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What's so bad about trying to make friends or just be friendly to people on a city bus?

Like seriously I've never been on a city bus before and just is it safe to try and even be friendly with people on there or is that just considered a waste of time? Seems like it would be like any other day with other human beings on the city bus just trying to talk and be friendly not actually start friendships just to pass time instead while on the bus...

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There's nothing wrong with being cordial, just be safe about it.

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Theres nothing bad about it!! I think that making new friends you might never see again is ok! Your making a slight difference in there life and even though they might never remember you! There is nothing wrong with being nice or friendly!

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If you see them on the bus all the time... then no, nothing wrong with it. If you ride a bus one time.... You will not have enough time to make friends with someone... They will probably be leery of your intentions too.
Being friendly and making friends is two different matters. Friendly is always ok. Making friends?? On a bus you never ride? Dont try it.

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There is nothing wrong with that! However, sometimes people on a bus can be pretty shady.

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Rose, there's nothing wrong in trying to make friends or just being friendly to people on a city bus. I wouldn't consider it a waste of time. Though, I would agree it's a great time to pass time instead of sitting there and staring out the window.

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Well, thank you! :D
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You're welcome! :D
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If they start a conversation with you, go ahead and be polite, but don't treat them like you'd treat your best friend.
The bus is a common place for any crime as you get off, more commonly at night. When you get on a bus, the people there see you as a stranger, and really don't care about anything. I'd recommend you get a car

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I'm not that dumb to be treating them like my best friend. And anyways seems like it would be interesting to just talk as acquaintances then rather stare out the window. And I'll be possibly riding those anyways when go on vacation instead of with car.
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I'm a little safety conscious. People just call that anti-social, lol
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That's alright you're just not taking any risks is all that it seems. Call that with you anti social?
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I don't call it that, but people like to speculate on what they don't understand, so I guess that makes me anti-social
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Judgmental people and just because they assume you as that doesn't mean you're one.
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It's like, HUGE difference between being anti-social and being safe. What's the problem with that? It's not like I have a bunker I made that's buried in the backyard or something... Or do I?
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... I don't know do you? Lol
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Well...
Forget I said that.............................
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Lmao
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It really all depends on where you are , but there is nothing wrong with being friendly , as far as trying to make friends some might but others may think that you are pushy and nosy .

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Well I mean I would just be careful you never know what could happen or what they could do to you. Just keep in mind and be careful with who you talk to.

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True, but like seriously what's the worst that could happen right?
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Hey Natalie , I am sorry but I have to go now to get my siblings from school but I will work on the song later tonight and anything you nee just text me and please do try to take it easy okay ? I love you big sister and have a good day. Bye !
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Alright then goodbye and have fun too and okay yeah if not mind look it over and see if anything else needs to be added or removed. Thank you and love you too little sister! :D
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Good morning Rose , I am just about to leave soon but I should be back before noon. I love you and hope to be able to get the chance to talk to you soon !
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Some of those bus riders aren't the best people in the world.. O.o I'm afraid to go on a city bus..

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Never been on one, but I would love to check out the atmosphere of one though! :D
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I haven't either. We'll go together on a field trip. Just make sure we have a bat. XD
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Gasps.... that would be great and also my paintball gun whoever strikes at us first I'm going full charge with possibly coloring that bus rainbow colors and the people too! :D
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YES! 8D
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There is nothing wrong with trying to be friendly to people on any public transportation. Just use a little common sense, or rather rational thinking, and remember that not all people are going to respond like you would like them too. Also be careful of who you make friends with. There are a lot of people out there with "issues" to put it mildly. I myself have stopped trying to be friendly because I'll admit, I just don't have the enthusiasm for it anymore and it does tend to get discouraging when you say "hi" to a stranger, and they just tend to ignore you. But if you have the enthusiasm and energy, keep going and keep it up for as long as you can.

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Well, in all honesty sometimes people on buses are exhausted from work and just want to zone out. They may be deep in thought and are not in the mood for chatter or conversation. It's not a social situation, it's a public necessity for some people.

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Especially being that you are a girl, you need to be careful. I understand wanting to have an interesting conversation, but its not worth putting yourself in danger. Horrible things happen, Rose, and we have this kind of immortal state of mind. We think "Not me! Not anyone I know! That would never happen!"
And then it does.

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Excellent advice I think!
Why go on a bus for an interesting conversation when I'm right here?
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RedRose
Thanks! Hahaha my thoughts exactly ;) How's it going?
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I had took my baby to the hospital yesterday...
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RedRose
Oh no! What happened? Is s/he okay??
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He's a male. He had an AWOL spring so the firing pin shot out...
I almost cried when I left him there...
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RedRose
That is just terrible, I'm sorry. How's he doing now?
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Shipped back to Springfield Massachusetts...
They'll take good care of him there, I just know it...
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RedRose
There, there. It's gonna be okay, Josh.
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*snif-f-f-le*
It's okay, he's gonna get better. The guys I left him with are the best.
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RedRose
Oh, good! Whats his name?
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Bubba
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RedRose
awesome
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RedRose
says u commented but i dont see it....
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Thanks that's very good advice you gave and I've looked up some scary details about City Buses so NO I'm not doing anything like that reckless. Not unless I've got either my pepper spray, bat, or paintball gun yes indeed. Lol
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stun guns and tasers work too!
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that sounds dangerous ..i wouldnt do that....

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Yeah I know I've searched up some details about how dangerous they can be and with that's how some women are stalked by men and just yeah I know and thanks. Lol
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nothing wrong with it, if anything you'll make friends that you'll only see on the bus then everytime you see them they'll just say hello or hi. just regulars.

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Hey there Rose, Are you there ?
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lol I'm not rose.:)
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Yeah I know I was just seeing if she was on sorry.
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