Tales of the Tube, #43


Man at London Bridge Underground station (Northern Line) this morning is hammering on the windows of full-to-bursting trains shouting “Move down the f**king carriage!  F**king hell!  For f**k’s sake!  Move down the carriage you f**king c***s!”

What he doesn’t realise is that everyone on those trains is thinking the same thing – “And let you get on this train?  Not likely, you mad bastard.”

But the best thing was, after he squeezed himself onto the third packed train in a row, the fourth train was almost empty.

That’s what I call karma. 🙂

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4 thoughts on “Tales of the Tube, #43

  1. linyangchen January 25, 2013 / 8:58 pm

    The wonders of environmental stochasticity and unknown variables.

    • StuPC January 27, 2013 / 10:06 pm

      I’m not entirely sure that that means, but it sure raises the tone of the conversation round here.:-)

      • linyangchen January 27, 2013 / 10:48 pm

        Sorry, I was just reading a book explaining how things like sudden empty trains can occur and why humans sometimes behave that way. John Sterman’s 2000 book ‘Business Dynamics’ if anyone’s interested 🙂

  2. StuPC January 28, 2013 / 8:57 am

    Is it good? The title isn’t very inspiring…

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