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Old Dec 12th 2016, 6:01 am   #196
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1. People that wear backpacks in confined spaces (Metro & Lifts),and the invariably turn around swiping all and sundry in the process, and are totally unaware in their own little world.
2. People in the same spaces that have shite headphones,and play their crap music at full blast so everyone gets a disjointed noise.
3. People that insist on walking 4 abreast in shopping malls etc and do it at a snails pace!
4.Idiots that try and get on the Metro when you are getting off (you will not win)!
5. People in cars that insist on cutting in at the last moment to turn off, and the standard excuse of "but I was indicating" arrrggghhhhh definitely not getting in front of me!
6. People that do not acknowledge that you have held the door open for them, and swan straight through without a kiss my ass or thank you!!
7. And finally those people that for some reason only get calls from deaf people so that causes them to shout down the phone!!
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Old Dec 12th 2016, 6:32 am   #197
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1. People that wear backpacks in confined spaces (Metro & Lifts),and the invariably turn around swiping all and sundry in the process, and are totally unaware in their own little world.
2. People in the same spaces that have shite headphones,and play their crap music at full blast so everyone gets a disjointed noise.
3. People that insist on walking 4 abreast in shopping malls etc and do it at a snails pace!
4.Idiots that try and get on the Metro when you are getting off (you will not win)!
5. People in cars that insist on cutting in at the last moment to turn off, and the standard excuse of "but I was indicating" arrrggghhhhh definitely not getting in front of me!
6. People that do not acknowledge that you have held the door open for them, and swan straight through without a kiss my ass or thank you!!
7. And finally those people that for some reason only get calls from deaf people so that causes them to shout down the phone!!

I have absolutely zero objections to these going in.
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Old Dec 12th 2016, 7:01 am   #198
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Old Dec 12th 2016, 7:11 am   #199
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1. People that wear backpacks in confined spaces (Metro & Lifts),and the invariably turn around swiping all and sundry in the process, and are totally unaware in their own little world.
2. People in the same spaces that have shite headphones,and play their crap music at full blast so everyone gets a disjointed noise.
3. People that insist on walking 4 abreast in shopping malls etc and do it at a snails pace!
4.Idiots that try and get on the Metro when you are getting off (you will not win)!
5. People in cars that insist on cutting in at the last moment to turn off, and the standard excuse of "but I was indicating" arrrggghhhhh definitely not getting in front of me!
6. People that do not acknowledge that you have held the door open for them, and swan straight through without a kiss my ass or thank you!!
7. And finally those people that for some reason only get calls from deaf people so that causes them to shout down the phone!!
People who don't even bother using headphones when listening to some Bollywood rubbish on a packed metro. Have they no shame?
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1. People that wear backpacks in confined spaces (Metro & Lifts),and the invariably turn around swiping all and sundry in the process, and are totally unaware in their own little world.
2. People in the same spaces that have shite headphones,and play their crap music at full blast so everyone gets a disjointed noise.
3. People that insist on walking 4 abreast in shopping malls etc and do it at a snails pace!
4.Idiots that try and get on the Metro when you are getting off (you will not win)!
5. People in cars that insist on cutting in at the last moment to turn off, and the standard excuse of "but I was indicating" arrrggghhhhh definitely not getting in front of me!
6. People that do not acknowledge that you have held the door open for them, and swan straight through without a kiss my ass or thank you!!
7. And finally those people that for some reason only get calls from deaf people so that causes them to shout down the phone!!
Yes, definitely yes, yes, yes, yes, OH GOD YES, yes.

You've come up with a spectacular list there. My blood is boiling reading it.

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People who don't even bother using headphones when listening to some Bollywood rubbish on a packed metro. Have they no shame?
I shouted at a 'kid' maybe a 'teen' at the luggage carousel in T3 the other day...for insisting on playing music loudly out of his phone. He had to hold it at chest height and just listened / sang along.
A few people tutted (inc me) but it didn't work. However "Oi" on it's own, worked perfectly.
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Bullies - in all shapes and sizes, but especially school bullies and teachers who ignore the bullying thinking "boys will be boys". ****wits.
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Yes, definitely yes, yes, yes, yes, OH GOD YES, yes.

You've come up with a spectacular list there. My blood is boiling reading it.



Straight in.



I shouted at a 'kid' maybe a 'teen' at the luggage carousel in T3 the other day...for insisting on playing music loudly out of his phone. He had to hold it at chest height and just listened / sang along.
A few people tutted (inc me) but it didn't work. However "Oi" on it's own, worked perfectly.
I'm extremely English and just do a passive aggressive sigh. Doesn't work though. I'll try your advice next time.
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I'm extremely English and just do a passive aggressive sigh. Doesn't work though. I'll try your advice next time.
I did the tutting first...and the look of shock that someone could be so uncouth. Didn't work though.

True story - at Meydan last season a guy brazenly walked up and down queue for urinals and slid in front of me. Tapped him on the head with my race card. Turned around all angry, looked up, apologised before I could tell him why I was 'contacting' him. He knew EXACTLY what he was doing. Perhaps some folk are just so used to others not saying anything that they continue anyway. Who cares is a stranger thinks you're a wanker? You're through and done anyway...
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1. People that wear backpacks in confined spaces (Metro & Lifts),and the invariably turn around swiping all and sundry in the process, and are totally unaware in their own little world.
2. People in the same spaces that have shite headphones,and play their crap music at full blast so everyone gets a disjointed noise.
3. People that insist on walking 4 abreast in shopping malls etc and do it at a snails pace!
4.Idiots that try and get on the Metro when you are getting off (you will not win)!
5. People in cars that insist on cutting in at the last moment to turn off, and the standard excuse of "but I was indicating" arrrggghhhhh definitely not getting in front of me!
6. People that do not acknowledge that you have held the door open for them, and swan straight through without a kiss my ass or thank you!!
7. And finally those people that for some reason only get calls from deaf people so that causes them to shout down the phone!!
Not much of an issue here but people with umbrellas in busy streets determined to pop your eye out.

Bar wankers - money wavers, pushers in, folk who order several drinks one at a time....

Cigar smokers - cigarettes are bad enough but EVERYONE even cigarette smokers hate cigar smokers.

Arsenal fans.

Dubai red tape.

Women who think they are so stunning that they are entitled to the world.
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Not much of an issue here but people with umbrellas in busy streets determined to pop your eye out.

Bar wankers - money wavers, pushers in, folk who order several drinks one at a time....

Cigar smokers - cigarettes are bad enough but EVERYONE even cigarette smokers hate cigar smokers.

Arsenal fans.

Dubai red tape.

Women who think they are so stunning that they are entitled to the world.
Yes, yes, yes, yes, yes, yes.

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Cigar one only because it's other smokers. I do enjoy a cigar occasionally.
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People who add twee affirmations and "motivational" phrases to the end of their emails.
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People who dodge their turn at the bar , if you don't want a buy a round of drinks stay indoors with the cat or drink alone .

Also the people who divide a restaurant bill into who had tomato sauce with their chips . if you can't afford the starter then tough shite !
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Scamp.

And can we lock the door now please?

From the outside obviously.
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People who dodge their turn at the bar , if you don't want a buy a round of drinks stay indoors with the cat or drink alone .

Also the people who divide a restaurant bill into who had tomato sauce with their chips . if you can't afford the starter then tough shite !
100% yes. Awful people.

Second point - yes and no. There's a fine line between splitting things evenly because you're all buddies and had roughly the same and then being on the wrong end of an even split and ending up paying out for someone else's dinner - which I wouldn't want to do.

But in general, moaning and faffing over the bill can go straight in. Pay up, money in for tip and let's go.
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