I found it on some 9gag title post and every one commented about the ugly grammar. As a non English speaking person, I can't find the problem with that sentence.

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The last phrase should be

does this annoy you?

You do use annoys in "This annoys you."
but not in "Does this annoy you?".

Also the two phrases currently don't match up. It would make more sense to say

Is it just me, or does this annoy you too?

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    It's a matter of 3rd person present tense (e.g. "he annoys her") versus any other tense ("I annoy others.") – phyrfox Jul 4 '14 at 6:29
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    @phyrfox Ahem: annoys and annoy are the same tense: both are present tense. – tchrist Jul 4 '14 at 7:28
  • @tchrist But "I annoys you" would be incorrect-- it's 1st person. – phyrfox Jul 4 '14 at 7:31
  • @phyrfox That’s immaterial. It is still the present tense. – tchrist Jul 4 '14 at 7:32
  • @tchrist The degree matters, though. First person and second person usually do not: (1st) "I annoy her." (2nd) "You annoy her." (3rd) "She annoys them." – phyrfox Jul 4 '14 at 7:38

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