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12 Subway Games You Can Play Without Your Phone

Public transit is its own source of endless entertainment.

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1. What the hell is in that box?

A television? A dog? Stuff from their ex's apartment? Maybe if you offer to help them carry it they'll tell you.
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A television? A dog? Stuff from their ex's apartment? Maybe if you offer to help them carry it they'll tell you.

2. Where is that smell coming from?

When you walk in a car and you just know something's not right — can you determine the origin of the funk?
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When you walk in a car and you just know something's not right — can you determine the origin of the funk?

3. Mistress or daughter?

Eavesdrop and study the body language — can you tell if she's an affectionate daughter, or if you're witnessing an illicit affair?
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Eavesdrop and study the body language — can you tell if she's an affectionate daughter, or if you're witnessing an illicit affair?

4. Aren't you supposed to be in school?

Man, these kids are annoyi— wait, it's like 10 a.m.! Why aren't they in school? Are they cutting class or on their way to class?
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Man, these kids are annoyi— wait, it's like 10 a.m.! Why aren't they in school? Are they cutting class or on their way to class?

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5. Who settled for who?

You never know, the conventionally hot one could have a horrible personality deal breaker.
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You never know, the conventionally hot one could have a horrible personality deal breaker.

6. Find the rat!

Carefully look over the edge of the platform; it shouldn't take too long!
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Carefully look over the edge of the platform; it shouldn't take too long!

7. What dating site do you think they met on?

OkCupid? Tinder? Jdate?
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OkCupid? Tinder? Jdate?

8. What is that person's job?

Can you tell just by looking at people what they might do for a living?
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Can you tell just by looking at people what they might do for a living?

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9. Do you think they fight like this all the time?

Try to guess if they're having a bad day or if it's just a routine subway ride!
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Try to guess if they're having a bad day or if it's just a routine subway ride!

10. Why does she need three bags?

Try to guess why she didn't just spring for a backpack.
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Try to guess why she didn't just spring for a backpack.

11. Advanced find the rat: Which rat is Master Splinter?

Bonus points if you find turtles.
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Bonus points if you find turtles.

12. Which of these people is going to get off first?

Then you can swoop in and take their seat.
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Then you can swoop in and take their seat.