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Squeakz

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The old people who ask to go in front of you in the checkout queue at during your lunch break. You have 1-2 items they have an entire cartload but these old retired folks are in SUCH A HURRY. They worried they might die while waiting in line at the supermarket?
 

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People who queue behind you at a supermarket checkout when there's plenty of other checkouts free. It makes me feel rushed, and I'm quite a slow, methodical packer (I don't have a car so can't just bung it in a trolley and be off; I have my 'thing' with my rucksack and various special bags). Now, I'm sure some of these people don't mind, they're in no rush, but I can't understand why anyone wouldn't go to an empty till - are we that obsessed with queuing?!? Worse is when they give a 'passive' tut or sigh. GO TO AN EMPTY TILL, ORGANISE YOUR TIME BETTER TO HAVE MORE TIME IN THE SHOP, OR EVEN BETTER, USE A SELF-SERVICE TILL YOU IMPATIENT MEATHEAD!

I hate feeling/being rushed :))
I'd play with them and be even slower packing. 'Accidentally' forget an item and wonder off to get it :D :))
 

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People moaning about busses. Specifically, old people for whom the busses are FREE, who have all day to get where they're going, and who don't realise the effects of TRAFFIC on transport (possibly because the last time they drove there were only 4 cars on the road). The bus is 10 minutes late, it's doing a 60 mile round journey along busy roads, it is not a catastrophe, do not berate the driver as it's not like he just decided to be late through his own laziness, busses are not immune to traffic, they cannot just extend wings and soar over the jams!

Or... you coul pay the concessionary train fare of a massive £2.85 and get there direct in 9 minutes... but then there'd be nothing to moan about :))
Or buses that don't show up/drive straight past you. Like right now. And I'm sitting in the freezing cold, now I'm going to be late to work... XD
 

Squeakz

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Guinea pig breeders, because you hear that a breeder you sort of know doesn't want to breed abys anymore so is looking to dump 17 of them into a rescue so they can focus on breeding Rex's and Californians :no:
Wow! just .. no words for that one.

I would like to put noisy neighbors in room 101 for obvious reasons.
 

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@Squeakz I'm with you on that! The biggest problem for me is paper thin walls and I think my neighbours genuinely don't realise that! I'm in a first floor flat and have neighbours each side (though one of those has been empty all the while I've lived here) and below and weirdly I hear my downstairs neighbour the most! I was woken up by the water pipe noise when my neighbour had a bath... at 2am! Can't knock their decision to have a bath at that time, but it's amazing how loud the water noise is with the relative quiet at that time!
 

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People moaning about busses. Specifically, old people for whom the busses are FREE, who have all day to get where they're going, and who don't realise the effects of TRAFFIC on transport (possibly because the last time they drove there were only 4 cars on the road). The bus is 10 minutes late, it's doing a 60 mile round journey along busy roads, it is not a catastrophe, do not berate the driver as it's not like he just decided to be late through his own laziness, busses are not immune to traffic, they cannot just extend wings and soar over the jams!

Or... you coul pay the concessionary train fare of a massive £2.85 and get there direct in 9 minutes... but then there'd be nothing to moan about :))
No no Tiny. You'll be old sometime & then you will be just the same. Lol
 

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Thank you. I do understand that the NHS are very stretched right night. but I am feeling very let down at this moment in time xx
I know the feeling. I get more worked up about it then my other half who is being treated by mental health team in North Wales. Then they wonder why people give up :no:
 

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I know the feeling. I get more worked up about it then my other half who is being treated by mental health team in North Wales. Then they wonder why people give up :no:
To be honest, I am in the verge of giving up :(

I only see my CPN once every 6 weeks. She didn't bother to show up for last weeks apoibtment (which is nothing new) :( I'm not contacting her in the hope that she remembers who I am but it's looking doubtful :( x
 

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@Claire W I'd urge you to try and contact her, or the CMHT at least, as it's terribly bad form for them to not turn up without giving you notice or a reason. If you don't contact them, it could be seen by them that you don't need/want the support, and you obviously do. I'd contact the CMHT if I were you, that way you don't have to speak to your CPN if you're (understandably) feeling let down. It can be a real fight to get and maintain support, and when you're feeling vulnerable it's an immense struggle but please try to keep those links open :( :hug:
 

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Used car dealers. And their practices. And how when you challenge them on legal principles they little woman you (metaphorically) and try the usual psychological manipulation techniques.
 

Squeakz

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I'd like to put KIDS in room 101 today. Just for the day, sort of like a penalty box!
 

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Can we make that all smart phones? If we go out I often leave mine either at home or in my handbag and only use it if I need to (or if I want to make a point). After a couple of months of my OH not having one he is back and on it constantly. In bed before I fall asleep I can see the blue light glowing and then by the time I wake up he is already awake and on it again! I often have to ask him to put it down if we are watching a film or tv series together. I have a close friend who is very similar and have been to dinner many times where I might as well have been there by myself cos all she does is chat away on facebook/whatsapp on her phone. Don't get me wrong I love mine (when it works) and its helped my anxiety by knowing that I can get maps etc at the touch of a button if I need it (I used to plan simple train journeys for days but now don't worry) but I am fed up with people constantly staring at a phone and ignoring those around them
 

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We have a gadget amnesty when we go out for a meal - no phones until coffee unless it's to take a group photo. Otherwise we have had similar issues to you, @Lady Kelly with people engaging in virtual conversation rather than real conversation with those present!
I would be banning them from the bedroom if I didn't use mine for my alarm lol! I have already banned tv from the bedroom (with the exception of when we were having building work in the living room)
 
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