Things that frustrate us all

Discussion in 'Miscellaneous' started by rhubarbodendron, Sep 4, 2014.

  1. The Realist

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    When you make a post you think is especially clever, important, and/or about a subject you really want to discuss with people, and ... crickets.
     
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  2. fireproof78

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    Pretty much my experience every day of my life.

    One of the challenges of getting older is that I realize that my introspective and deep thinking style is just not what people want in a conversation.
     
  3. Mr. Laser Beam

    Mr. Laser Beam Fleet Admiral Admiral

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    Water in my basement again. :(
     
  4. Gary Mitchell

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    Rain or a leaky pipe?
     
  5. JD

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    I had assumed that kind of stuff was pretty much the uniform through every store, or that they at least had specific planograms made for each different store layout.
     
  6. Mr. Laser Beam

    Mr. Laser Beam Fleet Admiral Admiral

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    Rain
     
  7. Velocity

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    My son was driving to the grocery store where he works from 5am to 11am this morning. It's about 2 miles from our house and a cop pulled him over and asked (rather aggressively) where are you going? My son said he was going in to work and showed the cop his work shirt with his name tag. The cop stammered something and let him go. Just throwing his weight around or what? Ok, it was just before 5am, but still, what the heck? Small southern town....
     
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  8. JD

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    It's always a little unnerving when cops do that kind of thing. A while back while we were going to one of the neighborhoods where we take our dogs on walks, we had a cop car follow us until we pulled into the parking lot where we park. Our car is 20+ years old with a lot of the paint warn off after it spent a while stuck outside when the garage door was broken. It's a nicer neighborhood, so we assumed they must have been suspicious of such a beat up old car stopping there, and decided to leave us alone once they saw that we were white and/or that we had our dogs with us.
     
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  9. fireproof78

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    I've been followed in my white Chrysler for a bit. Then they move on.

    Unnerving but it is what it is.
     
  10. Mr. Laser Beam

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    I work in a grocery store and my shift starts at 6 AM. When the pandemic hit, I had to carry around (in my car) a letter authorizing me to be out and about that early. I was never pulled over, though.
     
  11. sevenstars

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    I can't believe it's 2024 and I'm battling a rabbit ear antenna.
     
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  12. Colonel Midnight

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    People/Drivers on the freeway who slow down and rubberneck to look at a wreck or crash that happened on the OTHER side/direction of the freeway to see if there’s any blood, guts, or a body… :mad::brickwall::thumbdown:

    Cheers,
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  13. SithHappens

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    It's so common, how on earth the opposite carriageway should grind to a halt so annoying.
     
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  14. Farscape One

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    I hate that, too. Rubbernecking is dangerous behavior, particularly on a freeway. Rubbernecking is actually illegal. (At least in Miami.) This was years ago, but I remember driving on U.S.1 and there was an accident. This guy was moving at a crawl, and you can see him just looking at the accident and paying no attention to the road. Another cop saw that and pulled him over.

    I was happy the cop got him. He had it coming.
     
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  15. auntiehill

    auntiehill The Blooness Premium Member

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    ..and cause *another* accident because they're not looking where they are going.
     
  16. HIjol

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    Gapers Blow...
     
  17. May 20

    May 20 Consumer of cookies and milk Premium Member

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    My area is dealing with the aftermath of tornadoes from this weekend. The looters need to just stop. People are struggling enough and plenty of people are helping others, but the lowlifes need to back off.
     
  18. HIjol

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    Awful...good way to get shot, 'pendin' where you are...be well and safe, and I hope you all recover soon!
     
  19. May 20

    May 20 Consumer of cookies and milk Premium Member

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    Yeah, it is. Thanks. Everyone is working hard!
     
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  20. Mr. Laser Beam

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    What's up with these reusable grocery bags that say DOES THIS BAG MAKE MY HEART LOOK BIG?

    Fuck. No, it does not make your heart look big. It makes you look like a malignant narcissist.

    Not ALL reusable bags, of course. Just this one.