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I Have Pet Peeves

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    Rawr

    Not changing the loo roll after it's all used up Chewing real loudly Talking over an epic part of the movie Bullsh*tters in general!
    PeachyDaze PeachyDaze 18-21, F 2 Responses May 27, 2012

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    Please tell me how crazy I am

    if it is so... I hate one finger texting, I don't know why it annoys me. If you have multiple fingers, use them.
    Thefraygirl Thefraygirl 13-15, F 3 Responses Jan 11

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    Just Say It Already!!!

    People who don't apologize... I understand that when you are in a relationship with someone, there is going to be some degree of tension that accumulates. Fighting is inevitable, people are going to do and/or say things that they regret, things that they feel remorse over...
    TypicalPisces TypicalPisces 31-35, F 3 Responses Dec 16, 2011

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    I Have To Have Clean Sheets

    I hate crumbs in my bed.Just hate it.
    surfit surfit 41-45, M 4 Responses Oct 19, 2013

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    deven38 deven38 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 2

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    D:< Gore

    (Nothing to do with gore) I get the idea of someone being alcoholic. Addiction to alcohol. But I don't like seeing variations thereupon like "Ooh I'm a shopaholic" What the **** is shopahol? Chipaholic? Textaholic?   @_@ You're making the english language...
    Chrestomanci Chrestomanci 22-25, M 2 Responses Mar 31, 2009

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    I Made a List.

    Who does not? I am not at all unique and typing this is a pet peeve. Damn you. 1) Illiterate people. Hellen freaking Keller was deaf and blind, yet could figure out how to communicate. What is your excuse? 2) Zealots. I'll **** in their soup. 3) Bigots. Two words: Stop...
    EricS EricS 26-30, M 64 Responses Dec 2, 2008

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    Here are some of my pet peeves.

    .. • People who drive less than 10 km/h below the speed limit • The dishwasher not being loaded correctly • People turning up at my house unannounced. I don't care if you're my oldest and dearest friend. Don't just turn up. • People who sing over a song that I'm trying...
    LittleCube LittleCube 22-25, F Apr 8

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    I Have A Couple!!

    1. when people that dont know much about my job, try to tell me how to do it, and im like, "hello, iv'e been doing this job a lot longer than you have, so i dont need to be told how to do it" lol 2. im a stubborn person, and i admit it, but one thing that really gets to me, is...
    cowshed123 cowshed123 31-35, M 9 Responses Dec 16, 2011

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    Sometimes I Think I Have Some Mental Issue Causing Me To Have A Billion Pet Peeves

    When I saw this group, I was all, "Oh crap. Finally found the group for me." Anyway, Hi. My name is AnnoyedGirl123 and I have an enormous list of pet peeves. It's been like this since I was little, and I think I have mild mix of OCD and ADHD.This is my list with explanations. If...
    AnnoyedGirl123 AnnoyedGirl123 13-15, F 4 Responses Jan 29, 2012

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    Cell Phone Screamers

    This has probably already been commmented on in this group, but it's one that really makes me nuts: People in public who feel the need to SCREAM into their cell phones. I mean, come on, people; it's a sophisticated, sensitive piece of modern electronics, not a can tied...
    Nyxie Nyxie 51-55, F 96 Responses Aug 28, 2008

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    I hate when people put their feet in the seats

    of buses, trains, or any public transportation. I also hate people feeling the need to be loud all the time. I hate power-hungry control freaks. I hate people touching me. & I hate people bumping into me, especially when you got all that space over THERE! ---------> & then...
    otad12 otad12 26-30, F Feb 6

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    I was worried that if I wrote a story in this

    group id sound too much like I was complaining. But then I realized that's exactly what this group is for and that's exactly what I'm doing. So I'll start my list now. 1. People who don't wash their hands after using the bathroom 2. Little girls who act like mindless...
    fairytalesandspiderwebs fairytalesandspiderwebs 18-21, F Jan 3

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    Any automaker who designs vehicles (usually a

    giant SUV) to illuminate the reverse lights when the driver unlocks the doors needs a rectal exam. Purely for the discomfort of it. I'm so sick of driving around a parking lot looking for a space and voila, I see a (usually big ***) SUV in a parking space with it's reverse...
    palebeachbum palebeachbum 26-30, M Jan 6

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    I hate it when there's a piece of paper on a

    tiled floor, and someone rubs it against it. The sound is horrible. Nails on a chalkboard are better.
    Septisoul Septisoul 13-15, F 3 days ago

