15 People You Encounter On The NYC Subway

New York City is a crazy place, and if you don’t meet these people on the train, you’re a rare one.

1. The Sleeper

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The one that will sleep/head-bob/catch flies through a performance, announcements, and loud conversations yet somehow wake up in time to get off their stop.

2. The Performers

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They sing, they dance, they play instruments and if you’re lucky, they’ll dance right above your head!

3. The Reader

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A Nook, Kindle, iPad, iPhone, Galaxy, or real book. They’ll read standing up, sitting down, or getting off the train… R.I.F

4. The Make-Up Artist

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How can a bag fit so many products? These ladies (and sometimes men) should get an award for being able to do so much on one train ride. Shout out to the ones who clip their nails.

5. The Rocker

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Can you please teach me your air drumming, guitaring and head bob moves? I would love to jam out with you since I already hear your song.

6. The Tourist

If there is a place you got to go, I am the one you need to know. I’m the Map! I’m the Map! I’m the Map! But not on a crowded train…

7. The Two - Seater

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Do you really need a seat for your bag? Or baggage? Please move over.

8. The Eater

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Your food mixed with the lovely scents of the people around me just makes me want to eat with you!!!! …. or vomit on your shoes.

9. The Outrageous

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Return of the Mack, get up! What it is, what it does, what it is, what it isn’t. Looking for a better way to get up out of bed instead of getting on the Internet and checking a new hit. Get up! Fresh out, pimp strut walking, little bit of humble, little bit of cautious

10. The Lovebirds

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Too much PDA in a crowded train. I feel like I’m about to kiss you both… Can’t this wait?

11. The Preacher

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12. The High School Clique

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Ain’t nobody messing with my clique clique clique clique clique. Ain’t nobody fresher than my, than my clique clique clique clique clique. As I look around they don’t do it like my clique clique clique clique clique. And they always hatin cause they wanna be in, they wanna be in, they wanna be in, yea they wanna be in, in my clique.

13. The Smellies

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Looks like a perfectly great subway cart to go in, and there are seats! This is great… until you only last one stop because there was a reason it was empty…

14. The Lurker

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They look at you. You feel it. You look at them. They quickly turn their head.

Watching you this whole train ride? What? Nooo….

15. Lucas.

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Lucas has dreams. Lucas buys a round. Lucas is staring at you. Lucas wishes you would stop coughing on other people on the train. Lucas wishes you would stop eating on the train. Lucas doesn’t always love the people on the train, but it just shows how crazy NYC is.

Lucas uses Venmo.

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