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Miscellaneous Amusing Items I’ve Come Across #26

loitering
Only just noticed this today: it’s illegal to loiter at Luas stops. Jesus Christ, you can’t hardly win, can you?

February 10th, 2010.

7 Responses to “Miscellaneous Amusing Items I’ve Come Across #26”

  1. Colin Says:

    Hmm, not general loitering, Eoin. Seems it’s the kind where you stand to the left of the machine, with your hands in your pcckets. Hard to tell if he’s saying anything. Would advise against saying “change?”, anyway.

    This is all negated of course if you hold your ticket in the air, perhaps screaming “Bingo”, as in Fig 1.

  2. Denise Says:

    Agreed. You’re not loitering if you have a ticket.

  3. Eoin Says:

    Nah, what about those of us who use the Luas but regard the whole buying a ticket thing as something of an optional extra? a serving suggestion if you will?

  4. Conal Says:

    Thought the point of pictures was to allow for those who cannot read english. The sequence of instructions are “After you get your ticket – stay the fuck away from the machine – we’re watching you.”

  5. El Kid Says:

    If the luas conductors ever join forces with the clampers you’re toast Butler

  6. Eoin Says:

    That’s a worrying thought, EK!

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