Jul 9, 2002 | Conteúdos Em Ingles

Three inbound and three outbound agents are traveling by train to a conference. At the station, the three inbound agents each buy tickets and watch as the three outbound agents buy only a single ticket.

“How are three people going to travel on only one ticket?” asks an inbound agent.

“Watch and you’ll see,” answers an outbound agent

They all board the train. The inbound agents take their respective seats but all three outbound agents cram into a rest room and close the door behind them

Shortly after the train has departed, the conductor comes around collecting tickets. He knocks on the rest room door and says

“Ticket, please.”

The door opens just a crack and a single arm emerges with a ticket in hand. The conductor takes it and moves on. The inbound agents saw this and agreed it was quite a clever idea.

So after the conference, the inbound agents decide to copy the outbound agents on the return trip and save some money. When they get to the station, they buy a single ticket for the return trip. To their astonishment, the outbound agents don’t buy a ticket at all.

“How are you going to travel without a ticket?” asks one perplexed inbound agent.

“Watch and you’ll see,” answers an outbound agent

When they board the train the three inbound agents cram into a rest room and the three outbound agents cram into another one nearby. The train departs. Shortly afterward, one of the outbound agents leaves his rest room and walks over to the rest room where the inbound agents are hiding.

He knocks on the door and says, “Ticket, please