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Re: What gives you the S&#T's!?

Postby BanksfielderIdiot823 » Thu Sep 06, 2018 11:15 pm

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Ohh, don't get me started about that. This is perfectly normal behaviour over in Lakemba.

In fact, Haldon St doesn't seem to get off a single day without having at least 40 vehicles parking in a bus stop.

Hmm, I wonder if that is linked to a certain demographic of this particular suburb, and a reluctance for law enforcers to 'stir the pot' with a certain group who consider our laws meaningless?
All I can say is the late Malcolm Fraser has a lot to answer for.


Yep. In fact, it's the same demographic whose mothers pound the streets in their 4WDs full of school children, always calling their right of way, jumping roundabouts, and causing so much close calls with other traffic and pedestrians making it a living hell to even try to cross the road AT A TRAFFIC LIGHT that it's only a wonder how much of Punchbowl Bus Company's fleet hasn't picked up much damage from these streets.
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Re: What gives you the S&#T's!?

Postby homer9000 » Sat Sep 08, 2018 10:28 am

schools not allowing senior students access to uber eats and making them even at yr 12 level to still use a canteen at that part of life.we didn't have such a system when i was doing my senior year in 1996 but fast forward to today and unless your school is within walking distance of the nearest shopping mall for lunches you are pretty much screwed.also this time a decade ago how strict the menus got with the schools although i had been in the big working world for 12 years at that stage so in my early 30's.that meant many of the pizza day fridays were banned and i was the person who would bring them the food driver.
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Re: What gives you the S&#T's!?

Postby scott » Mon Sep 10, 2018 11:10 am

Echoing a previous post, people getting angry over the smallest little problem.

We were having issues with the back door of our bus (Ventura Volvo B7RLE/Volgren CR228) this morning, and one young millennial uni student was quite angry about it, kept on screaming at the driver to open the back door(he was trying to get it to respond to the button), I politely say to him you might be best to use the front door as the rear door seems to be playing up, he gets angry at me and swears at me, and then give the driver an earful.

These Volgren CR228 and Optimus bodies seem to have door controls which can be very sticky at times . The driver booked it up when we got to Box Hill. He said to me as I was getting off he cops so much abuse from the younger generation it is not funny.
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Re: What gives you the S&#T's!?

Postby scott » Thu Sep 13, 2018 12:16 pm

Some radio newsreaders mispronouncing- Last night Priscilla Moca, a newish newsreader on 3AW mispronounced the Victorian town of Sebastapol as "Sebastapool".

Perhaps pronounciation training on towns and suburbs should be incorporated in the induction of newsreaders.
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Re: What gives you the S&#T's!?

Postby Merc1107 » Fri Sep 14, 2018 11:11 am

scott wrote:Perhaps pronounciation training on towns and suburbs should be incorporated in the induction of newsreaders.
Have watched many blunders of (ignorant?) Eastern-States journos completely mincing names in W.A.

I remember around the time of the Carnarvon floods, some journos were running about calling it "Car-na-von." Another example that springs to mind is calling Exmouth by a more British pronunciation, "Exm-th."
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Re: What gives you the S&#T's!?

Postby Off The Rails » Fri Sep 14, 2018 11:44 am

And you only need to watch WA's Telethon to hear eastern-state people butchering suburbs in Perth.

Cheers! :wink:
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Re: What gives you the S&#T's!?

Postby Swift » Fri Sep 14, 2018 12:09 pm

Just secede already if people's mispronouncing of localities they have never heard of bother you that much.
That's what you're really getting at isn't it?
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Re: What gives you the S&#T's!?

Postby Off The Rails » Fri Sep 14, 2018 5:05 pm

Swift wrote:Just secede already if people's mispronouncing of localities they have never heard of bother you that much.
That's what you're really getting at isn't it?

It doesn't bother me. Actually makes me laugh when they give it a go. /

Cheers! :wink:

P.S. Get your knickers out of a twist
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Re: What gives you the S&#T's!?

