What Grinds your Gears?

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  1. MadMike'86

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    Yeh, that would get tedious very quickly!

    Can't say I am a fan of the little bowl cut.

    Yeh, I love family guy and I have no shame in stealing peter's idea lol
     
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  2. Jump_Ace

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    Wife leaves lights on EVERYWHERE :grumpy:

    Jerome
     
  3. zedextreme8177

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    Whose mum doesn't:lol:

    I showed mine these two:
    http://www.selfgrowth.com/articles/10_Benefits_Of_Video_Games.html
    http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2010/09/100913121656.htm

    I have to add to this:

    When people start honking horns like crazy when someone waits on the road for a few seconds, hence causing a traffic jam, which is not uncommon when you live in a place like this:

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  4. MadMike'86

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    Don't even get me started.....

    Oh and the Thermostat mysteriously creaping up each night....even though "IT'S LIKE THE SURFACE OF THE SUN IN THIS HOUSE!!!!"
     
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    Wrong numbers. Not when I call a wrong number; I actually don't get upset when someone gets huffy when I call them mistakenly. They have every right to get put out, hell I just interupted them for no reason other than my ignorance; good on them for answering and letting me know.

    No I'm talking about when someone calls me mistakenly and then gets pissy. I was issued a work cell phone 4 years ago and I get the same dude calling me 2 to 4 times a month, every month, for 4 years. I actually have his number programmed into my phone and named him Bozo. He gets upset each time I tell him he's got the wrong number. After about the 20th time a female was on the phone and she was audibly shaken to hear that I couldn't give her 'authorization to open the gate'. Apparently their phone number is a guard shack that works a vehicle gate somewhere. My number is who they are supposed to call to get verbal approval to let someone in.

    Of course, since I learned that, I have never taken liberties with that knowledge.
     
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    Missing a shift grinds my gears, but I have done that in many years.
     
  8. MadMike'86

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    My old 97 Ford Escort 1.8 16v Zetec used to get the hell grinded out of it, but then it did have a worn sycromesh on 3rd gear which meant I had to block change to 4th or just floor it and ramm the stick into 3rd lol
     
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    + a million. These are the people who have zero awareness of their surroundings:

    - Stop to pick their nose in a narrow aisle of a shop
    - Wander aimlessly while speaking on the phone
    - Think that possession of a baby in a pram the size of a hummer gives them right of way, even when everyone is moving slowly through the crowd

    Common sense isnt very common anymore, is it?

    Oh, and smokers who through their butts in the garden beds:tdown:
     
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    people who hold their phones in one hand but place the speakerphone on the ear opposite from their arm...
     
  11. tfujiwara

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    People with Loud headphones. Especialy when their wearing a stupid hat tilted sideways and their pants are below their butt.
     
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    "It sounds better!" according to a high-school peer....

    *facepalm*
     
  13. Type S Tony

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    One of my friends has had this random guy ringing his mobile twice a month for the past 2 years always asking for an ounce of weed, its pretty lol once we realised it wasnt a prank and the guy was being for real!
     
  14. buickgnx88

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    B-Spec Bob.

    "Oh darn I went off the track, I better let everyone who was behind me pass before I get back on the track, even though they're a couple seconds behind me!"

    "Man this curve is sharp. I know, I'll power through it! Oh darn, I hit the wall. Better floor it in reverse!...Now I'm going in circles, I know, I'll drive forward into the wall!"

    "Gee, this guy is right in front of me! I know, I'll just sit behind him and not bother passing, that'll show him!"

    "Hmm I have a 400hp car...I know, I'll just power through every corner and hope that I don't spin out!"

    :rolleyes:
     
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    We'll have none of that here, thanks. It's bad enough having to deal with it in the GT5 section. ;)
     
  16. GT_Prologue5

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    People who pretty much lie to your face and act like you didn't know. :mad:
     
  17. Kurumi

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    I have this same person calling my cell to tell me that I need to pick up my videos, magazines, and my special stash of stuff everyday. It's like a pre-recorded message, and it always goes straight to voicemail, it never rings when they call. It really pisses me off.
     
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    Fixed that for you. :dopey:
     
  19. Kurumi

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    Thanks. What also grinds my gears are people who think their better than anyone else.
     
  20. buickgnx88

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    Let's make a deal, you update the World Map, I stop with the Bob talk. :D
     
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    Well, let's be honest here - there's a difference between people who think they're better than every one else and people who are better than everyone else!:lol:

    Nah, I jest, but pretentiousness is actually really annoying. I can't stand people who try to be something they're not or who think they have a blank cheque to be automatically entitled to whatever they please... those people need reality checks, preferably delivered via the most public and embarrassing medium possible!:idea:
     
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    lol'd 'cause true. :lol:

    I live in the San Gabriel valley, on the outskirts of Los Angeles; pretty thick Chinese-American population here, especially in the Rosemead / Alhambra area. If you go to one of the Chinese markets when the old-timers are out shopping... *shakes head* It's madness. Just complete chaos.

    'Course, I like chaos. ;)
     
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    Monster Jam, Allowing drivers to drive around on three wheels while stuff spins about within the now exposed axle housings, the pre-prepared statements about "the fans," and the fact that a footage squabble more than 15 years ago prevents Bigfoot from showing everyone up.
     
  24. MadMike'86

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    You know what really grinds my gears?

    My work Trousers.

    After you wash them they shrink so bad! When I put them on after being washed they are sooooo tight! But after a few hours they losen up soooo much i need a belt with them!

    So annoying!
     
  25. Kurumi

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    Lets see here, I got a whole list: pop tarts, people who put vinegar on french fries, people who talk very slow to you as if they think you're dumb, alarm clocks, people who just need that new phone because the one they bought a week ago is old, people who are racist, people who believe in a religion, lazy people, people abusing the welfare system, people who say Dr. Pepper sucks, telemarketers, spam, bologne, spam, swimming, baths (have a shower instead people), Bill O'Reilly, Glenn Beck, Fox News, CNN, HNN, MSNBC, CNBC, BBC World News, Chick flicks, country music, talk radio, Windows XP, Microsoft, the Mac, Wendy's new fries with sea salt, guacamoli, nacho cheese, nachos, girls that tease but don't want to do you know what, people who mislead you, liars, backstabbers, rapists, animal activists, Ron Artest, Kobe Bryant, the LA Lakers, the USA, dentists, needles, missed shifts, broken steering boxes, not being able to see my buddy cause dad's car failed the emissions test, rich oil company execs, government
     
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    ^^ most of that
    You know what grinds my gears. Adults who think every teenager is into mainstream music, damages their ears by having their music full blast, are always saying extremely immature things, getting drunk at parties, etc, well I have a few words for you, I just can't think of them (shifty eyes, then runs off making Zoidberg's running away noise)
     
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    What really grinds my gears? When a 13 year old girl, who's as orange as my phone network, proceeds to bend over in what seems to be rush hour traffic....for people, completely bring the 2 sided pavement jossel to a complete standstill so that they can pull up their almost seethrough legins which don't do them any justice as it is.
     
  28. Tesla

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    Whoops, my bad. Full post below.
     
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    Generally, teenagers. And fat people that think that because they are morbidly obese that they are exempt from being courteous or being within society's hygiene standards. For example, a large teacher at my school thought it was perfectly acceptable to scratch one's groin INSIDE THE UNDERWEAR before marking your book with your pen. To add insult to injury, he wanted to shake my hand to congratulate me on my work.
     
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    When some people driving without using his/her side mirror, acting like the whole road is theirs and when I sound a horn (or honk?) to them they put the blame on me back... I mean really, what are they teaching them during their license trial?
     
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