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Durbs
BRONZE Member since Sep 2001

Durbs

Classically British
Location: Epsom, Surrey, England

Total posts: 5688
Posted:I was replying to another thread and one of my pet hates came up (lip balms). Just wondered if anyone else had any wierd pet hates / compulsive things they do?

Mine are:-
Twisted coil phone cord.
I have, and mean HAVE to untwist any phone cord that gets all twisted around itself. Not sure why.

Lip balm:-
Too addictive and horrible to kiss

[ 14. December 2002, 02:24: Message edited by: Durbs ]


Burner of Toast
Spinner of poi
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jo_rhymes
SILVER Member since Apr 2005

jo_rhymes

Momma Bear
Location: Telford, Shrops, United Kingdo...

Total posts: 4525
Posted:It took him a while to die, Dr. Klamut said. She must have stabbed him 40 to 80 times with that iPod. His death was not instantaneous, thats for sure

I hope the ipod is ok.


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Boz
BRONZE Member since Sep 2004

Boz

sober
Location: Bury St. Edmunds, suffolk, Uni...

Total posts: 109
Posted:actually, speaking of ipods....

headphones that REFUSE to stay in my ears but still cost AT LEAST 8

the best set i've found so far was the cheapest pair of hmv own brand ones for 4 quid


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flicky
BRONZE Member since Aug 2005

member
Location: scotland

Total posts: 70
Posted:someoen cmae up to me and told thast poi was just the fashion just now... i hate it when ppl do that

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Boz
BRONZE Member since Sep 2004

Boz

sober
Location: Bury St. Edmunds, suffolk, Uni...

Total posts: 109
Posted:yep, unfortunately that's how it is, yesterday i went into one of the cool shops in town, saw some poi. They didn't have 'em or even know what i was after when i went in 18 months ago!



ahh well, don't worry, trendy ppl haven't the patience for poi, but if i keep talking i will end up in some sort of philosphical conundrum about people who are just spinenrs waiting to happen, eek!



pet hate of the moment:

when you go for a pooh, and half way though wiping when you're all 'ah, finished' a little bit more pooh comes along. ARRRRRGH and then you have to wipe all over again! frown

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Thumperabbit
BRONZE Member since Sep 2005

Zebberdy and Jack Daniels
Location: Swansea, south wales

Total posts: 278
Posted:Erm, Thanks for that lovely piece of information, i'm sure we can all reflect on that experience biggrin

The only reason i'm scared of little kid's is because I know in ten year's time they'll be mugging me.....

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Boz
BRONZE Member since Sep 2004

Boz

sober
Location: Bury St. Edmunds, suffolk, Uni...

Total posts: 109
Posted:aw, come on, you know everyone else was thinking it! wink

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Thumperabbit
BRONZE Member since Sep 2005

Zebberdy and Jack Daniels
Location: Swansea, south wales

Total posts: 278
Posted:Well now they are!

The only reason i'm scared of little kid's is because I know in ten year's time they'll be mugging me.....

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Neon_Shaolin
GOLD Member since Jul 2005

Neon_Shaolin

hehe, 'Member' huhuh
Location: Behind you. With Jam

Total posts: 6120
Posted:Speaking of iPods I detest the people (mainly kids) walking or standing around with the iPod in hand - not actually changing the song but just holding it in their hand to show off.

They're just asking to be mugged...


"I used to want to change the world, now I just wanna leave the room with a little dignity..." - Lotus Weinstock

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Boz
BRONZE Member since Sep 2004

Boz

sober
Location: Bury St. Edmunds, suffolk, Uni...

Total posts: 109
Posted:social darwinism? ubblol

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Thumperabbit
BRONZE Member since Sep 2005

Zebberdy and Jack Daniels
Location: Swansea, south wales

Total posts: 278
Posted:Same goes to mobiles. Also I laugh at sport's car owners. Most sport car owners enjoy the thrill of driving fast, but then you get the egotistic ones that drive at 20MPH while revving the engine.

The only reason i'm scared of little kid's is because I know in ten year's time they'll be mugging me.....

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jo_rhymes
SILVER Member since Apr 2005

jo_rhymes

Momma Bear
Location: Telford, Shrops, United Kingdo...

