Narcissism is never a particularly attractive quality.

Which is rather ironic, considering narcissists believe they are simply the be all and end all, that everyone wants them or wants to be them.

Yet spending extended periods of time with people who are so egregiously obsessed with themselves can be simply exhausting, as they frequently find a way of veering the conversation back to themselves.

Making it all the more tempting to give them a taste of their own medicine, and find a way to annoy them.

Redditor RockyCasino was curious to hear people's favorite ways to annoy or anger narcissists, leading them to ask:

"How do you get under a narcissist's skin?"

A Bit Underwhelming, No?

"Grey rock technique."

"I don’t know if it was specifically designed to deal with narcissistic people, but it works wonders on people with NPD or just narcissistic traits."

"If they say 'I just won an award that’s only given to a handful of people. I really don’t work that hard (fishing for compliment) though, teehee!'"

"You just say 'that’s cool' and nothing more."

"They’ll try another line or two, so you may have to repeat the process."- False-Guess

Ignorance Is TRULY Bliss

"Don't try to."

"Just ignore them."- Envy_The_King

"Ignore them."- mimijane73

ron swanson spinning GIFGiphy

Seriously, Just Ignore Them!

"Give them zero attention."

"That will drive them insane."- sigmindm

"My father is a narcissist."

"Ignoring them will almost certainly get under their skin and even make them angry."- handsomejack191

"Go no contact."

"It's the only way."- Motor-Beach-4564

Go Away Reaction GIFGiphy

Band Together!

"Start communicating with the other people they manipulate."

"Narcissists will often pit people against each other."

"They like to keep the people they lie to separated so they don't communicate with one another and possibly figure out they're being manipulate."

"When you start communicating with them independently, it takes away the narcissists feeling of power and control."

- JulzEastwood

Don't Take The Bait!

"Hot damn."

" think my mom's one."

"She LOVES pushing people's buttons til they snap at her, then acting like she's been wronged."

"But it totally enrages her if you don't engage her baiting game."- Altruistic_Proof_272

Take Your Pick...

"Things that worked for me were ignoring them, being very unemotional, not reacting to their contrived insults, limiting eye contact and keeping interactions very short."- Nice_Feeling4398

Move On, And Don't Look Back

"When you live a really happy life and forget about them."

"Like genuinely, take the time, heal from the trauma, block them from all social media, they will lash out, so it's best to establish distance before moving on."- Minghaolegs

Leaving James Harden GIF by Farmers Insurance ®Giphy

Indeed, for people who thrive off of being the center of attention, nothing could possibly annoy them more than being ignored.

Unless, perhaps, everyone devotes their attention to someone else in plain sight of them...

There is nothing people hate more than when a major turning point in their favorite TV show is spoiled for them.

Friends were undoubtedly lost over the fate of Derek Shepherd on Grey's Anatomy, fights broke out over who killed Omar Little on The Wire, and the identity of "A" on Pretty Little Liars.

The anger of these devoted viewers becomes more and more ironic with each passing year, as they eagerly rewatch these shows on a semi-regular basis.

Despite knowing every possible twist, turn, surprise kiss, or unexpected death.

This time, however, they don't care, as the mark of a good show is one that creates a world we just want to reenter over and over again.

Perhaps the lack of any possible "spoilers" only increases our enjoyment.

Keep reading...Show less
The Worst Parts About Being Left-Handed
Photo by Kelly Sikkema on Unsplash

Roughly 12 percent of the world's population is left handed.

Studies have shown that being in this distinct minority comes with a number of advantages.

Indeed, four the last seven Presidents of the United States were all left-handed,

And considering Phil Mickelson, Rafael Nadal and Oscar De La Hoya are all left-handed as well, it seems lefties are at an advantage on the field or in the court or arena.

Though, if you were to speak to a left-handed person about their experience, they'll more than likely bemoan all the disadvantages of being a lefty.

Of which, there are admittedly several.

Keep reading...Show less
The Best Sitcom Characters Of All-Time
Photo by JESHOOTS.COM on Unsplash

There is little more comforting than lounging on the sofa, and binging your favorite sitcoms.

What ultimately makes sitcoms so comforting, in addition to the clever writing and improbably affordable apartments, are the characters.

Why Friends continues to gain a new legion of fans, even nearly 20 years after its finale, is the fact that those watching often want Monica, Chandler, Rachel, Ross, Joey and especially Phoebe to actually be their friends.

Or wish their own friends' dynamic was more like that iconic sextet.

Indeed, people would be much less hesitant to show up for work if they knew The Office's Jim or Pam would be waiting for them, or think that their school days might have been more pleasurable if taught by Abbot Elementary's Janine Teagues.

Characters who are so lovable, it almost breaks our hearts that they aren't real.

Keep reading...Show less
Strange Features People Would Add To Their Dream Home If Money Was No Object
Colin Watts/Unsplash

Home makeover television is a favorite genre of programming among many TV viewers.

DIY and home improvement shows such as those that are on HGTV inspire homeowners or house flippers to come up with brilliant ideas to dramatically alter their homes.

But not everyone has the means to make their vision come to fruition. But, hey, we can all dream.

Keep reading...Show less