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Have to put them in 3-4 times at least normally.
In an effort to give up smoking I'm fully prepared to eat two whole tubes this afternoon.
£1 - although i usually find these the most troublesome, on the tube anyway, it went down first time.
50p - straight down.
10ps - there was a couple of iffy ones out of the five but i just mixed up the order of them a bit and it seemed to confuse the machine sufficiently enough to accept them all eventually.
Where's the gratitude for this invaluable field work?
the last 6 times I've gone I have had to get change for 50p :(
i knew there was some life in this thread yet
so I could vent without being THE ONE that started THAT THREAD about something incredibly mundayne that one time. :)
and what is the deal with airline food?
well they think they do, but they're often the gimps that bring trollies up to the basket self checkouts and seem posetivley complexed that there isn't enough room for more then 3 bags on the scales and when they take one off the machine tells them off. ALSO the people who PUSH the barcode DOWN on the mirror part of the checkout and look vexed as why it's not going threw, I often feel like yelling 'ITS THE FUCKING VERTICAL ONE THAT SCANS, the other one is a mirror!'
I put a tenner in and it tried to give me a £5 note in change, then realised it didn't have any and just crashed. Didn't offer me £5 in 1 and 2s instead, just wasted my time and the time of the Tesco staff.
There is something satisfying about it.
I was working in a coffee shop when the £2 coins came in. Several customers, when they got one in their change, looked at it curiously for a few seconds then tried to see if they could push out the silver bit in the middle.
I know I can't, but still it's nice to try.
FREAKS getting hung up on FORMATS. It's what it MEANS that counts.
Therefore I'm saying the £5 coin is the best.
I think that there were some George Best ones released too after his death.
those Georgie Best coins are nonsense.
If you put them in the freezer then the outer ring would expand more than the inner core and so the silver bit in the middle would pop out.
I can't go for that.
No. No can do.
It's the only one with imprinted, rather than raised, letters (or something).
probably would be more frustrating than interesting to hear it though.
I put in £2, 20p, and 10p coins.
I received 20p in change in 2p coins.
That's my story.
Oh ace. A machine that makes me redundant. Can I just sit down and read a magazine then for my shift?
No. You must remain and watch the machine.
But... Then why don't I just man the checkout?
Because then it wouldn't be self service would it? Now back to watching idiots trying to do your job themselves.
Isn't there anything I can do to liven it up.
You may periodically press a button that stops the machines accepting 20 pences and watch the frustration levels of coin-users build. That's it.
Demeaning, to say the least.
it's frustrating having to flag down a shelf stacking drone get your alcohol purchase approved because there's no one minding the self service area
I found a £5 note that someone forgot to pick up from the NOTES OUT bit. Our car then broke down and we had to use the £5 to get the bus home. KARMA.
I don't want to break this £20 note.