Things People Should Stop Getting Offended Over

It's 2019 yet idiots around the world still get rustled by these things.

The Top Ten Things People Should Stop Getting Offended Over

1 Opinions

I was called a child by someone who got mad at me for disagreeing with him. The irony.

TheTopTens is full of biased opinions. If you like pop music, Swords Art Online, Serena from Pokemon, or Frozen, you're not gonna have a good time.

If you're offended by these, you're going to be offended for your whole life, which doesn't sound pleasant

I hate how other people disrespect opinions. Besides if you can't respect opinions, leave the website. Simple as that.

2 Jokes

I get it if you were through a tough time and I just went to your video on that subject and I made a joke of it, but when you get mad when I tell a dark joke in an area where it is more encouraged, you need to get the hell off.

On April fools one time a made a joke to my friend that her shoes were untied and then she yells at me and starts crying.Just stupid.

If it is a harmless joke then yes, but if it is a joke that thinly veils your hate then no.
People love to say mean hurtful things then be like what you can't take a joke, completely forgetting the key part of a joke the humor

Well people have different opinions on what they see as a harmful joke

People have different types of sense of humor which depends on what type of jokes the audience would enjoy laughing. People may think that it's really funny or severely offensive that it would unleash controversy.

3 Criticism

Depends on the amount and nature of the criticism, but people shouldn't be offended over constructive criticism - SirSheep

Criticism helps you improve as a user and points out what you are doing wrong. Overreacting to it is just plain dumb really. - UltraLunalaX

Criticism is meant to help and improve people. - Userguy44

Imagine getting triggered over criticism. - DarkBoi-X

4 Swear Words

Just words people use if really angry or really excited. Not something worth getting upset over.

If you despise swear words as always, I doubt that you will never say swear words when you have grown up.

This site helped me to stop getting offended over swear words. I mean, they are just words.

I swear a lot and I don't care if people are offended. It's their problem.

5 Grammar Nazis

Don't spell like a 5 year old and you won't have to worry about someone correcting you. Sound like a plan?

The word Nazi it's like someone who supports Hitler and wishes he was still alive and they make sure peoples grammar is correct or else.

If you get offended by people correcting your grammar then I have no respect for you.
Grammar nazis are good.

Grammar Nazis can be annoying but they’re only trying to correct grammatical mistakes. So if you hate these people then improve your grammar and spelling

6 Mean Words on a Screen

One thing that needs to be taken into account, is the difference between being offended and just wanted to correct false statements, these two get confused easily and are treated as the same thing, false information is harmful (antivaxxer are the big example that pops to mind) - germshep24

"But that person cyberbullied me and made me feel depressed! ". Imagine getting triggered over words on a screen and claiming that it gives depression.
Mean words on a screen can't affect you unless you are some easily triggered brat and most of the time this "cyberbullying" isn't even online harassment many of the times it's just someone joking or someone criticizing someone but some morons think it's harassment. Joking around or criticizing someone online =/= harassment.
If it is actual online harassment then I can see why but as I said many of times "cyberbullying" is just someone joking around or criticizing someone and some idiot gets butthurt. - DarkBoi-X

Unless it’s from someone personal whose actions have the threat of transcending into something bad outside of the screen. - Archived

Other than this item, this is a very good list. I salute you - darthvadern

7 Facts

Yes and no, many people like to misconstrue the "facts" to fit their agenda or throw facts that have no relevance to the conversation, which only goes to show that person ignorance of the subject - germshep24

Yep. There are still retards who get offended by facts.
Examples include:Social justice warriors, religious fundamentalists, anti vaxxers and ultraconservatives.
But some of these have died down a bit, thank goodness for that. - DarkBoi-X

I just heard that Hungary banned gender studies because it's a "social construct". - ThatIntrovertedEmo

Dear SJWs: If gender is a choice does that means the wage gap doesn't exist. - ThatIntrovertedEmo

That even includes horrible things that are unfortunately facts so you shouldn’t even get offended over it. - JoeBoi

8 Religion

People don't get offended by religion, they get offended by bigotry from people within said religion, many religious people are awesome, but there are also several that makes you really question humanity - germshep24

