12 Songs Guaranteed to Get You Up In The Morning

Are you currently using an annoying custom ringtone as your alarm? How you get up in the morning is actually really important. In many ways, this determines the tone of the rest of your day. An energising, early start can ramp up productivity while as a calming, relaxing start can put you in a good mood which endures through to the afternoon and night. I used to start my mornings to the sound of a loud monotonous beeping...

[Section 4] How to increase your chances of fine withdrawal

The Infringement Notice

After the incident, expect the notice of infringement to arrive in about a month. If an excessive amount of time has gone past before you receive it, there may be grounds to contest it due to not being able to mount an effective case due to the length of delay. The notice of infringement gives you specific details on the incident, and outlines how you could pay for the infringement. A sa...

[Section 3] Know Your Rights: Handling Ticket Inspectors

What inspectors can fine you for

(image) While fare evasion is the number one reason for a fine, an inspector can fine you for a number of reasons:

[Section 2] Secrets & Tactics Inspectors don’t want you to know

Routes and Stops

Inspector Quotas

The role of the inspector is to ensure that passengers validated their tickets and are well-behaved. It has been confirmed that they do have a strict weekly quota which must be filled. While Yarra Trams officially denies this, testimony from tram inspectors and other evidence seems to indicate that this is very much practiced. Watch the official news report: http://www.pedestrian.tv/news/arts-and-culture/myki-ticket-inspect...

Why we enjoy what we can’t have

The very first post from my blog was about the "Rule of Scarcity". It describes how the human mind reacts strongly to any removal of freedoms- almost to the point of overreacting. The topic we will be discussing today can be distinguished from the "Rule of Scarcity", as this does not include being robbed of freedoms... but rather the scarcity occurs naturally. Value derived from Scarcity W...