Pet Peeves

A potpourri of off-topics.

Re: Pet Peeves

Postby Bsuds » Aug 12th, 2018, 1:05 pm

Chatty people who don't have a mute button! :-X
User avatar
Bsuds
The Wagon Master
 
Posts: 43495
Likes: 9337 posts
Liked in: 11750 posts
Joined: Apr 21st, 2005, 9:46 am

Re: Pet Peeves

Postby alanjh595 » Aug 12th, 2018, 1:14 pm

You just have the proper remote control.

If at first you don't succeed, skydiving is not for you.
User avatar
alanjh595
Guru
 
Posts: 7197
Likes: 2757 posts
Liked in: 3804 posts
Joined: Oct 20th, 2017, 4:18 pm

Re: Pet Peeves

Postby bob vernon » Aug 16th, 2018, 7:58 am

Grammar!!

"There is three hundred fires burning........" The verb should be "are".

"There is a lot of people that are suffering....." Again the verb should be are and the pronoun "that" is for things. "Who" is for people. So the sentence should be "There are a lot of people who.....".

I can read through threads on Castanet and over and over the posters are only semi-literate. What did they learn in school?

If you don't know how to use the tools, I just don't trust the work you do on my car. Likewise, if you don't know how to use words, I just don't trust your truthiness.

2 people like this post.
bob vernon
Grand Pooh-bah
 
Posts: 2403
Likes: 8 posts
Liked in: 1351 posts
Joined: Oct 27th, 2008, 9:37 am

Re: Pet Peeves

Postby alanjh595 » Aug 16th, 2018, 8:21 am

I agree, and it is just getting worse.
If at first you don't succeed, skydiving is not for you.
User avatar
alanjh595
Guru
 
Posts: 7197
Likes: 2757 posts
Liked in: 3804 posts
Joined: Oct 20th, 2017, 4:18 pm

Re: Pet Peeves

Postby Glacier » Aug 17th, 2018, 8:49 pm

Smoky. It's smoky, not Smokey. The air is smoky, and Smokey the Bear don't give a *bleep*.
“There's no point in you betraying your future self to gratify your present self. It's a stupid game.”
~Jordan B. Peterson

Lady tehMa likes this post.
User avatar
Glacier
Admiral HMS Castanet
 
Posts: 28556
Likes: 3855 posts
Liked in: 10755 posts
Joined: Jul 6th, 2008, 9:41 pm

Re: Pet Peeves

Postby Always Sunny » Aug 17th, 2018, 9:22 pm

Glacier wrote:Smoky. It's smoky, not Smokey. The air is smoky, and Smokey the Bear don't give a *bleep*.

Speaking of which, it’s Smokey Bear not Smokey the Bear [icon_lol2.gif]

As the child of a man who used to be a wildfire communication liaison and often dressed as Smokey, this was gently beat into us growing up.

6 people like this post.
User avatar
Always Sunny
Grand Pooh-bah
 
Posts: 2332
Likes: 1137 posts
Liked in: 1227 posts
Joined: Oct 24th, 2009, 6:00 pm

Re: Pet Peeves

Postby Poindexter » Aug 21st, 2018, 11:11 am

How they make the storage bags for tents and sleeping bags so small that no mortal man could ever get them back in once taken out. :swear:

7 people like this post.
User avatar
Poindexter
Guru
 
Posts: 5948
Likes: 3962 posts
Liked in: 4534 posts
Joined: May 26th, 2008, 10:44 am

Re: Pet Peeves

Postby Always Sunny » Aug 26th, 2018, 7:59 am

Friends (or should I say "friends") who you haven't heard from in ages, reaching out to you finally only to try and sell you on whatever stupid MLM scheme they've bought into.

It's just reached my breaking point.

I don't want your insanely overpriced Beauty Counter products when they make Sephora look affordable.

Why the heck are your Gel Moment polishes like $20+ a piece plus $10 shipping when I can go to Sally Beauty and get three for thay price? And I don't have to buy your specific fancy light.

Sorry I won't come to your Monat party. I already have plenty of product from the salon. And I don't think any of them have class action lawsuits against them.

Oh, and screw you too Arbornne.

