99 Things I Hate

99 Things I Hate… OK, hate is a strong word. Let’s say these are 99 things that annoy me or drive me up the wall or make me red-in-the-face or plain raving mad!

I had done a post on 99 Things I Love, last year and absolutely enjoyed writing it. Inspired by that post, I thought of jotting down things that get my goat. No, all these 99 irritating things are not at the same level. They bring out negative emotions me in varying degrees.

So, here I go with my list of petty little 99 Things I Hate…hate-horizontal

  1. People calling dear to all and sundry
  2. Selectively replying of comments on blogs
  3. I-Me-Myself syndrome
  4. Painfully (and ridiculously) obvious pieces of advice
  5. The selfie kings and queens on Facebook
  6. Holier-than-thou attitude
  7. Talking loudly in public spaces
  8. Unhygienic food joints
  9. Writer’s block
  10. Selectively replying to birthday wishes on Facebook
  11. Arguments and wars on Facebook and Twitter
  12. Arm chair activists
  13. Books with poor editing
  14. Books with crappy ending
  15. People who don’t return my books back
  16. Loud burps
  17. Ironing of clothes
  18. Messy bathrooms
  19. Everything on FM radios except music
  20. Reality shows on TV
  21. Saas Bahu sagas on TV
  22. Being taken for granted
  23. The ‘Others’ Folder on Facebook
  24. Creeps and perverts
  25. My sweet tooth
  26. My aversion to exercise regularly
  27. Drama in real life
  28. Crappy internet
  29. Hotels with no (free) wi-fi
  30. Noisy eaters
  31. Driving. I have learnt it thrice and still can’t drive.
  32. When people force me to dance and that is when I can’t even dance to save myself
  33. Out of control WhatsApp group chats
  34. PDA
  35. Doctors who don’t listen
  36. People who decide to respond to texts whenever it’s convenient for them
  37. Non-stop hiccups
  38. Disinterested shopkeepers
  39. Poor customer service
  40. Washing clothes in the washing machine with a tissue paper in some pocket
  41. Washing things and damaging them in process
  42. Screaming kids
  43. Telemarketers
  44. Attention seekers
  45. Feeling anxious for no reason
  46. Paying for haircuts that I don’t like
  47. Getting up in the middle of the night and then not able to sleep
  48. Non-removable stickers or price tags on crockery and utensils
  49. Higher shipping charges on online shopping portals
  50. Heartache
  51. Mushy bananas
  52. People hating what I like
  53. People liking what I hate
  54. SMS lingo
  55. Bad hair days
  56. Being clumsy
  57. Jealousy
  58. ‘Friends’ who never pay
  59. Recycled and thoughtless gifts
  60. Finding other people’s nose in my business
  61. Grammar Jews
  62. ‘This page can’t be loaded’ message especially when I am posting a comment on a blog and I have not copied the comment as back-up
  63. People behaving differently in a group
  64. Wasted parking space
  65. Seeing kids display bad manners and their parents ignoring it
  66. Embarrassing moments that play on loop in my head
  67. Drama queens / kings
  68. Deciding what to cook
  69. Facebook pokes
  70. People who don’t respect their commitments
  71. Procrastination
  72. People who don’t value my time and efforts
  73. Pigeons and their menace
  74. Skin tight leggings
  75. Unrealistic love stories in books
  76. Dog ears in my books
  77. Plastic people
  78. Break-ups
  79. People who talk loudly on their mobile phones
  80. Pushy sales people
  81. Unreasonably expensive things
  82. Smug people
  83. When I find that I have nothing to wear
  84. Teleshopping advertisements
  85. Politics
  86. People dying way too young
  87. Foot in mouth syndrome
  88. Seeing people pick their noses
  89. Mind games that people play
  90. Emotional blackmail
  91. Frequent software updates on my laptop and phone
  92. Hypocrites
  93. Autocorrect mishaps
  94. Poor attention span
  95. Over dependence on technology
  96. ‘Share if you agree’, ‘How many likes for this…’ kind of posts on Facebook
  97. Herd mentality
  98. Twisted captcha on websites
  99. Forgetting passwords

Phew! This is finally done. Can you believe that this post was a work-in-progress for over 3 months. I remember writing 99 Things I Love in a jiffy. But listing down things I hate was not easy. Is it because love is stronger than hate?

Which things annoy you truly, madly, deeply? Do share in the comments box.

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