What is your biggest pet peeve?

What is your biggest pet peeve?
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Flavia.lm 1 10 95
Question: What is your biggest pet peeve?

Answers:

- My biggest pet peeve is people smoking around me;
- I get really angry when I'm talking and someone cut me short;
- Another pet peeve I have is forum members apologizing for asking silly questions - grrrrr! There are no silly questions at all!
:evil:

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Donay Mendonça 22 102 1.5k
Hello,

My biggest pet peeve has to do with rudeness and people being inconsiderate,especially in public places.I really have to make an effort not to get into a fight whenever it happens.


Regards,
Marcio_Farias 1 23 214
All the aforementioned plus having to put up with motorists (lane-changers) who cut you off right and left without signaling. (Well, take SP city with more than 400 reported transit- and road rage-related fights on a daily basis! Had I to drive in SP city, I would have died long ago.)
Flavia.lm 1 10 95
Márcio, my record is 8 hours. My house is 30km far from the office, so it was less than 4km/h. Stimulating, eh? ;)
Flavia.lm 1 10 95
Hi there

Marcio, I've just noticed my previous comment has nothing to do with what you'd written. You were talking about the transit-related fights, not the traffic itself. Anyway, taking eight hours to reach home would be a good reason to getting into a fight, isn't it?

By the way, let me add one more to the list:

Driving in Sao Paulo is a very big pet peeve!
Definitely stubbornness is one of my biggest pet peeves.

I hate when I'm explaining something to someone who apparently doesn't know about the subject I'm referring to. I try kindly to detail it in order to making the information helpful and stuff, but them don't cooperate. They always bring out the bad side! They think I'm trying to show off and make up something in order to put me on a trial. I thought of changing my way of expressing myself to others, but it wasn't worth. I don't know whether it has to do with pride or stubbornness, because they always keep insisting on showing their opposing side of view, even knowing they're wrong. They just want to 'push me downhill'. It doesn't happen only with me, my bff Jessica also goes through it.

Just my luck.
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I hate when someone speaks bad about my religion, my idol and my team.
josneywat 6
My current pet peeve is that I can't stand people claiming about problems in life. It drives me crazy, really.

Here you'll find a list of pet peeves, choose yours and give us an insight:

www.GetAnnoyed.com

The Web's Largest List of Pet Peeves (things that annoy you)
All the aforementioned plus people who think that know about everything.
Traffic in SP also, but this I turned around commuting by motorcycle. Ilive in SP and work in Alphaville, around 30 KM far away. :(
Logan18 1
My biggest pet peeve are people who sit next to you on public transportation even when there are other seats available and when I'm going to work by train I also hate people who don't use perfume and leave theirs home without take a shower!! That's so disgusting!

I hate them!
ailime 1
My biggest pet peeve are people who are extremely impolite and inconsiderate. I can not stand people who throw away empty cans, papers, wrappers or plastic bags through the windows of the car. :| What a terrible behaviour! In the same way, people Jumping the line drives me crazy too,especialy when I see Brazilians doing this in foreign countries, I feel extremely ashamed and angry.
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ailime escreveu:My biggest pet peeve are people who are extremely impolite and inconsiderate. I can not stand people who throw away empty cans, papers, wrappers or plastic bags through the windows of the car. :| What a terrible behaviour! In the same way, people Jumping the line drives me crazy too,especialy when I see Brazilians doing this in foreign countries, I feel extremely ashamed and angry.
Ailime,

I had to read the first sentence several times to make sure, but I think you have an error. :? I would submitt that since your subject is "pet peeve", a singular noun then the verb needs to be singular also e.g. "My biggest pet peeve is, people ... . I know that it sounds cumbersome but I think it is grammaticaly correct. While your third sentence is grammatically correct the use of the indefinate article "a" might not be used in everyday conversation in the U.S., we would more often than not say, "What terrible behaviour."

I am having to dig to the "Bottom of the barrel" to find any nits to pick ( ;) :roll: ). As good or better than most native English (American) speakers would have done. A tip of the hat to you. :D :D
ailime 1
Bill,

Terrible basic mistakes, indeed.
You are so gentle!

Thanks!!!
Well, my biggest pet peeve is people doesn't be able to learn something or change a bad behavior. All of us know this kind of people who guesses is better than us because does something for more time than us, even though we are not wrong. I know a lot of people like that.
Nice phrasal verb.Is it a phrasal verb?Anyway,my biggest pet peeve is when i listen or when i read about something that seems totally in disagreement with what the person is trying to do or where the person is trying to get with the story.Like when today when i was listen to an interview with José Serra and he was talking a lot about his political plans on TVE.And then he was asked:"what about the homossexual union" and he said:"well,I think this is not a political problem,but a churchs problem."How can it be a churchs problem when it is a civil union?I mean,i'm gonna still vote for him (i guess)but he shouldn't say such dumb thing.
Flavia.lm 1 10 95
Poodles. I know people say they are cute, but I simply can’t stand them. I have nothing against dogs, but poodles’ annoying bark gets on my nerves. If you have one in your house, please don’t invite me to go there. Or at least keep your cute dog very far from me.
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ailime 1
Yes, I do agree with Flávia. Some poodles act in a way that really drive me crazy. I guess that they have some mental problems and should be submitted to psychiatric treatment.
ailime escreveu:Yes, I do agree with Flávia. Some poodles act in a way that really drive me crazy. I guess that they have some mental problems and should be submitted to psychiatric treatment.
Ailime (and Flavia),

I love poodles because they are so intelligent, enthrallingly lovable, and unwavering in their devotion to their masters.

Ailime, I have only one small correction to your grammar, in that I think "... submitted for psychiatric treatment." would be a better choice of prepositions. The preposition "to" would be correct in the sense of "submitting to a psychiatric facility for treatment."

Again, I am forced to quibble when reviewing your writing.
Flavia.lm 1 10 95
Bill,

I would tolerate your poodles if I went to visit you there in Florida :D
My biggest pet peeve is the tug that I feel in the rod when a fish bites the hook...

- I hate fishing.
ernando 2
I really hate when someone is playing bad music (as Funk and Forró) when I'm trying to concentrate in something, or when I'm trying to relax. The thing gets even worse when they put it loud pretending that everybody on the world likes this kind of music, or when they didn't realize that the people around him/her is getting bothered. This is maybe the biggest pet peeve of mine.
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Hi people!

My biggest pet peeve is people chew gum loudly around me and people talk with their mouths full.

I get really angry When drivers don´t use the turn signal!
Rude people are my biggest pet peeve, especially when they're loud. I just cannot stand them!
- My biggest pet peeve is people annoying me when i'm working.
- I really hate when i'm talking and someone cut me. So, they forget what i'm talking and I have to start over.
edrob518 6 71
My biggest pet peeve has something to do with motorists. You know when you feel like going out for a walk on a rainy day and you're walking down the street listening to some music and, out of nowhere, you spot a car swerving into a puddle on purpose just too see you get soaked? Can you relate?
Unfortunally, this has happened to me more than once. I think such motorists should get a fine for doing something like that. Then again, some motorists go through standing water unitentionally. The best thing to do in order to avoid getting splashed by a vehicle is to walk far from puddles, I guess. Surely I have a lot more pet peeves, but this was the one that popped into my mind.
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