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Post by Euan Slatter » Wed Mar 08, 2017 8:50 pm

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Post by Mark James » Mon Mar 20, 2017 1:32 pm

People who tell you what collective nouns of animals are. No one cares. No one ever uses them in any other context other than telling you they exist and even then, who decided they exist in the first place? You might get it in a quiz or something, like "what's a group of owls called?" Well what the hell is wrong with the word group. Can't all groups of animals be called groups instead of trying to come up with stupid names that don't even help differentiate since you have to say the animal anyway.

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Re: People you shouldn't trust

Post by Gavin Chipper » Mon Mar 20, 2017 1:59 pm

Mark James wrote:
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People who tell you what collective nouns of animals are. No one cares. No one ever uses them in any other context other than telling you they exist and even then, who decided they exist in the first place? You might get it in a quiz or something, like "what's a group of owls called?" Well what the hell is wrong with the word group. Can't all groups of animals be called groups instead of trying to come up with stupid names that don't even help differentiate since you have to say the animal anyway.
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Re: People you shouldn't trust

Post by Euan Slatter » Mon Mar 20, 2017 8:03 pm

Pretty much anyone on EastEnders
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Re: People you shouldn't trust

Post by Marc Meakin » Mon Mar 20, 2017 8:35 pm

Euan Slatter wrote:
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Pretty much anyone on EastEnders
Especially the fictional ones
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Post by Jennifer Steadman » Mon Mar 20, 2017 8:53 pm

People who say "Thanking you" instead of "Thank you".
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Mark James wrote:
Mon Mar 20, 2017 1:32 pm
People who tell you what collective nouns of animals are. No one cares. No one ever uses them in any other context other than telling you they exist and even then, who decided they exist in the first place? You might get it in a quiz or something, like "what's a group of owls called?" Well what the hell is wrong with the word group. Can't all groups of animals be called groups instead of trying to come up with stupid names that don't even help differentiate since you have to say the animal anyway.
Agreed.

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Post by Mark James » Mon Jul 31, 2017 2:02 pm

People who wear wedges. That "filled in" heel look is the most disgusting footwear I've ever seen. I was under the impression that a higher heel was for aesthetics rather than comfort so why you would choose both uncomfortable and ugly shoes is beyond me.

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Re: People you shouldn't trust

Post by Marc Meakin » Mon Jul 31, 2017 5:21 pm

Wedges were very hip in the seventies.
I stick to potato wedges now
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Re: People you shouldn't trust

Post by Mark James » Thu Sep 07, 2017 2:21 pm

People who celebrate "birthdays" of inanimate objects (especially things like movies and video games). I would also add people who wish celebrities happy birthday unless of course they actually know them but then I'm sure they'd let them know directly rather than through some Facebook meme. It's especially egregious when it comes to dead celebrities. I don't really care how old someone would have been if they were still alive.

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Re: People you shouldn't trust

Post by Gavin Chipper » Thu Sep 07, 2017 3:11 pm

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It's especially egregious when it comes to dead celebrities. I don't really care how old someone would have been if they were still alive.
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Post by Johnny Canuck » Thu Sep 07, 2017 3:40 pm

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People who celebrate "birthdays" of inanimate objects (especially things like movies and video games).
Does that mean, ever since the 30th Birthday Championship, Countdown itself is not to be trusted?
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Post by Mark James » Thu Sep 07, 2017 9:22 pm

Gavin Chipper wrote:
Thu Sep 07, 2017 3:11 pm
Mark James wrote:
Thu Sep 07, 2017 2:21 pm
It's especially egregious when it comes to dead celebrities. I don't really care how old someone would have been if they were still alive.
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Good point. I don't mind them as much. If they have a little game to go along with it that's usually cool. It's more a facebook thing where it annoys me. Someone recently had made a little meme wishing Denzel Washington a happy birthday. He doesn't know Denzel Washington and it's not like Denzel is ever gonna see it. Then I was told Robin Williams would have been whatever age he would have been and I just didn't get. There's enough crap clogging up facebook timeline without this nonsense.

With films and games thing, I don't mind as much people pointing out that something is x amount of years old, it's more when they specify an actual day, call that a birthday and then wish the inanimate object happy birthday. E.G. someone pointed out that Goldeneye was 20 years old this year. Fair enough, that's kind of interesting I guess but then I saw someone write in to the letters page of a gaming magazine saying "Just want to wish The Witcher a happy birthday as it was ten last Thursday".