4 people like this post.
User avatar
Always Sunny
Grand Pooh-bah
 
Posts: 2332
Likes: 1137 posts
Liked in: 1227 posts
Joined: Oct 24th, 2009, 6:00 pm

Re: Pet Peeves

Postby kgcayenne » Aug 26th, 2018, 8:47 am

What about the weight loss supplements? One feels like saying: “How’s about ya get yer *bleep* off that there sofa and work a little harder instead of trying to solve your problem with pills and horrid smoothies.”
"without knowledge, he multiplies mere words."
Insanity is hereditary, you get it from your kids.

4 people like this post.
User avatar
kgcayenne
Walks on Forum Water
 
Posts: 13291
Likes: 1947 posts
Liked in: 4077 posts
Joined: Aug 10th, 2005, 5:35 pm
Location: West Kelowna

Re: Pet Peeves

Postby Fancy » Oct 2nd, 2018, 2:27 pm

Today - clicking on "Booze to be sold at beaches" brings me to the snow story - brrrrr.
Fancy this, Fancy that and by the way, T*t for Tat
User avatar
Fancy
Grand Pilgrim
 
Posts: 47124
Likes: 1253 posts
Liked in: 6685 posts
Joined: Apr 15th, 2006, 5:23 pm

Re: Pet Peeves

Postby GordonH » Oct 4th, 2018, 7:05 pm

Now it's bad enough some retailers happen to have christmas items out, I just scrolled though the tv listings & seen Miracle on 34th Street.

You've got to be kidding.
When you have to start compromising yourself and your morals for the people around you, it’s probably time to change the people around you.

Lady tehMa likes this post.
User avatar
GordonH
Buddha of the Board
 
Posts: 21929
Likes: 2578 posts
Liked in: 8088 posts
Joined: Oct 4th, 2008, 6:21 pm
Location: Second star to the right and straight on 'til morning

Re: Pet Peeves

Postby Catsumi » Oct 4th, 2018, 7:29 pm

Glacier wrote:Smoky. It's smoky, not Smokey. The air is smoky, and Smokey the Bear don't give a *bleep*.



I think that was me. I have mended my ways

By next smoky season I will probably have forgotten the correction, so catch me at it early on.

Nothing so invigorating as a knuckle rap.
Make the Cdn wet dream come true. Vote MAD MAX

Like a plague, JT must go!

Lady tehMa likes this post.
User avatar
Catsumi
Lord of the Board
 
Posts: 3944
Likes: 4434 posts
Liked in: 3397 posts
Joined: May 24th, 2017, 7:26 pm

Re: Pet Peeves

Postby seewood » Oct 8th, 2018, 1:43 pm

Re: Pet Peeves... slow swimmers in the fast lane especially when the slow lane is empty. :thumbsdown:
I am not wealthy but I am rich
seewood
Übergod
 
Posts: 1336
Likes: 3021 posts
Liked in: 1354 posts
Joined: May 29th, 2013, 1:08 pm

Re: Pet Peeves

Postby Catsumi » Oct 8th, 2018, 4:39 pm

Solution: pretend you are slow.

Next.
Make the Cdn wet dream come true. Vote MAD MAX

Like a plague, JT must go!
User avatar
Catsumi
Lord of the Board
 
Posts: 3944
Likes: 4434 posts
Liked in: 3397 posts
Joined: May 24th, 2017, 7:26 pm

Re: Pet Peeves

Postby one wheel » Oct 8th, 2018, 10:39 pm

The Canadian Tire Store at Leckie & Hwy.97 have closed their Dumping Station permanently due to vandalism. What a shame because it was the only one that I know of that could accommodate the longer trailers & then have easy access back onto Hwy.97. I don't blame the management for closing it if required a daily clean up ?

So where are other Dumping Stations located in Kelowna that have access for larger units ?

With the election coming up maybe those running for Mayor would consider putting in a proper Dumping Station like most other towns provide ?
one wheel
Fledgling
 
Posts: 284
Likes: 32 posts
Liked in: 279 posts
Joined: Dec 9th, 2017, 9:38 pm

PreviousNext

Return to Grab Bag

Who is online

Users browsing this forum: CommonCrawl [Bot] and 1 guest