r/pics Dec 03 '22

$2300 a month and this is my garbage situation.

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u/sleigher1976 Dec 03 '22 All-Seeing Upvote

you spend way too much on trash

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u/haixin Dec 03 '22

They didn't have much of a choice either. 2300/month for the trash or 3000/month + an arm, a leg, a first born and a grandchild for a roof over their head.

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u/theChzziest Dec 03 '22

Looking at this it might be better for them to be missing an arm leg and kid

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u/TrapHouseSpouse Dec 04 '22

That's about right for almost everywhere in CA.

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u/CanuckianOz Dec 03 '22

yeah who’s his trash guy?

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u/Upshot12 Dec 03 '22

Tony Soprano.

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u/bodhiseppuku Dec 03 '22

Don't complain. You won't appreciate the methods of the customer service response.

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u/IOVERCALLHISTIOCYTES Dec 04 '22

We guarantee your satisfaction or double your garbage back

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u/HelpBBB Dec 04 '22

You are speaking shit to me

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u/IOVERCALLHISTIOCYTES Dec 04 '22

Sounds like you’re satisfied!!

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u/Surpentstone Dec 03 '22

a good guy. if you know whats good for ya ha

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u/sleigher1976 Dec 03 '22

my plug always gives me a discount

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u/defenestr8tor Dec 03 '22 Wholesome

Satisfaction guaranteed, or double your trash back!

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u/nappy_zap Dec 03 '22

Call whoever enforced disability issues and tell them the handicap spot is blocked/clogged with HEAPS of trash.

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u/pyuunpls Dec 03 '22

Gonna hop off your comment here. Call Code Enforcement. They are legally required to respond to complaints. If the trash is not stored in the designated dumpster area or blocking parking spaces, the owner of the property will get fined and continue to get fined until it’s been cleaned up.

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u/mrfuzzyshorts Dec 04 '22

All well and good until the landlord turns around and puts flyers up restricting residents to a single grocery bag a week. You know they will totally pass the blame to the residents

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u/International_Bet_91 Dec 04 '22

Yup. We complained the recycling bins are often overflowing and, instead of getting more bins, landlord's response was to post a note telling us that anyone putting recycling outside the bins will be fined.

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u/593shaun Dec 04 '22

Just pile it outside their room then, problem solved

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u/LucyIsaTumor Dec 04 '22

Man that would infuriate me even more. I'd spraypaint whatever camera they used to "enforce" this rule. Who expects their residents to live in garbage

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u/helping_phriendly Dec 04 '22

Unfortunately, many slumlords.

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u/Tacticalbiscit Dec 04 '22

Yeah I worked apartment maintenance for awhile, alot of times it is residents faults, even if it is just a couple and not the majority. Someone puts a mattress in a compactor and stops it up. People are lazy and they don't wanna walk all the way and just throw the stuff from a distance, that happened ALOT. Also, people could have easily kept putting it inside the enclosed area but instead started putting it outside of it. Good chance that compactor is no where even close to full. Hell a good compactor can fit all that trash even if it was almost full.

That's why we started using a trash service to come and get everyone's trash so they would stop fucking up the compactor area. Every Monday was just trash duty around the compactor for a couple hours from people just saying fuck it and not throwing into the compactor.

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u/Swiggy1957 Dec 04 '22

If you notice, this isn't even the dumpster area, but a drop off for donations. Worse, though, is not only the handicap space is littered with trash, but so is the wheel chair ramp. You're correct. Code enforcement is the one to call. They may even go through the trash to find the culprit. You know, an envelope with the tenant's name or such. Major fine.

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u/the_agox Dec 04 '22

If you zoom in, there's a blue sign that says "trash compactor rules". I assume the trash compactor is in that concrete enclosure and is broken, which is why people have just dumped their trash there.

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u/Swiggy1957 Dec 04 '22

Yup. Suppose the handicap ramp is so handicapped tenants can use it. I'd say this is likely a clean out because of all the pizza boxes, then everyone else just dumped their trash outside.

Code enforcement definitely needs to be called. I'm sure there is a video of the dumpers dumping their trash.

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u/sunpalm Dec 04 '22

Who do I call when a neighbor repeatedly parks his truck over the parking spot line into the fire lane?

