Top Ten Most Annoying Things When Playing Video Games Online


The Top Ten

1 Lag

Most of these can be controlled by simply muting the other players. Lag on the other hand you can't do anything even with a strong Internet connection. How many times have you just been doing great in a game online then it lags you out? ANNOYING AS HELL!

When playing online, there is one thing and one thing only that bothers me more than anything else. When you are doing good, and all of a sudden it lags, it messes up whatever you were doing at that time.

Whenever I'm playing Halo 4 with my brother online. Lag ruins the games for us, when I try to shoot someone in those vehicles, they lag right behind me (for some odd reason) and run me over! That or I'm aiming at someone, they're moving, and they glitch out and move somewhere else! That's when all the people in the lobby leave and it gets SO DAMN IRRITATING! - Paris4Lyfe

*fighting horde of creepers*
BOOM! - PythonProgrammer23

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2 Kids playing rated M games

Look... when I was a kid I wasn't allowed to play above my age, so why should you. If you think it's kinda funny or whatever... go play something else. You aren't cool or hard, so... go away. - nic1997ps3

I'm, like twelve-thirteen. My parents won't let me play Earthbound because it is rated T. (i still main Ness and Lucas in smash four though, no rule against that.) I've played Call of Duty at my friend's place, and is boring to be honest. The only games I care for that are above my age are Red Dead Redemption ( my buddy and I play it his house), Earthbound, and Xenoblade Chronicles X, as well as the original Xenoblade.
And with the world we live in, none of the "inappropriate" things in games surprise me. Cursing? Hear it at school. Violence? Isis, war, terrorism. Blood? People get hurt, so what?

But the whole "kids with Grand Theft Auto and Call of Duty" crap, yeah, that's gotta stop. - ShyGuySwag

This is a huge problem. I'm 13 but me and my friends arent the type to get the idea that the violent actions in games are alright to do in real life. - fireinside96

Same here, I can't believe people my age would actually scream and rage with their mic on. It's infuriating. - Nayan2003

FNAF in a nutshell.

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3 Hackers

They cheat like hell and its not cool at all... - Celestius

On a Minecraft server mine time whenever I play infection, there are SO MANY hackers that fly and glide and sometimes they fly to other maps so no one can get them. Also they say that hacking is allowed! It makes me so mad! - SammySpore

There is acho no point in hackers because it just takes the fun out of the game and its just so ANNOYING!

I was playing portal 2 with some random person and he just spammed companion cubes everywhere and I couldn’t move. - Ilikegames

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4 Little kids that can't handle dying online


This is really annoying! I kill someone on a war game, like Base Wars, and they decide to be a complete kid and rage at me! That is what annoys the crap out of me! I feel like coming over there, and gouging their eyes out! " you HACKER" "f you noob" "u noob" "nice hacks" "F U! " "STOP KILLING ME" "GO TO HELL! " "spawnkillers" This is what pisses me the Hell off. All these damn kids rage over a kill they can't get over. Whoever does this, just go kill yourself. - airplain313

I have been sniped by snipers, blown up by tanks, shot in the back and had a airplane or two land on me and I can handle it. It's a war or fighting game! You can't have a single game without being killed once! Whose who do survive a full game are maybe just super-skilled players and are not hackers.

Yep, I hear this all the time, in multiple guenras of games. Either they scream at the top of there lungs, or call you a hacker. If they challenge you to a 1v1, you'll rek them and they'll rage quit, like they normally do. Too bad there's little we can do besides kicking or banning them.

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5 Campers

In all honesty it would depend on what game you are playing. If you're playing a tactical shooter like Arma, or Counter Strike, then it's okay. But in games like Call of Duty it can get annoying when a fast paced arcade shooter turns into a "who can kill this guy so we can continue" game

I agree. The people who camp need to be kicked off the game if they are staying in one spot the entire game and no matter what you do, they wont die. Especially in Call of Duty.

