Feeding the CD player

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If you’re contemplating kids, first put all the loose change in your car into your CD/MP3 player (as seen here). If you don’t flip out, you are ready for children.

Submitted by: Steph McC.



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  • http://twitter.com/JustinaCMusic Justina Carubia

    HAHAHAHAHAH … well maybe they just wanted to listen to some “50 Cent”

  • Anonymous

    Love the picture. But the text is misleading. I mean, do you look like a munchkin sent from heaven? Do you have sweet little arms to put around your own neck in a tiny, tender little hug? Can you make ingenious-yet-naive excuses for your behavior, that could make Stalin laugh? No. Kids are destroyers but they are adorable destroyers.

  • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=822781461 Jenn Rose

    I once bought a used minivan from a family with 5 kids. They told me the tape player hadn’t worked in years. I bought a new system to replace it, and when I pulled the old one out of the dash, it jingled. I threw it on my driveway to crack it open and there must have been $10 in pennies. I almost called the parents to let them know what their kids were doing every time they ran in to pay for gas…

  • http://www.facebook.com/godzooki Deshawna Burns McGee

    “Mommy will be just a second, sweetie. Don’t touch anything!”

  • Anonymous

    Yes-my son did the same thing when he was about 3 to my cd player in my car. Im not sure when or how?

  • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=836609296 Kate Matney-Perini

    I guess thats what happens when you leave your kid in the car alone while you just ‘run in and run out’.

  • http://www.facebook.com/people/Tammy-Kolbe/796017444 Tammy Kolbe

    oh yes – my husband found over $5 in change in my car stereo. it is permanently broken now. we had to add an IPOD hookup for any music

  • http://profiles.google.com/ladyseven23 Molly St. Clair

    Somewhere, there’s about $8 in change, in the e-brake of a 1989 Toyota Camry, thanks to yours truly. 😉

  • http://www.facebook.com/people/Wendy-Watkins-Cramer/666178921 ‘Wendy Watkins-Cramer

    I feel for you my oldest did that once, and the dealership charged me a ton to clean it out…

  • http://www.facebook.com/kerri.denton Kerri Denton

    My son filled the heating vents with change in our car, now when we hit a bump it jingles. I’m hoping that the change will add to the value of the car…probably not

  • Bevin

    My little one did this to us! Luckily, we took it to Best Buy and they were able to fix it for us!

  • http://profiles.google.com/jillybean73 Jill Brogdon

    This feeding also happens to disc drives on lap tops so I suggest trying that first too. I found two lost debit cards and a few business cards in there. The debit cards were lost over a year apart. I just though I had a crappy disc drive until I took it apart. You are not alone. 🙂

  • http://www.facebook.com/MattsBella Nicole Davis

    If it wasn’t for this car being totaled somewhere there would of been a car running around with roughly $50 in quarters from a laundry day long long ago… See why you don’t leave a bored 4 year old in the car while you run in the laundry? But that was the early 90s after all.

  • http://spokehedz.clavid.com/ Alexander

    Why has nobody asked this question:

    Why are you leaving your kids in the car by themselves?

    (this question is posted to the people who have commented before me.)

    • Anonymous

      Why do you assume that the kids have to be by themseleves to do this? It only takes a nanosecond for each coin. They could be doing it while the parent is driving. If the kids are alone in the car, it probably isn’t for very long. I imagine it is much safer to keep them in the car then it is to make them stand outside with you while you are filling gas.

    • Abbie Hawks

      I totally agree. Do you people not use car seats at all?

  • http://www.facebook.com/people/Brennan-Wright/746623692 Brennan Wright

    I used to work in a car stereo shop, and I cant tell you how many radios I had to take apart to get loose change, pokemon cards, mommies credit cards, etc out of them. I feel for you.

  • Louisa

    We have not had coins, but we did learn it is possible for a 2 year old to stuff 4 discs in a Wii… and Nintendo has great repair customer service.

  • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=521196220 Sarah Smith

    my mother took our VCR in to a repair shop after we had it for about 5 years – he gave her back two cherry pits, a dried carrot, and various pieces of a matchbox car

  • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=100000111821274 Thomas Hutter

    When working at a stereo shop, I had to charge a women $89 to take $2.59 out of her cd player. More recently, I charged $30 to take a gift card out of a Playstation 3.

  • PaulS

    My kid shoved a nickel in the Chevy Avalanche CD player. Shorted the car and wouldn’t run.   $500.

  • http://www.facebook.com/semaalir Emily Ramirez

    my 2 and 3 year old did this exact same thing to the hubbys PS3, of course I got blamed for it!

  • Mike Cui

    Is that a Dodge Ram? POOR DODGE TRUCK!!!