Social contract info a neighbor just learned the hard way:

at least the US, if you put stuff at the end of your driveway/on the curb, with or without a sign, it’ll be interpreted as “free”

Maybe not like a bike you just parked but other stuff? If you don’t have a sign / you don’t have obvious signs to the contrary… yeah.

@platypus me as a high schooler used to drive around SPECIFICALLY looking for free piles

Follow

@platypus
We have days here in Germany for picking up these kind of trash.

The night in-between the stuff being placed and picked up sees mysterious wandering of items…

I _think_ legally it would be theft. But good luck finding the thief…
@VickyRampin

@RyunoKi @VickyRampin The week before our big day, we literally have trucks with trailers crawling all over looking for anything good in big trash pick up. But also again I don’t know what the rules are but it is very much socially understood that that’s cool.

Sign in to participate in the conversation
Layer8 in Space

Welcome to the 8th Layer of Madness

Most topics are related to Linux, Anime, Music, Software and maaaany more