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Thank You Bus Driver....

Discussion in 'General Chat' started by lisa0307, Oct 7, 2013.


  1. lisa0307

    lisa0307 PetForums VIP

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    Having not travelled on a bus for many years and then started again recently, I notice an awful lot of people say "thank you bus driver" as they get off the bus :)....I don't remember anyone being bothered saying thank you when I travelled on one many moons ago and wondered if you or anyone you know thanks the bus driver as they get off....not sure if the bus driver gives a **** but it's nice that some people are appreciative :)
     
  2. I always say thank you! :D
     
  3. Aurelie

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    I've always said thank you, it's never occurred to me not to. I don't think i am in the minority :).
     
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    Ive always said thankyou
     
  5. shetlandlover

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    I always thank the bus driver.
     
  6. LynnM

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    So do I. It's called having manners. :)

    Too many people these days never say please, thank you or excuse me.
     
  7. Fleur

    Fleur Vassal to Lilly and Ludo

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    I've always said thank you - traveled alot on busses as a child so that would be the 70's and early 80's and on the odd occasion I use the Bus now I still say it.
     
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    if its a quite bus I do, sometimes if the bus is packed people are too busy pushing you and shoving you, but quite ones I always do
     
  9. Myanimalmadhouse

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    Yep I always say thank you and I make my kids say it too!

    We also say thank you to the crossing lady, people who hold the door open, the postman when he brings a parcel, to the doctor(even though they are useless :rolleyes:) and even the dentist :eek:

    Its just basic manners really :)
     
  10. Julesky

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    I always say thank you!


    But then I also caught myself saying 'sorry' to things that were not even slightly my fault... someone's kid ran into me- I said sorry

    Shop worker in asda was beside me putting loaves on shelf when one of his fell off, I picked it up and handed it back and said sorry

    Then I was thinking- ummm why did I say sorry?

    I like to say thanks on the buses though- if you've ever seen Kevin Bridges sketch on the nightbus in Glasgow that runs from Easterhouse to Drumchapel (that passes my house)- you'd understand why that alone deserves them to say thanks ;)
     
  11. Robnsacha

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    I say cheers mate or cheers luv. Most people ive seen say something. The drivers can be hit or miss tho
     
  12. LGD

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    I say thank you everytime :D
     
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    I haven't been on a bus for years but whenever I have done I have always said thankyou, it is just manners, you would say thankyou to a taxi driver so why not a bus driver :)
     
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    This .....
     
  15. lymorelynn

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    .... ^^ ... this
     
  16. SpringerHusky

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    Always grew up saying it, moved to the states and almost nobody says it here, I still do unless the bus driver p*sses me off :p
     
  17. gerbilmummy

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    I am the same :) Doesn't matter who it is, I always say thank you.
     
  18. LinznMilly

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    I've always thanked the bus driver, but the amount of people around here who are blatantly ignorant and don't bother with basic manners makes me feel like I was in the minority :(

    And yes, the same applies to other professionals, especially the school crossing patrol because my mum used to be one. I've been known to thank the nurses taking my blood for a blood test :blink: :D
     
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  19. Milliepoochie

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    I always say 'Thank You'

    Although its not often I use the bus only really the park and Ride at Cambridge.

    I think its just nice manners
     
  20. Picklelily

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    I have been saying thank you to the bus driver for all the years I have been able to talk and that's quite along time. So definitely not a new thing at all :)
     
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