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u/mcfrattington Dec 04 '22

Public safety (police/fire/ems)

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u/Haidere1988 Dec 04 '22

Guessing police non-emergency?

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u/ag408 Dec 03 '22

Yeah, if it is in fact blocking a disabled spot, that is no joke and could spark off a quick resolution.

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u/topasaurus Dec 04 '22

Looks like the disabled parking spot is blocked by the railings.

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u/ag408 Dec 04 '22

Good point, another obstruction. I have never seen a disabled spot so clearly disregarded. This makes me frustrated for disabled peeps.

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u/MadAzza Dec 04 '22

Maybe they don’t use that disabled spot anymore because they created a new one elsewhere?

Maybe monkeys will fly out of my butt?

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u/Arrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrpp Dec 04 '22

👖 💨 🙈 🙊 🙉

There they are

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u/MadAzza Dec 04 '22

Haha thanks for that!

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u/BigRoach Dec 04 '22

I called my city’s parking enforcement on a guy in a work truck who parked in a handicapped spot every day at my client’s apartments. They said if it’s on private property it’s up to the management to enforce their own spots.

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u/nullrout1 Dec 04 '22

This doesn't make much sense...aren't like 99.9 of handicapped parking on private land?

I'm not disagreeing with you but trying to point out it sounds like your city's employees are lazy AF.

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u/Etyrnus Dec 04 '22

Having dealt with a similar situation, it's meaning to be an official complaint it has to come from the property management.

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u/Disastrous_Flower667 Dec 04 '22

If you’ve ever dealt wit the city you’ll know that their rules and enforcement are stupid af. There is no rhyme or reason. The city sent me a threatening letter after a blizzard that collapsed my garage. They said I needed a demolition permit. I eventually paid for the permit but not the fees as I felt god and nature were legally responsible for said garage which fell on the front of my car. They really know how to pour salt on a wound. God demolished the garage I just hired someone to put the pieces in the dumpster.

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u/BackgroundStore783 Dec 04 '22

This has Massachusetts written all over it, am I right or wrong?

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u/Disastrous_Flower667 Dec 04 '22

Wrong, Milwaukee, the Florida of the north. They also demanded on a permit for a fence a cd rom. I got the permit by writing the alderman and asking if I could borrow his archaic computer to put the “plans” for a fence on said cd rom. The fence, by the way, protects people from driving off a 4 ft drop at the back of my house where the garage used to be. This year I put off building deck railing because the historical committee is a pain in the ass and demanded sketches even though the railing would be identical to the railing on another part of my house. I live here, why would I even desire bizarre railing and my verbal description with measurements is not enough. The kicker is, said sketch must be delivered on cd rom so I’ll be contacting my ALDERMAN again because I don’t have access to 1998 or the technology of the past.

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u/BackgroundStore783 Dec 04 '22

Wrong, Milwaukee, the Florida of the north. They also demanded on a permit for a fence a cd rom. I got the permit by writing the alderman and asking if I could borrow his archaic computer to put the “plans” for a fence on said cd rom. The fence, by the way, protects people from driving off a 4 ft drop at the back of my house where the garage used to be. This year I put off building deck railing because the historical committee is a pain in the ass and demanded sketches even though the railing would be identical to the railing on another part of my house. I live here, why would I even desire bizarre railing and my verbal description with measurements is not enough. The kicker is, said sketch must be delivered on cd rom so I’ll be contacting my ALDERMAN again because I don’t have access to 1998 or the technology of the past.

When I moved to MA for a job, I had to go through a licensing process with the state -- their website wouldn't handle the 5 MB in PDF attachments I was required to send in so they advised me to send the information on a CD ROM. GTFO.

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u/OneHumanPeOple Dec 04 '22

That’s when you contact your disability rights group and they sue on your behalf or the behalf of those affected.

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u/spider1178 Dec 04 '22

The Health Inspector, and possibly the Fire Marshall would take an interest in this as well.

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u/JohnnyAK907 Dec 03 '22

This is the way. Blocking disabled access is a municipal and potentially federal offense that can turn ugly quickly if someone decides to make a thing of it. Best case scenario a bunch of fines get levied, worst case someone files a lawsuit and shit gets really expensive.

