Buying and drinking bottled water when you have access to safe tap water is rich white people bullshit that enables the fucking monstrous corporations that are privatizing previously public water supplies in poorer places.
Fucking get over yourself and just drink normal water if it doesn't have fucking heavy metals in it
@lunaterra I mean, even if it does just drincc that shit
it's what they deserve
@lunaterra basic charcoal filters do a pretty decent job of normalizing taste if thats the issue too :/
@lunaterra Though, bringing a case of water bottles out to a party in the desert to share is just being a good person imo, but thats not exactly a like, normal situation
@IrisKalmia yeah. I was just thinking about how my grandparents order motherfucking boxes of bottled water on amazon and only drink that when they have perfectly good access to their already bourgie-ass filtered water from the fridge faucet.
Don't even get me started about the fuckinh paper towels too. Holy shit
The idea of just, that, is mind boggling
For one, the fact I can hand someone a sealed item is helpful from a food safety standpoint.
For another I'm probably not intending to see them again, so I'd rather not leave a water bottle I liked in their care, and giving them a disposable cup doesn't spare that much plastic while increasingly the footprint of what I'm keeping on my person.
@IrisKalmia the obvious solution is just a human-sized hamster feeder
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It certainly could be done without using disposable water bottles, but gets shaky unless you restructure the whole approach.
Mine is "I carry a messenger bag and toss a few bottles in alongside some snacks" with my normal reusable bottle hanging off the side.
@lyliawisteria In the desert I've seen people bring watercoolers and cups to leave by their car, which is pretty cool.
Now I want to rant about assholes not taking care of their own trash, but thats just tangential.
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@bob yeah "hand-washed" has become the "grass-fed" of car washes for rich people
We have a shitty old car that I try not to use, and it's been properly washed about 3 times in 12 years. I sometimes get bird crap off the windows. Modern cars don't need washing, it's just taking pride in consumer goods.
@lunaterra I drink tap water, absolutely nothing wrong with it. I’d only buy a bottle of water if I was out and about due to a chronic lack of drinking fountains
@lunaterra god the "Fiji" "Water" advertisements with the child voice actor piss me off so much
"the purest water", "untouched by man"
jesus christ, first of all yes it was touched by man, let's get that out of the way
second, the water out of my reverse-osmosis filter at home is literally several orders of magnitude more pure than that pathetic bourgeois excuse for "water", and doesn't cost an arm and a leg and a planet filled with plastic waste
@lunaterra not to mention using gendered term to refer to the entire human race in $CURRENT_YEAR
I can't even count everything wrong with this shit
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