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Twitter Thread: Bus Operator Provides In-Depth Analysis Shang-Chi Bus Scene

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    Bus - Mack, yes, That Mack @that_mc ... Finally watching Shang-Chi, here as a bus operator to rate the SFT transit factors of The Bus Scene: Mack, yes, That Mack @that_mc SFT (San Francisco Transit?) is using a New Flyer D60 articulated 60 foot motor coach for the 1 California. 1 CALIFORNIA. 2706 SAT 4:04 am · 14/11/21 · Twitter Web App
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    Car - Mack, yes, That Mack @that_mc But the bus is headed south on Noe at 21st St, they are seriously off route! 1OLIFORNIA 4:04 am · 14/11/21 · Twitter Web App
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    Chair - Mack, yes, That Mack @that_mc I like these brushed steel and green cushion seats, they look nicer and harder to clean than muni's 4:04 am · 14/11/21 · Twitter Web App
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    Forehead - Mack, yes, That Mack @that_mc That's a real ad for the jazz and blues festical you can find in muni buses JAZL BLUES JULY 21-28 i FASSISG PAAA 4:04 am · 14/11/21 · Twitter Web App
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    Product - Mack, yes, That Mack @that_mc As a bus operator, this is the moment I pop my parking brake and open the doors. TANENTY CAUTI Lo msiolcin pehea 4:04 am · 14/11/21 · Twitter Web App
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    Motor vehicle - Mack, yes, That Mack @that_mc This would Definitely Happen BE 4:04 am · 14/11/21 · Twitter Web App
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    Product - Mack, yes, That Mack @that_mc Energy sword arm man cuts through the floor of the articulating section. Also wears sensible boots for working on a bus! 4:04 am · 14/11/21 · Twitter Web App
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    Hood - Mack, yes, That Mack @that_mc This cuts through an air hose under the bus! 4:04 am · 14/11/21 · Twitter Web App
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    Product - Mack, yes, That Mack @that_mc Our bus operator, played by Michael- Anthony Taylor, discovers his service brake isn't working. He's mashing on the treadle (pedal) and not stopping. That's terrible! And he's wearing earphones. That's terrible. He definitely could be charged with an avoidable incident by SFT. NTROLS 4:04 am · 14/11/21 · Twitter Web App
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    Triangle - Mack, yes, That Mack @that_mc ... He should be reaching for the Parking and Emergency Brake on his left control panel: APPLY PULL TO PARKING BRAKE Bendx RELEASE 4:04 am · 14/11/21 · Twitter Web App PUSH TO
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    Sleeve - Mack, yes, That Mack @that_mc Cap number 8964 would be a part time operator at muni, but SFT might have a different scheme? 8964 4:04 am · 14/11/21 · Twitter Web App
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    Bus - Mack, yes, That Mack @that_mc Now we are heading west on California at Mason St, and this is a serious hill. There could very well be cable cars in the way. Not to mention this has been a 40 minute bus ride from 21st and Noe, minimum. 4:04 am · 14/11/21 · Twitter Web App
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    Font - Mack, yes, That Mack @that_mc · 4h Jl Quick digression on how Air Brakes work. Energy sword arm man cut the brake lines, which would let all the air out of the system. When this happens, a backup, mechanical brake called the Spring Brake activates. 5 27 12 630 Mack, yes, That Mack @that_mc The spring brake held open by air pressure. If there is no pressure, the brake is applied, and the wheels will not turn. Air brakes have a warning, that is audible as a very loud, continuous buzzer, whe
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    Black - Mack, yes, That Mack @that_mc A bus operator will stop the bus when this low air pressure warning goes off, because if the air brakes keep loosing pressure, the spring brakes WILL activate, and the bus is going to stop very very suddenly. 4:04 am · 14/11/21 · Twitter Web App 9 Retweets 571 Likes Mack, yes, That Mack @that_mc · 4h DReplying to @that_mc Bus operators don't want to stop very hard because that's how you get Falls On Board. ♡ 3 540
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    Product - Mack, yes, That Mack @that_mc When bus operators want to know what's going on inside our passenger area, we look in the mirror up top, not over our shoulder 4:04 am · 14/11/21 · Twitter Web App
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    Asphalt - Mack, yes, That Mack @that_mc This helps us keep our attention on steering the bus, to avoid cars that will definitely make illegal left turns in front of us all day every day. Powell and California. TURN 4:04 am · 14/11/21 · Twitter Web App
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    Automotive mirror - Mack, yes, That Mack @that_mc OUCH 964 4:04 am · 14/11/21 · Twitter Web App
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    Motor vehicle - Mack, yes, That Mack @that_mc Operator wasn't even wearing his seat belt! Workmans Comp not going to cover this. Also: Fall on Board. 4:04 am · 14/11/21 · Twitter Web App
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    Motor vehicle - Mack, yes, That Mack @that_mc This is top quality bus driving. Also get the line "Every time I try to drive a bus I get yelled at" which a) lol and b) that's just being a bus operator. We get yelled at whenever we try to drive a bus too. 2706 Let tme music contrel 4:04 am · 14/11/21 · Twitter Web App ...
