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#1 kittennic

Posted 03 December 2012 - 01:02 PM

How stressed would this mother have been for the hour and a half he was missing! Farrout
http://www.perthnow.com.au/news/western-au...u-1226528817237

How on earth did he manage to get on the bus by himself without anyone else noticing?

#2 my serenity

Posted 03 December 2012 - 01:08 PM

Poor mother! She must have been a frantic crying mess I would be!

#3 laridae

Posted 03 December 2012 - 01:14 PM

QUOTE (kittennic @ 03/12/2012, 02:02 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
How on earth did he manage to get on the bus by himself without anyone else noticing?


It wouldn't be hard... my DD catches the bus with me most days, just walks on, goes to find a seat & sits down, sometimes while I'm still in the queue.  Other passengers would just think the he was with one of the others.

#4 kadoodle

Posted 03 December 2012 - 01:16 PM

QUOTE (kittennic @ 03/12/2012, 02:02 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
How on earth did he manage to get on the bus by himself without anyone else noticing?


I managed to get on the Vline bus and got halfway to Ballarat as a toddler before anyone figured out what was going on.  I'd escaped in the few seconds mum let go of my hand to get her ticket clipped at Spencer St Station for the bus to Euroa.




#5 Chief Pancake Make

Posted 03 December 2012 - 01:17 PM

Some kids love buses.  I have seen toddlers make a run for the bus as it stops only to be grabbed by the parent at the last second.  It would only take a few seconds and people might assume it belonged to one of the other people getting on the bus.  Mind you I wouldnt be leaving a toddler without its hand held near a road with buses, but I have seen it almost happen.

#6 Liv_DrSperm_sh

Posted 03 December 2012 - 02:53 PM

Oh god, I need to sit down with my head between my legs...I have a mini-houdini who I can totally see doing this!

#7 kittennic

Posted 03 December 2012 - 03:14 PM

QUOTE (laridae @ 03/12/2012, 11:14 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
It wouldn't be hard... my DD catches the bus with me most days, just walks on, goes to find a seat & sits down, sometimes while I'm still in the queue.  Other passengers would just think the he was with one of the others.

Fair enough!

#8 Missy Shelby

Posted 03 December 2012 - 03:23 PM

As other pp's have said if something like this happened to one of my kids I would be beside myself.

The ambulance would need to be called...not joking!!  

I would automatically think that the worst has happened.




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