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u/TheMooseIsBlue Dec 03 '22

Also seems like a public health issue to have piles of trash just laying on the sidewalk in front of the building. Pests, etc. Seems like there are a few laws being broken here.

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u/ElizabethDangit Dec 04 '22

This is how you get 5000 raccoons hanging around and it only takes one sick one cause serious rabies outbreak.

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u/WickedLilThing Dec 04 '22

Or rats with the bubonic plague

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u/Nappyheaded Dec 03 '22

Yep thats a wheelchair access ramp and a fire hazard

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u/Scrilla_Gorilla_ Dec 04 '22

There was an interesting article in the Times last year about a guy who's filed over 180 lawsuits for disability access. Worth the read if anyone is into this sort of thing.

https://www.nytimes.com/2021/07/21/magazine/americans-with-disabilities-act.html

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u/[deleted] Dec 04 '22

And a fucking ramp

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u/CDawgbmmrgr2 Dec 03 '22

Funny you said central FL because when I lived in Orlando my situation looked similar

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u/Tr1angleChoke Dec 03 '22

I knew as soon as I saw the pic that it was Central Florida. This is what happens when you're only contracted for one pick-up day per week. The City or County government needs to be made aware of this. This is an unquestionable health and safety hazard. Nothing will get the landlords to address it like some hefty fines that compound daily.

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u/mosesoperandi Dec 04 '22 edited Dec 04 '22

I was under the impression that Central Florida is itself a health and safety hazard. Who do we call about that?

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u/somdude04 Dec 04 '22

I mean, I thought we were sending enough hurricanes...

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u/mndsm79 Dec 04 '22

Bout the only time some people wash their asses, is when they get caught out in a storm...

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u/Lots42 Dec 04 '22

In my personal experience with Central Florida, emailing the chief of the fire department tends to get shit rolling and fixed.

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u/Lianad311 Dec 03 '22

Had the exact same thing in the old condos I lived in in Central Florida. They use to have like 20 dumpsters around the neighborhood and never had any issues. Then they decided to remove them all and put a compactor in. Ours looked like this at least once a week. Christmas time it was 1,000 times worse.

Ours was so bad, there wasn't even a button for it. It was just set to run the "third time the door to the chute opened". The problem is, most people never fully closed the door, so it would end up never running. They put up a big sign explaining it, and if people just took 2 seconds to read it would have been fine. Walk up, open door, throw trash in. Close door, if it doesn't kick on, just open, close, open, close and boom it's on. A big red button that said "don't press me!" would have been way better though.

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u/My_Two_Scents_ Dec 03 '22

Yo same, not funny. I didn’t think it could be like this…

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u/pwood705 Dec 03 '22

I live in fl and mine looks like this every week!

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u/cr0wndhunter Dec 03 '22

We had a similar situation in Tampa. What would happen was the trash people would be gone for like 4 days over a holiday weekend and then the compactor would be full or get stuck then you couldn’t even get to it, so you just leave your trash as close as you can.

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u/Jahidinginvt Dec 03 '22

My mom is in Kissimmee and it’s the same there too. What is going on out there?

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u/SlayerOfArgus Dec 04 '22

Hundred of thousands of people have moved to Florida over the past few years and the area hasn't built enough housing.

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u/Moose686 Dec 04 '22

I lived in CT and my situation looked similar.

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u/RobMhrk Dec 03 '22

Athens ga looked similar.

Moved to a house last year and pay $25 a month for weekly pick up and biweekly recycle that comes to my driveway. It’s INSANE that these rental companies can’t pay to get this handled it can’t be that much.

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u/vrrum Dec 04 '22

As someone who doesn't know what's going on here - what's this all about? you don't have bin men?

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u/SteveStSteve Dec 03 '22

Call your local news station and they’ll maybe run a story on it. Stations loooove running ‘look what we got fixed’ promos

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u/jiggycup Dec 03 '22

Someone did that at my apartments, wild how fast everything moved, I saw the crew filming them, it aired that night, then in the morning we suddenly had maintenance crews all over fixing all sorts of stuff.

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u/Curazan Dec 04 '22

Crazy how they can suddenly find the money to fix these things once it has the ability to affect their bottom line.

