London Living: 12 Types of People You Meet On The Tube

5 June, 2014
Hannah Neocleous

London Living: 12 Types of People You Meet On The Tube

5 June, 2014
1. The one with anger management issues

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They never seem to understand that stamping their feet and screaming ‘move down’ until they’re blue in the face won’t create more room. Where do you want me to sit? On someone’s head?

2. The one who’s had a little too much to drink

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Well there’s no harm in being a little merry but not everyone wants to ‘clap along’ to Pharrell Williams or join in a sing song.

3. The one who falls asleep and wakes themselves up with their snoring

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Now that’s funny. Bonus if you get dribbling added in for extra lols.

4. The one who smiles creepily at everyone and everything

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Anyone who’s encountered this type of guy knows to change carriage ASAP.

 5. The one who stinks the carriage out with fast food

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Well I definitely planned on smelling like eau de southern fried chicken before my date this evening!

 6. The one who can’t seem to stay standing when the train moves

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Hold on! It saves a lot of embarrassment from flying down the corridor and accidentally groping someone as they try to steady themselves…

 7. The one with the over sized luggage

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Suddenly getting off at the next stop becomes an adrenaline filled obstacle course as you race against the closing doors.

 8. The one who sneaks in and steals your seat

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You’re having eye contact wars with the lady opposite when out of NOWHERE a sneaky ninja like passenger scoots under your arm and into the empty seat. Dammit.

 9. The one with the Bubonic Plague

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Over their splutters and cough you spend ages antagonising over how to subtly cover your mouth and reach for the hand sanitizer so you too don’t catch The Black Death.

 10. The one who’s glued to her boyfriend’s face

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PDA overload. Tongues too? Excuse me while I lean over you to throw up.

 10. The one with kids wreaking havoc

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And suddenly the Victoria line has become a jungle gym! Why don’t we all get involved and play monkey bars instead of getting kicked in the face.

 12. The one who screams out their life story

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I’m sure it is a crying shame that ‘Babs is no longer with Mick.’ But if I wanted some drama I would have stayed in to watch Jerry Springer, not travelled across London to listen in on your conversation.


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