Once I went into a train wearing a badge saying
THE BOOK MEANS I DON'T WANT TO TALK.
Then someone else put on a badge saying
BUT I'M SURE YOU'RE FASCINATING, WHAT BOOK ARE YOU READING?
Then I put on a badge saying
NO REALLY I'D RATHER QUIETLY SIT HERE IN THE CORNER AND NOT BE NOTICED.
Then they put on a badge saying
OH REALLY THAT'S RIDICULOUS I'M JUST TRYING TO BE FRIENDLY AND YOU KNOCK ME BACK!
So I replied with a badge saying
NOW YOU'RE JUST BEING PASSIVE-AGGRESSIVE, REALLY, CAN'T YOU JUST LET ME BE?
Then a third person put on a badge saying
STOP ARGUING YOU TWO I CAN'T HEAR THIS BOOK I'M READING!
At this point a fourth person interjected with a badge of their own saying
COUGH. EXCUSE ME. CAN'T SEEM TO SHAKE THIS COLD.
And then the arguing REALLY started.
Ten stops later I got off just in time. The whole train was clinking and rattling with badges and a Goth had just got on and the stud in his nose had just become jammed between several badges on the person opposite’s lapel.
(First button is actually an actual button via Alex Wrekk.)
Tim, your links stink, you fink!
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