Clearly, someone couldn't find their koozie.
Fill up a trash can with ice, put beers in, cover with plastic bag, place on A/C. Presto! Science!
This is what happens when you get a plumber to fix your air conditioning!
Quick, we need A/C! Where's the nearest wacky, waving, inflatable, arm-flailing tube man?
Necessity isn't always the mother of invention. Sometimes, stingy Dorm Life offices are.