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Old 17.02.2011, 11:11
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Re: Do you have sidewalk rage?

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Old 17.02.2011, 11:58
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Re: Do you have sidewalk rage?

Its official. I have sidewalk rage. Scenario earlier this morning:

-Walking behind older gentleman who was smoking a cigar.
- Gentleman was taking slow, leisurely walk, admiring the buildings. WTF??
- Started feeling enraged and violent thoughts such as taking out a taser to be used on gentleman in front started forming in my head.
- Started walking faster to overtake him but he was wide enough to take up the entire walkway.
- More violent thoughts
- Managed to overtake him, didnt grüezi him and gave him a sour look
- Muttered under my breath about slow moving, inconsiderate people.

This place brings out the worse in me, I tell you.
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Old 17.02.2011, 12:04
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Re: Do you have sidewalk rage?

Only when the women are walking three abreast and refusing to give you any space, forcing you to step out into traffic. This behavior occurs everywhere, not just Switzerland. Excuse me ladies, chivalry does not dictate me putting my life at risk so that you can continue your conversation about the latest gossip. Some day, when the last shred of decency leaves my body, I'll just plow on through your little group.
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Old 17.02.2011, 12:07
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Re: Do you have sidewalk rage?

I frequently have sidewalk rage with...
diplomats who are totally oblivious of the "lesser people" and refuse to give way even if they are walking two or three abreast.

tourists who often and suddenly stop on the sidewalk and look up staring "oh, it's a building/big chair/fountain."

the scum and filth of Cornavin ( main train station GE ) who often and suddenly stop on the side walk and look up staring.. at nothing.

DON'T THESE PEOPLE KNOW I HAVE THINGS TO SEE, PEOPLE TO DO !
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Re: Do you have sidewalk rage?

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Only when the women are walking three abreast and refusing to give you any space, forcing you to step out into traffic. This behavior occurs everywhere, not just Switzerland. Excuse me ladies, chivalry does not dictate me putting my life at risk so that you can continue your conversation about the latest gossip. Some day, when the last shred of decency leaves my body, I'll just plow on through your little group.
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Re: Do you have sidewalk rage?

I tend to bump into beautiful women all the time. Guess it's mutual attraction! I guess?
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Old 20.02.2011, 14:38
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Re: Do you have sidewalk rage?

In German speaking environment, you just say loudly "Darf ich durch!!" and just do it. It is polite by German standards and by Swiss or English standards, nothing seems to be polite enough anyway so why even asking the question.

Remember these magic words: Darf ich durch!!!
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Old 20.02.2011, 14:40
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Re: Do you have sidewalk rage?

I'm in constant sidewalk rage with other pedestrians when I pompously ride my two-wheeler and yell get outta my way. This way, I guess, I break all the above commandments of savoir vivre on the pavement without restraint.
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Old 20.02.2011, 15:58
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Re: Do you have sidewalk rage?

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I tend to bump into beautiful women all the time. Guess it's mutual attraction! I guess?
I keep getting body-checked by grandmas I'm sincerely hoping your mutual attraction theory is wrong
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