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Bathing Machine

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  • Anonymous
  • September 26, 2008 at 5:00:00 PM CDT
  • My first thought: "That is so absurd."

  • UrbanSketch
  • September 27, 2008 at 4:35:00 AM CDT
  • amazing ,very creative I must say.

  • C Neal
  • September 29, 2008 at 8:30:00 AM CDT
  • Wow.

    Speaking of conspicuous consumption, and contested landscapes of leisure, it occurs to me that bathing machines of a different sort can still be found at any public boat ramp on a summer weekend.

    In fact, in Portland, OR, there's a proposal in the works for a new riverfront storage tower where cigarette boat/bathing machines would be launched on rails like King Alphonso's cabana here:

  • Anonymous
  • October 2, 2008 at 8:54:00 AM CDT
  • I have a friend who recently retired. He lives in an RV and "rents" a power pole on a vacant lot at a nearby beach. Weekend crowds, football games, NASCAR, and tropical storms -- -- he just drives away. Not really that different an idea.

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