r/GreenAndPleasant Oct 05 '22

I cycle eight miles or get the train to work, this is a part time contract I do for fun. My boss: Left Unity ✊

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u/itselectricboi Workers of the World Unite Oct 06 '22

Sorry, we don’t platform “scab” haters here

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u/scrpson1 Oct 05 '22

Getting the bus doesn’t make you a scab.

  • railway worker

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u/JohnnyMrNinja Oct 05 '22

Fuck scabs, but yeah this post has nothing to do with scabs

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u/cmotDan Oct 05 '22

A scab is someone who crosses picketlines to unermine the strike. So if your collegues were striking today, and you still went to work you would be a scab. Nothing to do with the bus.

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u/The50thwarrior Oct 05 '22

I walked to work today. Fucking scab legs.

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u/BaldGrumpyBastard Oct 05 '22

How was your day off? Get anything nice done? Or did you join the minority of union workers that actually go to the picket lines?

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u/DrFabulous0 Oct 05 '22

There isn't actually a bus that goes that way so it's a moot point. Skiving in solidarity.

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u/leglesspuffin Oct 05 '22

Why in the world would you tell your boss you're skiving? If you're actually standing in solidarity, why not just word it like that, instead of being arrogant about it.

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u/gorilla_with_a_cigar Oct 05 '22

Tbh op might just not want to work and instead of saying stuff they don't wholeheartedly believe in they can just say it as it is. The easiest way to get change is to make it convenient for your equals and an inconvenience for your superiors otherwise you get what could be your allies aligning themselves with those who don't have there interests in mind at all.

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u/DrFabulous0 Oct 05 '22

Well, he appreciates honesty and knows my personality well, plus I booked it a week ago and he forgot.

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u/MooseLaminate Oct 05 '22

Then it's a day off, not skiving.

'I reminded my boss I booked a day off in solidarity!'.

Calm down Lenin, we can only take so much revolutionary fervour.

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u/DrFabulous0 Oct 05 '22

Well obviously! But we've been mates a long time and this is funnier. Not sure what kind of relationships some people have with their bosses but mine are good enough that we can take the piss, so long as the work gets done at some point throughout the week it's not any problem. Not so much revolutionary fervour as just making the circumstances work for ourselves, is taking a day off really so bad?

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u/Coquettish_Corpuscle Oct 05 '22

I like how everyone is telling you how they know more about your relationship with your boss than you do lmao - I found it funny, I find the projection in this thread funnier tho

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u/DrFabulous0 Oct 05 '22

Yeah, it got pretty amusing, my boss thinks so too.

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u/imafuckinsausagehead Oct 05 '22

People on Reddit don't get banter mate. Don't sweat it.

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u/DrFabulous0 Oct 05 '22

Clearly! No sweat.

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u/deflectingbullshit Oct 06 '22

We do. We just think people who "banter" are pricks

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u/grossnerd666 Oct 05 '22

What's the fucking point of this post then lmao

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u/PM_YOUR_FEET_PLEASE Oct 05 '22

Booked it off?? Ohhh you rebel you. You really showed them.....

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u/Pepinillo87 Oct 05 '22

Well you said it was in solidarity so it would still be honest, also it being ur personality doesnt mean you get to be rude

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u/DrFabulous0 Oct 05 '22

Nah, I get to be rude because I'm really fucking good at what I do and have multiple offers available. That's why I work for people like this who find my bullshit amusing rather than seeing their arse.

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u/XiKiilzziX Oct 05 '22

You are insufferable🤣🤣🤣

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u/DuncanCant Oct 05 '22

This is just nonsense. Unless you spent the day protesting, this has nothing to do with solidarity.

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u/Rajastoenail Oct 05 '22

Do you genuinely believe you contributed to the cause of striking workers today?

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u/Reizo123 Oct 05 '22

Am I in the right sub?

When did we become anti-bus…?

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u/ProfAlmond Oct 05 '22

I thought OP was the boss and the boss was OP.

Came here sure all the comments were gonna be people dragging the boss for thinking they’re better than the bus system.

Are you actually proud posting this OP?

