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Old 07-23-13, 12:52 PM   #1
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Pet Peeves?

Here's a good one of mine. People calling Alzheimer's disease "Old Timers" or "All Timers." Hell, I heard a radio spot today for a nursing home and they referred to it as "All Timers"! What the hell?!

Also: people parking at gas pumps just to run into the station and buy cigarettes/lotto tickets/drinks. Gee, I wouldn't mind using that pump, since the rest are occupied! Shit!

Third: people who confuse me with Billy Squier.

What are everyone's pet peeves? Let's rant!
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Re: Pet Peeves?

An over-the-hill pop singer who tries to prolong his fading career by appearing in a GEICO commercial?
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Old 07-23-13, 01:01 PM   #3
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People who don't use the search function.
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Old 07-23-13, 01:01 PM   #4
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Re: Pet Peeves?

"I could care less."

Drives me absolutely bonkers b/c whenever someone says it they are saying it so dismissively of whatever it is they "could care less" about and it is the exact opposite of what they are trying to convey.
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Old 07-23-13, 01:21 PM   #5
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"I could care less."

Drives me absolutely bonkers b/c whenever someone says it they are saying it so dismissively of whatever it is they "could care less" about and it is the exact opposite of what they are trying to convey.
No it is.
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Old 07-23-13, 01:24 PM   #6
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No it is.
Supposably, anyway. Moving on, irregardless...
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Old 07-23-13, 06:20 PM   #7
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Re: Pet Peeves?

irregardless, they're, their, there used incorrectly, your, you're used incorrectly, and people who don't say thank you in posts after asking questions and receiving an answer!
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Re: Pet Peeves?

People who flick their cig butts anywhere they want.
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Old 07-23-13, 06:51 PM   #9
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Re: Pet Peeves?

When people write mute point. It's moot. I don't know why it bugs me, but it does.

Also littering in general, especiall people flicking their damn cigarettes wherever the hell they want, especially when they are in a car and have an ashtray right there but it's too gross to use that so they just drop it out the window.
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An over-the-hill pop singer who tries to prolong his fading career by appearing in a GEICO commercial?
You mean like Billy Squier did?
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When people write mute point. It's moot. I don't know why it bugs me, but it does.
Kind of like when people say something peaks (or peeks) their interest?
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Re: Pet Peeves?

I'm just glad Mr. Money didn't write it out as "Pet Peeve's"...

People who misuse the apostrophe deserve to have their peepees whacked.
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People who flick their cig butts anywhere they want.
Which narrows it down to every smoker ever.
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Re: Pet Peeves?

I hate going to get my coffee in the morning and having to be behind the people getting scratch off tickets and cigarettes. My whole visit to the convenient store could be under a minute, but I have to wait for you to decide if you are going to take the 3 pack deal and which tickets have been lucky recently.

I swear I would pay extra to a convenient store that had an express lane.
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Re: Pet Peeves?

What's with all the people who don't understand how parking lots work? Newer parking lots have the "angled" spaces, and make the aisles one-way. Get it? To make backing out easier. And to reduce the size of the lane.
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What's with all the people who don't understand how parking lots work? Newer parking lots have the "angled" spaces, and make the aisles one-way. Get it? To make backing out easier. And to reduce the size of the lane.
#1 for me.

We have a WM Neighborhood Market with angled slots. Never fails, once every couple of weeks I have to move my car to let some jack hole turn it into a two way lane.

Last summer it happened once and I said fuck it and didn't budge my car. They're in the wrong, they can back up and right their stupidity. Sat there for an uncomfortable 2-3 minutes while the bitch yelled at me out her window. She's in the wrong and yelling at me. Some people. Sheesh.
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Re: Pet Peeves?

People, usually in campers, who drive slow, then speed up for the passing lane. So everyone who has been following has to speed up even more to pass--because as soon as the curves come back, asshat in the camper is gonna slow down. Fuckers.
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This bugs me to no end. I hear it regularly. I even mentioned this in one of previous "Pet Peeve" threads.
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I hate going to get my coffee in the morning and having to be behind the people getting scratch off tickets and cigarettes. My whole visit to the convenient store could be under a minute, but I have to wait for you to decide if you are going to take the 3 pack deal and which tickets have been lucky recently.

I swear I would pay extra to a convenient store that had an express lane.
This. My god, it drives me insane.
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Re: Pet Peeves?

Most of my pet peeves seem to center around my local bar:

I hate it when I'm standing at the counter for a couple of minutes, waiting to get a drink, then some guy comes in off the street just as the bartender arrives and he gets served first.

I hate people always asking me if I have a lighter. If you have cigarettes, have your own fucking lighter. I could understand if this was a once in awhile thing, but every day smokers are asking for lighters. Is this some new way people are trying to "cut down" on their smoking.

I hate it that the bartender is always trying to short change me. I've lost count of the number of times instead of the three quarters I'm supposed to get, it's two quarters and a nickel. I dosen't really effect me cause I leave the "quarters" for a tip each drink, but I know they get switched out for real quarters before they go in the tip jar.

I hate people who can't watch a fucking hockey game without screaming like a mental patient and banging on the table as if the sight of someone scoring is so amazing they can barely stand it. It's not the final quarter of a playoff game, calm now.

I also hate all these old creep who think it's funny to make lame sex jokes and other crude flirting at the waitresses. A guy the other day told her he likes to think about her when he masturbates and his buddies all hi-fived him. These people are in their 60's?

I hate that the draught dosen't work consistantly. One day the beer is thin and nearly absent of carbination. The next day it's so concentrated you can't see through it and two pints is enough to knock me off my bar stool.

I also hate the problem my favorite bar has with fruit flies. If I set my drink down for two seconds there'll be one floating in my beer. I'm constantly having to fish bugs out of there.
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Re: Pet Peeves?

Biggest ones would involve people that are disgusting and cannot figure out how to not spread their germs on things other people use.

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When people write mute point. It's moot. I don't know why it bugs me, but it does.
I was not aware that was done, it is so clearly said as moot.

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Also littering in general, especiall people flicking their damn cigarettes wherever the hell they want, especially when they are in a car and have an ashtray right there but it's too gross to use that so they just drop it out the window.
There is always garbage along side the roads, no idea what is so hard to have a trash basket in your car and just put it in there or take it home.
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Re: Pet Peeves?

People who call convenience stores convenient stores.
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Re: Pet Peeves?

Here are some NY things:

People who take up more than one seat on the subway by placing their bag on the seat next to them. The other day, while waiting for a train to come, one guy used 4 seats, 2 seats for small bags and the other for his drink. Even though I did not want to sit, I did anyway just to make him move one of his bags....and he had the nerve to give me a dirty look.

People who use wide ass umbrellas which take up the entire sidewalk and can also poke your eye out when they pass you by. Hey assholes, save those umbrellas for the beach.

People who are texting while walking...they will either knock into you or stop all of a sudden so you walk into them. Makes me wish I had a violent streak.
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I hate going to get my coffee in the morning and having to be behind the people getting scratch off tickets and cigarettes. My whole visit to the convenient store could be under a minute, but I have to wait for you to decide if you are going to take the 3 pack deal and which tickets have been lucky recently.

I swear I would pay extra to a convenient store that had an express lane.

maybe there are people who dont like waiting behind people getting coffee.
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