25 Things That Are Legal But Also Really Annoying

Posted by , Updated on November 8, 2017


Just because something is legal doesn’t mean it’s acceptable, ethical, or right. Although this applies most directly to the worlds of finance, healthcare, business, etc, there are a few such things that are just more annoying than anything else. These are 25 things that are legal but also really annoying.


Putting your bags on the seat next to you in the metro

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Philadelphia even had a campaign against this with the phrase “Dude, it’s rude.”


Stopping all of a sudden to check your phone

Walkingwithphone2Source: reddit

And then on the sidewalk has to do a quick shuffle to avoid tackling the phone-checker.


Patent trolling

patentSource: reddit

Patent trolling is when a person or company obtains and uses patents for licensing or litigation purposes, rather than in the production of goods or services. They use these patents to enforce patent rights against accused infringers far beyond the patent’s actual value. In spite of numerous attempts, this practice remains legal (unfortunately).


Taking 50 items into the express lane at the grocery store

grocery storeSource: quora

If they allowed 50 items…it wouldn’t be an express lane.


Not flushing public toilets

bathroomSource: reddit

Or getting urine on the toilet seat. 

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