Landfills are treasure troves.

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10 Responses to Landfills are treasure troves.

  1. AJ says:

    or Nazi Germany.

  2. Matt says:

    Love it.

  3. demon says:

    AJ- the nazis didn’t waste a thing. they would not have thrown away clothes until they had been worn by dozens of prisoners and were beyond repair. they went so far as to remove gold teeth from prisoners, you wouldn’t have found any of them in the trash. and as far as secrets they were burned.

    you have failed. epicly

  4. Jamie says:

    What’s that saying about winning an argument on the internet? …

  5. Martok says:

    Oh and what about Godwin’s law?

    Anyway: first post that I really don’t get, maybe I’m living in the wrong area ;)

  6. Chaz says:

    Glorious. Though I have to wonder how many of the ‘company secrets’ get the shredder before ending up in a bin.

  7. Dan says:

    certainly that’s an invalid venn diagram? Are you suggesting that only things which are “unworn clothes” AND “company secrets” AND “Gold and silver” are found in trash cans in ritzy areas?
    Certainly they should be logical “OR” not “AND”? ie the entire set is found in those trash cans (plus other things as well).

    I’m not sure the sets intersect much. How many things are all three? new prototypes of expensive clothes which the clothing opposition isn’t meant to see?

  8. anything in the gold and silver clothing line should remain secret AND in a landfill.

  9. Stephen Maxwell says:

    Dan: I’m pretty sure what that says is: “What do Gold & Silver, Unworn Clothes, and Company secrets have in common? They’re in trash-cans of fancy-schmancy zip codes!”

    Venn diagrams usually refer to what things have in common, I think.

  10. Anonymous. says:

    This is an interesting example of how meaning depends on context. Because this looks like a Venn diagram, it has been assumed to be a Venn diagram. I can find no claim on the site that this is intended to be a Venn diagram. It helps to give strangers the benefit of the doubt. Innocent until proven guilty, sort of thing.