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Saturday, January 12, 2008

Random observations after four weeks of commuting

I've been commuting into the city for four weeks now (not so much this week, because I've been home sick since Wednesday, but no matter), and I've noticed a few things of no particular importance.

Like I said, nothing important, just some observations.

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Posted at 3:01 PM

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I never noticed the upper level of the double decker trains being more bumpy. I guess I just noticed that those trains feel smoother overall. Probably because they are so new. I feared that the headroom would be too little for me, because I have bouts of claustrophobia, especially if the train is not moving and the air is stale, but these cars are quite comfortable. And the double decker trains that I have been on always have seats available.

As for iPhones, they are hard to use for retrieving work mail from your VPN protected Exchange server. Therefore, you won't see them on the train. But all the cool kids have one. The ones that have 350 sq ft. apartments in Soho and don't go near trains unless they are subways.

Posted by lilbro at 9:07 AM, January 15, 2008 [Link]

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