I haven't done a pet peeve post in awhile, so I guess it's about time for one. I'm going to try not to be too political but since I stay rather irritated about that, it probably can't be helped:
*The whole idea that if one disagrees with President Obama that it makes one a racist.
Hmmm...wasn't having a black man in the Oval Office supposed to make things better instead of worse? And, out of curiosity, if someone doesn't agree with Hilary Clinton, Nancy Pelosi, Harry Reid or fill-in-the-blank, what hateful name would you like to use then? Because, Lord knows, there has to be more to it than a simple disagreement with their policies.
*The President on David Letterman
If you're campaigning, sure, go ahead. A sitting president? No. I don't want to be entertained -- I want to be governed wisely. At the moment, it's a crapshoot.
*Bloggers who don't respond when you post on their blogs.
I know not every post deserves or needs a response but after someone has posted several times, would it be so hard to say "hello" or "thanks for dropping by"? I really don't have to drop by at all, you know.
Hope your afterlife -- which may be coming soon at the rate you're going -- is much better than this one.
*Being "friended" on Facebook
Okay, being "friended" is nice but if I don't know who you are, I'm not going to confirm you. Having "friends in common" doesn't make me any more likely to do so, either. If you really want to be my friend, send me a message and tell me who you are and why you want to be my friend. If you're just trying to run your numbers, up, I'm not the friend you're looking for.
*Not knowing what folks are talking about on Facebook
I guess it's just me but, half the time, I don't really know what people are talking about. It's like I've stumbled into the middle of a conversation and I don't know the secret password.
*People who say -- rather snootily -- when you ask them if they saw a certain TV show, "I never watch TV..."
Why don't you climb back up on your pedestal and stay there?
*Robin Hood, Torchwood, Primeval
Not the endings we wanted. And where am I going to get my Richard Armitage fix now?
*People who forget to take a good, long look at themselves in the mirror.
Why, yes, you, too, can behave stupidly, inappropriately, rudely and ignorantly.
*Lack of humor, especially combined with Political Correctness
Congratulations, you've just bored me to tears.
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