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Re: I saw something that pissed me off
« Reply #50 on: May 08, 2007, 03:35:52 PM »
Some of the supermarkets around here in New England have not only expectant mothers' parking but mothers with infants parking. Needless to say, those spots are usually never full in the evening as the housewives tend to do their shopping during the day.
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Re: I saw something that pissed me off
« Reply #51 on: May 08, 2007, 05:51:02 PM »
There are handicap spaces at the hardware store.

The point was that there aren't "expectant mothers" spaces at the hardware store.

There aren't 'expectant mother' spaces at the tavern, either.
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Re: I saw something that pissed me off
« Reply #52 on: May 08, 2007, 09:30:31 PM »
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Re: I saw something that pissed me off
« Reply #53 on: May 08, 2007, 09:34:11 PM »
Pregant people can walk- and can stand. If they couldn't then they would be on bed rest or not on the subway at all. I loved people being extra-nice to me while I was pregant but I wasn't handicapped and I didn't deserve any special treatment- if anything, I needed to stay active.
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Re: I saw something that pissed me off
« Reply #54 on: May 08, 2007, 09:45:00 PM »
Pregant people can walk- and can stand. If they couldn't then they would be on bed rest or not on the subway at all. I loved people being extra-nice to me while I was pregant but I wasn't handicapped and I didn't deserve any special treatment- if anything, I needed to stay active.

Same can be said of people with a leg cast, or "woman carrying her infant".
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Re: I saw something that pissed me off
« Reply #55 on: May 08, 2007, 09:49:42 PM »
Why didn't you give her your seat?

Or is that a man's job?



maybe she was standing already?
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Re: I saw something that pissed me off
« Reply #56 on: May 08, 2007, 09:49:54 PM »
Why didn't you give her your seat?

Or is that a man's job?

Why didn't you give your death stare to any of the women?


Sexist pig.
 
I think she was standing up
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Re: I saw something that pissed me off
« Reply #57 on: May 08, 2007, 09:52:03 PM »
i think its just a couresty to offer a pregnant woman a seat, if she doesn't take it, fine. but you offer the damn thing!

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Re: I saw something that pissed me off
« Reply #58 on: May 08, 2007, 09:55:49 PM »
Why didn't you give her your seat?

Or is that a man's job?

Why didn't you give your death stare to any of the women?


Sexist pig.

actually it is the man's job.
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Re: I saw something that pissed me off
« Reply #59 on: May 09, 2007, 12:19:40 PM »
That's pretty bad I guess, but also in the sense that it's just an indicator of the larger level of apathy and inconsideration that people have for one another (I don't know if that sentence made any sense but I don't care).

Today when I was on the subway, this lady was getting ready to get out of her seat to get off at the next stop, and this guy charges towards her seat from about 15 feet away, positioning himself to take her seat as soon as she got up. There were 5-6 people closer to the prospectively empty seat (including me) but the guy decided it was his seat. It was quite odd, though, the way this guy kind virtually went right up to the woman and slipped into the seat as soon as she got up. He was staring at the seat the entire time, indicating that he had staked his claim to it....weird.