It's often the stupid things that tip us over the edge. Back pain remedy ending up on the bottom shelf. Bananas being both overripe and underripe... Whether the universe has conspired against someone or they simply have to deal with other people's stupidity, it only takes so much to ruin a perfectly fine day.

Disappointed and angry, people turn to the Internet. Here, they're posting photos of the annoying things that drive them crazy, hoping that someone will share their pain. And who are we to let them down? Bored Panda has put together a list of pics to prove just how annoying everyday problems can get, so continue scrolling and upvote your (least) favorite pet peeves.

And if you're into sadomasochism, check out our earlier list of mildly infuriating pictures as well.

#1

That's The Worst

That's The Worst

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Ashley Say Whaat?!?
Community Member
1 year ago

Hahaha love this one! It's so true!

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Interestingly, science writers Joe Palca and Flora Lichtman have even published a book, trying to explain the reasons behind our frustrations. In Annoying, they say that it's really difficult to find a universal formula for what is, well, annoying. Not every trouble is to terribly unpleasant, at least not when experienced one at a time. Rather, it is when these annoying problems are repetitive and unpredictable that they get under our skin.

A random firework might take us by surprise, it can even frighten us, but it won't instantly become annoying. Our neighbor's loud music, however, played over and over and over again, is very annoying.

#2

When You Spend 30 Mins Guessing Your Passwords And Decide To Reset It And This Happens

When You Spend 30 Mins Guessing Your Passwords And Decide To Reset It And This Happens

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Brandy Grote
Community Member
1 year ago

One Gov't website is pretty strict. Can't have your social, or date of birth. Cannot have ANY type of word more than 3 letters long in it, must be at least 10 digits, and cannot be one you've used in the last year. And you have to reset it every month (aka every time you visit the site, really.)

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Paul Garrity, however, believes he may have found the evolutionary seeds of annoyance, in the reactions to one of nature’s most annoying creatures: the fly. The associate professor of biology at Brandeis University has devoted his time to studying the fruit fly. It has an ability similar to our own to sense potentially dangerous chemicals as well as pressure and temperature changes. That skill, to perceive possible dangers, may be the origin of the annoyance we feel today, he said.

#3

Erasers Like These

Erasers Like These

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Rachel Hamrick
Community Member
1 year ago

I never understood these erasers!

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Apparently, we can train ourselves not to get annoyed by the small funny problems. Well, at least some of the time. Have you ever noticed how childfree people get more impatient with a crying or misbehaving kid than parents do? Michael R. Cunningham, a psychologist at the University of Louisville, told The Boston Globe that, "You can leave the environment, you can change the environment, or you can do something inside yourself to change your reaction." That could mean changing behaviors, for example, doing deep breathing, counting to 10, or taking a walk every time you're stressed out. It could also mean deliberately changing your thoughts about the situation - deciding, for instance, to view it as quirky instead of annoying.

#4

When You’re Pouring Something And This Happens

When You’re Pouring Something And This Happens

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Ashley Say Whaat?!?
Community Member
1 year ago

Yas! Hate that! It happened twice to me today!

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#5

Forget Drinking Straws - This Is The Kind Of Plastic Use We Should Be Protesting

Forget Drinking Straws - This Is The Kind Of Plastic Use We Should Be Protesting

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nanashi
Community Member
1 year ago

because when talking about littering, people usually blame consumers/end users, and never the companies/manufacturing factories who use all the plastics that only be used once and immediately trashed. I work at a manufacturing plant and the amount of single use plastic here is horrendously stupid.

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#6

I Feel Like This Happens To Me More Often Than It Should

I Feel Like This Happens To Me More Often Than It Should

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Biopithecus
Community Member
1 year ago

Yup, I've had the full sleeves of shirts torn because of this.

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#7

Boxes That Open Like This

Boxes That Open Like This

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Martti Laurson
Community Member
1 year ago

The text says it all about that issue

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#8

Finally Someone Made A Statue Of This

Finally Someone Made A Statue Of This

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Rachel Hamrick
Community Member
1 year ago

Happens even when I hang them up!

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#9

Back Pain Remedy On The Bottom Shelf

Back Pain Remedy On The Bottom Shelf

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Martti Laurson
Community Member
1 year ago

That is for if you are unsure you need it. Bending makes it clear

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#10

Destroying The Planet One Apple At A Time

Destroying The Planet One Apple At A Time

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berrybobmc
Community Member
1 year ago

An apple a day keeps the sea turtles away... Don't hate me. I love sea turtles. 🐢

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#11

The Beach Near My House After The Tourist Left

The Beach Near My House After The Tourist Left

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Octavia Hansen
Community Member
1 year ago

No trash can in sight. But they're still pigs . . .

