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Old 02-03-2004, 11:44 PM   #1
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Question Annoying things people do.

About a week ago I woke up around midnight. I heard a really annoying sound and I woke up to see what it was. It was my dumb younger sister snoring, LOUDLY. It is sooo annoying. What are some annoying things people do that you cant stand at all? Oh ya, I forgot to introduce myself. I'm Mo Goya. I havent posted in over a year. But anyway whats annoying to you?
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Old 02-04-2004, 12:56 AM   #2
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you posting this kind of stuff no, just kidding. it's goot to see you here....

...anyway...i find it to be highly irritating when somebody says "oops" for you when you drop something on the ground or the floor. i think you know this, goya. basically you drop your books or something, and somebody walks by and says "oops" and then keeps walking. yeah, thanks for acknowledging my little accident here. now would you mind attempting to help? as if i couldn't tell i dropped my stuff on the ground. gimme a break
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Old 02-04-2004, 01:19 AM   #3
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Welcome back, Mo Goya...

Theres a girl in my school who recently transfered here because she was doing drugs in public school. Now, many people come to the Academy(Catholic School) and get cleaned up. Its a real geeky thing to say, but its true.

Well, this jerk still does crap and BRAGS about it(and she clearly still does...is this gonna get me in trouble?). She can't shut up, and clearly thinks she's far better then even the best in our school. In social studies, she's always fixing and snapping her tights and strechting back in her seat. We're doing Frankenstien in Brit. Lit., and shes ALWAYS got something to say. By the end of literary discusion, everyone wanted to slap her.

For midterms she came in with makeup worthy of a street-walker. All my teachers are ready to kill her. She talks about people when they're only FIVE FEET BEHIND HER...Everyone in the grade is waiting for her to get ecspelled(sp?)

Wow. That..that felt so good. Thanks, Goya!
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Old 02-04-2004, 02:10 AM   #4
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I hate it when people try to erase stuff when the eraser is clearly gone and all it does is scrpae a metal edge against the paper, it totally grates my nerves, and raises my urge to kill!


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Old 02-04-2004, 08:23 PM   #5
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People who carry on a joke way past the point of being funny. Worse are those who do that with a joke that wasn't funny to begin with.

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Old 02-04-2004, 10:24 PM   #6
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There's this guy who likes to try to spit on me in school because of my political beliefs. Lucky me he's the captain of the football and wrestling team. I hate him.


Also, I really don't like it when people are hyper while asking a lot of questions. Especially stupid ones.

Example:

Friend: OMG do you know what free love is?
Me: Uhh, what?
Friend: Do you know what free love is?
Me: Beats me, fire away.
Friend: "Fire away"?
Me: Yeah, enlighten me.
Friend: Enlighten? Lol, I don't know that word. You read too much.
Me: Uh huh.
Friend: SO DO YOU KNOW WHAT FREE LOVE IS? lol
Me: I WOULD SUPPOSE IT'S LOVE THAT'S FREE!
Friend: So in other words you don't know, lol. My friend thinks it's love without limits. What do you think?
Me: I gotta go.



Fin



Orca: "expelled" and "expulsion". Plus, MAN Frankenstein was dull. And I usually like the books we read in English.


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Old 02-04-2004, 10:39 PM   #7
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That stuff has all happened to me to. And it all really annoys me too. Like when nails screech on the chalk board. Or when people brag about grades and money and stupid things. Or when people are just being plain dumb.
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Old 02-04-2004, 11:50 PM   #8
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Or when people brag about grades and money and stupid things. Or when people are just being plain dumb.



It's the worst, isn't it?

Someone once asked me if they would get diabetes if I sneezed on their pancreas. It was a serious question, too.





And someone asked my Global teacher if we fought the Chinese during World War II.





