Plizzzz dont take pictures

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train leaving the station
Me: (snap! snap!, snap!)
Staff guy: Plizz dont take pictures!
Me: Why?
Staff guy: Because u r not allowed to take pictures here.
Me: I'm not a terrorist, wanna just take a pic of this cool train.
Staff guy: It's forbidden.
Me: (hidden snap!snap! snap!)

/at another station/
Me: (snap! snap!, snap!)
Staff guy: (no reaction)
Me: (snap! snap!, snap!)

Usually when taking pics at the metro stations or inside metro trains ppl react like this:
1.) they dont care
2.) they look like they would say: WTF?
As for staff, they don't care even more as long you dont use flash lights (precaution of blending the train driver with the flash).
Surprisingly in Singapore, at the transfer station between metro and lightrail "Punggol" the first situation happened when i was taking pics.
at the Singapore metro map

It happenes very rarely also in different cities, but it's always "no-reason" thing. IF it's really forbidden, the staff should force me to delete the pictures i've already taken (more or less 50% of all pics i've taken so far;) ) but they never do that, so: it's all bullshit. The more, nowadays u can download tons of pics of any station any tunnel and any other rail instalation in this world from the net. If u plan something, u dont have to move ur butt from ur home to see it all. So why the platform staff says "forbidden"? They are just bored i guess. No wonder, they stay the whole working day at the station, and never get inside the train. :)) Pretty demotivating, u see trains but u cant have a ride, just look at others riding it;)
RJ82 says:
i agree.. damn singapore!
Posted on: Aug 09, 2009
Aquedita says:
Siuuuper, akurat do Szanghaju to bym chciała zawitać kiedyś.
Mój kumpel z roku był na Tajwanie rok na stypendium i Magleva oczywiście zaliczył. Opowiadając o tym był nakręcony jak mały dzieciak!
Posted on: Aug 09, 2009
jegs76 says:
I to jeszcze jak! Wrótce umieszczę tu coś o nim:)
Posted on: Aug 09, 2009
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train leaving the station
train leaving the station
at the Singapore metro map
at the Singapore metro map
the forbidden lightrail
the "forbidden' lightrail
this guy is about to forbid me tak…
this guy is about to forbid me ta…
approaching the stn.
approaching the stn.
entering the train
entering the train
Stand clear of the doors
"Stand clear of the doors"
train interior
train interior
singaporean sterilness :)
singaporean sterilness :)
look the sad Mocca Belly on the le…
look the sad Mocca Belly on the l…
City Hall station entrance
City Hall station entrance
cool trains have they over there i…
cool trains have they over there …
Paya Lebar (Mikes hostel is there)
Paya Lebar (Mike's hostel is there)
Bugis - metro sign
Bugis - metro sign
Mike is on the left - showing us t…
Mike is on the left - showing us …
waiting
waiting
Tanjong Pagar
Tanjong Pagar
some artwork
some artwork
Outram Park ?
Outram Park ?
Paya Lebar stn.
Paya Lebar stn.
chinatown
chinatown
Punggol
Punggol
Serangoon - transfer for new circl…
Serangoon - transfer for new circ…
Monorail to Sentosa
Monorail to Sentosa
at the Sentosa station
at the Sentosa station