"Tube Etiquette No 4: Smiling" London Local Custom Tip by Cham

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  mind the gap
by Cham

Just like the talking on the tube, if you really want to freak people out just stare at someone and smile. Watch the reaction... again they're thinking you're a sandwich or 5 short of a picnic or that they won't be sleeping alone tonight.

people don't really smile on the tube they don't even really look at people (during rush hour anyway). Its a horrible fact but sometimes it's best just to just to go with the flow. If in any doubt give the smiling a go... the reactions can be hillarious, just be careful who you do it to.

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  • Written Oct 3, 2006
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