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I Yell At Inanimate Objects

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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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    Often.

    Better than yelling at someone, right? I don't care if I come across crazy. I would much rather be a little crazy than really mean. Yelling never really accomplishes much. Especially AT someone. The one thing that yelling does for me is it reeeeeally lets me dig deep down from...
    NiftySox NiftySox 31-35, F 1 Response Nov 12, 2011

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

    exercise ball, and it usually wins the conversation.....•_^
    ayeitsjhoicx ayeitsjhoicx 18-21, F 2 Responses Jan 15

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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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    I yell at the other team

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

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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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    MyaA13 MyaA13 13-15, F 2 Responses Jan 7

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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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    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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    Sometimes... I especially yell at them

    when I'm irriated.. Most of the time its my phone...especially when it hangs or crashes or doesnt show network...and I'm like, "Cmon, dude!! Really?!!!" lol xD I'm glad I found this group, I thought I was the only one who yelled at objects. Hahaha xD
    starlit11 starlit11 22-25, F Apr 29, 2014

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    I don't know why but I yell at my phone

    when it crashes lol 😁😳
    saramariani saramariani 13-15, F Jan 20, 2014

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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 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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    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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    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.
    MyNamesNotFrench MyNamesNotFrench 31-35 May 27, 2012

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    Lollipop948 Lollipop948 13-15, M 1 Response Jan 7

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    ADrag ADrag 18-21 Feb 8, 2014

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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 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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    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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    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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    I Yell,encourage And Plead With Inanimate objects

    i yell, encourage and plead with inanimate objects. I also name them because when I am yelling, encouraging or pleading with them, I feel better if i have a name to call them by. My laptop has been getting a lot of this lately. Poor hermie. To be fair i did yank him out of...
    lushandloopy lushandloopy 26-30, F 1 Response Jun 15, 2010

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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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    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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    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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    WheatleyC0re WheatleyC0re 70+, M Nov 20, 2014

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    justsleeplessme justsleeplessme 31-35, F Feb 10, 2014

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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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    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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    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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    IAimForHonor IAimForHonor 18-21, M Feb 23, 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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    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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    ****** bed frame, stop hitting my side

    when I walk out the door you ***
    nickwrocks1 nickwrocks1 13-15, M Nov 21, 2014

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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 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 3 Responses Jan 4

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    Damn You! *shakes Fist*

    I love my computer but bloody hell hurry the fudge up! Process faster you damned machine! I know you’re over ten years old now, but for fudges sake CAN’T YOU DO MORE THAN ONE THING AT A BLOODY TIME! Oh **** I’m sorry baby, please don’t crash on me! Please, please, please...
    LordNothing LordNothing 26-30, M 5 Responses Jun 3, 2011

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    I don't even know why I think they do... I have ended up with so many stuffed toys and other things (like figurines) and can't throw them away because that would hurt them and that...
    Purpleshadow11 Purpleshadow11 16-17, F 1 Response Jan 2

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    Ok so most of you o hear know I have a short fuse and will go of very quickly and guess what same goes for yelling. You can ask my teachers my parents my friends and the people I...
    twistex2014 twistex2014 18-21, M Jan 9

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    You don't even understand the emotional stress I go through whenever I talk to my dad. Because he alway starts yelling at me. I can't even explain what I feel. It's like I want...
    OBuddyOpal OBuddyOpal 13-15, F 2 Responses Jan 6

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    It makes me feel bad inside. My father yells at me for the smallest things. Never yells at my sister or anything. His words can really hurt me. He keeps saying that he doesn't...
    maddie91101 maddie91101 13-15, F 2 Responses Jan 9

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    hmmm well yup I want to do that.. why? well cause he could be an idiot I know I'm not supposed to say that but still.. He always tells me to never end up disrespecting someone and...
    Francisco5 Francisco5 13-15, M Jan 17

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    I completely shut down. let you yell and walk away. then take a nice long shower and cry
    serendipitousone serendipitousone 41-45, F 1 Response Jan 13