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Old 02-05-2004, 12:33 AM   #9
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LOL!! Those people have serious problems.
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Old 02-05-2004, 01:04 AM   #10
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i'm trying to think of something stupid that someone did today...i know something had to have happened...

i don't know. can't think of anything. but i can tell you about something that pissed me off once. don't know if i've told everybody this, but here we go anyway...

hey, everybody! it's time for...DAS'S STORYTIME! HOORAY!

well, i happened to be in kindergarten and i had to do one of those in-school vision tests, you know the ones where there's like two people with the little machines and they squat you down in the middle of the school conference room in front of one of these things? anyway, my vision was pretty poor and i couldn't tell what the images inside were. so this lady says in a very pissed tone right from the beginning (i think she may have been having p-m-s-.... not sure though) and said "okay tell me what's in the box". i had no clue. so i said "uh, a house." and she said "no it's not! you're kidding! tell me what you really see." of course, what i really think i'm seeing is a house. so i say again "i don't know. a house." and she says "oh stop pulling my leg." mind you, i was only five at the time and i didn't know the expression "stop pulling my leg" meant oh stop kidding around. so i took it literally and i said back "my hands aren't on your leg" and she says to me something like "oh, so you're being a smarty-pants now?" i'm completely clueless at this point. i think something is a house and it isn't. she tells me to stop pulling her leg when i'm dead serious when i can't see and my hands aren't an her leg. my brain feels like it's getting stirred up in a cauldron. i can't even tell why she pissed off at me. so i say "what, i'm not being a smarty-pants! what'd i say?" and then she says mockingly "oh my hands aren't on your leg." what are you lady, three years old? grow up, bitch. and then she says "just- tell me what you see in the machine" so i say "a house!" "come on, stop pulling my leg!" "my hands aren't on your leg!" "you know what? you're done. just go back to class." so i went back to class, and i couldn't see for the next two years of my life.

btw- not sure what i thought was in the box or whether or not she mocked me but she was pissing. me. off. and i had no idea what the hell was going on either. but no matter whether or not i missed or added a few details, that's the basic idea of what happened. jeezus.
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Old 02-05-2004, 01:43 AM   #11
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Orca: "expelled" and "expulsion". Plus, MAN Frankenstein was dull. And I usually like the books we read in English.
Blah. It would be good if Shelly spoke in English...
Example...

"I should have been thy Adam, but rather I am thy fallen angel."
You idiot. I don't like you.

"You can blast my other passions, except...revenge..."
You kept me from getting some! I'M GONNA MAKE YOUR LIFE HELL!!!

Blah.

Das, that reminds me of a story...

In the sixth grade, the school was on its toes since Colinbine(sp?damm sp...) and my "violent" doodles worried them...

Dialogue...as best as I remember...

Dr.Joe (school shrink): Now, what is this character...
Me: His name is Rex...
Dr.Joe: Why does Rex have such small arms and sharp teeth?
Me: He's a Tyrannosaurus rex...hence the name, Rex...
Dr.Joe:*pause to note this*Ah...so this, uh, Mark...he is a Tricerotops?
Me: Yes. Well, more of a Tortocerotops, technically, I...
Dr.Joe: Does Rex fight Mark? Do they kill eachother?
Me: No, no! They're friends!
Dr.Joe:Who fights Rex?
Me:Noone! They're all friends!(reffering to all dinosaur characters)
Dr.Joe:So how come they have sharp teeth, claws, and spikes?
Me: I dunno. They're dinosaurs.
Dr.Joe: I see...*notes*...but you never thought of them fighting?
Me:No...
Dr.Joe: Are you angry when you draw dinosaurs?
Me:No...just bored...
Dr.Joe: Are you angry when you're bored?
Me:LOOK, THEY ARE DINOSAURS!!! DINOSAURS! FROM THE ORDER DINOSAURIA!!! FROM 150 MILLION YEARS AGO!!!THAT IS IT!!!!!!!!!!...can I go yet?
Dr.Joe: Do dinosaurs make you angry, Kristin? You seem fustrated...
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Old 02-05-2004, 10:05 AM   #12
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The people in your stories shouldnt be working at schools. THe lady in Das Mole's story oobviously needs a job away from kids. And if she doesnt like kids, she probably is not a people person either. (or she's just PMS'ing like you said.) The shrink in Orca Wail's story doesnt seem to understand, and isnt understanding peoples problems part of his job description? Not only should he not be working at schools, but the guy shouldnt even be a shrink!!
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Old 02-05-2004, 10:40 AM   #13
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The shrink in Orca Wail's story doesnt seem to understand, and isnt understanding peoples problems part of his job description? Not only should he not be working at schools, but the guy shouldnt even be a shrink!!
I think I exaggerated a wee bit......But yes, he was a jerk.

