It’s That Time Again… *drum roll*…

A big thank you to Tara Tyler for awarding me the… *drum roll please*… Versatile Blogger Award!

I graciously accept this award. *curtseys*

And now I will oblige you with seven facts about 'moi'… seven of my pet peeves. These are some of the things that really annoy me:

~~ talking about myself (not really certain if it qualifies as a pet peeve, but it annoys me)

~~ greasy fingerprints on the fridge door/handle of the kettle/TV remote (so obvious cause it's black)/even the computer keys. Simple solution–eat first… well before pursuing any other activities like googling or watching TV–just DON'T decide to do all above-mentioned activities at the same time!

~~ lids/covers not replaced on bottles/tubes/containers etc or partially-screwed or partially-clipped on. Most annoying! *grits teeth*

~~ telemarketers phoning with special offers/upgrades on accounts/insurance policies/ gym contracts etc. But just phone them with a query–the original consultant you dealt with has long-since left the company. And dare you fall behind with one payment, that's it, they don't care, they want their money!

~~ yuppies/buppies. You know the instant-gratification-seeking, social status seeking, Johnny-come-yesterdays;  who feel that the world owes them? But haven't worked, I mean REALLY WORKED HARD for at least one full year in their entire lives? Want everything ASAP. As in yesterday. Not later. Over-inflated sense of entitlement? And arrogance? Need I say more?

~~ parents who leave their kids to run wildly in public places. Remember, psychology is for grad students, not for 7-year-old raucous brats! Quit over-reasoning with them–it's obviously NOT WORKING. Tell them WHAT IS, WHAT WAS and WHAT WILL BE! A good, solid spank is NOT abuse.

~~ hangars in the wardrobe, with clothes half-off/tangled… aaargh!

At this point I'm going to bend the rule a teensy-weensy bit… please bear with me. Since many, many bloggers have already been recipients of this award, I am not going to pass it along just yet. I'll do so at a later date.

Care to share some of your pet peeves?


  1. Abby Fowers on November 9, 2011 at 10:40 pm

    LOL! Congrats on the award. I love hearing about people's pet peeves. I have a ton of them but they never come to mind when I need them! haha. I really HATE finger prints though. They drive me nuts!

    • mish on November 10, 2011 at 1:09 pm

      Thanks Abby!

  2. The Golden Eagle on November 9, 2011 at 10:48 pm

    Congratulations on the award! 🙂
    I definitely agree with you on people who have a sense they're entitled to everything.

    • mish on November 10, 2011 at 1:11 pm

      Thank you. 🙂 And the sad part is that they’re so wrapped up in it, which makes them oblivious to the predicament.

  3. Jenny S. Morris on November 9, 2011 at 10:51 pm

    Congrats on the award. Hmm…pet peeve. Empty the dishwasher!! Why is that so hard. Oh, and close the kitchen cabinets.

    • mish on November 10, 2011 at 1:13 pm

      Thanks Jenny. I can identify with the kitchen cabinets pet peeve…

  4. Jamie Dedes on November 10, 2011 at 12:19 pm

    Like the way you've re-decorated your blog, Mish. Nice!
    Congrats on the V B award! 😉
    Nice little spin to do seven pet peeves ….
    I heartily agree with alll …

    • mish on November 10, 2011 at 1:19 pm

      Thanks Jamie! Actually, it was done for me… I’m not very clued up when it comes to adding gadgets/widgets to my blog. I ‘m still learning.

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