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Wednesday, October 27

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p-fiddy / October 5, 2003 11:31 PM

I live in the city. Therefore, I am continuing to throw my trash onto the street like the rest of the folk in my neighborhood.

christian / October 6, 2003 12:17 AM


I will compact it into small cubes. Then, when I have enough cubes I will compact them again and so on and so forth. Soon I will have a super cube of compacted garbage and it will become oil too which I will refine into gasoline and put in my car.

Or the super compacted garbage (su-co-ga) will be so dense it will collapse unto its self and become a quantum singularity from which nothing can escape.

jima / October 6, 2003 7:34 AM

Taking it to the local vintage stores and selling it! SUCKERS!!!

Cinnamon / October 6, 2003 9:54 AM

Watching our friendly, neighborhood rats multiply. They almost have enough to start a soccer game in our alley.

Naz / October 6, 2003 10:19 AM

Avoiding it. I smell it, see it and can almost taste it, but that doesn't mean it's there.

Just cause it looks and smells like shite doesn't mean it is, right?

stephen / October 6, 2003 12:07 PM

Been feeding it to all the bears in the city looking for Cubs tickets. Oddly enough, they don't want any Bears tickets, they all shake their heads and growl.

Wendy / October 6, 2003 1:10 PM

Usually I start out doing shots with them and after that I can't remember.

j3s / October 6, 2003 4:13 PM

Trying to generate less of it.

Onid / October 6, 2003 6:39 PM

Burning it at Welles park at 9:18pm tonight October 6, 2003. Oh....have I said too much?

kavi / October 7, 2003 8:17 AM

looking at it...just looking at it. you have to see the INNER beauty of garbage.

lacey / October 7, 2003 11:13 AM

I'm with Jes. But if that doesn't work, Christian--be expecting a call from me soon regarding a collaborative project.

Niki / October 7, 2003 11:59 AM

Usually I start out doing shots with them and after that I can't remember.

- Wendy at October 6, 2003 01:10 PM

***Yeah. I'm with Wendy.***

amyc / October 7, 2003 12:21 PM

I'm donating it. Did you know there are children in Africa who have hardly any trash at all?

Benjy / October 7, 2003 9:24 PM

I built a time machine out of a DeLorean which is powered by trash. When life gives you lemons, make lemonade... By the way, the Cubs lose the series with Florida 4-1.

Wiz of Odds / October 7, 2003 9:32 PM

Praying nightly that it doesn't get re-elected next November.

Wiz of Odds / October 7, 2003 9:32 PM

Get it!? BA-Zing!!

Luke / October 8, 2003 9:45 AM

Reducing and reusing, yo.

Craig / October 8, 2003 9:55 AM

Mr. Fusion rules.

thatbob / October 9, 2003 1:05 PM

Stacking it on the rear stairwell, just like I always do.

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