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#12

When Your Keys Do The Thing

When Your Keys Do The Thing

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hispanic! at the disco
Community Member
1 year ago

Ack ew

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#13

Every Dang Time

Every Dang Time

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Biopithecus
Community Member
1 year ago

This problem is even worse with larger width cellophane tapes - I lose 105-15% of the tapes to such "tapering".

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#14

The Image Speaks For Itself

The Image Speaks For Itself

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Martti Laurson
Community Member
1 year ago

Your cat is a decorator and does not like that couch.

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#15

Text Printed All The Way To The Spine

Text Printed All The Way To The Spine

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Kaisu
Community Member
1 year ago

That is so annoying, either this was a mistake or this printing house sucks

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#16

The Way My Mom Watches TV With Things Obscuring The Screen

The Way My Mom Watches TV With Things Obscuring The Screen

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Martti Laurson
Community Member
1 year ago

What the hell is that on the left? a wig on pringles?

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#17

These

These

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Neon Petra
Community Member
1 year ago (edited)

And when you do manage to get them out, there's a mark because of the ripped threads... (EDIT: I do use scissors, but unco me always finds some way to cut the fabric.)

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#18

Wtf I Suppose To Say

Wtf I Suppose To Say

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Ashley Say Whaat?!?
Community Member
1 year ago

Oh man, nope! I'd be grabbing a new one and giving that one back to the cashier...

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#19

When People Answer Amazon Product Questions That They Cannot Answer

When People Answer Amazon Product Questions That They Cannot Answer

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Demi Zwaan
Community Member
1 year ago

Oh yes, and 5 star reviews, because “the delivery was on time and the delivery man was very friendly and the box is beautiful and it says on the site that it can do so much and they can’t wait to unbox it and use it”.

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#20

I Knew There Was Something Fishy When My Pencil Sharpened Perfectly

I Knew There Was Something Fishy When My Pencil Sharpened Perfectly

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Karen Nordyke
Community Member
1 year ago

BWAHAHAHAHA!! Every damn time!!

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#21

The Only Reason Wy I Hate Glasses

The Only Reason Wy I Hate Glasses

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Laugh Fan
Community Member
1 year ago

Plus their steaming up when you go inside from the cold.

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#22

Pickup Trucks With High Beams On

Pickup Trucks With High Beams On

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Charlotte Ayers
Community Member
1 year ago

I always adjust my mirrors so that the light reflects back at them,

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#23

Restaurants That Serve Cold Butter, Causing The Bread To Break When You Spread It

Restaurants That Serve Cold Butter, Causing The Bread To Break When You Spread It

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Daniel Lewis
Community Member
1 year ago

I put the butter in my pocket to let it get warm.

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#24

Every Night Like 2000 Times A Night, Having To Fix This

Every Night Like 2000 Times A Night, Having To Fix This

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Laura Mortensen
Community Member
1 year ago

We bought suspenders for our sheets. They work great.

Memyselfand I
Community Member
1 year ago

Sheet suspenders? What are those?

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Mewton’s Third Paw
Community Member
1 year ago

Buy bigger and better sheets. This shouldn’t happen so often

Laugh Fan
Community Member
1 year ago

Only happens on my husband's side of the bed!! Fidget.

Rachel Hamrick
Community Member
1 year ago

I buy the deep pocket sheets now. I could always feel when this happened, and it woke me up!

Fox Dylan
Community Member
1 year ago

Always buy sheets the next size up. Works a charm

RaroaRaroa
Community Member
1 year ago

Maybe buy the right size sheets.

Bored Moogle
Community Member
1 year ago

YES!

Sese Marie
Community Member
3 months ago

Quit buying cheap ass sheets.

Michele Hyduke
Community Member
3 months ago

You have to have a mattress cover is all. Then they'll stay on for good. For some reason putting sheets on the bare mattress they will pop off a corner everytime.

Callie Duncan
Community Member
1 year ago

get bigger sheets then dumbass

Fox Dylan
Community Member
1 year ago

Get a mattress cover you animal

may.c03_
Community Member
1 year ago

i just dont use sheets lmao

Potato King
Community Member
1 year ago

Every time when I slide my blanket back into position.

Brenda Pereira
Community Member
1 year ago

Yep! suspenders or deep pocket sheets!

Jade Hammond
Community Member
1 year ago

When u tired but have maths homework due for tomorrow

PanditoBandito
Community Member
1 year ago

Dude, buy new sheets.

Stannous Flouride
Community Member
1 year ago

Wrong size sheets for the mattress. King and Queen- sized mattresses are not only bigger in width and length, they're thicker and require special sheets.

