xeni — 2013-09-08T14:17:53-04:00 — #1
strangetikigod — 2013-09-08T14:47:09-04:00 — #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_ — 2013-09-08T15:02:44-04:00 — #3
codinghorror — 2013-09-08T15:15:59-04:00 — #4
Right, it's a Jamie Zawinski thing (jwz) at his club.
incarnedine_v — 2013-09-08T16:42:29-04:00 — #5
phasmafelis — 2013-09-08T17:15:05-04:00 — #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 — 2013-09-08T23:30:20-04:00 — #7
This comment is even funnier when you realise who actually owns the ATM.
bazilisk — 2013-09-09T07:53:22-04:00 — #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 — 2013-09-09T14:38:25-04:00 — #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 — 2013-09-09T15:30:17-04:00 — #10
xeni — 2013-09-13T14:17:56-04:00 — #11
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