Total posts: 4525
Posted:I hate it when you're out walking your mutt and its got the squits, even with a poo-bag, you cant pick it up as it's all watery. and every few yards the doggy stops, sqats, and squits. Watery.
And people just stare at you and mutter what a horrible dog owner you are. frown

BTW-this happened yesterday as i was rescuing a poor dog and taking it to the vets, update-its owners were found this morning biggrin


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Gnor
BRONZE Member since Mar 2003

Gnor

Carpal \'Tunnel
Location: Perth, Australia

Total posts: 5814
Posted:aw Jo thats icky...

I hate when a kid suddenly gets the squirts in a pool


Is it the Truth?
Is it Fair to all concerned?
Will it build Goodwill and Better Friendships?
Will it be Beneficial to all concerned?

Im in a lonely battle with the world with a fish to match the chip on my shoulder. Gnu in Binnu in a cnu

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Tao Star

Pooh-Bah
Location: Bristol

Total posts: 1662
Posted:i find it more ironic than annoying....but that london bus shelters have a big poster saying not to get your phone out at the bus stop cause you wil get mugged, and then on the little diplay thing say

'for latest travel updates, visit wap.tlf.......etc. on your mobile phone'

duh.


I had a dream that my friend had a
strong-bad pop up book,
it was the book of my dreams.

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Neon_Shaolin
GOLD Member since Jul 2005

Neon_Shaolin

hehe, 'Member' huhuh
Location: Behind you. With Jam

Total posts: 6120
Posted:Managers or Supervisors who ask you 'Would you mind doing this for us please?' in a manner that suggests that you even have a choice of saying 'no' without consequences.

What really gets me is when they apologise for giving me a job to do as if I am unwilling or previously incapable of doing the job they are paying me for.

I know they're only being polite but there are times when I wish they would just cut to the s**t and just say 'do that please!'


"I used to want to change the world, now I just wanna leave the room with a little dignity..." - Lotus Weinstock

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Pele
BRONZE Member since Dec 2000

Pele

the henna lady
Location: WNY, USA

Total posts: 6193
Posted:Back handed compliments get me...just don't say it...please.....

Pele
Higher, higher burning fire...making music like a choir
"Oooh look! A pub!" -exclaimed after recovering from a stupid fall
"And for the decadence of art, nothing beats a roaring fire." -TMK

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Boz
BRONZE Member since Sep 2004

Boz

sober
Location: Bury St. Edmunds, suffolk, Uni...

Total posts: 109
Posted:I just got very angry at the amount of raisins in fruit n' fibre type cereal, if i wanted to eat raisins i'd buy bloody raisins, there's supposed to be more to the world of fruit than that!
ahhhhhhhh


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UCOF
SILVER Member since Apr 2002

UCOF

Carpal \'Tunnel
Location: , United Kingdom

Total posts: 15414
Posted:I dont have Pet hates, I have OCDs biggrin

Oh, and Valura, are you still walking around without shoes on? umm


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wonderloey


wonderloey

enthusiast
Location: Melbourne - home of pirates

Total posts: 255
Posted:People that look at me as if I have some kind of particularly stinky STD if I say something silly.. I enjoy saying silly things.. Its not a reflection on my intelligence, just on my favourite brand of humour...

"You've gone from Loey the Wonder Lesbian to everyone wondering if you are a lesbian." - Shadowman

Yesterday is yesterday. If we try to recapture it, we will only lose tomorrow.

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Mojojo
GOLD Member since Mar 2005

Mojojo

wandering dingo
Location: Aussie in London, Australia

Total posts: 167
Posted:At traffic lights - people who stand there and push the button for the pedestrian crossing repeatedly. Drives me mad!!



Poor spelling and punctuation. If you want us to read your post, at least make it intelligible. It doesn't HAVE to be perfect, but at least recognisable as English.



The driving equivalent of not using punctuation - not using indicators.



When people throw cigarette butts out the window while driving. Or dropping cigarette butts on the ground at anytime for that matter.

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Only three things are certain: Death, Taxes, and that England will not win back the Ashes in this lifetime.

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Tabt


Tabt

I Doubt, Therefore I Might Be
Location: Horsham

Total posts: 1007
Posted:my major hate has to do with the bath.

if im enjoying a nice relaxing soak, its all lurvely doverly untill someone comes into the bathroom and does a crap in the next cubicle!

ruins the mood totally and it don't half smell!

