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I Wonder Why Some People Are So Rude

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    I work in retail, I meet rude people that seem to think that their twenty dollar bill entitles them to act that way because they've had a bad day or my low place in society doesn't...
    mrrabbitdigital mrrabbitdigital 46-50, M 2 Responses Apr 8

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    Three theories -   I have three theories as to why people are rude.   (1.) They will jump to conclusions before they understand what is being stated.    ...
    Dewduster Dewduster 66-70, M 16 Responses Feb 1, 2009

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    Dude Realy - so i was txting my x and we was flirting and everything lol and out of nowhere he was like hey can i get your sis number like wtf dude first off she is married...
    lonelycountrygirl lonelycountrygirl 16-17, F 2 Responses Jul 23, 2011

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    Shushed For The Tv.... - Have you ever beens shushed for the tv? Now, I am not talking about during the seventh inning of the World Series, or when watching a movie and something...
    sickofrude2 sickofrude2 41-45 3 Responses Apr 16, 2011

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    I Just Dont Get It - what compells people to be so rude.....i often figure its because they must assume something bad about you, without bothering to find out if they are right...
    antiyou antiyou 26-30, F 8 Responses Mar 16, 2008

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    I don't get how some people you think are nice can be soo rude
    23bambi23 23bambi23 41-45, F 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    There is a cashier that works at my local drugstore who used to work with my ex husband. She knows we are divorced, since February 2012, yet every time she checks me out she asks...
    garzagm garzagm 31-35, F 8 Responses 4 days ago

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    A Friend Is a Friend, You Are Not - I am xtremely laid back, I like to go with the flow.  If someone asks me, "What would you like to do?", "where do you want...
    jesyka jesyka 31-35, F 5 Responses Apr 22, 2008

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    Has Anyone Noticed? - It seems lately people are just so rude and unfriendly. I don't know if its because work with people all day or what? I'm sick of people being so rude an...
    AmericanAngel04 AmericanAngel04 26-30 9 Responses Jan 3, 2009

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    Satanist; Remember This Story? Was Very Sad. -   So Not Normal... A personal story in the experience: I Am Satanist (laveyan) By SatansTouch More Stories...
    Neveah Neveah 16-17, F Sep 28, 2009

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    Rude.... - Seriously, I just spent about 6 hours in the kitchen at my parents house making a birthday cake for my mother. Things to take note of, the time I spent, whom I was...
    sickofrude2 sickofrude2 41-45 1 Response Apr 16, 2011

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    Some People Are Just Rude! - This Sunday we went to a store that sells clothes that have a small defect like the tag does not reflect the right size, etc. My husband works...
    cecilia1 cecilia1 22-25 1 Response Jul 6, 2009

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    People Who Just Dont Budge - It really irritates me when people dont move when they're clearly in your way. I wonder why people do this. I try to stay out of people's way when I...
    hibislo hibislo 31-35 1 Response Dec 3, 2011

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    Just Now... - so just now i am sitting in my mother's house and she's at work...her boyfriend is on his computer in his room and comes in here and was trying to see the model...
    Tifferella Tifferella 22-25 2 Responses Aug 4, 2010

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    Incredibly Selfish - This just happened and it really bothered me so I had to write about it somewhere. My parents are hosting Thanksgiving this year, or were. They bought all...
    QuothTheRaven QuothTheRaven 22-25, F 2 Responses Nov 24, 2008

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    What's Going On? - I have a little bite to me.  I can say some off color things.  I have opinions.  I cross boundaries.  But I am AWARE.  While I am not always the most...
    evolving2010 evolving2010 36-40, M 1 Response Mar 13, 2011

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    People Suck - I work for a cell phone carrier in a retail store and its amazing the way customers will treat u! They get upset because they dropped their phone in a swimming pool...
    Flutterbies Flutterbies 26-30, F 15 Responses Mar 16, 2008

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    I Wonder Why Some People Are So Rude - hi im gerry from london UK. My family can be so rude it makes me mad. My Brother lives about 50 miles away from me near Brighton.He bought a...
    defoekeane defoekeane 36-40, M Jul 18, 2013

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    Why? - Why do people judge you and make assumptions before they even talk to you? If you are thinking I'm something at least give me the courtesy to explain to me why you think...
    Sapphire25 Sapphire25 22-25, F 1 Response Apr 26, 2013

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    Rudeness - Well i dont understand why people with different backgrounds is always rude when they met people who are not the same as they think to be and why would you impose...
    tawam tawam 36-40, M 2 Responses Dec 8, 2011

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    Happy Bleeping Day~ - It's my 3rd holiday without my significant other, with our 2 young kids. Things are difficult financially and no one had invited us for a holiday meal, but I...
    jr843 jr843 46-50, F 1 Response Nov 26, 2009

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    Be Nice To Your Waitress - I cannot stand when rude people come in. Why do people come out to eat just to put down their server. I try to find humor in it so I thought I would...
    tvtish tvtish 22-25, F Mar 23, 2012

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    A Customer From Work.... - My job is simple, I take pizza orders over the phone. Like any other call center we have certain information we need to place the order. If we have any...
    chantillyd chantillyd 22-25, F 2 Responses Oct 1, 2010

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    I Am a Professional Fundraiser - I work for one of the top fundraiser firms in the country.  We raise money for well-known non-profits. We do no cold calling.  All of...
    DrLovelace DrLovelace 61-65 3 Responses Dec 15, 2008