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    I genuinely despise having change under 10p;

    why does everything have to end in".99"? Seriously, I don't want your pennies, I throw them in the charity boxes or fountains or those spinny coin donating things in mcdonalds which are only really there for kids but I don't care because they're funny to watch.
    Benji91 Benji91 22-25, M Jan 3

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    I can't stand hearing someone bite there nails

    around me OMG it kills me inside
    lostsoul9011 lostsoul9011 22-25, M Feb 11

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    things I hate... -people moving my

    stuff -strangers invading my personal space and getting too close -Slow azz drivers on the fast lane -People assuming I can't speak spanish or English or asking me what am I. -pushy guys that dont take no for an answer -people putting their freaking turning lane at the last...
    surrealreality surrealreality 31-35, F Apr 10

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    I have a bunch but the most frequent one's are

    1) when i have to brush my teeth i have to discard a small amount of toothpaste before i apply it to my toothbrush 2)when im drinking (mostly for beer) i have to chug the first cup or i cant continue drinking it. 3)When i touch something i think is gross my body kinda spasms...
    DesignXrejected DesignXrejected 18-21, M Apr 9

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    I have the dumbest ones.

    Like I hate when my roommate takes it upon himself to finish a series on Netflix alone, when I'm the one who has introduced him to it. Or when people lick their ice cream comes with unforgiving force. Lol.
    misterverde misterverde 22-25, M Feb 23

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    When people don't flush the toilet

    after going to the bathroom. It's disgusting. Why? I don't care if it's 3AM, please flush the toilet because trust me, no one's going to wake up. Also, when people don't wash their hands after going to the bathroom. Also, when people don't close the doors when gong to the...
    Septisoul Septisoul 13-15, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    Get Me A Wall To Punch

    Ta, ta, ta, ta, taaaaaa… moi shall make a bit of a list of things that annoy the living daylight out of me to Timbuktu. =/   Loud chewing. Chewing with one’s mouth open. I am very sure most people were not born in field ready to chew grass like a cow. I mean, really! Why...
    Floydess Floydess 18-21, F 13 Responses Nov 3, 2011

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    "Classy" Women

    let me start off by saying...this HERE story is not going to be the beneficiary of appropriate capitalization. maybe that doesn't make me CLASSY. maybe i'm not classy because i don't sit around and talk **** about all of my "underlings" behind their backs (or in front of their...
    foldedunfolding foldedunfolding 26-30, F 7 Responses Jan 1, 2013

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    Ep Pet Peeves

    This is just a little rant. Nothing personal. Just need to get it out of my system is all. Maybe I am just a *****. Probably. But my tolerance level must be diminishing in my old age. I know I will end up being one of those old ladies siting on her porch yelling at the...
    deleted deleted 26-30 30 Responses Apr 13, 2011

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    When my sister leaves the door of my room open

    e_e or when my parents hurry me up to go somewhere. When i see people smoking near children and when bikes get in front of my car as im driving o_o
    Batsandstars Batsandstars 18-21, F Jan 27

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    Creepy People!

    When I first joined EP, I saw an alarming trend with some of the men on here. so if what I describe is you, please don't take it personal, as what I am about to say is a composite description. a woman comes on to EP. She is troubled and post a story..."I am married, but lonely...
    AnIrishwarrior AnIrishwarrior 56-60, M 3 Responses Aug 22, 2012

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    Seriously? On An Airplane?

    Why do people think it is appropriate to get on an airplane and cut/file your fingernails? First of all, the clicking noise of clippers annoys the heck out of me, but then to watch bits of fingernails fly through the air and land on other peoples' heads is gross. Oh, and I just...
    SomeoneInAusTX SomeoneInAusTX 36-40, M 39 Responses Dec 19, 2011

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    Poor grammar When men don't wear

    cologne Having to repeat myself
    wrightlover wrightlover 31-35, F Mar 22

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    Had Ta Get Rid of My Pet Peeves!

    Despite their cute way of inciting me to anger equivalent to running around the block twice Good cardio, I have reluctantly had to give my mated pair of "Pet Peeves" away. The dog hated em and they wouldn't stop chewing on my sense of humor either. I am of course...
    Mountainman923518 Mountainman923518 56-60, M 3 Responses Aug 5, 2007

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    An Extremely Fascinating, Thought Provoking, Highly Intellectual List Of My Pet Peeves.

