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It's not genocide if it's bicyclists

I had a rowe with a cyclist today. I was in South Lake Union, walking north on Westlake. A light was red even though there was NO traffic I took advantage of the opportunity to stand in the shade, leaned against a building and replied to a text message. When the walk sign came up I started walking, pussing send on my phone and walked out infront of a bicyclist on the sidewalk. Whops, my bad. But he decided to be a dick.
"Why don't you listen to the bell next time" he said. I guess he rang his little bell, but city ears, ya know. Even if I did hear them it, which I don't remember, it didn't register. I started crossing the street. Now, I need not get into the details but my life recently has been pretty tumultuous as of late and I'm in an anger stage as it is so Seattle passive agressiveness simply would not do.
"Why don't you get off the sidewalk next time, asshole"  I replied as I started walking the crosswalk. I mean it's Soulth Lake Union, he had the WHOLE street to himself for fuck sake, there's no cars, especially on on an East/West street. So as I walk he decieded to follow me and cycle in circles around me.
"Hey, it's legal to cycle on the side walk. " he says all pissed off cycling around me in a threating mannor, he could have just moved on but he cirles around me as I cross the cross walk. I'm sure that's not legal.
"Whatever" I say, rage boiling but willing to go about my business.
"Why don't you get off your fucking cell phone and pay attention next time." He make a point to say as he goes around me one last ime.
"FUCK YOU Go get run over by a bus allready." I say and he rides off. At least I got the last word in but AAAAAAARRRRRRRRRGGGGGGG! I hate them I hate them so much. I'm willing to admit that I was in the wrong initially but FUCK HIM!! ARG I wanted to hit him. I wanted to kill him. I wanted to take all the rage I've been feeling and take it out on him. Words can't express the the deep, firey loathing I felt at the moment.
But it's over. I gradually walked it off on the way to my parent's house. I don't care how green they are bicyclists are a mennece to society and need to be wiped out! I'm so over their arrogant fuckatry.


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Jul. 27th, 2009 02:01 am (UTC)

Section 11.44.120 RIDING ON A SIDEWALK OR PUBLIC PATH. Every person operating a bicycle upon a sidewalk or public path shall yield the right-of-way to any pedestrian thereon, and shall give an audible signal before overtaking and passing any pedestrian.

He had to yield to you whether he rang his stupid bell or not...
Jul. 27th, 2009 04:42 am (UTC)
ohhhh. Good to know the actual law. That'll be useful to throw back at them. THANKS!
Jul. 27th, 2009 03:08 am (UTC)
Pepper Spray...
(or a tazer) would have been totally appropriate in this case. When he started circling around you, you could have taken that as a threat and sprayed the fuck out of him. It would have been funny as fuck watching him bust his ass off his bike because he was blinded. Face plants by assholes are really funny.

If you don't have any, you can get some pepper spray for less than $15-$20.
Jul. 27th, 2009 04:44 am (UTC)
Re: Pepper Spray...
Bawhahahahahaha. That would be awesome. I used to have pepper spray but I lost it ages ago running for a bus. It probably not a bad idea to have one again. Perhaps I can put a sticker on it that says bicyclist repellant on it. :) hmmm or maybe I should sell those.
Jul. 27th, 2009 03:42 am (UTC)
Yeah it was his business to pay attention, not yours. Agreed with antigrl117 on this one.
Jul. 27th, 2009 04:40 am (UTC)
Off the subject but I just saw the Easter Special of Dr Who on BBC America! :D Woo-hoo!
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