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Testing out a new topic! Tell us, what really grinds your gears! This should be interesting. Lets keep it somewhat clean though... ;)

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When I park in the front spot at school.. and someone makes their own spot next to it because they are too lazy. I complained to security at my school.. mainly I want my car in plain view... and I don't want to get door dinged!!! And even when there is snow... people know where the lines are... but are lazy fat slobs who don't care. They block traffic too.

The Santa Fe (lazy POS) made their own spot... I park on the line so the car to my right doesn't ding me. But naturally the people park where they shouldn't, and all sideways, angled, and close to me. I am thinking of leaving notes on their cars.


Also... I work at Advance Auto.. not AdvanceD auto. There is no D! Drives me nuts. Get it right folks!!!

Also, CBS sitcoms! They absolutely suck. Big Bang Theory is bad, but nowhere as bad as 2 Broke Girls. That needs to be cancelled. But when it gets cancelled, another shortlived show you'll never hear of again will debut... it is a never ending cycle.



IT IS NOT FUNNY CBS!!!



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Testing out a new topic! Tell us, what really grinds your gears! This should be interesting. Lets keep it somewhat clean though... ;)


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People who stay in the right lane right up until it ends because they want to be in front. Also, people who pass me and then drive slightly slower than me, or people who drive fast until they start texting and slow down to 10mph below the max speed limit. Actually, I hate most drivers on the road. Also, I especially hate people who make me pass them at 80+ mph on a 50 mph road.
 

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People who get on the interstate at 35MPH. It's 75, people, you need to be around 55 at least by the end of the ramp! I had this happen twice just today-first was old people in an Escape, the second was a hippie in a Toyota Prius.

At least I assume it was a hippie. I went past him too fast to see. (Thank you, Mr. Duratec!)

Also, 99.9% of Toyota drivers in general. There's something...wrong...about them. They don't drive intelligently.
 

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(My parents drive Toyotas) The .01%? Both Cops. Ha.. they drive well. Not saying I like what they drive.
 

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Amen to both of you! I especially know what you mean about the parking at schools, I am in the lot that is directly across from the campus (best one) and I try to always get there at least 15 minutes early before class starts so I can have one of the spots right up against the fence, right next to the guard's little shack. I hate not parking up there, and having to go down with the door-dingers in the rest of the lot.


Hmm, what else...People who drive the same speed in both lanes so nobody can get past them.
 

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(My parents drive Toyotas) The .01%? Both Cops. Ha.. they drive well. Not saying I like what they drive.
Heh, that's why I said 99.9%. I know a few Toyota drivers that aren't crazy, but most of them just don't drive in what I would consider a logical manner.
 

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How about people stopped in front of you at an intersection who fail to proceed thru once the light turns green because they are too busy on the phone!:angry:
 

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I dont think this forum is large enough for me to list ALL my gripes :)

But here's a few:
Left lane dicks(people who insist on being in the left lane going slow)
People who insist on riding my ass when I'm doing 60 in a 45mph work zone
People who don't know how to merge on highways
RUDENESS! 'nuff said
The cold is wearing thin on my bones....


THe biggest beef I have lately is these holier than thou managers at work that dont listen to you because you don't have VP, pres, director, manager after your name. I mean you are asking for MY help, then question the way I repair things. You sell real estate, I work for the IT department, if I tell you this is the way it HAS to be done, dont fu****g question me............ don't tell me that it's 'not acceptable'......... the company pays me to do this job because YES, I DO know more than you do. Until you do my job, or work for the IT department don't question us(someone made the top of the **** list, and the bottom of the 'important' list today).

Oh and did I say RUDENESS?? Yea..........
 

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^ I can dig it John! I know how you feel.
 

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Heh, that's why I said 99.9%. I know a few Toyota drivers that aren't crazy, but most of them just don't drive in what I would consider a logical manner.
My dad drives a Toyota and he doesn't drive in a logical manner... Hah.

Lots of driving things that make me mad... I yell at people all the time lol.


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Pretty much everything was already said here!

I'll add one thing though. It seems that every time I finish a job on the Taurus and everything seems to be working perfectly, something else will be needing fixed! Whether it was something I messed up or just cause of normal wear and tear!
 

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Pretty much everything was already said here!

I'll add one thing though. It seems that every time I finish a job on the Taurus and everything seems to be working perfectly, something else will be needing fixed! Whether it was something I messed up or just cause of normal wear and tear!
Ah, your car is in it's 'nickle and dime the master to death' stage. That was fun on the family Suburban. New water pump, new intake manifold, new injectors...the list kept growing. Eventually it stopped.

That being said, it did have 208k miles when we sold it, and I still see the new owner driving it around four years later.
 

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  • People that don't understand roundabouts (especially two-lane roundabouts)
  • People that don't know how to turn (cutting corners and crossing lines)
  • People that are texting/surfing/reading while driving
  • People that block the left lane for more than 2 miles
  • People that blind me with misaligned headlights or illegal HID kits
  • And yes, people that drive Toyotas! (I've also noticed a strong correlation with erratic/confused driving.) They're usually nice people, but they just can't drive.
 