    I don't feel like putting thought into my writing so I'm just going to make a list of pet peeves that have been on my mind lately. They don't go in any particular order nor are they very interesting. I'm just rambling tonight. 1. People that let their dogs loose in a public...
    paterpeccavi paterpeccavi 18-21, F 10 Responses Sep 2, 2013

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    Now I Will Give Them Their Shots

    People who do not cover their mouthes when yawning. Hats worn indoors.  (Baseball caps worn backwards - yikes!) Personal space invasion by cell phone.  All Eddie Murphy movies made after Beverley Hills Cop. SUVs and other gas-guzzlers with one passenger. "...
    ElLagarto ElLagarto 56-60, M 26 Responses Aug 26, 2007

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    Talking On The Cellphone On The Potty

    When nature calls me at work, I just want to sit down and poop in peace. The last thing I want to hear is a pooping cohort in the next stall talking on his cell phone. Dude, you're just not that important to be talking on the phone while taking a ****. When this happens to me...
    CobaltToad CobaltToad 41-45, M 5 Responses Feb 16, 2012

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    That Really Grinds My Gears...

    I'll tell you the worst pet peeve I have is when I hold the door open for someone and they don't even acknowledge my presence, let alone say THANK YOU. I feel like grabbing them by their hair and pulling them back outside, throw them down on the ground and kick them fiercely as I...
    ScrapdoggDesigns ScrapdoggDesigns 36-40, M 7 Responses Jan 3, 2012

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    The List - This is my list of online pet peeves

    in the following order: 1. Ghetto slang. 2. Use of TL;DR and or Butthurt. (Anything with the word Butt in it is not good in the slightest.) 3. Anything with the f-word for gay at the end of it. 4. Death Threats. 5. The "Oh..you don't have real friends" excuse to insult someone...
    Monstermaster13 Monstermaster13 22-25, M 2 Responses Mar 3

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    -I hate when books aren't stacked in size order.

    -I hate when I organize the pantry and my family doesn't keep it the same way. -I hate when game or book covers don't all face the same way. -I hate when my picture are crooked. -I hate when one thing turns out bigger than the rest. -I hate when my Pokemon cards are out of order...
    EmoSakurachan EmoSakurachan 16-17, F 1 Response Mar 22

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    In no particular order: - the lack of a hyphen

    in words that really should have one (co-operate, co-ordinate, re-engineer...) - people who don't hold their knife and fork correctly - when people call cutlery "silverware" (unless it IS silverware - i.e. made if or coated in silver, it's not silverware) - likewise when people...
    salix75 salix75 36-40, F Jan 11

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    Toady Gets Pissed

    - Garbage being left on the counter instead of being put in the flipping garbage can. It's RIGHT THERE! - Vibrators that break - My husband, he's just one giant pet-peeve, especially right now. - People who walk in front of cars. Do you really want me to hit you? Cuz I will...
    deleted deleted 26-30 12 Responses Mar 10, 2011

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    Pet Peeves

     Don't you just hate when you get solicitations in the mail and they put postage on the return  envelope... what to do , waste of money, hate them for putting me in this position, some charity is losing precious moneys for this stupid envelope......OK, I have been known...
    grams grams 56-60, F 11 Responses Jun 28, 2007

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    I absolutely cannot stand it

    when people are loud chewers. Especially if their mouth is closed and you can still hear all the spit and food mushing together; I find it absolutely repulsive.
    mostofall mostofall 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 17, 2013

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    My moms boyfriend comes over

    and I love him all the time, it's great having him around,but he always leaves the toilet seat up...my man doesn't even do this. It really annoys me, I've talked to him about it and he said he'd try...it got better but he still forgets sometimes, I even have signs up !
    Jaimedee Jaimedee 18-21, F Apr 10

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    When people touch my ***

    or my toes I loose it. When someone cleans my room or a lot of other little things which drive me up a wall when I see or hear them.
    persononinternet persononinternet 16-17, M 1 Response Jan 11

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    I Strongly Dislike Guys Telling Me I'm Legal

      There’s an expression that I really dislike a lot. In fact, I hate it. The premise behind the expression is so insulting and demeaning to girls when expressed by a guy. Before you get too critical of my dislike for this expression, please understand that I already...
    SaraBee1995 SaraBee1995 18-21, F 9 Responses Feb 25, 2013

