It's a warm day, and I am sitting by the window at the back of the house, which is cooler than the front. I would quite like to have a window open, but every time I do, I get a gust of fag smoke. The chavs next door are out in force, chain-smoking. |
Ah well, I suppose it could be worse - they could be having a barbecue. When they moved in, they had a party. The stench of burnt, rancid fat infiltrated every house for fifty yards each way.
Reply #201. Jul 10 08, 7:40 AM
People who screw uop their shopping lists or just throw their shopping lists in to the shopping trolley when they finished shopping. So some one else has to throw them away.|
Reply #202. Jul 10 08, 8:36 AM
People who oversleep and don't call work to say that they'll be late. |
Reply #203. Jul 10 08, 11:12 AM
P.M.T, or P.M.S, whatever it is they call it.|
Reply #204. Jul 10 08, 11:31 AM
The mail system. I have no idea why it would take a week to go 100 miles. |
Reply #205. Jul 10 08, 11:35 AM
People who slam my car door when I've given them a lift and then bash on the roof before I drive off...*Grrr!*|
Reply #206. Jul 10 08, 1:35 PM
Littering. Cant stand it.Nothing like going to a great spot in the wilderness to find someones garbage. You pack it in, you pack it out.|
Reply #207. Jul 10 08, 4:07 PM
The little snotbag next door (now mercifully moved away) used to go to the same school as my son. Most of the time they finished at different times but one day a week I arranged to bring them both home.|
He would throw his bag into the car - miraculously, there's only one hole in the seats - and spend the journey with his little fat feet up the back of the passenger seat.
When he got out he would more often than not leave the seat belt buckle hanging outside the car, and wonder why the door wouldn't close, even though he kept slamming it. Won't close. Slam. Try again. Slam slam slam.
When I suggested that he put the seat belt inside the car before he closed the door, he looked at me as though I'd threatened to kill him. That was because, in his own house, he was perfect. He was never told off because he never did anything to get told off for. I was occasionally tempted to slam his horrid little head...
Reply #208. Jul 10 08, 4:22 PM
It is not ok to give a slap to a kid, but in some instances it is very deserved to give five across the eyes to the parents. Just like in your case Lesley. lol|
Reply #209. Jul 10 08, 5:05 PM
Anton, thank you. All moral support gratefully received.|
When they first moved in next door, snotbag was about five. You always knew when Daddy got home from work/pub, because snotbag would make a beeline for the car, and sit in it for half an hour, hooting.
When I asked Mummy if it didn't get on her nerves, she said he liked doing it. Yes, but does everyone like listening to it?
"I know, but what can you do?"
You could lock the car.
"He'd get the keys and unlock it."
You could hide them in a high cupboard.
"He'd climb up and get them."
The only thing I didn't suggest was that she could tell him not to do it. At the time, I'd assumed that she must have told him not to - any normal, considerate parent would tell her child not to make irritating noises. Silly me. Later I realised that it wouldn't have occurred to her to tell the little tin god not to do anything.
I wasn't at all unhappy when they moved out.
Reply #210. Jul 10 08, 5:25 PM
This guy had snot in his nose and just pushed his nose and snot came flying out onto the sidewalk and it was green..|
Reply #211. Jul 10 08, 5:42 PM
DJ186, That's what is referred to as "Farmers Blow" One to grow on..|
Reply #212. Jul 10 08, 8:34 PM
I don't see anything wrong with a good snot rocket. Beats hearing someone sniff it in for a while. |
Reply #213. Jul 10 08, 8:47 PM
Laptop and overnight cases on wheels.|
They're invaluable, and the memory of carrying everything is now as laughable to us as the potato peeler was to the Smash robots. What's annoying is the people who pull them, with the handles at maximum length, at 30 degrees to the horizontal, with the same regard for people following as backpackers show for people behind them.
Today a man with a fat case, and things hanging off it, probably intending to turn a right angle round me, misjudged and took the wheel over the back of my ankle. I hope none of you heard what I said to him.
Reply #214. Jul 13 08, 7:52 PM
What really gets me is...|
my neighbour loves to park in front of my house, and next doors - he has about 5 cars...although with the petrol prices he may have to get rid of some of them! He also stares at everyone that comes to see me - then spends all day staring at his tv. Wish I had the opportunity to do this but some people have to work!
Reply #215. Jul 15 08, 7:24 PM
I had neighbours who used to park in my drive. Not only the man next door, but his mother, father and brother. |
If I asked them to move so I could get in my car, I was accused of making a fuss. If I protested, I was a bad neighbour. 'Twas a happy day when they moved away.
Reply #216. Jul 15 08, 8:07 PM
People who won't mow their lawn really bug me...at least if they live on my street.|
Reply #217. Jul 15 08, 9:13 PM
People who don't thank you when you hold the door open for them. I'm thinking that if they don't thank me then they have to top me. ;)|
Reply #218. Jul 15 08, 10:11 PM
People who throw rubbish out of their car windows|
Reply #219. Jul 16 08, 2:29 AM
People that put their feet up on bus seats.|
Reply #220. Jul 16 08, 6:46 AM
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