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Reasons why New York Sucks

Discussion in 'Social Life, Food & Drink, Travel' started by Manton, Aug 26, 2012.

  1. gomestar

    gomestar Well-Known Member

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    that also happened like a year or two ago, and people were freaking out about it.
     
  2. whiteslashasian

    whiteslashasian Well-Known Member

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    Weren't both victims Asian men?
     
  3. Manton

    Manton Well-Known Member

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    call it paranoia or what have you, but I always stand with my back to the wall on a subway platform
     
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  4. gomestar

    gomestar Well-Known Member

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    I'm pretty close as well. I don't trust the crazies.
     
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    Same. And never walk along the yellow edge to move down the platform.

    Gomes, I hope you yelled, "I'm walking here!" I try to use that at least once a week.

    lefty
     
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    this is actually a good line to use on the platform when people do a slow walking zig zag. I can't stand it when people do this, makes me want to push them onto the tracks.







    note: i won't ever do that.
     
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    My neverending struggle with my younger son is to get him to walk in a non-annoying manner on city sidewalks. I'm like a broken record: "Walk in a predictable way. Watch out for other people. Don't swing your arms around or make other sudden movements." He's like a fucking suburban kid!
     
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    That's pretty much my internal monologue when I'm really drunk. Thank you for leading me to the realization that I love and care for drunken me like my own son.
     
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    kids are major sidewalk etiquette offenders, and the worst of the worst are the kids who ride those stupid Razr scooters. I've seen them slam into people too many times.


    adults who ride scooters on the sidewalk also suck, but for different reasons.
     
  11. erictheobscure

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    ^ that reminds me that I need to buy a Christmas present for drunken me
     
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    pricks.


    granted, a backpack is a magical object. So magical that once you put it on, you lose all concept of spacial awareness.
     
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    People with backpacks on the subway are supremely annoying. They love to turn from side to side smacking everyone in a 100 degree arc behind them. It should be legal stomp on their toes, I think, but banning backpacks outright is going too far.
     
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    Agree with both of these posts. They are annoying. The people who wear them are annoying.

    But he is out of his mind to even consider an outright ban.
     
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    If I have a messenger bag, briefcase with shoulder strap, or back pack on, I take it off my shoulder before boarding and either rest it on the floor or hold it down by my legs.

    People should learn from my sterling example :teach:
     
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  18. gomestar

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    oddly enough, while backpackers annoy me, I'm totally ok with this.

    [​IMG]
     
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    :cheers:
     

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