Credit Woes

Cetroyer contributed this article for Peeve Week.

Ever get frustrated by all those credit card offers in the mail? Not only does it take up valuable space in your trash can, but each one of those envelopes has the potential of helping someone steal your identity (or at least a credit card or two opened in your name). Speaking of your identity, do you stay up nights worrying if it will be stolen? Take heart, help is near.

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Ongoing Sales at Retail Stores

Bes Z. contributed this article for Peeve Week. Please check out his website: The Reasoner.

I wonder if one should feel sorry for paper calendars. Not only are more people depending on online calendars, many people simply know what day and month it is based on the big “SALE” signs at almost every retail store. A “Clearance event” usually means it is winter, a “Biggest sale of the year” sign means it is July, a “50% off” sign says it is the time after Christmas and before New Year’s, and so on. You see these sales signs everywhere and I think they are put there by retail stores to help you get rid of your paper calendar. Regardless of the reason, the sales events are always around at retail stores, and you will always find every item at a discount throughout the year.

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Airline Security

Cetroyer contributed this article for Peeve Week. Please check out one of his favorite sites: World Mag Blog.

Have you flown the friendly blue skies recently? Or the not so friendly skies if you happened through Denver around Christmas time. There seems to be one major complaint when it comes flying: airline security.

You may be thinking, “Right on! Security is such a joke…and those TSA agents…(so on)”, but that’s not where I’m going with this peeve. No, I peeved with the average flyer who gets upset when going through airport security over removing his/her shoes, or having to take his/her laptop out of his/her bag. Has everyone forgot what occurred over 5 years ago that prompted these measures?

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