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Your 3 Biggest Pet Hates

Mon Apr 27, 2009 6:38 pm

What are the top three things that really irritate you? Bad habits? Certain animals? annoying sayings?

For me, its:

1. Slow walkers that take up the whole path, can't stand it. Its when they're aware your trying to get past and they don't move. I walk at quite a fast pace when Iamb on my own and can't stand going slow. And I don't know why but i don't like to overtake them either. Kind of a lose lose situation really. :roll:

2. People with colds who insist to talking right in your face. No thanks, I would not like to share your sniffles. I find myself holding my breath sometimes. Iamb not a clean freak but I do like to keep my hands clean. A friend had a cold and I nearly died when he touched my sandwich!

3. People saving places for friends in queues! There are always the odd people who walk through half a long queue to get to their friends tripping over people's feet and squeezing past others. "Scouse me...Scouse me...thanks...Scouse me" If we all did that it would be havoc!
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Re: Your 3 Biggest Pet Hates

Mon Apr 27, 2009 8:50 pm

1. People asking me what my pet hate is. I think it started as a joke, but now it just really winds me up. :P


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Mon Apr 27, 2009 10:15 pm

1. DEFINITELY slow walkers/pavement hoggers. I'm a natural power walker. I don't like spending too much time getting from A to B - if I had a machine which just teleported me from A to B, I'd be very happy. People who dawdle and yet insist on taking up the entire pathway/standing side-to-side with equally slow mates reaaally pee me off, because they slow me right down! I don't understand how they walk soooo slowwww.

2. Sort of related, but people who are in the way, but don't move. Example. You're walking along a narrow pavement and someone is walking towards you. It's obvious someone's going to have to move. I'm ALWAYS the one who moves! Some people just keep walking, they've seen you, but they don't bother to move one iota, they'll watch you step into the road to avoid them and I just think it's so rude! I'd never keep walking assuming the other person would move!

3. People who eat like pigs. I watch some people eat with their mouths open, making loads of noise and wonder if they can't hear themselves. It repulses me to see it and listen to it, I'll fall very silent if I'm near someone doing that. Resisting the urge to tell them to eat with their mouths closed! Have some awareness of how you eat. :D
 
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Re: Your 3 Biggest Pet Hates

Mon Apr 27, 2009 10:57 pm

1) I'll third slow walkers. I just can't stand people walking slowly in front of me and I've always been a fast walker. The ones who look at you and don't move are the really annoying ones.

2)Chavs. The one thing in life that can never be sorted, loud and horrible things. A laugh to them is hitting someone or beating them up, nice :| . I hate the one where you have a bag on your back and they find it funny to un-zip it, how childish.

3)Loud people. When I say this I mean the people that when they have a conversation they don't just talk they shout so everyone can hear them. Then they have a go at you if you tell them to shut up or interfere with there conversation.

I could list loads more but that just makes me sound boring. Which I'm not :wink: .
 
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Re: Your 3 Biggest Pet Hates

Mon Apr 27, 2009 11:29 pm

I think I'll just add a cover-all solution here....

Basically, anyone who's doing what I think is wrong at the time.

As everyone else has said, I usually like to zoom from A to B regardless of what Betty or Marjorie with their Zimmers are doing on the pavement at the time. The one place this really does get right up my nose is at work. Not only do these (mostly elderly, but as I'm completely Equal Opportunities™ we won't tell anyone) [s:1pcxd7oh]bastards[/s:1pcxd7oh] people come in on a Saturday when they have the entire week free to spend their [s:1pcxd7oh]pension[/s:1pcxd7oh] money, and proceed to clog the aisles, reminisce about their childhoods with the "supermarket acquaintances" who've had grandchildren since they last spoke, they also smell. Well, a few of them do. But they're the ones who come back the same time, each week, same time, and with the same questions and general odour.

And people who don't indicate. Really, either push your finger a little bit off the wheel and let everyone else know which roundabout exit you're careering off at, or let me snap your license. Please.

