Gun-totin', Chronic-smokin' Hearse Initiator (ludickid) wrote,
Gun-totin', Chronic-smokin' Hearse Initiator
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Tasteful San Antonio: Purchasing Power

A while ago, before I had any money, I signed up for the local Freecycle e-mail list. (Yes, surprisingly, SATX has a Freecycle list.) Now, I don't know what Freecycle is like in other cities, but I have now been on this thing for, like, a year, and I have never -- not even once -- seen something listed on San Antonio Freecycle that I would want to have. In fact, I have never seen anything that anyone would want to have. It's all just junk -- filthy kid's clothes, bust-ass furniture, old magazines.

Today there was a listing for a broken DVD player, in Universal City. Which is a suburb of SATX about 20 miles from downtown. Now, you can go into any department store in America and buy a brand new, working DVD player for $25, $30. And here is someone who is offering a broken one that you have to drive way the hell across town for. And the thing is, I guarantee someone will take it. Who is doing this? Isn't their time worth anything? I honestly don't understand. If it was a WORKING player, it would be one thing, but...
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