***OFFICIAL***COOLEST PRESENT EVAR!!***CONFIRMED***

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PsychoAndy

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excellent adul. very very nice.

25 cents a can? wholsale direct from pepsi is around that much anyways. naturally i pay around 16 cents.

for all those who say put beer in it and leave it at a frat:

the feds will have me arrested
i'll probably get sued
mom and dad will lose their license

its not happening. no beer. not now. not ever.

sorry, but spending several years in federal pound me in the ass prison isnt on my to do list.
 

Electrode

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The use for this is obvious.

1. Take out the can holder racks
2. Buy some cheap Athlon XP systems
3. Stuff 'em in the vending machine
4. Brag about your uber-overclocked beowulf cluster
5. Contribute your excess of power to TA's efforts :)
 

Sir Fredrick

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You should *definitely* stock it and use that baby to make money.
You can make a lot with those things.
My suggestion is try to find a small place that has lots of young people working there, and ask them if you can put in a soda machine (make sure they don't already have one).
Usually the owner won't ask for anything in return; they enjoy having soda available.
And kids drink a crapload of soda.
I know because my dad had a soda machine at an auto body place, which had about 6 guys in the 16-25 range working there, made a bunch of money with it.

Once you get the machine in a place, ask them what flavors they like, and stock those. Replace the cover so that you can use any brand you like.
 

joohang

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Put it out for FS/FT. I'm sure someone will be interested. Hopefully someone in your area with a truck to save shipping.

Then get yourself a small fridge to do the job. Costs around 100 bucks at Walmart.
 

Evadman

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That's awesome!! I would love it!

New ones are worth a good 1200-1500. Used ones such as that one easily fetch 700-800.
 

That's such a cool present. If I were you, I'd go to some kind of convenience store, or other small-time place and ask to have it put there, and offer the owner a cut of the profits.

But, it'd be a lot of work to keep it stocked.
 

joohang

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Originally posted by: JuMpR629
That's such a cool present. If I were you, I'd go to some kind of convenience store, or other small-time place and ask to have it put there, and offer the owner a cut of the profits.

But, it'd be a lot of work to keep it stocked.

Don't you need a business license for that though?
 

Sketcher

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Cool :)

That'd go perfectly w/my PEPSI STAR WARS EPISODE I soda machine front cover and R2D2 cooler :D
 

ViRGE

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PsychoAndy, I'm not familar with the law here. Why would:

the feds will have me arrested
i'll probably get sued
mom and dad will lose their license

Happen because you put beer in it?
 

PsychoAndy

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Dec 31, 2000
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Originally posted by: ViRGE
PsychoAndy, I'm not familar with the law here. Why would:

the feds will have me arrested
i'll probably get sued
mom and dad will lose their license

Happen because you put beer in it?

If I do wind up putting it in a frat, as refrenced above:

#1 it is ILLEGAL. you need a license to sell beer in a retail enviroment.
#2 if some underage person gets drunk and crashes their car, i would be held responsible for not enforcing an age limit AND a "cutoff limit"

In FL, you can go bar hopping and if someone manages to seriously injure themselves, they hold the booze vendors responsible

#3 that would be grounds for license revocation
 

Mo0o

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Jul 31, 2001
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i think thats pretty tight, man fridge on crack. but you wont be able to hold any bottles =(
 

Gunbuster

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Only takes coins? That kills using it to make money

For personal use you end up paying $$$ (and heating up the room) a to cool a ton of cans when you only would need to keep a few ready to drink
 

Miramonti

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Originally posted by: PsychoAndy
Originally posted by: ViRGE PsychoAndy, I'm not familar with the law here. Why would:
the feds will have me arrested i'll probably get sued mom and dad will lose their license
Happen because you put beer in it?
If I do wind up putting it in a frat, as refrenced above: #1 it is ILLEGAL. you need a license to sell beer in a retail enviroment. #2 if some underage person gets drunk and crashes their car, i would be held responsible for not enforcing an age limit AND a "cutoff limit" In FL, you can go bar hopping and if someone manages to seriously injure themselves, they hold the booze vendors responsible #3 that would be grounds for license revocation

Thats only if you charge them for it. ;)

(except providing alcohol to a minor i believe :))
 

Evadman

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Originally posted by: Gunbuster
Only takes coins? That kills using it to make money

For personal use you end up paying $$$ (and heating up the room) a to cool a ton of cans when you only would need to keep a few ready to drink

So? It would look so cool though! Your talking to a guy who bought a post lift for his house. Just because.
 

PsychoAndy

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Dec 31, 2000
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Originally posted by: jjsole
Originally posted by: PsychoAndy
Originally posted by: ViRGE PsychoAndy, I'm not familar with the law here. Why would:
the feds will have me arrested i'll probably get sued mom and dad will lose their license
Happen because you put beer in it?
If I do wind up putting it in a frat, as refrenced above: #1 it is ILLEGAL. you need a license to sell beer in a retail enviroment. #2 if some underage person gets drunk and crashes their car, i would be held responsible for not enforcing an age limit AND a "cutoff limit" In FL, you can go bar hopping and if someone manages to seriously injure themselves, they hold the booze vendors responsible #3 that would be grounds for license revocation

Thats only if you charge them for it. ;)

(except providing alcohol to a minor i believe :))

believe it or not, you are liable even if you dont charge for it. IIRC, the exact wording is something to the effect of:

It is UNLAWFUL for anyone under 21 years of age to consume alcoholic beverages...

the wording will vary, because 21 is a state law and not federal. so basically, even if you give it to them for no charge, you are already facilitating them to consume it, which as you already know is illegal.

-PAB
 
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That's hilarious! I don't know what was going through your Dad's head either, but if this isn't original, I don't know what is!! I must say I'm saddened that as the picture loaded, there wasn't a new car in that garage. ;)

Originally posted by: vi_edit
If you're a college student, you could fill it full of beer and have the coolest beer fridge EVAR.

Heck yeah! Talk about where all the parties would be at!
 

Freejack2

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It looks like it has a spot to add a dollar bill module. According to that one place that was posted in the links here, you can get a dollar bill acceptance module for $130 to $200 and a new face for $150. If you do find a high traffic place for it you'll make a killing. Set the price at 75 cents and it'll sell like hotcakes. I doubt you'd complain about an extra $100 or so in your pocket every month.
 

PsychoAndy

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Originally posted by: Freejack2
It looks like it has a spot to add a dollar bill module. According to that one place that was posted in the links here, you can get a dollar bill acceptance module for $130 to $200 and a new face for $150. If you do find a high traffic place for it you'll make a killing. Set the price at 75 cents and it'll sell like hotcakes. I doubt you'd complain about an extra $100 or so in your pocket every month.

Its called a bill validator. Our guys at pepsi can get us one, however IIRC, they only use Dixie Narco units. This is a Vendo. I doubt the parts and computer would be compatible.

BTW, I cant stick this in front of any convenience stores. they already sell single soda cans. and we already sell them single soda cans. Kinda pusing the limit there.
 

Red Dawn

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Too bad you can't fill it full or energy drinks and place it out in front of as gym or a Nightclub.
 

NutBucket

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That's awesome. I have no clue what I'd do with something like that. Hmm. Rip out the insides and make into a regular fridge? That would be cool. Tho, having your own pop cooler is pretty awesome anyway. Congrats:D