Pavement pukers who are clearly 12. Look, it was obvious to me about 3 years before I was your age, young whippersnapper, that I couldn't handle half a bottle of vodka. What made you think it's alright to do so? But no, instead you've ended up laid hysterically on the street corner outside an estate agents, and I'm here (with my fingers covered in your last regurgitated meal) trying to keep you in the recovery position whilst an ambulance arrives (See? It's not a myth, I'm actually a nice person on the inside.... sometimes) and your stupid bints which you call friends are stood there being about as useful as Anne Frank's drum kit.

I'm sure I'll think of more, I can't be limited to just three with my short fuse and generally intolerant attitude towards, well, everything.

Do any of these things and I'll disown you. :D
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Re: Your 3 Biggest Pet Hates

Tue Apr 28, 2009 12:27 am

People sitting next to me on a bus. GO SIT NEXT TO SOMEONE ELSE, STOP HOGGING MY SEAT, AND.. UGH.. YOU SMELL is my general thought process when someone wishes to intrude my personal space on public transport.

Slow walkers. Yep. Ugh. Especially in College in the corridors when I'm rushing to catch the Link Bus.

Old people who drive their electric wheelchairs on the road. NO
 
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Re: Your 3 Biggest Pet Hates

Tue Apr 28, 2009 1:39 am

Yeah

No.1: - has to be anyone who is slow doing anything to me... Slow walking/driving/talking/working. Cant stand it at all.

No. 2: - People who have to be right the whole time and will correct you on everything you say. Drives me absolutely INSANE!

No.3: - Daytime television - are there really people out there who watch things like bargain hunt or homes under the hammer? Especially when theyre on the BBC and IM paying for them to be made! I can think of a million better things to do with my time.
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Tue Apr 28, 2009 4:53 pm

No.1 = The British public - I can't stand them! I swear there iq must average between 4.4 and 4.6. THEY do something wrong and then THEY have to blame someone else for it, it is NEVER there fault. The sooner a suitable foreign language is found and a skill is learnt, the sooner i can wave goodbye to there idiocity.

No 2 = Rob McElwee or whatever his fooking name is that does the BBC weather. God damn his weather reports are about as annoying as a tiny stone that is wedge firmly inside a firmly fitted shoe! I would like to watch the weather reports without having to constantly adjust the volume from min - max so i can hear what your saying! This is a report for all viewers across Britain and not just for all those piss smelling daily mail readers who think you are the weather man for all the higher class people in society that they aspire too!

No 3 = The government telling us too use public transport instead of driving! I must apologise that i do no live in the capital Mr Transport minister where public transport is available almost 24 hours a day, but here in a mid sized city, the public transport seems a bit piss poor, or smells of it, i'm never quiet sure? And what is the point of me having a sunday off work, where the buses are once every 1/2 hours and the first local train arrives/departs my station at 3 o clock in the bloody afternoon?
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Tue Apr 28, 2009 6:59 pm

In addition to what Kaycee said, which are my pet hates, I get sooooooooo fustrated by people who come off escalators andstop dead! They just dont care at all that people are moving behind them too, and perhaps though should move for fear of 20 odd people colliding with them. I dont care if you have to put your gloves on before you get outside, Doris, I dont want to stumble off the end!
 
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Tue Apr 28, 2009 7:12 pm

1) I shall fourth/fifth slow walkers, especially when walking to school. I would rather get there on time and spend less hours in the hell hole, than get a late detention cause some year 8's walk in groups of army troops at 2mph. It is twice as worse when they clearly look behind and see you, then carry on walking (or not) as if nothing has happened.

2) Pram pushers, electric wheelchair users, any other ignorant shopper you can find at 12pm. I feel that people who have prams/wheelchairs, use them as an advantage to shove you out the way. They expect also you to move out the way for them constantly, when in a shopping centre at peak time isnt exactly ideal. Another thing is people in shopping centres, who barge past you. (Liverpool Primark is a prime example)

3) People who shout abuse out of cars/buses/vans. You will be suprised how many things have been shouted out of vans/cars full of 17/18 year olds, scaring the **** out of you. People who put two fingers up on you while they are on a bus, are possibly the most immature people..
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Re: Your 3 Biggest Pet Hates

Tue Apr 28, 2009 9:14 pm

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People who put two fingers up on you while they are on a bus, are possibly the most immature people..


