The Spring Festival Rush
Posted by Joel Martinsen on Thursday, January 15, 2009 at 2:14 PM
As the Spring Festival nears and the annual travel rush accelerates toward a pre-festival peak between January 20 and 24, tickets are becoming increasingly difficult to come by.
An old joke about a clever way to score a ride out of Beijng has surfaced on a number of blogs and forums. Sichuan-based blogger Zeng Ying reposted the story under the title "An awesome ticketless seat" and notes, "This story was found on the Internet and may be made-up; use your best judgment":
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