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Getting your goat….. Meme!

Goat

Kate’s post on iRamble got me thinking….

It’s always intrigued me when people have an irrational hatred of something, what caused it? Some things are just downright irritating, for example I get really annoyed by blister packs for things… Alright I know the thieves can’t get into them and steal the product – but I can’t get into the damned things either!!!

The Meme

So here’s the meme, list two things that irritate you for a reason (and list the reason!), and two things that irritate you for no apparent reason whatsoever!!

Things that irritate me, and why!

  1. Blister packs
    (as I explained above) I know the thieves can’t get into them and steal the product – but I can’t get into the damned things either!!!
  2. Chain Letters, Forward this to five friends or else etc.
    I have to fight my way through enough junk in my inbox in a day, without being told my leg will fall off if I don’t forward this to six friends, a dog and a chicken (just to annoy them and fill up their inbox as well!!).

And the interesting one, List two irrational annoyances that you can’t quite put your finger on.

  1. Jim Carey
    Don’t ask me why – haven’t the foggiest!
  2. Mobile Phones
    This isn’t mobile phones in general, heck I work for a company that makes them. It’s when I watch someone (usually a businessman in a suit), frantically scrabbling through his pockets for a mobile phone that’s ringing at full volume – playing the most annoying ringtone ever (usually Barbie Girl – or something equally daft). You put it in your pocket just a minute ago, for goodness sake – put it on vibrate then you’d be able to find it!!!!!

The Rules

I may make a complete hash of this as I’ve not started one of these before, but lets give it a go!

  1. List two things that irritate you for a reason (and list the reason!), and two things that irritate you for no apparent reason whatsoever!!
  2. Give credit to the person who tagged you.
  3. Link your answers to the original blog, that’s here (http://www.skillett.com)!
  4. Tag four new people to participate.

So come on then… What really gets your goat?

I’ll tag, Kate, Dan, Grandad and Amy.

Creative Commons License photo credit: Rev Dan Catt

UPDATE: I’ve compiled a list of those having taken part so far, and it’s ever growing! Here!

This entry was posted on Monday, July 7th, 2008 at 10:05 am and is filed under General. You can follow any responses to this entry through the RSS 2.0 feed.


Comments (9)

 

  1. Lottie says:

    Only 2? How do I choose which ones to go for?This may take a while

    Lotties last blog post..Satisfied or aching for more?

  2. Keiron says:

    That’s right Lottie…. I had to pick from about 6 but it made me realise the thing that really wind me up!! Otherwise I could go on for days!!

  3. Lottie says:

    6? ha! I so have you beat there. Okay – I will set my mind on that this evening.

    Lotties last blog post..Satisfied or aching for more?

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  7. Darragh says:

    I’ve become your latest victim. ‘Twas fun!

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  9. Keiron says:

    I’ve posted a listof those I’ve seen so far, sorry it’s taken so long – I’ve been on holiday!

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