I Have Pet Peeves

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    I dislike when people walk on the carpet In my

    house with their wet shoes. I'm truly not a fan of wet carpet.
    deleted deleted
    Mar 2, 2016

    One of mine is when people say how they are

    so OCD just because they like to be neat and have everything tidy.
    emjm013 emjm013
    18-21, F
    Feb 29, 2016

    I don't mind people who like to talk alot

    because I do to sometimes. But it's the people who just keep talking and talking non-stop really fast that annoy me. Especially if they're screaming in my face. It's like they don't know when or how to stop. Chances are I was probably too overwhelmed to even understand anything...
    RoastedCycki RoastedCycki
    70+, F
    1 Response Jun 20, 2015

    dear lady texting on the workout machine,

    quit texting and finish your f*ckin reps! I literally waited 20 minutes
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    Apr 20, 2015

    One of my most hated pet peeves is

    when you are entering the freeway and the car in front of you is well below the 100km/h speed limit and they have no idea how to merge onto the freeway correctly also determining the speed that other cars are travelling who are already on the freeway.... It makes me wonder how...
    minigems minigems
    31-35, F
    3 Responses Jul 18, 2014

    And another thing. I hate

    when people giving out a web address say "forward slash." There is and has never been any such thing! It is a slash as opposed to a backslash. No further qualification is needed.
    comfi comfi
    56-60, M
    1 Response Nov 14, 2015

    "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

    I can't stand people

    who think they are owed by the world.
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    1 Response Nov 10, 2015

    Peeing <3

    So...me and my friend have an issue in peeing places...we get so horny. anyone wanna join? lol. we would love some guys, but girls are fun also. ;) Are favorite was peeing on a movie seat with people in it!! please join us and tell us our problem and giving us more ideas where to...
    kayla444 kayla444
    22-25, M
    24 Responses Mar 23, 2013

    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
    21 Responses Apr 13, 2011

    wanna know what I hate?

    Well, not hate, but it's annoying and is on my pet peeve list. "Selfie". Yes. That is the word. Can't stand it. - oh em gee, just lemme take a "selfie" 💁 - oh mah gerd, I look so bad in mah "selfie"💁 - just look at mah "selfie" 💁 - gurllll you look so good in that...
    PsychGirl94 PsychGirl94
    22-25, F
    Jul 2, 2014

    English With how someone uses English

    as his way of communicating online or in virtual world I am wondering how he or she can get their thoughts in a productive way of communication in real life. I cringe and feel awkward whenever I read textspeaks, or words one can only hear from street gangs which these non native...
    ladyryan ladyryan
    46-50, F
    6 Responses Aug 9, 2015

    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
    92 Responses Aug 28, 2008

    when someone texts you,

    and you respond, and then they don't respond. Like, it's one thing to ignore me if i'm the one texting you first, but YOU were the one who sought ME out, and I actually took precious seconds out of my day to read and respond to your message. Least you could do is finish...
    PsychGirl94 PsychGirl94
    22-25, F
    2 Responses Mar 1, 2015

    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
    25 Responses Dec 19, 2011

    I have a pet peeves. I hate it

    when you send a card to a friend and they never thank you for it. I like sending out cards, but did they get it. I like getting cards, because I know someone is thinking about me. If you want to be added to my greeting card list just send me a personal message with your...
    nevets68 nevets68
    46-50, M
    2 Responses Dec 1, 2015

    I don't take much seriously which

    if you see me interact with anyone on here you can see that but one thing drives me crazy about people more than anything else. I have a group project going on and I have one partner named Liz. Liz is a freshman who decided to be cool and join a group with a bunch of juniors so...
    sexysmeagol sexysmeagol
    22-25, F
    Mar 20, 2016

    When people call their boyfriend "daddy" It's

    makes me wan an puke and annoys me so much
    jess965 jess965
    16-17, F
    Jan 5, 2016

    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
    6 Responses Feb 16, 2012
    jacob3171 jacob3171
    22-25, M
    2 Responses Mar 17, 2016

    time to reset your password!

    make sure it has 13 characters with 3 capitals at least two numbers and it's required to use special characters. To make sure you won't remember it, you can't use the last 7 passwords that you have used in the past!
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    1 Response Feb 24, 2015

