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What's it called when someone forms a general conclusion from something which is aberrant?

Anecdotal, any conclusion based on little evidence or nonscientific studies. Merriam-Webster defines it as ... based on or consisting of reports or observations of usually unscientific observers. &...
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A word or phrase that means "picky about something they can't have"

The classic sour grapes fits the bill. disparagement of something that has proven unattainable His criticisms are just sour grapes. [Merriam-Webster] So you could say Mikes's criticisms/nitpicks are ...
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