Top Ten Most Annoying Things about Grownups

Hey, I'm almost an adult, but I find plenty of faults!!

P.S., Any adults reading this, if you're offended by this list, go ahead and create one about kids or teenagers!! See if we complain!

The Top Ten Most Annoying Things about Grownups

1 The ones who think they're always right

Amen! I'm an adult, and I hate adults who insist on an authoritarian style of parenting. My mother would never let me defend my actions and always insisted that I was talking back if I tried to explain myself. She would never admit that she was ever wrong.

My dad was even worse. He would swear at me and blame me for his mistakes. He would yell and threaten me and my sister as a tactic to make me do whatever he wanted.

Whenever I have an argument with my dad, and whenever I'm right he would deny his mistakes and blame me, as if my opinion is invalid. And it's all because I'm "just a child who doesn't know anything". Hell, he once said that a child's opinion is "always wrong". Oh, really now? Let's say me and my dad are arguing about whether stealing is right or wrong. And let's say my dad says it's right, but I say it's wrong. If a child's opinion is "always wrong", therefore stealing is right because my dad says so? HELL TO THE NO.

In conclusion, being an adult doesn't mean you're always right. And a child's opinions are not always wrong nor right, so get your facts straight before arguing with your kids

Me and my sister will point out something that our mom did/said wrong, and she'll keep denying that she messed up, and say that we're the ones wrong, without even checking or thinking it over. Then when we finally give up, a couple minutes later she'll say, "Wait a minute, oops! I was ALMOST right, though. "

When the teachers make a mistake, you can see it on their face, but they keep going. But then a student contradicts what they say, and they go Godzilla on us all. If a adult was ever wrong, and you told them so, they started acting all dramatic, and have a annoyed look on their face, and act like they were offended

2 When they expect respect but they don't respect you

This is so true like sometimes my dad tells me that oh I should respect him cause he my dad and that's how things are but that is NOT ALWAYS true.. Like when he is in a bad mood with sonethi. G he puts his anger on me! &' he tells me to be polite and he almost never says please or thanks you or even sorry when he is wrong about something ugh dads -. -

I'm an adult and I still don't understand this one. Just because you're older doesn't necessarily mean you're superior.

Fudge yeah! It's like if you want respect, you should respect other people. I don't respect anybody just because they are older, EARN IT! I mean, you can't treat people like subhumans because they are younger an expect them to hold you up as gods. - ToptenPizza

Exactly! Just because you're older doesn't mean you should get more respect! I mean, it's not fair. Most adults I know are nice, but if an adult is being horrible I'm not going to respect them because they are older. Respect is not a hierarchy. Earn your respect adults and STOP ACTING SUPERIOR!

3 The ones who say negative things about your friends without ever meeting them

From Hells to the YEAHS! I hate this so much, like I have a really good friend of mine, and I told my mom about something she did that I thought was kinda nice and cool, and my mom goes ahead right on and says, "What a loser. " I really hate this, hate it a lot.

The first time I went to my best friend's house, we were in the car, and so was her brother, but he didn't know I was there. He then said "You know, all of (My friend's name)'s are weird then their mom said "Her friend is here..."

The EXACT same thing happened to me... My friends brother worded that EXACTLY the same... What a coincidence. - CatCode

All my family they talk so bad about them and they don't even know them not even their name

That is what makes me extremely upset all the time

4 When they try to act cool and young

i. e. dancing to rap, staring a Twitter account, etc. It's sad and looks really depsarate

My teachers are big at this. One tries to act hip, he even wore a hoodie once, even though he is one of those serious looking teachers. Another one acts like he is in the know, and another acts like she understands what we are talking about

My 41 year old mom thinks she's so meta and thinks she understands the modern world. She can't even work the Xbox that we have had for three years without my help

This is annoying but it as not as bad as making us act like their generation. - Ihateschool

5 They're always complaining

My mom always complains about the most ridiculous things EVER!
Like how I don’t have matching socks

My dad always complains that he gets no sleep. It's not my fault he doesn't sleep!

This is the story of my life (I'm 21). I live in a house with 5 other people and all I ever hear coming out of their mouths is complains over complains. It has gotten to a point where I can't stand it anymore - Galaxia93

It is completely right grown ups are always complaining.

