Following Stupid things that annoy you but shouldn't Page 253

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  • minky-kong 27 May 2018 18:51:58 13,760 posts
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    If one painkiller pill wasn't enough they'd double the dose of active ingredient in each pill.
  • gamecat 27 May 2018 18:57:31 783 posts
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    Ibuprofen has the same effect 400mg or above, no reason to take any more. Found this out when I got some in Spain, popped a couple out of habit, discovered they were 600mg each! So did a bit of digging about dosage.
  • Mr_Sleep 27 May 2018 19:22:05 21,836 posts
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    I always assumed they put less in one than an adult dose so the young and infant kids are not over dosed.
  • Jambajuice 28 May 2018 11:03:21 50 posts
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    I bought some Ibuprofen on holiday in the US recently. It was $15 for a packet that would cost about 40p here. Donít know if that is standard over there or if I was just completely ripped off.
  • Bambot 28 May 2018 11:55:05 1,204 posts
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    N_GGERS
  • Bambot 28 May 2018 11:55:32 1,204 posts
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    /expects to get banned by anyone who hasn't seen that South Park episode.
  • challenge_hanukkah 28 May 2018 12:00:39 7,013 posts
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    So you're saying South Park is stupid and annoying?

    Good. I agree.
  • DrStrangelove 10 Jun 2018 20:25:45 12,857 posts
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    Richard Leadbetter's gesticulation in Digital Foundry videos. I can't make out any connection between his gestures and what he's saying, it's just a nonstop loop of the same 5 gestures again and again through the entire video and it's really distracting and drives me fucking crazy.
  • The_Goon 11 Jun 2018 11:54:58 896 posts
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    Toilet seats that don't stay up when you're trying to take a piss.
  • Psychotext 11 Jun 2018 15:09:39 63,347 posts
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    I think that counts as a "should annoy".
  • DrStrangelove 11 Jun 2018 15:56:03 12,857 posts
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    The_Goon wrote:
    Toilet seats that don't stay up when you're trying to take a piss.
    I don't understand
  • Decks Best Forumite, 2016 11 Jun 2018 16:02:03 14,795 posts
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    People with penises tend to stand up when they go wee wee. There are some deviants who tuck their penis between their legs and sit down for a girly wee.
  • Humperfunk 11 Jun 2018 16:08:37 7,654 posts
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    https://youtu.be/cRsUACpCnWA?t=14

    Edited by Humperfunk at 16:08:49 11-06-2018
  • DrStrangelove 11 Jun 2018 16:52:32 12,857 posts
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    This again? Reassuring yourselves of your masculinity when alone on the loo? Go see a therapist
  • Syrette 11 Jun 2018 17:57:03 49,922 posts
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    People who think they're above having number plates on the front of their cars.
  • Salaman 15 Jun 2018 10:06:30 23,139 posts
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    The stock picture included in this article about a new tourist tax imposed by New Zealand.

    http://www.standaard.be/cnt/dmf20180615_03563807
  • Larkantos-Sama 21 Jun 2018 09:49:08 9 posts
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    Ordering at subway, I just want the thing on the poster stop asking me hundred questions.
  • challenge_hanukkah 21 Jun 2018 09:52:01 7,013 posts
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    Larkantos-Sama wrote:
    Ordering at subway, I just want the thing on the poster stop asking me hundred questions.
    I'm the same at the GUM clinic.
  • JamboWayOh 21 Jun 2018 12:24:15 8,498 posts
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    I'm the same with those prossie cards you find in phoneboxes.
  • DrStrangelove 21 Jun 2018 16:49:08 12,857 posts
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    I'm the same when participating in a survey
  • thelzdking 11 Jul 2018 14:15:29 8,298 posts
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    People who eat too slowly. I'm on a train and the bloke opposite me is taking forever to eat a packet sandwich and some crisps. He'll have a bite of his sandwich and a couple of crisps and then sit there for five minutes. Get on with it you twat.
  • challenge_hanukkah 11 Jul 2018 14:17:43 7,013 posts
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    I get being angry at friends or family members doing that if it's stopping you going out or cracking on with the washing up, but why give a fuck about strangers?

    Edit: Answers is in the thread title really.

