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Dottie May

Things That Annoy You

One that annoys me is to see an advert on the roadside for an event that has already taken place and hasn't been taken down.

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Darkginger

Annoying things

Friends who post animal abuse pics on their Facebook, so I'm scrolling down and suddenly come face to face with something very distressing. Yes, I know it happens, yes, I donate to the relevant charities, yes, I hate it - but I DON'T want to stare at it before breakfast. Thankyou.

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Elpe

Things That Annoy You

When I'm cooking and go to the fridge, freezer or cupboard for a standard item only to find none! Always something basic like a lemon, balsamic or brown sugar - and you just know that you always have them! Hmm!

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sam from worthing

Things that annoy you...

MOBILE PHONES.

i could rant forever on this subject.

but i shall highlight some particular grievances

1. guests who are invited or pop round and spend the whole time looking at their mobile.

1a. guests who are invited or pop round ans spend the whole time texting.

2. people walking all the road staring at their mobiles and texting whilst walking (although i did see a girl walk into a lamp post whilst texting - had me in stitches that did - not good as i was driving at the time.

2a. people walking and looking at or texting on the phone and crossing the road with out looking and they shout and swear at YOU when they walk out in front of you.

3. mobile phones and talking on them public transport- no i do not want to hear what a cow kelly is for sleeping with debbies boyfriend.

4. the constant need for people to keep looking at their fancy mobiles to see if they have been facebooked or twittered.

I think mobiles are the worse invention EVER.

but i do also hate the telephone. lol.

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JAMES

Things That Annoy You....

People who constantly post pics on facebook of their cat / dog / gerbil etc. Do they not realise that no one could care less about someone else's pet?

Also the "funny" pictures of animals. Cats with their paws on the keyboard etc etc.

All VERY dull.



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JAMES

Oh and can we add.....

People using the work "folk(s)" or the term "t'is".

Both are truly dreadful! :)

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Elpe

Things That Annoy You

People who repeatedly say - and er, and er. Why did that dreadful habit start?

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Saffy

Things that annoy you

James ... You didn't like the vid I just posted if sonny eating his ice lolly? ;-)

I can't stand paisley jeans!!!!! ;-)

But seriously ..... Boys with saggy jeans hanging half way down their arses with their pants on show.

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Kilmory

Annoying things and people

I agree with you, DM, out of date posters annoy me too, especially if I'm working away from home and the event is something I'd have liked to go to.

So agree with you, Sam, about people on their mobiles, especially when they answer them during a meal I've prepared with care.

James, SO rude people annoy you, as you posted elsewhere earlier this week. Same here, they give 60+ generation a very bad image and I don't experience their rudeness as an endearing little trait! Sad that they seem so proud of it.

My beef is cost of calls to government agencies, HMRC, DVLA etc., sorted it with an inclusive package with TalkTalk, but why should anyone pay more to sort out/pay what is legally required? I heard on the News today that this is being addressed.

Otherwise I feel I'm more laid back than I've ever been!

Kilmory



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Sue G

Things that Annoy You

Dotti, you get a fine over here if you don't remove your posters after an event has finished.

Sam with you regarding m phones hate them

Things that annoy me,
1 standing at the check out when the woman behind the till chats away with her customer even after she has been served.

2 Saying yes to people who have asked " can you do me a small favor" which turns into a huge favor, for example, French woman in village asks hubby could he translate some papers into English for her, she will email the first lot. No problem states Hubby. Then she emails a small childrens book she has wrote and there are 2 more two follow. We spent all afternoon yesterday doing it for her.

3 Friends telling you of a really good restaurant and when you go the food is really bad

could go on and on



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Dottie May

Things That Annoy You

Sue G I wish that law could be installed over here. Sorry to hear you've been lumbered with all that amount of translation work. Hope you can call a halt now. Another thing that annoys me is the amount of telephone calls you get and they are silent calls etc. Although I registered our number they still got through but we've now bought new telephones and we can see who is calling - the ones that come up with "international call" or a number we don't recognise, we don't answer. They never seem to leave a message. It has helped.

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Pan-tastic

Things that annoy you

Oh dear mine are both booze related but are sort of two sides to the same coin:

When you invite a couple for dinner and they turn up with one bottle between them and you know they will drink at least three!

People that come to dinner and take full advantage of your hospitality and then at the return fixture the drink flows like concrete.

I love entertaining and being a generous host but I hate when i end up feeling like a bit of a mug.

And finally I hate hate hate the term 'newbie'!

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Essex Girl

Things that Annoy...

Parents who allow children to stand on seats in restaurants and on public transport.

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Kilmory

And another thing .....

... the modern trend of using adjectives to describe groups e.g. the elderly, the disabled, the unemployed etc.

Elderly, disabled, unemployed what - penguins?

Kilmory

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SonyaK

Things That Annoy You

Elderly, disabled, unemployed what - penguins?

I agree, Kilmory. When I was working in a hospital we were told not to refer to people by the illness/disability they had, but to say 'a person with ....... '(whatever it may be.) So you define them as a person first (not a penguin!!) and then refer to the problem.
And it's not just being PC - it really does make a difference.

Mobile Phone use/misuse certainly annoys me, although I do like to have one for my own use. Listening to loud conversations on public transport is a real pain!

 
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