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I Have An Unusual Pet Peeve

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 42 People

    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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    When someone takes a shower

    before me and it's still wet from theirs when I take mine.... disgusting
    itscelena itscelena 13-15, F 6 days ago

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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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    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 18-21, F May 2, 2013

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    People who continuously chime in

    when you're having a disagreement with someone else. Who the Hell are you to interfere?! The damn hype man or something?!
    ShahirAnkara ShahirAnkara 22-25, M a week ago

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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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    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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    The sound of water pouring into a glass

    or mug. It irritates me like you wouldn't believe especially when I'm tired
    Abilohman Abilohman 26-30 1 Response a week ago

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    My pet peeve is ignorance, lack of respect, and plain stupidity mixed with immoral idiots. If your proud of being the ow and can't seem to understand why he left you. It's a sign...
    Ponderingsoul Ponderingsoul 18-21, M 1 Response Mar 29

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    Enjoy! Comment about YOUR pet peeves or if you agree or disagree with any of these! 1. That loud ticking sort of sound when the stovetop is turned on the absolute highest. 2. When...
    burningcolors burningcolors 16-17, F Apr 6

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    When people say, "You don't look 14!" Well yes, I originally wrote that post 2 years ago. I have since aged two years, hence why I no longer look 14. Also, I wasn't actively trying...
    Sammiebaby1016 Sammiebaby1016 18-21, F 3 Responses Mar 28

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    When people laugh really loud..I just wanna smack them to make them shut up!!!!!
    Fierrrrce Fierrrrce 18-21, F 1 hr ago

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    Improper use of basic English like there/their/they're; your/you're
    Kman4You Kman4You 36-40, M 1 Response Mar 28

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    Yes, when people eat loudly and I can hear each individual "chewing" movement of their mouths, and when they snore loudly as well. Sorry but that gets on my nerves.
    ja131989 ja131989 22-25, F 1 Response Mar 28

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    When people are staring in my direction but not looking at me it just irks me cause it's like... What are you looking at lol..
    zy7a zy7a 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 28

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    I am basically the Hitler of grammar Nazis.
    DPenrose28 DPenrose28 18-21, M 2 Responses Mar 28

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    I get irrationally angry by certain words like; poop. poop? just .....why? I'd rather someone said **** than poop. It makes my blood boil! Does anyone else experience anything like...
    GBMUM GBMUM 31-35, F 1 Response Mar 29

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    I hate it so much when people drop the "h"sound in words!! Oh my freakin God...when did the letter h lose its sound! Its not "uman" its Human! Just say HUGE...not "uge"....I think...
    dianejo dianejo 46-50, F Mar 29

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    When some calls me baby/babe/boo. Do I f**king look like a baby? I'm f**king 14 k? I find it extremely sexist and belittling. Although this is true some people i let off the hook...
    ThisIsMyFightSong ThisIsMyFightSong 13-15, F 2 Responses Apr 2

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    People who think they're always right Or anybody shaking the table while I'm drawing. But I'm always drawing so I can't blame them.
    queenjellyfish queenjellyfish 16-17, F Apr 10

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    I hate when people ask me what my job is and what I do. Why do they want to know? It's not any of their business.
    Fierrrrce Fierrrrce 18-21, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    Oooooh....... there are so many! I think I might have a pet peeve about how many pet peeves I have!
    girlfaith girlfaith 36-40, F 3 Responses Mar 31

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    I have so many pet peeves I think having pet peeves is a pet peeve lmfao!
    Kaleiita Kaleiita 26-30, F 2 Responses Mar 31

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    Pet peeves: seriously bad grammar, slutty teenagers, and anthropomorphic animals in cartoons having pets! I mean, what the hell is up with that? How does an aardvark have a pet dog...
    EarthboundMisfiti EarthboundMisfiti 22-25, F 2 Responses Mar 30

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    Just like George Carlin once said. " I don't have pet peeves - I have major psychotic ******* hatreds."
    ValhallaAwaits ValhallaAwaits 22-25, M Mar 30

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    My pet peeve... I'd say when people cut me off cause they don't like what I have to say. Especially in a debate. I tend to keep my wits about me but once you've crossed the line a...
    KeithK902 KeithK902 18-21, M Apr 2

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    I actually have so many pet peeves and I hate that:/
    doc15 doc15 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 9

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    one of my very first pet peeves; wasteful people.
    kyanitestone186 kyanitestone186 18-21, F Apr 9

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    I have several, but one great peeve of mine is when I see older men (old enough to be my father or my grandfather) trying to flirt with girls my age.
    kurtjaeger kurtjaeger 16-17, M 1 Response Apr 5

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    1. Republicans lying I'm a Democratic girl! My party is far from perfect to be honest, but the GOP is not either! They're scum! 2. News Reporters interrupting someone while they...
    Roo502 Roo502 22-25, F 5 days ago

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    Before you guys judge me and say that snakes aren't pets just because they don't lick you and snuggle up with you; I'd save it if I were you beacuse I've heard it before...
    beasleyleah beasleyleah 13-15, F 2 Responses Apr 4

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    I have a hedgehog and she is my very first hedgie, shes years old and i have had her for about 3-4 months and i love her so much. Her name was eclair but her name didnt suit her...
    gigglebuttt gigglebuttt 18-21, F 2 Responses Mar 27

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    Whenever I go through a check out line and the cashier is in the middle of a personal conversation I make it a point to obnoxiously join the conversation.
    Bumblelion Bumblelion 31-35, M 2 Responses Mar 29

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    I totally hate when I write a long lengthy email out with detailed questions like "what month should we start this campaign?".."when will we start seeing stock?"...and I get an...
    jbm1984 jbm1984 31-35, F 3 Responses Mar 30

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    When pretty girls whine about they're ugly and fat. My eyes were twitching. .-.
    Kumarie Kumarie 13-15, F 1 Response Mar 30

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    hate sleeping with lights on, all lights need to be off and I mean all.
    bloodyzombie19 bloodyzombie19 16-17, F Mar 30

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    Leaving the dish sponge in a sink full of water.. Grrrr get it out!!
    Fierrrrce Fierrrrce 18-21, F 4 Responses Mar 30

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    I can't stand it when people chew gum with their mouth open
    jtran28 jtran28 16-17, M Mar 31

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    Movie Talkers. Cant stand them at all. Especially when they also chew their food really loud as well.
    ninjadentistinspace ninjadentistinspace 16-17, F 2 Responses Mar 31

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    I hate watching a movie with someone who has already seen the movie because they always say during the movie.."watch this part, you'll like this"..."omg this part is funny"...so...
    jbm1984 jbm1984 31-35, F 2 Responses Mar 31

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