Those guys are weak they just camp some enemies to level up

I Hate Campers And I Want to Tell You A Story. So I Was Playing MW2 This Guy Was Camping And After He Got Like 20 Kill I Finally Had A Chance To Get A 1 One Shot Kill On The Camper But Right Before That ANOTHER Camper Threw A Flashbang At Making Me Miss My Shot So The Camper Got Like 50 More Kills - TundraTopTenners

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6 Playing music through the mic

So annoying! I had a Minecraft party and my friend and his girl came. He put some 70's music for his girl and when I told him to turn it off, his girlfriend tells me to leaver the room and the server. When I say no anyway she tells me to just go outside for a minute or two.

Oh my gosh! My friends always playing music I don't like for his girlfriend so she dosen't get mad at him. He dosen't realise how load it is and if I ask him to turn it down his girlfriend (who hates me) will kick me from the party.

If that happens to me and I really was having fun I would get vengeance you should get revenge

Agreed! I played Counter-strike Source, and in every server some 5 year old logs in, and plays some remix from the 80's man!
I can't concentrate!

Yeah I was playing Grand Theft Auto 5 and someone played music that sucked I had to mute the player - flaggy0666

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7 Quitters

I understand there are more importand things in life than video games that you could quit a game for. But, what annoys me is when people quit because they're team is losing. That's what a 3 year old would do. Don't cry about it and quit, just atleast wait till the end of the game and support your team. -

That is sad, but is it also okay to quit to cool down for a while after getting frustrated because there is no reason to get mad over a game.

Ok some examples of this, and FYI I do not play rated M games so as I was saying LUIGI'S MANSION DARK MOONS multiplayer is fun but when there are only to people you have to take caution 70 percent of the time I played with one other person the second we started he just quit and I hate that also TETRIS AXIS you are playing a round and you end up dominating the round then they just quit why just be a good sport

QUITTERS should never had played the game in the first place if they were never going to finish the job!

I enjoy that because I can brag and they can't do anything about it - Jonathan4Life

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8 Glitchers

I don't see the problem with Kids playing rated M games its up to the parents, I played god of war when I was like 14 so whats the big deal?

Plating music over the mic, easily solved MUTE THEM! That's all you have to do instead of moaning and complaining about it, just mute them.

Glitchers however ruin the game, I enjoy tf2 but when you get one person who wont die or places sentries in of the map areas so they cannot be destroyed is just annoying, PLAY THE GAME HOW IT SHOULD BE PLAYED! Cheating ruins the experience and people who do it are just sad.

When people use glitches i don't care. But, when people use glitches for never dieing or some crap ONLINE with other people.....its annoying and cheap. If you can't play the game normally and you have to cheat to win then LEAVE. -

Thats cheating like hell and its ANNOYING - Celestius


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9 People who abuses glitches

Like on bunch of games people abuse the 'duplication glitch' So frustrating earn it yourself

I'm trying to but I'm a slave to my hormones.

Hate hate hate it!

Who the hell added this list?
Don't the moderators on this site ever check racist lists before letting it through?

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10 People accusing you of hacking just because you won

7 year old kid playing Call of Duty: you HACKER you HACKED ME IMA HACK you AND HACK YOUR FAMILY AND HACK YOUR SCORE! That kid said the word "hack"5 times...

That a funny comment you said there. He must be really ticked off. - Chaotixhero

These are even more annoying then hackers. They are so darn annoying that need a time out for 2 hours.

It's also annoying if you are really good at the game and people still call you a hacker. There is a game on roblox called boys vs girls island wars and in that game I have over 5000 kills and I got 3000 of my kills without VIP. When I was recking a noob she told me to take of my VIP because they thought I was a hacker so I did and I stilled destroyed her. She kept calling me a hacker until she left the game.

No, I'm not modding. God forbid I'm actually better than you.

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11 People who curse every 5 seconds

Every once and a while its pretty funny to hear curse words online but when you have the need to say the f-bomb every 5 seconds then leave. -

It can be appropriate (and funny) to curse every once in a while, but players who do it every time they lose gets to be obnoxious.

