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Old Sep 21st 2011, 2:48 pm
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Mind, I only said "I think.."
That's good enough, to be honest
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Old Sep 21st 2011, 2:51 pm
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You raise a fine point. I believe, being a list, that they are optional but mainly it's because it was well after midnight and I probably forgot
I think you are missing a full stop.
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Old Sep 21st 2011, 2:58 pm
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In no particular order:

- Excessively loud people
- Bad spelling/punctuation/grammar
- People who don't get irony
- Political correctness
- People
- Overly familiar strangers
- People who use all the bog roll and don't replace it
- Arse-lickers
- People who quote a 35 line post and respond with "" or the like. Such creativity.
- Prudishness
- Nosiness
- Republicans
- Self righteousness
- The fact that somebody will be pissed off by this post and will get all uppity and point out how horrible I am et cetera. It'll happen - mark my words.

That's a non-exhaustive list, actually. I'm a bastard and I like it
I'm thinking directly of the people on here to whom those apply, and I'm wondering if they'll even get it.
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Old Sep 21st 2011, 3:04 pm
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I think you are missing a full stop.
I never punctuate after a smiley, it always looks kind of silly. Though, that is a self-applied rule of aesthetics, and not really correct English.
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Old Sep 21st 2011, 3:13 pm
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Originally Posted by SultanOfSwing View Post
In no particular order:

- Excessively loud people
- Bad spelling/punctuation/grammar
- People who don't get irony
- Political correctness
- People
- Overly familiar strangers
- People who use all the bog roll and don't replace it
- Arse-lickers
- People who quote a 35 line post and respond with "" or the like. Such creativity.
- Prudishness
- Nosiness
- Republicans
- Self righteousness
- The fact that somebody will be pissed off by this post and will get all uppity and point out how horrible I am et cetera. It'll happen - mark my words.

That's a non-exhaustive list, actually. I'm a bastard and I like it
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Old Sep 21st 2011, 3:16 pm
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[ps. CAdreaming & I are performing safe irony.]
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Old Sep 21st 2011, 3:19 pm
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[ps. CAdreaming & I are performing safe irony.]
HA!

Well played . . .
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Old Sep 21st 2011, 3:22 pm
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  • People that brag on the internet and make like they're spies or geniuses or some such shit.
  • People who beg and whine and want special exceptions made for them when everybody else just has to suck it up and pay.
  • People who bother the living shit out of me and then act as if they've done me a huge favor by gracing me with their presence. Just stay home next time. Really.
  • People who make a big ****ing deal over absolutely nothing just because they can. I WILL STAB YOU.
  • People.
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Originally Posted by Leslie View Post
  • People that brag on the internet and make like they're spies or geniuses or some such shit.
  • People who beg and whine and want special exceptions made for them when everybody else just has to suck it up and pay.
  • People who bother the living shit out of me and then act as if they've done me a huge favor by gracing me with their presence. Just stay home next time. Really.
  • People who make a big ****ing deal over absolutely nothing just because they can. I WILL STAB YOU.

  • People.
Enough said!

Oh, I forgot the , sorry!
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Old Sep 21st 2011, 3:27 pm
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Enough said!

Oh, I forgot the , sorry!
  • Hypochondriacs. Seriously, I hope you catch something really horrible, maybe then you'll finally be happy.
  • People that won't shut up about how busy they are while they do nothing all day and leave their work mess for others to clean up. There is a special place in hell for you.
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Old Sep 21st 2011, 3:33 pm
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People that won't shut up about how busy they are while they do nothing all day and leave their work mess for others to clean up. There is a special place in hell for you.
This is a good one.

You are at least spared the classic "I'm so busy and I don't know how I will get it done today" style facebook posts. If someone is that busy, why spend half the morning telling us about it
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This is a good one.

You are at least spared the classic "I'm so busy and I don't know how I will get it done today" style facebook posts. If someone is that busy, why spend half the morning telling us about it
Yeah, but I have one who bitches and tattles because other people are on Facebook ... yet somehow their work gets done and hers doesn't.
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Originally Posted by Leslie View Post
  • People that brag on the internet and make like they're spies or geniuses or some such shit.
  • People who beg and whine and want special exceptions made for them when everybody else just has to suck it up and pay.
  • People who bother the living shit out of me and then act as if they've done me a huge favor by gracing me with their presence. Just stay home next time. Really.
  • People who make a big ****ing deal over absolutely nothing just because they can. I WILL STAB YOU.
  • People.
Originally Posted by Leslie View Post
  • Hypochondriacs. Seriously, I hope you catch something really horrible, maybe then you'll finally be happy.
  • People that won't shut up about how busy they are while they do nothing all day and leave their work mess for others to clean up. There is a special place in hell for you.
I'd like to respond to all this, because you know that really need my input, (I know you'll make an exception for me) but to be honest.... I'm just far too busy today. I think I have some kind of tropical virus that I got in the rice fields too, from when I was spying on the Chinese earlier in the month.
BTW, Don't bother trying to stab me, I have a 24 hour personal FBI bodyguard.
Have a nice day, and draw your blind, there's a 48" infrared scope that's looking in your window.
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Old Sep 21st 2011, 3:47 pm
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People who don't use turn signals. I live in GA, 'nuff said!

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Old Sep 21st 2011, 3:55 pm
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People who don't use turn signals.
If I were to post a list of the things that pissed me off about other drivers, we'd be here all week

The misuse of indicators is a big one though, not just those who don't use them, but the ones who leave them on on a road with a series of off-streets, and you don't know which bloody one (if any) they are going to turn down!

Gahhh! I look at these people and wonder - out of 1,000,000 sperm they were the fastest
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