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10 Annoying Habits of People That They Don’t Realize Drive Others Crazy!

Meenakshi Reddy Madhavan

Guest Contributor

You may not realize it, but some of the things you consider kind of endearing could actually be like nails on a chalkboard for someone else. We suggest you nix these terribly annoying habits, just for the sake of everyone’s sanity!



1. Smoking


We all know that cigarette smoking is bad for you, but there’s nothing more annoying for a non-smoker than having gentle plumes of cigarette smoke waft across their faces. Take it outside, smokers! Or better yet, quit!


Point 1-Being a smoker, 10 Annoying Habits of People That They Don’t Realize Drive Others Crazy! | POPxo, annoying habits



2) Being a fascist non-smoker


On the flipside, there’s this guy. Either he’s just quit smoking himself, or he’s never taken to smoking, and loves giving all smokers a lecture on how bad it is for them, what a disgusting habit it is and so on. Listen up, lecturer! Smokers already know all the side-effects. Lump it, or get out of the smoking area.


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3. The whole PDA thing


And by PDA, we’re including the couples who cannot, for the life of them, use one another’s names. It’s “baby” this, or “sweetie” that, till you want to strangle them. Leave Schmookie-Pookums at home, and just address your partner by their given name for the sake of all of us.


Point 3- Couples who are too into the whole PDA thing, 10 Annoying Habits of People That They Don’t Realize Drive Others Crazy! | POPxo, annoying habits



4. Being militant about singlehood


Okay, so all your friends are "taken". That doesn’t mean you have to mock them at every turn, or roll your eyes at each party invitation, saying, “Oh, I suppose I’ll be the only non-disgusting couple person there.” Show some support for them and, in return, they might introduce you to their non-annoying single friends too. ;)


Point 4-The militant single person, 10 Annoying Habits of People That They Don’t Realize Drive Others Crazy! | POPxo, annoying habits



5. The constant need to Instagram (and hashtag!) everything


Ugh, is there anything more off-putting than a person who cannot move one step without taking a photo of it? Not only are you forced to wait while they catch up to you, but you also have to relive the entire night later, and be tagged in photos with hashtags like #ChillingWithMyHomiesOnlyYoungOnce. Who can even read that?!


Point 5- The constant need to Instagram (and hashtag!) everything, 10 Annoying Habits of People That They Don’t Realize Drive Others Crazy! | POPxo, annoying habits



6) The need to remind everyone how you’re just too cool for social media


Being off Facebook is the new being on Facebook. And there are people who will look smug and tell you how much their lives have improved since deleting their Facebook, Twitter, what-have-you accounts. Yes, we get it! You probably do yoga too - and brag about it to all your friends in real life. Guess what, that’s what Facebook is for.


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7. The need to bring your “gang” to everywhere you’re invited


Hi, friend. The invitation said “Please feel free to bring a plus one”, but you’ve gone and brought your whole posse without letting the host know! It’s almost like you’re scared to be without them - and we’re wondering what you have to hide.


Point 7-The need to bring your “gang” to everything you’re invited to, 10 Annoying Habits of People That They Don’t Realize Drive Others Crazy! | POPxo, annoying habits



8. Not replying to texts or calling back


We get that you’re super busy and have a super amazing life, but could you please just let us know a) that you’re not dead, and b) that we’re still on for Friday? Thank you!


Point 8- The need to bring your “gang” to everything you’re invited to, 10 Annoying Habits of People That They Don’t Realize Drive Others Crazy! | POPxo, annoying habits



9. The need to be right, constantly


They call him Mr Right, and not for the “right” reasons either. This is a person who Just. Cannot. Let. An. Argument. Go. Most of the time, you just agree with them to make sure they stop talking. For the love of God, please stop talking!


Point 9- The need to be right-menxp, 10 Annoying Habits of People That They Don’t Realize Drive Others Crazy! | POPxo, annoying habits



10. Being Mr Rich or Ms Poverty Pants


Didn’t anyone teach these people that constantly talking about money - even if it’s to moan that you don’t have it - is...just not done? These are the people who will either toss a thousand rupee note around and not wait for change, because they’re cool like that, or the person who is always complaining how broke they are. Either way, there are ways to subtly work your budget into a conversation, and these involve not working your budget into a conversation. Okay, thanks, bye.


Point 10- The need to be right, 10 Annoying Habits of People That They Don’t Realize Drive Others Crazy! | POPxo, annoying habits


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Published on Sep 29, 2014
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