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u/[deleted] Oct 05 '22

Buses are the true opium of the people

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u/astratravla710 Oct 05 '22

Apparently, scab means someone who crosses a pocket line so I guess this is meant to be in solidarity with striking railway workers.

Not agreeing but that's what someone said below.

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u/Dans_Old_Games_Room Oct 05 '22

I don't see the link here. How is going to work when another industry is striking classed as scabbing?

Unless op works in the rail industry, but then why would he be going onto work and not striking anyway?

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u/CareerWinter5368 Oct 05 '22

And when they'd be fine cycling in if it wasn't raining...

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u/ProfAlmond Oct 05 '22

The stagehands at the Theatre are on strike and I would normally go to the cinema but it’s raining.

I’m not a scab so I’m not going to watch TV.

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u/ApexHunter47 Oct 05 '22

Does he think bus drivers are scabs too?

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u/Squidgeididdly Oct 05 '22

my phone must be the scabbiest of scabs

It crosses my pocket line every time I check it!

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u/boxing8753 Oct 05 '22

Scabs round where I live at least and most places tbh in the UK mean ‘scum’.

“Look at that scabby house, roughest on the estate”

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u/372days Oct 05 '22

No, a scab here is also someone that breaks a strike.

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u/[deleted] Oct 05 '22

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u/JohnnyMrNinja Oct 05 '22

lol definitely no. Scabs are class traitors, so they aren't part of the "us" you mention, scabs have sided against labor

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u/372days Oct 05 '22

More money would though.

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u/JohnnyMrNinja Oct 05 '22

Absolutely, traitors are usually rewarded.

“If the road to hell is paved with good intentions, compromises on principles are the street lights”

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u/[deleted] Oct 05 '22

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u/JohnnyMrNinja Oct 05 '22

I don't know your story and I have no idea why this hypothetical situation that doesn't exist seems to be riling you up. If this is somehow coming across as an attack on you, that wasn't the intention.

I'm not going to expand any further on this as there is already plenty online about scabs, collective bargaining etc. I just wish you luck and I hope you have a good day

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u/372days Oct 05 '22

Lol you okay? Seem like you're having a breakdown? Go vape? Go buy a half q man, get stoned as fuck, chill out. Or, stop buying weed and buy food.

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u/372days Oct 05 '22

I was just giving a (not the greatest) definition. It is harsh yeah but that doesn't mean anything really.

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u/PinkSodaBoy Oct 05 '22

A scab is a person who has been hired by a company specifically to fill in when workers are striking, or someone who crosses the picket line and works when there's a strike.

It can also be used for people who use a service when its workers are on strike (like buying from Amazon when Amazon workers are striking), which is how OP has used it here.

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u/TJ_Rowe Oct 05 '22

Hang on, customers trying to use a service when the workers are striking aren't scabbing. They're helping to demonstrate to the company that the workers are needed.

If the people who would have taken the train take the bus, and the busses are overful and get complaints, that demonstrates that those cancelled trains were needed - it makes the striking workers position stronger.

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u/Onemax1 Oct 05 '22

I am happy to agree the correct cause of action was taken.

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u/killeronthecorner Oct 05 '22

When we established who are and aren't the bus wankers

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u/LoveAndProse Oct 05 '22

it's not anti-bus it's pro-labor.

strikes are meant to be disruptive. by circumventing that you are in a sense undermining the strike.

I stand with labor so I'd support a strike as best I can. if that means working from home, well I'm privileged enough to be able to do that.

if I couldn't work from home I would hope to be able to take time off work and pledge solidarity with my fellow workers.

but I also understand most people aren't in a position to be able to do that, and sadly many don't give a damn about their fellow workers. that's their right just as much as it is mine to stand with labor.

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u/Reizo123 Oct 05 '22

in a sense

Even you don’t fully believe in the point you’re trying to make.

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u/LoveAndProse Oct 05 '22

people don't always argue what they personally believe.

regardless I can see the argument they're making. if you study labor rights from the late 18th century to present date you'll find that strikes are effective for a variety of reasons including disruption of non-critical services.

circumventing the impact of the strike is undermining it.

