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I Want To Know Your Five Pet Peeves

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    My Five

    When people swear when they're giving a compliment. For example, so ******* adorable. Swearing is a very aggressive form of language, in my opinion at least, so I find this combination very odd. You're giving an aggressive compliment and that's just plain weird. Ignoring...
    UnseenBlossom UnseenBlossom 18-21, F 1 Response Jun 8, 2011

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    Nosey people. Uninformed people.

    Phony people. Ignorant people. People who go through life without as much as a headache and take their good health for granted.
    johnny048 johnny048 46-50, M Apr 19

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    5 Pet Peeves

    1) People that chew with their mouths open 2) People that say "where you at" 3) People that lie 4) People that breath through their mouth 5) People that steal
    EPRyan EPRyan 22-25, M Feb 21, 2013

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    5

    Liars-I hate being lied to and I hate people who lie. Cowards Hate repeating myself over and over again. Can you please listen Stupid People-They Annoy the Hell out of ME Rude People-No excuse for rudeness,it's uncalled for and unnecessary.  Double Talking...
    sexxydiva sexxydiva 36-40, F May 26, 2011

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    In No Particular Order

    People who think it is okay to talk on their cell phone while expecting service (waitress, teller, cashier etc.) A cell phone does not give you permission to be rude.   People who feel it is their duty to criticize. You are entitled to your opinion but if if is not your...
    58photo 58photo 56-60, M 3 Responses Jun 2, 2011

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    Ha As If There Are Only 5?!

    1) Eating noises. Get some manners! Close your mouth!! I dont need to hear whats going on in there!!2) the letters R.I.P. If you're writing them, you're probably paying respects to someone who has passed away. SAY IT PROPERLY... this is the 21st century! You arent cramming it...
    warhorse79 warhorse79 31-35, F 2 Responses Jun 16, 2011

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    Some Of My Top 5's

    Gosh, I have so many pet peeves and I have to select just five?  Maybe I can do several and categorize them.  So here are my Top 5 People Skills Pet Peeves:  When I have to begin an explanation with “once again.”  I don’t mind explaining things but at the same time I...
    fungirlmmm fungirlmmm 41-45, F 7 Responses May 25, 2011

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    5 Pet Peeves

    1.) Liars 2.) Thieves 3.) When people scream 4.) Chewing with your mouth open 5.) Not washing your hands while preparing food
    RDIVERS1 RDIVERS1 26-30, M Feb 21, 2013

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    My Top 5

    In no particular order: 1.) People who cut in the front of the line in traffic. If there is a row of cars waiting to turn, get in line... Wherever you are going is no more important then where I am going. Not only do you make everyone waiting mad, you block another entire lane...
    JenDeLac JenDeLac 18-21, F 6 Responses Nov 4, 2013

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    My Five

    1. People who chew with their mouth open or talk with a mouth full of food. It's just grose. 2. I don't wanna see you take a crap or have you see me. There are some things that should always remain private, even if you have known the person for a very long time. 3. People that...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Jun 2, 2011

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    My 5 Pet Peeves

    In no particular order... 1/ People on the phone whilst driving 2/ people who don't signal at a roundabout or junstion 3/ slowwwwww drivers 4/people who spit in the street 5/ ignorant people who don't say please or thank you or don't say that's ok if you appologise in the...
    Inapickle45 Inapickle45 46-50, F Dec 30, 2012

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    My Pet Peeves

    Ok. These are my pet peeves.(trust me there are a lot more than what is on this page) 1.) ANIMAL CRUELTY. Ok i really hate when people think its ok to harm animals that havent even done anything. Im sure if animals had the capability(and some do) to walk up to you and smack the...
    BENDrowned BENDrowned 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 6, 2013

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    My Five Pet Peeves Are!

    1. Liars!2. Cheaters!3. Control freaks!4. Greedy!5. Jealousy!
    wjk1849 wjk1849 46-50, M 1 Response Oct 26, 2013

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    I Hate The Redneckization Of The USA!