Isn't it always the religious people getting offended over everything? Like when Muslims in Saudi Arabia banned Pokémon because it was "unIslamic" or when priests in Poland burned Harry Potter books and shunned My Little Pony toys because they were "satanic" - TwilightKitsune

Religion is a fascinating topic. From an academic standpoint, I’d love to learn more about religion. - Archived

I cringe every time at the idea of hearing the word “damn,” discussion of someone else’s supernatural powers, something against their religious laws, or ffs another religion. They get offended so easily sometimes. Not to diss religious people, but there are some bad ones out there. - IFeedDogsChocolate

9 Sex

Some people say that it's gross but without sex we wouldn't reproduce - ElSherlock

Imagine hating sex. It is the reason you are alive in the first place. - DarkBoi-X

Is your friend illiterate, or just unable to comprehend written words?

Just do it and move on unless you don't want to marry like me. I'm wrd I'm just going to leave - Crazyjaguar

10 Justin Bieber Justin Drew Bieber (born March 1, 1994) is a Canadian singer, songwriter, and record producer. He currently resides in Ontario, Canada and is Christian. He is the son of author Pattie Mallette. more.

Imagine still getting offended by Bieber in 2019. He's pretty irrelevant as of now.

The Contenders

11 Political Songs and Artists

I love listening to these songs. Unfortunate that some raging people are typing in the comments. - IFeedDogsChocolate

How is "they should just shut up and sing, they're musicians" any different than "they should just shut up and repair, they're plumbers."
Since when did your career determine whether or not you're allowed to be political? - emraldYE

Like all those ultraconservatives who were rustled over artists like Rage Against The Machine, NWA, Public Enemy, The Beatles, etc.

They even get offended by different music genres like Heavy Metal for example. - DarkBoi-X

12 Video Games

Solider 1: What's violence?
Solider 2: I don't know bro video games aren't invented yet.

Mix video games with opinions and you have an explosive combination!

Like those dumbasses who claim video games cause school shootings.

@Archived Exactly. Most school shooters have some sort of mental illness.

I hate how people get offended by Fortnite being overrated and treat it like the worst thing ever. Besides Fortnite isn't bad at all and it's way better than people dying.


This is the biggest one for me. I cannot stand homophobic people at all. At least with some of the others, I can still have good relations over all with them, but people who continuously whine over certain harmless civil rights are despicable. - IFeedDogsChocolate

Fun fact: Homosexual animals also exist so it's natural to be homosexual - ElSherlock

Fun Fact: God created homosexuals (if you believe in a God), and why would God hate its own creation - germshep24

Name five secular reasons why persecuting gays and lesbians is justified - yungstirjoey666

Being homophobic is unnatural.

14 Trolls

It closed the IMDB forums but they were funny.

When you're a troll, you can go 2 ways.

The first type is the type that does stupid stuff like saying "you must be like this" or making dumb jokes but can still give one a good laugh. That's the type you shouldn't get offended over.

But then there's the second type, who brings it too far with doing stuff like wishing death, using stupid reasons, or does crap just to get the attention. There's the type worth being offended by.

So there are trolls that are worthy of being offended from, but not all are worth it.

I mean, people getting pissed off is kinda the fun part though. As long as you aren’t harming anybody, trolling is fine.

15 Science

Imagine getting offended by science. Example of such are people who deny climate change but those are just 1 of many. - DarkBoi-X

Science says a man can't be a woman. Agreeing with science in that case will get you into legal trouble.

Most trans people have gender dysphoria so they have to choose between the 2 genders. So science says that a man CAN be a woman or a woman CAN be a man but only in rare cases. - DarkBoi-X

Science as a whole, or certain fields and ideas of science? This item is too vague. - Archived

"The good thing about Science is that it's true whether or not you believe in it"- Neil Degrasse Tyson. - ThatIntrovertedEmo

16 The Word Overrated

Yes, people do use it wrong sometimes but this seriously means this gets too much attention, not it's bad. Overrated and bad are two different things. - Bammer73

Imagine being offended over a word that you clearly don't even know the definition of. - 3DG20

17 Weird Fetishes

Xander, please stop. - RadioHead03

I think we all know who added this here. - DarkBoi-X

Xandermartin98, there's a big difference between being offended over it and not wanting to hear you talk about it 24.7. - 3DG20

Take a wild guess at who added this. - RoseWeasley

18 Memes
19 Farts

LaughingJokingnumbnuts So do you. You discusting excuse of a human being.