In Das Mole's story, I don't think it was PMS...more like menopause or just old fashion stupidity.

Best of the best mother daughter moments...
When I was little, I didn't know crossing fingers meant you were lying, and I was a figeter. So I was defending myself against an acusation of spilling some substance in the kitchen(which, i was known to do, but I HAD NOT this instance). I was figeting, so I crossed my fingers. My mother flipped out and punished me. I asked why and she said I was lying because I crossed my fingers...you have an idea how this ended...

two days later, ps, sister dear tells mom she's sorry she spilled soda on the kitchen floor and left it there before she went out...
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Old 02-05-2004, 08:08 PM   #14
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two days later, ps, sister dear tells mom she's sorry she spilled soda on the kitchen floor and left it there before she went out...
Siblings can so annoying!! They can be stupid and they taddle all the time!! Or at least mine does... My sibling:


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Old 02-05-2004, 08:33 PM   #15
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Oh God. School shrinks. FREAKIN' HECK!


I remember back one day in seventh grade....

...ah yes, it's very clear now. You see, I'm rather thin. And that's not my fault, it's my anatomy. Nothing I can do can really change how thin I am. But anyway, I was sitting in the lunchroom (not eating because I forgot to pack myself a sandwich and because the food was HORRID in middle school) and this teacher aid comes up to me and she goes:

Aid: Where's your lunch?
Me: Oh, I didn't have lunch.
Aid: Did you forget your money?
Me: Oh no, I don't eat cafeteria food. I just forgot to pack myself some lunch today.
Aid: Oh don't worry! I can lend you money. How much do you need?
Me: No thank you, I don't want any lunch.
Aid: You...you don't want lunch.
Me: Um, no. I don't like the food here.

*the aid continues to stare at me like I have eighteen heads*











Shrink's Office-- Later that Day

Shrink: So I heard you didn't eat lunch today.
Me: Um, yeah. I forgot to pack myself some.
Shrink: Why didn't you buy any?
Me: I hate the food here.
Shrink: You must've been hungry?
Me: Well, yeah.
Shrink: But you didn't want to eat?
Me: Uh, no.
Shrink: Are you stressed?
Me: Listen, I just didn't want to eat crap food okay? It's not a big deal.
Shrink: You're awful thin.
Me: You're awful nosey.
Shrink: You're awful rude.
Me: You're awful.
Shrink: Look, I'm concerned.
Me: There's nothing to be concerned about!
Shrink: Alright Alright.


*pause*



So how're things at home?

















Dang school.


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Oh God. School shrinks. FREAKIN' HECK!
God does that shrink get it?!
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Apparantly, through the thick-as-metal cranium of hers, was a brain made of matter similar to that of really really wet plywood.

Orca: Totally agree on the "English" thing. I found reading Frankenstein was like reading a 19th century fan fiction, if you know what I mean. Furthermore, the creature was WAAAY too articulate, even for a fast learner. I mean come on, I was ready to read about how Victor Frankenstein and the creature had a most delightful tea-and-crumpet party whilst discussing existentialist philosophy and Freudian concepts. Oy.


