Have you ever noticed that slow-walking people are the most annoying thing you can encounter on the planet?
It’s not even so much their speed, per se, that bothers us. It’s their outright obliviousness to the world and people around them. Whether they’re blocking doorways, zigzagging on sidewalks, chatting on staircases or stopping on a dime in a narrow alley–it’s like, what is wrong with you people?
As a result, this is pretty much your life everyday, all because of them:
Well thanks to a shopping centre in the UK, the reign of these inconsiderate, slow-moving
zombies people has finally come to an end. Retail company Argos recently installed a “Fast Track” outside of its store in a bid to give fast-walkers a way to bypass the crowds. While still in its testing phase, the idea was a response to new statistics that found 31 per cent of people find pavement hoggers frustrating, while another 27 per cent were irked by slow walkers, according to the Daily Mail. Here’s the track in action:
The idea clearly has a lot of support. In fact, 28.8 million Britons said they would even like a pavement fast lane installed in their local street so they can get their stride on all day, everyday.
Personally, we’re hoping they get exactly what they’re asking for.