    Omg when someone says 'supposeBly' instead of

    'supposeDly' or 'valentiMes' instead of 'valentiNes' ugggh just STOP TALKING sounding like your mouth is full of glue!!
    Eclipse2015 Eclipse2015
    41-45, F
    1 Response Feb 29, 2016

    One of my biggest pet peeves is the way people

    walk. I hate when people walk to slow. I hate when people just stop in the middle of the hallways. I hate when I'm in school and making a turn in the hallway & someone just comes walking fast like slow down. People should walk like there driving a car.
    Yourfavnextdoor Yourfavnextdoor
    18-21, F
    2 Responses Dec 6, 2015

    I HATE when people have dirty finger nails & I

    HATE when people misspell words that should never be misspelled! REALLY GRINDS MY GEARS!!
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    7 Responses Dec 5, 2015

    i have 2 really big ones.

    1. people who ask why someone stays in an abusive relationship! don't ask it makes you look stupid. they don't stay because they are dumb and stupid..they stay for many reasons but mostly shame, lost their value and worth and have been conditioned to think this way. 2. people...
    moongoddess35 moongoddess35
    36-40, F
    1 Response Dec 22, 2015

    I HATE when one trolley is 3 minutes late

    and I miss my connecting trolley and then have to wait a HALF HOUR for the next one.
    honestlyanonymouslyme honestlyanonymouslyme
    26-30, F
    1 Response Mar 12, 2016

    Hardly anything annoys me.

    2 I know I have are musicials and lots of cussing.
    supergirl805 supergirl805
    22-25, F
    Dec 2, 2015

    People- especially older men trying to talk

    sexy- using the phrase "lol" seriously. You are not a 13 year old scene kid on MSN, **** off with your lol's
    KindOfPoisonous KindOfPoisonous
    18-21, F
    1 Response Nov 30, 2015

    when I let someone borrow something of mine

    and they give it back damaged ...
    deleted deleted
    2 Responses May 8, 2015

    I hate when friends mention my past

    when they know it hurts me. Let me move on.
    bawstenbrewin bawstenbrewin
    22-25, F
    Dec 31, 2015

    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
    22-25, F
    13 Responses Apr 17, 2007

    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

    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
    2 Responses Mar 31, 2015

    Can everyone stop crying about Islam already?

    We get it you're angry. Does 95% of the questions/statements and posts have to be about Islam? Sheesh what is this? You guys need therapy. Preferably anger management.
    DiabolusInMusica DiabolusInMusica
    31-35, F
    Nov 14, 2015

    -people who choose drugs over family -mean

    people -racism -selfishness -one sided conversations -animal abusers -child abusers
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    Feb 29, 2016

    My EP Pet Peeves...

    Sorry....this will be a bit of a vent....I mean I love EP and all, BUT.... STOP CHANGING $H!T!!!! - Why must you keep fiddling with the minor things and keep mucking it up?? I've stopped using Q&A as much as I used to...why? BECAUSE I DON'T WANT A NOTIFICATION EVERY TIME...
    RisenFromAshes RisenFromAshes
    36-40, M
    7 Responses Oct 6, 2013

    ignorance is my pet peeve.

    I can't stand stupid people. they **** me off
    DiaperRD32 DiaperRD32
    31-35, T
    2 Responses Feb 2, 2016

    Ruby's Random Pet Peeves

    Oh, the time has come for me to purge myself of all that ails me in this world. . and the list is great and weighs heavily upon me. I can only hope that the vast quantity of spirits I’ve quaffed to prepare me for this task will serve to embalm me, thus dulling the ache of the...
    RedRubies RedRubies
    36-40, F
    15 Responses Feb 3, 2012

    1. jealousy 2. joining the dyed-blonde craze

    just to be a model 3. having dark-colored skin and black hair naturally but dyeing your hair blonde 4. not believing me when I talk but then copying what I do or say is my truth, even though it's from the same brain you chose to not believe before 5. using religion to be the...
    loveismyfriend loveismyfriend
    36-40, F
    1 Response Dec 17, 2015

    And my top 3 Pet Peeves are!

