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Photo-a-day 305: Debit card

A few months ago, I tweeted this:


The response was comprehensive – everybody else in my personal twitterverse manages not to destroy them:



So take today’s photo-a-day as my defence! The pictured card is a little under three months old. It has lived in my wallet, I haven’t done anything other than use it to pay for stuff and to get cash out of cash machines, and yet already the plastic coating is peeling away. Within the next few months, the peeling will increase in size, the card will become a complete virtually unusable mess, and I’ll have to get it replaced.

I have no explanation for why this happens. It happens across all my cards, no one provider is worse than any other, and is but one of many problems I seem to experience with bank cards failing to thrive. Does anyone have an explanation? Or, for that matter, the same problem?

This 1,870th post was filed under: Photo-a-day 2012.






More posts worth reading

What I’ve been reading this month (published 10th July 2017)

What I’ve been reading this month (published 2nd June 2017)

What I’ve been reading this month (published 7th May 2017)

MTAS: Unbelievably, it gets worse (published 27th April 2007)

Photo-a-day 91: St Leonard’s Hall (published 31st March 2012)

Photo-a-day 347: Sunderland University (published 13th December 2012)

Photo-a-day 174: Welder (published 22nd June 2012)


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