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Said as if that's a phrase everyone should know.
Shit marketers marketing shit
I'd be more inclined to think this is what the TFL workers had been calling it for ages before they decided to make a point of it in adverts, so that's the name they went with.
Made up by marketers who want to believe there job is a vital art form.
And card clash is just irksome and pretty tourist unfriendly
Just got rained on so am grumpy
that everybody in London hates tourists except when there's a change to the transport system, when they all suddenly come over all protective.
i don't even hate tourists. purely because my working hours avoid the rush (although ask me in august when south ken station becomes the shittest place on earth
Actually they don't need to call it anything do they? Just say "To avoid being charged twice for your journey, please ensure to separate your Oyster card from your debit card" or "To ensure your oyster card is read properly, please separate it from your other cards". Idiots.
Instead of inventing something that fits in with the current system and compliments the way we've been walking through ticket gates for years, they've done the complete opposite and WE have to bend over backwards for it. Oh the arrogance. How much clash should we expect? Do I need to hold my wallet up over my head when I walk through the gate? I like my card where it lives now. Fuckbags.
Unless they've done it to stop those nobs who just hold their bags up and hope for the best, in which case, I'm on board.
You hand the assistant a tenner and your debit card. They look at you funny then give you change from the tenner and your debit card back. And then you tell them you meant them to charge your debit card. Who's being the dick there?
You need to consider if there is actually something that can be invented that "fits in with the current system and compliments the way we've been walking through ticket gates for years". It has to be really fast, with no extra customer input, plus it needs to be able to read either type of card. About the only thing I can think of would be separate readers for the two types of card, and even that wouldn't stop people cocking it up and using a different reader at each end of the journey.
Brace yourself when this comes in for a lot of pictures in the Standard of people boo-hooing over being charged £15 for one tube trip.
Those brainiacs should have thought harder.
Your first paragraph is silly. I'm not going to reply to it.
when you wave two contactless cards at the same reader. You're taking pot luck.
How is the reader supposed to know which one you mean to use?
I want solutions.
The solutions would bore you. Trust me.
one solution would be for TfL to withdraw Oyster.
And I'm sure nobody would moan about them doing that.
like "roll together"
Surely if lots of people are aware of the phrase and most if not all of them understand what it means then that counts as a pretty good marketing campaign no?
assume it means when you have two contactless cards and they confuse a reader
i am right and anyone who couldnt guess that is a fuckhead
1) The kitchen sink. Far too much effort to take your Oyster card out of your bag, best just put the whole bag on the reader.
2) The genie. Why just put your card on the reader when you can rub it on there instead.
3) The Indy. A simple tap of the card will not do, keep it held in place until the barriers are about to close and then bring it back at the last second. Added bonus of delaying the person behind you.
More to follow.
People think you're a noob because you're pushing a card in rather than oystering it up. But no, you realised if you booked a ticket to zone 1 rather than euston it was cheaper.
people who whack their bags/whole wallets on the reader which invariably doesn't register it proper roil me