50 Annoying Things We Can All Relate Too

50 Annoying Things We Can All Relate Too

...because life can get annoying.
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As human beings, there are just some things that seem to bring us all together with the same sense of irritation. Here are a few of those annoying things that make my list. I'm sure at least some, if not most, of them make yours as well. If you can think of any more relatable annoyances that I've missed, feel free to comment on this article and let me know!

1. Realizing there's no more toilet paper when it's already too late.

...Happens to the best of us.

2. Making a cup of coffee in the morning and forgetting it in the car.

..This can turn the best of days into the worst.

3. Pushing doors that say pull.

...Come on, we've all done it

4. When you hear people chew.

...I imagine beating you over the head every time I hear you chomp down on that chip!

5. When it's really quiet in a room and you hear that one person breathing like they just ran a marathon.

...Or maybe you just ran up two flights of stairs to get to class, we'll never know.

6. Grabbing a chocolate chip cookie, only to realize it's actually oatmeal raisin.

...Unless you actually like oatmeal raisin, then it's a win-win.

7. Getting comfortable in bed and then realizing you forgot to pee/turn off the light.

...To deal or not to deal, that is the question.

8. That one aunt/uncle that just always gives you that creepy vibe.

...This can make family parties a dread.

9. When your teacher makes you buy a textbook that you never even crack open.

...Sure, next time I'll just hand you my money and you can toss it directly into the garbage!

10. Continuing to open and reopen the fridge until the food that you want magically makes its way in there.

...Maybe if I walk away and come back it will work.

11. Walking into a room and then automatically forgetting why you went in there.

...And having to leave the room in order to remember.

12. People that drive without using their blinker.

..Left, right, straight?! Where ya goin' pal??

13. When you have really slow wi-fi.

...Loading...Loading...Loading....ugh.

14. People who feel the need to scream into their phones as if the other person can't hear them.

...If you'd just speak into the phone like a regular human this would be a better experience for us all.

15. The world's obsession with the Kardashian/Jenner families.

...Still don't see what the hype is all about.

16. Advertisements before Youtube videos.

...When all you want to do is get ready while listening to Beyoncé!

17. When people read over your shoulder.

...This one is actually happening to me right now, hi :)

18. A-holes that park in the handicapped spots when they, in fact, not handicapped.

...One day they'll get all the tickets that they deserve.

19. People who cut in line.

...You gotta tell em how it is!

20. The LIRR/MTA

...If you're from NY, I know you can relate to this.

21. Being stuck behind someone who is walking painfully slow.

...I'm running you over in my mind.

22. When people smoke cigarettes right in front of the entrance to the building you have to walk into.

...Thank you for exhaling your smoke right into my face.

23. When boys think it's cool to treat girls like crap.

...Wasn't cool in elementary school, isn't cool now fellas.

24. Guys that still go to high school parties even though they've been out of high school for years.

...They're not laughing with you, they're laughing at you.

25. Celebrities that are obviously lip-syncing.

...Cough, Maria Carey, cough.

26. How you need a scissor to get the scissor out of its package.

...Paradox.

27. When people text using that stupid "voice text" function.

...Please just text with your hands. I have absolutely no idea what you're trying to say.

28. Telling someone you can't hear them, so they use the same exact volume and just repeat what they said.

...Why are you like this???

29. When someone gets in the shower right as you were about to get in the shower.

...Yes, I've been laying in bed for 3 hours but I swear I was just about to get in there!

30. Saying "What?" for some reason, even though you heard what the person said.

...I really do not know why this happens.

31. When you're in a rush but the light is red.

...They just always seem to take longer when you have some place to be.

32. Cashiers putting your change down on the counter instead of in your hand.

...Hello, hi, my hand is right here!

33. The people that go up to order food to the cashier but are still continuing their phone conversation.

...This is just rude, and obnoxious, yet entirely too common.

34. That awkward time in the fall when it's freezing in the morning but stifling in the afternoon.

...Dress in layers people, layers!

35. Emailing your professor a long winded paragraph about a problem you are having and they email back, "Sure."

...I proofread that email about six times and all you say is "sure"??

