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Things That Irritate You in Life

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  1. Zoofan15

    Zoofan15 Well-Known Member

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    And so I travelled coast to coast
    To find the things I hate the most….


    This thread is for the things in life that irritate you. It could be a first world problem, an advert on the radio you hate or even @Zoofan15!!! :eek::eek::eek:
     
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    I hate those pages on the Internet that have multiple pages (each with so little info, they could all fit on one page) where you have to load each one to see the next thing on the list:

    E.g. 10 things you never knew about being a Disneyland employee

    Even worse are the ones that say, you’ll never believe what this animal grew into (and you have to load 29 pages to find out). The first 10 pages are remarkably similar and I don’t know what was beyond 11 because by then I’d lost the will to live and had exited out.
     
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    TV Shows that have go to an ad break within 3 minutes of the programme starting or have an ad break near the end and then return for a final 1 minute conclusion (thankfully precording/streaming everything has largely mitigated this problem).
     
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    When you're in a cinema and there are hundreds of empty seats and somebody chooses a seat in close proximity to you.

    I've been told that is some countries, it's not unusual for someone to do this as in areas with high population densities, personal space isn't something they're used to in public.
     
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    -When you buy something from a vending machine and it gets stuck.
    -When a fly comes into the house and you open up the window to let it out but it just keeps flying into the glass instead
    -When you drop your toast the butter-side down.
     
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    I have ways with dealing with that situation, depending on the setting ;)
     
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    30 second non-skipable advertisement when watching youtube.
     
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    • Technology failing when you need it the most.

    • Turning on the car radio to hear the end of the your favourite song. This is even more irritating when it's a song that's rarely played and then some garbage you hear every day of your life starts.

    • Songs that go on for an eternity that you really don't like (New York/Empire State of Mind and Bittersweet Symphony spring to mind for me).

    • Speeches that drag on for hours.
     
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    *Zookeepers who don't appreciate how privileged they are to have such a wonderful job.
     
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    When your computer forces you to update it
     
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    People not using their indicators while driving
    Sky TV On Demand not working
    Wanting to sleep in but you know you have to be up early
     
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    When your camera dies on you when your at the zoo or somewhere like that.
     
  13. Mr. Zootycoon

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    How about when people keep saying you have such a wonderful privileged job when all you do is cleaning cages day in day out for long hours and very little money.

    "But you can work with live wild animals, isn't that amazing?" Indeed, it's great to feel a short-clawed otter sink it's teeth into your leg... ;)

    Don't get me wrong, I love working with animals but many people glorify the job too much. Cleaning cages is literally almost all you do and the closest thing to appreciation you get is a hornbill smack into your face. :confused:
     
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    When you go on to a website and it partly loads, showing the article you want to read. You start reading and then the whole page disappears to load the entire thing (complete with large picture you didn't care about).

    When the radio only plays the most well known songs by an artist, not any of their lesser known hits which are equally as good.

    When you hear a song you like played so many times you grow to hate it.
     
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    The fact that Michael Bay is still in charge of directing the Transformers movies.
     
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    That person in front of you at Subway (usually a kid or very indecisive adult) who takes 5 minutes to decide on each option they're given.

    I once walked in behind a guy with three kids under 10 and walked straight back out, went to another store for 30 minutes and came back in time to see the receipt being handed over. Leaving and coming back was easily in the top 10,000 best decisions I've made in my life.

    If you're approaching a Subway and some guy also heading towards the door breaks into a run to beat you to it, it could well be me. You never know how long the customer in front will take so it's better to be safe than sorry sometimes!!!
     
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    Functioning blinkers and their appropriate use appear to be an expendable feature in modern traffic. Not to forget the kamikaze cyclists, unable to use hand signals or abide to any street rules.
     
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    Or the ones that go around causing arguments and then upload their Go-Pro or helmet cam footage online to make the people they arguing with look like idiots.
     
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    Non-animal related stuff on Zoochat
     
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    - People that say they hate none-animal related stuff on Zoochat, but then still read it, comment on it and even "like" it :p

    - Getting your toe stuck when you try to put on your underwear.

    - Showers that can't keep a steady heat

    - When you see something interesting on a webpage, click on it, only to find an add "just" popping up/loading in the exact spot you clicked