Things that annoy you - Now with more than one person moaning

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by Qikz » Tue Apr 04, 2017 4:54 pm

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Now I generally despise people anyway, let alone having to be surrounded by them for 8 hours a day in an open-plan office environment. However, I've learned to tolerate it over the years, but every now and then you get some who just tip you over the edge. There are 3 women here who drive me nuts. Constantly talking to each other. Two of them chatting and not involving the other one? She'll pipe up with "What's that? What's happened?!", as if they can't possibly have a conversation without her. The slightest period of quiet is met with "why is it so quiet in here today?". So much gossiping. So much inane chatter. A need to let the whole office know about everything. They need the toilet? Better tell the whole office by announcing it at the top of their voice. Hungry? Thirsty? Tired? Same logic applies. Loud throat clearing every few minutes. Random outbursts of singing. They're like little children; a need to be the centre of attention, constantly complaining about being bored, desperately craving approval of others, etc. Drives me nuts.


Do they like crisps?


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PostRe: Things that annoy you - Now with more than one person moaning
by Hyperion » Tue Apr 04, 2017 5:32 pm

Cheeky Devlin wrote:Using a public loo, washing and drying your hands then going to open the door as you leave to find the handle wet. Makes me want to puke.

Worst is when you have no idea what's making it wet and hoping it's just water.

Bloody animals. :evil:


All toilet doors should be push to leave for this very reason

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PostRe: Things that annoy you - Now with more than one person moaning
by Ad7 » Tue Apr 04, 2017 6:12 pm

I always open stall doors by using my toes hooked under it. Handles if they have to be touched are tackled with my sleeve pulled over my hand. Hand dryer switchers are activated either my elbow.

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PostRe: Things that annoy you - Now with more than one person moaning
by Irene Demova » Tue Apr 04, 2017 6:40 pm

I use my mouth, gotta build up those antibodies.

Downside is that it leaves the handles wet...

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PostRe: Things that annoy you - Now with more than one person moaning
by Neo Cortex » Wed Apr 05, 2017 2:18 am

Runners. Or more specifically people who think they are world class athletes who seem to have some kind of desire to punish themselves repeatedly, then tell everyone who will listen. Usually via Facebook.

Honestly I have one 'friend' on Facebook, at least two or three days of the week shows their GPS tracked route, shows off their strawberry floated up feet from running like a berk, their running gear, (usually some strawberry floated up lycra or day glo t shirt) and can't help but go on about how punishing their 15k route was.

More power to you mate, but you're still chubby as strawberry float, look like a knob and are seriously dampening my enjoyment of life.

I've no issue with people who enjoy running per se, or want to keep fit. But that specific vocal member of the running community that everyone knows can just strawberry float off.

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PostRe: Things that annoy you - Now with more than one person moaning
by Squinty » Wed Apr 05, 2017 5:36 am

Regular 15k runs cannot be good for your knees. The human body wasn't designed to run on surfaces we use now.

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PostRe: Things that annoy you - Now with more than one person moaning
by Moggy » Wed Apr 05, 2017 7:31 am

Ad7 wrote:I always open stall doors by using my toes hooked under it. Handles if they have to be touched are tackled with my sleeve pulled over my hand. Hand dryer switchers are activated either my elbow.


Ad7 going for a piss:

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PostRe: Things that annoy you - Now with more than one person moaning
by Ad7 » Wed Apr 05, 2017 7:43 am

You should see me when I go for a gooseberry fool.

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by Death's Head » Wed Apr 05, 2017 10:43 am

Ad7 wrote:You should see me when I go for a gooseberry fool.

Post it on YouTube.

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by <]:^D » Wed Apr 05, 2017 10:47 am

:dread:

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PostRe: RE: Re: Things that annoy you - Now with more than one person moaning
by Ad7 » Wed Apr 05, 2017 10:15 pm

Death's Head wrote:
Ad7 wrote:You should see me when I go for a gooseberry fool.

Post it on YouTube.


Your wish is my command.

