Tuesday, January 23, 2018

The power of "comin' through"

It seems to be that people just don't really look where they are walking or want to be getting anywhere when they are walking.

I have a very mild-mannered friend who deals with this problem. When people are not looking where they are going he plays a fun game.

My friend sees a person with the head buried in their phone or gazing off into the distance and walked towards them, gazing off into the distance.

They never walk into him. I tried it and found it to be a great deal of fun.

Similarly if there are three or four people obstructing a doorway then it's them being the rude ones. I found that "excuse me" is a little too nice, and that a cheery "coming through" gives me the chance to communicate what I really think. But I think that often the subtlety is lost.

But at least I had some fun.

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