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Friday fun poll: do you strategize to get a seat on transit?

Friday fun poll: do you strategize to get a seat on transit?

If you like, skip to the end of this post to answer the seat poll.

Last week’s post: Buzzer trivia from 1962

Last week’s fun post had a trivia question from the Buzzer archives, shown above!

And 21 minutes after posting this, the correct answer came in from Sungsu: Turkey, Venezuela, and Sri Lanka.

Eric was just a minute behind Sungsu with the correct answer too, which I just have to quote here:

Top to bottom: Turkey, Venezuela, and Sri Lanka. I’ll take the dishwasher/disposal unit, please :)

Mrs. Lorraine Anderson, winning her prize in 1962.
Mrs. Lorraine Anderson, winning her prize in 1962.

Sorry Eric: no appliances from 1962 will be given out, though you certainly deserve one!

But here’s a big round of applause for Eric, Sungsu, and everyone else who weighed in with their correct guesses in the post: Henry A., Patrick Meehan, Jim, Zack, Tessa, and Stefan.

And I am happy to report that back in 1962, Mrs. Lorraine Anderson did indeed win one of the Name the Country contests. She chose an electric automatic washer and dryer from the T.V. Centre in Port Coquitlam! Here’s the Buzzer issue announcing her prize.

This week: do you strategize to get a seat on transit?

Recently someone told me that they try to get to their bus stop early in the morning just to get a seat on transit. Which begs the following question…

Does a seat matter so much that you actively scheme for it? And if you do strategize, are there any good methods of seat-getting that you wouldn’t mind sharing?