Re: Who the hell is using them daily?
I have only seen a few people use them - usually on the tube - and even then they call it a amusing faff after they have done
Strange, I see tonnes of people using cards on the underground. I'd almost go so far to say that I see more people using their contactless bank card than I do Oyster.
If you work in Canary Wharf then contactless is pretty much the standard payment mechanism. It's rare to find someone paying in cash and rare to find a shop that won't take contactless.
In fact, I use contactless so much I rarely need to feel the need to carry any cash (currently I have 23p). It's rather nice.