Our friend Jaime has a TWO AND A HALF HOUR COMMUTE to and from school every day. That's FIVE HOURS, people. All so she can become a genius Canadian mad scientist. Read about her typical day. If nothing else, you'll at least feel better about your own life.
Excuse me while my hand grazes your crotch...
but oh......... maybe you like it... ew.
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My daily commute consists of a five hour total commute to and from school…. And not only do I not get paid for this.. I’m PAYING for this privilege. The only benefit is at least I get an unlimited bus pass and don’t have to stress about the extra cost involved with the amount of travel I do.
This is how my day typically goes.
C70 – Commuter Bus … this is a little dinky bus that resembles the “short” buses that we all remember from our high school days.
|img courtesy of riding the short bus|
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Skytrain – a glorious invention. It’s like a subway only in the air.
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“hey fuckstick… my trip is probably 4 times as long as yours.. I think I deserve to fucking rest… go suck a donkey dick”
Anyhow…. The train isn’t so bad…. Until a scooter/bike/wheelchair/stroller gets on… It’s not their fault and I totally don’t blame them… but it’s like the fucking train designers completely ignore the fact that these people might want to take the train. When these types of people get on they usually crowd around the doorways cuz that’s the only fucking place with any room for them on the train. If you need to get off the train… well.. you’re fucking shit out of luck… you have to hop, jump, scoootch, squeeze, push and sometimes jab your way off that fucking thing. Again with the inappropriate touching and invading of personal space.
99 – the bee line was designed as a way to get an “express” bus down through the core of Vancouver to UBC (where I go to school) … but it still stops at (I think) 12 stops on its way there. I don’t know about you but I don’t really consider that a fucking express bus. This bus trip is about 45-50 minutes and it’s on a huge double connector bus so it’s usually likely that I can get a seat.. but not always. Plus there are the inevitable line bumpers. I don’t know what it is about this particular bus… but there always seems to be fucking wanks that don’t know how to form fucking lines and end up budging in front of everyone else.
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Not really… but some days I really want to.
So there you have it folks. That’s my ONE way commute to school. Going home is about the same except that if I go late I’m usually caught in the rush hour home commute and end up standing the whole way (just like the early bus commute). Or if it’s really late.. the commuter bus stops running and I’m stuck walking or needing a ride.
I really don’t enjoy this commute and I have a feeling it one day might actually kill me .. if I don’t kill someone else, that is. It’s not just the commute itself, it’s the fucking PEOPLE. I swear to god…. Most of them smell… do you people not shower or brush your fucking teeth? Seriously.
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Most of them are extremely rude… pushing and shoving and standing right in front of the train door entrance when there is a ton of fucking space inside the train if you just moved down a little bit. I’ve even been standing there politely waiting for people to shuffle inside the train more so that I could get on… only to have people just stand there and stare at me, not moving… not making room… and then watching me as the doors close and I’m stuck waiting for another train. There’s the prostitots, the wigger dicks, the old as sin folks who can barely walk, the crying babies, and of course… the serial killers (or at least.. guys who look like ones).
I miss my car.
Good god Jaime, what a SHIT SHOW. Thanks for sharing?