Haha, thats just reminded me of a time I caught the bus into college when kids for school were on too. As the bus was slowing down at a stop, these lads saw that their friend was getting on. They shouted down the stairs "Tom! Tom! Come up here! Quick!" This Tom kid comes running up the stairs, and the kid who shouted him goes "Heh heh, we're rodding people"

I couldn't help but laugh a bit, how immature can you get?
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Re: Your 3 Biggest Pet Hates

Tue Apr 28, 2009 9:38 pm

1. Smug people. The music nazi's, the complete idiot purists who judge others on their taste in stuff, and hold it against them. I HATE that. They do it with music, films, books... it's stupid. People who look down on others for what they -enjoy-, like it's crime. I swear, this should be number one actually... I'm gunna swap it.

Yes, those types. We all have different tastes, that's what makes us individuals. Who the hell do these people think they are setting standards for which others need to rise up to? Wow that bugs me, I better stop before I bust a fuse.


2. Bad bad bad bad bad bad manners. Not saying please, not saying thank you when I hold open the door because I'm NICE. ARG. What does it take? Pushing infront of me in queues, standing in my way like I'm invisible. C'mon, have a little RESPECT...R..E...S...- I'm not gunna start singing.

But yes, good manners and a cheery smile are worth their weight in -gold-, I reckon. And it really really doesn't take much.

3. People using my cutlery, people using my STUFF in general. I lend people stuff, and it never comes home. I lend them cutlery, it ends up disgusting and rot infested in some forgotten realm of the kitchen. Thing is, I can't say NO when they ask. So many this pet peeve is my ability to not be able to say 'no' to stuff losers.



Writing all this has made me angry at the world, I'm gunna go be brooding in a corner now and write aggressive poetry.
 
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Re: Your 3 Biggest Pet Hates

Tue Apr 28, 2009 10:12 pm

"Satch" wrote:
In addition to what Kaycee said, which are my pet hates, I get sooooooooo fustrated by people who come off escalators andstop dead! They just dont care at all that people are moving behind them too, and perhaps though should move for fear of 20 odd people colliding with them. I dont care if you have to put your gloves on before you get outside, Doris, I dont want to stumble off the end!


That is true, although it's worse when you're in ASDA, for example, going down the travelator with a congregation of the aforementioned biddies not moving right at the bottom. You're approaching them with your trolley locked into place, there's nothing you can do (lest you barge into them, but then you risk the call from the National Accident Helpline about Ethel Harrington's 3rd hip replacement) except move as far forward and hope that someone E-Stops the damn thing before there's a pile up of equally stupid shoppers behind you ramming their trolleys into your behind.

Oh, and people that hang around trying to skank reductions. I call them vultures, cunts, or alternatively, Last-Minute-Martins.

Also, a bit of a random one, but whenever you're in a queue which seems to take forever (checking in to fly seems to be a prime example of this), with each individual person taking an age to do their business, and then you get to the counter and it's all over in a matter of seconds. Like really, what is the fuss, people? It's even more frustrating if there's then no queue behind you when you're finished.

And people who stand gormlessly in the road then give you some kind of glare when you approach them in your vehicle. Less of that please, I didn't run you over, although if I were to, you would lose.

And before anyone says it, I also hate people who try to limit my hating. :D
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Re: Your 3 Biggest Pet Hates

Tue Apr 28, 2009 11:04 pm

I have to keep this to three?

1. Slow walkers I will have to agree with. Whilst some people are perhaps not able to walk at the same speed as me much like a car pulling a caravan, have the courtesy to let me past!

2. Chavs on the road. Your cars do not look cool. Just because you've taken the badges off your 10 year old Vauxhall Corsa doesn't make it cool or unique. I still know it's a Corsa. Spoilers just stuck onto a car do nothing to help downforce. You just making the car imposiible to sell on. And turn your bloody fog lights off! It's not foggy, it's night time. It's hard enough to cope with normal headlight glare never mind you and your pahetic car and brain insisting on putting foglights on during clear weather. and Turn your music down - I don't wish it hear it.

3. Councillers. Lying scum the lot of them. (except Boris - rugby tackling a german on a footy pitch is always good) Sitting on your arse in parliament does not requite two houses, ten cars and a dvd of porn. It requires a travelodge and a walk. I see no reason why the boss of Telford and Wrekin council is any more deserving of £160k than my Dad, who probably works a damn sight harder and a lot longer!
 
