Some are totally out of use while others seem to still be stocked with candy. Some eat your euros and others seem to dispense nostalgia. They are the underdogs of Berlin’s icons. They can be found all over the city, and all over Germany for that matter; approximately 500,000-800,00 exist. While they are an anomaly to foreigners, to German natives, it’s just a regular old candy machine, not a kitsch cultural leftover. Still, these machines have caught the eyes of expats and Berliners alike because they are undeniably out-of-date, puzzling, and most of all, alluring.