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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 www.snopes.com, an authority of such urban legends, the prospective thieves had little hope for success.

http://memphisdemocrat.com/2007/news/070503_salt.shtml
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