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    My Eyes Are Hurting Now

    After attempting to read several stories and/or comments in different experiences here on EP I now have a new one and it's irking the hell out of me. I understand that EP is a global community and there is a fair percentage of users here that are not native English speakers...
    Roaring20s Roaring20s 41-45, M 26 Responses Dec 7, 2008

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    "Seeing Things You Didn't Ask For"

    My biggest pet peeve has been recently discovered. I have found that this one bothers me more than any I have ever had, or noticed. I love the internet, and Social Networking Sites, especially EP. I don't appreciate however, having people fan me that have nude pics for avatars...
    TwilightDream TwilightDream 36-40, F 9 Responses Jan 22, 2012

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    Today's Pet Peeve

    While I was standing in line at the store today with 2 dozen eggs in my arms, a bag of milk, diapers and a pepsi, I was beyond irritated as the woman in front of me decided that she was destined to win millions playing the lottery. She kept playing the encore and buying more...
    deleted deleted 26-30 17 Responses Mar 23, 2011

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    Children Screaming Needlessly

    I don't know about everyone else here but when I was a child I was taught that it was only OK to scream if I was in pain or in danger. Yet it seems today kids are allowed to squeal over everything. Went to pizza hut the other day and I do accept that children will be there...
    Kitty1988 Kitty1988 22-25, F 17 Responses Dec 29, 2011

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    One of my biggest pet peeves is having to

    repeat myself. I find it extremely annoying. Especially when I have to repeat myself multiple times to the same person. Just pay attention ! Ughhh.
    JerseyRoyaltyx0 JerseyRoyaltyx0 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 14

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    My Peeve

    I cannot stand when people swear or say Gods name in vein! He's your creator why would you ever say oh my (bleep) but seriously, swearing is not attractive in my eyes
    cotygal123 cotygal123 13-15, F 2 Responses Nov 23, 2013

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    1. Vandalizing school property out of spite

    or boredom. I hate seeing doodles and carvings in desks/tables. Would you like it if I did that to something you owned because I was bored? **** off. 2. People talking extremely loud when I'm reading, watching TV or listening to a conversation in a game. Typically watch TV on...
    Naxxaras Naxxaras 16-17, F 1 Response Mar 15

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    PURscription... sherBERT.

    .. FUStrated... EXpresso... CANAdate... NITCH... PERrogative... "All of the sudden"... "A whole nother"... I could go on.
    KLMKitten KLMKitten 31-35, F 2 Responses Feb 20

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    Musiclife12 Musiclife12 16-17, F 1 Response Feb 19

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    Leave Me Alone

    It seriously ****** me off when i turn on my computer, to find 50 messages. Its not that i don't like the messages, i love them. But dude, if i said no ******* naked pictures, thats the end. There is no need to ask another 47 times! Also, i hate it when i DO reply to a good...
    brogan16 brogan16 18-21, F 17 Responses Apr 16, 2011

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    •when people don't text back fast enough I

    fee like I'm a bother • when people disrespect teachers • not getting all of something if there's a little left • crooked or uneven things • clicking pens • not saying thank you • not writing your last name • people who are a nuisance • cats
    Awkwardandsad Awkwardandsad 16-17, F 1 Response Feb 23

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    1.) When people chew with their mouth open

    or talk with their mouth full. 2.) I don't care how old they are, but it really ticks me off when someone is disrespectful. 3.) When someone thinks they are "cool" for talking to their parents like trash, or for getting themselves into a fight for no apparent reason. 4.) When I...
    DoveBreath DoveBreath 26-30, F 3 days ago

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    Say It Out Loud Dammit!!

    I just recently discovered a new pet peeve of mine. It drives me crazy when I'm in the middle of an arguement and the person I'm argueing with mumbles something under their breath and refuses to tell you what they said. Don't say it unless you have the balls to say it loud enough...
    Luci Luci 21-25, F 13 Responses Apr 17, 2007

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    I have so many. So let me list them down

    for you. 1. Chewing with your mouth open. I can see it, and hear it. NO. That is disgusting. STOP IT. Same goes for talking with your mouth full. Like, really? Is what you have to say so important that you, even with your mouth full, have to talk? I'm sure you will remember...
    teeohfancy teeohfancy 18-21, F Dec 19, 2013

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    I Won't Go Far

    Here on EP I always feel strange when someone sends me gestures, consecutively 4 different gestures and actually sent through mass gestures.I try to be appreciative, if only I know if we have communications other than exchange of Gestures.Would it be rude if I ask you to exempt...
    ladyryan ladyryan 41-45, F 5 Responses May 14, 2012

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