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    Rude People Make Me So Mad! - I just went to the Waffle House in small town southern Louisiana.  The food was great but the people in the booth next to us ruined our meal...
    Nisha27 Nisha27 26-30 1 Response Jul 19, 2008

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    Yield! Shopping Carts - I volunteered to run to the grocery store on Christmas Eve morning to get the last few items before everything closed for the holiday. Once in the store, I...
    Mary1283 Mary1283 26-30, F 2 Responses Dec 26, 2011

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    Rude People - i work in retail and i have to say i cant stand it when people of all ages are so rude. sometimes they act lilke we owe them something. i always laugh inside because...
    kshugs kshugs 41-45, F 1 Response Aug 12, 2008

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    Halloween - Halloween kind of sucked. This stupid drunk idiot in a werewolf mask comes up to me thinking he was going to scare me, I laughed but then my friend stepped in just in...
    unicornaddict unicornaddict 16-17, F 3 Responses Nov 1, 2009

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    This man here is very rude and I said I don't want to talk to him he said this to me
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    I hate it when people like to pass judgement due to some small incidents eg oh you must be antisocial because you are an only child . Oh u must be a loner because u like cats and...
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    Being nice isn't that hard. If people were nicer then this world wouldn't be so screwed up. What exactly is being mean going to get you? An empty funeral is all.
    valeryxo valeryxo 16-17, F 1 Response a week ago

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    My colleague was mean . She said I am single because I don't compromise . She also said I am anti social just because I chose not to share a meal in a japanese restaurant. I just...
    yellowribbonflower yellowribbonflower 31-35, F 2 Responses Apr 4

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    People get offended at everything now a days. Since when did we become such a politically correct nation that people are scared to admit how they feel or express their opinion...
    AjLeePunk AjLeePunk 22-25, F Mar 21

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    Lolol you know what's super funny. Like the funniest thing in the world. How defensive certain people get if you message them as if your about to just start hitting on them or...
    triniboy92 triniboy92 22-25, M 22 hrs ago

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    On this site, there are so many people feeling lonely already, that means there are much much more people feeling lonely in this world. So actually we are not lonely in feeling...
    OTIOSUM OTIOSUM 18-21, F Mar 31

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    I saw a book in someone's bookcase. The title was something like "How to manipulate people and get what you want" One should never leave a book like that out in plain view. :)))
    jeresey jeresey 56-60, F 3 Responses Mar 20

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    It's really weird, at my school and town, there's like no people who are like, really interested to talk, but on ep, there's loads of people who I've had awesome chats with :3 I...
    loveyourselfalwaysxx loveyourselfalwaysxx 13-15, F Apr 9

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    I was was reading an online newspaper last week when I came across an article on this amazing woman. She is obese and knows it but she does not let her weight issue get her down...
    KittenInGlasgow KittenInGlasgow 46-50, F 1 Response Mar 24

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    I just got a private message from someone who thinks killing people is cool. Wow!! That's scary!
    Booksaremypassion Booksaremypassion 41-45, F 1 Response Apr 1

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    I was just told today by somebody I don't know to, Beware of Janine and Debra, and all I could think was, Who the hell is Janine and Debra. Apparently, somebody who lies to me...
    Whoami30 Whoami30 26-30, M Mar 31

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    My ex-best-friend is SOOO not worth it. I treated him like a brother. I helped him. Lent him money. Bought him beer. Helped him drink it. Took him fishing. Took him to meet with...
    4ltern4te 4ltern4te 41-45, M Apr 3

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    I think people should have children when they're ready. Only they know when that is. It's not really about whether the child is planned or not. I'm always thinking about how the...
    fairytalesandspiderwebs fairytalesandspiderwebs 18-21, F Apr 3

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    Sometimes I will be waiting in line and this girl would just push her breast in this random dudes face! He's clearly gay back off! Some people are so basic and rudimentary uhh and...
    musicdance814 musicdance814 13-15, F Mar 27

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    People are so rude in this world anymore. Especially in school, like don't sit there and talk about me behind my back just because I'm gay. Just because I'm gay doesn't mean I like...
    Adamlrj Adamlrj 16-17, M Mar 21

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    I was at Universal Studios with my family and we were having a great time, those places can get pretty crowded and I zoned out while walking and nearly bumped into this little girl...
    mahnouls mahnouls 16-17 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    Ever since I was young I had a major problem with making friends. I just could not understand why most people seemed to hate me so much. No matter how friendly I was. It gets...
    CookiesNCupcakes CookiesNCupcakes 26-30, F 2 Responses Mar 26

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    (This is more of a rant than a experience but oh well...) Especially in class. ._. My maths class would have to be the worst. ******* girls blabbing, talking and back chatting the...
    HydroChronexia HydroChronexia 13-15, F 1 Response Apr 4

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    I know more of why people are entitled so much these days
    KEATING2013 KEATING2013 26-30, M 1 Response Mar 30

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    I think that they should teach parenting as a compulsory subject to everyone. It's a good birth control for some and it would reduce the amount of people who are bad parents. It...
    thisisanick thisisanick 18-21, M 2 Responses Mar 28

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    People are strange when you're a stranger Faces look ugly when you're alone Women seem wicked when you're unwanted Streets are uneven when you're down When you're strange Faces...
    nivanvc nivanvc 36-40, M 1 Response