Ruth Beaty
Community Member
1 year ago

By the next size up sheet, if you tuck the extra under the mattress on one side it will stay in place. Or by sheets with better elastic.

Marnee DeRider
Community Member
1 year ago

You don't sleep with a mattress pad?! That's honestly kind of gross. You can wash a mattress pad, but hard to put the mattress in the washing machine. Also, you'll be cooler in summer if you buy an all-cotton mattress pad (as an added tip).

Jessica Cifelli
Community Member
1 year ago

But sheets made for pillow top mattresses. The corner pockets are deeper and sides are longer. Found them on Amazon

Luka Hamer
Community Member
1 year ago

buy a size up?

Steve Cruz
Community Member
1 year ago

Buy DEEP POCKET sheets.

Steven Meyer
Community Member
1 year ago

Better quality sheets don’t do that

Ashley Wright
Community Member
1 year ago

You need deep-pocket sheets.

sonika schroeder
Community Member
1 year ago

I'd leave all my belongings and go sleep in a field. I am irritated just by looking at this.

Noah Campbell
Community Member
1 year ago

Tuck it under the mattress

Harleen
Community Member
1 year ago

Then quit lining your bed with graph paper! :P

Kimberley Thom
Community Member
1 year ago

yay, I'm not the only one. It even wakes me up. Need to put the suspenders (whatever they're called) on even though it's the correct size fitted sheet.

Richard
Community Member
1 year ago

Try buying proper fitting sheets?

Liz Mosby
Community Member
1 year ago

Sheet suspenders! They're a miracle invention!

Restless
Community Member
1 year ago

Get one that fits!

Ben Smith
Community Member
1 year ago (edited)

Buy sheets that fit?

Paul K. Johnson
Community Member
1 year ago

Looks like a job for a nail gun. :)

Nubmaeme
Community Member
1 year ago

The mattress is too thick for the pocket in the fitted sheet. Get sheets made for thicker mattresses or buy a size larger in fitted sheets.

Donna Reynolds
Community Member
1 year ago

Your sheets need little old man suspenders. Or get the ones that are 15 inches on side.

Memyselfand I
Community Member
1 year ago

Never mind...I just answered my own question. sheet-susp...96ee92.jpg sheet-suspenders-5d4b54696ee92.jpg

Evelyn Moon
Community Member
1 year ago

Get better sheets...

Pretty Pangolin
Community Member
1 year ago

I get my sheets from Garnet Hill - really nice quality and affordable.

Fran Schack
Community Member
1 year ago

Yes, I did the same thing! There are special ones for sheets that are sold too!

Fran Schack
Community Member
1 year ago

I put unused

Daniele Giuffrida
Community Member
1 year ago

Is it just my eyes or the shadow looks thicker when scrolling down fast?

Jesper Rasmussen
Community Member
1 year ago

Doesn’t look like the right size to be honest.

Danielle Renee
Community Member
1 year ago

i have a queen size bed and always buy kings sheets.

Zoe's Mom
Community Member
1 year ago

Deep pocket sheets and this won't happen.

Foxxy
Community Member
1 year ago

Need a better fitting sheet. We had this happen on our cheaper sheets when the elastic was worn. Now I pay a few dollars more for better sheets and haven’t had this problem since.

Ctrl Alt Mel
Community Member
1 year ago

The sheet should be tucked under the mattress when you put it on... maybe they need bigger a size up cos this happens to me like once in a blue moon only

Hodor! Hodor?
Community Member
1 year ago

#26 people that say "like"

Débora Gualberto
Community Member
1 year ago

Buy bigger sheets?

miaow
Community Member
1 year ago

OOMGGG now this !!! So annoying >:/

Douglas Campbell
Community Member
1 year ago

Buy deep-fitted COTTON sheets next time, cheap-skate.

Vicky Zar
Community Member
1 year ago

Maybe you buy the wrong size?

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#25

I Couldn't Get My Grass To Grow, So I Replaced It With A Rock Bed. Six Months Later And The Grass Is Growing Better Than Ever

I Couldn't Get My Grass To Grow, So I Replaced It With A Rock Bed. Six Months Later And The Grass Is Growing Better Than Ever

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Wyndmere
Community Member
1 year ago

It just needed a little shade.

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#26

Every Goddamn Time I Try To Peel Open One Of These

Every Goddamn Time I Try To Peel Open One Of These

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Laugh Fan
Community Member
1 year ago

Just poke your thumb in and peel it off from the middle.

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#27

Sitting Under This “Vent” All Summer Wondering Why I Wasn’t Getting Any Cooler

Sitting Under This “Vent” All Summer Wondering Why I Wasn’t Getting Any Cooler

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Kai
Community Member
1 year ago

This can be the best prank ever hahaha!

