Originally Posted by wing_woo
Most of them don't work. When it ate my loonie, I called to report it and she said many of them don't work and she told me to either pay the service fee to pay by phone or risk the meter eating my coins. I moved to the next meter and sure enough, ate my loonie again. Seems almost like they want people to give up paying cash so they can get you to pay the extra service fee for pay on the phone service.
"Most"? Seems like a stretch to me...
But of course... if it's an empty spot... someone else must have already found out it was not working by losing coins in it, and then moved to another spot.
Makes perfect sense!