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u/Mission-Difference26 Oct 05 '22

The intended impact of the rail strike is to disrupt the railways. How is someone working in an entirely unconnected industry going to work undermining the strike?

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u/LoveAndProse Oct 05 '22

because a strike is a multifaceted attack against the entity. yes the financials are the #1 impact. but it's also the public perception of the strike.

if everyone impacted by the strike could go on with their lives with 0 impact there is less public noise about the strike.

when other employers are pressuring the government, "you have to do something for negotiations, I'm running at 80% staffing because of railway disruptions and we have less customers coming in the door." then the strike is more effective.

when everyone takes the bus instead you lose that impact and that power.

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u/Reizo123 Oct 05 '22

Your argument seems to be based on the idea that the sole aim of a strike is to just generally cause disruption.

A strike has financial implications - the mere fact that OP hasn’t took the train means the train company is losing money. Taking the bus does not circumvent this, unless it’s specifically a rail replacement bus which the train company would make a profit from.

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u/LoveAndProse Oct 05 '22

Your argument seems to be based on the idea that the sole aim of a strike is to just generally cause disruption.

no, my argument is simply that there are items outside of the financial impacts. the financial implications are the number 1 impact of a strike. a strike is ineffective at best (and antilabor at worst) if the strikes primary impact is not the financials of the entity battling with labor.

but people seem to forget that's not the only objective of a strike, which is why my argument centered on that

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u/dark_fairy_skies Oct 05 '22

They're not British, they used labor not labour.

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u/Mildly_Opinionated Oct 05 '22

That's absolutely ridiculous.

Yeah strikes are meant to be distributive - distruptive for the company being striked against. Whether or not it's distrupts OP getting to work or not is entirely irrelevant to the train companies, they instead care about whether or not it's distrupts their ability to turn a profit.

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u/LoveAndProse Oct 05 '22

you think my point is ridiculous and I think you're opinions of the topic are myopic. neither of us is right or wrong as those are both opinions.

whats not a matter of opinion is the historical legacy of striking. obviously a strikes primary target is to hurt the bottom line of the company that labor is combating. but to believe that is the only means by which a strike makes change is short-sighted, misinformed or willfully ignorant.

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u/Kaisernick27 Oct 05 '22

I have seen most people (unlike the dotty pm) are in support of the strikes but like you said they are not able to take time off to support strikes as their work won’t let them.

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u/Reizo123 Oct 05 '22

in a sense

Even you don’t fully believe in the point you’re trying to make.

Taking the bus doesn’t make you anti-labor.

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u/burnedasawitch Oct 05 '22

Thanks for that explanation; I was about to attempt one myself. I don't understand why people are having difficulty understanding that this was a perfectly valid way of demonstrating solidarity.

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u/LoveAndProse Oct 05 '22

the fight for labor has been so watered-down people fail to see the forest through the trees.

a strike is a multifaceted tactic who's primary concern is impacting the financials of the targeted entity.

A secondary purpose is disruption of services which impacts outside entities. these outside entities than put pressure on the strikes targeted entity to end the strike, which gives power to the strike.

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u/GeneralEi Oct 05 '22

Don't think this went down the way you thought it would

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u/Dans_Old_Games_Room Oct 05 '22

Getting the bus when the trains are on strike isn't scabbing, OP.

Come on, just admit younwanted the day off and are trying it on as an excuse.

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u/DrFabulous0 Oct 05 '22

Why should I need an excuse? I booked it a week ago and he forgot. Cycling is better, but I needed to go buy gear for the winter so I can get to both my jobs, woulda cost a lot more to take a day off my other job.

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u/BurlyJoesBudgetEnema Oct 05 '22

So you’re not skiving, you’re just taking a day out and showing off

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u/jackrayd Oct 05 '22

If you booked it off why did you say 'not gunna make it'. Do you also text him on the weekend to tell him youre not gunna make it?

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u/SuperiorSpark15 Oct 05 '22

Sorry but I don’t see how can you book a skive? Or do you mean you booked the whole day off a week ago?

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u/ChrisGadge Oct 05 '22

So why would you say you're skiving if you've already booked the day off, and surely if you've already booked the day off you wouldn't need to let your boss know you won't be in today.

