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

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. "

Most adults think they know everything... it's annoying, you know? - Valakaur

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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

I agree with this one because they're just douchebags they have the type of mentality that just because you're younger they don't have to respect you I got a massage to them if you can't respect me then I will not respect you back

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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

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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

I will LOVE having parents in their 20s.But sadly they are fat ugly and in thwir 40s

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5 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!

Adults can get Facebooks. - mayamanga

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6 They're always complaining

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.

My mom complains that I'm lazy and don't cook. I exercise EVERY SINGLE DAY while she sits and plays on her iPad and watches T.V., and when I request to make my own meals or learn how to cook, she doesn't let me! >:(

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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

"ARGUE WITH ME AGAIN AND I WILL SPANK YOUR **S SO HARD IT'LL BE BLACK AND BLUE" basically every time I try to explain why I had done something, even if I hadn't done anything wrong - Antifi

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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...

This is all Asian parents in general LOL

Asian parent: Son/daughter help me I don't know how to update my iPad
Son/daughter: are you serious!

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9 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...

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

My mom and dad let me and my two brothers watch termanater 2 and Logan

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10 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?

so true - Antifi

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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

My great aunt constantly speaks to me, my sister,and my cousins in baby talk. Out ages range from 7-25 years old. IT IS ANNOYING AS HELL! >:(

I ALWAYS bring headphones and earbuds to family gatherings. It is absolutely necessary if I do not want my head to explode from it.

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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

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.

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!

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13 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 Mom forces my little sister to watch inapropriatte movies that include sex, swears, perverts, sluts, and drugs with her. Thank God she doesn't have the slightest idea what porn is...

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14 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!

My relatives tell me that you shouldn’t talk about things like butts, poop, and diapers, yet whenever they talk about very young children they talk about butts, poop, and diapers.

They’re Asian.

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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.

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.

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.

It's SO ANNOYING WHEN MY PARENTS DO THAT!
JUST BECAUSE I'm YOUNGER THAN THEM THEY THINK THEY KNOW SO MUTCH MORE THAN ME< AND KEEP SAYING I'm JUST A KID< OR I'm STILL A KID, I HATE 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.

YES my parents nag all the time about them living without technology well SORRY I didn't choose to be born into the generation where I'm the only kid whos not allowed to have a cellphone. (i'm 13 >;() - Antifi

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

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 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!

I can't close out what I'm doing on my phone b4 giving it 2 mom
My stepdad doesn't even let me lock the bathroom door
My sisters can walk into my room, see exactly what I'm doing and is like " I'm telling daddy"
I mean come on and every time mom finds out I have a friend that's a guy she asks if he's my boyfriend

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21 When they tell the worst jokes/puns

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

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22 Every song you like is bad

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)

I guess I'm lucky I like the same type of music my family likes, huh?
But my brother knows how obsessed I am with this one band, all of you know, Queen, and he says:
"Lemme guess... QUEEN? Uh-Gain? " I nod, happy he's annoyed.

Lol my dad hates hip-pop, the dad, and all the "cool" new rapp-ish hip hop songs

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23 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!

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!

Whenever I say anythin they do this!
*sigh*

25 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?

26 They compare the past to the present

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,

IKR?! My parent's are like,"Back in the old days, I was a wonderful child. I had to take care of my siblings and do housework and the T.V. only had a kid's channel 30 minutes everyday. Kids these days use way too much screen time," They say while watching Netflix on their iPad, on Facebook on their computer, texting on their super new iPhone 7s while I have my mom's used iPhone 4, and while watching the football game on our T.V..

27 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

A lot growns ups rape kids because they think kids r the easiest ones rape, ugh I just hate rapist! They need to die!

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28 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

Argh! I fudging hate this. - Delgia2k

We just go a new floor in our house, and I was walking out to get breakfast in the morning, and the floor was really slippery, and...
You know what happened next. I fell over.
My Dad rushed over-
IS THE FLOOR OK?
Meanwhile, as Mum drops a knife on the floor...

29 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

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 got a B, that's good?

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31 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.

32 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

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33 The ones who think all kids are dumb

My parent still think I'm still young

34 They think they are better than you

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:

Dad:because I'M AN ADULT I CAN DO WHAT I LIKE I PASSED MY SATS I PASSED MY GCSEs I PASSED MY EXAMS I'VE GONE THROUGH ALL THE HARD WORK SO I'M MORE INTELLIGENT THEN YOU STUPID HORRIBLE DISGUSTING LITTLE GIRL.I KNOW WHAT'S BEST because I'M AN ADULT

35 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.

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36 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.

It’s the OPPOSITE that’s true

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37 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

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38 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!

39 When they yell back an answer
40 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

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

I hate that when it happens

My mom does this.

42 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.

43 The ones who are irrational
44 The ones who are Pedophiles
45 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.

46 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 :(

47 When you can't call them by their first name

I personally think that we can call them by thief first name because they born with it! My mom always gets mad at me when I call her her first name. You were born with it! Who said you have to have to have all the respect in the world. Same goes to other adults

Me and my brother ARE THE ONLY PEOPLE ON PLANET EARTH that are not allowed to call their mom Jacinta.

PS:My mom's real name is Jacinta

48 They get angry when you don’t know what you’re going to be when you grow up and they yell at you for no reason

At dinner, I asked myself (out loud) what I wwanted to be. And then my dad started yelling at me for no real reason. He just said, you don't know what you want to be? Get out, get out now!

49 Not owning any CD's or books

It's cringe worthy to think my parents own 3 cd's and my mom only reads trashy romance novels

Sorry, but collectors of music are usual adults. You don't have the money and certainly you don't have the years of knowledge and the needed time to get a collection of 5000 CD's as a non-adult. My collection is over 5000 CD's and 2000 vinyls and that took many many years of searching and money. I'm over 50 years old and mainly collect mid-sixties garage punk. But on the other hand I'm glad that when young people are willing to get a collection. I know many square adults ( and they have indeed only 3 CD's! ) but I know also many square youngsters. I mean, I know 18 years old people who are already old and boring like I know 60 years old people who are really interest in music. It's a two-way street really. Some old people are ok, some not and some young people are ok and some not.

My parents probably own a hundred cds. Probably 500 books. I'm currently collecting cds and I have about 60. I also have hundreds of books. - SammySpore

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50 They think you care too much about sports
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