Not really, but I needed to get your attention. 

Human beings have been trained to follow directions, especially when a test is being administered. Sometimes we follow directions so carefully that we lose our ability to think laterally and can’t see answers that are obvious under different circumstances. In other words, we fail to see the proverbial forest through the trees. 

Here’s a terrific example of what I mean couched in a simple Public Service Announcement for the Transport for London.

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