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Re: What little things drive you completely up the wall....?
« Reply #13560 on: November 05, 2013, 06:07:25 PM »
How about the inability to stop a thread you've posted in from coming up after you've lost interest in it?





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Re: What little things drive you completely up the wall....?
« Reply #13561 on: November 05, 2013, 07:08:47 PM »
How about the inability to stop a thread you've posted in from coming up after you've lost interest in it?

Worse... I subscribed to a thread once.  I don't think you can undo that, either, and I'm sick of the emails.
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Re: What little things drive you completely up the wall....?
« Reply #13562 on: November 05, 2013, 07:50:33 PM »
How about the inability to stop a thread you've posted in from coming up after you've lost interest in it?

Worse... I subscribed to a thread once.  I don't think you can undo that, either, and I'm sick of the emails.

The "unnotify" button at the top and bottom of every thread doesn't work?

I have a problem with subscriptions too - but my problem is that I only seem to get notification emails about half the time. I usually end up going and digging for the thread myself, and sure enough, I've usually missed a bunch of new posts. >:(

I'm also being driven up the wall by my keyboard. I knocked over my bottle of acetone and completely ruined the entire bottom row of the one I'd been using. Now I'm stuck with my spare that I make millions of typos on because it has a different key layout...
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Re: What little things drive you completely up the wall....?
« Reply #13563 on: November 05, 2013, 08:00:44 PM »
A few things.

1. Came home last night to find my antivirus software had performed an automatic update that caused my log in to fail, over and over. We had to restore to an earlier point. It took an hour to fix.

2. DS keeps bringing home "stray" kitties he finds. They have been cats that are fed and watered but outside, which is against our community rules, but they aren't homeless.

3. The fellow students in one of my classes, who filed formal complaints against the professor because she had to cancel one class meeting due to a family medical emergency. No one missed any assignments, as the due date changed when she returned from being out for a few days. The professor had a hearing with the Dean of the college today.  :'( Completely unfair.
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Re: What little things drive you completely up the wall....?
« Reply #13564 on: November 05, 2013, 08:40:57 PM »
How about the inability to stop a thread you've posted in from coming up after you've lost interest in it?

Worse... I subscribed to a thread once.  I don't think you can undo that, either, and I'm sick of the emails.

The "unnotify" button at the top and bottom of every thread doesn't work?

I have a problem with subscriptions too - but my problem is that I only seem to get notification emails about half the time. I usually end up going and digging for the thread myself, and sure enough, I've usually missed a bunch of new posts. >:(

I'm also being driven up the wall by my keyboard. I knocked over my bottle of acetone and completely ruined the entire bottom row of the one I'd been using. Now I'm stuck with my spare that I make millions of typos on because it has a different key layout...

I know I've clicked it before... we'll see if it sticks this time.  :)
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Re: What little things drive you completely up the wall....?
« Reply #13565 on: November 05, 2013, 09:06:09 PM »
How about the inability to stop a thread you've posted in from coming up after you've lost interest in it?

Worse... I subscribed to a thread once.  I don't think you can undo that, either, and I'm sick of the emails.

The "unnotify" button at the top and bottom of every thread doesn't work?

I have a problem with subscriptions too - but my problem is that I only seem to get notification emails about half the time. I usually end up going and digging for the thread myself, and sure enough, I've usually missed a bunch of new posts. >:(

I'm also being driven up the wall by my keyboard. I knocked over my bottle of acetone and completely ruined the entire bottom row of the one I'd been using. Now I'm stuck with my spare that I make millions of typos on because it has a different key layout...

I know I've clicked it before... we'll see if it sticks this time.  :)

Here's hoping. :)
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Re: What little things drive you completely up the wall....?
« Reply #13566 on: November 06, 2013, 08:30:17 AM »
It's used by the disabled for overflow parking to but I have absolutely no problem with that (unless there is available DP and they just use a M&B spot)

I've done that a few times, with my Dad when there was no disabled parking.  Every single time, when we came back out of the store, at least one of the disabled spots would be free.

I am talking about watching a car pull in with tags when all the DP spaces are empty. In their defense they may see marked bays and assume they are DP.
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Re: What little things drive you completely up the wall....?
« Reply #13567 on: November 06, 2013, 09:26:14 AM »
So much "comedy" has to use foul language. I just read a list of things not to say to our Subway Sandwich Artist. They were pretty funny just for how stupid can people be? It wasn't necessary and not at all funny to put an aside calling the customer rude names and use the f-bomb.

