Do not play music without
headphones on. Please
Keep a check on your language. Whilst bad language doesn't really bother me, and I am not going to be remotely fussed by the odd swearword, nevertheless a steady, loud stream of constant profanity (not to mention vulgarity) is not at all pleasant for other people to listen to.
If you have a child with you, don't allow them to press the bell repeatedly
. Once is enough: it's not a toy. (Most people with children who let them press the bell are actually really good about this, and I realise that sometimes kids will
manage to sneak in an extra couple of prods against one's best efforts, but I'm talking about those who indulgently allow
the constant ding-ding-ding, and those who even encourage
It is not cute to sit in the luggage rack when there are seats available
. (You shouldn't really do it at all, but someone perched on there when the bus is chock-full doesn't bother me - so long as they shift if another passenger wants to put luggage
You'd think all these would go without saying, wouldn't you?
(Hrumph. I was up at the local school again
this morning to complain about a solid twenty minutes of screamed [yes, full-volume, top-of-the-lungs screamed
] vulgarity and profanity from certain of their pupils on the [public] bus I catch for work, and am therefore feeling a little raw about the subject.