London Tube is Free Again!!!

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  1. Greg P

    Greg P Active Member

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    The Oyster card system is down again, so it's free on the tube again today!!!

    Might go for a cruise around at lunchtime, just because I can...
     
  2. Riisu

    Riisu Not the Preacher Man

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    cruising on the tube.
     
  3. Nutek

    Nutek movement junglist

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    damn, wished i was a londoner!
     
  4. Greg P

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    Feels Good Man...
     
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    Feels fucking good man!! Got a day off work today, gonna go pick up my pay-check and cruise around. BIG!!!!
     
  6. Sammy_Dodger

    Sammy_Dodger Mr Ed

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    So much fun when you have already bought a monthly travelcard!!
     
  7. Greg P

    Greg P Active Member

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    Perfect!!!

    Fucking jealous, I'm stuck in work all day...

    I'm already bored shitless and it's not even 11 yet... Does not feel good man...
     
  8. logikz

    logikz I Am Not The King Staff Member

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    RRRRRRRRRRROLL ON FRIDAY!!!!!!! NOISIA AND DJ FRICTION IN THE MILKYWAY TONIGHT!!!!!!! SHOGUN LABEL NIGHT
     
  9. Prospekt

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    Soon will feel good man, be patient and think of the cold beers awaiting. I'm on guestlist for fabric as well tonight, everything is going smoothly so far for me. Ain't even opened my curtains to see what the weathers like.....

    LEKKER!!
     
  10. Greg P

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    Any chance we can swap days...

    I don't get paid till next Wednesday so there's fuck all on the cards for me tonight...

    Some mates are DJ'ing at a bar near mine tonight, but I know that's gonna be fucking messy (they're quite into their cocaine and chasing after skanky-as girls, neither of which really interest me) so not sure what I'm gonna do...

    Maybe stay in and have a fat mix, a few cans and a bifta - it'll be my last chance to chill as I'm totally booked up for every weekend till September...

    On the bright side my boss isnt in the office today, or Monday, or even all next week, and the week after, and even the week after that...

    Hahahahahaha I'm gonna be such a slacker... got out of bed at quarter to 9 today, meant to be in work at 9 hhehehehe fuck 'em!
     
  11. Snowgirl

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    Yep me too!
     
  12. Prospekt

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    Do a runner from work, rob a bank, then come fabric. Done.
     
  13. Greg P

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    Big ups my pre-pay crew!!!
     
  14. Greg P

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    Excellent idea...

    Now where did I leave me sawn-off?
     
  15. souljah

    souljah liquid lover...

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    yaaaayyyyyy
    travelling up to barnet later usually costs me over a fiver. bonuuuus
     
  16. Blurr

    Blurr Wasted Selection

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    so wots the deal with this then?

    is it only pre-pay cards or can i get away with a whole day of tube travel with 30p on my oyster??
     
  17. Greg P

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    Balls looks like they're managing to fix it quicker than last time

    From BBC News:
    At one point, ticket barriers at all Tube stations were kept open as engineers tackled the problem.

    Transport for London (TfL) said it had fixed the fault and Oyster readers were progressively coming back into use.


    I guess if you get to the tube and the barries are open then just walk on through and don't touch the card, if not then guess it's back to paying again :(
     
  18. Blurr

    Blurr Wasted Selection

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    oh well, mite have gone for a cruise this afternoon

    i did get on a bus a few weeks ago & the machine wasn't workin so it was free for card users but muggins here had left my oyster at home so i had to pay a whole fucking 2 quid!
    :chainsaw:
     
  19. robhicks1

    robhicks1 Nuts about Zoo

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    Shit I hope it stays free till tonight!!!
     
  20. Greg P

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    Last night I was going home after a few after work drinks, I was waiting for the 25, which is a bendy bus and so therefore free, but stops about 10 minutes walk from my house, when the number 8 rolls up which takes me more or ledd to my door...

    Now, there was a little bit of money on my oyster, but I really didn't fancy paying, but I was a bit pissed, and fancied going direct to my house without the walk, so I just opened my wallet, slipped the oyester into my pocket and walked up and pressed my wallet on the yellow circle and got on, of course there was no beep and the driver probably knew what I was up to, but more thank half of them don't give a shit these days and let you get on anyway...

    The best thing is that you only really get ticket inspectors on the bendy busses, so if the drivers let you on you're home free!