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It's always interesting to see board games popping up in unexpected places, such as this story on a site I'm regularly visiting:

http://notalwaysright.com/cant-follow-her-train-of-thought/4...
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Hahaha perfect... just ... perfect.
 
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The customer may have been recommended Europe or Nordic, with the advice to not get basic "Ticket to Ride." It's not impossible that it's the staff who got it wrong.
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AceAceBaby wrote:
The customer may have been recommended Europe or Nordic, with the advice to not get basic "Ticket to Ride." It's not impossible that it's the staff who got it wrong.
I was heading down the same track.
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oddtime wrote:
AceAceBaby wrote:
The customer may have been recommended Europe or Nordic, with the advice to not get basic "Ticket to Ride." It's not impossible that it's the staff who got it wrong.
I was heading down the same track.


That was my train of thought as well.
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oddtime wrote:
I was heading down the same track.


drsingle wrote:
That was my train of thought as well.


Quit derailing the thread, you two.
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This thread is heading towards a train wreck. I'm gonna watch.
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she searched for a german game: Zug um Zug
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IceFire1424 wrote:
oddtime wrote:
I was heading down the same track.


drsingle wrote:
That was my train of thought as well.


Quit derailing the thread, you two.


Yeah, clearly it was the customer that was loco.
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shumyum wrote:
IceFire1424 wrote:
oddtime wrote:
I was heading down the same track.


drsingle wrote:
That was my train of thought as well.


Quit derailing the thread, you two.


Yeah, clearly it was the customer that was loco.


I sense an ulterior motive.
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jmayDET wrote:
shumyum wrote:
IceFire1424 wrote:
oddtime wrote:
I was heading down the same track.


drsingle wrote:
That was my train of thought as well.


Quit derailing the thread, you two.


Yeah, clearly it was the customer that was loco.


I sense an ulterior motive.


Maybe they should have recommended an engine building game.
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She described Ticket to Ride, but she don't care for it.
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jmayDET wrote:
shumyum wrote:
IceFire1424 wrote:
oddtime wrote:
I was heading down the same track.


drsingle wrote:
That was my train of thought as well.


Quit derailing the thread, you two.


Yeah, clearly it was the customer that was loco.


I sense an ulterior motive.


A loco motive.
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Quote:
Me: “Can I help you find something?”

Customer: “Yes, I’m looking for a board game about trains, and there’s tickets…”

Me: “Oh, Ticket To Ride?”

Customer: “No. In the game, you collect these tickets for different routes, and you used these colored trains to connect the routes…”

Me: “That’s Ticket To Ride. It’s actually one of my favorites—”

Customer: “It’s NOT Ticket To Ride. But in the game, the different tickets are worth a certain amount of points, and the further the routes are from one another, the more points the ticket is worth…”

Me: “Hold on.”

(I grab a copy of ‘Ticket To Ride’ off the shelf and show it to her, with the name of the game facing me. An image of the game’s board is printed on the back.)

Me: “Is this the game you’re looking for?”

Customer: “Yes!” *grabs the game*

Me: “This is Ticket To Ride. ”

Customer: “Oh, then this isn’t it.” *drops it back onto the counter*
So.... lemme get this straight... He told her three times it was TtR? And after he handed her the game and revealed that the one she really wanted was TtR, she couldn't be bothered about it anymore? And this was obviously frustrating the guy? And then she left? Hmmm.... I think I'll write a song about that...

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I think I'm gonna be sad
I think it's today, yeah
The girl that's driving me mad
Is going away

She's got a ticket to ride
She's got a ticket to ride
She's got a ticket to ride
But she don't care

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That clerk clearly needs more training.
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dr_divot wrote:
That clerk clearly needs more training.


Ugh, I should have known a thread about trains would spawn so many bad puns. The 'geek can have such a one track mind sometimes.

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I'm so sorry.
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IceFire1424 wrote:
dr_divot wrote:
That clerk clearly needs more training.


Ugh, I should have known a thread about trains would spawn so many bad puns. The 'geek can have such a one track mind sometimes.

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I'm so sorry.


Sure, but it's nothing to get steamed about.
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Charles B wrote:
IceFire1424 wrote:
dr_divot wrote:
That clerk clearly needs more training.


Ugh, I should have known a thread about trains would spawn so many bad puns. The 'geek can have such a one track mind sometimes.

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I'm so sorry.


Sure, but it's nothing to get steamed about.


Eh, I suppose you're right. Apologies. Didn't mean to go off the rails.
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I'd just like to ask everyone to conduct themselves appropriately until the mods can engineer a solution to this behavior.
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Came for the stories, stayed for the train puns.
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"Tranny Punks"? while there is: TransAmerica robot
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Going from the thread title alone, did anybody get a "Tales from the Crypt" vibe?

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Mono.....d'oh!
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Bohmoplata wrote:
Mono.....d'oh!


And tipped for Simpsons. Well played.

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