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Chinese subway goers have ranked the most unforgivable breaches of etiquette they are forced to endure on the nation’s trains, including such pearls of wisdom as “not defecating in the train” and “not allowing children to go to the toilet on the floor.”

The ranking of “most unforgiveable subway manners” was based on a survey of 894 Chinese undertaken by a subway operator and local paper in the Chinese metropolis of Tianjin – it runs as follows:

1. Spitting

2. Defecating in the train

3. Smoking in the carriage or station

4. Crowding onto the train without queuing

5. Taking things which stink onto the train

6. Lying across several seats

7. Taking pets onto the train

8. Spitting gum onto the train

9. Tossing trash onto the floor

10. Tossing trash onto the tracks

They also selected some of the “best manners” to uphold:

1. Yielding seats to the aged, infirm or pregnant

2. Waiting for people to get off the train before rushing onto it

3. Putting discarded trash in the bins

4. Not letting children defecate in the train

5. Not taking highly inflammable, explosive or radioactive materials onto the train

With subway etiquette in other countries typically concerned with the finer points of seating priority, mobile phone usage and not listening to loud music, the contrast with China’s preoccupation with the basics of queuing and not spitting or defecating in the train could not be more severe:

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    Comment by Anonymous
    09:09 30/11/2012 # ! Quality (+1.0)

    I can agree on,
    5. Not taking highly inflammable, explosive or radioactive materials onto the train.

    It's always annoying when I'm trying to take a shit on the train and someone decides to sit next to me with a case full of Plutonium. No manners at all.

    Comment by Anonymous
    13:04 30/11/2012 # ! Quality (+1.0)

    Not bringing inflammable or explosive materials might be impossible for the Chinese too... unless they go naked.

    Comment by Anonymous
    13:24 30/11/2012 # ! Quality (+1.0)

    According to the photos one tried...

    Comment by Anonymous
    04:10 01/12/2012 # ! Neutral (+0.4)

    You never know, he or she could explode too.

    Comment by Anonymous
    11:54 01/12/2012 # ! Good (+0.6)

    Chinese explode because they are stupid. Muslims explode because they are angry.

    Comment by Anonymous
    12:54 01/12/2012 # ! Neutral (+0.2)

    ^^^ and caucasian scum explode cos they are full of shit!

    Comment by Anonymous
    03:16 03/12/2012 # ! Neutral (0)

    "^^^ and caucasian scum explode cos they are full of shit!"

    you win.

    Comment by Anonymous
    11:53 01/12/2012 # ! Neutral (0)

    Their not as explosive as muslim women are!

    Comment by Anonymous
    14:15 01/12/2012 # ! Neutral (0)

    @ 12:54 No Caucasian's explode because of Angry Muslims or Stupid Chinese.

    Comment by Anonymous
    18:54 30/11/2012 # ! Neutral (0)

    they don't need highly inflammable materials cause they fckng explode anyways

    Comment by Anonymous
    21:11 30/11/2012 # ! Neutral (0)

    Doesn't really matter if it's radioactive since if it's Chinese it will explode anyway.

    Well, not the radioactive stuff or bombs that is, since they don't work.

    Comment by Anonymous
    23:12 02/12/2012 # ! Neutral (0)

    Well speaking in a manner of satire. If this was in America, can you imagine the lawsuits?

    "Hey!! There was no sign explicitly saying "No Highly Inflmammable, Explosive or Radioactive Materials on the Train!". If you have a problem go take it to the Train companies!"

    I doubt a situation like that would happen in America though lol. Or would it?

    Comment by Anonymous
    11:28 30/11/2012 # ! Neutral (0)

    This deserves neither a positive or negative vote, but rather a special vote just so you get "Quality (China)"

    Comment by Anonymous
    13:55 30/11/2012 # ! Neutral (+0.4)

    People are fuckin' animals. That's what is comes down to.

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    Comment by Wilhem
    18:30 30/11/2012 # ! Quality (+1.0)

    You are being rude to animals. Most animals wouldn't do what the people on these photos are doing...

    Comment by Anonymous
    07:35 21/12/2012 # ! Neutral (0)

    Even some classy race pet cats take a shy shit
    And those chnese shitting like dogs!
    Where other people are. Disgusting

    Comment by Anonymous
    14:28 01/12/2012 # ! Neutral (0)

    @ Wilhem: FYI, anon at 13:55 is different than anon at 12:56.

