The One Way To Get An NYC Subway Conductor To Crack A Smile

This is an ingenious prank.

1. There’s one of these signs in every subway station in New York City.

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2. If you pay attention, you’ll see that the conductors point at them at every stop.

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3. Here’s why:

TL;DR version: It’s to make sure the conductor is paying attention and that the train is stopped at the right place.

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4. So what happens when you do this?

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5. The result is pretty great.

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