Annoyances conversation questions

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  • What annoys you the most about school and/or work?
  • Do less serious annoyances have a habit of ruining your day or are you able to get over them quickly?
  • Staff in Starbucks cafes now have to ask for your name every time you buy a drink there. Would you find it annoying to have to give your name for something as simple as a coffee or is it a nice idea?
  • What precautions do you take to make life less annoying? E.g Have a close friend to talk about problems with, create habits to avoid things going wrong such as always putting your keys in the same place so you won’t lose them.
  • What skills do you wish you could have to make life easier?
  • Can annoying someone on purpose be a good thing? If so when?
  • What time of the day do you find yourself the most annoyed?
  • What annoys you the most about current friendships you have?
  • What annoys you most about where you live?
  • What habits of other people annoy you?
  • What are the worst kinds of impolite behaviour? E.g. asking how your friend is and not having the question returned, not offering a seat on a tram to an elderly person.
  • What annoys you the most about films and television?
  • What annoying you the most about Christmas, Easter and public holidays?
  • What annoys you the most about adult life?
  • What annoys you about children?
  • What is something that your parents or family members do that annoys you?
  • Who in your opinion is the most annoying celebrity?
  • What day of the week annoys you the most?
  • What annoys you about travel?
  • What annoys you the most about the world?
  • Describe your biggest pet peeve?
  • When someone annoys you, how do you respond?
  • What annoyances are you more likely to tolerate?
  • When might you deliberately annoy someone?
  • How might you unintentionally annoy someone?
  • What are some (nonverbal) ways that you show that you are annoyed?
  • Are you able to easily tell when someone is getting annoyed by you or someone else?


Synonyms of annoy[edit]

  • to bother someone
  • to drive someone nuts
  • to make someone crazy
  • to make someone want to pull his/her hair out
  • to get on someone's nerves
  • to push someone's buttons
  • to get on someone's tits [vulgar]
  • to piss someone off [Br. rude]

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