The MTA's MetroCard vending machines were malfunctioning citywide this morning starting around 9 a.m., forcing commuters to pay cash and wait on long lines in some stations for the privilege of getting to work extra-late. The machines would accept neither credit cards nor debit cards for over an hour, but as of 10:10 a.m. an MTA spokesman told us the machines were "pretty much back." To be sure, the massive glitch was a big hassle for everyone involved, but fortunately when one technology fails, we can utilize another to ease the pain:

The cause of the stupid fucking malfunction is currently under fucking investigation.