I Have Been Denied A Snack By A Vending Machine

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    Bow Down To The Chemical Gods Or Be Denied

      Have you ever noticed that a large part of your work morale is centered around a vending machine? Just Thursday, I put my $1.25 into a favorite vending machine and, as if by magic, it blessed me with a 20 oz. bottle of Diet Mountain Dew. I was happy as I sipped the...
    fungirlmmm fungirlmmm
    46-50, F
    5 Responses Apr 18, 2010

    Risk Vs. Reward

    I worked at a dog track where you could bet on live events, simulcast races around the States, and bet your hands at the cards. The employee vending machines, naturally, were also a bit of a long shot. On good days you could chance your money and receive an item in return, but...
    coffinkittie coffinkittie
    26-30, F
    1 Response Jun 29, 2011


    And I kicked the **** out of that f----- too! Damn machines...they should all be burned
    peacefulprincess peacefulprincess
    31-35, F
    1 Response Aug 6, 2012

    Damn You To Hell You Evil Machine!!!!

    I REALLY wanted that candy bar.... Damn you to hell you evil machine.... DAMN YOU!!!! **shakes fist**
    TheWanderingSupertramp TheWanderingSupertramp
    26-30, M
    5 Responses Jun 30, 2011

    Wrong Group?

    Okay, so maybe I'm in the wrong group - but I think that being refused a timely exit from a Hospital Car Park due to repeated Rejection of Note/Bill is even more heinous. And Hospital Parking Lots & Snack Vending Machines are certainly intrinsically linked, in that they...
    Pixie87 Pixie87
    22-25, F
    2 Responses Jan 13, 2011

    I Want To Sue...

    I want to sue that particular vending machine for stealing. It's TOTALLY WRONG!
    tictaco tictaco
    18-21, M
    1 Response Nov 9, 2010

    The vending machine in my highschool was a

    total troll. I'd put the money and punch my snack number and the silly thing would swirl my snack out of it's shelf just to get it stuck onto the next shelf. Then to make up it'd swirl another snack if the same I punched in, and I'd think Oh! It'll drop onto the stuck one and...
    deleted deleted
    Dec 2, 2014

    The Fifty Cent Rage

    I know the price of vending machine snacks are more than 50 cents these days, but when it was 50 cents I made up a saying because of a certain vending machine we had at work that they claimed was fixed time after time but never really was. I called it the fifty cent rage...
    deleted deleted
    1 Response Dec 19, 2010

    Who Hasn't

    Just last night, I watched three boys shaking a machine down stairs from my apartment because they didn't get their bag out of it. I went down there to get a cherry coke and when they saw me they stopped and acted like nothing was happening. One even said 'hey mama whats up...
    deleted deleted
    2 Responses Jul 5, 2012


    Dear Vending Machine from G1 Dormitory, You owe me $1.95. Okay? P.s I hate you. . .a little. :-P
    deleted deleted
    Apr 22, 2013


    These things sent by demons to tempt us,Then prevent us,From getting what our hearts truly want.I’ve put in the money,I’ve punched in the right numbers;Let the magic begin!But it don’t.The savage silence. Awkward posture, half reaching for it already… Sometimes it moves...
    CrookedMan CrookedMan
    1 Response Jan 28, 2013

    Craving that packet of Cheese & Onion Crisps

    3am in the morning on night shift and a sudden craving for cheese and onion crisps. No problem - off to the snack machine, inser the exorbitant fee, the machine churns away and does its stuff but the packet fails to drop as it is hooked on the corkscrew dispenser. No problem I...
    Inspector999 Inspector999
    51-55, M
    3 Responses Aug 6, 2011

    Id Hurt Myself

    I try to use vending machines as little as possible.. I'd rather pay more and buy it from a real person if I can... vending machines make me mad enough to try and hit them, then I end up hurting myself.. no fun
    Rinoa8 Rinoa8
    22-25, F
    Jan 12, 2011

    It's Not About The Money

    It's about the anticipation of a snack, then being denied. Last time I had a problem with a vending machine it was at work. Getting the dollar back was easy but after that I decided not to tempt fate even with another machine. Fortunately it was almost lunchtime and I was able...
    Morgause Morgause
    41-45, F
    1 Response Dec 26, 2010
    ShaneStoner ShaneStoner
    22-25, M
    Dec 2, 2014

    Hanging On The Edge

    You know how the spirals turn and release a bag of chips or whatever down to the tray? I have had them turn,but the bag just hangs there and does not drop. Urg.
    deleted deleted
    1 Response Apr 18, 2010


    There's a vending machine just right outside of the cinema. Placed $2 into the vending machine, press the button and wait. Few seconds later, press again and wait.....then start pressing the other button furiously...OK, nothing comes out, fine. Turned the return coins' knob...
    XiaoYee XiaoYee
    18-21, F
    Jun 16, 2011
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