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Most Maddening 

Who's more annoying: Danielle Steel or Muni? Vote now.


There was a big upset in the Final Four in the contest to be named San Francisco's Most Maddening person or entity: For some reason, our online readers hate Danielle Steel a lot more than they hate Barry Bonds. Steel took 80 percent of the vote, while Bonds — perhaps the biggest asshole ever in baseball — got only 20 percent. The result of the other matchup was not a surprise: Plenty more readers (92 percent) were more fed up with Muni than with evil stepmother Dede Wilsey (8 percent). That means our finalists are


Fun Fact: Danielle spends $4 million to $5 million on shoes for herself and her children at Barney's. (Hey, that's according to a March 30 story in the L.A. Times.)



Fun Fact: According to a March 21 story in the Chron, Muni's "on-time performance slipped slightly at the end of last year, despite there being more buses, streetcars, and drivers available to make the scheduled runs."

Who will win the crown of San Francisco's Most Maddening? Go to to cast your vote. Results will be posted online.


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