EUCHHHHH! mad

you'd think that if they noticed there was somebody in the bath that they would use a different bathroom!


Owner of Dragosani's right side.

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jo_rhymes
SILVER Member since Apr 2005

jo_rhymes

Momma Bear
Location: Telford, Shrops, United Kingdo...

Total posts: 4525
Posted:i really hate it when you're first in the line for the bus queue, but when the bus pulls up, all these old grannies push you out the way and get in front and start snarling! its scary!

Hoppers are angels who lift us to our feet when our wings have trouble remembering how to fly.

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Neon_Shaolin
GOLD Member since Jul 2005

Neon_Shaolin

hehe, 'Member' huhuh
Location: Behind you. With Jam

Total posts: 6120
Posted:Buses

Enough said.,,,


"I used to want to change the world, now I just wanna leave the room with a little dignity..." - Lotus Weinstock

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Firetramp


Firetramp

old hand
Location: Binstead, Isle of Wight

Total posts: 896
Posted:Dripping taps!

Ask a question and be a fool for a minute...don't ask and be a fool your whole life.

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alien_oddity

Carpal \'Tunnel
Location: in the trees

Total posts: 7193
Posted: Written by: jo_rhymes


i really hate it when you're first in the line for the bus queue, but when the bus pulls up, all these old grannies push you out the way and get in front and start snarling! its scary!


it's amazing to see how fast thew can move sometimes ubblol


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Neon_Shaolin
GOLD Member since Jul 2005

Neon_Shaolin

hehe, 'Member' huhuh
Location: Behind you. With Jam

Total posts: 6120
Posted:God forbid you try and hurry to work on a bus during 'OAP Rush Hour' (usually between 9-11am) when EVERY....SINGLE....STOP... is full of pensioners stumbling onto the bus!!!

"I used to want to change the world, now I just wanna leave the room with a little dignity..." - Lotus Weinstock

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monserat
SILVER Member since Apr 2006

monserat

My flabber is gasted
Location: waaaay south of heaven, United...

Total posts: 737
Posted:bmw drivers! I'm sure there are some considerate and defensive 5-series drivers out there but a lot of them don't half make me swear.

I think it was mentioned near the beginning but people in busy shopping centres or high streets that stop dead in front of you for no apparent reason angry

another one that's already been mentioned, bad manners and rudeness. I was brought up with 'please and thankyou cost nothing and hurt no-one'.

Idiotic lawsuits brought against companies that have ended up in things like warning notices on bags of peanuts that say 'This product contains nuts'


Chaos is the natural state of the universe

Some days I'm the pigeon, some days I'm the statue.

honourary militant margerine ninJAH

If it wasn't for displacement activity I wouldn't get half as much done

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roarfire
SILVER Member since Jul 2004

roarfire

comfortably numb
Location: The countryside, Australia

Total posts: 2676
Posted:Australian slang wink



I don't know, there's a certain way that some people talk which really gets to me. Where did all these silly words/phrases come from anyway?!



(And yet I find myself using all the slang words and phrases just as often as the people that I'm getting so annoyed with)



Damnit! redface


.All things are beautiful if we take the time to look.

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monserat
SILVER Member since Apr 2006

monserat

My flabber is gasted
Location: waaaay south of heaven, United...

Total posts: 737
Posted:oops, forgot one.

any kind of reality tv show like Big Brother, Shipwrecked, X Factor, I'm a Celebrity.. the list goes on.

mad angry mad angry censored angry mad


Chaos is the natural state of the universe

Some days I'm the pigeon, some days I'm the statue.

honourary militant margerine ninJAH

If it wasn't for displacement activity I wouldn't get half as much done

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will_uk
BRONZE Member since Oct 2002

member
Location: UK

Total posts: 83
Posted:I hate it when elderly people get onto the tube and younger people don't offer them their seats.

I think its incredibly selfish.


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jo_rhymes
SILVER Member since Apr 2005

jo_rhymes

Momma Bear
Location: Telford, Shrops, United Kingdo...

Total posts: 4525
Posted:i hate it how i am too lazy to look after my hair, so i just get it all cut off and end up looking like a lezzer!! ubblol

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