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  • And yes, people that drive Toyotas! (I've also noticed a strong correlation with erratic/confused driving.) They're usually nice people, but they just can't drive.
I'd have to say more people who drive Mercedes, BMW, Lexus and the like because they feel that the rules of the road dont apply to them, my guess is that they have the money to pay for the fines or buy out judges, or throw some sort of 'status' around.

And the "do you know who I am" and "I know (insert name here), and I'll have your job" people. I don't care if you know God himself....... you aren't that important to me. ;)
 

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People who don't know how to merge on highways
I drive quite a bit, so this one really gets me. Everyone on the on-ramp thinks they have the right of way. We really, really need higher standards for drivers ed.
RUDENESS! 'nuff said

Oh and did I say RUDENESS?? Yea..........
Amazing how the words "Please" and "Thank You" have eroded from our society. Mainly because (and this get's to another annoyance) everyone is of the belief that they are entitled to everything now.

  • People that don't understand roundabouts (especially two-lane roundabouts)
  • People that don't know how to turn (cutting corners and crossing lines)
  • People that are texting/surfing/reading while driving
  • People that block the left lane for more than 2 miles
  • People that blind me with misaligned headlights or illegal HID kits
  • And yes, people that drive Toyotas! (I've also noticed a strong correlation with erratic/confused driving.) They're usually nice people, but they just can't drive.
It's amazing how a country so in love with Nascar can find driving in a circle so difficult. :D And boy do they complain too.

All you have to do is yield and turn right. NOT THAT DIFFICULT. They even have a couple thousand signs at each round-about telling you how to do it (despite the fact that every driver on the road should know what a "Yield" sign is, and "One-Way")

What really get's me though are the people that can't figure out how to navigate through roundabouts so they start making up complete bs about them being dangerous and whatnot. Christ, they're worse than the people blaming the windmills for causing their diabetes.

There is one roundabout here in Sheboygan though that is a complete mess, I'll give them that. I don't know who designed it, but it is legitimately bad.
Google Maps
 

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So adding to roundabouts, there is a slightly unofficial one in my neighborhood. There are clearly marked signs saying go to the right only. So many times I have nearly run into someone because the come to the left. I turn right and there are cars parked on the side, so I can't tell if anyone is about to go the wrong way. So I go and suddenly someone is there. I have to stop every time.

One time I went right (this is a low traffic area), and I saw someone coming so I stopped. The then (instead of going right) stopped so I couldn't even go anywhere. They backed up and then sat there. I pointed to the right and they waved me on. So I went and yelled "it's a one way roundabout you fu***n moron! She proceeded to go the wrong way through it. She was driving a Toyota.......

I also hate it when people on on ramps are driving 35 when they merge and the speed limit it 60+. This is why all new cars must have a 15 sec 0-60 or faster...

Another thing is when people just drive super slow in the far left lane on the freeway. This one freeway here (I-170, short 10mile freeway connecting middle to north Stl county) has the worst, crazy drivers. ALWAYS people driving under the speed limit in the far left lane. Not being racist, but 9/10 times its an African American person. North county is where most black people live in St. Louis so it would make sense why many drive on this highway.

John, Lexus = Toyota :)
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I hate crotch rocket bikes. I hate every last person who gets on one of them and think they're some kinda speed racer. I've never seen one drive normally. Never seen one cruise.

Its always BRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRMMMMMMMMMM out of a stoplight, weaving in and out of traffic, going 75 in a neighborhood and going 120 on the interstate, stupid retards.


Thing I hate the most is what the call ROCK now a days. WHAT THE HELL HAPPENED?! Sure I can complain about 2 years ago we had that whole "Country rock" thing happening, where all the rock stations played just utter crap from vocalists who sound like they smoke 12 cartons of cigarettes before singing, but now every song is this hippie **** with no drum beats, no guitars, just hippie circle sounding music that can put a walrus to sleep.

That's not rock, that's crap. And all the bands I know and love are going way down hill. They make one song, and the whole album sounds the same. Then the album after that, and after that all sound the same. You can listen to them all in order and you'll swear you just heard one long song that lasted 3 hours.

Music is dying.

And that pisses me off.
 

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I hate crotch rocket bikes. I hate every last person who gets on one of them and think they're some kinda speed racer. I've never seen one drive normally. Never seen one cruise.

Its always BRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRMMMMMMMMMM out of a stoplight, weaving in and out of traffic, going 75 in a neighborhood and going 120 on the interstate, stupid retards.
100% agree. Was with my gf yesterday in moderate traffic with a guy on one weaving and I told her "I wanna hit him. He would fall off and die. He deserves it. I won't though because I don't want to dent my car or go to jail. Blood doesn't come out easily."

People with the sports bikes that drive like crazy mofos piss me off. I've seen two people get killed on them. One lost control going 50, slid into a pole and if literally cut him in half. Intestines were hanging out. That's one of those throw up moments... Second was two lane highway around a turn. Behind an 18 wheeler. This guy must have been going 100mph. He couldn't make the turn tightly enough going that fast and smashed head on into the truck. Body went flying past. I just saw lots of red and motorcycle parts. Every time I see a crotch rocket I say "I don't feel like seeing someone die today so get away from me"...




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