L Train Twitter Tales, Part 2: That "Shit Don't Show in My Drug Test"

Actual Twitter background of Tweeter #8
Actual Twitter background of Tweeter #8

When it comes to L Train service, Williamsburg's skinny-jean-choked underground thoroughfare, you never know what sort of experience you'll encounter -- homeless dude Aladdin sing-a-longs (saw it yesterday), public drunkenness across the spectrum, and, most reliably, rampant cell phone typers expounding on the highlights of their riotous ride. Perhaps it's the number of Twitter accounts per square inch in the 'burg, or that Tweeting is the most self-important of the arts, but in our Tweet-perusing experience the L consistently churns out the most enlightening and entertaining updates. A quick search of the last few days yielded just the sort of sassy mini-monologues you'd expect from "the hipster train." To wit, our second edition of the best Tweets from the L train:

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L Train Twitter Tales, Part 2: That "Shit Don't Show in My Drug Test"

The no money, warm seat lottery.

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L Train Twitter Tales, Part 2: That "Shit Don't Show in My Drug Test"

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Does blogging count? Or. What about that time I was a barista for like two weeks during study abroad!?

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L Train Twitter Tales, Part 2: That "Shit Don't Show in My Drug Test"

Homelessness, sooo cute. Ohmygaaah.

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L Train Twitter Tales, Part 2: That "Shit Don't Show in My Drug Test"

Kind of the opposite of the L train stigma. It's overeducated and unemployed.

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L Train Twitter Tales, Part 2: That "Shit Don't Show in My Drug Test"

It's just doing the Obama/Biden Amtrak 'slow roll.' Very classy.

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L Train Twitter Tales, Part 2: That "Shit Don't Show in My Drug Test"

Proof! The FakeMTA tweeter officially lives at the Bedford Ave. stop, the epicenter of parody Twitter accounts.

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L Train Twitter Tales, Part 2: That "Shit Don't Show in My Drug Test"

It appears the "that guy" breed of obnoxious tourist, native to the Time Square/Penn Station region has finally made it Brooklyn. Was he wearing a foam crown of any kind?

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L Train Twitter Tales, Part 2: That "Shit Don't Show in My Drug Test"

When searching "L train" on Twitter, 90 percent of tweets are drug references. It just becomes a matter of picking the classiest one. This gentlemen won out for pure sophistication and honesty.

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L Train Twitter Tales, Part 2: That "Shit Don't Show in My Drug Test"

On a jam packed L train trying really hard not to tell this guy to stop muttering Great Lakes in my ear.

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L Train Twitter Tales, Part 2: That "Shit Don't Show in My Drug Test"

Anyone? No? Guys? Is there anybody out there? Come on, look how many possible trending topics this is gonna show up under! #howtolookdesperateviahashtag.

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L Train Twitter Tales, Part 2: That "Shit Don't Show in My Drug Test"

Now that is some suggestive ellipses placement.


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