Busses and their windows

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Some busses here have windows that passengers can open and close as appropriate.

Finished my shopping this evening, went upstairs to the back as the front seats were taken and I don't like people invariably coughing on the back of my head.

Old biddy and husband gets on at the next stop and while sitting down he closes the window behind where they had chosen to sit, which was a couple of seats in front of me and the bus is 30C. Zero windows open on upper deck of bus now and these don't have air conditioning.

I loudly said "Would have been nice to have been asked." to no response so I stood up and opened it again. They didn't respond.

I was on a bus to Hexham a few years ago and it was a very hot day. Again, a biddy sitting at the front of the bus, by herself, decided to walk down the bus (single deck) closing the windows during that faster bit (might be slow now) between Corbridge and Hexham. She was saying "Eeeh, isn't that noisy, isn't that cold?" Over and over.

No. It wasn't noisy or cold you stupid shrew.
 

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21st century problems, the Romans didn’t have that issue when they built that wall around there .
 

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Lol, i haven't been on a bus for quire some time now.
Back in the 90's I had a lengthy amphetamine problem. I'd go out friday afternoon and still be awake Saturday mornings and as i was feeling a bit worn out, i would head back to town for more of the same. It's only 2 miles away so being fcucked, i would catch a bus. My head would be in a bit of a state, so i needed peace a quiet and as few people as possible. I can almost guarantee that before we got half way, some mother along with screaming kids would board.
My head just couldn't take it and I'd be off at the next stop and end up walking. Lol
 

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Thank goodness they have stopped the smoking upstairs now. My goodness I swear I thought I was starting with bronchitis when I got off the bus.🤮
 

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Lol, i haven't been on a bus for quire some time now.
Back in the 90's I had a lengthy amphetamine problem. I'd go out friday afternoon and still be awake Saturday mornings and as i was feeling a bit worn out, i would head back to town for more of the same. It's only 2 miles away so being fcucked, i would catch a bus. My head would be in a bit of a state, so i needed peace a quiet and as few people as possible. I can almost guarantee that before we got half way, some mother along with screaming kids would board.
My head just couldn't take it and I'd be off at the next stop and end up walking. Lol
The buses around here always have some form of irritation on them. A few weeks ago there was some huge, fat slovenly looking bloke on who was sighing while rotating his head every few seconds and his breath reeked. It was like some smell-emitting lighthouse and I was 3m away at least.

Four or five years back I told a couple of pissed kids in their 20s to shut up as they were starting to get rowdy and abuse people on the bus and people getting on or off the bus out of the window and it was coming up to my stop. Two biddys asked me to tell the driver but I couldn't imagine him doing anything so rather then being called a nonce at a bus stop next to my house I had a go at them (there were actually four of them but two were passed out). Approached the loudest one and he nutted me in the head so I got hold of him by the face and pressed his head against the upstairs front window. I grabbed the rail with my other hand and squeezed his head until the window popped (half-full bus Saturday afternoon... Big cracks right across the window).

His friend behind me started trying to pull me down into the front seat by my neck so I moved my thumb into his eye, left go of the rail and pressed myself out of the now deformed seat by the handle with my right arm (by then I'd been lifting weights, with an interest in powerlifting, for seven years).

At this point plod arrived, I walked away with my food shopping to give a statement later. Two of the clowns got arrested, CCTV was examined, one got a caution on his record. I got a phone call and letter thanking me for "doing what was right" LOL.

Guess how many people on the bus offered to make a statement (10 minutes of time)... None. After people asking me to tell the driver and sitting there saying "Someome should do something. Someome should do something." nobody tried to help.
 

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The buses around here always have some form of irritation on them. A few weeks ago there was some huge, fat slovenly looking bloke on who was sighing while rotating his head every few seconds and his breath reeked. It was like some smell-emitting lighthouse and I was 3m away at least.

Four or five years back I told a couple of pissed kids in their 20s to shut up as they were starting to get rowdy and abuse people on the bus and people getting on or off the bus out of the window and it was coming up to my stop. Two biddys asked me to tell the driver but I couldn't imagine him doing anything so rather then being called a nonce at a bus stop next to my house I had a go at them (there were actually four of them but two were passed out). Approached the loudest one and he nutted me in the head so I got hold of him by the face and pressed his head against the upstairs front window. I grabbed the rail with my other hand and squeezed his head until the window popped (half-full bus Saturday afternoon... Big cracks right across the window).

