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Pet Peeves
« on: August 28, 2007, 01:01:05 am »
What's your pet peeve ??? .......

We all have em ....... ;)


WARNING! (some options may be offensive)......  :-\


Choose as many of these as apply to you ......   8)


If yours is not posted choose other and tell us about it......  :D




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Re: Pet Peeves
« Reply #1 on: August 28, 2007, 06:22:13 am »
I HATE Bullies



I didn't like them when I was in school and I surely don't like them now. I would guess everyone at some point in their life has encountered a bully.  Not just children, but adults too who think that they can lord it over  and push the rest of us around and bend us to their will just because they are larger, are older, are in a position of preceived authority, have more money..what ever.
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Re: Pet Peeves
« Reply #2 on: August 28, 2007, 07:31:56 am »
ARROGANCE!!  >:(

I CAN"T STAND arrogant people; people who think they are better than everyone else.

I don't like bossy people either. Nor do I like know it alls.

I avoid these types of people at all costs.  >:(  I can't stand them.
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Re: Pet Peeves
« Reply #3 on: August 28, 2007, 08:15:51 am »
guys that play pocket billiards all the time...(they RARELY fall off, guys, you don't have to keep checking on them)

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Re: Pet Peeves
« Reply #4 on: August 28, 2007, 08:29:28 am »
I HATE Nose Pickers!



When they sit there, ferretting about in their nostrils and examining their find before popping it into their mouth .... .... eeuw!

..... Or flicking it somewhere else .... .... double eeuw!   


..... Or worse .... .... Now excuse me while I go and throw up!!


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Re: Pet Peeves
« Reply #5 on: August 28, 2007, 08:54:38 am »

I'm uncomfortable around bigots and homophobes. And by extension, I'm also uncomfortable around evangelical fundamentalist Christians.

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Re: Pet Peeves
« Reply #6 on: August 28, 2007, 11:49:16 am »
I HATE Nose Pickers!



When they sit there, ferretting about in their nostrils and examining their find before popping it into their mouth .... .... eeuw!

..... Or flicking it somewhere else .... .... double eeuw!   


..... Or worse .... .... Now excuse me while I go and throw up!!


Susie   


EWWWWW!!!!!

YUCK!!  :P  :P



          
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Re: Pet Peeves
« Reply #7 on: August 28, 2007, 12:34:21 pm »
People who eat with their mouths open.

I have a lot of grammatical pet peeves also, but I'll spare you those. :)
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Re: Pet Peeves
« Reply #8 on: August 28, 2007, 01:18:26 pm »



       People that have to always be the center of attention.



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Re: Pet Peeves
« Reply #9 on: August 29, 2007, 05:35:40 am »
People who talk too loud or too much, hearing a popular song over and over and over, Commercials on TV, People who don't act like themselves-you know put on airs and graces, being ripped off, long lines, People who are so opinionated that they cannot see any other point of view and think their morality and culture is everyones morality and culture, the same people when they are judgemental,  teenagers and young people who mumble.
 
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Re: Pet Peeves
« Reply #10 on: August 29, 2007, 05:54:36 am »
People who pretend to be something/someone they're not, and are blatant about it.
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Re: Pet Peeves
« Reply #11 on: September 21, 2007, 07:33:27 pm »
I kind of suffer from "Soft Sound Sensibility" - yeah yeah, such a thing exists! Who knew!

I hate noisy eaters, sniffing of the nose, a tab dripping or a door clapping, watch ticking and so on..
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Re: Pet Peeves
« Reply #12 on: September 21, 2007, 07:44:42 pm »
People cracking their knuckles!

I do it sometimes, but I hate it when other's do it. Does that make me hypocritical?  :-\
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Re: Pet Peeves
« Reply #13 on: September 21, 2007, 08:05:38 pm »
People cracking their knuckles!

I do it sometimes, but I hate it when other's do it. Does that make me hypocritical?  :-\

YES! No... YES? Maybe not..

Funny because I'd be a hypocrite too. I do crack my kncukles a lot (arghh..!), but it makes me jump, when others do it..  :-\
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Re: Pet Peeves
« Reply #14 on: September 21, 2007, 08:47:03 pm »



 
        I hate that too David.  I am always telling my grandaughter to !!!STOP THAT!!!   it makes me nuts.  And no i dont do it....



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Re: Pet Peeves
« Reply #15 on: September 22, 2007, 08:10:21 pm »





          Isn't it weird how the strangest things make us crazy.  Cracking knuckles is one,, the worst one however is snoring...I get so as to be downright dangerous when someone snores loudly....I just want to hit them...that is so wrong,, but it makes me totally insane.          :-\ :-\



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Re: Pet Peeves
« Reply #16 on: September 22, 2007, 11:10:41 pm »




          Isn't it weird how the strangest things make us crazy.  Cracking knuckles is one,, the worst one however is snoring...I get so as to be downright dangerous when someone snores loudly....I just want to hit them...that is so wrong,, but it makes me totally insane.          :-\ :-\

For some reason I attract heavy sleeping, loud snoring guys. Just about every guy I have been with is both a heavy sleeper and a loud snorer. As hard as I try, I can't wake them up. Both my roommate and my boyfriend rock the house when they sleep. It's terrible. I can actually sit my boyfriend up in bed and not wake him up. And I hate it when they do one of those loud gasping snores. Do you know what I mean? Then they wiggle around a little bit, and the whole snoring process starts all over again. I'll lay there and bend my pillow over my head to block out the noise and I can still hear it. I've had to go downstairs and sleep on the couch because of it. It's awful!  >:(

I know they can't help  it, but GEEZ!!!!  ::)
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Re: Pet Peeves
« Reply #17 on: September 22, 2007, 11:26:39 pm »
For some reason I attract heavy sleeping, loud snoring guys. Just about every guy I have been with is both a heavy sleeper and a loud snorer. As hard as I try, I can't wake them up. Both my roommate and my boyfriend rock the house when they sleep. It's terrible. I can actually sit my boyfriend up in bed and not wake him up. And I hate it when they do one of those loud gasping snores. Do you know what I mean? Then they wiggle around a little bit, and the whole snoring process starts all over again. I'll lay there and bend my pillow over my head to block out the noise and I can still hear it. I've had to go downstairs and sleep on the couch because of it. It's awful!  >:(

I know they can't help  it, but GEEZ!!!!  ::)

Are they smokers, David? When my country boyf is visiting Sydney, or when I'm visiting him in the country, I always have a great deal of trouble sleeping because of his deafening snoring. I have been known to insert earplugs, which doesn't exactly make for a romantic ambience!  ::)  But then again, nor does his snoring.  >:(  And as in your situation, he is also a very deep sleeper. And a thrasher, too! It's a wonder I haven't woken up with a black eye on some occasions.  8)  I've copped those bony elbows of his in my face on more than one occasion! He's a smoker and I thought that may have had something to do with his snoring.  :-\  I'm told that I don't snore.  :)
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Re: Pet Peeves
« Reply #18 on: September 22, 2007, 11:50:53 pm »



       My husband is a snorer.. didnt used to be, but now he is..he doesnt smoke, but he used to..we tried every thing but no avail...so now we have separate rooms...the dog sleeps with him, and i am alone...ok by me
       It was either that or go to prison for murder...I would get so dang tired I would want to hit him...I got tired of sleeping on the couch..
       I did the ear plugs, and the pillow over my head.. I also turned on the fan,, but eventually it got so loud that even the fan didnt drown it out......yukkkkk



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Re: Pet Peeves
« Reply #19 on: September 23, 2007, 12:00:50 am »
Are they smokers, David? When my country boyf is visiting Sydney, or when I'm visiting him in the country, I always have a great deal of trouble sleeping because of his deafening snoring. I have been known to insert earplugs, which doesn't exactly make for a romantic ambience!  ::)  But then again, nor does his snoring.  >:(  And as in your situation, he is also a very deep sleeper. And a thrasher, too! It's a wonder I haven't woken up with a black eye on some occasions.  8)  I've copped those bony elbows of his in my face on more than one occasion! He's a smoker and I thought that may have had something to do with his snoring.  :-\  I'm told that I don't snore.  :)

