Friends—who needs 'em! Apparently frustrated by his lack of real-life ping pong partners, this Area Man has turned to the friendly inanimate objects around him for companionship—and why bounce the ball off a wall when you can play against oncoming traffic on 34th Street and 8th Avenue.

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Tipster Rich Docherty didn't capture video of any of the matches, so we'll never really know who won. On one hand, buses lack both a competitive spirit and arms, making them naturally poor opponents. On the other hand, the man doesn't appear to have been crushed to death, so...win! Our Hero will later play a round of mini-golf with a 2006 Prius he met on Craigslist.

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