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So that they can use both hands to read the newspaper,
tablet-ludites should have anchor hats so that they can attach
by the hat to the overhead "handrails", and then read in peace
hands while the subway driver breaks and accellerates to his
No, just kidding about breaking, the anchor part of the anchor hat
be flexible and springy so that it would only hold your head in
the train gently sways back and forth according to the angle of the
or the whim of the driver, not for any violent jerk or accident.
oonly provide stabilizstion, not security with all of it discontents.
||My backpack has an extendable handle - I'd much
rather anchor *that*, just in case of a sudden stop.
||sp. breaks -> brakes (you should neither drive nor
write in public until you learn that one)
||No, no, it is supposed to be break -- this is one of my dark,
halucinagenic, ciggarette smoking influenced ideas.
||On a less likely to lead to class actions front, you could just have a skateboard, with two long bits of string and plastic hooks. Put the hooks over the handrails, sit on skateboard.
||When you reach your station, unclip, get off train, press button and string winds back into the spring-loaded bobbins(?) then skate off home.
||Oh yeah, or a subway hammock.
||Perhaps a more effective solution would be a modified fall
safety harness with D-rings and tethers at the shoulders
rather than the waist.
||One solution would be the braking of the train is fed into a flywheel on the skateboards, enabling travellers to complete their journey all the way home, assuming it's not that far, or uphill.