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I Yell At Inanimate Objects

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    I've Done It.

    Not outta craziness, out of belligerence xD Hahah I think everyone whose spent more than 5 minutes trying ot set up anythign electronic has let loose a string of curses at whatever piece of equipment they're currently working with.
    RoscoetheFailWhale RoscoetheFailWhale 16-17, M 2 Responses Apr 13, 2009

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    Yelling Is Good For the Soul!

    Yelling at inanimate objects is something I find myself doing often in my rage during the times when I can't find my keys, wallet, phone, cigarettes, etc.  I've also yelled at God so often I'm sure he's really sick of it or just sits there saying 'yeah whatever just let it...
    Morfius Morfius 26-30, M 4 Responses Dec 14, 2008

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    I cant resist it ! They mock me D:

    that damn smurf teddy mocking me :( its not a real smurf! Or the rug -_- yes the rug. Whenever anyone else walks over it, they are fine but when I walk over it, it trips me up. Tis an evil rug.
    TaintedSnowflakes TaintedSnowflakes 18-21, F 1 Response Feb 3, 2014

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    Absolutely I get pissed off at my possessions

    when they don't work the way they're supposed to so I yell at them.
    misternobrain misternobrain 22-25, M Jan 16, 2014

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    IAimForHonor IAimForHonor 18-21, M Feb 23, 2014

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    sometimes things just need to be put in their

    place...like technology...technology in general hates me
    lostfoundations lostfoundations 18-21, M Mar 20

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    Yes I Do, and Sometimes Talk to Them

    I am really bad about yelling at them when I am frustrated at them or they do not work Like I plan.  Whats bad is I will catch myself asking an inanimate object why it will not work or to just work with me.  But, Yelling is a big one.  I yell a at my computer when...
    unicorn218 unicorn218 26-30, M 1 Response Jul 22, 2008

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    I should say I yell at computers.

    My laptop is about 8 years old now and barely functions anymore but I don't feel like spending the money on a new one. It boots fast, but then the desktop just sits there, doing nothing. You can't open Start, you can't access the browser, you can't do anything. I'm always...
    Ticklemesilly5 Ticklemesilly5 31-35, F Nov 8, 2014

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    I yell at the other team

    when they are beating me in sports games just playfully tho lol.
    avo3 avo3 18-21, M 1 Response Jan 15

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    I swear at and even threaten my laptop

    when it doesn't work the way I want it to. That doesn't make it work but it makes me feel better.
    yval711 yval711 22-25, F 2 Responses Jan 4

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    Ridiculous

    But it really does help me feel better after they've pissed me off. Some of these things are lucky I haven't taken a hammer to them or run them over with my car (which rarely ****** me off, that awesome little car). I think about it, but I settle for yelling.
    itworkedintheory itworkedintheory 31-35 May 27, 2012

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    The toaster, the tv, my phone,

    door frames etc Aything that gets in my way lol
    Anth1290 Anth1290 22-25, M 3 Responses Dec 31, 2014

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    Lollipop948 Lollipop948 13-15, M 1 Response Jan 7

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    At least once a day I mumble curses at my

    computer at work. It may look like an inanimate object but I'm convinced it possesses an evil soul whose purpose for existence is to **** me off.
    Bumblelion Bumblelion 31-35, M 5 Responses Mar 20

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    I curse at things, usually my computer,

    sometimes hit it when it really pushes my buttons, although with any rage at an inanimate object the one that feels the best is giving them an aggressive middle finger. Amusing thing is, about a month ago I watched the outtakes from Hot Fuzz and Simon Pegg had trouble turning a...
    Lucienn Lucienn 22-25, T 2 Responses Aug 7, 2014

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    Being 50

    I decided that I ought to do something frivolous and puerile if I get to 50, and I’m not really into going to Prague with my non-existent mates and getting a prostitute, I can’t afford a sportscar or botox, and I’m not married so I can’t have an affair.  Instead I’ve...
    CrookedMan CrookedMan 46-50 1 Response May 19, 2012

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    Yep... it happened just this morning,

    in fact. My coffee table stuck its foot out and tried to trip, managing to make me stub my big toe and causing me to turn and yell and curse at it loud enough for the neighbors to hear. Thank goodness they didn't call the police and we weren't charged with domestic disturbance...
    SunnyDayze SunnyDayze 22-25, F 8 Responses Sep 10, 2014

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    Lego and I have a hate-love relationship.

    The kid in me loves playing with it, but I want to MURDER when I step on in on my way to go pee.
    Bubblery Bubblery 22-25, F 4 Responses Feb 18

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    objects just make me

    so mad and I'll never know the reason behind it because yes I yell at them yet I know it's not going to do otherwise
    briannabanana briannabanana 13-15, F Dec 21, 2014

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    When I'm bored, I just start yelling at my

    exercise ball, and it usually wins the conversation.....•_^
    ayeitsjhoicx ayeitsjhoicx 18-21, F 3 Responses Jan 15

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    My Poor Pc

    If my PC could cry or punch me in the snout, it could and should.I've said it all.. !  !$%^^&&!!#%^&&*!  Glitches on EP makes me so irritated...  I need to send my computer flowers...sorry.....
    wiseowl wiseowl 61-65, F 2 Responses Jul 27, 2012

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    Sometimes Its My Only Conversation For the Day.

