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popcoin · 18/03/2023 16:30

1 Claudia winklemans fringe 2 pot noddle advert NOOOOOOOODDLE.<br /> 3 when people say ive read that book when they downloaded it and listened instead thats not reading it glad thats of my chest now any one els got some.

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TwoMonthsOff · 19/03/2023 00:15

no indication when driving


DelphiniumBlue · 19/03/2023 00:21

BigButtons · 18/03/2023 23:17

You do it before you start packing- I put my purse next to the bags.

But then someone might steal your purse, surely you don’t just leave it there for any passing baddie to pocket on their way out?
Like you wouldn’t walk along a street on your phone waiting for some mugger to grab it off you?


DahliaMacNamara · 19/03/2023 00:22

People who are endlessly positive on social media. My life is wonderful, look at my gorgeous family, that dinner was off the page amazing, work tomorrow, can't wait to get stuck in, woo hoo.
At the same time:
People who are endlessly fucking negative. Poor me, life isn't fair, they don't appreciate me, how come they've got all that and I haven't, work tomorrow, why do I have to go, boo hoo.
There's literally no pleasing me.


sorcerersapprentice · 19/03/2023 00:28

The phrase 'if you know, you know'.
Right, and for those of us who don't know?


sorcerersapprentice · 19/03/2023 00:30

Allthecatsandcosyblankets · 19/03/2023 00:04

My husbands loud sneezing

People claiming they have OCD just because they clean their house

The insane amount of people self diagnosing themselves with ADHD in 2022/2023

People recording their food in restaurants

My DH sneezes are getting louder and louder as he gets older. I swear he'll be blowing down trees by the time he's 70 🙉


Mentalpiece · 19/03/2023 00:34

People opening crisp packets upside down. I don't know why it annoys me, it just does.
Loo roll placed so it hangs at the back instead of the front. I don't want to wipe with something that's just wiped the germs off the tiles, thanks.
TV adverts for anything.
People who hang laundry out incorrectly. Tops should be hung from the bottom, and bottoms from the tops. Towels should be hung out width ways!
People who go all round the garden to get to the gate when they're telling you something.


JunkIsland · 19/03/2023 00:39

NurseCranesRolodex · 18/03/2023 17:25

I don't get the snobbery about audio books, so what if the book read was the audio version. What would you prefer people say, "my dyslexia/eyesight/Parkinsons etc is so impactful I find it more comfortable to go with audio format". Jesus.....

I don’t think she was being snobby about audiobooks. I also find it weirdly annoying that people say they’ve ‘read’ one. No, you listened to it. Same as listening to a podcast or something on the radio. Not better or worse than reading, but a different activity.

Mind, Googling ‘reading audiobooks’ reveals this to be a very controversial topic!


SinnerBoy · 19/03/2023 06:17

GlassBunion · Yesterday 17:37

Broom heads for eyelashes.

I call them half tarantulas, but broom heads is probably easier to say.

And those weird painted eyebrows, which end in right angles - WTF?

People behind at the lights, who rev their engines and lurch forward, as soon as the amber light comes on. And who get on the horn if you don't floor it a nanosecond after the light has gone green, because they're too moronic to see the dickhead who shot through on red...


Justleaveitblankthen · 19/03/2023 06:46

Yes, had someone with his daughter beeping me as the lights changed recently. What he didn't see or hear were the Ambulance and Fire engines coming hurtling through needing immediate access.
I bloody well informed him though 😡


SinnerBoy · 19/03/2023 06:53

Some people only seem to see 5 feet ahead, don't they?

There was a bloke in a Range Rover, a couple of years ago, who went ahead on the roundabout, from a left hand only. He tried to knock me off my motorbike, I went right a bit and nearly hit the island dividing the off lane from the on lane.

Somehow, he missed the fully marked Police BMW X5, which was behind him.

I was terrified, then delighted.