His friend behind me started trying to pull me down into the front seat by my neck so I moved my thumb into his eye, left go of the rail and pressed myself out of the now deformed seat by the handle with my right arm (by then I'd been lifting weights, with an interest in powerlifting, for seven years).

At this point plod arrived, I walked away with my food shopping to give a statement later. Two of the clowns got arrested, CCTV was examined, one got a caution on his record. I got a phone call and letter thanking me for "doing what was right" LOL.

Guess how many people on the bus offered to make a statement (10 minutes of time)... None. After people asking me to tell the driver and sitting there saying "Someome should do something. Someome should do something." nobody tried to help.
Lol, your posts crack me up.

Unfortunately people can't be arsed to get involved, even when you've helped them out.

I'm surprised you didn't get arrested for criminal damage and assault lol
 

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Lol, your posts crack me up.

Unfortunately people can't be arsed to get involved, even when you've helped them out.

I'm surprised you didn't get arrested lol
I am too but passengers and the driver had told plod that I was trying to shut them up. I'd shouted from my seat "Sit down and shut up!" to the loudest one as I didn't fancy being abused when I got off but as I was getting to the top of the stairs the real bother started. His face was a picture when I got hold of him, I remember the shocked look in his eyes :).

I had to take a couple of days off work. Imagine pressing a medicine ball against a wall for five minutes with adrenaline-enhanced level of force while someone hangs round your neck from behind. My hand was killing me.

Plod said they were from decent families and were "appalled" at what they were doing. They were singing at first, I wonder if they were rugby songs LOL. I get myself into some situations...

I should have asked for the CCTV.
 

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On a slightly less violent note. Same service bus, same Saturday afternoon food shopping run...

What looked like a family got on at the stop after myself although it felt more like mother, grown-up daughter in early 20s and mother's new boyfriend due to their seating arrangement.

Daughter is sitting next to window, mother is in seat behind, I'm sitting next to gangway behind mother. Daughter spots friend opposite side of gangway two seats behind me.

Daughter says to friend "Blah Blah yeah, we've just been for coffee.". Yes, I can smell the stale coffee you stupid fooking bint as you had a five minute conversation with your friend with my head in the fooking middle. Most seats were taken but what she did was one of the most ignorant things I have ever witnessed. Literally had a conversation as if my head wasn't there.

I'm much cheekier nowadays, as I'm a complete nihilist, and would either say something, or, as I had a bottle of M&S port in my shopping, get it out and down half of it and blast that in her direction. "There, like that? Couldn't be arsed to move next to your friend with the empty seat next to her? Want to blow stale overpriced coffee breath at me?".
 

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On a slightly less violent note. Same service bus, same Saturday afternoon food shopping run...

What looked like a family got on at the stop after myself although it felt more like mother, grown-up daughter in early 20s and mother's new boyfriend due to their seating arrangement.

Daughter is sitting next to window, mother is in seat behind, I'm sitting next to gangway behind mother. Daughter spots friend opposite side of gangway two seats behind me.

Daughter says to friend "Blah Blah yeah, we've just been for coffee.". Yes, I can smell the stale coffee you stupid fooking bint as you had a five minute conversation with your friend with my head in the fooking middle. Most seats were taken but what she did was one of the most ignorant things I have ever witnessed. Literally had a conversation as if my head wasn't there.

I'm much cheekier nowadays, as I'm a complete nihilist, and would either say something, or, as I had a bottle of M&S port in my shopping, get it out and down half of it and blast that in her direction. "There, like that? Couldn't be arsed to move next to your friend with the empty seat next to her? Want to blow stale overpriced coffee breath at me?".
Haha

I just had a flash back.
There used to be a carnival down by the sea front, a few miles from town. Lads from town plus other thugs would go there for a pissup and a punchup with the local lads. So i went down fir a nose. The police shepherded us onto these buses to clear the area. Now on the bus I'm on, there are lads fro tiwn and local lads, and a fight braks out. During this scrap, a cigarette lands on my hand and i knock it off and it goes down the side of the seat. Smoke starts coming up and I'm trying to get my hand down to it without getting burnt, while this commotion is happening right next to me. Haha
 

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I should have put more "like" in the quotes of her speaking. Liberally sprinkle them in.

