Tickets, please...

On a train to a large computer convention there were a bunch of PC
users and a bunch of Mac users. Each of the Mac folks had a train
ticket.  The group of Mac users had only ONE ticket for all of them.
The PC group started laughing, figuring the Mac users were going to
get caught and thrown off the train.  When one of the Mac users, the
lookout, said "here comes the conductor", the entire Mac group went
into the bathroom.  The PC users were as puzzled as a first-time File
Manager user.  The conductor came aboard, said "Tickets, please," and
got tickets from all the PC Users.  He then went to the bathroom and
knocked on the door and said "Ticket, please."  The Mac users stuck the
ticket under the door.  The conductor took it and moved on.  A few
minutes later the Mac group came out of the bathroom.  The PC users
felt really stupid.

On the way back from the convention, the group of PC users decided
that they would try that method, too.  They bought one ticket for the
whole group.  They met up with the Mac users in the same car.  Again,
the PC users started snickering at the Mac users.  This time NONE of
the Mac users had tickets.  When the lookout said "Conductor coming!",
the entire Mac group went to one bathroom and all the PC users went to
the other bathroom.  Before the conductor came on board, one of the
Mac users left their bathroom, knocked on the PC users' bathroom, and
said "Ticket, please."

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This message was sent on 15 Apr 1996