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01-01-2019, 19:27   #136
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Why is capping not available on Cork BE Services?
None of the bus eireann services have capping.
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01-01-2019, 19:42   #137
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It's not a bug. You're just being contentious.
It certainly doesn't work the way most regular users would expect it to! Free trip? Sorry, you'll need money for that.
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It's not a bug. You're just being contentious.
So you reckon it was intentionally designed to require people to pay for a free service?


How is it contentious to question a requirement to pay for a free service? If the Council had staff at the gates of your local park requiring people to have a tenner in their wallet before they could enter the park, would you question it?
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So you reckon it was intentionally designed to require people to pay for a free service?


How is it contentious to question a requirement to pay for a free service? If the Council had staff at the gates of your local park requiring people to have a tenner in their wallet before they could enter the park, would you question it?
Using a credit function requires credit. Adding in complexity so that it checks how additional features are set, before thinking whether or not credit is needed means the transaction will take longer which goes against a primary use case for the leap card.

Not you're just adding in more crap because it doesn't suit you.
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Using a credit function requires credit.
Why is further travel AFTER reaching the cap considered to be 'a credit function'?


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Adding in complexity so that it checks how additional features are set, before thinking whether or not credit is needed means the transaction will take longer which goes against a primary use case for the leap card.
No, I've already explained the false 'take longer' claim above. For the vast majority of users, this check would only take place AFTER checking available credit. So for the vast majority of users, the check would take the same amount of time.



For the small amount of users who have no credit, this check could be applied, and they are the ones who would benefit, so a small delay would be acceptable for them.



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Not you're just adding in more crap because it doesn't suit you.
It's not about suiting me or not. It is about them applying the actual fare rules that they publish.


If it is not possible to carry out this check for any reason (perhaps because the validator can only see the current balance and not the transaction history), then they need to come out and address this with an appropriate policy - perhaps something like 'you're OK to travel without tagging on if you have already reached the cap'.


But it is completely unacceptable for them to require passengers to put money on the card when no money is actually required to travel.
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03-01-2019, 18:59   #141
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Anybody know what's happening with the leap card app? Can't read my card anymore (apparently it's a common app issue) so not sure how I can top my card up!

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05-01-2019, 00:54   #142
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Anybody know what's happening with the leap card app? Can't read my card anymore (apparently it's a common app issue) so not sure how I can top my card up!
Weird, it's working fine for me. Try force closing it in settings/reinstall the app.
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Hey guys have my commute in the morning. Have a few quid on the leap card that won't be used can I buy a 7 day BE pass using travel credit already on the card ? It won't let me buy it using the credit via the app or the website ?
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Hey guys have my commute in the morning. Have a few quid on the leap card that won't be used can I buy a 7 day BE pass using travel credit already on the card ? It won't let me buy it using the credit via the app or the website ?
I don't think so.

How do you normally load the ticket onto your card?
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24-01-2019, 00:26   #145
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I don't think so.

How do you normally load the ticket onto your card?
I usually buy the 10 journey paper ticket via the Bus Eireann website. I use the leap for Luas .

I use the App to top up. It's strange that you cannot purchase tickets VIA the App or website with money already on the card.
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Found out that if you have a Taxsaver Leap card and change employers, they are unable to put a ticket under a different employers ID on the same card. Requiring a new personalised card to be issued. Its the same ticket type and all.

That's a striking level of incompetence there.
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Hey guys have my commute in the morning. Have a few quid on the leap card that won't be used can I buy a 7 day BE pass using travel credit already on the card ? It won't let me buy it using the credit via the app or the website ?
I think you can do this at a Payzone agent.
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I think you can do this at a Payzone agent.
Thank you I will give it a try.
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I usually buy the 10 journey paper ticket via the Bus Eireann website. I use the leap for Luas .

I use the App to top up. It's strange that you cannot purchase tickets VIA the App or website with money already on the card.
You can buy BE tickets on the Leap card app and load them directly to the card, on the website and pick-up at payzone outlets.

Or you can buy the full range of zone tickets from the driver on the bus.
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You can buy BE tickets on the Leap card app and load them directly to the card, on the website and pick-up at payzone outlets.

Or you can buy the full range of zone tickets from the driver on the bus.
Hi Vic the question was could they be purchased with credit already on the card via the App or onboard the bus.

They cannot be bought on the app with credit on the card but they can be bought on the bus this way Thankfully after a 6 week wait for wages they could
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