Running out of gas on a rather cold winter morning and having to take a shower with freezing cold water.
Talking to people from the phone company in Chinese. (I hate talking on the phone.)
Talking to the gas company on the phone, also in Chinese.
Wasting 2 hours of my life watching The Banquet. Is there a movie with Zhang Ziyi in it where she doesn't take off all her clothes?! Perhaps secretly this is why she's famous. Come to think of it, Gong Li did that too back in her Zhang Yimou days.