Jan 27, 2011

facebook Pet Peaves

  1. Friending me for the sole purpose to promote the latest game; farmville, cityville, Yoville, ihearts or hugs.  25 years and the first contact is an invitation to join farmville.  I'm fine.  How are you?
  2. Writing out your whole life and hang ups for all the world to see.  For instance, "I was sexually abused by my father for 6 years, my stepfather for 8 years, got pregnant in high school (wondered where I went, didn't ya'!), married an abusive man, finally took control of my life, left the bum and now I am in a committed homosexual relationship with the love of my life (2 months and counting!) and am working towards my social work license."         I SO could NOT make this stuff up.
  3. Drinking photos.
  4. Bikini photos. 
  5. Posting every half hour about the latest argument with significant other.
  6. Updates every 5 minutes.  "Drank a Coke."  "Peed."  "Drinking another Coke."
  7. Constant political activism posts.  Chiding those who are not actively involved in Proposition Whatever.
  8. Need spellcheck?  Please use it.
  9. The effu people.  They were a little off during college.  With a few years to marinate their bitterness, they glom onto every hot button issue and write in caps their position (usually not the popular position) laced with profanity.
  10. The knee-jerk people.  The people who grab every weird and outlandish story who just MUST post and plead that you repost or the country will be over run with communists, aliens or black, Muslim presidents.
  11. Beautiful people.  And skinny.  Okay, that one is my jealousy bone talking.  Shut up.
Any more?  

16 comments:

June Freaking Cleaver said...

I have one FB friend on my list who regularly rants about which people she is deleting from her friends' list - so far, I've made the cut.

I don't know this young woman well, but I know a lot more about her live-in boyfriend who is still married (and pics of her drinking with the wife, too). She's the same gal who posted that she's going to make a hit list, and certain people should be very afraid (the day after the Tucson shootings).

I have one drinking picture in FB - me and my stepdaughter - but I am so uncool, I'm drinking a Coke.

CountessLaurie said...

Vague-booking: deliberately posting something vague so that everyone immediately posts, "what's wrong"...

I may or may not be guilty of this a time or two, but I try not to be. I prefer subliminal...

Kristina P. said...

I am with Laurie. I HATE vaguebooking.

Amy said...

I love it! This is pretty much what goes through my mind on a daily basis!!! You made my day and I got a good laugh! stopping by via Mama Kat!

Bruna said...

I share your pet peeves for Facebook! I couldn't help but laugh out loud while reading.
You are so right on every point.
The spell check thing urks me the most though :(

Visiting you via Mama Kat's!

MrsJenB said...

This is why I "friend" people who request me for the sake of being nice, then hide them. I'm pretty sure about 75% of my Facebook friends are hidden, actually, with only the people whose updates I actually care about being visible. It makes life much less cluttered and more pleasant :-)

Visiting from Mama Kat's!

Saucy B said...

I can't stand when people constantly post about work related stuff. Hey asshat, that's what LinkedIn is for.

Great list - gave me a good laugh.
Visiting from Mama Kat's

Carri said...

My pet peeve? The people with 5 million friends. Why?!?!
Or people who constantly post self portraits of themselves. I know what you look like. Please stop.

Visiting from Mama Kat's!

Hadley Family said...

spot on!

Amy said...

I'm sorry my beautiful photos are making you feel bad about yourself....

Oh, wait! We're not FB friends yet! Why is that?

Tonia said...

People posting bad photos of you and then tagging it. By the time I actually get on and see it so has EVERY other person I know. Vanity...yes!

Anne said...

You seem to forget that, to me, you are the beautiful, skinny person. Why am I friends with you, again?

Loralee and the gang... said...

Sounds like just about every type of post on FB is listed here...lol I am with you here. But I do like to check in now and then and leave some posts. Hopefully they are somewhat meaningful, at least on the surface.... :-)

Naomi said...

so love this list :)

Riahli said...

Ha ha... I'd never be able to post then...

Just Kidding! ;)

I mostly just talk about my kids on facebook and post way too many pictures, but they are cute so that's okay right?

M-Cat said...

Add vaguebooking and then detailing every single thing about your relationship and this would be my complete list.

well done