What sounds drive you absolutely bonkers!!

  1. Gosh, can you tell I am bored waiting for school to start back up? LOL...

    Was sitting here this morning thinking about sounds and how certain sounds drive me batty.

    Here are the ones that make my list:
    1. Listening to hubby clip his toenails....omg I have to leave the room when he does this. ...go figure.

    2. The sound of a dentist drill......ouch ouch ouch double ouch.

    3. The gal who makes those silly announcements on the intercom at Walmart. She shrieks into the mike and I cannot understand a word she says. Talk about unnerving...I stand there and cover my ears when she comes on...and I don't care that everyone is staring at me while I do this, but gawd what a racket!!

    Can anyone add to this list? Just for fun
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  2. 45 Comments

  3. by   suzy253
    4. People who crack their gum. arrrrgggghhh. Makes me bonkers!
  4. by   truern
    The sound of sucking contents back instead of blowing one's nose
  5. by   donsterRN
    Quote from truern
    The sound of sucking contents back instead of blowing one's nose
    EEEEEWWWWWWWWWW!!!

    I hate the sound of a really wet cough or sneeze.

    Plus the sound the car makes when you start it after you've already started it. Done that once or twice...
  6. by   suzy253
    Quote from truern
    The sound of sucking contents back instead of blowing one's nose
    when i was a student, there was a fellow student in class who did that ALL the time. 3 long years. Esp irritating during exams when all was quiet. Get this man a box of tissues!
  7. by   suzy253
    Quote from Don3218
    Plus the sound the car makes when you start it after you've already started it. Done that once or twice...
    Yep me too...kinda embarrassing with that noise and ppl look at you. Oops. :spin:
  8. by   VivaLasViejas
    The dull thud of bass from the stereo of the car next to me at a loooooong stoplight:angryfire

    Repetitious anything--- song refrains, screaming kids, the neighbor trying to get his truck to start in the morning.........

    Fingernails on a chalkboard!!!!!
  9. by   donsterRN
    Quote from suzy253
    Yep me too...kinda embarrassing with that noise and ppl look at you. Oops. :spin:
    And you know they're thinking "dumbsh*t..."

  10. by   sirI
    An eraser used on the blackboard (not to mention fingernails )

    A rattle/noise in the car, no matter HOW slight!

    Ringing in my right ear........

    Snoring

    Crickets in the house

    Dripping water faucet

    Popping chewing gum
  11. by   VivaLasViejas
    I hear you, Don..........I did that once in the mall parking lot, and some guy walking by yelled "Ya stoopid woman driver!!"

    I wanted badly to make an equally rude comment about knuckle-dragging Neanderthals, but he wasn't worth it.

    And speaking of knuckles: I HATE it when people crack theirs!!!!!
  12. by   donsterRN
    Quote from mjlrn97
    And speaking of knuckles: I HATE it when people crack theirs!!!!!
    Oh, I know! But I gotta tell you the truth... I am the WORST offender of knuckle cracking, and I can't stand to hear other people crack theirs. What's up with that???

    And like Siri, I hate the sound of snoring, but fortunately, I don't have to deal with it any longer. Partner had a horrible snore and was eventually seen (thanks to a suggestion by Tweety) and diagnosed with a severe sleep apnea. He was prescribed a CPAP machine, and all has been blissful ever since.
  13. by   Marie_LPN, RN
    The dull thud of bass from the stereo of the car next to me at a loooooong stoplight:angryfire
    We have an ENT surgeon who has a 2 word term for those people: job security.

    I finally found the little suction cup sign to stick in my car window that clearly says "if i wanted to be listening to YOUR damn stereo, i'd be sitting in YOUR damn car." You wouldn't BELIEVE the evil stares those bass morons give me now lol.
  14. by   Marie_LPN, RN
    Another thing that drives me bonker: people who think that the TOS doesn't count in private messages (aparently they didn't read the whole thing0, and proceed to personally attack you in PM, because they know they can't do it on the public board.

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