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Re: Your irrational pet peeves

Postby PensFanInDC on Mon Mar 10, 2014 10:18 pm

Rylan wrote:I am glad I do not have a water bill (its included in rent) because I swear my roommate just runs water because it fascinates him that water can be seen pouring out of something seemingly indefinitely.


Is your roommate feline?
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Re: Your irrational pet peeves

Postby FreeCandy44 on Mon Mar 10, 2014 10:25 pm

I love when Rylan posts....
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Re: Your irrational pet peeves

Postby Letang Is The Truth on Tue Mar 11, 2014 7:10 am

the wicked child wrote:People who add an r sound to words that end with a vowel... for instance, tuna becomes tuner.


People from NYC?
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Re: Your irrational pet peeves

Postby PghSkins on Tue Mar 11, 2014 10:27 am

One good Groupon/Amazon Local daily deal email for every 999 about Teeth Whitening, Chinese Sky Lanterns or Laser Hair Removal
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Re: Your irrational pet peeves

Postby meow on Tue Mar 11, 2014 10:45 am

Sending 5 consecutive text messages instead of 1.

Today 9:43 AM: I should be there by 6 tonight
Today 9:43 AM: I get off work at 5
Today 9:43 AM: But I want to shower first
Today 9:44 AM: And let the dog out
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Re: Your irrational pet peeves

Postby Idoit40fans on Tue Mar 11, 2014 10:49 am

I do this when i'm texting from my computer. Every time I do it, I get annoyed with myself as I send the third or fourth one.
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Re: Your irrational pet peeves

Postby KG on Tue Mar 11, 2014 10:57 am

Thanks for this thread...definitely makes the work day more enjoyable!
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Re: Your irrational pet peeves

Postby Letang Is The Truth on Tue Mar 11, 2014 11:58 am

people that say cheryl 'shrl'
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Re: Your irrational pet peeves

Postby PghSkins on Tue Mar 11, 2014 12:08 pm

Letang Is The Truth wrote:people that say cheryl 'shrl'


Or say "Shale Gas" like "Shell Gas"

/ynz n@
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Re: Your irrational pet peeves

Postby Idoit40fans on Tue Mar 11, 2014 12:09 pm

When people care if you say pop or soda.
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Re: Your irrational pet peeves

Postby dodint on Tue Mar 11, 2014 12:12 pm

I'm not taking the bait on that one, but I've got my eye on you.
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Re: Your irrational pet peeves

Postby Hockeynut! on Tue Mar 11, 2014 12:17 pm

Idoit40fans wrote:When people care if you say pop or soda.


Just call is sodapop. Everyone wins. And loses.
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Re: Your irrational pet peeves

Postby columbia on Tue Mar 11, 2014 12:18 pm

Are you Andy Griffith?
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Re: Your irrational pet peeves

Postby PghSkins on Tue Mar 11, 2014 12:26 pm

"Three teams made the big dance last night including Manhattan, Delaware and <whomever else>."

If you're listing all three, you don't need the word "including." Just say "Three teams made the big dance last night; Manhattan, Delaware and <whomever else>.
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Re: Your irrational pet peeves

Postby Idoit40fans on Tue Mar 11, 2014 12:39 pm

PghSkins wrote:"Three teams made the big dance last night including Manhattan, Delaware and <whomever else>."

If you're listing all three, you don't need the word "including." Just say "Three teams made the big dance last night; Manhattan, Delaware and <whomever else>.

Things like that are near the top of the pet peeves list for me.
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Re: Your irrational pet peeves

Postby FreeCandy44 on Tue Mar 11, 2014 1:05 pm

Hockeynut! wrote:
Idoit40fans wrote:When people care if you say pop or soda.


Just call is sodapop. Everyone wins. And loses.

Its soda.........
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Re: Your irrational pet peeves

Postby count2infinity on Tue Mar 11, 2014 1:32 pm

I call it soda because it's soda.
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Re: Your irrational pet peeves

Postby Idoit40fans on Tue Mar 11, 2014 1:43 pm

I say soda more often than pop, but I use both. I have finally figured out that around here its supposed to be soda.
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Re: Your irrational pet peeves

Postby dodint on Tue Mar 11, 2014 1:47 pm

Idoit40fans wrote:I say soda more often than pop, but I use both. I have finally figured out that around here its supposed to be soda.


Spoiler:
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Surprised how rigid the line is to the east of Westmoreland county. It's like you have to check your common sense at the top of the mountain before you're allowed to come down.
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Re: Your irrational pet peeves

Postby blackjack68 on Tue Mar 11, 2014 1:47 pm

People who "Like" every comment on their Facebook status.

They're not all likable!!!!
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Re: Your irrational pet peeves

Postby Idoit40fans on Tue Mar 11, 2014 1:50 pm

Quite the opposite in fact.
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Re: Your irrational pet peeves

Postby dodint on Tue Mar 11, 2014 1:50 pm

As an aside, two counties over from my county in NC is Green. I have no idea what they're calling it over there. Cheerwine maybe? The only other thing I know to call soda is 'fizzy drink' because I've spent enough time with my English friends that it doesn't make me snicker anymore.
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Re: Your irrational pet peeves

Postby Letang Is The Truth on Tue Mar 11, 2014 1:51 pm

i think the soda pop map is the most posted infographic on the site
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Re: Your irrational pet peeves

Postby dodint on Tue Mar 11, 2014 1:52 pm

Maps are awesome. I missed my calling as a cartographer.

When I worked at Old Country Buffet in Greensburg back at the turn of the century, my GM had a cartography degree. So maybe I didn't.
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Re: Your irrational pet peeves

Postby Letang Is The Truth on Tue Mar 11, 2014 2:04 pm

i cracked up at that
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