I’m so damn annoyed with myself — I forgot to buy myself one last NYC subway token yesterday before they went off sale forever. I have one of the old bullseye-type tokens stashed away somewhere from when I came to New York, and I would have loved to have one of the newer ones stashed along with it. That being said, it’s amazing how quickly New Yorkers have accepted the MetroCard; the reason I had to try to remember to buy that last token is because I haven’t used one in years.


But Jason, if you really want one, an eBay search for “subway token” points to more than a few kind souls willing to part with theirs :-) Bidding is well over 10 bucks in some cases!

As for me, my move to NYC coincided with the shift from “blue” to the current “gold” metrocards. I don’t think I’ve ever really used the token…

• Posted by: Sam on Apr 13, 2003, 10:25 PM
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