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Re: "Insipid Passenger" Stories

Postby mubd » Sat May 24, 2014 7:39 am

Yes, but I would imagine the problem with those is that some people would surely open the windows while the A/C is operating, thus wasting energy.
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Re: "Insipid Passenger" Stories

Postby eddy » Sat May 24, 2014 9:36 am

Wife was on a bus with one big primary kid laying across the seat saying loudly the most foul things to the kid in front of him while the bus had many smaller children that were exposed to his filth.

Finally my wife had enough and asked him to stop it which he did temporarily then started up again so she then asked the other kids what his name was and all the other kids told her.

When the bus driver heard his name he came down and told the kid he had already got one note this week and may get another.

Where possible it would be good if a teacher was on the bus even if they got paid overtime so the driver could concentrate on driving.
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Re: "Insipid Passenger" Stories

Postby captainch » Sat May 24, 2014 10:26 pm

we have not got enough teachers :evil:
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Re: "Insipid Passenger" Stories

Postby boronia » Wed Oct 01, 2014 11:31 am

Bogan mum with 3 mobile kids, and 4th in oversize pram get on bus near Central. Three kids barge on board through other pax and claim the 3 wheel chair seats on one side. Mum follows with the pram, then badgers the pax in the other wheelchairs seat to move so she can park it. Plenty of other seats for the kids at the time.
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Re: "Insipid Passenger" Stories

Postby crazyturbo76 » Tue Apr 07, 2015 7:03 pm

A few observations since I've started catching trains in order to get to uni:
-I've seen kids play around with the EDRs on Tangaras (the ones which you turn a knob to open)-opening the doors then closing them... repeatedly. I would have thought that those things would have been alarmed, like the EDRs on Millenniums, OSCARs and 'Tahs.
-I have smelt second-hand smoke on an OSCAR after the train I was on pulled into Mt Druitt or Rooty Hill-obviously a passenger (or customer as ST likes to call them) was smoking before he hopped onto a train.

Haven't seen anyone dare to touch the emergency door releases on the Waratahs yet-their knobs and shiny red things look tempting for young children.
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Re: "Insipid Passenger" Stories

Postby Lt. Commander Data » Mon Apr 13, 2015 6:37 pm

Well, I've had an..."interesting" night. Was going to catch the 1722 T863 to Stirling, so go to stop E1 with a good 5 mins to spare and wait. Bus not registering on Transittimes "Hmmm, I think thats strange." 1727: The bus has still not arrived, but according to Transittimes, it left 5 minutes ago. I put transit times away. 1732ish the 1732 863F arrives (operated by 3314). Hop on ask the driver "what happened to the T863?" "Broke down in Light Sq" he says. "Oh" I say "Will you still connect with the 868?" "Yeah, I'll give him a ring". 1808: arrive in Stirling. Thank god the 868 is waiting there, because it is freezing and getting dark, don't want to be waiting until 1825 for the next one. Get on and sit down. The seat on the CB80 is sooooooo much more comfortable than the CR228L. Then I have to walk home in the freezing cold from the bus stop (Although that would have happened anyway)


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Re: "Insipid Passenger" Stories

Postby busrider » Tue Apr 14, 2015 1:51 am

Does that mean you were the insipid passenger? :P
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Postby Lt. Commander Data » Tue Apr 14, 2015 4:40 pm

Not quite insipid, but peeved off would describe it pretty well The insipid passenger is the one who started shouting because the H22 was late as well :wink:
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Re: "Insipid Passenger" Stories

Postby crazyturbo76 » Sun May 03, 2015 4:05 pm

Winded up bumping into two stereotypical IFs at Parramatta station on Friday arvo, as I was heading back to Quakers Hill station to return to uni after a three-hour break (most of which I spent at Parramatta with some mates).

As I was going to grab a bottle of iced coffee from the vending machine on Platform 4, these two young IFs nearby ask me if I have 2 dollars to spare. I reply, "Nah, I don't carry physical cash on me" (I usually use PayPass for most of my purchasing nowadays, and I don't like carrying much physical cash on me)-and then the two-in a mocking tone-reply "Nah" back at me. Snob much? The two winded up catching the same train as me, and, as I was on the train, the IFs started knocking one of the bits of glass near the front of the carriage (the train being a K set)-just to grab the attention of a couple of Indian blokes.

