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    People Are Sharing The Things That Have Become Increasingly Annoying To Them As They've Gotten Older, And, Yup, I Hard Agree With All Of Them

    OK, but some of these things you don't have to be old to find truly annoying.

    It happens to all of us: The older we get, the more certain things start getting on our nerves. And yesterday, Reddit user u/hollowreader asked the AskReddit community: "As you get older, what's something that becomes increasingly annoying?"

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    Since then the thread has gotten thousands of replies. Here are some of the top-voted and best comments:

    1. "Petty stuff, like clothes not drying up completely, and they end up smelling damp."

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    2. "Aggressive drivers."

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    3. "People who aren't self-aware. There is a huge free weight area at my gym, and people will still come and start working out like 3 feet away from me like it's no big deal."

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    4. "That some part or other of my body always seems to be in discomfort."

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    5. "People who don't know how and when to be quiet."

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    6. "People who not only yell while they’re on the phone, but do this while having their call on speaker in a public place."

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    7. "Distractions, they are everywhere, and honestly I don't think it's just age that makes them seem like they are increasing. I feel like I'm constantly being distracted by things I'm not interested in. Stopped watching television, can't take all the commercials, especially the drug ones and political ones."

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    8. "Kids doing stupid garbage to go viral for invisible approval. Licking ice cream in Walmart freezers and putting it back. Testing positive for COVID and sneezing in people's faces."

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    9. "Willfully stupid people."

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    10. "Hair coming out of my nose and ears. Like, why the fuck?"

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    11. "When people do not know how to stop at a four-way stop."

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    12. "The music I grew up to (metal) being used in children’s cartoon soundtracks and VH1 flashback specials."

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    13. "How paying bills or doing some basic things have not advanced with technology. Why are there service fees for automated phone payments?"

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    14. "Clothes. It's like after a certain age they try to get you to wear 'old people clothes.'"

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    15. "People not picking up their dog's shit."

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    16. "Cold weather. I used to love bundling up with some hot chocolate and a good movie. Now I just think about how expensive the heating is and if my car will start."

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    And finally...

    17. "Noise, so much noise."

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    You can read the full thread of responses on Reddit.

    Note: Some responses have been edited for length and/or clarity.