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I Have An Unusual Pet Peeve

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    Lightswitch Balance

    The lightswitches in my house must all be aligned evenly. I have the old school light switches that have the double and triple together. It irks the hell outta me if one is up and the others are down when they're all off. It just means someone turned on the light at one end...
    Heathery Heathery 31-35, F 1 Response Oct 26, 2009

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    "Mr. & Mrs. Jeff Jones"

    As a regular part of my brilliant career, I'm called upon to create wedding invitations. Sometimes I find myself irritated by the wording of those invitations, particularly the part that mentions the names of the family members. For instances, "Mr. and Mrs. Jeff Jones request the...
    CakeEater57 CakeEater57 51-55, F Jun 15, 2012

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    Past Vs Future

    My pet peeve is: I was Born a Boy, but I'm a Ninja Girl named Ailani Usagi. I want to become a published author in New York City, design Lego Playsets, lower the Crime level in the world to 0, & someday build a Life-size Lego version of New York City on the Moon. But: Given all...
    WhiteLegoNinja WhiteLegoNinja 26-30, F Feb 24, 2013

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    Socks And The Seam

    My biggest pet peeve is when the seam in my socks are not just right. it irritates my feet.
    lovemylabpnut lovemylabpnut 31-35, F 1 Response Jun 7, 2012

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    This Bothers Me...

    Okay so, let me see if I can explain this. I do not like.. when people.. openly say "Ewww this music sucks." I mean.. I don't know its hard to explain.  Of course sometimes I think the same thing.  But I don't like to express it that way.  I...
    EchoRain EchoRain 22-25, F 2 Responses Oct 25, 2009

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    Another One...

    This drives me insane when it happens.. and its such a small thing LOL I HATE when food I'm trying to eat falls apart!!! Especially awesome food like Burgers.. or tacos.. or pizza! Its like... WHYYYY??? I was going to eat you why'd you have to fall apart on me lol.... Yeah, I'm...
    EchoRain EchoRain 22-25, F 2 Responses Nov 8, 2009

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    Sneeky Leg Hairs

    One of my MANY pet peeves is when I have just shaved my legs to what I think is perfection at the time, and then ten minutes later I feel my legs and I can feel little, tiny, spiky hairs on my legs! -_-When this happens I also have an unusual OCD habit to then sit for ages with...
    Lanishaw Lanishaw 16-17, F May 2, 2013

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    Related Experiences

    This is mainly about my boyfriend. He's too nonchalant and chill. He never speaks his mind, unless you force an opinion out of him. He never stands up for himself so anyone can...
    AjLeePunk AjLeePunk 22-25, F 2 days ago

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    I hate when people eat so loud
    jovorrism jovorrism 16-17, M a week ago

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    I'm like George Carlin, "I don't have pet peeves. I have major psychotic ******* hatreds."
    ValhallaAwaits ValhallaAwaits 18-21, M Jan 18

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    my pet peeve is when I read something that has misspelled words. ugh are you even educated?? Did you even graduate from school?? c'mon now. SMH
    Happywife2015 Happywife2015 36-40, F Jan 20

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    my pet peeve at the moment is the lazy jackass who doesn't throw their trash down the chute! every floor gets a trash chute but this lazy moron leaves it outside the door for...
    bahamam4m4 bahamam4m4 22-25, F 5 days ago

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    I have a pet wolf (named lucky) I had him since he was a pup he is a red wolf and doesn't have an aggressive side
    Tabaticbloom Tabaticbloom 13-15, F Dec 30, 2014

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    Its amazing looking back. As a child with a deep love for animals, I've always wanted to talk to them. Like Eliza Thornberry lol. Its amazing once you have a pet. They can't speak...
    RoxannaM RoxannaM 22-25, F Jan 12

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    Parents who bring their young kids to R rated films. - Like, can you not bring them? It’s bad enough I have to deal with rude teenagers and adults who don’t know how to keep...
    BananaSmoothiee BananaSmoothiee 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 16

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    People walking around in ridiculous 'fashionable' shoes that are clearly hurting their feet. - you have NO IDEA how many times I have went to a hardcore concert and saw girls...
    BananaSmoothiee BananaSmoothiee 18-21, F Jan 16

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    Couples who sit on the same side of the booth when there is no one on the other side. - like, is there a reason you can’t sit in front of each other? It just seems a little weird...
    BananaSmoothiee BananaSmoothiee 18-21, F 6 Responses Jan 17

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    Teachers/Professors1) Assigned Seats - I've had this problem through my school years. I can kind of understand it in elementary school, but not in highschool. I'm in college now...
    FashionQueen86 FashionQueen86 26-30, F 1 Response Jan 19

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    my neighbor is a pot head and smokes 24/7. I live directly across from him so the smoke seeps into my apartment every day. I don't care what this guy does with his life, but I am...
    bahamam4m4 bahamam4m4 22-25, F 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    1. Dog hair on my clothes. 2. Forgetting why I'm in a room. 3. No clean underwear. 4. Dropping food the dog won't eat on the floor. 5. Sitting down and then realizing I forgot to...
    1forHIM 1forHIM 22-25, F 6 days ago

