YoYo Card reader slant or flat, what say you?

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Re: YoYo Card reader slant or flat, what say you?

Postby sandman » 04 Jun 2012, 14:19

superking wrote:
sandman wrote:You DO see them around the MRT stations. I have four of the green student ones. One had NT$4,000 on it.



Are these cards in no way linked to a person? People just blindly stick money on a bit of plastic and then leave them lying about? The Oyster card in London is something you have to swipe. People seem happy enough with that. Plus they are linked to you by your name. Is there nowhere in the MRT station to hand these cards in Sandman? :lol:

Of course you can hand them in. That way, the clerk can get the 4k. Me? Personally? I'd prefer it to stay firmly with MOI!
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Re: YoYo Card reader slant or flat, what say you?

Postby superking » 04 Jun 2012, 14:23

Chip and pin them then. Anyone can top up a card without a pin number, but you need one to use the money on the card...
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Re: YoYo Card reader slant or flat, what say you?

Postby headhonchoII » 04 Jun 2012, 14:24

This must be the most boring question ever asked on Forumosa!
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Re: YoYo Card reader slant or flat, what say you?

Postby tommy525 » 04 Jun 2012, 14:25

The taiwan cards are fully usable for rides on buses/ MRT and purchases at many stores. No PIN needed. NO ID needed.

fully transferable between holders of the card. Therefore i never have more then 200 nt on mine in taipei.
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Re: YoYo Card reader slant or flat, what say you?

Postby tommy525 » 04 Jun 2012, 14:27

headhonchoII wrote:This must be the most boring question ever asked on Forumosa!


Its not a question. Its an attempt to "warn" you of the "great" danger of using one of these slanted card readers :lol: Admittedly the news has been slow since the whats her name beat up of the cab driver.

( I forgot her name already, shes had her 11 ...less then 15 minutes)
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Re: YoYo Card reader slant or flat, what say you?

Postby Icon » 04 Jun 2012, 14:33

sandman wrote:
superking wrote:
sandman wrote:You DO see them around the MRT stations. I have four of the green student ones. One had NT$4,000 on it.



Are these cards in no way linked to a person? People just blindly stick money on a bit of plastic and then leave them lying about? The Oyster card in London is something you have to swipe. People seem happy enough with that. Plus they are linked to you by your name. Is there nowhere in the MRT station to hand these cards in Sandman? :lol:

Of course you can hand them in. That way, the clerk can get the 4k. Me? Personally? I'd prefer it to stay firmly with MOI!


Problem with the student ones is that anyone over 30 is not supposed to be using them. Rats and double rats.
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Re: YoYo Card reader slant or flat, what say you?

Postby superking » 04 Jun 2012, 14:38

headhonchoII wrote:This must be the most boring question ever asked on Forumosa!



I dunno fella, you just asked a cracker yourself...

you wouldn't be angling for Jeffrey Mindich's job would you?


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Re: YoYo Card reader slant or flat, what say you?

Postby sandman » 04 Jun 2012, 15:58

Icon wrote:
sandman wrote:
superking wrote:
sandman wrote:You DO see them around the MRT stations. I have four of the green student ones. One had NT$4,000 on it.



Are these cards in no way linked to a person? People just blindly stick money on a bit of plastic and then leave them lying about? The Oyster card in London is something you have to swipe. People seem happy enough with that. Plus they are linked to you by your name. Is there nowhere in the MRT station to hand these cards in Sandman? :lol:

Of course you can hand them in. That way, the clerk can get the 4k. Me? Personally? I'd prefer it to stay firmly with MOI!


Problem with the student ones is that anyone over 30 is not supposed to be using them. Rats and double rats.

Mine stays in my wallet. Nobody sees it.
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Re: YoYo Card reader slant or flat, what say you?

Postby PigBloodCake » 04 Jun 2012, 16:30

sandman wrote:
Icon wrote:
sandman wrote:
superking wrote:
sandman wrote:You DO see them around the MRT stations. I have four of the green student ones. One had NT$4,000 on it.



Are these cards in no way linked to a person? People just blindly stick money on a bit of plastic and then leave them lying about? The Oyster card in London is something you have to swipe. People seem happy enough with that. Plus they are linked to you by your name. Is there nowhere in the MRT station to hand these cards in Sandman? :lol:

Of course you can hand them in. That way, the clerk can get the 4k. Me? Personally? I'd prefer it to stay firmly with MOI!


Problem with the student ones is that anyone over 30 is not supposed to be using them. Rats and double rats.

Mine stays in my wallet. Nobody sees it.


Yeah and a triple beep will alert the bus driver/MRT operator to ask you for your senior ID card :lol:
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Re: YoYo Card reader slant or flat, what say you?

Postby antarcticbeech » 04 Jun 2012, 17:08

I just used a tilted reader but it had a plastic strip glued along the bottom of its face to stop the card slipping off. :bravo:
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