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Re: Your irrational pet peeves

Postby 60sixx on Fri Dec 07, 2012 2:49 pm

When entering my address on a website, I used to just be able to tab through and when I got to the state part, just hit "P" and it would automatically populate to PA. Now, it automatically populates as "Palau"........I ALWAYS forget and have to go back and pull the drop down to select PA to fix it. It makes me RAGE. How many flipping people from Palau are ordering crap off the internet?!
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Re: Your irrational pet peeves

Postby Grunthy on Sun Dec 09, 2012 10:10 pm

I have an irrational pet peeve about a christmas song. That "Mary did you know" song. It just pisses me off. Like when it says "Mary did you know that your baby boy is Lord of all creation?" Yes she did! An Angel told her!! GAHHH!!!



Sorry... :pop:
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Re: Your irrational pet peeves

Postby Shyster on Mon Dec 10, 2012 5:16 pm

I have two today:

1. Why don’t sedans come with rear-window wipers? Hatchbacks, SUVs, minivans, and similar vehicles usually have a rear wiper as standard equipment. Why not sedans? For example, what would be wrong with a rear wiper on an Accord, Focus, Camry, Sonata, Altima, etc.?

2. I am peeved at clothing retailer Jos. A. Bank, and it’s not for the pretentious way they abbreviate “Joseph.” Their pricing is ridiculous. At the moment, they are running a buy-one-get-three-free sale on suits. They regularly run sales with similar terms, i.e., buy X at full price and get 2X or 3X free. If they can run sales like that and still stay in business, that means that when they’re not having a sale, their merchandise must be drastically overpriced. You’d have to be a flaming idiot to buy anything they sell at full price.
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Re: Your irrational pet peeves

Postby Rylan on Mon Dec 10, 2012 5:20 pm

Shyster wrote:I have two today:

1. Why don’t sedans come with rear-window wipers? Hatchbacks, SUVs, minivans, and similar vehicles usually have a rear wiper as standard equipment. Why not sedans? For example, what would be wrong with a rear wiper on an Accord, Focus, Camry, Sonata, Altima, etc.?

2. I am peeved at clothing retailer Jos. A. Bank, and it’s not for the pretentious way they abbreviate “Joseph.” Their pricing is ridiculous. At the moment, they are running a buy-one-get-three-free sale on suits. They regularly run sales with similar terms, i.e., buy X at full price and get 2X or 3X free. If they can run sales like that and still stay in business, that means that when they’re not having a sale, their merchandise must be drastically overpriced. You’d have to be a flaming idiot to buy anything they sell at full price.


Astute observation Shyster about Jos. A. Bank. They are only worth buying from when these sales are occurring. Otherwise, you are vastly overpaying.
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Re: Your irrational pet peeves

Postby DudeMan2766 on Mon Dec 10, 2012 5:40 pm

It seems like those sales are always running.
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Re: Your irrational pet peeves

Postby Rylan on Mon Dec 10, 2012 5:41 pm

Gets people into the stores and I am sure that they are still making good money during these sales. I would love to see what their profit margin is per suit.
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Re: Your irrational pet peeves

Postby KennyTheKangaroo on Mon Dec 10, 2012 5:43 pm

ke. the kangaroo enjoys the jos. a bank dress shirts. those things are great to iron.
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Re: Your irrational pet peeves

Postby Rylan on Mon Dec 10, 2012 5:46 pm

Nicely done there KtK :fist:
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Re: Your irrational pet peeves

Postby JS© on Sat Dec 15, 2012 1:09 pm

web sites that blindside you with videos that automatically start. ESPN and especially The Weather Channel are very guilty of this.
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Re: Your irrational pet peeves

Postby canaan on Sat Dec 15, 2012 1:40 pm

nothing irrational 'bout that
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Re: Your irrational pet peeves

Postby PghSkins on Sat Dec 15, 2012 2:03 pm

JS© wrote:web sites that blindside you with videos that automatically start. ESPN and especially The Weather Channel are very guilty of this.


Especially when you are sitting at work and people around are being quiet. PLEASE ESPN ANNOUNCE THAT I'M LOOKING AT SPORTS!!!!!
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Re: Your irrational pet peeves

Postby ExPatriatePen on Sat Dec 15, 2012 5:01 pm

JS© wrote:web sites that blindside you with videos that automatically start. ESPN and especially The Weather Channel are very guilty of this.