Postby ScaniaGrenda » Mon Sep 17, 2018 4:47 pm

Saw a great parenting example this morning in Newcastle. Mother with cigge in one hand and in the other holding her (less than) 5 year old childs hand. Muttered under my breath that that is a great parenting example their sitting for their child. Probably the same type of parent that sees nothing wrong with smoking with their child in the car.

If you want to smoke that's on you but please not in front of your children.
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Re: What gives you the S&#T's!?

Postby Swift » Mon Sep 17, 2018 6:19 pm

The people (do they qualify as that?) inserting needles into produce.
They should be tied to a chair and tortured for several hours before being snuffed out and thrown in the garbage -in pieces.
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Re: What gives you the S&#T's!?

Postby scott » Thu Sep 20, 2018 12:26 pm

A woman and her two rotten little kids were broken down outside my home with thier Holden Captiva as I was putting the rubbish out, I ask her does she require any assistance, and she tells me to f off and get stuffed.

You can't even be a good samaratin these days without copping abuse.

I was laughing like mad when the tow truck arrived to cart the Craptiva away.
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Re: What gives you the S&#T's!?

Postby Swift » Thu Sep 20, 2018 1:50 pm

Are people in Melbourne extra rude? I can't imagine anyone in Sydney reacting like that to an offer of help.
A left wing society is a rude society and a society that will stuck with an Andrews Labor government.
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Re: What gives you the S&#T's!?

Postby Newcastle Flyer » Sat Sep 22, 2018 4:20 pm

Scout leaders car. She tried to claim at first that she didn't see it. She then tried to claim I thought it was a school bus stop.
Also includes the car behind.
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Re: What gives you the S&#T's!?

Postby ScaniaGrenda » Sun Sep 23, 2018 9:21 am

Admin:Unnecessary to quote full previous post especially when photo included.
Looks & sounds a lot like the people up at the local shopping precinct that pull up In the bus zone moments before a bus is due to pull in, there's an empty drop-off / pick up area (usually meant for those retirement home minibuses but you can still stop there if your picking up someone or dropping them off) a little back down the road that you could park at to drop someone off but nope let's just pull up in the middle of an active bus stop because why NOT?

You'd have to be truly ignorant or oblivious to do something like this.

Use to like catching the school bus back in the day and when we pulled up to one particular school and if a car was in the bus zone the driver would honk their big loud horn (well maybe toot it) to get the car to move out of the way. I'd sort of blame the school for it too because there use to be another gate that students and parents could walk through just before the bus zone but when a big new metal fence was put in they got rid of that gate but left the footpath walkway to it (so there's a footpath that still links up to where the old gate use to be and then onto the council footpath outside the school) Parent's don't want to take off until their children are safely in the school grounds so hence why they probably park down there in the first place. The school should've known better to get rid of that gate.
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Re: What gives you the S&#T's!?

Postby TA3001 » Wed Sep 26, 2018 12:48 am

Reading an article about the impact of illicit drugs on the community, and thinking of a rude post alleging actual use by the person who just made this post, due to me expressing my dislike towards the stupid alpha numeric route names that are used in Adelaide.

I've never touched them, and never will, so maybe think twice before you post, Jibb.
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Re: What gives you the S&#T's!?

Postby scott » Wed Sep 26, 2018 6:33 pm

Donald Trump- he is the laughing stock of the universe.

https://www.theage.com.au/world/north-america/at-un-speech-trump-suffers-fate-he-always-feared-public-humiliation-20180926-p5063k.html

Shame he cancelled his planned trip to Australia in November, we could of humiliated him more.
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Re: What gives you the S&#T's!?

Postby Newcastle Flyer » Wed Sep 26, 2018 6:45 pm

Having to tell a passenger (yes she was of Asian background) at least 10 times or more to cover her mouth when she coughs. Not once did she do that, and guess what sign was above this dirty person's head?
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Re: What gives you the S&#T's!?

Postby Merc1107 » Wed Sep 26, 2018 8:50 pm

Newcastle Flyer wrote:Having to tell a passenger (yes she was of Asian background) at least 10 times or more to cover her mouth when she coughs. Not once did she do that, and guess what sign was above this dirty person's head?

Bus drivers ought to go to work in nuclear contamination suits just to prove how feral a significant proportion of the general public are.

I've got nothing against sick people on the bus, as we've all got places to be and things to do (especially if you live alone and are sick). What annoys me is a lack of any consideration for the driver (by sitting right up the front coughing, sniffling and snorting away) or doing the same near other people. Go and sit up the back, for crying out loud...

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Re: What gives you the S&#T's!?

Postby TA3001 » Wed Sep 26, 2018 10:29 pm

The number of blokes (particularly older ones) that stand in front of the seat for minutes on end before sitting. Or in the odd case, just standing in front of it for the entirety of their trip. I've seen at least two occurrences this year.
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Re: What gives you the S&#T's!?

Postby Newcastle Flyer » Thu Sep 27, 2018 12:36 am

At Merc1107, This was on a V-Set train, not a bus. But really I don't care what their background is, or the transport, or even if it's not on transport.

The 05:03 express (that will now stop at Cardiff & Fassifern ( :cry: )) should be known as the "Coughers Express". As soon as one person starts coughing, a lot of the passengers start coughing.

Let's just say I said it politely AT FIRST for the first few times. Then I said it with some "emphasis", then a bit louder. Yep other's in the carriage turned their heads & looked at me. And I don't bloomin' care. Best not to say what I added at the end.

I suppose the Dooo Gooders have stopped bus drivers from asking passengers to cover their mouths when they cough, if they don't cover their mouths?
Merc1107 wrote:I've got nothing against sick people on the bus

Unless they got sick on transport, they shouldn't be on any public transport. They should either be resting at home, or going to the doctors.
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Re: What gives you the S&#T's!?

Postby TA3001 » Thu Sep 27, 2018 1:13 am

Newcastle Flyer wrote:Unless they got sick on transport, they shouldn't be on any public transport. They should either be resting at home, or going to the doctors.


For all we know, they could be on the way to the doctor whilst sitting on the bus in question. I don't know of any humans who enjoy sickness, and most try to remedy it or minimise discomfort as soon as possible.

Not everybody likes driving a car through what could be peak hour/heavy traffic
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Re: What gives you the S&#T's!?

Postby Swift » Thu Sep 27, 2018 10:00 am

I got abuse from an old man when I was a bus driver when I asked him I'd he was covering his incessant coughing as he sat right behind me. It sure didn't sound like it and he let of a tirade about how he had some terminal disease and that it wasn't a cold and how heartless I was etc. Then as he got off soon afterwards, he called me a ¢uNT! How am I meant to fu¢ken know you stupid old bastard?!? Then to top it off, this do gooder girl tells me I should be ashamed of myself blah blah as she gets off.
A mate I told this to spoke to a doctor he knew and the doctor said what I did was perfectly reasonable and apparently was flabbergasted at the story.
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Re: What gives you the S&#T's!?

Postby TA3001 » Fri Sep 28, 2018 1:08 am

Folks spelling does as dose (amidst terrible punctuation). And in addition, realising my number of posts had reached a particular horrible number (if you associate it with a certain (almost vile) bus) just over 6 posts ago!
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Re: What gives you the S&#T's!?

Postby TA3001 » Fri Sep 28, 2018 8:11 pm

Seeing the same month and year quoted in every 2nd news article I read! I'm not 100% sure exactly what influence it had on evolution, but the continual references to it on the internet seem to never end...
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Re: What gives you the S&#T's!?

Postby homer9000 » Sun Sep 30, 2018 9:50 am

collingwood supporters going on and on about how great their club is.i am not a footy fan and hate the sport but will sometimes watch if there is nothing better on and only if the swans,crows or west coast eagles are playing.
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