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Perfectly reasonable things that annoy you

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29 Dec 2012 06:14 - 29 Dec 2012 06:18 #745429 by Sits

La Lanterne Rouge wrote: Along with "artisan", you can have "bespoke".

"Boutique" anyone?

There's a sandwich shop round the corner from our office which serves (admittedly lovely) sandwiches on wooden boards like this (without the logo):



Down Sydney way something which absolutely gets on my wick is people (in front of you) who drop their speed down below 45kmh,when there's a speed camera in a 60kmh zone. The same people would be monstering your mirrors if you were doing less than 70 in the same stretch, without the camera. It's set at 60 folks, it won't take your picture unless you go over 60.

Actually there's nothing reasonable about that whatsoever.
Last Edit: 29 Dec 2012 06:18 by Sits.
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29 Dec 2012 08:44 #745440 by TonTon

Erics Inner Monologue wrote: If it comes in a massive tub from Brakes, you can't call it aioli. If you make it yourself from garlic, egg whites and olive oil, you can.


Who made this rule?
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29 Dec 2012 08:55 #745443 by hobbes
Carole Decker from T'Pau, TonTon.
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29 Dec 2012 09:28 #745447 by TonTon
I always think of her as T'Pau, herself. And of course I defer to her.
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29 Dec 2012 09:35 #745448 by hobbes
That's just silly. T'Pau is Spock's mum.
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29 Dec 2012 09:47 #745453 by TonTon
Are you claiming that Carole Decker is not Spock's mum now?
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29 Dec 2012 16:08 #745517 by San Bernardhinault
People who make aioli with egg whites rather than egg yolks. They annoy me because they can perform strange magic.
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29 Dec 2012 16:25 - 29 Dec 2012 16:35 #745521 by Rogin the Armchair fan
Well spotted! Although you never know with EIM, he's probably put that in there deliberately to test us.
Last Edit: 29 Dec 2012 16:35 by Rogin the Armchair fan.
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29 Dec 2012 22:11 #745593 by EIM
Oops.
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29 Dec 2012 22:20 - 29 Dec 2012 22:21 #745596 by Eggchaser
Call The Midwife

There's a reason I'm on OTF at twenty past ten and not slumped in front of the telly.
Last Edit: 29 Dec 2012 22:21 by Eggchaser. Reason: Can't read a watch
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10 Mar 2015 02:10 #1025591 by Sits
So, does this make me a bad person?

I was waiting at traffic lights in the car this morning and in front of me was a cyclist, on a high spec bike with all the gear.

He did that thing where they stand on the pedals while stationary, trying not to put a foot down.

He wobbled, then righted himself.
He wobbled again, but righted himself.
He wobbled a bit more, but still righted himself.
He wobbled even more, and just as the light was turning green, he had to put his foot down.

I cheered, quite loudly.

To any cyclists who do this, or if there's a good reason (clips?) I apologise. Still annoys me though.
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10 Mar 2015 09:12 - 10 Mar 2015 09:13 #1025613 by Vulgarian Visigoth

Rogin the Kitten Minder wrote: <applause>

Virtual applause on the Internet. You don't actually applaud people in real life when they say something funny, do you?
Last Edit: 10 Mar 2015 09:13 by Vulgarian Visigoth.
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10 Mar 2015 09:25 #1025617 by Jah Womble
Unless said person is a stand-up/comic actor, perhaps.

That said, I do have a friend who applauds standard witticisms in the pub, etc. It can be quite disturbing to witness.
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10 Mar 2015 09:47 #1025630 by Kevchenko

Sits wrote: So, does this make me a bad person?

I was waiting at traffic lights in the car this morning and in front of me was a cyclist, on a high spec bike with all the gear.

He did that thing where they stand on the pedals while stationary, trying not to put a foot down.

He wobbled, then righted himself.
He wobbled again, but righted himself.
He wobbled a bit more, but still righted himself.
He wobbled even more, and just as the light was turning green, he had to put his foot down.

I cheered, quite loudly.

To any cyclists who do this, or if there's a good reason (clips?) I apologise. Still annoys me though.


You might enjoy this special race, then.
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10 Mar 2015 10:01 #1025635 by Sits
Well, there's something clearly very wrong with a sport that requires that sort of bollocks.
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10 Mar 2015 10:04 #1025637 by Mumpo

Sits wrote: So, does this make me a bad person?

I was waiting at traffic lights in the car this morning and in front of me was a cyclist, on a high spec bike with all the gear.

He did that thing where they stand on the pedals while stationary, trying not to put a foot down.

He wobbled, then righted himself.
He wobbled again, but righted himself.
He wobbled a bit more, but still righted himself.
He wobbled even more, and just as the light was turning green, he had to put his foot down.

I cheered, quite loudly.

To any cyclists who do this, or if there's a good reason (clips?) I apologise. Still annoys me though


I'll do that on my commute, as a test of my balancing skills. But I don't wear clips for my commute. To do that sort of thing in clips is to invite instant contact with the tarmac.
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10 Mar 2015 10:10 #1025641 by Vulgarian Visigoth

Erics Inner Monologue wrote: People in button down collar shirts than don't button down the collar.

People who call shirts 'collar shirts'.

Hipsters who button up their shirts
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10 Mar 2015 17:50 #1025907 by Various Artist

Sits wrote: So, does this make me a bad person?

People who post comments or queries on the internet needlessly prefaced with the word "So".
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10 Mar 2015 18:22 #1025915 by TonTon
I don't think the balancey bikey thing counts. It's not perfectly reasonable.
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11 Mar 2015 10:48 #1026120 by Sits

Velvet Android wrote:

Sits wrote: So, does this make me a bad person?

People who post comments or queries on the internet needlessly prefaced with the word "So".


Well, what about "well" then? Or "then" at the end?

So how do you feel about that then?
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