Three Kiwis and three Aussies were travelling by train to a conference. At the station, the three Aussies each bought tickets and watched as the three Kiwis bought only a single ticket.
"How are three people going to travel on only one ticket," asked an Aussie?
"Watch and you'll see," answered the Kiwis. They all boarded the train.
The Aussies took their respective seats but all three Kiwis crammed into a toilet and closed the door behind them. Shortly after the train departed, the conductor came around collecting tickets.
He knocked on the toilet door and said, "Ticket, please!" The door opened just a crack and a single arm emerged with a ticket in hand.
The conductor took it and moved on.
The Aussies saw this and agreed it was quite a clever idea.
So after the conference, the Aussies decided to copy the Kiwis on the return trip and save some money (being clever with money, and all that). When they got to the station, they bought a single ticket
for the return trip. To their astonishment, the Kiwis didn't buy a ticket at all.
"How are you going to travel without a ticket?" asked one perplexed
"Watch and you'll see," answered one of the Kiwis.
When they boarded the train the three Aussies crammed into a toilet and the three Kiwis crammed into another one nearby.
The train departed.
Immediately afterward (before the conductor made his rounds), one
of the Kiwis left his toilet and walked over to the toilet where
the Aussies were hiding.
He knocked on the door and said: "Ticket, please..."