Originally Posted by Dragon
Sorry if this has already come up, but escalators are pissing me off lately.
I usually ride the escalator side-by-side with my wife and people behind think they have the right of way to pass even if there is no space. Seems like they think there is some rule that you are supposed to line up single file and I am the one blocking traffic.
If you are in such a hurry, take the damn stairs!
umm actually, pretty much everyone would disagree with that. It's not a fucking ride, and it's basic etiquette in just about every country in the world that people who want to just stand there stay to the right, and people who want to use the escalator to get somewhere faster use the right. You can hold your wife's hand and be chivalrous standing behind here. No need to obstruct people who need to move a little faster. Do you not get that the stairs are actually worse if you're in a hurry?
You and your wife are definitely wrong here.