6 When they get Facebooks

My mom has a Facebook it's basically her life I just stick to Instagram my mom has no idea how to work the thing but seriously when I ask for the computer she's like "one sec gotta check Facebook" then 20 minutes or so passes and then I get it ugh but if I were in her shoes I guess I'd get it but I don't understand Facebook anyway

My dad has a facebook, which is why I don't have one. - InsertNameHere

It's so weird... and they act as if they have some sort of God-given right to stay there, spy on you and spam you with dump appliactions!

Hey, you fools, social media sites were created by adults. Do you think that you have a monopoly for it's use. And who pays the electricity so that you can use your Facebook and other social medias?

7 When they never let you explain yourself

My dad and I are just alike, so we always butt heads. But when ever I do something, I try and explain myself to him. He screams at me and insists I try to have the last word. Honestly, I could care less about getting the last word.

My mom always does this. She is such a drama queen sometimes. She talks about how hard their lives R. If you try to talk, they are like "I'M TALKING NOT YOU!

They just say " stop talking back! " Over & over

I know right so annoying. My teacher does this sometimes so annoying. It makes me mad like shut up and let me talk

8 The ones who can't keep up with technology

Or think that having AOL or typing in Comic Sans means they're Bill frigging Gates

Every time technology is involved with my grandparents, I'm the one doing it for them. My parents, on the other hand; I'm only helping them with stuff like how to run the computer or how to switch a setting on my iPod or whatever. - RockFashionista

My mom didn't know about YouTube gaming until a week ago. Let's not pull a Jimmy Kimmel here, mom...

That is so damn true this website understands me I'm happy

9 The ones that belittle your beliefs because it's not the "way we raised you"

When you're a liberal and your father isn't and when he nags you to talk politics with him even though you know it'll end in a fight, but you do it anyway to shut him up, but you are ALWAYS wrong.

Parents seem to think that their kids can't form their own opinions about things and that their beliefs are the only "right" ones. It's really close-minded and makes me want to ask them if THEIR parents acted the same way when they said something that conflicted with their parents' beliefs.

If they are "adults", then why are they so close-minded?

My mom here:
"Oh, you're an atheist? Don't worry you'll grow out of this phase! "
It's not a phase mom!

10 When they say that rated R movies are not appropriate for kids - even teenagers

I watched rated R movies at the age of 5. And I'm twelve now and get good grades in school so, that's really dumb. - Pikachulover1

Why the R rating even exists anyway, and besides the only kids who will get crazy after watching them are stupid or mentally disabled...

Well it’s true since R rated movies are brutally and inappropriate and kids should not watch them. - DrayTopTens

If a kid is mature enough to see the movie, they are aproppriate! - afeldman21

The Contenders

11 The ones who treat you like a little person

If you don't want me to be a failure, DON"T TREAT ME LIKE ONE

It is so annoying how they think you are basically five until you're an adult!

My dad thinks that if you are younger than 21 you are a little girl or little boy

I hate being treated like that! - EpicJake

12 The ones that think that all of your opinions and beliefs are wrong

Reminds me of that time I was talking to my parents during dinner about...I forgot what, but probably something about school, and when I said something regarding something I can't remember (this was, after all, several months ago when it happened), and they suddenly said this, literally: "we know you're just a teen and you're just making things up". I dunno about you, but to me, that is just a straight-up stereotype, I don't see how they meant it any other way... - Livirus

Really, that's brainwashing dude

Same here! My lord! JUST because I'm a devil worshipper/Satanist and a very strong democrat/liberal DOES NOT MEAN THAT I AM A KILLER, TERRORIST AND A RAPIST SUPPORTER!

I wanna get a lip piercing when I'm older (because I'm an emo kid lol) but my parents think it would be too impractical and they would think that I couldn't get a job at all if I had a lip piercing.

13 Many of them are hypocrites

Isn't it so annoying that they are like that? For example: they call you names and swearing at you for doing something harmless, yet when you call them names because they did and they are generally horrible to you, they go like 'don't say that to your own parent", then I say 'Well then don't say those things to your own CHILD'. Then they do the usual unnecessary punishment.

When my brother or I try to explain whatever when my dad yells at us, he screams, "Why are you screaming so loudly! You always think you're right when you scream loudly, right? "

If I get angry when they tease me they tell me I have no sense of humour but if I make fun of them I most likely get into trouble. I thought you had a sense of humour!

