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Subject:Sticker shock
Time:11:13 am
As I was driving across the bay bridge this morning, I passed this car. The bumper sticker in the center says VISUALIZE INDUSTRIAL COLLAPSE.

This could be interpreted a couple of ways, but judging by the rest of the paper back there I'd guess she intended no irony. I bet she has no clue how badly industrial collapse would make her life suck.
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rmd
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Time:2007-02-26 07:27 pm (UTC)
yeah, whenever i visualize industrial collapse, i get very worried and look around longingly at all my comforts of industrial technology like fresh produce year round and glasses so i can see and drugs that keep my brain and thyroid working as they're supposed to
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violet_tigress1
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Time:2007-02-26 07:40 pm (UTC)
I bet she has no clue how badly industrial collapse would make her life suck.

Probably not.
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foomf
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Time:2007-02-26 07:44 pm (UTC)
Perhaps she should stop driving that car.


Or she's a psychosadist who thinks she could survive without being eaten by the roving zombie gangs, while enjoying the misery of everyone else.
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luckylefty
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Time:2007-02-26 08:53 pm (UTC)
Bumper stickers are often not meant to be taken literally. Surely you can understand the sentiment behind "If we can send one man to the moon, why can't we send them all?", even though the technology and effort to produce a billion moon rockets isn't feasible, and people who have that bumper sticker don't think it is. They're just saying "Gee, men really suck sometimes" in a light and humorous way.

Similarly, the point of this bumper sticker is "Technology is not an unmixed blessing. The ever-increasing dependence of our society on ever higher levels of technology, leading to increasing population that can in turn be supported by even higher levels of technology, with greater and greater impact on the planet, including radical climate change, pollution of the oceans, and the largest number of species extinctions on record (greater even than the Cretaceous extinction) worries me. We may be heading on a one-way street that leads inevitably to industrial collapse, and we should try to think more about the global consequences of our actions".

But that isn't humorous, and doesn't fit on a bumper sticker.
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fich
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Time:2007-02-26 09:39 pm (UTC)
Sure it would.

I actually own a bumper sticker that says "IF YOU CAN READ THIS STICKER YOU ARE WAY TOO CLOSE. SO BACK THE FUCK UP YOU STUPID DOG BALL LICKING, SHIT EATING, ASS SUCKING, CUM GUZZLING, GOAT FUCKING, PIECE OF SHIT. IF YOU STILL DON'T GET IT, YOU ARE TOO CLOSE MOTHER FUCKER. IF YOU ARE STILL READING THIS YOU HAVE TO BE THE MOST STUPID PIECE OF SHIT ON THE FUCKING PLANET. OH YEAH, I ALMOST FORGOT, HAVE A NICE DAY FUCKING YOURSELF."

It's not on my bumper, but that's because I don't put stickers on my car. I give people similar messages verbally every day.
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bldrnrpdx
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Time:2007-02-27 03:10 am (UTC)
I humbly bow to the awesomeness of this bumper sticker.
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Subject:bumper sticker
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Time:2012-07-02 08:11 pm (UTC)
Do you know were I can get one at
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fich
Subject:Re: bumper sticker
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Time:2012-07-02 08:26 pm (UTC)
It says Heffalumps of St Louis on it. No website or anything more.

I got this one at a truck stop bumper sticker rotating rack.
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