This is kind of a corollary to my "Nobody Talks" posting.
There's a large percentage of the men hanging around obvious spots, whether it be the public washrooms in Eastern Europe or certain sections of public parks here, who pretend that they're there for some other reason. I'm not sure why that is. I mean we all know why we're there - and while I can appreciate not advertising it, avoiding all recognisance, even to the extent of polite conversation, does seem a little excessive. It's perhaps made more noticeable because some men will exchange comments on what's doing further down certain trails, how much action there was yesterday, the best days & times, etc., while others won't even respond to a polite "Good Day".
I'm not sure what's operating here....or why it continues to amaze or bother me.