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Petty things that annoy you.

Discussion in 'General Chat' started by Happy Paws, Apr 3, 2019.


  1. Happy Paws

    Happy Paws PetForums VIP

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    As some know I have mild form of dyslexia and sometimes have trouble when posting things, but I try my best with spelling checks and just hope it makes sense. Well I'm finding it harder reading anything to long that has know punctuation and there seems a lot of it around lately, is so hard to put a comer, a full stop or a capital letter in.

    What things annoy you :)
     
  2. Mum2Heidi

    Mum2Heidi PetForums VIP

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    I’m a dreadful poster! I used to rattle them off no problem until someone read something wrongly and reacted.
    Now it takes forever. I write, read, amend thoroughly before posting and often edit afterwards:(

    My pet hate is use of the word “of” for have. Written and spoken. “He/she/they should of.........”.
    Makes me cringe:confused:
     
  3. Happy Paws

    Happy Paws PetForums VIP

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    I know what you mean, it sometimes drives me mad trying to make sure I get it right.:D
     
  4. Gemmaa

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    Hah! Sometimes I don't read through what I've posted because I think I sound really scatty or overuse the same word too much. Best not to look ;)

    I think for me, it's people who indicate too late/not at all, or use the wrong one, so you end up stopping for no reason.
    It takes half a second, people! :Facepalm
     
  5. ForestWomble

    ForestWomble PetForums VIP

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    No grammar.
    Writing in 'text speak'.
    There are others but I think those are the main two.
     
  6. Calvine

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    Yes!! I never read or heard ''would/could/might/should OF'' until quite recently - say the last five years or so. Where on earth did it come from? God, it annoys me SO much. Some things can be put down to social media and texting, but would OF?? How did that happen?
     
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  7. Calvine

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    Another I hate: ''He was talking to John and I'' instead of ''John and ME''. You would not say, ''He was talking to I and John'', or ''He was talking to I''.
    He was talking to John and he was talking to me, therefore he was talking to John and me.
     
  8. kimthecat

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    People who throw their fags ends down in the street . We have a lot of people passing through and our street is littered with them .

    School mums who take over the pavements with their push chairs and kids and force everyone else into the road

    People who park their cars on the pavement very close to the fences so you cant pass and have to walk in the road.

    People who block my off street parking.

    People who let their dogs run up to mine , friendly and unfriendly .

    Anything to do with Brexit .

    Dog Whisper personalities e.g The Dogfather and CM.
     
  9. kimthecat

    kimthecat PetForums VIP

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    Also , John and me went for a walk , no , John and I went for a walk . You dont say Me went for a walk .
     
  10. picaresque

    picaresque Mongrelist

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    Brits on social media coming out with 'y'all' - stop it, it's embarrassing.

    Dog 'walker' gangs who form a cluster standing around talking and hogging half the (small) park. Also ball chuckers (the tool that lobs them a great distance, not playing ball with your dog) in the same environment

    Most tv adverts
     
  11. Squeeze

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    People whistling for no reason...
    Is it necessary to whistle in a supermarket...?
    No...!
     
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    This...!
     
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  13. picaresque

    picaresque Mongrelist

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    Even worse are the ones who decided to have a prolonged goodbye chat... right at the gate, literally blocking it, argh.
     
  14. mrs phas

    mrs phas my home, my sofa, my rules

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    people (mainly men) who take twice as long to put something up/together because they refuse to use the instructions or guides
    and
    then blame you for it being wrong
     
  15. mrs phas

    mrs phas my home, my sofa, my rules

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    i refuse to acknowledge anyone who whistles to get my attention
    or
    honk their horns to say theyre outside
     
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    People who say "less" when they mean "fewer".
     
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    Noisy eating especially gum chewing!
     
  18. Kim Watcham

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    i still think you all spell better then me @Happy Paws i know how you feel i realy just dont understand where to put comers etc so i realy just dont use them the photos i post now that i realy enjoy and can do that but the spelling bit is hard im somtimes on my phone before posting to you all and im reading it back before i post so yes i can understand before i had a phone my spelling was bad but it helped me a lot to spell and then came the txt im still learning but im getting there i was never any good at spellings and adding up at school drawing yes loved it and PE or sports ..
     
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  19. Cleo38

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    Hahaha, I could write pages but here is a few ….

    - Americanisms (seem to be bloody everywhere)
    - People who call me 'Hun' (or babe) … I want to knock them out
    - The term 'guys' … see above
    - Men at my office who seem to spend ages collecting their stuff from the printer
    - BMW/Audi drivers
    - James Cordon
    - My ability to lose my phone/keys at least a dozen times a day
    - People at cash points who take forever … WTF are they doing?!
     
  20. kimthecat

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    Drives me nuts. I have to wait until they move.
     
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