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Plinky Prompt: What Offends You?

Nothing. I'm very rarely offended. ;)

No really should I list them?

1. I can't stand it when people make excuses for their behavior. I think I do this myself, but I try not to because it bugs me so very much.

Admit that what you do is because you want to do it and we can all move on.

2. People who complain about children. Especially when they are my children. This one has an entire subsection... I can't stand it when people say things like, "I worked more than 40 hours a week for all my pregnancies." As if those who choose to stay at home with their children are beneath them for not working at home.

Equally, it bugs me when stay at homers complain about people who work. I think it fits with #1. Why don't we spend time working on ourselves and not what we perceive to be wrong with everyone else?

3. People who listen to offensive music loudly in public places. Just stop! No one wants to hear it.

4. People who use offensive language loudly in public places. (see #3)

5. Vitriolic responses to peoples own personal opinions. Great example is Miss California. When you ask someone a question and they give you an answer you don't like, take your medicine like a big kid and move on!!!!

6. Under punishment for things I think should be severely punished and over punishment for those that shouldn't be. (Remember the judges I blogged about?) Here.

7. People who are easily offended. If you've got a problem with someone just say it.

Hmm, I think that's all for today. Anyone else?


Mrs. Miniver said…
Liars!! Whether it's a spoken lie or just something they purposely allow someone to misunderstand. There is nothing that makes me more crazy than that. It is something that bothers me like a red hot poker burning in my soul.

Hypocrites too. I think everyone is a hypocrite to a point because everyone knows things that they could/should do better and they don't. What i dislike is when someone clearly does something and then has no problem putting another person down for the same offence.
Lindsay said…
I say idiot drivers who have no consideration. Good list girl! Hey how do you do your Cannwin signature? I likey.
cannwin said…
my signature... first off I went over to cutestblogontheblock and they've got a how to on signatures... except I'm not half as clever as they are and can't do those sorts of things so I googled blog signatures (or something) and found this website which was handy dandy... so I took signature from website and did what cbotb said to do and voila! (not as cute as theirs, but hey it works)

Linds! I am so not on your list of allowed people for your blog, did you know that?
Ethan said…
I am offended by this post! :P

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