Subway and Public Transportation Etiquette - The People We Encounter

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    patrickBOOTH Senior member Dubiously Honored

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    This to me is a sign of superior intellect. I NEVER sit down on the train. Even if I am the only one on it I will never sit down. First of all, I hate being rumpled, second I don't feel like taking my suit to the cleaners with gum and semen all over it.
     
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    These people make me sick. I mean, pregnant woman and old people are equally disgusting and shouldn't be out in public, however come on, just come on.
     
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    patrickBOOTH Senior member Dubiously Honored

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    It saddens me to hear this. :(


    My experience shows that animals are more respectful than people on public transportation. It's the owners that need the beatings.
     
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    It is true, this past summer I get on the train and standing there looking at me is this 7 foot tall, long blonde wavy hair, blue-eyed, yet tan chick. Shorts couldn't have been shorter, cowboy boots, loose tee shirt. The weight in the air was absurd in that train, you could cut it with a knife. Everybody keep stealing glances at her; the men, the women, the animals. She finally got off the train, and there was this simultaneous sigh of relief by the passengers. They could now go about their normal business. All of the guy's guts pushed back out, boners went down, and women stopped weeping. It ruined my day. The fucking nerve of this woman.

    And I don't even prefer blondes.
     
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    i'm pretty sure the 1 is comprised only of incher-uppers, backpackers, and pole dancers. worst damn line in the city. can i also add

    the gatekeeper: a close cousin of the incher upper, this person grabs onto one of the corner poles near the doors and stretches his or her grabbing arm out all the way, moving their body usually parallel to the doors. this traps at least one person directly next to a door and takes up an extra person's worth of space (outstretched arm + person). not cool. usually done by backpackers or similarly unaware types.
     
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    patrickBOOTH Senior member Dubiously Honored

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    ^ This happened to me today. I wanted to put him in a choke hold.
     
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    Joffrey Senior member

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    I've yet to recieve warm sandwiches from grateful women on the train so I'll get up when I feel like it. Also cute are the [not pregnant or elderly] women that give you the evil eye when you dare get up for them.
     
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    My 6 month old puppy is better behaved than 95% of the children I see on the train.
     
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    What is this, 1949?

    The elderly . . . Maybe, if they look faint or I am related to them.

    Women . . . Your back hurts because either you're wearing 4 inch heels on the subway or you weigh 200+ lbs and I am supposed to feel sorry for you? No.

    Children . . . Kids have endless energy. They can stand for 10 minutes.
     
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    patrickBOOTH Senior member Dubiously Honored

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    I feel children should sit on the train. When they don't their little feet end up on my shoes.
     
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    Guilty. My reasoning is that I'm getting off at the next stop anyway, and there might be someone who's going a little further.
     
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    Anyone ever wonder why people pick a particular seat, its sometimes comical to watch there is literally no rationale whatsoever, I feel like calling out "the air on the other side of the train car is not any better than this side, bud"
    I too am a delta crasher but only if im going to be late though
    Biggest pet peeve is the DJs and their inbred cousins which you pointed out, usually tend to be black or latino from my end, usually women of that ilk. You get the occasional wannabe rapper which is even worse.
     
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    Beijing Subway playing fuckin' Mantovani on the trains. That's surely going to encourage the DJs and the Karaokes.


    Maybe he's been watching too many 1970s disaster movies? Women and children first.
     
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    Too cool for support- Usually have both hands texting, or busy talking to someone and they don't realize the trains gonna lurch forward causing them to lose balance and crash into the person next to them. they respond with an automatic i'm sorry like that'll help anything and the continue what they were doing.

    the ghetto bitch-
     
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    Yeh I've seen plenty of this, along with a frequently seen variation, The iPad User. Who'll be playing games on their iPad with both hands and not holding on in case the train lurches. Often they'll be a DJ as well, with those nasty tinny white earbuds.
     
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