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Old 05-24-21, 07:47 AM
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Re: What do you HATE more than anything else in the world?

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I may already be going ten over the speed limit when someone comes up behind me. If I passing a car on my right, it would be impossible for me to pull over to the right until I pass the car or is I slow down so the car to my right is ahead of me on the road. I'm not going to increase my speed to where I'm not comfortable just because someone behind me is impatient. If I have another car or cars in front of me, I'm not pulling over because it's impossible for me to go any faster anyways. Dozens of cars shouldn't have to yield the right of way to the one car at the end of the trail. Most of the other cars in front of the last car would want to go faster if they could as well.
Every post in this thread youíve talked about how you canít go even one mph over the speed limit and now youíre saying youíre going ten over?

And nobody is saying dozens of cars have to yield, weíre saying the one car that is impeding the flow of traffic needs to yield.

I do agree that the drivers wanting to travel at higher rates of speed need to allow the driver time to pass and move over. But if they are pacing a car next to them and not making any progress, or are several car lengths ahead of the car they just passed, itís time to move over. Thatís when the flash to pass lights come into play. Itís just a common courtesy.

If cars and modern highways can handle higher rates of speed then the state needs to change the applicable speed limit. I'd like to see someone use this defense in court. "Your Honor, modern interstates are capable of handling speeds much higher than the posted signs. But deep down, I think you know all this, so you should find me not guilty of going 40 miles over the speed limit".
Again with the straw man. Iím not saying itís a legal defense. Speed limits are what they are because of drivers who are uncomfortable at higher rates of speed, or vehicles that are unable to travel faster. You canít have drivers going 100-120 in one lane and drivers going 55-65 in another. But a driver going 80 passing someone at 70 is hardly unsafe in itself.
Old 05-24-21, 08:48 AM
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I do agree that the drivers wanting to travel at higher rates of speed need to allow the driver time to pass and move over. But if they are pacing a car next to them and not making any progress, or are several car lengths ahead of the car they just passed, itís time to move over. Thatís when the flash to pass lights come into play. Itís just a common courtesy.
I will not be in the left lane unless I am passing cars to my right or preparing for an exit on the left. I'm mainly referring to cars that are flashing me in the left lane when I am in midst of passing a vehicle(s) to my right. I consider it rude to be flashing high beams at the car in front of them when they are in the process of overtaking vehicles and are legally allowed to be where they are and doing what they do. Also if the other person was in such a hurry, they should have left ten or fifteen minutes earlier.
Old 05-24-21, 09:10 AM
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Cats on tables and counters (anywhere where there is potential food) is disgusting. Y'all are just giving me more reasons to hate them.
Exactly...

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Relax. There is so much cat dander settling from the air that cats walking on the counter isn't going to increase the level of contamination.
Cat owners keep telling themselves that to justify the disgusting behavior.
Old 05-24-21, 05:53 PM
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I think Cat people are seeing things through rose colored glasses. Cats arenít nearly the perfect pet they think they are. They donít want anything to do with you unless itís on their terms. Even being diligent about keeping their litter box clean theyíll still drop a nasty deuce that stinks up the whole apartment/house. They kick cat litter all over the floor and then track it in the carpet and onto whatever they feel like walking on immediately after (kitchen table, counters, couches, etc.). If theyíre mad at you theyíll pee on everything you own and that smell never comes out! Their fur is so fine that it clings to everything. Their dander bothers even people without allergies. They sleep where ever they want, no matter how inconvenient it is (they sleep on couches, beds, your head at 3am, clean clothes, work papers, etc. leaving their fur on everything. They scratch furniture, rugs, carpet, and curtains. And the disdain they have for you is palpable. Really, whoís the ďpetĒ in this relationship anyway?
OK, OK, I'll admit that some of what you've written IS true. Yes, I've owned cats that seem to be underfoot at inopportune times. Also, cats which aren't fixed often spray (not *my* cats, as I'm responsible and fix all of them) as a way of marking territory, and THAT is super annoying because it isn't MY problem, but some fucking inconsiderate neighbor who doesn't fix their cats! Cat piss is the devil's piss, for it lingers and lingers.

