A vending machine was a type of machine allowing the purchase of goods without need for personnel. They were common on Earth.

The small Earth settlement of Carbon Creek in the 1950s contained several vending machines, including a beverage-dispensing machine and two candy machines outside Johnnies Market, and a cigarette machine inside the Pine Tree Bar and Grill. (ENT: "Carbon Creek")

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In the first draft script of TAS: "The Practical Joker" (dated May 23, 1974), the food synthesizer which buries Montgomery Scott in food is described as "a large vending machine of futuristic desigh (sic)"

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