The two winded up getting off at one of the stops between Seven Hills and Westmead, probably to either go home or to go and use their fake IDs or influence to get smokes and alcohol.
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Re: "Insipid Passenger" Stories

Postby BroadGauge » Mon May 04, 2015 6:09 pm

crazyturbo76 wrote:As I was going to grab a bottle of iced coffee from the vending machine on Platform 4, these two young IFs nearby ask me if I have 2 dollars to spare. I reply, "Nah, I don't carry physical cash on me" (I usually use PayPass for most of my purchasing nowadays, and I don't like carrying much physical cash on me)-and then the two-in a mocking tone-reply "Nah" back at me. Snob much? The two winded up catching the same train as me, and, as I was on the train, the IFs started knocking one of the bits of glass near the front of the carriage (the train being a K set)-just to grab the attention of a couple of Indian blokes.

The two winded up getting off at one of the stops between Seven Hills and Westmead, probably to either go home or to go and use their fake IDs or influence to get smokes and alcohol.

I think it's the boobs factor. A lot of these type of young females know that they'll have a better chance of getting what they want off males than the average person asking simply because of their gender and age, and the fact that they might be half attractive.
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Re: "Insipid Passenger" Stories

Postby crazyturbo76 » Tue May 05, 2015 8:21 pm

Bumped into more young folk causing trouble for the establishment this arvo when I was heading into Blacktown: three or four male kiddies from Chifley College Mt Druitt Campus (judging by their uniforms) hopped on at Rooty Hill, and soon after started banging everything, putting feet on seats-'till the guard (who had the benefit of spying on them through a 'Tah's various cameras scattered across the train) blared through the DVA system saying that he was watching them.

One of the boys replied by giving one of the cameras the finger. I'm surprised transits didn't get them at Blacktown-they probably would have at one of the later stops...
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Re: Insipid Passagners

Postby GazzaOak » Sat May 30, 2015 11:02 pm

Swift wrote:Unfortunately ,this seems to be typical Sydney girl behavior.Its disgusting.
There is a prevalence of spoilt brats with no appreciation of the value of manners in this city.Sydney people have become harsh.


I bloody love to take on these stupid sydney girl behavior..... Whenever a young girl be rude to me, i would often reply with sexual innedo to them to piss them off.

I'm a fairly headstrong guy, tho.... haha
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Re: "Insipid Passenger" Stories

Postby captainch » Sun Jun 07, 2015 5:46 pm

Large ferral wowman gets on a rail coach with a pram & baby ,plus 6 kids from 6 differrant fathers.................the coach driver asked her at least 4 times over the P.A TO CONTROL the ferral kids from running up & down the isle,so then she screams out stop here "C*******T" which was between mooney bdge & Mt WHITE weres theres no station...........so the abuse went on SO being a long week end ,the police were doing breath testing in the rest stop just before hawksbury bdge net minute coppers take the lot of them off the coach and we were on our way to Sydney.......................love to know what happened to the gang as its not a bus route!...................HA HA HA. :oops: :shock:
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Re: "Insipid Passenger" Stories

Postby Lt. Commander Data » Mon Jun 08, 2015 7:29 pm

Sunday, 07/06/15. 12:10pm ACDT.

I turn up at the Crafers Park'n'Ride, 10mins before the 12:22pm T843 is due to arrive. I checked Transit Times before I left to see what bus it was, and according to Transit Times it was being operated by 3401 (the Double Decker). Well, 12:22 came and went, with no bus whatsoever. finally, just after 12:30, the T843 arrives being operated by 3372 (a CB80 artic). We head off towards Mt Barker, and do about 50km/h on the freeway (it was probably faster than that, maybe 80, but it felt like 50). Turn off at Hahndorf, and just before stop 53, there is a traffic jam. Great! The bus then stops at stop 54 instead of 55, which is supposed to be the only stop in Hahndorf serviced by route T843. At 13:11, the bus finally arrives in Mt Barker, a good 20mins late. In the depot I can see 3401, which means it definitely was not doing the T843 that day.
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Re: "Insipid Passenger" Stories

Postby crimsontide » Thu Jun 18, 2015 7:35 am

Insipid Male at North Sydney early Afternoon on Tuesday. Passenger with a ticket not working, doesn't worry about asking staff for assistance but just steps over the barrier when the CSA tried to ask what's wrong, IP replied "I am doing the Right thing." , then proceeded to the stairs down to Platform 3/4, where he turned around and started shouting the CSA "do you want to see my ticket" , while waving it in the air.
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Re: "Insipid Passenger" Stories

Postby Swift » Thu Jun 18, 2015 9:21 am

Did he get checked out? Sounds like a very typical insolent office worker around there.
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Re: "Insipid Passenger" Stories

Postby crimsontide » Fri Jun 19, 2015 3:25 pm

Swift wrote:Did he get checked out? Sounds like a very typical insolent office worker around there.


