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  • 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

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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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    Some sort of pithy irrelevant one-liner should go here.

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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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    Quote Originally Posted by UnsafeAlpine View Post
    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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    People whose sig line does not include a jsharr quote annoy me.

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    Quote Originally Posted by pgoat View Post
    Quote Originally Posted by UnsafeAlpine View Post
    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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    Quote Originally Posted by x136 View Post
    May you two never meet.
    Quote Originally Posted by jsharr View Post
    People whose sig line does not include a jsharr quote annoy me.

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    Quote Originally Posted by jyossarian View Post
    I bump into them and take their heart.

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    Quote Originally Posted by UnsafeAlpine View Post
    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?
    Regards, MillCreek
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    Quote Originally Posted by MillCreek View Post
    What, no teabagging?
    It's not recommended to do that to a conscious victim.

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    Quote Originally Posted by MillCreek View Post
    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".
    "harder" is not a very good safeword.

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    Quote Originally Posted by busted knuckles View Post
    I usually just flash my "piece".
    They double up with laughter? That's a pretty good idea...

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    Quote Originally Posted by x136 View Post
    It's not recommended to do that to a conscious victim.
    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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    Quote Originally Posted by Siu Blue Wind View Post
    I smile and say hello!
    you would.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Siu Blue Wind View Post
    I smile and say hello... WITH MY FISTS
    *nod*

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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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    Quote Originally Posted by x136 View Post
    ...and usually the bunny-shaped ones, but only if they're also quiet ones.
    True dat. I learned that from Monty Python.
    Regards, MillCreek
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    Quote Originally Posted by x136 View Post
    ...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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