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Moving forward feels better.....why ?
« on: 18/04/2004 04:50:18 »
I was sitting on the train today, and I thought to myself that I much prefer to sit going forward....with plenty of spaces left on the train , there were still people who sat going backwards...why ?...is it not inherent in us to prefer facing the direction we are travelling ? Do we not have a prediliction for moving forward ?...and  if we do , then why ?...why does it feel better as a passenger to face forwards when travelling ? especially when we are not doing the driving or using our legs.

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Re: Moving forward feels better.....why ?
« Reply #1 on: 18/04/2004 06:02:44 »
It's probably just you (I don't mind at all travelling backwards) but if you suffer from travel sickness, I guess it's probably easier to cope with signals that say you're going forward than backwards so you get sick less.

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Re: Moving forward feels better.....why ?
« Reply #2 on: 18/04/2004 08:05:03 »
I think it depends if you can see out the window or not.

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Re: Moving forward feels better.....why ?
« Reply #3 on: 18/04/2004 12:10:25 »
Thanks Quanty Kitty !!...yep !!..ok, t'is just me...but I never suffer from travel sickness, never have ....So...it's a little 'forward' trait that I will treasure and call my own.

Thanks Just......I do like looking out the window and certainly prefer to see what is coming rather than where I have been......but I just still think there's something more to it than a personal preference.....

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« Reply #4 on: 18/04/2004 22:26:25 »
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« Reply #5 on: 18/04/2004 23:10:04 »
I might be back in force today...but no one even comes close to your posting capacity....you truly are Lord Of The Flies .....

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Re: Moving forward feels better.....why ?
« Reply #6 on: 18/04/2004 06:02:44 »
It's probably just you (I don't mind at all travelling backwards) but if you suffer from travel sickness, I guess it's probably easier to cope with signals that say you're going forward than backwards so you get sick less.

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« Reply #7 on: 18/04/2004 08:05:03 »
I think it depends if you can see out the window or not.

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« Reply #8 on: 18/04/2004 12:10:25 »
Thanks Quanty Kitty !!...yep !!..ok, t'is just me...but I never suffer from travel sickness, never have ....So...it's a little 'forward' trait that I will treasure and call my own.

Thanks Just......I do like looking out the window and certainly prefer to see what is coming rather than where I have been......but I just still think there's something more to it than a personal preference.....

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« Reply #9 on: 18/04/2004 22:26:25 »
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« Reply #10 on: 18/04/2004 23:10:04 »
I might be back in force today...but no one even comes close to your posting capacity....you truly are Lord Of The Flies .....

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Re: Moving forward feels better.....why ?
« Reply #11 on: 20/04/2004 20:13:54 »
Welcome back Neil, nice to see you posting again.

Isn't it safer travelling backwards or is that just something I've picked up along the way, or maybe that's just aeroplanes.

 

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Re: Moving forward feels better.....why ?
« Reply #12 on: 20/04/2004 20:20:30 »
Thanks T G, it's good to be back....Hmmm..that's an interesting point about it being safer (perhaps) to travel backwards......But I just 'feel' right to be facing the direction I'm going....is it really just me then ?....now that I think about it though, I may have heard something about the safety benefits of facing aginst the flow....maybe it was in planes......I still want to face forwards though

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