Category Archives: Gripes

Things That Annoy Me

Things that annoy me, in no particular order: > The phone system is smart enough to know you need to put a 1 in front of that number, but it is too stupid to do it for you. > Bicycle … Continue reading

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Satellite Internet Services

Here’s an interesting factoid. Our company currently has bandwidth problems and so I called HughesNet to see if they could do better than their competition (Wild Blue). So, talking to HughesNet salesman, we discussed one of their faster business plans, … Continue reading

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Notice to Moviegoers

Notice to moviegoers: You CANNOT use your smart phone to surf Facebook in the movie without disturbing those behind you. Even if you turn the screen brightness down. Even if you try to shield the screen. A few of us … Continue reading

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Down in my Back

I’ve been down in my back the last four days. The first couple of days I could hardly walk. It’s getting better, but it’s not right, yet. Kind of annoying not being able to do anything useful. -Popgun P.S. Excellent … Continue reading

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Abandoned Pets

Maybe it’s a pet peeve of mine (no pun intended), but I passed a small black dog sitting alone, without food or water, beside the farm-to-market road on my way home a couple of days ago. The poor dog was … Continue reading

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Fax Machines

I was wondering a while ago why we still use fax machines. After all, email is so much more efficient. In my case, certain vendors simply don’t use email, so we have to use fax. This caused me to think … Continue reading

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Phone System Annoyances

It just annoys me no end that the phone system is smart enough to know when I need to put a 1 in front of a number, but it’s too blasted stupid to go ahead and do it for me. … Continue reading

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