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30 Kinds of People We Just Can't Stop Judging -What do you negatively judge others on?

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30 Kinds of People We Just Can't Stop Judging

Posted by Maressa Brown on January 30, 2013

long fingernailsBlame human nature. No matter how "nice" we want to be 24/7/365, sometimes, we just can't help letting our own hang-ups, lifestyles, backgrounds, or tastes influence how we see others. Or should I say, how we judge others?

Be honest: Whether we "mean to," "want to," or not, we all do it. When we're walking down the street, waiting in line at the store, or simply driving around town, it's impossible not to occasionally find yourself completely turned-off by someone else and labeling them in your head. Even little, not-so-obvious reasons could have us rolling our eyes. Here are 30 people who are just asking to be negatively judged based on their behavior or appearance ... and who we're ashamed to admit we judge. But we do.

  1. People who smoke. It's 2013, not 1950. We know too much about the health consequences of this nasty habit to keep thinking it's a good idea. Or an acceptable behavior around others who might not want to be subjected to secondhand smoke.
  2. People who drink lots of soda. Don't they know it's filled with high fructose corn syrup and chemicals that are rotting them from the inside out?
  3. People who perpetually eat junk food. See #2.
  4. People who have "too many kids." Seriously, are they trying to be the next Duggars or what?
  5. People who own guns.
  6. Women who wear tons of perfume/layers of makeup. What are they hiding under there?!
  7. Women who have overly long, painted fingernails -- particularly with nail art. Aren't there less icky ways of expressing yourself?
  8. Men with even slightly long fingernails and/or toenails. Eww, ever hear of personal hygiene?
  9. People who use poor grammar/spelling in an obviously lazy way. Failing to show you have a grasp on the English language is sure to do the opposite of impress.
  10. People who update their Facebook status constantly. Way to be totally self-obsessed!
  11. People who take the elevator up one floor. Really?! Take. The. Stairs.
  12. People who carry an ill-fitting, unkempt smartphone case. Kiiiinda screams "slob."
  13. People who keep a really messy (which, admittedly, is totally relative) home. Kiiinda screams "hoarder."
  14. People who are obese or have obese children. Sad one, but oh so true.
  15. People who won't recycle, even when it's really easy to. Globe-killing litter bugs!
  16. Restaurant-goers who say "let me get ..." or "gimme the ..." as opposed to "I would like ..." or "may I have ..." Have some manners!
  17. Self-righteous people who refuse to believe scientific evidence that contradicts what their faith tells them to believe.
  18. People who refuse to give up their seat for a pregnant woman on public transportation. Self-centered jerks!
  19. Public transportation users who lean on/"hump" the pole on the subway. So other people can't use it to hold on. Self-centered jerks!
  20. Republican, aka "conservative," FOX News-loving voters. (Applicable only to those who vote Democrat.) What are they thinking?!
  21. Democrat, aka "liberal," hippie voters. (Applicable only to those who vote Republican.) What are they thinking?!
  22. Gym-goers who don't to wipe down exercise machines after use. Gross.
  23. People who don't wash their hands in a public restroom. Shudder.
  24. Public transit users who sit on the outside seat ... and then act incredulous that they have to move when you ask to sit down.
  25. People who swear/curse profusely. Especially in front of kids.
  26. Anyone with a persistent, heavy, rattling sniff in a movie theater or other public place. Get a tissue!
  27. Vacationers who vacation only at Disney World. Helllooo, haven't these people ever considered broadening their horizons?
  28. People who can't stop driving and texting or walking and texting or movie-watching and texting, etc. Cut it out!
  29. People who neglect to hold the door for anyone (especially women/children). Have a little human decency, whydontcha?
  30. People who refuse to thank someone who holds the door for them. Common courtesy must be completely dead.

Be honest: What do you negatively judge others on?

by on Jan. 30, 2013 at 5:17 PM
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by on Jan. 30, 2013 at 10:35 PM
41 moms liked this

Ugh I hate that #5 is on this list. We have two guns in our home, one in our bedroom and one in the kitchen. Each one has a round in the chamber. My husband travels for work and if someone broke into my house and came after me and my daughter, they would be met with 45......go ahead and judge me, but at least I'll be alive to judge.

by on Jan. 31, 2013 at 9:14 AM
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People who judge others....with regards to the elevator for one floor, it's possible that the person physically CAN'T walk up stairs....there are hidden disabilities that make daily activities extremely challenging

by on Jan. 31, 2013 at 9:15 AM
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I guess I am not that judgemental...the only one that applies to me is number one. I hate cigarette smoke.

by on Jan. 31, 2013 at 9:16 AM
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I honestly don't care what other people do.  At the end of the day it's their life, not mine.

by on Jan. 31, 2013 at 9:16 AM
32 moms liked this

People who have nothing better to do than sit in constant judgement of others...

Yes, OP... I mean you!

by on Jan. 31, 2013 at 9:17 AM
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I tend not to judge anyone, unless they have a better than thou attitude, talk negatively about peoples kids with Autism (my SIL did this TWICE about her husbands cousins), or only talk/spend time with people when it benefits them.  Otherwise, I don't really care what people do.

by on Jan. 31, 2013 at 9:17 AM
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Yuck. What a negative post.

by on Jan. 31, 2013 at 9:18 AM
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Op would not do well in the south. Lol

I agree with some of these. Sometimes I just look at people and say to myself, "What the hell were they thinking?".
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by on Jan. 31, 2013 at 9:18 AM
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Lol. "Long fingernails with painted art"....hmmm wonder who judges me for that. I dont like my nails long, but I do love some art/rhinestones every now and then. Smh. Ppl these days.
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by on Jan. 31, 2013 at 9:19 AM
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LOL, and we wonder why this site is full of drama. If its not the regular members, it is the CM admin trying to get us to judge and bash each other. Go figure.

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