Germany, Light Crap

Throwing it all away…

When I arrived in Germany, Spermüll was God’s gift. As a newly arrived ex-pat working for an NGO, I had little cash to spare furnishing a home. And so I looked forward to every third month, when people dip down into their basements to find that old Ikea cupboard missing a handle. Or that bookshelf that your second child colored on in a fit of jealous rage.

You take and drag all that bulky waste (translation of Spermüll) to the curb and the next morning trash trucks come and whisk it all away. For those of us living on a non-profit wage, it was an opportunity to clash with Eastern European van drivers to scavenge choice articles.

But at some point (namely when I found a 3-foot tall garden gnome), it got old. By that time I had furnished my home with about 40% trash – mostly Ikea detritus still in good condition, but for a few dents, scratches or smells. But each successive Spermüll seemed like a bigger and bigger waste.

There seems to be no middle ground here. There are no garage sales really – I’m uncertain if it is illegal or what the deal is. There are flea markets and people will try to unload old things there, but then they’ll look at that Ikea shelf missing a handle and charge roughly 90% of what they originally paid for it. So the motivation is not necessarily on cleaning out the basement, but rather making some cash. Then if it doesn’t sell, well, then just drag it out to the curb and it disappears in the morning.

This is a problem (as you can see from the short film above). Every week, nearly every day, some neighborhood in Germany is having Spermüll.  It bothers me to think that every day, somewhere there are orange trucks loading up all of that perfectly good furniture to be taken to the dump… Continue reading

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Pure Bullshit

My favorite spam

It’s tempting, I know. Reading through this one took every last drop of my willpower to resist clicking. Who is ‘This guy’ they link to? Will it take me to a picture of him? What about the shocking story? Live action of ‘This guy’ almost getting himself killed lulled into a delusion of safety by his closet full of guns?

And really, what if you were wearing a suit made of guns so that anyone who tried to come near you would be filled with holes? Would that trump this new method of protection? I’m not sure and I may never know. I didn’t have the guts to click any of the links.

What about you, do you value the safety of your family enough to click!?!?

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This shows up when you search 'alternatives protection guns'

This shows up when you search ‘alternatives protection guns’.

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>> Click Here To View The Short Story

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P.S. Self defence experts have already
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