36. Guys who put their car as their profile picture on Facebook.

...Are you a transformer?

37. Girls who have "X Years Young." in their Instagram bios.

...Just stop.

38. Trying to find the beginning to a roll of tape.

...This simple task takes way longer than it should.

39. When people drive your car and adjust your mirrors/seat.

...Please don't touch, adjust yourself not my seat!

40. People that talk during the movie.

...No, I can't explain this part to you because I can't hear it as you're blabbing in my ear!

41. People that decide to engage in conversation right in the middle of the hallway/sidewalk.

...I think the middle of this crowded sidewalk is the best place to take random, unnecessary pictures of every single skyscraper in Times Square.

42. When someone says, "no offense," and then continues to say something offensive.

...Well, screw my feelings, right?

43. People that pop their significant others pimples.

...This will never be endearing.

44. Teacher's pets.

...No one likes you. The teachers don't like you, your classmates don't like you. Please stop.

45. Going to the bathroom and someone goes into the stall right next to you.

...Yes, boys, us girls have the same "skip a stall" rule too!

46. When someone leaves your room and doesn't shut the door.

...If the door was closed when you opened it, CLOSE IT!

47. Political debates between two people who know nothing about politics.

...Or political debates between anyone at all.

48. When you get all ready to go out and your friend cancels plans.

...I wasted a full face of makeup for this!

49. People that drop their friends for their significant other.

...God forbid it doesn't work out, you'll come crawling back.

50. People that don't like animals.

...There is no good reason for this one!


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College As Told By Junie B. Jones

A tribute to the beloved author Barbara Parks.
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The Junie B. Jones series was a big part of my childhood. They were the first chapter books I ever read. On car trips, my mother would entertain my sister and me by purchasing a new Junie B. Jones book and reading it to us. My favorite part about the books then, and still, are how funny they are. Junie B. takes things very literally, and her (mis)adventures are hilarious. A lot of children's authors tend to write for children and parents in their books to keep the attention of both parties. Barbara Park, the author of the Junie B. Jones series, did just that. This is why many things Junie B. said in Kindergarten could be applied to her experiences in college, as shown here.

When Junie B. introduces herself hundreds of times during orientation week:

“My name is Junie B. Jones. The B stands for Beatrice. Except I don't like Beatrice. I just like B and that's all." (Junie B. Jones and the Stupid Smelly Bus, p. 1)

When she goes to her first college career fair:

"Yeah, only guess what? I never even heard of that dumb word careers before. And so I won't know what the heck we're talking about." (Junie B. Jones and her Big Fat Mouth, p. 2)

When she thinks people in class are gossiping about her:

“They whispered to each other for a real long time. Also, they kept looking at me. And they wouldn't even stop." (Junie B., First Grader Boss of Lunch, p. 66)

When someone asks her about the library:

“It's where the books are. And guess what? Books are my very favorite things in the whole world!" (Junie B. Jones and the Stupid Smelly Bus, p. 27)

When she doesn't know what she's eating at the caf:

“I peeked inside the bread. I stared and stared for a real long time. 'Cause I didn't actually recognize the meat, that's why. Finally, I ate it anyway. It was tasty...whatever it was." (Junie B., First Grader Boss of Lunch, p. 66)

When she gets bored during class:

“I drew a sausage patty on my arm. Only that wasn't even an assignment." (Junie B. Jones Loves Handsome Warren, p. 18)

When she considers dropping out:

“Maybe someday I will just be the Boss of Cookies instead!" (Junie B., First Grader Boss of Lunch, p. 76)

When her friends invite her to the lake for Labor Day:

“GOOD NEWS! I CAN COME TO THE LAKE WITH YOU, I BELIEVE!" (Junie B. Jones Smells Something Fishy, p. 17)

When her professor never enters grades on time:

“I rolled my eyes way up to the sky." (Junie B., First Grader Boss of Lunch, p. 38)

When her friends won't stop poking her on Facebook:


