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Praetorianus May 28th, 2018 3:33am

Is there anything (could be a habit, an object or an event) that bothers you, or that you find disturbing even though nobody else seems to care? If so, what is it?

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infinity1 Cincinnati, OH
05/30/18 11:21 am

When the only word people use for emphasis is "super"

historyqueen
05/28/18 8:18 am

Two things actually:
1. When someone says “I seen that”
2. When someone says “graduate high school”

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JustHarry FL
05/28/18 7:11 am

Trump is destroying all American values.

beccaann 39.9612 N, 82.9988 W
05/28/18 12:16 am

The sound of silverware or change clanging together. It actually physically makes my teeth hurt and I get goosebumps. That’s my equivalent of nails on a chalkboard.

Also, the sound of other people clipping their nails. I actually have to leave the room.

arctostaphylos Ankh Morpork, New York
05/27/18 11:50 pm

There are many smells I can't stand that others don't seem to even notice.

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beccaann 39.9612 N, 82.9988 W
05/28/18 12:10 am

Oh my goodness, same! My grandpa has always said I have a nose better than a bloodhound!

There are so many smells a lot of people find pleasant that absolutely turn my stomach! (i.e.- baby powder, lavender, sage, rosemary, mulch, etc.) and he’s always sworn I could smell rain coming before the radar could detect it (the smell of fresh rain is my favorite smell in the world!) if I say it’s going to rain, my family always takes me seriously.

Praetorianus Fair enough.
05/28/18 4:10 am

Petrichor 😂
Yes, there's a word for that rain smell.

beccaann 39.9612 N, 82.9988 W
05/28/18 9:49 pm

I know! I use it all the time and get that “wtf is this girl on?” look every single time! But that smell just soothes my soul. I can’t explain it!

Domino3 Abolish the ATF
05/27/18 10:47 pm

Nobody cares, is tough. My biggest pet peeves revolve around left lane drivers and people not tipping.

orgblu10 Shamerica
05/27/18 9:05 pm

Sirens. I live one block from a main street and around the corner from a fire station. Sirens, frequently, all day long when I'm at home. Arrrgghh.

Domino3 Abolish the ATF
05/27/18 10:44 pm

Honestly, you are right and definitely won this regardless how much we disagree.

Domino3 Abolish the ATF
05/27/18 11:27 pm

We just look at I️t in different eyes because we are opposite sides of the spectrum.

DoctorWasdarb Marxist Leninist Maoist
05/27/18 11:35 pm

I mean, I'd run to your side if I believed that your side had anything to offer anti-imperialist struggle. Even if the odd one out (you) recognizes how the global economic system exploits Africans, Asians, and Latin Americans first and foremost, I haven't seen any solutions. My point is, it's not a question of "sides of the spectrum." I'm looking at the spectrum from an entirely different perspective. I'm a white westerner, and that has shaped by consciousness, but I do my best to listen to the experiences of third world peoples in an effort to see the struggle through their eyes, and coming to real conclusions.

RussianThunder Russia and USA
05/27/18 8:55 pm

People who chew gum loudly
Home Depot
Shopping
Having my hair cut

This list goes on and on

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Eltrut
05/27/18 9:47 pm

I absolutely hate having my hair cut!

Kyle5 TN
05/27/18 10:32 pm

Although I don’t like making the trip and how it looks until it grows out, I actually love getting mine cut once I’m there. It’s weird how divisive something so simple is.

RussianThunder Russia and USA
05/28/18 9:33 am

Yes....I hate gum chewing. The sound of people whistling.
Gum chewing can send me into a literal rage.

In this case though, it’s the touching. I don’t like people near me and I don’t like to be touched. You pretty much have to be touched to get a haircut.

Casper Deep inthe Heart ofTexas
05/27/18 8:45 pm

Environmental effect of wind driven power generation.

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Praetorianus Fair enough.
05/27/18 8:49 pm

Bird kills immediately come to mind.

snagglepuss Story Time
05/27/18 8:44 pm

I hate when people leave carts in the parking lot. The store provides you a cart. You used it. Be respectful of their property and put it back. Think about people’s cars. They don’t want dings.

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Praetorianus Fair enough.
05/27/18 8:53 pm

Maybe solve it like I've seen in Europe: the carts are chained to each other, to get one, insert a Euro into the chain mechanism which releases the cart; you get it back on re-attaching.
A US quarter is less of an incentive except that the homeless will be glad to return carts and retrieve it.

snagglepuss Story Time
05/27/18 9:08 pm

I’ve only seen Aldi’s have the quarter system. Everyone else has corrals. People are lazy and leave them everywhere. I try to bring one in with me and then put it away when I’m done.

cpaswr 864511320
05/27/18 9:52 pm

Aldi is a German company if I remember correctly. The quarter system is a huge cost saving move for them.

snagglepuss Story Time
05/27/18 10:01 pm

I actually like the idea. It keeps the carts put away.

Domino3 Abolish the ATF
05/27/18 10:46 pm

That’s a great idea. The Aldis by me don’t do that, but I️ wish everyone did. I️t drives me nuts that people won’t put the cart back into the section. For gods sake it’s at most a 10 second walk from where you parked.

Praetorianus Fair enough.
05/27/18 10:50 pm

I think both Aldi and Lidl, German grocery chains, introduce this in America.

Domino3 Abolish the ATF
05/27/18 11:26 pm

That’s good. It’s an easy way to prevent lazy dickheads from leaving carts everywhere or stealing them

Praetorianus Fair enough.
05/27/18 8:37 pm

To clarify: things like spitting on the ground don't count since it does bother quite a few people.

My answer is yes:
I find headless (armless, legless) display dummies disturbing. Cruel. Horror show.