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Reasons why New York Sucks

Discussion in 'Social Life, Food & Drink, Travel' started by Manton, Aug 26, 2012.

  1. romafan

    romafan Senior member

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    you are missing out. get it - your life will be changed forever....
     


  2. Connemara

    Connemara [URL='http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6jST2Sv63WQ']

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    I'm an EZ Pass hold out. I'm not on the Thruway enough to make it worth getting. But I'm planning to do a tour of state parks over the next year so it may be time.
     


  3. Manton

    Manton RINO Dubiously Honored

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    The gouge for not having it is so bad that unless you are spinning a lot of plates like edmorel I don't see why you wouldn't get one.
     


  4. gomestar

    gomestar Super Yelper

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    this eliminates the ability to chit chat with the toll booth people, so nope
     


  5. whiteslashasian

    whiteslashasian Senior member

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    The lines for the Cash booths are always 6+ deep and I roll right through the EZ Pass...enjoy your chats.
     


  6. LawrenceMD

    LawrenceMD Senior member

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    again its essentially free. it just maintains a minimum balance from your credit card. if it dips below then it replenishes to the minimum balance. the only thing extra you pay for is a paper statement, but even thats optional when you opt for the e-statments they send through email.


    this is probably the only annoying part. my wife will ask for a printout of the e-statment then start scouring through it like I'm guilty of something.
     
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  7. lefty

    lefty Senior member

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    I have a friend whose car was stolen and he was able to track the guy via EZPass. To the minute as the thief was using it to commute to work. Cops didn't care.

    lefty
     


  8. hoozah

    hoozah Senior member

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    Easy solution. Get an EZPass and ditch the wife.
     


  9. mgm9128

    mgm9128 Senior member

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    Henry Hudson doesn't even take cash anymore. EZpass or they bill you by mail. Since when has this been going on?
     


  10. Manton

    Manton RINO Dubiously Honored

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    about a month I think
     


  11. edmorel

    edmorel Quality Seller!! Dubiously Honored

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    WTF is the Henry Hudson :confused: I know the westside highway's real name is the Henry Hudson but don't know what you are talking about.
     


  12. Manton

    Manton RINO Dubiously Honored

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    Bridge that connects upper manhattan/Inwood to southern Riverdale/west bronx
     


  13. edmorel

    edmorel Quality Seller!! Dubiously Honored

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    Ahhh yes. Haven't been through that in decades and never recalled a toll.
     


  14. NORE

    NORE Senior member

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    That's the Joe DiMaggio Highway/NY 9A which turns into the Henry Hudson Parkway at 72nd street (if you're headed north). :)
     
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  15. Connemara

    Connemara [URL='http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6jST2Sv63WQ']

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    Alright, alright, I'll get an EZ Pass.
     


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