thing is 18+ girls that look like hot 12yr olds.
    boby6 boby6 22-25, M 2 Responses May 4, 2010

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    It Bothers Me

    I normally don't say anything, but sometimes seeing young adults advertising themselves irks me. Q&A is almost like skimming through want-ads sometimes. I don't know if it's because I think they don't understand the implications of their questions, or if it's because I think...
    SweetlyLingering SweetlyLingering 70+, F 1 Response Mar 12, 2012

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    Related Experiences

    My pet peeve in life so far right now is people staring. Do I have bug or a stain on my body or face or something? Stop Staring at me
    tfanime tfanime 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 28

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    My pet peeve. I'm waiting for the elevator Patiently with the people who are already waiting with me. Once the elevator open new comers come rush in, as if we wasn't waiting before...
    lorrena19 lorrena19 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 30

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    My pet peeve is when people say to others, "eww, you're ugly". It bothers me a lot. If someone says you're ugly, that is not true because your personality tells if you are...
    xMikayla xMikayla 13-15, F 2 Responses Aug 8

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    Bad drivers is by far my biggest pet peeve! Also, inconsiderate people, loud chewers, and arrogance. Each to their own degree but bad drivers is #1 because it is dangerous and...
    sammy0216 sammy0216 22-25, F 1 Response Aug 12

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    Here are some of my Pet Peeves; Writing FIRST in a Comments Section. People Not Turning The Volume Off Their Keyboard While Texting. Wobbly Tables. Drivers who don't use a turn...
    KellysMyName KellysMyName 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 21

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    I have an annoying friend who sends me 50 selfies a day~
    moonziggy moonziggy 18-21, F 6 Responses Jul 26

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    Experiences with grammar and spelling issues. Also the ones with capitalized articles, prepositions, etc. I have no choice but to use them because they're already established...
    metaphornographic metaphornographic 18-21, F Jul 31

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    I hate slow texters especially when you know they have their face in their phones 24/7 -_-
    scottiekay scottiekay 18-21, M 1 Response Jul 31

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    I'm an open minded person and I'm cool with people respectfully disagreeing with me and stating their own opinion, I will always legitimately consider their opinion. But I HATE it...
    Ashley1421 Ashley1421 13-15, F 2 Responses Aug 2

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    ~my husband leaving stuff in my car (we sort of have his and hers cars). I want at least my car to not be trashed. ~people talking rudely about a boss or disrespectful to him/her...
    ShimmerSquirrels13 ShimmerSquirrels13 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 31

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    I really don't like certain words like 'babe' *cringe*
    moonziggy moonziggy 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 23

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    People who capitalise every word when they type~
    moonziggy moonziggy 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 25