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HIDWtS: Mixed signals.

A new series on How I Decide Where to Sit. HIDWtS for short. (Not really short.)

Background: I ride a shuttle to work. It is a really nice shuttle and the first time I have ever had this luxury, causing me to overthink pretty much every aspect of it, especially where to sit. And now I overthink where I decide to sit in every open-seating situation, so I’m going to write about it.

Today was easy! There were empty rows! I picked the first empty row on the port side because I was lazy and tired. A woman in a brightly-colored skirt sat next to me and maintained the “ready to stand up” position the entire ride. I could see her in my peripheral vision while I was reading, so I kept thinking it was time to stand up. Confusingly, she relaxed right as the ride was ending.

She was messing with me.

HIDWtS Rating: Paranoid.

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