I know "that person who loudly hates the Olympics" is way more tiresome than "the person who is suddenly a gymnastics expert once every four years" and "the person normally critical of American foreign policy drunkenly chanting USA at a bar television," so if watching the games is your thing, have at it. But lest you start to feel bummed that it could've been us on the teevee, enjoy reading these tweets of miserable Londoners, totally not keeping a stiff upper lip about how much hosting the Olympics sucks.
Lots of miserable people so far...this has captured London perfectly #London2012
— Holly Byrnes (@byrnesh) July 27, 2012
London carries on as normal as Tube suffers meltdown on four lines as London's road network squeezed for Olympics. standard.co.uk/news/transport…
— Evening Standard (@standardnews) July 25, 2012
Policeman assaulting and pepper-spraying a disabled man on a tricycle ow.ly/cyuFd #criticalmass #london2012
— Adam Ford (@neon_black81) July 27, 2012
Crowded much. #olympicpark #stratford #olympics #londoninstagr.am/p/NrjhrbFUPv/
— Carrie Anne Biffle (@cabiffle) July 29, 2012
London is really becoming crowded, have to go home early to avoid the endless rush hours on public transport, Olympic spirit is everywhere
— Ghazi Gheblawi (@Gheblawi) July 27, 2012
On to a comically crowded late train out of Paddington and back to the dismal reality of London in 2012. Nice dream while it lasted.
— Alex Chick (@alexchick81) July 28, 2012
How come sits are empty? #London2012tickets are way too expensive
— HanaHussainSeleem (@neu_trino) July 29, 2012
heres an idea olympic bigwigs who price out joe public on tickets, fill those empty seats with underprivelaged and poor kids #london2012
— Si(@Tuvster1405) July 29, 2012
In fairness, my Internet provision here in East London has been awful since Friday and 3G impossible. The Olympics ate my bandwidth!
— ibikelondon blog (@markbikeslondon) July 29, 2012
Judging by the tourists, walking fast even if you're not in a rush, seems to be a lost art outside of London.
— S. (@_sharigold) July 29, 2012
I was amazed by how few British people there were in central London. It was like dawn of the dead but with tourists instead of zombies.
— Eros Vlahos (@Eros_V) July 29, 2012
Yesterday I got called a fag and today I got called a rimboy.Loving the open minded tourists in London#shouldIdressdown ? #London2012
— Jack Cole (@MrWacoJacko) July 29, 2012
OH MY GOD *hides behind the sofa* #London2012
— Jonathan Rothwell (@jrothwell) July 27, 2012
Let's all be glad the only thing we have to bitch about on Twitter is NBC's dumb time delay.