NSFW contains me having a dump at work NSFW

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PostRe: Things that annoy you - Now with more than one person moaning
by Tomous » Thu Apr 06, 2017 5:16 am

:lol: :lol: :lol:

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by bigcheez2k3 » Thu Apr 06, 2017 10:26 am

Being blinded by every banana split driving behind me.

I'd assumed it was because my car was lowered but no, I get a new car and the interior is still being lit up like a stadium. Pretty sure at this point the mirrors are only there to blind me.

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PostRe: Things that annoy you - Now with more than one person moaning
by Death's Head » Thu Apr 06, 2017 11:00 am

bigcheez2k3 wrote:
I'd assumed it was because my car was lowered but no, I get a new car and the interior is still being lit up like a stadium. Pretty sure at this point the mirrors are only there to blind me.


I always drive with mine folded in. It is exactly like the scene in Star Wars where Luke turns off the computer and uses the force. :datass:

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PostRe: Things that annoy you - Now with more than one person moaning
by Knoyleo » Fri Apr 07, 2017 10:38 am

There seem to be so many cars about with super bright led headlights, that driving on the motorway when it's dark is like being in a light show.

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PostRe: Things that annoy you - Now with more than one person moaning
by Ad7 » Mon Apr 10, 2017 3:23 pm

Recruitment agencies. What is the strawberry floating point? :x :x :x

I spent over an hour with one last week, in person, talking through all my stuff, what I want to do etc. Then at the end of our meeting he said, "well if you haven't heard from me in a few weeks, give me a call and we'll see if there's anything you're interested in on our books"

YOU'RE SUPPOSED TO STRAWBERRY FLOATING RING ME TO HELP ME FIND WORK .

And another one, phone call this time but another hour plus the time it takes to put together the portfolio etc they want for filing. I specifically said that as well as full time work, i'd be interested in contract work to tie me over in the short term. Heard nothing, then on linkedin just now i saw he posted that they need a 1 month designer to start asap for a contract.

I COULD HAVE STARTED TODAY FFS

jesus floating Christ :x :x :x :x :x :x :x :x :x :x :x :x

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PostRe: Things that annoy you - Now with more than one person moaning
by Corazon de Leon » Mon Apr 10, 2017 4:00 pm

Ad7 wrote:Recruitment agencies. What is the strawberry floating point? :x :x :x

I spent over an hour with one last week, in person, talking through all my stuff, what I want to do etc. Then at the end of our meeting he said, "well if you haven't heard from me in a few weeks, give me a call and we'll see if there's anything you're interested in on our books"

YOU'RE SUPPOSED TO STRAWBERRY FLOATING RING ME TO HELP ME FIND WORK .

And another one, phone call this time but another hour plus the time it takes to put together the portfolio etc they want for filing. I specifically said that as well as full time work, i'd be interested in contract work to tie me over in the short term. Heard nothing, then on linkedin just now i saw he posted that they need a 1 month designer to start asap for a contract.

I COULD HAVE STARTED TODAY FFS

jesus floating Christ :x :x :x :x :x :x :x :x :x :x :x :x


My girlfriend has been having similar issues with recruitment agencies - they sound like they're a strawberry floating nightmare to work with.

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PostRe: Things that annoy you - Now with more than one person moaning
by Preezy » Mon Apr 10, 2017 4:00 pm

I hate it when people say "tie me over" instead of "tide me over".

Really grinds my gears.

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PostRe: Things that annoy you - Now with more than one person moaning
by Lotus » Mon Apr 10, 2017 4:31 pm

In my experience recruitment agencies are very proactive and busy when they want something, but when you're waiting on them for something - notifcation of opportunities, status updates, advice, etc, they're slow and unresponsive. I've only had a couple of good experiences; one where I found a guy who genuinely seemed to want to help me and was good at keeping me in the loop, and the other was a one-man company, so it makes sense that he'd have more of a vested interest (and I repaid him by getting the job :datass:).

I'm assuming you're using an agency that specialises in your industry/sector..if not, my only advice would be to do so. General recruitment agencies seem to be universally useless.

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PostRe: Things that annoy you - Now with more than one person moaning
by Qikz » Mon Apr 10, 2017 5:47 pm

I got scammed out of 300 by an agency. strawberry float agencies.

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