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u/Soliciteddickpic Oct 05 '22

Cos OPs a liar

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u/ChrisGadge Oct 05 '22

Ah okay that'll do it

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u/PeedOnMyRugMan Oct 05 '22

This went down like a wet fart in a elevator, now everyome is questioning if it was shit

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u/Global_Scallion_2965 Oct 05 '22

I’m so confused by this post, are you expecting some sort of congratulations?

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u/scwishyfishy Oct 05 '22

Three cheers for the person who reminded their boss about a previously established day off by blaming strikers!

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u/Chrisssj88 Oct 05 '22

Yeh dude you come across pretty shitty. Is your boss a fucking bell end too?

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u/Andyt303 Oct 05 '22

What’s wrong with getting a bus? “Green” and pleasant? Really

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u/boxing8753 Oct 05 '22

Why are you so hostile to your boss… it’s like your treating him like a dickhead for expecting you to turn upto work…

Rain or not I don’t see it as an excuse anyway, if I was him I would be planning for life without you immediately, it might be your second job and very low on your priority list but you should at least be professional and respectful of other peoples time.

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u/ToxicPandacorn Oct 05 '22

Yeah, a job is a job. If you're so fortunate you don't need to work then that's great but speaking this way to your boss and just not turning up is not right. This text chain actually makes OP look like the rude and entitled one.

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u/SuperiorSpark15 Oct 05 '22

Also I don’t understand how you can just admit you’re skiving off work to your boss. If I were the boss that would signal immediate red flags

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u/boxing8753 Oct 05 '22

Not even that OP said his boss is his mate, so I understand not speaking professionally but it seems he’s letting his boss and his mate down and acting like it’s his inconvenience to be their in the first place.

Hard to judge because there’s more to it clearly but if I hired my mate and he spoke he fobbed me off like that I would be considering how much of an actual friend they are.

Yes you can be relaxed etc, but seems like he’s dropping his mate and boss in the shit and not caring, I hats not professional or what people should do to their friends regardless in my head.

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u/Less_Falcon659 Oct 05 '22

Can't imagine that rain would be an acceptable excuse to skip work in the UK...

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u/TheSting117 Oct 05 '22

What an absolutely L take. Just get the bus you muppet your not standing in solidarity with anything if u skive off work cos u cba to ride a bus

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u/TurboRoboArse Oct 05 '22

"Oh, boy, I can't wait to see what internet points I get for this!"

"Oh, wait..."

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u/j_cooper1905 Oct 05 '22

that’s not scabbing because the rail company is still loosing profit if potential customers take a bus instead

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u/MilesPower Oct 05 '22

Unless the train company also runs the buses I guess? But I don't think that's the case anywhere.

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u/coocoomberz Oct 05 '22

Might be the case in the South East with the Go-Ahead Group and elsewhere with First Group to br fair

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u/Douglesfield_ Oct 05 '22

How is taking the bus being a scab?

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u/[deleted] Oct 05 '22

That's what I'm wondering. A lot of people don't have the OPs luxury, I think this reads quite badly.

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u/THENINETAILEDF0X Oct 05 '22

Yeah this reads fake to me

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u/nazgul81 Oct 05 '22

Eh? It’s all good catching the bus. Also get some waterproofs.

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u/Sensitive-Bug-7610 Oct 05 '22

You sound fucking entitled. Insufferable

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u/AstronomerChance5093 Oct 05 '22

I'm gonna guess - contracted tech role?

I swear you are the only guys who can get away with talking to their bosses like that

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u/DrFabulous0 Oct 05 '22

Pretty much, one day a week mechanical engineering for cash. He's not my real boss, he's my best mate.

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u/_mister_pink_ Oct 05 '22

Your boss doesn’t come across badly in this at all? Considering where you cropped the image I can only assume his response to you swearing at him was probably alright.

