Hope it has snack…

posted on 13 May 2018 in Signs

vending-machine

Which one did you say?

Photo courtesy of Susan Hooks.
Found in Japan. 

36 captions

  1. Algernon | 4:02 am |  Vote: Add rating 5  Subtract rating 0  

    Looks like one of those people robots

  2. Algernon | 4:02 am |  Vote: Add rating 1  Subtract rating 0  

    Well it could be that one

  3. Marum | 4:03 am |  Vote: Add rating 6  Subtract rating 0  

    You think that’s a vending machine.

    Now Gaijin this is a vending machine.

  4. seventy2rd o clock | 4:05 am |  Vote: Add rating 2  Subtract rating 0  

    – No, Madam. It’s on the right, behind the ear!

  5. seventy2rd o clock | 4:06 am |  Vote: Add rating 1  Subtract rating 0  

    That explains it.

  6. Pete | 4:09 am |  Vote: Add rating 6  Subtract rating 0  

    Sorry webmaster.
    This one’s only for beverages.
    (Thus says the Japanese sign maker.)

  7. Marum | 4:16 am |  Vote: Add rating 6  Subtract rating 0  

    A vending machine in Nagoya,
    Dispensed food which would truly annoy yer,
    The rice was all dry,
    And the Sushi smelt high,
    That was positioned in the Meitetsu Hotel in the foyer.

  8. Big Fat Cat | 4:17 am |  Vote: Add rating 3  Subtract rating 0  

    They call this “Street Vendor” in the old days!

  9. Yu No Hoo | 4:22 am |  Vote: Add rating 3  Subtract rating 0  

    Only you can exact change.

  10. Marum | 4:22 am |  Vote: Add rating 4  Subtract rating 0  

    @Pete 0409. Shiite!!

    I would have been kicking the ferk out that one forever, trying to get something to eat. Although if it dispensed a good Scotch, I probably would have forgiven it.

  11. Marum | 4:24 am |  Vote: Add rating 5  Subtract rating 0  

    @Yu No Hoo 0422

    Only change is constant. (sayeth the great Ho Tung)

  12. Running Comment | 4:42 am |  Vote: Add rating 1  Subtract rating 0  

    – “I want that one !”

  13. Yu No Hoo | 4:51 am |  Vote: Add rating 5  Subtract rating 0  

    @ Marum 4:24 am

    I bet Ho Tung never had a hole in his pocket.

  14. Pete | 4:52 am |  Vote: Add rating 7  Subtract rating 0  

    No snack for you!

    Just fyi, beverage machines in Japan serve drinks both hot & cold.
    I have no clue why this idea hasn’t caught on in other countries.
    Want a can o’ hot coffee or tea without waiting in line at Starsux?
    Just drop a coin in and wham, cuppa joe in moments.

  15. Eggrish | 5:02 am |  Vote: Add rating 2  Subtract rating 0  

    A winner is you, vending machine boy.

  16. Droll not Troll | 5:06 am |  Vote: Add rating 2  Subtract rating 0  

    An ATM is the other one. Please do not put food in its slot.

  17. Droll not Troll | 5:14 am |  Vote: Add rating 3  Subtract rating 0  

    Is the Force strong with this one?

  18. Marum | 5:57 am |  Vote: Add rating 5  Subtract rating 0  

    @Pete 0452. They do have such machines in Brissie nowadays. However I have never been game enough to use one.

    As you know, Cockroaches are endemic to tropical/subtropical climes. Therefore, I imagine the little buggers would be attracted like ants to a picnic. I can visualize my coffee being strained through half a million cockroaches, who have decided to immolate themselves in the infernal machine.

    Despite my redoubtable technical skills, such devices seem, “to have it in for me” so as to speak.. The other night at the club, I decided to sally forth to sample a Cup of Java, from the automatic coffee maker. I selected my poison from the legend on the front, and pressed to “GO” button. The machine, of its own volition, decided to emulate a mini thermal area. It gurgled stentoriously, and enveloped me in a pleasantly warm cloud of water vapour, much to the surprised looks of the other denizens of the said club. However no coffee materialised. This virtuoso performance by the coffee machine, masquerading as a miniature Hades, unnerved me sufficiently that I retreated back to whence I had come – uncaffeinated.

