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4th Sep '17 3:37:16 PM DavidDelony
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* A photo of a supermarket shelf stripped bare of everything except vegan food [[https://twitter.com/MattOswaltVA/status/903834627768324096 went viral]] in the wake of the massive flooding in Houston caused by Tropical Storm Harvey.
24th Jun '17 2:08:34 AM Piterpicher
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* The Goodwill thrift store chain offloads the junk, broken items, and other crap they won't even sell in their thrift stores in "outlets" where the brave or crazy can buy it by the pound. One of these outlets (the one on 6th Street South in {{Seattle}}) was one of the shops {{Music/Macklemore}} used in his "Thrift Store" video.

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* The Goodwill thrift store chain offloads the junk, broken items, and other crap they won't even sell in their thrift stores in "outlets" where the brave or crazy can buy it by the pound. One of these outlets (the one on 6th Street South in {{Seattle}}) UsefulNotes/{{Seattle}}) was one of the shops {{Music/Macklemore}} used in his "Thrift Store" video.
15th Jun '17 11:51:16 PM JMQwilleran
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** And in a nested example of this, even these will no longer accept bulky old-model televisions because they simply ''won't sell'' and it costs too much for them to recycle or dispose of them.
3rd Apr '17 6:18:54 AM john_e
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* Creator/DaveBarry [[http://archives.chicagotribune.com/1986/07/06/page/139/article/dave-barry describes]] the rapid obsolescence of consumer electronics:
-->So as your consumer electronics adviser, I am advising you to donate your current VCR to a grate resident, who will laugh sardonically and hurl it into a dumpster.
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31st Jan '17 11:30:42 PM AgentTasmania
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* Military rations are called MRE's (Meals Ready to Eat, often joked to be "three lies for the price of one"). According to some the letters stand for [[FunWithAcronyms Meals Rejected by Ethiopians]].

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* Military rations are called MRE's (Meals Ready to Eat, often joked to be "three lies for the price of one"). According to some the letters stand for [[FunWithAcronyms Meals Rejected by Ethiopians]]. Ethiopians]] and countless other variations. The seriousness varies immensely by era, country and specific item.
24th Dec '16 11:12:50 AM Xtifr
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-->-- '''[[ThePhilHarrisAliceFayeShow Phil Harris]]''', "The Thing"

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-->-- '''[[ThePhilHarrisAliceFayeShow '''[[Radio/ThePhilHarrisAliceFayeShow Phil Harris]]''', "The Thing"
28th May '16 7:15:52 AM WillBGood
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* Little costume buddy from ''WesternAnimation/FatDogMendoza'' is initially such a bad salesman he couldn't sell water to a man dying of thirst in a desert. In contrast to Fat Dog selling ice to eskimo's.

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* Little costume buddy Costume Buddy from ''WesternAnimation/FatDogMendoza'' is initially such a bad salesman he couldn't sell water to a man dying of thirst in a desert. In desert, in contrast to Fat Dog selling ice to eskimo's.Eskimos.
23rd Jan '16 9:06:17 AM deven0711
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** Another episode had Homer trying to tip a bellboy with a Grammy, only for the bellboy to reject it and drop it off a balcony, and it gets thrown back by a guy how calls it garbage.

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** Another episode had Homer trying to tip a bellboy with a Grammy, only for the bellboy to reject it and drop it off a balcony, and it gets thrown back by a guy how who calls it garbage.
23rd Jan '16 9:05:19 AM deven0711
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* The Angry Video Game Nerd has been known to make insults like this for his reviews.
13th Jan '16 12:26:26 PM Jeduthun
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Compare EvenEvilHasStandards, EvenNerdsHaveStandards, EveryoneHasStandards, TooSpicyForYogSothoth. Contrast EvenTheRatsWontTouchIt, which is specifically about substandard food.

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Compare SubTrope of EveryoneHasStandards. SisterTrope to EvenEvilHasStandards, EvenNerdsHaveStandards, EveryoneHasStandards, and TooSpicyForYogSothoth. Contrast Compare EvenTheRatsWontTouchIt, which is specifically about substandard food.
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