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Old 09-29-2021, 11:02 AM
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Default Coin Slugs in Vending Machines

Apparently in my area of the country there is a rash of using "Coin Slugs" to ripoff vending machines.
Those that know my sense of humor would know I find this HI-LARIOUS !

Back in the 70's/80's when I grew up, it was common for individuals to convert electrical box punch-out slugs into phoney quarters to get free-play in video games and pinball machines. Saw it work many times in the golden era of coin-op vending machines.
I never did it myself but found it to be a source of COUNTLESS LAUGHS.

Yeah, yeah I know it's technically stealing 25 cents and I don't endorse or encourage it either.
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Old 09-29-2021, 12:47 PM
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I like the rubber rat in the sandwich vending machine gag. Remove sandwich insert rubber rat. Round and round it goes until the lunch lady comes in to remove it.

Unfortunately, we have cameras now.
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Old 09-29-2021, 01:52 PM
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Bathroom/Toilet pranks are still always possible due to it being illegal to have cameras in restrooms.
Unless one focuses a camera on the coin slot of vending machines, good luck catching slug use. One can palm it to conceal insertion into the coin slot.
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I’ve never tried it, but according to Angela Nissel in her book “The Broke Diaries” some vending machines would accept pennies wrapped tightly in aluminum foil as dimes.
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And hence the termed “Foiled again!” ...
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Old 09-30-2021, 01:28 PM
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I REALLY like that "Rubber Rat" in the rotating sandwich vend machine.
The only place I see those anymore are at hospitals, but funny enough where each of our cars will now have a Rubber Rat in the glove box for use.
Satisfyingly Juvenile, yet Refreshingly Sophomoric.
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Old 11-23-2021, 11:08 AM
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I actually got to pull that "rubber RAT in the vending machine" gag when recently visiting a relative in the hospital.
I got an Apple out of the "fresh fruit" rotating vending machine and placed the Rubber Rat in the same spot I got the Apple from.
YEAAAAHHHHH !
Joanna watched me doo it and just shook her head.
Her comment was "I can't believe you DELIBERATELY brought that thing in here to do that !"
Fargin' epic.

Shoulda bought the Apple with SLUGS, ta boot !!

Now I gotta buy a couple more large Rubber Rats.
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