Sidewalk Elbow

Yesterday I was walking to the train like I normally do after work, and the sidewalk was  crowded because it was 5:00. Everything was going fine until I came across a guy who was not only walking on the wrong side of the sidewalk, but had his nose buried in a phone.

And honestly, I didn’t even think about it. I just had a reflex reaction.

There’s a part of me that scares me sometimes.

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20 Responses to Sidewalk Elbow

  1. puzzle says:

    Oh, don’t worry, maybe you saved his life with that.

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  2. SimonB says:

    Always such a temptation.

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  3. Puzzle is right, you saved that guy from walking into the street and getting hit by a car.

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  4. You kept him from walking into an open manhole. You are a hero!

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  5. angriestpear says:

    Hahaha! I do that too! I hate when people aren’t paying attention to where they are walking!

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  7. I love it. Seriously.

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  8. Anne Schilde says:

    Score one bonus point if you made him think he elbowed you.
    Score five bonus points if he dropped his phone!

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  9. FredK says:

    I’m a little concerned. ‘He’ is clearly a woman. If you misconstrued gender, then perhaps the phone was actually a baby or a hoover cane.

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  10. Lori Franks says:

    I love it!~
    So is it ok if I play bumper cars when I see some one texting while driving?

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  11. Nina says:

    i utilise the elbow all the time. on trains, at music festivals. it’s for revenge

    i have also been known to stick my foot out to trip people over when they are rudely pushing through a crowd at a busy music gig (it’s ok, you can fall far in a crowd) or stamp on feet.

    petty, petty woman i am.

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  12. The Pencil Pirouette says:

    hahaha mean mean mean. :))

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  14. underwhelmer says:

    There’s a part of you that’s extra awesome… that’s what that is. 🙂

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  15. Snoop says:

    Lol I also do that sometimes.

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