Friday, March 21, 2008

It's an ATM, Not a Voting Machine

Hello! There's a paper trail you idiots!
A cash machine outside a supermarket in Hull in northern England began giving out double the money requested for several hours on Tuesday, drawing a crowd of hundreds eager to take advantage of the error.


“People were calling their mates up and telling them to get down there,” a passer-by told The Hull Daily Mail. After several hours the machine ran out of money.

Yes, that would tend to happen when hoardes of imbeciles are lining up to withdraw $1200 and be given a receipt for a $600 withdrawal. Maybe the local economy got an unexpected stimulus boost until charges are filed against those making withdrawals.

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