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?!?
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2 years 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
2 years 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
2 years 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
2 years 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
2 years 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
2 years 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
2 years 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
2 years 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
2 years 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
2 years 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
2 years 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
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2 years ago

Ack ew

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#13

Every Dang Time

Every Dang Time

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Biopithecus
Community Member
2 years 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
2 years 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
2 years 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
2 years 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
2 years 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
2 years ago

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

Carol Taylor
Community Member
2 years ago

would ask for the sale of it to be cancelled and then go speak to the manager and tell them they need to teach their staff how to pack groceries..

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Rachel Hamrick
Community Member
2 years ago

"Breaking bread" takes on a new meaning...

Full Name
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2 years ago

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This is bending bread.

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Foxxy
Community Member
2 years ago

Grrrr, that’s like posties who fold mail that has a sticker on saying “do not bend”.

M O'Connell
Community Member
2 years ago

That's partially due to so much junk advertising trying to look all "special" and "official" it cheapens the value of such stickers.

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kurisutofu
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2 years ago

How to start a war in France.

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2 years ago

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Don't worry, they'll surrender soon.

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Pretty Pangolin
Community Member
2 years ago

OMG, at our supermarket there's a bagger who has some form of autism, and he's a grandmaster at bagging things properly. I always try to get in his checkout line.

Max L.
Community Member
2 years ago

"Have it, remove from my bill, go grab another one, keep it intact and pick your manager on your way back."

E A M
Community Member
2 years ago

My husband did this to me...once.

anotherboredpanda
Community Member
2 years ago

Did you wait until it was hard and hit him over the head with it?

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Kim Bush
Community Member
2 years ago

That cashier would go to the bakery and get me another one

Restless
Community Member
2 years ago

Slap her with it

Bonnie Blue Bird
Community Member
2 years ago

I've noticed that the people most likely not to know how to bag groceries are the kids that have never purchased groceries.

Michelle Muirhead
Community Member
2 years ago

Seriou< I would not accept it.

Jessica Cifelli
Community Member
2 years ago

I mean as a cashier, sometimes you have to head scratch on how to bag something, but come on baguettes are something that either doesnt get bagged or you get a larger bag

mithril
Community Member
2 years ago

There's a special place in hell for him, don't worry.

knittin' kitten
Community Member
2 years ago

I freaked right out and call their manager

Karen Hampton
Community Member
2 years ago

This WOULD be amusing, had she not just put herself on the spiriling road to HELL!!

Kimberley Thom
Community Member
2 years ago

I would ask "Seriously? Do you want me to hit you upside now with what I have left?"

Sue Prewitt
Community Member
2 years ago

Ohhh, I'd be pissed!

Donna Reynolds
Community Member
2 years ago

Sacre blue!

María Hermida
Community Member
2 years ago

I wouldn't accept it. If it's accidental I don't mind, but on purpose no way!

Xander Rakes
Community Member
10 months ago

That should be illegal

A Jones
Community Member
2 years ago

who folds bread?!

Mairlady
Community Member
2 years ago

WHAT?

Sue Sanders
Community Member
2 years ago

Cashier needs some continuing education.

Steve Cruz
Community Member
2 years ago

"WHAT IN THE F DID YOU DO THAT FOR? GET ME ANOTHER!"

Edd_Zy
Community Member
2 years ago

where's the facepalm gif here?

Andy Birch
Community Member
2 years ago

was he halfing a bad day?

Steven Meyer
Community Member
2 years ago (edited)

That’s why you always watch your baggers, unfortunately since it’s such a low paying position, uneducated people are put there and given no instructions on how to put things in a bag.

Ashley Wright
Community Member
2 years ago

What a dummy. If it were me, I’d literally go back to the store and show the manager. Seriously.

Cristina Sacchi
Community Member
2 years ago

They should get fired.

Ania Uchnast
Community Member
2 years ago

I hate when they do this with leek and when they put out leaves from radish (they are more healthy than root and also my hamster love them)

mntryjoseph
Community Member
2 years ago

Ew, I never buy this. Will never buy it either because the bag is always left open. Every person and creepy crawling thing could have kissed that bread!

Slune
Community Member
2 years ago

Not a French

Darlene Michuk
Community Member
2 years ago

I would have said people have balls.

MomaBear
Community Member
2 years ago

On no!!! What a bad way to treat a baguette!!! I would have had to ask her to change it!

Daniele Giuffrida
Community Member
2 years ago

Why is the cashier putting things in your bag?

Sese Marie
Community Member
1 year ago

It still comes out the same way. Get over it.

Laura Goodman
Community Member
1 year ago

Is your clerk so considerate as to crush all your potato chips so they’ll fit in your laptop case, too?

Laura Goodman
Community Member
1 year ago

Is the clerk so considerate as to crush all your potato chips so they’ll fit in your bag, too?

Callie Duncan
Community Member
2 years ago

Big deal...it's going in your stomach no matter what shape it's in, deal with it and don't be such a pussy.

Ottmar Straub
Community Member
2 years ago

well - he surely is not from France

Sami
Community Member
2 years ago

*facepalm*

Lindy Mac
Community Member
2 years ago

The cashier is a Neanderthal! I wonder what would happen to a bagger in France... naw,.... it would NEVER happen.

Denise Torres
Community Member
2 years ago

What's so wrong with this? Growing up that's how the supermarket would always bag it

Monika Soffronow
Community Member
2 years ago

No big deal

Celtic Pirate Queen
Community Member
2 years ago

I would have immediately asked for a new one.

Jigs Gabest
Community Member
2 years ago

wahahahahahaha

Dani
Community Member
2 years ago (edited)

Ask for a new one.

Susan Gardner
Community Member
2 years ago

No f'ing way

Suzanne Dunne
Community Member
2 years ago

This really made me laugh, wat a dumb cashier

The Girl on Fire
Community Member
2 years ago

Poor baguette

John L
Community Member
2 years ago

And you let them???

L Jennings
Community Member
2 years ago

Hey how about you pack your own groceries? What are you, disabled?

Julia Fricker
Community Member
2 years ago

Are you aware that the bread tastes the same even if it's folded? How is it possible that the majority of people would let this bread go to waste and ask for a new one????

Dorothy Parker
Community Member
2 years ago

That cashier was angry at their male partner!

Max L.
Community Member
2 years ago

How did you determine the partner is male

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Grumble O'Pug
Community Member
2 years ago

I'd go all Karen on her ass.

Clinton Yew
Community Member
2 years ago

... wait... you can bend those? the one I usually brought are so hard that I can use it to hammer a nail.

Vicky Zar
Community Member
2 years ago

I would change my bakery if I were you

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pilipe
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2 years ago

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It's still bread.

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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
2 years 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
2 years 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
2 years 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
2 years 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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Arno Nüüm
Community Member
2 years ago

Cold butter is one of the most rage-inducing things ever.

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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
2 years ago

We bought suspenders for our sheets. They work great.

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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
2 years 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
2 years 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
2 years 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
2 years 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
2 years 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
2 years 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
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2 years 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
2 years 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
2 years 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
2 years 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
2 years 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
2 years 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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E FourOFour
Community Member
2 years ago

Is it just me or does this image make you feel queasy?

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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
2 years 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
2 years ago

...how?

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#40

Grrrrr!

Grrrrr!

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CrunChewy McSandybutt
Community Member
2 years 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
2 years 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
2 years 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
2 years 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
2 years 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
2 years ago

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

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