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    • pickledonionspaceraider
    • By pickledonionspaceraider 13th Sep 18, 5:14 PM
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    It really IRKS me when
    • #1
    • 13th Sep 18, 5:14 PM
    It really IRKS me when 13th Sep 18 at 5:14 PM
    When people say ''Bless you''...especially when it don't fit into anything that is being said


    ''I am just going shopping''


    ''ahhhh Bless you''


    It really winds me up.. To me it comes across as patronizing and like they have some kind of god complex


    I'm currently sitting across from a lady in the office, who says this several times per day



    What silly things like that irritate you? Silly sayings etc?
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    • Tabbytabitha
    • By Tabbytabitha 14th Sep 18, 8:22 PM
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    Or to make it more pukeworthy

    'Virtual Hugs, Hun - Mwah'
    Originally posted by ska lover
    And the brackets thing as well! {{{{{{{hugs}}}}}}}}}
    • pickledonionspaceraider
    • By pickledonionspaceraider 14th Sep 18, 8:51 PM
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    And the brackets thing as well! {{{{{{{hugs}}}}}}}}}
    Originally posted by Tabbytabitha
    hahahaha Properly sniggering here. Nearly spilled my Wine

    I have a friend who writes that in a birthday card.

    With a pen

    Even worse haahah
    • Pollycat
    • By Pollycat 15th Sep 18, 8:17 AM
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    And then there are the types who just STOP and stand in very busy areas ...such as holding a conversation in a public door way.......or they bump into someone they know in a busy supermarket whilst 2 adults, their kids, and 2 trolleys block the entire aisle and then stare blankly at you whilst you struggle to get past...Making it like you are the one with the problem.
    Originally posted by pickledonionspaceraider
    This ^^^^.
    And people who stop and stand still right at the top or bottom of escalators. I'm never very comfortable on escalators and mentally ready myself to elbow them out of the way before more people cram behind me.


    The intent behind this was supposed to be a light hearted thread
    Originally posted by pickledonionspaceraider
    I think it's a great thread.
    • Sunny Intervals
    • By Sunny Intervals 15th Sep 18, 2:20 PM
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    This ^^^^.
    And people who stop and stand still right at the top or bottom of escalators. I'm never very comfortable on escalators and mentally ready myself to elbow them out of the way before more people cram behind me.
    Originally posted by Pollycat

    That drives me loopy. It just shows a complete lack of consideration for/awareness of the people around you. "No, no, you just stop right there, clearly this is your own personal escalator."


    I think it's a great thread.

    Then get ye over to The Arms. There's a long-running "what's irritating you?" thread on there you might enjoy.
    • NaughtiusMaximus
    • By NaughtiusMaximus 17th Sep 18, 11:15 AM
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    I've just remembered another which annoys me, when people ask "Do you have a family?" when what they really mean is "Do you have kids?", as if parents, grandparents and siblings don't count.
    • hazyjo
    • By hazyjo 17th Sep 18, 12:03 PM
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    How charitable giving is used for bragging rights on social media..well some cases of it...Let me explain
    Originally posted by ska lover
    Oh God, yes. I started a whole thread on it one Christmas. I got sick of seeing friends on FB with things like wrapped presents saying 'on my way to the local hospital with these...' and exactly what you said about seeing people take pics/selfies of themselves giving a homeless person things like an 'avocado and smoked salmon on pumpkin seaded rye' or 'skinny mocha latte with caramel shot and sprinkles' (I don't drink coffee, so no idea what they give, but prob something like that!). Just humiliating! (For all involved!)


    Also people who correct you when you say 'me' in the correct way, like 'she came to the cinema with Katy and me' and they say 'I' really firmly at you! Err, no mate, you're wrong actually! My nephew tries to do it to me! I react badly LOL.


    Also hating the 'happy days' they all say now too. Some young bloke from a band (I think) was saying it in every sentence on Masterchef the other night. Arghhhh!


    Got me started now lol... on a roll. Another one, some lawyers at work say things like 'thanks, that's AMAZING/AWESOME' when I've printed a letter for them. What the hell? No, it's really not.
    2018 wins: Single Malt Whisky; theatre tickets; festival tickets; year of gin(!); shoes; Thai cooking stuff; Jo Brand talk; Slime Factory; Flawless tickets; Comedy night tickets
    • Spank
    • By Spank 17th Sep 18, 3:44 PM
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    I hate 'going forward' and 24/7.
    Originally posted by seven-day-weekend
    I don't mind 24/7

    but 24/7/365 really winds me up, it doesn't make sense.