Hi Kerry!  :D

Alex smokes occassionally, but he's not a heavy smoker. He just smokes every now and then. Cory (my roommate) doesn't smoke, and both are extremely heavy sleepers and loud snorers. I've been told I don't snore either Kerry. I am a very light sleeper, and I get up quite often during the night, if I go to bed at all. I only require a few hours of sleep anyway. I've always been like this, even as a little kid, I would get up during the night and go watch TV or something. I got in BIG trouble when mom and dad caught me doing it too! They'd say "GET YOUR ASS BACK IN BED!" But I couldn't help it. It's boring just laying there most of the night. I just don't need much sleep.
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Re: Pet Peeves
« Reply #20 on: September 23, 2007, 12:04:35 am »


       My husband is a snorer.. didnt used to be, but now he is..he doesnt smoke, but he used to..we tried every thing but no avail...so now we have separate rooms...the dog sleeps with him, and i am alone...ok by me
       It was either that or go to prison for murder...I would get so dang tired I would want to hit him...I got tired of sleeping on the couch..
       I did the ear plugs, and the pillow over my head.. I also turned on the fan,, but eventually it got so loud that even the fan didnt drown it out......yukkkkk

I can understand the separate bedroom thing, Janice. If Alex and I were married, it might come down to separate bedrooms for us eventually too. It's weird, because his snoring will keep me awake when he's here, but when he goes back to England I miss his snoring and I stay awake because I can't hear it anymore! Isn't that strange?
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Re: Pet Peeves
« Reply #21 on: September 23, 2007, 01:03:28 am »
Hi Kerry!  :D

Alex smokes occassionally, but he's not a heavy smoker. He just smokes every now and then. Cory (my roommate) doesn't smoke, and both are extremely heavy sleepers and loud snorers. I've been told I don't snore either Kerry. I am a very light sleeper, and I get up quite often during the night, if I go to bed at all. I only require a few hours of sleep anyway. I've always been like this, even as a little kid, I would get up during the night and go watch TV or something. I got in BIG trouble when mom and dad caught me doing it too! They'd say "GET YOUR ASS BACK IN BED!" But I couldn't help it. It's boring just laying there most of the night. I just don't need much sleep.

We all seem to be different when it comes to sleep and how much we need. My ex, George, was always one to go to bed early. In the 15 years we were together, it was always a contentious point with us. His wife tells me he still insists on going to bed early - sometimes as early as 7pm!  :o  I'm not comfortable going to bed before midnight. Come midnight, however, when my head hits the pillow, I'm out for the count until 6am, when I seem to just wake up automatically, without an alarm clock. George was a very quiet sleeper, unlike country-boy Kevin, who could raise the dead with the din of his snoring!   :-\
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Re: Pet Peeves
« Reply #22 on: September 23, 2007, 01:59:38 am »
Bicyclists who don't follow the rules of the road.  At least STOP at the red light and make sure nothing (cars, pedestrians, etc.) is coming before you wheel on through, you a$$h0le.  If I didn't think I would get hurt as bad or worse than they would, I would clothes-line 'em. 

Or bicyclists who insist on riding in the middle of the road and won't move over when cars are approaching from behind. I find  that extremely annoying. They're riding in the middle of the road, going 15 MPH when the speed limit is 40 MPH!

People generally do not ride their bicycles on busy streets here in Indiana, and those who do, do it at their own peril. I always try to wait patiently, perhaps toot my horn gently hoping they will move over. Sometimes they will, sometimes they won't. But they do have the right of way, so we just have hope they will extend a courtesy and move over to the side so we can pass them.  >:(
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« Reply #23 on: September 23, 2007, 02:26:41 am »
And ANOTHER thing. . .

People who have to always top you. 

You:  "I ate a whole box of Honey Nut Cheerios throughout the day yesterday." 
Them:  "I ate two boxes before noon." 

You:  "My cousin's baby was born with 11 toes!" 
Them:  I had a cousin who was born with 12 toes and four nipples. 

You:  "I had an emergency appendectomy." 
Them"  "My appendix ruptured, and an alien baby came out when they did surgery on me, and it ate the anesthesiologist." 

When you wake up in the morning to find it snowed hard the night before: 
You:  "Girl, I got 10 inches last night." 
Them"  "I got 13." 


Don't I wish I got 13 last night!  ;)

I got it, but it wasn't no 13!

 :-X  :-X

Yeah, I know what you mean Kelly. It's annoying isn't it?
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Re: Pet Peeves
« Reply #24 on: September 23, 2007, 03:05:24 am »


Here's a joke my momma told me. 

What's the difference between boogers and broccoli? 

Little kids won't eat broccoli. 



   

Oh God, that's disgusting!  :P

I agree about the make-up part too.  ;) :)
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Re: Pet Peeves
« Reply #25 on: September 24, 2007, 08:59:08 am »
WOW, snoring sounds popular (but wasn't on the list)  :D
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Well, if I'm very tired (which happens on week-days), I do tend to snore when sleeping on my back, and sometimes on my right side (and often wake, thinking it must be someone else ... but I live alone, so I must be guilty).  ::)  :-X

My top, pet peeve is religious guys (sorry, religious guys) who think that a religious person's interpretation of what is good and right must, by default, be God's.

One such was related in a new documentary called 'Kevin's Questions'. Kevin is an AIDS orphan from Kenya. In one segment, he is told by a Community Elder that, if he is considering sexual intercourse, he should not use condoms, but pray to The Lord (it did not explain whether that meant he should procreate and God would protect him from AIDS, or if he should pray for his hormones to be taken away).

Guess the general pet peeve comes under the headings of 'do-gooders', 'know-alls', and the like, who try to tell us that we should be either straight and married, or be celibate. Just like them. Which, also, by default, must be how God really meant to create us (not).

Grrrrrrrr. I'd like to introduce them to a Baptist Minister who thinks that love for each other is what is important (straight or gay, black, white, or technicolour), that marriage is not a piece of paper, and that a piece of paper is not a licence to abuse someone with impunity.

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« Reply #26 on: September 24, 2007, 09:16:46 am »

I agree, Rob. The world sure would be a better place without religious bigots.    :-\
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« Reply #27 on: September 25, 2007, 01:51:08 pm »
My pet peeves is when you meet someone online and they lie about their age or looks.  I mean, if you're gonna meet people in person after meeting online, if you say you're 40, but are really 59, or say you're a blonde when your bald but wear a blonde rug,  isn't it going to be obvious!  I hate that, I guess I just really dislike dishonesty.

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« Reply #28 on: September 26, 2007, 12:35:29 pm »
One of my pet peeves is a small pet peeve, but it still irritates me every time I  hear it.  It is people who regularly pronounce the word "ask" like the word "ax", and the word "asked" like the word "axed".  I hear it quite often from people and each time I hear it I want to correct them, but hold my tongue!


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« Reply #29 on: September 26, 2007, 12:54:12 pm »
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Spitting in public is also a pet peeve of mine.  I was waiting for the subway late one night, and this grody guy close to me kept spitting on the tracks.  It was nasty.  I was tempted to give him a piece of gum or something.

OMG, so true.  A lot of annoying things are generally recognized as annoying and therefore not done by most adults (e.g. nose picking).   But a lot of the same people have no compunction about spitting.  Eeeew!  (Like, at least spit into the garbage or bushes or somewhere out of plain sight....   :P)

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« Reply #30 on: September 26, 2007, 09:23:27 pm »
OMG, so true.  A lot of annoying things are generally recognized as annoying and therefore not done by most adults (e.g. nose picking).   But a lot of the same people have no compunction about spitting.  Eeeew!  (Like, at least spit into the garbage or bushes or somewhere out of plain sight....   :P)

UGH!! Spitting is so nasty to me. Small town here---I go to the same gas station all the time---why do guys spit right on the concrete??? I think--can't they just swallow instead of spitting where I might step in it?? It's disgusting.

A couple of days ago I was walking from the parking lot to go into a small store in town. I saw a little boy--about 7 or 8--open the door just a bit, spit, and go back in. I was so hacked---then I saw that he spit out a big wad of gum---smack dab in the doorway. OMG.

So I knew that gum was there. When I left, the door caught it and pushed it back. That little sucker -- I'm just happy I didn't step in the gum.
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« Reply #31 on: September 27, 2007, 03:27:40 pm »
I have to add lying also. I'm very honest and have found I have to curb that, watch what I tell people. I will not lie except to protect myself. There are times when that is absolutely necessary.

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« Reply #32 on: October 01, 2007, 02:34:56 pm »
There are just too many to name.  I'm REALLY surprised that homophobia and bad drivers are not listed and tall/short people are???  I hate homophobes as much as racists and murderers, but whats wrong with tall or short people??

