MRT: Minor Rant Thread (what's yours?)

Discussion in 'The Okie Corral' started by Grabbrass, Aug 6, 2020.

  1. Grabbrass

    Grabbrass

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    Thought I'd try making a place on GT for airing minor daily annoyances of life not worth their own topic of discussion. Especially things you can't personally do anything about. IRS, the flavor of Arby's sauce gone to hell, ineffective compression stockings, whatever. If you're annoyed, tell us. Misery loves company.


    For instance, it really ticks me off that it's 2020, and there are 1080p blurays available for Batman (1966), Gilligan's Island, Star Trek, Columbo, Hart to Hart, Charlies Angels, Rockford Files, Little House on the Prairie, and many other shows of the 60's-80's. Good, bad, and ugly.

    But not Starsky & Hutch. Still stuck with crap DVD's. What the hell?

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  2. ReaPer105

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    Arby’s changed their sauce?!?!? Say it ain’t so!
    And masks making smudges on my glasses @&:$;& me off.
     
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  3. Grabbrass

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    No it was just a 'fer instance.' The type of thing to complain about here ... your mask thing is a good one.
     
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    Berto woo woo

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    Dual exhaust on inline 4s. WTF
     
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  6. Mister Clean

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    Minor rant:

    - Paper straws come in plastic wrappers.

    - Plastic straws come in paper wrappers.

    That is all.
     
  7. Grabbrass

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    And a lot of times it isn't even really a dual exhaust. I'd be ashamed to drive one.
     
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    You still use Blu-ray in 2020? I got rid of my Blu-ray player years ago. I thought everyone was streaming these days?

    Gripes? Same as they always have been...the general population seems be getting more and more stupid. Oh, and left lane drivers who hold up traffic. They drive me nuts too. They must have a tub of hand lotion and a box of tissues in their car to not notice the line of traffic behind them.
     
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    The gripe is no 1080p (if not better). I don't think the Starsky & Hutch DVD's you can get are 480p even. Most of the good shows in the 60's-70's were shot on 35mm film. They could make 4k releases if they wanted to. Some shows were shot on videotape though, and will forever be 480p. Starsky & Hutch was definitely on 35mm though (you can check that for any show on IMDB).

    But yea, I prefer Bluray or quality bandwidth downloads.
     
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    It's a real pain in the the ass to find a box of Strike Anywhere matches.
     
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    Android software updates that screw all my **** up.
     
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    #1 all time for me is when people don’t putt their carts in the cart area and instead leave them in the middle of the parking lot.
    And loud exhausts..
     
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    Geko45 Smartass Pilot CLM

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    Why are SD cable channels still a thing? We have 4k TVs and we're moving to 8k. The bottom rung for cable TV channels should be 1080p HD by now. SD channels are just a waste of bandwidth.
     
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    Berto woo woo

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    Cops surrendering their guns on TV shows
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    The elastic on my sweat pants always gives up the ghost long before the fabric is ready for the rag pile.

    Therefore I always end up having to tie a simple knot in the drawstring to keep my pants up.

    9 times out of 10 that knot will be a cinch (pun intended) to untie.

    But 1 time out 10 . . . when I REALLY need to go to the bathroom REALLY bad . . . that knot will become IMPOSSIBLE to untie. The more I try to untie it . . . the tighter the knot!

    And if you have ever tried to thread a drawstring all the way around the waist in a pair of sweatpants . . . you will understand WHY I am reluctant to just cut the darn thing!!!
     
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    The Airing of Grievances? I took that to be more on a personal level. You gather your family, and tell them about all the ways they've disappointed you. LOL
     
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    pittpa What did I come in here for?

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    Cops on TV not shooting people who point guns at them. Makes real LEO look bad. :fist:
     
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