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Threads that start with the word "So"...

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Sittinginthesun Thu 16-Feb-17 20:32:26

Get my back up before I even read the first paragraph.

My immediate reaction is "Yes, YABU".

So, AIBU?

ProudBadMum Thu 16-Feb-17 20:33:11

Threads that don't explain what they are about in the title annoy me so.....

CantSleepClownsWillEatMe Thu 16-Feb-17 20:44:03

Yanbu. Completely irrational I know but I'm immediately irritated when I see that. Also, posters who start their reply with "hmmm..." like they've properly pondered you know?

Some days I'm easily irritated to be fair grin

Cynara Thu 16-Feb-17 20:48:06

So, I just can't stand it. As soon as I see it I think "YABU" and no matter how reasonable, rational and coherent the rest of the post is, my mind is made up and I've already written it off. I'm aware of how unfair this is and try to overcome my prejudice, but I can't.

birdladyfromhomealone Thu 16-Feb-17 20:56:54

I start mine with well!

CaoNiMa Thu 16-Feb-17 21:23:22

Nothing's worse than "Discuss".

neverknowinglyunreasonable Thu 16-Feb-17 21:26:31

When talking I often start my sentences with "So". When I notice it it makes me hate myself and now my kids have started doing it, it makes me hate myself a bit more.

Sittinginthesun Thu 16-Feb-17 22:08:41

Glad it's not just me. grin

ThroughThickAndThin01 Thu 16-Feb-17 22:11:25

It's fine. I like So....

Toooldtobearsed Thu 16-Feb-17 22:14:37

So, you are all unreasonable viperw. Discuss.

Toooldtobearsed Thu 16-Feb-17 22:15:23

So, i obs meant vipers. Sorry huns xx

ohgoshIdontknow Thu 16-Feb-17 22:17:22

yeah millennial and annoying

PageStillNotFound404 Thu 16-Feb-17 22:19:40

I know what you mean OP. It sounds a bit...over-rehearsed, as if the poster fancies themselves as a brilliant raconteur.

WorraLiberty Thu 16-Feb-17 22:23:37

YANBU

It's not just threads though. It seems to be the 'new' way of talking. Especially in TV and radio interviews.

"Mr Brown, tell us about the charity you run".

"So, we run a children's center blah blah blah..."

Or "OK it's over to Anna for the weather report"

"So, tomorrow will be overcast"

Once you notice it, you can't stop noticing it and it drives me mad grin

FizzySmile Thu 16-Feb-17 22:34:28

Can't stand the Facebook posts that begin, "So this just happened...." accompanied by a photograph, usually of a child being a child i.e. walking, talking, eating, sleeping etc.

I have a FB relative who is particularly guilty of this, so much so, she has over 1000 photos of her children uploaded. "So this just happened...." Grrrr angry

missbishi Thu 16-Feb-17 22:42:44

Threads that end with "Thoughts?" are even worse.

WhyHasAllTheRumGone Thu 16-Feb-17 22:44:13

So, threads are all started by Friends fans. No?

Greenfingeredfun Thu 16-Feb-17 22:44:18

Just that really..

mintthins Thu 16-Feb-17 22:45:04

DH knows that I am going to kill him really badly next time he starts a sentence with "So...".

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