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« Reply #33 on: October 01, 2007, 02:37:22 pm »
Dropping the letter "T" drives me round the bend!  My daughter's started doing it and I find myself correcting her constantly ... just like my mum used to do to me!!!  I knew I was turning into my mother! 

She'll say "I'm off to see ma ma'e Ka'ie, see ya la'er", and I reply "Who's Ka'ie?" ... "ah Shu' up mum!"

It make me want to pull my hair outtttttttt!!

Susie 


This is the first time I heard someone talk that way and yes, it does sound kind of annoying.

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« Reply #34 on: October 01, 2007, 03:24:54 pm »
Dropping the letter "T" drives me round the bend!  My daughter's started doing it and I find myself correcting her constantly ... just like my mum used to do to me!!!  I knew I was turning into my mother! 

She'll say "I'm off to see ma ma'e Ka'ie, see ya la'er", and I reply "Who's Ka'ie?" ... "ah Shu' up mum!"

It make me want to pull my hair outtttttttt!!

Susie 


This almost sounds like she's developing a Cockney accent Susie. Don't they often drop the "t" sound in East London?

Anyway, I drive my out of town relatives nuts because I tend to stick an "r" sound where it doesn't belong. I say "warsh" instead of "wash". I also pronounce the short "u" sound differently in certain words. I say "poosh" instead of "push". But these are typical Indiana speech patterns, so it's not MY fault!  ;)

Susie, you're daughter's accent sounds charming. I'm wondering if this might be a fad some kids are doing over there right now, and it's considered cool to speak with a Cockney accent? Maybe she'll stop doing it when she gets a bit older, but it sounds very cute to me!  :D

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Re: Pet Peeves
« Reply #35 on: October 01, 2007, 03:44:06 pm »
Dropping the letter "T" drives me round the bend!  My daughter's started doing it and I find myself correcting her constantly ... just like my mum used to do to me!!!  I knew I was turning into my mother! 

She'll say "I'm off to see ma ma'e Ka'ie, see ya la'er", and I reply "Who's Ka'ie?" ... "ah Shu' up mum!"

It make me want to pull my hair outtttttttt!!

Susie 


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Re: Pet Peeves
« Reply #36 on: October 02, 2007, 08:35:30 am »
There are just too many to name.  I'm REALLY surprised that homophobia and bad drivers are not listed and tall/short people are???  I hate homophobes as much as racists and murderers, but whats wrong with tall or short people??

My response earlier in this thread (#6) reads, "I'm uncomfortable around bigots and homophobes. And by extension, I'm also uncomfortable around evangelical fundamentalist Christians."
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Re: Pet Peeves
« Reply #37 on: October 02, 2007, 08:55:32 am »
My response earlier in this thread (#6) reads, "I'm uncomfortable around bigots and homophobes. And by extension, I'm also uncomfortable around evangelical fundamentalist Christians."

Hear, hear.   >:(

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« Reply #38 on: October 03, 2007, 05:46:42 am »
1)  People who say some equivalent of "How you doing?" as they whiz by.  How rude is it to ask that question with no intention of pausing to hear the answer.  That's been a huge pet peeve of mine for decades.

2)  When people ask a question because they really want the answer to a whole other question.  This happens a lot.  Something like,

"Did Janet like the beach cabin?"
"Yeah, why?"
"Well, is she going back this weekend?"
"I don't know.  Why?"
"Well, I was wondering if she's going to go to the movie with you."
"I don't know.  Why?"
"Well, if she's going, are you going to ride with her?"
"I don't know yet, why?"
"Well, I want to  go pick up my stuff at the dry cleaner, and I was wondering if I could use the car that day."
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« Reply #39 on: October 03, 2007, 12:31:55 pm »

Pet peeves???  OMG......don't get me started. 

People who drive slow in the left lane, i.e. the passing lane.  I believe I saw a death penalty poll here.  Driving slow in the left lane should be considered one of the "certain extreme crimes".  If they would just put their cell phones down.........

BTW........babies shouldn't even be allowed in movie theaters.


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« Reply #40 on: October 08, 2007, 11:52:29 pm »
Pet peeves???  OMG......don't get me started. 

People who drive slow in the left lane, i.e. the passing lane.  I believe I saw a death penalty poll here.  Driving slow in the left lane should be considered one of the "certain extreme crimes".  If they would just put their cell phones down.........




Perhaps even worse ... on my trip last week of some 2,500 km (about 1,600 miles), it was quite amazing how many people I had to chug along behind while they drove at a snail's pace on a single lane each way country road where it was not permitted or too dangerous to pass, then, as soon as they got to the intermittent sections with passing lanes, sped up to prevent me passing, only to slow down again when the road narrowed. It is absolutely infuriating.

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Re: Pet Peeves
« Reply #41 on: October 15, 2007, 10:18:37 am »
My response earlier in this thread (#6) reads, "I'm uncomfortable around bigots and homophobes. And by extension, I'm also uncomfortable around evangelical fundamentalist Christians."

I hear ya. 

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« Reply #42 on: November 06, 2007, 03:25:48 am »
Once on a flight from Indianapolis to Boston, a young boy (about 10 years old) and his mother sat next to me. The boy kept picking his nose and wiping the boogers on his pants. I wanted to say something to him and/or his mother but I didn't. :P
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« Reply #43 on: November 06, 2007, 05:32:13 am »
I can, t stand homophobic people, racist people, people who but in REALLY annoy me. 4x4 drivers, they think they own the roads. People who drive talking on their mobile phones. Mothers who walk down the road, so busy texting away on their bloody mobile phones, they arn,t paying attention to their children, they are far more interested in their next text...grrrrrrr. >:( Fat women who wear thongs and crop tops. You know the ones, they have a whole set of michelin tyres for the world to see, then they bend over and you have a thong staring at you, ffs. They think they look so cool too.....WRONG. Unless you have a figure like Kylie, thongs and crop tops are a NO. People who spit in the street........GROSS. People who don,t use their indicators, they expect you to be clairvoyant and guess which direction they are going in, ffs. grrrrrrrrrrrr. >:( >:( >:( >:( >:(

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« Reply #44 on: November 06, 2007, 05:36:54 am »
 



        Wow Sioux, looks like you have been saving those up....let it out sister........ ;D ;D



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« Reply #45 on: November 06, 2007, 06:31:13 am »
WOW, you've been bottling that lot up Souxi!!  I'm glad you got it all off your chest!!  Awww don't be too harsh on overweight people, I quite admire their determination to dress the way they want ... I'm overweight and too shy to let it all hang out ... I dress like a sack of potatoes most of the time!!!  :-\ :-\

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Susie normally I  wouldn,t discriminate against overweight people atall. I simply think that young girls wearing far too tight jeans, that push all your flab up and out, and crop tops that show off all your spare tyres and stretch marks, should be kept covered up. It looks dreadfull. imo. (me and my opinion)  ::)  ;)

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« Reply #46 on: November 06, 2007, 08:49:28 am »
:laugh: You paint such a vivid picture Souxi!  :P

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Take a look at this then....you see my point? GROSS. Cover it up ffs.

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« Reply #47 on: November 06, 2007, 09:51:17 am »
Hey!  Where'dya find that picture of me??  :laugh: :laugh: :laugh:

Ah ... now's here's a better shot of me ...

                                                         ........ I wish!
 

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omg there did you find that!! :o :o :o
I wish too lol. Imagine being in that position with Hugh.......................*sigh*. I tell ya one thing though, I wouldn,t be asleep. ;) ;D

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« Reply #48 on: November 06, 2007, 11:46:33 am »

Me neither  ;D

This is what we were doing earlier  :P :P :P .....



Susie   ;)

That,s Rachel Weiss isn,t it? Right, who wants to scratch her eyes out first.........grrrrrrrrrrrrrrr. Not fair. >:( >:(

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« Reply #49 on: November 06, 2007, 04:05:53 pm »
Souxi said she hates it when people spit in public.  I hate it when people spit their gum out in the parking lot or on the sidewalk.  Every time I step on someone's nasty gum it makes me mad enough to kill.  If an adult spits his/her gum out where someone else can step on it he/she should be shot.  If a kid does it, his/her parents should be shot.   ;D

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Here here Gary, quite right too. I hate irresponsible dog owners who let their dogs crap and don,t clear it up. I also hate dog owners who don,t put their dogs on leads in public places. And even more, I HATE irresponsible horse owners, yes HORSE, who let their horses shit all over the road, then when Souxi comes along on the country road, it gets all over my tyres!!! grrrrrrrrrrrrrrr. It,s your pet, clear up after it!!!  >:( >:( >:( >:( >:(

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« Reply #50 on: November 06, 2007, 07:41:49 pm »
What I hate is when someone has "conscientiously" bagged their dog's poop, then left it by the side of the walking trail.  Why did they bother??

