An arcade proprietor in England may very well take advantage of the coronavirus flare-up by stocking claw machines with must-have sanitary products in the battle against the viral disease.
Rob Braddick was recently struck with inspiration in the wake of seeing that the toilet paper was hard to come by at his local grocery store, and loaded up on the household fundamental. At that point, the proprietor of Devon’s Ho Barts Amusement Arcade, for the most part, swapped out the toys that filled the claw machines with TP, as well as in-demand hand sanitizer and soap.
“We also have a large machine that used to have a Spider-Man doll, but now there is a large Curex soap in there — that’s the Rolls-Royce of hand sanitizer,” Braddick told news agency South West News Service (SWNS) of the new prizes.
“We test it, it’s possible to win them but it is hard. We’ve had people coming in to have a go but I don’t think anyone has won yet,” he said of the stunt. “It’s been a bit quiet so far but I think people will start coming in to have a look.”
“There are still some toilet rolls on the shelves around here so I guess people aren’t that desperate yet,” Braddick added.
Concerning his own business, the 48-year-old said that the arcade workers are following an exacting hand-washing plan for any desires for keeping COVID-19 under control.
“We’ve put in measures where people have to wash their hands every half hour,” Braddick revealed. “So far the effect of the outbreak is unclear… but its early days and things could get worse.”
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