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Life's little disappointments?

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IsChippyMintonExDirectory Mon 21-Apr-14 18:43:19

Today I had a Krispy Kreme donut for the first time. Bleurgh. £1.25 of mediocre-ness. I thought it would be a little slice of heaven.

Also disappointing:
Lukewarm baths when you know that no amount of adding hot water will make it hot enough
The cherry blossom tree in the front garden refusing to blossom with the rest of the street
Not fitting into your pre-baby clothes despite being back to your pre-baby weight (stupid widened hips!)
When you order a curry or sticky toffee pudding and it has the nerve to contain raisins.

Any more?

rubyslippers Mon 21-Apr-14 18:46:01

Lumpy custard

Bad endings to good books

rubyslippers Mon 21-Apr-14 18:46:23

Am so with with raisins in sticky toffee puddings

Food of the devil

Sparklingbrook Mon 21-Apr-14 18:47:01

Thin custard sad

Crumble on the pub menu and it turns out to be Rhubarb. sad

KenDoddsDadsDog Mon 21-Apr-14 18:47:31

I love a Krispy Kreme
Trying a new takeaway and it's vile
Crap endings to TV dramas

soaccidentprone Mon 21-Apr-14 18:49:03

Stale donuts.

Bland tomatoes.

Soggy sandwiches.

And worst of all, anticipating the last 1/2 bottle of cold wine in the fridge to discover 'D'H HAS DRUNK IT ALL!

soaccidentprone Mon 21-Apr-14 18:50:16

Also lumpy gravy confused

TheWhispersOfTheGods Mon 21-Apr-14 18:50:49

Oooh I am with you on the raisins in my sticky toffee pud.

Chocolaty stuff that just tastes vaguely sweet, not at all chocolaty.

Unexpectedly cold tea

Coffee that tastes like weak dirt

When you missread a number on your work phone, and instead of the jokey little spat with the guy from accounts you were expecting, you have an awkward conversation with an external agency you don't like much.

Inspirationless Mon 21-Apr-14 18:51:16

Finally sitting down and realising you left your coffee in the kitchen. Almost brings me to tears!!!

Homebird8 Mon 21-Apr-14 18:51:53

Fried eggs with hard yolks
Roast potatoes that my DF didn't make
Tea with the wrong quantity of sugar

BornToFolk Mon 21-Apr-14 18:52:43

Satsumas that smell lovely but have no taste. sad

SourSweets Mon 21-Apr-14 18:53:43

Ever so slightly burnt toast.

When you get out the shower and realise you didn't quite rinse all the conditioner out.

Sitting down to your first cup of tea, thinking you'll just have time to drink it, and hearing the baby wake up 15 minutes sooner than expected.

AlpacaYourThings Mon 21-Apr-14 18:54:03

Soggy or dry roast potatoes angry

Tomatoes in sandwiches

Going to the cupboard to eat something and realising it has gone

WitchWay Mon 21-Apr-14 18:56:56

Pears that are furry rather than juicy
Roses with no smell
Tea that's too weak or worse, too milky
Bland hot chocolate

leadrightfoot Mon 21-Apr-14 19:01:12

Jam roly poly that is decidedly low on jam content and only vaguely warm
Pies with crappy, gooey soggy pastry not crisp short pastry or proper flakey pastry
Soggy bakery products in general
Overdone tough meat
Sandwiches when you bit into them the filling is just in the middle bit and nothing more

neversleepagain Mon 21-Apr-14 19:01:18

When you think you still have a couple more hours sleep and look at the alarm clock and realise it will be going off in 5 minutes.

Smilesandpiles Mon 21-Apr-14 19:06:51

When you have been waiting all day for a decent cuppa....and you forgot to get the milk on the way home. It's raining outside as well.

Getting a plate of food that looks like it's from the gods themselves...and it's tasteless.

Lumpy mash. Cold, lumpy mash.

Going up to bed and realising you haven't re made the bed after stripping it earlier.

tobybox Mon 21-Apr-14 19:14:41

Buying clothing or shoes that look awesome in the shop, but look crap as soon as you try it on at home, or start digging in/slipping off/wash badly on the first proper wear. When you're 15 miles from home and can't do anything about it...

Going to the cinema to watch a film you've been wanting to see for ages, and being all smug about the fact you're going out and having fun instead of staying in to watch the DVD version, and being stuck in a seat behind an obscenely tall person/in front of popcorn-throwing, texting, noisy teenagers.

Bad service in restaurants.

Trying to greet the shop assistant with a cheery "y'alright?" and getting nothing back in response.

balenciaga Mon 21-Apr-14 19:21:25

Losing my baby weight mega quick

But still got the belly grrr

CointreauVersial Mon 21-Apr-14 19:22:54

New Years Eve.

Never as fun as you expect it to be.

SleepySuitcaseSheepie Mon 21-Apr-14 19:23:18

Realising I have hardly any friends sad

WhispersOfWickedness Mon 21-Apr-14 19:24:17

Following on from Sparkling's post, ordering crumble in a restaurant and finding out too late that they don't serve custard shock No, I don't want fecking ice cream with my crumble angryangry

Putting a white wash on (only happens once a fortnight here) and looking in the washing basket after you've turned the machine on to find a lone white sock that will have to wait another two weeks to be washed sad

WillieWaggledagger Mon 21-Apr-14 19:25:40

when the tv recording goes squiffy and it misses off the first/last 30 seconds of the programme

Sparklingbrook Mon 21-Apr-14 19:26:47

Singing along to a good tune in the car and the DJ cuts it off short and talks all over it.

joanofarchitrave Mon 21-Apr-14 19:27:04

Settling down with the Saturday papers to find a section missing.

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