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    more ape than man timmhaan's Avatar
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    man, i worked hard for that dollar!!

    i know there are hungry and sick people around the world. people getting killed in wars, people dying and suffering for all types of unfair reasons. i get it.

    BUT, i gotta say, the single most frustrating thing is when you put a dollar in a vending machine and..... nothing. no acknowledgment. no thank you. no response when you press, then punch, the keys. shaking the machine doesn't do anything. telling it to 'go to hell' doesn't even ellcit a response. just total and utter silence. it's not giving up that money and we both know it.

    i feel defeated. and one dollar poorer. and much much angrier. i could have fed a starving child with that.
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    That sucks.
    I hate the vending machine here. I put my dollar in and then make my selection and I get
    "Out of Stock"
    Sooo I either get something I don't want or it EATS MY DOLLAR
    But just having it eat it just because it's hungry for money is the worst

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    Quote Originally Posted by evblazer View Post
    But just having it eat it just because it's hungry for money is the worst
    exactly. i'm the one who is hungry! the machine shouldn't be.

    i think i was especially mad because i haven't had much to eat all day and i have a long train ride home. plus that was my last dollar bill. urg./

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    We used to shake the hell out of it till something came out. We usually got our money's worth

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    Hey guyz? Guyz? Wait up!! Siu Blue Wind's Avatar
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    We have a 25 cent soda vending machine that we stock ourselves. There is a button titled "surprise" where the person who stocks it puts in what they want. One time it was cheap beer and another time it was seltzer water (ewwww).

    One time the button was broken. The surprise was you don't get your soda. Or your money back.
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    Please dont outsmart the censor. That is a very expensive censor and every time one of you guys outsmart it it makes someone at the home office feel bad. We dont wanna do that. So dont cleverly disguise bad words.

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    Quote Originally Posted by timmhaan View Post
    ... no acknowledgment. no thank you. no response when you press, then punch, the keys. shaking the machine doesn't do anything. telling it to 'go to hell' doesn't even ellcit a response. just total and utter silence. it's not giving up that money and we both know it.

    i feel defeated. and one dollar poorer. and much much angrier. i could have fed a starving child with that.



    Tell me about it. I went to a strip club last week. I'll never see that dollar again...

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    Non Tribuo Anus Rodentum and off to the next adventure (RIP) Stacey's Avatar
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    Thanks, it helped pay the mortgage.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Serendipper View Post
    Tell me about it. I went to a strip club last week. I'll never see that dollar again...
    did you try shaking him?

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    Hey guyz? Guyz? Wait up!! Siu Blue Wind's Avatar
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    ...or playing with his buttons?
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    Who is this "he" you two keep referring to?

    I was *ahem* given expert counsel by a woman whom -by day- is a 2nd year undergrad who will, after completing her BS, go on to med school to become a full-fledged psycologist and relationship counseler.

    As she is so busy, the best/only way to catch her for relationship advice (and I really needed help this time) is at her night job, which just happens to serve a pretty decent steak, let me tell you.

    It was worth it. C'est la vie.

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    So put your fist through the glass, duh.
    Bring back the Sig Test!


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    Quote Originally Posted by Serendipper View Post
    Who is this "he" you two keep referring to?

    I was *ahem* given expert counsel by a woman whom -by day- is a 2nd year undergrad who will, after completing her BS, go on to med school to become a full-fledged psycologist and relationship counseler.

    As she is so busy, the best/only way to catch her for relationship advice (and I really needed help this time) is at her night job, which just happens to serve a pretty decent steak, let me tell you.

    It was worth it. C'est la vie.
    Yeah yeah that's what all the strippers say. Of all people, I can't believe this came outta you. Redhouse? Did you break into Dippers account?
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    Please dont outsmart the censor. That is a very expensive censor and every time one of you guys outsmart it it makes someone at the home office feel bad. We dont wanna do that. So dont cleverly disguise bad words.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Siu Blue Wind View Post
    Yeah yeah that's what all the strippers say. Of all people, I can't believe this came outta you. Redhouse? Did you break into Dippers account?




    The little 'dipper you once knew is no more Siu. He done fell in love, had his heart handed to him, stood back up again and kept on walking.


    [edit] Oh, and Mitch? Why bloody a hand over some chips or a Snicker's bar? It's just a dollar for crying out loud...shoot the damn thing and grab your munchies already, damnit. Don't forget to film it and put it on Youtube.

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