    24 hours a day 7 days a week 365 weeks a year, really?
    • amistupid
    • By amistupid 17th Sep 18, 5:01 PM
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    My wife finds me irksome.

    She said, "If you weren't such a nitpicker we'd have less arguments."

    I said, "It's fewer arguments."
    In memory of Chris Hyde #867
    • TheMagician
    • By TheMagician 18th Sep 18, 5:45 PM
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    'Mega' - absolutely hate that one
    'Lit' - what?.. Is something on fire?..
    • dotchas
    • By dotchas 18th Sep 18, 6:53 PM
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    I hate 'going forward' and 24/7.
    Originally posted by seven-day-weekend


    I agree any form of corporate speak


    Going forward

    Touch base
    Lets park that idea


    Although corporate bingo is fun in a meeting
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    • Pollycat
    • By Pollycat 18th Sep 18, 7:50 PM
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    'Mega' - absolutely hate that one
    'Lit' - what?.. Is something on fire?..
    Originally posted by TheMagician
    Apart from the obvious, what on earth does this mean?
    • TheMagician
    • By TheMagician 18th Sep 18, 11:47 PM
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    https://www.urbandictionary.com/define.php?term=lit

    It's the 'it' thing to say right now...
    That night out was lit!
    Sounds stupid no matter who is saying it, no matter how old
    • Pollycat
    • By Pollycat 19th Sep 18, 7:46 AM
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    https://www.urbandictionary.com/define.php?term=lit

    It's the 'it' thing to say right now...
    That night out was lit!
    Sounds stupid no matter who is saying it, no matter how old
    Originally posted by TheMagician
    I see.
    It's such a shame that the English language doesn't already have sufficient words to describe an enjoyable evening out...
    • NaughtiusMaximus
    • By NaughtiusMaximus 19th Sep 18, 7:50 AM
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    https://www.urbandictionary.com/define.php?term=lit

    It's the 'it' thing to say right now...
    That night out was lit!
    Sounds stupid no matter who is saying it, no matter how old
    Originally posted by TheMagician
    I've honestly never heard that, a teenager thing I presume??
    • TheMagician
    • By TheMagician 19th Sep 18, 3:50 PM
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    I've heard people in their late 20s saying it
    • pickledonionspaceraider
    • By pickledonionspaceraider 19th Sep 18, 7:14 PM
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    Eyebrows on fleek
    • GaleSF63
    • By GaleSF63 20th Sep 18, 5:02 AM
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    And there is always '' At this moment in time........''
    Originally posted by pickledonionspaceraider
    Or "back in the day".

    When? This morning? This afternoon?

    .
    • Fireflyaway
    • By Fireflyaway 20th Sep 18, 7:12 PM
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    None of these are sayings but these things are annoying.

    Lazy speech. KFC need to put subtitles on their adverts.
    Bucca of cheeken for narn narny narn......

    The fact that Barry Scott isn't really named Barry Scott.

    People who insist on taking the whole family to the supermarket.

    Pedestrians who don't thank you for not squashing them on crossings.I

    That a portion of soup is half a can. No it's not.

    Hairdressers charging different sums for the same service dependent on their grade. Why do I have to pay double for an executive stylist ( what even is that?) when the end result looks the same as when a junior does it? I

    When I mention that I need to lose weight and people tell me I'm not fat. I weigh 14 stone. I'm obese. We both know you are lying.

    Loads of other stuff......
    Last edited by Fireflyaway; 20-09-2018 at 7:19 PM. Reason: T
    • Pixie5740
    • By Pixie5740 20th Sep 18, 7:41 PM
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    "Reaching out"
    • Loz01
    • By Loz01 20th Sep 18, 8:55 PM
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    Office/work talk!!!!!!!!!!

    "Going forward from here"
    "Rolling with the punches"
    "As per my email"
    "Mind map"

    And many more Ive forgotten that have been said in my office
    The fact is that more people have been slaughtered in the name of religion than for any other single reason. That, THAT my friends, is true perversion - Harvey Milk
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