Are there any relatively benign sounds that make you cringe every time you hear them, even if heard out of context?
Styrofoam squeaking. It freezes us, precious, and we doesn't know why. Even memories of that ssound freezes us!
You know that bending metal noise you hear for the whole second half of the titanic while the ship is sinking? I don't know if I'd call it benign, but it practically immobilizes me.
Whistling annoys me.
Chewing...-_- it literally drives me insane.
Chewing. I can't stand it, and my parents think I'm being "rude and unreasonable" when I can still hear them quite clearly on a different floor with the door shut. They claim they chew with their mouth closed, but... Augh. Just thinking about it...
Dishes clanking together
I'm listening to one now: dogs chewing on bones. Radio static is another...
Tapping for no apparent reason.
The sound of a hair-ball on its way up.
The sounds made when someone chews with their mouth open.
My dogs fart ... because I know the odor will soon follow!
The sound of nails on chalk boards... *_*,
So our house for whatever reason isn't very sound dampening... At all. On top of that the centrally located downstairs bathroom door is hollow... You hear more than you'd ever want to when someone uses it.
Every time my boyfriend eats i can hear him chewing. It drives me insane!!
Scraping of a fork on a plate.
Oh! ....and styrofoam cups on just about any surface in existence.
Yes and yes
The guy that clicks his pen and acts like nobody else can hear it. Makes me want to take the pen away and stick it in his throat........unless I'm the one doing it of cores then it's ok
The sound of someone chewing ice.
The sound of a fork scraping across a plate
Yes!, my mother used to have these plates that I just could not eat on and they still bothered me if someone else used them.
Yes!! My hubby is terrible with this. I've asked him if he is attacking the plate so it doesn't get to his food before he does. I hate it!!!
Wego and I discussed this before my husband's bad about that too. Then we sat next to a lady that did it. It drove him crazy. I think he is been better since then.
Oh that's right! Tops, I think next time I'm going to be that annoying lady for my husband.
dyousif, we had those plates growing up and my dad was convinced I was just looking for attention as a kid, so I got yelled at every time I cringed!! :(
Lol icytoes, my stepfather used to purposely drag his fork across them.
Anyone who can't sing but thinks they can.
Oh gosh seriously
I resemble that remark!
Good one Dave!
I work with a lady who thinks she has a great voice. I think she's wrong. Everybody thinks she's terrible. She doesn't care.
Chewing, whistling, clicking pens or keys, certain people breathing or talking lol!
clicking anything is just not ok. especially when PCs do it (part of why I love my MacBookPro so much, it doesn't do that).
I love my MacBook Air!!!!!!
The only clicking sound I like is sometimes my knitting needles click at night. I find that relaxing.
Snapping gum drives me crazy. When husband had the sounds on his phone and the little clicking sounds bugs me. He finally turn those off.
omg, I HATE those clicking sounds with a passion!
Yes to both!!!! HATE!
Does silence count?
you're welcome ;)
I love silence :-)
The sound of an eraser on a chalkboard/whiteboard/smartboard. I don't know what it is about the sound...
Never noticed a sound from using erasers.
Yes... It drives me crazy. >.<
mine is the bell at school. the one signaling the end of lunch (that I just heard) is the *worst*!
It used to be "Mom, I don't feel good."
I guess that isn't really a sound though.
Flo's singing voice on Progressive Insurance Commercials.
The slurping sound of my dog licking his paws.
Your dog does that too? What breed? Are his paws red/brown from constant licking? Sorry for the bombardment of questions but my Jack Russell just recently started doing this and I am concerned.
that can be a sign of a food allergy.
Yeah, I read about that online, his diet hasn't changed, except that he gets more handouts from my grandparents downstairs. But it's all food that he has eaten before.
He's a 10 year old pug. He's always done it, from what I remember. It takes off some of the fur on his paws and turns red from irritation if I don't stop him.
I love pugs, I'm thinking I'm going to have to take my dog to the vet for this, he is only about 7 years old, and he is in dire need of a teeth brushing.
A metal spoon scraping a metal pan.
I hate that sound so much. And a metal spoon on a plasticky bowl