xeni at September 8th, 2013 14:17 — #1
strangetikigod at September 8th, 2013 14:47 — #2
I remember seeing this ATM at the DNA Lounge in San Francisco. It had several other, similar messages, such as "SUBMIT - CONFORM - OBEY / MARRY AND REPRODUCE / NEVER QUESTION" and "FEAR THE UNKNOWN / MONSTERS ARE REAL"
robert_ at September 8th, 2013 15:02 — #3
codinghorror at September 8th, 2013 15:15 — #4
Right, it's a Jamie Zawinski thing (jwz) at his club.
incarnedine_v at September 8th, 2013 16:42 — #5
phasmafelis at September 8th, 2013 17:15 — #6
So is the meta-joke that the ATM owner is such a clueless rebel-without-a-cause that he doesn't grasp the irony of a ATM owner railing against capitalism, or...?
More and more I feel that it's a waste of valuable brain cells to try to decipher irony more than one level deep. I'd say something about "fuckin' hipsters" if I believed in hipsters.
gths at September 8th, 2013 23:30 — #7
This comment is even funnier when you realise who actually owns the ATM.
bazilisk at September 9th, 2013 07:53 — #8
Deciphering irony? Don't think too hard about it, whoever was setting it up just had a bit of a sense of humor when they were setting the custom messages. Not like irony or humor are new 'hipster' things.
cpconstantine at September 9th, 2013 14:38 — #9
Heh, yep.. I finally got to visit the legendary lounge at long last, when we held BSides-SF there this last february. I have never felt so happy letting a little ATM gobble up my debit cart as I did there. Yes, it's silly, The place is a bleeding rivethead club, full of people that helped build the very tools that are used to control us. AKA: my kinda of folks. Shit, if we can't laugh at ourselves...
elusis at September 9th, 2013 15:30 — #10
xeni at September 13th, 2013 14:17 — #11
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