From the submitter:
"Rented a cottage, took us a while to figure out where the glasses were."
My first thought when I saw this was "where are they going to keep the beer?" Then I remembered, "oh right! They're in college, they don't have alcohol standards! Silly me!"
OSX Snow Leopard only operates in certain environments.
This is my father-in-law's drinks fridge, which is in a covered area of the backyard near where the (home-made) BBQ is.
No matter how many times you open this, you're always going to be disappointed in its lack of beer.