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  • 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.
  • When people take 20 napkins, use one, then throw them all away.
  • Finding a shoe and not finding its mate next to it
  • People who talk over you when you’re clearly still in the middle of the sentence.
  • When people copy your idea but get credit for it
  • 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?”
  • The noise people make when they rub their fingers on balloons.
  • When someone bashes your favorite book/movie/show, but they’ve never even read/watched it.
  • When you let a car cut in front of you and they don’t wave to thank you.
  • 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.
  • People who read the paper while driving.
  • People who eat food off your plate without asking first.
  • When a computer or phone won’t load a page fast enough.
  • Having to go to a UPS / FEDEX office to pickup a package.
  • Tapping.
  • Misspelling my name when it’s right there in the email staring you in the face.
  • People who chew gum loudly and attempt to blow bubbles in confined quarters.
  • 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.
  • Loud chewing, or people chewing with their mouths open.
  • People who interrupt when you are speaking.
  • Buzzing noises.
  • People who chat online (instant messaging) while I'm on the phone with them.
  • Slow drivers.
  • Not washing hands after using the bathroom.
  • People who zig zag in and out of lanes on the expressway.
  • When you bite into a jelly bean and it's a different flavor than what you thought it was.
  • Rudeness
  • Guys who leave the toilet seat up.
  • Slow walkers.
  • Tapping, fidgeting, clicking pens, and bouncing knees.
  • Interrupting
  • When people ask if they can have some of your food as they make a grab for it.
  • Subway pole huggers.
  • People who blame anything but themselves for THEIR failure.
  • The feel of chalk.
  • When groups of people take up the entire side of the street. MOVE.
  • People who drink directly out of the milk/orange juice container.
  • Conspiracy theories.
  • People who talk while their mouth is full.
  • People who use redundant hashtags on Instagram, like #me #human #girl #selfie.
  • Students who prolong class by asking the most inane questions.
  • Dirty keyboards.
  • When drivers bring their car to the wrong side of the gas pump.
  • People who overuse quotes from movies or TV.
  • 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".
  • Dining with a picky eater (they can never order off the menu without customizing every aspect of the meal).
  • When people don't send thank you notes.
  • 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.
  • People who say “literally” when what they mean is not literal.
  • Couples who sit on the same side of the booth when there is no one on the other side.
  • Celebrities claiming to be environmentalists.
  • Sucking at a straw until it makes that gross vacuum, slurping sound.
  • Dirty dishes in the sink.
  • Drivers who won't turn right on red.
  • When someone leaves the water running.
  • People who stand on the left side of an escalator. Right is for standing! Left for walking!
  • 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.
  • When people are late or make me run late because I’m waiting for them.
  • Having to repeat yourself multiple times.
  • When you're eating candy and someone asks if they can have a red one.
  • Slow elevators.
  • People acting like they're hurt or sad just to get attention
  • When people bite or pick their nails and it makes a loud *click* noise.
  • When someone says, “You wouldn’t believe what just happened,” and then they refuse to tell you.
  • Couples that own a dog together and call themselves mommy and daddy.
  • Women who wear jewelry that clinks and clacks and makes noise when they're at their desk or keyboard.
  • Continued arguing after being proven wrong
  • When something I've been into for a long time becomes popular.
  • People who write "Noone" instead of "No one".
  • People walking around in ridiculous 'fashionable' shoes that are clearly hurting their feet.
  • Car alarms that signal that they are on by honking.
  • People with bad table manners.
  • People who habitually need favors.
  • 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.
  • When the toilet seat is left up.
  • People who say “no offense” as if it downplays anything insulting they say.
  • People that don't use coasters.