This takes us back to rainy days on family holidays in Pembrokeshire, and afternoons spent filling arcade machines with 20p pieces.
Vox has put together an excellent video explaining why you will almost never win with claw machines.
TL;DR version: They're rigged.
The truth is that no matter how accurately you position the claw above that stuffed toy you absolutely must have, you only have a one in 20 chance of full power being sent to the machine.
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