    My pet peeves involve the speech of the American populace. We've all become stupid rednecks, and I can't stand it. Redneck USED to be a derogatory word; now everyone happily claims to be one. I blame Foxworthy. Here we go: 5. Double negatives. "I don't need no grammar schoolin...
    technologic21 technologic21 31-35, M 8 Responses Jan 10, 2013

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    (8 + A Cuzzillion) Into 5

    Strollers the size of mini cars on the transit. (1) Two mothers (and I mean moms) pushing their strollers (the size of mini cars) (1) side by side on the sidewalk (1).... and walking slowly (1 cuzzillion). Obnoxiously loud obnoxious ringtones, and obnoxious phone...
    roughNready roughNready 51-55, F Apr 26, 2013

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    Top Pet Peeve

    When someone pulls on my shirt to try to get me to follow them somewhere. They WILL get slapped.
    OscarLicon OscarLicon 18-21, M Dec 28, 2012

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    My Five

    People who don't say Thank you or You're welcome, Loud talkers on cell phones, Being interrupted, Having a question answered with another question, Having to press 1 for English,
    KerriJ1970 KerriJ1970 41-45, F 23 Responses Mar 28, 2013

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    Pet Peeves

    My pet peeves have more to do with some things people say, than what they actually do. 1. Think everyone knows (years, months, weeks out, etc) exactly how a situation will develop. Well, you should have thought about that before you..." 2. Ask/insist that I must believe what...
    7yearsin 7yearsin 31-35, F Feb 7, 2013

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    Only 5?

    Not having manners Not handling your alcohol  Drug users Chewing with your mouth open Looking down on others
    ImToolazyforaWittyUseName ImToolazyforaWittyUseName 31-35, M Apr 12, 2013

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    Pet Peeves

    People who call a lectern a podium. Those who think the world revolves around them. OK, it's good to be confidant, but people whos heads are so big all they can talk about is how wonderful they are. Gimmee a break. People that don't bother to look up words they can't spell, or...
    Jcoe Jcoe 51-55, M 1 Response Jan 10, 2013

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    Five?

    Just five? Gee, that hardly seems worth the time and trouble. I could hardly get going with that. It would take ten just to warm me up.
    AlbertSAT AlbertSAT 66-70, M May 1, 2013

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    My Special 5 :)

    1.Annoying *** up tight people who cant come down to earth with the rest of us 2.People who over use the word **** 3.Everyone who trys to get close to me right away i mean really..go **** your self i dont want to be your friend i dont want to be your anything inless i ask you...
    Brisinger Brisinger 18-21, M 2 Responses Jun 18, 2011

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    Top 5 Most Unacceptable Things In My World

    1) Driving dangerously. It's one thing to endanger your own life because you're upset or busy, it's quite another to be so arrogant as to think those personal issues are more important than someone else's life. Don't be an a**! 2) Poor manners when being waited on. I've been...
    jmm05f jmm05f 26-30, F Oct 15, 2012

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    5 Little Things - This is my list of 5 pet

    peeves that really drive me insane. 1. Death threats. 2. Speaking ill of the deceased. 3. Grammar Nazis. 4. People who call out other people based on interests. 5. Trolls.
    Monstermaster13 Monstermaster13 22-25, M Mar 3

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    My 5

    1. Friends who don't ******* tell you there closing their EP account! 2. Stuck up *****-*** females! 3. A female ******* lying about doing something sexual I ask. 4. A female making me out to be the bad guy for telling how it is. 5. Controlling boyfriends.
    DescentFan DescentFan 13-15, M 1 Response Feb 26, 2013

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    My Top Five

    Not going to get into the deeper stuff like personality traits. So here are the simple, every day things that annoy me. 1) Having to read someone's message three times because they can't spell or use proper grammar. 2) People talking on their cell phones in public. 3) Having...
    moonwatcher321 moonwatcher321 51-55, F 6 Responses Sep 30, 2011

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    GF Pet Peeve #1

    She does this sometimes. Actually, she did so over the weekend. It somewhat annoys me when she does it. She has the habit that now and then when she shares about someone having acted physically aggressive with her, she literally demonstrates on me.For example, most recently she...
    Vertigo6 Vertigo6 26-30, F 2 Responses Jun 17, 2013

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    5 Of Mine

    I am trying not to have so many pet peeves these days, but of course I have things that bug me just like everyone else.  I guess these are types of people that annoy me.First - Negative people.  You know, people who have a negative outlook on everything and then wonder why...
    Bluebie Bluebie 46-50, F 15 Responses May 25, 2011

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    Things I Cant Stand

    I have more than five but I guess Ill just list the ones that truely bother me the most.   Chewing with mouth open and being a very noisy chewer. I cant stand it when people chew or talk with their mouth open. Its just gross, but that doesnt bother me as much as loud...
    angeliceyes11 angeliceyes11 18-21, F May 27, 2011

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    Related Experiences

    I like to share my pet peeves experiences with all EP members and my friends :). There's a thin line where I can tolerate some and some I cannot. Just like the recent question I...
    msunique1989 msunique1989 22-25, F 1 day ago