They really are. "Go clean your room, it's a disaster! " *looks into their room and finds an even bigger mess than in my own room* - Antifi

14 They insist on watching crappy movies

I watch a movie to see something blow up, not to see two people "kissing" - Trivium

all of this stuff is really really bad but crappy movies? no thank you - moose4life19

One day my uncle said that we should watch les mis, he said it was amazing but its time wasting. - ArpstaAmy333

My mother always watched movies which is not appropriate for kids because it contains curse words and violating

15 When they talk about personal matters concerning you in front of someone

It gets embarrassing when it is in a placed which is all quiet, and your parent is talking about private things.

YESS I trust my mom not to tell anyone about thibgs I disscuss with her but she always shares it withher friends

At my college meeting thing talking about what I'm going for. mom's like well he takes apart computers and know a lot about them so he wants to be a programmer. No I like CNC and machining not that crap.

I know right! My mom does that all the time, heck, even my brothers and sister dk that, too! It gets SO frustrating because it's your personal business/matter! For example, my mother goes around all willy nilly telling strangers about my 'problems' ("Oh, she used to do this! Brother: Is she in puberty? Mom: Yes! -- Seriously, mom?! You promised not to tell anyone! )

16 They judge you based on your age

Guess what, you being 40 doesn't automatically make you superior or more intelligent than me.

I am in my 20s but a all the grownups still think that I'm a kid.

It's so annoying.My sister Jodie was allowed to do anything she liked when I was 8 and she was 11 during the time.I said HOW COME JODIE IS ALLOWED INSTAGRAM? And my parents said BECAUSE SHE'S OLDER THEN YOU>.I'm 11 now and I'm still not allowed it.


17 Thinking they're superior because they do a certain job

My sisters think that and my dad - bjinmaro64

18 When they say When I was your age...

it's horrible my mum says "when I was your age I had to look after your so and so" or "when I was your age I had to do everything"

Yes definitely. Usually they are confronting me about a problem and I have a lot of things that I don't tell them since they are 1. my parents and 2. adults so when I try to explain something and don't give a straight answer they start assuming stuff, I tell them they are wrong and then they go like "I was once your age I know how you think"

Once I was playing BF3 my mom came in my room and starting going when I was your age I had to do everything around the house, cleaning cooking etc... All by hand or whatever it was, and then when I tried to help she went no I got it. And the cycle continues.

"When I was your age we didn't have internet" They wouldn't have to THINK ABOUT IT THEN!

19 The ones who never, and I mean never, stop talking

When I try to talk to adults, I'm always cut off. When I actually get to talk, it is when they pause between sentences, but they say, "Don't interrupt us while talking." If you don't want me to "interrupt", then stop interrupting me.

hell yeas thats annoying. Silence, ever heard of it?

I usually end up staying at someplace boring that I didn't want to be at in the first place for a very long time.

I hate it when my grandma does that.
Se just goes on and on in a conversation and never stops, or let anyone else speak. by the time she is done I forget what I have to say, and I have a REALLY good memory

20 When they tell the worst jokes/puns

Why was 6 afraid of 7 because 7 ate 9. Worst thing my step dad ever said

Eh not really with my parents

21 When you say something and they get the wrong idea and don't let you explain

They always assume stuff when I say the slightest word, it's annoying!

22 Every song you like is bad

I am a huge kpop fan yet I get judged by like almost every adult. They constantly call it Chinese music. Like hello aren't you guys suppose to be more educated than me yet you guys can't see that Chinese doesn't start with a K

This doesn't fall under the parents category for me (they don't give a damn what I listen to). But my grandmother *shoots self in foot*. - fireinside96

I like K-pop and some J-pop and my dad thinks I should listen to English rubbish like 1Direction and The beaver (Justin Bieber)

They insult you for the songs you like, and then they put on their crappy songs and you can't insult because you have to respect them like no! I don't care if your older than me or younger than me, but don't insult me

23 When they always have to know what you're doing

I know, my mom is just like "What are you doing? " And I'm thinking MOM DO YOU HAVE TO KNOW EVERYTHING!

They wont let me have some private space and they will ground me just for playing on my laptop in my room

Like it's so f-ing annyoing that when they think your doing drugs or something haha or having sex, like I need to have my f-ing space if I'm angry or sad, like I hate when they trip ugh! Like they can't trust u for no sh-t!

My dad is always staring at my computer screen!

24 When they think that you think you know everything

Yes this is so true! Sometimes when I haven't even done anything wrong, or something really minor they go, " you think you know everything, huh?! Just because you're a teenager, you think you know everything?! You think you're so cool and you know everything?! " it really hurts that they say that when I've done nothing wrong

Yeah, this is really really annoying. I mean sometimes we aren't even allowed to make minor decisions on our own.