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Re: People you shouldn't trust

Post by Ian Volante » Fri Sep 08, 2017 12:07 pm

Gavin Chipper wrote:
Thu Sep 07, 2017 3:11 pm
Mark James wrote:
Thu Sep 07, 2017 2:21 pm
It's especially egregious when it comes to dead celebrities. I don't really care how old someone would have been if they were still alive.
I'm still getting over the finger clicking thing.
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Re: People you shouldn't trust

Post by Gavin Chipper » Fri Sep 08, 2017 12:18 pm

Ian Volante wrote:
Fri Sep 08, 2017 12:07 pm
Gavin Chipper wrote:
Thu Sep 07, 2017 3:11 pm
Mark James wrote:
Thu Sep 07, 2017 2:21 pm
It's especially egregious when it comes to dead celebrities. I don't really care how old someone would have been if they were still alive.
I'm still getting over the finger clicking thing.
What is this?
This.

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Re: People you shouldn't trust

Post by Gavin Chipper » Sat Sep 16, 2017 8:39 pm

People who say "You look healthy" to someone who has come back from holiday sunburnt. It's not a sign of good health. How did that even become a thing?

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Post by Ian Volante » Tue Sep 19, 2017 12:03 pm

Gavin Chipper wrote:
Fri Sep 08, 2017 12:18 pm
Ian Volante wrote:
Fri Sep 08, 2017 12:07 pm
Gavin Chipper wrote:
Thu Sep 07, 2017 3:11 pm

I'm still getting over the finger clicking thing.
What is this?
This.
Ah I see, thought I'd missed yet another meme du jour.
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Re: People you shouldn't trust

Post by Gavin Chipper » Mon Nov 27, 2017 3:21 pm

People who do their Facebook updates in those stupid coloured boxes. Fuck off.

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Post by Marc Meakin » Mon Nov 27, 2017 5:32 pm

People who still have their profile picture with the tricolour, from the I'm Charlie Hebdo terrorism
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People who still have their profile picture with the tricolour, from the I'm Charlie Hebdo terrorism
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Post by Johnny Canuck » Mon Dec 25, 2017 11:09 pm

Whoever set the lyrics of Joy to the World to music. "Heaven" is quite obviously a two-syllable word and has two perfectly handy beats available for it in the last line of the first verse, and yet it's always sung as "And heh-ehvn, and heh-ehvn and nature sing", with the first syllable stretched over both beats and the second one squished pointlessly into the end of the second beat. (I also heard this atrocity in O Come All Ye Faithful.)
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Re: People you shouldn't trust

Post by Elliott Mellor » Tue Dec 26, 2017 8:24 am

People who wear the so called "fashionable" ripped jeans. It looks tacky.

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Re: People you shouldn't trust

Post by Gavin Chipper » Wed Dec 27, 2017 11:07 am

Elliott Mellor wrote:
Tue Dec 26, 2017 8:24 am
People who wear the so called "fashionable" ripped jeans. It looks tacky.
What's even more stupid is that they pay full price for these jeans, sometimes even more than an unripped pair. Why don't they just buy a pair of well-worn second-hand jeans from a charity shop or something? It would be much cheaper and it would be what they're after.

These people are complete cunts.

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Re: People you shouldn't trust

Post by Elliott Mellor » Wed Dec 27, 2017 12:27 pm

Gavin Chipper wrote:
Wed Dec 27, 2017 11:07 am
Elliott Mellor wrote:
Tue Dec 26, 2017 8:24 am
People who wear the so called "fashionable" ripped jeans. It looks tacky.
What's even more stupid is that they pay full price for these jeans, sometimes even more than an unripped pair. Why don't they just buy a pair of well-worn second-hand jeans from a charity shop or something? It would be much cheaper and it would be what they're after.

These people are complete cunts.
Absolutely my sentiments! I don't get why you'd want to wear ripped jeans, but if you really had some nagging urge to do so it would be much cheaper to just get an old pair of jeans, butcher them a bit so they look as ridiculous and then wear them. And the money you save can go towards a head examination.

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Post by Matt Morrison » Wed Dec 27, 2017 9:11 pm

Gavin Chipper wrote:
Wed Dec 27, 2017 11:07 am
Elliott Mellor wrote:
Tue Dec 26, 2017 8:24 am
People who wear the so called "fashionable" ripped jeans. It looks tacky.
What's even more stupid is that they pay full price for these jeans, sometimes even more than an unripped pair. Why don't they just buy a pair of well-worn second-hand jeans from a charity shop or something? It would be much cheaper and it would be what they're after.
Wait until you hear this rap "music". It's just people talking over noise. The language is atrocious too.

