Conventional Metro Wisdom

The most peace it sees all day.

The most peace it sees all day.

“The doors of the Metro are NOT like elevator doors. They don’t re-open when they hit something. Therefore, when you HEAR that the DOORS ARE CLOSING, stay out of the way.”
ā€” the guy driving my Red Line Metro this morning after a woman got her backpack stuck in the door that wouldn’t let it go and wouldn’t close


2 Responses to “Conventional Metro Wisdom”

  1. 1 Joe
    July 17, 2008 at 1:01 pm

    Mind the Gap, lady. The one between your ears.

  2. July 17, 2008 at 1:38 pm

    Her utter indignation was priceless, though. She said, to nobody in particular, but very loudly, “Well, how about you wait for me to get on the train before you shut the doors.”

    Jeez, I didn’t know we were all on her schedule. I’d been on the train a full 30 seconds before she came bounding toward the door. I had plenty of time to get in and get crammed against a wall, and some time left over to glare at the asshat in a deep sleep laying across TWO seats. Dick.

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