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List Rules 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
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
Cleaning the Toilet How does stuff get up under the rim like that?

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Unclogging the Drain is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Tasks You Loathe The Most
Unclogging the Drain Enough hair to re-hair Picard.

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Picking Up Dog Poo is listed (or ranked) 4 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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Changing Diapers is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Tasks You Loathe The Most
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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Cleaning the Cat's Litter Box is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Tasks You Loathe The Most
Cleaning the Cat's Litter Box Fresh scent. Right.

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Scrubbing the Shower/Tub is listed (or ranked) 8 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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Crawling Under the House for A... is listed (or ranked) 9 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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Paying Bills is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Tasks You Loathe The Most
Paying Bills Bye, money!

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Putting Away Laundry is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Tasks You Loathe The Most
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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Washing Dishes is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Tasks You Loathe The Most
Washing Dishes Chiseling dried food into scalding hot water... several times a day, every day, forever

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Doing Your Taxes is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Tasks You Loathe The Most
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
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
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
Talking to Salesmen at the Door Leave me alone, I'm binge watching.

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Shoveling Snow is listed (or ranked) 21 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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Weeding is listed (or ranked) 22 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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Cleaning Out the Gutters is listed (or ranked) 23 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) 24 on the list The Tasks You Loathe The Most
Moving So many boxes.

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Taking Down Christmas Lights is listed (or ranked) 25 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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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
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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Picking Up an Unused Room is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Tasks You Loathe The Most
Picking Up an Unused Room Did a tornado come though here?

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Mopping is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Tasks You Loathe The Most
Mopping Pushing around dirty water is technically "cleaning," right?

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Mowing the Lawn is listed (or ranked) 32 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) 33 on the list The Tasks You Loathe The Most
Taking Out the Trash Two words: garbage water.

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Emptying the Dishwasher is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Tasks You Loathe The Most
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
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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Washing Windows is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Tasks You Loathe The Most
Washing Windows Time to call in the professionals.

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Study is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Tasks You Loathe The Most
Studying Learning is overrated.

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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
Removing Cobwebs Spider where are you? Eeeeeeeek!!!

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Puting Away Groceries is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Tasks You Loathe The Most
Puting Away Groceries How long will it take for everything to spoil if I just leave them in the bags?

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Swatting Flies is listed (or ranked) 42 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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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
Driving Traffic. 'Nuff said.

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Cleaning the Jizz Off My Keybo... is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Tasks You Loathe The Most
Cleaning the Jizz Off My Keyboard

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Euthenasia On My Livestock is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Tasks You Loathe The Most
Euthenasia On My Livestock