Noises You're Not Keen On

The internal sound of the last dregs of a drink swishing into my mouth

you?

Tom Waits’ voice

I feel pity for this

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Hand dryers and ofher people eating.

metal cutlery scraping together

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Butchers sharpening knives against each other

Cutlery scraping across opaque plates

shivers

Ed Sheeran

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Snot-filled sniffles.
What @grievoustim said, sometimes the tv will use a metal knife to stir something in a metal pan. I have to leave the room.
Burps that sound like the person is going to barf. UGGGGGH.

Bit shrill, innit.

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oh yes - my eldest does the metal spoon thing making porridge sometimes. Have to remove it from her hand and replace it with a wooden one

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Other people eating. Specifically if they’re eating an apple.

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Other people eating, especially if it involves smacking or opening their mouth at all while chewing.
Loud breathing.
The canned laughter on Miranda does right through me for some reason, even from another room.
Nail files.

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those southeastern trains to go through new cross with their fucking fake bugle
faaaaak

It’s like a fucking deep space airlock. The pneumatic blast is so damn loud.

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the sound of a landline telephone ringing

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all alarm clocks

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The sound of a chain that needs some lube

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Or carrots. Or celery.

the squeak of a pen on a whiteboard

I’m moving house in two weeks’ time, and one of the reasons is the noise my current housemate makes whilst eating. It’s fucking horrendous.

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