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What Really Grinds My Gears

Discussion in 'Off-Topic' started by bostonasphalt2, Oct 7, 2009.

  1. Chrisg67

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    +1 how about work politics...i work for the DOD...ugh
     
  2. Windwalker

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    Me too... Politicians, right? Except for the honest ones... (I just lobbed a softball, there)
     
  3. kevin9

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    Me too. I call them obliviots, selfish idiots oblivious to everyone else around them.
     
  4. vellnueve

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    As far as I'm concerned, you can have honest lawmakers, but you can't have honest politicians.
     
  5. gjones77

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    For me, it's the person doing 25mph in a 40mph zone, "Hey A** H**L, it's the small pedal on the right"
     
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    People who believe that religious freedom in America equals everyones' kids being forced to listen to their particular god's prayers in school.
     
  7. ochmude

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    I thought you were supposed to travel in the center lane unless you were driving slower than the pace of traffic?
     
  8. Gonzo

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    The only thing that pisses me off is a dripping faucet.
     
  9. Kid Presentable

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    also people who don't take their hats off during the national anthem...bugs the crap out of me
     
  10. Chrisg67

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    What makes people think that cigarettes arent trash? i guess ashtrays are really just for change.


    and why do people call cities xxx-vegas? WTF? is this cool? i have heard kids say it, but yesterday i heard the weather guy on the country radio station say its xx degrees in Marsh-vegas. REALLY.
     
  11. Turbocharged

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    They're copying "G-Vegas" (Gardner).
    It started because of jokes about Gardner having so many stores, but such a low population ("No one LIVES there, they just go there for the stores/attractions", just like Las Vegas), as well as the fact that a LOT of people travel to Gardner for shopping.

    But yeah, it's stuipid that people think it's "cool" to apply the joke/phrase to any town.
     
  12. Coastie2010

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    Frakking 9/11 truthers.

    Couple of them got onto the CG Academy campus yesterday and started peddling their horse manure to the Corps of Cadets as they arrived for a corps-wide address. They were last seen being pursued by CGPD. I sincerely hope that they resisted a sufficient amount to necessitate the deployment of OC and/or an ASP baton.

    For pulling that on a military base, can we consider that an attempt at inspiring a mutiny?
     
  13. Chrisg67

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    i know. i hate gardner.
     
  14. TheIglu

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    I hate how expensive it is to fly a plane. Or own a plane. Even one made in the 60's. $25k? Seriously?

    I also hate when people act as though they earned things given to them by parents. Yeah, way to be born. That must of been hard.
     
  15. cbrburns

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    Hey now, I grew up in Gardner and Fitchburg. And I'd take the Gardner area over "The Twin Sh*tties" any day.
     
  16. Chrisg67

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    do you refer to it as "G-Vegas"?
     
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    Past room mates who would shave, and then leave the sink lined with their facial hair clippings. [angry]

    I don't know why I just remembered that. It's been a long time since that's happened, but I remembered how much it pissed me off.
     
  18. ochmude

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    IIRC, I went to 2nd grade in Gardner.
     
  19. cbrburns

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    Nope that drives me nuts!
     
  20. zzrider

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    Emo kids. I have no patience whatsoever for this whiny, pathetic, self-loathing, dysfunctional affectation.
     
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    Ditto and these are the same drivers that wash their windshield[angry]s going 55 mph.
     
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    I hate it when people, like, think I'm like so stupid, and that I like didn't like earn like this multi million dollar Trust Fund....like get real losers!

    ^I actually know this person!!

    She hasn't made a business transaction in her life, really talks like that, and will tell everyone she's an Entrepreneur, (meanwhile her father was one of the smartest, hardest working men I ever knew) and THAT'S why she drives an '09 Range Rover Sport, and has the convertible Porsche as her "summer car" and a I-don't-know-what as her "cruisin car"....gag me.. I actually told her once "I'll buy you a new Bentley if you can point out even 1 of the properties your father left you"
     
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    I'll wash my windshield at 55 mph, no problem. If yours gets wet, you're too close, so back off. I find going through a half bottle of windshield washer fluid to deal with a tailgater is almost always worth it.
     
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    Idiots, that upon merging onto the highway, deem it necessary to leave the empty right hand lane with no other cars in front of them and cut you off for no apparent reason. These drivers are a subset of the morons think it's some sort of race to go to the left lane after merging.


    Soulless, selfish twits, stopped at a cross street/road, that upon seeing you come down the road with no one behind you, will pull out in front of you, and only go about half the speed you were traveling.
     
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    Damn straight, you beat me to it. I love seeing the look on their faces trying to guess why I'm washing my windshield every 1/4 mile.
     
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    And I'm the guy on the bike behind you guys getting all wet because most people don't realize how far that spray carries.

    Nevermind the jerks who flick their lit cigarettes UP as high as they can out of their car. Yes, I have had them land on me, while riding a very safe distance behind a car.
     
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    [laugh2]

    I held the washer on continuously from just before NLRG to the RT. 2 on ramp on Rt. 70 this morning on the way to work. The hilarious part is the moron got right out of their driveway and onto my ass, so now I know where they live as well. [rofl]
     
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    Bugs that hit my windshield while I'm on the highway, because I would be viewed as discourteous for washing them off while traveling at highway speeds [wink].
     
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    1.Driving behavior/tactics of Subaru Outback operators.
    2."Know it ALL" types.
    3.All things feline.
    4.People who feel obligated to wave to everyone they pass while in a boat.
    5.Talking with a mouth full of food
     
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    I keep in mind how many are behind me before I do it. I've gotten wet many times on my bike too. Only had one cig bounce off my helmet though.
     

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