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There are various vendors located around Rapture. I know that destroying the health stations will yield a few first aid kits, and I overheard over the PA system an announcement warning against vandalizing the vendors. I assume that means they must drop something when they're destroyed, though I never got the opportunity to wretch one.

So what exactly do vendors drop when they're destroyed, and will it have any other effects, like cause a security alert?

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You can destroy them?! – Bobby Mar 23 '13 at 21:31
I had always assumed the comments about vandalizing the vendors referred to hacking them. – KutuluMike Mar 24 '13 at 1:17
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It is impossible to destroy the vendors. However, in Fort Frolic damaging the sculptures does cause a security alert. (not the plaster sculptures but the big plant ones)

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The vending machines are impossible to destroy, but in Bioshock 2, when all the vending machines are hacked in the blue zone, you receive a free item, and sometimes you get free items after your purchases, so keep that in mind.

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This question is about Bioshock 1, not 2. – Frank Jul 17 '13 at 3:27

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