So we not only have poop, we have poop in plastic bags (that decay in how many thousand years?)

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« Reply #51 on: November 06, 2007, 08:04:51 pm »
Holy Geez!! How high is ya'll's blood pressure??  :o
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« Reply #52 on: November 06, 2007, 08:11:45 pm »
Well mine's sky high, but only from picturing Hugh naked in bed with me!!!  :o :o :o

Susie  ;D

 :laugh:   :laugh:    :laugh:

:o  ??? >:(  :-\ HUGH?!!! I'm tellin' Jake -- and then I'm tellin' Graham!!!!!!!

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« Reply #53 on: November 06, 2007, 08:17:26 pm »
:laugh: :laugh: :laugh:  I take pills, Shasta, but that doesn't always seem to do the trick.   :P

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P.S.  And I was only teasing about shooting people who spit their gum out in parking lots and on sidewalks.  A public flogging would suffice.   ;D

I knew you wouldn't really shoot anyone -- you are too much of a teddy bear to be that mean!!!  :-*
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« Reply #54 on: November 06, 2007, 09:50:30 pm »
These read more like gross-outs -

"What are your worst gross-outs?"

 - rather than pet peeves.

In the list of things I don't like - I could select almost the entire list.  Any person would.  Who likes someone who burps and farts or spits?  Veeeeeeeeeeery few people, I reckon.  :P

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« Reply #55 on: November 06, 2007, 10:03:54 pm »
Most 12 year old boys consider these to be truly worthwhile skills!!! .... my son is in awe of my brother who can belch the entire alphabet!! 

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« Reply #56 on: November 06, 2007, 10:26:03 pm »


 :laugh: :laugh: :laugh: 

Boogers, farts and belching the alphabet! What happened to this thread? lol
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« Reply #57 on: April 21, 2009, 02:12:22 pm »
I'm feeling rather peevish today, and I missed this poll the first time around. My pet peeve for today is people who open a drawer, take something out of it, and then WALK AWAY leaving the drawer open. A corollary to this is when people open a cabinet, root around in it, and then walk away with their find, leaving the door open and everything that was in the cabinet hanging out on the floor and in between. Arrrrgghhh!

Oh, and I also voted for "baby's who cry in movie theaters" not because I hate babies and moms, but because it's "babies who cry..." Apostrophes where they don't belong is one of my pet peeves.
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« Reply #58 on: April 21, 2009, 02:17:44 pm »
I'm feeling rather peevish today, and I missed this poll the first time around. My pet peeve for today is people who open a drawer, take something out of it, and then WALK AWAY leaving the drawer open. A corollary to this is when people open a cabinet, root around in it, and then walk away with their find, leaving the door open and everything that was in the cabinet hanging out on the floor and in between. Arrrrgghhh!

Oh, and I also voted for "baby's who cry in movie theaters" not because I hate babies and moms, but because it's "babies who cry..." Apostrophes where they don't belong is one of my pet peeves.

Misuse of the apostrophe and misuse of the comma.  >:(
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« Reply #59 on: April 21, 2009, 02:21:37 pm »
Guilty as charged, friend! I have become a serial comma user!
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« Reply #60 on: April 21, 2009, 02:24:07 pm »
OK, I know I'm going to bring all sorts of wrath down on myself, but I'll say it anyway: breastfeeding in public.

It always embarrasses me when I see it, and I have to avert my eyes, because I think I'm seeing something very intimate that the public--me included--has no business viewing or watching.
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« Reply #61 on: April 21, 2009, 02:26:13 pm »
Guilty as charged, friend! I have become a serial comma user!

But the "serial comma" is not a misuse. Some of us still consider that the proper use.  ???

Not using a comma before "and" in a series is a dang, newfangled innovation. ...  >:(
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« Reply #62 on: April 21, 2009, 02:26:46 pm »
Amen, sister and brother!  I can't stand the abysmal spelling and grammar all over the internet.

A pet peeve I think no one has mentioned: loud, repeated yawning, especially over the phone. 

If you have to yawn, yawn.  But don't throw all kinds of vocals into it like an opera singer. "AHH....EEEAAAHHHHH" etc.

 I have a friend who regularly calls me while relaxing in bed:  "I'm just lying in bed [YAWN], just being lazy.... [YAWN] God I'm feeling so laaaaazy today [YAWN]...

I keep asking her to stop it but it never seems to take.  (And also, does such a phone call have any purpose, or do people not have anything better to do than listen to you yawn?)
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« Reply #63 on: April 21, 2009, 07:30:39 pm »
OK, I know I'm going to bring all sorts of wrath down on myself, but I'll say it anyway: breastfeeding in public.

It always embarrasses me when I see it, and I have to avert my eyes, because I think I'm seeing something very intimate that the public--me included--has no business viewing or watching.

Wonder why?  Guess gay men are not immune to the sexualization of women's bodies.  Women's bodies have been used as sexual objects for so long, that when a mother breastfeeds - actually uses her breasts for what they are for - people get embarrassed because they believe she is exposing something that should only be seen in intimate sexual moments. 

I understand the feeling, though.  I've sexualized men's bodies so much, I get embarrassed if a guy I find good looking takes off his shirt. 

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« Reply #64 on: April 21, 2009, 08:24:06 pm »
Wonder why?  Guess gay men are not immune to the sexualization of women's bodies.  Women's bodies have been used as sexual objects for so long, that when a mother breastfeeds - actually uses her breasts for what they are for - people get embarrassed because they believe she is exposing something that should only be seen in intimate sexual moments. 

I understand the feeling, though.  I've sexualized men's bodies so much, I get embarrassed if a guy I find good looking takes off his shirt. 

for me it is that I dont care to see any liquid coming from any part of anyone's body. I mean even TEARS are cringeworthy...think about it..what do you do? give them a hanky, pat their backs...I am never good with that kind of thing...I always want to give them some privacy til they recover themselves..

I REALLY dont' want to see snot, urine, feces, seminal fluid....none of that stuff....milk isnt' that much different to me. It is all 'natural'..dont' make it less disgusting.

now if someone is breast feeding and being modest (meaning I dont' KNOW it) then there is no harm no foul....it is the mothers that think they are auditioning for the role of Lilith on Cheers that irritate me..."I am MOTHER! BEARER of NEW life! I FEED my nectar to my progeny!!"...OY!

it's MILK. cows produce it daily, it isn't anything to brag too hard about.

it is like blowing your nose in public...discreetly into a tissue is fine...honking and letting it hang from your nose? NOT...


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« Reply #65 on: April 21, 2009, 08:27:00 pm »
Amen, sister and brother!  I can't stand the abysmal spelling and grammar all over the internet.

A pet peeve I think no one has mentioned: loud, repeated yawning, especially over the phone.  I have a friend who regularly calls me while relaxing in bed:  "I'm just lying in bed [YAWN], just being lazy.... [YAWN] God I'm feeling so laaaaazy today [YAWN]...

I keep asking her not to do that but it never seems to take.  (And also, does such a phone call have any purpose, or do people not have anything better to do than listen to you yawn?)

for me it is newspapers or books whose editors used spellcheck so they have sentences like this:

"We took the boat out to them lake"

cause 'them' is a word, spellcheck doesn't catch it.

my other pet peeve? people that correct other people's spelling or grammer on an informal website. You never know if the person you are 'correcting' is a non English speaker...I want to hear what people think..I dont' care about spelling.

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« Reply #66 on: April 21, 2009, 10:03:46 pm »
But the "serial comma" is not a misuse. Some of us still consider that the proper use.  ???

Not using a comma before "and" in a series is a dang, newfangled innovation. ...  >:(

Okay, if I'm allowed to be a serial comma user, then which comma(s) were you thinking were misused, in the spirit of wanting to improve myself friend!
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« Reply #67 on: April 21, 2009, 10:11:06 pm »

I REALLY dont' want to see snot, urine, feces, seminal fluid....none of that stuff....milk isnt' that much different to me. It is all 'natural'..dont' make it less disgusting.