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Old 02-06-2004, 01:37 AM   #18
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Orca: Totally agree on the "English" thing. I found reading Frankenstein was like reading a 19th century fan fiction, if you know what I mean. Furthermore, the creature was WAAAY too articulate, even for a fast learner. I mean come on, I was ready to read about how Victor Frankenstein and the creature had a most delightful tea-and-crumpet party whilst discussing existentialist philosophy and Freudian concepts. Oy.
a tea party with...Crumpets and scccccones? (chapter 2...monkey swing)

Isn't it funny how the dude happened to blind, and Safie learning english? I mean, I should suport a woman writer, but damn...I couldn't get away with that stuff...

The book confronts alot of classic old issuses that plague mankind, but its so bombastic, its silly.

The creature is fun as heck to draw, though.

Dracula is better. Its actualy scary.

Annoying thing #666: people who are "satanists".
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Old 02-06-2004, 05:56 PM   #19
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One thing I cant stand is when you say something really funny or your about to spill your guts out to someone and they dont hear you. They say something stupid like "WHAT?" And after that what you were going to say is not worth saying anymore.
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Old 02-06-2004, 06:34 PM   #20
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Our school nurse can do nothing.
If you cough your guts up, she'll give you a glass of water.
You have to be dying to get sent home.
Anyway.
A long time ago we were all getting a check-up by the school health inspector, which made poor nursie-poos (even more) surplus to requirements.
We were waiting in the waiting area, and someone said,
"Aww, did you fart?"
And Nurse murphy comes in and goes RIGHT! WHO WAS IT?
We just sat there.
NM:I'll put you ALL in DETENTION!
blank (innnocent) faces
She calls a passing teacher (as I said, powerless)


On a plus we missed all of Double English.
'turns out we couldn't get detention,because no-one actually did anything.
And the the teacher told the nurse so. Loudly.


I hate people who chew with their mouths open.



My PE teacher told us that if we didn't get started in 2minutes, teams picked and everything, then we would have to do Cross- Country.

This basically means 3 laps of a football pitch.
He then said that if anyone took more than 3:30, EVERYONE would have to go again. Thats a MILE!

bastard


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Old 02-06-2004, 08:06 PM   #21
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One thing I cant stand is when you say something really funny or your about to spill your guts out to someone and they dont hear you. They say something stupid like "WHAT?" And after that what you were going to say is not worth saying anymore.
I'm a fast talker, so you wouldn't believe how many times that happens, and it's usually something really hilarious, but after the second "what?!" I just have to say "Never mind" and walk away. It's bloody annoying, because I normally have a certain way of saying it that boosts the comedy value, so now I have to slow it down and make it louder for people to hear and it's just not as funny anymore. Probably doesn't help that I'm usually in my college common room with loud music and louder people around me at the time.

Oh, and GB, I'm just like that food thing, I'll forget to pack food, but won't eat the school junk (which is pretty much 80% fat and grease anyway) and so I'll just go hungry and won't really care about it anyway because I'll just get to eat when I get home (also I'm using my own money for the bus and food so I'd prefer to save as much as possible). But then people look at me funny. Sometimes I'll even remember to pack lunch, but then give it away to people who are hungry and have forgotten their money because unlike most, I can last without food for more than 20 minutes.

Something that really annoys me is when i'm at work and i'm at the checkout (something I absolutely hate anyway) and people wait until I'm rung everything up, then they pay, then they get their receipt and then they tell me somethings wrong when they saw the price of everything that went in. And it's normally something like "this was meant to be 1, not 6!", or "This total doesn't look right." when I told them the total before they paid for it and I could actually go back and fix anything that might have been wrong. So then I have to get the receptionist to get the keys down and put in her little password thingies just to go back and give this person a refund on something only to have them buy it again at the price they expected (unless we can prove to them that it was their mistake and not ours, you'd be surprised how much that works).

