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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 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...

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
massive snort of catarrh

Other people should be banned on public transport.

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