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To think that the woman next to me on the train is judging me...

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chocolatesaltyballs22 Tue 10-Dec-19 19:37:11

....for eating my dinner! (Leon chicken satay box, not very stinky). She keeps side-eyeing me every time I take a mouthful. Am also a tweny by it tipsy after post off-site drinks. It's been a looooong day ( up v early for train to London then full day of meetings).
She's going to be even more enraged when I get the mince pie dessert out in a minute! grin

DontTouchTheMoustache Tue 10-Dec-19 19:39:26

Maybe she is allergic to peanuts. (I am and would be side eying you out of anxiety)

ISmellBabies Tue 10-Dec-19 19:40:11

Sounds delish. She's probably just envious as am I

Actionhasmagic Tue 10-Dec-19 19:40:47

Good choice from Leon

CountYourRoosters Tue 10-Dec-19 19:42:12

grin at OP casually enjoying a two course meal on the train.

Veterinari Tue 10-Dec-19 19:45:49

@DontTouchTheMoustache
Wouldn’t you say something or move if it was that serious?

I always assume that most upholstery on planes/trains etc must be impregnated with years of peanut antigen!

chocolatesaltyballs22 Tue 10-Dec-19 19:45:49

Gotta be done when it's on expenses!!!

malmi Tue 10-Dec-19 19:47:36

Offer her some

John470322 Tue 10-Dec-19 19:57:56

I used to go by train to visit my parents. I found a really good Indian take away near Preston Station so I used to buy a meal when changing trains there. I got loads of dirty looks from others as I enjoyed my curry.
I always take wine in a chillies bottle these days, I can drink it and no-one know what I'm drinking

halloumi2019 Tue 10-Dec-19 19:58:17

I’m just going to be honest. She can probably smell a mixture of bad breath/alcohol breath sort of mixed with the scent of the food ie think how gross coffee breath is vs the scent of coffee itself, it’s probably so unpleasant for her. Smells on trains carry differently than elsewhere so it’s more intense? Eg I never really notice the scent of McDonald’s but can certainly smell it on a train.

Swirlygirl Tue 10-Dec-19 20:00:05

Oh god I can cope with people eating near me - especially when I’m travelling as the smell knocks me sick.

ItsJustTheOneSwanActually Tue 10-Dec-19 20:00:36

i was just coming on to see if you were eating a bag of carrots...my friend just posted on FB that the person next to her on the train was eating their way through a bag, and she was definitely judging them grin

BigFatLiar Tue 10-Dec-19 20:04:57

A bag of carrots? Sounds like someone goes to slimming world

Chunkers Tue 10-Dec-19 20:05:33

You’re probably making loud geschmaking noises, being as how you are probably staaaarving after a few sherries and its mega tasty?

ElloBrian Tue 10-Dec-19 20:06:24

Well now you’ve got a lot more people judging you too OP! fwink

Charm23 Tue 10-Dec-19 20:07:42

Tbh I wouldn't eat a meal on a train, especially not sitting next to a stranger. But that's just me. Could be any reason really: your food smells, shes allergic, you chew loudly, you're interrupting her doing something with constant movements/sounds of eating, shes hungry and just eyeing up your food etc.

chocolatesaltyballs22 Tue 10-Dec-19 20:08:03

No carrots. And I don't have bad breathe. How rude! Ah well you judgy people can all fuck off as you're jealous of my Leon dinner! smile

thebearwentoverthebumble Tue 10-Dec-19 20:09:04

Haha maybe she is pregnant? I was so grumpy when pregnant if someone sat next to me on the bus I'd huff and move to another seat! I'm usually the kindest biggest (pushover) but not when pregnant. I turned evil 🤣

chocolatesaltyballs22 Tue 10-Dec-19 20:09:31

Also, bear in mind I won't be home til at least 10pm, so should I just starve in the meantime?! Is that what you want for me?!!

reginafelangee Tue 10-Dec-19 20:09:39

I wouldn't be happy if a drunk person sat next to me with hot smelly food.

What you are doing is pretty anti-social.

Freeshavocado Tue 10-Dec-19 20:11:23

@John470322 what is the Indian takeaway called? I commute through Preston a lot Misses point of thread

Margotshypotheticaldog Tue 10-Dec-19 20:11:50

I have a craving for chicken satay now.... 🤤

ItsJustTheOneSwanActually Tue 10-Dec-19 20:12:25

Trains in the evenings in December are chock a block full of half pissed people eating. I'd really not be judging you for that.

Rosehip10 Tue 10-Dec-19 20:12:44

Drunk people eating smelly food on public transport are annoying.

Lockheart Tue 10-Dec-19 20:13:58

It is pretty anti social to eat entire meals on a train.

When the offender is drunk, even more so.

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