I am an A student. I already hold myself to a high standard, but my dad goes too far. Even, if I get 100% on a paper, he still points out mistakes!

Some of my teachers were like this. I hated it so much.

25 They compare the past to the present

My dad does that. He always looks back to the day I ACCIDENTALLY broke my brother's fingers with a door. He always uses that as an excuse to get me in more trouble that getting my brother in trouble. He also keeps saying I'm lying about it being an accident.
You were thinking "comparing their lives to our lives" but it's not just that and it pisses me off that my dad does this so much.

They defend themselves on their views of electrical technology, meanwhile they are the ones who invented it.

Comparing the past and present is not bad.It how things evolve.

Oh my gaw my mom,

26 When they shout at you for breaking a glass but when they do they like,''Oh we all make mistakes''

I know my mom used to scream at me when I broke a glass and when she'd break one she would just laugh and say oops.

My mom doesn't get mad. I broke a glass like 3 times she just tells me to clean it up - SammySpore

Same for when you accidentally spill something or knock something over

Argh! I fudging hate this. - Delgia2k

27 When they jump to conclusions

It's EVERY. SINGLE. TIME! My grandparents always think that I'm watching something inappropriate. When I'm on my tablet, (I'm 13 year old. I need privacy as well.) watching YouTube and my aunt comes into my room and takes it for NO REASON. I was watching PewDiePie and she assumed it's web site. What? Next thing you know she keeps scrolling into the deep web I don't know about and says I was watching it. I need privacy please. - TheRealDealKid

Ha! That's my dad right there! - istooduptoabully

My mom always thinks that I'm using earbuds even when they were UNPLUGGED.

My parents thinks that whenever there are pictures or videos of young children on the internet it is automatically considered as child pornography. Once I was watching a funny YouTube video and children were in it and my dad walked in and said “I don’t like it when you watch that, or else the police will arrest us for child endangerment”

Like what?

28 When they yell back what you whispered to them in front of people

My mom always does that. She just yells exactly what I WHISPERED to her so the whole world could hear. There is a reason why I whispered it!

That's why I never tell a secret to any adult. NONE. NO ONE. NINE! - TheRealDealKid

29 Some are just plain creepy

My dad sometimes yells at me and after that stands there staring blankly at me for a minute or two

Like when they stare at you and your just like, "What? Stop staring weirdo! You said staring was rude! " And then when you stare at them they punish you

My dad thinks that I am the naughty one in the family and every time he comes in my room he stares at me like I've killed someone

They only believe other adults when you get in trouble

30 They think anything under an A is an F

Anytime I get anything under an A, even an A- they go berserk and say your failing in school go study the rest of the night. I'm not kidding

This totally defines Asian parents

I get a friggen B, and they yell at me like it's a damn 0...COME ON!

I get mostly Bs on my report card - ArpstaAmy333

31 The ones who are Pedophiles

Now that's messed up.

32 The ones who think all kids are dumb

My parent still think I'm still young

My relatives are Asian and think that we are dumber than 2 year olds. Once my great aunt gave me this small bag thing that you rub to keep your hands warm. She then told me that I shouldn't open the contents and put them in my mouth.


33 They have too many anger issues

Very true. My relatives talk so loud (they're Asian, so sometimes whenever they talk loud, I think they're yelling at me for no reason at all)

*cough cough* my father *cough cough* - DrayTopTens

That’s my parents

34 They think they are better than you

My family is Asian and NONE of my parents, aunts, or uncles have gone to college. We kids are the first to get degrees from college in the family, so therefore, we are better (and smarter) than the grownups.

Face the facts adults. HELL NO YOU'RE NOT! IF you can't program your own phone by yourself, you're not better than a kid. - TheRealDealKid

Me:How come you get to do what I like:


35 When they say "don't get the last word in, I do"

They always tend to say that. But when your like okay and you stop talking, they start the whole thing up again.

36 They care too much about sports

My dad cares about WWE, but all I see is a bunch of grown men and women running their mouths off SO MUCH, immature fights over some stupid belt, and a cringe-worthy upcoming contest for next year (2017). I AM DEAD.. SERIOUS!

