When disaster strikes

I got an email today letting me know that the Venderia at Paymaster was swallowing coins and not registering payment.  Oh no.  
   Whenever a machine acts up, I always fear the worst.   Is this it?  Am I gonna be able to fix it?  What if I need to buy a new board?  What if I can't get the right part?  How annoyed is the bar gonna be if the machine sits broken?  I decided to wait til rush hour was over before heading to Paymaster to investigate.  I worried through dinner.  Worried as I stuffed mystery bags (might as well restock if I'm going there).  Worried on the drive.
     But when I arrived... relief!  The fix was simple.  Someone had forced a dollar coin into the coin slot.  That created a jam.  Quarters were all over the inside of the machine, but once I picked them all out, my dear Maquina #2 worked like a champ.
    Then, while I was restocking, a lovely pair of ladies came by holding vintage photos, a handful of army men, marbles, a bird, candy crayons, and a few empty mystery bags.  They smiled and  told me the Venderia had made their night.  Based on the evidence, I believed them.
    Now I'm happy the machine malfunctioned tonight.


  1. What kinds of things do you sell in your vending machines? I would love to put some vending machines in our break room at work. Most of the people who work here are health nuts though. We would need healthy vending machines that have mostly healthy snack choices. I've heard those are gaining popularity right now.
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