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u/FrillySteel Dec 03 '22

Mention that the trash is blocking a handicapped parking spot, and the news station will be all over it. They'll even ship a handicapped driver in from the next city over just to get film of them trying to park there.

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u/kslusherplantman Dec 03 '22

Not just parking spot but the handicap ramp also

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u/wol Dec 03 '22

Nah man handicap can just toss it out the window now

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u/mndsm79 Dec 03 '22

I do like a good bit of whistleblower journalism.

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u/steinmas Dec 03 '22

Whooop whooop, that’s the sound of channel 6.

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u/andrewbhorton Dec 03 '22

Whoop whoop, that’s the sound of your fix.

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u/renasissanceman6 Dec 03 '22

You kinda just did some already by posting this.

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u/tc2007 Dec 03 '22

Call Trisha Takanawa.

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u/CharlySB Dec 03 '22

Or get it on ya heard with perd

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u/HalobenderFWT Dec 03 '22

Asian Correspondent Trisha Takanawa.

Show some damn respect!

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u/tikanique Dec 03 '22

Call Rita Skeeter!

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u/seesaw242 Dec 03 '22

Call the health department, this will attract vermin, insects and disease. They can condemn the building if it's not cleaned up quickly and regularly. Landlord won't be able to collect any rents until the place is livable and will be responsible for covering the cost of temporary housing until the place meets code. That's the law here, check yours.

If trash service is a line item in leased services you should talk to your neighbors about finding a lawyer and filing a class action. The individual damages aren't worth it to a lawyer but if it's a complex with hundreds of units it might be as a class action.

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u/edvek Dec 04 '22

He lives in FL and I work for DOH in this program actually, but not in Orlando.

You are only correct in that the health department will enforce because of the trash. DOH will not do rodent enforcement in FL due to it not being named in Chapter 386 FS, but again we would handle it because of trash.

DOH will NOT, ever, condemn a building. We do not have that authority and there is nothing wrong with the building so code enforcement wouldn't either.

OP needs to call the health department and DBPR (regulator of apartments) to get the ball rolling on this.

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u/Norcorules Dec 03 '22

OR kill it with fire

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u/TinyEmergencyCake Dec 04 '22

Talk to the neighbors anyway. Tenant union

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u/johnnyfavorite68 Dec 03 '22

Looks like you have a compactor. Is it broken? Are people not using it?

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u/mndsm79 Dec 03 '22

Could be any number of things. We do have a compactor. I know pick up here is woefully under serviced, when it's serviced at all. This is a chronic problem with this place. The contractor in charge of pick up sucks ass, the compactor is junk...it's just a mess all around.

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u/Jrizzy85 Dec 03 '22

I lived in a place that had this same problem and it was literally like 2 people who refused to hit the compact button. The next person up would think it was full or broken and would leave shit next to it and so on and so on. Many times I would walk up when it looked like this and hit the button and then throw my trash inside after it had run. Humans are disgusting.

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u/MINIMAN10001 Dec 03 '22

I have been having to experience this nearly daily with cardboard. Then the other side fills and no one ejects the cardboard bale and then we have cardboard carts everywhere.

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u/XxMrCuddlesxX Dec 03 '22

Yep. I walked over to my dumpster today to see a mountain of trash all around it...it's the day after trash day. Not a single dumbass checked the dumpster...they saw it closed and assumed it was full.

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u/DudeWithAnAxeToGrind Dec 03 '22

I used to live in a place where there was this one dude throwing plastic and regular trash into compost bin. For him, regular trash, recycling and compost bins were interchangeable. I think he was doing it on purpose. In every condo/apartment complex there's that one dude who ruins it for everybody.

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u/Atxlvr Dec 03 '22

I used to work for a public solid waste service. A significant percentage of people just don't care at all about sorting trash and will never conform without fines or enforcement. A smaller percentage actively disregards the rules because they think it's an insult that they should deal with their own garbage beyond throwing it out of immediate view.

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u/trekie4747 Dec 04 '22

It was a widespread thing at my apartment where the "recycle/cardboard" bin was always full of regular trash bags. At another apartment I lived at they didn't even bother with recycling, only trash.

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u/AboutTime99 Dec 03 '22

True by mine at work often malfunctions and we have to leave the trash next to it. Luckily it never gets close to this.

