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Southbound 27 (etc.) stop, 3rd & Marion, 5-ish

Random dude, to me: “What can we do?”

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Westbound 14 stop @ 23rd & Jackson, 5:05 PM

Older gentleman waiting nearby, after some initial pleasantries: “You in love with somebody?”
Bus Chick: “I’m married.”
Older gent: “That’s not what I asked.”

Touché. And yes.

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Deja 2…and 3, and 4, and (alas!) 27

Folks, I wrote about this phenomenon in ’07 and am still struggling to understand.

If you were looking forward to several months free of Howyoudoin?s, Whatsyourname?s, and Youmarried?s, prepare to be disappointed. You will, in fact, continue to be propositioned — both by members of that group of discerning gentlemen who don’t bother to look at the women they’re chatting up, and by an even more disturbing group: men who are actually attracted to pregnant women. Listen, don’t say I didn’t warn you.

Should I be concerned (not for myself so much as for all …

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How not to impress a bus chick, part III

To all the chivalrous gentlemen who, during the weeks and months of 2007–on rainy nights and sunny days and foggy mornings–will slow their Toyotas and Volkswagens and Chevies and Benzes and peer through tinted or mud splattered windows–or perhaps partially opened doors–to ask:

No! (Thank you.) I don’t need a ride.

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How not to impress a bus chick, part II

Post MEHVA tour, 3rd & James, southbound 4 (et al) stop:

Random dude, to me: “Ouuuuuuuuuch! Girl, you’re so pretty, it hurts.” [pause] “Why don’t you come over here and make it better?”

Perhaps our favorite bus-chick pickup artist would be willing to give him a few pointers.

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How not to impress a bus chick

a bus chick
The unsuspecting bus chick our expert hopes to pick up

Today I found a Web page entitled (I kid you not), “How to pick up chicks at bus stops.” I’m choosing not link to the site (it’s not exactly family friendly), but it’s part of a series of “how to pick up chicks” advice pages, and (thankfully) there is an accompanying instructional video.

I can’t say the man’s tactics would work on this bus chick, but he is

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