Help: Vending Machine Ate My Money

I need help or advice on how I can get my money back because I selected a drink and inserted my $20 note into the machine and didn’t dispense anything nor returned my change. So, what’s the best solution on dealing with this situation?

Vending Machine with my $20

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        You made me check his other pic to see if there is a geotag. Nope…

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        I think OZB strips geotags on upload now

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      The difference in file size.

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    Bikies

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    Reminds me of the candy bar lineup.

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    I guess this is why you carry a window smasher with you just in case of these…..should have had brought a sledge hammer with ya and give the window a good whack and it should shatter into little pieces, make sure not to cut yourself on the glass or step on it with your bare foot - they will hurt and cut like a bloody knife! Then grab the drink (drinks now that the window's all smashed up to the value of your $20 or if you want more of a compensation, get more than what you should have got with your $20 should the vending machine dispenser worked….

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    What drink was it?

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    get a trailer and a dolly, now you own that machine!

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    I blame Tony Abbott.

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    You're finally getting charged for that 3rd soft serve cone… with interest.
    https://www.ozbargain.com.au/node/514133

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    I really don't know why you are seeking advice here.
    Where was the machine? It should have a contact number!

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    Those machines are voice activated, just ask it to dispense the drink and change

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    update?

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      I know right. The suspense!!

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      Update: the vending machine ate me, send prays please

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    That is why I never used vending machines.

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    Name and shame the arsehole machine on Ozb forums

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    Where is this machine? Looks like someone's office kitchen…

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    In one of my old workplaces a vending machine ate my money. It was a large workplace, people told me it does it often. So I punched the vending machine just above where the money comes out and I got about $6. I done it once more and I hit the jackpot ding ding ding. I took my change and left the rest to the other co-workers - win/win.

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      Should try that technique on a pokie machine

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    I had this happen to me. It was $2. I walked away in defeat but just as I did, the person that refills the machine arrived. Got my drank.

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    Op needs to submit a claim to shopback to get their cashback

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    That vending machine has a better selection of drinks than my local woolies.

    Also, never had a vending machine suck my money erroneously but have had multiple drinks dispensed for the price of 1 many many many times.

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    It happened to us at Westmead hospital, machine took my $20.
    I turned the machine off at the power point and turned it back on and it spat out my $20. Was very happy it worked. I'll never use those things again