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Re: Pet Peeves

Postby Queen K » Nov 27th, 2017, 5:58 pm

Posters who start a thread with a single link and don't say ANYTHING about it.
You know who you are.

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Re: Pet Peeves

Postby Catsumi » Nov 27th, 2017, 6:40 pm

Just guessing, but do you mean those never ending new threads with "0" visitors and/or "1" response?

Seems others have caught on and are passing by quickly. Eyes averted.

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Re: Pet Peeves

Postby Queen K » Nov 27th, 2017, 6:45 pm

I have to click on just to see if the thread headline even matches the actual article. :-X
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Re: Pet Peeves

Postby Catsumi » Nov 27th, 2017, 10:54 pm

Kinda like answering the phone even though caller i.d. indicates "unknown"

You really just want to listen to dead air.


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Re: Pet Peeves

Postby Lady tehMa » Nov 28th, 2017, 9:40 pm

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Re: Pet Peeves

Postby Glacier » Nov 30th, 2017, 1:35 pm

The Gomer Pyles who don't know who to drive in the rain and snow.
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Re: Pet Peeves

Postby my5cents » Nov 30th, 2017, 3:52 pm

Glacier wrote:The Gomer Pyles who don't know how to drive in the rain and snow.


Interesting comment, you do know he (the actor) died today ?
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Re: Pet Peeves

Postby Fancy » Dec 1st, 2017, 2:05 pm

Queen K wrote:Posters who start a thread with a single link and don't say ANYTHING about it.
You know who you are.

:-X

This one really jumped out at me today. Not understanding it at all. One poster started over two dozen topics in the last two days.
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Re: Pet Peeves

Postby dirtybiker » Dec 4th, 2017, 10:24 am

Fancy wrote:This one really jumped out at me today. Not understanding it at all. One poster started over two dozen topics in the last two days.


Like shooting arrows into the air in hopes that something sticks....


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Re: Pet Peeves

Postby Bsuds » Dec 4th, 2017, 11:16 am

Queen K wrote:Posters who start a thread with a single link and don't say ANYTHING about it.
You know who you are.

:-X


That is one of my pet peevies too and do believe I have posted it before. (maybe if we complain more often they will stop or at least slow down?)

Usually it's about a news article I read hours before and I am suspicious they are being paid to post links. lol
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Re: Pet Peeves

Postby Glacier » Dec 13th, 2017, 4:06 pm

My pet peeve is how upset women get when you give them a thoughtful gift. We had a work gift exchange, and I got the lady at the front desk. She's newly married, so I figured a box of condoms would be the perfect gift. I even went overboard by spending $20 on a massive box when our limit was supposed to be $10.

Well she flipped out when everyone opened their gifts. Come on, lady, it's the thought that counts, and it practical. Bsuds told me that you are the practical type.
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Re: Pet Peeves

Postby Bsuds » Dec 13th, 2017, 4:41 pm

Glacier wrote:My pet peeve is how upset women get when you give them a thoughtful gift. We had a work gift exchange, and I got the lady at the front desk. She's newly married, so I figured a box of condoms would be the perfect guest. I even went overboard by spending $20 on a massive box when our limit was supposed to be $10.

Well she flipped out when everyone opened their gifts. Come on, lady, it's the thought that counts, and it practical. Bsuds told me that you are the practical type.


You probably gave her the XS ones and she wanted XL.
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Re: Pet Peeves

Postby Glacier » Dec 13th, 2017, 5:03 pm

That could be it.


P.S. for all you horrified ladies here, we did not have a gift exchange, nor do we have any ladies at work, even at the front desk.
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Re: Pet Peeves

Postby Queen K » Dec 13th, 2017, 5:54 pm

I thought the opposite from Bsuds. You gave the XL and she knew the truth.
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Re: Pet Peeves

Postby HoboJo » Dec 13th, 2017, 6:41 pm

she knew the truth.
My pet peeve, that.

The truth and all the consequences and *bleep*. In a world filled with inaction and incompetency how can my lethargy matter more?

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