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19 Things You'll Understand If You Live In London

Basically anything the bus says is bound to piss you off.

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1. "The destination of this bus has now changed."

The way a bus just springs this on you without a moments notice, it's just rude.
E4

The way a bus just springs this on you without a moments notice, it's just rude.

2. "This bus terminates here. Please see the driver for more information."

Oh OK, we're just going to stop three miles from the original destination, that's cool.
Bravo

Oh OK, we're just going to stop three miles from the original destination, that's cool.

3. "This bus will wait here a short time for a change of drivers to take place."

CBS

For some reason this always happens when you actually have somewhere to be and you don't have five minutes to spare.

4. "Move down inside the bus."

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*Nobody moves an inch*

5. "Passes and Oyster cards please."

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This tends to happen when your Oyster is at the bottom of your bag. Or when you haven't tapped in at all. The inspectors just know.

6. "This train will run fast to..."

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So because you're late, you're going to punish everybody that needs to get off at those stops you're missing? THANKS.

7. "All change please."

NBC

The Lord will test us all today.

8. "There will be a tube strike."

Bravo

Just another way to fuck up your day.

9. "The lifts on the south side of the station are not in working order."

I guess if I climb these 460824 steps, I won't have to go to the gym for a week.
ITV

I guess if I climb these 460824 steps, I won't have to go to the gym for a week.

10. "This train is delayed due to leaves on the line."

NBC

How can something so small cause such big problems?

11. "You've missed the last tube, you'll have to get the night bus."

*Heart breaks just a little bit*
Warner Bros

*Heart breaks just a little bit*

12. "Zone 6."

To a Londoner, that could be the name of a horror movie.
Universal

To a Londoner, that could be the name of a horror movie.

13. "It's 30p to use the bathroom."

Who even carries change? I need to piss goddammit.
Warner Bros

Who even carries change? I need to piss goddammit.

14. "Shall we get Pret for lunch?"

E!

Sure, out of the million other eating establishments in London, let's go and get an overpriced sandwich.

15. "Shall we go into central?"

Global

Are you trying to kill my soul?

16. "Shall we meet at Covent Garden / Leicester Square / Topshop on Oxford Street?"

Shall we also spend three hours trying to find each other in the crowds?
WWE

Shall we also spend three hours trying to find each other in the crowds?

17. "You live in London, you must've been there."

Logo TV

Contrary to what you must think, I have not been to every landmark, museum, bar, and restaurant in London.

18. "God, London is so expensive."

Do you need to remind me? I've just finished having my last crisis about that.
Channel 5

Do you need to remind me? I've just finished having my last crisis about that.

19. "Offering a spacious double room."

ABC

YOU LIE, IT'S A CUPBOARD.