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Posted 24 July 2014 - 05:24 PM

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ELDRIDGE, Iowa, July 24 (UPI) --An Iowa town is hoping to ensure that its local economy doesn't get flushed away by encouraging residents to buy local products.

Specifically, community leaders in Eldridge want citizens to stock their bathrooms with locally-purchased toilet paper.

In order to help promote local businesses that sell toilet paper, the "Wipe Local" initiative, the first portion of a three-part campaign, has been launched.


Read more: http://www.upi.com/O.../#ixzz38PKqulR4



Righto! If we already buy the cars from Japan, the Iphones from China and the PC from Taiwan at least we have to support our local economy by keeping us clean, yes siree Bob... ya betcha!

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Posted 24 July 2014 - 05:29 PM

lol I'm in des moines and never heard of this, talking bout wiping the slate clean :)


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Posted 24 July 2014 - 06:31 PM

What's made in Iowa, stays in Iowa!  (Which may be a good thing)


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Posted 24 July 2014 - 06:34 PM

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What's made in Iowa, stays in Iowa!  (Which may be a good thing)

You would have to do without the best tractors in the world.

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Posted 24 July 2014 - 07:08 PM

But it says " locally-purchased toilet paper." so does that mean that the people round there cross states to buy their toilet paper?
Now if it had said buy locally manufactured toilet paper, I would understand, buy it does not.

In an ideal World a law would be passed were NO guns were allowed and all those out there destroyed, trouble is the law makers are not going to take a risk of trying to pass that without making sure they are armed first.

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Posted 24 July 2014 - 07:12 PM

View Postfreetoroam, on 24 July 2014 - 07:08 PM, said:

But it says " locally-purchased toilet paper." so does that mean that the people round there cross states to buy their toilet paper?
Now if it had said buy locally manufactured toilet paper, I would understand, buy it does not.

Not quite, but laziness in forming longer sentences always leads to misunderstandings.... :whistle:

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Posted 24 July 2014 - 07:19 PM

Make it a chocolate ex-lax/toilet paper combo and you'll see your productivity double!

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Posted 24 July 2014 - 08:04 PM

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View Postquestionmark, on 24 July 2014 - 07:12 PM, said:

Not quite, but laziness in forming longer sentences always leads to misunderstandings.... :whistle:
i found this, sane theory, but better said...

Edited by freetoroam, 24 July 2014 - 08:09 PM.

In an ideal World a law would be passed were NO guns were allowed and all those out there destroyed, trouble is the law makers are not going to take a risk of trying to pass that without making sure they are armed first.

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Posted 24 July 2014 - 08:26 PM

The job's not done until the paperwork is finish.
I wonder if its recycled, to keep it in the state border.

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Posted 24 July 2014 - 08:43 PM

View Postfreetoroam, on 24 July 2014 - 07:08 PM, said:

But it says " locally-purchased toilet paper." so does that mean that the people round there cross states to buy their toilet paper?
Now if it had said buy locally manufactured toilet paper, I would understand, buy it does not.

I think it's an effort to get people to shop locally, not drive down the road to what I'm assuming are much bigger towns.


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Posted 24 July 2014 - 08:48 PM

View Postsupervike, on 24 July 2014 - 08:43 PM, said:

I think it's an effort to get people to shop locally, not drive down the road to what I'm assuming are much bigger towns.

A larger town is quite a way from Eldridge though.

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Posted 25 July 2014 - 10:06 PM

View Postsupervike, on 24 July 2014 - 08:43 PM, said:

I think it's an effort to get people to shop locally, not drive down the road to what I'm assuming are much bigger towns.
I can understand that, but toilet paper? I can think of more appealing things, like carrots and potatoes. :w00t:

In an ideal World a law would be passed were NO guns were allowed and all those out there destroyed, trouble is the law makers are not going to take a risk of trying to pass that without making sure they are armed first.




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