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pB, on those rare occasions when I am exposed to frigid temperatures, I have not noticed any problem with my earrings. But I'd be wearing a hat, too, so...
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http://nymag.com/daily/intelligencer/2014/01/metrocard-turns-20-retired-2019.html

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I still remember tokens
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I wouldn't mind going back to tokens if it meant better subway service.
Edited by patrickBOOTH - 1/8/14 at 1:04pm
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According to amNY, the city “envisions a system that would allow outside companies to develop multiple ways for paying fares. That could include bank-issued contactless 'tap-and-go' smart cards, smartphones or account-based devices.”  

 

Am I the only person in the world who doesn't want to use my fucking phone for every one of life's transactions and interactions?

 

lefty

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I agree. It will make stealing phones much easier going in and out of the subway also.
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and the use of private company stuff = inevitable service fees.
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So I think I got frostbite yesterday. Or something. 4 rlz.
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Losing a toe to frostbite is a pretty good conversation starter at cocktail parties.

 

I walked around the corner of a building and got hit by a wind off the Hudson. Stopped me in my tracks until I remembered I was Canadian and soldiered through.

 

lefty 

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Am I the only person in the world who doesn't want to use my fucking phone for every one of life's transactions and interactions?

lefty

I use Google Wallet whenever I get a chance with my phone.
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Our sissy-soft ways will eventually drag you down, D.
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Am considering having an electrician hang a light so my man card is soon to be pulled. Maybe it will work in the subway?

 

lefty

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I'm not sure the electrician categorically revokes your Man Card. You may be simply upgrading to a Boss Card.
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Slightly off topic--anyone been to Pearl and Ash? Wine list looks fantastic.
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Slightly off topic--anyone been to Pearl and Ash? Wine list looks fantastic.

 

Had a great time, but drank instead of ate dinner.  Friends who ordered food were underwhelmed.

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