Muscle and Brawn Forums
 

Go Back   Muscle and Brawn Forums > General > General Board
Mark Forums Read
Register Articles Members List Search Today's Posts

Notices

General Board You can talk about anything here. Life, sports, rants, whatever.

Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
Old 04-14-2012, 09:58 AM   #1
Tannhauser
Senior Member
Max Brawn
Points: 138,239, Level: 100 Points: 138,239, Level: 100 Points: 138,239, Level: 100
Activity: 28% Activity: 28% Activity: 28%
 
Tannhauser's Avatar
 

Join Date: Mar 2011
Location: UK
Posts: 2,976
Training Exp: 30+
Training Type: Powerlifting
Fav Exercise: Front squat
Fav Supp: Creatine. C'est tout.
Reputation: 338550
Tannhauser is an elite memberTannhauser is an elite memberTannhauser is an elite memberTannhauser is an elite memberTannhauser is an elite memberTannhauser is an elite memberTannhauser is an elite memberTannhauser is an elite memberTannhauser is an elite memberTannhauser is an elite memberTannhauser is an elite member
Default What trivial things wind you up?

Being infuriated by stupid, petty things is a good sign: it shows you don't have anything worse to worry about AND you have more than enough energy to waste.

What sort of trivial things annoy you out of all proportion?

Come on, get it out of your systems!

I'll start off:

1. Misuse of the word 'electrocute'. For example: 'I electrocuted myself three times today.' No. No. No, you didn't. You received an electric shock today. 'Electrocute' is a portmanteau word, created from 'electricity' and 'execute'. Electrocution refers specifically to receiving a fatal electric shock.

This misuse recently appeared in our ultra-conservative TV paper, the Radio Times, causing me to fire off a furious email. I suggested that the article writer needed to be electrocuted, in the correct sense of the word. Needless to say, the b**tards didn't print it.

2. Other road users not using their indicators (What do you call them in the USA? Flashers? Blinkers?) About 50% of the UK has stopped using their indicators, so I end up braking at roundabouts for no reason. This little bit of laziness and selfishness reduces me to a beetroot-face apoplectic rage. I find I'm looking out for it in advance, so that I can be even more annoyed. In protest, I now even use my indicators when there's no one else on the road.
__________________
Lifetime best: 500/363/573 @ 220 belt only

"The proper study of mankind is books" - Aldous Huxley
Tannhauser is offline   Reply With Quote
Sponsored Links
Old 04-14-2012, 10:23 AM   #2
Goat
Senior Member
Max Brawn
Points: 3,004, Level: 33 Points: 3,004, Level: 33 Points: 3,004, Level: 33
Activity: 5% Activity: 5% Activity: 5%
 

Join Date: Sep 2011
Location: Ca
Posts: 596
Training Exp: 2 years
Training Type: Fullbody
Fav Exercise: squat
Fav Supp: MEAT
Reputation: 36543
Goat is a lifting machineGoat is a lifting machineGoat is a lifting machineGoat is a lifting machineGoat is a lifting machineGoat is a lifting machineGoat is a lifting machineGoat is a lifting machineGoat is a lifting machineGoat is a lifting machineGoat is a lifting machine
Default

When using blinkers other driver speed up so that you cannot change lanes.

Smokers smoking while I am eating, screw it smokers period.

Freaking loud ass car stereo's, how about some peace and F-cking quiet.
Goat is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 04-14-2012, 10:40 AM   #3
Fazc
Senior Member
Max Brawn
Points: 14,403, Level: 77 Points: 14,403, Level: 77 Points: 14,403, Level: 77
Activity: 36% Activity: 36% Activity: 36%
 

Join Date: Jun 2011
Location: U.K
Posts: 5,554
Training Exp: 12+ years
Training Type: Powerlifting
Fav Exercise: Bench Press
Fav Supp: Chicken
Reputation: 420568
Fazc is one with Crom!Fazc is one with Crom!Fazc is one with Crom!Fazc is one with Crom!Fazc is one with Crom!Fazc is one with Crom!Fazc is one with Crom!Fazc is one with Crom!Fazc is one with Crom!Fazc is one with Crom!Fazc is one with Crom!
Default

People pushing their trolley's, or worse themselves, right up against you when you're queued at Sainsbury's/Asda.

