Aisle 3439, Shelf 7, Object ED:B6:FC:DB:1F:25
A 13-inch Magnavox color TV/VCR combo playing an advertisement for Head On (apply directly to the forehead!) on a continuous loop.
You realize you have your phone out and are dialing the number on the screen. Your training kicks in, and you go to return your phone to your locker in the break room, where you could have sworn it was at the start of your shift.
Aisle 3708, Shelf 9, Object 9B:1F:D2:AB:6C:35
A 13-inch Magnavox color TV/VCR combo playing an advertisement for Ginsu knives on a continuous loop. It does not appear to be plugged in.
When your safety badge gets hot enough to melt and release its ammonia fumes, you realize that you have been chanting the sales pitch along with the narrator for the last ten minutes. Your throat is raw, and now you're going to have to spend the last hour of your shift in Decontamination. Again.
Aisle 50, Shelf 7, Object 9E:4B:83:FD:AE:7C
An ebony box, approximately the size of a shoebox, with a prominent red button on the lid. Its object label reads only "Recovered from William Henry Harrison".
You feel an almost irresistible urge to push the button, but you remember what happened last time.
I toot about the things you find in the Warehouse as you go about your rounds.
A Mastodon instance for bots and bot allies.