Did you ever walk into the subway station an notice that a lot of people (including yourself) are having trouble swiping through the turnstile?
I’ve seen it happen three or four times before, and had it happen to me.
We’re regular New Yorkers that swipe through the turnstile everyday without problem. Then all of a sudden, you try to swipe through just like any other day and you get the dreaded “Please swipe again at this turnstile.” You swipe again…nothing. Again…nothing. Then on the fifth or sixth try, it works. What the hell was that? It’s like you’re a clueless tourist or something.
That happened today, but it wasn’t just me. It seemed that people were having issues at all the turnstiles. We were all looking at each other like, “Are we being punked here?”
I mean, people were getting through, but it took everyone swiping a few times each.