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Vending machines...

10-28-2012, 09:39 AM
Joined: Jun 2012
Posts: 18
Vending machines...

This thread is all about vending machines and your experiences with them!

Have you ever hacked one! What happened and how?

Have you ever tricked one into giving you free soda or candy?

Have any paranormal experiences with them?

Break any?

Just post any experiences you have see had with one, please don't be a troll and say "I put a dollar in and got candy! IT WAS CRAZZY"
10-28-2012, 09:54 AM
Joined: Nov 2010
Location: Somewhere
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At school I was buying doritos then for some reason 2 bags started coming and both got stuck againest the glass.. I didn't even get a single bag..

10-28-2012, 11:24 AM
Joined: Oct 2010
Location: Belfast N Ireland
Posts: 2,193
Weird thread but In general I hate them I've no choice but to use one at my work being as I work nightshifts and it's probably outright stolen at least 40 from me so far.

Also lost my temper with one in a bowling place the item didn't drop so I banged it to help it fall, at that point a serious loud alarm went off and I made myself scarce.

I do know the tricks ie the code for changing the price of items and the one for getting two drinks for the price of one, but those machines aren't about anymore anyway and the info is on the net already.

I don't mean to sound bitter, cold, or cruel, but I am, so that's how it comes out
10-28-2012, 12:05 PM
Joined: Dec 2008
Location: Upstate NY/USA
Posts: 2,449
We've got an old vending machine at work that steals your money no matter what. It also can be completely out of snacks for a couple of days. (vendor's a real shyster)

It's showtime at lunch while watching people deposit their money without looking first.
10-28-2012, 01:06 PM
Joined: Jan 2011
Location: England
Posts: 11,344
Err weird thread !

Looking forward to 'exciting stories about microwaves' next !
10-28-2012, 01:13 PM
Joined: Jul 2012
Location: Atlantis
Posts: 312
I love the vending machine at my school. Once I put €1 in it to buy doritos bits (Costs €0,60) , and I got something like €1,50 back
10-28-2012, 01:15 PM
Joined: Dec 2011
Posts: 2,993
Originally Posted by psj3809 View Post
Err weird thread !

Looking forward to 'exciting stories about microwaves' next !
Sometimes when I make oatmeal for breakfast the microwave cooks it in one go and sometimes it takes twice as long.....weird ha!!!!!!!
10-28-2012, 01:29 PM
Joined: May 2011
Location: Finland
Posts: 8,364
My first purchase on a vending machine was when I was 6 and I was in the library(anyone remember that place? ) and I asked my mom to give me a euro to buy something from it. It was very exciting and the thing I got was a bag of Donkey Balls. Or Ms Donkeys Hot Hills or whatever. They're candy bags you perv.
10-28-2012, 03:32 PM
Joined: Jun 2011
Posts: 1,304
Well I spent $2 to get a can of coke, and more or less, I got 2 cans and my $2 back. And then it would just keeping handing out random drinks for free.

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10-28-2012, 05:12 PM
Joined: May 2012
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Vending machines are sexy...