It's not cool. Just annoying as heck.

I was playing a call of duty one time and some grown man was saying “die bitch”, “ yeah, bitch” or anything involving the word “bitch” - Ilikegames

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12 Spawn killing

Spawn killing is terrible in Minecraft because you can't spawn any where else

Yes and in minecraft pros do it to protect there rich houses and you could only get saved if your a pro - Jonathan4Life

People do that on roblox

I think games should block the opposing team to go too close to your base and vice versa - GriffinDoge

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13 Losing connection
14 Parents telling you to pause the game and do your chores

This one I relate to since I was in the middle of an online mission one time, except they told me to pause and I couldn't... The game would still go so I had to kill all enemies I had that would still harm me until I could relax and help my parents... by the way the game was an RPG.

Some games keep going even if you're paused.

Mom you make me want to drink something called bleach, you can't pause in online games

*mom sets parental controls so you only get an hour a day*
*heat of battle, 15-minute warning comes up*
*15 minute warning becomes UAC-level*
*You die*
;-; - PythonProgrammer23

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15 Microtransactions
16 Excessive swearing

I may be profane, but at least I try to control my profanity. People who swear so many times in a short span of time, on the other hand...

I was playing Mad Paintball in Roblox and 2 people were cursing for nothing. I could not handle the swearing, so I tried hard to make them stop cursing but they continues swearing. So I quit the game now and I felt good w/o the swearers

It gets lame when people say the f word over and over again - mimimelon987

I swear but not that often. Most of the words I use are " s*** " and "bitch". The less offensive swear words.

17 Excessive trash talking

A little bit of it is fine, as long as you back it up with skill. Too much and having no skill at a game makes you look like a complete idiot.

I know like calm down it's just a game.

DotA is 20% strategy, 80% trash talk.

Trash talking in Minecraft pvp in a nutshell:
Some kid: umm.. You... Are... Weak! Hah!
Me: :kills them and grabs their diamond armor: NOW WHOS WEAK?!

That's not really trash talking. That's failure to piss off the enemy. - mattstat716

18 People who kill you online

According to this guy’s logic, you’re not supposed to kill anyone in Call of Duty multiplayer?

19 Squealer

When they die the noise made is louder than a jumbo jet - Haumea

If you go onto black ops 2 and play the following gamemodes: Search and Destroy, Gun Game, Sticks and Stones, Dominion, and Multiteam. You will know exactly what I mean.

OOoOOhh, a Report button!
Report, report, report... - PythonProgrammer23

Kid on mic: Wait, what was that
Me: Headshots him, dead.

20 People who steal your kills

So much work put in damaging the enemy just so some random teammate hopping in and taking all the credit

This usually happens to me, I do 90% of the killing and some random person appears and kills the opponent, taking all the credit. - GriffinDoge

I can understand being annoyed by individual kills that are stolen. But you know, I also hate it when people don't understand teamwork. Like, this one friend of mine always whines about the other people on our team 'taking all the kills'. Argh! It's called working together! It's really fun when you and your teammates are in sync. I know getting assist after assist gets old and it shouldn't happen all the time. But seriously, don't whine about someone getting a lot of kills if they are really good. That's only natural. It's ok to have the least amount of kills on your team as long as the whole team was working together. If you don't want to have to work with a team, then go play FFA. But be aware that stealing kills is an acceptable (and recommended) strategy in FFA. Stolen kills happen all the time and I'm fine with it, because that is how you win in FFA.
Honestly, I rarely feel I've had kills stolen from me when I'm playing team games. And that's not because I'm the one stealing ...more

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1. Kids playing rated M games
2. Noobs
3. Annoying little kids
1. Playing music through the mic
2. Little kids that can't handle dying online
3. Lag
1. Hackers
2. People who abuses glitches
3. People accusing you of hacking just because you won

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