1. Taking advantage of people who can't see that it's a game
  2. Saying "you made the song your own" about bad covers of excellent songs
  3. Bandmembers thinking they're all "individual" because each member wears tartan a different way
    It is not and never will be cool to hang a tartan scarf out of your jeans pocket
  4. Made up numbers; "gave it 110%" "11 out of 10"
  5. Riffing where it is NOT necessary
  6. Tears tears tears
  7. Back stories
  8. Pretending every song written by a contestant is an instant hit when the song is about their dead cat
  9. Calling anyone young "current"
  10. Wearing coats, hats and fingerless gloves scarves inside when you're under stage lights and sweaty