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9 Things We're Not Looking Forward To This Week (PHOTOS)

Posted: 05/07/2012 4:49 pm Updated: 05/07/2012 9:22 pm

It's Monday and we're back in the office. Oh, joy.

Since the dawn of time, working stiffs have been annoyed by the same basic things day-in and day-out: the awkward and annoying conversations, the technology that never quite works, hearing everyone weigh in on every single item in the news. Of course, it's better to have a job than not, but it doesn't make these daily annoyances any less grating.

So we thought we'd do another quick salute to those topics of conversation everyone who works in an office would prefer to avoid this week. Let us know if you have any to add; we're sure we missed one or two soul-crushers.

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  • 18 Email Reminders About Mother's Day From Every Online Florist

    Get your Spam filters ready.

  • Hearing How Drunk Our Coworkers Got At Their Cinco De Kentucky Derby Super Moon Party

    "Eight Mint Julep Margaritas? And no one fell off the roof? You don't say..."

  • Conversations About How Hard It Is To Dress For This Weather

    "I mean it's too cold for shorts, but too hot for pants. WTF amiright?!"

  • Hearing Unsolicited Reviews Of "The Avengers"

    No, please. Hype it up some more so that when I <em>do</em> get around to seeing it, I am instantly disappointed.

  • Eating Bagels Leftover From HR Training Sessions For Lunch Again

    Sure they're stale, but the price is right. Plus, you cover all the major food groups including grain, dairy and shame.

  • The Impending Avalanche Of "Dictator Impressions"

    "Borat" catchphrases got old fast. "The Dictator" never had a chance.

  • Wondering how Netflix Has A Billion Movies And Most Of Them Are Terrible

    One minute you're watching a boring documentary and the next thing you know, you've added "<a href="http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0102558/" target="_hplink">Nothing But Trouble</a>" to your queue. Do yourself a favor: don't.

  • Getting Used To Normal-Sized Moons Again

    You call that a full moon? Psh...

  • Other People's "Allergy Or Cold?" Conversations

    Equally annoying: not knowing whether you yourself have allergies or a cold.

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