    I love and name inanimate objects, and yes, I yell at them!  Sometimes I go a whole 24 hours without speaking a word to anyone, so I think the yelling helps.
    urbrandofheroin urbrandofheroin 22-25, F 5 Responses Apr 13, 2009

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    My Computer. Always My Computer.

      So, I think I've been yelling at this stupid computer since I got it but in the last week, its been nearly incessant.  It's had all kinds of trouble since I got it, mostly relating to shutting down when it overheats.  It was under warranty and I took it back, three times to...
    BrokenBear BrokenBear 26-30, F 2 Responses Jun 23, 2011

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    One time I yelled at a piece of popcorn

    for not landing in my mouth.
    HarleyMahLov HarleyMahLov 13-15, F 3 Responses Jan 9

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    Lol. Stupid phone. Evil commercial.

    Dumb chair. Wait. Why list these.
    convertihd convertihd 46-50, M Mar 10

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    I do. Be it my cellphone (when I had one),

    tv, computer, internet modem, or iPad. If the object doesn't functions the way it should, I'll yell at it because it's not doing its job. They were made to do a certain job, and if they don't then they deserve to be reprimanded. Another occasion in which I would yell at...
    ja131989 ja131989 22-25, F Dec 17, 2014

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    I mostly yell at my T.

    V. when I am doing horrible at a video game. I'll also yell at couches, beds, and tables, if they attack my toes.
    LittleStain LittleStain 18-21, F 2 Responses Sep 18, 2014

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    Well, I yell a lot in general.

    I love to yell "YOU'RE LYING" or just stuff that I should be saying in a normal tone. It just naturally comes out. It's been like that my whole life. It's a trait I picked up from my mom and maternal grandfather. XD
    InvaderGashloog InvaderGashloog 70+, F 1 Response Nov 5, 2014

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    This is bad but yes, I cussed out my old

    computer, I tell my phone "I hope you die someday!" Then I say "I'm sorry I love you." I run into a door frame often so here's how it plays out I yell "You stupid ***** that hurt! Why do you hate me?!" I cuss out my hangers in my closet, they **** me off. I yell at wires , I...
    countrygirlISTaylor countrygirlISTaylor 16-17, F Jul 31, 2014

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    I Do But I Always Apologise to Them.

    Hello! I have a love hate relationship with my chain saw that I call Chromey. Sometimes Chromey won’t start and I have said some pretty hurtful things to it – like – “Where did you come from - Canadian Tire?” (that’s were all the cheep...
    Nanoose Nanoose 51-55, M 1 Response Apr 25, 2008

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    Clearly, people like us.

    . We can't handle it when an object doesn't do what they are supposed to... I mean come on! We all know it's their fault!
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Feb 27, 2014

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    I could never verbally abuse my computer like

    that. There is an off switch you know.
    BloodyVampire BloodyVampire 41-45, M Jun 10, 2014

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    ADrag ADrag 18-21 Feb 8, 2014

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    WheatleyC0re WheatleyC0re 70+, M Nov 20, 2014

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    oddlyfunny oddlyfunny 26-30, F 3 Responses Mar 20

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    ALL THE TIME. Damn you inanimate objects

    for not moving out if the way so i wouldn't trip over you or not working like i want you to.
    TheAmazingDereck TheAmazingDereck 16-17, M 1 Response Jun 2, 2014

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    Stupid table! When did your corner get there?

    ?? And why would it run into me like that???
    ImActually18 ImActually18 18-21, F 3 Responses Dec 20, 2014

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    justsleeplessme justsleeplessme 31-35, F Feb 10, 2014

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    I started yelling at my English paper.

    It had to be 8 pages front and back 😐
    Nightlover223 Nightlover223 13-15, F Nov 30, 2014

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    Damn Electrical Appliances!

    Yes, it is true. Electrical devices, furniture and kitchenware do have a personality, and problems can occur when it clashes with your own. Lets face, all of those devices are meant to be loyal and committed to your needs, so when they don't play nicely it is clearly their...
    wombatism wombatism 26-30, M 5 Responses Apr 25, 2008

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    I once yelled at my car

    when I missed a turn!
    Emilia0659 Emilia0659 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 20, 2014

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    They Here Hahaha

    Yes I  yell at inanimate objects, they are fellow travelers on this planet earth, and they sometime plot against you. PC's crash on you at worse possible time and things are always jumping under your feet tripping you or cutting your feet. Evil things  Hahahahaha
    jadecrow jadecrow 51-55, M 3 Responses Sep 1, 2008

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    Does anybody else do crazy things like this?
    Ayunir Ayunir 22-25, M 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    Recently, I went to a friend's house to spend a night. I'll never forget how dramatic it was. My friend's dad comes home drunk and immediately, the mother starts yelling at him and...
    NeoxExor NeoxExor 22-25, M 2 Responses Mar 7

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    I hate hearing fighting and yelling in general, but its bad people so this at all. i hate it because when i hear it i yell back nd i feel wrong.
    Cheshirecupacat Cheshirecupacat 13-15, F 3 Responses Mar 10

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    I can't yell at anybody, its like a curse.. if i even attempt to raise my voice in a fight with my family, friends, (not really) teachers.. I will cry, I dont know why either...
    MyLostProperty MyLostProperty 16-17, M Mar 19

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