What one thing disrupting your reading annoys you the most?

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Re: What one thing disrupting your reading annoys you the mo

Post by butteryourgrits » 17 Feb 2016, 16:56

The need to do adult things. Like go to work.

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Post by Ama Idim » 03 Aug 2017, 10:00

Small talks and humming or singing...especially when it goes off key can really interfere with my reading and can be very annoying

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Post by Amagine » 03 Aug 2017, 10:23

When people are talking while I'm trying to read.
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Post by Mallory Whitaker » 03 Aug 2017, 10:37

When I'm really into it and my son wakes up from his nap. Love him to death, but he always knows just when to wake up!

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Post by Mailis » 18 Feb 2018, 15:46

ssdm4eva wrote:
28 Sep 2013, 02:12
Sleep , work and my husband ability to chatter at me about nonsense during a good book part !
Same here, plus kids. Also my husband seems to have this weird bookish spidersense, because if I'm in the middle of a really steamy scene or there are only five pages left to the book, that's usually when he really really needs to talk about something unimportant. Weather. Sports. Should we eat potatoes or pasta for dinner. Anything. :lol:

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Post by SJSharks » 19 Feb 2018, 02:44

The fact that I have to go to work. If I could just sit around all day and read, I would be one happy girl.

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Post by Haute_Coffee » 19 Feb 2018, 15:01

Mailis wrote:
18 Feb 2018, 15:46
ssdm4eva wrote:
28 Sep 2013, 02:12
Sleep , work and my husband ability to chatter at me about nonsense during a good book part !
Same here, plus kids. Also my husband seems to have this weird bookish spidersense, because if I'm in the middle of a really steamy scene or there are only five pages left to the book, that's usually when he really really needs to talk about something unimportant. Weather. Sports. Should we eat potatoes or pasta for dinner. Anything. :lol:
Another member for Team Husband. Mine can go hours without saying a word, but something about the sight of my Kindle inspires him to start talking. Usually it's a fifteen minute, unbroken recap of a WWE match or something else I'm grossly uninterested in

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Post by Lincolnshirelass » 20 Feb 2018, 06:55

Phone calls from Tele-Sales!
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Post by Smmarie1988 » 20 Feb 2018, 19:52

Zepher07 wrote:
25 Sep 2013, 17:20
People who can clearly see that you are reading, but insist on having a full-blown conversation with you anyway. These people do not even ask if you want to converse with them. This happens to me all the time when I try to read when I'm on my break at work. I just want to relax with a good book. Is that too much to ask?
My husband does this. It makes me want to throw something at him. Um, hello? I’m reading here. Sheesh. I read every single day of my life and he annoys me while I’m reading every single day of my life. So frustrating.

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Post by Mekkinism » 20 Feb 2018, 23:47

Whenever I visit home and find that my little brother still likes to spend most of his clarinet practice time trying to find the highest possible note he can play on that blasted instrument. It fills me with a rage I don't think I can truly express. And he always does it when I'm reading!

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Post by Kieran_Obrien » 21 Feb 2018, 04:05

Music I like distracts me, but if it's just radio trash I can tune it out 😅 I used to need perfect silence but I've become good at dipping in and out to talk to my girlfriend or whoever

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Post by Arrigo_Lupori » 21 Feb 2018, 05:34

My mind. It likes to do too many things at once. I generally lose focus within the first five minutes of reading something but if I keep reading through that moment, I'm hooked. I've developed a pretty good habit on this :P Trying to be more disciplined
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Post by Sorchadorcha » 22 Feb 2018, 13:14

People talking loudly on their phone on public transport. Nothing annoys me more.

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Post by JodyVamp » 22 Feb 2018, 20:39

I'm ADD so reading is sometimes very hard for me. I have weeks where I devour a book a day, and others where I need two weeks to read a simple book I've read once or twice before. Much like studying and doing homework, I have a very specific spot/routine to minimize distractions. Tv is especially distracting for me, even if it's something I'm not really interested in and have seen a billion times. So when my boyfriend puts something on the tv, just to play something else on his phone with his headphones on but fusses when I turn off the tv, it annoys me to no end! It distracts my reading and for no reason! If someone is actually watching tv, I'll usually give in and watch so I don't have to read over material to follow what's going on in my book, but if it's just on for noise :evil2:

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Post by kristinajoy07 » 24 Feb 2018, 14:05

It sounds rude but when we’ll meaning people try to ask me about what I’m reading WHILE I’m reading. I would love to engage with you about my book! However, you gotta pick a better time friend.

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