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What noises do you find irritating?

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Tapping - as in when people fidget and constantly tap things. RAGE

 Some people cannot help this.
My son can't. But one day he will be an adult who possibly still does it. I hope people then, will be more sympathetic than you. Or at least empathetic.

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People eating loudly

 Some people don’t produce enough saliva
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 There’s this thing called water you can drink to counteract that
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 How about those that chew with their mouths open?
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 I used to chew with my mouth open. I couldn’t help it. I sufferered with severe sinus problems for years. If I shut my mouth to chew I would die.
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 I have the opposite problem and produce too much saliva. I literally can't help it, but I do keep my mouth closed and try to be as quiet as possible out of respect for others
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People breathing loud. Omg it drives me mad.

 Yes! I hate loud breathing! It's like you've had all these years to practice breathing surely you could have mastered doing it QUIETLY by now
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 My husband does this at night. It’s like sleeping with Darth Vader.
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 My 6 year old has bad asthma. She can sometimes breath loudly if shes having mold problems.
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People that keep saying "um" while they're taking and can't say a single sentences without saying "um" multiple times. Gah!!! Learn to talk!

 Don't be so nasty!
Sometimes people have overcome huge speech impediments just to face you. Have some patience!!

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 I didn't say I was nasty to them. I said I find it irritating
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When people whistle. My stepson does it constantly and it makes me want to kick him lol. And he has just taught my daughter to whistle as well so I want to slap them both 😂. I put up with it for as long as I can before I will tell them to stop but, because I love them. Thankfully it irritates hubby too and he will usually reach his limit before me lol. Obviously I wouldn't actually hit them for whistling. Oh and they are now teaching our bird to whistle, so thats fun 🤦‍♀️🤦‍♀️🤦‍♀️

Loud rustling of packets..and then eating loudly. Does my head in

People who laugh for no reason, after every sentence as if it’s punctuation. Why though 🤦🏻‍♀️

 My husband does this! We call him chuckles.
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 Divorce in my books! Or no marriage to begin with. 😫
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 Good thing it's not your man then 😂
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Snoring!!
Just shut up and let me sleep

 Sleep in separate rooms
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 My husbands snoring drives me insane. I spent three nights in my theatre room and had the best sleep of my life but he got sooky thinking I didn’t love him and the kids got upset thinking we would divorce because we slept in different rooms. So I’m back in the bed getting a crap nights sleep every night.
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There’s a bird that chirps at my window early in the morning with the most unpleasant chirp I’ve heard. Hard to describe but kind of like CH CH , CH CH.

 Try a fake hawk from Bunnings. It moved along the family of myna birds waking me up at 5am every day. They drove me insane! It's quiet now.
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 I’ve tried hawks, owls, snakes and tying CDs to the bushes outside the window. Nothing helps..
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My kids crack their knuckles and their necks. The noise drives me insane.