Public Transit in China Sucks Balls

Posted by Prince Gomolvilas
ON Monday, March 30, 2009
Oh, this is good.

Attention San Francisco! You know why old Chinese ladies shove you and knock you on your ass when they're running for the 30 Stockton? It's because their survival-of-the-pushiest mentality is so prevalent in their homeland that it's in their very bones. Watch in awe as all these Chinese commuters try to cram into trains during rush hour, and then watch in horror as station agents lend helping hands. Behold:

[Thanks to Superbadfriend for sending me this.]

[Addendum 03.31.09: Several astute (know-it-all?) readers have pointed out that the above video clip takes place in Japan, not China. I apologize for the mistake. But can you really blame me for not being able to tell the Japanese from the Chinese?]
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  1. if they had twice as many trains they could spend half as much time on the platform! imagine if someone had really bad BO. And no, overpopulation is not a problem at all.


  2. Lori Said,

    I guess they don't have claustrophobia over there...


  3. quin browne Said,

    when i watched 'sgt york', one of the characters name was 'pusher', because he did the same thing on the '4' train out of the bronx...


  4. The 26th Said,

    this sounds like Japanese to me. If it is China, it doesn't happen very often these days. Ten years ago, you had to have a running start to get on a bus, but I haven't experienced anything like that recently.

    The comment about getting out of the way of old Chinese ladies is good public safety tip anywhere you go.


  5. Anonymous Said,

    That's definitely Japanese.


  6. Yeah, Japan. How dare you so disparage the proletariat's transportation in the People's Republic of China. Racist, capitalist pig!


  7. All look same! All look same!


  8. Anonymous Said,

    So what kind of Chinese are you, Prince?


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