Archive for August 17th, 2009

Laptop ban

Monday, 17 August 2009


21st (or maybe 22nd?) century railway sign

A warning sticker in the WARS restaurant wagon operating between Gdansk and Warsaw. A simple question – why? Please post your answers to the questionnaire in the ‘Comments’ field.

  • Computers make milk go sour. Have you tried sour coffee with cheese?
  • The train will use more electricity which will push up the price of tickets.
  • Laptops are old hat, cool people use smartphones.

The above is a BTWT translation of a Polish post found on If you would like to take part in WARS’s own questionnaire as to whether laptops should be allowed in its restaurant cars, click here.

H.A.V. Bulleid obituary

Monday, 17 August 2009

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