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Old 05-07-2017, 01:05 AM   #1
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Default Dumpster Dive and live well ???

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THIS GUY SPENDS $2.75 A YEAR ON FOOD AND EATS LIKE A KING
Frankly I do not completely believe it .
I think people see him in dumpsters , believe he is poor and give him food
and possibly money .
In other words there is an element of fraud to his activities .


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Old 05-07-2017, 08:22 AM   #2
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Frankly I do not completely believe it .
I think people see him in dumpsters , believe he is poor and give him food and possibly money .
In other words there is an element of fraud to his activities .


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I think you're right, Ross.

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[He] has even been helped by store employees, who hand him food they were about to toss so he doesn’t have to sift through garbage to find it.
I can't imagine that they would do that if they knew that he actually has money in his pocket to BUY stuff.

I first heard of this several years ago, either here or on CE. Google "freegan". A lot of stores are starting to do something to make tossed food inedible, like pouring bleach on it, to combat this practice. Which of course hurts the people who really need it, like the REAL homeless.
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Old 05-07-2017, 03:04 PM   #3
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I walk among these people. They eat shrimp by the pound and crab, and pounds of chicken. Not to mention the fruit and veges. This is real. No money. They just know which dumpsters to dive and when!
Simple.

Ya'll must be rich or something. Survivalists have to eat. Poor people have to eat.
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