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The Tasks You Loathe The Most

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List Criteria: Vote up your most hated household chores.

Chores. Niceties. Tasks: those nasty and/or tedious things we have to do in life to pretend to be civilized. They are the things that separate us from animals. We hate them all,  but which are the worst? You know, the chores that you face with the enthusiasm of a firing squad. These are the most loathsome tasks and chores in our everyday lives. Vote up your least favorites, and, as always, add any you see missing.

When it comes to cleaning up after your pets, you'd be hard pressed to find a single person who would enjoy doing this task. Pets are awesome to have, but can be a gargantuan pain to take care of. It is simple tasks like this that make you loathe things that you should love. Other everyday tasks that are awful include cleaning the shower, unclogging the toilet and even going to the DMV, which no one loves doing, even its employees. The common hatred of these every day tasks is what can unite people from all walks of life.

Let's all revel in our hate. Together.

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    Unclogging the Toilet is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Tasks You Loathe The Most

    the people's #1
    Unclogging the Toilet So. Gross.

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    Cleaning the Toilet is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Tasks You Loathe The Most

    most listed
    Cleaning the Toilet How does stuff get up under the rim like that?

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    Picking Up Dog Poo is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Tasks You Loathe The Most


    Picking Up Dog Poo A micro-thin layer of plastic between your hand and s**t.

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    Unclogging the Drain is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Tasks You Loathe The Most


    Unclogging the Drain Enough hair to re-hair Picard.

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    Changing Diapers is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Tasks You Loathe The Most

    often listed & ranked high on reranks
    Changing Diapers Because what's in that diaper should not look like that.

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    Going to the DMV is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Tasks You Loathe The Most


    Going to the DMV The thrill of spending hours waiting to find out you didn't fill out the right form.

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    Scrubbing the Shower/Tub is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Tasks You Loathe The Most


    Scrubbing the Shower/Tub The scrubbing bubbles may be cute, but they sure as hell are lazy.

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    Cleaning the Cat's Litter Box is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Tasks You Loathe The Most


    Cleaning the Cat's Litter Box Fresh scent. Right.

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    Paying Bills is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Tasks You Loathe The Most

    added by Buster McDermott
    Paying Bills Bye, money!

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    Crawling Under the House for A... is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Tasks You Loathe The Most


    Crawling Under the House for Any Reason Because spiders, that's why.

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    Washing Dishes is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Tasks You Loathe The Most

    added by carlybobarly
    Washing Dishes Chiseling dried food into scalding hot water... several times a day, every day, forever

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    Putting Away Laundry is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Tasks You Loathe The Most

    added by LaurieM
    Putting Away Laundry No problem washing, even folding, but it's that last step that seems insurmountable. Plus, my cat looks so comfortable on the piles.

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    Doing Your Taxes is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Tasks You Loathe The Most

    added by Elise Hennigan
    Doing Your Taxes Math is great!

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    Cleaning the Stove is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Tasks You Loathe The Most

    added by ChloeFletcher
    Cleaning the Stove Did you even know it was possible?

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    Going to a Car Dealership is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Tasks You Loathe The Most


    Going to a Car Dealership Everything they tell you is a lie.

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    Exercising is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Tasks You Loathe The Most


    Exercising Tomorrow I swear I'll go to the gym tomorrow.

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    Calling Tech Support is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Tasks You Loathe The Most


    Calling Tech Support Kill me now.

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    Shaving is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Tasks You Loathe The Most

    added by Clark Benson
    Shaving It grows back so fast.

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    Cleaning Out the Garage/Attic is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Tasks You Loathe The Most


    Cleaning Out the Garage/Attic You need an archeologist for this one.

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    Talking to Salesmen at the Doo... is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Tasks You Loathe The Most

    added by looksharp
    Talking to Salesmen at the Door Leave me alone, I'm binge watching.

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    Weeding is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Tasks You Loathe The Most


    Weeding Admit it, sometimes you just pull the leaves and stems off.

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    Shoveling Snow is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Tasks You Loathe The Most


    Shoveling Snow Snow down your shirt and up your sleeves, plus an aching back.

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    Taking Down Christmas Lights is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Tasks You Loathe The Most


    Taking Down Christmas Lights The ladder is all the way in the garage.

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    Cleaning Out the Gutters is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Tasks You Loathe The Most


    Cleaning Out the Gutters Did you know leaves turn to compost when you leave them up there too long? I do. Now.

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    Moving is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Tasks You Loathe The Most

    added by arun
    Moving So many boxes.

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    Ironing is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Tasks You Loathe The Most


    Ironing When will wrinkled shirts finally be hip?

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    Dusting is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Tasks You Loathe The Most

    added by AndreaPoole-Presslor
    Dusting Because dust is way better when it's in the air.

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    Jury Duty is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Tasks You Loathe The Most


    Jury Duty Twelve hours sitting in a crowded room for the chance to spend a week sitting in a crowded room.

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    Raking Leaves is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Tasks You Loathe The Most


    Raking Leaves And then more just fall.

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    Mowing the Lawn is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Tasks You Loathe The Most


    Mowing the Lawn What better way to spend a nice afternoon in the sun? (Hint: Basically any other way.)

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    Taking Out the Trash is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Tasks You Loathe The Most


    Taking Out the Trash Two words: garbage water.

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    Mopping is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Tasks You Loathe The Most

    added by ChloeFletcher
    Mopping Pushing around dirty water is technically "cleaning," right?

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    Picking Up an Unused Room is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Tasks You Loathe The Most

    added by kaylive
    Picking Up an Unused Room Did a tornado come though here?

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    Emptying the Dishwasher is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Tasks You Loathe The Most

    often listed & ranked high on reranks
    Emptying the Dishwasher I'll just take out forks as needed, thanks.

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    Vacuuming is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Tasks You Loathe The Most

    added by AndreaPoole-Presslor
    Vacuuming So heavy.

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    Writing Thank Yous is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Tasks You Loathe The Most


    Writing Thank Yous Hand cramping. So tired of writing same words over and over and over.

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    added by testuserv
    Learning is overrated.

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    Washing Windows is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Tasks You Loathe The Most

    added by AndreaPoole-Presslor
    Washing Windows Time to call in the professionals.

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    Going to the Post Office is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Tasks You Loathe The Most


    Going to the Post Office Why do the 25 people in front of you all have 40 packages each?

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    Removing Cobwebs is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Tasks You Loathe The Most

    added by Coolza
    Removing Cobwebs Spider where are you? Eeeeeeeek!!!

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    Swatting Flies is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Tasks You Loathe The Most


    Swatting Flies Even if you're successful, now you're just staring at a pile of dead flies.

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    Puting Away Groceries is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Tasks You Loathe The Most

    added by ChloeFletcher
    Puting Away Groceries How long will it take for everything to spoil if I just leave them in the bags?

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    Going to the Grocery is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Tasks You Loathe The Most


    Going to the Grocery Why is delivery so expensive?!

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    Replacing Dead Smoke Alarms is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Tasks You Loathe The Most


    Replacing Dead Smoke Alarms So much easier to just pull them off the wall to end their relentless dying beeps.

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    Driving is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Tasks You Loathe The Most

    added by Clark Benson
    Driving Traffic. 'Nuff said.

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