Just after my sister gave birth to her first child, she thought it would be funny to squirt me in the face with her milk. :P

It was not funny. >:(

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« Reply #68 on: April 21, 2009, 10:12:46 pm »
It's interesting that the top two things that people hate are rudeness and mean people. I agree. Who wouldn't hate that? But, then, there's so much of it around!! Why, I wonder!

About belching & burping, nose picking, bum scratching, hairiness, etc. that doesn't bother me if it's a friend. Those are all endearing qualities IMHO! Also, people who spit when talking, they are likely to be passionate about what they're saying. I just try to dodge the wetness and keep on listening! Bad breath and bad hygiene don't bother me; I probably give back in kind!

So, there are people who detest immigrants? Why? aren't we all immigrants? I don't think there are many Native Americans on BetterMost (maybe David, partly!)

Hearing someone use the bathroom: now that is funny. Some guys sound like a horse when they let loose! It doesn't bother me at all.
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« Reply #69 on: April 21, 2009, 10:17:52 pm »
It's interesting that the top two things that people hate are rudeness and mean people. I agree. Who wouldn't hate that? But, then, there's so much of it around!! Why, I wonder!

About belching & burping, nose picking, bum scratching, hairiness, etc. that doesn't bother me if it's a friend. Those are all endearing qualities IMHO! Also, people who spit when talking, they are likely to be passionate about what they're saying. I just try to dodge the wetness and keep on listening! Bad breath and bad hygiene don't bother me; I probably give back in kind!

So, there are people who detest immigrants? Why? aren't we all immigrants? I don't think there are many Native Americans on BetterMost (maybe David, partly!)

Hearing someone use the bathroom: now that is funny. Some guys sound like a horse when they let loose! It doesn't bother me at all.


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« Reply #70 on: April 22, 2009, 10:03:35 am »
You don't have to read it if you don't want to. It's the author of the poll who introduced those topics!
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« Reply #71 on: April 22, 2009, 10:04:58 am »

WARNING! (some options may be offensive)......  :-\

Perhaps this from the first post should be repeated.
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« Reply #72 on: April 22, 2009, 10:19:55 am »
Wonder why?  Guess gay men are not immune to the sexualization of women's bodies.  Women's bodies have been used as sexual objects for so long, that when a mother breastfeeds - actually uses her breasts for what they are for - people get embarrassed because they believe she is exposing something that should only be seen in intimate sexual moments. 

I think I explained why. It just strikes me that nursing is a very private and intimate thing between a mother and her child, and nobody else's business. This has nothing to do with sex.
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« Reply #73 on: April 22, 2009, 10:21:55 am »
Okay, if I'm allowed to be a serial comma user, then which comma(s) were you thinking were misused, in the spirit of wanting to improve myself friend!

Try this, as in the book title: "eats, shoots and leaves" when no pause is intended" "eats shoots and leaves."

But in my opinion the misuse is NOT using the serial comma.
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« Reply #74 on: April 22, 2009, 10:23:31 am »
Just after my sister gave birth to her first child, she thought it would be funny to squirt me in the face with her milk. :P

Eeeew!  :o  :P
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« Reply #75 on: April 22, 2009, 10:56:38 am »
Wonder why?  Guess gay men are not immune to the sexualization of women's bodies.  Women's bodies have been used as sexual objects for so long, that when a mother breastfeeds - actually uses her breasts for what they are for - people get embarrassed because they believe she is exposing something that should only be seen in intimate sexual moments.


I think I explained why. It just strikes me that nursing is a very private and intimate thing between a mother and her child, and nobody else's business. This has nothing to do with sex.


You've reminded me of a time I was in California, and went to a botanical garden with some brokies....it was a peaceful place.  While we were walking, we came upon a lovely batch of flowers, and sitting on a nearby bench was a mother nursing her child, we stopped in our tracks, and she looked angry that we dared to be walking in the garden at that moment.

At that point, one of the Brokies leaned to me and said:  "Well, she picked the right place to do this." and then nodded to the flowers in front of us, and the mother.

The sign there indentifying the flowers read:  "Succulents".

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« Reply #76 on: April 22, 2009, 11:29:15 am »
Tell you what. I was a "bottle baby."

Plus, in my work I've had to look at so many photographs of diseased, pendulous female breasts, that, added to the fact that I'm gay--no way do I "sexualize" the female breast.  :-\

A set of muscular male pectoral muscles, to be sure, but the female breast? Nope. ...
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« Reply #77 on: April 22, 2009, 07:01:03 pm »
You don't have to read it if you don't want to. It's the author of the poll who introduced those topics!

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it's ok! You made me laugh...especially the part about spitting...

I was just teasing...I remember the first time I read "Jaws"...if you read it do you remember when the woman was listening to the man pee and talking about men having bladders the size of watermelons?

that is true!

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« Reply #78 on: April 22, 2009, 10:52:09 pm »
I think I explained why. It just strikes me that nursing is a very private and intimate thing between a mother and her child, and nobody else's business. This has nothing to do with sex.

 ???

She's feeding her baby.  Why is that 'no one else's business' and an 'intimate' thing?

So if you're eating or you're feeding your child a hamburger or bowl of cereal, are you going to go somewhere private since it's no one else's business when someone else is eating?

Looks like a plain-jane everyday thing to me.  And they do it many times per day.

Perhaps if society let them do it whenever their child needed to be fed, there would be less of these rosy ideas of 'intimate moments' for something as dirt-common as feeding a hungry child.

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« Reply #79 on: April 22, 2009, 10:54:34 pm »
Tell you what. I was a "bottle baby."

Plus, in my work I've had to look at so many photographs of diseased, pendulous female breasts, that, added to the fact that I'm gay--no way do I "sexualize" the female breast.  :-\

A set of muscular male pectoral muscles, to be sure, but the female breast? Nope. ...

The women didn't do that to their breasts on purpose to gross you out.  :-\

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« Reply #80 on: April 22, 2009, 10:58:59 pm »
???

She's feeding her baby.  Why is that 'no one else's business' and an 'intimate' thing?

So if you're eating or you're feeding your child a hamburger or bowl of cereal, are you going to go somewhere private since it's no one else's business when someone else is eating?

Looks like a plain-jane everyday thing to me.  And they do it many times per day.

Perhaps if society let them do it whenever their child needed to be fed, there would be less of these rosy ideas of 'intimate moments' for something as dirt-common as feeding a hungry child.

Well I can't speak for the others but the reason it feels awkward to me is because a woman's breasts are a very personal and private thing. Society teaches us this. And I always feel awkward looking in a general direction where a woman's breasts are exposed, or may be exposed. So I avert my eyes. If I am looking in her general direction she may think I am staring at her. And if she thought I was, how would she react? What would she think? So I do everything in my power to give her and the baby their privacy.

But that's just me.

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« Reply #81 on: April 22, 2009, 11:08:46 pm »
???

She's feeding her baby.  Why is that 'no one else's business' and an 'intimate' thing?

So if you're eating or you're feeding your child a hamburger or bowl of cereal, are you going to go somewhere private since it's no one else's business when someone else is eating?

Looks like a plain-jane everyday thing to me.  And they do it many times per day.

Perhaps if society let them do it whenever their child needed to be fed, there would be less of these rosy ideas of 'intimate moments' for something as dirt-common as feeding a hungry child.

If you think a mother nursing her child from her own breast is equivalent to anyone, adult or child, eating a hamburger, you and I clearly have no further or common grounds to discuss this topic.

Nursing a child is "dirt-common"? That's just coarse.
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« Reply #82 on: April 22, 2009, 11:10:12 pm »
The women didn't do that to their breasts on purpose to gross you out.  :-\

And your point would be?

I never said they did. I merely explained why women's breasts are not "sexualized" to me.
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« Reply #83 on: April 22, 2009, 11:11:44 pm »
Well I can't speak for the others but the reason it feels awkward to me is because a woman's breasts are a very personal and private thing. Society teaches us this. And I always feel awkward looking in a general direction where a woman's breasts are exposed, or may be exposed. So I avert my eyes. If I am looking in her general direction she may think I am staring at her. And if she thought I was, how would she react? What would she think? So I do everything in my power to give her and the baby their privacy.

But that's just me.

Apparently you and I both labor under "rosy ideas," David.  :-\
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« Reply #84 on: April 22, 2009, 11:46:33 pm »
If you think a mother nursing her child from her own breast is equivalent to anyone, adult or child, eating a hamburger, you and I clearly have no further or common grounds to discuss this topic.