  19. Marum | 6:06 am |  Vote: Add rating 0  Subtract rating 0  

    EDIT : to from whence I had come. (Oh for an edit button)

  20. Droll not Troll | 6:20 am |  Vote: Add rating 2  Subtract rating 0  

    I used to be a vending machine like this one, them I took an arrow to the head.

  21. UCity | 6:29 am |  Vote: Add rating 3  Subtract rating 0  

    Vend or do not vend. There is no jam.

  22. Droll not Troll | 6:34 am |  Vote: Add rating 2  Subtract rating 0  

    And now for something completely different – a man with a vending machine in his ear.

  23. Pete | 10:52 am |  Vote: Add rating 6  Subtract rating 0  

    @Marum 5:57,

    AKA: Mount Saint Keurig

  24. Yu No Hoo | 11:50 am |  Vote: Add rating 1  Subtract rating 0  

    All vending machine items are flesh.

  25. UCity | 12:18 pm |  Vote: Add rating 2  Subtract rating 0  

    The vending mechanism is strong with this one.

  26. Pete | 3:02 pm |  Vote: Add rating 6  Subtract rating 0  

    @Marum 4:22,

    I have seen vending machines on the streets of Japan which sell whiskey. And beer. No I’m not kidding.*

    *Although this was in the late 1980’s.
    No idea if this is still done nowadays.

  27. Droll not Troll | 6:21 pm |  Vote: Add rating 7  Subtract rating 0  

    @Pete | 3:02 pm: Vending machine whiskey? “Aged in Okinawa, 12 days”.

  28. EffEff | 9:03 pm |  Vote: Add rating 4  Subtract rating 0  

    That’s not a vending machine. It’s the Master’s TARDIS, disguised as one with it’s chameleon circuit.

  29. Marum | 7:18 am |  Vote: Add rating 3  Subtract rating 0  

    @EffEff above.

    Buenos tardis hombre.

  30. Marum | 7:29 am |  Vote: Add rating 4  Subtract rating 0  

    actually: Buenas tardes hombre.= Good afternoon mate.

    Or if yoiu prefer. Bonus nachos.

  31. Pete | 8:09 am |  Vote: Add rating 4  Subtract rating 0  

    @DnT 6:21 pm,

    Uhhh….why Okinawa?

    Stumped me on this one.

    BTW Okinawa has a potent liquor of its own made from sugarcane.
    It’s called Awamori.

    It’s GOOOOOOD…..

  32. Droll not Troll | 2:24 am |  Vote: Add rating 4  Subtract rating 0  

    @Pete | 8:09 am: You’re being too literal, mate! It’s a pun on “aged in oak”. 😉

  33. Marum | 5:31 am |  Vote: Add rating 1  Subtract rating 0  

    An oaken awa? :)

  34. Marum | 7:42 am |  Vote: Add rating 1  Subtract rating 0  

    An Awa is a Japanese barrel, equal to a Firkin.

    So if someone asks: “How’s ya Firkin?”

    You can reply either: “One tenth of a Hogshead, or half a Kilderkin.”

  35. Pete | 11:50 am |  Vote: Add rating 3  Subtract rating 0  

    Aha. “Oak in Awa”.
    Got it.

    (Background sound of palm loudly smacking forehead…)

    I quote Homer Simpson: “D’OH!”

  36. Pete | 12:01 pm |  Vote: Add rating 0  Subtract rating 0  

    @Marum 5:57,

    It took me a while to wonder why you were worried about cockroaches.
    Then I realized you were talking about a machine where the coffee is actually filtered there in front of you.

    (At least I THINK that’s what you meant.)

    No, Japanese hot/cold drink vending machines have the coffee or tea pre-canned. If roaches get into the beverage, that has to happen at the factory, not inside the machine. Those cans are sealed up tight until you the paying consumer is ready to open it and drink. And the Japanese are pretty persnickety about consumer product quality. Among the most uppity about that in the world. IF roaches get into the coffee or tea, then during the late 1980’s and early 1990’s, I must have drunk my share of roach juice in my hot & cold canned beverages.

    But frankly, I doubt it. I certainly never encountered any insect parts large enough to get caught in my mouth or throat during my years living i Japan.

Caption is made at here!

Caption is made at here! (please leave a caption for the Engrish photo; all vulgar entries, spam, etc. will be deleted. Let's Creative!)

Home | Brog | Store | Massage Board | Advertise | Contact Us | Disclaimer

© 1999 - 2013 Engrish.com. All rights reserved.