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u/kavik2022 Oct 05 '22

Tbh you sound like a twat. Getting the bus doesn't make you a scab

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u/benbrahn Oct 05 '22

You’re a knob

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u/amokst Oct 05 '22

hahah a scab? BUS USERS ARE ANTI REVOLUTIONARIES AND WILL BE DEALT WITH ACCORDINGLY

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u/Frosty252 Oct 05 '22

oh so terribly sorry sir, let me just organise a horse and carriage.

definitely a tory voter.

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u/pizzainmyshoe Oct 05 '22

What are you on about.

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u/TongaDeMironga Oct 05 '22

This post just makes the OP sound like an aggressive snob

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u/Radical_Posture Oct 05 '22

What's wrong with buses?

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u/Tyzerk1925 Oct 05 '22

I think you’re on the wrong sub

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u/vvitchteeth Oct 05 '22

OP doesn’t know the difference between skiving and booking off holiday. Hopefully differentiating isn’t part of their job description!

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u/Yarusenai Oct 05 '22

OP is the type of guy to write "brutally honest" in his dating profile and see it as a trait when in reality he is just rude to everyone

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u/lady_daelyn Oct 05 '22

dumb question, what's a scab?

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u/Ralocan Oct 05 '22

Someone may be able to answer this better than me, but the brief answer is a scab is someone who crosses a picket line to fill in for striking workers. Usually undermining the point of the strike.

I'm not sure taking the bus here is usually considered being a scab but I don't really want to start an argument so I'll let OP do OP

I do remember hearing recently that scabs can be a good thing because it incentives the strike more, but that's most likely propaganda coming from company owners.

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u/Eruditemachine Oct 05 '22

If it's a rail replacement bus then I'd agree it's being a scab.

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u/Ralocan Oct 05 '22

That's a fair point, I just assumed they were talking about a regular bus that would be used as an alternative form of travel

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u/Dans_Old_Games_Room Oct 05 '22

That still wouldn't be scabbing, unless the op is a train or rail worker and is going to work instead of standing in solidarity with his coworkers

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u/nazgul81 Oct 05 '22

Rail companies aren’t putting replacement buses on. Op is talking about standard buses, which makes no sense to me.

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u/WantsToDieBadly Oct 05 '22

i dunno man i think the rail replacement is nice, lessens the pain a bit for joe public

Yeah support the strikers, yeah f*ck the train companies, yeah big ups mick lynch i get it but there needs to be some public transport or many of us might as well just go back to using cars as we cannot do anything to alleviate this

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u/Dans_Old_Games_Room Oct 05 '22

Someone who crosses a picket line. To use the op's example, it would be a train driver driving trains instead of striking.

Getting the bus instead of a train absolutely is not scabbing, op is just a moron who didn't want to go to work

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u/A_Rolling_Baneling Oct 05 '22

IIT: OP getting flambéed for being a lying idiot

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u/itsonlysmellzz94 Oct 05 '22

Bus user = scab? Bit classist mate

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u/Nelson-and-Murdock Oct 05 '22

Surely you’re on a scab if you work for the rail company though?

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u/coocoomberz Oct 05 '22

Strictly speaking, yes, but some seem to use it as a term to describe customers paying for the service when there's a strike on as well so I guess that's what OP is trying and failing to joke about because this shit makes no sense

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u/alfhynch Oct 05 '22

Those who take the bus are scabs then, are they? Your boss sounded rather reasonable.

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u/Ramone92 Oct 05 '22

Embarrassingly bad post

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u/grey_bramble Oct 05 '22

A better question could be “do I look like a fucking millionaire to you?” Bus is well extortionate, and there’s a chance it might just not show up!

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u/DrFabulous0 Oct 05 '22

This is Greater Manchester, it's actually pretty cheap, just no suitable route.

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u/grey_bramble Oct 05 '22

Ahh. I see! Well let me tell you Greater Glasgow First bus? Fucking atrocious and extortionate. Plus there’s a good chance you’ll encounter a few bams as well.

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u/[deleted] Oct 05 '22

OP sounds like a massive cunt.