This is my dad. He watches mainly NBA, soccer, and football. He’s a diehard Eagles fan (I’m from Philadelphia). Also if he misses even 1 MILLISECOND of any game (applies to any sport) because I decide to change the channel to watch my stuff then he gets all upset. He doesn’t mind if we’re away from home but if we’re at any family gathering he and all the men has to have total domination over the T.V. and watch whatever sports programs are on (especially during super bowl weekends and the NBA playoffs)

37 When they blindly follow something they believe in without any facts, and when you know about the topic and try to prove them wrong, they don't accept if they are proven wrong but keep arguing.

Once I was at the dentist and I was told that I may need to get my wisdom teeth out in the future. Due to bad experiences with getting my baby teeth pulled at the dentist as a kid, I was nervous about it. My mom told me that I was overreacting and that getting teeth pulled is no big deal at all. I tried to explain to her how fears and phobias are formed according to psychology, but my mom just constantly disregards it.

Anti-vaccine parents in a single sentence. - SammySpore

When they do that, its just annoying!

Lol, are you mad that your parents believe in something that you don't? Grow up

38 They repeat their instructions needlessly

I tell my dad not to call in the morning to see if I'm awake for school when I wake up at 4:30 every morning before my dad even gets up and he still calls he even got caught calling at work and blames me cause I didn't pick up and he still does it. I swear sometimes he just falls asleep on the redial button or something.

My parents do this they repeat everything like ten times like I didn't even hear

I would like $1 from my parents every time they ask or remind me to do something

If I get $1 every time my parents did this I would be so rich

39 The ones who drink alcohol

My family is Asian and EVERY SINGLE TIME we go to a party or family gathering all the men drink beer and wine and they TALK SO LOUD

It's really scary when my mom or my dad, or even both are drunk.

I know my mom is drunk because she is overprotective

40 Taking my stuff

Parent and people cal me spoiled, hell yeah I swear but not to offend people(but this parent deserves to be offended) and I have straight A,s I'm always nice to my parents I am a professional reptile handler and I've never gotten grounded, if I did something inappropriate and I was suspended I would let dad know that and he would make me do some work but also fun, but would give me a 1 hour,schooling on better decisions to make, and that was my only time I was in trouble. I visit them and thank them for the wonderful teachings they give to me every week. Parents who ground children are worthless that deserve to be called mean things so hopefully those parents will be depressed and suicidal, and once they do it that's one less grounder on the planet. Let's make the species grounding parent extinct forever and whatever of them are still alive will be kept as slaves and given punishments and we'll see how they like it. Sorry felt bad for those people so I had to vent.

My dad constantly eats my food

41 When they play favorites with their children/grandchildren/nieces or nephews

I am CONVINCED that I'm the unfavorite child in the family. Everyone buys my sister and cousins stuff all the time but they hardly get me anything :(

42 They are annoying

Yeah my mom asks for all of my devices almost everyday. One day I even saw her in my room checking out everything.

43 Making you do everything because you're younger

Even my parents friends do this and I'm not even related to them.

No, they make you do everything when you're OLDER, not younger. - Minecraftcrazy530

More like older siblings.

They make me do Everything Because I'm OLDER!

44 When They Always Want You to Do What They Want You To

I really don't like that, they always try to make us do what they want. We are NOT their puppets, they should not be able to manipulate what we do with OUR life

I hate that dad &mon want to go out to eat me no mom okay don't get anything I hate being forced to do their stuff because their lazy - dinosaur

I didn't have to do anything almost so being that was the case I would help out just because it was the nice thing to do but the my stepdad came along (THE PROBLEM WITH MY LIFE) and I do EV-ERY THING and if I don't, say good bye to anything I own. They whine a lot too.

My dad sys or your just a little boy and you have to do what you are told.When you are 18 you become an adult and do what you want and you don't have to do what you are told.NOW THAT IS OFFENSIVE

45 When they yell back an answer
46 Most of them think they are morally superior to younger people

Isn't that every adult. that's why our amendments are what our parents' are

47 When they tell you not to do something, but do it as well and all the time.

I hate when my mom or dad tell me not to lie, but I see them lie all the time!
Or when they tell me not to cross the street when it's a red light, but do it ALL the time.

All adults are hypocrites.

48 Saying everything they don't like is "for kids"

I hate that when it happens

My mom does this.

49 The ones who smoke

I hate parents that smoke so much - kaitlynrad11

This is my dad. It's gross.

50 The ones who have unprotected sex

Uh, Hello! Unprotected sex is how you were produced!

True. True - TheRealDealKid

My parents literally kiss,smooch and hug right infront of me.I hate it when this happens and they don't even care.

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