But nothing gets under your skin more than cheap jabs and insensitive remarks.
And for that, Miss Singapore Universe 2013 finalist Jesslyn Tan wins hands down in this unflattering category.
In March, in a post on her Facebook page, Miss Tan had poked fun at a hole in the T-shirt that a hawker stall worker was wearing while he napped on the MRT train.
Miss Tan had snapped a photo and posted it on Facebook with the caption: "Holey moley. Sibei trendy worzxxz".
The post went viral and raised the ire of netizens, forcing her to apologise for being insensitive.
For that boo-boo, about half of the voters (95) felt she deserved this award.
Miss Koh, who had posted a controversial video on why she's not proud of being a Singaporean, was not too far behind with 83 votes, while Aliff got 31 votes for being fined for stealing two mobile phones.
So how did Miss Tan, 25, react?
Oh, by virtually ignoring us.
Attempts to contact her, including a Facebook message that cost us a grand total of $1.08, came to naught.
But we know she has read it (thank you, technology!) and has not responded.
Whatever the case, we hope this win serves as an invisible wagging finger each time she tries to post photos with "witty" remarks again.
Hey, look on the bright side: She might not have gone home with the pageant crown, but she now has our beautiful, gleaming medal.
We will be holding it for you, Miss Tan. Just say the word!
This article was first published on Dec 26, 2014. Get The New Paper for more stories.