Not sure if the IP was an Office worker, but would fit the mould of some of them that think they are god's gift, because they are in a Suit.
He was of African descent, with an English accent...jokingly suggested to my collegaue we should've asked for a valid Visa. :lol:
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Re: "Insipid Passenger" Stories

Postby Swift » Fri Jun 19, 2015 8:18 pm

Ohh a Pommie black dude. Interesting. Not many come out to Australia and I think that is because they feel no connection to us as their Caucasian counterparts do. Same situation with black Americans unless here on business. I did meet a handful in my taxi driving career (Americans) and they ranged from one "gods gift" type from L.A who was a bit of a jerk to an older one who had lived in Sydney for a few years and was really cool to chat with.
Would be interesting to know the number of black South Africans that visit, let alone live here.
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Re: "Insipid Passenger" Stories

Postby crazyturbo76 » Mon Jun 22, 2015 10:52 pm

Someone managed to push enough force against one set of doors on a Waratah to nearly break it this morning-happened on my T1 line trip into Blacktown. Looks like that someone (or group of people) will be copping a $400 fine...
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Re: "Insipid Passenger" Stories

Postby rogf24 » Tue Nov 17, 2015 3:25 pm

There's an elderly Italian guy hitting on 2 Brazilian chicks on the bus. Hahahahahaha, very entertaining to listen to.
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Re: "Insipid Passenger" Stories

Postby Alstom 888M » Tue Nov 17, 2015 8:07 pm

crimsontide wrote:Not sure if the IP was an Office worker, but would fit the mould of some of them that think they are god's gift, because they are in a Suit.
He was of African descent, with an English accent...jokingly suggested to my collegaue we should've asked for a valid Visa. :lol:


Should have given him the full search and all then. Visa, papers, everything. Would kick a bit of respect into the piece of faeces.
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Re: "Insipid Passenger" Stories

Postby V981 » Mon Jan 04, 2016 3:12 pm

BroadGauge wrote:
crazyturbo76 wrote:As I was going to grab a bottle of iced coffee from the vending machine on Platform 4, these two young IFs nearby ask me if I have 2 dollars to spare. I reply, "Nah, I don't carry physical cash on me" (I usually use PayPass for most of my purchasing nowadays, and I don't like carrying much physical cash on me)-and then the two-in a mocking tone-reply "Nah" back at me. Snob much? The two winded up catching the same train as me, and, as I was on the train, the IFs started knocking one of the bits of glass near the front of the carriage (the train being a K set)-just to grab the attention of a couple of Indian blokes.

The two winded up getting off at one of the stops between Seven Hills and Westmead, probably to either go home or to go and use their fake IDs or influence to get smokes and alcohol.

I think it's the boobs factor. A lot of these type of young females know that they'll have a better chance of getting what they want off males than the average person asking simply because of their gender and age, and the fact that they might be half attractive.


There are plenty of young females who apply themselves to this golden rule of getting through life - When all else fails, just pull your tits out. :lol:
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Re: "Insipid Passenger" Stories

Postby boronia » Thu Mar 10, 2016 7:55 pm

Bogan couple get off a train at Penrith this afternoon, pushing a large Coles shopping trolley, along the platform and into the lift. What was in it? Just 3 small plastic bags.

No doubt they will push it all the way home, then dump it on the footpath.
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Re: "Insipid Passenger" Stories

Postby Swift » Thu Mar 10, 2016 8:25 pm

boronia wrote:.

No doubt they will push it all the way home, then dump it on the footpath.

They probably attempted to take it onto a low entry bus.
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Re: "Insipid Passenger" Stories

Postby Lt. Commander Data » Thu Mar 10, 2016 8:56 pm

Swift wrote:
boronia wrote:.

No doubt they will push it all the way home, then dump it on the footpath.

They probably attempted to take it onto a low entry bus.


Or when (or if) a high floor bus turns up abuse the driver for not bringing a low floor bus. Either that or take up he wheelchair space on a low floor bus, and not move for an actual disabled person.
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