Perhaps the best solution is not to own any pets at all?
Old 05-24-21, 05:59 PM
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Perhaps the best solution is not to own any pets at all?
A pet rock.
Old 05-24-21, 07:30 PM
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Re: What do you HATE more than anything else in the world?

People who don't know how to mind their own business.
Old 05-24-21, 07:33 PM
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Re: What do you HATE more than anything else in the world?

Changing my response. People who talk smack about cats. 😜
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Old 05-24-21, 09:23 PM
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Originally Posted by zyzzle View Post
OK, OK, I'll admit that some of what you've written IS true. Yes, I've owned cats that seem to be underfoot at inopportune times. Also, cats which aren't fixed often spray (not *my* cats, as I'm responsible and fix all of them) as a way of marking territory, and THAT is super annoying because it isn't MY problem, but some fucking inconsiderate neighbor who doesn't fix their cats! Cat piss is the devil's piss, for it lingers and lingers.

Perhaps the best solution is not to own any pets at all?
Full disclosure, I donít hate cats. Iíve actually had at least one cat throughout my whole life. Iíve also had dogs my whole life and the ratio of good dogs to bad dogs far outweighs the ratio of good cats to asshole cats Iíve had over the years. Iíve owned a few really great cats. They were quiet, clean, and would sleep right next to me on my bed. But Iíve had far more cats that were just plain assholes and couldnít care less whether it was me or some stranger in their life as long as that person fed and watered them.

Now, by comparison, pretty much every dog Iíve ever owned has been wonderful. Loyal, friendly, loving, playful, etc. Theyíd happily greet me at the door when I got home and were protective when they thought I needed it. They were actually part of the family. IMO, they really are manís best friend.

Really the biggest negative with dogs is, as was mentioned before, they have to be cared for at all times. When I was in my 20s I missed out on a handful of weekend getaways to Vegas or other places because of my dog. A cat could be easily be left alone but dogs canít. You just need to weigh whether itís worth it or not before you get a dog.

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Old 05-24-21, 09:46 PM
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Re: What do you HATE more than anything else in the world?

Dog owners that don't leash their animals and then act surprised when their dog charges strangers in a barking and aggressive manner. Can't tell you how many times this has happened to me.
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Old 05-25-21, 04:06 AM
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Re: What do you HATE more than anything else in the world?

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Old 05-25-21, 07:29 AM
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Re: What do you HATE more than anything else in the world?

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Dog owners that don't leash their animals and then act surprised when their dog charges strangers in a barking and aggressive manner. Can't tell you how many times this has happened to me.
That happened to me recently. I was walking down the street and approached two tween girls and a dog. There was no sidewalk. Their the dog charged me, barking. The girls, who were walking the other direction, shouted at the dog to stop.

More specifically, I'm a big man, I was walking very fast straight at the girls. I was about five or six steps away, and I about to swerve, but they didn't know that and my steps are more than a yard long. I probably made the girls a little uneasy, although they would have denied it. The twenty pound dog quite reasonably perceived me as a threat to his family and moved to intercept me. I completely approved.
Old 05-25-21, 08:10 AM
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That happened to me recently. I was walking down the street and approached two tween girls and a dog. There was no sidewalk. Their the dog charged me, barking. The girls, who were walking the other direction, shouted at the dog to stop.