    Comment by Anonymous
    12:56 01/12/2012 # ! Neutral (0)

    are you sure wilhem? please use whats left of your brain before making these kind of comment...

    Comment by Anonymous

    Every time I read the word "fucking", I always choose to interpret it in the most literal sense possible.

    Comment by Anonymous

    Your joke would make sense if number 5 was actually ahead of taking a shit in the train...but nice try anyways.

    Comment by Anonymous
    17:39 30/11/2012 # ! Neutral (0)

    Or if he was someones child, which he is.

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    Comment by Pyrolight
    08:32 30/11/2012 # ! Quality (+1.0)

    One of the downsides of a large part of a country being ass backwards hicks and dropping them into modern society.

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    Comment by Conduit
    08:39 30/11/2012 # ! Quality (+1.0)

    Yep, this is what you get when you have a 3rd world mentality in a 1st world environment.

    Comment by Anonymous
    08:47 30/11/2012 # ! Good (+0.5)

    Excuse me, I'm form a 3rd World Country (Chile) and we don't poop on our trains!!!!! Ugh!

    Comment by Anonymous
    11:17 30/11/2012 # ! Quality (+1.0)

    3rd world, really? Maybe developing, but certainly not under developed.

    Comment by Anonymous
    10:44 30/11/2012 # ! Quality (+1.0)

    Does anybody even knows what a 3rd world country even means anymore?

    Comment by Anonymous
    08:51 30/11/2012 # ! Good (+0.6)

    man the girls there have such great asses.

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    Comment by Conduit
    09:00 30/11/2012 # ! Good (+0.4)

    Chile has had large scale commuter train services for substantially longer than mainland China.

    Comment by Anonymous
    09:41 30/11/2012 # ! Neutral (+0.2)

    i dont chile is a 3rd world anymore, so your good

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    Comment by Garret
    09:38 30/11/2012 # ! Neutral (+0.2)

    Chile isn't a 3rd world country. At least not near from Santiago.

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    Comment by Imyou
    02:49 01/12/2012 # ! Neutral (+0.2)

    Let me clear this up for people... The "world-numbering" was something of Mao Zedong's - it's not a matter of how advanced the society is, or directly how rich they are. 1st world is a superpower. 2nd world is an ally of a superpower. 3rd world is not an ally of any superpower. So as far as I know, Chile is a 3rd world country, right?

    Comment by Anonymous
    18:00 30/11/2012 # ! Neutral (0)

    Chile has an equal per capita income to Argentina. It's not 3rd world, dummy.

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    Comment by TOM
    11:23 06/12/2012 # ! Neutral (0)

    No, it's all life style. I'm a Chinese, most pp at my age have done some at 80's, or even 90's, well, apparently some still doing it.
    It's not parenting, cos all elders will tell you to piss of side walk when you say "mommy I need to pee", at that time, theres absolutely no idea what a public toilet is. But I won't do it at public , some of my friends won't.
    When thinking back, all of those who won't do shit/pee at public, all have a Ample life, some have money (witch actually not by much, cos when no body have money, and you have 10$, you are bloody rich),most are government employees(when you are, your life are guaranteed)
    when you have a bright and clean home--and future you tend not to shit everywhere.
    when you living in a shit hole, wondering what the f-ck Future is, you tend to not care anything.
    And now time, most pp living a shit hole, and this shit hole cost all your life saving to get. Watching other pp on TV or Internet having there future, you tend to have a weird head about anything.

    Comment by Anonymous
    11:58 01/12/2012 # ! Neutral (0)

    Sometimes i just can't help myself. After eating a healthy dose of prunes and laxatives I shit myself in the pants.

    I'll happily go to China and shit on their trains. Maybe someone will slip on my shit-stains while they leave. I'll make sure to land a load near the door exits.

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    Comment by Disco Laserparrot
    06:28 01/12/2012 # ! Neutral (0)

    Also: Growing up in the US, if you're a toddler and you need to take a piss while going somewhere, your folks can pull off of the freeway at a McDonald's somewhere and let you handle your business. China has a lot more drivers now than it did a decade ago, but cars are still an unattainable luxury for many. I'd imagine that if you're one of the people who has to take public transportation to get around, moving a fussy, diaper-less toddler off of a train, out of a jam-packed station, onto the street and into a mall or a McDonald's restroom before they shit all over you is an S-rank, achievement-unlocked fucking challenge, haha.