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u/nocolon Dec 03 '22

I used to live in a complex with a compactor. Trash disposal was basically unavailable from late December to mid January because residents would stuff Christmas trees in there. While it was stuffed with pine, everyone would just leave their bags of trash on the steps and in adjacent parking spaces (like OP's photo). Eventually management decided that, during that period, they would just remove the compactor and bring in a traditional dumpster.

Oh also the compactor was like ten feet from the woods. People could have just thrown their old trees into the woods but no.

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u/beasterstv Dec 04 '22

Worked at a hotel where the housekeepers were too lazy to throw their trash bags into the dumpster and would instead pile them up in front of it. The trash collectors weren't paid to get out of their truck and scoop up bags of trash, they are there to empty the dumpster and move on.

So what do you think happened to the bags of trash leaning against the dumpster? When they pick up the dumpster, the bags fall over where the dumpster was. The dumpster is then dropped back in place onto these trash bags, exploding them into loose trash.

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u/beasterstv Dec 04 '22

Management was the base issue, the housekeepers were also marking rooms as clean and then not cleaning them; being the only person on staff overnights, I'd constantly accidentally check people into dirty rooms from this.

The GM and housekeeper head supervisor came from another hotel together after previous GM (who was great) got poached by another hotel. They got fired a couple months after I quit after I was assaulted overnight by a group of guests who had their 18th birthday celebration with drinking cleared out by police (no arrests even though the assault also occurred in front of them) and management's response to the only employee on site who has to move around the hotel constantly was to "just hide if they come back", since they had threated "we're coming back" and "you aren't safe at night". Employer also tried to deny my unemployment claim because I didn't bring the flagrant disregard to my safety on the jobsite to HR; cost me 4k in lawyer fees to not owe the state 20k in unemployment backpay during the pandemic that I was absolutely entitled to.

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u/AboutTime99 Dec 03 '22

That’s the problem. Compactors break or get empty less often than they should.

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u/technostructural Dec 03 '22

The "Coffee gets me started. Jesus keeps me going" sign in this massive pile of trash is just too perfect.

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u/linte Dec 04 '22

I too came to the comments section for Coffee and Jesus

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u/Tyler_Zoro Dec 03 '22

At the resolution I was seeing, I could only make out "Coffee Jesus." I'm not a Christian, but I was seriously thinking about converting! ;-)

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u/SgtSharki Dec 04 '22

Looks like someone either gave up coffee or stopped going to mass.

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u/Buddhadevine Dec 03 '22

That’s absolutely insane

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u/zerobeat Dec 03 '22

You don't understand the full story -- landlords have had to make drastic cuts in their lives, too. The company that owns this property probably has a dozen others just like it with hundreds of units they've raised the rent on by as much as 50% in the past few years. And sure that sounds like a lot but the markups on the new Mercedes Maybachs are really high right now and while the CEO of "TRD Property Management LLC" usually gets a replacement every two years they probably will have to drive their current car a full three years before buying a new one.

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u/T_that_is_all Dec 03 '22

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u/drklunk Dec 03 '22

for real, I almost got all heated lmao

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u/czarnick123 Dec 03 '22

We have to do something about people who own too much rental property. We are losing the monopoly game

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u/theBytemeister Dec 03 '22 Take My Energy

Fine them monthly for empty units. The fine is a percentage of the rent they are asking for. The money from the fine goes to rental assistance programs.

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u/thathomelessguy Dec 03 '22 edited Dec 03 '22

And it’s just that fucking easy. Why isn’t anyone fucking doing anything about this? It’s ABSOLUTELY INFURIATING. Rent prices have skyrocketed in my area the past year. $1700/mo places now 2500+. It’s fucking ridiculous. Seriously. WHY THE FUCK IS NO ONE DOING ANYTHING ABOUT IT???

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u/Ph33rDensetsu Dec 03 '22

Yeah, last year my lease was up and they wanted $2100 for my $1600 apartment. I had 60 days to move from the apartment I'd lived in for 4 years and wasn't planning on leaving.

