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    Snack Heaven

    adrienne Mar 28 '06 16

    Ok this one is going to take some explaining...It all started last semester when one of my industrious classmates decided to start a new venture called J-Mart. Basically, J-Mart sells all kinds of candy and sodas and is based out of a fridge near the owner's desk. You can go at any time and make a purchase by leaving your money in a cash box. It's pretty much run on the honor system. It is a really great idea for any for any architecture school because sometimes the vending machine only has jalepeno potato chips or cherry blaster donuts with flavor bits - i know it sounds terrible, but trust me if it's late enough and you're desperate enough you'll do something you'll really regret the next day. Thankfully J-Mart can save you by providing a delicious alternative.

    So the next thing I need to explain is the "web of curiousity/distraction/procrastination" that our studio has been working on. Basically it is a crazy voronoi mesh explosion that we have been constructing over our desks since the semester started. It is all made out of stainless steel wire. it is an ephemeral canopy that is a great way to waste time by working on.

    So what better marriage could there be than between the web and J-Mart? It is the perfect re-appropriation of infrastructure, and it is called Snack Heaven. All the little snack packs are hung using binder clips, and you can make a purchase for 50 cents.

    I know what you're going to say. You have time for snack enterprises, but what about studio???! Hey, listen, there are only so many hours that one can take working on robots before you start to lose it...ok buddy?!


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    • 16 Comments

    • t. gunny harboe
      Mar 28, 06 7:25 pm

      thats dope

      Marlin
      Mar 28, 06 8:29 pm

      nice atmospheric condition.
      Good looking out for the diets of your studio mates.
      ~marlin

      strlt_typ
      Mar 28, 06 8:48 pm

      i like the jalapeno potato chips...for a more satisfying snack though i get the arroz con leche...sometimes the vending machine man forgets to put the small spoon in the compartment

      Hasselhoff
      Mar 28, 06 8:56 pm

      Sweet

      Heather Ring
      Mar 28, 06 9:23 pm

      That's so great -- those vending machines were always empty when I needed them. I was always so depressed having to choose between something regrettable and ... gum.

      cv
      Mar 28, 06 9:30 pm

      junk food. never looked so guilt free. from another. thanks.

      Tom Denney
      Mar 28, 06 10:31 pm

      O.K....I'LL BITE. WHAT THE HELL IS A CHERRY BLASTER DONUT?

      adrienne
      Mar 28, 06 10:55 pm

      MMMMM CHERRY BLASTERS.....NOW MICROWAVABLE!

      Tom Denney
      Mar 28, 06 11:22 pm

      WHAT CAN I SEND FROM CHICAGO IN EXCHANGE FOR A PACKAGE OF THOSE?

      Hasselhoff
      Mar 29, 06 12:02 am

      I just came up and looked at the emergent snacking condition and it rules. Also, the neon pink of the cherry blasters makes me want to throw up. I shake when I see those things in the machine.

      sporadic supernova
      Mar 29, 06 7:10 am

      nice ... i'm hungry

      t. gunny harboe
      Mar 29, 06 10:51 am

      somebody left a cherry blaster in the 3rd floor men's bathroom

      A
      Mar 29, 06 11:30 am
      With Flavor Bits? Is that supposed to imply the remaining parts of a Cherry Blaster are just fillers like sawdust and glue?
      Hasselhoff
      Mar 29, 06 12:29 pm

      Adrienne, have you infact eaten those things? They look soo nasty. Have you noticed that they've started putting the ghetto versions of stuff in the machine? Such as, instead of M&Ms they have those lame mini, candy coated Hershey Kisses? The chocolate to candy ratio sucks on those things.

      Heather Ring
      Mar 29, 06 1:19 pm

      You know, there's a philly band called Snacks, who -- I believe -- bring snacks to their performances. You should have them play in studio!

      archaalto
      Mar 29, 06 1:36 pm

      ooooo
      mommy-my tummy hurts...

      i think i ruined my gut on chester cheetahs in undergrad....

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