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    But my major one is when I tell people I know ASL (American Sign Language) and they say, "oh, I know ASL!" and can only fingerspell.. It's like walking up to a hearing person and...
    cec0692 cec0692 22-25, F 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    A lot of abused women/men don't know their rights. But its all on the internet and its always worth knowing your rights. It also applies to those working on low income. In the UK...
    maleuk52 maleuk52 61-65, M Sep 30

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    People who take there small pets death a laughing matter. "Haha I forgot to feed my lizard #RIP lol I'm such a horrible owner" ^^ The hell? That's not funny, an animal died of...
    LovelyDeadly LovelyDeadly 16-17, F 1 Response Oct 4

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    I hate generic greetings. You don't even know me, how I am doing is none of your business. Furthermore, how could you possibly care about something to which you have no vested...
    adianoeta adianoeta 26-30, F 3 Responses Sep 25

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    I am almost positive I could come up with new ones on the daily. Today, it's the passive-aggressive notion of wishing one well in some generic form in order to end a conversation...
    adianoeta adianoeta 26-30, F 3 Responses Sep 25

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    What I hear: "Guess what?" "You will never believe what just happened." "I have some exciting news!" What I'm thinking: I'm right here. I'm paying attention. See me staring at you...
    adianoeta adianoeta 26-30, F 1 Response Sep 25

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    There's been a large influx of followers who are almost young enough to be my son, but they are shirtless. They even have little six packs. Children, put your shirts back on for a...
    adianoeta adianoeta 26-30, F 1 Response Oct 6

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    When random people ask me a question and i oblige them with answer but when I ask them a question i get no reply And Gossip Lies Cowardice Pettiness Secrecy Stubbornness
    Stufy Stufy 46-50, F 2 Responses Oct 9

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    #1 Pet Peeve ~ Wimpy, needy, complaining, weak, lazy, souls! Maybe I'm very wrong and harsh for me to say such a thing. BUT People who are nothing but spoiled rotten, always...
    MorningBreeze MorningBreeze 56-60, F 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    I have lots like when people crack there fingers or bite there fork there mostly related to sound. When people eat with there mouth open or sniffle really loud I don't know why...
    herealways2017 herealways2017 13-15, F Oct 6

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    I hate when people chew with their mouth open. I hate watching dog movies, I don't like people who nag, as if we don't know any better, I don't like the smell of smoke (UGHH!) I...
    Aepeth Aepeth 16-17, F Sep 20

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    Galaxy Quest Time Rider D.A.R.Y.L. Philadelphia Experiment Ghost Alien Planet of the Apes (original) Enemy Mine Powder Starman Iceman Phenomenon Groundhog Day Ghostbusters Forrest...
    KatieTreat KatieTreat 51-55, T 1 Response Sep 21

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    My father asked me why I want a pet...it's pretty obvious, I want someone in my family who I don't hate and want to shoot.
    Izuka Izuka 13-15, F Oct 8

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    I'd name it muffin, it could be a greyhound or a pit bull and I would still name it muffin. But they're such a big responsibility and I can't even remember to put petrol in my car...
    viviq66 viviq66 18-21, F Oct 6

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    You are full of energy. You are spirited and boisterous. You are bold and daring. You are willing to do some pretty outrageous things. Your high energy sometimes gets you in...
    greeneyedlady72 greeneyedlady72 41-45, F 6 Responses Sep 24

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    Point-by-point smackdown: You Are Smart and Curious You are a seeker of knowledge, and you have learned many things in your life. You are also a keeper of knowledge - meaning...
    SmartKat SmartKat 46-50, F 2 Responses Sep 24

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    You Are Spontaneous and Whimsical You are a seeker. You often find yourself restless - and you have a lot of questions about life. (true, I often have tons of questions swirling...
    diablesse34 diablesse34 46-50, F 6 Responses Sep 25

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    You Are Peaceful and Content You are relaxed, chill, and very likely to go with the flow. (Sometimes, yes) You are lighthearted and accepting. You don't get worked up easily...
    livelaughlovedream3 livelaughlovedream3 41-45, F 1 Response Sep 25

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    A few of my friends will agree with this: You are bold and fearless, You are usually the best at everything ... you strive for perfection. You are confident, authoritative, and...
    MrSquishy MrSquishy 41-45, M 2 Responses Sep 24

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    You are Bold and Fearless You are usually the best at everything ... you strive for perfection. You are confident, authoritative, and aggressive. You have the classic "Type A...
    TheFieryWoman TheFieryWoman 36-40, F 2 Responses Sep 25

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