    Edited by challenge_hanukkah at 14:18:29 11-07-2018
  • elstoof 11 Jul 2018 14:20:36 20,395 posts
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    Jambajuice wrote:
    I bought some Ibuprofen on holiday in the US recently. It was $15 for a packet that would cost about 40p here. Donít know if that is standard over there or if I was just completely ripped off.
    I got a bottle of 50 BRAND X ibuprofen for $1.99 the other day, Advil was indeed more of a rip off than Nurofen somehow
  • thelzdking 11 Jul 2018 14:23:40 8,298 posts
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    challenge_hanukkah wrote:
    I get being angry at friends or family members doing that if it's stopping you going out or cracking on with the washing up, but why give a fuck about strangers?

    Edit: Answers is in the thread title really.
    Plus I'm on a train and I can't get away from him. He's eating quite loudly (although with a closed mouth), and letting out an exaggerated satisfactory breath with every bite of his mediocre sandwich.

    Your first example drives me nuts though. My mother can take ages to eat, and it pissed me off. It doesn't help that I eat quite quuckly., I guess.
  • Rogueywon Most Generous Forumite, 2016 11 Jul 2018 14:28:24 3,743 posts
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    elstoof wrote:
    Jambajuice wrote:
    I bought some Ibuprofen on holiday in the US recently. It was $15 for a packet that would cost about 40p here. Donít know if that is standard over there or if I was just completely ripped off.
    I got a bottle of 50 BRAND X ibuprofen for $1.99 the other day, Advil was indeed more of a rip off than Nurofen somehow
    I was in the US last week and bought unbranded ibuprofen in Walmart for $1 or so.
  • Rogueywon Most Generous Forumite, 2016 11 Jul 2018 14:32:18 3,743 posts
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    thelzdking wrote:
    People who eat too slowly. I'm on a train and the bloke opposite me is taking forever to eat a packet sandwich and some crisps. He'll have a bite of his sandwich and a couple of crisps and then sit there for five minutes. Get on with it you twat.
    I'd alter this slightly. "People who buy the smelliest possible sandwiches to eat on trains (and the shops that sell them)". I've not found it too big a deal in London, though McDonalds food smells foul and shouldn't be eaten on a train.

    But way back in my postgrad days, I spent 18 months living in Durham. Whenever I got the train back to Manchester to see the parents, people would get on at Leeds with the rankest, vilest sandwiches imaginable. I can only imagine there was some kind of specialist foul-sandwiches shop at the station, selling baguettes with fillings like "rotting seal carcass", "fermented mackerel in a garlic and pickled egg glaze" and "decaying balls of elephant shit smothered with baked beans and Dulux paint".
  • JoeBlade 11 Jul 2018 17:34:14 4,205 posts
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    thelzdking wrote:
    People who eat too slowly. I'm on a train and the bloke opposite me is taking forever to eat a packet sandwich and some crisps. He'll have a bite of his sandwich and a couple of crisps and then sit there for five minutes. Get on with it you twat.
    This reminds me of my bestest ladyfriend - bless her - who once was sat besides me in the cinema and was having some crisps. She was generally quiet about it but also carefully picked each teeny weeny crisp out of the bag one at a time and slowly ground it to dust before proceeding to the next.

    Queue over half an hour of non-stop alternating, muffled but still audible crunching and rustling of a crisps bag during a film. Gnnnn!!!
  • challenge_hanukkah 11 Jul 2018 18:16:41 7,013 posts
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    People who eat crisps in the cinema should be killed.
  • Darth_Flibble 11 Jul 2018 19:11:00 3,083 posts
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    Rogueywon wrote:
    I'd alter this slightly. "People who buy the smelliest possible sandwiches to eat on trains (and the shops that sell them)". I've not found it too big a deal in London, though McDonalds food smells foul and shouldn't be eaten on a train.

    But way back in my postgrad days, I spent 18 months living in Durham. Whenever I got the train back to Manchester to see the parents, people would get on at Leeds with the rankest, vilest sandwiches imaginable. I can only imagine there was some kind of specialist foul-sandwiches shop at the station, selling baguettes with fillings like "rotting seal carcass", "fermented mackerel in a garlic and pickled egg glaze" and "decaying balls of elephant shit smothered with baked beans and Dulux paint".
    Ages ago now, I worked in open plan office and my section was crammed into the corner and the twat behind me use to have the most smelliest, nasty egg sandwiches. It smelt like a sewer with rotting animal carcass. The cunt would never eat them in the kitchen and would become more of a cunt if you mentioned it. Apparently he almost shit himself as dashed to the toilet after a dodgy egg sandwich one day. Serves him right
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