Books, movies, many TV shows, interviews - none are immune to this trend. I still blame George Carlin - bet it was a lot before that, though.

I see it far to often on cute pet captions. It just takes a really funny, ironic situation and soils it.

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Re: What little things drive you completely up the wall....?
« Reply #13568 on: November 06, 2013, 09:31:39 AM »
That's why I like Gabriel Iglesias.  He can be funny without being vulgar. 

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Re: What little things drive you completely up the wall....?
« Reply #13569 on: November 06, 2013, 10:02:32 AM »
So much "comedy" has to use foul language. I just read a list of things not to say to our Subway Sandwich Artist. They were pretty funny just for how stupid can people be? It wasn't necessary and not at all funny to put an aside calling the customer rude names and use the f-bomb.

Books, movies, many TV shows, interviews - none are immune to this trend. I still blame George Carlin - bet it was a lot before that, though.

I see it far to often on cute pet captions. It just takes a really funny, ironic situation and soils it.

George Carlin was a wordsmith who used the proper spice for the delivery.  A lot of the comedians who came after carpet bomb with it.
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Re: What little things drive you completely up the wall....?
« Reply #13570 on: November 06, 2013, 10:09:13 AM »
So much "comedy" has to use foul language. I just read a list of things not to say to our Subway Sandwich Artist. They were pretty funny just for how stupid can people be? It wasn't necessary and not at all funny to put an aside calling the customer rude names and use the f-bomb.

Books, movies, many TV shows, interviews - none are immune to this trend. I still blame George Carlin - bet it was a lot before that, though.

I see it far to often on cute pet captions. It just takes a really funny, ironic situation and soils it.

George Carlin was a wordsmith who used the proper spice for the delivery.  A lot of the comedians who came after carpet bomb with it.

Before George Carlin there were Lenny Bruce and Redd Foxx.  Also, many comics who were perfectly clean on TV in the 1950s were absolutely foul in their live performances.  Jonathan Winters comes to mind. 

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Re: What little things drive you completely up the wall....?
« Reply #13571 on: November 06, 2013, 10:11:34 AM »
The problem has become when every second person talks like that anyway, the joke ("You can't say that in public, but he just did!") goes flat.

Just standing there shrieking cursewords at the audience is a poor substitute for putting some thought into humour.
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Re: What little things drive you completely up the wall....?
« Reply #13572 on: November 06, 2013, 10:16:13 AM »
So much "comedy" has to use foul language. I just read a list of things not to say to our Subway Sandwich Artist. They were pretty funny just for how stupid can people be? It wasn't necessary and not at all funny to put an aside calling the customer rude names and use the f-bomb.

Books, movies, many TV shows, interviews - none are immune to this trend. I still blame George Carlin - bet it was a lot before that, though.

I see it far to often on cute pet captions. It just takes a really funny, ironic situation and soils it.

George Carlin was a wordsmith who used the proper spice for the delivery.  A lot of the comedians who came after carpet bomb with it.

I miss George Carlin a great deal.

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Re: What little things drive you completely up the wall....?
« Reply #13573 on: November 06, 2013, 10:25:02 AM »
I live in hotels much of the time (pretty much 5 days a week for about 40-45 weeks a year) due to my job.

Today I am sitting next to a car lot. Which is actually usually fine-they are quiet at night and I am near the beach without being on it.  But they have an alarm going off-and noone there yet to turn it off.  I have been up for several hours, so it isn't like it woke me up.  But it is driving <honk....honk....honk> me <honk....honk....honk> out <honk....honk....honk> of <honk....honk....honk> my <honk....honk....honk> mind <honk....honk....honk>!!!

Also-who buys hotel chairs that leave an average height person (I am 5'6") sitting at the desk trying to work when it feels like you are a kindergartener sitting at the big table for the first time?  For heaven's sake, get hotel desk chairs that match the height of the desk table you put in.  Grrrrrr.
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Re: What little things drive you completely up the wall....?
« Reply #13574 on: November 06, 2013, 10:29:13 AM »
That's why I like Gabriel Iglesias.  He can be funny without being vulgar.

THANK YOU for mentioning him! I looked him up and have been laughing my butt off for a good 20 minutes now. Last stand-up I saw was nothing but vulgarity, offensive stereotypes and just not funny. This guy is hilarious!