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    Comment by Disco Laserparrot
    06:18 01/12/2012 # ! Neutral (0)

    @anon11:29

    I live in China year-round, with about half of it on the mainland. I see this happen on trains, buses, sidewalks, in parks, shopping malls, etc., but largely outside of major metropolitan areas. When asking folks why this is acceptable, the responses are that diapers are viewed as being bad for the baby's skin too hot, unclean/unhealthy, etc. This opinion is held more by the older generations of Chinese than modern parents, but ... the older generations are the ones doing the lion's share of the child rearing right now, so there you go. As with every other bad habit, the attitude in China is basically to shrug your shoulders and say, "eh -- give it a generation or so and it'll be fixed."

    Comment by Anonymous
    11:58 01/12/2012 # ! Neutral (0)

    And piss on their doors too with my throbbing dick.

    Comment by Anonymous
    11:59 01/12/2012 # ! Neutral (0)

    My throbbing Japanese dick that is.

    Comment by Anonymous
    11:29 30/11/2012 # ! Neutral (0)

    I've been to china about 5 times and have been on their trains, and i have yet to see this but, I will say that in the less developed area's public transit, if they have some is in a serious dilapidated state....

    Comment by Anonymous
    11:30 30/11/2012 # ! Neutral (0)

    im from mexico, and i want to can poop in the train.

    Comment by Anonymous
    11:20 30/11/2012 # ! Neutral (0)

    is religion or lack thereof, obligatory in your country? If it's not then you are not in a third world country. There are other factors to consider, like lack of a functional government as well. I don't mean like disfunctional like the US govt, but more of a puppet govt or no govt at all.

    Comment by Anonymous
    17:22 30/11/2012 # ! Drivel (-1.0)

    Stop being retarded, people. 1st world = countries allied with the USA during the Cold War. 2nd world = countries allied with USSR. 3rd world = neutrals. By that definition China is a 2nd world country.

    Comment by Anonymous
    15:56 30/11/2012 # ! Neutral (0)

    1st world environment? "Made in China" is not a compliment.

    Comment by Anonymous
    16:14 30/11/2012 # ! Neutral (0)

    3rd world countries don't use the train as a public restroom

    Comment by Anonymous
    10:02 30/11/2012 # ! Neutral (0)

    Philippines is a 3rd world and nobody does that either

    Comment by Anonymous
    10:35 30/11/2012 # ! Neutral (+0.2)

    they do it everywhere else

    Comment by Anonymous
    10:51 30/11/2012 # ! Neutral (0)

    I'm from El Salvador, at least you guys have trains.

    Comment by Anonymous
    11:36 30/11/2012 # ! Neutral (0)

    Never heard of flying saucers? Unfortunately, it also happens in trains but not LRT and MRTs.

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    Comment by Nin

    This is also why black people are such a bother.

    Comment by Anonymous
    08:51 30/11/2012 # ! Good (+0.8)

    it's a matter of culture, not race. just like your stupidity has nothing to do with your race.

    Comment by Anonymous
    12:01 01/12/2012 # ! Neutral (0)

    Bullshit. I see white guys shitting outside trailer park trash dumps. With a can of beer in hand too.

    Or pissing on the walls. Broke busted white guys.

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    Comment by Leon Cloud
    09:47 30/11/2012 # ! Neutral (0)

    maybe im just lucky, but i dont see any of that on the yellow lines in NYC

    Comment by Anonymous
    09:42 30/11/2012 # ! Neutral (0)

    man which train do you take, all the ones i take are clean as hell, though i say much for the 456....

    Comment by Anonymous

    Shut up white supremacist faggot.

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    Comment by PirateKing
    00:42 01/12/2012 # ! Neutral (-0.2)

    I only see white people pissing and shitting all over each other.

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    Comment by kintama00

    Indeed, he is very stupid, but he might have a valid point.. dunno which1 tho, since he didn't bother.. u idiot!

    Comment by Anonymous

    Come on, if you never saw some black bum shitting on the subway in new york you havent taken it much. I see one shitting or pissing in the car on a weekly basis, and its rarely anything but black homeless.







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