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  • People who talk while their mouth is full.
  • When you're eating candy and someone asks if they can have a red one.
  • When drivers bring their car to the wrong side of the gas pump.
  • People who talk over you when you’re clearly still in the middle of the sentence.
  • Slow Internet
  • People who habitually need favors.
  • When someone says, “You wouldn’t believe what just happened,” and then they refuse to tell you.
  • Continued arguing after being proven wrong
  • Chasing after a ping pong ball.
  • Buzzing noises.
  • Tapping.
  • People that interrupt you when your telling a story and then they continue to tell you their story and then ask you in an uninterested tone to continue on with your story when they are finished talking.
  • People who chew gum loudly and attempt to blow bubbles in confined quarters.
  • When people bite or pick their nails and it makes a loud *click* noise.
  • People who drink directly out of the milk/orange juice container.
  • People who overuse quotes from movies or TV.
  • Food that only pretends to be organic.
  • Women who wear jewelry that clinks and clacks and makes noise when they're at their desk or keyboard.
  • Slow walkers.
  • Having to repeat yourself multiple times.
  • When people take 20 napkins, use one, then throw them all away.
  • When people are late or make me run late because I’m waiting for them.
  • When someone leaves the water running.
  • Rudeness
  • People smoking electronic cigarettes around non-smokers. Smoking is smoking.
  • The noise people make when they rub their fingers on balloons.
  • Being asked my telephone number/account number AFTER I already entered in using the keypad on my phone. I thought I was supposed enter that info to "better assist me".
  • People who use redundant hashtags on Instagram, like #me #human #girl #selfie.
  • When you let a car cut in front of you and they don’t wave to thank you.
  • When you’re in a public bathroom but there is no toilet paper in the stall.
  • Films censored and cut (for length) to be put on television.
  • Strong body odor
  • People who blame anything but themselves for THEIR failure.
  • Not washing hands after using the bathroom.
  • People who interrupt when you are speaking.
  • People who say “literally” when what they mean is not literal.
  • Conspiracy theories.
  • Guys who leave the toilet seat up.
  • Slow elevators.
  • Vulgar talk at the dinner table.
  • Jerks who take up 2 parking spaces.
  • People who read the paper while driving.
  • When people don't send thank you notes.
  • People who don’t know how to get through airport security efficiently. It’s been 15 years. You know you have to take your goddamn shoes off and can’t have liquids and get your computer out of your bag.
  • Subway pole huggers.
  • Sucking at a straw until it makes that gross vacuum, slurping sound.
  • Dining with a picky eater (they can never order off the menu without customizing every aspect of the meal).
  • When a computer or phone won’t load a page fast enough.
  • Slow drivers.
  • Celebrities claiming to be environmentalists.
  • People that don't use coasters.
  • When motorcyclists or truck drivers rev their engines unnecessarily.
  • When groups of people take up the entire side of the street. MOVE.
  • People who write "Noone" instead of "No one".
  • Drivers who won't turn right on red.
  • Couples that own a dog together and call themselves mommy and daddy.
  • People acting like they're hurt or sad just to get attention
  • Finding a shoe and not finding its mate next to it
  • People who take forever to order food while I'm in line.
  • When the toilet seat is left up.
  • People that clip their nails at work, while sitting at their desk.
  • Being chased down the stairs – When you are walking at a decent pace, but the person behind you is late getting somewhere, and they are barreling down the stairs after you. You start fast walking and pray that they pass by you, because you don’t want to die by stairway collision.
  • People who eat food off your plate without asking first.
  • When you have a roommate who is addicted to the snooze button, or who doesn’t wake up to their alarms, but you wake up…every…single…time.
  • When you bite into a jelly bean and it's a different flavor than what you thought it was.
  • The feel of chalk.
  • People who zig zag in and out of lanes on the expressway.
  • When someone wakes you up in the middle of the night or ungodly early in the morning and asks, “Oh, did I wake you up?”
  • Students who prolong class by asking the most inane questions.
  • Loud chewing, or people chewing with their mouths open.
  • When people copy your idea but get credit for it
  • People who stand on the left side of an escalator. Right is for standing! Left for walking!
  • Tapping, fidgeting, clicking pens, and bouncing knees.
  • People who chat online (instant messaging) while I'm on the phone with them.
  • Couples who sit on the same side of the booth when there is no one on the other side.
  • When someone bashes your favorite book/movie/show, but they’ve never even read/watched it.
  • Car alarms that signal that they are on by honking.
  • People who walk their dogs and let them poop indiscriminately (like on someone's lawn), and does not pick it up.
  • Men on trains who insist on sitting with their legs spread wide like they got something there.
  • Gluten-free fanatics who have no medical justification to avoid gluten.
  • People who are chronically late. A one-off I can maybe understand, but it’s incredibly rude to think your time is more valuable than the 15 to 30 minutes you’re making me wait.
  • When people ask if they can have some of your food as they make a grab for it.
  • People who say “no offense” as if it downplays anything insulting they say.
  • Dirty dishes in the sink.
  • Having to go to a UPS / FEDEX office to pickup a package.
  • Misspelling my name when it’s right there in the email staring you in the face.
  • Dirty keyboards.
  • When something I've been into for a long time becomes popular.
  • People walking around in ridiculous 'fashionable' shoes that are clearly hurting their feet.
  • Interrupting
  • People with bad table manners.