Vending Machine Challenge Underway

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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 Bar, M&Ms, Peanut M&Ms, Goobers, Fiber One Snack, Twizzlers, Snickers Crunch, Twix, Milky Way, Pretzels M&Ms, Snickers Crunch, Skittles, Starburst, peanuts, Raisinets, trail mix, strudel, more trail mix, crackers, sandwich crème cookies and Milanos.

The challenger, whose colleagues at an unnamed Connecticut firm note "is in a motorcycle club- enough said" (??), is apparently so confident that rather than eat a light dinner and get some rest last night, he mowed down a tray of tacos and got little sleep. If he finishes everything by the close and keeps it down for two hours he wins nothing, i.e. "respect." For those who feel the extremely generous time allotment renders this contest not so much a challenge but a snack, channel your feelings of disgust towards stepping up to the plate with something better.

11:21 Guy has finished Cheese Doodles, Snyder Low Fat Pretzels, Goldfish, Doritos, White Cheddar Popcorn, Snyder Thin Pretzels, and second bag of SLFP's.

11:35 Party mix, Fritos, Baked Lays, Baked Doritos, Lays, Sun Chips. "Slowing down but still feeling strong."

11:43 "Over the oatmeal hurdle"

11:57 "Slow down on the Sour Straws. Wants to get it all down fast. Could be epic fail here. Confident he could finish by 4, but doesn't know if it will stay down."

12:00 "Feeling alright" with 23 items down but "forgot about a meeting he has to go to- will return fresh at 12:30. Everything is staying down so far."

12:34 "Back at it after a productive meeting. Wind is back in his sails. Could be done within 1 hour."

12:57 Down to the cheese crackers and trail mix.

1:15 And...scene.

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