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FAT LAB JUST LANDED IN LONDON TOWN AND WE’RE ALREADY #1 IN THE U.K.! BUT HOW IS OUR P-COAT GONNA BE SPOKE THAT WE AINT BROKE WITH ALL THESE RUBBISH PUBLIC TRANSPORTATION FARES? I GOT AN IDEA, LET’S THROW SOME “FREES” ON THAT DOUBLE DECKER FAT BUS!

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THIS 1-SECOND MP3 TO YOUR MOBILE PHONE AND PLAY (DONT PAY) THE TICKET TO HELP GOD SAVE THE QUID.

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Posted on May 15, 2009

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  1. COOL! BUT IN FACT YOU JUST TRICK THE DRIVER, RIGHT? HE HEARS THE SOUND AND THINKS ALL IS OK, OR DOES THE MACHINE RESPONDS TO THE RECORDED BEEP?

    GREAT ‘HOW SERIES’!
    LET’S GO FOR A BEER IN BERLIN, JAMES!

  2. Corican says:

    Great idea.
    If I lived in London I would be all over this.

  3. [...] And continuing their endeavors in the offline world, F.A.T. educates the public about scamming free rides on London transit, just like Kanye probably would if he ever rode a bus again. Finally back on the [...]

  4. OH GN0EZ! says:

    If the machine responds to the beep, then thats some shit straight outta ‘Hackers’ (IMDB it) and is the most epic thing I have seen in quite some time.

    If you just trick the driver, then its still cool as hell, just a little less epic. haha

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  6. chris says:

    there is an android app for the peep at http://www.chrispie.com/blog/beep-it-app-977/

  7. Blackbox says:

    Reminds me of Phreaking (getting free phone calls via beep sounds):
    http://de.wikipedia.org/wiki/Phreaking

    It also works/worked in public phones.

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