Vending Machine Challenge

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    In The Future, You’ll Receive An Electric Shock Before Competing In An Office-Wide Food Eating Challenge

    On the seventh floor of a concrete office building in Washington, a government worker stops to contemplate a purchase from the vending machine. Then his phone vibrates. An alert on the screen suggests he pass on the Twinkies today. This guinea pig, among a group of employees at the U.S. Department of Health and Human […]

    / Oct 31, 2014 at 2:23 PM
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    First Food Eating Challenge Of 2013: Underway

    It’s another vending machine challenge and you know how we feel about those (too much time, not enough food, doesn’t put hair on anyone’s chest) BUT it does involve a contract (described as “amazing” by the half of Dealbreaker that was at one time licensed to practice law in New York), the terms of which state that in the event of a loss, the loser will pay for a lunch he’s not invited to, so we’ve got award points for that.

    / Jan 29, 2013 at 11:46 AM
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    Vending Machine Challenge Underway

    All 41 items must be completed by 4PM, with an official start time of 11:15AM. Said items include: Cheese Puffs, Snyder Low Fat Pretzels, Goldfish, Doritos, White Cheddar Popcorn, Snyder Regular Pretzels, Snyder Low Fat Pretzels, party mix, Fritos, Baked Lays, Baked Doritos, Lays, Sun Chips, Express Oatmeal, canned fruit, Sour Straws, Reeses, Fiber One […]

    / Oct 5, 2011 at 11:32 AM
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    Confidential To Bank of America: We’ve Found You A Food Eating Contestant Who Will Potentially Restore Pride To The BAC Name

    Retired NFL player Bryce Fisher is a University of Chicago Booth School of Business student who will graduate next year. This summer he’s interning in Bank of America’s LevFin group. He’s 6’3, 265 pounds and whereas his fellow interns would probably pass out at the sight of a stack of Double Downs, hundreds of oysters […]

    / May 4, 2010 at 11:28 AM
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    Our Hero!

    It is true, with the MDs either in the South of France with a touch of the vay-cay, in Como trying desperately to sell the summer villa, or negotiating with Cuomo for that last chance at freedom, August is typically a slow month in finance. Fortunately, a close friend and associate of Dealbreaker has agreed […]

    / Aug 3, 2009 at 4:53 PM
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    The Dealbreaker Chronicle Of Vending Machine Challenges: Q1 2009 Update

    Date: May 29, 2008 Aspirant: Tim “T-Bone” Firm: FTN Type: Traditional Vending Machine Challenge Time: 8 Hours Result: Failure – 27 of 35 items consumed. Excuse: None offered.

    / Mar 6, 2009 at 2:22 PM
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    The Dealbreaker Chronicle of Vending Machine Challenges

    Date: May 29, 2008 Aspirant: Tim “T-Bone” Firm: FTN Time: 8 Hours Result: Failure – 27 of 35 items consumed. Excuse: None offered. Date: August 22, 2008 Aspirant: Unknown Firm: Unknown Time: 3 hours 56 minutes Result: Failure Excuse: Borderline Sodium-Induced Seizure Date: November 13, 2008 Aspirant: Unknown Firm: Unknown Time: Unknown Result: Failure – […]

    / Nov 13, 2008 at 6:48 PM

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