Monday, February 21, 2011

Why Facebook Can Be So Annoying Sometimes....

What's Up My Little Buttercups ?

So, I've been MIA lately. Been busy being totally lazy. Over the weekend I just completely vegged out in front of the TV and ate. I gained a couple of pounds :(

Then today after work, I was gonna go to the gym, buy I decided to watch The Bachelor instead. Oh wells, there is always tomorrow........

I understand that I've been MIA with your bloggies and I appologize. I will make my rounds soon.

So............... if you didn't know, I've kinda turned into a Facebook whore. I used to swear against it, but I finally jumped on the FB bandwagon.

But still it can be annoying sometimes. And here are my ten reasons why. Please feel free to chime in with your thoughts !


1.) People who like their own comments. Seriously ? Of course you like it, you wrote it ! How much more into yourself do you need to be ?

2.) People with someone else in their main picture with them whether it is a friend or significant other. I know you have people that like you or someone that loves you, but save that for the other pictures that are NOT the main profile pic.

3.) People making out with their significant other in their profile picture. Enough said, now you are just trying too hard...........

4.) People who flood their statuses with long "inspirational" quotes that aren't theirs. Really ? Save that shit for the quotation space on the "Info" section. If I want to be profoundly moved by something the Dali Lama said, I will read his book.

5.) Status Chains that tell you to pass it along or else you will have bad luck for the next 8 years............. I will take my chances.

6.) People that post pictures of their dinner. Steak usually looks all the same in a small facebook update, so please spare me.

7.) Political or religious rants. Seriously, please just stop. I don't want to hear about OMG, Jesus is so great and how you are feeling the Lord! Or about how you feel about abortion or illegal immigration. I will admit that if someone posts a heated rant that I agree with, I don't mind. But most of my friends on Facebook have different viewpoints than I do and while I don't mind discussing views once in a while in person with someone, Facebook is not the place for heated political debates.

8.) Getting hit up for money, whether it is being invited to a Mary Kay party, or some "charity".  Do you know how often we all get hit up for money ? In addition to all the bills and taxes we pay, we are always getting mobbed by advertisements, people at traffic lights, people in front of the store, and the cashier asking you to donate to the store's charity, which I usually doubt they donate most of the money they collect to the cause.

So you can probably understand that the last place I want to be mobbed is by my friends

9.) People asking me to "like" whatever they are peddling, such as their business or favorite store. I usually do because it's no effort and they are my friends, but it still annoys the shit out of me. Please like my stuff, please tell me how fabulous I am so others will believe it ! I don't like to ask people to like something, I don't like to ask for compliments, and I hate that it's become okay do do so on Facebook.

10.) Invites to farmville.

So what about you, loves ?

Do share !


Holland said...

All of the above and:
being tagged in a photo in which I cannot be found. Why do you tag me if I am not in the picture? Why????

Memphis Steve said...

Where's the "Like" button for this post? I totally agree with you about people posting a profile pic with someone else in their photo. Sometimes they seem to do it because the person with them is better looking and they hope it will confuse us. Other times they themself aren't in the photo at all. WTF?

* Ashleigh * said...

Agree with most of those; I won't lie that I had pics of me and Mike as my profile pic. I can't say I won't do that again.

I texted you - glad to see you're alive to post this :) I'm coming over to SJ tomorrow; wanna get together?! Let me know!! Miss you

Riot Kitty said...

All reasons I'm not on Facebook. We do have a page for work, so I know the basics, but...there are really people who like their own comments?! Isn't that sort of like jerking off and then applauding yourself?

Jessica said...

HAHAHA! So true.

That being said, I hope I'm not one of your annoying friends :)

Zsuzsi said...

All of the above + people tagging you in photos without asking first. Actually, in my opinion one should always ask people if it's ok to put photos of them online BEFORE doing so.

PorkStar said...

I totally agree with most of it. However, I am one of those who would like some of my status because quite frankly, I'm an ass.

Also, the random tagging on pics where you don't exist, political rants, inspirational rants, pics of significant other on the profile pic, but the worst offenders to me are those that talk about their significant other like: "oh my man this, my man that" Shove your man up yours. (Not you)...

Inspirational and religious statuses are fodder for me to go all anti christian on their asses.


Red Shoes said...

I don't spend a great deal of time on FB... but I've noticed you've been quite busy.. ;o)

I hope you are settling in just fine after your move!!!


Anonymous said...

I hate all forms of communication.

* Ashleigh * said...

@ Porky - jeez man, don't take it personal when people talk about their significant other!! Just breathe and say....NAMASTE! lol jk

mac said...

I hate that I check it just for a minute, and the next thing I know, it's 2 hours later.

I love RK's comment up there !

Myra said...

Why am I on FB...who knows? Just am. I dislike (why no DISlike button?) status updates, tagging, or people who update ALL. THE. TIME. Thats why I stopped tweeting...really, every 2 minutes, haven't you anything better to do??

Anonymous said...

ha! i hardly visit FB becox i find the monologues/dialogues & sweet talks boring!

Memphis Steve said...
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Memphis Steve said...

Sorry about the deletion.

Would you mind terribly if I tagged you for a VLog? We'd like to hear you speak and see you, too, if possible.

Memphis Steve said...

OK, that link was wrong, obviously. The correct link is this one.

Joseph said...

I was horrified to discover 2 of my friends just love Ayn Rand.

I try to be tolerant, but there are limits.

Harlow B said...

this was such a funny list!

2) you can't win with this one, my friends make fun of me for ONLY having myself in my profile picture I feel the same way you do.
3)just... gross
6)I think it depends on the person. i ahve a friend that cooks teh craziest thigns adn i find myself always wondering what she's making for dinner!
7)rants no, but political/religious opinion yes. it's what makes facebook interesting. otherwise ti would jsut be a collection generic photos and status updates. plus when you friend people you have to have an idea of what they feel strongly about... right?

I think your list just about covered everything!

~ Harlow

Danielle said...

I agree with most of them. Ireally hate invites for farm animals and games! Uggg, seriousy!
My verif word is Flatio! lol