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Graybodies Rent-a-Ride 6/27/2018 7:52am
It's been harder to keep up with all the garbage, and not just because I've put on so much weight after starting with Graybodies™. There is definitely more garbage than when I started, because I count the bags. During my first week I'd fill up one bag a day, and now it's easily three or four. Mostly fast food wrappers, but also boxes and styrofoam from Best Buy and Target. I keep finding piles of them in the woods. People must be dumping them at night.
Ok and get this--those receipts my Graybodies™ rides have been stuffing my pockets with? Turns out they've been using MY debit card!! That is absolutely NOT part of the deal. Er, well, I'm assuming it's not, but it's not like I actually read all the fine print. There's a customer service number in the app--I'm giving them a call right now.
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Graybodies Rent-a-Ride 6/22/2018 5:28pm
Two new options showed up in my Graybodies app. Splurge Pricing and Binge. You can take advantage of them if you go hang out at the strip mall. You find a bench near a trash can and hit ACCEPT RIDE and it's like speed dating... except of course you can't remember anything. Well, for a minute you're kind of conscious between rides, so I remember a flash of being in front of the Target, and outside the Olive Garden, and then Taco Bell like six times. I've got to remember to wear loser fitting clothes.
Graybodies Rent-a-Ride 6/19/2018 1:53pm
I've been making money on Graybodies almost every night. I go to the bench near the gardens, pull out the app, click on YES and bam! That's it, I'm done. About 5 hours go by but to me it's like no time has passed at all... except that I'm so stuffed I can hardly move, and I've usually got greasy stains all over my hands and shirt, and usually some ketchup and ice cream too. The past couple of days I've ended up with a bunch of receipts stuffed in my pockets--receipts from Walmart and BestBuy, for stuff like Instapots and bread machines and fondue makers and rotisseries. And expensive stuff like 72" plasma screens. I have no idea what's going on, but they keep tipping me.
Meanwhile, during the days, the garbage just keeps piling up. Where does it all come from? Do people just drive by on the road and dump their fast food garbage out their windows? Styrofoam and plastic wrap and boxes too. I put on my orange vest and fill bags and bags with it to go to the landfill and come back the next day and start all over again. The Adopt-a-Highway sign that says "Sponsored by Psychic High School" probably doesn't help because people think we just clean it up. Which I do.
Graybodies Rent-a-Ride 6/15/2018 1:02pm
So the Graybodies procedure is like this: I got a notification that somebody wanted a “ride.” That’s their shorthand for a rental appointment. It was for right after I got off work (you put your hours of availability into your bio) and you’re supposed to find a public place, like a park bench. I didn’t have time for a shower or anything, but I took off my orange vest and put it in my cubby and went to the restroom and splashed my face and rinsed my mouth out.
So anyway I found a bench near the gardens at school, sat down, and pulled out the app. It was late afternoon and it looked like it was going to be a pretty sunset.
YES / NO
I touched YES and a weird design appeared on the screen. It was complicated pattern, like tiles, and it looked like there should be a pattern but the more you looked at it you realized there wasn’t a pattern, that it was just random, but maybe no there was a pattern. It was confusing.
I looked up and it was dark. I checked the time and it was 10 o’clock. Did my ride not show?
I checked the app.
THANK YOU FOR YOUR RIDE
SERVICE FEE: $18.75
YOUR TOTAL: $116.25
$116.25 HAS BEEN DEPOSITED TO YOUR ACCOUNT
HAVE A NICE DAY
I realized I felt queasy. Like I ate too much. And my fingers were greasy and crumby... like I had been scooping up handfuls of onion rings?
And there was milkshake on my shirt.
Graybodies Rent-a-Ride 6/12/2018 8:50am
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So I filled out the form. Now to go stab more garbage around campus.
Graybodies Rent-a-Ride 6/11/2018 9:03am
Have you seen the new billboard on the side of the road that leads up to school? It's got a big picture of an old guy's face on it. He's got a big smile and sunglasses and it says:
Todd rented your body for his 40th birthday party.
Todd rented your brain for his 40th birthday party.
He rented a ride with his 40th body.
Give it up today! #graybodies
Has anybody done this? I'm only making minimum psychic wage with the grounds crew and could use to pick up a few more bucks.
When you see one piece of garbage to pick up, it seems you can always find another. You get attuned to garbage foraging, and understand the paths it likes to take. Not that it has a mind of its own—make no mistake: garbage is dead. If there’s a “garbage spirit” that animates garbage and gives it force, it’s us. We make so much of it that it just gets everywhere and fills the nooks and crannies and gets ground down to the molecular level. Then it’s *really* hard to pick up. Without electron tweezers.
So if somebody tries to sell you one of those Garbage Talismans to protect you from the Garbage Demons, use it against yourself. And definitely don’t throw it away.
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I got the grounds all around the THE SUMMER SUNNYTIME KICK OFF AND ::f r i e n d:: forcefield picked up real good. Spic and span! You’d never know there’d been a big party there, except for the enormous forcefield bubble around the party-grounds. Still looks like a rager inside.
But it seems there’s always more garbage to pick up. I’ve got my poker and my sack and am following the trail. The big pieces are easy, but if you stop and look closely, the pieces get smaller and smaller, till they’re ground down as small as bits of leaves and grass. It gets hard to tell them apart at a certain point.
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THE SUMMER SUNNYTIME KICK OFF AND ::f r i e n d:: 6/2/2018 12:48pm
I smashed up the psychic grounds maintenance golf cart on my very first day. @Janitor Pete
said it wasn't my fault because how was I supposed to know about the force field?! I took a load of garbage from the crafts tent out to the dumpsters and I was driving back when BAM suddenly there was a force field and I drove smack into it and messed up the front axle. It sure looks like they're having fun in there--what a dance party! It just won't stop! But all the paper cups and greasy paper plates are sure stacking up.
THE SUMMER SUNNYTIME KICK OFF AND ::f r i e n d:: 5/31/2018 3:43pm
Turns out my first maintenance job is emptying trash cans and picking up garbage at the THE SUMMER SUNNYTIME KICK OFF AND ::f r i e n d:: tonight. Which means I get to wear an orange vest and walk around with a poker and a trashbag. And I get a lanyard. Which is kind of lame that I can't just kick off and enjoy the summer. But if it's all happening all night, where is the sunnytime? Speaking of I better take a nap now so I can stay up all night.
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