THE CHECKOUT CASHIER ISN'T GOING TO WORK ANY FASTER IF YOU'RE SNUGGLED UP AGAINST ME!
Fazc is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 04-14-2012, 11:09 AM   #4
Tannhauser
Senior Member
Max Brawn
Points: 138,239, Level: 100 Points: 138,239, Level: 100 Points: 138,239, Level: 100
Activity: 28% Activity: 28% Activity: 28%
 
Tannhauser's Avatar
 

Join Date: Mar 2011
Location: UK
Posts: 2,976
Training Exp: 30+
Training Type: Powerlifting
Fav Exercise: Front squat
Fav Supp: Creatine. C'est tout.
Reputation: 338550
Tannhauser is an elite memberTannhauser is an elite memberTannhauser is an elite memberTannhauser is an elite memberTannhauser is an elite memberTannhauser is an elite memberTannhauser is an elite memberTannhauser is an elite memberTannhauser is an elite memberTannhauser is an elite memberTannhauser is an elite member
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by Fazc View Post
People pushing their trolley's, or worse themselves, right up against you when you're queued at Sainsbury's/Asda.
That's the most human contact I get some weeks.
__________________
Lifetime best: 500/363/573 @ 220 belt only

"The proper study of mankind is books" - Aldous Huxley
Tannhauser is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 04-14-2012, 11:27 AM   #5
LtL
SHFW
Max Brawn
Points: 36,892, Level: 100 Points: 36,892, Level: 100 Points: 36,892, Level: 100
Activity: 17% Activity: 17% Activity: 17%
 
LtL's Avatar
 

Join Date: Jan 2010
Location: Reading, Berkshire, UK
Posts: 12,000
Training Exp: 5 years
Training Type: Powerlifting
Fav Exercise: Deadlifts
Fav Supp: Endurance BCAA
Reputation: 455740
LtL is one with Crom!LtL is one with Crom!LtL is one with Crom!LtL is one with Crom!LtL is one with Crom!LtL is one with Crom!LtL is one with Crom!LtL is one with Crom!LtL is one with Crom!LtL is one with Crom!LtL is one with Crom!
Default

Rude people.

Poor drivers cutting me up and not apologising.

Invasion of my personal space.

Your being used when they mean you're.

LtL
LtL is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 04-14-2012, 11:31 AM   #6
LtL
SHFW
Max Brawn
Points: 36,892, Level: 100 Points: 36,892, Level: 100 Points: 36,892, Level: 100
Activity: 17% Activity: 17% Activity: 17%
 
LtL's Avatar
 

Join Date: Jan 2010
Location: Reading, Berkshire, UK
Posts: 12,000
Training Exp: 5 years
Training Type: Powerlifting
Fav Exercise: Deadlifts
Fav Supp: Endurance BCAA
Reputation: 455740
LtL is one with Crom!LtL is one with Crom!LtL is one with Crom!LtL is one with Crom!LtL is one with Crom!LtL is one with Crom!LtL is one with Crom!LtL is one with Crom!LtL is one with Crom!LtL is one with Crom!LtL is one with Crom!
Default

Proper nouns that haven't been capitalised, for example:

My name is al.

I blame television for this one.

Lastly for now I get annoyed by overuse of exclamation and question marks.

Oh and the acronym "lol".

Does it how I'm a language fanatic and a grumpy one at that.

LtL
LtL is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 04-14-2012, 12:00 PM   #7
Tannhauser
Senior Member
Max Brawn
Points: 138,239, Level: 100 Points: 138,239, Level: 100 Points: 138,239, Level: 100
Activity: 28% Activity: 28% Activity: 28%
 
Tannhauser's Avatar
 

Join Date: Mar 2011
Location: UK
Posts: 2,976
Training Exp: 30+
Training Type: Powerlifting
Fav Exercise: Front squat
Fav Supp: Creatine. C'est tout.
Reputation: 338550
Tannhauser is an elite memberTannhauser is an elite memberTannhauser is an elite memberTannhauser is an elite memberTannhauser is an elite memberTannhauser is an elite memberTannhauser is an elite memberTannhauser is an elite memberTannhauser is an elite memberTannhauser is an elite memberTannhauser is an elite member
Default

People that describe emotional states by substituting noises for words .

For example:

'I was furious' becomes 'I was like grrrrr!'

'I was taken aback, a bit nonplused' becomes 'I'm like ummmm, OK'

and

'He's like uuuuhhh!'

I don't know what this last one means, because I'm not yet fluent in subnormalese.