How can you get offended over a fart?

Some people don’t have a sense of humor.

20 Boomers
21 Violence

People are offended at my dark sense of humor quite often. I honestly just don't care anymore. Now I have to go bury a few dead bodies. Bye! - SirSheep

I don’t get it. Well, violence in video games isn’t a big deal. Violence you hear on the news every day though in real life is terrible. - Userguy44

22 Liberals

Alt right: Facts don't care about your feelings
Also alt right: LIBTARD - yungstirjoey666

We just want equality, and it isn’t like feminism where they disregard male disadvantages. Come on.. - IFeedDogsChocolate

23 Roblox
24 Autism

Curing autism is impossible since autism is genetic. - RoseWeasley

25 Modern Music
26 Feminists

Third and Fourth wave.

27 Chick-Fil-A Chick-fil-A is an American fast food restaurant chain headquartered in the city of College Park, Georgia, specializing in chicken sandwiches. Founded in May 1946, it operates more than 2,200 restaurants, primarily in the United States. The restaurant serves breakfast before transitioning to its lunch more.
28 Fortnite: Battle Royale

I'm not offended over it, I just don't really like the game... - CloudyDaze

How do you get offended over this? - Randomator

29 Burps

They sound gross, but it’s also fun - Userguy44

30 Political YouTubers
31 How Hard Middle School Is

I'm a middle schooler and it can be a little hard but it's not the worst. - RoseWeasley

Life is hard. Deal with it. - 3DG20

32 Millennials

Why are you offended by a time when people were born.
We are not clones either.

33 90s kids

Or maybe they should stop getting offended whenever they see someone liking something from the 2010s and acting like the greatest things ever all because they grew up in a certain time. - 3DG20

Or maybe someone was just a child in the 90s they don't act like that.

34 Grammar

You can tell who added Spelling and this. Grammar Nazis are good. - Userguy44

35 Kids tv
36 Manspreading

Women being genuinely oppressed in Saudi Arabia,
Feminists: I sleep
Men spreading their legs for comfort:
Feminists: Real Shi* - ThatIntrovertedEmo

37 Thanksgiving

People do get offended over Thanksgiving? - Userguy44

38 Wrestling Wrestling is a combat sport involving grappling type techniques such as clinch fighting, throws and takedowns, joint locks, pins and other grappling holds.

People get offended over this? - Randomator

39 Nickelback Nickelback is a Canadian rock band formed in 1995 in Hanna, Alberta, Canada. The band is composed of guitarist and lead vocalist Chad Kroeger, guitarist, keyboardist and backing vocalist Ryan Peake, bassist Mike Kroeger, and drummer Daniel Adair.
40 Grand Theft Auto
41 Rap Music

Some rap songs are great but many rap songs today have some of the most repulsive lyrics. - PhoenixAura81

42 Donald Trump Donald John Trump (born June 14, 1946) is an American businessman, television personality, politician, and the 45th President of the United States. Born and raised in Queens, New York City, Trump received an economics degree from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania in 1968. In 1971, more.


43 Furries
44 Text Talk
45 Spelling
46 Kidz Bop
47 Modern Simpsons
48 Jacob Sartorius Rolf Jacob Sartorius (known by his middle name), born October 2, 2002, is an American singer and internet personality, who rose to fame via social media from posting lip-syncing videos on and his Vines (on Vine). In 2016, he released his debut single "Sweatshirt", which reached the Hot 100 more.

Still getting offended by Jacob Sartorius 3 years after he was last relevant, (in best dangmattsmith impression) GIRL YA BETTER... *throws, slaps* GET THAT OUTTA HERE.

49 Father's Day
50 Halloween Costumes
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