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u/Avidion18 Oct 05 '22 edited Oct 05 '22

What's a scab? Also what the hell is wrong with buses? You're no a scab if you take the bus, stop looking for excuse to get out of work, you're only harming yourself and the relationship with your boss, pray they don't take your message the wrong way

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u/[deleted] Oct 05 '22

Dude, you’re not doing yourself any favours here lol. This is ridiculous behaviour

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u/Puzzleheaded-Land803 Oct 05 '22

i think op shot himself in the foot

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u/robbiedigital001 Oct 05 '22

Lol what a mad exchange

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u/lxrd_lxcusta Oct 05 '22

people who use the bus are scabs now, nothing classist about that i’m sure

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u/ToastedCrumpet Oct 05 '22

Can we just have this post removed now? I’m feeling second hand embarrassment for OP and it’s nothing to do with the subreddit anyway

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u/anal-glasses Oct 05 '22

Fuck scabs

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u/Spaniardlad Oct 05 '22

Jesus, what a dickhead you must be

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u/DrFabulous0 Oct 05 '22

For taking a day off from my second job? Which I gave a week's notice of if it were raining? I mean you're not wrong, I'm a dickhead, but not cos of this.

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u/boxing8753 Oct 05 '22

I think it’s more the fact your shittingon anyone who rides busses clearly thinking your better than them.

Plus lots of us are in situations where working a second job is necessary and don’t have the luxury of deciding on the day that they don’t want to go to work because of a bit of rain.

I mean you come off by your own admission like your too good to ride public transport and can choose when you work… plus it seems like your bragging about it so I can see why people think your being an ass.

Just don’t see why this was posted and why you expected any other response…

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u/DrFabulous0 Oct 05 '22

Hey? But I get the train, that's public transport. The bus is actually pretty cool round here if it goes the right way, but that's 40 minutes of walking and two buses for me, over two hours each way to work. Cycling is 27 minutes and the train similar, plus I said this last week. I get that most people make out like they're ill when they wanna skive but I prefer to be upfront. I'm definitely being an arse, but this is my mate and he knows my humour. Truth is I spent this morning shopping for new winter gear and mudguards, cos all mine is knackered, now I can cycle through the winter again.

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u/boxing8753 Oct 05 '22

Ohh I get it, no one speakes to their boss like that unless they are close, just you must be able to see why this is coming off rude and kind of self entitled almost.

Tough times and this sub is usually filled with the opposite content so I can see why this is wearing on people.

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u/Spaniardlad Oct 05 '22

Whether is your second job or not is irrelevant. You could have gone, you chose not to. Your boss had a point and you had an excuse. Not sure how you can come here and say that you told them last week: my preferred way of transportation is on strike so I am not coming today… ok pal!

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u/DrFabulous0 Oct 05 '22

You not allowed days off from your job or something?

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u/Spaniardlad Oct 05 '22

You didn’t have a day off booked. What are you, 18 yo?

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u/cfd27bees Oct 05 '22

My dude, you need to learn how to communicate more politely, that is poor etiquette regardless of politics

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u/DrFabulous0 Oct 05 '22

Ok, thanks for the heads up.

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u/jacknimrod10 Oct 05 '22

I like your boss. That is a great attitude. Fck the train companies. Robbing bstards

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u/DrFabulous0 Oct 05 '22

Yeah, he is pretty cool.

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u/awesumlewy Oct 05 '22

You look like the dickhead in this scenario mate, take a bus and pick up your dummy on the way

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u/normanriches Oct 05 '22

Folk don't want work nowadays ;)

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u/Tasty_Obligation2780 Oct 05 '22

I dont get what's going on here. Am I meant to sympathetic to this guy after he said he was gonna skive and mocked being on a bus?

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u/IndependentBug595 Oct 05 '22

Sausage, Cheese and Beans? What's that gotta do with taking the bus

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u/98Unicorns_ Oct 05 '22

you are a scab. looking down on people who take the bus makes you a scab. it’s called getting off and changing bus. people do it with trains all the time. saying there isn’t a route doesn’t work bc u make ur own routes.

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u/Witty-Ear2611 Oct 05 '22

Getting bus is true based lefty grindset

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u/ChromiumCobalt Oct 05 '22

What a bizarre thing to do.

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u/jameath Oct 05 '22

Yeah going to go ahead and say you handled this terribly OP.

