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Irrational Irritants

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brisinger  Male  Lancashire 12-Jan-2020 20:20 Message #4768078
What irritates you that you know is irrational?
Blue-Poppy  Female  East Yorkshire 12-Jan-2020 20:52 Message #4768081
Tactile paving - I HATE walking on it.
JustLyn  Female  Cheshire 12-Jan-2020 22:38 Message #4768096
My daughter opening a new emergency litre of milk on going to bed and rather than have a drop or two less I have a full emergency carton opened and milkman delivers 2 organic glass pints tomorrow around 5am.
Sea  Female  Essex 12-Jan-2020 23:11 Message #4768098
My micrwova going bleep, bleep, or ding, ding or whatever, although not used often thankfully. I hate it and usually try to turn off quick, before it reaches the end time and those irritating bleep bleep noices.
brisinger  Male  Lancashire 13-Jan-2020 00:30 Message #4768100
People who open packets of crisps upside down.
leogirl  Female  Essex 13-Jan-2020 00:42 Message #4768101
the washing machine, microwave AND the oven go bleeb bleeb bleeb. by the time I got to take the stuff out of the microwave it has gone stone cold again
Victoriana11  Female  Buckinghamshire 13-Jan-2020 07:29 Message #4768104
People who dont, or wont, multi- task
tumbled  Male  Gloucestershire 13-Jan-2020 08:24 Message #4768107
People who say 'pacific'....instead of 'specific'.....

I can't think of any pacific examples at the moment...

although nowadays....I find I have 'pacific' syndrome as well.....When I try to say 'specific'....I get tongue tied....and sort of have to stutter it...whilst it's trying it's damndest to put me off....say pacific...say pacific..go on...

'axe' is another one....or 'arks'......Did I arks you?.....

What's all that about.....I feel like confronting them...'excuse me, old's 'Did I ask you'?....

but I expect they would axe I pacifically don't do it....

I'm not sure what happens if someone is axing pacifically about the Pacific....
vanman  Male  Cambridgeshire 13-Jan-2020 09:05 Message #4768109
'arks you' is another expression from that well known 'am I bovered' young lady, Lauren, on Catherine Tate show.

I AINT BOVERED! by much really! lol ;-}
wonderoushen  Female  Gwynedd 13-Jan-2020 10:37 Message #4768111
The sound of people scratching denim, it really sets my teeth on edge.
CircusMaximus  Male  North Yorkshire 13-Jan-2020 11:37 Message #4768118
The sound of other people eating. Some foods are particulrly noisy and it drives me mad.
Blue-Poppy  Female  East Yorkshire 13-Jan-2020 12:25 Message #4768120
Another real drive-me-mad is the dreadful canned music presently issuing from my phone while I wait (11 minutes up to now) for my council to deign to answer the phone. Oh well I'll take the phone with me and make a cuppa.
Hierophant  Male  East Anglia 13-Jan-2020 12:31 Message #4768121
People who close their eyes whilst talking to you.
People who breath heavy.
People who leave windscreen wipers going when they are not needed....
tumbled  Male  Gloucestershire 13-Jan-2020 12:42 Message #4768122
The things the shop assistants say to you.....It's the Management who make them say the things...

Do you want help with your packing?....when you've only got a couple of items....

Do you want some chocolate?.....If I did, I would have already got some...

If you've already got some still get the 'Do you want some chocolate'?...

Anything else we can help you with?.....If there was, I would have said them already....

Victoriana11  Female  Buckinghamshire 13-Jan-2020 13:32 Message #4768123
People who say 'fings' in stead of 'things' and especially ' anythink' instead of 'anything'.... I find both of those extremely irritating. I have to bite my tongue .......
Nigel_In_Devon  Male  Devon 13-Jan-2020 18:23 Message #4768142
Heiro..."People who breath heavy"

Oh I dunno, a bit of heavy breathing in my life, from the right person might be nice!
brisinger  Male  Lancashire 13-Jan-2020 18:49 Message #4768145
Noisy eaters, particularly those who eat with their mouths open.
Blue-Poppy  Female  East Yorkshire 14-Jan-2020 16:14 Message #4768192
Just found another. Two houses opposite me still have Xmas lights up and one still has a tree. Talk about getting their money's worth.
JustLyn  Female  Cheshire 14-Jan-2020 18:38 Message #4768206
Blue Poppy,

I'll add people who leave Xmas decorations up all year hanging from the gutters.
wonderoushen  Female  Gwynedd 14-Jan-2020 18:48 Message #4768208
People who whistle in public, it goes right through me and my hands instinctively reach out to strangle the perpetrator, sometimes going round a supermarket is a white knuckle journey.
Wandering4fun  Male  North Yorkshire 15-Jan-2020 08:34 Message #4768232
Screeching windscreen wipers.
HonestBob  Male  the Central region 15-Jan-2020 14:24 Message #4768253
"What irritates you that you know is irrational?"

Well I read this thread when it first came on, and I was going to write a list.....

As I thought about it, I came to the conclusion that the long list of things I was going to put, they are actually rationally annoying, not irrationally.

So I've been pondering for a while now.... Can't think of anything that irrationally annoys me. A hell of a lot annoys me, but I can justify why they annoy me.
HotOrWot  Male  Lancashire 15-Jan-2020 23:33 Message #4768290
Screeching windscreen wipers.

Agee with that one.
wonderoushen  Female  Gwynedd 16-Jan-2020 10:41 Message #4768319
People who tell me my quite rational fears and dislikes are irrational and stupid.

I agree about windscreen wipers too.
InSanityClaus  Male  Cornwall 16-Jan-2020 11:30 Message #4768327
Lazy people who say Xmas, the word is Christmas, and replacing the letter g with the letter k , it's something NOT somethink, and for crying out loud, find out the correct use of the apostrophe! just because a word ends in s, does not mean an apostrophe is required.

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