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View Poll Results: How do you handle "sidewalk hogs"?
Keep walking and bump shoulders 8 44.44%
Turn sideways and let them go past without contact 5 27.78%
Get their attention and ask/motion for them to move over 2 11.11%
Get upset and start a thread about it on a message board 3 16.67%
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Old 01-28-09, 09:55 PM   #1
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How do you handle "sidewalk hogs"?

You're on a narrow sidewalk and there's someone walking towards you that is taking more than their fair share of sidewalk. The person is oblivious to you and you are about to bump shoulders. On your right is building so you can't go that way. On your left is a busy street. What do you do?
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I assume you are walking. Sometimes you just have to say "Excuse me" as you shoulder your way past.
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I usually slam into them knocking them on their asses. When they look up with that angry face, I spit on them. If I'm feeling really aggressive, I'll whip it out and pee on them.
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I usually slam into them knocking them on their asses. When they look up with that angry face, I spit on them. If I'm feeling really aggressive, I'll whip it out and pee on them.
yup. Me too.
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I usually slam into them knocking them on their asses. When they look up with that angry face, I spit on them. If I'm feeling really aggressive, I'll whip it out and pee on them.
yup. Me too.
May you two never meet.
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I bump into them and take their wallet.
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I usually slam into them knocking them on their asses. When they look up with that angry face, I spit on them. If I'm feeling really aggressive, I'll whip it out and pee on them.
What, no teabagging?
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It's not recommended to do that to a conscious victim.
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What, no teabagging?
Dude! I'm not a jerk.
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People just naturally get out of my way. Dunno exactly why, but it's probably because I walk like I'm gonna run someone over.
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I usually just flash my "piece".
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They double up with laughter? That's a pretty good idea...
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Now I just spit out some of my Crystal Light reading that. Damn.
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I smile and say hello!
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Unsafe's new avatar makes me really nervous.
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It's always the quiet ones.
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...and usually the bunny-shaped ones, but only if they're also quiet ones.
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True dat. I learned that from Monty Python.
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...and usually the bunny-shaped ones, but only if they're also quiet ones.
You wonder what weird thing you're going to find on your doorstep in the morning when you see these avatars.
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