Um, yeah it is.  Guess you haven't been around many nursing mothers have you?  That would be the common ground you're apparently unfamiliar with.  Yes, nursing mothers sit around, shooting the shit while their babies grope their breasts and suckle.  It's quite normal.

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Nursing a child is "dirt-common"? That's just coarse.

"Coarse"?  It's just an expression to mean extremely common.  Like dirt is ubiquitous.

Ever been to 3rd world nations?  Breast-feeding is done anywhere and everywhere, women whip it out and it's done.  And the men of those countries - who are not gay - are not so caught up with the whole "breast fetish" that men in this country are.  Wonder why?

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« Reply #85 on: April 23, 2009, 07:01:51 pm »
Um, yeah it is.  Guess you haven't been around many nursing mothers have you?  That would be the common ground you're apparently unfamiliar with.  Yes, nursing mothers sit around, shooting the shit while their babies grope their breasts and suckle.  It's quite normal.

"Coarse"?  It's just an expression to mean extremely common.  Like dirt is ubiquitous.

Ever been to 3rd world nations?  Breast-feeding is done anywhere and everywhere, women whip it out and it's done.  And the men of those countries - who are not gay - are not so caught up with the whole "breast fetish" that men in this country are.  Wonder why?

maybe because women in those countries dont' try to have it both ways? women in this country wear pushup bras and low cut tops to attract attention sexually, then get flabbergasted that men start thinking breasts are sex objects.  ::) ::)

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« Reply #86 on: April 23, 2009, 09:19:33 pm »
maybe because women in those countries dont' try to have it both ways? women in this country wear pushup bras and low cut tops to attract attention sexually, then get flabbergasted that men start thinking breasts are sex objects.  ::) ::)

It's kinda the other way around, isn't it?  Why do women with push-up bras and low cut tops get  attention?  I think it's because it's not a very common sight - breasts are usually covered up most of the time.  And so when they finally get unveiled, straight men go gaga.

Like way back in the day, when women wore dresses down to the ground - all the time.  The sight of a woman's ankle was enough to bring down entire civilizations due to the sexual licentiousness of it all.

Majority of the sexiness comes from the forbidden fruit thing.  The less one has/sees of something, the more it is desired.

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« Reply #87 on: April 23, 2009, 11:09:36 pm »
It's kinda the other way around, isn't it?  Why do women with push-up bras and low cut tops get  attention?  I think it's because it's not a very common sight - breasts are usually covered up most of the time.  And so when they finally get unveiled, straight men go gaga.

Like way back in the day, when women wore dresses down to the ground - all the time.  The sight of a woman's ankle was enough to bring down entire civilizations due to the sexual licentiousness of it all.

Majority of the sexiness comes from the forbidden fruit thing.  The less one has/sees of something, the more it is desired.

whichever, if you think I am gonna advocate women going topless to try to retrain men, you gonna be waiting a while.

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« Reply #88 on: April 24, 2009, 08:45:00 am »
whichever, if you think I am gonna advocate women going topless to try to retrain men, you gonna be waiting a while.

Heh, no I was only going to encourage breastfeeding in public, nudity on beaches (for everyone men included).  Otherwise things are going to keep going the way they are, with only younger and younger women being the only ones "alllowed" to be seen half-dressed.

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« Reply #89 on: April 24, 2009, 11:10:18 am »
As the psychiatrist said to the baby on the couch, "Enough about breasts."


(To add in a Brokieism here, I guess some of us are not reassured about fecundity and life's continuance!)


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« Reply #90 on: April 25, 2009, 02:54:50 pm »
People who bitch about money and the price of something but go on with their expensive life-styles.

I was reading in this magazine about the cost of clergy in this new religion.  She was complaining about how she could just barely afford reading material.  She joined a religious group and then complained that the workshops and other classes were just too expensive for her...then in her next few lines goes on to say how she then had two children!

Um, she's supposedly living on the edge of her expenses, can barely afford a book, can't afford additional learning in her new religion, yet she can  afford pre-natal care, hospitalization for births and the care and feeding of two children for the next 18 years?  ??? ::)

Another pet-peeve, parents who say they're too busy and stressed out with "all" that they have to do in their lives.  So I asked one married lady with two children what was keeping her so stressed and busy.

Answer?  All her kids' extracurricular activities.

I responded, "So take them out."

She was like "What?"

(Her children are very young 5 and 8 years)

I said,"Take them out of soccer and ballet and church groups and skating and just let them play with their friends in the backyard.  You cut expenses and running around and you get to stay home with your family.  See?  No stress."

She looked at me like I was crazy and walked away.  So basically she makes herself busy, then complains about it.


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« Reply #91 on: April 25, 2009, 06:46:26 pm »
I would not want to be a member of that new religion, Dela!! Amen!!
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« Reply #92 on: April 25, 2009, 08:09:31 pm »
I would not want to be a member of that new religion, Dela!! Amen!!

It's actually quite a nice one.  The clergy only earn money from their workshops.  They have no big mother church or large organization that pays their salaries.  They earn a partial living from their teaching these workshops and otherwise have no overhead but they have to have other jobs because unlike Scientologists or Moonies or other big religions the followers of this religion are pretty fluid, so the money can't be depended on.  There is no tithing.  There are no big buildings that need to be upkept by their followers, no fleet of buses that ship hordes of followers off to missions or camps for the children.  It's basically grassroot level religion.

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« Reply #93 on: June 21, 2009, 10:06:00 pm »
I am peeved when I wear my spiffy cowboy boots but the tops don't show because they are covered up by my jeans or pants!
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« Reply #94 on: June 22, 2009, 05:12:34 am »
People cracking their knuckles!

I do it sometimes, but I hate it when other's do it. Does that make me hypocritical?  :-\

DAvid!! You'd end up hating me! I crack my knuckles ALL the time - IO dont even realise I'm doing it.. i also rack my toes, my knees my ankles... but I'm sure you'd love me anyway.. right!?

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Oh and my pet peeve - people who leave the stickers on the sole of their shoes.. GHAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAA!!!
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« Reply #95 on: June 22, 2009, 08:46:51 am »
DAvid!! You'd end up hating me! I crack my knuckles ALL the time - IO dont even realise I'm doing it.. i also rack my toes, my knees my ankles... but I'm sure you'd love me anyway.. right!?

 ;)

Oh and my pet peeve - people who leave the stickers on the sole of their shoes.. GHAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAA!!!

lmao!

I crack my knuckles as well, Kelda


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« Reply #96 on: June 22, 2009, 08:55:59 am »
I am peeved when I wear my spiffy cowboy boots but the tops don't show because they are covered up by my jeans or pants!

So tuck your pants into your boots.  ;)
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« Reply #97 on: March 05, 2015, 05:29:57 pm »
I'm reviving this thread, not just because it's Throwback Thursday but because I realized a behavior that peeves me very much. Have you ever noticed there are certain people you call who never answer their phone? Never! So you have to leave a message every time. And then, five minutes later, they call you. You answer, and they say "This is so-and-so." And then they don't say anything and that's when you realize that they didn't listen to your message and you are going to have to repeat it over again! Why do such people even have voicemail?  :P
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« Reply #98 on: March 05, 2015, 08:31:44 pm »
My biggest pet peeve is people writing should of instead of should have or should've. Aaargh! It's so rampant that I'm sure it will soon be accepted.

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« Reply #99 on: March 05, 2015, 10:24:57 pm »
We must hold the line against the 'ofs' of the world, Gil! Don't get me started on pronunciation and grammatical pet peeves! I'm overrun with them!

Now that I live by myself, I have escaped from a pet peeve in the kitchen: having to scoop all the bits of food and trash out of the left side of the sink and put it in the right side of the sink where there's a garbage disposal. I used to have to do this several times a day, but no more! (unless you count the times I do it over at my daughter's house, where I hang out two afternoons a week.)
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« Reply #100 on: March 05, 2015, 10:41:18 pm »
We must hold the line against the 'ofs' of the world, Gil! Don't get me started on pronunciation and grammatical pet peeves! I'm overrun with them!

Now that I live by myself, I have escaped from a pet peeve in the kitchen: having to scoop all the bits of food and trash out of the left side of the sink and put it in the right side of the sink where there's a garbage disposal. I used to have to do this several times a day, but no more! (unless you count the times I do it over at my daughter's house, where I hang out two afternoons a week.)

I've never seen a sink garbage disposal. I don't even understand the concept. Why not just put the stuff in the garbage?

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« Reply #101 on: March 06, 2015, 10:02:27 am »
I'm reviving this thread, not just because it's Throwback Thursday but because I realized a behavior that peeves me very much. Have you ever noticed there are certain people you call who never answer their phone? Never! So you have to leave a message every time. And then, five minutes later, they call you. You answer, and they say "This is so-and-so." And then they don't say anything and that's when you realize that they didn't listen to your message and you are going to have to repeat it over again! Why do such people even have voicemail?  :P


Oh, I hate that too!


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« Reply #102 on: March 06, 2015, 10:06:31 am »
My biggest pet peeve is people writing should of instead of should have or should've. Aaargh! It's so rampant that I'm sure it will soon be accepted.

Oh yeah, that annoys me, along with there, their and they're,  hear and here, your and you're, past and passed, and all the other ones that people mess up.

I seems to happen so often, that I posted this to my FB page one day.




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« Reply #103 on: March 07, 2015, 07:12:31 pm »
Speaking of bad grammar:

[The Polling Place] Re: What Is The Most Disgusting Thing You've Ever Ate? 
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« Reply #104 on: March 07, 2015, 07:39:33 pm »
:laugh:


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« Reply #105 on: March 08, 2015, 05:07:26 pm »
Speaking of bad grammar:

[The Polling Place] Re: What Is The Most Disgusting Thing You've Ever Ate? 

Oh yes, I've noticed that one too. But put it down to some secret inside joke among English speaking people.

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« Reply #106 on: February 01, 2018, 01:13:52 pm »
Writers of historical fiction (stories, books, or screen plays) who use "okay" or "OK" in stories, etc., that take place somewhere besides the U.S. and sometime before the 1830s.

The OED surmises that "OK" was first used in the U.S. in the 1830s, and the oldest written reference to it comes from the Presidential election of 1840, when it came to be used to refer to President Martin Van Buren, whose nickname was "Old Kinderhook" from his birthplace in the state of New York. According to the OED, during that election campaign, supporters of Van Buren formed what was called "the OK Club."
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« Reply #107 on: July 04, 2018, 06:06:47 pm »
People who leave old food in the office refrigerator and let it stink the fridge up.


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« Reply #108 on: July 04, 2018, 09:34:36 pm »
Yes, that is the pits! Even in laissez-faire companies, some kind of policing is important, e.g., label the food with your name and date.
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« Reply #109 on: July 04, 2018, 09:36:03 pm »
Isn't this a great topic that dot-matrix started? Thanks for bumping it, Chuck!
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« Reply #110 on: July 05, 2018, 06:25:03 pm »
Yes, that is the pits! Even in laissez-faire companies, some kind of policing is important, e.g., label the food with your name and date.

Yeah, policing is necessary!

And I also hate when the opposite happens, people take food that isn't theirs!    Really?  You have to take someone else's lunch?


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« Reply #111 on: July 06, 2018, 11:29:35 am »
And I also hate when the opposite happens, people take food that isn't theirs!    Really?  You have to take someone else's lunch?

That's such a weird one! I wouldn't want to eat some stranger's lunch, not just because it's rude but also because it's gross.


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« Reply #112 on: July 07, 2018, 04:31:38 pm »
Oh, trust me, it's happened at my office! 

Never to me, but it's happened.


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« Reply #113 on: July 08, 2018, 10:27:08 am »
Oh, trust me, it's happened at my office! 

Never to me, but it's happened.

Mine, too. Never to me either, but one woman had her lunch stolen twice. I don't know if she was an especially good cook or what.



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« Reply #114 on: July 08, 2018, 07:17:52 pm »
If that were to ever happen to me, I would make a 'dummy' lunch that is spiked with ghost pepper sauce, and wait for the show.


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Re: Pet Peeves
« Reply #115 on: July 09, 2018, 10:31:30 am »
If that were to ever happen to me, I would make a 'dummy' lunch that is spiked with ghost pepper sauce, and wait for the show.

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Great idea!


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Re: Pet Peeves
« Reply #116 on: July 09, 2018, 10:52:23 am »
I may well have/probably mentioned this before, but one of my greatest is people who ride bicycles on the sidewalk.

This happened to me again this morning, on my way to work. This isn't just annoying. This is dangerous to pedestrians because bicycles can move so quickly and quietly. It's a tragedy when a cyclist is killed in an accident with a motor vehicle, but the cycling community will get more support from me when cyclists stop riding on the sidewalk.

I could also add, Bicyclists who ride the wrong way on a one-way street. I once came within a foot of being run down by a cyclist (a food delivery person to judge from the container on the back of the bike) who was riding east on a street that's one-way west, and it was night, and he had no headlight on the bike.

My city is in the process of expanding and reordering bike lanes in the streets. The city will be moving the lane on my street (runs one-way west) from the north side to the south side of the street. This means we will be losing the loading zone in front of my building, which is located on the south side of the street. Once the move is complete, people in my building who will need to unload groceries, etc., from their cars will now have to do so on the north side of the street and then carry their groceries, etc., across the street to reach the building. And this is not a quiet residential street; this is a busy city street.
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Re: Pet Peeves
« Reply #117 on: July 09, 2018, 07:13:38 pm »
Agreed about bicyclists on sidewalks unless they're under age 10. And even then, parents should keep a better eye on them; I often encounter little kids careening around without full control of their vehicles and have to be ready to dodge them.

I have more than once almost hit bicyclists in my car who are riding the wrong way on sidewalks. In fact, in one case I did hit him! I was pulling onto a divided street from a gas station. I looked to the left, no cars, and started to pull out. I hit this kid who was riding his bike in the wrong direction on the sidewalk.

He was fine and got up and rode away. But then I remembered one plot line in Robert Altman's "Shortcuts," based on stories by Raymond Carver, when that exact thing happens but later the kid is found to have a brain injury and is dead within about a day.

Hope that didn't happen!







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Re: Pet Peeves
« Reply #118 on: July 09, 2018, 11:08:22 pm »
kids of that age should be taken to a park to ride, not on a sidewalk.


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« Reply #119 on: July 10, 2018, 09:15:25 am »
Kids of that age should be taken to a park to ride, not on a sidewalk.

I agree about kids, but the riders in Center City I'm talking about are not kids. They are adults who should know better.
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Re: Pet Peeves
« Reply #120 on: July 11, 2018, 09:10:22 am »
kids of that age should be taken to a park to ride, not on a sidewalk.

Well, I don't blame their parents for that. For one thing, they might want to stay near their house for any number of reasons. Also, taking them to the park to ride would mean loading the bike(s) into the car, which might be a hassle or, depending on the size of the car, impossible. And some of the kids actually are on their way to the park.

My neighborhood is extremely residential. It's in the city, but it's single-family homes with yards and the traffic is light. If I lived in a neighborhood with denser development and traffic it would be different.



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Re: Pet Peeves
« Reply #121 on: July 11, 2018, 04:03:23 pm »
It's a funny case with cyclists, because I tend to shift my standpoint depending on whether I'm driving or riding my bike  ::)

Despite being designed in increasing numbers, separate cycle paths are still a rarity in my city (there's simply not enough space to squeeze them in between the road and the sidewalk), so most cyclists end up riding right alongside the main traffic on the road. And I'd be totally ok with that if they kept close to the kerb and weren't so unpredictable! And by 'unpredictable' I mean suddenly making a dart in front of my car because they want to turn left.

Frankly, although riding your bike on the sidewalk is technically illegal (unless you're under 10 and accompanied by an adult), sometimes I'd much prefer it if cyclists mounted that kerb and carried on on the sidewalk, provided there are few or no pedestrians there. That way, they wouldn't hold up the traffic.

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Re: Pet Peeves
« Reply #122 on: July 11, 2018, 07:11:53 pm »
Pet peeve of mine, wasting food.

I have a coworker that must've been denied food as a kid, because anytime we have an event that is catered at work, she loads up her plate, and stashes it in her cubicle.  Sometimes the food will last  her for three meals.

I just look at her and think:  "others may have wanted that food that day, but didn't have it because you were so greedy."


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Re: Pet Peeves
« Reply #123 on: July 12, 2018, 10:11:26 am »
I just noticed this was a poll! So I read the options, and I guess now those options are my pet peeve.

Many are gross bodily functions, so OK, I guess those kind of qualify.

