Chris Walsh (chris_walsh) wrote,
Chris Walsh

My near-mistake, let me show you it

Earlier this month, I was sick and trying not to go out. (Though there were a few days where I thought I wasn't sick so I did go out but I was still sick so I got sicker but I digress. Also I'm healthy again now.) Then I realized that someone I know was still going out (yay being healthy!), and I thought: Why not let them borrow my TriMet card for the day? They could get around on my fare, I'd get closer to earning the monthly pass — the way my TriMet MyHop Card works, you can't outright buy a monthly pass, instead you can spend what a monthly pass would cost then use it until you've done a certain number of bus and MAX trips, then the rest of your trips that month are free — everyone wins, right?

Then I remembered, thankfully before I suggested it, that the MyHop card keeps tracks of your travels on TriMet. My record of buses and MAX trains I'd gotten on would have included the buses and MAX trains they would have gotten on. And suddenly I felt creepy and I didn't suggest it.

I sometimes think that I'd be either a really bad stalker or a really good one, and the thing is, I don't WANT to be one. At all.

There. I've cleared a low, low bar for being a good person.

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