[VIDEO] 'Mr. Yellow Sweatshirt' Shows Struggle of Man Who Swipes 34 TIMES at NYC Subway Entrance Turnstyle

Created by the talented filmmakers at JZB Projects, the incredibly frustrating short film Mr. Yellow Sweatshirt shows the world's most patient man swiping a few different Metrocards a whopping 34 TIMES before finally gaining access through the subway turnstile in Jackson Heights, Queens.

25 years ago today -- October 30th, 1992 -- the New York City subway installed its first automated turnstiles. Ever since, New Yorkers have struggled to master the Metrocard. In this short documentary, one anonymous man has an exceptionally tough time with his card. We’ve all faced intractable machines, and so we admire his persistence.

Matt Coneybeare

Matt Coneybeare

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Matt enjoys exploring the City's with his partner and son. He is an avid marathon runner, and spends most of his time eating, running, and working on cool stuff.

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