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Old 12-10-2018, 06:37 AM
Location: Texas
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Speeders/aggressive drivers.

People who are loud in public.
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Old 12-10-2018, 07:10 AM
Location: Nantahala National Forest, NC
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Loud tv commercials
Loud people
Loud rock music, which I used to like...
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Old 12-10-2018, 07:15 AM
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I'm fairly tolerant these days. I learned awhile back to divest myself of the drama. I chose the people I'm around, so that helps a lot. Sure I get annoyed at stupid drivers, but when I used to get angry and reactionary, now I just talk to them, "why are you doing 25 in a 45?" "What the hell was that move" and then just let it go. Sure I do gain a little satisfaction when the idiot that changed lanes 30 times to get 2 feet ahead arrives at the light at the same time as me. But now I don't glare at them.

But the one thing that I can't stand is people that let their kids do stupid things. Yesterday at brunch, while sitting at a high top table, a young couple was letting their toddler stand up! This places his head a good 5 feet above a concrete floor! The waitress tried to help, talking to the boy about it being unsafe, parents didn't get the hint. Then the kid reaches into the dirty dish that the waitress was holding (from another table) and places the food in his mouth. He cried when she took the bowl away. Again no reaction from his parents. They were too busy taking pictures of their bloody Mary's.

And then there is texting while driving... OMG! Seriously folks what is so important! And sadly I'm surrounded by soccer/cheer/whatever sport my darling is playing moms who drive SUV's that should require a CDL, trying to pull out of a parking space doing some 27 point turn. And you know they have backup cameras, but can only use one hand, because the other one is holding the phone!

OK..so there are few things I can't tolerant.
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Old 12-10-2018, 07:17 AM
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This is not something that annoys me MORE as I have gotten older, but cellphones/smartphones now bug the hell out of me more than ever because of their increased capabilities and uses!

Waiting in the check-out for someone to go through their cellphone looking for "whatever" it is they're looking for takes much longer than waiting for someone to fill out the amount on a check; and working in a wine department, waiting for up to three minutes while a customer tries to find a note on their phone about a certain wine they they had -- how much effort does it take for someone to look up and remember 'Crossbarn Cabernet' before she enters the department? (Btw, in my experience, women are much worse about this than men are, and I'm a woman, btw.)

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Old 12-10-2018, 07:28 AM
Location: Tennessee
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Slow moving traffic. Put me twelve lanes around me and I'm fine as long as it moves. I don't do two lanes of stop and go well.
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Old 12-10-2018, 07:33 AM
Location: Gulf Coast
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Others have hit the nail on the head for me already. Slow drivers in front of me, slow drivers in the left lane, people that almost stop to make a turn, people that can't accelerate to merge onto the interstate, traffic lights not synced to where you hit all the red lights, badly behaved children in public, people that clog up the aisles in the store, people that stand right where I need to be in the aisle pondering over what peanut butter to select when I just need to grab mine and go, etc.
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Old 12-10-2018, 07:35 AM
Location: Beautiful Rhode Island
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Originally Posted by MI-Roger View Post
I do not suffer fools gladly.

I notice I have become intolerant of nearly every act that is even slightly foolish, inconsiderate, or selfish, and am at risk of becoming an angry old curmudgeon.
I'll second that. Fools.
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Old 12-10-2018, 07:51 AM
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People older than me acting like kids.....

I can't believe they reproduced - lol.
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Old 12-10-2018, 08:08 AM
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Originally Posted by NewbieHere View Post
People that get me or my husband sick. We in general don’t get sick, but if these people get sick and spread to us, it wouldn’t be cool. We stay at home when we sick.
That used to be the case. Now we stay at home when THEY are sick.
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Old 12-10-2018, 08:20 AM
Location: NC Piedmont
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Bigots. Snide comments. Thought out criticisms I can tolerate even if I don't agree with the thought process.
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