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Re: Your 3 Biggest Pet Hates

Wed Apr 29, 2009 12:04 am

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3. Councillers. Lying scum the lot of them. (except Boris - rugby tackling a german on a footy pitch is always good) Sitting on your arse in parliament does not requite two houses, ten cars and a dvd of porn. It requires a travelodge and a walk. I see no reason why the boss of Telford and Wrekin council is any more deserving of £160k than my Dad, who probably works a damn sight harder and a lot longer!

Because, with the upmost respect to your father, he like 99.99% of us probably doesn't have the skills to run an entire council, fancy giving it a go? It's the economies of scarcity. Nurses who work incredibly long shifts get paid hundreds of times less than footballers who run around on a pitch for 90 minutes every week. That's because almost no-one can play football at that level whereas nursing skills are relatively common.

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People sitting next to me on a bus. GO SIT NEXT TO SOMEONE ELSE, STOP HOGGING MY SEAT, AND.. UGH.. YOU SMELL is my general thought process when someone wishes to intrude my personal space on public transport.

That's a bit depressingly anti-social isn't it? I like it when someone sits next to you on an empty bus, even better if they strike up conversation. Do you have problems relating to people or something? I thought the human being was an inherently social creature... oh well...
 
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Re: Your 3 Biggest Pet Hates

Wed Apr 29, 2009 12:08 am

1. Rats

2. Snakes

3. Lizards





















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Re: Your 3 Biggest Pet Hates

Wed Apr 29, 2009 1:47 am

My biggest pet peeve is:

Women eating. I've noticed say if you gave a girl a cheese sandwich, they will break chunks off with their fingers, and eat in bitesize chunks, where as blokes will just eat the damm thing. Girls tend to hold it with the tips of their fingers too! Really annoying. Also Girls customizing their cars with teddy bears or some sort of personalized thing.

and of course I completely agree with Slow Walkers...

Finally - people who are late getting back to the coach as they're in the services eating or drinking coffee, even though they can clearly see everyone getting on they don't think to get a move on, they will sit and finish their coffee and make everyone late.
 
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Re: Your 3 Biggest Pet Hates

Wed Apr 29, 2009 6:29 pm

1. Rudeness. Im the only one that says thanks or thank you to the monitors that open doors at school.

2.Slow walking

3.Haircuts. Unfortunatly im going for one tommorow.
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Re: Your 3 Biggest Pet Hates

Wed Apr 29, 2009 8:03 pm

My pet hates are as follows... :arrow:

1. People moaning about Bubbleworks :x
2. People moaning about Duel :x
3. People moaning about Thorpe Park :x


Grr! :wink:

But, non-theme park related... :arrow:

1. Accidently running out infront of cars.. 8-[
2. Fat women asking me if they want a piece of their bacon sandwich... :evil:
3. Chavs ruining stuff (stuff in general)
 
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Re: Your 3 Biggest Pet Hates

Thu Apr 30, 2009 11:28 am

1. Bad manners, manners come for free and I HATE people who do not say please or thank you. Its not hard, show people the respect that you yourself would like to be treated with.

2. Rude customers/customers who presume I'm stupid, I work part-time in a call centre and some customers seem to think that this makes me stupid, they speak to me as though I'm an idiot, question everything I tell them and one particularly rude man once stated that I obviously knew nothing otherwise I'd have a more worthwhile job. Don't these people even consider that I work there to help me pay my way through, uni? chances are I'm more intelligent that half the people I speak to and help. The rude part relates mostly back to bad manners however I do also find it rude when customers berate me because they cannot understand my accent. Quite often I don't understand theirs either but I'm not rude and I try my hardest to comprehend what they are saying to.

3. People who park over two spaces in a car park. These people are unbelievably ignorant, spaces in car parks are often hard to come by, the last thing I need is some rude person taking up two of them with their nissan micra. The only thing worse than a bad driver taking up two spaces is a posh git who thinks that his/her car is more precious than anyone elses and they take up two spaces so no one can park next to them, this happens all the time at my local gym and if I had the guts I really would like to walk by and snap their wing mirror off they make me so mad.

Oh it was good to get my anger out there :)

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