It's a tale as old as time - government employees stuck in their cubicles, craving a little something to munch on while they work. And in Prince William County, Virginia, the situation has reached a boiling point.
According to sources within the county government, employees have grown tired of the limited selection offered by the vending machines. "All we ever have is chips and candy," complained one anonymous employee. "I mean, I love a good bag of chips as much as the next person, but sometimes I just want a sandwich or a piece of fruit. Is that too much to ask for?"
Others have reported that the vending machines seem to have a vendetta against them, with snacks getting stuck or falling out of reach just as they're about to make their purchase. "I put my money in and hit the button for a bag of peanuts, and the next thing I know, the bag is stuck and I can't get it out," said another disgruntled worker. "I've lost count of how many times this has happened to me. It's like the vending machine is taunting me."
But fear not, dear readers - help is on the way. A group of determined employees have banded together to form the "Vending Machine Fare Revolution," determined to bring about change and increase the variety of snacks available to them.
"We're not asking for much," said the leader of the revolution, who wished to remain anonymous. "Just a little bit of variety. Maybe some granola bars, or even a frozen meal option for those days when we forget to pack a lunch. We just want to be able to make a choice that doesn't involve chips or candy."
The group has even started a petition, which has gained hundreds of signatures from government employees all over the county. "We're taking this very seriously," said the leader. "We won't rest until we have the vending machine fare we deserve."
The Prince William County government has yet to comment on the situation, but one can only hope that they will listen to the demands of their employees and make the necessary changes. Until then, the fight for better vending machine fare continues.