Ever Wondered Why Bus Seats Are Always Covered In Hideous Patterns?
Anyway, the actual reason they design the seats so badly is to hide just how minging they are. That doesn't make any sense, right? Give us a moment.
Bus seats are ugly because they're designed in such a way, using complex mind-reading algorithms, so that our eyes are distracted from all the actual muck and grime that can be found on them.
To the commuter's eye, it almost always seems relatively clean, when in actual fact there is all kinds of dirt and grime on there that we would only be able to see if the seat fabrics were plain. It's an illusion basically... because we absolutely dread to think what kinds of things are on there.
The BBC also reports that this is one of the key reasons - but also explains that there are several others, too.
First up, there's the fabric to consider.
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