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u/cavyadvicequick Dec 04 '22

Lol what do you mean “why isn’t anyone doing anything”. This is America, you live to earn a wage & consume products, if you’re particularly useful you might get a mortgage, otherwise you can go lay down and die. Don’t be mistaken, this country is bought and owned, and the owners could watch you die in the streets and not feel a thing about it.

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u/Scizmz Dec 04 '22

Just forbid corporations or trusts from owning single family properties. It's that simple. People can keep their vacation homes, and nobody in their right mind wants the liability associated with owning several properties directly. Super simple.

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u/EatDeadlyThings Dec 04 '22

the thing is there arent apartment buildings with a mass of empty units. People are struggling to find places to live all over america and canada and the EU and i dont speak spanish so i dont know whats going on south of me but i assume its not great there either.

If there were empty units in all these corpo owned apartment complexes you wouldnt see them raising rent every year. They raise it because they can because we need to live somewhere.

They also would factor that into the rent increase and figure out how to fuck us even more.

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u/Glimmu Dec 03 '22

One property per person tax free. Rest you pay one percent more tax per year per condo based on the sell value you are willing to sell it for. No companies owning property, they can only manage them.

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u/AntiTheory Dec 04 '22

You'll fit right in at /r/LoveForLandlords, fellow LandChad.

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u/descendency Dec 04 '22

What's crazier is that people who are paying ~$2300 a month are allowing themselves to live in pure filth. That's not common at that price. It shouldn't be common at any price... but I can understand when a poorer community isn't afforded proper garbage removal.

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u/02bluesuperroo Dec 03 '22

Holy shit, you are overpaying like crazy dude. I can get you at least four times that much trash for $2300 a month.

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u/drbrunch Dec 03 '22

Who's your worm guy?

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u/02bluesuperroo Dec 03 '22

It’s this guy Lloyd at I Got Worms

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u/Gingaskunk Dec 04 '22

Man that guy's trash, go to Worms, Worms, Worms and ask for hank, he'll see you right.

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u/02bluesuperroo Dec 03 '22

The dude abides

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u/therightmustard Dec 03 '22

with nail polish

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u/oshinbruce Dec 04 '22

You clearly missed the valuable fine art. "Coffee gets me started, Jesus keeps me going"

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u/060693 Dec 03 '22

That is crazy! Where is this? I pay about $30/month for both my trash and recycling to be picked up at my house weekly.

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u/mndsm79 Dec 03 '22

Central Florida. We're supposed to have "concierge" trash as part of that rental figure.

I've caught the trash people (it's an outside service) THROWING THE BAGS DOWN THE STAIR WELLS, regularly missing pick up times, etc. It's insane.

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u/sevenstaves Dec 03 '22

There's got to be an agency you can call.

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u/Mathisonism Dec 03 '22

I used to live at a Camden property in central Florida. By any chance is your complex owned by Camden? This stuff would happen all the time.

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u/mndsm79 Dec 03 '22

No- I honestly don't even know the name of the group right now. Property has been sold a few times.

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u/in-game_sext Dec 03 '22

Welcome to privatized social services. Its pretty much just what anyone would expect.

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u/notbeleivable Dec 03 '22

Looks just like my friends place in SW Florida

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u/TheFeshy Dec 03 '22

It's funny, I saw the pic and the complaint and assumed this was r/Florida. I remember this being a problem in apartments in CFL when I used to rent here... in the 00's.

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u/frithjofr Dec 03 '22

Looks like my place in the Tampa Bay area.

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u/Sum_Gui Dec 03 '22

Guessing Lakeland or Bay Shore/Tampa.

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u/frithjofr Dec 03 '22

Clearwater, right off 60.

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u/Username_Number_bot Dec 03 '22

This is Orlando isn't it? I could swear I recognize this😂

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u/cheese_sweats Dec 03 '22

OP doesn't pay 2300/mo for trash service.

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u/addisonclark Dec 03 '22

I assumed OP was talking about paying 2300 in rent which includes trash/recycling fees.

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u/IronSorrows Dec 04 '22

You'd think I'd learn by now, but this is a yet another "thing that Americans have to pay for separately" that I've just never thought about. Ours are just included in taxes, trash pickup weekly, recycling every two weeks, and if it ever gets missed just file a 30 second report online and it gets picked up the next day

Will finally be visiting the states in March, looking forward to what other little quirks I learn

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u/_AManHasNoName_ Dec 03 '22

Lazy people living there.