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Re: People you shouldn't trust

Post by Gavin Chipper » Wed Dec 27, 2017 10:40 pm

Matt Morrison wrote:
Wed Dec 27, 2017 9:11 pm
Gavin Chipper wrote:
Wed Dec 27, 2017 11:07 am
Elliott Mellor wrote:
Tue Dec 26, 2017 8:24 am
People who wear the so called "fashionable" ripped jeans. It looks tacky.
What's even more stupid is that they pay full price for these jeans, sometimes even more than an unripped pair. Why don't they just buy a pair of well-worn second-hand jeans from a charity shop or something? It would be much cheaper and it would be what they're after.
Wait until you hear this rap "music". It's just people talking over noise. The language is atrocious too.
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Post by Marc Meakin » Thu Dec 28, 2017 6:36 pm

Not nearly as irritating as people who wear low riders
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Post by Gavin Chipper » Thu Jan 11, 2018 5:53 pm

People who have their faces turned into those stupid cartoon animals and put them on the internet, especially when they have them for profile pictures. What the fuck is that actually about?

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Post by Ian Volante » Fri Jan 12, 2018 1:23 pm

Gavin Chipper wrote:
Thu Jan 11, 2018 5:53 pm
People who have their faces turned into those stupid cartoon animals and put them on the internet, especially when they have them for profile pictures. What the fuck is that actually about?
Pleasingly, I've not seen any of my FB friends do this. I must be extremely discerning.
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Re: People you shouldn't trust

Post by Gavin Chipper » Fri Jan 12, 2018 2:08 pm

Ian Volante wrote:
Fri Jan 12, 2018 1:23 pm
Gavin Chipper wrote:
Thu Jan 11, 2018 5:53 pm
People who have their faces turned into those stupid cartoon animals and put them on the internet, especially when they have them for profile pictures. What the fuck is that actually about?
Pleasingly, I've not seen any of my FB friends do this. I must be extremely discerning.
I'm not sure any of mine have either, but I get random friend suggestions from Facebook - sometimes people I have one mutual friend with, and sometimes, bizarrely, apparently none. And anyway, some of these have these faces.

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Re: People you shouldn't trust

Post by Gavin Chipper » Mon Feb 26, 2018 3:29 pm

Gavin Chipper wrote:
Mon Mar 28, 2016 11:10 pm
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Gavin Chipper wrote:People who say "fruit" when they mean "shitty gone-off grapes". People who think it's acceptable to put shitty gone-off grapes into food. Way to ruin a good pudding/dessert.
You mean sultanas? Raisins? Either way, they've not gone off at all, as they've been preserved. And really plump sultanas are fucking delicious (I'm talking about the preserved grapes, rather than overweight wives of sultans, although it may be true that they too are delicious). You are obviously mad.
I remembered this from before so did another search, but even among shitty gone-off grapes, there's a pecking order, and it's not looking good for sultanas.

Why don't people just buy proper chocolate? "Hi - can I buy some chocolate please? Yeah, I want it to be ruined with some nasty stuff, but don't take the piss!"
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Re: People you shouldn't trust

Post by Gavin Chipper » Wed Feb 28, 2018 8:25 am

People who think the letter "x" has a "g" in it, as in "Breggsit".

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Eggsactly
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Post by Marc Meakin » Wed Feb 28, 2018 2:38 pm

Gavin Chipper wrote:
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People who think the letter "x" has a "g" in it, as in "Breggsit".
Probably a bad time to point this out with Easter on the way
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Post by Johnny Canuck » Fri Mar 02, 2018 1:13 am

People who, after you write an exam, demand to know how you think you did on it. I mean, what's the point of being forced to self-evaluate (potentially incriminating yourself as a lazy person/bad studier) if you're going to get a mark soon enough anyway? While living with my family, on several occasions, knowing I'd need to answer those questions became at least as big a source of anxiety for me as the exams themselves.
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Post by Marc Meakin » Fri Mar 02, 2018 6:33 am

Also people who say 'Dont lose them' when lending you their keys
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Re: People you shouldn't trust

Post by Elliott Mellor » Fri Mar 02, 2018 10:39 am

People who check they've still got the tickets for something at least 5 times on a journey, as if it's possible they've somehow grown a pair of legs and walked from the spot they know they've put them in.

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Re: People you shouldn't trust

Post by Gavin Chipper » Thu Mar 22, 2018 9:47 am

People who actually click on adverts on Google, Facebook etc. Who are these people?

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Re: People you shouldn't trust

Post by Marc Meakin » Thu Mar 29, 2018 7:12 pm

People who treat Easter like Christmas with Trees and Baubles.
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Re: People you shouldn't trust

Post by Mark James » Thu May 10, 2018 12:10 am

People who think starting campaigns to get a particular song to number one is any kind of useful protest.

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