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People eating in trains, on streets and in other public places (aside from restaurants) – is this ok or horribly rude?
It's the 21st Century. Get over it.
As far as I can tell, the only people on the planet who have a problem with street food/eating are a handful of uptight Europeans.
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Old 31.03.2012, 22:57
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Re: Eating in public - rude or not?

I am all for grazing, it's a natural thing to do. I love street food all over the world from samosas in India to jerk chicken in Jamaica to noodles in Singapore to Gyros in Athens to cop sis in Istanbul. Dare I say it, to a chip Barm in Manchester. Clear up after yourself, wipe your lips, wash your hands and have a great bite to eat!
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It's the 21st Century. Get over it.
As far as I can tell, the only people on the planet who have a problem with street food/eating are a handful of uptight Europeans.
Your dared to say it and this is a particularly racist view on your part. Europe is full of street markets where you eat in public and probably invented a lot of the eating in public culture.
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Old 01.04.2012, 09:54
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Re: Eating in public - rude or not?

I don't think eating in public or on the go is that bad, when you think back two years ago people could smoke everywhere even in supermarkets.
And the thing that still shocks me is that people bring there dogs into supermarkets that pee all over the place and the owners don't care.
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Old 01.04.2012, 10:12
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I don't think eating in public or on the go is that bad, when you think back two years ago people could smoke everywhere even in supermarkets.
And the thing that still shocks me is that people bring there dogs into supermarkets that pee all over the place and the owners don't care.
I've never heard of something like this, especially in Switzerland- people smoking in supermarket! Not even in my country where some people don't care about rules and they don't smoke in a supermarket.
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Old 02.04.2012, 01:23
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Re: Eating in public - rude or not?

I think it's fine to eat on the public street.
It's okay on public transportation if it's not greasy or dirty stuff and if there's enough space between you and other people. I think eating a pizza on a train is not okay, but an apple or a sandwich is okay, as long as you don't leave crumbs on the seats.
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Old 02.04.2012, 02:10
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Re: Eating in public - rude or not?

I 100% agree eating should be outlawed all together.but drinking is aother story
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I 100% agree eating should be outlawed all together.but drinking is aother story
Drinking what, exactly?
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Your dared to say it and this is a particularly racist view on your part. Europe is full of street markets where you eat in public and probably invented a lot of the eating in public culture.
Did you engage your brain in anyway at all before writing this?



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Old 02.04.2012, 10:33
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It's the 21st Century. Get over it.
As far as I can tell, the only people on the planet who have a problem with street food/eating are a handful of uptight Europeans.
At least we're not uptight about having a drink (alcoholic, not some fizzy sugar concoction that makes you look a bit silly if you're older than about ten) when we're out and about here in Europe.

And you call us Europeans uptight!

It's the 21st Century. Get over it
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Old 02.04.2012, 10:39
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Re: Eating in public - rude or not?

kebap in a bus/train is not so nice... rest: ok.
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At least we're not uptight about having a drink when we're out and about here in Europe.

It's the 21st Century. Get over it
I'm English. Having a drink or four is part of my DNA, old boy
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What the hell is this?! I was accosted last Sunday afternoon by an irate woman who took umbrage at me eating a Fajita in the designated eating area outside a restaurant in the Niederdorf! It was really hot as well, and I was actually trying to force it down as fast as possible, (I don't know why, but I felt a little embarrassed, but I wanted to sit in the sun!).

There is nothing 'disgusting' about eating, and there is nothing illegal or anti-social about it. Individuals who give you a telling off for being 'disgusting' should remember that I have to unflinchingly look at their inadequacies and bare it without reproach, bloody hell I'm only eating a bloody fajita on a bench in the sun, not publicly masturbating!
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[COLOR=black][FONT=Verdana]What the hell is this?! I was accosted last Sunday afternoon by an irate woman who took umbrage at me eating a Fajita in the designated eating area outside a restaurant in the Niederdorf!
It must be really tragic being that sort of person. You almost have to feel sorry for them.

(Still, you would have been totally with in your rights to deliver a sharp f'k off to her through a mouthful of fajita, IMO )
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What the hell is this?! I was accosted last Sunday afternoon by an irate woman who took umbrage at me eating a Fajita in the designated eating area outside a restaurant in the Niederdorf! It was really hot as well, and I was actually trying to force it down as fast as possible, (I don't know why, but I felt a little embarrassed, but I wanted to sit in the sun!).

There is nothing 'disgusting' about eating, and there is nothing illegal or anti-social about it. Individuals who give you a telling off for being 'disgusting' should remember that I have to unflinchingly look at their inadequacies and bare it without reproach, bloody hell I'm only eating a bloody fajita on a bench in the sun, not publicly masturbating!
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Old 02.04.2012, 13:39
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...racist...
Where th- how?, what in the??
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I think we should forthwith and forever more know these people as 'Sandwich Nazis'.
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Re: Eating in public - rude or not?

I sometimes eat in the train; lighting the fondue heater can be a challenge sometimes
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Re: Eating in public - rude or not?

I have to say that since I am here in Switzerland my eating on the go is more controlled, especially after I read/saw a sign on the bus that clearly states that is forbidden!!!!
I dont mind eating and seeing people eating in public...but i just see that its not very common like in the US or other Eu countries....
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