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PricklyHolly

PricklyHolly Report 19 Apr 2013 21:33

Dislike............is an appropriate word Kay.

Rambling Rose

Rambling Rose Report 19 Apr 2013 21:38

How long have I got? ;-)

I dislike intensely being told I am "suggesting", saying, implying, hinting at, 'something'.....when I have in fact done nothing of the sort.

I dislike generalisations and labels... as per those Kitty mentioned, plus many more :-)

Tonight I especially dislike it that my bank has decided to do my "annual account review" so "when would be convenient for me to see an advisor?". In well over 30 years of having an account with them, always being in credit, and never breaking into the arranged overdraft they never did an "annual review"...now I am using the overdraft it's a different ball game lol. But I suppose they DO have to justify the massive expense of expanding the branch by being seen to be 'in touch with their customers needs' :-|

And ....custard tarts with no nutmeg on.... ;-)

Paula+

Paula+ Report 19 Apr 2013 21:43

I HATE cancer and what does, and has done to people I love.

ButtercupFields

ButtercupFields Report 19 Apr 2013 21:48

Me too, Paula... BC XX

Wend

Wend Report 19 Apr 2013 21:52

Me too Paula. Everything else pales into insignificance when you see cancer destroying someone you love. xxx

JoyBoroAngel

JoyBoroAngel Report 19 Apr 2013 21:59

i hate cancer to
and what it has done to the people i love :-( :-(

why is it always the nice people :-( :-( :-( :-( :-( :-(

LadyScozz

LadyScozz Report 20 Apr 2013 03:36

these are pet hates??

look like big ones to me.

I thought you were asking about trivial things..........

like people who leave crumbs in the butter :-D

Mayfield

Mayfield Report 20 Apr 2013 08:20

Yes Scozz and the crime of using the butter knife in the jam pot!

Mayfield :-D

Hayley   Empress of Drama

Hayley Empress of Drama Report 20 Apr 2013 08:39

and leaving toast crumbs in both :-|

All what Kitty said :-|

ChristinaS

ChristinaS Report 20 Apr 2013 09:16

People who move into old houses, then destroy the original features :-(

Drivers who don't indicate :-|

People who smack their children :-S

Guinevere

Guinevere Report 20 Apr 2013 09:16

I have been known to have a fit of the vapours at misused apostrophes on public signs or official documents.

Any bad use of grammar in offical stuff irks me greatly.

I really get peed off when people have a pop at teenagers. Mostly they're lovely, it's just a few who cause trouble. There are just as many anti-social pensioners pushing to the front of queues and mouthing off in pubs.

RolloTheRed

RolloTheRed Report 20 Apr 2013 09:18

I usually put off calling phone / tech support for my mobile as I can be sure to waste a lot f time and get nowhere except boiling mad.

Yesterday I had a serious some on my bill for 08xx numbers I had never dialled and on top "SIM not permitted to connect to this network".

Instead of using usual channels went via "thinking of leaving T-Mobile (EE)". Wow. Bill reduced to normal, handed through to techie who sorted out the SIM problem in short order. All in standard English (well, Middlesborough which I like) and very friendly .... so maybe there is a dept which does value yr custom. My contract expires in May.

fwiw living in France for years there are downsides and France Telekom aka Orange is one of them. In a country for which rude and useless utility customer service is the norm even the French find Orange to much. Once the market was liberalised they deserted in their millions. Orange did not change. I was dismayed when Orange took over T-Mobile ... I think you just have to hope for a T-Mobile renegade who likes customers.

OTOH GRU are impervious to to their customers - Natasha for instance has vanished along with her stickies. Where are Estelle and Phil now ?



Shirley~I,m getting the hang of it

Shirley~I,m getting the hang of it Report 20 Apr 2013 09:33

Absolutely see red when strangers park their car opposite our garage and b off .we can't get the car out or put it back if we have been out . We have a cul de sac access at the back of the houses for access to our garages that are in the back gardens.
Some think its a public car park I think.

There have been times when the car has had to stay out all night cos a car hasn't moved, very annoying cos our car insurance is on the basis of the car being garaged overnight when we are home

Am getting het up just writing this :-(

ButtercupFields

ButtercupFields Report 20 Apr 2013 09:52

I hate people going off about anti-social pensioners! We have earned the right to be so :-D :-D :-D and for Gwynnie....,,,,,,,,,,,,, <3

Gins

Gins Report 20 Apr 2013 10:12

Oooh, on the subject of toast.............people who don't butter to the edges (My OH)

:-|

LadyScozz

LadyScozz Report 21 Apr 2013 01:17

what bugs me? (apart from crumbs in the butter & jam lol)

The "Why don't you" brigade :-P

Why don't you........?
Why don't you.........?

then proceed to tell you to live your life like THEY do!

I got totally fed up with a friend who did that (known each other since we were about 19)

So I said.......... Why don't you **** *** !!



:-P :-P :-P :-P

ButtercupFields

ButtercupFields Report 21 Apr 2013 03:24

:-( I hate the nights when I am tossing and turning and can't sleep. If anyone suggests I do me housrework I shall chin em :-D

LadyScozz

LadyScozz Report 21 Apr 2013 03:36

lol BF :-D

A Glasgow kiss?

Kuros

Kuros Report 21 Apr 2013 11:18

The mis-use of apostrophes. Some people now put an apostrophe before every letter "s" at the ends of words. When I was teaching I once had a note from a parent who signed herself "Mrs. Jone's"

Sharron

Sharron Report 21 Apr 2013 13:29

Bad English by journalists, it is the tool of their trade.

Drivers using mobile phones.

Being patronized.

Selfish, thoughtless parents.

Treacle tart.