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What stuff ruins your vacation?

Discussion in 'General Chat' started by ndsleep612, Apr 22, 2012.

  1. GusW

    GusW Senior member Dubiously Honored

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    My wife and I went on vacation with another couple. She was fine. All he did was complain about other people at the resort. Now if he would have just laughed at them, that would have been OK and maybe even amusing.
     
  2. acidboy

    acidboy Senior member

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    another stupid idea encouraged by hollywood rom-coms. "oh girl, forget about him. you know what you need? a fucking trip to provence or milan or whatever european city/town with a plaza and fountains. yeah, the best way for you to move on is gorge on pasta, wail in public about your miserable state, get into improbable but funny situations with unhappy locals, and meet and fuck a complete stranger with an accent and think that you will defy the odds with long distance relationships"
     
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  3. Eason

    Eason Senior member

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    acidboy, you are my kind of cynical dickhead.
     
  4. MikeDT

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    texas_jack Senior member

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    +1 this is number one fun killer
     
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    texas_jack Senior member

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    Americans only seem loud in countries where people are quieter.
     
  7. MikeDT

    MikeDT Senior member

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    Maybe it's a perception thing? I was thinking of when I stay in hotels in Beijing sometimes. The normal background hubbub is Mandarin, which I hear all the time, and perhaps people talking with distinctive American accent tends to cut through it. Most western tourists one meets in China tend to be American.
     
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  8. LawrenceMD

    LawrenceMD Senior member

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    if loud people at breakfast ruin a whole vacation for you... then well that's just your problem.

    complaining about loud americans at breakfast should be something to rant about in the "things you just don't get" or "things that are pissing you off" threads.

    i've personally noticed that scottish people tend to have horrible body odor, and asians don't know how to properly line up (or the concepts of lines), but that won't ruin a vacation for me - my favorite vacations were recent ones to Scotland and Vietnam.
     
  9. SkinnyGoomba

    SkinnyGoomba Senior member

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    I'm one of those people who thinks that a vacation is something you do to relax, not to be headed from one site to the next. So that usually means i'm better off at home in a lounge chair outside. I have only one friend and my fiancé in which I can vacation with and find it enjoyable.
     
  10. Thomas

    Thomas Senior member

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    I think I saw a movie like this once.
     
  11. lasbar

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    No ...

    Even in Italy , they're seen as loud..
     
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  12. Find Finn

    Find Finn Senior member

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    It's always to play, spot the american.


    Huge black sunglasses and fannypacks = american.
     
  13. gort

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    Small children whose parents let them run around and do whatever they want.

    Crappy food.

    People who don't get drunk.
     
  14. I am DIL

    I am DIL Senior member

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    Rain, people getting tired too early and lack of cashiola.
     
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    Have you got children yourself?
     
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    Yes, god damn.

    Personally, I thing I usually like to keep on trucking when I'm on vacation. Some moderate sleeping in is allowed but once its on, it should be on. Hit a bad patch of weather at the beach, I'd rather go to a bar or something and try to wait it out than go back to the hotel (and if there is good weather, I'd rather stay there until I'm forced to leave). If I am skiing, I want to go until the lift operator tells me its the last ride up and starts flipping up the chairs behind me. If I am somewhere with a nightlife on Saturday night, I don't want to be back in my hotel at midnight....I'm on vacations dammit and vacations aren't meant for rest (if you want to rest, just take friday off and stay home, don't buy a plane ticket and a hotel for the privilege of sleeping in an exotic locale)

    My last vacation was plagued by indecisiveness and people with no stamina....
     
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    Last vacation I was on, was eating breakfast near a table full of Long Island/Jersey Shore types. The conversation basically consisted of them saying "eyyyyy what the FUCK that's fucking SHIT man fuck the SHIT eyyyyyyyyyy" for an hour. It was hard not to laugh, they were so overwhelmingly douchy.

    Jersey Shore types should be denied passports. I don't want the rest of the world associating them with America.
     
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    bad : shoes, coffee, weather, manners.
     
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    In regards to my original posting, if you were to have experienced the lameness that I had while on vacation, would you end your friendship with those type of people? I personally am seeing that their friendship is a huge waste of time if they can't get their stuff correct on vacation which also translate into life as well.
     
  20. LawrenceMD

    LawrenceMD Senior member

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    have you ever been to breezy point (beginning of jersey shore) and surrounding areas... it can be fucking beautiful.... I remember running a 10k in the area (my first time there) and was amazed at how nice some of the area is...

    my wife and I drive up there a lot to go bike riding... sure its full of "jersey shore" types... but the area can be so nice that you can look past that.

    its not like queens/brooklyn/new yawker native accents aren't as grating... but there part of the topography.
     

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