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Offline rocket_scientist

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Re: Things that really annoy you
« Reply #100 on: October 16, 2017, 10:20:41 AM »
Weegies who say sangwiches.

Guffs who pronounce issues iss-ee-yews. Nobody did that like Ed Milliband.
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Re: Things that really annoy you
« Reply #101 on: October 16, 2017, 10:31:19 AM »
Weegies who say sangwiches.

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Re: Things that really annoy you
« Reply #102 on: October 16, 2017, 10:32:00 AM »
...and the letter J, it's 'jay' not 'jai'  :hammer:

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Re: Things that really annoy you
« Reply #103 on: October 16, 2017, 12:12:02 PM »
Sob stories in the press that in the last paragraph contain a link to a crowdfunding site begging for cash.....especially those that are about arseholes having medical mishaps abroad that have no insurance ( or have done something so incredibly stupid that it negates their insurance).....

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Re: Things that really annoy you
« Reply #104 on: November 01, 2017, 10:45:44 PM »
Folk that don't know their fitba but try and talk fitba with you because they know you're obsessed. While it's nice of them to try and talk to you about a subject that they know you're into it's fucking annoying when they start making bland statements and coming out with mentally out of date shit... i just try and change the subject as these convos boil my piss.

On a similar subject, i see this guy almost every morning when out walking the dogs, he usually wears an AFC beanie hat and so for that reason alone i did make the effort to speak to him. It was the week in the run up to the skittery farts game at Murrayfield, convo went...
Me: F'like, are you going down to Murrayfield this weekend?
Him: Eh?!
Me: (repeat)
Him: No... no, are Scotland playing? It's a place i've always wanted to go tho.
Me: No! The Dons are playing Hearts there...
Him: Oh are they?
Me: ....... a'right, better get these dogs walked, see ye.

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Re: Things that really annoy you
« Reply #105 on: November 02, 2017, 02:21:46 AM »
Folk that don't know their fitba but try and talk fitba with you because they know you're obsessed.

Maybe he was just trying to be polite. Which has never been a crime. But yes, can be very annoying.

Key here is not to be obsessed. I've attended three quarters of a thousand AFC games but I wouldn't describe myself as obsessed. Once upon a time in the Royal Granite Dreichness, I may have described myself so. But obsession with something over which you have no control is not just fruitless but dangerous to ones mental health and delegation of responsibility for something so personal will never do.


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Re: Things that really annoy you
« Reply #106 on: November 03, 2017, 08:41:25 PM »
Not sure it if has been mentioned already but the bizarre habit of sending emails from your smartphone when you require something 'urgently' rather than selecting that little keypad, punching in some numbers and speaking to the person.

A typical example is;
'I've got a meeting in 10mins/ I'm currently sat with someone: can you please send/ confirm 'something''.
This is usually CC'd into as many people as possible for which I now assume is the senders attempt at showing they were being pro-active and you are the person hindering them for having the gall not to be glued to your work email.

These people also tend to send emails about 1min after refusing to answer your attempted telephone call.

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Re: Things that really annoy you
« Reply #107 on: November 06, 2017, 12:33:50 AM »
The wearing of poppies by people who never consider the origins of war.

He didn’t see the poppies grow down in Flanders Field,
It was over in Afghanistan where they cheered a record yield.
A bumper crop of skag that would spread across the earth,
Compared to wealth and power, our lives have little worth.
Was he fighting for the Queen, America or Shell?
When the lines are blurred, all shades of grey, no way that he could tell.
The War on Terror, the War on Drugs, it’s all a filthy lie,
Because there is no honour in queuing up to die.
For nations, flags and worthless men,
One hundred years since world War One and here we are are again.
His search for pride and virtue, all ended with a blast,
He trod upon an IED and now his future is the past.
Although he’s three years older, he’s still just twenty-one,
His life already over before it had begun.
And now his mam weeps bitter tears as she empties out his pan,
Of the stinking shit that gurgles from her broken damaged man.
Still, he got a medal and a poppy that he could wear,
When they wheeled him to the cenotaph where all the children stare.
At the empty space where once he had two legs like you and me,
Exchanged in wilful  ignorance so profit might be free.
To carry on destroying lives for power and their greed,
A war upon their wars is the only war we need.
Kill the Other, kill him now and make your country proud,
Their token thanks is all you’ll get when they wrap you in your shroud.
Then you can join the ranks of the millions gone before,
Nameless, faceless forgotten dead; no one’s keeping score.
A dozen here a thousand there, they really just don’t care,
As long as you keep dying so they can get their share.
So stuff their poppies, stuff their wars and stuff their tunes of glory,
They’ll never care about you and me, it’s the same old dirty story.

https://harrypaterson.com/2014/11/11/tunes-of-glory/

Even that Kirkcaldy wank Broon was stating the obvious yesterday re the war in Iraq.

Although with a different spin, being “misled” into it. Lying cunt.
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Re: Things that really annoy you
« Reply #108 on: November 06, 2017, 10:17:19 AM »
Fantastic poem. Wasn't aware of his blog/site, cheers.

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Re: Things that really annoy you
« Reply #109 on: November 06, 2017, 11:26:56 AM »
Fantastic poem. Wasn't aware of his blog/site, cheers.

Neither was I until the wife sent me it last week. She's good at "following" the right stuff on social media whereas I'm rarely on it and have never had a Facebook thingy. She sends me the stuff she knows I'll be interested in.
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Re: Things that really annoy you
« Reply #110 on: November 08, 2017, 09:44:37 AM »
Cunts that don't wave an acknowledgement when you wave them through on the roads. Is it really that difficult for you to lift your index finger off the wheel for the slightest of thank yous?

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Re: Things that really annoy you
« Reply #111 on: November 14, 2017, 04:24:05 AM »
My days of reading CV’s are in the past thankfully but having read 20,000+, I can pass on some wisdom on this topic.

People who use the words “interpersonal skills” when trying to promote themselves. It’s not as much annoying as it’s sad. They never got an interview if it was in their CV and they never got the job if they came out with it during an interview. In the latter case, what was particularly annoying was that they had got past the initial screening process in order to be able to utter those words in my presence.
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Re: Things that really annoy you
« Reply #112 on: November 14, 2017, 02:35:04 PM »
Having to send a resume (as they're ca'ad here) for a job even though you cover everything in it in an online application!
Thankfully I'm happy in my job here so it's now a moot point, but still, fit a fankle!
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Re: Things that really annoy you
« Reply #113 on: November 15, 2017, 02:54:02 PM »
Bullshit phrases like "heads up", "touching base" and the like.

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Re: Things that really annoy you
« Reply #114 on: November 15, 2017, 02:55:41 PM »
...............and the facebook generation.

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Re: Things that really annoy you
« Reply #115 on: November 15, 2017, 02:59:14 PM »
.........and managers who play wingers on the wrong side of the pitch so they can't cross the ball with their proper foot.  Who started that idea anyway? 

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