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Train Ticket Robbery
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"I've worked out it's cheaper for me to post myself, rather than catch the train..."
'Doing a degree? No, I'm trying to book a train ticket.'
'Our fare hike will leave service at the same level, just like guess what?'
'You mean I only have to say where I'm going and you give me a ticket?'
'You'll be Standard Class, Sir?'
You want a scary Christmas story? I'll tell you how much my rail fare was to get here.
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'We accept payment by cash, card or an arm and a leg.'
"Just a single second class ticket to the enchanted forest please."
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'Now we have the chief executive of Wigwam rail, how can you justify the enormous fair increases.'
Magician can't find his ticket.
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'We don't keep cash on the premises.'
"What's the cheapest fare to Leeds?"
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'You know Jim's got to find another way to avoid the outrageous fares.'
'Doctor, I need help.'
'Did you know that half of the world population feeds themselves on less than $2 a day...and yet it cost me £123.60 to travel 1st class from York to Kings Cross last week, and I didn't even get a complimentary sandwich.'
"How much?!... I'm sorry, I think there's been a misunderstanding. I only want to buy a ticket, not the train!"
"I want to make a down payment on my ticket to work tomorrow."
'Patience, patience, I'm sure it's in here somewhere...'
"I feel bad enough that I can't afford First Class, without them listing Standard as STD on my ticket."
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'Welcome to the automated booking line. Please state your location.' - 'Oxford' - 'I'm sorry. I didn't hear that. Please try again.' - ''Oxford', you dumb robot!' - 'I think you said 'Dumbarton'. Please press '9' to confirm.' - 'Yeah, maybe later.'
Ticket machine costing an arm and a leg.
'Hi - I'm on the train, because I can't afford to get in it.'
'It doesn't stop there now.'