Here's another one of my dislikes/hates/despise lists. Ranting and raving...who cares?
1. Chick Flicks
Okay...um..no. Talk about emotional! How can some guys watch this stuff too! The only way your average guy is going to watch that is if he really likes you and just doing it because you guys are going out. I know he'd rather watch that "college" movie or the "blood and guts" in theater 4.
Most of these types of movies are about girls who complain about love and how they are in love with a guy who's in love with somebody else but calls her and they get to know each other more...blah blah...and then he likes her and then she complains more about his dating habits and how much of a guy he is and...blah blah...complain...
Or those ones where all these girls are sitting at a kitchen table over coffee and a box of tissues talking about sisterhood or hair or the kids or their men...blah...blah...
How about listening to me complain as I am doing now...Ha!
Being a 'gal' I can understand since naturally we're more emotional than men. But I don't expect a guy to fully understand just as much as us 'gals' trying understand why they don't understand because they're not us...just as we're not them. (Although we can both certainlytry.)
Can you believe this group exists? If I were to bring my asian friend to join, do you think they'd let him in? What if there was a white group just like it? It wouldn't "fly", would it? Look deeper into their 'mission statement' or whatever you want to call it. Do you know what it is? If it isn't treason, then I don't know what is!
3. The Heat
Ever since I can remember, I wish it were colder. I do not like the heat. My mom said that I never cried as a baby. (I was a great baby!)But once I became uncomfortable in the heat, I couldn't stand it. My cheeks would get red (still do) and my port wine forehead birthmark would come out. I'd rather bring a sweater to work than have to sweat at my desk. (Unless the boss is over my shoulder.)
When I went to England over 10 years ago, I thought I could stand the cold and I did! But send me to Las Vegas and I just about die! Maybe it is a constant reminder of what we commonly think "hell" is like...it sure feels like it!
But then again, I probably wouldn't like shoveling the snow either.
4. Spoon Fed Students
I hate going to a class where students just sit there and have that glazed look in their eyes that say, "Okay, I'm here, now start teaching me something." What about asking questions or doing more research on the subject. Okay, fine...math class sucks...but where did the word "algebra" come from? The teacher is human and he makes mistakes or has an agenda when he teaches. What about trying to fully understand the agenda or where he may be mistaken?
Reminds me of that icon I saw on myspace once. It read, "I hate Bush because Green Day told me to". Um okay. So, your world civilization teacher tells you to, "Hate the white man" because he says so? Why? What drew him to that conclusion? Don't take his word for it! I had a teacher like that and he ignored me for the rest of the semester because I simply asked him questions. (And I wasn't rude or sarcastic about it either...I don't operate that way.)
5. "Bored" People
How could you get "bored"? Do you sit there and think, "Okay, I'm here, now start entertaining me! I'm bored!" I can honestly say that I never get bored.
Pick up a book. Play some music. Play a game. Learn a new skill. Close your eyes and listen to the way the central air sounds like a something you heard on your favorite video game. Analyze the way the light falls onto your coffee table and check out how it splashes color onto the textured wall beside it. Why? Why not? Get your mind going. Use your brain. I think people who constantly say that they're 'bored' are pretty much lazy to simply "think".
No offense to those who always say, "I'm bored"...but, we don't want to hear it. Do something about it because it is not our job to entertain you. Plus, it also makes you kinda sound uneducated or something.
Kinda like when I hear students around me say, "Oh, the teacher/class is boring." Um, is the teacher there to entertain you?
I saved up my money for some t-shirts to wear. (Cheap, on sale.) I found a black one that reads, "THINK: It's not illegal yet." Being shy, I was wondering why I was getting weird looks at school...duh, I forgot. Oh well, I hope I gave them something to think about.
-There's more...but that's what a blog is for.