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A social experiment

(7 Posts)
myfirstandonlylove Fri 08-Jan-16 06:56:40

Is anyone else fed up with hearing about "social experiments"? 2 middle class plonkers trying to invent a media career film a woman haranguing a man about fabric softener or something to see if someone intervenes. How about as a social experiment people in London start speaking to one another, starting with the isolated elderly neighbour? Or stop sitting on the outside of 3 free seats on the fecking train...just a thought.

Joysmum Fri 08-Jan-16 08:45:05

No I'm not, as I've not seen any of them and not very aware this is happening to an extent where I'd get fed up about it.

Trills Fri 08-Jan-16 09:02:43

MY channels of "hearing about things" must be different to yours as I've heard a little of this but really not very much.

Maybe change who you follow of Twitter?

Trills Fri 08-Jan-16 09:03:34

I agree that people should not pretend that I'm doing a social experiment is a good excuse for behaving twattishly or doing annoying things, but I don't believe that it's terribly common.

pallasathena Fri 08-Jan-16 15:48:05

Think its all part and parcel of the cult of 'me-ism'. To be found on your nearest social media site which enthusiastically cultivates opinion to sound as if its fact.

Flatsfromnowon Sun 10-Jan-16 21:17:50

I sit on the outside of three free seats. I don't like to sit by the window as I really feel the cold (aneamic). Is it really bad to do this?

Anniegetyourgun Sun 10-Jan-16 22:50:14

I commuted by train for 30 years and never heard of that, Flats. You're probably ok.

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