Posted on Thursday, May 19, 2011
This evening, I was staying late at work. I decided to go grab a bag of chips from the vending machine. I punched in the code to see what the price was for my chips, since I couldn’t see it behind the glass. Instead of showing the price on the LCD, I heard a plunk noise. My chips were free?!
Thinking that the last guy just probably put in a $1 and walked away, I typed a random code. Plunk! I got some Ruffles. Now I figured maybe the last guy put in a $5, so I tried a few more codes. Keep in mind that I have extremely poor eyesight, and I couldn’t see anywhere where it showed how much money was on tab already. Finally, I came to the conclusion that it was totally broken.
Until I could figure out who to notify, I made a sign: