Crispy Gamer

Corpse Run 219: Invest in a rope

 

 

LIVESTREAM UPDATE:  Reminder!  There’s a livestream tonight (Thursday, June 21st) at 10 pm est!  Once it’s time, check it out by clicking this link!

“So like, Dan wants to get in the shower, and I’m all like, ‘don’t drop the soap’.”

“Mm-hm…”

“And Dan starts like, freaking out… and there’s a flashback of him dropping soap as a kid.”

“Uh-huh…”

“And then there’s a bear.”

…and that’s how I explained this comic to Rich on Monday night.  While I was already a few glasses of wine deep into the conversation, I’m pretty sure that even if completely sober, my explanation would have been identical.

Whether or not this is a good thing is still under investigation.

Anyways, it’s been forever since Dan was in a comic!  What’s up with that?  I need cartoonishly silly things happening to him.  In this case, it happened to be a bear.

Considering Dan has no scars that might indicate claw wounds, we can safely assume he made it out of that situation without a scratch on him.

So I was at the bank yesterday waiting in line for the one machine in the building, and when the man infront of me got his turn, his phone rang.  Initially, he didn’t answer and started his transaction, but soon after punching in a few numbers, he took the call…

… and proceeded to ignore the machine.  Surely, this gentleman couldn’t be serious; there was a line full of people waiting for the only machine, and this guy was waiting to finish his call before continuing his transaction.  I’m a pretty sheepish guy, so I wasn’t prepared to tap him on the shoulder or anything, and maybe I’d be wrong to do so if I had the inclination, but I feel as though the guy was being pretty rude.

The twenty-something year old guy standing directly behind me certainly thought so, and wasn’t afraid to say it just quietly enough that only I could hear.

Cue the door opening.

A young woman with two slightly older than toddler age children strolls in and gets in line.  Her kids, being the explorative fellows that they are, dash for the wheelchair ramp and start climbing all over it.  She begins to yell at them and, possibly in an attempt to drown her out, they pull out baby sized metal flashlights and start smacking a pole.

The noise attracts the attention of the cellphone gentleman, who, still talking on the phone, turns around, glares at the children, and finally at the mother before turning back to the machine he wasn’t  using.

Yeah, cellphone guy, she’s the rude one.

Minutes later, the call is completed and the man finally finishes his transaction.  Making sure not to piss off everyone in the line any further, I completed my deposit without any hesitation and got out of the way.

The young man behind me mutters “finally,” under his breath in a nasty tone and approaches the machine.  The children, who had halted their thunder practice at the pleading of their mother, apparently thought they would start getting rusty and whipped out their percussive flashlights again.

Just as I was walking out the door, the young guy, this time pretty audibly, says, “shut the $#&% up.”

Now, I totally understand that the guy was upset.  He had to wait an unusually long amount of time to use the machine, and maybe was in a rush, or had a bad day, or something.  It just seems that cursing at kids, especially ones that aren’t your own, is a pretty lame thing to do.

Maybe my opinion would be different at a movie theater or a fancy restaurant, but we were at a bank; I do not believe that one is necessarily entitled to quiet enjoyment while at a bank.

So this question goes out to you guys:  While I’m pretty sure we can all agree that the cellphone guy was rudely wasting people’s time and could have called his friend/wife/whatever back later, was the younger man over the line when he got pissed at noisy kids while in a bank?  Should we expect silence in places like banks, post offices, and stores?

 

 

Comments

Bottom line is, I didn't return to Apple to make a fortune. I've been very lucky in my life and already have one. When I was 25, my net worth was $100 million or so. I decided then that I wasn't going to let it ruin my life. There's no way you could ever spend it all, and I don't view wealth as something that validates my intelligence.
applied econometrics

This is very interesting content! I have thoroughly enjoyed reading your points and have come to the conclusion that you are right about many of them. You are great. tell me about yourself

Excellent information on your blog, thank you for taking the time to share with us. Amazing insight you have on this, it's nice to find a website that details so much information about different artists.
urban streetwear

This is really cool. Keep up and develop some more. I bookmarked. holiday packages | vacation packages

It is absolutely necessary to maintain your dememanor whether you are at a bank, post office or a store. Just consider the kids as kids. Think back to the time when you were one- running about, enjoying yourself. But, being a grown up, you have to behave and not the kids.go here

I am definitely enjoying your website. You definitely have some great insight and great stories.
Relationship Tips by Rancho 4s

This article gives the light in which we can observe the reality. This is very nice one and gives indepth information. Thanks for this nice article.
online distance learning

Excellent and very exciting site. Love to watch. Keep Rocking.
http://hgh3x.com

You’ve got some interesting points in this article. I would have never considered any of these if I didn’t come across this. Thanks!.
mobile advertising networks

Thanks for the post and great tips..even I also think that hard work is the most important aspect of getting success..
garcinia cambogia

Thanks for the valuable information and insights you have so provided here...
cyprus website design

HMDX Audio HX-P230BL JAM Bluetooth Wireless iphone Speakers (Blueber¡­ HMDX. $49.99 $34.10. Logitech S715i. 7. Logitech S715i Portable 30-Pin iPod/iPhone ...

I am not really a fan of comic stuff things, but this one sure had caught my attention. Nothing is more fun than this. - Scott Sohr

Can I madeira plastica just say what a relief to find someone who actually knows what theyre talking about on the internet. blindagem You definitely know how to bring an issue to light and make it important. More people need to read composite decking this and understand this side of the story. I cant believe youre not more popular because you definitely have the gift.

Comment viewing options

Select your preferred way to display the comments and click "Save settings" to activate your changes.