she messaged me on Instagram saying thank you and how grateful she was I helped her
This is every white knight's fantasy, typically ending in coitus.
That wasn't a rant, it was a humblebrag.
Ticket Checker: Miss, please, you need to show a ticket if you want to travel on the bus
M'lady: Go away!
Ticket Checker: Seriously miss, if you do not have a ticket, I'm going to have to ask you to leave.
OP: (look Ticket Checker dead in the eye) Here's $100%, now leave m'lady alone and don't bother her again
Did she offer $100% bills? or applause? or sex?
He made him back off with a tip of his fedora.