Wednesday, September 09, 2009

Good to be an Engineer

A mathematician and an engineer agreed to take part in a psychological test. They sat on one side of a room and waited not knowing what to expect. A door opened on the other side and a naked woman came in the room and stood on the far side. They were then instructed that every time they heard a beep they could move half the remaining distance to the woman. They heard a beep and the engineer jumped up and moved halfway across the room while the mathematician continued to sit, looking disgusted and bored. When the mathematician didn't move after the second beep he was asked why. "Because I know I will never reach the woman." The engineer was asked why he chose to move and replied, "Because I know that very soon I will be close enough for all practical purposes!"


Tuesday, September 01, 2009

In the name of Garibrath

Does the name of the train Garibrath, means only poor people should travel this train or people who want to save some money? If it is first option, then "financial capacity" checks should be made before anybody purchases a ticket in that. If it is the second, then name Garibrath should be changed to something equivalent to "Low cost AC 3 tier trains".

As far as my experience goes, the train was filled with people who did not have any other option other than this train and people who wanted to travel AC 3rd at a lower cost. People who chose this option, needs to be aware that most of these trains have Side Middle berth, which makes sleeping in both SMB and SUB quite strenuous. Also in day time the person with SMB will be sharing seat with the 3 people who are allocated in the regular seats.

Also the bedding comes for a cost of 25 RS.