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    Being smothered. Like not just by parents lol you know those ppl that just can't leave you alone after you tell them ?ok". Like sometimes when ppl give you compliments, they go on...
    usatoaussie usatoaussie 13-15, F 3 hrs ago

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    People that feel that it's their right to take unnecessary digs at me (or anyone else) irritate me. People who constantly complain about their situation but don't do anything to...
    JustConnie JustConnie 36-40, F Dec 31, 2014

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    Who doesn't, but here is the thing don't include me in your stupidity. If you know what your doing is the definition of idiocy then keep me out of it.
    hal48 hal48 26-30, M Jan 1

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    I despise the blood pressure machines used to take one's blood pressure today. In many cases they are pretty damn pathetic IMHO, alotta times they give terrible high readings that...
    johnny048 johnny048 46-50, M 1 Response Jan 14

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    When someone talks way too much to me when I wake up. When my dogs stare at me eating food.
    Cakrissy23 Cakrissy23 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 14

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    Drivers who don't use a turn signal. - Like, is it broken? or are you just stupid?
    BananaSmoothiee BananaSmoothiee 18-21, F 2 Responses Jan 16

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    I CANT stand stickers. Especially those pasted at random places. Feels extremely disgusting if I touch them. ie wet stickers on fruit. Children's sticker on chair, half torn with...
    Plainkyle Plainkyle 22-25, M 1 Response Jan 17

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    People who blame anything but themselves for THEIR failure. - Does it really make you feel any better blaming someone else for your **** ups? Deep down you know it’s still your...
    BananaSmoothiee BananaSmoothiee 18-21, F Jan 17

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    Don't you hate it when you're running water for a shower, you turn it on expecting the tub to run but you get sprayed with the shower, even though you're about to get wet?
    Lovethebump Lovethebump 26-30, M Jan 17

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    If my kid's first names start with the same letter. For example, having 2 kids named Ashley and Andrew. I don't know why, but that irritates me so much.
    classAteam classAteam 16-17, F Jan 17

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    Hearing people chew..*shudder*
    Zombree Zombree 26-30, F 2 Responses Jan 17

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    people not putting things back where they go.
    mogura mogura 31-35, M Jan 17

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    People who sit next to you on public transportation even when there are other seats available. - like, is their a reason why you had to sit right next to me? I mean… there’s a...
    BananaSmoothiee BananaSmoothiee 18-21, F 3 Responses Jan 17

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    First time I've listed any of these. People that invade the personal bubble. It's there. You don't see it, but it's there. Like, don't poke/hug/slap/nudge or whatever the hell you...
    DaydreamerLegacy DaydreamerLegacy 22-25, F 1 Response Jan 17

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    Students who prolong class by asking the most inane questions. - Really though. For questions that are THAT stupid and irrelevant, can’t you wait till after class, so I can at...
    BananaSmoothiee BananaSmoothiee 18-21, F 4 Responses Jan 18

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    Going through the drive thru, then having to go back when they screw your order up. - I swear, people who work at fast food restaurants, work their for a reason. I mean, they can...
    BananaSmoothiee BananaSmoothiee 18-21, F Jan 18

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    people who pay with tons of loose change at a busy grocery store..
    jbm1984 jbm1984 31-35, F 1 Response Jan 18

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    when you text your friend "hey" and don't get a response till 12 hours later, and it's "hi" .. no no.. no.. don't say hi now. now i'm tired cause it's 11 at night. no talking now...
    BananaSmoothiee BananaSmoothiee 18-21, F 2 Responses Jan 19

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    whoever drinks the last apple juice needs to throw away the jug, so that's an invitation to leave about 1 tablespoon left in the jug to not throw it away
    jbm1984 jbm1984 31-35, F 2 Responses Jan 19

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    When my baby towel doesn't match my adult towel...lol
    CBlaze22 CBlaze22 18-21 1 Response Jan 20

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    1. Poor Hygeine 2. Bad table manners 3. Spitting in public 4. Slow driving on the highway 5. Loud obnoxious morons 6. Scatter brains 7. Inability to keep appointments 8...
    50ShadesOfAnne 50ShadesOfAnne 26-30, F 1 Response Jan 20

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    Bad waitresses. Like at Red Lobster, We asked for the check while she was checking on us(the one time she did) Then she took 40 min to check on all the tables around us. When she...
    TheTenaciousPirate TheTenaciousPirate 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 22

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    Butter craters. That nasty piece of pancake that's really soggy from the butter melting into it.
    TheTenaciousPirate TheTenaciousPirate 18-21, F Jan 22

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    Please please please 1000x please flush the toilet after using it !
    deleted deleted 26-30 6 days ago

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    I love the idea of getting a foot massage, but I absolutely hate having my feet touched. When they are touched, I cringe, wither, laugh and maybe even cry a little, until it's over...
    rumblingheart rumblingheart 18-21, F 3 Responses 1 day ago

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    Well two actually one is a leopard gecko named Alibi, and a baby beardie named Wink/Ork ( not sure which yet lol)
    Gabbygirl123 Gabbygirl123 13-15, F Jan 3