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11th Nov '16 12:24:59 PM Katsuhagi
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* In ''Film/CaptainAmericaCivilWar'', Tony Stark has his first conversation with the youngest recruit on his team after the latter has come in from an afternoon of dumpster diving; the teen is pleased to have pulled a perfectly good DVD player from the trash.

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* In ''Film/CaptainAmericaCivilWar'', Tony Stark has his first conversation with the youngest recruit on his team team, Peter Parker aka Franchise/SpiderMan, after the latter has come in from an afternoon of dumpster diving; the teen is pleased to have pulled a perfectly good DVD player from the trash.
29th Aug '16 6:40:40 AM REV6Pilot
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* In ''VideoGame/{{Borderlands}}'', dumpsters are one of the containers which can be opened (they usually contain ammo and money, but sometimes contain cheap guns). One quest involves retrieving a character's PornStash from several of them.

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* In ''VideoGame/{{Borderlands}}'', dumpsters are one of the containers which can be opened (they usually contain ammo and money, but sometimes contain cheap guns). One quest involves retrieving a character's PornStash from several of them.
5th Jun '16 9:33:12 AM DocWildNole
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* In ''Film/CaptainAmericaCivilWar'', Tony Stark has his first conversation with the youngest recruit on his team after the latter has come in from an afternoon of dumpster diving; the teen is pleased to have pulled a perfectly good DVD player from the trash.
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1st Jun '16 2:06:48 PM ElodieHiras
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* ''TabletopGame/{{GURPS}} Action 2: Exploits'' mentions dumpster diving as a way to get documents and passwords from the enemy.
26th May '16 1:09:54 AM MiriOhki
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* In ''[[https://www.fanfiction.net/s/1769554/1/Aftermath-A-Story-of-Blended-Clich%C3%A9s Aftermath: A Story of Blended Cliches]]'', [[RanmaOneHalf Ranma]] being caught when reduced to this causes a DespairEventHorizon, [[spoiler: Something [[SailorMoon Sailor Pluto]] had been working Ranma towards to rebuild her.]]
24th May '16 1:58:21 PM dspitzle
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* The play [[http://www.arthurjolly.com/trash.html "Trash"]] is built around this trope, as two estranged sisters spend the entire play digging through a municipal dump to find alter from their dead mother that was thrown out. At the end, [[spoiler: they find the letter but leave it in the trash unopened.]]

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* The play [[http://www.arthurjolly.com/trash.html "Trash"]] is built around this trope, as two estranged sisters spend the entire play digging through a municipal dump to find alter a letter from their dead mother that was thrown out. At the end, [[spoiler: they find the letter but leave it in the trash unopened.]]
5th May '16 9:33:31 PM nombretomado
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* ''VideoGame/GaiaOnline'': there's a "mini-game" called this where users can donate and obtain unwanted items to the dumpster.

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* ''VideoGame/GaiaOnline'': ''Website/GaiaOnline'': there's a "mini-game" called this where users can donate and obtain unwanted items to the dumpster.
28th Mar '16 4:39:19 AM Blackie
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* In ''GeniusTheTransgression'', the "Dumpster Diver" merit improves a character's ability to build things on the spot, presumably by using this trope.
19th Mar '16 5:35:42 AM Hossmeister
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5th Nov '15 4:54:20 PM KidDynamite
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* ''Series/IDreamOfJeannie'': In the first episode, "The Lady in the Bottle", Captain Nelson rifles through the back of a garbage truck in an attempt to recover Jeannie and her bottle. With Captain Healey, Doctor Bellows and General Stone looking on . . . .

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* ''Series/IDreamOfJeannie'': In the first episode, "The Lady in the Bottle", Captain Major Nelson rifles through the back of a garbage truck in an attempt to recover Jeannie and her bottle. With Captain Major Healey, Doctor Dr. Bellows and General Stone looking on . . . .
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