Pressure sales tactics top list of daily annoyances

Tired of super-sleek real estate agents? It turns out that pushy salespeople and pressure sales tactics top a list of what people view as their most common daily annoyances, according to a British building society.

The society’s survey asked respondents about their pet peeves in everyday life, ranking them by the most annoying. The list of daily irritations was ranked as such:

  1. Pressure selling (people attempting to sell you something you don’t want)
  2. Spam emails
  3. Pushy sales people  
  4. Foreign call centres
  5. Being put on hold
  6. Pet mess in public places
  7. Potholes
  8. SMS spam
  9. Drivers who take up two spaces
  10. Getting stuck behind slow drivers


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