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Dystopia_Drifter wrote

Ah in all honesty way more time than it's worth. Fortunately I travel a lot on foot so I'm only occasionally going out of my way for 20 or 30 cents.

Shit though, the dumpstering stuff at apartments is a good idea. Years ago a buddy and I would hit this row of green dumpster that stretched several blocks behind an apartment complex at the end/start of the month, there was usable furniture and even discarded electronics, we called it "The Green Mile". I totally forgot about it until your suggestion.


bloodrose wrote

The last apartment complex I lived in became a place that rich tech bros started renting (and thus I was priced out after they kicked us out to "remodel" and then jacked the rent by 2x). While I was living there, there was a fellow who I ran into diving our dumpsters 1-2x/week. He said he lived in a house a few blocks away that was well-trafficked and he just had a weekly yard sale based on the stuff he dumpster-dove from those rich fuckers. He told me about getting practically new speakers out of our dumpster and turning it around for a couple hundred through craigslist (and not his garage sale). It seemed like better work than what I do for a living. hah