Wednesday, 28 February 2018

Blog All About it Challenge: Red for Rage


Ah red... I like red. 
I'm glad that the prompt for this month is red, for it's my favourite colour. 
It's a sexy colour, a romantic colour... It's also the colour of rage.

Seeing as patience is in short supply with me, I decided I was going to share a few things that really freakin' irritate me to celebrate this month's writing prompt.

So, in no particular order:

People who stand too close to me in lines.

You know the situation. You're queuing, you're standing a reasonable distance from the person in front, the line moves forward, you move forward - maintaining that reasonable distance - and then the absolute twat waffle behind you steps forward, too close, invading your personal space. So you shuffle a little forward, trying to maintain personal space and then they shuffle that little bit closer! It's like, dude! Stepping that extra inch forward does not get you any closer to the goal! Back off!

Drivers who don't use their indicators.

See those flashing orange lights on the side of your vehicle? They're not for decoration. They're to indicate to other drivers which direction you are going. They're useful. Be a nice human. Use them.

Using the last of the toilet paper and not changing the roll.

I am not a house-elf! Things do not magically replenish! Take some responsibility and change the roll! The spares are right there!

Telling me to 'cheer up'.

It's like waving a red flag to a bull.
It doesn't matter if I'm perfectly happy or utterly miserable, you tell me to 'cheer up' it will instantly piss me off and you will go on my shit list for the day.

Looking over my shoulder when I'm on my computer.

I hate it.
 Go play on your own computer. Mind your own business. 
Creeper.

Lovey-dovey facebook posts of 'perfect' relationships.

Yes, yes, Agnes. You have the best husband. He's so thoughtful. I'm glad you're having such a wonderful time at your romantic dinner. 
In fact, you're having SUCH a wonderful time that you've posted about it five times in the last ten minutes. 
Me thinks you doth proclaim too loudly Agnes.
Me thinks you and your husband have nothing to talk about and you're frantically trying to save your marriage.
Do piss off and try and do that.
P.s. I'm muting you. 

The 'my kid is perfect' mums.

If you are a parent, I can guarantee you know one of these people. 
They're hideously irritating people. 
These people are not my kind of people. 
Call a spade a spade!
Your kid is a bit of a shit, Agnes! All kids are. 
They're also not good at everything they do. No one is!
Teach them life lessons. Let them fail. They're not a special snowflake and neither. Are. You.


*FYI, Agnes was not offended by the writing of this post. Agnes is fiction. However, Agnes is based on real people. Don't be like Agnes.


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30 comments:

  1. Buahaha! Well yes, and it really gets red anger when the line crowder boops you in the behind with their cart or their carry basket when they get too close.

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  2. Drivers who don't use their indicators....yess. IT legit drives me insane.

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  3. Ooh, I hate it when people say "Cheer up" too. Same for people who tell me to smile. Ugh.

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  4. Ugh, HATE IT when people stand too close to me in line, but being pregnant was way worse. People felt like they could TOUCH me whenever they wanted--in line, on an elevator, at the grocery store.

    Do You Dog-ear?

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    1. OMG! That was hideous! The number of times I had to bite my tongue to not snap at little old ladies who thinks its acceptable to touch a random stranger's stomach!

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  5. Telling people to "cheer up"--so obnoxious!

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  6. I hate it too when people read over my shoulder! #LuckyIsReading

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  7. I am so with you on #2! It drives me crazy. #LuckyIsReading

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    1. They should be made to re-take their driving test.

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  8. I don't like when people stand too close to me in lines either! #LuckyIsReading

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    1. Personal boundaries need to be respected.

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  9. I agree with the turn signals not being used. I can't blame anyone but myself for the TP being empty. #LuckyIsReading

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  10. I agree on all, especially standing too close in line. #LuckyIsReading

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    1. It's one of my biggest bug-bears!

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  11. #LuckyIsReading I have been exploring the thought to start a blog. I just dont have the time management skills needed.

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    1. I wouldn't worry about the time thing. Just start and blog when you have the time to do so. If its once a week, once a month, then so be it! It's your space. :)

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  12. I agree with all of these, and especially being told to cheer up! This is just my face, I don't always look happy! #LuckyIsReading

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  13. Lol I think we all know a few people like Agnes! Being told to cheer up always makes me cross, as do people that invade my personal space. On the plus side, my youngest daughter has learned where the toilet paper is kept and will change the roll herself when it runs out - now if she could just teach her dad to do the same each time, that would be perfect! ;-)

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    1. I'm trying to train the little dude conscious that one day he'll be an adult driving some poor person who loves him nuts if he doesn't learn to pick up after himself, lol.

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  14. What I can't stand is when I post something on my Facebook wall and "a friend" tries to tell me that I shouldn't post that. If you don't like what I post, delete me or move on. Don't put your negativity on my post. You WILL be deleted.

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    1. I agree Fee. That's why annoying people like my 'Agnes' just get scrolled past or I hide their posts so I don't need to see them. Some people aren't easy to delete without causing a family wide incident, lol, or believe me I'd do that too!

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  15. #LuckyIsReading
    All of those are such good pet-peeves. Especially the facebook one and the people standing to close to you in line!

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