More specifically, I'm a big man, I was walking very fast straight at the girls. I was about five or six steps away, and I about to swerve, but they didn't know that and my steps are more than a yard long. I probably made the girls a little uneasy, although they would have denied it. The twenty pound dog quite reasonably perceived me as a threat to his family and moved to intercept me. I completely approved.
I had a dog that always seemed to lunge at people and other dogs, and I was always having to tug on the lease to hold her back. She was a big pit/shepherd mix. I then saw an episode or two of Dog Whisperer and finally realized that I was the problem. I would tense up every time I approached people and my dog would respond accordingly to the threat. Once you relax and talk normal and approach people and other dogs in a friendly matter, your dog will be relieved.
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We keep getting them in the microwave. I think they are coming from the microwave vent that goes outside. No matter how clean the microwave is, they keep comic back. Can't use ant spray in the microwave. Microwave radiation seems to have no affect on them either.
Same here. Ants have invaded my microwave every summer (June through August) for the past four or five years. After the first year, I usually just sprayed bug spray in there and didn't use the microwave for a few months. Now I use the microwave so rarely that it doesn't bother me if they're in there, but I still hate seeing them anywhere else in the house.
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Re: What do you HATE more than anything else in the world?

Does anybody get silverfish in their house?

I hate those fuckers.
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Does anybody get silverfish in their house?

I hate those fuckers.
Not since I had a plumbing leak.
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Fans of sports teams whereby they have NO affiliation. All the bandwagon fans who suckle off the Yankees or Lakers teet because they win.
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^^so if you live in Maine, Idaho, Alaska, you're not allowed to root for any pro teams? That's not really a fair assessment.
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Fans of sports teams whereby they have NO affiliation. All the bandwagon fans who suckle off the Yankees or Lakers teet because they win.
I remember it was sometime late 90s or early 2000s, seeing a car on a California freeway with Detroit Red Wings, New York Yankees, and Pittsburgh Steelers stickers. I thought to myself, "now there's a sports fan who's going through some tough times".

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^^so if you live in Maine, Idaho, Alaska, you're not allowed to root for any pro teams? That's not really a fair assessment.
Maine is part of New England, so technically they have a pro football team. Can't help you with the other states.
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Last time I was in Alaska there were a number of Seattle Seahawks fans. Idaho has their pick of 3 or 4 different teams.
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Maine is part of New England, so technically they have a pro football team. Can't help you with the other states.
But that said Mainean only enjoys Basketball...
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I hate the industrial open ceiling fad. It's noisy, and ugly, and runs up the heating bill. Even "classy" restaurants are doing it. I guess a quiet dinner is no longer possible.
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Speaking of "classy" restaurants, I hate when they try to look more upscale by using French on their menus. An Italian restaurant should not have French descriptions of the food.

Calling them "haricots vert" will not magically make green beans into Haute Cuisine.
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^^so if you live in Maine, Idaho, Alaska, you're not allowed to root for any pro teams? That's not really a fair assessment.
that's different... what Paff said.

Another thing i HATE are those relentless gambling commercials. They never end. It used to be just Fan Duel... now it's every single casino and online sports bet taking over TV and radio. Fuck those fuckers.
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Re: What do you HATE more than anything else in the world?

Originally Posted by Rob V View Post
Fans of sports teams whereby they have NO affiliation. All the bandwagon fans who suckle off the Yankees or Lakers teet because they win.
Fans of sports teams whereby they think they have some superior fandom because of their geographic location to a team.

I'm in Louisville. We have no pro teams so people here either just pick teams to follow or follow players that pass through UofL. Some do go by geography (Colts, Bengals and Titans are all pretty close) but right now we follow:

Baltimore Ravens for Lamar Jackson & Utah Jazz for Donovan Mitchell. We also had a strong following of the Vikings for a bit while Teddy Bridgewater was there (and subsequently the Panthers). Now we get to root for Denver for Teddy. Similarly there was an influx of Celtics fans around here when Terry Rozier was there and now we're Hornets fans.

Imagine having the mindset that 'hey, you can't root for Kobe and the Lakers" because you live in Alabama. That's ridiculous. People are drawn to popular/best players and surprise! the popular/best players play on teams that win. Imagine being stuck rooting for the Browns because of where you were born. So dumb.


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