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gav (2710)

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Journal of gav (2710)

Wednesday June 04, 2003
01:57 PM

sometimes violence is the answer

[ #12619 ]

The damn vending machine stole my dollar so I beat the crap out of it. After some repeated shaking I ended up with five sodas.

Man 1, Machine 0.

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  • Hooray for gav! You're my hero, cause I've never gotten a vending machine to give me free stuff.
    "Perl users are the Greatful Dead fans of computer science." --slashdot comment
    • Usually I attribute it not to the poor design of the machine (no machine can perfectly dispense beverages/foodstock without occasional overflow) but the inattention of the person before me. Had they been more attentive, they'd have gotten the free soda/m&ms/Milky Way.

      So I see it not as a failing of the machine -- it was designed by a human -- but as a failing of the person just before me. I always feel better when it happens, because that's one more person who'll die in my place running through traf


      You are what you think.