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Orca: Dracula? I tried to read it, but epistolary novels don't do it for me. I lean towards more modern writers like good ol' Raymond Chandler or Philip K. Dick or Stephen King or George Orwell or Willie Shakespeare (old, but in a sense very modern)...well, you get the jist of it. To me, Dracula seemed to beat waaayyy around the bush. Though there were some creepy moments, that's for sure. It's been a while (and I always read it half-paying-attention, so forgive my memory) but that bit about the guy with the freaky designer drug problem and how he's all INJECTION! INJECTION! BLAAAHAHAH!.......that one got me good. At least, that's what I think it was. Now I gotta go and pull out the passage...



Joshi: Yeah, I have that same problem. And it usually occurs in the worst times possible. Funny thing, too, whenever I manage to say something like that very loud and clear, it's always inappropriate and always near an authoratative figure. Peachy.

Also, it always happens when I try to say something dashing/charming. I recently sent a carnation to a crush of mine for valentines day, and when she inquires why I sent her that, I'm going to try to say something devilishly suave. Of course, she won't hear that devishly suave thing, causing her to scrunch her face up and say "What?". Then I'll counter with a seething witty comment, and she won't hear that either. After that, I will shrink three feet and wash away my sorrows with Diet Ginger Ale and video games. Can ya tell I'm regretting something?




Annoying thing: When people use racial and ethnic slurrs to rebel against political correctness. It's this new thing in the area and I can't STAND it. "I'm not rascist, I'm just rebelling!"



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Oh totally GB, I'm around girls all the time and I'm ugly as heck, so I only have my wit and charm to impress them, but when they're all to damn deaf to hear what I'm saying, I get kinda pissed. Now although I'm usually in a large group of girls, all talking and whatnot, I'm usually having a one-on-one with one of them which is when I shine as a witty charmer, but of course, there's about five other girls around us, not to mention the rest of the common room and the loud music to compete with. Oh, I can hear her fine (or at least she thinks so, whenever I don't quite catch something, I just nod and smile, or make a funny 'hmm' sound, as if i'm laughing, or agreeing or whatever, unless I'm actually listening (more often than not) when i'll say pardon, but only once. if they don't have the common curtesy to seak slightly louder and clearer then I'll just ignor them), but sometimes, she has to ask me to repeat something about three times, me getting louder and slower each time, and about the fourth, the witty remark has just totally lost it's edge and I'm reduced to saying 'Forget about it' and then doing what all us guys do and shrink to the size of a gnome and sit in the corner quietly.

Bloody hard of hearing girls. And my brother in law's deaf in one ear, so you'd think I'd be used to this!

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Something that really annoys me is when i'm at work and i'm at the checkout (something I absolutely hate anyway) and people wait until I'm rung everything up, then they pay, then they get their receipt and then they tell me somethings wrong when they saw the price of everything that went in. And it's normally something like "this was meant to be 1, not 6!", or "This total doesn't look right." when I told them the total before they paid for it and I could actually go back and fix anything that might have been wrong. So then I have to get the receptionist to get the keys down and put in her little password thingies just to go back and give this person a refund on something only to have them buy it again at the price they expected (unless we can prove to them that it was their mistake and not ours, you'd be surprised how much that works).
omg thats the thing that annoys me more than everything in the world! the customers always do that! especially the snobby ones! the way they say 'oh uve overcharged me' is so annoyin! its like they think they'd NEVER make a mistake.i feel like spittin on their groceries! it takes the absolute piss!

i feel much better after that rant thanks 4 bringin it up joshi


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Don't you guys have barcode scanners? In Germany working at the checkout has to be one of the easiest and most boring jobs.

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barcode scanners?!
i wish! Fruit shops here rnt very economically developed...


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Oh! I thought you at least had barcode scanners. Where I live they do. God, not having barcode scanners must really suck.
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o yeah they have barcode scanners in like supermarkets and places like that...but not in the lil fruit shops and sandwich bars and cafes etc!
I cringe weneva a person wiv a huge basket of fruit comes to the till...everytime.


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Orca: Dracula? I tried to read it, but epistolary novels don't do it for me. I lean towards more modern writers like good ol' Raymond Chandler or Philip K. Dick or Stephen King or George Orwell or Willie Shakespeare (old, but in a sense very modern)...well, you get the jist of it. To me, Dracula seemed to beat waaayyy around the bush. Though there were some creepy moments, that's for sure. It's been a while (and I always read it half-paying-attention, so forgive my memory) but that bit about the guy with the freaky designer drug problem and how he's all INJECTION! INJECTION! BLAAAHAHAH!.......that one got me good. At least, that's what I think it was. Now I gotta go and pull out the passage...
But I like beating around the bush...

WTF designer drug problem? what version did you read?

Whatever. I've been out of reading for a while, but I'm coming back. Yes, Stephen is the King. A friend of mine lent me "From a Buick 8" and it is the first book I have read that made me physically sick (i just sorta gagged...this time...)

Meh. I always feel bad for you check-out folks...even with barcodes...

ANNOYING STORE STORY...

Mother was angery cause I ripped a pillow case. So when a snow day came along, she said GO TO JCPENNY'S AND GET A PILLOW CASE. And I'm like umm...is that safe?Its snowing.. She said YES.
Lucky for me, my dad happend to be working nights that day and had errands to run of his own. He was unable to enter JC Penny's, however, for his gender repels him from that place. I've never seen a male willingly enter JC Penny's.

Cutting to the chase...

I finally find the pillow-case and run to the checkout island-thing. There's one guy working there, and he looks half-stoned. And irratated. Then I see why...

The lady in front of me has literaly, i swear to heaven, a pile of men's pants almost 3 feet tall. She had at least 20 pairs of mens cheap underwear and atleast 15 generic look-nice mens shirts. She explains it by saying she cleaned out her sons/husbands/brothers/deranged monkey's closet. I can only imagine the man's reaction...
....so anyway...minutes pass....
A twisting line snakes around the checkout island. The lady is smilin'...my argravation tank is threating to blow up...the checkout guy runs into trouble and goes upstairs for help. The pillowcase, in its plastic casing, suddenly feels very heavy.

Then they open up a line for people who were only waiting 5 minutes...I hate it when they do that...

The lady paid almost $800 and made three trips for her purchases. Jesus in heaven...

I finally got out, pillow case, brain and all. I was in there for almost a half hour. My dad was all like WTF happened?
I said get me home...NOW...


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Old 02-10-2004, 12:02 AM   #30
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All your work storied have reminded me of some...


Firstly, I work at a roadhouse/ pertrol station and it's really really big compared to most we have out here (I don't know what they're like in America.) From one end of the counter to the the other is more like a long hallway that a few steps. At one end is all the hot food and the console, at the other is the slurpie machine and the sandwich fridge (for some reason, at our work hardly anything is self serve. I guess it's cause things are less likely to be broken/ dirtied up, but it also menas everything takes a lot longer.

So anyway, there is a console at the other end, but it is never turned on because we're too understaffed. It even says 'please use other console' on the front. But people still wait there. And then look at me up the other end. Then keep waiting. And all this time I'm hoping they'll work out that they have to come up my end, but they rarely do. SO I have to walk all the way down, ask them to come up the other end, then serve them. Then the will ask for something from the other end, making walk back down again, when I could have got it the first time. Another thing people do is point at what they want, instead of saying ,
"I'd like two pieces of the spicy chicken", they'll say, "can I have two of these" or "can I have some chicken" so I have to point to everything in there one by one as they say,"No, no , no , yeah, that". Sometimes they even get impatient if I don't guess fast enough!

Another thing they do is ask for a sandwich, watch me walk all the way down, then when I get back ask for another, or say,
"Oh, I wanted it on brown bread." Or they will ask for something we dont have madem like a salmon salad sanwich or something, and then get annoyed that they'll have to wait for it to be made.

