Have you ever kindly offered your seat to someone with greater need, only to have someone else take it before the needy person had a chance to sit down? What happened?
Answered by: Meya Mo
On the London tube at rush hour. A fairly old lady who was having problems standing up. I got up and manoeuvred to let her have my seat, meanwhile a smug little sh&t wrangled in. I let him know that I was getting up to give my seat to someone who needed it. He said, ‘yeah me!’ (insert smug look).
I shouted at the top of my voice. Is there anyone here who would give up their seat for this lady? I gave up my seat but this little sh*t here has taken it and refuses to give it up.
Cue my fellow lovely Londoners… now don’t get me wrong, the general rule of thumb on the tube is talk to no one, don't make eye contact, don’t touch anything, don’t breathe. However, as I said my piece, the temperature of the carriage rose and those around us roared with disapproval. Everyone, and I mean everyone focused their attention on the little sh@t. Various people got up to give the woman her seat. Various expletives were levelled at LS. Venomous looks and glares.
A huge workman came and stood in front of smug sh$t and just looked at him. Just stared. Little sh%t looked up at the guy, who says ‘Yeah?’
Little sh#t makes a mad dash for the nearest door as we pull into the next station.
The whole thing lasted seconds, but the memory lasted decades…