What one thing disrupting your reading annoys you the most?

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Re: What one thing disrupting your reading annoys you the most?

Post by MikleoKrein » 03 Jul 2018, 13:35

For published books... none? Maybe my lack of time.

I also read books online, books written by amateur authors. The one thing that disrupts my reading: rampant grammatical errors.

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Post by Eryn Bradshaw » 03 Jul 2018, 14:14

Either my dog wants a snuggle and gets right up in my face or my husband wants to watch an episode of whatever show we're on at the time during my reading time. The latter of those usually makes it hard when I'm really into the show we're watching!
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Post by Samantha2442 » 03 Jul 2018, 16:37

At work, we only get two 15-minute breaks, which is also your time to typically go to the restroom, which makes the time even less. It seems like just as I am starting to get into my book again, its already time to jump back to work. :(

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Post by domibarq » 05 Jul 2018, 23:52

Constant, unnecessary chatting.

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Post by S Chinaski » 06 Jul 2018, 11:52

I think my primary reading disruption is my own mind, unfortunately.
If my brain is cooperating and I'm reading a good book I tend to tune out extremely well, for better or worse. lol

At times, though, my mind races and doesn't let me soak in the words I'm reading, which can be incredibly frustrating.

Sometimes I push through it, re-reading paragraphs as many times as necessary, but other times I have to put the book down and come back to it later.

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Post by efa2009 » 13 Jul 2018, 07:43

Chores that can be done by others but I end up doing e.g doing the dishes.

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Post by EmeraldEyes8918 » 20 Jul 2018, 09:36

Usually very loud noises from outside my room/apartment. I can cope with being hungry or thirsty, needing more water or to cook a mean for myself, but where I live, there are a great deal of ambulances and fire engines on maneuvers in the evenings so it can be hard to get into a reading mode unless I have classical music on in my ears. It's a vicious circle indeed.

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Post by CrimsonPrincess24 » 21 Jul 2018, 18:52

When I'm reading a good part in the book and someone keeps asking me what am I reading, what is the book about and why am I smiling. I'm just like, Please leave me alone for a second.

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Post by klwoodford » 13 Aug 2018, 22:50

buddyroo wrote:
29 Sep 2013, 00:52
When someone (my husband) sees you reading and tries to engage you in conversation about some inane topic (his job) and you try to show them you would rather read by sounding incredibly disinterested and they keep on keeping on. GRRRRR! :evil:

My fiance does this too and it drives me nuts! I know he means well but sometimes i want to shush him.

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Post by Taekwondoqueen » 14 Aug 2018, 12:53

My brother will come into my room and just start being an a-hole in the middle of reading time.

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Post by chelhack » 17 Aug 2018, 15:48

When I am trying to read and every 5 seconds someone is trying to show me some youtube video that I care nothing about. But not only that when that person is like my bad I won't disturb you anymore then continues to do the same thing errrrph
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Post by arinola grace » 17 Aug 2018, 19:11

When someone snatches the book i'm reading from me(I just graduated from high school and my classmates then felt that i read too many novels in a short space of time :techie-reference: ). When i'm absorbed in a book i'm usually almost completely lost :?: and someone shouting in the background has the effect of an electric fans hum to me. The only other thing that gets me annoyed is when someone continuously taps me.

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Post by Cher432 » 26 Aug 2018, 06:33

When someone usually my mom decided to send me for something because "I am not doing anything" or when someone puts on loud music.

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Post by Facennagoss » 26 Aug 2018, 15:29

Having to go to work! And then having to work from home when there aren’t enough hours in the day. I need to work to fund the book habit so it’s a bit of a vicious circle!

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Post by ObsessedBookNerd » 31 Aug 2018, 02:02

When you are really into a book & someone keeps asking you questions every few minutes that it interrupts your rhythm, sometimes you have to reread & they continuously do this even though they know their bothering you. Needing to sleep sucks too I like to read the book all the way through.

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