11 Responses to “You know what’s irritating?”

  1. Dev June 18, 2008 at 9:45 AM #

    Me too!! I usually travel with a purse and a jacket so I can put my purse in one chair and my jacket in the other.

    Devs last blog post..Breathless by Laura Lee Guhrke

  2. Marty June 18, 2008 at 10:00 AM #

    Yes, isn’t that amazing, why can’t they take the hint and sit away from you? lol

  3. Gail Faulkner June 18, 2008 at 10:56 AM #

    If they are rude enough to sit RIGHT next to me, why am I so concerned about being rude and moving away from them????? That drives me as nuts. :gah:

  4. Annmarie June 18, 2008 at 2:50 PM #

    I am wicked. If they sit right next to me, I make em miserable using any and all means necessary. They move and maybe next time they think twice before invading someone’s space.

    Annmaries last blog post..Dream

  5. anne NY June 18, 2008 at 3:30 PM #

    Totally agree ! I HATE it when it happens ! I usually pretend having to go to the BR, and sit back somewhere else.

  6. Jessica June 18, 2008 at 5:56 PM #

    The same exact thing happens in a parking lot no matter how many zillions of miles I park from the store.

    Jessicas last blog post..I clicked and cringed – my USAirways nightmare

  7. Isabelle Santiago June 18, 2008 at 7:00 PM #

    Angela, I was JUST having this conversation the other day! Ha ha. It annoys me so much! I don’t get why people do that. I get so uncomfortable.

  8. Write From Karen June 18, 2008 at 8:18 PM #

    Oh, absolutely. Another one of my favorites is when you’re rushing to the store for one specific item. You can picture it, you know EXACTLY where it is and you estimate it’ll take you 3.4 seconds to grab it and check yourself out.

    Only when you reach the aisle it’s on, everyone in the cotton-picking store, all 115 people shopping at the same exact time, are hovering around that one item. And not only are they hovering, they are taking turns reading the ingredients and are doing a little comparison shopping while I’m forced to stand on the edge of the crowd and fume until molten brain oozes out of my ears and I’m beyond caring if I’m rude or not and indelicately shove my way through the bodies to grab the item I came for. (I’ve been known to knock down little old ladies. Okay, not really). That happens to me all the time and it drives me insane. :smoking:

    Wow, that was nice to get off my chest. Thanks! LOL

    Write From Karens last blog post..It’s All in the Design

  9. Kristie(J) June 18, 2008 at 9:52 PM #

    Know what else is irritating – when someone goes into the next stall to you in the washroom and there is a room full. I noticed that where I work for the longest time. I’d be the only one in there and the next person that came in would go right next to me! And there are 10 of them! Didn’t matter which one I picked – one side of the room or the other – they would go into the one right next to me.

    Kristie(J)s last blog post..TBR Challenge for June

  10. Jill Sorenson June 19, 2008 at 6:14 PM #

    Haha. I actually prefer to sit next to someone rather than far away as if I think they have cooties. Hmm. Maybe I’ll stop.

  11. Jewell June 28, 2008 at 2:02 PM #

    Yeah! I can totally relate.

    This especially drives me crazy at the doctor’s office. Loads of chairs available, but inevitably the person who is coughing, sneezing and generally on the verge of coughing up loogies plops down right next to me. Gads! A simple checkup turns into a viral infection a few days later!

    And I agree with the whole “parking lot” thing, too. I drive a compact car, and no matter where I park I always find myself boxed in by SUV’s. Dude! I’m letting you park closer to the store by staying back. Why you gotta get all in my space? LOL

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