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#28

Middle Seat

Middle Seat

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Foxxy
Community Member
1 year ago (edited)

That’s just rude sleeping on a stranger and invading someone’s personal space. Poor guy, this is where shoulders come in handy. Continue nudging them until they get the hint.

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#29

When Apps Don't Use QWERTY

When Apps Don't Use QWERTY

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Wyndmere
Community Member
1 year ago

Aaaaaaargh!

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#30

Ended Up Putting Pepper In My Pasta. Why Is The Pepper White And The Salt Black?!

Ended Up Putting Pepper In My Pasta. Why Is The Pepper White And The Salt Black?!

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Hello it Smee
Community Member
1 year ago (edited)

This reminds me of my aunt who likes to put salt in her sugar dish, worse coffee EVER!

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#31

These Bananas Are Both Overripe And Underripe

These Bananas Are Both Overripe And Underripe

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Natters
Community Member
1 year ago

Looks like my face as a teenager.

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#32

When Your Keys Conspire Against You In Your Pocket

When Your Keys Conspire Against You In Your Pocket

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Natters
Community Member
1 year ago

Thye are making love. Leave them be.

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#33

Spent Hours Completing This Mildly Infuriating Puzzle And Now I Can't

Spent Hours Completing This Mildly Infuriating Puzzle And Now I Can't

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Wyndmere
Community Member
1 year ago

Its planned - the company keeps 1 piece from 499 puzzles; a different piece from each box, and they have 1 extra puzzle to sell.

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#34

Soooo, Basically Any Price

Soooo, Basically Any Price

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Ashley Say Whaat?!?
Community Member
1 year ago

Ha! That's like a store we have where I live called $5 bargain hunt. There was literally nothing there that was $5, nothing... and it was all used stuff thrown into bins. Horrible shop.

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#35

When Your Dog Does This

When Your Dog Does This

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Wyndmere
Community Member
1 year ago

I make the dog walk back around the pole, tree, fencepost ....

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#36

This 200 US Dollar Textbook Is Just A Printout Of The Online Version Complete With Useless Hyperlinks And Video Thumbnails

This 200 US Dollar Textbook Is Just A Printout Of The Online Version Complete With Useless Hyperlinks And Video Thumbnails

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hispanic! at the disco
Community Member
1 year ago

200 DOLLARS? Just get the pirated online version then! Steal their money if theyre going to steal yours!

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#37

My New Nike Free Running Shoes After My First Run

My New Nike Free Running Shoes After My First Run

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Daniel Lewis
Community Member
1 year ago

They are called free because you get free pebbles.

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#38

With My $400$ Vip Ticket You Can’t Even See The Stage

With My $400$ Vip Ticket You Can’t Even See The Stage

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Foxxy
Community Member
1 year ago

That’s just ridiculous. I would try find a way to get some if not all my money back. If I am going to pay that much for VIP tickets then I expect I should get the VIP treatment.

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#39

Put A $5 In This Vending Machine, Kicks Out Mostly Nickels As Change. It Doesn’t Accept Nickels

Put A $5 In This Vending Machine, Kicks Out Mostly Nickels As Change. It Doesn’t Accept Nickels

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Neon Petra
Community Member
1 year ago

...how?

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#40

Grrrrr!

Grrrrr!

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CrunChewy McSandybutt
Community Member
1 year ago

They need to clean the serrated edge.

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#41

Ruining The Best Shot

Ruining The Best Shot

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Clinton Yew
Community Member
1 year ago

I wonder how long will it takes for people to realize you should always give way to the professional photographer? because 1. they are professional and most importantly 2. it cost money to hired them...

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#42

She Doesn't Eat The Part Of The Fry Her Fingers Touched

She Doesn't Eat The Part Of The Fry Her Fingers Touched

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NAS
Community Member
1 year ago

What? I don't even know her and I'm already irritated with her!

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#43

Pawn Shops Who Put Price Stickers Right On The Lens Of A Camera. No Way That’s Coming Off Clean

Pawn Shops Who Put Price Stickers Right On The Lens Of A Camera. No Way That’s Coming Off Clean

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Wyndmere
Community Member
1 year ago (edited)

WD-40, a blow dryer on high, putting water or lens cleaning solution on the label - let it soak. All will break down different types of adhesive. Dawn dish soap will remove the WD-40. Use a lens cleaning cloth to dry.

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#44

What Is This?! A Sink For Ants?!

What Is This?! A Sink For Ants?!

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Laugh Fan
Community Member
1 year ago

These are usually designed to get the front of your trousers wet.

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#45

First Trillion Dollar Company

First Trillion Dollar Company

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nanashi
Community Member
1 year ago

Apple is more and more like a scam to me, with the more new innovations they come up with.

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