If you meet someone and they happen to like the same musicians as you do, the two of you will probably have a nice conversation. But if they turn out to despise the ones you also can't stand, you've probably found a new friend. Nothing brings people together tighter than shared antipathy.

Just a few days ago, Redditor u/turrxxr decided to find out what helps us to relate to one another and asked the following question: "What is a thing that is universally hated by all people?" And everyone immediately started sending in their answers. From traffic to wet socks, here are those that have got the most upvotes!

#1

50 Things That Are Pretty Much Universally Hated By All People Trying to click x on an ad but actually clicking on the ad and it redirects you to the play store

anne_c_rose , Sigmund Report

Lyone Fein
Community Member
12 months ago

Ugh

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#2

50 Things That Are Pretty Much Universally Hated By All People Corrupt Politicians getting away with crime

72proudvirgins , Images for the Future Report

Madison Feehan
Community Member
12 months ago

THIS!

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#3

50 Things That Are Pretty Much Universally Hated By All People The life story before the recipe on recipe websites.

ds_Gardening , Annie Spratt Report

Madison Feehan
Community Member
12 months ago

This is why the "jump to recipe button" should be made mandatory.

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#4

50 Things That Are Pretty Much Universally Hated By All People When you wake up in the middle of the night and you want to go back to sleep but you have to pee

UpvoteIfYoureUgly , Karim Ben Van Report

Dr Nostromo
Community Member
12 months ago

...and the cat wants to be fed.

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#5

50 Things That Are Pretty Much Universally Hated By All People being sleepy, getting into bed, then being awake

The_Starving_Autist , Kinga Cichewicz Report

Sue Hazlewood
Community Member
12 months ago

Too damn often

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#6

50 Things That Are Pretty Much Universally Hated By All People Mosquitoes

qbertisback , Jim Stauffer Report

Vicky Z
Community Member
12 months ago

Both bites AND the noise in your ears!!!!

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#7

50 Things That Are Pretty Much Universally Hated By All People Cancer

didico207 , National Cancer Institute Report

Capelli rosa e patate
Community Member
12 months ago

A dear friend of mine just passed from the very thing. F**k you cancer, RIP Rhoni 😞

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#8

50 Things That Are Pretty Much Universally Hated By All People That moment when something's stuck in between your teeth and your tongue can locate it just fine, but your fingers or a toothpick can't...

4ty8 , Marco Verch Professional Report

Young Minami Kotaro
Community Member
12 months ago

Me meet meat..

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#9

50 Things That Are Pretty Much Universally Hated By All People Biting your cheek while eating ruins even the best meal.

Big_Professional_613 , dusan jovic Report

Steve Barnett
Community Member
12 months ago

Mainly tongue. Plus burning your mouth on the first bite.

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#10

50 Things That Are Pretty Much Universally Hated By All People Those ads that autoplay on the side of webpages, especially when they automatically have sound

greenteamoon , CardMapr Report

Dr Nostromo
Community Member
12 months ago

Yes. One of the reasons I've never put ads on my web site ...ever.

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#11

50 Things That Are Pretty Much Universally Hated By All People The sound of screaming children.

Velcrawr , Timon Studler Report

Jo Johannsen
Community Member
12 months ago

Especially in a restaurant or theater.

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#12

50 Things That Are Pretty Much Universally Hated By All People The two ads on YouTube that are long enough to be annoying, but aren’t long enough to be skipped.

M3rmaidMan , CardMapr Report

Madison Feehan
Community Member
12 months ago

Two words: Adblock Plus. Download it today, it's free and no more Youtube Ads EVER!!

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#13

50 Things That Are Pretty Much Universally Hated By All People When your pocket or belt loop snags on the door handle.

Cautious_Emotion9839 , Rebecca Siegel Report

Domi Lee Bjelka
Community Member
12 months ago

Or sleeve when I'm holding my coffee in that hand 😂

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#14

50 Things That Are Pretty Much Universally Hated By All People Being told “We need to talk later”

Why did you give me the notification? Now I’m gonna be riddled with anxiety until we talk. You could’ve just said nothing.

plantysenpai , Andrea Tummons Report

Sue Hazlewood
Community Member
12 months ago

This is just cruel. I get so wound up when it happens.

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#15

50 Things That Are Pretty Much Universally Hated By All People When you have that little bit of skin hanging off your finger that you end up ripping it off to your elbow

LovelyBones17 , Toshiyuki IMAI Report

FluffyKitten
Community Member
12 months ago

Evil skin thread of doom

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#16

50 Things That Are Pretty Much Universally Hated By All People Water running down your sleeve when washing dishes, then standing on the water with socks on

SatansSlutz , Nathan Dumlao Report

Foodie panda
Community Member
12 months ago

I cringed so hard at this

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#17

50 Things That Are Pretty Much Universally Hated By All People Stickers that peel off easily 80% of the way, but leave behind 20% that are bonded to the surface of the object for life.

MapleHertzoggie , Slidebean Report

Skara Brae
Community Member
12 months ago

Rub a little bit of vegetable oil or butter on the remaining part and it will slowly soften the glue. Eventually the glue will be soft enough to rub off. There are stronger products available, but they can eat through paint. If you have no oil available, can't wait, and you have oily skin handy, even that oil will work.

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#18

50 Things That Are Pretty Much Universally Hated By All People COVID-19

MyUsersNameIsTaken , Mufid Majnun Report

Madison Feehan
Community Member
12 months ago

I've got about 7.5 billion other people who'd agree with you there.

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#19

50 Things That Are Pretty Much Universally Hated By All People Going through Alzheimer's/dementia. Has to be one of the most sad ways to go

kiakosan , Steven HWG Report

Caro Caro
Community Member
12 months ago (edited)

Terrible and also hell to see. My mum just had a dementia-panic attack and fell on the street. Is in hospital with lots of complications. SH!T ...............................................Edit: .You sweethearts, thanks for all the well wishes.

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#20

50 Things That Are Pretty Much Universally Hated By All People Getting asked to get up for something the moment you sat down.

mywifemademegetthis , Mathilde Langevin Report

Dr Nostromo
Community Member
12 months ago

Story of my life, right there.

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#21

50 Things That Are Pretty Much Universally Hated By All People Tooth pain

toothfixingfiend , Adrian Swancar Report

Madison Feehan
Community Member
12 months ago

This is a great source of pure hell at its finest...

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#22

50 Things That Are Pretty Much Universally Hated By All People People that drive slowly in the fast lane and then don't switch lanes when able to

mr-random-ny , Jan Baborák Report

Dr Nostromo
Community Member
12 months ago

Or, even worse, when people tailgate you in the middle lane as they are too dumb to realize that the carpool lane is open for everyone and that particular time and they can just go around.

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#23

50 Things That Are Pretty Much Universally Hated By All People When you rip a paper towel off and that little corner doesn’t come with and stays on the next paper towel.

I think we can all agree that we hate that.

Fun_Kaleidoscope1918 , Amber Strocel Report

Hannah Edwards
Community Member
12 months ago

Or when the loo roll ply separates, so the perforations don’t align.

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#24

50 Things That Are Pretty Much Universally Hated By All People The almost-sneeze.

Casual-Notice , fromdarkheaven Report

Dr Nostromo
Community Member
12 months ago

Although the funny noises and facial expressions one makes before giving up are rather entertaining.

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#25

Job Interviews. The whole job hunting process in general.

Ecstatictobehere Report

Lyone Fein
Community Member
12 months ago

So painful.........plus, the really elaborate applications/interviews for low paying jobs.

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#26

50 Things That Are Pretty Much Universally Hated By All People Having a hair in your mouth and it being impossible to locate

JuanD019 , Hayes Potter Report

Cip IESAN
Community Member
12 months ago

Someone else's hair...

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#27

50 Things That Are Pretty Much Universally Hated By All People A Wet toilet seat.

Dodel1976 , Alex Simpson Report

James016
Community Member
12 months ago

*gags*

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#28

50 Things That Are Pretty Much Universally Hated By All People low speed internet

Waterak , Thomas Jensen Report

Katie Lutesinger
Community Member
12 months ago

Or worse: slow internet that keeps randomly dropping out. This is one of the things I hate most about living in Australia.

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#29

50 Things That Are Pretty Much Universally Hated By All People When you’re showering and the shower curtain moves and sticks to your body.

Neon_Sternum , Alejo Reinoso Report

Madison Feehan
Community Member
12 months ago

THE WORST!

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#30

Going upstairs and forgetting why you went up there then suddenly remembering as soon as you've sat back down in the living room

MeatWad111 Report

Johnny Pierce
Community Member
12 months ago

Betty White says that this is her main form of exercise.

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#31

50 Things That Are Pretty Much Universally Hated By All People Looking at your cell phone in bed and then dropping it on your face.

Sleuthingsome , Justaf Abduh Report

Pusheen_Fan🧋
Community Member
12 months ago

I gets even more annoying when it comes to the iPad

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#32

When your device is connected to the wifi but when you open a website and it says that you have no internet connection.

Kolichu21 Report

Sasy
Community Member
12 months ago

I hate that with streaming services on tv...I just got up from working on pc, have tablet in hand having just read Bored Panda and turn on tv and Disney Plus says you have no internet etc, 9 times out of ten always Disney Plus.

