We’ve all been there. Having an absolutely carefree day, enjoying the cloudless sky when the smallest thing makes us tick, and suddenly the whole world has exploded into shambles.
For me, it’s being at a dinner party, enjoying my meal and the company I’m in when someone cuts their steak too aggressively and their knife grazes the plate just so — resulting in the shrill sound I can only compare to a nails-on-a-chalkboard moment.
Whatever minor misfortunes annoy the hell out of you, you can be sure, thanks to the internet, that you’re not alone.
Below, 18 of the most universally infuriating misfortunes that’ll be sure to give you a panic attack. Or at least make you really, really cringe.
The classic link click.
This tears me apart.
How low can you go?
BEEP BEEP BEEEEEEEEEP BEEP!
It’s called fashion, try it sometime.
First-world problem, but STILL.
Cringe can’t begin to cover this.
When you’re REALLY trying your best.
This could be an ad for those bluetooth earbuds.
It’s not just you.
Will we ever outgrow this phenomenon?
Disastrous AND humiliating.
I would like to meet one person in the world who remembers their password every single time.
Stairway to hell, for real.