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An American in China

Comfy in China- Beijing Subway- Get Yer Shoulder the Fk Outta My Face

Posted by w_thames_the_d on September 28, 2010

Yup, here is another pic, its a shot from line one.The lady who is grimacing actually just took an elbow shot from the purple shirt, it made a sickening thud…
This is what it is like to take a subway here. The funny thing is that the subways are always packed but when you first come to China you do not have the proper definition of ‘packed’ yo think of it in western standards as in there are ten people around you, a place is ‘packed’. In China it is not packed unless you see at least this level of throngs of humanity. If you are surrounded, cannot touch a wall, have a bakers dozen of your least known friends breathing down your neck and invading every private space of your body, then in China, it is Not, “packed”…

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