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#33

Turning without using your signal lights

Scholar93 Report

K Miller
Community Member
12 months ago

Or putting on your signal after you're already in the turning lane.

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#34

50 Things That Are Pretty Much Universally Hated By All People When you think the hot drink has cooled enough to drink, but then you find out you were wrong, so wrong.

KnightOwl224 , Clay Banks Report

Madison Feehan
Community Member
12 months ago

So..so wrong...

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#35

50 Things That Are Pretty Much Universally Hated By All People Cold spots in food after heating it up for four minutes.

mambomak , Emiliano Vittoriosi Report

Paweł Duda
Community Member
12 months ago

Solution: reduce heating power of microwave by 30%, double the time. Microwaves heat only about 2cm inside food, rest is a heat transfer inside, and that takes time. Most people set those on max power on all situations and think that this will solve problem. It won't.

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#36

50 Things That Are Pretty Much Universally Hated By All People When you turn your neck a weird way and it starts hurting

unknown_404_yep , Elizaveta Strelkova Report

James016
Community Member
12 months ago

For me that is called turning my head.

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#37

50 Things That Are Pretty Much Universally Hated By All People Mini stones that get inside your shoes

iwokeupabillionare , Jennifer Kramer Report

Lyone Fein
Community Member
12 months ago

Pebbles

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#38

50 Things That Are Pretty Much Universally Hated By All People Wearing wet socks.

I legitimately hate my entire existence if I get caught in the rain and get my shoes and socks wet.

WearsAxeBodySpray , whereslugo Report

Xottel
Community Member
12 months ago

Stepping in a puddle, thinking your shoes are waterproof just to realise there are holes in the sole.

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#39

50 Things That Are Pretty Much Universally Hated By All People When someone asks you to do something you are already doing.

weaselpoopcoffee , Marga Santoso Report

Emmydearest
Community Member
12 months ago

Mmm no, because i can tell them with the most condescending grin: I'm already doing it, thank you very much. What i hate is when someone asks you to do something and you were just ABOUT to do it, so now it looks like you're doing it because you've been told so.

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#40

Ticks. Blood sucking little bastards, the food chain doesn't need you

Lemur001 Report

Rachknits
Community Member
12 months ago

Yes! My poor doggies when we lived in the Highlands

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#41

50 Things That Are Pretty Much Universally Hated By All People Traffic

FWgator , Koushik Pal Report

James016
Community Member
12 months ago

Took me an hour to get to work, partly down to the fact it is pissing down but also everyone is up trying to buy petrol they don't need

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#42

Flies in the house. Makes everyone slap-happy.

hippiechick725 Report

Madison Feehan
Community Member
12 months ago

Worse when it's wasps and mosquitos...

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#43

50 Things That Are Pretty Much Universally Hated By All People Accidentally breathing water through your nose

AngelicxDevilish , Raj Rana Report

Steve Barnett
Community Member
12 months ago

Waterboarding: Sometimes it's not accidental.

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#44

People coming into your room and then leaving the door open

flowerpd Report

Burs
Community Member
12 months ago

My parents. In the 23 years I lived there I didn’t managed to get them to close the f*****g door or knock before getting in. Often I was sleeping and I would have a heart attack from the door

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#45

Stubbing your toe/banging your shin

MyNameIsRay Report

Dr Nostromo
Community Member
12 months ago

Or what I call one of those 'Comedy or Error' moments. Like you drop something and when you bend over to pick it up and something falls out of your pocket and starts to roll away. You finally track that down and bang your head on the way back up knocking something over... It's as if God is pointing a finger at you and saying, "Hold my beer and watch this."

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#46

Cockroaches

birdman-41 Report

Steve Barnett
Community Member
12 months ago

Arrogant s hit's. "Some of us will survive a nuclear war, can you?"

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#47

50 Things That Are Pretty Much Universally Hated By All People Sinus infections

scaryboilednoodles , William Brawley Report

Cip IESAN
Community Member
12 months ago

Yes, right! I have a chronic sinusitis since I was a kid and I know what it means...

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#48

50 Things That Are Pretty Much Universally Hated By All People Diarrhea.

JonWick33 , Marco Verch Professional P Report

James016
Community Member
12 months ago

Yep. As an IBS sufferer, it is a case of when, not if

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#49

Getting hit on the ankle with a shopping cart

mulderitsmebaby Report

Foodie panda
Community Member
12 months ago

Or hitting it on the bicycle pedal. The pain and frustration!

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#50

Monday mornings

lt Report

Devil's Advocate
Community Member
12 months ago

Mornings. Just mornings

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