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solon

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living in a dumpster
« on: October 21, 2014, 03:11:11 PM »
The tiny house movement taken to the extreme. This guy lives in a dumpster - literally.

http://www.theatlantic.com/features/archive/2014/09/the-simple-life-in-a-dumpster/379947/

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Re: living in a dumpster
« Reply #1 on: October 21, 2014, 03:15:07 PM »
The tiny house movement taken to the extreme. This guy lives in a dumpster - literally.

http://www.theatlantic.com/features/archive/2014/09/the-simple-life-in-a-dumpster/379947/
makes all those people who've converted 40' shipping containers look like space-hungry pansies.  Interesting experiment.

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Re: living in a dumpster
« Reply #2 on: October 21, 2014, 03:37:38 PM »
'Cept it's not a home if there's no toilet or kitchen

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Re: living in a dumpster
« Reply #3 on: October 21, 2014, 03:41:34 PM »
'Cept it's not a home if there's no toilet or kitchen

... don't know if I'd agree.  I've lived for weeks at a time in a tent that had no toilet and only a camping stove.  Plenty of people make tents their year-round, permanent home.
EDIT:  add to that... dorm rooms (my home for 4 years!) and all sorts of other living arrangements where you rely on communal bathrooms.
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solon

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Re: living in a dumpster
« Reply #4 on: October 21, 2014, 04:17:06 PM »
'Cept it's not a home if there's no toilet or kitchen

The toilet and kitchen are coming in phase 2.
Phase 3 brings a second story!

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Re: living in a dumpster
« Reply #5 on: October 22, 2014, 08:09:31 AM »
Was anybody else as wildly disappointed as me that his name wasn't "Oscar"?

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Re: living in a dumpster
« Reply #6 on: October 22, 2014, 08:10:19 AM »
Was anybody else as wildly disappointed as me that his name wasn't "Oscar"?

He does have an Oscar mug in one of the shots.

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Re: living in a dumpster
« Reply #7 on: October 22, 2014, 08:23:04 AM »
And he's the college dean! Wow, that's really interesting.

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Re: living in a dumpster
« Reply #8 on: October 22, 2014, 08:31:16 AM »
The Oscar mug is awesome, just awesome.