"Yeah, like, we've just, like, been like, shopping and like got coffee...".
 

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Haha

I just had a flash back.
There used to be a carnival down by the sea front, a few miles from town. Lads from town plus other thugs would go there for a pissup and a punchup with the local lads. So i went down fir a nose. The police shepherded us onto these buses to clear the area. Now on the bus I'm on, there are lads fro tiwn and local lads, and a fight braks out. During this scrap, a cigarette lands on my hand and i knock it off and it goes down the side of the seat. Smoke starts coming up and I'm trying to get my hand down to it without getting burnt, while this commotion is happening right next to me. Haha
Apart from the above one I think I was only on one other bus when there was a serious fight. I was travelling from Low Fell and heard a "THUD" and it was a bloke lying flat out in the gangway next to me. The bus erupted and I scurried away as I wasn't too far from home. Mr plod appears and escorts me back to the bus for the driver to say "That's not him" and plod told me to "Be on my way". I was already doing that before I was interrupted by him. Was probably 17 at the time so didn't give him grief as I'd been drinking in the bars.
 

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Re my last post. I just recalled someone hit my mate over the head with a coconut. Lol
 

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Many years ago I moved back to Scotland for a while and found myself shacked up with a nice young woman in a town/village called Ballingry. Being a one horse town I drank in my hometown of Lochgelly, a 2 horse town renowned for it's nightlife :rolleyes:
At the end of the night I was at the bus stop, just me and a guy who may have been about 60, when along comes an aggressive guy who could easily have been Giant Haystacks' body double.
To my relief he picked on the old guy :oops: and was on top of him giving him a severe bashing. I spied the bus approaching so ran and kicked man mountain straight in the kisser, ran to the bus and told him to drive.

Felt a bit guilty about deserting the old guy but I was only 21 and too good looking to take a hiding. The sole of my shoe was flapping around like a huge tongue and I learned a lesson, side up with the big guy ;)
 

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Many years ago I moved back to Scotland for a while and found myself shacked up with a nice young woman in a town/village called Ballingry. Being a one horse town I drank in my hometown of Lochgelly, a 2 horse town renowned for it's nightlife :rolleyes:
At the end of the night I was at the bus stop, just me and a guy who may have been about 60, when along comes an aggressive guy who could easily have been Giant Haystacks' body double.
To my relief he picked on the old guy :oops: and was on top of him giving him a severe bashing. I spied the bus approaching so ran and kicked man mountain straight in the kisser, ran to the bus and told him to drive.

Felt a bit guilty about deserting the old guy but I was only 21 and too good looking to take a hiding. The sole of my shoe was flapping around like a huge tongue and I learned a lesson, side up with the big guy ;)
Haha well i hope your kick and run tactic incapacitated the big bully.
 

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@chookey i just had a vision of you jumping onto the bus shouting GO GO GO (like he was a getaway driver) with the big guy trying to tip it over like the Hulk
 

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That just reminded me of a stag weekend in Blackpool. We git into an altercation with a load of thugs not far from the Manchester pub. Everyone scattered, and there was like a sparadic running battle across the prom. We all got split up and there was about 6 of us getting chased practically to the north pier. As hard as we were trying to get away, they were hell bent on catching us.
Anyway, there wad a lad who was way ahead of us, and a tram came along and he jumped on the back (like something from a movie lol)
It went about 40 yards down the street and stopped. Haha
 

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Many years ago I moved back to Scotland for a while and found myself shacked up with a nice young woman in a town/village called Ballingry. Being a one horse town I drank in my hometown of Lochgelly, a 2 horse town renowned for it's nightlife :rolleyes:
At the end of the night I was at the bus stop, just me and a guy who may have been about 60, when along comes an aggressive guy who could easily have been Giant Haystacks' body double.
To my relief he picked on the old guy :oops: and was on top of him giving him a severe bashing. I spied the bus approaching so ran and kicked man mountain straight in the kisser, ran to the bus and told him to drive.

Felt a bit guilty about deserting the old guy but I was only 21 and too good looking to take a hiding. The sole of my shoe was flapping around like a huge tongue and I learned a lesson, side up with the big guy ;)
So it was you chookey hmm I want a word with you over my dental bill.🤔😉😂
 
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