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Why do people in public transport look miserable?

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Why do people in public transport look miserable?

So I decided to take the bus today and holy cow

Most people look depressed/beat down what going on guys
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What did you expect, everyone clapping and singing together once you got on the bus? Imagine if every one of them were actually smiling and cheerful, and bobbing their heads up and down.. now that would be strange! :lol:
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It's a defense mechanism.
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It's called taking the bus. Sheesh
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roxbird wrote:
Jun 16th, 2012 9:05 pm
What did you expect, everyone clapping and singing together once you got on the bus? Imagine if every one of them were actually smiling and cheerful, and bobbing their heads up and down.. now that would be strange! :lol:
That actually happened once, I happened to be in a ttc car where there was 20 person flash mob who suddenly started ballroom dancing with strangers.
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mtmp5k wrote:
Jun 16th, 2012 8:43 pm
So I decided to take the bus today and holy cow

Most people look depressed/beat down what going on guys
they were sad because you didn't start a random conversation with them.
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mtmp5k wrote:
Jun 16th, 2012 8:43 pm
So I decided to take the bus today and holy cow

Most people look depressed/beat down what going on guys
Were they depressed before you boarded the bus?
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If they're anything like me when I'm taking the bus/subway alone, they're tired or exhausted from school/work. Sometimes people look sad but are really bored.
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Its called waking up at 5am and making a living
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Because public transit sucks - it's slow, rarely on time, you're crammed in like sardines, the handlebars are dirtier than a toilet seat ....

And chances are that the people on it are taking it because they don't have a choice (i.e. too poor to afford a car and/or parking downtown).
Iv ta'be' Hev SoH, ghobe' Qoy lIj mu'mey, as SoH jaH pa' vo' vetlh tuq joq vetlh veng, shake lItha' the dust vo' lIj qamDu' (translation from the original Klingon: And whosoever shall not receive you, nor hear your words, when ye depart out of that house or city, shake off the dust of your feet)
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roxbird wrote:
Jun 16th, 2012 9:05 pm
What did you expect, everyone clapping and singing together once you got on the bus? Imagine if every one of them were actually smiling and cheerful, and bobbing their heads up and down.. now that would be strange! :lol:
If that was the case I would take the bus everyday :D
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sandikosh wrote:
Jun 16th, 2012 9:21 pm
Were they depressed before you boarded the bus?
Because taking the bus is the opposite of what a "Baller" does.
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roxbird wrote:
Jun 16th, 2012 9:05 pm
What did you expect, everyone clapping and singing together once you got on the bus? Imagine if every one of them were actually smiling and cheerful, and bobbing their heads up and down.. now that would be strange! :lol:
That happens all the time when me and my friends sometimes mass pile on transit to commute from a house to a pub, etc etc. I remember new years eve, Like 20 of us going to a house party from another and we got on this bus that was sitting there for 10 minutes waiting for people. We were all drunk and drinking and singing, smiling, making comments when the bus got quite and singling out randoms. Everyone loved us and the bus driver said we were the best group of people shes ever had on her bus. If everyday transit was like that, I would seriously take it just for fun lol.
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ronin1701 wrote:
Jun 16th, 2012 9:42 pm
Because public transit sucks - it's slow, rarely on time, you're crammed in like sardines, the handlebars are dirtier than a toilet seat ....

And chances are that the people on it are taking it because they don't have a choice (i.e. too poor to afford a car and/or parking downtown).

It always baffles me to see women on public transit with expensive designer bags. You throw a grand on a purse yet you're on the ttc.... must be a knock off I guess :P
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fuzzy_avocado wrote:
Jun 17th, 2012 12:23 am
It always baffles me to see women on public transit with expensive designer bags. You throw a grand on a purse yet you're on the ttc.... must be a knock off I guess :P
Why do you think they can't afford a car? :razz:
Iv ta'be' Hev SoH, ghobe' Qoy lIj mu'mey, as SoH jaH pa' vo' vetlh tuq joq vetlh veng, shake lItha' the dust vo' lIj qamDu' (translation from the original Klingon: And whosoever shall not receive you, nor hear your words, when ye depart out of that house or city, shake off the dust of your feet)
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