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Old 10-27-2011, 07:43 AM
 
Location: Brooklyn
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I recall a "blind" panhandler to whom a young boy gave the finger. The guy immediately returned the gesture, and then, realizing he'd blown his cover, had to run to the next car to start his routine over again.
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Old 10-27-2011, 10:04 AM
 
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I recall a "blind" panhandler to whom a young boy gave the finger. The guy immediately returned the gesture, and then, realizing he'd blown his cover, had to run to the next car to start his routine over again.
HAhahahahah. Reminds me of the time I saw one of those wheelchair "I'm a crippled vet, plz help" panhandlers get up and fold their wheelchair, then carry it up the stairs to the exit.
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Old 10-28-2011, 01:20 PM
 
Location: Planet Earth
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On the subject of pole leaners...

I remember one afternoon on the 7 train, there were a couple of high school girls on their way home. One began swinging around the pole, and said to her friend, "This is from my stripping routine." It was impossible to tell if she was serious or not--but it didn't look like that was the first time she made those movements.
Giggety!

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Finally, one time I was sleeping on the train when I'm awoken to "OMG THIS MAN HAS HIS PENIS OUT!" I open my eyes only to see the guy's junk directly across from me. He was apparently masturbating by the doors next to a female sitting adjacent to it. What a horrible image to see when you first wake up.
I remember a YouTube video where a woman shouted that out and it showed her calling the cops. It ended up being on the news and she was honored for standing up to the man.

I'm going to be honest, that guy didn't look like a perverted type. He was fairly well-dressed and an older man.

Here's the video: "Then I see his penis out!" - YouTube
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Old 10-28-2011, 03:01 PM
 
Location: New York, NY
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haha yeah I remember all those news stories. But this was before the cellphone camera boom. There were no iphones back then!
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Old 11-07-2011, 12:10 AM
 
Location: New York
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The people who just stare at you for no reason. Honestly, I get very annoyed by this, and in no way am I paranoid, but it's disrespectful. But I can't stand those that just stare at you from the moment you walk in, especially middle-aged women on the bus. It's so damn annoying. And when you're about to walk pass them, their eyes are following you and moving their heads up.

Also, high school kids on the 7 train. omg, they've got to be the worst. i hate large groups. They are the loudest and most disruptive.
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Old 11-07-2011, 09:59 AM
 
Location: Eastchester, Bronx, NY
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I have a couple individuals I see on my morning commute into Manhattan on the 5 train. First one, I see once in a while, is a panhandler, whose speech I remember VIVIDLY.

"Good morning, ladies and gentlemen. My name is James. I'm legally blind. I receive a little disability, but, unfortunately, they only give me $18 a month to eat with. So ANYTHING... that you can help me with will be greatly appreciated. God bless and thank you in advance." *tap-tap-tap* *jingle-jingle-jingle*


Another individual on my morning commute is this gentleman. He's got his wallet chain. He's texting on his cell phone. He's... barefoot. No shoes. No socks. Just the feet and 10 toes. Winter, spring, summer, fall, rain or shine - just his bare feet.
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Old 11-08-2011, 09:01 AM
 
Location: Manhattan
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I must confess:

My name is Kefir and I am a POLE LEANER.

Father, what is my Penance?
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Old 11-08-2011, 09:30 AM
 
Location: Brooklyn
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^ You must ride the subway for all of eternity!
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Old 11-08-2011, 12:42 PM
 
Location: Coastal New Jersey
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Gotta watch out for polepackers and swaybacks, too.
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Old 11-08-2011, 01:42 PM
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^ You must ride the subway for all of eternity!
Like the guy in the movie 'Ghost', LOL!!!
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