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Q: Have u been yelled at on the train?

I went to Hk with my bf over the weekend and on the train this 40yo -ish woman who waited long enough til train reached its end and ppl starting push each other to get off train(as usual) started to yell at us while she was walking past us "go to a hotel there are children on the train" and then "children on the train" for another three times before we could understand to respond she disappeared in the crowd. Then we realized we were holding each other (simply to keep each other balanced, to us at least I don't know what to her...). Funny story apart from that I wish we had enough time to have a discussion with this lady why did she have to run off so quickly though...so what do you make of it? Any similar stories? hope I'm not the only one.

7 years 44 weeks ago in  Lifestyle - Shenzhen

 
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I get yelled at millipons of times but everytime i just act deaf...........What?!!!!

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I don't usually get yelled at, sometimes the people just get annoyed with me and give me those "what a stupid person" looks. For example when I take the subway. I used to stand in line and wait patiently until everyone got off and then I would get on. But the people standing behind me always used to push and shove to get on the subway early (most likely so they can sit). When I finally get on, they just give me weird looks. Now, I just say whatever. I don't que up anymore.

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  The Chinese are incredibly old fashioned about such things as public shows of effection and couples hugging and stuff. You may have been just holding each other up but to her you probably looked like you were bumping and grinding.

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I get yelled at all the time, so I no longer even noticce...

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Nope, but since arriving home I have yelled at Chinese people on the subway here. I will not stand for their subway behaviour in my own country. There was a group of them getting on the train JUST as they would in China and I made a shooing motion with my hands and in Chinese said "Back up and let us get off, you aren't in China!" 

 

Hopefully the message got through. 

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i have never been yelled by some one at train station or somewhere else like bus stop  but i think its because I've a beard and mustache a very big mustache and one  time i remember i was in Nanjing and i got a push from some one and i got off the bus after him but i never saw him again 

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For me..it is common..

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yeah,i have got used to it,i wouldn't be comfortable if no one yells at me one day

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I have never been yelled at on a train.  How did I miss that experience?  Of course, I only take high speed trains between Wuhan and Guangzhou/Hong Kong.  So maybe I am dealing with a different sort of crowd.

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i have met yelled at a train.as we are know.It is crowd at a train especially when it is on holiday.so met yell is common.

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Eight years in Shanghai. I appreciate the old school ladies. However things are changing everywhere and for the most part those showing overt affection in public are sort of asking for a bit of  the old " arched eye ".  Attempt to remember that everyone is having a day - might be a good day or a bad day and when confronted with something that triggers an outburst of rage - chances are its not you but merely a reflection of where they are coming from. Boston they would look at you with disdain as if to say " get a room " , New York they could care less but you might be so busy in love that your purse ends up missing, Hong Kong - you would have four other guys hugging and groping you. Wonderful world isn't it. 

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Yes and i yelled back at the top of my lungs less than 6 inches from his face and he looked for a rock to call under. I think most Chinese are all bark and no bite.

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Public affection?!  You're lucky that all you got was yelled at; friend of mine got spat in te fae over pretty much the same thing

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i got yelled at once...and what i did back to him ...he kept saying sorry to me till i get off at the next station

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When I get yelled I pay it accordingly. It's amazing how then, they try to make use of "save face" Culture. But that's when I hunt for making people losing face and I mean it. I lose no chance to make them see themselves the way they are: faceless. So, no mercy, no shame. You can't imagine the face of surprise they show to me. They just can't believe it they are yelled at too. It's quite something. And that's my joy for the rest of the day.

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I've never been yelled at on the train before. But when I was sitting between two people and they were talking it sounded like they were shouting and I was sitting in the middle. 

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There are cookies, bookies and too many rookies for me to sit here trying to be a hooky! Looky Looky don't call me a wooky. Touchy Touchy Feely Feely Spicy Spicy Nicey Nicey & that's what the doctor Ordered!!

 
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No one yells at me on trains. No one yells at me on planes. No one yells at me on buses. No one yells at me or cusses. No one yells when I ride my bike, no one yells when I ride my e-bike. No one yells while I'm walking along. What on Earth am I doing wrong?

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