What a dickhead you might say? Well, it had been 13 decent honest years since I had last fare evaded. I did this on one fine sunny Monday afternoon recently as I wanted to experience and rekindle the feeling of fare evasion which was last done sometime in year 12, 2001. For the record, I had a terrible feeling for the duration of the trip that I was going to be approached by a ticket inspector. Stop after stop there was nothing and I had got off at Camberwell station to find the platforms were also unmanned.
I managed to find a Metcard lying around at home. I had almost forgotten what they looked like!
Here’s my Myki card. I can assure you it wasn’t used:
Finally, I wanted to make it clear that I did not gain from this exercise as my $10 fare was donated to charity. I don’t need to attach the tax receipt! What I will show you is evidence of my corrective behaviour from 31 July 2014. I will conclude by noting the irony of having $10 balance on my card: