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WIBU to ostentatiously get up and move to escape fellow passenger's disgusting eating noises?

(48 Posts)
quesadilla Wed 18-Dec-13 13:42:16

That's it really. Almost empty train. Will be really pointed if I move. Woman is scarfing down something from Greggs with her mouth wide open. In my view this is equal to antisocial phone use/music use. I really hate noisy eaters.

Gruntfuttock Wed 18-Dec-13 13:45:21

YWDNBU. I hated commuting because of things like this. shudder

Gruntfuttock Wed 18-Dec-13 13:46:44

Should have added, that when I was commuting the train was always pcked, so I couldn't have moved if this happened, but I certainly would have done, whenever possible.

whereisshe Wed 18-Dec-13 13:47:36

YWNBU. I've done that. I've moved entire carriages to get away from other people's vomit-smelling pasties etc.

Gruntfuttock Wed 18-Dec-13 13:48:01

^ Packed not pcked ^

LucySnoweShouldRelax Wed 18-Dec-13 13:48:51

I like the need to point out that it was 'something from Greggs'.

If there's free space elsewhere, then of course move. Don't see where the issue is.

quesadilla Wed 18-Dec-13 13:49:43

I just can't understand how people can be that lacking in self-awareness...

5OBalesofHay Wed 18-Dec-13 13:50:50

Mmmm just fancy something from greggs now

HECTheHeraldAngelsSing Wed 18-Dec-13 13:51:09

what, no "gosh that sounds delicious" wide eyed innocent remark? grin

quesadilla Wed 18-Dec-13 13:51:34

Lucy yep, although to be fair I would have been just as naused out if it had been some alfalfa sprouts on a mung bean pattie with a tahini relish.

Gruntfuttock Wed 18-Dec-13 13:52:28

"I just can't understand how people can be that lacking in self-awareness..."

They're the same kind of people that stop dead at the end of an escalator, or immediately after they've gone through shop doorways. Oblivious to other people.

Lottapianos Wed 18-Dec-13 13:55:04

You are so not being unreasonable OP. It's so disgusting. My DP sometimes 'chomps' his food noisily and it makes me wants to smash things. I have no idea how people don't hear themselves and feel suitably mortified.

MrsBennetsEldest Wed 18-Dec-13 13:55:17

If you need to move, just move. So while the woman carries on eating you thought you would consult an online forum for advice. I hope she follows you with another Gregg's special.

quesadilla Wed 18-Dec-13 13:59:10

I moved. She followed me smile

HECTheHeraldAngelsSing Wed 18-Dec-13 14:02:03

She followed you?

She actually followed you?

She moved seats with you?

You got up and moved to a different seat and she got out of her seat and came to sit with you?

You're travelling together, aren't you? You're actually with her.

thankfeckitschrismas Wed 18-Dec-13 14:05:46

Those noises make me stabby

LaRegina Wed 18-Dec-13 14:07:41

Really? shock

I'd be a bit scared now....

TheHeadlessLadyofCannock Wed 18-Dec-13 14:07:57

Are you sure it wasn't you reflected in the train window, OP? grin

Ifcatshadthumbs Wed 18-Dec-13 14:08:07

Last week I was crammed on a train standing room only and the guy pressed up behind me was eating a big cake AND talking to his mate at the same time. I wanted to do him actual physical harm.

Lottapianos Wed 18-Dec-13 14:08:33

Followed you? Is she deliberately trying to wind you up? Dear me. Can you pretend you're getting off at next stop and just go in another carriage?

diddl Germany Wed 18-Dec-13 14:10:10

Ooh-move again & see what happens!

MrsTerrysChocolateOrange Wed 18-Dec-13 14:12:08

Is it your own child?

It would be my Dad and he would follow me.

LadyFlumpalot Wed 18-Dec-13 14:13:13

Is it you, MrsBennetsEldest, who is eating noisily?

<Twirls moustache>

C4ro Wed 18-Dec-13 14:15:30

It's your daughter isn't it...
Pffft.

HesterShaw Wed 18-Dec-13 14:16:33

God no! <shudder> Yuck, how disgusting.

I had to move the other week because of someone sniffing.

Sniff
Sniff sniff
SNIFF
sniff sniff sniff
SNIIIIIIIIFFFFFFFFFF
massive snort of catarrh

Other people should be banned on public transport.

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