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Old 12-19-2017, 07:16 PM
 
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Only in the movies
You would think that but then again only a few key strokes on youtube find it really does happen.


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ys2ZMNe8ue8


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=l1aH6UVOQrA
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Old 12-20-2017, 05:59 AM
 
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30000 people a year in the US die from guns and you are afraid of a subway?
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Old 12-20-2017, 04:03 PM
 
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I never stand close to the platform edge when a train is approaching. Its just common sense.

You guys can put "It only happens in the movies" and "30000 people a year in the US die from guns and you are afraid of a subway?" on your tombstones.

I will be safely standing further back on the platform until the train enters the station.
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Old 12-21-2017, 05:24 AM
 
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I never stand close to the platform edge when a train is approaching. Its just common sense.

You guys can put "It only happens in the movies" and "30000 people a year in the US die from guns and you are afraid of a subway?" on your tombstones.

I will be safely standing further back on the platform until the train enters the station.
You should be careful not to be hit by a bus when exiting the station.
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Old 12-21-2017, 05:38 AM
 
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Why do people cross the street in front of the bus after exiting the bus ? Especially when there is a warning sign on the bus telling you not to do that ?
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Old 12-21-2017, 11:24 AM
 
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Why do people cross the street in front of the bus after exiting the bus ? Especially when there is a warning sign on the bus telling you not to do that ?
A lot of people are not that bright.

Never underestimate how stupid people can be.
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Old 12-23-2017, 05:38 PM
 
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30000 people a year in the US die from guns and you are afraid of a subway?
21k of those deaths are from suicide one of the most common mis-represented figure by news media bent on gun control use. https://www.cdc.gov/nchs/fastats/suicide.htm
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Old 12-24-2017, 04:16 PM
 
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21k of those deaths are from suicide one of the most common mis-represented figure by news media bent on gun control use. https://www.cdc.gov/nchs/fastats/suicide.htm
Those are guns too.
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Old 12-24-2017, 08:14 PM
 
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In New York they seem to almost always pull the train into the station perfectly. Philly does a great job too.


Wonder why DC (WMATA) is lacking in this department.
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Old 12-25-2017, 05:21 AM
 
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In New York they seem to almost always pull the train into the station perfectly. Philly does a great job too.


Wonder why DC (WMATA) is lacking in this department.
We do it to **** off out-of-towners.
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