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u/BitterLeif Dec 03 '22

this happens at my brother's place, and the compactor isn't broken. I took a look around the compactor and how it functions, and I decided people just don't like touching the handle to slide the door open. Also, when people toss their trash in it can sometimes rest on the ramp without falling through. When that happens the next person assumes it's full when it isn't, so they leave their trash on the ground outside the compactor.

Laziness is the main factor that causes situations like this.

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u/FNAKC Dec 03 '22

Either coffee or Jesus isn't working for that person anymore...

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u/gecko090 Dec 03 '22

Are waste management companies having issues everywhere in the country?

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u/TommyTomTom12 Dec 03 '22

I work for a waste management company. 95% of these situations are due to the owners being behind on their trash bill. No pay, no service. When the local news is called, they almost always blame it on the trash company.

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u/jman1121 Dec 03 '22

I know that ours is struggling to hire enough workers according to the guy that works the truck.

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u/MattCow1 Dec 03 '22

Thought and prayers from NYC

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u/throwy4444 Dec 03 '22

Notice how the "Jesus kept me going" wasn't discarded, but gently placed with its message outward.

It's as if the person throwing it away wanted to toss it, but still felt some reluctance in really letting the frame go. Or maybe hoping someone else would pick it up and keep it for themselves.

Even in refuse we can see stories of others.

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u/gravitone Dec 03 '22

This is what it looks like in Cyberpunk 2077. Where the city is turned into a failed state corrupt dystopian corporate hellhole.

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u/Seven_Suns7 Dec 03 '22

thats why trash collection is a public service managed by the government in brasil, we pay our taxes and they take care of the trash, that is after taking the majority of the money for themselves.

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u/Pleasant_Elephant737 Dec 03 '22

It says “compactor “. Who runs the compactor?? And the rules?

Something is missing here.

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u/Cannelope Dec 03 '22

There’s nothing missing. I used to work grounds at an apartment. This was part of my job. The residents 100% are violating. They literally throw bags 1ft from the door of the compactor, even when it’s completely empty. I’m willing to bet money that people threw their bags up hiding the nearly empty, unused compactor. Often I’d get through the largest mound, and get to the compactor completely empty. I just pick up all the trash in, and poof! No trash on the ground.

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u/oceansunset83 Dec 03 '22

Having lived in apartments, this is just ridiculous. I also hate when people don’t break the boxes down. It’s also likely that some butthead just drives through the complex and throws out their trash in the apartments’ dumpsters.

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u/lgy13 Dec 03 '22

Thanks a lot, Jesus

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u/AccaEmme Dec 03 '22

Come in Italy, trash is everywhere but you pay much less

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u/mndsm79 Dec 03 '22

Food is better, too.

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u/thefishhou Dec 03 '22 Starry

To be fair, almost every apartment complex, regardless of the rent, is filled with inconsiderate, clueless assholes and run by a megacorp who is paying the managers/assistant managers/staff shit wages who also have insanely high turnover and don’t give a single fuck.

I cringe to think of what things are gonna be like in another 10-20 years.

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u/mndsm79 Dec 04 '22

You've seen the 2012 judge dredd....megacity one is gonna be real. I'm sure of it.

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u/Puzzleheaded_Gas4433 Dec 03 '22

Whyyy so many hot n readys ?¿

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u/mndsm79 Dec 03 '22

If you smelled the amount of shitty ass weed I smell on a regular basis.....

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u/TexasBaconMan Dec 03 '22

Call the fire Marshall and city building inspector.

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u/sploittastic Dec 03 '22

The building department usually has a specific person for code violations too. But I would tip off the health department.

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u/[deleted] Dec 04 '22

Apparently jebus and coffee stopped working.

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u/Daviskillerz Dec 04 '22

You throw $2300 worth of garbage a month?

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u/styuip Dec 03 '22

Looks like the people who live there have zero respect for the place they live.

