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Old 05 August 2013, 09:14 PM
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Tsk, Tsk Vandals Hit Vending Machines with Out-Dated Scheme

A pair of Memphis businesses would have been better off in the pocketbook if a would-be-thief had done a little research on his or her method of delivery.

The vandal(s) attempted to pour a saltwater solution into the coin mechanisms with the false belief it would cause a short in the machine, forcing it to spew out money or product.

But according to, an authority of such urban legends, the prospective thieves had little hope for success.
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