There's a limit

to my patience with selfish people. I'm walking down the sidewalk today and a group of three are walking toward me abreast of each other, leaving no room for me to pass. They picked the wrong day, my hockey training came in handy and a perfect, little shoulder check laid one of the culprits out flat. I know, shouldn't have done it but this makes up for the other hundred times I diverted out to the street and said nothing.

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that's hilarious

May 26, 2020 at 5:07pm

I never thought I would stiff arm a very attractive women. But when for some reason she thought she could get closer to me than I would comfortably allow pre pandemic... it was just reflex.

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Hate will never conquer hate or stupidity

May 26, 2020 at 5:17pm

Look how that mentality has brought this world to the brink of great peril. Only love will conquer hate. "When you fight monsters be careful you don't become a monster."

Anonymous

May 26, 2020 at 5:39pm

I did that to people all the time in Van pre C-19. You'd think they had gotten the memo by now. People were even worse where I live but now give you a wide berth.

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Anonymous

May 26, 2020 at 6:23pm

Don't sweat it. Whenever I encounter a fool who won't get out of my way I make sure they suffer...that is unless I know they can kick my ass which itself rarely happens.

That said I will generally try to avoid trouble. It's just that some people have it coming to them.

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Anonymous

May 26, 2020 at 8:25pm

omg I was walking home today thinking I may need to post something about this, but you did!
I spend most of my walking time out on the road or out in a bike lane while I dodge people, couples, friends who are walking 2 and 3 abreast on the sidewalk or across Cambie bridge. I literally spend 80-90% of my time getting out of THEIR way. Please people, step behind or in front of the person you are walking with and allow someone to pass safely. It's a shared sidewalk and its the decent thing to do. I'm a woman and so not prone to shoulder checking but sometimes I get so exasperated with them! I honestly can't say if they don't care, or they don't realize. But I've had enough. Thanks for posting on this.

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@Hate

May 27, 2020 at 7:17am

No,you're wrong. If you meekly get out of their way it reinforces their behaviour.

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automaton

May 27, 2020 at 1:52pm

ah, so this is where the "meeting of the minds" is taking place!

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I fake cough

May 27, 2020 at 5:05pm

They get out of your way quickly enough.

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moo-ve along on

May 27, 2020 at 9:52pm

the cattle path, I think to myself as I navigate.

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@@ hate

May 28, 2020 at 10:15am

I think you're ideas are exactly what is wrong with society. So quick to be judge, trial, and jury.

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