    .... 1. Being stared at 2.Being told what to do 3.Being ignored If someone does any of these 3 things to me, it's highly likely i'll end up hating them! I take things very seriously. Being stared at is annoying. You got something to say to me? SAY IT TO MY FACE! Didn't your...
    xRockGlossPrincessx xRockGlossPrincessx
    22-25, F
    1 Response May 21, 2014
    PierceTheMaruaa PierceTheMaruaa
    13-15, F
    1 Response Mar 16, 2016

    There's one thing that I can't stand.

    .. When somebody leaves a shopping cart in a parking spot. It wouldn't kill somebody to take the time to take it to the cart holding thing - whatever it's called.
    ACyanideSurprise ACyanideSurprise
    22-25, M
    Jun 1, 2014

    My number one pet peeve is bad hygiene!

    Followed by greed, rudeness, arrogance, gossipers, and user types..
    deleted deleted
    1 Response Feb 14, 2016

    smoking pregnant mothers,

    cell phone talking drivers, people who drink and smoke away there kids food money.
    geminigirl54 geminigirl54
    41-45, F
    2 Responses Feb 29, 2016

    -Overuse of emojis -Adding a ******* Z at the

    end of lol.. Lolz -Being spoken over/Cut off when speaking -Lying -People that ***** about something without even attempting to make any changes in their life -The teenagers who actually ask for hearts or replies on EP -The teenagers who secretly look for hearts/attention by...
    akaShaun akaShaun
    18-21, M
    2 Responses May 7, 2015

    1) When people are talking

    and have a really dry mouth and it makes that disgusting sound ugh. 2) when people hurry me up when I am taking a dump. Let me play subway surfer in peace please. 3) when the toilet seat is warm.. 4) the ******** who always have to 1 up everything someone says . Just...
    FundamentalWalrus FundamentalWalrus
    18-21, M
    May 26, 2014

    "I was thinking to myself" really?

    to whom else do you think? when someone says that they were thinking to themselves, it makes me wonder if they think they are telepathic.
    jayciedubb jayciedubb
    51-55, M
    2 Responses Feb 28, 2016

    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

    I really, really dislike one-liners,

    hearing people chew, lies and being ignored.
    bonadeabeauty82 bonadeabeauty82
    31-35, F
    4 Responses Dec 6, 2015

    Is it a peeve or is it a neuroticism?

    I really dislike being near anyone eating a yogurt. I hate licking noises, I hate the sound of the spoon sliding against the tub. I hate how people will put a spoon of yogurt in their mouth and still leave some on it when they remove it. I don't even like it when I eat yogurt...
    deleted deleted
    Jan 26, 2016

    lack of manners, lack of common sense,

    snotty people, invasion of privacy... those are my biggest pet peeves
    RoseMarie86 RoseMarie86
    31-35, F
    Mar 1, 2016

    I find as someone in a wheelchair

    that I can easily go around without being noticed. That can also mean that I am nearly tripped over or run into by able bodied people not looking where they are going. I will NOT take the blame for that.
    comfi comfi
    56-60, M
    Nov 19, 2015

    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
    36-40, M
    63 Responses Dec 2, 2008

    I believe in efficiency.

    Doing the most with the least effort and resources. When I see something not flowing properly, it is aggravating...let me give you a couple of mine. People who are in a drive thru lane and can't figure out what they want. People who can't make up their mind on the road...for...
    akindheart akindheart
    61-65, F
    11 Responses Jul 24, 2015

    You constantly change lanes in bumper-to-bumper

    traffic? You must get to your destination so much faster than everyone else.
    softlywaking softlywaking
    36-40, F
    Mar 2, 2016

    *joins I have pet peeves group,

    makes a post asking "anyone else have pet peeves?"* That. Right there. Is the dumbest thing people do on this site. They're IN THAT GROUP of course they agree with your post. I just saw one in a TV show experience "I Love ______(not listing name)" and she said "anyone else...
    akaShaun akaShaun
    18-21, M
    May 11, 2015

    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
    11 Responses Mar 10, 2011

    I'm sure everyone does!

    One of my biggest ones, which is kinda strange, I must admit -- I HAAAAATE when people come to quiet areas, where people are trying to concentrate, to talk on the phone or with their friends. There's a study room in the Commons building at my college, and I always go there...
    Boulier Boulier
    18-21, F
    Dec 8, 2015

    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
    16 Responses Dec 29, 2011
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