Anyone that resorts to vowel sounds and animal vocalisations, and who doesn't have a medical certificate excusing him/her, should be made to eat a live whippet, back legs first.
__________________
Lifetime best: 500/363/573 @ 220 belt only

"The proper study of mankind is books" - Aldous Huxley
Tannhauser is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 04-14-2012, 11:05 PM   #8
gaspers04
Senior Member
Max Brawn
Points: 17,264, Level: 83 Points: 17,264, Level: 83 Points: 17,264, Level: 83
Activity: 3% Activity: 3% Activity: 3%
 
gaspers04's Avatar
 

Join Date: Mar 2010
Location: North Central Illinois
Posts: 5,517
Training Exp: 20 yrs.
Training Type: Westside
Fav Exercise: All of Them! Bench, hehe.
Fav Supp: Food
Reputation: 186096
gaspers04 is a master membergaspers04 is a master membergaspers04 is a master membergaspers04 is a master membergaspers04 is a master membergaspers04 is a master membergaspers04 is a master membergaspers04 is a master membergaspers04 is a master membergaspers04 is a master membergaspers04 is a master member
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by BendtheBar View Post
3D TVs. I will never buy a TV that requires me to wear glasses. Worst marketing idea ever.

See: contacts.
Just bought one, you cant watch it now.

Quote:
Originally Posted by BendtheBar View Post
Fake breasts.
WTH, man card revoked.

Quote:
Originally Posted by LtL View Post
Proper nouns that haven't been capitalised, for example:

My name is al.

I blame television for this one.

Lastly for now I get annoyed by overuse of exclamation and question marks.

Oh and the acronym "lol".

Does it how I'm a language fanatic and a grumpy one at that.

LtL
LoL!!! oh and grrrr for Tan.
__________________



Supplements
M & S's Isofuel Chocolate, MGN's Dextrose,Universal's Beef Aminos and AAEFX's Kre-Alkalyn.
gaspers04 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 04-15-2012, 07:17 AM   #9
Tannhauser
Senior Member
Max Brawn
Points: 138,239, Level: 100 Points: 138,239, Level: 100 Points: 138,239, Level: 100
Activity: 28% Activity: 28% Activity: 28%
 
Tannhauser's Avatar
 

Join Date: Mar 2011
Location: UK
Posts: 2,976
Training Exp: 30+
Training Type: Powerlifting
Fav Exercise: Front squat
Fav Supp: Creatine. C'est tout.
Reputation: 338550
Tannhauser is an elite memberTannhauser is an elite memberTannhauser is an elite memberTannhauser is an elite memberTannhauser is an elite memberTannhauser is an elite memberTannhauser is an elite memberTannhauser is an elite memberTannhauser is an elite memberTannhauser is an elite memberTannhauser is an elite member
Default

Use of the word 'tummy' by anyone aged over five. This has become endemic on TV in the UK.

If you can't stomach something more precise (Ha! See what I did?), at least go for an anglo-saxon belly. Tummy arrived in the late 19th-early 20th as an infantilism, and that's what it should stay.

Anyone who says 'tummy-button' to mean 'navel' needs to be fed into a wood-chipper.
__________________
Lifetime best: 500/363/573 @ 220 belt only

"The proper study of mankind is books" - Aldous Huxley
Tannhauser is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 04-14-2012, 12:37 PM   #10
Hazzard
Senior Member
Max Brawn
Points: 5,710, Level: 48 Points: 5,710, Level: 48 Points: 5,710, Level: 48
Activity: 10% Activity: 10% Activity: 10%
 
Hazzard's Avatar
 

Join Date: Aug 2011
Posts: 2,522
Training Type: Powerlifting
Fav Exercise: Squat
Fav Supp: Pizza
Reputation: 1950
Hazzard has made some good postsHazzard has made some good postsHazzard has made some good postsHazzard has made some good postsHazzard has made some good postsHazzard has made some good postsHazzard has made some good postsHazzard has made some good postsHazzard has made some good postsHazzard has made some good postsHazzard has made some good posts
Default

Most of the people at my gym.

My aunt saying that all the music I listen to "sounds like Slipknot". _
__________________
Hazzard is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply

Bookmarks

Tags
things, trivial, wind


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
If things go right. Rich Knapp General Board 27 09-09-2011 05:39 PM
Things to think about thumpinos General Fitness & Health 8 07-09-2011 09:11 PM
The Little Things Abaddon General Board 9 02-15-2011 11:59 AM
Change in the Wind? Hercuzillita General Board 0 08-22-2010 05:50 PM
A few things.... rippednmichigan General Board 1 05-26-2010 07:48 AM

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 04:37 PM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.5
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.