Go to any cheap company canteen or convenience store and you're bound to find a dirty microwave waiting to heat up a Hot Pocket. Not so in the pioneering days of the food vending machine when all manner of doges were used to provide the customer with hot food. Hot soup? Try tins kept in a heated compartment in the machine. Popcorn? Automatic poppers. Chips? Imagine a deep fat fryer at the ready.
Then there's this high-
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