“Do not poke me one more time, and I mean it." (Junie B. Jones Smells Something Fishy, p. 7)

When she finds out she got a bad test grade:

“Then my eyes got a little bit wet. I wasn't crying, though." (Junie B. Jones and the Stupid Smelly Bus, p. 17)

When she isn't allowed to have a pet on campus but really wants one:

“FISH STICK! I NAMED HIM FISH STICK BECAUSE HE'S A FISH STICK, OF COURSE!" (Junie B. Jones Smells Something Fishy, p. 59)

When she has to walk across campus in the dark:

“There's no such thing as monsters. There's no such thing as monsters." (Junie B. Jones Has a Monster Under Her Bed, p. 12)

When her boyfriend breaks her heart:

“I am a bachelorette. A bachelorette is when your boyfriend named Ricardo dumps you at recess. Only I wasn't actually expecting that terrible trouble." (Junie B. Jones Is (almost) a Flower Girl, p. 1)

When she paints her first canvas:


"And painting is the funnest thing I love!" (Junie B. Jones and her Big Fat Mouth, p. 61)

When her sorority takes stacked pictures:

“The biggie kids stand in the back. And the shortie kids stand in the front. I am a shortie kid. Only that is nothing to be ashamed of." (Junie B. Jones Has a Monster Under Her Bed, p. 7)

When she's had enough of the caf's food:

“Want to bake a lemon pie? A lemon pie would be fun, don't you think?" (Junie B. Jones Has a Monster Under Her Bed p. 34)

When she forgets about an exam:

“Speechless is when your mouth can't speech." (Junie B. Jones Loves Handsome Warren, p. 54)

When she finds out she has enough credits to graduate:

“A DIPLOMA! A DIPLOMA! I WILL LOVE A DIPLOMA!" (Junie B. Jones is a Graduation Girl p. 6)

When she gets home from college:

"IT'S ME! IT'S JUNIE B. JONES! I'M HOME FROM MY SCHOOL!" (Junie B. Jones and some Sneaky Peaky Spying p. 20)

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Not Having The 'Picture Perfect' Body Shape Doesn't Mean You Can't Wear A Bikini

All shapes and size are acceptable and beautiful.

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Summer has finally come again and it's now the time where everyone regrets not working out to get their "perfect" summer body. I'm here to say that these summer bodies everyone has been talking about are an unhealthy way to look at yourself and can hurt one's body image. If you're a size zero, that's great for you. If you're not a size zero, that is still great for you. There is no defined size that is required to wear a bikini during the summer, and there shouldn't be these unrealistic society norms on who can and can't wear them.

My entire life I was never worried about my size or how I look in a clothing item such as a bathing suit during the summer. I had always maintained a small figure from being active in grade school all the way through high school. Now that I am in college with no daily or weekly (and sometimes even monthly) exercise routine, I have gained weight and started to feel self conscious in what I look like in certain items that show my stomach. I don't look like the swimsuit models that are posted all over Instagram and started to feel that when summer came along I shouldn't be caught dead in a bathing suit or a shirt that showed any part of my stomach. I was beginning to feel bad about my body image because I didn't have the body shape or size that is considered to be a "society norm" and let it get to me. This is when I knew I needed to change my mindset, and not my physical appearance.

Just because someone isn't a certain size doesn't mean they should be shame into not wearing something they like or makes them feel good about themselves. Summertime is all about being in the sun at the beach or at the pool and getting a tan and getting in the water. This things require a swimsuit of some sort. The size and shape of someone's body shouldn't put a restriction on what type of bathing suit they choose to wear, and no one should comment on how they look in it in a negative manner. For some people, it's hard to lose weight just as it is hard for some people to gain weight. Society is always making remarks about girls being "too small" or "too big" or comments that are similar to those and it's putting a negative effect on how women view themselves which makes it harder for them to have a sense of self love.

Let a woman feel good about herself in what she's wearing no matter her size and leave the rude comments to yourself. Whether she is a size 0 or greater, she is still adding beauty into the world. If you want to wear a bikini, then do it. Don't let the negative people in society harshen your summertime fun.

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