People will bring up about twenty things to be scanned, except put them on the long bit of bench on the wrong side of the console, so I will have to pick each thing up and scan it, wasting heaps more time cause I have to take about four steps for each item. ANd the person will just stand there, watching. They must realise what I am doing, but they never help by moving everything over to the other part of the bench.

the reason I hate all this is because its often very busy where I work, and because we are low on staff, usually my job will be to not only put things through the scanner/register, but to make coffees, milkshakes, heat up rolls and cakes, make up things like hotdogs and roast pork rolls, make sandwiches, toast foccacias and sandwiches, wash dishes ect ect. SO all the time I'm wasting on silly customers leaves time for the line to get bigger, and less time for me to put orders together, which means we get more complaints which means I have to give out freebies and do refunds, wasting even more time.

Woah. Giant rant, eh?


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Don't you guys have barcode scanners? In Germany working at the checkout has to be one of the easiest and most boring jobs.
Yes we do, but it's basically a problem of keeping the database up to date and making sure everythings in the right place.

If an item of clothing is accidentally (or lazily) put under a half price sign and there are no other items of clothing like it under the sign and it's clearly not meant to be there, the customer still thinks it's half price. Even if it's womens clothing in the mens department! And so when they pay and get their receipt, they're like 'Hey! That designer leather jacket is meant to be 30p, I found it with all of those books saying 99% off!'

That, or sometimes, we have a sale on an item, but head office forgets to update the database and so we overcharge them.

But it's mostly their fault. If an item of clothing is in the wrong place, it's because someone will pick it up thinkinng they wanted it, go halfway round the store, find out they want something better and just leave the other item wherever they are instead of putting it back properly or handing it to one of us.

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But I like beating around the bush...


Whatever. I've been out of reading for a while, but I'm coming back. Yes, Stephen is the King. A friend of mine lent me "From a Buick 8" and it is the first book I have read that made me physically sick (i just sorta gagged...this time...
I find that, in beating around the bush, not much bush gets beaten.




Actually, I've had A Buick 8 for a while now but haven't read it yet. Heard it was great. My favorites of Steve's is his collection of short stories: Everything's Eventual, and The Shining (typical, but seriously I was frightened for weeks).
















Annoying Story:


I JUST banged my toe....


....I'm serious, it freakin' hurts like metal clamps on Llama nipples. YYEECH!


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Remember me bitching about people not hearing my witty remarks and jokes. Well it just took a new turn yesterday. I was with a group of people (girls) when we were talking about something and I said something witty and hilariously funny. And onlyone person heard it. but instead oflaughing and explaining to everyone else what i'd said, they fricking stole my joke and just said it as if it was their own! And then everyone laughed at them because it was so imaginative and funny.

Now that's annoying.

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That's horrible, Joshi. If anyone EVER did that to me....well....I'd be upset. Seriously, whoever did that deserves to rot in hell! ALL THINGS WITTY AND HILARIOUS CREATED BY JOSHI ARE NOW COPYRIGHTED BY JOSHI!



Did you not explain to the group of people that it was your witty comment and not hers?


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you know what's weird about the annoying things people do...



you know how i said i hate it when people say "oops" for you? well, i was sitting next to someone today first period in english and she dropped her water bottle and i said oops.








...but i was going to pick it up for her, but she was already bending down to pick it up herself...
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Your pants couldn't've looked all that flattering, huh?


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Old 02-13-2004, 12:52 AM   #37
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...metal clamps on Llama nipples...
Theres an image not soon forgoten...

ooooo, Das Mooole...

@Joshi: That has happened to persoonees I know. Its annoying as hell, specially after because they tell you EVERYDAY.

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ooooo, Das Mooole...


Mmmmmmmmmmmm, excretion.


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I have a 'friend' who will tell me the same joke / story until I laugh. Eventually I laugh out of pity.


People who call me 'paranoid' are probably in on the plot.
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I know someone like that. Except he always says the word "crazy" when he sees me. And I have to say it back because I don't wanna leave him hangin, BUT I NEED HIM TO STOP SOON OR I COLLAPSE OF EAR BLEED-ERY!


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