Robot layoffs!

Robot layoffs!

posted on 27 Jun 2016 in Chinglish, Drinks, Vending Machines

machine-out-of-work

Will vend for food…

Photo courtesy of Michael Smith.
Found in Shanghai, China.

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algernon
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algernon

Drinks at knock down prices

algernon
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algernon

No money in the slot

jjhitt
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jjhitt

Come on buddy, buy a drink, help an old veteran out.

Seventy2rd o clock
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Seventy2rd o clock

Because out of control?

Seventy2rd o clock
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Seventy2rd o clock

There’s still some coke left

Yang Xiao Long
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Yang Xiao Long

How will the machine support his vending family now?

DrLex
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DrLex

Have coke, will disperse

DrLex
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DrLex

(dispense of course)

coffeebot
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coffeebot

I heard Pepsi is hiring.

Marum
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Marum

Mad in China.

(This is not a case of my “e” key not working – I intended this one)

Marum
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Marum

Bad luck girls, your machine is not working. You’ll have to do it by hand.

Marum
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Marum

I thank Asimov for the Laws of Robotics.

Yu No Hoo
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Yu No Hoo

Another one canned.

Marum
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Marum

The boss got sick of having a factory full of robots.
He had no on to berate, belittle, and humiliate. Life was sooo boring.
So. He got rid of the robots, and hired a whole stack of workers.
Life was good again.

Droll not Troll
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Droll not Troll

Espresso machine and 2 gum dispensers to support.

Droll not Troll
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Droll not Troll

All those years of servos count for nothing.

DrLex
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DrLex

The machine can always apply for the job of building suicide booths. I’ve heard there’s an opening there after a certain bending robot quit his job.

Pete
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Pete

And in other news, last month’s robot labor participation rate was…

Droll not Troll
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Droll not Troll

It could soon be selling the other kind of coke to make a living.

Pete
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Pete

Existential questions:

Why do the Chinese suspend their vending machine soft drinks cap-down?

Does EVERYTHING in the PRC have to be handled in top-down fashion?

Pete
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Pete

Brother, can you spare a dime?

Lora
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Lora

The vending machines that give out Chinese food have signs saying “Machine out of WOK”.

Garst
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At least now the panhandling machines are telling you that it’s just going to take your money when it’s not give you what you want.

Big Fat Cat
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Big Fat Cat

Google did that!

Mr. Wrong
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Mr. Wrong

Will work for pop.

A Non-Y Mouse
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A Non-Y Mouse

It’s job was outsourced to cheaper foreign labor.

sirpaulfan
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sirpaulfan

You think you’ve got problems.

The Dude
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The Dude

Turns out the upside down open right away soda bottle craze didnt catch up.

Wile E. Coyote Super Genius
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That’s how bad mechanizing the workplace has gotten.

Kioku
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Kioku

At least this one doesn’t accept you spare change.

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