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Originally Posted by Manton View Post

The burning question for 2014 is, could it be worse than 2013 for the MTA? I'd like to think "no" but one must resist tempting illusions

Don't fall prey to the gambler's fallacy. Shit can always get worse.
post #5162 of 11406
2014 will see higher fares, less frequent and more crowded trains, and more of those crappy old cars that seemingly fit 33% fewer people than the newer cars.
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post #5164 of 11406
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Originally Posted by Omar1223 View Post

was this on the L?

The F.

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Originally Posted by lawyerdad View Post

Don't fall prey to the gambler's fallacy. Shit can always get worse.

Truth.
post #5165 of 11406
More MTA clusterfuck, similar to aranavel. The I get to the platform and the 1 train is 3 minutes away with another 5 minutes away. Awesome, if the first one is packed I'll just hop on the train 2 minutes behind. Both are packed over capacity. The third train is the same. The fourth train my girlfriend and I were able to finally able to work our way in while retaining the ability to breathe. It cleared out greatly at 66th and 59th. Packed to capacity again at 34th...

No more spending the night at the girlfriend's place when the weather is cold or shitty.
post #5166 of 11406
"MTA - NYC's biggest cock block"
post #5167 of 11406
When my train pulled up to the station today the cart was all empty

Turns out there were 4 homeless dudes sleeping on it

Smell wasn't that bad though
post #5168 of 11406
That's actually kind of brilliant. Sad, but brilliant.
post #5169 of 11406
that'd work in NYC if the trains were running smoothly.


alas....
post #5170 of 11406
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Originally Posted by FatherGuido View Post

In Rome the stations get so crowded that I took the train the wrong way for two stops just to be able to get on the train going in the right direction.

The MTA makes you do this, quite often actually.
post #5171 of 11406
somebody should really tell the MTA that a train every 19 minutes does not work for the 6 line during the middle of a week day.
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Thread Starter 
I was a half hour late today, which is to say, 100% late.
post #5173 of 11406
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Originally Posted by Manton View Post

I was a half hour late today, which is to say, 100% late.

You and Conne have similar work requirements, apparently. I thought you left government service years ago.
post #5174 of 11406
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Originally Posted by lawyerdad View Post

You and Conne have similar work requirements, apparently. I thought you left government service years ago.

I was at work 5 minutes early today. nod[1].gif
post #5175 of 11406
Make sure to claim your comp time! smile.gif



(Also, that was more of a math joke. As in, 30 minutes = 100% of actual working day. Since I was an English major, my math jokes almost always edinafail.)
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