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Vitaliy M.

Mountain climber
San Francisco
Topic Author's Original Post - May 25, 2012 - 11:57pm PT
This thread is for us to vent regarding the stupid things that bother us. Things that would make people in 3rd world countries want to cuss us out.


I will start:

FWP #1

Had window seat on the flight from LV to SF today, specifically to look at Eastern Sierra from the air.. Refused to go on an earlier flight because no window sit was available. It ended up being cloudy!!!!!! :`(
Ron Anderson

Trad climber
USA Moundhouse Nev.
May 25, 2012 - 11:59pm PT
it pizzes me off - i HAVE to wear a seat belt...
Ricky D

Trad climber
Sierra Westside
May 26, 2012 - 12:03am PT
I was so busy updating my Facebook account that I forget to DVR the finale of American Idol.
Vitaliy M.

Mountain climber
San Francisco
Topic Author's Reply - May 26, 2012 - 12:22am PT
I forget to DVR the finale of American Idol.

Damn, I feel your pain!
MisterE

Social climber
May 26, 2012 - 12:24am PT
I like to tell myself I could be on Survivor, but i am a foodie wimp. Take away my sustenance, and I would turn into a bratty 12-year-old.
The user formerly known as stzzo

climber
Sneaking up behind you
May 26, 2012 - 12:27am PT
My car is broken.

My veggies are overcooked.

I'm so full.

My second pair of shoes is wearing out.
Jon Beck

Trad climber
Oceanside
May 26, 2012 - 12:31am PT
Gasoline is too expensive

or

My air conditioning is not blowing as cold as it usually does
toxo

Trad climber
May 26, 2012 - 12:32am PT
Life has dealt me its share of first world problems. But one incident stands out:

A few months ago, I put my brand new Droid 4 in the middle of my pack and climbed up a chimney. Pulled it out to post on the Internets at the top of the route. Alas, THE SCREEN WAS CRACKED!

AND THERE WAS NO 3G AT THE TOP.

The Horror.


pud

climber
Sportbikeville & Yucca brevifolia
May 26, 2012 - 12:33am PT
The guy I'm currently working with in a prop-shop plays LOUD reggae tunes ALL DAY LONG.

I've listen to reggae for 50 hours this week.

Never been much of a fan of this particular music genre but now, I have to say.

I loathe reggae.
Vitaliy M.

Mountain climber
San Francisco
Topic Author's Reply - May 26, 2012 - 12:34am PT
WAS NO 3G AT THE TOP

REAL FWP right there!
MisterE

Social climber
May 26, 2012 - 12:38am PT
Those curved LED's on the new Audis are distractingly intriguing.
pud

climber
Sportbikeville & Yucca brevifolia
May 26, 2012 - 12:42am PT
That reminds me Erik, WTF are people thinking with the HID bulbs in their stupid little car headlights?

I think I'll put a super bright light on my car so I can see oncoming traffic. That will make me safer. Nevermind that I'm blinding them in the process...
Ron Anderson

Trad climber
USA Moundhouse Nev.
May 26, 2012 - 12:44am PT
howbout those "roundabouts" that litterally NO one knows how to co-ordinate through! THE most epic FAIL of engineering ever..
John Moosie

climber
Beautiful California
May 26, 2012 - 12:45am PT
how come you have to be some sort of rocket scientist mind meld nerd to operate TV/DVR satellite remotes?

And how come websites have to change their layout every 6 months or so, so you can't find anything?

and how come cars are so damn complicated?


And how come when an automaker designs an engine that works really well, they have to change it 2 years later so that parts don't match and the new engine doesn't work as well as the old one.. substitute engine with every other auto part.
pud

climber
Sportbikeville & Yucca brevifolia
May 26, 2012 - 12:45am PT
Actually Ron, nobody in the U.S. knows how to use them. Other countries seem to have figured them out.
Chewybacca

Trad climber
Montana, Whitefish
May 26, 2012 - 12:46am PT
Well one thing that bothers me is arrogance. Specifically when someone is soo arrogant that they call a woman they never met a "slut".

You owe Jona an apology!
coastal_climber

Trad climber
Squamish, BC
May 26, 2012 - 12:47am PT
Too many leftovers after dinner, had to throw them out.
Ron Anderson

Trad climber
USA Moundhouse Nev.
May 26, 2012 - 12:49am PT
whos chewie talkin bout? Ive never called ANYONE on here a slut....
pud

climber
Sportbikeville & Yucca brevifolia
May 26, 2012 - 12:50am PT
Sluts on first, who's on second.
Ron Anderson

Trad climber
USA Moundhouse Nev.
May 26, 2012 - 12:52am PT
WHos on third?
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