BCBird · 19/03/2023 06:54

Claudia Winkleman- think she sounds ease and awkward
Elaine Paige
Jo Whiley
Jeremy Vine
Overuse of the word obviously
See through leggings
Horn happy drivers
Polluting Cape and cigarette smokers
People who walk three abreast and refuse to move
Is there a limit? 🙄😁


SunshineAndFizz · 19/03/2023 06:57

Riverlee · 18/03/2023 17:32

The double toilet roll holders you find in public places (and my office!). The end always seems to disappear and I seem to spend ages rolling the roll around hoping the end will drop down. Drives me nuts.

You win the internet. I HATE these. GIVE ME MY LOO ROLLLLLLL.


SinnerBoy · 19/03/2023 07:06

And the ones which dispense a single, tiny scrap of paper, through a sort of tea towel holder type of aperture. The scrap is too small, you need a few and they get ripped off when halfway out and you have to poke your cursed finger in and try to get some more through.

What twisted bastard dreamt that up?


WhenDovesFly · 19/03/2023 07:08

I'm a carer for my DH and every time he asks for something he'll say "if you'll be so kind" instead of "please", even though I've asked so many times to just say please. Drives me barmy.

This may be my age but the continued change of meaning of words (by younger generations). For example my DD will say something is "sick" when it's something she really likes.

On our local freebie site on FB, people often asking if something is being "gifted" instead of donated.


DustyLee123 · 19/03/2023 07:09

Drivers when there’s a parked car in their side, yet they don’t give way.


DustyLee123 · 19/03/2023 07:10

I hate it when the loo roll is kept on top of the sani bin 🤢


TimeSlipMushroom · 19/03/2023 07:28

People driving up my arse when I'm doing the speed limit on a bendy single carriageway. 10 miles of this on Friday. Where do they expect me to go!?

People suggesting expensive treats to improve my mental health when I can't afford any of them and my mental health is in part rubbish due to finances


SinnerBoy · 19/03/2023 07:30

DustyLee123 · Today 07:09

Drivers when there’s a parked car in their side, yet they don’t give way.

I don't mind too much, if their view is restricted, but when you're already past the start of the parked car and they come out anyway - and they always get aggressive.


Fewfucksgiven · 19/03/2023 07:30

The phrases ‘pop to the shop’ and ‘bits’ for small items. And ‘comfy’ instead of comfortable.

Yuck, yuck, yuck.


whirlyhead · 19/03/2023 07:33

The words soft play and safeguarding, both of which I hate but only ever see used on mums net where almost everything seems to be a safe guarding issue.

soft play always sounds like something a prostitute does.


As476 · 19/03/2023 07:35

DPs snoring. It’s the only reason I’m awake now! I can’t bear it. I know he can’t help it but it drives me insane.

Also people repeatedly sniffing. I was shopping yesterday and a woman was sniffing every 3 seconds in the queue in front of me and I was slowly going mad.

People that cannot park properly between the lines of the space.

Last one - tailgaters. I’ve not long passed, but do stick to the speed limit where possible. If it’s 40, I’ll go 39/40. Don’t drive practically in my boot because I’m not going any faster. Go round me if it bothers you that much!


sammylady37 · 19/03/2023 07:35

My otherwise very lovely friend pronounces ‘fabulous’ as ‘fab-i-liss’ and one day I may very well murder him for it.


SilverGlitterBaubles · 19/03/2023 07:41

Loud eaters, especially munching on crisps, biscuits or crackers. Pretty sure some people have a stereo speaker system in their mouth it is so loud and annoying.

Also on noise, very young kids in pushchairs on iPads at full volume.


standorbediscounted · 19/03/2023 07:41

Someone rummaging loudly through drawers. People who say 'somefink'. Everybody else on the road. My overly-talkative neighbour. The prudes at femvox. Trolls on AIBU.


standorbediscounted · 19/03/2023 07:42

SilverGlitterBaubles · 19/03/2023 07:41

Loud eaters, especially munching on crisps, biscuits or crackers. Pretty sure some people have a stereo speaker system in their mouth it is so loud and annoying.

Also on noise, very young kids in pushchairs on iPads at full volume.

UUuurgh the eating sounds. Rude, hollow heads amplifying teh noise.

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