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Old 06-09-2015, 03:30 PM
 
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No, I girl-spread.

That's when you put your shopping bags on the adjacent seat.

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Old 06-10-2015, 08:21 AM
 
Location: Manhattan
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Sometimes the problem on a subway (or a bus for people who MUST exit the front door) is that only when the train comes to a full stop do they decide it is time to stand up, gather their belongings and start meandering towards the open door.

I think some get their rocks off that way with the attitude "You are ALL going to wait for ME"<don't we all know people like this?>
They get miffed when those in a hurry to find a seat don't treat them like the royalty they think they are.
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Old 06-10-2015, 10:16 AM
 
Location: New York City
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Manspreaders are douchbags but they're not a big problem. If you don't have the guys to fight for the space there's always a person getting on the next stop that will push for the seat space.

People standing with backpacks are ONE THOUSAND TIMES worse. They take away atleast one standing spot and constantly assault people left and right.

I want to see the cops arresting people who don't put down their backpacks on crowded trains
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Old 06-10-2015, 10:18 AM
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Manspreaders are douchbags but they're not a big problem. If you don't have the guys to fight for the space there's always a person getting on the next stop that will push for the seat space.

People standing with backpacks are ONE THOUSAND TIMES worse. They take away atleast one standing spot and constantly assault people left and right.

I want to see the cops arresting people who don't put down their backpacks instead
Yea - this is true. And they swing left and right like they are not wearing a backpack or at least completely oblivious to the radius that the backpack encompasses when they turn.
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Old 06-10-2015, 11:50 AM
 
Location: West Harlem
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Yea - this is true. And they swing left and right like they are not wearing a backpack or at least completely oblivious to the radius that the backpack encompasses when they turn.
Backpacks worn as such are not allowed in the museums for precisely that reason.
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Old 06-10-2015, 12:25 PM
 
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Major annoyances on public transportation-

-People crossing their legs while sitting preventing passengers from moving into the middle of the car
-manspreading
-pole leaners
-shopping bags on seats
-new passengers asking existing passengers to move in when there clearly is no space. The next good damn train is 2 minutes away
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Old 06-10-2015, 12:31 PM
 
Location: New York City
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-new passengers asking existing passengers to move in when there clearly is no space. The next good damn train is 2 minutes away
These idiots are so proud of themselves too. They're self-appointed subway monitors who are telling people they should be moving somewhere for what they assume is open space. Usually of course there's strollers or boxes/bags and everyone is already packed like sardines.

Arguments usually start flying and then there's the ones who are uncontent with people disobeying them that they just decide to start ramming the people at the door and it's every man woman and child for themselves at the football field on tracks
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Old 06-10-2015, 05:21 PM
 
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Sometimes the problem on a subway (or a bus for people who MUST exit the front door) is that only when the train comes to a full stop do they decide it is time to stand up, gather their belongings and start meandering towards the open door.

I think some get their rocks off that way with the attitude "You are ALL going to wait for ME"<don't we all know people like this?>
They get miffed when those in a hurry to find a seat don't treat them like the royalty they think they are.
In a crowed train or bus to keep from falling down or falling on a person.Is to wait until the bus or train comes to a
Complete stop their is nothing to hold on too. To keep your balance if not you will be jerk around,and maybe fall.especially
If your a senior.and before the train or bus stops I make the motion so people in side can tell that I'm getting off.and I exit
As quickly as possible. This is the right thing to do,I 'd seen people trying to stand up before the train or bus comes to a,
Complete stop and they get jerk around.And at times fall better safe...😊..then sorry...😩 .
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Old 06-11-2015, 09:52 AM
 
Location: New York City
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Sometimes the problem on a subway (or a bus for people who MUST exit the front door) is that only when the train comes to a full stop do they decide it is time to stand up, gather their belongings and start meandering towards the open door.

I think some get their rocks off that way with the attitude "You are ALL going to wait for ME"<don't we all know people like this?>
They get miffed when those in a hurry to find a seat don't treat them like the royalty they think they are.
You are so off base it's not even funny. Yes you can gather your stuff before the train stops but proper procedure is to WAIT until the train comes to a full stop before getting and/or moving towards the door.

Every once in a while you get a nervous nellie who's either old or a tourist and decides it's a good idea to get up from their seat in a crowded train in between stops. Everyone around her rightly keeps holding on and doesn't clear a path and you see the confusion set in.

Only amateurs get up before the train has stopped, you just don't do **** like that
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Old 06-11-2015, 10:31 AM
 
Location: Manhattan
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So then the dimwits/royalty who arrive at the exit door a half minute late should NOT expect the City of New York to wait for their exit before entering. No, God Bless The Queen will not be playing at exit,

If they are so frail then perhaps they should be dealing with Access-a-Ride rather than being a pain in the ass on a subway.

It is so simple: If you cannot ride the subway, DO NOT ride the subway. It really isn't all that complicated.

Here's how it works:
Your Stop...get up and get out.
You cannot do it fast?
Then be prepared to have others come in first.

Easy Peasy.
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