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Woman Sick Of Men Spreading Legs In Subway Gets Revenge, And Here’s How Men Respond
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Woman Sick Of Men Spreading Legs In Subway Gets Revenge, And Here’s How Men Respond

We have, in the last few years, been subjected to an odd kind of lazy, unimaginative wordplay whereby the word ‘man’ is prefixed onto certain things, ascribing male characteristics to them somewhat unnecessarily. Examples include manbag, man-scaping, man-flu, mansplaining and now, manspreading, which is the male act of taking up additional space on public transport by splaying his legs too wide.

The city of Madrid evidently thinks that manspreading has become such a problem that they decided to ban it altogether on their public transport system, in order to “remind transport users to maintain civic responsibility. equal rights and respect the personal space of everyone on board.”

This woman decided to fight back against this obnoxious behavior equally, by giving men a taste of their own medicine and teaching them how to respect her personal space. She was quickly praised by another woman, who attempted to provide psychological reasoning behind the phenomenon of manspreading, believing that it’s basically just another sign of male dominance and oppression.

Enter a guy on the scene, coming in to ‘mansplain’ (ugh) his take on the situation, which he believes is actually quite simple, and the entire discussion is just basically, nuts.

Scroll down below to check the best comebacks from both sides for yourself, and let us know what you think about the issue in the comments. Do the ladies have a point? Or is it really just a simple matter of comfort for the cojones, placement of the plums? Or are they just rude people, unaware of their own selfish behavior? Join the discussion!

Immediately she got backup from other commenters

Until this guy showed up

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SnooDoo
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4 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

When you have too much time and no life you see crotches everywhere. ^^

Gabi
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4 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

I am a woman and spread my legs. Not to show off my crotch, but because it is effin comfortable. If you sit next to such a spreaded guy, they usually close their legs. Not because of being intimidated but because not every man is a jerk, not every man who sits like this is a jerk and shows of partiarchy crotchdominance. They close their legs to give space. And that's it.

Rafaella Bueno
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4 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

Yup. Most of the time guys will sit like that if they have free space around because it's more comfortable, but they'll usually close their legs as needed if they see someone else wants to sit. If I have space, I'll sit with my legs closed but straight - it's what's comfortable to me. I can and will take as much or as little space as is available in public transport.

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Virgil Blue
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4 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

Have testes, I sit like that because they were poorly placed for bipedal mammals. Will close up shop if asked or if someone sits next to me.

Daria B
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4 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

That's the right and natural thing to do. But, sadly, there really are men (and women) who think other people do not exist in this world.

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SnooDoo
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4 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

When you have too much time and no life you see crotches everywhere. ^^

Gabi
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4 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

I am a woman and spread my legs. Not to show off my crotch, but because it is effin comfortable. If you sit next to such a spreaded guy, they usually close their legs. Not because of being intimidated but because not every man is a jerk, not every man who sits like this is a jerk and shows of partiarchy crotchdominance. They close their legs to give space. And that's it.

Rafaella Bueno
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4 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

Yup. Most of the time guys will sit like that if they have free space around because it's more comfortable, but they'll usually close their legs as needed if they see someone else wants to sit. If I have space, I'll sit with my legs closed but straight - it's what's comfortable to me. I can and will take as much or as little space as is available in public transport.

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Virgil Blue
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4 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

Have testes, I sit like that because they were poorly placed for bipedal mammals. Will close up shop if asked or if someone sits next to me.

Daria B
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4 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

That's the right and natural thing to do. But, sadly, there really are men (and women) who think other people do not exist in this world.

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