Mad Scientess Jane Expat (nanila) wrote,
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Swiping technique

Poll #1931347 Swipey swipey

How do you swipe your Oyster/metro/RFID card?

A quick tap directly over the reader
Slap, hold and twist as you pass through the barrier
Waft without making contact


I used to be a Wafter. However, when I started checking my Oyster balance online regularly, I discovered that the barriers would frequently open for me but fail to register one endpoint of my journey. After the umpteenth time of having to file for a refund from being hit with the maximum daily charge, I decided to change. So now I'm in the Slap-and-Hold camp.
Tags: commuting, london, poll

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