Unless your organization has a web proxy server, you can add a null route to your PC so that this doesn't happen, it's kind of a pain, but it works.
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Re: Your irrational pet peeves

Postby Lt. Dish on Sat Dec 15, 2012 6:26 pm

'Tis the season when I get 15 holiday cards signed with an apostrophe s in the family name (e.g., Love, The Ryan's...Jones's...Nero's), and I get to be Grammar Grinch. It's not a difficult, unreasonable, or obscure rule.
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Re: Your irrational pet peeves

Postby PghSkins on Sun Dec 16, 2012 7:49 pm

"Half Yard Line."

Uh, there is no half yard line. There is also no one foot line or one inch line.
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Re: Your irrational pet peeves

Postby FreeCandy44 on Fri Dec 21, 2012 12:37 am

Just going to throw this out there early....

People who don't know how to drive in the snow. One of my biggest pet peeves.
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Re: Your irrational pet peeves

Postby Lt. Dish on Fri Dec 21, 2012 2:58 am

JS© wrote:
DudeMan2766 wrote:So is it the new thing now to make a heart shape with your hands and take pictures of it??? Either with another persons hand being the other half of the heart, or making the heart shape and taking a photo with something in the background being seen through said heart?


I've only noticed one person doing it on FB, but they've done it more than once. It was probably closer to 5-6 times.

Gonna have to pay more attention to this so I know who to unsubscribe from.


I'm seeing this more. What, are these people all in one huge sorority?
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Re: Your irrational pet peeves

Postby stopper40 on Fri Dec 21, 2012 8:45 am

FreeCandy44 wrote:Just going to throw this out there early....

People who don't know how to drive in the snow. One of my biggest pet peeves.



People who don't clean all the snow off of their windows or their lights when it snows.
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Re: Your irrational pet peeves

Postby Eismann on Fri Dec 21, 2012 9:04 am

Soff extinct civilization apocalypse predictions.
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Re: Your irrational pet peeves

Postby PghSkins on Fri Dec 21, 2012 12:20 pm

stopper40 wrote:
FreeCandy44 wrote:Just going to throw this out there early....

People who don't know how to drive in the snow. One of my biggest pet peeves.



People who don't clean all the snow off of their windows or their lights when it snows.


I don't care about that but if a wall of snow flies off your minivan or SUV's roof and onto my windshield, I will mess. you. up.
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Re: Your irrational pet peeves

Postby MRandall25 on Fri Dec 21, 2012 3:53 pm

If you're going up a hill with snow, please go faster than 10 miles an hour. No one's car has the traction to get up the hill if you're only going 10. Watched some van slide all over the lane because some idiot in an Audi wouldn't go faster than 10. It was fine when we were going 20.
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Re: Your irrational pet peeves

Postby canaan on Fri Dec 21, 2012 3:54 pm

Eismann wrote:Soff extinct civilization apocalypse predictions.

especially when people dont correlate obvious flaws in said apocalypes in regards to differentiations in calendar types.
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Re: Your irrational pet peeves

Postby Shyster on Fri Dec 21, 2012 4:14 pm

I listen to a lot of talk radio, and I’ve recently been hearing a lot of button presses while a caller is talking. Like blah blah blah [BEEP] blah blah blah [BOOP] blah blah blah. I assume it’s people with touch-screen cell phones who are managing to press the screen while they’re talking. It’s happening all of the time and it bugs the heck out of me.
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Re: Your irrational pet peeves

Postby joopen on Fri Dec 21, 2012 4:19 pm

Shyster wrote:I listen to a lot of talk radio, and I’ve recently been hearing a lot of button presses while a caller is talking. Like blah blah blah [BEEP] blah blah blah [BOOP] blah blah blah. I assume it’s people with touch-screen cell phones who are managing to press the screen while they’re talking. It’s happening all of the time and it bugs the heck out of me.


Bluetooth is the bomb
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Re: Your irrational pet peeves

Postby FreeCandy44 on Wed Dec 26, 2012 1:34 pm

I hate the "I love Pittsburgh" guy who sings on KDKA. I would've loves to be in that meeting. "We need someone who can't write or can't sing".


BRILLIANT!
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Re: Your irrational pet peeves

Postby JS© on Wed Dec 26, 2012 1:49 pm

FreeCandy44 wrote:I would've loves to be in that meeting. "We need someone who can't write or can't sing".

BRILLIANT!


I've never worked in that position, but seeing some of these ads I usually wonder "Are there people who sit in meetings for days or weeks at a time trying to put together the next big commercial?" Odds are most people will a)forget about the commercial in a few days, or b)they will hate the commercial so much that they will bash it for months at a time.
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