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Another Person gets leg stuck between Platform and MRT..

Postby Barnsley » Thu, 14 May 2015 11:07 am

How does this keep happening??

SINGAPORE - Train service was delayed for about half an hour on the North-East Line (NEL) on Thursday morning after a passenger's leg got stuck in the platform gap.

SBS Transit tweeted at 8.25am: "NEL service towards HarbourFront NE1 is delayed up to 10 minutes."

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Is it the shuffle technique of walking that is causing this?

I just dont get it!
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Postby sundaymorningstaple » Thu, 14 May 2015 11:13 am

No, it's the walking with their noses glued to the screen of the smartphones (and because most are myopic, their noses are only about 2.4 cm from the screen). They use smart phones to give the illusion that they are smart.

FAIL.

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Postby Barnsley » Thu, 14 May 2015 11:17 am

sundaymorningstaple wrote:No, it's the walking with their noses glued to the screen of the smartphones (and because most are myopic, their noses are only about 2.4 cm from the screen). They use smart phones to give the illusion that they are smart.

FAIL.


To get your leg down there though , surely the foot has to go in sideways?

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Re: Another Person gets leg stuck between Platform and MRT..

Postby JR8 » Thu, 14 May 2015 11:31 am

Visit Ion, and it's like the night of the zombie apocalypse. No one looking where they're walking, all these randomers bouncing off me then wondering/angry how that happened.
Pretty weird experience.

[behave like that in many places abroad, and you're going to foment some serious zap on your ar$e]

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Re: Another Person gets leg stuck between Platform and MRT..

Postby rajagainstthemachine » Thu, 14 May 2015 12:55 pm

lmfao, well I can sympathize with the person who got stuck if he was old or disabled or was in a hurry or something, but not the smart phone zombies
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Postby JR8 » Thu, 14 May 2015 1:01 pm

.... and you wonder why so many SGns get into trouble abroad...
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Postby Barnsley » Thu, 14 May 2015 1:18 pm

rajagainstthemachine wrote:lmfao, well I can sympathize with the person who got stuck if he was old or disabled or was in a hurry or something, but not the smart phone zombies


I am still at a loss to understand how its done,may be a child with small feet can do.
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Re: Another Person gets leg stuck between Platform and MRT..

Postby rajagainstthemachine » Thu, 14 May 2015 1:47 pm

JR8 wrote:.... and you wonder why so many SGns get into trouble abroad...


do they? are they any articles floating about that I can read? :cool:
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Re: Another Person gets leg stuck between Platform and MRT..

Postby JR8 » Thu, 14 May 2015 1:50 pm

I'll vaguely elaborate next time I see you.... can't explain.
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Postby ecureilx » Thu, 14 May 2015 2:09 pm

JR8 wrote:I'll vaguely elaborate next time I see you.... can't explain.
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^^ this :D

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Re: Another Person gets leg stuck between Platform and MRT..

Postby nakatago » Thu, 14 May 2015 2:15 pm

Barnsley wrote:
rajagainstthemachine wrote:lmfao, well I can sympathize with the person who got stuck if he was old or disabled or was in a hurry or something, but not the smart phone zombies


I am still at a loss to understand how its done,may be a child with small feet can do.


I at times am just looking at my phone...

...but when I do it's either it's not busy or I'm way off to the side to give way to people who are more willing to go faster...

...and since I'm already looking down, I would surely see a chasm and be able to avoid it.

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Postby Barnsley » Thu, 14 May 2015 2:28 pm

nakatago wrote:
I at times am just looking at my phone...

...but when I do it's either it's not busy or I'm way off to the side to give way to people who are more willing to go faster...

...and since I'm already looking down, I would surely see a chasm and be able to avoid it.


If it was a chasm I could almost understand it , but the game is pretty narrow and unless you twist your foot , I dont see how you are getting it in the gap.
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Postby sundaymorningstaple » Thu, 14 May 2015 2:29 pm

You forget that they are myopic. Add tunnel vision to that and there you go. We all know that in addition to myopia, they tend to display a huge lack of spatial awareness. That's why they ricochet off you when you are walking down the street, as they have their noses stuck inside the phone and are oblivious to all around them.

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Re: Another Person gets leg stuck between Platform and MRT..

Postby sundaymorningstaple » Thu, 14 May 2015 2:31 pm

Barnsley, you forget, they all don't wear size 13 like you do! lol

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Re: Another Person gets leg stuck between Platform and MRT..

Postby nakatago » Thu, 14 May 2015 2:46 pm

sundaymorningstaple wrote:are oblivious to all around them.


They do that too even if they're facing you head-on.


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