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    Vehicle - Mack, yes, That Mack @that_mc I'm going to take this part by part. First of all, I want to get into the operators seat this easily just once in my entire life. | 4:04 am · 14/11/21 · Twitter Web App
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    Font - Mack, yes, That Mack @that_mc ... This space isn't empty, there's a big compartment with computers and electronics in there. 4:04 am · 14/11/21 · Twitter Web App
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    Font - Mack, yes, That Mack @that_mc Operators lunch! 4:05 am · 14/11/21 · Twitter Web App
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    Black - Mack, yes, That Mack @that_mc This is the parking and emergency brake. This is what the operator should have pulled way back when Shang-chi threw the first punch. If you are ever in a situation where you are unexpectedly in a run away bus and need to stop it, this yellow handle is the thing to grab. 4:08 am · 14/11/21 · Twitter Web App
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    Black - Mack, yes, That Mack @that_mc ... Some operators really do sit with the seat all the way down and the wheel up and forward, but I find this very uncomfortable, like driving with your chin. When a bus operator takes over a bus, they immediately start by adjusting the seat to their preference. 4:10 am · 14/11/21 · Twitter Web App
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    Automotive lighting - Mack, yes, That Mack @that_mc Shang-Chi knows how to check on the passengers! 4:12 am · 14/11/21 · Twitter Web App
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    Facial expression - Mack, yes, That Mack @that_mc Every bus has a fire extinguisher, and we check every day before we pull out of the yard. It is intended for exactly these situations. 4:13 am · 14/11/21 · Twitter Web App
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    Bus - Mack, yes, That Mack @that_mc Every bus operator cheers when the scooters get mashed to shreds. 41CALIFORNIA 2706 SAT 4:15 am · 14/11/21 · Twitter Web App
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    Hood - Mack, yes, That Mack @that_mc I think this is more or less how an articulated section would react. I don't actually operate articulated motor coaches, so IDK C LegeIna vi Time Ten 4:16 am · 14/11/21 · Twitter Web App
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    Building - Mack, yes, That Mack @that_mc This is Stockton at Bush, on top of the Stockton Street Tunnel. 4:18 am · 14/11/21 · Twitter Web App
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    Automotive lighting - Mack, yes, That Mack @that_mc I have no idea if this is what's down there. 4:19 am · 14/11/21 · Twitter Web App
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    Product - Mack, yes, That Mack @that_mc The rear view mirrors are bus operators best friends. We cannot safely turn the bus if they aren't adjusted properly. I would take a moment to check and make sure they are how I like them after this. 2laliweras 4:21 am · 14/11/21 · Twitter Web App
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    Automotive lighting - Mack, yes, That Mack @that_mc This is how everyone asks to be let into the bus when we aren't at a stop. Too real. 4:22 am · 14/11/21 · Twitter Web App
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    Automotive lighting - Mack, yes, That Mack @that_mc I'm impressed that she knew how to operate the door lever. When the doors are open, an interlock activates that prevents the bus from moving. This would also have been an option to try for an out of control bus. Also, that's where you keep your coffee canteen, true facts. 4:24 am · 14/11/21 · Twitter Web App
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    Light - Mack, yes, That Mack @that_mc DON'T LOOK OVER YOUR SHOULDER WHILE DRIVING! The hazards are ahead of you. Aim High in Steering, everyone. 4:25 am · 14/11/21 · Twitter Web App
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    Musical instrument - Mack, yes, That Mack @that_mc Now we are heading into the Stockton Street tunnel. This is MC Escher's Hill, apparently. 4:27 am · 14/11/21 · Twitter Web App
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    Product - Mack, yes, That Mack @that_mc I Laughed. So. Hard. at the stop request gag. Saw it coming from miles away OMG. On Muni, someone would absolutely have used this within 20 seconds of the start of the fight. 4:30 am · 14/11/21 · Twitter Web App
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    Car - Mack, yes, That Mack @that_mc We are finally coming to a stop at Larkin and North Point. Quite a ways to warp from Union Square IMO. 1CALIFORNIA 2706 4:32 am · 14/11/21 · Twitter Web App
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    Product - Mack, yes, That Mack @that_mc This is the look I give passengers when I stopped too far from the curb. Good bus stops are hard. I hope you enjoyed my thread as much as I enjoyed this scene. 4:34 am · 14/11/21 · Twitter Web App
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    Product - Mack, yes, That Mack @that_mc Unfortunately think this guy isn't going to keep his job as a bus operator, though. I'm glad he's ok, that was a nasty knock he took. Let's hope he lands on his feet. Maybe he'll drive charters? 8964

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