But short people? Fat people? If other people's body types are your pet peeve, then YOU are my pet peeve. How are those any of your business? (When I say "you" I mean any random person -- not anyone here, including dot-matrix, who started the thread.)

On the other end, racists?? George Bush (2018 version: Donald Trump)?? If you consider racism or a bad president a "pet peeve," you are also my pet peeve. Those are much bigger deals than a peeve!

Nothing about incorrect grammar or bicycle traffic or lunch stealing. Those are legitimate pet peeves.




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Re: Pet Peeves
« Reply #124 on: July 12, 2018, 06:30:32 pm »
Criticizing what other people watch on tv.  LOL

We have a TV at work, and sometimes someone will mention a show they watch, and others will say 'Ugh, how can you watch that?  Such an awful show!"



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« Reply #125 on: July 12, 2018, 08:06:04 pm »
We have a TV at work.

You're allowed to watch television at work?  ???
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Re: Pet Peeves
« Reply #126 on: July 13, 2018, 06:12:05 pm »
It's in the kitchen, so unless you're in that room to eat, you can't see it.


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Re: Pet Peeves
« Reply #127 on: July 15, 2018, 11:10:55 am »
Criticizing what other people watch on tv.  LOL

We have a TV at work, and sometimes someone will mention a show they watch, and others will say 'Ugh, how can you watch that?  Such an awful show!"


There are TVs all over the place where I work, and people are free to watch them. Of course, it's a newspaper. And the TVs are tuned to news shows. We're also welcome -- encouraged, even -- to go on Facebook and Twitter and other social media.

Back on topic, I don't so much mind differences of opinion on specific shows, though I agree it's really rude to put down anything somebody just said they liked. "I could never really get into that one," or "too violent for me" or whatever is OK -- the difference being it doesn't trash the whole show, just says it's not to that person's taste.

But what I hate most are people who, when you mention some TV show, self-righteously declare that they don't watch TV at all or don't own a TV.

This used to really annoy me back in the days when there weren't that many great shows, though there were some that even the anti-TV snobs would probably enjoy: Ken Burns' series, for example. But try telling them that. They like to congratulate themselves on being intellectually and culturally superior to couch potatoes who let the trash-filled idiot box rot their brains.

But nowadays when I hear someone say it? My annoyance is mixed with pity because they're missing so much. I think there's a lot on TV now that's better than the vast majority of movies. Now those people are smug and condescending in a really ignorant and pathetic way.






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Re: Pet Peeves
« Reply #128 on: July 15, 2018, 12:32:23 pm »
I hear you, Katherine! Lately I've been reading articles in The New Yorker on television and making a list of programs I want to watch some day. One of these days, and soon, I will be tied down with a new baby granddaughter and can watch some shows, I hope. But now, I find myself either working into the evening, going out to join friends or do volunteer work, or working in the garden in the cool of the evening. In fact, my TV hasn't even been hooked up to receive cable TV. I can only watch DVDs on it. If I want to watch shows, I have to do it on my computer. I'm a bit behind. . .trying to make it through the second season of Grace and Frankie, but it's slow going.

I was reading about artificial intelligence in TNY, and piqued by a description of Westworld. Anthony Hopkins plays a cyborg in it? Right up my alley.
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Re: Pet Peeves
« Reply #129 on: July 15, 2018, 02:50:21 pm »
Your TV must be much better than ours. I would not be without it for the news but I am not interested in competition Cooking shows which seem to fill it and sorry but only English programs attract me. I cannot understand most American accents.  I cannot watch a movie because the adverts which break in every 10 minutes drive me to distraction.  I would much rather pay the $10 and see the movie in the Theatre. So I turn on the TV about 5.50pm and watch the end of the English Quiz program "The Chaser" then an hour of our National news followed by either the local news on our local city TV or the National Current affairs program but I am usually cooking my dinner at the same time. I rarely watch more than an hour afterwards and usually come back to my computer or go to bed (9pm). Sunday night there is often an English murder mystery "Endeavour", "Morse", "Lewis" or my favourite "Midsummer Murders" but last night there was none but a real docudrama about a court case from 1989 involving police corruption before I lived in NZ so all news to me. However it was only because I wanted to find the end that I lasted 2 hours through the adverts. I thought about coming to my computer and looking it up on wikipedia instead.
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Re: Pet Peeves
« Reply #130 on: July 16, 2018, 09:57:09 am »
I was reading about artificial intelligence in TNY, and piqued by a description of Westworld. Anthony Hopkins plays a cyborg in it? Right up my alley.

Anthony Hopkins is in it, but he's not a cyborg, at least not as far as we viewers know so far. But the cyborgs are state-of-the-art (well, actually light years beyond the current state of the art), so it's one of those shows where you can't always tell for sure whether someone is a cyborg or not. The show is about what the difference is between humans and ultra-sophisticated robots and whether there even is a significant moral difference.

I'm a skeptic on that subject, but the show makes about a semi-plausible case. Apparently (in the show) the contents of human brains can be downloaded and uploaded the same way robots' can, so ...? The show is also very confusing because it keeps jumping around in time. One of its creators is Jonathan Nolan, Christopher Nolan's brother, who wrote the short story from which Christopher's Memento was made. The time tricks in Memento compared to Westworld are like checkers compared to 3D chess.

Have you ever seen Blade Runner? I saw the first one when it came out in theaters decades ago, didn't like it that much and never saw it again. But then when my son and I were in Washington last fall we went to see Blade Runner 2049. This time I had a better idea of the concept (though not always exactly what was going on in the plot). Those robots are possibly even more human-like than Westworld's; even the robots don't know they're robots.


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I'm a bit behind. . .trying to make it through the second season of Grace and Frankie, but it's slow going.

I got through the second season, but I know what you mean. I don't like the show that much; I don't think it's very well written. But it's fun watching those four stars.

I watch about an hour of TV a night, usually while eating dinner and pretty late in the evening.

I don't just turn on the TV and click around to see what's on. I always know what I'm going to watch beforehand -- either an episode of a currently running TV series or a streaming series or, sometimes, a movie.

Sometimes it's a little over an hour, but rarely. For example, I watched a two-hour movie over the weekend and split it into two nights.

(FYI, it was pretty good: American Made starring Tom Cruise, based on the true story of a skilled pilot who's likable but not that bright and gets caught up in running drugs and weapons back and forth from Latin America in a mysterious covert project that eventually becomes Iran-Contra!)




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Re: Pet Peeves
« Reply #131 on: July 16, 2018, 06:21:29 pm »
I would have to have a TV or computer around.   I do enjoy reading, but I like seeing things on TV, or checking stuff out online.

How would I watch cat videos?   :laugh:


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Re: Pet Peeves
« Reply #132 on: April 21, 2019, 02:14:22 pm »
Pet peeves on Facebook:

1. Misspelling a word (ettiquette) and then spelling it right in another place (etiquette).

But other than that, this article is spot-on:
https://www.katetooncopywriter.com.au/19-things-not-to-do-in-a-facebook-group/?fbclid=IwAR04aKTLdDyHbkWgtIMsTuznELcKdKOXrncEi2L5p56UlbM02M0n2oE6B_M
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« Reply #133 on: April 21, 2019, 06:05:56 pm »
Pet peeves on Facebook:

1. Misspelling a word (ettiquette) and then spelling it right in another place (etiquette).

But other than that, this article is spot-on:
https://www.katetooncopywriter.com.au/19-things-not-to-do-in-a-facebook-group/?fbclid=IwAR04aKTLdDyHbkWgtIMsTuznELcKdKOXrncEi2L5p56UlbM02M0n2oE6B_M


I would bet there is an unending list of pet peeves for FB!


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Re: Pet Peeves
« Reply #134 on: April 22, 2019, 07:19:16 pm »
Pet peeve of the day: it bothers me when people say they are going to throw out, toss, or get rid of things. I wish they would use a more respectful term. I'm hypersensitive about this and I shouldn't be, but some people are ravenously consuming and make a big deal about how much they throw away. And, where is away, anyway? It's not like the stuff disappears! It just becomes somebody else's problem.

Just consider this my Earth Day rant!
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« Reply #135 on: April 22, 2019, 08:23:23 pm »
there's so many different ways to donate things, there's less and less that needs to be thrown away.


Tell him when l come up to him and ask to play the record, l'm gonna say: ''Voulez-vous jouer ce disque?''
'Voulez-vous, will you kiss my dick?'
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