What really gets under your skin?

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1. Posted by samsara_ (Travel Guru 5353 posts) 13y Star this if you like it!

Even the most balanced, strong-willed, or good-natured person has an Achilles heel. What drives you completely nuts???

2. Posted by tway (Travel Guru 7273 posts) 13y Star this if you like it!

Bad writing!
Old ladies who cut in line like you're not standing there!
People who talk REALLY LOUD!
People who are impolite!
Cars who splash you cause they're too impatient and drive flush with the curb!

Mostly bad writing, though. And people who don't think it matters!

Hope I don't sound too angry!

3. Posted by samsara_ (Travel Guru 5353 posts) 13y Star this if you like it!

[*]People who call me Eveleeen instead of Evelyn

[*]People who use text-speak when they are e-mailing (e.g. i cudnt go 2c u 2day because of dem huge blisters n tings on my feet)

[*]Complaining for the sake of it - e.g.
Irish woman 1: Oh me back is killin me Mary

Irish woman 2: Ah you're grand, sure Im smothered with this flu. I'm never going to shake it off

Irish woman 1: But you've your young fella (i.e.son) to look after you. I've no-one at all....

Irish woman 2: That's fella is no good. He has my heart broken out til all hours of the night drinkin and spending all his money when he could be doing a few repairs to the house

Irish woman 1: Sure, all mine turned into drug addicts and stole everything out from under me to sell for drug money

you get the picture...

[*]Line dancing

4. Posted by tway (Travel Guru 7273 posts) 13y Star this if you like it!


  • Pompousness! (Yeah, I was world champion but I had to quit when I broke my collarbone, so then I took up racing and won every circuit for three years, blah-blah-blah...)

  • People who don't lift their feet! (What, are they too heavy??)

  • Cashiers who don't care! (Yeah, you have a crappy job - I used to have one too! At least look at my hand when you're handing back my debit card instead of waving it around blindly!)

  • Pink clothing. Well on me, anyway.

  • Bad TV programs - like that new show Medium.

  • Lame jokes.

  • People who laugh at lame jokes!

Samsara, I'm starting to sound like one of your own pet peeves!

5. Posted by dpd (Full Member 138 posts) 13y Star this if you like it!

Well firstly I think Irish people are the most balanced and grounded of people out there, I must be biased being Irish.Not much get's to me but I'll tell you what. I'm back in Ireland after 18 years in the UK on my way to new York beginning of May. I'm here a day and I think I may go crazy before then, so waiting. Religion gets to me.I love politics but politicions get to me. The speed Irish drivers go at is crap, but I love the way they move into the hard shoulder it's fantastic.

6. Posted by mtlchica (Respected Member 922 posts) 13y Star this if you like it!

Ooooh this is a fun one!

  • People who don't use their turn signals when driving (it's right by the wheel people!)

  • Bad grammar (typos I can forgive just because I always type faster than I am able to, so I understand why typos happen). It annoys me in writing, but I can't stand it when I'm talking to someone and they sound like they never went to school. Just thinking about it aggrevates me!

  • Fake people. Just the other day I was looking for some Tylonol because I had a headache and was asking my co-workers if they had any. This one girl (who is about 4 years younger than me) said "Oh I'm so sorry poodle, I don't have any, but it'll be ok." Okkkkkkk there. She sounded like a 65-year-old woman.

  • This one local news guy who thinks that he's God's gift to television. Just watching him makes me shout at the TV. I could go on forever about this guy.....

  • Sexist people. If guys can do it, so can women. Period.

  • People with no goals and no drive. Well, I guess that's more for dating than anything. I can't be with someone who doesn't know where they are going in life, or who isn't at least trying to find out how to get there.

  • Coughing...just because I can't get rid of mine

Katie ;)

7. Posted by Wenzel (Budding Member 38 posts) 13y Star this if you like it!

onions, they are the devil man
bad manners and lack of respect, especially in kids
jazz music
when people say "grow up and act your age"
the guy I share a room with, who snores like a wildebeast
onions-they really deserve two entries

8. Posted by lil j (Travel Guru 1303 posts) 13y Star this if you like it!

oh...here we go...people who constantly moan about everything-all day long...loke at work...it bugs me like mad

Oh and people who constantly lie-oohh don't even go there!

Well people who don't keep it real-if you catch what i mean/who don't and won't see things from other peoples point of view...at then end of the day if there's a bad vibe going around you end up joining them without realising!

Ahh...and breathe...2...3..

9. Posted by Gelli (Travel Guru 2457 posts) 13y Star this if you like it!

What gets under your skin? Ignoring bones and blood and stuff, at the moment it's a scary number of splinters/thorns which i'm still trying to remove, the result of an unfortunate and regretable incident last night. But that's probably not quite what you mean't.

10. Posted by samsara_ (Travel Guru 5353 posts) 13y Star this if you like it!

Having an ole roll in the hay Rich? (with a sheep maybe....?)