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    Boy crawls into toy machine

    Associated Press
    Mar. 28, 2006 08:00 AM


    AUSTIN, Minn. - A machine filled with toys must've been awfully tempting to a little 3-year-old boy. So tempting, in fact, that he decided to go right on in and play - by crawling through the toy discharge chute in the Toy Chest claw machine at a local Godfather's Pizza.

    The boy ended up getting stuck amid all the toys.

    "It was the funniest thing I ever saw," said Fire Chief Dan Wilson, one of three to respond to the non-emergency call on Sunday. "The kid was in there playing, smiling, laughing. He thought it was fun.

    "I don't think he was in any real danger. There was plenty of air in there."

    When firefighters arrived, the boy was enjoying himself and patrons were taking pictures with digital cameras, Wilson said.

    Firefighters pried the door open to get the boy out.

    The toddler wasn't hurt, but fire officials suggest parents keep a close eye on their children.

    "They're gonna do what they're gonna do," said Shift commander Ted Gilbertson. "It's kind of up to the parents."
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    Wasn't this a scene from "Toy Story"?

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    This is the second time I've heard of this happening now. The last time a few months ago was at a walmart and they had pictures of it in the paper. It was hysterical. It is like something you would see in a cartoon.
    Even the burger-flippers at McDonald's probably have some McWackers.

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    At least this was a child. Grown-ups are supposed to know better but last April we responded to our local middle school for a teacher with her arm caught in the coke machine. The machine didn't deliver so she was 'fishing' for her drink.

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    My parents had a 2 storey when I was growing up with a laundry shoot from the bathroom to the basement.

    One afternoon while I should have been in chemistry class I found myself stuck up to my armpits in the shoot... (this was 15 years ago)

    I'm not saying it was a smart thing to try. The curiousity around IF I could fit was too much. And I'll admit that I didn't really think through the implications of the fall if I did manage to slide down..


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    Quote Originally Posted by rualfire
    I wiggled my way out of the laundry conveyance and learned a valuable lesson that day

    Which is why you are are a Tech Rescue Guy now eh? LOL
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    Quote Originally Posted by GeorgeWendtCFI
    Wasn't this a scene from "Toy Story"?
    I dont really remember, but werent the little aliens escaping the machine?
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    Quote Originally Posted by SSTONER
    I dont really remember, but werent the little aliens escaping the machine?
    No. Buzz and Woody climbed into the machine. Buzz thought it was a spaceship to home. The aliens believed that "the claw" was a God-like figure who decided "who would go and who would stay". Sid came along and ended up picking both Buzz and Woody out of the machine-"double prizes"!

    OMG! Did I just write that?

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    Quote Originally Posted by GeorgeWendtCFI
    No. Buzz and Woody climbed into the machine. Buzz thought it was a spaceship to home. The aliens believed that "the claw" was a God-like figure who decided "who would go and who would stay". Sid came along and ended up picking both Buzz and Woody out of the machine-"double prizes"!

    OMG! Did I just write that?
    Ok, George this is a rare side of you coming out. Weird!
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    Hmmm,

    Any guesses who here would be a grandpa???

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    Quote Originally Posted by Dalmatian190
    Hmmm,

    Any guesses who here would be a grandpa???
    I hope that's the case.

    The only other explanations are:

    1) Gone off his meds

    2) I've entered the twilight zone.



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    Quote Originally Posted by EFD840
    I hope that's the case.

    The only other explanations are:

    1) Gone off his meds

    2) I've entered the twilight zone.


    None of the above. Not a grandpa, not on meds, moved out of the "twilight zone" (Boonton, NJ) years ago.

    My youngest two are 8 & 11. 2006 is actually the 10th anniversary of the movie's release. Then you have to consider that kids will watch the same movie over and over a few dozen times before they move on to the next one. See, it all fits.

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