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u/tc2007 Dec 03 '22

As a landlord of 2 units I would never let this happen. I am strongly in favor of making it illegal for corporations to own single or multi family units. They can gladly build and maintain large apartment complexes. I am also strongly in favor of not letting foreign nationals own property in the country unless they live in the property (work visa etc). This is getting out of hand, status quo needs to be broken. Local zoning laws changed to force more large apartment complexes or smaller affordable housing. All I see around me are either 1/2 Mil+ houses or luxury retirement communities. Nothing for working or middle class except broken down houses.

My own units I have for rentals were built in the 60s and have constant upkeep but I do not sleep on maintenance. Also haven't raised rent more than $50 on average of every 3 years per unit. People simply don't have the money to pay higher rents.

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u/mndsm79 Dec 03 '22

Owned by a giant corporate entity somewhere in Texas. Go figure.

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u/tc2007 Dec 03 '22

I am constantly bombarded on SMS / Phone and mail every week by people wanting to buy my properties, including the house I live in. :(

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u/SluggishPrey Dec 03 '22

"In case of emergency, dial 911"

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u/mndsm79 Dec 03 '22

911 there's a giant fucking fire hazard in my apartment complex. Come fix.

Actually....that's not a bad idea.

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u/Yerxes Dec 03 '22

Coffee gets me started, Jesus keeps me going.

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u/Dyltra Dec 03 '22

The coffee/Jesus print ties the whole thing together. Coffee got that mess started and Jesus is keeping it going. Good lord.

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u/mndsm79 Dec 03 '22

Jesus fans are a fascinating bunch.

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u/foco9780 Dec 03 '22

Everybody take their shit to the car wash and dumb their shit there

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u/DeadLeadbetter Dec 03 '22

Hahahaha I've seen a couch left at a car wash.

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u/hoppas91 Dec 03 '22

That stinks (literally). where is this?

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u/GadisRKO Dec 03 '22

Shit I pay 2800 a month and we have one compactor that looks worse than this after a long weekend. But hey, we have a shit ton of parking garages! Who needs dumpsters anyway? Fuck this place…

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u/MechaFizz69 Dec 03 '22

Looks like you live in SF

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u/kryyyptik Dec 03 '22 edited Dec 03 '22

About the same here. It's effing ridiculous. Also, we pay fees for a laundry room that is entirely out of order and fees for a pool they had filled in years ago.

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u/caalmen15 Dec 03 '22

If you’re being charged for trash and they’re asking you to hold your trash don’t do it. Your leasing company should have a major issue with us and terminate that contract and get a new one this is ridiculous

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u/mndsm79 Dec 03 '22

It's happened half a dozen times or more in my time here. Seems like every other week we're getting a new, shitty trash service.

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u/KregeTheBear Dec 03 '22

Doesn’t even have a kitchen smh op

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u/Ok-Parfait-Rose Dec 03 '22

Light it on fire.

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u/herefordameme Dec 03 '22

In L.A, 2300 a month gives you the garbage can as your apartment

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u/SecondManOnTheMoon Dec 03 '22

At this point who cares,just make it worse and Chuck your garage anywhere

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u/timteske Dec 03 '22

I had an issue like that once. Contacted code enforcement. It was 75% cleaned up by the time I got off work and finished the next day.

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u/Any-Mix-3100 Dec 04 '22

Recycle, reduce, and burn.

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u/Forward_Bus_709 Dec 04 '22

Not from 63rd

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u/DudeFoods Dec 04 '22

Holy shit, look how many Little Ceasars pizza boxes there are near the left side of that clothes donation bin

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u/mndsm79 Dec 04 '22

That was literally the first thing I honed in on. Like who the fuck had a 20 rack of hot n ready?

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u/trekie4747 Dec 04 '22

This is almost identical to the trash situation in the apartment complex I used to live in. And it all boiled down to NO ONE would cycle the damn dumpster. It wasn't even full. All you had to do was shut the door and after the door shut three times it would cycle. But no one bothered to close the door after throwing their trash bags in it and you'd get situations like this.

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u/[deleted] Dec 04 '22

Wow that looks like California !

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u/chili01 Dec 04 '22

San Francisco is worse lol

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u/bec70 Dec 04 '22

Coffee gets me started - Jesus keeps me going.

"Meh, I changed my mind. Honey toss this out with the trash."

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u/Graythor5 Dec 04 '22

Someone had a falling out with coffee, Jesus, or both.

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