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Different results when I lived in Memphis.

In the very upscale neighborhoods, people set out old furniture, old lamps, old anything that was not garbage, on the sidewalks in front of their houses on Friday evening.

Starting Saturday morning, poor people from the projects or blue collar neighborhoods would start driving through the neighborhood, stopping in the streets and  looking at these things.

If they saw something they wanted, they wouldn't just take it.  They would politely walk up to the front door, and ask if they could please have it.  (Robberies are extremely common in Memphis, and virtually everybody is armed, so nobody wants to be accused of trying to steal something in a wealthy neighborhood.)   The owners would of course tell them yes, to please take whatever they wanted.

By Sunday afternoon, virtually everything was gone.  And everybody felt great.

Mannyrock

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