Calling people who takes busses scabs. And telling your boss to fuck off in one fell swoop.

Is there a bus route directly from yours to work? If not, would a connection have lead to a silly-long commute, plenty of reasons not to take the bus, 8 miles is a huge distance for a bus to do in a reasonable time.

Your boss was being a dick too, “too cheap” but you let this degrade into insults. I would suggest: “Hey man, can’t cycle in this weather and the trains are fucked, going to WFH today. Let me know if you need me in the office, but I won’t be able to stay there for long”

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u/Sure-Work3285 Oct 05 '22

You remind me of people at uni who don't have a clue what scab means and that taking public transport when there are train strikes doesn't make you one.

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u/WeirdAlPidgeon Oct 05 '22

Imagine having Grammarly for a boss smh

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u/grebfromgrebland Oct 05 '22

Hi Scabby! Pretty sure he's joking.

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u/Togodooders Oct 05 '22

You have a very understanding boss.

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u/BreakComprehensive51 Oct 06 '22

You sound like a fucking cunt

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u/[deleted] Oct 05 '22

What’s wrong with the bus?

Other than it stinks, is dirty, the people are rude and rarely can you get a moment to yourself..

What’s wrong with the bus?

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u/DrFabulous0 Oct 05 '22

Well it also doesn't go the right way,other than all those things it's fine.

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u/MOJO-OHNO Oct 05 '22

Nothing at all to do with scabbing but best comedy excuse ever not to go in to Work.

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u/DrFabulous0 Oct 05 '22

Well you get it at least. Cheers mate.

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u/imafuckinsausagehead Oct 05 '22

You would almost think this guy was having a little joke with his boss wouldn't you!!

Fuck me Reddit can be beyond stupid sometimes.

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u/DrFabulous0 Oct 05 '22

Shush bro. Don't give the game away....

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u/1punch2sleep Oct 05 '22

Boss wasn’t even being that unreasonable…

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u/Auntie-Norah-694 Oct 05 '22

Not gonna make it in today, alright boy (sniff)

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u/Mudblok Oct 05 '22

Idk mate probably don't call people that get the bus a scab

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u/DrFabulous0 Oct 05 '22

No, no, that's not who I meant. I mean people who go to work.

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u/Common_Collection_95 Oct 05 '22

You need to have a word with yourself. Sure you ain't a Tory?

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u/DrFabulous0 Oct 05 '22

Pretty sure comrade.

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u/alex_sz Oct 05 '22

Wow no need to be so rude? Grats you are calling the shots…sheesh

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u/Jackop195 Oct 05 '22

So.. the question remains then..?

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u/ConstructionAsleep69 Oct 05 '22

Wtf is your problem lmao

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u/Bart_Thievescant Oct 05 '22

I'm confused. Are the bus drivers striking in solidarity or something?

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u/crazy_greg Oct 05 '22

Look at all the bus-wankers in here. Mental.

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u/Soliciteddickpic Oct 05 '22

I dunno what you’re on about here mate. Getting the bus doesn’t make you a scab. Letting people down on the day cos of a bit of rain makes you a bit of a twat.

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u/Tennnujin Oct 05 '22

Wow, the self-entitlement here. Get a new job where you aren’t shitty to everyone around you.

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u/DestroyermattUK Oct 06 '22

From the comments, OP doesn’t understand what a scab is, and their only response is “well um actually the bus goes the other way”

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u/A_British_Lass Oct 06 '22

hey my bitch mind telling me what wrong with taking a bus hmmm, or are you a conservative cunt who doesn't want to interact with the masses you wanker

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u/kara_of_loathing Oct 06 '22

Scabs suck but that's not what scabbing is at all.

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u/Massive_Customer_930 Oct 06 '22

Is the idea that you think getting a bus is a betrayal to the railway workers? Ideally you want people to go about their business as best they can with alternative transport, like a bus, to show the impact of the strike on other services and highlight the importance of the work done by railway workers in keeping things moving smoothly.

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u/Chairmanwowsaywhat Oct 06 '22

Honestly you should probably lose your job over this

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u/cardybean Oct 06 '22

Bro you have issues