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.

“It was only an hour” yeah I got bad news about us being a bunch of grabby reusing fuckers, bud. Good luck.


@platypus i remember a friend putting a bunch of scrap wood out at the end of the drive and while he was typing up the craigslist free listing a pickup showed up and loaded all of it

@brennen @platypus I was decorating my daughter's room once. Took the radiator off and propped it up against the wall in our front garden to drain. Went to to move it back inside after about 20 minutes and someone had taken it.

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