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The Dumpster Diving Thread!

Discussion in 'Tools and tips' started by sk8er6, Jul 23, 2007.

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  1. BennyBoii

    BennyBoii Senior Member

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    me and a few mates where dicking a round and found and office chair at some discount store and rode it down a hill trashed it throw it around and it stayed in tack. I'm sitting in it right now :D
     
  2. -NiSe-

    -NiSe- Senior Member

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    I'd totally do this, ive got a paint shop right by my house too haha. Hope I score something
     
  3. Fang

    Fang Senior Member

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    Any tips for diving at a construction site?
     
  4. Phillip McDougall

    Phillip McDougall Elite Member

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    Go when there isn't anyone there. You're probably not going to find much beside empty cans of floor marking paint, lumber crayons, and inexpensive tools. All the expensive tools get locked up or go in their cars when they leave. Stay out of the dumpster at a construction site, you're most likely going to find nothing but trash. Dumpster dive behind places that you would imagine would have very little trash besides plastic and cardboard, and that's where you'll actually find things worth diving for.
     
  5. Colors

    Colors Banned

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    i definately need to try this. never done it before but i have a question about dumpster diving. if i go into a store but too much of a baby to rack so,if i pick some spray paint of the shelves and throw them in the trash during the day would it be out in the dumpster later that night?at like a walmart or lowes
     
  6. Beko

    Beko Senior Member

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    that idea sounds amazing!!!!:D im trying it!!!!!
     
  7. criscros18

    criscros18 Banned

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    Probably not THAT night.... Well maybe. Depends on the size of the store. Unless the heard the cans rattling around in the bag.. You should try it, and post how that works out for you
     
  8. 2mor

    2mor Senior Member

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    so you live by the bible and are so self righteous...but yet youre advocating someone to steal, you really are some kind of fuckin idiot aint you criscros.
     
  9. Eurothrash

    Eurothrash Senior Member

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    Dumster diving can pay off, but it depends on location and luck. Best things I've found: unused shirts ( packaged!) and unused cologne. Homie once found a gold ring ( in the fricking thrash). So yeah, have some luck.
     
  10. sofargone561

    sofargone561 Member

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    i know people that work at block buster, they used to give him BOXES of dvds to throw out, he always brought them home. lol
     
  11. R3bel1995

    R3bel1995 Senior Member

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    2mor, Is dumpster diving stealing?? If hobos do it it's legal, but if writers do it it ain't?? I don't think that dumpster diving is illegal in any sence of the term... Iv found some pretty cool shit in the dumpster; never found any cans or anything but, I have found some electronics and stuff. As euro said, it's all about luck.
     
  12. stien

    stien Member

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    i got 3 truck loads of wood. from a dumpster i made 3 quarter pipes out of it
     
  13. SiteGraff

    SiteGraff Senior Member

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    never thought of dumpster diving, pretty sweet idea
     
  14. Strange Journeys

    Strange Journeys Senior Member

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    dumpster diving is illegal
     
  15. Kinger79

    Kinger79 Member

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    hell ya, i agree. dumspter diving isnt a guranteed way to get you good shit, cept maybe smelling nasty and an infection or two. rack everything. and if you cant rack it at least try, if you fail... THEN you can shell out cash to pay for it.
     
  16. TooYoungForMercy

    TooYoungForMercy New Member

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    one time the krogers by my house blew a circuit or something and their freezers broke. so they had to throw out all their frozen foods. im a vegan and i got 600 bucks worth of vegan meat substitutes for free. still frozen and just sitting in a big ass dumpster with nothing but frozen, still in the box, food. happy day.
     
  17. PSYS

    PSYS Senior Member

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    Yes, but it shouldn't be.

    The person threw out whatever it was into a dumpster as trash.
    That's, like, "I no longer want this. Here. Have it."

    The only difference being is it's in a dumpster.
     
  18. Shawnibrion

    Shawnibrion New Member

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    I've rescued many terrific items from dumpsters, but never food. If I came across edible food I would have no problem taking it home though.
     
  19. R3bel1995

    R3bel1995 Senior Member

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    I totally agree!! Garbage cans are the salvation army of the streets.
     
  20. millie

    millie Senior Member

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    DUDE. FUCK BUYING stealing a few packs of painters has nothing wrong with it >.<